JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR

Location: Dzorwulu

Category: Management

Our client, a global health organisation with the aim of improving the health of people in developing countries and with interest in sanitation is looking for an experienced knowledge management coordinator.

Role Profile

The successful candidate will serve as the focal point for sharing learning from the project with outside stakeholders as well as sharing knowledge internally to staff working on the project area and implementation partners at various international location.

Duties

  • Build linkages and thought partnerships with other organizations working in water and sanitation (WASH). Share information on project activities and learning with partners in the sanitation sector.
  • Write press releases, project briefs, beneficiary profiles and other documentation to highlight project learning. Develop a strategy to make use of social media for knowledge management and dissemination to a variety of policy and program audiences
  • Promote teamwork to facilitate sharing of ideas on projects and work among internal teams and external stakeholders to increase knowledge sharing
  • Assisting in the development of a strategic plan for knowledge management and ensuring it implementation.
  • Liaise with journalists to provide information on the project and the sanitation space and improve the capacity of journalists to cover the sanitation sector.
  • Develop innovative approaches for synthesizing relevant findings and disseminating them to a broad audience using social media, such as LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram as a communication tool
  • Support and contribute to global, regional, and country knowledge management strategies, initiatives and achievement of objectives
  • Use innovative strategies and media to create inspirational and impactful communications materials to showcase the project and share learning with donors, government, NGOs and other stakeholders.
  • Monitor and evaluate knowledge sharing programs on internal project staff, external stakeholders and project communities
  • Represent PSI at conferences, workshops, and for and identify and contract with outside professionals or agencies to create a photo library of project activities, and beneficiaries.
  • Assist with the development of funding proposals, as required.

Education/Qualification

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Communication Studies or any other relevant field
  • Relevant skills and training in photography, filmography or other communication media preferred.
  • Must have 5-10 years relevant experience

Requirement

  • Must have leadership skills to coordinate knowledge management activities across the project area
  • Must be experience in business development
  • Must be IT oriented
  • Must have communication skills
  • Must be experienced with social media
  • Ability to use excel and PowerPoint
  • Must speak fluent French

Abilities

  • Ability to work as a member of a team and to place team success over individual achievement.
  • Must have the ability to multi task and perform under pressure
  • Ability to work in a team and enhance team success
  • Must have good relationship with colleagues and subordinates
  • Take accountable for his/her performance.
  • Take initiative, be willing to learn and go the extra mile

To apply send CV to knowledgemgr.pjkt@gmail.com

FINANCE MANAGER

Location: Dzorwulu

Category: Accounting/Administration

Our client, a global health organisation with the aim of improving the health of people in developing countries is looking for an organized and efficient Administration and Finance Manager to help in their operations in Ghana.

ROLE PROFILE

The successful candidate will provide effective leadership and strategic management of the organisation’s administration and finance functions. The organization operates a new and lean structure in Ghana and this role will need a team-player comfortable doing jobs big and small for the success of the organization in Ghana.

DUTIES

  • Budget preparation and ensure spending is in line within budget
  • Management of program funds, including monthly fund requests.
  • Timely and accurate tax reporting and payment.
  • Ensure correct management of donor funds and program income.
  • Ensure all departments are resourced to enhance efficient work
  • Provide management with monthly financial report in a timely manner
  • Ensure audit coordination and liaison with auditors
  • Asset management
  • Office management, including maintenance, vehicles and guard service
  • Provision of high levels of customer service within the program

EDUCATION/ QUALIFICATION

  • Master’s Degree in business preferably Finance or Accounting
  • Professional certificate in Accounting is an added advantage
  • Must have 5-10 years working experience

REQUIREMENTS

Relevant Skills

  • Must have leadership skills
  • Must be IT oriented
  • Must be Finance oriented
  • Must have knowledge in human resource
  • General administrative skills
  • Ability to use Excel and Powerpoint
  • Working knowledge of labour law and contract law
  • Strong accounting and Financial skills

Abilities

  • Strong knowledge in finance and accounting
  • Must have the ability to multi task and perform under pressure
  • Highly developed customer service orientation
  • Ability to work in a team and enhance team success
  • Must have good relationship with colleagues and subordinates
  • Take initiative, be willing to learn and go the extra mile
  • Must have working knowledge in labour law and contract law

Other information

The organization is in start-up mode in 2015-16, with two programs opening in Ghana. The organization has global standards and procedures that will support implementation in Ghana, but many of these need to be rolled-out to these new programs in Ghana.

This context means that as well as being trustworthy and experienced, the post holder should be dynamic, flexible, able to cope with pressure and able to enjoy the challenges and opportunities of starting up programs. In return, you will get to work with one of the most dynamic not-for-profit organizations in the global health sector

To apply send CVs to fnmgr.pkjt@gmail.com

SALES AND DISTRIBUTION MANAGER

Location: Dzorwulu

Category: Sales and Marketing

Our client, a global health organisation with the aim of improving the health of people in developing countries is looking for a proactive and dynamic sales and distribution manager to support the establishment and long term success of their operations in Ghana.

