The District Coordinating Director (DCD), who oversees activities of Central Administration, and is in charge of seeing that government plans, projects, and initiatives are carried out.
The District Coordinating Director Coordinates all departments and Units of the Assembly and leads the Assembly's planning, policymaking, and decision-making processes.
As part of the roles, The Coordinating Director serves as a point of contact between the Distroct Chief Executive (DCE) and the heads of various governmental and non-governmental organizations. He manages the Assembly's resources under the direction of the District Chief Executive (DCE).
Serves as a Secretary to DISEC, and serves as the Assembly's General Assembly secretary, and advises the District Chief Executive (DCE). He also manages and makes sure that staff capacities, competencies, and expertise are well-developed.
The purpose of this Unit is to inform and raise public knowledge of the actions and programs of the Assembly.
A communication channel between the Metropolitan Assembly, city inhabitants, and other internal and external stakeholders is established by the Public Affairs division. Additionally, it successfully informs stakeholders on Nkwanta North District policies, programs, processes, and activities.
Additionally, it creates articles, news items, features, rebuttals, and media advisories for publication through media channels and keeps tabs on media coverage of Assembly operations for the administrative head's information and attention.
For the planning, execution, and evaluation of development projects and programs in the Assembly, the District Planning & Coordinating Unit is in charge of providing leadership.
The Unit oversees the creation of Annual Reports, Development Action Plans, and Medium Term Development Plans and also keeps track of and reports on all development initiatives carried out within the District.
The Unit works closely with stakeholders to gather the information needed to help formulate public policies and programs. It also has a responsibility for making sure that staff members' capacities, skills, and knowledge are well-developed to ensure their effectiveness and efficiency.
The Unit also organizes events and offers general guidance and education to the public on the procedures and permits for outdoor advertising.
The unit offers strategic guidance for achieving the Service's procurement function's overarching goal.
The unit administers the formulation and implementation of the procurement plan, oversees the planning and coordination of procurement-related operations, contributes to the creation of the yearly budget, and collaborates with service providers and other stakeholders to carry out procurement activities.
Additionally, the Unit is in charge of overseeing store management, asset disposal, and the preparation and submission of annual and periodic reports to the Public Procurement Authority in accordance with the Public Procurement Act, 2003 (Act 663).
The Budget and Rating Department's responsibility is to give technical direction for the assembly's budget preparation and management.
It gives the Assembly financial and cost-related advice. It oversees the creation, monitoring, and execution of the composite budgets for the assembly, takes part in the creation of the procurement strategy, and takes the lead in the creation of the fee-fixing resolution.
The unit also appraise direct reports for the Assembly.
To oversee the District's transportation division
The transport section advises management on the purchase of new vehicles and replacement parts and is in charge of developing and implementing transportation plans. The section also controls and guarantees that all official vehicles are used effectively and efficiently.
Additionally, the unit oversees the efficient use of funds, the upkeep of all cars in the assembly, the replenishment of roadworthy and insurance certificates, and the fueling of vehicles.
The M.I.S Unit is responsible for the deployment of Information and Communication Technologies to increasing the Assembly’s operational efficiencies and enhancing Service delivery.
In regard to the implementation, development, and deployment of IT/IM systems and resources, the unit provides leadership in the creation and application of IT/IM standards and quality assurance processes.
Additionally, it offers guidance on purchasing and maintaining computers as well as other office supplies. Additionally, the unit provides leadership in the planning and execution of security measures to safeguard IT/IM installations, infrastructure, and systems. It also helps to address IT/IM problems and challenges.
Government public relations are handled by the Client Service Unit. Its main responsibility is to spread information about government initiatives, programs, and initiatives while also gathering public opinion surveys.
The goal of the Client Service Unit is to actively and willingly support the government's investment promotion and development programs in the direction of good governance by providing a responsive two-way channel of communication. Additionally, it offers a channel of communication for the Municipal Assembly to reach out to locals as well as other internal and external stakeholders.
The Client Service Unit is in charge of communicating the policies, plans, and initiatives of the Assembly and the administration. Additionally, the department supports departments and agencies' public relations efforts.
The department handles all media-related events planned by the assembly and informs and enlightens the public about governmental developments.
Additionally, it develops news articles and features for publication through media channels and keeps track of media coverage of Assembly operations. Additionally, it generates quarterly reports to the Ministry of Information on public opinion on hot-button issues as well as situational reports from the Assembly.
To promote peace in the municipality, the department also works with the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE).
The Assembly's Internal Audit function's main goal is to support management in carrying out their duties in an efficient manner. The goal of the internal audit units' work is to evaluate the effectiveness of the Assembly's network of risk management, control, and governance processes according to how they were created and presented by management.
The objectives of the record unit are stated below:
A birth or death certificate must be issued to a person both inside and outside of the district by the Birth and Death Unit.
The purpose of the Births and Deaths Registry is to record important events, such as births.
In Ghana, vital records first started to be kept in 1888. However, it was only able to register deaths when it first started. The birth registration process wasn't started until 1912. The statute creating the registration system has undergone numerous alterations, and the registration system itself has undergone numerous changes. All of this was done to enhance the system's final delivery.
To support evidence-based decision making at all levels, the statistical unit is in charge of data collection, compilation, storage, and analysis. Due to its role in the monitoring and assessment of development projects, quality data is crucial for planning and well-informed decision-making.