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Job Vacancy For Technical Advisor

Posted on: May 21st, 2022 by Ghana Jobs No Comments

{GIZ Ghana,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,2 years,30 May-2022};

Project Brief

• Under the German Government’s public-private-partnership program develoPPP, GIZ is joining forces with an international apparel company to further enable auspicious producers of Ghana’s emerging apparel industry to enter business relationships with new international customers by
meeting international production, quality and compliance standards.

Scope of the role

• The technical advisor is responsible for both the development and implementation of production-related capacity building in selected garment factories in line with international production, quality and compliance requirements and thus for the operational implementation of GIZ’s contribution to the PPP.

Tasks

• Develop and implement production-related, hands-on capacity building and support measures for selected apparel factories in line with international production, quality and compliance requirements.
• Ensure that factories understand the client’s specific production requirements and supports with supervising orders from new international clients.
• Responsible for the overall management of the project in close coordination with the company partner (an international apparel company) and the develoPPP Team Leader.
• Develop detailed training and improvement plans for all factories and adapts them flexibly and based on current needs.
• Monitor progress in achieving project indicators and objectives.
• Support the develoPPP Team Leader with the financial and contractual management of the project.
• Develop and maintain contact with all important stakeholders from the Ghanaian apparel industry (incl. other donors).
• Provide relevant information for the project’s public relations work.

Qualification Required & Experience

• University degree in an area that is related to the project objectives, e.g. MSc in Garment Manufacturing (Technology), MSc in Management of Textile Trade and Technology or Diploma of a recognized Training Institute for Garment Industry Management in areas such as Quality control, work study, pattern making combined with at least 10 years of relevant working experience in apparel manufacturing in a factory setting.
• At least 2 years of experience in conducting training, ideally with the experience in the design and implementation of trainings for
professionals.
• Working experience in Ghana’s apparel sector is an advantage.
• Proven application of lean manufacturing concepts is an asset.
• Able to demonstrate experience of working independently.
• Passion for transferring skills locally and developing capacity.
• Capability of prioritizing tasks and activities to achieve project objectives.
• Strong cross-cultural communication and presentation skills.
• Good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office).
• Willingness to spend a large portion of working time in factory settings.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and suitable applicants are to forward their detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a one-page cover letter to:

[email protected]

under the Job Code 2022/develoPPP/05/01. Please note if you do not hear from us two (2) weeks after the deadline, please consider
application unsuccessful.

Closing Date: 30 May, 2022

GIZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. All qualified candidates regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, race,
and religion are encouraged to apply.

Job Vacancy For Knowledge Management Assistant

Posted on: May 5th, 2022 by Ghana Jobs No Comments

{International Potato Center (CIP),Tamale,Full-Time,GH,Degree,2 years,12 May-2022};

The International Potato Center (CIP) is seeking to recruit a dynamic and experienced Knowledge Management Assistant to ensure that all quantitative and qualitative data collected by the project are of quality and properly collected, documented, and archived, along with providing communications support (website, social media, blogs, publications) to team members that ensure findings from the project are widely distributed.

The Position: This position will be hosted by the International Water Management Institute in Ghana, on behalf of the International Potato Center. The selected candidate will be based in Tamale, Ghana and will report to the Senior Research Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation.

Key Responsibilities:

• Assist the M&E and IT Specialist in the design of data collection tools using ODK or CSPro software.
• Assist in assuring the proper documentation and archiving of all monitoring and survey data and assuring that data are open access.
• Train research staff in proper data management and file organization and knowledge output archiving and assure that all project staff are backing up their data on a regular basis.
• Work with the team in developing and implementing a communication and knowledge management strategy and timeline for the project.
• Work with team members to prepare success stories, fact sheets, media kits, etc. related to the project.
• Assure all project generated knowledge outputs and communication outputs are available on the Sweetpotato Knowledge Portal and the CIP website and a project page on the Portal is updated monthly.
• Assist the Project Manager in the development of terms of reference for entities or consultants assisting in the development of videos or other communication items.
• Collaborate with other team members in exploring new techniques and options for managing and disseminating knowledge.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in information technology, marketing, communication, or a science-related area.
• Two years of experience collecting and managing quantitative data sets.
• One year of professional experience in developing and implementing communication and knowledge management strategies or exemplary communications results in fewer years.
• Training in use of ODK or CSPRO software.
• Excellent data and file management skills.
• Demonstrated experience working with websites, dashboards and other new media technologies.
• Strong and effective use of social media skills.
• Proactive approach, with ability to find creative ways to solve problems.
• Good writing ability in English.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work in multidisciplinary and multicultural teams.

