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Job Vacancy For Programme Officer

Posted on: September 1st, 2021 by Ghana Jobs No Comments

{Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA),Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,2 years,10 Sep-2021};

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is an Incorporated Administrative Agency of Japan which implements Japan’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) to developing countries. JICA has been cooperating with Ghana for more than 50 years. Our current focus is in health, education, industry/agriculture, infrastructure and governance sectors in Ghana.

JICA Ghana Office is now seeking qualified and experienced staff as follows: Programme Officer in the Health Sector, One (1) person

Job Description

• To assist the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of JICA’s projects of Ghana’s Health and related sector in collaboration with JICA staff, experts, and stakeholders.
• To collect and analyze information and policies of the Health and its related sectors.
• To assist activities of the Health Team of the office and mission teams through various arrangements and other logistical works.
• To assist the activities related to the public relations.

Employment Period

• One (1) year (A probationary period lasting six months from the day of recruitment)
• Renewable when performed well

Qualification Required & Experience

• Bachelor’s degree or more in Health or its related sectors
• About two (2) – five (5) year working experience (except National Service) in Health Sector
• Adequate business manner and discipline
• Excellent PC skills, especially in Microsoft Word and Excel

Preferable Qualifications and Experiences

• Working experience(s) at overseas or international organization/company
• Working experience(s) in government sector in health

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested eligible candidates are required to submit the curriculum vitae via the link shown below (Google Form). Please do not submit the curriculum vitae by email or by paper. The designated curriculum vitae format can be obtained at our website. Only the application with the designated format shall be accepted.

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

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Contact Address:

Japan International Cooperation Agency Ghana Office
2nd Floor The Elizabeth, No.68A,
Senchi Link Airport Resident Area,
Accra, Ghana
P.O. Box 6402,
Accra-North, Ghana

E-mail: [email protected]jp

Tel: 0302760781/2

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Closing Date: 10 September, 2021

Job Vacancy For Radio Operator

Posted on: July 30th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs

{UNDP Ghana,Accra,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,10 Aug-2021};

Background

In line with the country Security Risk Management (SRM), the United Nations system in Ghana created Radio Rooms in Accra and Tamale with the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety and security of all UN staff, dependents and property.

The Radio Rooms are designed to operate on 24×7 basis. The position is fully funded by UN agencies in Ghana through the Local Cost Shared Security Budget. The Radio Operator will provide radio communication/security support to staff and dependents in all UN Agencies

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the immediate supervision of the Security Advisor (SA), the Radio Operator/Security shall be responsible for the following duties: Serving in shift-system at a 24/7 radio room which maintains a radio and telephone communication regime with all UN staff in the Area of Operation;

• When required, he/she will assist police during investigations in all security related incidents involving UN staff.
• Ensure that all communication equipment (i.e. VHF and HF radios, fax mobile and land-line phones) are in perfect working conditions before the start of duty; Receive, process, record and pass all security related information to the appropriate quarters through the normal communication channels;
• Inform the Supervisors immediately of any incident/accident; Maintain communication link with the security agencies (police and military) with a view to providing the necessary assistance to UN staff members and receiving updated information on security matters;
• Register and forward all e-mail messages and messages deposited during working and off[1]duty hours; Assist with preparation of UN IDS and Access badges when on day shift.
• Accurately identify exact location/grid references of all incident/accidents and pass information to the Supervisors and the police;
• Maintain both electronic and manual register;
• Provide relevant assistance to visiting staff members requiring assistance through radio or telephone channels;
• Brief the incoming duty radio operator on all events, especially pending cases for which action is to be taken;
• Perform radio checks, as directed by the SA / ASC / Local Security Assistant (LSA) and Radio Room Supervisor;
• Keep the SA /ASC / LSA and Radio Room Supervisor informed of any information or incident that could have a bearing on the security of staff and property;
• Maintain up-to-date records of all security section supplies; Prepare and conduct security briefings;
• Conduct residence security surveys; Perform any other tasks as assigned by the SA / ASC / LSA and Radio Room Supervisor

