Posted on :
5 Mar, 2018
5 Mar, 2018
Winrock International is a non-profit organization that works with people around the world to increase economic opportunity, sustain natural resources, and protect the environment. Winrock International is currently recruiting for the position of full-time Nutrition Specialist in its Tamale office to support the five-year, USAID-funded Feed the Future Ghana Agriculture and Natural Resources Management Project (USAID AgNRM).
AgNRM seeks to provide a scalable, integrated landscapes approach to support sustainable economic development and rural livelihoods, improve nutritional outcomes, expand climate change related risk management options, and strengthen northern Ghana’s natural resource base. As part of this, AgNRM is supporting community-based natural resource management in the Black Volta Basin and in the Western and Eastern Biodiversity Corridors.
The project activities are being implemented within the Forestry Commission’s Community Resource Management Area (CREMA) framework under four project outcomes: 1) Increased Incomes from Natural Resource Products; 2) Improved Food and Nutritional Security; 3) Increased Farmer and Community Security/Access to Land and Natural Resources; and 4) Strengthened Environmental Stewardship.
Job Title: Village Savings And Loans Association Facilitator
Winrock International is seeking applicants for the position of Village Savings and Loan Association Facilitator as part of USAID-funded Feed the Future Ghana Agriculture and Natural Resources Management project.
The Village Savings and Loan Association Facilitator will work with the Food Security and Nutrition Specialist, technical staff, field teams, and partners to identify, develop and/or strengthen Village Savings and Loan Associations in AgNRM’s Zone of Influence.
Enterprise development, access to labor saving technologies, and household resilience will be enhanced through improved functioning of Village Savings and Loan Associations.
SALARY & BENEFITS
Required Skills or Experience
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance and administration, agriculture economics, development studies, or relevant financial field.
Job Location : Bolgatanga, Sandema, and Wa
How to Apply
All interested candidates shall submit their applications (maximum 5 pages including resume, two references and one-page cover letter) in English to: [email protected], indicating “Operations Coordinator” in the subject line.
The deadline for submission of the applications is March 16, 2018.
Qualified applicants will be invited for an in-person interview.
Winrock would like to graciously thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates who meet all requisite criteria and are short listed will be contacted. EEOE/AA.