Desirable

• Good skills in photography, with video skills desirable.
• Knowledge of at least one local language of Northern Ghana.

Why should you consider this opportunity?

• CIP is a global and reputable international organization that has a strong, state-of-the-art R&D background.
• CIP is dedicated to achieving food security, improved nutrition and well-being, and gender equality for poor people in root and tuber farming and food systems of the developing world.
• CIP is a member of the CGIAR, a global research partnership for a food secure future dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources.

What are we offering?

• Compensation package commensurate with experience.
• This is a Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) position limited to Ghana nationals and permanent residents
only. The contract will be for an initial period of (03) three years (with a 6-month probation period). Renewal is dependent on performance and availability of funds.
• Work in diverse workplace committed to gender equality.

Location: Tamale

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

and submit your cover letter and a full C.V. with your references. Screening of applications will begin on May 12th, 2022 and will continue until the post is filled. All applications will be acknowledged; however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date: 12 May, 2022

Job Vacancy For Senior Manager: Audit, Investigations, Risk & Compliance

Posted on: April 25th, 2022 by Ghana Jobs

{CAMFED Ghana,Accra,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,03 May-2022};

Job Title: Senior Manager: Audit, Investigations, Risk & Compliance
Reporting to: Global CFO
Hours: Full Time (Monday- Friday, 37.5 hrs per week) flexible working considered
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Any CAMFED country of operation About CAMFED

CAMFED (Campaign for Female Education) is an international non-profit organisation tackling poverty and inequality by supporting marginalised girls to go to school and succeed, and empowering young women to step up as leaders of change. Over the next five years we have set the audacious goal of supporting five million girls in rural sub-Saharan Africa to learn and thrive in school, and to create the future they imagine – for themselves, for their communities, and for Africa.

Job Purpose

CAMFED places great importance on a responsible approach to risk management and mitigation. The post-holder will have a major role in ensuring that the organisational risk map outlined in country risk registers are kept under constant review and amended to reflect any changes in organisational priorities and adapted to new emerging risks. The post-holder will work to ensure that the whole range of assurance activities that are set out in CAMFED’s risk registers for each country are acted on timeously, diligently and accurately reported on. Primary responsibilities will include proactive actions to pre-empt risks as defined in the Board approved annual internal audit plan, investigating possible violations of CAMFED’s policies and procedures and the local laws and reporting on the outcome of the investigations independently, professionally without fear or favour. The role reports directly into the Global CFO.

Specific Accountabilities & Responsibilities

• The is role is responsible for identifying and mitigating organisational risks and provide compliance oversight to ensure that CAMFED’s procedures and policies are followed, and incidents of non-compliance are thoroughly investigated and reported on.
• The specific accountabilities and responsibilities are as follows:

Internal audit framework –

• Assist in development of CAMFED’s annual audit plan
• Assess risks defined in the national offices’ risk registers and new emerging ones
• Develop appropriate plans to investigate and / or mitigate the identified risks
• Plan and carry out internal audit assignments, develop reports and engage country management teams in reviewing and validating audit findings
• Ensuring audit finding actions are implemented
• Liaise with CAMFED’s out-sourced internal auditors to deliver the internal audit agenda

Investigations, risk and compliance framework –

• Conduct and oversee time-sensitive, complex investigations of irregularities, fraud, corruption, and/or other violations by analyzing and synthesizing fact patterns, developing and executing testing procedures; reviewing data for patterns and anomalies, conducting electronic reviews of information, developing questions for, conducting, and summarizing interviews with identified parties, identifying and documenting control deficiencies or weaknesses; partnering with key internal and external stakeholders; and providing regular and timely updates to key stakeholders on the progress of projects.
• Help maintain leading anti-fraud/anti-bribery / corruption and investigative policies and practices. Keep abreast of sector legal developments relevant to anti-fraud/anti-bribery / corruption and investigation activities. Proactively consider new and innovative ways of doing things that meet the needs of internal and external stakeholders.
• Support the development of reports and other materials to communicate the results of investigations, including control deficiencies or weaknesses, fraud matters, root causes, and recommendations, to stakeholders and different audiences, including external funders.
• Support the development of various communications for different stakeholders, situations, and uses to contribute to the collective understanding of anti-fraud/anti-bribery / corruption and investigative trends, risks, issues, and solutions.
• Work closely with operational, technical and other departments / offices to understand and identify existing and emerging fraud/bribery/corruption risk issues, and promote solutions to manage the risks.
• Liaise with CAMFED’s out-sourced forensic investigators to ensure complex and sensitive irregularities are investigated

Person specifications / attributes

The job holder should among other things be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

• Uphold CAMFED’s values, beliefs and commitments
• Demonstrate resilient leadership and the ability to inspire confidence and exemplify high standards of conduct, being dynamic, determined, positive and robust.
• Exercise sound judgement in identifying weaknesses in the organisation’s control environment and a balanced view on how significant these are.
• Give clear, professional, objective opinion and advice.
• Report on what is found, independently without fear or favour.
• Demonstrate integrity to staff and others in the organisation
• Work well with others with specific responsibilities for internal control, risk management and governance including the CAMFED’s Executive Team and Audit Committees
• Work positively and constructively, influencing the leadership teams and others to ensure the IA recommendations are implemented.
• Adopt an objective and flexible style, being able to collaborate and be pragmatic, and challenge where appropriate.
• Ability to develop and manage strong and complex relationships across countries as part of a centralized function and externally with multiple stakeholders.
• Work effectively with the leadership team and audit committees, showing political awareness and sensitivity.
• Be seen to be objective and independent but also pragmatic where appropriate
• Strong analytical and exceptional organizational skills needed to manage a high volume of assigned cases

Qualification Required & Experience

The following experience is preferred:

• Significant proven track record within a fast-paced Investigations, Risk and Compliance environment.
• At least 7 years’ experience of working at senior management level in a similar role.
• Professional qualifications in Internal Audit and Investigations as well as being a member of Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).
• Proven track record within an Internal Audit/Risk and Compliance function, with demonstratable ability to lead internal audit reviews and investigations into fraud/bribery/corruption and other misconduct.
• Ability to work accurately with minimal supervision, manage multiple and shifting priorities and consistently meet deadlines.
• Proficient in the use of IT Systems including Microsoft Office packages.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to communicate clearly with a range of people from diverse backgrounds.

Travel

Up to 50% travel to CAMFED consortium countries’ of operation in Africa.

CAMFED is committed to providing equality of opportunity and valuing diversity for all current and prospective staff, volunteers and Board members. We aim to ensure that this commitment, reinforced by our values, is embedded in our day-to-day working practices and our work together.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Please send your CV together with a covering letter explaining the reasons why you have applied for the role, and reference ‘Senior Manager, Investigations, Risk & Compliance’ to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 03 May, 2022

Please note, only applications with a cover letter will be considered.

Job Vacancy For Environment and Social Safeguard Specialist

Posted on: April 25th, 2022 by Ghana Jobs

{African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET),Accra,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,06 May-2022};

The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) is a pan-African economic policy institute supporting Africa’s long-term growth through transformation. We produce research, offer policy advice, and connect key stakeholders so that African countries are better positioned for smart, inclusive, and sustainable development. Based in Ghana, we offer African-led solutions to some of Africa’s most critical development issues.

Project Background

• In 2017, the World Bank established the “Think Africa Partnership” (TAP) Program with the objective of building a knowledge to policy action pipeline. The TAP is a multi-donor Trust Fund for the Africa Regions and is the Africa Regions’ flagship trust fund translating knowledge into economic policy action to promote economic transformation across the continent. TAP is an African-centered initiative to better equip African scholars, institutions, and chief economic advisors with the tools, knowledge, and networks to address local development challenges with home grown solutions. TAP furthermore aims to strengthening production and uptake of knowledge and research to enhance the formulation and implementation of evidence-based policy.

• ACET has been a strategic partner of the TAP since its inception. TAP and ACET receive numerous requests to support African governments on their economic transformation agenda. In this pursuit, ACET regularly produces key knowledge products, such as the African Transformation Report, the African Transformation Index, as well as numerous multi-country studies exploring national and regional progress towards economic transformation. ACET has also been endorsed by the G20/Compact with Africa initiative (CwA) Ministers of Finance to support implementation of CwA in Africa. It is also supporting private sector development through its business incubator program, ACET Business Transform (ABT), working with Small and Medium Enterprises in Ghana with plans for expansion to several African countries in the coming years. Increasingly these requests also address governments’ COVID-19 recovery strategies, where countries would benefit from cross-country peer learning, and for access to the African knowledge community to develop and refine these plans. In 2022, ACET will enter a new phase in which the TAP partnership will become even more central to our activities.

