Vacant Position Available At Care Ghana

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There is a Vacant Position Available At Care Ghana. The company seeks an education expert to serve as Chief of Party (COP) on its anticipated USAID Strengthening Accountability in Ghana’s Education System (SAGES). This project aims to improve primary education service delivery through institutionalizing accountability in the Ghanian primary education system. 

Specific duties and responsibilities:

  • Oversee the overall management and implementation of the project including project results and deliverables, in accordance with the project work plan.
  • With staff and partners, translate project goals and objectives into implementable strategies and plans.
  • Manage operational, financial, and administrative priorities.
  • Build partnerships among national- and community-level actors.
  • Function as the primary liaison between all project stakeholders.

  • Maintain productive working relationships with USAID clients, project partners, and key counterparts.
  • Mentor and coach staff to deliver impact within agreed timelines.
  • Clarify roles, delegating responsibilities to senior staff, and clearly communicating expectations for staff contribution to project activities.
  • Supervise performance of all long- and short-term advisors, consultants, and staff.
  • Supervise staff and partners in identifying the project’s technical assistance needs, developing suitable scopes of work, recruiting consultants, and executing technical assistance contracts.
  • Create management systems and internal controls in line with CARE’s standard operating procedures, ensuring consistency with project needs.
  • Design and oversee annual project cycle in accordance with USAID’s annual planning cycle.
  • Direct planning and budgeting processes.
  • Prepare quarterly and annual project activity reports.

Qualifications:

  • Ten or more years of experience in education, social accountability and/or public administration, with at least four years in a managerial or team leader capacity.
  • An advanced degree in education, business administration, economics, international development social sciences or a related field.
  • Experience in capacity development and systems strengthening, with a focus on local governance.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Ghana education and governance systems.
  • At least 5 years of experience in the education or governance sectors in similar contexts.
  • Demonstrated experience managing USAID-funded or similar-sized projects, ideally as a COP, Program Director, Team Lead, of similar managerial experience preferred.
  • Experience with adaptive management approaches, collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) and overseeing MEAL activities on donor-funded projects.
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  • Ability to successfully recruit, train, develop, and manage staff.
  • Ability to manage agreements and all required programmatic and financial reporting requirements.
  • Ability to perform internal control functions to manage project operations.
  • Ability to write and converse in English fluently.

Location: Accra, Ghana

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Closing Date: 31st August, 2022

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