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Enterprise Life Assurance Company: Secretary

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28 May, 2012

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The Public Services Commission invites applications from suitably qualified persons who are goal-oriented, results-driven, with exceptional qualities and enthusiasm for appointment to the position of: Secretary to the Commission.

Object of the Person:
To provide strategic leadership, technical and administrative direction for the effective and efficient management (human, finance and material resources) of the Secretariat for the achievement of the mandate of the Commission.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and guidance for the staff in the initiation and implementation of policies, programmes and other activities of the Commission
  • Co-ordinates the day-to-day administration of the Secretariat of the Commission and initiates action for the development of systems for the effective management and feed-back on activities within the Commission
  • Initiates action for the formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies to promote efficiency, integrity and accountabilities of the public service
  • Coordinates the implementation and functions of the Commission as spelt out in Section 4 of the Public Services Commission Act, 1994, (Act 482)
  • Organises key meetings of the Commission and, in particular, acts as Secretary to the Working and Plenary Meetings of the Commission
  • Coordinates the development of career progression schemes and training programmes for the staff, and monitors their implementation on regular basis
  • Promotes effective consultative relationships between the Commission and public service organizations to ensure good governance in the organisations
  • Prepares draft annual and other periodic reports of the Commission
  • Coordinates the timely production of the Commission’s annual budget; recommends and monitors the disbursement of budgetary allocation in accordance with prevailing financial regulations


Required Skills or Experience

  • A minimum of a Second Degree, awarded by an accredited tertiary institution, preferably in Public Administration
  • A Post-Graduate Diploma in Public Administration or Public Policy Analysis, Strategic and Project Management
  • A minimum of 15 years’ relevant work experience, five (5) years of which should be in a senior management position in a reputable public service organisation

Competencies, Skills and Attributes (Persons Specification):

  • Good Leadership, Organisational, Management, Monitoring and Evaluation Skills
  • Strong Analytical, Communication and Presentation Skills (Oral and Written)
  • Information Technology (I.T.) Application
  • Good knowledge of the financial, procurement, budgetary, auditing, labour laws and regulations of the Public Service
  • Effective Networking and Partnership Skills
  • High Sense of Integrity
  • Strategic People and Conflict Management
  • Ability to act with discretion, tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to plan and prioritise own work-load and take initiatives

How To Apply

Applications, together with supporting documents, a statement of applicant’s vision for the position, curriculum vitae, office and residential telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, as well as the addresses of three (3) referees, should be forwarded to:

P. O. BOX GP 1618

NB: Qualified females are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted

Offer valid till: 05 Jun, 2012

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