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JOB ADVERTISEMENT – GHANA RED CROSS SOCIETY-CENTRAL REGION

Post Title  Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Officer (MEL)
Department Humanitarian Service
Responsible to  Regional Manager
Position type   Full time
Location  Head Office Cape Coast but will oversee project activities in  4 districts (KEEA, Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyira, Gomoa West and Ekumfi), and willing to be located at the Project Districts
Project Duration Approximately  Four (4 ) years but it will be yearly contract on renewal basis
Eligibility  Position open to local Ghanaian hires only and advantage for those who can write, read and speak  in Fantse Language also to those who know how to drive or ride vehicle/motorbike
Compensation Negotiable

 

GRCS is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Officer (MEL) on the Strategic Approaches to Girl’s Education Project (STAGE).

About the STAGE Project

The STAGE project is a UKAID/DFID sponsored project with World Education Ghana as the lead Partner, which is to be implemented in four districts in the Central Region, The project aims to improve the literacy and numeracy skills of highly marginalized out-of-school girls and transition them into informal vocational skills or employment.  The project seeks to decrease key barriers to access quality education and opportunities for employment and improve the safety of highly marginalized girls in Accelerated Learning Centers and their communities, while also increasing girls’ knowledge and adoption of positive behaviours

Summary of Role

Under the overall guidance of the Regional Manager, the MEL Officer will oversee the development and implementation of Monitoring, evaluation and learning activities for the STAGE project. S/he will identify performance indicators develop quality assurance strategies, train program employees, maintains contact with program partners, prepare periodic reports and ensures the project complies with donor requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and lead the implementation of the projects M&E framework including project reviews, participatory impact assessments, process monitoring, operations monitoring and lessons-learned workshops.
  • Establish and manage a performance monitoring framework for the STAGE project with clear goals, outcomes, outputs, inputs, processes, indicators, data needs and sources, and reporting formats for effective monitoring, reporting and updating progress.
  • Develop data collection tools for routine data collection and evaluations
  • Assure quality of data by enforcing data quality for the projects deliverable
  • Develop capacity of project staff to utilize existing M&E tools for proper tracking and reporting in line with the STAGE M&E Framework.
  • Guide staff in preparing progress reports in accordance with approved donor and GRCS reporting formats and ensure their timely submission.
  • Prepare periodic performance reports according to the DFID/WEI requirements on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis and keep Project Manager informed of any need or issues arising related to M&E.
  • Provide meaningful data summaries and visualization to demonstrate result to the project management.
  • Promote utilization of data/information at project level through reflection and learning forums such as quarterly review meetings.
  • Organize quarterly reflection meetings
  • Support other evaluative activities as they arise.

Required Skills or Experience 

  • University degree in development studies, statistics or related field in social sciences, with at least 3 years’ experience in similar capacity of work. Experience in CBE work will be an added advantage.
  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative M&E data collection and analysis methods, including tracking outcome indicators, is desirable.
  • Must be detail-oriented and highly organized. Able to support and respond to the needs of the project teams as quickly as possible to support evidence-based decision making.
  • Knowledge of designing and managing M&E system
  • Report writing, research, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Strong report writing and communication skills

 Additional comments 

The Organization Fundamental Principles gives an equal opportunities to all, without discrimination, as to race, religious beliefs, class or ideology, GRCS strives to ensure that all potential employees are given equal opportunities in their application and processing for employment irrespective of sex/gender, age, class, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, sexual preference and locality. There are extra efforts to create a center of attention and hold on to marginalized groups such as young vulnerable adults and persons with disabilities.

Safeguarding policy statement

GRCS is fully committed to safeguarding the welfare, safety and survival of children with whom they come into contact; either directly or through the work of the Humanitarian and Business branches as well as through its stakeholders. No person who comes into contact with GRCS should ever face harm because of our staff, representatives or operations. Strong procedures ensure we are doing everything we can to prevent, report and respond to any incidents or concerns of such harm

How to apply

To apply: submit a covering letter and curriculum vitae plus certificates with three referees and attached a recommendation letter to:

E-mail: stagecentralregion@gmail.com

OR redcrossgh.centralregion@yahoo.com

Closing date: 10th October, 2019.

 

Post Title  Safeguarding /Child Protection Officer
Department/Division Humanitarian Service
Responsible to  Regional Manager
Position type   Full time
Location  Head Office Cape Coast but will oversee project activities in  4 districts (KEEA, Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyira, Gomoa West and Ekumfi) and willing to be  located at the Project Districts
Project duration   Approximately  Four (4 ) years but it will be yearly contract renewal
Eligibility  Position open to local Ghanaian hires only and advantage for those who can speak and write in Fantse Language also to those who know how to drive or ride vehicle/motorbike
Compensation Negotiable

 

GRCS is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Safe Guarding or Child Protection officer on the Strategic Approaches to Girl’s Education Project (STAGE).

