Finance and Administrative Officer / SIBCI Project


Company Ghana Wildlif...
Category Administrativ...
Location Accra
Job Status Full-time
Salary GH¢ 
Education Bachelor̵...
Experience 5 years
Job Expires Jan 22, 2020
Contact ...

Company Profile

The Ghana Wildlife Society (GWS) is a non-governmental, non-political and non-profit-making conservation organisation
headquartered in Accra. Our mission is to conserve wildlife in all its forms for improved quality of life for all people. We
belong to BirdLife International, the world's largest nature conservation partnership of 120 autonomous NGOs around the world. Our work is firmly rooted in partnerships and rely on science that inspires positive conservation action in collaboration with communities, civil society groups, businesses, universities and government.

We recently received funding from the European Union through the project 'Savannah Integrated Biodiversity Conservation Initiative (SIBCI), to support the implementation of Sustainable Management of the Mole National Park and peripheral areas, implemented under the auspices of the European Union's PAPBio Programme which aims at sound management of large landscapes of high biodiversity value.

Job Description

The Finance & Administrative Officer will have oversight responsibility over the performance of various duties categorized by either financial or administrative support. Administrative responsibilities include file management, correspondence drafting, funding program support, and ensuring supplies to the office are managed and maintained. Administrative duties also include developing and maintaining administrative systems and performing clerical duties, such as word processing, meeting minute taking, scanning and photocopying.

Key Relationships 

The post-holder will work closely with GWS colleagues in Accra, the Executive Director and provide support to the GWS Office at Damongo Office in the Northern Region.

Responsible for:

Performance of various duties categorized by either financial or administrative support.

Required Skills or Experience

  • A Bachelor’s/Masters’ degree or equivalent qualification in Business Administration or Finance.
  • Relevant experience of coordinating conservation projects (at least Euros 100K).
  • A strong technical background and understanding of a range of conservation issues, particularly including protected area management, sustainable agriculture in conservation landscapes, conservation financing.
  • Experience working with partners, government institutions and communities.

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