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  • Posted: Oct 24, 2019
    Deadline: Nov 22, 2019
  • GIZ Ghana is a competent service provider,that develop tailor-made solutions to challenging problems for our clients.GIZ supports the German Government in achieving its objectives.

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    Regional Accountability Coordinator

    Job Description

    • The Regional Accountability Coordinator will supervise the Accountability Component work in 8 regions each.
    • This will entail enhancing the internal the internal audit processes and accountability at the district level
    • The Regional Accountability coordinator will also support the Internal Audit Agency to strengthen the work of Audit committees at the the MMDAs level which will also include IT-based reporting system
    • The regional accountability coordinator will be responsible for the work with Ghana Audit Service and local authorities and ensuring that the development and introduction of mechanisms and procedures for providing information on revenue and expenditure is initiated within the assigned regions
    • These accountability mechanisms and procedures in collaboration with civil society organisations will also be extended to marginalised groups. Roles are based in Accra and Tamale respectively.

    The Regional Accountability Coordinator

    •  Is responsible for the implementation of accountability activities in 8 regions in close collaboration with IAA, GAS and CSOs
    • Is managing 8 accountability advisors remotely across the country and responsible for their onboarding, personnel development
    • Development and implementation of work-plans and activities in close consultation with the other components and counterparts
    • Ensuring that the implemented activities are in line with the GIZ quality standards
    • Contribute to the programme's short and long-term organisation planning and strategy as well as contribute to the programmes monitoring, reporting and knowledge management
    • Strategic development and management key relationships with partners

    Qualification Required & Experience

    • Masters/MSc Degree in Planning, Public Administration, Social Sciences, Development Studies or other relevant discipline
    • Knowledge and working experience in the area of Accountability
    • At least 7 years professional experience with at least 5 years in a senior position
    • Working experience with GIZ, similar development organisations and local government actors
    • Ability to lead a remote team and coordinate programme activities together with the programme management, staff and project partners at national, regional and MMDA level
    • Ability to express yourself well both verbally and in writing
    • Excellent knowledge of the English language, German being an advantage

    Our Offer

    • Competitive GIZ salary structure, SSNIT, Health Insurance, as well as 13th Month Salary and Annual Bonus

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitable applicants are to forward their applications with detailed curriculum vitae and a one - page cover letter:

    [email protected]

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