Posted on :
23 Feb, 2018
23 Feb, 2018
The Rainforest Alliance is an international nonprofit organization working to build a future in which nature is protected and biodiversity flourishes, where farmers, workers, and communities prosper, and where sustainable land use and responsible business practices are the norm. We envision a world where people and nature thrive in harmony.
In January 2018, the Rainforest Alliance merged with UTZ, a global program and label for sustainable farming. UTZ works with and supports a network of local organizations in their advocacy for more sustainable policies. Rainforest Alliance works across the West Africa region, with field-level activities in Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, Nigeria, Cameroon, Sierra Leone, Togo and Liberia.
Job Title: Program Officer Training and Partnerships
We are looking for a program officer in Ghana who will be responsible for the coordination, training of and monitoring of partners implementing UTZ certification and Sector partnerships in Ghana. He/she will facilitate training workshops for service providers and members, coordinate the development of training materials and visit and advice UTZ producer groups as well as CSOs. He/she will also provide support to the Country representative in the administrative and financial management of a project portfolio.
This position will require sustaining and developing the trainer’s network and safeguard the quality of implementation of UTZ certification and Sector partnerships program.
What we offer:
Employment is based upon a 40 hours/week, and a one-year contract with an option to extend. Rainforest Alliance provides a dynamic and international working environment with an entrepreneurial and innovative approach. The position is based in Ghana (Kumasi or Accra) and involves regular travel. Starting date of the assignment is foreseen as soon as possible.
How to Apply
Please send your application to [email protected] (before February 28th 2018), mentioning Program officer Ghana in the subject line. Your application should include your CV or resume and a cover letter. Interviews are foreseen in the week of 14th March 2018.
If you have questions about this position please send them to [email protected] For more information about UTZ, visit www.utz.org.