International Water Management Institute Programme Coordinator Jobs in Ghana

International Water Management Institute Programme Coordinator Jobs in Ghana

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the Country Representative in day-to-day management of a portfolio of projects including portfolio planning and implementation processes.
  • Facilitate regular virtual and physical meetings with all implementing partners for coordination and planning.
  • Coordinate the identification, development, and coordination of potential partnerships (including strategic private sector and development counterparts) for effective collaboration, at different levels of governance.
  • Responsible for all financial, operational, logistical, procurement, and accounting processes of the project in coordination with the Project Leader.
  • Monitor expenses to assure proper use of financial resources provided by sponsors.
  • Track project portfolio activities, outputs, reporting updates, project and partner progress (including project deliverables, success stories, expenditure progress) and provide administrative support to the Project Leader to ensure that agreed timelines are adhered to, commitments are cleared, and deliverables are uploaded into the IWMI system.
  • Conducting financial administration of partner agreements, including disbursements against deliverables, requesting financial reports, and assisting with partner audits where applicable.
  • Coordinate stakeholder engagement arrangements for the Project Leader as and when necessary..
  • Manage contracts, draft and facilitate sub-agreements with partners.
  • Support the preparation, coordination, dissemination of, and reporting on project communication materials and donor reporting.
  • Support monitoring, evaluation, and learning processes ensuring organization and retention of project records in compliance with donor and IWMI policies.
  • Prepare and provide broad scope briefings and advice to Project Leaders, Country Representative, and donor(s).
  • Support other project management activities.
  • Requirements

    The successful candidate will posses the following:

  • A postgraduate university degree in project management, international development studies, social science, or other disciplines relevant to water, land, and food systems for multi-sectors.
  • Minimum of 10 years of work experience, including at least 4 years of demonstrated experience in project coordination and management processes with international organizations or other development partners
  • Good organizational skills, with the ability to handle multiple tasks in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills, particularly
    when preparing correspondence and briefings.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with social media and the ability to use such media to promote inter-office communications and information sharing.
  • Prior experience in water management, agriculture or climate change with international organizations preferred.
  • Demonstrated project management experience, including time management, budget control and estimate.
  • Demonstrated skills in the use of project management software.
  • The ability to effectively establish priorities and plan, organize, implement, and monitor work activities with limited supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment, with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
  • Demonstrated skills in facilitation methods for participatory decisions and shared visions with stakeholders.
  • Excellent command in using MS Office and other computer software at a highly proficient and advanced level.
  • Ability to deal with sensitive and confidential information in a professional manner.
  • Personal attributes include high standards of conduct, respect, flexibility, and sound work ethic.
  • Experience in the preparation of scientific information for stakeholders.
  • Experience in building and sustaining relationships with diverse stakeholders.
  • Effective listening skills, excellent verbal and written communications skills in English and French Language.
  • Highly motivated with strong pro-active drive for results.
  • Responsive and takes personal ownership and accountability to meet deadlines.
  • Should posses competencies such as critical thinking, creative thinking, communication, teamwork, team leadership, client orientation, problem-solving and decision-making, negotiation and conflict resolution.

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