Position Title: Project Officer
Reports to: Capacity Building Specialist (CBS)
Location: One of the four project districts in Ashanti region
Status: Full time, Regular
Background: Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources. Winrock is implementing the four-year, Making Advances to Eliminate Child Labor in More Areas with Sustainable Integrated Efforts (MATE MASIE) project. The project is funded by the United States Department of Labor (USDOL) and will strengthen capacity, connections, and accountability across child labor enforcement and monitoring within cocoa cooperatives in Ghana and will build the capacity of cooperatives to support vulnerable member households directly and by linking their members with other service providers.
Summary of Assignment: Winrock International is recruiting for four Project Officer positions for the MATE MASIE project. Each Project Officer will be based in one of the four selected project districts in Ashanti region of Ghana. The Project Officers will be responsible for assisting the Capacity Building Specialist (CBS) in capacity-strengthening activities including training of labor law enforcement agencies, social protection entities, and community stakeholders. Additionally, the Project Officers will support the CBS to execute tasks related to stakeholder engagement, provision of technical support/coaching to the project’s four grantee cooperatives and coalition-building at the district level. The Project Officers will liaise directly with staff from cocoa cooperative grantees, law enforcement agencies, and social protection entities to improve coordination on enforcement of child labor laws and child labor monitoring systems at the district level.
This is a local/national position and is not eligible for international allowances.
Detailed Description of Duties
Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply
How to Apply:
Applicants should submit a CV and cover letter referencing MATE MASIE Project Officer by October 4, 2021
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