Transforming Teaching Education & Learning (T-TEL) Recruitment 2020

“Transforming Teaching Education & Learning (T-TEL) Recruitment 2020”

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Transforming Teaching Education & Learning (T-TEL) Recruitment 2020| T-TEL Massive Recruitment 2020. The application deadline is 18th July 2020.

Transforming Teacher Education and Learning (T-TEL) is a Government of Ghana programme funded by DFID. T-TEL is a six-year programme which aims at ensuring Ghana’s teaching graduates are equipped to deliver high-quality, inspirational teaching and learning in schools.
We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Leadership for Learning Coordinator

Reporting and Management

• Reports to Executive Director
• Works closely with Key Adviser Leadership for Learning & Institutional Development
• No line management responsibility

Job Description

Responsible for coordinating the implementation of the ‘Leadership for Learning’ component and related activities. This involves working closely with the Leadership for Learning & Institutional Development Key Adviser to oversee the following tasks and responsibilities:

• Support NTC and GES (through RMMDDEs) to strengthen governance and leadership across all Senior High Schools (SHS) by implementing a blended learning training package for School Boards and Senior Management Teams of every public SHS. Assist Boards and SMTs to work together to develop and implement Improvement Plans setting out the steps required to improve learning in each institution which require headteachers to adopt the role of curriculum leaders. Work with the Assistant Director for Supervision within each MMDDE to develop plans for overseeing progress against these Improvement Plans.
• Introduce a Results-Based Financing mechanism for all SHS to incentivise achievement of objectives and targets within SHS Improvement Plans.
• Work to ensure that the Professional Educational Leadership Qualification Curriculum Framework (PELQCF) is officially approved by the Government of Ghana and work with a university (or universities) to develop a blended learning Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Leadership.
• Represent the organisation in public forums and meetings as required and produce written reports and updates as needed to fulfil obligations to clients. Work proactively to develop and oversee the implementation of work plans and resolve problems and issues as and when they arise.

Qualifications

• Postgraduate qualification or equivalent in education management and leadership or a relevant discipline.
• A minimum of 10 years’ working experience in education project management, capacity building workshops organisation and facilitation is required
• Demonstrate a passion for, and understanding of, the value of education.
• Knowledge and experience of educational leadership in Ghana, teaching and learning, school management, and education quality improvement.
• Excellent managerial and planning skills including the ability to develop complex multifaceted work plans and see them through to completion.
• Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Experience of monitoring the implementation of work plans, performance and results.
• Well-organised, task- and time-oriented, and with close attention to details.
• Good ICT and report writing skills including experience in preparing donor reports.
• Independent with the ability to use own initiative and ability to be flexible

Job Title: National Teacher Education Coordinator

Reporting and Management

• Reports to Executive Director
• Works closely with Key Advisor Teacher Education Curriculum and Key Advisor Teaching & Learning Partnerships
• Line management responsibility for 5 University Lead Coordinators

Job Description

Responsible for the Teacher Education component of T-TEL’s work. This involves working closely with the Key Adviser, Teacher Education Curriculum and Key Adviser, Teaching & Learning Partnerships to oversee the following tasks and responsibilities:

• Organise national consultations and meetings to develop a National Teacher Education Curriculum Framework for Key Phase 5 (Senior High School). This Framework will set out the requirements for developing B.Ed. curricula for all Key Phase 5 core and elective subjects and provides the basis for the development of a proposed new Postgraduate Certificate for existing Bachelors’ Degree holders. This new qualification will focus on pedagogy to enable new SHS teachers to be trained within a period of one year.
• Work with the 5 public teaching universities to provide technical and financial support to enable the universities to prepare for the delivery of these new B.Ed. and PG Certificate courses from the 2022/23 academic year onwards. A key focus of this support will be on helping to develop stronger linkages and understanding between the education faculties and subject-specific faculties in each university so that all course lecturers have a strong pedagogic understanding and are modelling techniques and behaviours which the student teachers will use when they enter SHS classrooms.
• Oversee the work of 5 university-led teams of T-TEL staff to ensure that they provide sufficient support to enable universities to deliver activities including effective implementation of the B.Ed. in Initial Teacher Education in affiliated Colleges of Education. This will include work to ensure that universities are developing appropriate Teacher Professional Learning Community (TPLC) and Professional Development Session (PDS) materials linked to the new B.Ed; the establishment of Teaching and Learning Material (TLM) Resource Centres in all 46 CoEs and work with MMDDEs and partner schools to ensure that Supported Teaching in School (STS) is implemented as intended across all 2,000 partner schools.
• Represent the organisation in public forums and meetings as required and produce written reports and updates as needed to fulfil obligations to clients. Work proactively to develop and oversee the implementation of work plans and resolve problems and issues as and when they arise.

Qualifications

• Postgraduate qualification or equivalent in education, project management or a relevant discipline.
• A minimum of 10 years’ working experience in teacher education project management is required
• Demonstrate a passion for, and understanding of, the value of education.
• Knowledge and experience of the teacher education sector in Ghana.
• Excellent managerial and planning skills including the ability to develop complex multifaceted work plans and see them through to completion.
• Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Line management experience and the ability to form high performing teams.
• Experience of monitoring the implementation of work plans, performance and results.
• Well-organised, task- and time-oriented, and with close attention to details.
• Good ICT and report writing skills including experience in preparing donor reports.
• Independent, ability to use own initiative, ability to be flexible.

Job Title: Curriculum Development, Teaching & Learning Coordinator

Reporting and Management

• Reports to Executive Director
• Works closely with Key Advisor Key Phase 5 Curriculum & Key Advisor Teaching & Learning Partnerships
• No line management responsibility

Job Description

Responsible for coordinating the implementation of the ‘Curriculum Development, Teaching & Learning’ component and related activities. This involves working closely with the Key Phase 5 Curriculum Development/Implementation Key Adviser and the Teaching and Learning Partnerships Key Adviser to oversee the following tasks and activities:

• Assist in organising collaborative and consultative stakeholder engagement processes to hold a national conversation about the purpose, shape and nature of Senior High School education (Key Phase 5) within the context of Ghana’s education reforms and socio-economic development plans leading to the production of a National Key Phase 5 Education Policy aligned with the Education Strategic Plan (ESP) 2018-30, the National Teachers’ Standards (NTS), The National Pre-Tertiary Curriculum Framework and the Comprehensive National Teacher Policy for Ghana
• Support NaCCA and other agencies to review the work that has been carried out to date on the detailed curriculum content for all core and elective subjects within Key Phase 5 (SHS 1 to SHS 3) to ensure that they are relevant and appropriate within the context of both the National Key Phase 5 Education Policy and the National Pre-Tertiary Curriculum Framework.
• Support NaCCA and GES to produce a package of curriculum materials, focusing on core subjects, for roll-out and training of teachers across all SHS. Support GES to develop and implement a phased training programme for SHS teachers which seeks to develop and extend the weekly Professional Development Community/Professional Learning Community (PDC/PLC) approach used in Colleges of Education and basic schools to SHS.

Qualifications

• Postgraduate qualification or equivalent in education or a relevant discipline.
• A minimum of 10 years’ working experience in education project management, stakeholder engagement, capacity building workshops organisation and facilitation is required
• Demonstrate a passion for, and understanding of, the value of education
• Knowledge and experience of curriculum development and senior secondary education in Ghana including knowledge of teaching and learning, and education quality improvement.
• Excellent managerial and planning skills including the ability to develop complex multifaceted work plans and see them through to completion.
• Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Experience of monitoring the implementation of work plans, performance and results.
• Well-organised, task- and time-oriented, and with close attention to details.
• Good ICT and report writing skills including experience in preparing donor reports.
• Independent with the ability to use own initiative and ability to be flexible.