Competencies

• Professionalism: Very good skills in use of telecommunication equipment;
• Communication: Very good oral and written skills in English language; ability to provide briefings, forecasts and advice clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; a high sense of discretion and integrity.
• Client orientation: Professional attitude and ability to work efficiently under stressful conditions.
• Teamwork: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

Qualification Required & Experience

Education

• High school diploma or equivalent. 2 year of experience in telecommunication

Experience

• Prior experience with the UN system or an international NGO is desirable but not a requirement.

Language Requirements

• Fluency in English, Fluency in Ghanaian language is required.

Other Skills Required

• Knowledge of telecommunication
• Solid computers skills (MS Word,
• Excel, Access and PowerPoint);
• Possession of a valid driver’s license
• Ability to travel
• Women are strongly encouraged to apply

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

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Closing Date: 10 August, 2021

Job Vacancy For ECD/RMNCH Project Officer

Posted on: July 21st, 2021 by Ghana Jobs

{mothers2mothers (m2m),Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,5 years,31 Aug-2021};

mothers2mothers (m2m) is an Africa-based NGO that unlocks the potential of women to eliminate paediatric AIDS and create healthy families across ten sub-Saharan African countries. m2m trains, employs, and helps empower women living with HIV to work as community healthcare workers in understaffed health centres and underserved communities. Through a peer-to-peer approach, these ‘Mentor Mothers’ deliver a range of health services, advice, and support to women and their families. Started in Cape Town, South Africa in 2001 with an initial focus on preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV, m2m has innovated and built on its strengths and now provides family-centred support for a range of related health and social issues spanning pregnancy, birth, childhood, and adolescence. It also partners with governments and other NGOs on the adoption of its programme to spread the Mentor Mother Model and its benefits. m2m has a track record of scaling its services and proven impact. To date, m2m has reached over 11M women and children under two, and created more than 11,000 jobs for African women living with HIV. For more, visit www.m2m.org.

Job Title: ECD/RMNCH Project Officer

• m2m Ghana is implementing an Integrated ECD/RMNCH program in two Facility Sites in two regions in Ghana. m2m Ghana seeks a Project Officer who will be responsible for the day-to-day planning, coordination, implementation, and monitoring of direct and e-Service delivery of PMTCT, differentiated Adolescent Services and ECD activities at m2m project site(s) including health facilities and community geolocations.
• The Project Officer will directly support site staff (Facility and Community Mentor Mothers) by ensuring that Mentor Mothers have the requisite skills and resources for the direct delivery of program activities which must meet established quality standards. Position is based in Accra.

Key Performance Areas:
Programme Implementation

• Provide supportive supervision, technical support, and mentorship to Facility and Community Mentor Mothers (site staff) on m2m RMNCAH/PMTCT and ECD programme standards.
• Based on identified quality gaps, initiate the development of relevant standard operating procedures (SOPs) and improvement plans for RMNCAH/PMTCT and ECD programme implementation.
• Plan and coordinate site staff recruitments for replacements and new projects.
• In consultation with site staff, plan and coordinate site-based programme activities e.g. community dialogues, community-based HIV psychosocial support groups, parenting information playgroup sessions, etc.
• Plan and coordinate donor, head office personnel, Ministry of Health, and other implementing partner site visits.
Monitoring and Evaluation
• Collaborate and support SI Officer to ensure data and reporting quality.
• Support the site-level use of m2m quality improvement and strategic management tools, both paper and electronic.
• Data entry of programme data generated monthly at the health facility level.
• Conduct data quality audits on a month-to-month basis in DHIS2 as per existing Standard Operating Procedures.
• Extract data from DHIS2 for report writing and programme performance reviews when required.
• Together with site staff, jointly and routinely review Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement (QA/QI) programme performance reports and institute remedial actions to address any QA/QI issues, with a focus on Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) testing, Active-Client Follow-Up (ACFU).
• Support routine programme evaluation activities as required.
• Conduct site-level routine supportive supervision, mentorship and monitoring activities on both programme and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) functions with support from the Strategic Information Officer.
• Contribute relevant information for compilation of project reports.
Training and Capacity Building
• Conduct training needs assessments.
• Planning and coordination of pre-service and in-service trainings
• Co-facilitate pre-service and in-service trainings
• Provide ongoing mentorship to site staff on usage of mHealth applications i.e. CommCare App1 and App2.

