POSITION: Coordinator (Ghana Aid Effectiveness Forum)
REPORTING TO: Director Programmes and Advocacy
ASSOCIATES: Programme Officers, Senior Project Officer and Project Officers
EXTERNAL RELATIONS: NGOs, Research organizations and MDAs

DUTIES, ROLES AND RESPOSIBITIES

•  To ensure effective planning monitoring and evaluation of all of the Forum’s projects and activities
•  Run an analysis of all budget documents of government and Development partners that are released throughout the planning and budget cycle at all times through the year and produce documents to engage relevant national institutions, including
Parliament and the Executive
•  Ensure the Forum becomes a clearing house for all actors to acquire timely, relevant, alternative and well researched information on budgets in Ghana
•  Create materials for public promotion of budget transparency and accountability and assist Programme fundraising, ensuring that all donor contractual obligations
are met in a professional, transparent and timely manner;
•  Provide leadership and link the work of the Forum to broader national agendas and stakeholders (such as the Right to information initiative, constitutional reform,
etc.)
•  Liaise with all stakeholders to ensure optimum flows of information and maximum engagement of all forum members
•  Represent the Forum at national and international conferences / meetings
•   Ensure that the Forum is working with like-minded civil society groups and national institutions
•  Conduct coordinate training workshops on respective tools and approaches and provide on-going technical assistance to platform members and quality control of
platform analysis during the project implementation;
•  Coordinate and facilitate the research activities of members including proposal development, budget preparation, expenditure accounting
•  Ensure proper documentation and communication for forum activities
•  Work with accountant to ensure proper budgeting / financial planning and accounting for all financial resources
•  Serve as the secretary to the steering committee and during general meetings of the Forum membership
•  Ensure effective links between the national secretariat and the working committees / groups established by the Forum
•  Ensure effective working relationship with relevant government agencies and officials
•  Deliver any other tasks identified by Secretariat and supervisors necessary to ensure that projects under the Forum’s Programme are implemented successfully

Knowledge, experience and skills:

•  Master’s degree or equivalent experience in Economics, statistics or related subject
•  Minimum of three years’ work experience, with a focus on budget research and project coordination, preferably in the field of governance.
•  Sound knowledge of tools, research methods and policy issues in the social accountability, budget research, and good governance
•  Strong research and writing skills
•  Must be self-starter who requires minimum or no prompting
•  Media relationship skills
•  Excellent networking, communication and interpersonal skills
•  Experience in training/capacity-building and technical backstopping
•  Track record in fundraising an advantage
•  Working knowledge of MS Office, online communications and related applications, including Excel.

How To Apply For The Job

email: send@africaonline.com.gh
Tel: 0302716860

Closing Date: 8th October, 2012