About the STAGE Project

The STAGE project is a UKAID/DFID sponsored project with World Education Ghana as the lead Partner, which is to be implemented in four districts in the Central Region, The project aims to improve the literacy and numeracy skills of highly marginalized out-of-school girls and transition them into informal vocational skills or employment.  The project seeks to decrease key barriers to access quality education and opportunities for employment and improve the safety of highly marginalized girls in Accelerated Learning Centers and their communities, while also increasing girls’ knowledge and adoption of positive behaviors

Summary of Role

The Safeguarding Officer will work as part of GRCS safeguarding team and will be responsible for ensuring that GRCS’ safeguarding policy is adhered to. S/he will be the first point-of-call for all STAGE staff who has safeguarding concerns.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop safeguarding related risk assessments, and proactively put in place relevant control measures that lead to informed decisions.
  • Deliver safeguarding related staff training
  • Ensure that all staff who have contact with children, vulnerable adults and/or their families have received appropriate training on safeguarding issues.
  • Provide effective safeguarding support and guidance to staff
  • Lead in undertaking investigations and dealing with a range of issues regarding safeguarding such as abuse, neglect, harassment
  • Create working relationships internally and with external agencies and make referrals where appropriate
  • Collect relevant data on safeguarding issues, analyse and report to the project coordinator as required
  • Working with the family, share information and contribute to plans if the concern is investigated.
  • Monitor and report trends in safeguarding incidents to Project Manager.

Required Skills or Experience

  • A minimum of Degree/Diploma in social sciences, Social work, development studies. in gender studies
  • Excellent communication, negotiating, mediating and interpersonal skills, in particular, an ability to relate well to young people, parents/guardians
  • Able to establish and maintain positive and professional relationship
  • Ability to deal with situations sensitively and with empathy, both face to face and telephone communication
  • A track record of providing and analyzing statistical data in a clear, understandable report format
  • Proven track record or working with complex issues of a difficult and sensitive nature
  • Have a good, sound, working knowledge of current data protection and confidentiality related legislation, statutory and other related guidance

 Additional comments

The Organization Fundamental Principles gives an equal opportunities to all, without discrimination, as to race, religious beliefs, class or ideology, GRCS strives to ensure that all potential employees are given equal opportunities in their application and processing for employment irrespective of sex/gender, age, class, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, sexual preference and locality. There are extra efforts to create a center of attention and hold on to marginalized groups such as young vulnerable adults and persons with disabilities.

Safeguarding policy statement

GRCS is fully committed to safeguarding the welfare, safety and survival of children with whom they come into contact; either directly or through the work of the Humanitarian Service and Business operations as well as through its stakeholders. No person who comes into contact with GRCS should ever face harm because of our staff, representatives or operations. Strong procedures ensure we are doing everything we can to prevent, report and respond to any incidents or concerns of such harm

How to apply

To apply: Submit a covering letter and curriculum vitae plus certificates with three referees and attached recommendation letter to:

E-mail: stagecentralregion@gmail.com

OR redcrossgh.centralregion@yahoo.com

Closing date: 10TH OCTOBER, 2019

 

VACANCY  For The Position of an Upper West Regional Manager

Ghana Red Cross Society is the largest Humanitarian and Volunteer Based organization in the Country. It is established by an Act of Parliament (Act 10, 1958) as an Independent, Neutral auxiliary to support Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies in the provision of Humanitarian and Relief services to the vulnerable in times of emergencies and disasters. In times of peace, it acts as a development agent in health promotion and disaster risk reduction.

The National Society is inviting applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians for the positions of:

Regional Manager; Upper West Region.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of First Degree preferably in Social Sciences from a recognized university
  • At least four years’ experience in Humanitarian work at senior management level
  • Knowledgeable in the humanitarian work environment
  • Competent in Proposals, Concept papers, Work plans and budgets development in addition to Reports writing
  • Competency in Programs/Projects management
  • Competency in Resource Mobilization and Management of Income Generation Activities
  • Ability to work at odd hours and extensive travel

Responsibilities:

Includes but not limited to:

  • Day to Day functioning of the organization in the applied Region and Report to the Secretary General
  • Strengthen collaborations, networking’s and partnerships with Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies, Partners, Operational Communities  and other stakeholders
  • Management and direct responsibility for all programs in the region
  • Advocate and promote the Red Cross fundamental principles of Humanity, Independence, Neutrality, Impartiality, Voluntary Service, Unity and Universality.

Salary:

Commensurate with qualification and experience.

Interested Applicants should submit Application letters with Curriculum Vita attached either in hard or soft copy to below within fifteen (15) days of publication of this advert. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

The Secretary General

Ghana Red Cross Society Headquarters

No. 10 South Legon Extension

P. O. Box GP 835

Accra

orgdev.redcrossghana@gmail.com and copied to  kofi.addo@redcrossghana.org

Date of publication: 30th September 2019.