Chemonics Ghana Recruiting Several Positions

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9 Jun, 2014

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Chemonics International Inc. seeks four technical and administrative specialists for the recently awarded five-year, USAID-funded Ghana Feed the Future Agriculture Policy Support (Ghana FtF-APS) Project. The Ghana FtF-APS project aims to increase the capacity of the government of Ghana, the private sector, and civil society organisations in evidence-based policy formation, implementation, research and advocacy and in rigorous monitoring and evaluation of agricultural programmes under the Medium Term Agriculture Sector Investment Plan. The Personnel will support the effective and efficient long-term management and implementation of the Ghana FtF-APS project by filling the following position:- Finance Manager

Job Summary

The Finance Manager will implement financial management and accountability requirements of the project according to USAID and Chemonics procedures and regulations.

Specific responsibilities will include

• Lead in the development and implementation of sound financial management systems
• Monthly and annual financial reporting to the project management unit and other project stakeholders
• Develop, implement, and maintain adequate internal controls
• Ensure complete documentation, filing and retrieval systems
• Liaise with statutory reporting authorities to comply with statutory payment and reporting requirements

Qualification Required & Experience

• Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting and Finance
• Professional accounting qualification, ACCA, CA or CPA
• Not less than 4 years of professional experience, preferably for USAID-funded programmes in Ghana
• Demonstrated knowledge of USAID financial and management systems, regulations and reporting requirements

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Send electronic submissions, including a cover letter / expression of interest and an updated curriculum vitae to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 13 June, 2014

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organisation, or other non-merit factors.


Chemonics International Inc. seeks four technical and administrative specialists for the recently awarded five-year, USAID-funded Ghana Feed the Future Agriculture Policy Support (Ghana FtF-APS) Project. The Ghana FtF-APS project aims to increase the capacity of the government of Ghana, the private sector, and civil society organisations in evidence-based policy formation, implementation, research and advocacy and in rigorous monitoring and evaluation of agricultural programmes under the Medium Term Agriculture Sector Investment Plan. The Personnel will support the effective and efficient long-term management and implementation of the Ghana FtF-APS project by filling the following position:- Grants and Contracts Manager

Job Summary

The grants and subcontracts manager will be responsible for managing project grants to institutional partners and building institutional capacity in grants management under a Grants Under Contract (GUC) mechanism. They will also be responsible for managing project subcontracts.

Specific responsibilities will include:

• Support the development, and implementation of a project Grants and Contracts manual
• Lead in the assessment and evaluation of grant applications
• Ensure post award management in accordance with USAID and Chemonics policies and procedures
• Provide policy guidance and interpretation to program beneficiaries and sub-grantees
• Responsible for systematic documentation, referencing, retrieval and management of grants and contracts awards.

Qualification Required & Experience

• 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 requirement
• Degree in business administration, economics, public administration, finance or closely related field
• Experience in building the capacity of organizations to apply for, receive and manage grants
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Fluency in English required

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Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Send electronic submissions, including a cover letter / expression of interest and an updated curriculum vitae to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 13 June, 2014

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organisation, or other non-merit factors.


Chemonics International Inc. seeks four technical and administrative specialists for the recently awarded five-year, USAID-funded Ghana Feed the Future Agriculture Policy Support (Ghana FtF-APS) Project. The Ghana FtF-APS project aims to increase the capacity of the government of Ghana, the private sector, and civil society organisations in evidence-based policy formation, implementation, research and advocacy and in rigorous monitoring and evaluation of agricultural programmes under the Medium Term Agriculture Sector Investment Plan. The Personnel will support the effective and efficient long-term management and implementation of the Ghana FtF-APS project by filling the following position:- Agricultural Economist

Job Summary

The Agricultural Economist will provide training and support to stakeholder organisations for policy analysis and formation activities, including institutional capacity building.

Responsibilities will include

• Analyzing existing capacity for agriculture policy analysis within partner organisations and developing tools and recommendations for building partner capacity
• Work with technical staff to identify policy priorities, data collection and analysis priorities and will develop tools and trainings to address gaps in knowledge and skills
• Providing technical assistance to government agencies, research organisations and private sector organisations
• Building capacity for data collection and analysis of policy impacts on women farmers and entrepreneurs

Qualification Required & Experience

• Master’s degree in agricultural economics, statistics or a related field, ten years experience in agricultural policy analysis and data collection, organisational capacity building, good writing skills
• USAID experience preferred
• Fluent english language capability

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Send electronic submissions, including a cover letter / expression of interest and an updated curriculum vitae to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 13 June, 2014

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organisation, or other non-merit factors.

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