The Ministry of Education has announced vacancy for a Permanent Secretary, the highest civil service position at the ministry.
Announcing vacancies is mandated by the Civil Service Act, and their appointment is regulated by the Civil Service Commission.
While the Commission has not disclosed any details, the sitting Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Mohamed Saeed, was suspended after investigation into a complaint against him.
The Commission also has authority to move the Permanent Secretary assigned to one ministry to another.
Candidates contesting for the position must have a Bachelor’s Degree in management, administration, or a field relevant to their ministry of appointment.
Permanent Secretaries receive a monthly renumeration of MVR 20,500, with a living allowance of MVR 15,000.