Foreign and Commonwealth Office Recruitment for Projects and Partnerships Officer

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Foreign and Commonwealth Office Recruitment for Projects and Partnerships Officer .

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, commonly called the Foreign Office, is a department of the Government of the United Kingdom. It is responsible for protecting and promoting British interests worldwide. It was created in 1968 by merging the Foreign Office and the Commonwealth Office.

Job Description

  • Company: Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Location: Ghana
  • State: Accra
  • Job type: Full-Time

Purpose of Job

Support the Head of Soft Power and Diaspora Relations’ strategic engagement with British Brands and the Ghanaian Diaspora capitalizing on partnership opportunities that deepen UK-Ghana interest. Lead the end-to-end management of the yearly Chevening Scholarship scheme for Ghana, Togo, Benin and Burkina Faso, and the International Leaders Programme.  Deliver BHC Accra’s bilateral and regional political objectives through the effective administration of programme funds allocated to the High Commission through various funding mechanisms. Providing budget and procurement support to the Political & Communications Team (PACT) in the High Commission.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assist with researching and initiating potential partnership opportunities and maintaining relationships with current partners
  • Assist with managing events of varying sizes, including the administration, planning and execution stages
  • Maintain oversight of BHC contact list, working with across the mission to ensure this is kept up-to-date
  • Manage and develop the Chevening Scholarships brand, and boost its impact in Ghana, including through mobilising the Chevening Alumni Network
  • Manage accurate records of the Chevening alumni database and ensuring alumni are well engaged with the High Commission
  • Increase the number of Chevening scholarship applications through diverse mediums and activities to create nationwide awareness, constant engagement and activities commercial sponsorship
  • Maintain oversight of the Political and Communications Team Budget by providing monthly forecast and tracking activity expenditure
  • Day-to-day administrative oversight of PACT programme budgets (working closely with Finance Teams), ensuring spending remains on track, achieves maximum impact and value for money
  • Manage the nomination and selection of candidates from Ghana for the International Leaders Programme
  • Maintaining files to ensure good information management in line with FCO guidance. Encouraging good use of information tools

Resources managed (staff and expenditure)

Providing informal guidance to National Service Personnel working under your direction to enable you to deliver your Chevening objectives.

  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience working in a Diplomatic Mission or media organisation
  • Event management experience
  • Demonstrable social media skills, including implementing media campaigns

  • Budget management experience
  • French Language

Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering Value for Money, Delivering at Pace
Interested candidates should Click here to submit CV and Application.

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