Project Coordinator - Kumasi
Region
Sub Saharan Africa
Country / Territory
Ghana
Location
Kumasi
Department
Education & Society
Job Category
Project Management
Pay Band
Pay Band 4
Vacancy Description
Pay Band:4/H Location: Kumasi, Ghana (West Africa Cluster) / Contract Type: Fixed Term- 10months Applicants must have the legal right to work & live in Ghana Closing date: 23.59 (UK time) on the 10 December 2018.
 
Details

About us:

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.   We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body. 


 
Geopolitical/SBU/Function overview:


 British Council Ghana has been in operation since 1943. Our main office is situated in Accra with a small operation in Kumasi. Over the 70 years, we have established a good reputation for cultural relations and educational services. Our relationship with government, corporate organizations and the academia is strong and we continue to take advantage of these partnerships to expand our reach and impact. We occupy a major place in the English Language assessment market in Ghana and plan to expand this work even further. With one of the world’s largest extractive sectors and buoyant businesses, we have started taking advantage of the significant opportunities for partnership funding, especially in the area of skills for youth. We will continue to explore these further.
 

The Role:
Project Coordinator - Kumasi

The successful candidate will be responsible for project and operational support to the project manager. He / She will also support the implementation of trainings and delivery to the hub partners while working closely with the Project Assistants. This role will be based in Kumasi supporting the Kumasi and Sunyani delivery.

Given the scale and scope of the project, the programme coordinator will be expected work in a very pragmatic, effective and dynamic way to support the implementation of project activities, coordinate trainings in the northern regions and provide assurance of quality impact.

Role Requirements:

·        Experience with supporting project administration

·        Experience with coordinating project activities from planning to implementation

·        Knowledge of basic financial administration

·        Good communication skills

·        Sound knowledge of Media and Communication Management

·        Experience with conducting market research

·        Proven ability to work effectively with a diverse range of demanding stakeholders. 

Please refer to the role profile for more information on the role responsibilities/accountabilities and person specification

Please follow the links for relevant document to support your application: 
  
Project Coordinator - Kumasi.pdf

British Council Behaviours.pdf
British Council Core Skills.pdf
 

Closing date for applications is 10 December 2018 (23:59 UK time)
 

Note that you should only fill out the application after thoroughly reading through the ROLE PROFILE & GUIDANCE NOTES.

About us:

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.  We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.
 
We work in over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society.  Each year we reach over 20 million people face to face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications.

Our Equality Commitment:

Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights. All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks.