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Job Vacancy For Aftercare Personnel

Posted on: June 10th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs No Comments

{International Justice Mission (IJM),Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,09 Jul-2021};

The Need

International Justice Mission (IJM) is an international human rights organization working to protect some of the most vulnerable and oppressed people from violent forces of injustice. IJM does this by securing rescue and restoration for victims and ensuring public justice systems work for the poor.

IJM Ghana partners with Ghanaian law enforcement officials to identify and rescue children who have been enslaved in Ghana’s fishing industry on Lake Volta. We create customized care plans for each survivor, and we work with government social service agencies and private aftercare providers to ensure children have a safe place to grow in freedom.

The Aftercare Department of the International Justice Mission in Ghana is currently seeking applications for an Aftercare National Service Person. The applicant will report to the Aftercare Manager.

Responsibilities

• Accompany the Aftercare team on field visits when appropriate to provide general assistance.
• Assist in shelter training sessions, client sessions, workshops, and any other Aftercare events.
• Support Aftercare team through inputting case details to CTMS (Casework Tracking Management System) in liaison with the Aftercare Casework Manager.
• Plan activities for children at processing centers and manage the supplies for the children (e.g.
• backpacks, clothing, coloring sheets etc.)
• Create summary sheets of new clients and maintain files for existing clients.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Tertiary level background in Social Work, Sociology or Psychology;
• Computer literate with proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel;
• Excellent interpersonal skills, especially with children and their caregivers;
• Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English; fluency in Ewe, Ga Adangbe, and Twi preferred

Critical Qualities

• Mature orthodox Christian faith as defined by the Apostles’ Creed.
• Attention to detail and disciplined with priorities.
• Personable and mature judgment.
• Professional presentation in demeanor, written and oral communication.

Travel Requirements

This position may require frequent travel to various regions in Ghana.

Location: Ghana

How To Apply For The Job

Send Cover Letter, Resume, & Statement of Faith* by email to:

[email protected]

A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as relevant to your involvement with IJM. The statement should include a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current fellowship or place of worship.

Closing Date: 09 July, 2021

Job Vacancy For Field Office Director

Posted on: June 10th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs No Comments

{International Justice Mission (IJM),Tamale,Full-Time,GH,Degree,N/A,09 Jul-2021};

The Need

International Justice Mission (IJM) is an international human rights organization working to protect some of the most vulnerable and oppressed people from violent forces of injustice by securing rescue and restoration for victims and ensuring public justice systems work for the poor.

IJM Ghana partners with Ghanaian law enforcement officials to identify and rescue children who have been enslaved in Ghana’s fishing industry on Lake Volta. We create customized care plans for each survivor, and we work with aftercare providers to ensure the rescued children have a safe place to grow in freedom.

The Tamale office of the International Justice Mission in Ghana is currently seeking applications for a National Service Personnel. The incumbent will work closely with the Advocacy and Casework teams and report to the Tamale Field Office Director.

Responsibilities

• Provide general administrative support to the Tamale Casework team.
• Accompany the Aftercare team on assigned field visits to observe and provide general assistance.
• Liaise with the advocacy office in Accra to implement IJM Ghana advocacy goals in the Northern sector of Ghana (facilitating engagements, partnership mapping and community engagement).
• Manage and provide support for the casework tracking management system.
• Execute special projects as assigned by the Tamale Field Office Director.

Qualification Required & Experience

• A Bachelors’ degree in Law, Social Science, Political Science or any other related disciplines.
• Organized and able to work well under pressure.
• Excellent critical thinking, oral and written communication skills.
• Fluent in English. The ability to speak Ada, Ewe, Twi, Fante and any other local Ghanaian languages would be a plus.
• Computer literate with proficiency in MS Word, Outlook and Excel.

Critical Qualities

• Mature orthodox Christian faith as defined by the Apostles’ Creed;
• Organized, with attention to detail and disciplined with priorities.
• Personable and mature judgment.
• Professional presentation in demeanor, written and oral communication.

Travel Requirements

This position may require travel to and from Greater Accra, Volta, Eastern, Oti, Bono East, Brong Ahafo, Savannah and Northern Regions.

Location: Tamale

How To Apply For The Job

Send Cover Letter, Resume & Statement of Faith* by email to:

[email protected]

A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as relevant to your involvement with IJM. The statement should include a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current fellowship or place of worship.

Closing Date: 09 July, 2021

Job Vacancy For National Expert in Human Centric Design (HCD)

Posted on: June 2nd, 2021 by Ghana Jobs No Comments

{UNDP Ghana,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,3 years,04 Jun-2021};

Competencies

• Excellent organizational and analytical skills complemented by sound interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a multicultural environment.
• Ability to act independently and exercise sound judgment
• Proficient in MS Office Software applications, data analysis and technical presentations.
• Fluency in the qualitative research and synthesis to ideation, prototyping, and implementation
• Openness to change and ability to receive/integrate feedback
• Ability to plan, organize, implement and report on work.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Keen attention to detail and execution in craft
• Experience managing multiple and competing deliverables
• Demonstrates integrity by modelling the UN’s values and ethical standards and acts in accordance with the Standards of Conduct for international civil servants.
• Advocates and promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNCDF.
• Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.

