Job Vacancy For Deputy Director-General At Public Services Commission

The Deputy Director-General  under the leadership of the director-general shall provide leadership in the operation of educational policies, programmes and projects to ensure that education delivery meets prescribed standards that will make products of the system attain predetermined objectives in terms of knowledge, skills and attitudes

Duties And Responsibilities:

•   Exercises oversight responsibility for the efficient and effective implementation of policies, programmes and projects of the service.
•   Oversees the formulation and implementation of human resources and administrative policies, guidelines and procedures
•   Coordinates the provision of appropriate and adequate infrastructure to provide access and participation for all school age children to the end of junior High School
•   Coordinates the timely procurement and supply of educational materials to the school
•   Coordinates the preparation of the Annual Budget and other periodic reports of the service
•   Coordinates the appraisal of the staff of the service
•   Participates in all development and contract negotiations on behalf of the service

Terms Of Appointment:

•   Applicant must be able to serve a FULL FOUR-YEAR TERM from assumption of office before attaining the compulsory retirement age of sixty (60) years
•   Salary and conditions of service as laid down by the Ghana Education Service

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A minimum of master's degree in Educational Planning, Organizational Development, Management or a relevant discipline from an accredited tertiary institution.
•   A minimum of twelve (12) years post-qualification relevant working experience, five (5) years of which must be in a senior management position in education management
•   Certification as a professional teacher in good standing and member of a professional education body would be an advantage

Competencies And Skills:

•   Knowledge of the principles and policies underpinning the educational system, education planning and management
•   A thorough knowledge of the educational system, current issues and best practices in educational management internationally.
•   Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
•   Good negotiation, lopping and conflict resolution skills
•   Excellent policy formulacion, analysis and review skills
•   Capacity to inspire and motivate subordinate staff of the service
•   Extensive knowledge in human, material and financial resource management
•   Knowledge and understanding of national and international labour laws and regulations.
•   Excellent knowledge of computer applications

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applications together with supporting document, a detailed statement of applicant's vision and strategy for the position, (not more than 5 to 6 double space pages), Curriculum Vitae, Office and Residential Telephone numbers, email address, as well as the contact information of three (3) referees, should be forwarded, not later than four (4) weeks from the date of first publication of this advertisement, to:

The Secretary
Public Services Commisslon
P. O. Box 1618

Closing Date: 21 January, 2016

•   Qualified women are encouraged to apply
•   Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews