Palladium Group April Jobs (2017) - Jobs in Ghana

Palladium Group April Jobs (2017)

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21 Apr, 2017

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Administrative Jobs in Ghana

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

Job Description

Job Title: Regional Coordinator for Africa

Project Overview and Role

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The Regional Coordinator supports the continued shift of TFA 2020 towards distributed governance and multi-centric facilitation, by acting as the main facilitator of the TFA 2020 platform in Africa.

The Regional Coordinator has the dual role of:

  • Catalysing the further development of the TFA 2020 platform in Ghana, Liberia, Cote d?Ivoire, and the rest of Africa, as a core element of the global TFA 2020 umbrella partnership
  • Supporting the development and implementation of regional strategic activities of the TFA 2020 that accelerate progress toward reaching deforestation goals through supply chain-based commitments and action, supported through the organisation and facilitation of the Africa Working Group of TFA 2020 and regional meetings, contribution to regional communication activities, facilitation and curation of regional activities on digital collaboration platform.

Recruitment for this position will be done on a rolling basis.

Responsibilities

The Regional Coordinator is expected to drive the TFA 2020 partnership towards the following outcomes:

  • Engagement and participation of regional stakeholders: Increased understanding of the opportunity of the TFA 2020 platform by regional stakeholders, and as a consequence a larger and diverse Partner base for TFA 2020, and increased ownership of the TFA 2020 agenda by national and sub-national governments at all levels, the private sector and forest country civil society organisations.

In particular, the Regional Coordinator for Africa is to:

  • Support the continued implementation of the Africa Palm Oil Initiative, in cooperation with the APOI implement partners at Proforest, to support the adoption of regional principles for sustainable palm oil development, and support the emergence of national partnership for the implementation of said principles
  • Engage with and support the Governments of Ghana, Liberia, and Cote d?Ivoire in their active membership in TFA 2020, and actively seek engagement in TFA 2020 by other West and Central African countries.

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