Qualification Required & Experience

Education:

• A Master’s Degree is required in economics, public/business administration, marketing, communication, sociology, social sciences, microfinance or related discipline. Undergraduate degree with additional 2 years of relevant experience is also accepted.

Experience:

• At least three years of demonstrated experience in conducting HCD researches for in the domain of inclusion and innovation with low-income customers and users
• At least three years of experience in the industry in conducting and managing customer research projects on digital products and services
• A minimum of two-year experience designing, conceiving, and prototyping solutions related use-case drivers (market research, prototype development) is mandatory
• Project management experience, including multi-tasking to lead and execute multiple time-sensitive projects in parallel is mandatory
• Good knowledge/Exposure/Experience in financial innovation is preferable
• Good knowledge/Exposure/Experience in knowledge management for financial inclusion is preferable
• Good knowledge/Exposure/Experience of the financial sector in Ghana is preferable

Language requirements:

• Written and spoken proficiency in English is mandatory.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Click Here To Apply Online

Closing Date: 04 June, 2021

Job Vacancy For Head of Programme

Posted on: June 2nd, 2021 by Ghana Jobs No Comments

{UNOPS Ghana,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,7 years,22 Jun-2021};

Summary of key results:

1) Programme governance, implementation and monitoring
2) Programme development and planning
3) Manage programme resources
4) Partnership networking and advocacy
5) Knowledge management and innovation

1. Programme governance, implementation and monitoring

• Accept responsibility for project portfolio oversight as delegated by the Ghana Multi Country Office (GHMCO) Director and through the role of Project Executive on Project Boards.
• In collaboration with other business units, develop the Ghana Multi Country Office (GHMCO)
• multi year business plan in line with the AFR and UNOPS corporate plan and lead the implementation of the programme component
• Establish and execute the programme implementation plans in collaboration with the team and partners, including setting objectives, performance measurements, standards and results expected to ensure timely delivery and client-oriented services.
• Monitor and supervise the timely and cost-effective implementation of the programme according to UNOPS goals and partner expectations, agreed quality standards, approved budget and full cost recovery, and in line with signed Legal Agreements
• Supervise the Programme Management Office (PMO) and its set up, to ensure that project management governance, policies, processes and methods are complied with and practiced according to the UNOPS standards, best project management practices are promoted, and overall assurance of projects is provided.
• Ensure proactive programme and project risk identification and assessment and implementation of adequate mitigation measures.
• Mentor and assist Project Managers in planning, execution and delivery of allocated projects, ensuring incorporation of best practice project management processes,and participating in the monitoring and evaluation of their projects.
• Facilitate timely and accurate project tracking, analysis of outputs, and reporting.

2. Programme development and planning

• Support the Ghana Multi Country Office (GHMCO) Director in ensuring the financial sustainability of the programme and delivery of desired results, compliance with organisational strategies, rules, regulations and standards of performance.
• Submit mandated reports and critical issues to the Ghana Multi Country Office (GHMCO) Director and clients, to drive future process improvement and business development planning.
• Analyse and keep abreast of political and development trends in the geographical area, to identify and propose to the Ghana Multi Country Office (GHMCO) Director areas for UNOPS engagement and support based on priorities in the relevant geography, strategic areas of focus and comparative advantage.
• Manage and oversee the preparation of programme documents (including business cases/strategies, policy briefs, programme plans and risk assessments).
• Ensure the accurate and timely completion of programme/business recommendations for the review and approval of the Ghana Multi Country Office (GHMCO) Director.
• Consult and collaborate with internal and external colleagues and partners to ensure linkages, consistency, and harmonisation of approaches and compliance with guidelines, framework and standards of accountability, integrity and performance.
• Act as the Gender Focal Point for the Ghana Multi Country Office (GHMCO) to assume accountability for the Gender Mainstreaming in the Country Office/Multi Country Office, including Gender Mainstreaming Action Plan being actioned and timely implemented, as well as ensuring that the office has required gender mainstreaming capacity and knowledge, and that gender is mainstreamed into relevant projects, programs, and processes.

