Ministry of Education: Grant Specialist

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19 Jan, 2011

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Education Jobs in Ghana

The Government of Ghana has received a Project Preparatory Advance from the World Bank towards the cost of the Ghana Skills and Technology Development Project (GSTDP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this facility to eligible payments under the contract for the engagement of suitably qualified individuals for the positions to be based at the Head Office of the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET) in Accra.

Job description:

  • Assist in developing and implementing guidelines to be followed for potential beneficiaries of the Fund. This involves developing appropriate selection criteria of beneficiaries for each funding window of the Fund
  • Assist in reviewing strategic plans, business plans and proposals submitted by beneficiaries of the Fund against the guidelines for each window
  • Assist in critically reviewing strategic plans and proposals submitted by applicants, and seeking clarifications on vague and unclear issues
  • Arranging for Technical Review Process meetings
  • Making recommendations for successful applicants of the Fund
  • Conducting initial assessments and short-listing strategic plans and proposals meeting the established criteria for review by the relevant bodies; and
  • Participating in the determination of key selection criteria for Fund beneficiaries as per established priority areas

Required job skills:

  • Must have a graduate degree in business, economic development, social sciences, business administration, or other related fields
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in grant management, and commitment to acquire additional skills needed for the assignment
  • Good communications and team-working skills
  • Experience in a financial institution, World Bank or similar projects highly desirable
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office tools

How to apply for this education job:


The Ministry of Education, acting through the Council for Technical and Vocational Eduction and Training (COTVET). (The Project Implementing Agency), now invites interested and qualified individuals to submit typewritten application letters and curriculum vitae indicating that they are qualified to perform the services for the position described above. These should include:

  • Description of similar assignments
  • Experience in similar conditions
  • Availability of appropriate skills

Written expressions of interest must be delivered at the address below:

The Executive Director
Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training
P. O. Box M651

Location: Adjacent Ghana News Agency, Ministries Area, Accra
Telephone: 233-0302-682941
Facsimile: 233-0302-682950
Email: [email protected]

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