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Deputy Director at Institute of Local Government Studies

Posted in on January 7, 2014

Institute of Local Government Studies

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Job Title - Short

Deputy Director

Experience (in years)

10 years



Description :

The Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) is mandated to build the capacities of staff and members of Ghana’s local government authorities.

Job Description


  • Assist the Director of ILGS in the performance of’ the Director’s functions.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of the Campus to which he/she has been assigned responsibilities.

Required Skills or Experience

i.   Academic Qualifications:

  • Hold a Doctorate Degree in Public Administration, Local Government Administration or in any other relevant discipline; from a reputable University;


  • Possess a Researched Masters Degree in Public Administration, Local Government Administration or any other related discipline; as well as other relevant post-graduate academic qualifications
  • Be a member of a professional recognised body.

ii. Experience

Doctorate Degree: A minimum of 10 years relevant working experience, five years of which must have been in a top management position in a similar institution

Researched Masters Degree with Other Relevant Post Graduate Academic Qualifications:

A minimum of 10 years relevant working experience of which five (5) years must have been in a management position.

iii. Competencies

a.   Technical Competencies

  • Good knowledge of  local  governance,  public administration and development management.
  • Strategy formulation and management skills
  • Quantitative and qualitative research skills.
  • Proposal writing skills

b.    Managerial Competencies

  • Ability to plan, organise and co-ordinate
  • Ability to negotiate, network and advocate effectively with stakeholders
  • Ability to raise funds,
  • Ability to monitor, control and supervise the use of
  • resources.
  • Ability to motivate subordinates,
  • Ability to work under pressure.

c.  Desired Personality Traits

  • Integrity and honesty.
  • Self-management, self-motivation and self-devel­opment capacities
  • Results oriented
  • Good human relations and communication skills.


As approved for senior members of the Institute by the Council

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How To Apply For This Job :

Interested persons should submit the complete application pack to the Registrar, institute of Local Government Studies, P. O. Box LG 549, Legon-Accra (hard copy); or (soft copy). The application pack should contain the following: • Completed application form for Senior Members to be downloaded from the Institute's website at • A covering letter setting out how your qualifica¬tion and experience match the requirement of the position; • Curriculum Vitae with full contact information of two (2) referees; • Two page vision statement; • Photocopies of relevant certificates and; • At least two samples of publications Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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