MSI Ghana Recruiting Several Positions in Ghana

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31 Jul, 2013

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The Local Governance and Decentralisation Program (LOGODEP) is a three year USAID-funded program with a mandate to cover all 17 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana;s Western Region. Our work is underpinned by USAID/Ghana’s Strategic Objective 5, Strengthened Democratic and Decentralised Governance through Civic Involvement.

LOGODEP is being implemented by MSI, an international development consultancy company based in Washington, DC, in collaboration with SNV, a Dutch development organization with strong presence and experience in Ghana.

We work in 5 MMDAs to: (a) expand public participation in local governance; (b) support targeted districts to increase the amount of funds they generate internally; and (c) achieve comprehensive development planning for local districts.

Job Title 1: Financial Management & Budgeting Coach At MSI Ghana

Job Summary

This is a 1 year contract up to 31st August 2014 and renewable; ending August 2015.

Role:

The Financial Management & Budgeting Coach will provide financial management and budgeting support as it relates to IGF collection to district officials under the Program’s component two.

Primary responsibilities:
The Financial Management & Budgeting Coach will assist the Local Governance Expert (LGE) and represent LOGODEP as the frontline link with communities, CSOs and MMDAs for delivering LOGODEP project implementation activities related to Component two “Integrated Development Planning to increase internally generated funds achieved”.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Relevant educational qualification in Budgeting and Finance,
1)  Business Administration (Accounting /Finance option),
2)  Bachelor of Commerce
3)  MBA in Accounting/Finance or its equivalent.
•   A minimum of 5 years working experience in Auditing, Finance and Budgeting issues is required.
•   Skills and knowledge in local government and its financial administration and/or managing Internally Generated Funds, will be considered an advantage.

Location: Takoradi

How To Apply For The Job

Detailed job profile is available upon request from LOGODEP office Takoradi (PLOT No 42 Airport Ridge) or please email: [email protected].

Typed applications with CV, and details of three referees to reach the LOGODEP Program Management Unit addressed to [email protected], or to MSI, DTD PLT 42, Airport Ridge, Takoradi.

Closing Date: 31 July, 2013

•   The right not to make an appointment is reserved.
•   Interviews will be held in Takoradi in August 2013.


Job Title 2: The National “Linkages” Manager At MSI Ghana

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MSI-Ghana The Local Governance and Decentralization Program (LOGODEP) is a three year USAID-funded program with a mandate to cover all 17 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana’s Western Region.  Our work is underpinned by USAID/Ghana’s Strategic Objective 5, “Strengthened Democratic and Decentralized Governance through Civic Involvement.”

LOGODEP is being implemented by MSI, an international development consultancy company based in Washington, DC, in collaboration with SNV, a Dutch development organization with strong presence and experience in Ghana.

We work in 5 MMDAs to: (a) expand public participation in local governance; (b) support targeted districts to increase the amount of funds they generate internally; and (c) achieve comprehensive development planning for local districts.

This is a 1 year contract up to to 31s August, 2014 and renewable, ending August 2015

Role:

•   The National “Linkages” Manager will promote a clear linkage of LOGODEP’S activities in the Western Region to national local governance initiatives and programmes
•   The main objective of the role will be to provide support for the Presidential Directive which declared that street naming and house numbering must be done at the national level

Primary responsibilities:

The National Linkages Manager will Liaise with Key entities involved in the decentralisation process, specifically: NDPC, MOFEP, MESTI, ILGS and MLGRD and be an advocate for the Presidential Directive declaring that street naming and house numbering must be carried out at the national level.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Relevant educational qualification in: Development Policy, Regional/Settlement Planning, Development Planning and Management, Development Studies, Governance and Development and other relevant fields (Master’s Degree or equivalent)
•   A minimum of 5 years continuous working experience in Local governance and decontralisation
•   Ability to understand street addressing (i.e street naming and property addressing)
•   District development and internally generated funds issues
•   Civil society advocacy issues relating to service delivery and people’s involvement in development
•   The person must also have a fair idea of the interventions of the USAID-funded Local Governance and Decentralisation Programme

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Detail job profile is available upon request from LOGODEP office Takoradi (Plot No. 42 Airport Rigde)

or please email: [email protected]

Typed applications with CV, and details of three referees to reach the LOGODEP Program Management Unit addressed to [email protected], or to MSI, DTD PLT 42, Airport Ridge, Takoradi.

Closing Date: 31 July, 2013

•   The right not to make an appointment is reserved.
•   Interviews will be held in Takoradi in August 2013.

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