Description of the Environment and Social Safeguard Specialist Role

• During the TAP project implementation, the Specialist will provide environmental and social safeguard oversight and capacity building to ensure that project activities are in line with applicable national legislation, World Bank Environmental and Social Standards (ESSs) and good environmental and social management practices. The specialist will engage with a wide range of partners, stakeholders, and beneficiaries in multiple countries across the African continent, and report to the Chief Operating Officer.
• In addition to environmental and social specialisation, we are seeking a candidate who ideally, is also capable of performing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse /Sexual Harassment (SEA/SH) functions, i.e., prevention of any form of sexual abuse, exploitation, and harassment. While not a firm requirement for the role, candidates with SEA/SH experience are highly encouraged to apply.
Scope and Duration of services
• The proposed assignment includes the tasks delineated in the table below. The anticipated duration of the tasks is for 100 to 120 days over the course of a 38-month implementation period between May 2022 and June 2025.
• Most key deliverables and tasks will be required on a quarterly or biannual basis. Some tasks will require ad hoc support based on project implementation and business needs. These will be anticipated as much as possible based on ACET’s work plans and procurement strategy.

Tasks

1) Monitor, follow up, update (if necessary) and assist the ACET TAP Implementation Unit (ATIU) on the implementation of the:

• Environmental and Social Commitment Plan (ESCP);
• Project’s Labor Management Procedures (LMP);
• Stakeholder Engagement Plan (SEP) for the Project, consistent with ESS10, which includes measures to, inter alia, provide stakeholders with timely, relevant, understandable, and accessible information, and consult with them in a culturally appropriate manner which is free of manipulation, interference, coercion, discrimination, and intimidation.
• Update, consult upon and disclose the SEP as necessary during project implementation.

2) Develop specific screening instrument, and screen project proposed interventions against potential environmental and social risks.
3) Support the ATIU to update ACET’s Code of Conduct (CoC) and oversee signing of the CoC by employees, consultants and with selected partners as necessary.
4) Conduct a Training Needs Assessment of staff on their knowledge of E&S
• prepare, conduct, and oversee trainings on E&S risks management throughout the life of the project.
5) Organize regular staff information sessions to ensure institutional awareness and compliance as well as staff meetings to provide updates on occupational health and safety regulations and inform of any potential staff policy alterations.
6) Participate in joint implementation support mission
• follow up comments and recommendations regarding E&S risk management and undertake measures as necessary.
7) Assist the ATIU to prepare and submit to the Bank regular monitoring reports on the environmental, social, health and safety (ESHS) performance of the Project, including but not limited to:
• the implementation of the ESCP, status of preparation and implementation of E&S documents required under the ESCP
• stakeholder engagement activities
• functioning of the grievance mechanism(s)
8) Advise the ATIU on the following issues related to ACET’s business practices and project implementation:
• preparation of TORs, papers, studies, or reports which include E&S issues.
• waste management issues related to the project, institute and implement relevant mitigation measures.
• procurement of environmentally friendly tools and equipment necessary for the project implementation such as energy efficient office hardware devices, and fuel-efficient vehicles.
• measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and related health risks.
9) Undertake other assignments as necessary in support of achieving the aims of this project.

Ideally, the position holder would also be requested to undertake the following (SEA/SH) tasks:

1) Monitor, follow up, update (if necessary) and assist the ACET TAP Implementation Unit (ATIU) on the implementation of the:
• the project’s SEA/SH Action Plan, Accountability and Response Framework.
• Project’s Grievance Mechanism (GM), as described in the SEP, and the GM for project workers, as described in the LMP, including specifically handling GBV complaints following a survivor centered approach.
2) Conduct a Training Needs Assessment of staff on their knowledge of SEA/SH risks
• prepare, conduct, and oversee trainings on SEA/SH risks management throughout the life of the project.
3) Participate in joint implementation support mission
• follow up comments and recommendations regarding GBV/SEA/SH risks management and undertake measures as necessary.

Deliverables

• Prepare quarterly, and annual work plans and achievement reports on the scope of activities
• Inputs into, and review of an updated Code of Conduct to be approved by the ACET
• Training materials on E&S standards and process (and SEA/SH if applicable)

Qualification, Skills, Knowledge, and Competencies:

Required

• A minimum of a BA, but preferable an MA in social science, sociology, social work, or other relevant social discipline.
• At least 5 years of work experience as a E&S specialist.
• Excellent communications, report-writing skills in English, and a high level of computer literacy are essential.
• Ability to engage effectively with a range of stakeholders including, government, the private sector, project beneficiaries and civil society.
• Agility and the ability to simultaneously work with multiple projects at different scale, size, and with varying timelines.
• Experience of working in policy research projects similar to ACET’s business model.
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, analytical, problem-solving, communication and team skills.
• Ability to operate in a multi-cultural environment, to travel and work under challenging circumstances.

