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
Competitive GIZ salary structure, SSNIT, Health Insurance, as well as 13th Month Salary and Annual Bonus
22 November, 2019