Job Vacancy For Consultant, Feasibility Studies for establishment of Mobile Court At Judicial Service of Ghana

The Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development is leading the implementation of the Danida " Right to Services and Good Governance Programme (RSGGP)" from 2014-2018. The RSGGP is an exit programme with a generic objective to consolidate the gains of the Good Governance and Human Rights Programme, implemented over a 15 year period and develop mechanism to ensure sustainability for all the interventions introduced so far.

The development objective of RSGGP is to reduce poverty, promote and protect human rights through enhanced and equal access to services and justice. The RSGGP is designed around people's right to participate in their own development, enhanced local governance, access to justice, and improved service delivery.

The Judicial Service, an implementing Agency under the RSGGP, intends to apply parts of its Donor funds to procure the services of an individual consultant for the conduct of feasibility study on the establishment of mobile courts as a means of expanding access to Justice to reach marginalised communities in Ghana.

Scope Of Work:
The scope of Services of the assignment shall be as follows:
The consultant would be required to carry out analytical research within and outside the Judicial Service with the aim of coming out with a highly focused and comprehensive report on the establishment of the mobile court service for the Service.

Duration Of Service:
The consultant shall complete the assignment within fifty-five (55) working man days after signing of contract.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   The consultant shall possess the following qualification and experiences:
•   At least a Masters Degree qualification from a recognized institution in Social   Science, Law, Criminology or related field with at least five (5) to ten (10) years experience.
•   Knowledge of Ghana's Judiciary and practice especially in its access to justice programmes.
•   At least 5 years of hands-on experience in providing support to the projects/programs in the field of judicial reforms and grassroot participation in access to justice will be an asset.
•   Extensive experience in research design, analysis, organisational facilitation of workshops and report writing.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested eligible individual consultants living in Ghana may obtain further information from the Judicial Service and obtain terms of reference after the publication in the dailies between the hours of 9.00am to 3:00pm at the address given below.

The Judicial Secretary
Judicial Service HQ,
P. O. Box 119
High Street, Accra

Attn: Deputy Director, Procurement
Telephone: 0302-661809
Facsimile: 0302-661809

Curriculum Vitae must be delivered to the address below by 16:00 hours GMT on Thursday 20th November, 2014.

Office of the First Deputy Judicial Secretary
Judicial Service, Head Office
Administration Block
High Street, Accra

Closing Date: 20 November, 2014