West and Central African Research and Education Network Project & Procurement Officer Jobs in Ghana

West and Central African Research and Education Network Project & Procurement Officer Jobs in Ghana

Job Details:

  • Taking advantage of the European Union funded Africa Connect2 and Africa Connect3 projects, WACREN has started the process of rolling out its network, and thus needs more highly skilled, enthusiastic and motivated human resources to implement this process and put WACREN on a steady and sustainable growth path.

    Scope of Work

    • Serve as the focal point in the Africa Connect3 project and work closely with projects coordinators of partners;

    • Act as focal point of other projects and initiatives that WACREN is member of, as assigned by the CEO;

    • Coordinate and manage project reporting to partners and ensure timeliness;

    • Manage project tasks/actions and support the carrying out of communication and advocacy activities;

    • Assist WACREN Officers in developing project proposals;

    • Develop a procurement manual for WACREN;

    • Develop a Project Procurement Policy, procurement plan and Procedure document for each project;

    • Develop, manage and maintain project procurement templates including notices, bidding documents, evaluation documents, and supply contracts.

    • Prepare, manage and monitor annual procurement budgets and expenditures;

    • Carry out any other assignments as requested by the CEO.

    Qualification Required & Experience

    • A Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s degree in Project management, Procurement or equivalent;

    • At least 3 years relevant continuous work experience in a Project management and/or procurement function;

    • Good
    knowledge of Procurement procedures of Ghana or countries with similar environment;

    • Demonstrated experience in project reporting and procurement;

    • High integrity, drive for excellence and good interpersonal skills;

    • Result orientation and ability to work autonomously;

    • Good communication and analytical skills;

    • Work experience with computer tools such as word processing, powerpoint spreadsheet and project management applications.

    • Fluency in English or French, with working knowledge in the other language would be an added advantage;


    • Experience working in and/or with non-profit organizations;

    • Experience in managing grant-related procurement from international funding organizations, especially the European Commission;

    • Knowledge of the sub OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) threshold requirements and other rules;

    • Experience working in/with ICT-focused organizations.

  • Experience in Months: 36

  • Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; West and Central African Research and Education Network Project & Procurement Officer Jobs in Ghana

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