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Job Vacancy For Grant Officers At COTVET

Posted on: November 29th, 2012 by Ghana Jobs

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COTVET was set up by an Act of Parliament to formulate national policies on skills development across pre-tertiary and tertiary education, in both the formal and non formal sectors of the economy. COTVET is also to co-ordinate, harmonize and supervise the activities of private and public providers of technical and vocational education and training (TVET), including apprentiship.

Job Summary

Specific Procurement Notice
Government of the Republic of Ghana
Ministry of Education
Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET)


This specific Procurement Notice follows the General Procurement Notice for this project which appeared in the Development Business on 24th August 2011.

The Government of Ghana has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Ghana Skills and Technology Development Project (GSTDP) in the amount of US$70m and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this facility to eligible payments under the contract for the engagement of suitably qualified individuals for the above position to be passed at the Project Support Unit of the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET) in Accra.

The Grant Officers will:

•  Assist in developing and implementing guidelines to be followed for potential beneficiaries of the Fund. This involves developing appropriate selection criteria of beneficiaries for each funding window of the Fund;
•  Assist in reviewing strategic plans, business plans and proposals submitted by beneficiaries of the Fund against the guidelines for each window;
•  Assist in providing guidance and feedback to beneficiaries of the Fund;
•  Assist in critically reviewing strategic grant proposals submitted by applicants and seeking clarifications on vague and unclear issues;
•  Assist in providing support and answers to queries raised by Fund applicants;
•  Assist in arranging for Technical Review Process meetings;
•  Making recommendations for successful applicants of the Fund;
•  Assist in conducting initial assessments and short-listing strategic grant proposals meeting the established criteria for review by the relevant bodies; and
•  Participating in the determination of key selection criteria for Fund beneficiaries as per established priority areas
•  The Grant Officer will work under the direct supervision of the Grant Specialist

Perform other tasks assigned by the Project Coordinator

Qualification Required & Experience

Eligibility Criteria:

•  Must have a university degree in business management, economic development, social sciences, business administration, or other related fields
•  Minimum three years of relevant work experience in administration and a commitment to acquire additional skills needed for the assignment;
•  Knowledge of administration, documentation and project management systems
•  Demonstrated ability to serve as an information resource on status of project, disbursements, procurement stages, and tracking of project timelines;
•  Ability to work as an integral part of the Team and the work programme;
•  Excellent organizational skills with demonstrated ability to work independently, handle a variety of concurrent activities, rank priorities, organize work efficiently, and deliver assignments in a timely manner often under time constraints;
•  Strong interpersonal and practical problem-solving skills; including ability to communicate effectively, in writing and orally, in English;
•  High proficient in computer software application (e.g. Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, Word)

How To Apply For The Job

The Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET) now invites interested and qualified individuals to submit typewritten application letters and curriculum vitae indicating that they are qualified to perform the services for the position described above. These should include:

•  Description of similar assignments
•  Experience in similar conditions
•  Availability of appropriate skills

Only short listed individuals will be contacted

Written expressions of interest must be delivered by 4.00pm at the address below:

The Project Coordinator
Project Support Unit
Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training
P. O. Box M651

Attn: Procurement Specialist

Location: No 2, 2nd Nii Kokonya Road, East legon, Near America House, Accra
Telephone: 0202-052203; 0209-990173; 0209-977890
Email: [email protected]

Closing Date: 13 December, 2012