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Programme officer for National Commission on Persons with Disability

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Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for National Council on Persons With Disability Job Vacancy

 

Persons with disabilities who possess requisite qualifications are encouraged to apply:

 

1. JOB TITLE: PROGRAMME OFFICER

JOB PURPOSE

 

To provide technical and operational leadership for the effective, planning of programmes and projects at the Council

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Ensure the development of plans, programmes and projects for the achievement of objective of the Council.

Lead in the development of frameworks for enhanced networking with NGOs, Development Partners and other relevant stakeholders in support of the programmes and projects on mainstreaming disability into nation building.

Approve performances indicators for the assessment of projects and programmes at the national level, regional and district levels.

Monitor and evaluates the implementation of programmes and projects for effective disability mainstreaming.

Facilitate the sensitization and the training of staff.

Coordinate the implementation of the Council’s Annual work plan and the budget
Contribute to the development of resources mobilization strategies for programmes and projects.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

A minimum of a master’s degree in Social Sciences, Social Work or related field from an accredited tertiary institution

A degree in Disability Studies and/or Disability law is an advantage

A member of a recognised professional body

A minimum of four (4) years post-qualification relevant work experience in a reputable institution SKILL-

 

MIX AND COMPETENCES

 

Good leadership, monitoring and management skills
Very good knowledge of relevant financial laws and regulations
Knowledge in public administration
Knowledge in the United Nations Conventions on the Rights of Persons with Disability
Knowledge and experience in matters and issues of people with disabilities
Oral and written communication skills
Project management, quantitative and analytical skills
Knowledge of the Persons with Disability, Act 2006 (Act 715)
Good knowledge and experience in records management
Report writing and presentation skills
Proficiency in relevant computer applications
Leadership and team building skills

 

2. JOB TITLE: ADMINISTRATION AND HUMAN RESOURCE

JOB PURPOSE

 

To provide technical and administrative support in the provision and utilization of human and material resources for the achievement of the mandate of the Council.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Ensure the development of operational work plan for the Council
Coordinate the acquisition of human and material resources for effective and efficient implementation of programmes and activities of the Council
Ensure the development of guidelines and procedures for the management and utilisation of human and material resources of the Council
Facilitate the development of strategic and other plans of the Council
Supervise the organisation of workshops, seminars, fairs, conferences, durbars, etc. of the Council
Ensure the preparation and submission of annual budgets of the Council
Ensure the preparation and submission of annual and other periodic reports of the Council
Ensure the implementation of performance management policy in the Council
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
A maximum of a master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Sciences or related field from an accredited tertiary institution
A degree in Disability Studies or Disability law is an advantage
A member of a recognised professional body
A minimum of six (6) years post-qualification relevant work experience in a reputable institution
SKILL-MIX AND COMPETENCES

Good leadership, monitoring and management skills
Very good knowledge of relevant financial laws and regulations
Knowledge in public administratio
Very good knowledge of relevant financial laws and regulations
Knowledge in public administratio
Knowledge in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilit
Knowledge and experience in disability thematic areas
Oral and written communication skill
Project management, quantitative and analytical skill
Knowledge of the Persons with Disability, Act 2006 (Act 715
Good knowledge and experience in records management
Report writing and presentation skill
Proficiency in relevant computer application
Leadership and team building skills

 

3. JOB TILTLE: INTERNAL AUDITOR

 

JOB PURPOSE

 

To provide leadership and technical direction on effective controls, risk management and governance processes in the Council

 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Ensure the development and implementation of internal audit work plan
Undertake internal audit assignments in accordance with approved plans of the Council
Conduct risk evaluation of assigned functional area or department of the Council.
Prepare internal audit reports on the activities of the Council and make appropriate recommendations
Ensure the development of and adherence to guidelines and procedures on the activities and programmes of the Council
To ensure the implementation of Audit Committee recommendations
Ensure the design and implementation of appropriate training programmes for staff in the Internal Audit Unit of the Council
Ensure the preparation and submission of the budget of the Council
Ensure the preparation and submission of annual and other reports
Ensure the implementation of performance management policy of the Council

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

A maximum of a Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Auditing or related field from an accredited tertiary institution
A member of a recognised professional accounting or auditing body such as CIA, ICAG, ACCA, CPA, CIMA
A minimum of four (4) years post professional qualification work experience in a reputable institution
SKILL-MIX AND COMPETENCES
Very good knowledge and experience in systems auditing
Good leadership, networking, monitoring and management skills
Very good knowledge of relevant financial laws and regulations
Knowledge in public administration
Knowledge on international conventions on persons with disability
Knowledge of the Persons with Disability, Act 2006 (Act 715)
Leadership and team building skills
Report writing and presentation skills
Problem –solving and strategic planning ability
Analytical skills
Proficiency in relevant computer applications

 

4. JOB TITLE: FINANCE MANAGER JOB PURPOSE:

To provide operational support for effective administration and management of the Council’s financial resources.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Provide inputs for formulation of policies of the Council
Provide technical guidance and directives to the team members in line with the set objectives of the Council.
Design and maintains effective accounting and internal control systems.
Prepare annual budget and financial statements in accordance with approved standards
Collate data for the analyses of financial transactions, recording and keeping the books of accounts.
Check and vets all financial documents before payments are effected, and ensures that details are properly entered into the appropriate ledgers.
Draft technical reports on the performance of the section.
Supervise and appraise the performance of subordinate staff in the department
Supervise the preparation and submission of annual and other periodic departmental reports
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
A maximum of a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Accounting) or equivalent professional qualification from an accredited institution
Membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana (ICA, GH) or a recognized professional accounting body
A minimum of one (1) year post qualification relevant work experience in a reputable institution
Must pass a selection interview conducted by the Ghana Book Development Council in collaboration with the Public Services Commission

