Posted on :
5 Jan, 2023
5 Jan, 2023
FHI 360 is a global development organization with a rigorous, evidence-based approach to human development. Our professional staff includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment and research. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world. Our commitment to partnerships at every level and our multidisciplinary approach enable us to have a lasting impact on the individuals, communities and countries we serve–improving lives for millions. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Senior Professional Development Advisor.
This position will be based in Accra, Ghana or in a field office in the project’s target regions – and is contingent upon award.
The anticipated 5-year Strengthening Accountability in Ghana’s Education System (SAGES) Activity seeks to increase and strengthen accountability in the education sector. The program will include support to operationalize the government’s education accountability framework by establishing an enabling environment for accountability and assuring education system actors perform their duties effectively and to meet set standards. The project will work with the Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Ghana Education Service (GES) at the national level and will have a strong focus in the North.
Position: Senior Professional Development Advisor
The Senior Professional Development Advisor will have overall responsibility for managing and providing quality assurance for professional development initiatives under SAGES. This will be accomplished by working with relevant MOE and GES authorities, and stakeholder groups, to plan and implement professional development initiatives to enable staff in the education sector to acquire skills and knowledge required for their jobs.The Advisor will work in partnership with project leadership work closely with national and sub-national education actors, especially the MoE and GES, on delivery and content for events designed to support professional development and capacity building efforts for MOE and GES staff. S/he will consult and work closely with government entities at national and district levels to plan, manage, and as needed facilitate, professional development at national and decentralized levels. S/he will build relationships at all levels of the education system and support the planning and management of activities designed to improve capacity-building in staff management and accountability. The work of the Advisor will require close collaboration with the Government of Government of Ghana, implementing partners, and key stakeholders.
Job Summary/Responsibilities (jointly or in close collaboration with, MOE and GES)
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work and are subject to modification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.
This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.FHI 360 will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.