IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre Recruiting Now

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31 Aug, 2016

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Administrative Jobs in Ghana

IRC is an independent international non-profit organisation in the field of water supply, sanitation, hygiene (WASH) and integrated water resources management (IWRM). IRC is headquartered in The Netherlands working in various countries across 4 continents.

IRC Ghana, an international think-and-do tank that works with governments, NGOs, businesses and people around the world to find long-term solutions to the global crisis in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services, is looking for a dynamic, well organised and result-oriented person to fill the position of:

Job Description

Job Title: Administrative And Programme Officer

The ideal candidate will report to the Finance and Operations Manager but will have functional relationships with the Programme staff in course of the performance of his/her duties.

Summary Of Duties And Responsibilities:

•   Provides executive support services to Country Director (CD)
•   Responsible for office and operations and management
•   Provides support to programmes in the IRC Country Office
•   Supports Human Resource functions & performance management
•   Supports the implementation of human resource, operational and procurement manuals for effective functioning of the office.
•   Liaises with IRC Netherlands & Programme staff for events and meeting – planning and coordination in coordinating
•   Manages procurement, logistics and transport services
•   Responsible for IRC GH google drive and filing systems
•   Responsible for mission and travel planning and coordination
•   Participates in management meetings and responsible for minutes and notes taking
•   Supports in drawing up contracts of employment and consultancy
•   Oversees the work of the Administrative Assistant, Drivers and a Cleaner
•   Performs other duties and tasks at the request of management

Contract Period:

•   The position will be for an initial one year renewable contract, subject to good performance

Monthly Remuneration:

•   A competitive monthly salary with more than pleasant secondary labour conditions are offered in a stimulating and dynamic working environment where own initiative and self-development are greatly encouraged.


Qualification Required & Experience

•   A very good university first degree administration or social science of equivalent, (master’s degree will be an added advantage
•   Five or more years experience in similar position
•   Outstanding office administration and managerial skills
•   A team player with excellent interpersonal organizational skills
•   Advanced skills in Microsoft office applications
•   Appreciable knowledge in and procurement and financial management
•   Work experience in a donor-funded project /programme environment will be an added advantage
•   Good communication-both verbal and written
•   Excellent report writing skills

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their application letter together with a  detailed CV that includes a reliable telephone and email and contract of three referees with a clear indication of the position being applied for to:

•   A detailed CV that includes a reliable telephone and email contact; and contacts of three referees
•   Certified photocopies of relevant certificates of highest academic qualifications

Email address: [email protected]


Can send application to:

Programme Manager
IRC Ghana
P.O. Box CT 9531
Cantonments, Accra

Closing Date: 30 September, 2016

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