Human Resource Management

• Line management of site staff, including performance appraisals, approval and tracking of annual leaves, etc.
• Live and promote m2m values including integrity, honesty, dedication, empathy, compassion and teamwork among m2m staff.

Programme Administration

• Prepare purchase requisitions for programme related materials (M&E tools, site supplies, etc.)
• Ensure prudent use of m2m’s resources at project sites.
• Note-taking and filing of minutes of programme related meetings.
• Monitor and report on any safety and security related incidents involving site staff, e.g. muggings, etc.

Stakeholder Engagement and Representation

• Develop and periodically update stakeholder matrix.
• Support the Technical Specialist to manage external relationships with Ghana Health Services, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Gender Children and Social Protection Department of Social Welfare (National, Regional and District), local CSOs and other stakeholders where required.
• On occasion, represent m2m Ghana at facility, district, regional and national level technical meetings and other fora.
• Perform any other duties as assigned by the line manager.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Degree or its equivalent in Early Childhood Development (ECD), Public Health and/or Nursing
• Minimum of five years field experience in public health work with a focus on ECD and Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child Health and Adolescent (RMNCAH) and knowledge of the Nurturing Care Framework
• Strong technical knowledge of HIV/AIDS programming including Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) cascade and its protocols
• Experience in conducting training and capacity building activities for different program cadre including caregivers
• Familiar with Community Health Planning Services, Service Delivery and Monitoring
• Experience with managing staff, especially community health workers.
• Familiarity with the Differentiated Service Delivery (DSD) approach
• Experience in quality assurance, quality improvement, data management and data quality assurance mechanisms
• Strong skills in M&E
• Experience with mobile health (mHealth) and digital applications, such as CommCare, preferred

Competencies:

• Ability to lead, motivate, mentor and coach a team.
• Ability to train and facilitate skills transfer.
• Ability to work well under pressure, manage multiple tasks and meet tight/competing deadlines independently with sound decision making.
• Respectful, teachable and able to accept constructive feedback.
• Self-motivated, analytical skills, team player and results-oriented.
• Excellent verbal and oral communication and writing skills.
• Ability to simplify and communicate technical issues for lay health cadres.
• Computer literate (MS Office suite).
• Fluent in English and local language of the area.

Competitive salary packages will be negotiable in accordance with m2m’s remuneration policies.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

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Closing Date: 31 August, 2021

mothers2mothers is an equal opportunity employer. We particularly encourage applications from people living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA), people with disabilities, women and previously disadvantaged people.

Job Vacancy For Gender Coordinator

Posted on: July 19th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs

{Plan International,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,3 years,28 Jul-2021};

Dimensions of Role:

• Financial measures or statistics relevant to post such as budget; list of direct and indirect reports

Area of Responsibility – Project districts

• Typical Responsibilities – Key End Results of Position:
• “What” is done and “why”, but not “how”; include indicators for success
• Supports the Project Manager and all other project team members to integrate gender transformative actions in the design, management and monitoring of the SHOW project.
• Leads in the development and implementation of the project GE Strategy and actions on Unpaid care work, women and girls’ participation in decision making and the equitable distribution of household works between men and women and between boys and girls;
• Leads in developing all project audience specific trainings (project staff, partners, government and community stakeholders, health professionals, managers and frontline workers etc.), guidelines, resources and other collateral for the effective mainstreaming of GE in all activities;
• Leads in the implementation of all gender transformative actions aligned with project GE strategy.
• Ensures timely implementation of gender transformative activities in the project
• Conducts community visits to monitor the promotion of gender transformative actions in the SHOW project activities in the project districts to ensure quality supervision and monitoring, leading to improvement in programme delivery and submits reports of such visits

