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Project Coordinator

Ghana National Association of the Deaf (GNAD)

GNAD is a non-profit organization that advocates for the rights of individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing. GNAD works through right-based advocacy on cross-cutting issues aimed at facilitating access to public goods and services for the deaf communities.

Applications are invited from suitable qualified persons for the following position at its national secretariat, Accra: Project Coordinator -1

Main responsibilities

The Project coordinator will:

• Design and initiate the implementation of GNAD-DDL project activities in accordance with project logic and timelines
• Develop and implement strategies and mechanisms that facilitates inclusion of deaf people
• Prepare regular narrative and financial project reports to the Executive Director
• Be responsible for the implementation of all training and capacity building activities
• Coordinate all organizations advocacy towards the recognition of Ghanaian Sign Language
• Provide direct supervision to Regional Coordinators in 16 regions
• Co-ordinate and carry out preparations visits to partners
• Assist the regional coordinators in organising regional and district level trainings and capacity building activities, both remotely and on-spot
• Provide technical assistance and advocacy towards mainstreaming of the rights of individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing
• Other tasks required by the GNAD Executive Director

Educational Requirements & Qualifications

• A minimum of a Bachelor Degree in human rights, Social Sciences, international development or a subject directly relevant to the position
• At least 5 years experience working in NGO and similar position

Position Specifications

• Good knowledge of human rights mechanisms, Ghanaian legal frameworks, and knowledge about disability/deaf issues
• Good working knowledge of Ghanas Persons with Disability Act, the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities as well as Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong sense of responsibility and ability to manage multiple tasks, multi-stakeholder communication
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to think strategically and creatively
• Proven ability to work collaboratively including remotely under pressure with very little supervision
• Willingness to work occasionally at non-standard hours and to undertake regular travel
• Strong understanding and proven experience of budgeting principles and financial management
• Good analytical and reporting writing skills
• Knowledge of Ghanaian Sign Language is an asset

Contact address

How to apply

Apply by email

Job Information

    • Full Time
    • Bachelors Degree
    • 5 - 10 Years
    • Logistics
    • Greater Accra
    • Accra
    • gnadeaf@yahoo.com
    • 10-Oct-2019
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