Plan International Ghana Recruits Quality Assurance Specialist

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22 Aug, 2016

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Plan International Ghana is an International Child Centered Community Development organization that seeks to help excluded/marginalized children realize their full potential. In order to strengthen its Monitoring, Evaluation and Research (MER) Unit, Plan International Ghana is looking for a dynamic and results-oriented person to fill the under mentioned position

Job Description

Job Title: Quality Assurance Specialist

Job Purpose

Under the direct supervision of the Country Director, the position holder is responsible for developing, directing, and coordinating a comprehensive quality assurance programme which supports improvement of the risk management of Plan International Ghana.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

•   Coordinates and monitors the quality assurance function and programmes
•   Participates in the design, implementation and monitoring of all the processes required in the Quality Assurance work (annual plan, standard working papers, reporting format and protocols) etc.
•   Strengthens the risk managemenr processes in line with the Global and Regional strategy through facilitation of the country risk management plan of actions and monitoring of the Risk register.
•   Follows up on Action-plans agreed between management and external auditors for full compliance and reports progress to country director.
•   Reviews the current internal control systems for its effectiveness and appropriateness to achieve the organisatin’s objectives and reports on areas of improvement
•   Performs special confidential tasks assigned by the country director
•   Ensures quality standards are met through review of processes at risk in the annual review plan
•   Monitors action taken by management in response to assurance reviews, ensuring effective follow up.

Critical Skills Required For The Position

Planning and Monitoring Skills:

•   Ability to plan, monitor and perform quality review of assurance engagements on key systems, processes, policies and controls at the Country level

Change Management

•   Ability to influences change within and across the organization to strengthen risk management, accountability and effectiveness, also supports management in improving operations in order to provide a platform for learning across Plan International Ghana.

Relationship Building


•   Ability to builds relationships with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate the conduct of quality assurance engagements and exchange of knowledge on assurance best practices

Qualification Required & Experience

•   First Degree in Finance, Accounting, Auditing or its equivalent, with Part II professional qualification
•   Extensive practical experience of at least 5 years in risk-based auditing
•   Knowledge of programme and project implementation is an added advantage
•   At least 3 years experience in similar position with a recognised institution preferably an international NGO

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should submit the following documents to the email address provided below.

•   Detailed curriculum vitae, stating current and latest posts (With Dates) as well as summary of job responsibilities, together with a cover letter
•   Certified photocopies of relevant certificates of highest academic qualification, as well as National Service certificate (if applicable)
•   Names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of 3 referees (work-related)
•   Personal contact telephone numbers and e-mail addresses.

Email: [email protected]

OR Delivered Directly to:

Plan International Ghana
Country office,
No. 10 Yiyiwa Street, Abelemkpe

Closing Date: 31 August, 2016

Qualified Ghanaian nationals, especially female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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