Kumasi Technical University Vacancy - Directors Of Works And Physical Development

Kumasi Technical University Vacancy - Directors Of Works And Physical Development

The Director of Works and Physical Development oversees the activities of the following Divisions of the University:

The Physical Development Works and Housing

Development Office

Grounds, Environmental Health and Services

Services and Operations

Estate Organization


Supervises all works and contracts to ensure that construction and renovation are in consonance with prevailing industry standards and specifications.

Oversees the management of construction contract with the view to ensuring compliance and due delivery of projects.

Advises on the procurement of consultancy services relating to the procurement of technical advice on construction in compliance with the national laws and regulation.

Is responsible for management and maintenance of buildings, roads, drains, parks and gardens of the University and their design and drawings.

Advises on the management and control of land use.

Advises the Vice Chancellor and the University Council on matters of land and development.

Provides architectural and engineering designs and bills of quantities for all University construction projects.


The Director of Works and Physical Development shall hold office for an initial term of four (4) years. The appointment may be renewed for four (4) years only if that is not beyond the statutory retirement age of sixty (60) years.

The terms and conditions of the appointment shall be determined in accordance with the Technical Universities Act 2016 (Act 922) and the Statutes of the University.

The salary and conditions of service attached to this position are very attractive and are comparable to those in analogous Universities in Ghana.


Applicant must possess a minimum of Master's degree in Built Environment or relevant area of study PLUS relevant Professional Qualification.

Applicant must have served as Deputy Director of Works and Physical Development in a University or comparable grade in a similar institution/organization for at least six (6) years.

Applicants must be computer literate.


Candidates are to submit an application letter attached to their Curriculum Vitae, including names and addresses of three (3) referees.

Applicants are to include a short statement of not more than four pages (Times New Roman size 12 and 1.5 line spacing) outlining their vision and

strategies for implementation.

Applications may be hand-delivered in a sealed envelope or by registered postage to the Registry of the University. Application may also be submitted using an electronic mail system to reach the address below not later than 3rd January, 2019.

For the position of Director of Works and Physical Development:

The Chairman
Search Committee for Director of Works and Physical Development
C/o The Office of the Ag. Registrar
Kumasi Technical University
P. O. Box 584, Kumasi-Ghana
Email: info@kstu.edu.gh

Posted Date:
Monday, December 3, 2018

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