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Job Title: Gender Equality & Social Inclusion (GESI) Coordinator

Reporting and Management

• Reports to Executive Director
• Works closely with Key Advisor Gender Equality and Social Inclusion
• No line management responsibility

Job Description

Responsible for ensuring that GESI is mainstreamed across all programme activities and working closely with the GESI Key Adviser to oversee the following activities and tasks:

• Support NCTE to work with universities and Colleges of Education to monitor progress against the National Teacher Education GESI Strategy 2020-25; Ensure that GESI is adequately incorporated in both the new SHS teacher education curriculum framework and within the Key Phase 5 curriculum in schools; Mainstream GESI within SHS through the ‘Leadership for Learning’ component where every SHS will need to develop a GESI Strategy and Action Plan for their own institution. Tackling issues of sexual harassment will be a priority activity within all GESI Action Plans. Explore with GES the possibility of developing a National Senior High School GESI Strategy which can then form the basis for the development of individual SHS action plans.

Qualifications

• Postgraduate qualification or equivalent in education, gender, development or a relevant discipline.
• A minimum of 5 years working experience in education project management, capacity building workshops organisation and facilitation is required
• Demonstrate a passion for, and understanding of, the value of education and a commitment to gender equality and social inclusion.
• Knowledge and experience of the interaction between GESI issues and the education sector in Ghana, preferably including the teacher education and secondary education sub-sectors and with knowledge and understanding of inclusive education.
• Track record of delivering improved GESI outcomes in the education sector.
• Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Experience of monitoring the implementation of work plans, performance and results.
• Well-organised, task- and time-oriented, and with close attention to details.
• Good ICT and report writing skills including experience in preparing donor reports.
• Independent with the ability to use own initiative and ability to be flexible.

Job Title: Research & Learning Coordinator

Reporting and Management

• Reports to Executive Director
• Works closely with Key Advisor Research & Learning
• No line management responsibility

Job Details

Responsible for working closely with the Key Adviser Research & Learning to oversee the following activities and tasks:

• Responsible for leading the Research & Learning component including establishment of the Monitoring system and integration within the Ministry of Education’s performance management framework. Also responsible for designing, commissioning and implementing research studies and overseeing the annual external programme evaluation study.
• Develop and update, when required, the M&E Manual.
• Review and update, on an annual basis, the M&E Framework.
• Ensure that there is an efficient and effective Management Information System operating across all programme components.
• In coordination with other programme staff, develop reporting tools and implement tracking systems to monitor progress.
• Conduct regular monitoring of implementation to track milestones, compliance, timelines and deliverables, including through the analysis of periodic reports and provision of feedback to partners.
• Support partners to apply the M&E system in their management system, and provide training on administration of data-base and on the administration of self-administered tools.
• Devise learning and knowledge management strategies and approaches, based on the data and information collected from the M&E system, highlighting trends and other facts that can be used to aid decision-making and/or future strategies.

Qualifications

• Postgraduate qualification or equivalent in statistics applied research or a relevant discipline.
• A minimum of 5 years demonstrable working experience of applied monitoring and evaluation;
• Knowledge and experience of conducting questionnaires/surveys and facilitating focus groups;
• Supervising personnel in data collection and data recording techniques, ensuring quality assurance and quality control;
• Experience of data analysis, knowledge management and report writing;
• Experience with a database management system and producing written analysis based on aggregate data;
• Conducting workshops and delivering presentations;
• Excellent managerial and planning skills including the ability to develop complex multifaceted work plans and see them through to completion.
• Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders.
• Well-organised, task- and time-oriented, and with close attention to detail.
• Good ICT and report writing skills including experience in preparing donor reports.
• Independent with the ability to use own initiative and ability to be flexible

Job Title: Quality Assurance & Regulatory Coordinator

Reporting and Management

• Reports to Executive Director
• Works closely with Key Adviser Leadership for Learning & Institutional Development
• No line management responsibility

