Posted on :
18 Jun, 2018
18 Jun, 2018
CARE International is one of the World’s leading humanitarian and development organizations. Founded in 1945, CARE has been fighting global poverty and defending the dignity of people around the world, working in over 90 countries around the globe.
CARE started operations in Ghana in 1994 and have for the past 23 years, has partnered government agencies, multinational and Civil Society organizations to undertake interventions in the areas of education, food and nutrition security, financial inclusion, women’s empowerment, governance, among others.
Job Title: Zonal Project Officer
CARE International in Ghana is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of a Zonal Project Officer for the Ghana Strengthening Accountability Mechanisms Project (GSAM).
The Ghana Strengthening Accountability Mechanisms (GSAM) project is a 5-year (2014-2019) USAID sponsored project that seeks to strengthen citizen oversight of capital development projects to improve local government transparency, accountability and performance. CARE International in Ghana (CARE) as lead organization, in partnership with Oxfam Ghana and the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC) has been awarded the Cooperative Agreement to implement Component 2 of the GSAM project in 100 Districts of Ghana over the project period with the objectives of: increasing availability of accessible information on MMDAs’ capital projects performance in 100 districts; strengthening CSOs and citizens capacity to monitor MMDAs’ capital development projects in 50 districts; and increasing the use of citizen-generated information on MMDAs’ capital projects in 50 districts.
Oversee the effective execution and coordination of all GSAM Zonal activities Ashanti and Brong Ahafo regions. Maintain effective working relationships with colleagues at the National and Sub-national levels, especially on Collation of Data for Analysis and Reporting for the achievement of the overall goal of GSAM Project under the Consortium.
The Zonal Project Officer will report to the Chief of Party through the Public Policy/Advocacy Specialist, based at the National level.
Required Skills or Experience
A minimum qualification of under-graduate degree in Development Planning, Social Sciences, Public Administration, Project Management or other related fields from a recognized University. A post-graduate degree in the relevant areas will be advantageous
Required Skills and Experience
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 THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR. Closing date for submission of applications is Tuesday 26th June, 2018. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
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