MINISTRY OF LANDS AND NATURAL RESOURCES: Licensed Surveyor

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20 Jun, 2011

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Introduction:
The Ghana Land Administration Project under the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources wishes to recruit qualified Ghanaians as Field Staff and a Licensed Surveyor for a pilot Systematic Rural Land Inventory exercise at Ejisu in the Ashanti Region. The project is being funded by KfW of Germany.

Description of the Pilot Project:

  • Under LAP1, the project piloted the surveying and demarcation of allodial boundary in Ten (10) pilot areas across the country. This will then be registered by the state
  • The Ministry is taken this further by piloting a rural systematic registration exercise. The aim is to undertake inventory and registration of individual and communal land parcels in those areas where the Customary Boundary Demarcation (CBD) have been successfully completed. Ejisu CBD area is chosen to pilot this exercise

Rationale:

  • To act pro-actively against land grabbing: protection of individual /  communal land rights by fully documenting and registering them;
  • To bring transparency into rural land matter, generally;
  • To introduce “registration culture” in rural land holders

Objectives of the pilot:

  • The overall objective is to improve land administration practices in rural / traditional areas, through systematic inventorisation of actual/potential land use and registration of any kind of land rights. Land administration services will be delivered by the state from a well established District Lands Commissioned Office, thereby implementing the One-Stop-Shop concept
  • All type of individual and commercial land holding rights and interests, in every individual and commercial parcel in agricultural areas, villages, small towns and the district capital of Ejisu shall be surveyed and documented. The boundaries of the sub-stools and communal forests shall be demarcated – where necessary and documented

Duty Station: Ejisu
Duration: Four (4)  Months
Remuneration: Negotiable

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Under the overall guidance of the Land Administration Project (LAP), and the GFA/GCI Consulting Group, the Licensed Surveyor shall be responsible for the overall supervision of the pilot project activities and approving of parcels plans to conform to surveying standards. He/she will also ensure that the data collected from the field can be registered.
  • This pilot project is very crucial to the Ministry hence the ideal candidate must always be available for the project activities.

 

Required Skills or Experience

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  • The ideal candidate should be a Licensed Surveyor in good standing, and approved by the Director of surveys
  • Must have a BSc degree in Geomatic Engineering/Surveying. A Masters degree in any survey related profession will be an added advantage
  • CVs must be attached to the application

 

How To Apply

Interested applicants who meet the above criteria should send their application and detailed curriculum vitae to the following address:

THE DEPUTY PROJECT DIRECTOR
GHANA LAND ADMINISTRATION PROJECT (LAP I)
MINISTRY OF LANDS AND NATURAL RESOURCES
POST OFFICE BOX M 212
MINISTRIES, ACCRA
ROOM G.5

OR

Email: [email protected]

24th June, 2011

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