SNV Vacancies 2017

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15 Nov, 2017

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Finance Jobs in Ghana

SNV Netherlands Development Organization is a not-for-profit international development organization founded in the Netherlands nearly 50 years ago. Our mission is to promote inclusive development, systemic change, local ownership and contextualized solutions. Our team works with local partners to empower communities, businesses and organizations with the tools, knowledge and networks they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.

Job Description

Job Title: Fund Manager

Position Summary

• The programme currently a full-time Fund Manager responsible for all activities related to the Innovation Fund, Agronomic Support Services Fund and Youth Activities Fund
• This includes the preparation of Calls for concept Notes, pre-screening of concept notes, and assisting, companies in submitting a full proposal as well as the monitoring of the projects progress.
• In addition, the fund manager will be responsible for Ghana Veg’s contributions to the Ghana Green Label activities
Under the supervision of the GhanaVeg Coordinator, the key responsibilities of the Fund Manager include:
• Setting up a transparent structure, procedures, regulations and evaluation criteria for the Innovation Fund, Agricultural Support Services Fund and Youth activities
• Screening of concept notes and facilitating the work of the independent selection committee
• Monitoring and assisting the implementation of the awarded co-financing projects, visit project activities and ensure that narrative and financial reports are on time and in accordance with the GhanaVeg regulations
• Assist companies (within the limits of the Funds Procedures) in submitting proposals
• Contribute to the documentation of the programs achievements in terms of: Reports, publications, brochures and/or guidelines

Qualification Required & Experience


Candidate must have relevant experience in fund management and in agronomy. He/She must have experience in business development and be a team player.
With strong communication and negotiating skills
• Minimum 5 years experience in setting-up and managing a grants facility
• Master’s Degree in one of the following: business administration, finance, economics, accounting, agriculture and/or related field
• Professional working experience in agricultural projects, preferably in the vegetables sector
• Experience in quality assurance systems and certification of agricultural companies (e.g. Global GAP, BRC, Ghana Green Label)
• Excellent skills in using computer Microsoft office applications such as Word and Excel

Location: Accra

How to Apply

Please read these carefully. Failure to comply with adversely affect your application. Interested applicants are kindly requested to send their applications in English in the form of a one-page letter and current CV outlining experience, qualifications, and three reference contacts by email to: [email protected] with copy to: [email protected]

Closing Date: 17 November, 2017

Applicants should indicate in the subject line of the email the position being applied either Vegetable Agronomist, Fund Manager or Business & Financial Specialist Advisor Position. Applicant will be based in Accra within the SNV Accra Office and applicant should be willing to travel frequently within the country. Only those candidates whose work experience and education meet the mandatory requisites below will be considered for the position

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