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Date: Wednesday 22nd January 2020
Time: 00:00 GMT (12 midnight Ghana time)
[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Job Title: Project Coordinator, SIBCI
Reports to: Project Manager
Duty Post: Damongo
The Project Coordinator will support the Project Manager to deliver GWS-specific work packages. The candidate must have strong field experience and skills in relevant aspects of conservation and sustainable land-use management and/ or sustainable agriculture, and have a strong proven record of coordinating conservation projects, with requisite operational, project, grant and financial management skills.
Key Relationships: The post-holder is expected to adopt a collaborative approach and will work closely with GWS colleagues in Damongo and Accra, Wildlife Division staff, national partners and other stakeholders on all aspects of his/her role. Key external relationships include Wildlife Division of the Forestry Commission, National Development Planning Commission, Regional Coordinating Council, District Assemblies District Assemblies (West Gonja/Gonja, North/Mamprusi-Muaduri/Sawla-Tuna-Kalba and Wa East), Environmental Protection Agency, Ministry of Agriculture, NGOs and BirdLife Partners in Burkina Faso and Cote d’Ivoire.
Responsible for: Coordination of all work packages under the GWS component of the project.
Qualifications / Experience
- A Masters’ degree or equivalent qualification in a conservation/natural resource management or relevant social/biological science field.
- Relevant experience of coordinating conservation projects (at least €100K).
- A strong technical background and understanding of a range of conservation issues, particularly including protected area management, sustainable agriculture in conservation landscapes and conservation financing.
- Experience working with partners, government institutions and communities.
How to apply
Interested candidates should visit www.ghanawildlifesociety.org to download the full information packs for the various positions.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 22nd January 2020 (12:00 midnight Ghana time). Regrettably, due to limited resources and the high number of applications we receive, we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates. If you do not hear from us within a week of the closing date, please assume that you were not successful.
- A covering letter explaining why you are applying for the position and relating to your experience and skills to the roles indicated in the application pack (include your salary expectations) in your cover letter.
- Full CV and contact details for two referees
Email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org or deliver by hand to GWS addressing it to: The Executive Director, Ghana Wildlife Society, P. O. Box 13252, Accra.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]