Provide support to the Public Policy/Advocacy Specialist
Manage and coordinate all GSAM advocacy activities in 100 districts across Ghana
Provide Technical Capacity Building and monitoring support to Partner CSOs on the project.
Link up with partners and in particular CSOs working on social accountability within the Zone
and provide information and updates on their activities as and when required
Produce monthly and quarterly briefs to the GSAM Public Policy/Advocacy Specialist (PPAS)
Assist the Public Policy/Advocacy Specialist and other national staff to produce credible, timely and high quality reports
Monitor and oversee the performance of CSOs in Ashanti and Brong Ahafo (Middle zone) of the project.
Collaborate with the CSOs and facilitate the development of scorecards
Work as a Zonal focal person to oversee the implementation of GSAM activities on the field
Carry out public dissemination of results/updates community scorecards, interface meetings
, town hall meetings, community mobilization intervention etc.
Be responsible for the collation and entry of data into MIS system
Assist in the preparation of reports on the GSAM advocacy campaigns
Work closely with M&E Officer and M&E Specialist with information and other required support to plan
and develop appropriate M&E tools, techniques, systems etc. and collection of data on the GSAM project.
Work closely with the CARE Finance and Grants Managers to oversee the work of sub-grants and institute
a system to track and monitor the implementation, results, and close-out of the awards
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS
A minimum qualification of under-graduate degree in Development Planning, Social Sciences, Public Administration, Project Management or other related fields from a recognized University. A post-graduate degree in the relevant areas will be advantageous
Required Skills and Experience
A Minimum of 3 years’ experience in project planning, management, community/governance work especially at the local level
Excellent skills in community mobilization and facilitation, citizen- local government engagement processes, negotiation, public speaking, and ability to assist in collecting required data, analyze, integrate and use such data and further assist in developing strategies and plan to resolve them, report writing skills.
Computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Power Point,
Excellent oral and written English is required. Fluency in some of the local language(s) in the communities of the GSAM (Middle) Zone would be an asset.
Commitment to achieving results, deadline driven, proactive and self-motivated.
Demonstrated cross-cultural sensitivity and experience.
Ability to build and work in a team
Good relationship and learning skills
Ability to Multitasking, work under pressure and deliver
Excellent writing, presentation and reporting skills