Gender and Entrepreneurship Development Officer


Company VTF Programme
Category Policy
Location Accra
Job Status Full-time
Salary GH¢ 
Education First Degree
Experience 5 years
Job Expires Jan 26, 2022
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Company Profile

The VTF Programme is a non-profit organization committed to promoting Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Ghana and employment of the youth for sustainable livelihood. 

Job Description

A Christian-Based NGO committed to employment creation through the promotion of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is seeking to employ an energetic young person with passion for voluntary and development work as a Gender and Entrepreneurship Development OfficerThe successful candidate will work together with a team to ensure the delivery of market- oriented and innovative programmes that would facilitate  own- enterprise creation  and growth of beneficiary businesses. The office is located in Accra but provides intervention in three regions of Ghana.


  • Support in the development and implementation of gender and HR policies for the organization
  • Facilitate partnerships with other civil society organizations and women groups
  • Support in the development of training programmes and materials for target groups
  • Facilitate training in entrepreneurship to the target groups to improve their income earning capacities
  • Initiate innovative programmes to benefit women entrepreneurs in promoting their image and total development
  • Document case studies and success stories to be mainstreamed into advocacy for women’s right and support
  • Research into gender policies and practices and educate on global and national strategies to promote gender equality and protect women’s rights
  • Identify marketing opportunities for women entrepreneurs by assisting in the organization of trade fairs
  • Support the development of business ideas and plans for target beneficiaries
  • Support enterprise development initiatives of past trainees and graduates
  • Follow up on beneficiary businesses and monitor progress and growth
  • Develop and review training contents to meet industry relevance
  • Engage students/trainees and TVET graduates in development of business pitches/ideas
  • Lead the publication of semi-annual newsletter
  •  Inspire innovation and entrepreneurship in the organization and among the target groups through training
  • Perform market research to identify new opportunities  for TVET graduates and  self-employed target beneficiaries]

Required Skills or Experience

  • A good first degree in development studies ,  social sciences, human resources, marketing , entrepreneurship or related courses
  • At least 5 years’ experience working in a development related organization
  • A Certificate in gender studies will be an advantage
  • Demonstrate understanding of the TVET sector and women issues
  • Strong coordination and organizational skills
  • Good communication, facilitation and presentation skills
  • Must possess good critical, creative and analytical skills
  • Good report writing and research skills

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