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19 Apr, 2012

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Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET)

The Government of Ghana has received a credit from the World Bank towards the cost of the Ghana Skills and Technology Development Project (GSTDP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds to eligible payments under the contract for the engagement of suitably qualified individuals for the following positions to be based at the Projects Support (PSU) of the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET) in Accra.


  • Assist in developing and implementing guidelines to be followed for potential beneficiaries of the Fund. This involves developing appropriate selection criteria of beneficiaries for each funding window of the Fund;
  • Assist in reviewing strategic plans, business plans and proposals submitted by beneficiaries of the Fund against the guidelines for each window;
  • Assist in providing guidance and feedback to beneficiaries of the Fund;
  • Assist in providing support and answers to queries raised by Fund applicants;
  • Assist in conducting initial assessments and short-listing strategic grant proposals meeting the established criteria for review by the relevant bodies; and
  • Participating in the determination of key selection criteria for Fund beneficiaries as per established priority areas
  • The Grant Officer will work under the direct supervision of the Grant Specialist
  • Perform any other duties required for the effective functioning of the PSU/SDF

Required Skills or Experience

  • Must have a university degree in business, management, economic development, social sciences, business administration, or other related fields
  • Minimum three years of relevant work experience in administration and a commitment to acquire additional skills needed for the assignment;
  • Demonstrated ability to serve as an information resource on status of project, disbursements, procurement stages, and tracking of project timeliness;
  • Excellent organizational skills with demonstrated ability to work independently, handle a variety of concurrent activities, rank priorities, organize work efficiently, and deliver assignments in a timely manner often under time constraints;
  • Strong interpersonal and practical problem-solving skills; including ability to communicate effectively, in writing and orally, in English;
  • Highly proficient in computer software application (e.g. Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word);


How To Apply

The Project Support Unit (PSU) of the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET) now invites interested and qualified individuals to submit typewritten application letters and curriculum vitae indicating that they are qualified to perform the services for the position described above. These should include:

  • Description of similar assignments
  • Experience in similar conditions
  • Availability of appropriate of appropriate skills

Written expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below (in person or by mail or by email) by 4.00pm on 1st May, 2012:

The Project Coordinator
Project Support Unit
Attention: Procurement Specialist
Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training
Adjacent Ghana News Agency, Ministries Area, Accra
P. O. Box M651

Fax: 233-0302-682950
Email: [email protected][email protected]
Offer valid till: 01 May, 2012

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