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Job Vacancy For Principal Officer, Information Technology (IT) – Current Jobs in Ghana

The National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) invites applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians, who are dynamic, goal-oriented and results-driven with exceptional leadership qualities for appointment to the undermentioned position: Principal Officer, Information Technology (IT)

Job Purpose

• To provide technical and operational support in information technology for the achievement of the mandate of the commission.

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Deputy Director of Administration, the Principal Officer, information Technology will perform the following key duties:

• Responsible for the day-to-day administration of the IT unit

• Lead the development of IT/IM strategic plans for NDPC

• Review procedures, standards and guidelines to support the implementation of IT/IM systems within the commission

• Manage the design, development and the deployment of IT/IM projects of the NDPC

• Recommend technical specifications for the requisitioning, procurement and the deployment of IT/IM infrastructure for NDPC

• Ensure the management and development of IT skills for staff of NDPC

• Plays a central role in development planning reforms proposed by the commission, including the introduction of e-planning to MDAs and MMDAs

• Monitor and manages security violations involving the use of NDPC computer installations and systems

• Serve as the Chief Technical Advisor on IT/IM matters for NDPC

• Submit an annual performance report on the work of the IT Unit

Qualification Required & Experience

• A master’s degree from an accredited tertiary institution in computer science, MIS, or any related field

• A minimum of 6 years relevant post-qualification working experience in a reputable organisation

Competencies and Skills

• Very good knowledge in Computer Engineering, Programming, Networking and Database Management

• Excellent knowledge in advanced information technology and IT security standards

• Knowledge in Policy, Strategic and Project Management skills

• Very good analytical, leadership, interpersonal and communication skills

• Knowledge of financial administration procedures and procurement processes

• Monitoring and evaluation skills

• Knowledge and understanding of public sector management

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested persons who meet the above requirements should submit in an A4 size envelope the under-listed:

• Application Letter

• Curriculum Vitae with biographic data, contact information names and address of 2 referees

• Copies of academic and professional certificates

• Evidence of good standing with academic and professional institution if profession is regulated by law

• Vision statement for Director and Deputy Director positions on how applicant intends to respond to the constitutional mandate and mission of the commission (2 to 4 pages long on A4-size paper)

• Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted

Applications should be submitted via post or hand-delivered to:

The Director-General

National Development Planning Commissions

No.13 Switchback Road

P.O.Box CT633

Cantonments-Accra

Or email to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 08 February, 2019

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