Qualification Required & Experience

• First degree in Social Sciences or related field, background in Gender Studies or a related field will be an asset;
• At least 3 years’ experience in a similar position in an international organization similar to Plan International;
• Demonstrable experience and technical skills of developing and implementing gender transformative and gender integrated strategies and programmes;

Ability to lead strategic planning, results based management and reporting

• Demonstrable experience in advocacy, especially around gender related issues;
• A thorough understanding of the Convention of the Rights of the Child, Convention for the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and other human rights instruments;
• A thorough understanding of the various tools and techniques for mainstreaming gender in a project cycle including gender analysis, programming, monitoring and evaluation;
• Knowledgeable in the overall gender and related landscape of Ghana including key issues, policies, programmes and activities;
• Knowledgeable in the relationship between gender and MNCH issues and on Unpaid Care Work divide and how they affect women and girls.

Location: Accra

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Closing Date: 28 July, 2021

 

Job Vacancy For Local Fund Raising and Partnership Specialist

Posted on: July 19th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs

{Plan International,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,4 years,28 Jul-2021};

Key relationships

This section refers to people inside and/or outside of the organisation that the post-holder needs to have contact with, and why. This should include virtual presence.

• High contact with, project teams and support staff at Country and field Office levels to support locally raised grants implementation and effective partnerships.
• Maintains medium contact with partners, Multilateral Companies and organisations operating in Ghana.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Master’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Development Studies/Social Sciences or related area
• Have at least 4-6 years working experience in a related field
• Has good understanding of contemporary resource mobilization and management in the Ghanaian and global context
• Experience in Gender, Advocacy and partnerships Development related issues.
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages (Word, Excel, Internet Software and Power Point)

Demonstrated behaviours needed by the post holder to successfully perform the role.

• Continuous commitment to high performance and improvement.
• Ability to work in a team
• Committed to the protection of the rights of the child
• Communicates clearly and effectively
• Knowledge in development issues affecting children

Skills Specific to the post needed to put knowledge into practice

• Crisis management skills
• Negotiation and Influencing skills
• Good Business Development and Marketing skills
• Proven leadership and supervisory skills
• Excellent human relations skills
• Excellent Communication and IT skills
• Tactical planning skills
• Facilitation, presentation, training and communication skills
• Project management skills
• Monitoring and evaluation skills
• Critical thinking and analytical skills

Location: Accra

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Closing Date: 28 July, 2021

Job Vacancy For Programme Specialist

Posted on: July 15th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs

{UNDP Ghana,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,10 years,21 Jul-2021};

TECHNICAL
Candidates will be assessed on their work experience in the following areas:

Deep knowledge and understanding of key concepts related to local government finance, including decentralization, and local economic development;

• Experience in policy, regulatory and technical advice and project management related to the fields of local government finance, performance-based climate resilience grants and local economic development or equivalent;
• Proven experience in project management;
• Relevant technical experience with policy and regulatory bodies and central and local governments in developing countries;
• Work experience with environmental sustainability and climate change in developing countries and Ghana;
• Experience with addressing gender equality as project objective and/or cross-cutting issue;
• Experience working with local communities, youth and women.

PROFESSIONAL

• Experience forming, leading or being part of teams, working with other stakeholders to achieve common goals;
• Strong client orientation, recognizing the importance of providing appropriate, user-friendly and affordable services;
• Proactively identifies, develops and discusses solutions for internal and external clients, and communicates with management to develop new projects or services;
• Comfortable advocating and advancing an agenda, including with high level counterparts and other stakeholders;
• Experience managing project teams and/or consultants, including recruiting, hiring and managing and evaluating international and national expertise; Takes on new approaches and fosters innovative thinking;
• Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities, and resolve problems;
• Approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude and responds positively to feedback.