Desirable

• Experience in GBV prevention and response, social and sexual exploitation/sexual harassment management, mitigation, and preparation of plans therein.
• Experience in gender, community sensitization on gender and women/children’s rights.
• Experience in World Bank project social and environmental risks management.
• Additional languages, in particular French and/or Portuguese.

WORKING AT ACET

The position will be employed as ACET staff, with a 6-month probation period, located either locally or remotely. ACET offers competitive salaries.

ACET is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to inclusion and diversity in the workplace. We have a zero-tolerance approach to discrimination and harassments of any kind.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Please send your application to the ACET Human Resource Manager at:

[email protected]

The application should contain:

• Cover letter explaining why you are the most suitable candidate for the advertised position and a brief methodology on how you will approach and conduct the work
• CV to include qualifications/competencies and relevant past experience in similar projects
• Contact details of 3 professional referees who can certify your competencies, professionalism, quality of writing, presentation, and overall suitability to this TOR.

Closing Date: 06 May, 2022

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be held either virtually or in-person if the candidate is based in Ghana.

Job Vacancy For Technical Advisor (Biomedical Engineer)

Posted on: April 6th, 2022 by Ghana Jobs

{GIZ Ghana,Accra,Full-Time,GH,M.Sc.,5 years,10 Apr-2022};

Project Brief

• develoPPP was set up by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to foster the involvement of the private sector in areas where business opportunities and development policy initiatives overlap.
• It offers financial and technical support for companies that want to do business or have already begun operating in developing and emerging-market countries.

Scope of the Role:

• The Technical Advisor is responsible for implementing health related develoPPP measures such as “Development and Production of COVID-19 RNA rapid tests and strengthening of local laboratory capacities”.

Task

• implements health-related develoPPP measures such as “Development and Production of COVID-19 RNA rapid tests and strengthening of local
laboratory capacities”, “Capacity building on vaccine safety and effectiveness”, “Training of Biomedical Engineers”, etc.
• supports the management of the above projects in accordance with the order and project goals and activities agreed with the partner, team agreements and/or agreements with the superior
• coordinates and assists in preparing and implementing project activities and carries out other activities required for implementing these measures
• contracts third parties and supports procurement to deliver services in cooperation with the respective administrative department of the GIZ Ghana Country Office
• advises partner institutions on order clarification, identifies needs, develops concepts and strategies, and provides technical input
cooperates with local communities, relevant organization and nongovernmental agencies in the project environment, as well as with other projects
to improve and maintain good working relationships
• innovation and knowledge management and communication of innovations integrates results and experiences into teamwork and the work of all relevant groups

Qualification Required & Experience

• M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering or related field with ideally specific knowledge of diagnostics/medical devices
• at least 5 years’ professional experience in a comparable position
• experience working in the Ghanaian health sector and Global Health
• very good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
• very good communication and negotiation skills
• strong managerial and organisational competence
• willingness to travel (abroad) regularly
• very good knowledge of the English language; very good knowledge of the
• French language is an asset
• willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management
• ability to work independently but also in a team
• ability to take initiative and work in a multicultural environment

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants are to forward their detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a one-page cover letter to:

[email protected] under the Job Code 2022/develoPPP/21/03. Please note if you do not hear from us two (2) weeks after the deadline, please consider application unsuccessful.

GIZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. All qualified candidates regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, race,
and religion are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date: 10 April, 2022

 

Job Vacancy For Intern, PFM

Posted on: April 6th, 2022 by Ghana Jobs

{GIZ Ghana,Accra,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,15 Apr-2022};

Project Brief

• The Public Financial Management (PFM) Component of GovID’s main objective is to strengthen the capacity for budgetary management that is geared towards inclusive development (at the national and sub-national levels).
• Partner institutions include Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Gender & social Protection, National Planning Commission and Financial Intelligence Center

Scope of the Role:

• The intern will be part of the Public Financial Management (PFM) Component of the Governance for Inclusive Development (GovID) Programme, working specifically on interventions combatting illicit financial flows (IFFs) and serious and organized crime (SOC).
• The GovID team works with Law Enforcement Agencies and other relevant state and non-state institutions to strengthen structures and systems aligned with national policies on combatting IFF & SOC in

