Job Vacancy For Senior Management Systems Advisor At Resiliency in Northern Ghana (Tamale)

Project Description:    

The Resiliency in Northern Ghana (RING) project is a 5-year integrated project funded by the USAID Feed the Future (FtF) Initiative and is designed to contribute to Government of Ghana (GoG) efforts to sustainably reduce poverty and improve the nutritional status of vulnerable populations. The goal of RING is improved livelihoods and nutritional status of households in Ghana.

Reporting Relationship: Snr. Management Systems Advisor reports to the Chief of Party

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

The Senior Management Systems Advisor will be responsible for providing technical advice on the development, implementation and refinement of the management systems (which include planning, budgeting, financial management, supervision, implementation, human resources, and M&E) at the Northern Regional Coordinating Council (NRCC) and District Assembly (DA) levels to ensure that they are responsive to the issues and needs related to food insecurity and under-nutrition among vulnerable households and communities.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Master’s degree in international development, agriculture, economics, public health, nutrition or a related field of study;
•   Minimum 8 years or more advising government counterparts in developing and using management systems to support programming at the community level;
•   2-3 years experience working with decentralized government structures preferably in Africa;


•   Bachelor’s Degree with 12 years similar experience;
•   Demonstrated expertise in at least one or more technical areas relevant to this program: agriculture, nutrition, public health, food security or livelihoods;
•   Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with government officials and leaders at national and local levels, local NGO and community organizations, and donor community
•   Excellent interpersonal skills and strong writing and administrative skills required;
•   Prior experience working on donor-funded development projects in Ghana or West Africa and experience working on USAID funded projects preferred;
•   Fluency in written and spoken English required.

Location: Tamale

How To Apply For The Job

email applications with CVs:

[email protected]  or  [email protected]

Closing Date: 30 June, 2015