Central Administration is headed by the District Coordinating Director (DCD) and is responsible for ensuring the implementation of governmental policies, projects and programmes at the MMDAs level.
The department guides policy formulation, planning and decision-making at the Assembly.
As part of its responsibilities, Central Administration acts as a liaison between Heads of other governmental and non-governmental agencies and the District Chief Executive (DCE), it manages financial and other resources of the Assembly in consultation with the District Chief Executive (DCE).
The Head of the Department serves as a Secretary to the Assembly and chairs the District Planning and Coordinating Unit (DPCU) and acts as an advisor to the District Chief Executive (DCE). The Department also ensures that the capabilities, skills and knowledge of staff are well developed.
Michael Amini Salifu – District Co-Ordinating Director
Oswin Langmagne – Assistant Director I
The District Planning & Coordinating Unit is responsible for providing leadership in the planning, implementation and evaluation of development projects and programmes in the Assembly.
The Unit provides lead support in the preparation of Annual Reports, Development Action Plans and Medium Term Development Plans. It also monitors and reports on all development projects that takes place within the District.
The Unit liaises with stakeholders to collect inputs necessary to aid in the formulation of public policies and programmes and also plays the role of ensuring that the capabilities, skills and knowledge of staff are well developed to ensure their effectiveness and efficiency.
Abdul-Jalal Fuseini – District Developmental Planning Officer
Monica Talata Anabah – Deputy District Developmental Planning Officer
Procurement & Logistics
The unit provides strategic direction for the achievement of the overall objective of the procurement function in the Service.
The unit plans and coordinates activities related to procurement, manages the development and implementation of the procurement plan, provides inputs for the preparation of the annual budget and liaises with service providers and other stakeholders to undertake procurement activities.
It is also the responsibility of the Unit to ensure that the procurement activities are in harmony with the Public Procurement Act, 2003 (Act 663), supervise stores management and assets disposal as well as the Preparation and submission of Annual and Periodic Reports to the Public Procurement Authority.
Amobire Fidelis – District Procurement Officer
The District Information Services Department is responsible for disseminating government policies to people within the District.
The Department is tasked with the responsibility of sensitizing and educating citizens on various activities organized by the Assembly.
The Department also reports on the Assembly’s monthly activities and Daily activities and ensures that these reports are duly submitted to top management of the District and the Ministry respectively.
Raphael – District Information Officer
Management Information Systems
The unit provides leadership in the development and the application of IT/IM standards and quality assurance system in relation to the implementation, development and the deployment of IT/IM systems and resources.
It also advises on the provision and maintenance of computers and other office accessories. The unit also contributes to addressing IT/IM problems and issues and provides leadership in the design and implementation of security measures to protect the IT/IM installations, infrastructure and systems.
Kwadwo Appiah Akrofi – District MIS/IT Officer