Designation : FIRST ASSISTANT SECRETARY - SCHOOL INTERVENTIONS & INNOVATIONS (Code- EDU23-00561)
1. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
1.1 Direct and control the activities of WASH & National Literacy and Out of School Children
Initiatives so that it is serving its purpose.
1.2 Accept full responsibility for the work of the WASH & National Literacy and OOSCI.
1.3 Allocate work and set work standards and objectives and evaluate their operations to make
sure that it is fulfilling its role and functions.
1.4 Advise and inform members of the WASH and National Literacy & OOSCI Council on literacy
and literacy status of Papua New Guinea
1.5 Advise the Deputy Secretary on the activities and issues of literacy programs
1.6 Oversee management and operations of all WASH and NL & OOSCI activities through
employing best practices
1.7 Keep effective and efficient network with all WASH and NL & OOSCI stakeholders, both
nationally and internationally
1.8 Keep consistent communications with all literacy programs throughout the nation
1.9 Maintain effective public relations with Government, both National, Provincial, CSOs and
Churches in literacy and language programs
1.10 Incorporate Gender Equity and Social Inclusion Principles and Values of Honesty, Integrity, Accountability, Respect, Wisdom and Responsibility in programs, activities and initiatives to foster positive work ethics.
2. QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS
2.1.1 Bachelor’s Degree in Arts majoring Language and Literature or Social Works
2.1.2 Masters or a Doctoral degree from a University in linguistics, language education or social sciences.
2.2.1 At least 10 years hands on experience in people development and community empowerment through community- based education programmes in local languages. Must be a dynamic leader, innovative, committed and visionary
2.3.1 Knowledgeable in language in development, culturally and traditionally motivated to bond people to their identity as Papua New Guineans and blending of cultures to achieve the utmost best in society.
2.4.1 Linguistic skills to develop orthographies, research, resource management, computer literacies,
supervision, project monitoring and evaluation, people management, budgeting and sustainable programme implementation and networking.
K61,478 – K75,140