Ghana Statistical Service

Ghana Statistical Service

Ghana Statistical Service

Ghana Statistical Service

Details of the offer

TheGhana Statistical Service (GSS)seeks to recruit experienced persons to the under-mentioned positions to provide leadership, technical and operational direction in the dispensation of the mandate of the Service. The post holders are members of the Senior Management Team of GSS and work directly under the Deputy Government Statisticians in charge of Operations and General Services.
To provide leadership, technical and operational direction for the implementation of the programmes and activities related to Coordination and Programme Management Directorate. The Post holder shall develop, implement and monitor adherence to the Corporate Plan of GSS and the National Strategy for the Development of Statistics (NSDS).

In line with the mission and objectives of GSS, the successful applicant will be responsible for four (4) sections; Programme Planning & Budgeting, Programme Monitoring & Evaluation, Statistical Harmonisation & Standardisation, and Statistical Capacity Building.
The specific responsibilities of the Director of CPM are as follows:
Oversee the implementation and adherence of the Statistical Service Act, 2019 (Act, 1003);
Mobilise and coordinate resources for the implementation of the GSS Corporate Plan and the Statistical Service Act, 2019, (Act, 1003);
Coordinate the preparation of Statistics Sector Medium Term Development Policy Framework;
Coordinate the preparation of technical proposals;
Coordinate, supervise, promote and support implementation of the GSS Corporate Plan (2020-2024) and the National Strategy for the Development of Statistics (NSDS) and related activities;
Supervise the development of work plans, budgets and guidelines for the Service, review and monitor their implementation;
Oversee the monitoring and evaluation of programmes and projects of the Service and submit status reports;
Facilitate the arrangements of Staff and Management workshops, seminars, study tours and conferences under donor funding;
Coordinate with cross discipline team members to make sure that all parties are on track with project requirements, deadlines, and schedules;
Facilitate the implementation of national, Africa-wide and global initiatives for statistical development;
Ensure compliance with all reporting requirements of Government of Ghana, funding agencies and partners;

Ensure standardisation of concepts, definition, methods and classifications used for data collection within the NSS;
Create a platform to ensure cooperation and collaboration among stakeholder institutions for the promotion of data sharing and the maintenance of a central database;
Prepare and submit consolidated quarterly, annual and other periodic reports from all directorates;
Develop Terms of References for consultants assigned to the Directorate and coordinate their activities;

A minimum of a Master's Degree from an accredited tertiary institution in any of the following: Statistics, Business Administration, Demography/Population Studies, Geography, Economics, Mathematics, Social Sciences and related fields;
A certificate in Project Management is an added advantage;
Minimum of ten (10) years post-first degree qualification relevant work experience, (5) years of which must be in a senior management position in a reputable statistical or research institution.

Strong planning, organisational and analytical skills
Strong leadership and capacity to inspire and motivate staff
Extensive networking, monitoring and management
Project and process management
Ability to work with diverse and multi-disciplinary teams
Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Adaptability and flexibility to change Considerable knowledge of budgeting
Information management skills
Capability in statistical analysis and report writing
Ability to use intermediate to advance
Microsoft Office and statistical software in. Good knowledge of the Statistical Service Law, 2019 (Act 1003)
Knowledge of Public Financial Management Act, Act 921; Internal Audit Agency Act (IAAA), 2003, Act 658; Public Procurement Act (PPA) 2003, Act 663 and the Labour Act (LA), 2003, Act 651.

The appointment is for an initial four (4) years, renewable upon satisfactory performance. Applicants must be eligible and capable of serving a full term of four (4) years before attaining the compulsory retiring age of 60years.
DUTY POST:GSS Head Office, Accra

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