Company Confidential
Category Programme Dev...
Location KWAHU
Job Status Fixed term (R...
Salary 00
Education MSc/MBA
Experience 3 years
Job Expires Jan 17, 2020
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Job Description

  • Job Title: Program Officer, Social Intervention
  • Location:  Eastern Region/Kwahu
  • Employment Type: Fixed Term (Renewable)
  • Report To: Program Manager, Social Intervention

Job Brief

The Program Officer will ensure successful support and program implementation to the Social Intervention program. Other relevant aspects of the role include assisting the Program Manager to manage and encourage beneficiary participation, liaising with other stakeholders, planning, and contributing to the Social Intervention’s sub programs, i.e. Education Program, Social Services program, Scholarship program and the Volunteer program.

Major Responsibilities

Education Program Responsibilities:

  • Provide creative vision and leadership for education program activities.
  • Assist to develop and manage the education program, develop work plans and implement educational program for solve community needs
  • Routinely support in evaluating  and ensuring that educational programs developed and maintained are responsive to the needs of the community and education stakeholders
  • Develop and implement operating policies as necessary or as directed to ensure is working in an efficient manner
  • Collaborate with staff on the preparation of quarterly and annual financial budget for approval
  • Develop and oversee school calendaring and schedule community school visits and other events
  • Perform other duties assigned

Social Services Program Responsibilities:

  • Develop program initiatives and program outlines
  • Plan and implement insightful and tangible social services projects
  • Ensure maintenance and filing of all project and field related informations, documents and reports
  • Arrange and coordinate project meetings and trainings
  • Assist other Program Managers and Officers in carrying out official duties when the need arises.

Scholarship Program Responsibilities:

  • Assist and provide support to the Foundation’s scholarship team
  • Develop, implement, coordinate and maintain the scholarship program including preparation of new scholarship agreements, monitor and maintain regular contact with students and other stakeholders.
  • Prepare scholarship application process for students and coordinate scholarship application screening.
  • Assist in the coordination of other foundation special events as planned
  • Assist in the scholarship program operations and database input, respond to enquiries relating to the scholarship program and develop and maintain the scholarship online presence

Volunteer Program Responsibilities:

  • Standardize and maintain the volunteer program
  • Liaise with the Project Coordinator to ensure the organization has enough targeted volunteers to fulfil its service mission.
  • Collaborate with the volunteer team to use variety of methods to attract suitable candidates
  • Orient new volunteers who come on board
  • Connect volunteers with staff and programs needing volunteer support
  • Ensure that an appropriate volunteer appreciation program is in place
  • Develop and carry out program evaluation to ensure volunteer feedback and satisfaction with the program
  • Maintain files on all volunteers.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management/Development studies/Education/Social work or any other relevant field
  • Minimum of 3-5years experience with a track record of executed projects
  • Skilled in partnering with relevant instutions&authorities, both international and local NGO’s to enhance the mission and vision of the organization
  • Experience in working in a volunteer role
  • Ability to develop tangible and insightful programs
  • Strong project management and financial analysis skills
  • Ability to structure complex tasks and translate targets into work plan
  • Track record of building strong stakeholder relationships

How To Apply

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