3. Manage programme resources

• Plan and propose to the Ghana Multi Country Office (GHMCO) Director, required programme resources (human and financial).
• Compile from the Project Managers, monitor and submit revenue and expenditure forecasts based on UNOPS and Ghana Multi Country Office (GHMCO) financial goals.
• Determine pricing strategies based on UNOPS pricing policy and models to ensure an appropriate balance between revenue and development capacity within UN mandate and spirit.
• Manage programme resources in accordance with UNOPS standards of ethics, integrity and accountability framework and financial sustainability.
• Plan, recruit, manage and develop programme personnel/technical experts with the skills and competencies needed to ensure optimum performance and encourage the formation of diverse teams.
• Promote teamwork, collaboration and diversity by providing the programme team with clear direction, objectives and guidance to enable them to perform their duties responsibly, effectively and efficiently and also to facilitate collaboration with other business units.
• Foster a positive work environment, respectful of both men and women, and ensure that the highest standards of conduct are observed.
• Plan, conduct and/or respond to UNOPS performance evaluation reviews and surveys.

4. Partnership, networking and advocacy

• Build and strengthen strategic partnerships through active networking, advocacy and effective communication of UNOPS competencies in project service delivery and management.
• Support the business development function by identifying and developing new business and partnership/customer opportunities.
• Work closely with the partnership unit to ensure and facilitate the capture of lessons learnt from programme and project implementation into new opportunities and engagement development, as well as the adequate identification of risks and mitigation measures.
• Contribute to current and future growth plans for the Ghana Multi Country Office (GHMCO),ensuring alignment with the UNOPS Strategic Plan.
• Support Communication Specialists to develop communication strategies to maximise communication impact and outreach and build awareness of UNOPS goals and competencies to reinforce UNOPS competitive edge as a provider of sustainable projects results.
• At the request of the Ghana Multi Country Office (GHMCO) Director participate and/or represent the Ghana Multi Country Office (GHMCO) in inter-agency discussions and planning to ensure UNOPS position, interests and priorities are fully considered.

5. Knowledge management and innovation

• Keep abreast of and incorporate best practices, approaches and technology to enhance the programme delivery and results.
• Operationalise and share best practices and lessons learned for corporate development planning and knowledge building.
• Draft policy papers and/or recommend policy changes to align operations with changing environments.
• Lead the planning, implementation and organization of strategic capacity building of personnel, clients and stakeholders within the programme.

Qualification Required & Experience

Education

• A Master’s degree in engineering, project management, public administration, social science or other relevant related field is required.
• A combination of a Bachelor’s degree with an additional 2 years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the education requirements outlined above

B. Work Experience

• A minimum of 7 years of experience managing engineering or procurement projects or that combines strategic and managerial leadership in social development, business development, executive management and/or programme management planning and operations in an international environment.
• Some experience in UN system organizations preferably in a developing country is desirable.

C. Language

• Full working knowledge of English is essential. .
• Fluency in one or more additional official UNOPS languages is an advantage

D. Certification

• PRINCE2 Foundation/Practitioner an asset, but required completion within the first 6 months of onboarding.
• Programme/Project Management Professional (MSP® or PMI-PgMP/PMI-PMP) an asset

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Click Here To Apply Online

Closing Date: 22 June, 2021

Job Vacancy For Social and Behavior Change Communications (SBCC) Specialist

Posted on: May 31st, 2021 by Ghana Jobs No Comments

{MAGENTA,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,8 years,17 Jun-2021};

OVERVIEW

MAGENTA is a leading Social and Behavioural Change (SBC) Research and Communications agency that specialises in understanding human decision-making processes in order to design communications solutions for positive change in fragile and development settings.

Headquartered in Amman and implementing programs across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, we use the latest in behavioural science principles and a rigorous approach to research, strategy, campaign design and implementation.

Our client base includes UN agencies, INGOs, governments and private sector. We aim to amplify the voices of local actors while bringing international expertise and methodological rigour. To do so, we partner with civil society, creative agencies, media and academics to
design innovative, relevant and impactful solutions to some of the most challenging problems of our time. Whether we are aiming to shift parenting practices to improve children’s outcomes or to understand how social norms underpin corruption, we always go the extra mile to ensure
we can create positive impact for some of the most underserved populations in the world.

We are looking for someone with strong SBCC and management experience for the anticipated USAID Resilience in Northern Ghana (RING) II Systems Strengthening Activity in Ghana. The project aims to address poor nutrition and weak resilience in northern Ghana through a service delivery systems strengthening approach.

