Job Vacancy For Programme Officer

The Embassy is now seeking a qualified Programme Officer as Infrastructure and Urban Development Specialist to join its Economics Section.


• Manage Switzerland's portfolio and indentify new activities with regard to infrastructure financing in particular urban development, sustainable energy supply and renewable energy
• Develop and maintain close contacts with government officials, private sector stakeholders, development partners and implementing agencies
• Provide analysis on the aforementioned issues and contribute to policy dialogue, in particular the relevant sector working groups

Qualification Required & Experience

• Master's Degree in Economics, Law Public Policy, Engineering or a related field
• A minimum of 4 years working experience in infrastructure financing related to urban development, energy sector and renewable energy
• Proven experience in with development cooperation work
• Excellent knowledge of Ghana's economic, political and social context
• Strong written and spoken communication skills in English
• Strong analytical skills and ability to synthesize
• Ability to multitask in a busy environment and willingness to efficiently handle a substantial workload and to assume tasks outside the core sphere of responsibilities
• Ability to negotiate with and persuade varying categories of stakeholders
• Organised, proactive, ability to work autonomously and perserverant
• Ability to work in a team, networking skills

The Swiss Embassy Offers:

• Attractive working environment
• Remuneration commensurable to qualifications and experience
• Long-term contract
• Health insurance and pension fund scheme

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Full applications require application letter, CV, testimonials for all previous jobs. All applications should be sent to:

[email protected]

With the subject "Application-Infrastructure and Urban Development Specialist" or to the address below:

The Economic Section
Embassy of Switzerland
Hilla Limann Hwy/King Tackie Avenue
Corner of Kenneth Kaunda RD
P.O.Box 359 GPO
North Ridge Area - Accra

Closing Date: 29 March, 2019
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