Current International NGO Jobs in Ghana for the position of Programme Officer, Ghana, Togo & Benin at MAG’s OCWAR-T (Organised Crime: West African Response to Trafficking)
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About MAG’s OCWAR-T (Organised Crime: West African Response to Trafficking) programme:
In 2020, MAG started work on an ECOWAS regional project covering Ghana, Nigeria, Togo and Benin, funded by the European Union and the German Federal Foreign Office (AA). The OCWAR-T programme carries out activities in different strategic areas, and MAG implements objective II Increase national and regional capacities in the field of small arms and light weapons (SALW).
This action aims at strengthening the organizational and operational capacities of the National Commission on SALW and national security sector institutions to more effectively address SALW trafficking. At the same time the aim is to reduce the proliferation of SALW.
About the role:
Reporting to the Regional Programmes Manager, the Programme Officer will undertake a wide range of activities including grant and contract monitoring, information systems management, and proposal and report writing for donors.
The Programme Officer will support the RPM in ensuring that programmes meet their contractual requirements, and in programme business planning and budgeting. Communication with donors and partners will be a core function of the role.
This Programme Officer role will be based in Benin and will involve travel between Ghana, Togo and Benin.
- The successful Programme Officer will have significant experience working in development and humanitarian programme related field operations or field activities in developing countries.
- Project design and planning, proposal writing, report writing and research skills are essential, as is experience of developing and supporting projects.
- The ability to establish effective working relationships at all levels internally and externally is essential to this role and therefore we are looking for a candidate with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Fluency in English and French are essential.
SALARY : The starting salary package for this position is £32,196 GBP / approx. $44,309 USD including all allowances.
ACCOMODATION : MAG will provide accommodation in-country.
HOW TO APPLY
CLOSING DATE : October 3, 2021
Please note that as part of MAG’s commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed.
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