ROLE PROFILE

The successful candidate will provide overall coordination, supervision and distribution of company’s products to clients. The organization operates a new and lean structure in Ghana and this role will need be a team-player comfortable doing jobs big and small for the success of the organization in Ghana.

DUTIES

Sales and Distribution

  • Responsible for the overall management of the sales and distribution system for the programs range of products, which include both pharmaceutical and commercial products.
  • Develop and implement strategic sales and distribution plan of all product and incorporate in marketing plan
  • Develop MOUs or contracts with NGOs and private sector distribution partners, in collaboration with Administration and Finance Manager. Monitor for compliance.

Sales Management

  • Ensures sales run through all channels of the distribution chain
  • Maintain contact with all distribution partners and report to management on market trends and other areas of serious concern
  • Maximizes financial sustainability by periodically reviewing updating pricing strategy
  • Ensure that all products distributed by the program have visas and licenses, as required by Ghanaian law.
  • Work closely with Administration and Finance Manager to design and maintain accurate sales accounting systems to track program income and credit collection. Maintain sales, receivables, and customer account balances
  • Ensures customers respect credit terms and timely payment of purchased goods
  • Verify delivery of customers order and maintain customer record

 Leadership

  • Be efficient, effective, motivated to drive high sales
  • Assist Regional Sales Agents in identifying priorities, planning sales routes, preparing sales reports, financial management, and managing all aspects of sales and distribution in interior regions of the country.

 Product Procurement, Stocking

  • Ensure the company has enough stock available to avoid stock out and carefully monitor expiry date of stocked products
  • Ensure timely order or product from supplies
  • Ensure that products are stored correctly, according to relevant national and international standards

Production/ Promotion

  • Collaborate with the Communication Manager to develop POS advertising strategy and ensure the execution of advertising and promotional campaign
  • Ensure effective and consistent distribution of POS materials

EDUCATION/ QUALIFICATION

  • Degree in Pharmaceuticals preferred, but not essential for the right candidate
  • A master’s degree is an added advantage ( Business, communication and Social Science)
  • Must have a good and proven track record in sales, marketing and distribution
  • Must have 5 – 10 years relevant Sales experience

REQUIREMENTS

Relevant skills

  • Must possess leadership skills
  • Must have working knowledge in accounting and Finance
  • IT oriented preferably in database management system
  • Must have good writing skills and be able communicate effectively
  • Must be able to use Excel and powerpoint
  • Must have marketing skills and must be able to develop sales strategies
  • Must be familiar with pharmaceutical product distribution

Abilities

  • Ability to work in a team and enhance team success
  • Must have the ability to multi task and perform under pressure
  • Must have good relationship with colleagues and subordinates
  • Take initiative, be willing to learn and go the extra mile

Other information

The organization is in start-up mode in 2015-16, with two programs opening in Ghana. The organization has global standards and procedures that will support implementation in Ghana, but many of these need to be rolled-out to these new programs in Ghana.

This context means that as well as being trustworthy and experienced, the post holder should be dynamic, flexible, able to cope with pressure and able to enjoy the challenges and opportunities of starting up programs. In return, you will get to work with one of the most dynamic not-for-profit organizations in the global health sector

It is not likely, although this is not yet confirmed, that the organization will be investing in warehousing and its own extensive distribution network, at least in the short term. Therefore the post holder needs to be able to manage good relations with strategic partners for Sales and Distribution.

To apply send CVs to salesdistribute91@gmail.com

Job Position: Academic Researcher on Management

An academic research project on management and productivity in Ghana’s government is seeking to hire a survey and data management assistant. This individual will be responsible for conducting interviews about management practices with government officials, collecting and managing administrative data, and potentially supervising other research staff. The successful applicant will have:

  • Experience and interest conducting academic and public policy-focused research;
  • A background in economics, management, public policy, accounting, project management, or other relevant disciplines, preferably at Masters level (or equivalent work experience);
  • Ability to work independently and coordinate with government officials;
  • Confidence interacting with senior officials in a professional setting; and
  • Familiarity with data analysis, statistics, and related software packages (e.g. Stata, Excel) is strongly desired.

The position is expected to be for 6-12 months, with a possibility of extension. Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience. To apply, email a CV and cover letter to m.j.williams (at)lse.ac.uk. We aim to fill the position within 5-10 days; applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Source: Kuukuwa Manful

Social Media Volunteer/Intern

Environment360 is looking for a volunteer/intern to help coordinate and plan our social media strategy. Ideal candidate is either still in school or fresh out of school and looking to apply a wide range of skills and creative thinking skills. They also must be able to work independently and have their own computer. The person must also be willing to make a 3 month commitment. Internet and small stipend provided. If you know someone perhaps looking for a summer opportunity they might be ideal.
You can reach them via email at info@environment360gh.org or via phone at 0244.669.851.  You can find out more about Environment360 by liking our Facebook page.

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