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Job Vacancy For Database Consultants At Controller & Accountant General’s Department (CAGD)

Posted on: November 2nd, 2015 by Ghana Jobs

{Controller & Accountant General’s Department (CAGD),Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A , N/A,12 Nov-2015};

The Controller and Accountant General’s Department of the Ministry of Finance intends to apply part of its budgetary allocation to payments under the contract for OPTIMISATION OF THE IPPD2DATABASEARCHITECTURE

The CONTROLLER AND ACCOUNTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT now invites eligible Individual Database Consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services.

Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of, appropriate skills, etc.).

The objectives of the assignment are:

a)To boost the performance of the IPPD2 system
b)Shorten the payroll process runtime, by optimizing the Oracle database architecture.
c) Re-configure, re-align and return the layers of the systems architecture, viz, storage sub-systems, operating system, relational database management system as well as the payroll application itself.

The consultant shall undertake the following key activities:

•   Review the configurations of the existing IPPD 2 Infrastructure components of operating system, database, network, and storage.
•   Evaluate and review policies and processes in application tuning and performance monitoring
•   Evaluate and review policies and processes in database tuning and performance monitoring
•   Provide a strategic database direction for the organization
•   Assist in building capacity on planning growth and changes (capacity planning).
•   Understand the different components in the current environment and explore any obvious performance issues.
•   Ensure coherence in the IPPD 2 Database design including placement, type, and use of indexes.
•   Review the existing use of indexes and recommend optimization improvements to it.
•   Review 110 distribution to ensure that data and indexes are separated where possible and that other database components are separated when applicable.
•   Assist to achieve the maturation and sustainment of the Oracle Application and Database infrastructure capabilities.
•   Test performance of the database queries and implement performance optimization as needed to run large queries.
•   Review the functional policies, processes and procedures and their attendant resource implications on the IPPD 2 System.
•   Create and maintain documentation on all observations, implemented solutions and recommended processes and procedures.
•   The Consultant will review the findings of all relevant past and present HRMIS and IPPD studies and undertake any necessary additional analysis and monitoring of the payroll process and then recommend to the DCAG-ICTM by the end of the first thirty (30) days
•   The Consultant will prove the efficacy of the recommendation by applying them to a copy of the live database in a test environment by the end of the third month.
•   Advise and assist CAGD permanent staff in developing, testing and automating a suite of maintenance operations in the live environment to ensure that the performance, capacity and integrity gains realized are made permanent by the end of the fourth month.
•   As far as possible, share with CAGD permanent staff the knowledge and skills applied in the course of optimizing the platform by the end of the fifth month.
•   Document all the changes made in the live environment by the end of the sixth month.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Experience in Database Administration (Oracle Database 11 g Release 2 or Sybase Database Administration)
•   Experience in UNIX Systems Administration (AI X)
•   Experience in Disk Storage Systems Configuration (IBM DSN Series) or VAXNMS System Management
•   Experience in Ingres Release 5-6 Conversion
•   Experience in Advanced Ingres in 4 GL Programming
•   The individual Consultant must have knowledge of Ghana’s Public Sector as well as experience of successfully resolving performance and or integrity issues in a comparable large complex database environment locally (at least Ghana Club 100) and overseas (Fortune 500) plus demonstrable skills too.
•   Consultant must have over twenty (20) years of hands on experience
•   A first degree in Computer Science is a basic requirement.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours, i.e 0900 to 1700 hours. Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below and via email by 12.30 pm on 12th November 2015

THE CONTROLLER AND ACCOUNTANT GENERAL
Attention Mr Asare Fianko
ROOM 613, CAGD
MINISTRIES, ACCRA
Tel:- 0505358997

Email Address: [email protected]
With copies to: [email protected]

Closing Date: 12 November, 2015

Job Vacancy For LEAP Consultant At Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP)

Posted on: November 26th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{Ministry of Gender Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP),Accra,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,28 Dec-2014};

The LEAP consultant will oversee the LEAP Programme’s Operations, applying professional principles, practices and techniques to lead the programme team and manage LEAP implementation schedules, costs, and performance risks to ensure consistency with the rules set out in the Program Operating Manual, strategy, commitments and goals.

