Designation : FIRST ASSISTANT SECRETARY - GENERAL EDUCATION SERVICES (Code- EDU23-00116)
1. PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES
1.1 Drive the development of strategies to implement and assessment the achievement of divisional priorities by provide strategic leadership and promote continuous improvement.
1.2 Achieve competing divisional priorities by mobilizing and managing resources, promoting and encouraging team work through modeling good practice.
1.3 Develop and monitor the implementation of the annual divisional strategic and operational plan and report on achievement of performance targets.
1.4 Hold regular divisional meetings to develop and implement strategies to address problems affecting efficient implementation of divisional activities, and communicating relevant information from the management team.
1.5 Ensure relevant policies covering divisional responsibilities are developed to assist the division in achieving its functional responsibilities.
1.6 Responsible for divisional budget by taking responsibility for budget preparation, monitoring and reporting on the expenditure of divisional funds.
1.7 Ensure that the teachers are well support by staff providing courteous customer services and improving services to satisfy teachers’ needs.
1.8 Mentor, coach and encourage branch heads and staff to achieve excellence in their work area.
1.9 Discipline officers by taking personal responsibility in initiating and charging officers who may have committed a disciplinary offence.
1.10 Provide regular constructive feedback on work performance, both formally and informally, to staff based on agreed tasks and performance indicators identified with the staff.
2. QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCES AND SKILLS
2.1.1 Bachelor in Education Administration or related areas.
2.1.2 Completion of a master’s degree or doctorate qualification is highly desirable.
2.2.1 Excellent understanding of the machinery of government.
2.2.2 Extensive knowledge of the TSC Act, PSGO, PSFMA and other relevant legislative provisions.
2.2.3 In-depth understanding of PNG National Education Plan (2020-2029), UBE Plan and government directions in respect of education.
2.2.4 Sound knowledge of principles and practices of management and leadership.
2.3.1 Strategic management and leadership skills
2.3.2 Financial Management skills
2.3.3 Research and analytical skills
2.3.4 Interpersonal skills
2.3.5 Communication skills, both written and oral
2.4 Work Experience
2.4.1 8-15 years’ senior management experience in the in a complex and diverse organization.
K69,996 – K85,550