The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) is an international organisation tasked with promoting innovative, comprehensive and sustainable migration policies. With 17 Member States and over 60 projects active throughout Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America, ICMPD is a growing and ever-more relevant presence in its field. The organisation’s greatest assets are its 200+ staff members, who personify its values of commitment, integrity, partnership, respect, and innovation in actions and decisions.
ICMPD is inviting all interested candidates to apply for the Project Officer position, for the SBS Ghana project.
The overall objective of SBS ghana to contribute to reducing irregular migration, by strengthening the capacities of national agencies, academic institutions and CSOs working in the area of migration, for improved service delivery and coordination at all levels including cooperation and coordination with neighbouring countries and by enhancing border management and security. The project has two components: 1. Support to Ghana Immigration Service; 2. Demand Driven Facility (DDF) for CSOs, universities and media (support to innovative projects).
Please note that this position is subject to approval and availability of project funds.
The Project Officer is responsible for the implementation and coordination of project activities. S/he supports planning of project activities and coordinates implementation in collaboration with project stakeholders, beneficiaries, experts and partners.
The Project Officer administers project inputs according to the approved project documentation, work plans and budgets, and in line with ICMPD´s rules and business processes as well as partner and donor agreements. S/he is responsible for a timely achievement of high-quality outputs within the assigned area of work.
The Project Officer plans, organises and supervises the work of experts and contractors ensuring high quality and timeliness of their outputs. S/he contributes to production of substantive project content and prepares inputs to donor and other substantive reports. The Project Officer contributes to overall planning of the project and participates in project communications and monitoring activities preparing content and inputs. The Project Officer assesses project results and formulates inputs to the development of new initiatives.
The Project Officer works under the supervision of the Project Manager and in close collaboration with other project team members, particularly the project assistant(s), and project experts. S/he cultivates contacts with the project stakeholders and partners at the working level.