The RING II Activity will result in sustained improvements in service delivery by local governments to achieve measurable improvements in the nutrition and resilience of reproductive-aged women and children under five years old in Northern Ghana. This position will be based in Northern Ghana, and work with a project team there, backstopped by technical and management experts in the home office. The SBCC Specialist will be responsible for overseeing the SBCC component of the project, working with MAGENTA’s technical experts in research, behavioural change design,
production and M&E

RESPONSIBILITIES

Typical tasks will include:

• Contributing to SBCC programme design, including theory of change, activity design, M&E framework, and resources plans
• Apply SBCC models to the design of interventions
• Development of strategies for the effective implementation of activities
• Regular stakeholder mapping and identification, including CSOs, local NGOs, media and government actors
• Management and oversight of all SBCC activities under the RING II activity
• Establish and maintain a productive relationships with key stakeholders, including, local government officials, local partners and community groups.
• Local representation of MAGENTA with donor and other stakeholders

Qualification Required & Experience

REQUIREMENTS & COMPETENCIES

• At least 8 years of working experience including at least 5 years of experience designing and implementing social and behavior change communications programmes.
• Degree in relevant subject
• Existing strong relationships with and understanding of the Ghana media landscape, government officials and CSOs
• Knowledge and experience in research
• Excellent communications skills including developing presentations and oral presentation skills.
• Robust logic chain analytics and strong general analytical skills
• Demonstrated desire for excellence and an ability to inspire others to attain professional excellence;
• Excellent written and spoken English fluency

WORKING CONDITIONS

• Some long hours including evening and weekends to complete tasks or attend events
• May involve working in regions that are remote and lack basic modern infrastructure

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applicants should submit a two-page CV and letter of motivation titling the email “Ghana Social and Behavioural Change Communications Specialist – Your Name” to

[email protected]

The letter of motivation should describe why the applicant wants to join the MAGENTA team, with a specific example of how their experience and skills can enhance MAGENTA’s work.

Closing Date: 17 June, 2021

APPLICATIONS WITH NO LETTER OF MOTIVATION PROVIDED WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Job Vacancy For Project Officer

Posted on: April 14th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs

{Plan International,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,5 years,23 Apr-2021};

Purpose

• Plan International is an independent non-profit organization that advances children’s well-being and equality for girls. Working in building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years and present in 70 countries, Plan International strives for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children while working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners.

• Plan International Ghana is looking for a Project Officer to work as part of a team of professionals to deliver high quality programming and results for a project titled “Women’s Voice and Leadership – Ghana”. The project will support local women’s rights organizations with grants and capacity development to strengthen their organizational development, programming and advocacy, and sustainability. It will further support collaboration and collective action to advance gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. The project has a national reach and aims to support 98 Women’s Rights Organizations (WROs). The project started in April 2019, has a duration of five years, and a budget of over $3.2 million EUR.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science or Gender studies, or Social work, and other related field with a minimum of 5 years substantial experience of which at least two years’ experience with NGOs.
• Demonstrated experience of working on gender equality and empowerment of women and girls and advocacy of equality and inclusion.
• Experience with a diverse set of stakeholders at all levels of an organization, including from policy-makers and senior management to local government and CSOs, as well as community leaders and beneficiaries.
• Experience in working with women development organizations,
• Grass-root development management experiences-understanding challenges and opportunities in the communities and field level realities of NGOs are desirable.

Demonstrated behaviours needed by the postholder to successfully perform the role:

• Commitment to Plan International Ghana values Passion for gender equality, mission driven work and personal values
• Creates a strong sense of purpose within the portfolio and with stakeholders.
• Holds self and others to account to deliver on agreed goals and standards of behaviour
• Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and meet deadlines.
• A process-oriented working style, with the ability to be flexible and adaptable
• Ability to work independently and as a team player
• Relates to people in a friendly, open manner and engenders trust from other staff,
• Creates strong sense of purpose within organisation and with stakeholders,
• Holds self and others to account to deliver on agreed goals and standards of behaviour,
• Promotes innovation and learning

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Click Here To Apply Online

Closing Date: 23 April, 2021

Job Vacancy For Management Information Systems Specialist

Posted on: April 9th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs

{Chemonics International,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,5 years,28 Apr-2021};

Chemonics International, a US-based international development consulting firm, seeks an experienced MIS Specialist for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Global Health Supply Chain Program–Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) Ghana. The MIS Specialist will provide support to the USAID GHSC-PSM project. He/She will be responsible for assisting the Systems Strengthening Team Lead with implementation of MIS tools, systems and strategies to support the supply chain efforts of Ghana Health Service, Ministry of Health, and other key stakeholders involved in the distribution of health commodities throughout Ghana.

The key goals for the position include:

• Providing project management support for MIS and system strengthening
• Developing strategies for supporting the MIS system options to be maintained by GHSC-PSM
• Promoting standards across MIS systems to support interoperability of systems
• Coordinating with the global MIS team for system integration to increase supply chain data visibility

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• The MIS Specialist will work in the design, evolution and delivery of pharmaceutical management solutions.
• The individual will play a lead role within the GHSC- PSM project working with the Systems Strengthening Team Lead, Technical Director, Country Director, the M&E Manager and others in designing and developing interventions to improve the use of data for decision making.
• Additionally, the individual will work in the evaluation of systems and identifying gaps in functionality, monitoring and tracking the use of supply chain solutions across GHSC-PSM Ghana.
• The MIS Specialist is involved in all aspects of solution definition, solution development, internal and external stakeholder management, and responding to the client.
• The individual must have a proven background in software development lifecycle management and successfully implementing solutions. The candidate must have excellent communication skills, be solution oriented and self-motivated.

