The Office of the Head of the Local Government Service (OHLGS) in fulfillment of its mandate of ensuring the effective and efficient day-to-day administration of the Local Government Service (LGS) as provided in the Local Governance Act, 2016  (Act 936) is seeking highly successful and result-oriented person to fill the position of:




To provide leadership in the implementation of Government Programmes, Policies and Plans at a Regional Coordinating Council.



  • Promotes effective coordination and institutional relationships among MMDAs, RCCs, OHLGS and other public and private sector organizations;
  • Assesses project proposals and contract agreements to ensure compliance with prescribed laws and regulations;
  • Assists in the formulation and implementation of policies at national and local levels;
  • Acts as Advisor to the Hon Regional Minister, Head of Service and Development Partners;
  • Ensures the development of the capabilities, skills and knowledge of staff;
  • Appraises direct reports; and
  • Undertakes any other tasks that may be assigned.



  • Masters degree in Public Policy, Development Economics, Finance, Human Resource Management, Organizational Development, Public Administration Planning or an equivalent discipline;
  • Minimum of Fifteen (15) years relevant working experience of which Five (5) years has been in a Director or analogous position in the Local Government Service (LGS);
  • Membership of a recognized professional body is an added advantage.


The Ideal candidates must also have the following knowledge, and skills mix:

  • Public Financial Management
  • Leadership and Managerial skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Good problem solving, negotiation and interpersonal skills;
  • Good monitoring and evaluation skills;
  • Substantial expertise in Public Sector Management, Project Management and Local Government Administration and relevant legislations;
  • Excellent analytical skills; and
  • Literacy in Information & Communications Technology
  • Applicants shall be serving officers of the Local Government Service



Interested applicants shall submit an application and attach copies of:

  1. Educational Certificates;
  2. Continuous Professional Development Certificates;
  3. A Two-Page Vision Statement of the position;
  4. Curriculum vitae indicating the contact details and addresses of three (3) referees of which one shall be professionally-related.

Completed application with all relevant attachments marked ‘APPLICATION FOR REGIONAL COORDINATING DIRECTOR’ shall be submitted before close of work on Wednesday, 30th of November, 2022 to: 


The Head of Service
Office of the Head of the Local Government Service
Post Office Box MB 396
Ministries, Accra

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