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Job Vacancy For Employment Promotion Advisor – Current Jobs in Ghana

The advisor is responsible for managing employment promotion measures that form part of the programme objectives and team agreements.

Project: GIZ- Programme for Sustainable Economic Development (PSED)
Reports to: PSED Head of Programme
Assignment Period: Two-year contract with a possibility of an extension


• Assist and monitor the development and implementation of programme plans and activities in close consultation with counterparts
• Contribute to preparing and implementing the coordination process, joint programme activities and work at the regional level
• Responsible for the design, preparation and implementation of workshops, seminars and other events on issues connected with the programme’s area of activity
• Develop and organise quality assurance measures and suggest necessary changes, improvement and initiative
• Support cooperation, regular contact and dialogue with partners, assists with PR work and cooperates with local communities, relevant organisations, private sector, non-governmental agencies and individuals in the programme environment and with other projects tc improve and maintain good working relationships.
• Representing PSED in migration- and employment-related meetings and events
• Collaboration at technical level with partner organisations such as MELR, NBSSI,NVTI, British Council and Ghanaian German Centre.
• Communicate local interests and efforts, forwards these and encourages sharing of ideas and information for the benefit of the programme.
• Ensure knowledge transfer to programme information
• Develop ready-to-use strategies and technical concepts, including guidelines, manuals and procedures
• Prepare reports and presentation documents, including monitoring & evaluation, success stories and best practice examples.
• Prepare appropriate input for various programme reports including annual reports and contributes to the other reports required by the Hou, the programme manager and GIZ Head Office.
• Assist with general project/intervention planning and develop project/intervention concepts including preparation, organisation and moderation of planning exercises and coordination of their implementation, management, monitoring, quality management, evaluation, communication and documentation for all three target regions
• Coordinating the monitoring of the implementation of substantial Grant and Financing, Agreements in all three target regions, reporting back to the HOU.
• Coordinate relevant project activities/interventions at local consultation with the manager and in cooperation With the partners regarding implementation and organizational aspects
• Compiles the relevant information for joint activities and assignments.
• Handle other task on behalf of GIZ (e.g. impact monitoring, project progress review, reporting)

Qualification Required & Experience

• Masters/MSc or equivalent in an area that is related to employment promotion
• At least 5 years professional experience in a comparable position
• Professional experience in planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting
• Professional experiences in the fields of (self-)employment promotion, TVET, financial system development, entrepreneurship/SME promotion and/or migration are additional assets,
• Very good working knowledge of ICT technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
• Diligent, goal oriented, open minded and innovative
• Team player and ability to perform task without supervision
• Proficient in spoken and written English; a working knowledge of German is an asset.
• Strong interpersonal skills, work experience in an intercultural environment is an asset
• Strong managerial, organisational and social competence
• Capacity development experience, especially organisational development
• Very strong communication skills and ability to engage stakeholders and facilitate networking
• Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management

Our Offer

Competitive GIZ salary grid (Band 4 Ghana), SSNIT, Health insurance, as well as 13th Month Salary and Annual Bonus.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and suitable applicants are to forward their applications with detailed curriculum vitae and a one – page cover letter:

[email protected]

under the job code 2019/PSED/08/01.

If you do not hear from us 2 weeks after the deadline, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Closing Date: 13 September, 2019

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