FUNCTIONAL

• Proven ability to manage projects and managing for results;
• Excellent speaking and proficient writing skills in English are necessary;
• Excellent analytical and communication skills;
• Strong general IT skills, including ability to work regularly with MS Office Suite;
• Proven cross-cultural communication, able to function effectively in an international, multicultural environment;
• Demonstrated broad knowledge of development issues, especially in the areas of poverty alleviation and local development.

CORE COMPETENCIES

• Builds and promotes teams and partnerships;
• Displays cultural and gender sensitivity and adaptability;
• Creates and promotes open communication;
• Demonstrates ethics and integrity;
• Demonstrates political acumen and calculated risk-taking;
• Builds confidence, creating an environment of creativity and innovation;
• Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure;
• Conducts fair and transparent decision making;
• Treats all persons fairly without favoritism;
• Shows strong corporate commitment.

Qualification Required & Experience

Min. Academic Education

• A Postgraduate degree in Economics, Public Policy, Finance, International Development, or other related fields. A first-level university degree in combination with ten additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Min. years of relevant Work experience

• At least 10 years of national professional experience in the fields of public financial management, development economics and/or job creation with a specific emphasis on local governance, development planning, local government internally generated fund strategy formulation, finance, and/or mainstreaming

Location: Accra

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Closing Date: 21 July, 2021

Job Vacancy For National Expert on Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV)

Posted on: July 15th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs

{UNDP Ghana,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,5 years,21 Jul-2021};

Duties and Responsibilities

• The activities will include a consultative process with local and national stakeholders, participation from the key actors and capacity building of host institutions as required.
• The mitigation programme builds on the policies and measures included in Ghana’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), and its REDD+ strategy whilst ensuring compliance with UNDP’s social and environmental and fiduciary management standards and other relevant market-based provisions.

Specifically, the selected candidate will:

• Participate in kick-off meeting with Ghana Forestry Commission and UNDP on the MRV workplan
• Develop individual workplan to contribute to overall MRV workplan
• Research and compile existing data and information on forest-related emissions and removals in programme area and through desk review and expert outreach and contribute to summary technical report.
• Provide analysis to support estimation of mitigation potential of planned interventions, including selection of methodologies/approaches for each activity/intervention.
• Support the process to interpret and correct maps.
• Identify data gaps, research and data compilation to complete market standard requirements including analysing effect of any other carbon sale and purchase agreements on the proposed programme.
• Additional support as needed related to items 3-6 listed above, including technical discussions and other communication with the Forestry Commission throughout the feasibility assessment period.
• Contribute to report writing for Forestry Commission reports and feasibility study report, organise meetings and liase with the Climate and Forest Team on a regular basis in order to ensure that deliverables are submitted in a timely manner.

Qualification Required & Experience

Min. Academic Education

• Master’s degree or equivalent experience in geography, forestry, natural resource management, climate-change policies and/or other relevant field.
• Min. years of relevant Work experience
• Minimum of 5 years practical/progressive working experience in Ghana on environment issues, including climate change, forest carbon and REDD+

Required skills and competencies

• Extensive experience on forests and REDD+ is essential, including GIS/spatial analysis
• Experience with carbon markets standards and methodologies, particularly Verra/VCS methodologies, and the Jurisdictional and Nested REDD+ Framework specifically

Location: Accra

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Closing Date: 21 July, 2021

Job Vacancy For Senior Investment Advisor

Posted on: July 8th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs

{Tony Blair Institute for Global Change,Accra,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,23 Jul-2021};

