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Organization

BloggingGhana

Title of the Position
Project Coordinator

Works On

BloggingGhana’s Election project, Ghana Decides 2.0: The VOICES Campaign.  The project seeks to promote youth and marginalized voices towards a peaceful, credible, issue-based and inclusive elections.

Reports to
The Ghana Decides Lead.

Job Summary

Coordinates project activities for Ghana Decides 2.0. The Project Coordinator will play a key role in the implementation and execution of Ghana Decides in accordance with the project’s Results Framework. He/she will work closely with the Social Media Manager and the entire Ghana Decides Team.

Key areas of responsibility

  • Coordinates project activities in accordance with the Results Framework and other strategies of Ghana Decides
  • Assists with the management of Ghana Decides’ day-to-day operations
  • Coordinates the work of the various sub-teams of Ghana Decides
  • Assists with project strategy development, project goals, planning and brainstorming
  • Ensures Ghana Decides’ work promotes Gender and Social Inclusion (GESI)
  • Manages scheduling and communications  between team members
  • Manages scheduling and coordination of offline engagements
  • Produces reports, updates and project documentation
  • Assists with the production of project reports.
  • Assists with monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Assists with financial processes and budget reviews
  • Develops relationships and collaborations with traditional media, civil society organizations and other key stakeholders to further project’s work
  • Develops key relationships with BloggingGhana members
  • Ensure effective coordination and information sharing among key partners and collaborations
  • Coordinates procurement of materials and resources
  • Seeks, monitors, documents feedback and assists with evaluation of project activities
  • Compiles activity and monthly reports
  • Provides content to STAR-Ghana and donors in timely fashion
  • Attends workshops, conferences and other events on behalf of the project
  • Provides help for social media coverage
  • Other duties pertaining to the project
  • Other duties pertaining to BloggingGhana, as assigned.

Consults with

  • Social Media Manager
  • Finance Officer
  • Ghana Decides Team
  • BloggingGhana Executive Members

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in project implementation
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent languages skills in English and at least one Ghanaian language.
  • Strong computer (Excel, Word, etc) and Internet aptitude
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and planning skills along with critical thinking and good decision making abilities and ability to collaborate
  • Self-driven with a positive attitude
  • Able to rise up to a challenge
  • Displays ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written format
  • Is a dynamic Team player with confidence to take lead and guide others when necessary
  • Can learn how to use new tools quickly.
  • A proactive decision-maker in a fast-paced environment
  • Excels at building and maintaining relationships with key communities
  • Ability to work independently and cross-functionally
  • Demonstrates good customer services techniques. Possesses great ability to identify potential negative or crisis situation and apply swift conflict resolution principles to mitigate issues.
  • Discretion and good judgement when working with sensitive information
  • Ability to work under pressure and to adhere to strict deadlines
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to travel at short notice

Term of employment: Contract-basis

Please send resume/CV,  with an application letter, to info@ghanadecides.com  

Application deadline: 22 March, 2016

 

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