Job Description

Responsible for coordinating implementation of the ‘Support to Quality Assurance and Regulatory System’ component and related activities working closely with the Leadership for Learning & Institutional Development Key Adviser to oversee the following activities and tasks designed to ensure the effectiveness of Ghana’s national Quality Assurance and Regulatory System:

• Support the National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE) to oversee and manage the performance of Ghana’s teacher education system through the National Implementation Support Team (NIST) and Colleges of Education Management Information System (CEMIS).
• Support the National Accreditation Board (NAB) to monitor and enforce adherence to the National Teacher Education Assessment Policy (NTEAP) and to regularly quality assure teacher education through the Quality Assurance, Assessment and Accreditation Instrument (QAAAI).
• Support the National Teaching Council (NTC) to ensure that Portfolio Assessment is carried out consistently and effectively. This will involve working to ensure that the newly recruited network of Regional and District Portfolio Assessors are operating effectively.
• Support the National Inspectorate Board (NIB) to ensure that their school inspection framework adequately reflects the Key Phase 5 curriculum and takes account of the SHS Improvement Plans.
• Support the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) to develop the proposed national standardised learning assessment for the first year of Key Phase 5 (for 15-16 year olds) as stipulated in the National Pre-Tertiary Education Curriculum Framework.
• Support the Ministry of Education’s Reform Secretariat to link the national performance management and monitoring system for SHS into their quarterly performance monitoring cycle and system of Performance Contracts.

Qualifications

• Postgraduate qualification or equivalent in education, mass communication or a relevant discipline.
• A minimum of 5 years demonstrable working experience of managing key stakeholder relationships and communication
• Demonstrate a passion for, and understanding of, the value of education
• Knowledge and experience of working with senior officials in national Government Agencies and supporting them to achieve their objectives.
• Excellent managerial and planning skills including the ability to develop complex multifaceted work plans and see them through to completion.
• Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders including senior officials.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Experience of monitoring the implementation of work plans, performance and results.
• Well-organised, task- and time-oriented, and with close attention to details.
• Good ICT and report writing skills including experience in preparing donor reports.
• Independent with the ability to use own initiative and ability to be flexible

Job Title: Communications & ICT Coordinator

Reporting and Management

• Reports to Executive Director
• Works closely with Key Adviser Leadership for Learning & Institutional Development
• No line management responsibility

Job Description

Responsible for coordinating implementation on all Communications and ICT-related activities for T-TEL working closely with the Leadership for Learning & Institutional Development Key Adviser to oversee the following activities and tasks:

Communications

• Develop and implement T-TEL’s Communications Strategy to support national agencies, universities, CoEs and SHS to share messages about the efforts to enhance the status of teaching as a profession and encourage more young people to become teachers as well as publicising the new range of learning opportunities available in SHS.
• Take overall responsibility for T-TEL’s brand management and communications messaging including oversight of website and social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube) presence.
• Assist other T-TEL staff and Key Advisers to incorporate communications and key messages in their work and to use T-TEL’s communications function to increase the effectiveness and reach of their activities.
Information Communications Technology (ICT)
• Work with the Centre for National Distance Learning and Open Schooling (CENDLOS) and Ghana Library Authority to ensure that all Colleges of Education and 5 universities have electronic B.Ed curriculum course content and materials to support learning and help overcome the shortage of relevant reading materials in CoE libraries;
• Support University and College of Education systems for virtual learning for teacher education, building upon the positive steps already taken during the COVID-19 related shut down of educational institutions from March 2020;
• Conducting a study to assess ICT needs across all SHS and then working with GES, CENDLOS and the MoE to develop a plan to address these needs and ensure that every SHS in Ghana has a web-based presence.

