Job Vacancy For Programme Officer (6 Positions)



Job Purpose

• To ensure Solidaridad achieves its objectives with regards to promoting sustainable cocoa production through the provision of technical assistance and market support for quality commodity production.
• The role works in the field to ensure these tasks are fulfilled to increase income and improve livelihoods of farmers

Job Purpose


• To ensure Solidaridad achieves its objectives with regards to promoting sustainable cocoa production through the provision of technical assistance and market support for quality commodity production
• The role works in the field to ensure these tasks are fulfilled to increase income and improve livelihoods of farmers

Major Responsibilities

Programme Coordination & Management

• Supports the coordinator to coordinate and manage the activities of programme components
• Assists in planning, coordination and documentation of meetings, workshops, seminars and other activities of the programme, focusing on on the technical aspects
• Provide technical trainings on cocoa agronomy and food crop production practices to lead farmer
• Work with relevant stakeholders within the cocoa lfe project to execute programme objectives
• Assists the Programme Manager in the establishment of a database for projects
• Oranises and maintains the projects/programme documentation, filing system and projects/programme library
• Prepares annual work plans for the cocoa life project
• Supports in liaising with other solidaridad projects, concepts and status of implementation, as well as with related experts and staff

Monitoring & Reporting

• Follows up the programme monitoring system and updates information concerning the progress of projects, periodically documents and reports the results of the activities
• Assists in the recording and writing of results in each activity undertaken
• Writes technical and financial reports based on Solidaridad's specific planning, implementation and reporting procedures

Business Development

• Assists in developing project proposals, concepts and innovations

Communications

• Observes topics directly related to the programme/projects through evaluation by the press, direct dialogue, forum participation, public hearings, seminars, etc
• Orders and distributes projects/programme public relations materials
• Supports organising public relations activities for the programme, workshops, conferences, etc

Qualification Required & Experience

• University Degree in Agricultural Science, Agricultural Business or relevant subject, preferably with specialisation in cocoa agronomy
• At least 3 to 5 years experience in similar role
• Experience in working with policymakers, researchers, consultants and knowledge brokers in international cooperation
• Experience in facilitating community development activities
• Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc)
• Superior presentation and facilitation skills
• Capable of working in dynamic, intercultural, multi stakeholder setting
• Excellent communication skills with ability to produce professional reports in English

Location: New Juabeng, West Akyem, Upper West Akyem, Fanteakwa and Suhum/Ayensuano

How To Apply For The Job

If you believe you have the skills and experience to fulfill this challenging and rewarding role, then kindly send your application with updated resume to:

[email protected]

Please indicate the position and location in the subject

Closing Date: 30 September, 2018
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