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PostingID : 2322

Job Title:   Country Director

Job Category: Management

Job Type

Job Type : Full Time

Job Description

• Represent our client in strategic meetings, conferences, forums and other public events and contributes towards consolidating and raising the profile of our client. • Develops and strengthens relationships with local organisations and networks and establishes national strategic relations and alliances with partners and civil society. • Assesses potential partners and partnerships; secures and stewards local funding opportunities and builds the relationships on the grounds that are needed to support donor cultivation. • Keeps abreast of the trends within the donor environment in country and internationally. • Develops the strategic vision and direction of the program(s) in line with the strategic direction of our client. • Develops and manages the portfolio of program activities of the country in line with our client’s strategic country plans and region and global vision. • Provides oversight to all finance and administrative services in the Program. • Oversees the country annual budget, monitors and verifies the program budgets in adherence to approved budgets and procedures. • Ensures adequate mechanisms are in place for monthly & quarterly budget monitoring and reviews and minimizes significant expenditure variances. • Oversees overall country HR management processes providing advice on the management of all staff to ensure that it’s carried out within the client’s stated policies, practices and procedures as well as the country employment laws. Ensures that staff hire aims to high quality standards in terms of competencies, experience and character in order to drive the organization to excellence. • Carries out risk, vulnerability and threat assessments as well as physical security assessments of all sites making prioritized recommendations for improvement through the Standard Operational Procedures and contingency plans, and follows through with approved recommendations until they are fully implemented.

Required Skills / Experience

• Master’s degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences, Development studies or other related discipline. • 10 years’ experience in a leadership role within a large or international organization working on strategic planning, quality improvement, project planning and implementation, monitoring and evaluation, human resources and financial management NB: Females are encouraged to apply

Years of Experience : 10 Years   


• Proven knowledge of program management tools and procedures. • Proven knowledge of budgetary control and financial management, including ability to read and understand financial data. • Proven experience in proposal development and report writing. • Demonstrated computer skills especially in MS Office packages. • Understanding of country laws and regulations. • Strategic planning skills • Leadership, influencing and managerial skills • Ability to gain trust and secure donor funding • Excellent interpersonal communication skills to build rapport with staff, partners, government officials, donors and community leaders


Education Level : Masters


City: Accra


MinSalary GHc: 0.0000

MaxSalary GHc: 0.0000

Job Posting

Posting Date: Jul 5 2018 12:00AM

Date Expires : 30/07/2018

How to Apply

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Send Application (CV and Covering Letter) to : jobs@careersinghana.com

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