Key Responsibilities

•   Manage and coordinate the planning and monitoring of the implementation of the programme in general.
•   Manage and coordinate  follow-up  activities, monitoring  the execution  of processes at the regional and district.
•   To promote absolute transparency in all processes of the programme.
•   Coordinate  with  the  civil  society  organizations  for their  participation  and community monitoring of the programme
•   Manage and coordinate the preparation of monitoring reports and programme
•   Manage and coordinate the preparation of monitoring reports and programme evaluation, and propose actions and reorientation of the processes required.
•   Propose adjustments to the operation of the Programme.
•   Coordinate the terms of recruitment consultants, evaluators, facilitators’ or those professionals necessary to meet programme objectives.
•   Establish clear ownership for programme tasks, ensure that team members have the tools needed, and provide timely feedback.
•   Track progress and review programme tasks to make certain deadlines are
•   met appropriately. Conduct regular status meetings with all stakeholders, keeping the stakeholder’s needs and requirements continuously in view.
•   Lead development and execution of programme work plans and timelines; revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements of the program.
•   Manage day-to-day operational aspects of the programme and scope.
•   Prepare regular status reports and distributes internally and externally, if necessary.
•   Manage the budget as well as allocates the resources.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   An advanced degree in public policy, social policy or management is required.
•   Candidates should furthermore have proven managerial experience of at least five years in a large social protection programme in an International, NGO, Public or For-Profit Organization.

Key competencies

•    Critical thinking and problem solving skills
•    Planning and organizing
•    Decision-making
•    Communication skills
•    Influencing and leading
•    Delegation
•    Teamwork
•    Negotiation
•    Conflict management
•    Adaptability

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

All interested individuals are requested to submit typewritten letters and curriculum vitae (CV) for the positions described above.

THE CHIEF DIRECTOR
MINISTRY OF GENDER, CHILDREN AND SOCIAL PROTECTION
P.O.BOX MBO 186
ACCRA, GHANA

Closing Date: 09 December, 2012

•   Letters should clearly be marked “MoGCSP – NTU Personnel”
•   For further enquiries, contact the MoGCSP or the National Coordinator, GSOP (tel: 0302-770246)

Job Vacancy For Consultant (Mechanization of WAN-Funded Borehole At Langbensi Health Center) At Catholic Relief Service (Tamale)

Posted on: September 17th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{Catholic Relief Service (CRS),Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,31 Oct-2014};

Catholic Relief Service (CRS) is a faith-based international development organization. CRS Ghana was established in 1958, a year after Ghana gained independence. In Ghana, CRS works with the nation’s people to tackle poverty on several fronts including improving health, nutrition, and care and support for people living with HIV; increasing access to water and sanitation; promoting agriculture to enhance food security; and increasing financial assets through Savings and Internal Lending Communities.

Job Summary

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR THE MECHANISED OF WAN FUNDED  BOREHOLE AT LANGBENSI HEALTH CENTER

INTRODUCTION

Currently, CRS is partnering Water Access Now (WAN) for the past 7 years to improve access to drinking water in the rural communities across the three northern regions.

In this light, CRS Ghana seeks the services of a competent contractor to undertake the construction of a mechanized borehole in the Langbinsi Health Facility.

TERMS OF REFERENCE

The Term of Reference (TOR) sets out the scope of works and how interested persons or organizations may participate.

OBJECTIVE

The objective of this TOR is to provide a basic framework to guide interested bidders in their submissions to undertake the works herein described.

SCOPE OF WORK

The scope of works is as follows:

•   Undertake 24-hour pumping test of the borehole to determine the yield /flow-rate and recovery rate
•   Sample and analyse the water for water quality
•   Determine if the borehole is suitable to be mechanized
•   Conduct a specification design of the mechanization of the borehole
•   Conduct on the job training for a watsan committee/team and an area pump mechanic within the community. The watsan committee/team will be made of representatives of both the community and the health facility.
•   Supply repair tools to the watsan committee/team
•   Submit a report to the Operations Manager  spelling out clearly all specifications as built and frequency of maintenance of the facility and pictures
•   Some specifications include the following:
1) Technology choice: Extension of water from borehole via pipes to poly-tank and to various taps (6 no.)
2) Tank storage:10,000L
3) Pipes: PVC
4) Tank stand: concrete/fabricated galvanized pipe platform

METHODOLOGY

The assignment shall include:

•   Mobilization of material
•   Meet with the officials of the Health facility to assess the drilled borehole and its parameters
•   Make available  and discuss preliminary designs with the community/health facility representatives
•   Submit final design and BOQ to CRS
•   Carry out a field assessment of the ground conditions to inform design
•   Carry out setting out of the facility
•   Complete construction – concrete works, block work, plumbing, finishes
•   Carry out quality testing on materials and concrete works.
•   Carry out testing of the facility
•   Supervise construction of facility
•   Demobilization and handing over