Qualifications

• Postgraduate qualification or equivalent in mass communications, ICT use in Education or a relevant discipline
• A minimum of 5 years working experience in a communications-focused role for a government agency, private sector company or NGO.
• Knowledge and experience of ICT and education in Ghana including an awareness of how technology can be used to promote virtual learning.
• Excellent managerial and planning skills including the ability to develop complex multifaceted workplans and see them through to completion.
• Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills including excellent ICT skills and familiarity with design packages and highly conversant in the use of social media and website design.
• Well-organised, task- and time-oriented, and with close attention to details.
• Excellent written English and ability to summarise complex arguments in accessible, easily understood language.
• Independent with the ability to use own initiative and ability to be flexible

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Job Title: University Lead Coordinators (x5)

Reporting and Management

• Reports to National Teacher Education Coordinator
• Line management responsibility for 1 or 2 Education Advisers

Job Description

Responsible for leading on relationships and implementing workstreams with each university and their affiliated CoEs including quality assurance, technical support and performance monitoring and overseeing the following tasks and activities:

• Work with each university to provide technical and financial support to enable the delivery of new B.Ed. and PG Certificate courses for SHS teachers from the 2022/23 academic year onwards.
• Provide technical and financial support to enable universities to deliver activities to ensure effective implementation of the B.Ed. in Initial Teacher Education in affiliated Colleges of Education. This will include work to ensure that universities are developing appropriate Teacher Professional Learning Community (TPLC) and Professional Development Session (PDS) materials linked to the new B.Ed; the establishment of Teaching and Learning Material (TLM) Resource Centres in all 46 CoEs and work with MMDDEs and partner schools to ensure that Supported Teaching in School (STS) is implemented as intended across all 2,000 partner schools.
• Represent the organisation in public forums and meetings as required and produce written reports and updates as needed to fulfil obligations to clients.
• Stakeholder management and relationship building with the university, CoEs, RMMDDEs and other relevant stakeholders.
• Work pro-actively to develop and oversee implementation of workplans and resolve problems and issues as and when they arise in association with universities, CoEs and line managing staff.

Qualifications

• Postgraduate qualification or equivalent in education, project management or a relevant discipline.
• A minimum of 10 years working experience in education project management, people management, capacity building workshops organisation and facilitation is required
• Demonstrate a passion for, and understanding of, the value of education
• Knowledge and experience of the teacher education sector in Ghana including knowledge of teaching and learning, school management, and education quality improvement.
• Excellent managerial and planning skills including the ability to develop complex multifaceted workplans and see them through to completion by supporting others to deliver.
• Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Line management experience and the ability to form high performing teams.
• Experience of monitoring the implementation of work plans, performance and results.
• Well-organised, task- and time-oriented, and with close attention to details.
• Good ICT and report writing skills including experience in preparing donor reports.
• Independent with the ability to use own initiative and ability to be flexible

Location: Accra, Winneba, Cape Coast, Kumasi & Tamale

Job Title: Education Advisers (x6)

Reporting and Management

• Reports to University Lead Coordinator
• No line management responsibility

Job Description

Working as directed by University Lead Coordinator to develop relationships and implement work streams with each university and their affiliated CoEs including quality assurance, technical support and performance monitoring and overseeing the following tasks and activities:

• Work with each university to provide technical and financial support to enable the delivery of new B.Ed. and PG Certificate courses for SHS teachers from the 2022/23 academic year onwards.
• Provide technical and financial support to enable universities to deliver activities to ensure effective implementation of the B.Ed. in Initial Teacher Education in affiliated Colleges of Education. This will include work to ensure that universities are developing appropriate Teacher Professional Learning Community (TPLC) and Professional Development Session (PDS) materials linked to the new B.Ed. the establishment of Teaching and Learning Material (TLM) Resource Centres in all 46 CoEs and work with MMDDEs and partner schools to ensure that Supported Teaching in School (STS) is implemented as intended across all 2,000 partner schools.
• Represent the organisation in public forums and meetings as directed by the University Lead Coordinator and support in the production of written reports and updates as needed to fulfil obligations to clients.
• Stakeholder management and relationship building with the university, CoEs, RMMDDEs and other relevant stakeholders.

