Winrock International Ghana Jobs 2018

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5 Mar, 2018

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Administrative Jobs in Ghana

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 Description

Job Title: Operations Manager

Job Description

Winrock International is seeking applicants for the position of Operations Coordinator as part of USAID-funded Feed the Future Ghana Agriculture and Natural Resources Management project. The responsibilities, duties, and qualifications are described in the position description below.


  • REPORTS TO:Senior Operations & Human Resources Manager
  • Location: Tamale

Essential Responsibilities

  • The Operations Coordinator works to support the Senior Operations & Human Resources Manager by coordinating daily office operations.
  • This position conducts a range of operational support activities, including ensuring that all operations strictly comply to USAID rules and regulations and meet USAID standards.
  • The Operations Coordinator works to implement and improve processes and policies for the AgNRM project with particular focus on daily office operations; including front office and travel coordination.


Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage daily office operations;
  • Coordinate office needs with vendors, particularly landlords, equipment repair services, and facilities management;
  • Ensure timely and accurate billing from vendors in line with AgNRM policies;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • The annual salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Excellent benefits include life, disability, and medical insurance, retirement, and other normal Winrock benefits.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Minimum degree in Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) or Management, Bachelor of Arts (BA) or related degree.
  • Minimum three years of professional experience in operations.
  • Previous experience with implementation of donor-funded projects. Experience with USAID projects preferred.
  • Experience working with local and international NGOs in northern Ghana is a plus.
  • Ability to work well within a team and take responsibility to deliver results.
  • Excellent data collection, collation, and reporting skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and facilitation skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Fluency in English is required.

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.

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