KPMG Ghana Careers 2011: Gender Equality and Social Development Adviser

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19 Jul, 2011

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NGO Jobs in Ghana, Non Profit Organisation Jobs

The Department for International Development (DFID) is the UK Government department responsible for promoting sustainable development and reducing poverty. DFID is a highly regarded professional development organisation and one of Ghana’s leading bilateral Development Partners. DFID’s programme in Ghana is expanding. DFID is seeking motivated, experienced and capable professionals to join a challenging and exciting team.

The successful candidate will play a key role in the development of DFID’s programmes in Ghana focusing on gender equality, women and girls’ empowerment, social protection and social development.

  • Providing gender and social development analysis and advice to DFID Ghana and her key partners, particularly the Government of Ghana
  • Leading a more robust approach to integrating gender analysis and an explicit focus on women and girl’s empowerment into new programme design and appraisal
  • Identifying new gender equality and women and girl empowerment programming in DFID, leading any resulting design and appraisal work
  • Providing technical and management support to the implementation of DFID’s social protection programmes
  • Contributing to the organisation of DFID’s internal data, information and knowledge on gender equality and women’s empowerment issues in Ghana
  • Identifying and filling gaps in the gender and social development evidence base, through the development of gender and other analytical work

Terms of Employment: These position are three year fixed term contracts. 

Required Skills or Experience

  • A good first degree and second degree in a relevant field (Social Anthropology, Sociology, Political Science, Human Geography, Gender and Development, Social/Development Policy, Planning or a related area)
  • At least 2 years relevant professional experience in development or research
  • Experience in applying social and political analysis to policy processes and development programmes
  • Specialist knowledge and results in at least one of;
  1. Gender equality, women’s and girls’ empowerment
  2. Social protection/cash transfers
  • Knowledge and understanding of international aid
  • Excellent statistical, planning and analytical skills

Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate DFID competencies such as:

  • Working with others
  • Planning & Delivery of Work
  • Organization Awareness
  • Influencing skills
  • Analysis & use of Evidence
  • Decision Making
  • Communicating with others


How To Apply

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Interested applicants should please apply with their CVs and an accompanying synopsis (of no more than one side of A4 sheet) indicating why they consider themselves suitable for the job and a short example of their written work to:

HR Advisory Services
Marlin House
13 Yiyiwa Drive, Abelenkpe
P. O. Box GP 242

Or by e-mail to: 
[email protected]
Closing 28 Jul, 2011

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