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VACANCY - Project Coordinator

VACANCY - Project Coordinator A Non-Governmental Organization working primarily in the areas of Evidence Informed Policy Making (EIPM) has vacancy for a full time Project Coordinator. The ideal candidate should have experience in working in a policy environment in Ghana. Closing date: 23rd July 2016 Applications: Cover letters and CVs are accepted with at least 2 referees including their email and contact numbers

JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE: Project Coordinator

REPORTS TO: Executive Secretary

Specific Duties

  • Be responsible for the Building Capacity for use of Research Evidence (B-CURE) Programme
  • Facilitate the capacity building of new and existing policy makers in Research uptake
  • Develop, deliver and embed a course in skills for evidence informed policy making in the Parliament and civil service training centre in Ghana

Required Skills or Experience

The Project Coordinator shall have the following: Essential

  • 1. Suitable professional qualifications relevant to perform the above mentioned tasks competently and with responsibility.
  • 2. Able to demonstrate that they can satisfactorily perform the duties
  • 3. Good communications skills including a satisfactory level of spoken and written English communication.
  • 4. A good level of expertise with key Office Applications. A satisfactory level of computing skills with Word, PowerPoint/Presentation, Excel/Spreadsheets may be an advantage.
  • 5. Willing to learn.
  • 6. Experience of working in a Policy Environment
  • 7. Ability to write and analyse policy briefs
  • 8. Have a Research background/Understand Research Rubrics and good knowledge of SPSS software
  • 9. Able to manage a busy workload and consistently meet deadlines whilst maintaining a meticulous attention to accuracy.
  • 10. Able to work as a key member of a small team
  • 11. Committed to the vision and aims of the organisation
  • 12. Not more than 40 years

How to Apply

This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated, ambitious and highly motivated professional available effective almost immediately. If you meet the above requirements, please send an Application and CV to: positionvacant8@gmail.com Not later than Saturday the 23rd of July 2016. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.