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IPA Recruitment

Posted on :

29 Aug, 2016

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Auditing Jobs in Ghana

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a United States-based non-profit organization dedicated to creating, evaluating and replicating innovative solutions to poverty and policy problems worldwide. IPA specializes in using the randomized controlled trial methodology to evaluate the impact of development programs in diverse fields including education. IPA Ghana has a long history of collaborating with the Ministry of Education to support improving learning outcomes.

Job Description

Job Title: Auditor

Project Overview

IPA is seeking to hire Auditors for a maximum of one month i.e. between September-October 2016 to work on “Women and Democracy” project. The survey seeks to find best approaches in addressing social norms in Ghana that constrain the full participation of women in political life and also examine the consequences of increased women’s participation in politics. Survey teams will collect data from 6 districts in the Eastern (Abetifi, Birim North, Upper Manya Krobo,) and Central (Mfantseman, Gomoa West and Ajumako Enyan Esiam District) regions of Ghana. The work will require extensive travel within the districts.

IPA would like to recruit Auditors to form part of the Women and Democracy project team.

Job Description
The Women and Democracy Auditor is responsible for managing a survey team and maintaining high quality data collection during our baseline survey.

As part of the responsibilities, the Auditor will: 

  • Administer interviews to research participants chosen by the IPA Project Managers, or as directed by them;
  • Ensure that surveys are administered in an ethical, honest, and rigorous manner;
  • Adhere to all other IPA survey protocols;
  • Debrief with the IPA Team Leader at any time with questions or concerns;
  • Promptly respond to contact from the IPA Field Managers, Field Supervisors, Team Leaders, or other IPA staff;
  • Perform other duties related to the project that may be assigned to him/her.

Required Skills or Experience

The Auditor must satisfy the following requirements: 

  • A diploma or University degree in any field;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English;
  • Strong oral proficiency and basic grammatical knowledge in any of the following local languages – Dangme, Fante and Twi
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work with little or no supervision;
  • Previous experience (at least one year) in a similar role will be an added advantage;
  • Experience in using technology to collect data on the field is a plus

How to Apply

To apply, please fill out the online application form by clicking the link below:


Please take note of the following instructions:

  • Your Cover Letter and CV are required to complete the application form.
  • Incomplete applications or applications not completed through the web-form will not be considered.
  • Due to high volume of applications received, IPA will only contact shortlisted candidates.

DISCLAIMER: Please note that IPA will never require monetary compensation as part of its application process. Any requests for monetary compensation by persons claiming to be IPA employees or persons claiming to represent IPA should be disregarded and reported.

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