Job Vacancy For Project Officer At ActionAid Ghana

ActionAid (AA) is a global movement of people working together to further human rights for all and end poverty.

ActionAid Ghana (AAG), an Affiliate of ActionAid International is looking to employ experienced and self- motivated individuals to fill the following positions:

Project Officer - for the Women’s Rights and Sustainable Livelihoods Project

Role Overview:

The role is responsible for directly implementing and supervising project activities. The role also involves working with project partners to ensure the realization of project outcomes.

Key Responsibilities:

•   Lead projects implementation according to planned project and programme work-plans
•   Initiate project and programme reporting process and ensure timely submission of reports
•   Lead field monitoring and evaluation operations and  generate and report  emerging issues
•   Maintain strong working relations with district and community structures to ensure successful project/programme implementation
•   Organize training programmes using popular and creative methodologies to build project target’s awareness and consciousness
•   Undertake appropriate interventions to build greater self-confidence, esteem and capacities for women to recognise their own power
•   Work with project target to identify strategies or solutions for more immediate redress of their problems
•   Conduct community sensitizations of child sponsorship and support to mobilize and supervise children during child message collection exercises.

Qualification Required & Experience

The candidate must hold a BSc Agriculture with at least 2 years’ experience and proven track record in a development sector that translates into the following competencies:


•   Sound knowledge on Climate Resilient Agriculture
•   Proven skills in facilitation, research and advocacy
•   Ability to make presentations and write good reports
•   Ability to monitor and evaluate project interventions and take corrective measures where relevant
•   Sound knowledge of child protection policies and systems


•   Ability to hold self and others accountable for delivering set targets or goals
•   Ability to cope with work, time and people pressures
•   Ability to handle conflict, confrontation, disagreement and delicate inter-personal situations in such a manner as to solve the problem and sustain positive relationships
•   Ability to control anger, frustration, tension and nervousness, especially in conflict situations

Job Circumstances:

This is a four (4) year fixed term employment contract on national terms and conditions. The location for the post is Ho with frequent travel to Adaklu district.

Monthly Base Salary: GH 2,401.00

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Application Forms MUST be downloaded from the AAG website: and submitted as below:

Curriculum Vitae (CVs) are NOT acceptable.

Completed Application Forms should be emailed to:-

[email protected]

or forwarded to:

The Head, HROD/Admin
P. O. Box AN 19083,

Tel: + 233 244 316 392 / +233 28 910 9560

Closing Date: 25 February, 2016

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted and invited for assessment.

“ActionAid Ghana is an equal opportunities employer.  Whilst all applicants will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.”