Tasks

• Support the planning, preparing, implementing, monitoring and communicating of capacity building interventions with partner institutions to strengthen systems aligned with national policies that combat illicit financial flows and serious and organised crime.
• Contribute to the timely implementation of workplans and assist in monitoring of activities and report on progress
• Contribute to the reporting and knowledge management of the GovID Programme
• Support in the organization of workshops, meetings, events and trainings including the preparation of the agenda, logistical organization and preparing other relevant documentation before and after event including report writing
• Conduct desk research, including media monitoring, on issues or themes related to IFF/SOC in Ghana which would be of potential relevance to the
programme
• Support regular engagements with partner institutions and other relevant stakeholders

Qualification Required & Experience

• Students currently enrolled in a master’s Programme or having finished their Bachelor’s degree in the field of Public Administration, Economics, Development Studies or any relevant field of the social sciences less than six months ago by the start of the internship may apply
• Foundational knowledge and strong interest in good governance and corruption related issues with particularly focus on Serious and Organized Crime related issues including Illicit Financial flows, AntiMoney Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing
• Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work in a multicultural environment
• Motivated team player with an organized, systematic, proactive, detail- and goal-oriented work approach
• Excellent command of the English language (written & spoken)
• Ideally, you have already gained some practical experience in international cooperation.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and suitable applicants are to forward their detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a one-page cover letter to:

[email protected] / [email protected] Please note if you do not hear from us two (2) weeks after the deadline, please consider application unsuccessful.

GIZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. All qualified candidates regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, race,
and religion are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date: 15 April, 2022

Job Vacancy For Programme Associate (M & E)

Posted on: April 4th, 2022 by Ghana Jobs

{World Food Programme (WFP),Tamale,Full-Time,GH,Degree,5 years,18 Apr-2022};

JOB PURPOSE:

Under the overall supervision of the Head of Sub-office and technical supervisor of the Head of Research, Assessment, Monitoring and Evaluation (RAME) in Tamale, the Programme Associate (M & E) will be expected to perform the following duties:

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Take lead in data management of all beneficiaries, stakeholders and activities under SO2. In particular collect, organize and process data regarding farmer-based organizations, aggregators, off takers and update such data on a regular basis. In liaison with M&E, document transactions through the farmer, aggregator traceability systems and report progress made on a regular basi.
• In charge of all SO2 related documentation including organization of folders, files, reports and be able to document processes, best practices and success stories related to SO2 from time to time.
• In collaboration with the SO2 manager, assist with day-to-day Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) programme management affairs, especially Organizing & scheduling SO2 weekly/biweekly meetings and take lead in taking minutes and follow up on action points with the responsible staff in SO2.
• Liaise with M&E Programme officer to ensure all SO2 related indicators are captured for entry into Country Office Monitoring and Evaluation Tool (COMET); ensure up to date information on “Other Outputs” by consolidating information received from Partners.
• Actively participate in planning, implementation of all assessments related to SO2 and share results and lessons learnt for purposes of improving approaches and projects implementation strategies in the future.
• Support the program Policy officers and Food Systems Coordinator in routine report writing, editing and ensuring that key indicators on outputs are captured in project reports and the Annual Country Report.
• Will be responsible for gender mainstreaming and proactive technical support to all interventions and activities under SO2. Will ensure gender equity principles are incorporated into all activities. Will contribute towards planning, implementation, reporting and follow up on gender-related activities and provide support to the rest of the staff under SO2.
• In liaison with Program Policy Officers and partners jointly promote Climate Smart Agriculture Initiatives among Smallholders and Communities and ensure climate practices are integrated into farmers agricultural practices.
• Support the Food Systems Coordinator in development of concepts and proposals, through generating background information, searching and consolidating relevant literature and statistics.
• Perform any other duties as provided from time to time.

Qualification Required & Experience

Minimum Academic Qualifications

• First degree in Natural Resources Management, Environment, Agricultural sciences, Agricultural economics, Development studies or other related fields. A masters in any of the above fields is an added advantage

Desired Experiences for Entry into the role:

• A minimum of five years of progressive experience in project implementation related to sustainable food systems, agriculture and nutrition value chains or other related fields.
• Technical skills and knowledge in Monitoring and Evaluation, Reporting, Project management, Sustainable Agriculture (Climate smart agriculture), Gender mainstreaming, and nutrition value chain.

