Winrock International Employment

Posted on :

15 Sep, 2016

Category :

Project Jobs in Ghana

Winrock International is a recognized leader in U.S. and international development with a focus on social, agricultural and environmental issues. Inspired by its namesake Winthrop Rockefeller, Winrock combines scientific and technical expertise with entrepreneurial innovation to deliver market-based solutions that improve lives around the world. Winrock’s mission is to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity and sustain natural resources across the globe.

Job Description

Job Title: Project Director

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the overall management, supervision, administration, and implementation of the MOCA project.
  • She will establish and maintain systems for project operations; ensure that all deadlines are met and targets are achieved; coordinate and maintain working relationships with project stakeholders (including government and private industry stakeholders, community and institutional partners); lead collaborative initiatives with private companies; and oversee the preparation and submission of technical and financial reports.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in international development, management, social science or related field. Master’s degree strongly preferred.
  • Technical: 5 plus years of demonstrated leadership experience working on child protection and youth programs. Experience in Ghana strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with local and international NGOs and private firms to address child labor, community mobilization and youth employment in supply chains.
  • Management: 10 plus years of experience working on donor-funded programs (preferably US Government) valued at $4 million or more, with at least 3 of these years in a leadership/management role.
  • Financial management, budget design, and budget management experience.
  • Experience with public-private partnership building, working with labor unions and workers groups in the cocoa-growing sector.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should apply via e-mail to [email protected] by Friday, September 30, 2016, indicating only “ Project Director” in the subject line.

The e-mail should contain your CV, cover letter, three (3) professional references, and minimum salary requirements. Winrock will only contact candidates considered for the position.

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