The location of the Mechanised borehole will be at the Langbinsi Health Centre and the estimated duration for the works is 6 weeks

Qualification Required & Experience

Each bidder is required to provide the following at the minimum:

•   Standard design (drawings) of facilities being bided for with detailed specifications
•   Cost of services (budget)
•   Bill of quantities
•   Work plan for the execution of the works
•   Capacity statement regarding number and competence of personnel as well as equipment base for the work
•   Experience in the execution of similar works
•   Prove of registration (if a company/organization)

MODE OF PAYMENT

Upon signing of contract 40% of contract sum will be advanced.

•   The next tranche of 40% of contract sum will be paid based on report of  completion of 60% works (works measurement)
•   The next tranche of 10% of contract sum will be paid based on 100% of completion of works (works measurement)
•   All payments will be made upon the submission of invoices to be endorsed by the Technical Team. The total amount paid will not exceed the amount agreed upon in the contract. In all these payments, accumulative total of 10% of the contract sum would be retained for the management of the Defects Liability Period

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Bidding is open to interested and qualified individuals and organizations. Bidders should submit 3 copies of their application to the following address not later than 20/09/14. Bids would be opened on 21/09/14 at11:00 a.m. at the offices of CRS, Accra. Interested bidders may participate at their own cost.

Further enquiries about this TOR may be addressed to:

Kwasi Attuahene-Mensah, Operations Manager

Catholic Relief Services USCCB -Ghana Program
16 Labone Crescent,
P.O. Box AN 6333,
Accra-North, Ghana

Closing Date: 21 September, 2014

CONCLUSION

WASH in schools and health facilities  is a critical area of concern to national development and in CRS’s quest to making a contribution to improving both access to and quality of health and education. We look forward to a great response from which the best can be selected to facilitate the realization of this noble objective.

Job Vacancy For Consultant (Construction Rain Water Harvest System In Sang Orphange) At Catholic Relief Service (Tamale)

Posted on: September 17th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{Catholic Relief Service (CRS),Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,31 Oct-2014};

Catholic Relief Service (CRS) is a faith-based international development organization. CRS Ghana was established in 1958, a year after Ghana gained independence. In Ghana, CRS works with the nation’s people to tackle poverty on several fronts including improving health, nutrition, and care and support for people living with HIV; increasing access to water and sanitation; promoting agriculture to enhance food security; and increasing financial assets through Savings and Internal Lending Communities.

Job Summary

CRS has been in partnership with Water Access Now (WAN) for the past 7 years to improve access to portable drinking water in the rural communities across the three northern regions.

In this light, CRS Ghana seeks the services of competent contractor to undertake the construction and installation of rainwater harvesting systems in an orphanage in sang community of the Mion district

TERMS OF REFERENCE

The Term of Reference (TOR) sets out the scope of works and how interested persons or organizations may participate.

OBJECTIVE

The objective of this TOR is to provide a basic framework to guide interested bidders in their submissions to undertake the works herein described.

SCOPE OF WORK

Construction of engineered rainwater harvesting tank as follows:

•   Technology of choice – Block re-enforced concrete  storage Tank
•   Tank capacity –   30 cubic meters (30,000Litres)
•   Length of u-drain – 6m (minimum)
•   Roof type – corrugated roofing sheet
•   Roof area – 30 sq. meters (minimum)

METHODOLOGY

The assignment shall include:

•   Mobilization of material
•   Meet with the community to locate and confirm sites
•   Make and discuss preliminary designs with the owners of the orphanage and the CRS point person Submit final design and BOQ to CRS
•   Carry out a field assessment of the ground conditions to inform design
•   Carry out setting out of the facility
•   Complete construction – concrete works, block work, plumbing, finishes
•   Carry out quality testing on materials and concrete works.
•   Carry out testing of the facility
•   Supervise construction of facility
•   Demobilization and handing over

The location of the Rain Water harvesting Tank will be at Sang and the estimated duration for the works is six (6) weeks

Qualification Required & Experience

Each bidder is required to provide the following at the minimum:

•   Standard design (drawings) of facilities being bided for with detailed specifications
•   Cost of services (budget)
•   Bill of quantities
•   Work plan for the execution of the works
•   Capacity statement regarding number and competence of personnel as well as equipment base for the work
•   Experience in the execution of similar works
•   Prove of registration (if a company/organization)

MODE OF PAYMENT

Upon signing of contract 40% of contract sum will be advanced.