Location: Tamale

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: 18 April, 2022

Job Vacancy For Digital Communications Lead

Posted on: March 31st, 2022 by Ghana Jobs

{Mo Ibrahim Foundation (MIF),Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,5 years,18 Apr-2022};

Position title: Digital Communications Lead
Organisation: Mo Ibrahim Foundation (MIF)
Location: London (hybrid working – 2 days remote per week)
Reporting to: Head of Digital
Hours: 09:30-17:30 GMT, Monday-Friday
Start date: ASAP
Salary: £35,000-£45,000 depending on experience

Job summary

• The Digital Communications Lead oversees all aspects of the MIF’s digital communications to support the Foundation’s engagement with audiences across Africa and globally.
• With responsibility for managing the MIF’s social media channels, the role requires a strong background in social media communications and a desire to learn and innovate, alongside a keen interest in understanding how to use digital platforms to engage diverse audiences.
• This role sits within the Communications Team, with regular interaction with other departments including Research. The Digital Communications Lead works closely with the Foundation’s partners and external agencies, and reports to the Head of Digital.

Specific responsibilities

• Design and implement social media strategies and campaigns to profile MIF’s key products and events including the Ibrahim Index, Ibrahim Prize, Ibrahim Governance Weekend and Now Generation Network
• Provide engaging copy, images and video content for MIF’s social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter), working with the Design Team as required
• Design social media strategies and content to profile and drive traffic to MIF’s main website, Data Portal and live event site
• Oversee planning, production and distribution of regular e-communications, with support from the Communications Officer, via the Foundation’s CRM
• Identify key events and other opportunities to increase MIF’s digital visibility throughout the year such as international days and partner events
• Manage MIF’s social media content calendar to coordinate content and posts around internal and external events and announcements
• Run, measure and optimise social advertising campaigns across MIF’s social media channels
• Report on social and wider digital campaigns using analytics tools
• Respond efficiently to digital enquiries by monitoring, tracking and reporting on feedback and comments across social media platforms
• Develop an influencer engagement strategy to identify, manage and liaise with priority digital influencers to help increase the visibility of MIF’s activities and communications
• Develop social media toolkits for influencers and MIF spokespeople
• Coordinate the translation of social media content into French, Portuguese and Arabic, working with internal resources or external translation agencies as required
• Keep up to date with latest developments and trends in digital communications, with a particular focus on Africa and the work of foundations
• Work with colleagues to support other aspects of MIF’s communications, including design, tone of voice, and media activities
• Coordinate digital support, as required, from MIF’s communications agency

Qualification Required & Experience

Person specification

• A genuine interest in the mission and values of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation
• Five or more years of relevant digital communications experience
• A demonstrated familiarity with development issues, with discussions and debates around governance, democracy, international affairs and policy
• Experience of supporting digital efforts around high profile events
• Familiarity with digital and planning tools such as Airtable, publishing tools such as Hootsuite and Buffer as well as content management systems and Google Analytics
• Experience of email communications and CRM systems
• Familiarity with design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, as well as image banks
• Experience with high profile organisations and initiatives in Africa is desirable
• Knowledge of French, Portuguese, Arabic or African languages will be beneficial

Location: Ghana

How To Apply For The Job

Please send up to date CV and a brief covering statement outlining your interest in and
suitability for the role to:

[email protected] , with the job title in the subject line. Please note that we are only able to contact candidates selected for interview.

Closing Date: 18 April, 2022

Please note that flexible working hours and international travel may be required for this position. Candidates should have the right to work in the UK

Job Vacancy For Research Assistant

Posted on: March 31st, 2022 by Ghana Jobs

{Mo Ibrahim Foundation (MIF),Ghana,Full-Time,GH,Degree,N/A,18 Apr-2022};

Position title: Research Assistant (postgraduate position)
Organisation: Mo Ibrahim Foundation (MIF)
Location: London (hybrid working – 2 days remote per week)
Reporting to: Research Director; Senior Researchers
Hours: 09:30-17:30 GMT, Monday-Friday
Start date: ASAP
Salary: £24,000

Job summary

• Working as part of a small research team, the Research Assistant will contribute to the production and delivery of two of the main initiatives of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation: the Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) and the Ibrahim Forum Report, as well as other ad-hoc research work such as writing briefings, blogs and other research pieces.

Key responsibilities

• The Research Assistant will assist the Foundation’s research team in its core work, contributing to all research but specifically in the production and refinement of the IIAG and the Foundation’s annual Forum Report (a research publication supporting discussions at the
Foundation’s annual Forum, focussing on a different governance topic every year).
• Day-to-day tasks include participating in desk-based research of governance topics, conducting qualitative and quantitative analysis, supporting the team’s researchers, analysts and senior managers in production of research publications and pieces. Research team staff also support
all Foundation related events and activities, and Board members when required.
• The ideal candidate will be passionate about governance, data driven research and Africa, with experience in conducting research and analysis on governance and/or development issues.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Desk-based research involving data collection and the synthesis of information from relevant sources for research publications
• Contribute to developing the Foundation’s research work around key governance issues of relevance to Africa
• Country, regional and thematic analysis
• Contribute to identifying data sources for the IIAG and research publications
• Assist with tracking media, reports and events related to African governance, as well as initiatives to strengthen data capacity on the continent
• Assist in the delivery of the Foundation’s events and at other external engagements
• Provide general assistance to the research team, including preparing presentations, writing briefings, and checking documents
• Provide administrative and logistical support where necessary

