World Vision Ghana (WVG) is looking for a highly qualified, proactive, and motivated person to fill the position of Project Officer – Literacy Boost.
Purpose of the Position: To coordinate the implementation and monitoring of Literacy Boost (LB) projects within the two APs through capacity building, networking, partnership and participation of children and community leaders.
Carry out needs assessment and reviews in communities to determine development interventions that are required and are consistent with World Vision Ghana strategic plan.
Ensure direct implementation of and/or make sure that different LB initiatives related to components are being implemented effectively.
Build capacity of volunteers, communities, and partners and other partners in Education on literacy initiatives.
Participate in children monitoring in communities to ensure participation of children and their families in literacy boost community action activities.
Establish and maintain contact with other organizations, or other groups doing similar activities to explore opportunities to improve project implementation.
Ensure implementation of Audit and Risk Assessment recommendations in Literacy Boost projects and their impact areas within the cluster.
Facilitate and report (monthly, quarterly, semi-annually and annually) on literacy projects outputs and outcomes in communities.
The Candidate must have:
Bachelor’s Degree in Education with English, Twi or linguistics or Early Childhood.
Professional technical skill desired
Experience: At least three (3) years in the similar field and development facilitation.
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Proven ability to communicate on Education and Life Skills topics with diverse groups i.e. GES at the local levels, Partners, etc.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to support in the development and roll out of Education and Life Skills programs/projects.
Good development and facilitation skills, including catalyzing, connecting, and building the capacity of community groups/ partners.
Strong communicator at all levels with interpersonal skills, ability and commitment to listen to others.
Demonstrate commitment to the empowerment of the poor in rural communities.
Working knowledge of programs/projects cycle management.
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with staff and key partners.
Experience in community entry and mobilization and development facilitation.
Working knowledge of proposal writing and negotiation skills.
The position is based in Afram Plains / Fanteakwa with some amount of domestic travel.
The position comes with an attractive salary package
S/He reports to the Project Coordinator.