•   The next tranche of 40% of contract sum will be paid based on report of  completion of 60% works (works measurement)
•   The next tranche of 10% of contract sum will be paid based on 100% of completion of works (works measurement)
•   All payments will be made upon the submission of invoices to be endorsed by the Technical Team. The total amount paid will not exceed the amount agreed upon in the contract. In all these payments, accumulative total of 10% of the contract sum would be retained for the management of the Defects Liability Period

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Bidding is open to interested and qualified individuals and organizations. Bidders should submit 3 copies of their application to the following address not later than 20/09/14. Bids would be opened on 21/09/14 at11:00 a.m. at the offices of CRS, Accra. Interested bidders may participate at their own cost.

Further enquiries about this TOR may be addressed to:

Kwasi Attuahene-Mensah, Operations Manager

Catholic Relief Services USCCB -Ghana Program
16 Labone Crescent,
P.O. Box AN 6333,
Accra-North, Ghana

Closing Date: 21 September, 2014

CONCLUSION

WASH in schools and health facilities  is a critical area of concern to national development and in CRS’s quest to making a contribution to improving both access to and quality of health and education. We look forward to a great response from which the best can be selected to facilitate the realization of this noble objective.

Job Vacancy For Senior Consultant At Unicef

Posted on: February 25th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{Unicef,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,31 Mar-2014};

Post Title: “Rapid Assessment of Drinking Water Quality in Ghana”
Type of contract: Consultancy
Duration: 10 months
Duty Station: Accra
Job Level: Senior Consultant

Purpose

•   Carry Out a Rapid Assessment of Drinking Water Quality in Ghana and Develop a Drinking Water Quality Management Framework (DWQF) for the WASH Sector

Duties and Responsibilities

•   Desk review of the results of drinking water quality surveys/ related studies carried out, particularly in the past 10 years. This would include a review of the results of the Water Quality module of the Ghana Living Standards Survey, The study would be aimed at identifying:
1)  Major drinking water quality issues recorded or evident from the documentation
2)  Possible trends and sources of contamination
•   Preliminary review of existing policy, strategies, systems, and frameworks for the management of drinking water and water safety in Ghana.
•   Review of the scope of the assignment for final confirmation with MWRWH and WASH, UNICEF.
•   Detailed consultations with key MDAs, MMDAs and organisations identified through the desk study en their roles, mandates and institutional collaboration, as well as, an assessment of the key focus and orientation of drinking water quality management in Ghana,
•   A Preliminary assessment of the assigned and assumed roles of the key stakeholders, as well as effectiveness ;n these roles.
•   An overall assessment of the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats teffective drinking water quality management in Ghana, considering alssuch factors as the reliability of safe ‘water supply.
•   Identification of major Institutional and logistical challenges tkey function of drinking water quality management in the country, and recommendations taddress these gaps.
•   Presentation of the findings of the assessment tthe core technical group convened by the MWRWH for feedback.
•   Analysis tidentify context-relevant recommendations taddress the key institutional and logistical gaps identified, as well as mechanisms for more effective collaboration and coordination.
•   Formulation of a National Drinking Water Quality Management Framework identifying and proposing /clarifying:
1)  key risks tbe managed at national and subnational level
2)  major, priority drinking water quality management functions and roles for the country
3)  key roles, institutional linkages and coordination mechanisms tbe established, strengthened or maintained
•   Specific capacity requirements i.e. policies, tools, logistics and expertise (knowledge and skills), for the effective operationalization of the Framework (including water safety frameworks).
•   Presentation of the Draft National Drinking Water Quality Management Framework tthe core technical group convened by the MWRWH for feedback.
•   Finalisation of the Framework, factoring in comments from the core technical group and other key stakeholders.

Qualification Required & Experience

Advanced university degree – An advanced university degree in Water and Sanitation/ Civil Engineering, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Public Health, Project Management, Sociology or any WASH/ Programme/ Emergency Management related discipline

Experience

•   A minimum of 7 years post qualification experience in the WASH sector, working with government at the policy/ strategy level, in the development of policies, guidelines and frameworks, process facilitation, and with sector coordination mechanisms,
•   Related experience in water quality management and. or water safety management would be a clear advantage.
•   Strong track record in relating and networking and analytical skills.
•   Strategic thinking and conceptual skills.
•   Excellent skiils in computer software applications including MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power Point.
•   Languages Fluency in written and spoken English required.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

The above is a short description of the consultancy. A detailed TOR is available upon request from UNICEF. Interested candidates should send an email request to:-

[email protected]

Detailed curriculum vitae in English with duly completed UN Personal History Form (available at:http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/P11.doc) should be sent to the e-mail.

