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Job Vacancy For Director of the Information Services Department At Head of Civil Service

Posted on: April 12th, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{Head of Civil Service,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,30 Apr-2013};

The Office of the Head of Civil Services invites applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians who are goal-oriented, results-driven and have exceptional leadership qualities for appointment to the post of Director of the Information Services Department.

Object of the Position:
To provide leadership and strategic direction for the operations of the Department.

Main Duties:

•  Assist in policy formulation and dissemination of government programmes to the public and institutions
•  Assist in reviewing press releases and publications by the press and media houses and government institutions
•  Coordinate and monitor departmental activities with regard to press coverage during State events and ceremonies
•  Maintain good relationship and public image with international agencies, government and non-governmental institutions including official visitors in articulating government policies, answering queries on issues, and sharing government accomplishments with the public and the media
•  Provide effective management of the department
•  Provides professional advice to the Minister of Information for effective decision-making

Qualification Required & Experience

•  A minimum of Masters Degree in Communication Studies, Journalism or related discipline
•  Membership of relevant Professional Associations
•  A minimum of fifteen (15) years relevant experience with nine (9) years in senior management position in a Public Service organisation or a reputable private sector organisation

Competencies and Skills:

•  Ability to review technical reports
•  Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and interests
•  Good human and public relations skills
•  Must have demonstrable leadership and strategic management skills
•  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•  Must have good experiential knowledge of government policies and programmes
•  Conversant with the activities of Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies
•  Abreast with local and international news
•  Knowledge of basic French language or any other foreign language
•  Intermediate Computer literacy skills

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Application should be forwarded together with the following supporting documents:

•  A statement of applicant’s vision for the position
•  A comprehensive write-up on a five (5) year development plan for the Department
•  Curriculum Vitae
•  Office and residential telephone numbers including an e-mail
•  Addresses of three (3) referees to:

P. O. BOX M49

Closing Date:  19 April, 2013