WAPCAS Recruitment 2018

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1 Aug, 2018

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Technical Recruitment in Ghana

To ensure effective implementation of the Human Rights component of the grant, WAPCAS request applications from qualified and resourceful individuals to be engaged as a Senior Technical Officer to join its team in the implementation of the HR intervention

Job Description

Job Title: Technical Officer

Duties and Responsibilities

• The Senior Technical Officer, in collaboration with other team members, will offer technical leadership and co-ordination for effective implementation of the activities outlined towards addressing Human Rights barriers to accessing HIV/TB related services by KP, PHLHIV and TB clients.

He/She among other duties is expected to perform the following functions

• Provide technical support to other civil society partners for improved implementation of activities towards addressing human rights barriers
• Assist the design and organization of training programmes on human rights for various target groups
• Support the revision/development of human rights educational materials to raise awareness and to facilitate effective field education
• Gather and document information on human rights violations, following up on cases and refer for redress
• Support the development of work plans and innovative activities that promote an understanding of rights and responsibilities under the HR interventions
• Provide leadership in the planning, implementation and monitoring of activities on the field
• Ensure timely preparation and submission of reports as may be required
• Document success stories and lessons learnt
• Perform any other duties as may be assigned

Qualification Required & Experience

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• Master’s Degree in Human right field, Development Management, Psychology and/or other related area
• Minimum of 3 years experience in project management
• Knowledge and experience of the social and cultural setting in Ghana
• Experience in working with key affected populations will be an added advantage

Competencies

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
• Good communication (spoken and written) skills
• Good interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity
• Excellent knowledge of the human rights situation in Ghana

Location: Accra

How to Apply

Interested persons should submit application to: Executive Director WAPCAS P.O.Box AT 1010Achimota-Accra

Closing Date: 06 August, 2018

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