Job ad Ghana : Fund Manager
The programme is currently seeking applicants for a full-time position for Fund Manager.
The position is based in Accra, Ghana
The Fund Manager is responsible for overseeing funds which are part of the HortiFresh program (Innovation Fund, Youth Fund, Cluster Fund, Financial products). As all funds have been disbursed, duties include the follow-up of companies as well as the monitoring of the projects’ progress.
Under the supervision of the HortiFresh Program Manager, the key responsibilities of the Fund Manager include:
- The Fund Manager is responsible for transparent reporting, due diligence and financial tracking of the Funds.
- Monitoring and assisting the implementation of the awarded co-financing projects, visit project activities and ensure that narrative and financial reports are on time and in accordance with the HortiFresh fund manual.
- In addition, the fund manager will be responsible for HortiFresh contribution to the Ghana Green Label activities as well as liaise with FDA, EPA, GSA and the private sector on issues related to food safety and pesticide use.
- Contribute to the documentation of the program’s achievements in terms of: annual planning and reporting, reports, publications, brochures and/or guidelines.
- Master’s Degree in one of the following: business administration, finance, economics, accounting, agriculture and/or related field.
- Minimum 5 years work experience in agricultural projects, preferably in the vegetables sector.
- Experience in quality assurance systems and certification of agricultural companies (e.g. Global GAP, BRC, Ghana Green Label).
- Have relevant experience in fund management.
- Have experience in the horticulture or related sector.
- Knowledge of certification and/or food safety is an advantage.
- Have experience in business development.
- Be a team player.
- Have strong communication and negotiation skills.
- Be good in writing reports.
- Ability to speak French is an advantage.
- Excellent skills in using computer Microsoft office applications such as Word and Excel.
Job criteria for job ad : Fund Manager
Accounting, controlling, finance
Social, public and human services
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