Key Responsibilities

• Lead on TBI’s bespoke investment opportunities facilition for the Government Government of Ghana including the full life cycle of ideation, project preparation, evaluation, investor sourcing and financial structuring support
• Assist Government counterparts in conducting project screening & initial prefeasibility analyses on potential investment projects
• Support Government counterparts with developing an investor database of bankable projects and thereafter, pitching to potential investors and financiners
• Nurture and manage key relationships with investors, partners, lenders and key stakeholders
• Identify bottlenecks in ease of doing business, advice and support Government on the most appropriate measures
• Coordinate closely with other TBI Advisors working on investment faciliataion in Ghana and including those in TBI’s central Investment Team

Qualification Required & Experience

We are looking for an outstanding individual with a proven track record of delivery in the public or private sectors. The successful candidate will thrive in an environment where the importance of personal initiative coupled with teamwork is critical. Above all s/he will build effective relationships, win trust, and help shape and influence change in Government.

• Ideally an Investment professional with at least 7-10 years’ experience attracting large investments into Africa and or similar contexts, including but not limited to issues related to market systems development, public-private collaboration, export development, investment facilitation, commercial agriculture, and value chain development
• Deep understanding and deal structuring of Debt Finance, Private Equity, leverage finance and financial sponsor coverage highly desirable
• Experience of identifying and resolving project implementation bottlenecks with demonstrable capacity for follow through and delivering of results
• Political savvy and an understanding of the needs of a senior Government officials, while being able to work and interact at the highest level of public life
• Excellent in building trust at the highest levels of Government and managing effective relationships, including the ability to navigate a complex political environment
• An ability to work independently, think strategically and translate strategies into delivery plans on the ground, with emphasis on attention to details; with excellent analytical, organizational, communication and management skills
• Ability to liaise with partner Governments, external bodies, organizations and key stakeholders to deliver the requirements of the office, and TBI in particular
• Excellent writing, presentation skills and verbal communication skills. Working knowledge of French would be an added advantage
• Effective inter-personal and leadership skills. Team player with an ability to develop and foster relationships with counterparts across a large organization including with virtual teams
• A master’s degree in public policy, economics, finance, engineering or other relevant fields would be advantageous

Location: Accra

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Closing Date: 23 July, 2021

Job Vacancy For Trade & Industry Advisor

Posted on: July 8th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs

{Tony Blair Institute for Global Change,Accra,Full-Time,GH,N/A,7 years,23 Jul-2021};

Key Responsibilities

Specific duties include:

• Identify, engage and facilitate British and EU based companies to set up factories in Ghana purposely to manufacture goods and /or process Agro-Produce for export into the UK and EU markets
• Conduct ad hoc and highly bespoke and relevant analysis, as needed to progress the delivery of the industrialisation agenda and to support the development and implementation bankable projects for investors linking with other key Government institutions
• Advise Trade & Industry Minister on policies and incentives to attract FDI into Ghana from the UK and EU market
• Support senior Government counterparts in mapping, engaging and managing key stakeholders, including foreign and domestic investors, development partners and various Government institutions
• Coordinate closely with other TBI advisors working on agriculture and investment, including those in other parts of Government
• Identify, recommend and facilitate public/private partnerships and/or global development alliances that supports the Government of Ghana FDI development agenda
• Maintain active dialogue with International donor community, private sector players, local organizations, GOG partners, building contacts to facilitate TBI programmes
• Support the Country Head and other team members with quarterly and annual reporting, strategic and management programmes

Qualification Required & Experience

We are looking for an outstanding individual with a proven track record of delivery in the public or private sectors.

The successful candidate will thrive in an environment where the importance of personal initiative coupled with teamwork is critical. Above all s/he will build effective relationships, win trust, and help shape and influence change in Government.

