Country Director - ActionAid Ghana

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ActionAid Ghana (AAG), an Affiliate of ActionAid is looking to employ an experienced and self- motivated individual to fill the position of a Country Director.

Role Overview:

The Country Director (CD) provides vision, leadership, management, and effective high-level national representation for ActionAid Ghana in line with established policies, principles, and operating practices of ActionAid International.

The CD role requires broad organizational experience, thus enabling the post-holder to manage large teams, as well as deep knowledge across a professional discipline in development that enables the post-holder to make significant improvements to policies and processes that lead to long-term success of ActionAid Ghana.



Qualification Required & Experience

Academic Qualification & Experience:

The candidate must hold a post graduate degree in social sciences, development studies or a development related field and at least 10 years proven track record with a minimum of 5 years in a top management position in development work or poverty alleviation programmes with proven initiative, flexibility, and enthusiasm in managing complex activities in a changing environment.Demonstrated top management expertise, including proven ability to develop the capacities of multi-disciplinary professional teams undertaking comprehensive poverty alleviation strategies.

  • Proven experience in managing complex financial control and management systems.
  • Demonstrated expertise in strategic and long-term planning and the ability to ensure that operational plans and activities meet targets and appropriately reflect longer term perspectives.
  • Proven experience of working and negotiating with Government officials and/or donors at all levels.
  • Sound and up to date knowledge of development concepts, methodologies and techniques including demonstrated expertise in at
  • least one specialist development field.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.Proficiency in English and fluency of local languages is an advantage to the role.Strong
  • leadership and management skills.
  • Strong analytical/problem solving, and crisis, conflict, and risk management skills.
  • Fundraising skills with proven track record in contract management from bilateral and multilateral donors.



How To Apply

Apply today by sending your CV to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 12th November 2021


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