Placement title: Project Director, Innovation in Non-Common Vocational Schooling and Techniques Education
(Spend) Placement place: Accra, Ghana Eligibility: Community Countrywide will have to be lawfully entitled to operate in Ghana Reports to: WUSC Ghana Region Director Agreement expression: 2 years with risk of renewal Deadline: 15th February, 2020 Qualifications:
WUSC is a main Canadian worldwide improvement business that is effective with and through its southern partners to advertise sustainable improvement. Founded in 1957 and at the moment working in 22 nations around the world around the globe with an yearly budget of approximately $45 million dollars, WUSC’s mission is to foster human growth and world wide understanding through education and learning and schooling. Our internationally recognized systems guidance youth, girls and other marginalized populations, concentrating on 3 thematic regions of instruction, employment and empowerment. Globally, WUSC performs with a network of better instruction establishments, civil modern society organizations, personal sector companions, experts, students, volunteers, college and group leaders that can be leveraged to guidance our work. The Spend Venture: The Innovation in Non-Common Vocational Education and Skills Coaching (Invest
) task is a 5 calendar year initiative, funded by the Federal government of Canada, that will establish
sustainable pathways to increased financial empowerment, effectively-being and inclusive progress for youthful urban women of all ages in Accra, Kumasi, and Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana. Operating in substantial progress sectors, the initiative will check and scale revolutionary, sustainable models to increase the enabling surroundings, reduce gender-certain limitations to women’s economic participation, and enhance accessibility to good perform for marginalized females in non-classic sectors. Nature and Scope: The Undertaking Director oversees the strategic and operational implementation of the Devote challenge in Ghana. The Project Director manages relationships with critical stakeholders, which includes countrywide and nearby Governments, job partners, nearby associates, the personal sector and the donor. Reporting to the WUSC Ghana Country Director, and doing work in close collaboration with the Senior Application Officer (SPO) in WUSC Ottawa, the Devote Venture Director is accountable for the adhering to: Complex Route & Undertaking Management Present complex and managerial way and direction to the task, in line with the project’s expected outcomes and WUSC policies and processes Acquire key task preparing deliverables (e.g. Challenge Implementation Strategy, Annual Workplans and Yearly Experiences) applying final results-based mostly administration ways and equipment Build precise strategies for cross-reducing themes (capability making, gender equality, non-public sector engagement, environmental sustainability) for the venture Retain open, helpful and typical communication among strategic companions and job crew members in Canada and Ghana Oversee working day-to-day coordination and shipping of job functions in conjunction with staff, specialized advisors, volunteers and companions Convene and coordinate the undertaking steering and advisory committees, and any other committees that might be proven, at frequent intervals and as necessary. Monitoring & Analysis Oversee the institution and productive implementation of a Monitoring, Evaluation, Analysis and Discovering approach for the undertaking in accordance with WUSC’s finest methods and processes Consistently keep an eye on development toward results, ensuring acceptable training course correction and adaptive administration Operate with staff associates to create frequent reviews to key stakeholders Manage typical interaction with WUSC in Canada to make sure alignment with WUSC M&E policies, strategies and tools and enable suitable guidance, as needed. Human Methods Management Handle the task group in Ghana which include its undertaking places of work in Accra, Kumasi and Takoradi Supervise, manual and assess the do the job of challenge team and consultants Oversee human resources administration concerns these types of as employment insurance policies and techniques and subcontracting, are in compliance with neighborhood rules and restrictions Make sure that the unexpected emergency, stability and safeguarding methods recognized by WUSC with respect to volunteers, WUSC personnel and associates are carried out, current and enforced. Work with colleagues and partners to guarantee the efficient mobilization, orientation and coaching of volunteers and complex advisors Financial & Business Management Direct in general undertaking price range setting up and execution in accordance to WUSC insurance policies and methods and in compliance with donor necessities Create and oversee a money administration process for the task in near consultation with WUSC’s Finance group Guarantee that the venture complies with nearby taxes, banking controls, and labour laws Beneath the assistance of WUSC’s Finance workforce, often update, keep track of and report on the area venture spending budget in buy to guarantee frequent reporting to the donor by WUSC Head Quarters Oversee place of work established-up , and operations in the project’s offices in Accra, Kumasi and Takoradi Preserve the demanded administrative and task infrastructure of staff members, subject workplaces and tools. Chance Administration & Protection Preparedness Actively evaluate and keep an eye on the possibility profile of the challenge recognize particular risks and proper mitigation strategies Be certain the application and relevancy of WUSC safety guidelines, processes and preparedness to the operational context of the project Donor Liaison & Coordination Create a potent doing work romantic relationship with the donor and its agent(s) at the Canadian Substantial Fee in Accra which include on strategic scheduling and info sharing Make certain coordination with GAC and assigned Task staff as necessary in conjunction or session with WUSC HQ Coordinate on a regular basis with other development actors to assure harmonization and synergy with identical initiatives Be certain GAC acceptance of official communications through communiques, brochures, radio places or other media in Ghana Communications and Promotion Depict the undertaking in formal communications in Ghana Produce and implement a Communications method in Ghana in consultation with WUSC’sCommunication group at HQ Establish
marketing elements as appropriate for dissemination or use in Ghana Skills: Instruction
- A postgraduate university diploma in global growth, undertaking management or a appropriate industry or an equivalent mix of education and learning and practical experience.
Encounter and Competencies A minimum of 10 several years of progressively extra accountable assignments similar to management of progress initiatives Understanding and expertise in complex and vocational training and teaching, curriculum advancement and education and learning reform Tested expertise partaking the non-public sector in advancement programming Shown ability to operate in cross-sectoral collaboration Expertise running technical advisors deemed an asset Working experience performing with global growth donor agencies (Governing administration of Canada would be observed as an asset) Awareness of Outcomes Based mostly Administration (RBM) and environmental and gender insurance policies and reporting needs Established complex, financial, administrative and organizational expertise Understanding of donor economical and narrative reporting treatments and requirements Proven knowledge running a large, multi-disciplinary crew of employees Diplomatic capabilities and the know-how of cross-cultural, interpersonal conversation Tested experience of adaptability to a demanding and consistently changing setting requiring iterative arranging on a standard foundation Proven awareness of and determination to the ideas of Gender Equality and Youth Inclusion Encounter in potential developing with regional lover companies and a commitment to a participatory partnership strategy to development. Superior oral and penned skills in English. Applications: WUSC offers a dynamic perform ecosystem with a varied intercultural workforce. We offer you staff members thrilling opportunities to utilize their techniques and attain experience all even though generating a variance for youth around the world. We think youth have the probable to offer for their people, make robust communities, and develop positive social transform for potential generations. Staff at WUSC perform tough to build lasting change in instruction, work and empowerment. WUSC is an equivalent possibility employer. We welcome and inspire apps from persons with disabilities. Accommodations are obtainable upon request for candidates taking element in all factors of the collection process. Only all those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone phone calls make sure you.