• Ideally 7-10 years’ of experience working on government delivery applied to economic development, agriculture transformation programmes or investment promotion work in emerging markets especially in Africa and or similar contexts, including but not limited to issues related to market systems development, public-private collaboration, export development, investment facilitation, commercial agriculture, and value chain development
• Experience facilitating and attracting companies to set up factories in emerging markets to manufacture for export into the EU and UK Market will be an asset
• Experience of identifying and resolving project implementation bottlenecks with demonstrable capacity for follow through and delivering of results
• Political savvy and an understanding of the needs of a senior Government officials, while being able to work and interact at the highest level of public life
• Excellent in building and managing effective relationships, including the ability to navigate a complex political environment
• An ability to work independently, think strategically and translate strategies into delivery plans on the ground, with emphasis on attention to details; with excellent analytical, organizational, communication and management skills
• Ability to liaise with partner Governments, external bodies, organizations and key stakeholders to deliver the requirements of the office, and TBI in particular
• Excellent writing, presentation skills and verbal communication skills. Working knowledge of French would be an added advantage
• Effective inter-personal and leadership skills. Team player with an ability to develop and foster relationships with counterparts across a large organization including with virtual teams
• A master’s degree in public policy, economics, finance, engineering or other relevant fields would be advantageous

Location: Accra

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Closing Date: 23 July, 2021

Job Vacancy For Deputy Country Head

Posted on: July 8th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs

{Tony Blair Institute for Global Change,Accra,Full-Time,GH,N/A,10 years,23 Jul-2021};

Key Responsibilities

1. Support the Country Head build and maintain senior Government relationships

• Provide high quality advice to senior Government counterparts as well as TBI leadership
• Understand the political and Governmental landscape of Ghana, channelling this knowledge into project decision-making

2. Play a key role in setting the strategic direction of the project, leading performance reviews and measurement of impact

• Be accountable to the Country Head for developing the strategic direction for the project, specifically the annual strategy setting and quarterly review process, playing a lead role in workstream design, based on TBI’s mission and approach within Ghana’s country context
• Identify and develop new strategic opportunities with counterparts
• Be accountable to the Country Head for implementing the OKRs (with responsibility for workstreams contracted with the Government of Ghana), working alongside the Head of Tech for Development to ensure workstreams are on track against project requirements and schedules
• Lead the planning and evaluation cycle to assess regularly whether the strategy is ‘working’ and adapt rapidly in response to new challenges and opportunities. Including:
o Ensure the project has a clear Objectives and Key Results framework for regular monitoring, using the organizational Theory of Change and impact tools. Lead regular project performance reporting, including the quarterly review process
o Deploy a strategic approach to review project progress, consider alternative approaches and re-set workstream objectives accordingly (within the OKR framework), with approval from the Country Head
o Prepare status reports and establish effective project communication plans to key stakeholders (e.g., Government of Ghana)
o Support the country team to conduct post project evaluation and identify successful and unsuccessful project elements
o Learn from and apply new and innovative approaches to policy reform in Africa to support change and deliver impact in Ghana
o Apply the above to drive a culture of continuous learning within the Ghana team
• Work collaboratively with colleagues and perform other duties as reasonably required to achieve the goals of the Ghana project and the Institute

Qualification Required & Experience

The requirements that should be met are:

• A minimum of 10 years’ experience in Government, Government advisory or management consulting public/civil services worldwide, finance or international development
• The ability to work and interact at the highest levels of public life, strong political acumen, and the ability to develop an understanding of the needs of senior officials
• The ability to manage high level political relationships, including as an interlocutor in Mr Blair’s relationship with the Government leadership
• The ability to work independently, think strategically and translate strategies into concrete and implementable plans
• Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills, including sound knowledge of data analysis, strategic planning, and project management tools
• A strong understanding of harnessing technology for change and use of technology for accelerated development
• Subject matter expertise may be required e.g. public policy, international development, private sector development, agriculture etc. depending on the project strategy
• Excellent inter-personal skills and ability to work both independently and as part of a wider team
• Experienced people manager and effective motivator of high performing teams
• High quality communication, drafting and presentation skills
• The ability to set and maintain a safe and secure culture and professional environment
• Strong sense of ethics, discretion and perseverance required
• Experience of living and working in developing countries is strongly desirable
• Fluency in English is required; knowledge of French is desirable

Location: Accra

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Closing Date: 23 July, 2021