Development Advisor Careers 2011: AXIS Human Capital

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24 Jul, 2011

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Human Resources Jobs in Ghana

A reputable NGO is seeking to hire an Organizational Development Advisor. The Organizational Development Advisor will be a member of the Forest and Natural Resource Program (FNRP) and will work under the overall supervision of the FNRP Coordinator. The OD Advisor will be responsible for providing overall strategic direction; management, administration and implementation of Partnership for Equitable Resource Forest Management (PERFORM) in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.

Key Responsibilities

  • Take lead responsibility in providing strategic leadership for the implementation of the Civil Society Strengthening agenda of the FNR program
  • Facilitate the mobilization and capacity building of civil society for advocacy from the grassroots to the Regional level in line with DANIDA’s Civil Society Strengthening Strategy
  • Responsible for the management, administration and implementation of PERFORM in accordance with the agreement signed between CARE Denmark and CARE Ghana
  • Conduct Monitoring and Evaluation, Impact Measurement, Documentation, Learning and sharing
  • Strengthen linkages between communities and District Assemblies in collaboration with the Gender and Livelihood Advisor and Strategic Partners to provide for the socio economic needs of communities
  • Support capacity building of local partners
  • Network with other coalitions to inform them about their civil society strengthening agenda


Required Skills or Experience

  • Masters degree in Organizational Development or related field
  • 5 years progressive experience in the area of Organizational Development and working with civil society organizations
  • Experience in gender mainstreaming at country or agency level. Knowledge in research, tools for gender analysis and reporting
  • Demonstrated capacity in at least two of the following areas: equity and diversity; vulnerability, governance and institution building; poverty alleviation
  • Excellent facilitation, negotiation, networking, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent administrative and project planning, management and reporting skills as well as monitoring, supervisory and coaching skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills; ability to build and work in a team
  • Good Knowledge and understanding of communities livelihood issues
  • Experience in working with District Assemblies and NGOs
  • Proven competencies in designing and conducting training and workshops
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


How To Apply


Closing 15th July, 2011

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