Responsibilities:

• Provide technical assistance for MIS system strengthening to support GHSC-PSM Ghana
• Contribute to the development of strategies for implementation of the GHSC-PSM Ghana MIS solutions to strengthen availability of information to support decision making.
• Provide technical oversight to vendor supported activities to ensure delivery of high- quality products, in accordance with the specifications; ensure user compliance to specifications and recommendations.
• Provide on-the-ground monitoring and document progress towards achieving project’s/country results using performance indicators
• Develop and manage user trainings, update and maintain technical project related documentation.
• With direction from the GHSC-PSM Ghana Systems Strengthening Team Lead, share information and ensure stakeholders are routinely informed about MIS activities
• Identify new technologies, functionality, hardware to continuously refine GHSC-/PSM’s strategy and solution portfolio to promote sustainability and interoperability
• Coordinating with the global MIS team for system integration to increase supply chain data visibility
• Promote standards for supported IT systems to encourage interoperability among relevant systems
• Assist with the development of GHSC-PSM Ghana work plans, monitoring progress against deliverables, and reporting requirements
• Assist to identify opportunities and coordinate the project’s work with other partners
• Other duties as assigned

Qualification Required & Experience

• University degree in Information Systems, Engineering, Business Administration, or other relevant discipline is required. Bachelor/License required and Master preferred, and with at least 5-years’ experience.
• Relevant information technology certifications related to MIS and/or systems strengthening activities.
• Demonstrated knowledge of supply chain management, logistics systems, data warehousing, business intelligence, and data visualization considerations preferred.
• Knowledge of contract management, intellectual property and USAID guidelines.
• Experience working in developing country settings implementing information technology solutions preferred.
• History of actively participating alongside a large high-performing team of IT professionals to suggest and implement workable solutions.
• Ability to work with external stakeholders in implementing complex programs.
• Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communications skills; proven diplomatic and public relations skills.
• Demonstrated leadership, versatility, integrity and ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks
• Proficiency in written and spoken English required.

Level of Effort and Location

This long-term position will be based in Accra, Ghana, with intermittent travel throughout the country.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Click Here To Apply Online

Closing Date: 28 April, 2021

Job Vacancy For Director

Posted on: March 19th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs

{Amnesty International (Al),Accra,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,31 Mar-2021};

Amnesty International (Al) is a worldwide move­ment of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights. Amnesty International Ghana is one of the Section offices of AI around the world and it has been contributing to achieve global goals and objectives of AI by taking part in its worldwide campaigns and doing local human rights work.

Amnesty International Ghana is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual for the post of Director to lead and manage the next stage in its organiza­tional life. The post will be based in Accra.

JOB TITLE: Amnesty International Ghana Director
DEPARTMENT:Amnesty International Ghana

JOB PURPOSE:

• Delivering on Amnesty International’s human rights change goals in and from Ghana, the Amnesty International Ghana Director is responsible for developing, coordinating and implementing strategies, operational plans and budgets for the work of Amnesty International Ghana towards the establishment and development of an effective AI presence in the country.
• The Director is accountable for management of the staff, resources, office in-country and operations ensuring the application of AI policy and quality standards across the operations throughout the office and provide political advice for AI’s work on Ghana.
• Externally the Director is responsible for building national relationships and Amnesty International’s profile in Ghana and within the Amnesty International movement.
• The Director will represent AI at a senior level with the Ghana government and others.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

Reporting to: Chair of the Board of Amnesty International, Ghana (AI Ghana)

Posts that this job manages: The Director will be responsible for the direct line management of relevant jobs within the structure of AI Ghana and have overall accountability for effective line management of all posts within AI Ghana. These include Staff, Volunteers,Interns, Regional Activism Coordinators, Temporary Staff and Fixed Term Contract Staff in the AI Ghana Office.

Other key relationships: The Director represents Amnesty International in Ghana to the public, government and business leaders, IGOs, media, current and potential donors, partner NGOs and CBOs, and rights-holders and promotes strategic collaboration and partnerships with relevant stakeholders.

