Closing date: 17 Apr 2018
Edukans seeks a highly motivated individual with exceptional leadership skills to become our Programme Officer, Skills. Duty station of this position is Edukans Office Ghana in Accra. Headquarters of Edukans International is in the Netherlands.
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.
May 1st, 2018
Edukans Focus on Skills
Edukans International contributes to quality education for all. One of the two pillars is skills’ training for youth. Edukans International focuses on quality and relevancy of vocational education and training. This is operationalized in training programmes that are market-based and market-oriented, and given by trainers who apply active teaching. Working with existing professionals to train apprentices on the job is part of the strategy.
Aim of the job
The Programme Officer Skills contributes to the development of the skills programme in Ghana, based on the focus areas of Edukans International. (S)he brings a network and is able to open doors with relevant stakeholders in order to establish new partnerships for joint implementation and strategic partners at Meso and Macro level, for sustaining and upscaling Edukans programmes. He/she raises funds for skills programmes within and beyond Ghana and, in this way, contributes to the sustainability of Edukans Ghana and Edukans International. As skills expert, (s)he runs capacity building and skills acquisition programmes to create jobs . (S)he contributes to the development of Edukans’ Skills training approach through documenting lessons learned, methodologies and tools in close collaboration with the skills team. (S)he will also be responsible for the effective management of projects.
Programme Officer, Skills is part of the Edukans Ghana office based in Accra. (S)he reports to the Country Representative Edukans Ghana. The Programme Officer, Skills is part of the global skills team. Development of annual activity plans and monitoring of progress will be done in close collaboration of the skills team in the Netherlands.
Key roles and responsibilities
Programme development and networking
Advisory & training
Required knowledge and experience
How to apply:
Kindly email covering letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by close of day on 17th April, 2018.