Ghana Institute of Architects Recruitment for Professional Administrator

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Ghana Institute of Architects Recruitment for Professional Administrator.

The Ghana Institute of Architects (GIA) is a professional society for Architects located in Accra, Ghana. It was registered in 1962 as the first professional body in independent Ghana, and inaugurated in December 1964 as a self-governing and fully indigenous institution to advance architectural practice, education and accreditation in Ghana.

Job Description

  • Company: Ghana Institute of Architects
  • Location: Ghana
  • State: Accra
  • Job type: Full-Time


  • Improve the linkages between sister organizations such as the Ghana Institute of Engineering (GhIE), Ghana Institute of Surveyors (GIS), Ghana Institute of Planners (GIP), contractors and suppliers and the GIA.
  • Update the Register of Architects on a regular basis to facilitate subscription payments and improve communication
  • Coordinate the attendance of programs/ manage the calendar of activities of the GIA
  • Facilitate publicity drives for the GIA in the print media, television, radio and social media
  • Improve the frequency of Product presentations
  • Build and manage the information centre or library
  • Facilitate a constant roll out of magazines and newsletters for the GIA
  • Manage the welfare scheme for Members
  • Facilitate visits to sites that have been approved by Council
  • Responsible for building and managing relationships with key brands as identified by Council from time to time
  • Ensure and coordinate the involvement of the GIA in Corporate Social Responsibility activities
  • Establish the Architects Meeting Room with print and copy centre to serve architects (blue prints, colour printing and photocopying etc. etc.)
  • Establish an archiving centre
  • Ensure the smooth running of the GIA and proper interface with architects.
  • Prepare monthly reports /minutes of meetings for the GIA.


  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Administration or an advanced Diploma
  • A masters’ degree will be an added advantage
  • Experience supervising or managing a team
  • Minimum of 7 years’ progressive experience in a similar administrative role
  • Working knowledge of budgeting and financial reconciliation
  • Requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to motivate teams to produce quality output within tight timeframes.
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Possess strong customer service skills.
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced setting with tight deadlines.


  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to use the internet and social media

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send CVs and applications to [email protected] by the 5th of August 2019.

Note that only qualified candidates should apply.

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