Nathan Associates Recruits New Staffs (2017 March)

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13 Mar, 2017

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Business Management Jobs in Ghana

Nathan Associates London, a subsidiary of Nathan Associates Inc., is a leading provider of economic and management consultancy services worldwide. Over the past 12 years, we have undertaken over 120 projects in more than 50 countries throughout Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America, including post-conflict countries.

Our expertise focuses mainly on three key areas: private sector development; agriculture and rural livelihoods; and financial markets. In addition, we work with the private sector in the area of corporate social responsibility.

Job Description

Job Title: Office Manager

The Officer Manager will report to the Country Coordinator (Ghana) and the home office Project Director (Washington DC). He/she will be responsible for undertaking the following tasks and responsibilities in a professional manner:

  • Manage and oversee the operational functions of the project office
  • Work closely with administrative assistant, security, car services, and accounting services/accountant
  • Manage operational subcontracts including leases, vendors, and vehicle subcontractors
  • Manage the maintenance of the project office, including any necessary office procurements in compliance with USAID regulations
  • Oversee office communications strategy for day-to-day work and for workshops, events, and/or trainings, including basic information technology support and design
  • Enforce project policies and procedures
  • Work with the Trade Expert and Country Coordinator to ensure that technical procurement needs are met, in compliance with USAID regulations
  • Provide management and administrative support for workshops, events, and trainings
  • Liaise with landlords, vendors and subcontractors
  • Work with accounting services/office accountant to ensure that all compliance requirements for employee payments, subcontractors, and local laws are met
  • Oversee and support traveling teams, including STTA consultants
  • Perform other tasks assigned by the Country Coordinator, home office Project Director, and home office Project Coordinator that are consistent with this Scope of Work and the general requirements of the project

Requirement Note: Qualifications and Requirements

  • Must be a Ghanaian citizen
  • A university degree;
  • At least 3-5 years of professional office experience;
  • Good familiarity with USAID rules and regulations and experience working with USAID in some capacity;
  • Knowledge of office communications systems, needs, and solutions. Design skills are a plus
  • Strong problem solving skills;
  • Strong written and verbal English skills;
  • Demonstrated experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc) and Adobe Suite
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • French language skills desirable but not required

How to Apply

Applications are due by March 16, 2017 and can be submitted directly by email to [email protected] and [email protected]

Interested candidates should apply in writing and include a brief one-page application letter stating how he/she meets the selection criteria and a current Curriculum Vitae or Resume . Please be sure to include at least two professional references , including emails and telephone numbers. There is no need to submit a transcript.Compensation will be based on the applicant’s salary history, consistent with the local compensation plan from the USG Foreign Service National Pay scale for Ghana.

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