- DESCRIPTION OF THE STRUCTURE
Civil Service Council (CSC) - At the apex of the structure is the Civil Service Council. This is the governing board for the entire Ghana Civil Service. It gives policy direction on Human Resource issues and approvals for human resource management decisions in the Ghana Civil Service.
- HEAD OF THE GHANA CIVIL SERVICE (HCS)
Immediately below the Council, is the Head of the Ghana Civil Service, who as the name suggests, is the head of the entire Ghana civil service. He is answerable to the President through the Civil Service Council. He implements the decisions of the Civil Service Council. On day to day basis, he manages the entire service through Management Services Division (MSD), PRAAD and the various Directorates at OHCS.
- THE CHIEF DIRECTOR (CD)
Below the Head of Civil service is the Chief Director, the bureaucratic head and the spending officer of the OHCS. The Chief Director is the chief advisor to the Head of the Civil Service on all matters relating to the smooth operations of the OHCS in particular and the Civil Service in general. The Chief Director also coordinates the activities of the various Directorates and Units of the OHCS.
Below the Chief Director are following Departments and Directorates.
- PUBLIC RECORDS AND ARCHIVES ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT (PRAAD)
This Department of OHCS manages the records of the entire civil service. It facilitates and promotes good recordkeeping and practices in all MDA’s.
- MANAGEMENT SERVICES DIVISION (MSD)
This division is the consulting arm of the civil service. It is responsible for organizational audit.
- RESEARCH STATISTICAL INFORMATION MANAGEMENT (RSIM)
This Directorate is responsible for providing data/information on human resource issues for evidence based policy formulation and decision-making.
- RECRUITMENT AND TRAINING DIRECTORATE (RTD)
This Directorate is the focal point for the recruitment of qualified and competent personnel as well as their training.
- CAREER MANAGEMENT DIRECTORATE (CMD)
This Directorate provides leadership and guidance for effective career management in the Civil Service.
- POLICY AND STANDARDS DIRECTORATE (PSD)
This Directorate is responsible for the initiation, formulation and review of administrative instructions, rules and regulations in the Civil Service.
- PERFORMANCE MONITORING, EVALUATION DIRECTORATE (PMED)
This Directorate is responsible for facilitating the strengthening of institutional capacity of MDA’s through the formulation of performance improvement and monitoring policies.
- FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION DIRECTORATE (FAD)-
This Directorate is responsible for providing administrative and financial support services for the efficient running of the all the directorates of OHCS.