Christian Children’s Fund of Canada Recruitment for Field Program Officer (FPO)

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Christian Children’s Fund of Canada Recruitment for Field Program Officer (FPO).

Christian Children’s Fund of Canada is a Canadian charity that aims to improve the quality of life for children, families, and communities in developing countries.

Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC) is an Issues Based Organization that places children’s voices at the centre of every decision we make and every action we take and works to create a future of hope for children, families, and communities by helping them develop the skills and resources to overcome poverty and pursue justice. CCFC implements its activities through partners and currently has a partner office in Sandema.

Job Description

  • Company: Christian Children’s Fund of Canada
  • Location: Ghana
  • State: Tamale
  • Job type: Full-Time

Job Details

CCFC has a vacancy for Field Program Officer (FPO) in its Sandema Office, Ghana.
The CCFC Field Program Officer is expected to contribute towards the achievements of program goals by providing leadership in the direct program level planning, implementation and reporting on CCFC core projects, sponsorship, special/ SEED/ Gift catalog and other grant projects.
Key Functions & Results
Key accountability responsibilities: The CCFC FPO will be responsible, but not limited to the following; 
  • Support the CCFC Programs Manager (PM) in the development of program implementation strategies, operational plans and budgets for programs and projects.
  • Facilitate the development of concept papers, proposals and provide data/ information for fundraising and grant sourcing.
  • Facilitate effective planning, successful, quality and timely implementation and reporting on core programs, sponsorship and other projects and programs.
  • Support the PM to ensure compliance with CCFC and other donor policies, procedures and guidelines to support the quality assurance, transparency and quality control initiatives and undertake constructive intervention when necessary.
  • Facilitate the formation, capacity building and proper functioning of Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) in program area towards ownership and sustainability.
  • Facilitate CBOs participatory planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluate processes of program/ project and related activities to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in program operation.
  • Ensure efficient visibility and prominence of Sandema Area Development Program and CCFC in the operational areas through proper branding, networking, public and media engagement and participation in district / municipal/ metropolitan assembly meetings.
  • Facilitate community needs assessments, trend analysis and share relevant data, reports and emerging issues in program operations with the Program Manager in a timely manner.
  • Ensure efficient, effective and timely M & E data collection, data entry and reporting.


  • Degree in a relevant development field; post-graduate degree an asset
  • Minimum of four years work experience in the development field
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Experience building relationships with development agencies, funding agencies and writing successful concept papers, grant proposals and donor reports is an asset
  • Program/project planning, management, monitoring and evaluation experience, including budgeting and reporting
  • Professional experience in one or more of CCFC’s key sectors: micro-enterprise development (MED), education, health, and/or water and sanitation; advocacy an asset
  • Skills in group facilitation, training, capacity-building and community mobilization
  • Good interpersonal communications, relationship-building, conflict management and networking skills,
  • Ability to speak Buili and Kassem will be an added advantage
  • Commitment to CCFC’s Vision, Mission, and Values

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send applications, addressed to;

The Office Administrator. Christian Children’s Fund of Canada Post office Box TL1151.Tamale

Or Email:[email protected]


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