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Senior Field Officer, Escaping Poverty project

JOB SUMMARY

Company Innovations f...
Industry NGO/IGO/INGO
Category Science/Resea...
Location Tamale
Job Status Fixed term (R...
Salary GH¢ 
Education HND / Degree
Experience 1 year
Job Expires Feb 28, 2019
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Company Profile

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a United States-based non-profit organization dedicated to discovering, and promoting effective solutions to global poverty problems. IPA designs, rigorously evaluates, and refines these solutions and their applications together with decision-makers to ensure that the evidence created is used to improve opportunities for the world’s poor.

 

Job Description

Reports to Senior Field Manager
Office Base:  Tamale, Northern Region
Project Location Brong Ahafo Region
Length of Commitment:  10 months
Desired start date 15th February, 2019
Deadline to apply 8th February, 2019
Job Code SFO-EP-28012019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Senior Field Officer (SFO) to work on the Escaping Poverty project in Brong Ahafo Region. The candidate will be expected to work in four districts: Kintampo North, Techiman Municipal, Techiman North and Wenchi Municipal.

The Senior Field Officer will support the Senior Field Manager or Implementation Coordinator in implementation activities in the assigned region or district.

Position Summary
The Senior Field Officer will perform the following responsibilities:

  • Support the roll-out of various components of project implementation activities 
  • Participate in workshops, training, and other technical support for partner organization staff 
  • Carry out informed accompaniments with Field Agents and other implementation staff to witness community/HHs level visit 
  • Carry out back checking of Field Agents to confirm HHs receiving regular visits 
  • Support all implementation activities; Assets transfer, Training etc. 
  • Develop weekly work plan and submit weekly and monthly monitoring reports to SFM 
  • Report to Senior Field Manager/Implementation Coordinator 
  • Relate very well with EP Partners and other stakeholders 
  • Troubleshoot implementation challenges on different project components 
  • Communicate all logistics needs and challenges facing implementation to SFM or IC 
  • Perform other work-related duties that may be assigned. 

Required Skills or Experience

  • Must have a minimum of  HND, Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a reputable institution with at least one year Implementation/data collection experience;
  • Should be fluent in English
  • Should be fluent and able to translate responses in Twi.  Fluency in any of the Northern Languages is a plus.

Preferred Location of Applicant
The applicant should be a resident in one of the following project districts: Kintampo North, Techiman Municipal, Techiman North and Wenchi Municipal, or be willing to move to any of these districts at his/her own cost, and stay there for the entire duration of employment

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