Posts Tagged ‘Project Manager Jobs in Ghana’

Job Vacancy For Project Manager At Innovations For Poverty Action (IPA) – (Eastern Region)

Posted on: January 28th, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{Innovations For Poverty Action (IPA),Eastern Region,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,28 Feb-2013};

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a U.S. non-profit organization dedicated to creating, evaluating, and replicating innovative solutions to poverty and policy problems worldwide. IPA specializes in using randomized impact evaluation to assess the effectiveness of development programs.

Job Summary

Job Vacancy: Evaluating The Hunger Project’s Epicenter Scale-up Strategy – Project Manager

Summary:
IPA seeks a Project Manager for immediate hire who will assist with the logistics and survey design of a RCT evaluation that measures the impact of The Hunger Project’s Epicenter Scale-up Strategy across Ghana’s Eastern Region. THP’s Epicenter Scale-Up Strategy aims to break the poverty cycle by mobilizing communities around the construction of “epicenters” designed to address many of their basic needs. The evaluation of THP’s unique anti-poverty program provides an unparalleled opportunity to study the multifaceted links among health, education, and economic outcomes in the intergenerational transmission of poverty.

Responsibilities:
The Project Manager will work closely with international researchers and other field staff to perform a variety of tasks including, but not limited to:

Data Collection Management:

•  With research team, refine study design and survey instruments;
•  Oversee and monitor data collection and survey field work, including planning, logistics, hiring, and training;
•  Conduct qualitative research to inform research design;
•  Run pilot survey exercises, provide feedback on field operations and survey instruments, and make and monitor improvements;
•  Assist in the writing of project reports and policy memos.

Financial Management:

•  Work with IPA Ghana’s financial staff to keep detailed accounts of all project program activities, including monitoring project expenses.

Human Resource Management:

•  Manage human resource procedures in coordination with IPA’s HR Manager including recruiting, contract/salary negotiation, evaluations, staff development, disciplinary action, etc.:
a) Draft Job Descriptions for local hires and, when necessary, help circulate them;
b) Participate in the selection process and assist HR with employment-related communication; and
c) Assist Project Associate with training as needed;
•  Assist with staff evaluations twice annually; make recommendations regarding renewal of staff contracts;
•  Work with the HR department to process paperwork for contract renewals and terminations;
•  Enforce all IPA Ghana policies and work with IPA Ghana management to execute staff disciplinary action.

Miscellaneous:

•  Assist Project Associate with obtaining and sharing information from partner offices
•  Communicate regularly with management team on matters including finance, logistics and government relations;
•  Other duties related to project implementation as needed.

The commitment sought for this position is a minimum of two years.

Qualification Required & Experience

IPA is seeking candidates who meet the following requirements:

•  BA, BSc. or Masters in development economics, or social science/development field.
•  Strong budgeting and financial management skills.
•  Strong oral and written communications skills in English.
•  Strong oral proficiency in Twi, Ewe and/or additional languages used in the Eastern Region
•  Experience supervising, designing and implementing data collection and/or field work activities, and managing teams of field workers, is preferred.
•  Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
•  Well organized, detail-oriented, able to prioritize, and manage multiple tasks simultaneously with minimal supervision.
•  Advanced user of Microsoft office suite (Excel, Word, Power Point), and the internet.
•  Experience in data management, econometrics, and programming in STATA or SPSS is a plus.

Location: Eastern Region

How To Apply For The Job

Please submit your complete CV and cover letter by email to:

[email protected]  using the subject line: IPA Ghana THP:  Firstname Lastname,

Closing Date: 15 February 2013

All documents should be submitted as attachments, and the file names should include the name of the applicant.  The documents may be submitted in Word document or PDF format.  Applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted by email or phone.

Job Vacancy For Project Managers (3 Positions)

Posted on: November 27th, 2012 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,31 Dec-2012};

A reputable civil engineering and general building construction firm is seeking to fill the following vacancy:- Project Managers (3 Positions)

Qualification Required & Experience

BSc (Build Technilogy) or Civil Engineering with a minimum of seven (7) years working experience or a qualification in project management and must have strong working experience in a construction industry.

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified applicants should e-mail their applications, together with their detailed CVs to:-

[email protected]

Or to:-

P.O.Box PMB 281,
Community 1 Tema

Closing Date: 11 December, 2012

Experience from a construction firm will be an added advantage.

Remuneration and benefits attached to the various positions are very attractive and negotiable.

Job Vacancy For Resident Project Manager (Kumasi)

Posted on: October 24th, 2012 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Kumasi,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,30 Nov-2012};

A progressive institution, involved in the development and operation of waste processing and management facilities, requires for immediate employment a Resident Project Manager to oversee and manage contracts and construction related activities in relation to its multi-million dollar project.

Position: Resident Project Manager

Qualifications: Degree in Civil Engineering or related profession, with a minimum of ten (10) years post qualification experience in the areas of Civil Construction, Project Management, contract Administration and construction management.

Duties

Contract administration and construction management of civil engineering and environmental quality infrastructural projects, ensuring that projects are implemented in accordance with specifications, projected schedules and budget

•  Oversee direct construction of various sub-structural, concrete and building structures, road works and general construction works.
•  Liaise with and oversee work by contractors on site and ensure conformance with contractual conditions and specifications.
•  Contract Administration of executed infrastructural projects.
•  Oversee determination and procurement of various materials, plant and works required for the project
•  Oversee and supervise preparation for tender documents, estimation and quantity surveying
•  Progress payment certification
•  Arrangement of site and other co-ordination meetings
•  Progress and other reporting

Project management and contract management certification would be an added advantage.

Knowledge of CAD will also be an added asset

Tenure: Two year contract.
Duty Station: Kumasi

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates are required to submit applications and curriculum vitae to:-

[email protected]

Or by express mail to:-

Excellent Jobs, PMB MD214,
Madina – Accra

Closing Date: 05 November 2012