Closing date: 05 Oct 2017
Full-time for an initial 1 year and subject to a 6 month probation period. Renewal after 1 year will be based on satisfactory performance.
November 1st, 2017
Edukans seeks a highly motivated individual with exceptional leadership skills to become our Country Representative for Ghana.
Currently, Edukans is registering and establishing offices in Ghana, Ethiopia, Malawi and Kenya. He/She is to set our strategic direction for Ghana, to establish presence and visibility, to raise institutional funds, to manage programs in line with the mission, vision and overall strategy of the organization.
‘Educating and training young people for a better life’.
We believe in a world where all underprivileged young people are empowered by quality education and training as a lifetime opportunity to transform their lives and livelihoods for the better.
‘Transformed lives of young people through quality education and training’.
Edukans is an international non-governmental organization specialized in education and training for underprivileged young people. Established in 2002 as Dutch NGO, we focus on 6+ developing countries with a budget of €9M (2016). Our intervention areas are quality education, employability skills, gender equality, education in emergencies. Strategies range from poverty alleviation to capacity building and advocacy working with partner NGO’s, government institutions and in public-private partnerships.
The CR will establish Edukans presence and visibility in Ghana with the focus to raise institutional funds. The CR will achieve this by developing key relationships with government, relevant institutions in the sector, businesses and institutional funding organizations.
He/She is responsible and will ensure the planning, monitoring and evaluation of programs in close interaction with Edukans staff in The Netherlands and with strategic partners in Ghana.
All duties and responsibilities are to be carried out in line with global mission, vision, values, policies & procedures and overall strategy of the organization:
Position in the organization
The Country Representative:
Furthermore he/she has:
How to apply:
Location Accra, Ghana
Contract Period The post is offered on an initial 1 year contract (extendable on condition of satisfactory performance)
Probation The appointment is subject to the satisfactory completion of a 6 months probationary period.
Closing date applications 5 October 2017, COB
Applications for this job must comprise of:
An application letter addressing the motivation and essential qualifications (maximum 1 page).
A curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages). The CV must include 3 professional referees (referees will not be contacted until after interviews, with permission from the candidate).
Only applications that address the qualifications and the page limits will be considered.
Interviews will be held by Skype on 10 and 11 October between 11:00 am to 3:00 pm Ghanaian time.
Email applications to:
firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: “Application – Country Representative – Ghana”.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.