DEPUTY DIRECTOR, ADMINISTRATION
Public Administration Information
The National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) invites applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians, who are dynamic, goal-oriented and results-driven with exceptional leadership qualities for appointment to the under-mentioned positions.
To provide technical and administrative support for the management of material resources and logistics of the Commission.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Reporting directly to the Director, General Services, the Deputy Director of Administration will perform the following key duties:
- Support the preparation and coordination of work programmes, schedules and timetables of the Commission.
- Be responsible for the provision of administrative services in support of the technical divisions, finance and budgeting, transport, procurement, plant and equipment, security, estates and records management.
- Advise the Director, General Services and keep him/her regularly informed on all matters within the area of responsibility of the Administration Division.
- Work in close collaboration with the Director, General Services to organise meetings of the Commission, Directors and the general staff.
- Work closely with technical divisions to execute their respective work programmes.
- Organise NDPC meetings, workshops and seminars and ensure staff attendance at meetings, seminars and conferences.
- Support the preparation of periodic reports on all activities, projects and issues related to the Administration Division.
- Makes available services and facilities necessary to support NDPC operations.
- Support the Director, General Services in monitoring the performance of staff.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS
- Considerable knowledge of management, budget, and financial management principles and practices, specifically of the new Public Financial Management Act, the National Labour Act, Internal Audit Agency Act and the Public Procurement Act.
- Proficiency in the use of computers and an understanding of systems management.
- Experience in management of donor funds and related accounting;
- Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills;
- Excellent communication skills, including the ability to articulate in a compelling fashion institutional goals and achievements to diverse stakeholders;
- Good planning skills and ability to work effectively as part of a team;
- Ability to use judgment and take initiatives;
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
The National Development Planning Commission’s compensation package is competitive in the public sector, with very attractive fringe benefits.
Applicants must be able to serve the Commission for a minimum of four (4) years on the appointed grade before attaining the compulsory retirement age of (sixty) 60.
WOMEN ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
HOW TO APPLY
Interested persons who meet the above requirements should submit in an A4 size envelope the under-listed:
- Application letter
- Curriculum vitae with biographic data, contact information names and addresses of two (2) referees
- Copies of academic and professional certificates
- Evidence of good standing with academic and professional institution if profession is regulated by law
- Vision statement on how applicant intends to respond to the constitutional mandate and mission of the Commission (2-4 pages long on A4-size paper)
- Only short listed candidates will be contacted
Applications should be submitted via post or hand-delivered to:
National Development Planning Commission
No.13 Switchback Road
P. O. Box CT633
Or email to:
Closing Date: 14 February 2018