Encyclopaedia Africana Recruitment 2021

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Encyclopaedia Africana Recruitment 2021.

The Encyclopaedia Africana Project (EAP) was initiated by the first President of the Republic of Ghana, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, together with the eminent African Diaspora scholar, Dr. W. E. B DuBois, in 1962.
 We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Grant Writer / Development Officer


  • Lead proposal development processes and proposal response team, serving as overall goal owner, ensuring timely and efficient submission of quality competitive proposals, and working with teams of technical, field and management staff.
  • Serve as a primary proposal writer, drafting, editing, and ensuring final production of competitive proposal for submission to donor; use writing skills to transform technical content and conceptual design into polished final proposals that are responsive to donor guidelines.
  • Assist with the design and implementation of resource mobilisation policies and procedures in line with contemporary practices.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive database on current and potential donors, including their peculiar requirements and priorities for financial support.
  • Undertake follow-ups on financial commitments using appropriately designed tracking system.
  • Undertake targeted fundraising campaigns using appropriate fora.
  • Maintain a strong relationship with funding partners through timely and transparent communication.
  • Provide regular updates on grant and fundraising activities to the head of the institution.
  • Assist with other fundraising projects as may be required.
  • Provide regular updates on grant and fundraising activities to the head of the institution.


  • A Master’s degree in Social Science, International Relation Studies, Communications or other related disciplines.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience with grant writing.
  • A track record of success in proposal development spanning diverse sponsors and/or agencies as well as the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently and prioritize work in a deadline-driven environment
  • Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals.
  • Knowledge of fundraising information sources.
  • Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research.
  • Knowledge in ICT including Microsoft office suite

Job Title: Multimedia Technician


  • Collaborate with research and editorial teams to create and supervise web content, including marketing and communications deliverables.
  • Responsible for video editing, motion graphics, audio editing & recording, color grading, live stream video mixing.
  • Diagnose and resolve technical problems associated with computer hardware and software interrelationships/dependencies and ensure availability to system users.
  • Compose headshots for the Project Secretariat’s marketing materials and publications, including website.
  • Shoot the Project Secretariat’s events on location and material for marketing
  • Evaluate the Project Secretariat’s emerging goals and make recommendations for the purchase of new equipment
  • Provide guidance for subject matter experts in writing and presenting materials.
  • Edit and apply style rules to content, and ensure compliance with disclosure and other policies.
  • Provide content update in line with emerging goals, usability goals, and performance metrics.
  • Perform other related duties as well as routine ICT administrative functions


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/ICT or other related disciplines.
  • Three (3) or more years of continuous and combined experience in web design and web content management; photography and video (post qualification experience)
  • Skills in Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, Microsoft Office and other current applications
  • Strong skills in modern video editing software.
  • Strong understanding of photographic composition.
  • Ability to differentiate between various audio, video, computer, and network cables and connectors.
  • Demonstrated web design and content management abilities.

Job Title: Procurement Officer

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all procurement and related contractual actions from initiation to close.
  • Supervise and coordinate policies, procedures and routines in the procurement unit
  • Liaise with various units to determine their goods and service needs
  • Examine tendering arrangements and other means of obtaining competitive quotations in compliance with Public Procurement Act and other related laws.
  • Provide inputs in support of the preparation of the annual budget of the Project Secretariat
  • Prepare periodic reports on all activities related to the Procurement unit

Qualifications/ Requirements:

  • A Degree in Procurement /Supply Chain Management from a recognized Tertiary institution
  • A minimum of three (3) years post qualification relevant working experience
  • Knowledge of the Public Procurement Act, Public Financial Management Act 2016, and Internal Audit Agency Act
  • Strong IT background is an advantage.

Job Title: Transport Officer/Driver

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Convey assigned officials, goods and equipment to and from designated destinations
  • Play active role in coordinating the operation, maintenance and repair activities to obtain optimum utilisation of all vehicles
  • Register the movement of vehicles and maintain records on all vehicles of the institution
  • Ensure compliance with the transport policy and undertake periodic checks to ascertain the road worthiness of all vehicles
  • Keep vehicle fleet inventory in the facility and conduct periodic transport audit
  • Dispatch official mails as appropriate
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the head of the institution.

Qualifications/ Requirements:

  • A minimum of a WASSCE Certificate
  • A minimum of two (2) years working experience in transport management
  • A professional-level qualification or certification in auto mechanics
  • A valid driver license not below ‘B’ class with driving experience of five (5) years or above
  • Must have good communication and interpersonal skills

How to Apply for Encyclopaedia Africana Recruitment 2021

Applicants should send application letters to;

The Ag. Chairman

Standing Committee of the Editorial Board


Encyclopaedia Africana Project

P.O. Box 2797, Accra

Together with a detailed CV, Contact details of three (3) Referees should be submitted STRICTLY VIA EMAIL: [email protected]

by close of work on Tuesday 16th February, 2021.

NOTE: Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.


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