RTI Officers at Ministry of Information

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  • Posted:
    7 months ago
  • Category:
    Media / Journalism Jobs in Ghana
  • Deadline:
    13 Dec 2019

The Government of Ghana, through the Ministry of Information, will commence the implementation of the Right-to-Information Act 2019 from 1st January, 2020. Consequently, we invite applications from qualified Ghanaians for the positions listed as RTI Officers

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide support in compiling and publishing and maintaining up-to-date information in the form of a manual to facilitate easy access to information.
  • Comply with the procedures for handling any requests under the Right to Information Act, thereby ensuring that they are dealt with in a timely, specific and confidential manner;
  • Serve as the designated contact for all enquiries relating to the Right to Information within a designated public institution.
  • Receive, record, acknowledge and process applications for information within the periods as prescribed in the law;
  • Co-ordinate responses to requests for information under Act 989;
  • Maintain an accurate and up-to-date register of requests including details of any disclosures, refusals, advice and guidance;
  • Monitor and track the progress of requests and produce regular

Qualification Required & Experience

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited tertiary institution in any of the following fields:
  • Communications Studies
  • Information Studies
  • Law
  • Completed the one-year mandatory national service; and
  •  A minimum of two years of working experience post-national


Interested candidates should apply online with their:

  • Application letters;
  • Certified photocopies of relevant certificates of stated academic/ professional qualifications;
  • Detailed curriculum vitae;
  • Names, email addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) work related/academic referees; and
  • National Service certificate Kindly note that all applicants will be required to sit and pass the online Civil Service graduate entry examination. Details of this examination will be communicated in due course.
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