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Job Vacancy For Director of Economics Statistics At Ghana Statistics Service

Posted on: September 30th, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{Ghana Statistics Service,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,29 Oct-2013};

Job Purpose
To provide strategic leadership, technical and operational direction for the implementation of the programmes and activities of the Economic Statistics Directorate.

Duties and Responsibilities

•   Validates the business register, data collection instruments and data generated by the Directorate
•   Periodically reviews and benchmarks the price, production and other economic indices
•   Periodically reviews and updates economic statistics methodologies and classifications
•   Coordinates the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of economic statistics
•   Prepares technical and financial proposals
•   Develops Terms of Reference for consultants assigned to the Directorate and coordinates their activities
•   Prepares and submits quarterly, annual and other periodic reports on the Economic Statistics Directorate to the Deputy Government Statistician for Operations
•   Coordinates and oversees the preparation of economic statistics reports in accordance with the Data Quality Assessment Framework, the UN Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics, the African Charter for Statistics and other international standards
•   Coordinates the organization of seminars on economic statistics for key stakeholders
•   Validates economic data generated in response to both internal and external requests

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A minimum of a Master’s degree from an accredited tertiary institution in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics or related fields
•   Minimum of ten years relevant work experience, five years of which must be in a senior management position in a reputable statistical or research institution

Competencies and Skills

•   Good leadership skills
•   Good Team Player
•   Good communication and presentation skills
•   Good interpersonal skills
•   Good work ethics
•   Ability to use basic statistical software
•   Extensive experience in organization of censuses and sample surveys
•   Capability in statistical analysis and report writing
•   Good managerial and negotiation skills
•   Adaptability and flexibility to change
•   Knowledge of the Labour Act, 2003 (Act 651); Public Procurement Act, 2003 (Act 663); Financial Administration Act 2003 (Act 654) and Internal Audit Agency Act, 2003 (Act 658)

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants are to submit the following, in addition to an application letter:

•   Six (6) copies of detailed curriculum vitae with contact telephone numbers, e-mail address and three referees;
•   Six  (6) copies of a two page vision statement for the (GSS);
•   Six  (6) copies of a brief statement of job regulations in current/latest post; and
•   Other relevant information

Applications (in sealed envelopes marked at the top left corner with the corresponding number of the position being applied for) with a Curriculum Vitae including names and addresses of three  referees, should reach the address below:

The Secretary
Public Services Commission
P. O. BOX GP1618

Closing Date: 12 October, 2013