Qualifications

• Postgraduate qualification or equivalent in education, project management or a relevant discipline.
• A minimum of 5 years working experience in education project management, capacity building workshops organisation and facilitation is required
• Demonstrate a passion for, and understanding of, the value of education
• Knowledge and experience of the teacher education sector in Ghana including knowledge of teaching and learning, school management, and education quality improvement.
• Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders.
• Excellent planning skills including the ability to develop complex multifaceted workplans and see them through to completion by supporting others to deliver.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Experience of monitoring the implementation of work plans, performance and results.
• Well-organised, task- and time- oriented, and with close attention to details.
• Good ICT skills (including documents, spreadsheets, e-mail, calendar, Android tablets/phones).
• Independent with the ability to use own initiative and ability to be flexible.

Job Title: Operations Director

Reporting and Management

• Reports to Executive Director
• Line management responsibility for General Manager-Finance and General Manager-Commercial

Job Description

Lead responsibility for all T-TEL operational matters including finance, HR, commercial, procurement, logistics and grant management. Also responsible for overseeing compliance with all GoG regulations and for arranging annual organisational and programme audit. Specific tasks and responsibilities include:

• Overseeing compliance with all procedures and policies set out in T-TEL’s Operations, HR and Finance Manuals so that these are active documents which help to ensure that the organisation is managed effectively and efficiently.
• Complying with all donor-related financial management, procurement, operational, HR and reporting requirements in line with our project contract, including Value for Money reporting.
• Ensuring that T-TEL complies with all GoG regulations including those related to audit and tax compliance.
• Providing a linkage between the operational and technical staff within T-TEL so that technical teams understand and appreciate their obligations regarding operational matters.
• Ensuring that safety regulations are followed
• Ensuring that staff are kept motivated and organising appropriate training
• Representing the organisation in public meetings, events and fora as directed by the Executive Director.
• Effective oversight and management of T-TEL’s financial and commercial teams.
• Overseeing relationships with stakeholders and suppliers.

Qualifications

• Postgraduate qualification or equivalent in management, administration, relevant professional qualification/experience or a similar discipline.
• A minimum of 15 years working experience in project management, funds management and NGO operations
• Experience in overseeing the operations and management of a complex organisation or of overseeing significant grants management programmes.
• Experience in developing and implementing operational and financial processes, policies and templates.
• Understanding of accounting packages and ability to interpret financial and operational data including ICT literacy and competence in Excel and Word.
• Adept in handling relations with relevant authorities, suppliers and stakeholders.
• Understanding of the concepts of due diligence, value for money and ethics and transparency.
• Excellent written and spoken English.
• A good communicator with strong relationship building skills.
• Line management experience and the ability to develop high performing teams.
• Demonstrable ability to deliver to deadlines and handle multiple priorities.
• Strong presentation and representational skills.

Job Title: Procurement & Logistics Assistant

Reporting and Management

• Reports to General Manager- Commercial
• No line management responsibility

Job Description

• Responsible for working under the direction of the General Manager-Commercial to ensure the operation of T-SHEL’s procurement, purchasing, logistics and transport activities are conducted in adherence with T-TEL policies.

Qualifications

• HND or Diploma level qualification required (Bachelor degree preferred)
• 4+ years’ experience working in an office setting
• Written and verbal communication skills in English
• Ability to multitask and prioritize.
• Ability to complete administrative tasks with minimal supervision
• Good communication and relationship-building skills
• Reliable and a team player
• Demonstrable ability to deliver to deadlines
• Pro-active in raising issues with management and resolving identified problems.

Job Title: General Manager – Commercial

Reporting and Management

• Reports to Operations Director
• Line management responsibility for Human Resources Officer and Procurement & Logistics Officer.

