CARE International Ghana Careers (4 Positions)

Posted on :

1 Nov, 2011

Category :

NGO Jobs in Ghana, Non Profit Organisation Jobs

CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. Women are at the heart of CARE’s community-based efforts to improve basic education, prevent the spread of HIV, increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity and protect natural resources. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and helps people rebuild their lives.

1. Project Manager – Nutrition Outcomes for Women (NOW)

  • A Master’s degree in public health and nutrition, health science, or related field
  • Five years of relevant working experience
  • A minimum of five years practical project management experience, including financial management
  • Networking and rights based approaches to development
  • Proven experience in working with partners is key to this position
  • Strategic and conceptual thinking ability and decision making
  • Proven and demonstrable facilitation skills, negotiation skills and networking skills
  • Commitment to and understanding of a process and livelihood approach to development
  • Excellent professionalism, relationship building and communication skills
  • Ability to build commitment of others, developing teams and operational decision making
  • Adherence to CARE’s core values (Respect, Integrity, Commitment & Excellence) and competencies
  • Good spoken English and excellent English writing skills
2. Communication Officer – Agriculture & Natural Resources (ANR)
  • Master’s degree in Communications, Social Sciences or Journalism or Bachelor’s degree plus significant working experience
  • Relevant working experience of at least two years, part of which must be in the development sector
  • Good team player and self driven
  • The candidate must have practical experience of media relations in Ghana
  • Understanding of cross-cutting issues within Ghana especially in relation to gender and pro-poor policies. Especially with regard to Agriculture & Natural Resources and Environment
  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research techniques
  • INGO experience is an advantage
  • Communication Skills is key
  • Adherence to CARE’s core values (Respect, Integrity, Commitment & Excellence) and competencies
3. Information and Knowledge Management Officer
  • A minimum qualification of a university degree, in a relevant discipline such as rural development or social science
  • At least eight years of relevant working experience, including a minimum of five years working on information & knowledge management, including M&E
  • Strong practical experience and knowledge of developing and implementing information & knowledge management systems
  • Strong practical experience with facilitating learning processes and with participatory monitoring & evaluation
  • Positive experiences working with local and international partners and relationship-building
  • Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to gender and diversity
  • Well developed written and oral and communication skills
  • Strong facilitation, People Skills, Computer skills, Integrity and Resilience/Adaptation and flexibility
  • Adherence to CARE’s core values (Respect, Integrity, Commitment & Excellence) and competencies
4. Project Facilitator – Nutrition Outcomes for Women (NOW) Project
  • First degree in a relevant discipline such as Agriculture, horticulture, agronomy or agric extension
  • Three years of relevant working experience, including a minimum of three years field practical experience in working with rural communities, including women groups
  • Proven experience and understanding of nutrition and food security issues linked to reproductive health and child malnutrition
  • Experience in working with partners is key to this position
  • Adherence to CARE’s core values (Respect, Integrity, Commitment & Excellence) and competencies
  • Proven and demonstrable facilitation skills, negotiation skills and networking skills, including facilitating change, innovation and initiating action
  • Commitment to and understanding of a process and livelihood approach to development
  • Excellent professionalism, relationship building and communication skills

 

How To Apply

Interested candidates should submit their applications and detailed CVs to the HR Officer, CARE International in Ghana or electronically to[email protected]PLEASE INDICATE CLEARLY IN THE SUBJECT LINE WHICH OF THE POSITIONS ARE YOU ARE APPLYING FOR. Application Forms can be requested through the same email address.

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OUR DIVERSITY IS OUR STRENGTH; WE ENCOURAGED PEOPLE FROM ALL BACKGROUNDS AND EXPERIENCES, PARTICULARLY WOMEN. TO APPLY

 

Closing 07 Nov, 2011

 

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