Project Officer Summary
The Project Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned programmes/projects, etc.
; monitors and analyzes programme/project development and implementation; reviews relevant documents and reports;
identifies problems and issues to be addressed and proposes corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties;
identifies and tracks follow-up actions.
Performs consulting assignments, in collaboration with the client, by supporting the facilitation and organisation
of workshops, events and assisting in the provision of logistics (including booking venues, hotel accommodation,
travel tickets etc.), stakeholder engagement and follow-up.
Researches analyze and present information gathered from diverse sources.
Undertakes survey initiatives for the data collection on beneficiary performance;
reviews, analyzes and interprets responses, identify problems/issues and prepares conclusions.
Prepares various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.
Provides substantive support to consultative and other meetings (including regular project team coordination
meetings), conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.
Undertakes outreach activities; organises training workshops, seminars, etc.; makes presentations on assigned topics/activities.
Participates in field missions, including the provision of guidance and logistical support to external consultants,
government officials and other parties and drafting mission summaries, etc.
Coordinates activities related to budget and funding (programme/project preparation and submissions, progress
reports, financial statements, etc.) and prepares related documents/reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget, etc.).
Conducts project logistical and financial management support activities for the National Coordinator, Project
Partners and the Inclusive Agribusiness and Trade team.
Updates and maintains a filing system for key project and administrative information (including budgets, reports,
attendance sheets, farmer/enterprise information etc.).
Assists the National Coordinator in the review and processing of data, reports and documents submitted by the project team.
Performs other duties as required.
Recruitment Qualifications of the Project Officer
Minimum education and qualifications (level and field of study).
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business administration, marketing, economics,
business studies or a related field.
Note: A first-level university degree in business administration, marketing, economics, business studies or a related
field in combination with an additional two years of qualifying relevant professional experience may be accepted in
lieu of the advanced university degree.
Minimum experience (nature, length and field of experience)
A minimum of five (5) years of professional experience in project coordination, administration and/or financial management.
Project Officer Desirable experience
Experience of working with international/donor organizations or in national development agencies.
About International Trade Centre
The Project Officer will work under the supervision of the National Coordinator in Ghana and the Inclusive
Agribusiness Expert and under the overall supervision of the Head of Inclusive Agribusiness Systems, Sector and
Enterprise Competitiveness in the