The post holder also works in close collaboration with:

• Regional Director
• Regional Research and Advocacy Director
• Regional Capacity Building Coordinator
• Campaigns and Communications Directorate
• Fundraising
• Law and Policy Directorates
• Colleagues of Amnesty International in Sections around the world.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Director is responsible for the following tasks:

Delivering Human Rights impact through organisational management and leadership:

• Develop and promote an organisational vision and human rights and growth strategy for AI Ghana which inspires and motivates internal and external stakeholders and articulates its human rights change goals, working closely with the board of AI Ghana.
• Ensure that AI maintains its pre-eminent position in the field of human rights by ensuring the application of AI standards of work, including AI’s human rights policy and standards.
• Recruit, develop and manage the performance of staff, volunteers and consultants, in order to ensure that impact oriented operational plans are delivered on time to a high standard and in compliance with AI Global People Management Standard, AI Ghana’s Staff Terms and Conditions of Employment, related policies and local employment law.
• Develop and monitor budget and provide internal and external reports on budgets and financial issues in line with the Financial Policy of Amnesty International Ghana and manage the annual audit of the financial accounts in compliance with local regulations to ensure that the operational plans are delivered in line with the approved budgets and with sound financial accountability.
• To identify resource needs of the office and work in collaboration with the International Secretariat to ensure resource needs are met.
• Establish and implement quality control systems to ensure that the activities of Amnesty International Ghana meet the organizational standards of timeliness, accuracy, consistency, balance, independence and impartiality and meet impact indicators. Ensure the identification and sharing of best practice models with the movement and timely reporting against key performance indicators of the entity.
• To act as ‘Head of Office’ for the AI Ghana office in relation to the overall health safety and security of the office and in order to ensure that the office carries out the facilities, logistical and administrative functions required in order to effectively carry out its activities.
• Establish effective working relationships with the Board and within the AI movement, participating in AI Ghana Board meetings and contribute to the Board discussions and decisions.
• Attend and participate in the periodic meetings (e.g. Global Assembly, Chairs Assembly & Directors Forum) organized by the Global Movements.
• Contribute to policy discussions, development and review of the Section as well as the Global Movement.
• Ensure that AI Ghana members adhere to AI’s basic principles, organisational rules and guidelines as may be determined by the Global Movement and the Section.
• Establish a culture of engagement across the movement to model One Amnesty and its benefits.

External Representation of the Amnesty International movement within Ghana:

• Develop, maintain and utilize effective working relationships with key external stakeholders including partner organizations, networks, coalitions, donors and key internal stakeholders in order to identify and take advantage of opportunities for cooperation, collaboration and information sharing which will increase the impact and influence of the work of AI Ghana.
• Leverage Ghana’s influence regionally and globally by calling on the government to promote human rights domestically and internationally.Coordinate advocacy and lobbying work in Ghana, including building relationships with partner organizations, the media and government and
working with global sections to maximise the influence of their international solidarity work.
• Identify and ensure relationships are built with key donors and funding constituencies.
• Represent Amnesty International in Ghana at public events, to NGOs, the media, International Organizations and the Government in order to ensure that Amnesty International has a visible profile with external stakeholders in Ghana and in order to deliver impact in compliance with AI’s mission and strategy in Ghana.
• As the Chief Spokesperson in the country, interact with the media proactively and support the organization of media activities in order to support AI research and high level missions as needed and to ensure compliance with the organizational standards for media work.

Operational Management

• Maintain an overview of the political situation, strategic opportunities for growth and mobilization and other relevant developments in Ghana in relation to civil society and human rights in order to propose strategic opportunities to leverage influence and for the risk management of the work of Amnesty International in Ghana.
• Based on the Human Rights and Growth strategy, develop and implement operational plans for AI Ghana to deliver on objectives related to:

O A programme of solid, campaigning, communications, mobilisation and activism linked to clear theory of change for priority human rights issues in Ghana.
O A centralized constituency relationship management system capable of mobilizing activism and resources to further Amnesty International’s human rights goals in Ghana.
O Strengthening the power of right-holders and support the human rights movement through innovative options for engagement and activism.
O Creation of an AI presence in Ghana that innovates and leads new thinking and approaches.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE DESCRIPTION
KNOWLEDGE

• Commitment to and substantial knowledge of human rights in Ghana, and good knowledge of human rights issues in the West Africa region.
• Demonstrated knowledge of political, economic and social trends in Ghana and deep understanding of challenges of developing activist organizations in the country. Good knowledge of the socio-political human rights development in the West Africa region.
• An understanding of the civil society landscape in Ghana.

SKILLS

• Exemplary communication skills, both oral and written, and fluency in English.
• Demonstrated people management skills, including the ability to manage complex relationships with private and public sector stakeholders in the region including media, donors and high level governmental and non-governmental officials as well as AI Ghana staff.
• Strategic and analytical thinking with the ability to translate strategy and concepts into action and to review and adapt plans as required.
• Excellent organization and administrative skills, including financial management.
• Strong political judgement
• Strong facilitation skills – the ability to listen and learn from diverse perspectives.
• Demonstrated time management and organizational skills.

