APPLY HERE || Local Government Service vacancy announcement 

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APPLY HERE || Local Government Service vacancy announcement

The Office of the Head of the Local Government Service (OHLGS) in fulfillment of its mandate of ensuring the effective and efficient day-to-day administration of the Local Government Service (LGS) in accordance with the Local Governance Act of 2016, Act 936 is internally seeking highly successful and result-oriented persons to fill the following vacant position:

JOB TITLE: REGIONAL COORDINATING DIRECTOR/CHIEF DIRECTOR

JOB PURPOSE

To provide leadership in the implementation of Government Programmes, Policies and Plans in the Region.

JOB SUMMARY

  • Promotes effective coordination and institutional relationships among MMDAs, RCCs, LGS and other organizations;
  • Assesses project proposals and contract agreements to ensure compliance with prescribed laws and regulations;
  • Assists in the formulation and implementation of new national policies;
  • Acts as Advisor to the Minister, Head of Service and Development Partners;
  • Ensures the development of the capabilities, skills and knowledge of staff;
  • Appraises direct reports; and
  • Undertakes any other tasks that may be assigned.
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QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Masters degree in Public Policy, Development Economics, Finance, Human Resource Management, Organizational Development, Public Administration or an equivalent discipline;
  • Minimum of Five (5) years relevant working experience as a Director or analogous position in the Local Government Service (LGS); and
  • Membership of a recognized professional body is an added advantage.

The Ideal candidates must also have the following knowledge, and skills mix:

  • Public Financial Management
  • Leadership and Managerial skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Good negotiation and interpersonal skills;
  • Good monitoring and evaluation skills;
  • Substantial expertise in Public Sector Management, Project Management and Local Government Administration;
  • Excellent analytical skills; and
  • Literacy in Information & Communications Technology.
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MODE OF APPLICATION

Applicants shall submit an application and attach copies of 1. Educational Certificates; 2. Continuous Professional Development Certificates; 3. Curriculum vitae indicating the addresses of three (3) referees of which one must be professionally-related; and duly completed staff performance planning, review and appraisal form for 2018 and 2019 respectively.

Applications shall be submitted before close of work on Friday, 31st January, 2020 to:

The Head of Service
Office of the Head of the Local Government Service
Post Office Box MB 396
Ministries, Accra

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