Farm Radio International Recruiting in Ghana

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20 Nov, 2013

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Vacancies in Ghana

Farm Radio International (FRI) is a Canadian non-profit organization with a mission to support broadcasters in developing countries to strengthen small scale farming and rural communities. For detail information’s please visit our web site;

Job Title: Programs Manager

Overall Responsibilities

Reporting to the Country Director, the Programs Manager is part of the management team and is responsible for technical support to the entire program, overseeing on-going programs reporting, monitoring and evaluation and preparing and following project work plans for Ghana.

Key Responsibilities

•   Participate in programme development, develop concept papers for new proposals and coordinate and participate in the development of project proposals
•   Oversee the preparation of all reports including monthly, semi-annual and annual reports, surveys, workshops and technical reports in the district according to the organisation and donor requirements
•   Maintain and coordinate good working relations with the Partner Radio Stations, community, the District, line Ministries, and other NGOs partners
•   Facilitate project planning, implementation and reviews with all stakeholders
•   Actively participate in the development of systems for project monitoring and evaluation, reporting, and other related functions.
•   Design project specific monitoring and evaluation tools and instruments in line with the overall organisations monitoring and evaluation system
•   Oversee the organisation’s data collection  Report writing and data management
•   Develop, modify and synchronize all reporting formats in the organisation and regularly review the formats to ensure that all the required qualitative and quantitative information can be gathered through the tools
•   Spearhead the design, development and maintenance of the organisation’s Information Management System
•   Organise, attend regular review meetings with key stakeholders to monitor progress of overall Farm Radio programs
•   Participate in the design of the organisation’s publications such as IEC materials, Brochures and leaflets
•   Support staff and stakeholders capacity in Fund raising, project planning, monitoring and evaluation
•   Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

Qualification Required & Experience

•   University Degree (Masters) with background in Development Studies, Agriculture Communication or Project Management
•   Understanding experience in integrated developmental issues
•   Experience in Agriculture Value Chain Analysis and the role of radio in the value chain  Understanding of the countries agricultural developmental issues, constraints and opportunities for improving food security
•   Demonstrate experience as developmental professional in planning, monitoring, evaluating programs, managing different projects and report writing
•   Networking experience with development partners and in the country and at the international level
•   Understand the context of radio and ICTs in the extension delivery
•   Demonstrated excellence in project management at all level
•   Proven experience in a similar position in reputable international organization
•   A minimum of 6 years’ experience with at least 4 years’ experience in similar position


Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should submit the following in addition to cover letter

•   Detailed curriculum vitae
•   Scan copies of relevant certificate of highest educational qualification
•   Contacts of three work related referees

Application should be sent to the following address:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 28 November, 2013

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