British High Commission Jobs in Accra - Ghana - Projects and Partnerships Officer Vacancy

British High Commission Jobs in Accra - Ghana - Projects and Partnerships Officer Vacancy

Job Category
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)
    Job Subcategory
  • Political

    Main purpose of job:
  • Support the Head of Soft Power and Diaspora Relations’ strategic engagement with British Brands and the Ghanaian Diaspora capitalising on partnership opportunities that deepen UK-Ghana interest.
  • Lead the end-to-end management of the yearly Chevening Scholarship scheme for Ghana, Togo, Benin and Burkina Faso, and the International Leaders Programme.
  • Deliver BHC Accra’s bilateral and regional political objectives through the effective administration of programme funds allocated to the High Commission through various funding mechanisms.
  • Providing budget and procurement support to the Political & Communications Team (PACT) in the High Commission.

    Roles and responsibilities
  • Assist with researching and initiating potential partnership opportunities and maintaining relationships with current partners
  • Assist with managing events of varying sizes, including the administration, planning and execution stages
  • Maintain oversight of BHC contact list, working with across the mission to ensure this is kept up-to-date
  • Manage and develop the Chevening Scholarships brand, and boost its impact in Ghana, including through mobilizing the Chevening Alumni Network
  • Manage accurate records of the Chevening alumni database and ensuring alumni are well engaged with the High Commission
  • Increase the number of Chevening scholarship applications through diverse mediums and activities to create nationwide awareness, constant engagement and activities commercial sponsorship
  • Maintain oversight of the Political and Communications Team Budget by providing monthly forecast and tracking activity expenditure
  • Day-to-day administrative oversight of PACT programme budgets (working closely with Finance Teams), ensuring spending remains on track, achieves maximum impact and value for
    Manage the nomination and selection of candidates from Ghana for the International Leaders Programme
    Maintaining files to ensure good information management in line with FCO guidance.
  • Encouraging good use of information tools

    Resources managed (staff and expenditure):

  • Providing informal guidance to National Service Personnel working under your direction to enable you to deliver your Chevening objectives.

    Essential qualifications, skills and experience
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience working in a Diplomatic Mission or media organisation
  • Event management experience
  • Demonstrable social media skills, including implementing media campaigns
  • Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
  • Budget management experience
  • French Language

    Required competencies
  • Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering Value for Money, Delivering at Pace

    Other benefits and conditions of employmen
  • Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):

    Working patterns:
  • There will be a requirement to work out of hours to support events.

    Additional information
  • All applicants must be legally able to work in Ghana with the correct visa/status or work permit.
  • The successful applicant will demonstrate that they meet the requirements under Ghanaian law to work in Ghana.
  • The British High Commission in Accra is an equal opportunities employer, dedicated to inclusivity, a diverse workforce and valuing difference.
  • Staff recruited locally by the British High Commission in Accra is subject to Terms and
  • Conditions of Service according to local Ghanaian employment law.
  • Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 10th April 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; British High Commission Jobs in Accra - Ghana - Projects and Partnerships Officer Vacancy

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