EXPERIENCE

• Proven record of senior level leadership and management success, preferably in an international non-governmental organization.
• Demonstrated experience speaking to and cultivating relationships with the media and donors.
• Experience of effective lobbying governments and intergovernmental agents for policy change.
• Sound experience of fund raising and grant management through trusts and foundations, experience of individual donor fund raising desirable.

QUALITIES

• Sound, mature judgment and integrity and understanding of both physical and political security issues.
• Self-motivation and initiative; ability to work independently as well as in teams.
• Readiness to report and be accountable.
• Ability to work under pressure, under tight deadline and involving odd hours and weekends on occasions.

EQUALITY STATEMENT

• Equality and diversity is at the core of Amnesty values and staff are expected to work collectively and individually to promote a constructive and sensitive approach toothers from a variety of backgrounds, where the work of others is valued and respected.

CONFLICT OF INTEREST

• Public or other activity, affiliation to or support for any group or organization, personal association or other factor which may generate a real or perceived conflict of interest with Amnesty International’s principles (specifically independence and impartiality),or raise a security concern, or otherwise prevent the candidate from carrying out key functions of the specific post and would therefore disqualify the candidate from being appointed.

Benefits: Gross salary XXXXX per month; with annual step increment, benefits. Induction to the post is in the country. You will be part of a lively network of peers and colleagues from around the world.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates may download the application form from our website at:

https://www.amnestyghana.org/resources/documents

Please complete the application form and return it to:

[email protected]

Please note you must fill out the application form only. Curriculum Vitae will not be accepted.

Closing Date: 31 March, 2021

Job Vacancy For Country Manager

Posted on: March 19th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs

{AGRA,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,5 years,30 Mar-2021};

Founded in 2006, the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), is an African-led African-based organization that seeks to catalyze Agriculture Transformation in Africa. AGRA is focused on putting smallholder farmers at the center of the continent’s growing economy by transforming agriculture from a solitary struggle to survive into farming as a business that thrives. As the sector that employs the majority of Africa’s people, nearly all of them small-scale farmers, AGRA recognizes that developing smallholder agriculture into a productive, efficient, and sustainable system is essential to ensuring food security, lifting millions out of poverty, and driving equitable growth across the continent.

Under its 5-year strategy, AGRA looks to catalyze and sustain an Inclusive Agricultural Transformation in Africa to increase incomes and improve food security for 30 million farmers. Tinder this strategy. AGRA will deliver through an approach that simultaneously catalyzes change at farmer level, strengthens input and output market systems and puts government at the center to enable and champion private-sector-led agricultural growth at national level.

To support this transformation from a country perspective, AGRA is seeking to recruit an experienced and exceptional individual to the role of Country Manager, Ghana.

The role will be based in Accra, Ghana.

The Position

• Reporting to the Regional Head, West Africa the Country Manager, Ghana will represent AGRA in Ghana and will act as the catalyst for AGRA’s integrated interventions by coordinating activities and building necessary relationships with the government, private sector, donors and other key stakeholders. Sale will lead the country to actively manage the AGRA Ghana strategies, while maintaining close linkages with Nairobi technical divisions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develop the country plans on an annual basis in collaboration with wider AGRA teams.
• Identify and pursue opportunities to mobilize resources in support of AGRA’s priorities and/or advocating for public and private sector stakeholders to scale AGRA’s demonstrated intervention models in country.
• Direct program officers to research and develop grantee consultants in the country as needed
• Build on expertise of AGRA program officers in the of areas of soil fertility, policy, and farmer organizations to enhance the operations of country strategies and link program investments and activities to other AGRA initiatives.

Qualification Required & Experience

Key Qualifications and Experience required:

• Masters degree in Agriculture, Economics or related disciplines
• A relevant Doctorate degree will be an added advantage Minimum of 10 years’ experience in agriculture related international development work.
• At least 5 years of management experience, particularly over diverse teams working across diverse geographies.
• Experience working with a large multinational development agency in a management and coordination role is an advantage.
• Experience working on teams with a purview over both domestic-wide and regional activities.
• Professional development programs in leadership and management including financial and staff supervision/performance management.
• Proficient in program management, program design and M&E.
• Good command of English and a working knowledge of French will be an advantage.
• An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

If you believe you are the right candidate for this position. kindly submit your application with a detailed CV (including the subject line of the application e-mail, your e-mail and telephone contacts)

[email protected]

Please quote the job reference number.

