University of Ghana Jobs: Programme Manager

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24 Oct, 2010

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Education Jobs in Ghana

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the position of a Programme Manager for the Leventis Foundation Farmers’ Training Programme (LFFTP) based at the Institute of Agricultural Research of the College of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences, University of Ghana. The candidate will report directly to the Director, Institute of Agricultural Research, College of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences, University of Ghana

Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for the day to day activities of the Leventis Foundation Farmers’ Training Programme and coordinate its activities at the three (3) Research Centres at Legon, Kpong and Kade

Specific Duties will include:

Assist with the planning and designing of activities for the programme
Document activities organized by the Programme
Take minutes of Board and Management Committee of the programme
Carry out data input and analysis
Contribute to write-ups and reporting

Required Skills or Experience

A Masters Degree in Agricultural Administration or any of the Social or Agricultural Sciences
At least five (5) years work experience in the training of Extension Agents and Farmers. In addition, the candidate for this position should have considerable experience in the administration of development programmes and be able to cover meetings of the programme activities
Considerable experience in the use of Microsoft Office and SPSS computer software programmes
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Be ready to work extra hours
Age limit: Not less than 35 years of age


How To Apply

Interested applicants should submit completed application forms (for Senior Administrative and Professional staff), which can be obtained from the University of Ghana website (, and Curriculum Vitae to the address below :

The Ag. College Registrar
College of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences
University of Ghana

The application should be marked “Programme Manager, LFFTP”. This advert can be found under “employment opportunities” at the University of Ghana website:

Offer valid till: 31 Dec, 2010

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