Chemonics Ghana Recruiting 4 Positions

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2 Jul, 2013

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Vacancies in Ghana

Chemonics International Inc, a leading international consulting firm based in Washington, D.C., is seeking long­term
employees and short­term consultants for anticipated USAID projects in Ghana. It is anticipated that these projects will
focus on multiple sectors, including education, agriculture, and health.

Job Title 1: Grants and Subcontracts Manager

We are recruiting grants and subcontracts managers for these anticipated multi­year projects. These grants and
subcontracts specialists will be responsible for managing project grants to NGOs and building institutional capacity in
grants management under a Grants Under Contract (GUC) mechanism. They will also be responsible for managing project
subcontracts.

Required Skills or Experience
Qualifications for this position:
5 years of demonstrated experience and success in grants management, including Grants Under Contract (GUC);
Demonstrated knowledge of USAID financial and management systems, regulations and reporting requirements;
Degree in business administration, economics, public administration, finance, or closely related field;
Experience building the capacity of organizations to apply for, receive, and manage grants;
Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
Fluency in English required.

How To Apply
To apply, please email cover letters and CV (as attachments) to [email protected]
Please specify position(s) being applied for in the subject line.
Applications are due by July 8, 2013, but will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Only short­listed candidates meeting the qualifications listed above will be contacted.
Chemonics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Title 2: ICT For Education Specialist

Chemonics International Inc, a leading international consulting firm based in Washington, D.C., is seeking long­term
employees and short­term consultants for an anticipated four­year early grade literacy and numeracy program in Ghana.
The project is expected to focus on improving reading and numeracy instruction, teacher training, education management,
and materials development in English and mother tongue languages. It will also utilize ICT to strengthen education
management and support teacher and student learning.

We are recruiting senior­level ICT specialists for both long­ and short­term assignments who have experience:
developing software and information management systems for government and non­governmental entities that deal
with human resource and financial management; OR applying ICT in education, particularly in primary school literacy and numeracy instruction.

Required Skills or Experience
Qualifications for the position:
Bachelor’s degree in education or relevant technology field preferred;
Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience in ICT development and/or ICT integration in educational
training, instruction, and assessments;
Experience on USAID or other donor­funded programs preferred, and experience working with non­governmental
organizations, national and local governments, and the private sector required;
Experience designing information mangement systems for government and NGO entities in human resources and
financial management preferred;
Experience with the education sector preferred;
Fluency in English required.

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How To Apply
To apply, please email cover letters and CV (as attachments) to [email protected]
Please specify position(s) being applied for in the subject line.
Applications are due by July 8, 2013, but will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Only short­listed candidates meeting the qualifications listed above will be contacted.
Chemonics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Title 3: Teacher Education Specialist

Job Description
The anticipated four ­year project will focus on improving reading and numeracy instruction, teacher education, education
management, and material development in English and mother tongue languages at the primary school level.
We are recruiting a senior­level teacher education specialist to manage in­service and pre­service training activities at the
primary education level. It is anticipated that this person will coordinate with regional and district government counterparts
to assess, adapt, and deliver trainings to education professionals.

Required Skills or Experience
Qualifications for the position:
Master’s degree in education or relevant specialty area preferred or equivalent combination of education and work
experience in education­related field;
Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience developing and managing teacher education activities;
Knowledge of the Ghana education system;
Experience working with tertiary education systems preferred;
Experience on USAID or other donor­funded programs preferred, and experience working with non­governmental
organizations, national and local governments, and the private sector required;
Outstanding leadership, management, and interpersonal skills;
Fluency in English required.

How To Apply
To apply, please email cover letters and CV (as attachments) to [email protected]
Please specify position(s) being applied for in the subject line.
Applications are due by July 8, 2013, but will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Only short­listed candidates meeting the qualifications listed above will be contacted.
Chemonics is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Job Title 4: Early Grade Literacy Specialist

The project will focus on improving reading and numeracy instruction, teacher training, education management, and material
development in English and mother tongue languages. We are recruiting a senior­level early grade literacy specialist for an anticipated four­year program in Ghana. The early grade literacy specialist will provide technical assistance for the development of improved literacy instruction, materials development, and teacher training efforts.

Required Skills or Experience
Qualifications for the position:
Master’s degree in education, preferably early grade reading, bilingual education, or other relevant area or equivalent
combination of education and work experience in education­related field;
Minimum of 8 years of relevant professional experience working on mother­tongue language programming;
Knowledge of the Ghana education system, particularly the NALAP program and literacy framework;
Understanding of Ghanaian and English instruction strategies;
Experience on USAID or other donor­funded programs preferred andexperience working with non­governmental
organizations ad national and local governments required;
Outstanding leadership, management, and interpersonal skills;
Fluency in English required.

How To Apply
To apply, please email cover letters and CV (as attachments) to [email protected]
Please specify position(s) being applied for in the subject line.
Applications are due by July 8, 2013, but will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Only short­listed candidates meeting the qualifications listed above will be contacted.
Chemonics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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