Applications submitted without the P11 form will not be considered

Closing Date: 26 February, 2014

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

QUALIFIED FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

NOTE: UNICEF IS A SMOKE FREE ENVIRONMENT!!!!!!

Job Vacancy For Associate Consultants At Meridian Agricultural Services (MAS)

Posted on: November 14th, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{Meridian Agricultural Services (MAS),Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,30 Nov-2013};

Job Summary

Meridian Agricultural Services (MAS) was founded in April 2009 as a limited liability company in Ghana offering one-stop-shop of innovative agribusiness solutions to the agricultural and allied industries in Ghana and West Africa. Our company is proud of the significant contribution made in the past four years in growing sustainable agribusinesses in the sub-region through the innovative consultancy services we provide.

As part of our company’s growth strategy, MAS is seeking to expand the network of Associate Consultants (both local and expatriate consultants) working with our company.  Some of the key areas of expertise our company seeks are:

•   Agribusiness Financing and Risk Management;
•   Financial Management;
•   Accounts and Audit;
•   Human Resource Management;
•   IT and Software Engineering;
•   Agribusiness Investment Portfolio Analysis;
•   Agribusiness Management;
•   Supply Chain Management;
•   Certification (organic, fair trade, UTZ, Rainforest, BRC, ISO, GlobalGAP etc.);
•   Smallholder Systems Management;
•   Agribusiness Project Management;
•   Export Market;
•   GIS and Database Management;
•   Agricultural Marketing;
•   Climate Change Expert;
•   Agri-Input Industry Expert;
•   Health, Safety and Environment Expert;
•   Product Packaging Expert;
•   Cocoa Industry Expert;
•   Shea Industry Expert;
•   Oil palm industry Expert;
•   Maize, soy, sorghum Industry Expert;
•   Aquaculture Expert;
•   Agro-Processing Expert;
•   Fruits and Vegetable Industry Expert;
•   Agricultural Extension Expert;
•   Monitoring and Evaluation Expert;

This is not a permanent position; yet, it affords experience and professional experts the opportunity to make relevant their expertise to the agricultural industry in West Africa in a flexible and rewarding working arrangement in an Associate Position.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Cut off point: Not less than 8 years working experience for BSc. Holders;

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested Persons should send a copy of their updated CV to the following contact details:

[email protected]

Or post to:

Box LG 1094,
Accra Ghana.

Or Send Directly to Our Office at;

14 Forest Avenue,
Dzorwulu; Opposite Imperial lodge on the Dzorwulu Special School Lane.

Closing Date: 13 December, 2013

Job Vacancy For Public Health Experts At Plan Consult

Posted on: September 23rd, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{Plan Consult,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,29 Oct-2013};

Plan Consult has consulting opportunities for the following:- Public Health Experts

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Candidate should have a minimum of a relevant second university degree and should be computer literate

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified experts should send their resumes with two references to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 14 October, 2013

Job Vacancy For Monitoring and Evaluation Specialists At Plan Consult

Posted on: September 23rd, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{Plan Consult,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,29 Oct-2013};

Plan Consult has consulting opportunities for the following:- Monitoring and Evaluation Specialists

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Candidate should have a minimum of a relevant second university degree and should be computer literate

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified experts should send their resumes with two references to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 14 October, 2013

Job Vacancy For Trade Specialists At Plan Consult

Posted on: September 23rd, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{Plan Consult,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,29 Oct-2013};

Plan Consult has consulting opportunities for the following:- Trade Specialists

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Candidate should have a minimum of a relevant second university degree and should be computer literate

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified experts should send their resumes with two references to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 14 October, 2013

Job Vacancy For Organisation Specialists At Plan Consult

Posted on: September 23rd, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{Plan Consult,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,29 Oct-2013};

Plan Consult has consulting opportunities for the following:- Organisation Specialists

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Candidate should have a minimum of a relevant second university degree and should be computer literate

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified experts should send their resumes with two references to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 14 October, 2013

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