British High Commission Jobs in Accra - Ghana - Projects and Partnerships Officer Vacancy
British High Commission Jobs in Accra - Ghana - Projects and Partnerships Officer VacancyJob CategoryForeign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)
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 money
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
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):
There will be a requirement to work out of hours to support events.
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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