Closing Date: 30 March, 2021

For more information on AGRA, applicants can visit www.agra.org

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. AGRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Vacancy For Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Posted on: March 9th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs

{Vibrant Village Foundation (VVF),Fielmuo between Hamile and Gwollu,Full-Time,GH,Degree,3 years,26 Mar-2021};

1.1 About Vibrant Village Foundation

• The Vibrant Village Foundation (VVF) is a private Foundation headquartered in Portland, Oregon State in theU.S. Established in 2010, the Foundation provides direct assistance and grants to support Agriculture, Livelihoods, Health, Education, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene programs in marginalized and deprived communities in Africa, Asia and Latin America. VVF has supported programs in over 22 countries since its inception. In Ghana, the Foundation has contributed significantly towards poverty reduction in the Fielmuo community in the Upper West region of Ghana. Fielmuo is located in the Sissala West district and about 150km drive north of Wa-the Upper West regional capital. VVF has facilitated the provision of safe drinking water, hygiene and sanitation (WASH), education, health and vocational skills training to over 14,237 people in 18 communities in the Sissala West and Lambussie districts.

• In 2018 VVF developed a 10-year strategy under the theme ‘Integrated Program for Poverty Reduction and Social Transformation’ (IMPREST). The goal of the program is to contribute to poverty reduction, improved wellbeing and resilience of vulnerable populations through the implementation of multi-sectorial programs namely, Education and Child Protection, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, and Livelihood, Food Security and Empowerment of Women. We are searching to recruit an M&E Officer to strengthen our M&E unit to collect and generate relevant information on the impact of our interventions on the lives of beneficiary communities.

Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Location: Fielmuo between Hamile and Gwollu
Reporting to: MEAL Coordinator
Relationships: Programme Coordinators and other Field Staff

2.1 Roles and responsibilities

• The post-holder shall workunder the guidance and supervision of the organization’s Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Coordinator, in implementingthe monitoring and evaluation activities of the Foundation. He/she shall report to the MEAL Coordinator and work in close collaboration with other Programme Coordinators and Field Officers. The specific roles and responsibilities of the post-holder are:

3.1 Support the Development and Maintenanceof Monitoring and Evaluation systems

• Provide support to implement the MEAL strategy in line with country needs and best practices.
• Liaise with programme staff to collect data on programme activities, outputs, outcomes and impact in accordance with the Performance Management Framework and data collection procedures.
• Support to train staff to effectively utilize the M&E tools and systems.
• Provide technical support to field officers on the use of programme progress tracking tools.
• Perform data entry, data analysis, and ensure regular monitoring of programme indicators.
• Undertake preliminary analysis of data on a monthly and quarterly basis to identify trends, whether targets are being met or not.
• Perform regular data quality checks and take necessary corrective action to ensure that data input into the database is accurate.
• Provide input into the development of annual work plans and budgets, including annual milestones.
• Prepare regular progress reports that will be incorporated into MEAL reports for the INPPREST Programme.

4.1 Assessment and project design

• Assist in the design of assessment tools and conduct field surveys as may be appropriate.
• Liaise with key partners for collection of secondary data as and when needed.
• Prepare records and notes on field level monitoring and evaluation activities.
• Conduct field level research on programme implementation in consultation with the MEAL Coordinator and submit reports and working papers based on the research results.
• Support in the preparation of spread sheets, tables, and graphs to highlight findings from the Foundation’s studies.
• Prepare monitoring and evaluation reports and share with relevant stakeholders.

5.1 Learning and accountability

• Collaborate with the programme team (ECLIP, WASH and LIFE) to maintain accurate records of distribution of deliverables to beneficiaries.
• Participate in field level stakeholder meetings and share experiences.
• Collaborate with programme officers to ensure effective selection of project beneficiaries consistent with the established selection criteria.
• Ensure efficient use of project resources.
• Support field officers to document key success and challenges of programme implementation
• Collaborate with field level programme officers to ensure that training materials meet required quality and standards

6.1 Leadership and coordination:

• Collaborate with Field officers to ensure transparent and accountable delivery of Programme activities to stakeholders.
• Participate in VVF Field level coordination meetings that relates to MEAL.
• Liaise with Field based Manager and Accounts and Administrative Assistant to ensure timely release of funds for project activities.
• Perform any other functions as may be assigned by management.

Qualification Required & Experience

7.1 Profile and experience of the post-holder

• Degree in Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Agronomy, Development Studies, Social Sciences or relevant area or equivalent work experience. A Master’s degree will be an added advantage
• At least 3-years’ experience working in similar position with a non-profit organization
• Proficiency in the use of computer in addition to use of Excel, SPSS and STATA for data analysis
• Proficiency in use mobile phone data collection software (ODK,KOBO Collect) for Survey data collection
• Ability to ride a motor bike for long distances in remote communities
• Strong data analysis, reporting and facilitation skills
• Strong research skills.
• Attention to details, accuracy and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilities
• Good verbal and written communication skills in English required
• Ability to Speak Sissali and/or Dagaare language will be an advantage
• Strong commitment to improving the well-being of families in rural communities

Location: Fielmuo between Hamile and Gwollu

How To Apply For The Job

In a single document, please submit your CV and cover letter including salary expectations to the recruiting team at:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 26 March, 2021

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Female Candidates are encouraged to apply

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