Governance Programme Coordinator


Company Oxfam
Category Programme Dev...
Location Accra
Job Status Fixed term (R...
Salary GH¢ 
Education -:-
Experience 5 years
Job Expires Feb 28, 2019
Contact ...

Company Profile

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries. 

Introduction to Oxfam In Ghana
Oxfam is a rights-based global development organization with more than 70 years of experience in more than 90 countries worldwide. Oxfam’s mission is to end the injustice of poverty and inequality through systemic change and the advancement of political, economic and social rights.

Job Description

Working with Oxfam In Ghana
Oxfam aims to bring lasting solutions for poverty, and injustice in the Ghana. Oxfam has worked in Ghana since 1986 with the focus on bridging the gap between progress made in the north and south, sustainable agricultural livelihoods, free universal quality education and health care, and promoting accountable governance and transparency in natural resource revenue management.

The Role

  • The Programme Coordinator will play key role in leading and coordinating the implementation of the Accountable and Democratic Governance Programme and ensure quality delivery within the Programmes and Campaigns Team in accordance with the Oxfam country strategy. 
  • The Coordinator will manage programme implementation with high standards of quality, efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Acts as a reference point on accountable and democratic governance helping to synthesise and analyse progress against agreed plans to inform strategic decision making and prioritisation. 
  • The post holder will ensure coordination and cross learning among the governance projects and manage donor contacts on behalf of Oxfam in Ghana.

We offer
This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in influencing government policy on the national platform, to act as key contributor to progressive governance policies in Ghana, to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their respective fields etc, training and development, offers fair pay and competitive benefits package.
Our values and commitment to safeguarding

  • Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.
  • We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. 

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

Required Skills or Experience

What we are looking for

  • We are looking for a strong leader with a minimum of five years’ relevant work experience in influencing and advocacy especially related to issues of governance. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively and manage relationship with a consortia and partners, to oversee reporting process and ensure high quality and timely donor deliverable. 
  • Experienced managing people to motivate and inspire team members to maximise full potential while providing guidance and feedback for staff on project design, implementation and monitoring
  • The ideal candidate will have strong knowledge and understanding of gender and its connection with issues of governance while adhering to programme requirements and standards in relation to approved systems and programme implementation plan, project cycle management, programme quality and programme learning and other requirements
  • Experience in project management and monitoring is essential with strong individual planning and organizational skills with ability to prioritise, coordinate, control and forward plan several tasks at the same time, without supervision and within tight timing constraints.

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