Posted on :
4 Oct, 2016
4 Oct, 2016
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a United States-based non-profit organization dedicated to discovering, and promoting effective solutions to global poverty problems. IPA designs, rigorously evaluates, and refines these solutions and their applications together with decision-makers to ensure that the evidence created is used to improve opportunities for the world’s poor.
Job Title: Senior Policy and Implementation Associate
IPA Ghana seeks a Senior Policy and Implementation Associate who will manage policy work and implementation activities on a portfolio of agriculture projects in Northern Ghana. These include the Disseminating Innovative Resources and Technologies to Smallholders (DIRTS) and Testing Agricultural Technologies (TAT) projects, amongst others. Lead Principal Investigators on these studies are Dean Karlan and Christopher Udry of Yale University. The studies’ interventions are implemented in collaboration with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, the Ghana Insurers Association, IFPRI and several other partners. The role involves significant supervision of implementation activities and policy engagements with the current partners and others for dissemination and to give results increased visibility. This position will be based in Tamale, Northern Region.
The Senior Policy and Implementation Associate will report to the Research Manager in the Tamale Office. He/she will have a diverse set of responsibilities in the following areas:
Partner relations and policy outreach
Employment period: 1 year, with the possibility of extension based on performance and the availability of funds
Proposed start date: immediately
Required Skills or Experience
How to Apply
To apply, please fill out the online application form by clicking the link below:
Please take note of the following instructions:
The deadline for applications to this position is October 14th October, 2016. However, applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.
Due to the high volume of applications received by IPA, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted by email or phone for an interview.
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. Please direct questions to [email protected] ..