Global Learning and Development Coordinator

Lively Minds

State: Accra
Country: Ghana
Deadline: 06/12/2021
Qualification: Degree
Work Experience: 7 Years
Career Level: Mid Career
Industry: NGO

Global Learning and Development Coordinator Summary

Lively Minds is seeking a Global Learning and Development Coordinator, who will have a unique position in the organisation, working in both our HR, L&D and our Content team.

Working towards the external L&D strategy you will find creative ways to build the capacity and motivation of Government partners, as well as ways to ensure all training activities are cascaded well.

You will also contribute to our internal L&D strategy which focuses on building the skills of our team to empower and coach local government, and creating a high performance culture.


For a detailed understanding of the role and person criteria, please see the Job Description on our website: L&D Coordinator


This is a global role that is open to anyone who wants to apply, including Ghanaian nationals. Candidates should note location requirements and be willing to relocate if the role specifies being based in a specific country at their own cost. Lively Minds will cover the cost of work permits for successful candidates who do not have the existing right to work in Ghana.

About us
Our mission is to get preschool children in rural Africa school-ready. At present over 250 million children worldwide fail to receive the education and care they need in their early years which means they are less likely to do well in school, find gainful employment, and are at greater risk of early marriage, early parenthood and even criminality. Current approaches to solving this crisis are not proving effective or scalable in lower middle income countries.


That’s where Lively Minds comes in. We have developed an award-winning Early Childhood Development programme that has been proven to get pre-schoolers in hard-to-reach communities school-ready, so they have a greater chance of succeeding in school and in life. The programme provides marginalised Mothers with a parenting course that empowers them to run educational Play Schemes for pre-schoolers and to provide better home-based care, using cheap local resources. The programme is delivered through government partners, is cheap and highly scalable. It genuinely has the potential to play a transformative role in ending the global ECD crisis.


Over the past few years the Lively Minds programme has been delivered in over 350 communities in rural Ghana and Uganda reaching over 50,000 children. During COVID we launched a radio programme for parents and this is now reaching over 2million households each week. We are extremely proud that the Government of Ghana have now adopted the programme and we have a ground-breaking partnership with them to support them to institutionalise it, fund it and to scale it to 60 education districts, reaching over 4000 communities and 1million children. We see this partnership as the test case that will provide the blueprint to take the programme to scale in Uganda and elsewhere within the next 5 years.


We’re a lively ambitious organisation, determined to have a major positive impact on the world. We work hard, at a fast pace, in a challenging environment. We expect everyone to give their best to achieve the best possible results. Our work is demanding but provides plenty of opportunity for innovation, responsibility, growth, collaboration, creativity and fun. We want all staff to be happy, fulfilled and to feel appreciated and valued in their work.

To find out more about our programme, please visit

How to apply
Please download an Application Form from our website: To apply, send the completed form to before the deadline.


Deadline for applications: 11:59pm GMT, Sunday 24th October 2020

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