Job Vacancy For Regional Budget Analyst At Local Government Service Secretariat (LGSS)



The Local Government Service Secretariat (LGSS) in fulfillment of its mandate of ensuring the effective and efficient day-to-day administration of the Local Government Service (LGS) and in accordance with the Local Government Service Act 2003, Act 6,56 is seeking highly successful and result-oriented persons to fill the following positions:

Job Purpose:
To provide technical leadership in the preparation and management of budget in the Service.

Job Summary:

•   Advises on cost implications and financial decisions in the LGS;
•   Coordinates budget preparation in the region;
•   Participates in the preparation of Procurement Plan;
•   Assist in fee-fixing resolutions;
•   Participates in the work of the Regional and District Planning
•   Coordinating Units;
•   Ensures the development of the capabilities, skills and knowledge of staff;
•   Appraises direct reports; and
•   Undertakes any other tasks that may be assigned.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Masters Degree in Administration (Finance), Social Sciences,Economics or Statistics or relevant discipline;
•   Must be a Chief Budget Analyst in the Local Government Service with a minimum of 15 years progressive working experience of which at least 6 years must be in a Senior Management level; and
•   Member of a recognized professional body.

The ideal candidate must have:

•   Leadership and Managerial skills;
•   Excellent Verbal and written communication skills;
•   Excellent facilitation and presentation skills;
•   Good negotiation and interpersonal skills;
•   Good monitoring and evaluation skills;
•   Substantial expertise in Public Sector Management and Local
•   Government Policy Administration;
•   Excellent analytical skills; and
•   Literacy in information & Communication Technology (ICT)

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Indicate the position being applied for in the application and at the back of the envelope. Attach copies of:-

•   Educational certificates;
•   Professional certificates;
•   Curriculum vitae indicating the addresses of three (3) referees of which one must be professionally related

Submit the application before close of work on Thursday 17th December, 2015 to:

THE HEAD OF SERVICE
LOCAL GOVERNMENT SERVICE SECRETARIAT
P.O. BOX MB 396, MINISTRIES
ACCRA,GHANA

Closing Date: 17 December, 2015
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