Job Vacancy For Strategic Advisors

We are looking for Strategic Advisors (Improving Collection and Management of internally generated funds to join our team.


• Providing strategic advice to government of Ghana institutions on strengthening the collection and management of internally generated funds to further support Ghana's decentralisation process
• Proactively engaging with partners, such as the Ministry for local governance and rural development, the Ministry of Finance, the IGF Working Group, the institute of local government studies to drive-forward and further develop viable policy and organisational reform initiatives and capacity building approaches for the promotion and enforcement of internally generated funds to support Ghana to move beyond aid
• Devising and proposing well-structyred strategies, capacity development approaches and learning formats for the collection and management of internally generated funds to roll them out nationwide
• Developing ready-to-use technical concepts, including guidelines, manuals and procedures
• Coordinating with GIZ colleagues and external consultants for input, roll-out and implementation of developed strategies, approaches and formats in SfDR's partner regions, municipalities, districts and assemblies
• Developing, facilitating and moderating meetings, workshops and seminars with various stakeholder group, mainly at the national level. Reporting on outcomes and following-up on decisions taken
• Contributing to the identification and promotion of synergies with other programme components, GIZ projects and national and subnational revenue mobilisation efforts
• Keeping abreast of emerging international trends and innovation in local public finance to further strengthen Ghana's IGF collections and management
• Performing any other duties as may be assigned

Qualification Required & Experience

• Master's or Doctorate Degree in Law, public policy, public administration, education, economics, political science or a related field
• A minimum of 5 years progressive work experience in a relevant field
• Proven management skills and excellent organisational skills and ability to work on one's own initiative at the conception level in a structured way
• Strategic thinking and excellent drafting skills in English language to communicate clearly and effectively
• Ability to advise senior management and other senior officials of approaches and techniques to address complex and sensitive issues
• Strong communication and coordination skills in order to bring together stakeholders and balance their interests
• Motivated team player with an organized, independent, systematic detail and goal oriented work approach. Ability to quickly grasp complex issues
• Very good working knowledge of MS office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Location: Accra

How to Apply For the Job

Interested and suitable applicants are to forward their applications with a detailed curriculum vitae and a half to one page letter addressing the applicant's motivation by email to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 25 November, 2018
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