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  • Full Time
  • Accra

VTF Programme

Advocacy Officer

VTF Programme is a non-profit organization committed to promoting Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Ghana and employment of the youth for sustainable livelihood. 

Job Description

VTF is in search of a well-motivated individual with some understanding of the TVET sector for the position of an ADVOCACY OFFICER.
 

Responsibilities

  • Monitor, analyse and evaluate global policies on TVET
  • Coordinate the establishment of an advocacy team who will follow through the TVET policy development and implementation
  • Lead the establishment of the regional networks of likeminded persons and institutions in the TVET sector
  • Constitute a media coalition on exposed knowledge and status of the TVET sector to aid in accurate reportage and induce public understanding
  • Coordinate the organisation of stakeholder consultations on the state of the TVET policy and implementation
  • Develop programmes and activities to Influence decision-makers
  • Organize education and awareness creation programmes to promote increased knowledge and understanding of the TVET sector
  • Support in the development of training and capacity building  programmes for the youth
  • Develop press releases, official statements and opinion pieces
  • Support resource mobilization efforts, proposal writing and related engagements
  • Write reports and document for periodic submission to stakeholders

Required Skills or Experience

  • At least a good first degree in social sciences, communication studies, development studies or a related field
  • A master’s degree will be an advantage 
  • Demonstrates understanding of the TVET landscape in Ghana
  • Knowledgeable in policy development and analysis
  • At least 5 years’ experience working in a development-related field
  • Strong communication and presentation skills 
  • Excellent facilitation and coordination skills
  • Good report writing and research skills

How To Apply

Interested persons should apply with cover letter and CV to vtf@vtfprogramme.com.gh

Postal Address: 
VTF Programme
PMB CT 114, Cantonments

  • Closing date: December 17, 2019
  • Please be advised that only shortlisted persons would be contacted.

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To apply for this job email your details to vtf@vtfprogramme.com.gh

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