Job Vacancy For Transport Officer At Council For Scientific And Industrial Research (CSIR)

The CSIR is a semi-autonomous Corporation with the mandate to pursue the implementation of Government policies on scientific research and development; encourage coordination of scientific research for the management, utilization and conservation of the natural resources of Ghana; and to advise Government on scientific and technological advances likely to be of importance to national development. Established in its present form in October 1968 as Ghana's premier S & T Research and Development organisation, the CSIR now operates under the mandate of CSIR Act 521 of 1996, which among other things, empowers it to commercialize its research activities. From its Head Office in Accra, the CSIR oversees and co-ordinates the activities of 13 research institutes spread across the country.

Mandate of Institute of Industrial Research (IIR)

The mandate of IIR is to undertake research into process and product design and development, and to promote adaptive technology, scientific instrumentation and calibration, as well as repair of precision equipment. The Institute aims to drive national development and global competitiveness in industry through scientific and technological research.

Job Summary

Applications are invited from suitable, qualified Ghanaian for the undermentioned position within the Council.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•  Ensuring General management of the Transport Section
•  Taking action on Repairs and maintenance of vehicles and other equipment and monitoring their use
•  Supervising and monitoring Transport staff, appraisal of staff performance, developing and recommending staff Training Programmes
•  Providing advice to DOA on transport related matters
•  Ensuring safe and legal operation of vehicles
•  Preparing vehicle replacement plans for submission to Government
•  Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the Director of Administration

Qualification Required & Experience

•  Must have a minimum of HND in Auto Mechanical Engineering or City and Guilds (final) or its equivalent from a recognised Institution
•  Must have a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience in Transport Management


•  Must have strong analytical, good writing and communication skills
•  Must be Computer literate
•  Must have good leadership skills
•  Must be a team player
•  Must not be more than 40 years at least birthday

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates are required to send their Application Letters together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, Names and Addresses of Three (3) Referees to the following address:

P. O. BOX M32

Closing Date: 08 March 2013