Job Description

Responsible for all commercial matters including HR, procurement, logistics and administration. Specific tasks and responsibilities to be implemented under the direction of the Operations Director include:

• Overseeing compliance with all procedures and policies set out in T-TEL’s Operations and HR Manuals so that these are active documents which help to ensure that the organisation is managed effectively and efficiently.
• Ensuring that all recruitment, payroll and performance appraisal matters are dealt with in accordance with T-TEL’s HR Manual.
• Responsible for contracting of consultants, suppliers and service providers.
• To ensure that all procurement and contracting is carried out in compliance with T-TEL’s Operations Manuals.
• Complying with all donor-related procurement, operational, HR and reporting requirements in line with our project contract.
• Responsibility for management of T-TEL’s fleet of vehicles.
• Overseeing relationships with stakeholders and suppliers.

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Qualifications

• Postgraduate qualification or equivalent in HR management, administration or a similar discipline.
• A minimum of 8 years of relevant experience
• Experience in overseeing the operations of a complex organisation including conducting procurement in line with company policies and procedures.
• Experience in Human Resources (HR) management and oversight.
• Experience in transport management.
• Adept in handling relations with relevant authorities, suppliers and stakeholders.
• Understanding of the concepts of due diligence, value for money and ethics and transparency.
• Excellent written and spoken English.
• A good communicator with strong relationship building skills.
• Line management experience and ability to develop high performing teams.
• Demonstrable ability to deliver to deadlines and handle multiple priorities.

Job Title: Finance Assistant

Reporting and Management

• Reports to General Manager- Finance
• No line management responsibility

Job Description

Responsible for working under the direction of the General Manager- Finance to assist in ensuring that the operation of financial management, forecasting and payments systems including:

• Use of an online banking system to manage transactions under the direction of General Manager-Finance.
• Prepare payment vouchers (cash and bank) for signatory by senior staff.
• Carry out proper checks on the accuracy and completeness of all supporting documentation.
• Process staff claims and make sure that any advances are recorded and recovered timeously.
• Prepare payments to suppliers and service providers.
• Manage petty cash payments, controls and procedures.
• Assist in the closing of monthly accounts and timely preparation of financial reports, including bank reconciliation statements.
• Maintain a database of accounting documents, in both electronic and hard copy.
• Provide financial accounting support to programme staff during workshops and meetings.
• Assist in updating the project expenditure budgets/budget overviews on a regular basis.

Qualifications

• HND or Diploma required (Bachelor’s degree preferred)
• 4+ years’ experience working in an office setting
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
• Excellent skills in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
• Strong knowledge of QuickBooks or other financial management software
• Ability to multitask and prioritize projects
• Ability to complete complex administrative tasks with minimal supervision
• Good communication and relationship-building skills
• Reliable and a team player
• Demonstrable ability to deliver to deadlines
• Pro-active in raising issues with management and resolving identified problems.

Job Title: Procurement & Logistics Officer

Reporting and Management

• Reports to General Manager- Commercial
• Line management responsibility for Procurement & Logistics Assistant

Job Description

• Responsible for working under the direction of the General Manager-Commercial to ensure the operation of T-SHEL’s procurement, purchasing, logistics and transport activities are conducted in adherence with T-TEL policies.

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification.
• A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in an office setting
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects
• Ability to complete complex administrative tasks with minimal supervision
• Good communication and relationship-building skills
• Reliable and a team player
• Demonstrable ability to deliver to deadlines
• Pro-active in raising issues with management and resolving identified problems.

Job Title: Human Resources Officer

Reporting and Management

• Reports to General Manager-Commercial
• No line management responsibility

Job Description

Responsible for dealing with payroll any other related HR issues as directed by the General Manager- Commercial. Specific tasks and responsibilities to be implemented under the direction of the General Manager-Commercial include:

• Overseeing compliance with all procedures and policies set out in T-TEL’s HR Manual.
• Ensuring that all recruitment, payroll and performance appraisal matters are dealt with in accordance with T-TEL’s HR Manual.
• Complying with all donor-related HR and reporting requirements in line with our project contract.

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Human Resources Management, administration or a similar discipline.
• A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Human Resources (HR) operations.
• Understanding of the concepts of due diligence, value for money and ethics and transparency.
• Excellent written and spoken English.
• A good communicator with strong relationship building skills.
• Demonstrable ability to deliver to deadlines and handle multiple priorities.

