23 Jul 2022

Management Information System (MIS) Specialist at Ministry of Local Government Decentralisation and Rural Development

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Job Description


Key tasks and responsibilities of the Specialist:

The Management Information System (MIS) Specialist’s overall responsibility is to provide operational support for the development operationalisation and management of information systems and tools for the Project. Activities to be preformed by the MIS Specialist include but are not limited to the following:

• Set up and maintain a functional and real-time MIS for effective and efficient Project implementation and management
• Design and operationalise all needed MIS software, electronic-based tools and systems for Project delivery in collaboration with the Digital/Software Engineer
• In close collaboration with the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist, design reporting formats based on operational requirements by the National PIU, Zonal Coordinating Offices (ZCOs), satellite offices (SOs), District Assemblies (DAs) and collaborating Agencies
• Facilitate training of PIU staff and other users on developed MIS modules and provide periodic updates to the user manuals
• Review data uploaded by users into the project MIS and ensure periodic update of same
• In collaboration with M&E Specialist, ensure data quality through frequent reviews and analysis
• Generate reports/analytics from the MIS for the preparation of periodic reports, workplans and budget
• Recommend technical specifications including hardware, software, connectivity and personnel requirements for running the system with support from the Digital/Software Engineer
• Assist in the periodic review of the processes, procedures and reporting formats and make the necessary arrangements for improvement of the database software
• Assist the knowledge management specialist to develop and implement a programme to identify, pilot and support innovative digital solutions (e.g hackathon style) to advance community resilience and socio-economic inclusion and provide follow up resilience and socio-economic inclusion and provide follow up support and supervision as needed
• Conduct periodic systems audit and recommend areas of improvements to the IT/Software Engineer and
• Perform any other related tasks assigned by the Project Coordinator

Qualification Required & Experience

• Master’s Degree in Management Information System (MIS), Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related programme deemed relevant to the position and experience in project related MIS
• 5 years relevant professional experience in design and rollout of management information systems applications in Ghana. Have practical experience in the implementation and management of a project-related MIS for similar large-scale projects
• 3 years professional experience on a project funded by the world bank or an agency of the United Nations system or other donors of same size. Have excellent digital skills, including the use of software such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, excel, PowerPoint, etc) for design, communication, project management and analysis
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English (proficiency in French is an advantage)

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

The Ministry of Local Government Decentralisation and Rural Development (MLGDRD) now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested consultants must submit an expression of interest (EoI) indicating their qualifications and relevant experience to perform the assignment, coupled with their curriculum vitae.

The selection will be carried out through open competition among shortlisted individual consultants. Interested individual consultants may obtain further information at the address below:

Five (5) hard copies of the EoI must be delivered to the address below (2), in separate sealed envelopes clearly marked for each of the position:

Address For Submission:

The Chief Director
Ministry of Local Government,
Decentralisation and Rural Development (MLGDRD)

Tel: 0302-663668

E-mail: [email protected]

Digital Address System: GA-110-9895

Address for clarifications:

The Procurement Unit
Ministry of Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development (MLGDRD)
First Floor, Room 23
P.O.Box M 50 Ministries, Accra-Ghana

Tel: 00233-21-663668 / Fax 00233-21-682003

E-mail: [email protected]

Digital Address System: GA-110-9895

Closing Date: 05 August, 2022



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