Qualification Required & Experience

The ideal candidate should have:

• A postgraduate degree in a relevant subject or be enrolled in one
• Demonstrated interest in the international development sector, ideally with a focus on development and governance/public policies in Africa
• Experience in and/or a strong desire to carry out and learn data analysis and quantitative data work

Person specification

• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Comfortable with managing and interpreting numerical data
• Knowledge of qualitative and/or quantitative research methods/design is advantageous
• Interest in using and learning data analysis tools such as Microsoft Excel or Tableau
• Knowledge of MS Office
• Excellent attention to detail and proofreading skills
• Highly organised, with the ability to work to deadlines under pressure
• Willingness to learn and ability to pick up new concepts and skills quickly
• Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to be diplomatic and deal with high- level stakeholders and officials tactfully and effectively, in a multi-cultural environment
• The ability to join and contribute to the work of a small team
• Fluency in English is essential; knowledge of French, Arabic or Portuguese is advantageous
• Candidates with knowledge of statistical packages such as Stata or R are encouraged to apply

Location: Ghana

How To Apply For The Job

Please send up to date CV and a one-page covering statement outlining your interest in and suitability for the role to

[email protected] ,with the job title in the subject line. Please note that we are only able to contact candidates selected for interview.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until position is filled.

Closing Date: 18 April, 2022

Please note that flexible working hours and international travel may be required for this position. Candidates should have the right to work in the UK.

Job Vacancy For Regional Family Planning, Maternal, Neonatal Child Health and Nutrition Program Officer

Posted on: March 29th, 2022 by Ghana Jobs

{Chemonics International,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,5 years,29 Apr-2022};

The USAID GHSC-PSM Project is the primary vehicle through which USAID provides supply chain Technical Assistance to the Ministry of Health and Ghana Health Service to 1) procure and provide health commodities, 2) Improve Ghana’s management of the supply chain, and 3) collaborate with key stakeholders to support global health initiatives.

Job Summary

• The Regional Family Planning, Maternal, Neonatal, Child Health and Nutrition Program Officer will report directly to the USAID GHSC-PSM Public Health Programs Team Lead and will provide technical support to and liaise with the Ghana Health Services and other counterparts to ensure in-country contraceptive family planning, maternal neonatal and child health commodity availability.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

• Provide technical assistance and logistical support for supervision of family planning, MNCH and Nutrition commodity distribution, liaising closely with the GHS to ensure commodity availability.
• Coordinate and provide technical support to the Ghana Health Service (GHS) in regional level quantification of family planning, MNCH and Nutrition commodities.
• Regularly report on stock status of commodities, as well as health facility performance as relates to FP/MNCHN commodity in prioritized facilities in identified Districts.
• Conduct monitoring and supportive supervision visits to facilities in the region to provide supply chain on-job-training and monitor performance to ensure continuous commodity availability.
• To provide technical assistance and logistical support to the GHS in FP/MNCHN commodity distribution to ensure adequate stocks to meet client needs.
• Assist with preparing regional specific work plans, quarterly and annual reports, activity reports and other related communications.
• Provide technical support to facilities to ensure GhiLMIS system use to promote timely and accurate reporting.
• Collaborate with other USAID Implementing partners to improve MNCHN supply chain functions and capabilities in the zones of influence and network of practice.
• Support regional supply chain governance structures and technical working groups with facility data analytics for improved regional level FP/MNCHN supply chain decision making
• Inform leadership of potential short-term technical assistance needs as required.
• Perform other duties as required and assign

Qualification Required & Experience

Required Skills and Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The qualifications listed below are representative of the required knowledge, skills, and/or abilities needed to perform the principal duties.

• Bachelor’s degree in health systems, public policy, supply chain, or a related field required; advanced degree preferred.
• Minimum five (5) years of relevant work experience.
• Experience working on a USAID or donor-funded project preferred.
• Experience building effective relationships with cooperating partners and stakeholders, especially government counterparts at national and regional levels.
• Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, with demonstrated diplomacy and the ability to communicate effectively in a cross-cultural environment.
• Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity.
• Fluency in English required

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: 29 April, 2022