Job Title: General Manager – Finance

Reporting and Management

• Reports to Operations Director
• Line management responsibility for Finance Officer and Finance Assistant

Job Description

Responsible for all financial matters including forecasting, budgeting and supplier payments. Specific tasks and responsibilities include:

• Help establish and operate a sound financial management, accounting and administrative system based on principles of accuracy, timeliness and transparency.
• Work closely with technical teams to ensure that programme performance monitoring mechanisms provide timely and accurate data.
• Produce monthly expenditure reconciliations of programme spend and, in collaboration with the senior management of the programme, produce and submit monthly financial reports and invoices, as well as maintaining up to date billing control sheets.
• Monitor programme expenditure and communicate to the senior management any potential issues with regards to invoicing, forecasting, disbursement, or accounting any other financial concerns.
• Ensure good quality donor financial reports that adequately meet their reporting requirements.
• Working closely with the procurement team, following procedures to ensure financial probity and value for money in the procurement, use and maintenance of physical assets and the purchase and use of services.
• Manage the company’s financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems, developing financial management mechanisms that minimise financial risks to the programme and the company.
• Compute taxes due and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payments, reporting and other tax requirements to external statutory entities.
• Prepare scope of works and arrange letters of engagement for external audits
• Supervise the transactional processing (accounts payable, cash payments and payroll (where applicable) and ensure there is well-defined segregation of duties and appropriate financial controls in place.
• Approve (or assist in the approval of) all programme financial transactions, ensuring each transaction is adequately supported and executed in compliance with donor requirements and is appropriately and securely filed.

Qualifications

• Qualified Accountant or Finance Manager with a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience.
• Advanced Excel skills
• Experience with a small company accounts system such as QuickBooks/Sage
• Good working knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards/local statutory legislation
• Experience in managing the finances of complex programmes
• Experience in developing and implementing financial processes, policies and templates
• Adept in handling relations with relevant finance authorities, providers and banks
• Understanding of the concepts of due diligence, value for money and ethics and transparency.
• Excellent written and spoken English.
• A good communicator with strong relationship building skills.
• Demonstrable ability to deliver to deadlines.

Job Title: Finance Officer

Reporting and Management

• Reports to General Manager- Finance
• No line management responsibility

Job Description

Responsible for working under the direction of the General Manager- Finance
To assist in ensuring that the operation of financial management, forecasting and payments systems including:

• Use of an online banking system to manage transactions under the direction of General Manager-Finance.
• Prepare payment vouchers (cash and bank) for signatory by senior staff.
• Carry out proper checks on the accuracy and completeness of all supporting documentation.
• Process staff claims and make sure that any advances are recorded and recovered timeously.
• Prepare payments to suppliers and service providers.
• Manage petty cash payments, controls and procedures.
• Assist in the closing of monthly accounts and timely preparation of financial reports, including bank reconciliation statements.
• Maintain a database of accounting documents, in both electronic and hard copy.
• Provide financial accounting support to programme staff during workshops and meetings.
• Assist in updating the project expenditure budgets/budget overviews on a regular basis.
• Perform any other duties as assigned by the General Manager-Finance.

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in finance, accounting or similar discipline
• A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a finance office setting
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
• Excellent skills in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
• Strong knowledge of QuickBooks or other financial management software
• Ability to multitask and prioritize projects
• Ability to complete complex administrative tasks with minimal supervision
• Good communication and relationship-building skills
• Reliable and a team player
• Demonstrable ability to deliver to deadlines
• Pro-active in raising issues with management and resolving identified problems.

How to Apply for T-TEL Recruitment 2020

Interested applicants for each of the above-listed positions should send applications electronically to [email protected]

‘Applicants should clearly state the title of the job they are applying for in the subject line of their email and application letter’.

Application Deadline: 18th July 2020.