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Office Manager (Ghana)

Winrock International

Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International is seeking applicants for the position of an Office Manager as part of USAID-funded Feed the Future Ghana Agriculture and Natural Resources Management project. The responsibilities, duties, and qualifications are described in the attached position description.
LOCATION: Bolgatanga, Ghana
UNIT: Forestry and Natural Resource Management Group
POSITION TITLE: Office Manager
STATUS: Full time
REPORTS TO: Senior Operations and HR Manager

Winrock International (WI) is a non-profit organization that works with people around the world to increase economic opportunity, sustain natural resources, and protect the environment. Winrock is currently recruiting for an Office Manager position in Bolgatanga to support the five-year, USAID-funded Feed the Future Ghana Agriculture and Natural Resources Management Project (USAID AgNRM).

The USAID AgNRM project seeks to provide a scalable, integrated landscape approach that will support sustainable economic development and rural livelihoods, increase nutrition and climate change adaptation, and strengthen Northern Ghana?s natural resources.

The Office Manager works to support the Senior Operations and HR Manager by directly managing both the Western and Eastern Biodiversity Corridor satellite office staff and daily office operations. This position provides operational leadership and oversight, including ensuring that all operations strictly comply to USAID rules and regulations and meet USAID standards. The Office Manager works to implement processes and policies for the AgNRM project with particular focus on daily office operations including travel coordination.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Coordinate and manage daily satellite office operations, and participate in long-term organizational planning;
Coordinate and manage drivers and vehicle needs for Western and Eastern Biodiversity Corridor
Monitor partner and staff activities in the satellite office;
Coordinate with WI?s partner organizations on matters relating to determining equipment needs and their procurements;
Prepare, Submit and contribute to periodic reports;
Manage use of vehicles, vehicle logs and gas procurement;
Communicate office needs to the project?s Senior Operations and Human Resources Manager;
Handle Petty Cash management and disbursement
Other duties as assigned.

The annual salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits include life, disability and medical insurance, retirement, and other normal Winrock benefits.

Educational Requirements & Qualifications

Minimum degree in Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)/ Bachelor of Arts (BA)in Management or human resource management or related degree.
Minimum five years of professional experience in human resources in a progressively increased managerial role.
Previous experience with implementation of donor-funded projects. Experience with USAID projects required.
Analytical skills necessary to think logically, analyze and interpret problems and present results with clarity and precision in written and verbal format;
Experience working with local and international NGOs in Northern Ghana is a plus.
Fluency in English is required.

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How to apply

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Job Information

    • Full Time
    • Bachelors Degree
    • 5 - 10 Years
    • Management
    • Greater Accra
    • Accra
    • Ghana.Recruitment@winrock.org
    • 8-Jan-2018
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