 

 

SKILL-MIX AND COMPETENCES

 

Very good knowledge and experience in relevant accounting software
Knowledge of International Accounting Standards
Good leadership, networking, monitoring and management skills
Very good knowledge of relevant financial laws and regulations
Knowledge in public administration
Knowledge on United Nations Conventions on Persons with Disability
Knowledge of the Persons with Disability, Act 2006 (Act 715)
Leadership and team building skills
Report writing and presentation skills
Problem –solving and strategic planning ability
Analytical skills
Proficiency in relevant computer applications

 

5. JOB TILTLE: PROFESSIONAL DRIVER

 

JOB PURPOSE

Drive to assigned designations and maintain cleanliness of assigned vehicles at all times and observe maintenance regulations.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Perform routine checks and comply with service regulations of vehicles;
Drive with professional driving skills;
Perform courier services;
Comply with Vehicle maintenance rules of the Council;
Perform vehicle inspection before and after every trip;
Undertake any other duties that may be assigned to you from time to time.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
A minimum of Senior High School qualification;
A minimum of 5years driving experience;
Holder of valid Driver’s License.
SKILL – MIX AND COMPETENCES
Knowledge in Vehicles;
Ability to demonstrate professional driving skills;
Team Player;
Fluency of English Language is an advantage.
6. JOB TITLE: RESOURCE MOBILIZATION OFFICER

JOB PURPOSE
To take practical activities for securing new and additional resources for the realization of the objective of the Council.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Identify solicited and unsolicited funding opportunities, listing them and sharing the information with the Executive Secretary;

2. Develop fund generation and resource mobilization work plan, and constantly follow up the implementation of the work plan;

3. Take the lead in developing concept notes, develop proposal and program for funding;

4. Organize fundraising activities;

5. Liaise with donors to set priorities for funding;

6. Identify, establish and maintain relations with partners based on trust;

7. Actively participate in negotiation and facilitate signing of new funding agreements;

8. Ensure that the Council Complies with donor policies and priorities;

9. Establish, maintain networks of donors and update donor profiles;

10. Update the Executive Secretary on donors’ strategies and policies;

11. Lead in drafting donor specific strategy papers, providing inputs for regular reports on technical cooperation and assisting in the preparation of briefings for senior management of the Council;

12. Organize formal meetings with donor agencies and implement follow-up actions;

13. Facilitate the negotiation and signing of new funding agreements;

14. Implement the Council’s Public-Private Partnership resource mobilization strategy;

15. Perform other duties as required by the Council.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
A maximum of a Master’s Degree in International Development, Economics, Public Finance, Public Administration, Social Sciences, or any other relevant field;
Membership of recognized professional bodies;
A minimum of two (2) years post qualification relevant work experience in a reputable institution is an advantage;
Fluency in English, knowledge of French will be an advantage;
Experience in fundraising for activities of persons with disabilities is an added advantage;
Experience in Networking, Partnerships and collaboration;
Experience in Proposal writing, project planning and management;
Ability to work effectively within multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams;
A demonstration of strong quantitative and analytical skills;
A history of Excellent listening, writing and effective communication skills;
Expertise in fundraising for activities of persons with disabilities is an added advantage; Ø The experience of establishing possible opportunities for funding is a plus.
SKILL-MIX AND COMPETENCES

Knowledge in public administration
Knowledge of United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability
Knowledge of the Persons with Disability Acts, 2006 ( Acts 715)
Project management skills
Knowledge in social protection strategies
Good records management presentation skills
Team leader and active Team player
Results-oriented, accountable, proactive skills;
Leadership and team building skills
Problem –Solving and strategic planning ability
Analytical skills
Knowledge in Excel, PowerPoint etc.(office suit)
JOB TITLE: JANITOR

JOB PURPOSE:

To provide care and maintain sanitation standard at the Council.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Perform cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors, shampooing rugs, glass, and removing rubbish;
Notifying management of need for repairs;
Perform courier services;
Perform any other duties that may be assigned to ensure the achievement of the objective of the Council;
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
A minimum of Junior School qualification;
A minimum of two (2) years of working experience.
SKILL – MIX AND COMPETENCES
Punctual, reliable and trustworthy;
Able to manage time effectively;
Ability to work both alone and in a team;
Awareness of health and safety procedures.
HOW TO APPLY
THIS APPLICATION DEADLINE IS EXTENDED

FROM 9TH MARCH TO 20TH MARH 2020

Interested Applicants must submit

• Statement of Expression of Interest (written or in alternative mode or in augmented format including audio, braille, large print etc.)

• Detailed Curriculum Vitae (written or in alternative mode or in augmented format including audio, braille, large print etc.)

Applications must be addressed to the:

Executive Secretary,

National Council on Persons with Disability

Office of President – Annex

Ridge, Accra

Submitted Using:

Online: [email protected]
Or hand delivery to:
National Council on Persons with Disability
Office of President – Annex
Ridge, Accra

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