The Federal Polytechnic Ekowe, Bayelsa State hereby invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Bursar

Location: Bayelsa

Job Description

  • The Bursar is a Principal Officer and the Chief Financial officer of the Polytechnic, responsible to the Rector for the day-to-day administration and control of the financial affairs of the Polytechnic.

Qualification and Experience
The Candidate must:

  • Possess a good honours Degree or equivalent in Accounting from a recognized institution with at least 10 years cognate experience in a tertiary institution.
  • Be a qualified and current member of a recognized professional accounting body such as ICAN, ACCA, ANAN.
  • Be computer literate with a working knowledge of relevant accounting packages.
  • Have occupied the position of Chief Accountant or Deputy Bursar in a tertiary institution.

The Candidate must:

  • Must not be more than 59 years of age as at the time of assumption of duty.
  • Be a person of proven integrity, intellectually and professionally sound.

Tenure of Appointment / Condition of Service

  • The appointment shall be for a single term of five(5) years.
  • The conditions of service for the post are the same as obtained in all Federal Polytechnics in the country.
  • In addition, the appointee shall enjoy any other benefits attached to the position of a Principal Officer of the Polytechnic.

Application Closing Date
9th July, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested candidates should submit twenty (20) copies of Applications and Curriculum Vitae stating the following:

  • Full name
  • Date and Place of Birth
  • Nationality
  • State of Origin
  • Local Government Area
  • Marital Status
  • No and ages of children
  • Permanent home address
  • Current contact Address with telephone Number(s)/Email address
  • Educational Institutions attended with dates
  • Academic and Professional qualifications with dates
  • Membership of Professional Associations/Bodies
  • Statement of experience including full details of former and present posts.
  • Vision for the Polytechnic in the next five (5) years with particular reference to relevant materials requisition for and management of Polytechnic Library (not more than 500 words).
  • Extra-curricular Activities
  • Confidential Reports of three (3) Referees on the candidate.

Applications with Curriculum Vitae and photocopies of all relevant credentials are to be submitted, in a sealed envelope with the position applied for marked at the top-left corner of the envelope, by hand or post to:
The Registrar,
Federal Polytechnic, Ekowe
P.M.B. 110, Yenagoa,
Bayelsa State.


  • Reference Letters from 3 Referees under confidential cover should be forwarded to the address above closing date.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated.

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