GUYANA ELECTIONS COMMISSION VACANCY Applications are invited from suitable qualified persons to fill the position of: ASSISTANT CHIEF ELECTION OFFICER/ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER, NATIONAL REGISTRATION
GUYANA ELECTIONS COMMISSION
Applications are invited from suitable qualified persons to fill the position of:
ASSISTANT CHIEF ELECTION OFFICER/ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER, NATIONAL REGISTRATION
Under the control and supervision of the Deputy Chief Election Officer, the Assistant Chief Election Officer is responsible for the smooth functioning of all Divisions/Sections/Units/Offices within the ambit of the Operations Department.
A) Ensures that all field activities confirm to the relevant laws, regulations, GECOM policy directives and guidelines.
B) Coordinates, directs and ensures the implementation of all operational plans.
C) Reviews operational plans relative to the effective availability and timely movement of all resources necessary to facilitate the registration of eligible persons and the conduct of all elections.
D) Conducts regular monitoring/evaluation of the performance of the various Divisions/Sections/Units/Offices within the Operations Department.
E) Coordinates the provision/distribution of all relevant materials, equipment, supplies, transport and other requisite resources that are pertinent to the registration and electoral processes.
F) Ensures the precise numbering of Polling Stations and accurate allocation of electors to the respective Polling Stations, in conformity with the legal provisions and policy guidelines of the Commission.
G) Convenes regular briefing sessions with Registration Officers.
H) Receives and reviews pertinent Reports, District/Area Plans and relevant Schedules of Activities.
I) Liaises with the Police Force regarding the provision of security for all Polling Stations and for Registration Offices, as may be necessary; as well as for the safe custody of all registration and election materials and equipment.
J) Any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Deputy Chief Election Officer from time to time.
1. A first Degree in Public Administration, Management. Sociology or related discipline from a recognized institution, with training in electoral management practices. Must have at least five years' experience in the management of national elections.
2. A Diploma in Public Administration, Management, Sociology or related discipline from a recognized institution, with training in electoral management practices. Must have at least ten years' experience in the management of national elections.
Qualifications in Elections Management and a comprehensive knowledge of GECOM's procedures and processes along with excellent oral and written communication skills and computer literacy would be an asset.
Applications must include a detailed Curriculum Vitae along with two (2) letters of recommendation, of which one (1) must be from a current or last employer and should be submitted no later than 12:00 hours on Monday, August 04, 2014 to:
Elections Commission Secretariat
Lot 41, High & Cowan Streets
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