I.  General Information

Name of host institution

Civil Service Training College of Sierra Leone

Address of host institution

State Avenue Tower Hill, Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Name and email address of focal point in host institution

Dr  Pius Kargbo


Background information about host institution

The Civil Service Training College is  the only Mandatory Training Institution for the Civil /Public Servants    of Sierra Leone and offers courses at certificate, diploma,  and postgraduate Diplom levels in the following disciplines:  Public Administration and Management,Records Management, Information Communication and Technology, Asset Management and Media Studies.

II. Position Information

Organizational unit/ Department

Public Sector Administrative and Strategic Management. Northern Province of Sierra Leone.

Duration of assignment

To be determined by the host institution.

Name and email of supervisor

Principal Civil Service Training College

Dr. M.Y.Bangura


III. Objectives of Assignment

  • To provide training to C.S.T.C staff/students and civil servants in Northern Region to acquire skills in Public Sector Administrative and Strategic Management in the region of the country
  • Provide organisational behavior training to civil servants to increase performance including adding value in public service delivery

IV. Responsibilities and Accountability

  • Train civil servant to acquire skills on organisational behaviour and its challenges
  • Provide training on the role of value chain in the public sector management
  • Organisation learning in the public sector
  • To train C.S.T.C staff/students and civil servants to gain experience on  public procurement and credit control
  • Train C.S.T.C staff/students and civil servants to gain experience managing teams to achieve change
  • Train staff, lecture students/civil service in Asset Management in the public sector
  • Train staff and civil servants to gain knowledge of lean thinking in the public service delivery
  • Train staff/student and civil servants on risk management
  • Provide training on leadership development and team building
  • Provide training on customer relationship management (CRM)
  • To provide training on effective public procurement
  • Offer training on management of Public Private Partnership (PPP)

V.  Competencies

The resource person is expected to demonstrate the following competencies:


  • Ability to work  under  extreme pressure in difficult conditions while maintaining creativity and strategic thinking
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  •  Capacity to Work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues from various professional backgrounds
  • Ability to transfer Knowledge and skills efficiently through training in a professional manner
  • Highly organised, plan and responsive organisational management setting
  • Have the ability to travel in provinces and districts
  • Able to overcome stress situations


  • Experience in teaching and  training development skills in Modern Public Administration and Management/Operations Management in public sector institutions
  • Adequate knowledge and experience in modern curriculum development.
  • Excellent Communication and Negotiations Skills.
  • Experience in organizing workshops and seminars in public admin and management
  • Excellent presentation skills

VI.  Education and Experience

The expected resource persons must:

  • Have at least a Master’s degree or a professional qualification in related discipline and a PhD in Public Administration and Management could be an advantage.
  • Have proven experience in a related field for at least 5 years

VII.  Languages

Languages:                     Proficiency:

English                                            High

Sierra Leone
Country of Opportunity: 
Sierra Leone
Closing Date: 
Oct 30, 2017