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Researcher

Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII)

The Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) is seeking to engage a Qualified Researcher to undertake a corruption risk assessment in the awarding of mining sector permits, licences and contracts at the national level in Ghana. The Researcher will conduct the risk assessment using a tool developed by Transparency International (TI) as part of a new multi-stakeholder ‘Mining for Sustainable Development’ Programme aimed at strengthening transparency and accountability in the mining sector across the globe.

Description of Tasks
The Researcher will be expected to produce a risk assessment report within agreed timelines by specifically carrying out the following tasks in collaboration with GII and External Experts:
Implement the risk assessment methodology developed by TI
Conduct a thorough desk review of existing information
Conduct a mapping of the award and licencing process and the actors involved in Ghana
Adapt a set of pre-identified risks to the national context
Conduct interviews and focus group discussions with key individuals and organisations
Rate corruption risks based on an assessment of their likelihood and potential impact
Prioritise corruption risks and develop recommendations as a basis for advocacy
Produce a final risk assessment report incorporating feedback from GII and other stakeholders
Keep GII updated on progress and any challenges encountered on a regular basis throughout the project
Contribute to the launch of the risk assessment report

Educational Requirements & Qualifications

Relevant experience in the mining sector either professionally or in a research or academic capacity
Qualifications and experience in social sciences, international development or other relevant field
Experience in conducting qualitative and/or participatory research projects and engaging effectively with relevant stakeholders.
Demonstrated ability to prepare reports that translate research results into information for action
Demonstrated commitment to transparency and anti-corruption

Contact address

House No. 21 Abelenkpe Road,
Abelenkpe - Accra

How to apply

Apply by email

Job Information

    • Full Time
    • Other Qualification
    • Not Needed
    • Others
    • Greater Accra
    • Accra
    • jobs.gii@yahoo.com
    • 6-Nov-2018
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