GSHRDC Recruitment for Deputy Executive Director

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for GSHRDC Recruitment for Deputy Executive Director.


The Gender Studies and Human Rights Documentation Centre is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that strives to address the issues of gender inequality in Ghana.

Job Description

  • Company: GSHRDC
  • Location: Ghana
  • State: Accra
  • Job type: Full-Time



The duties of the Deputy Executive Director include:

•   Overseeing project planning and implementation
•   Writing reports and ensuring timely narrative and financial reporting to funders
•   Organizing and leading consultations and meetings in the programs
•   Supervising project officers in implementing project activities
•   Conceptualizing and designing program activities, project proposal writing and fundraising for activities
•   Researching and analyzing women’s rights issues
•   Monitoring and evaluating project activities both at the national and community levels


•   Minimum qualification of a Master’s Degree in any of the following fields: law, human rights, gender, and development. Research skills is an added advantage


•   The ideal candidate should have at least 5 years working experience in a field related to the above-mentioned areas, experience in NGO/Project management, Resource Mobilization, networking and administrative experience will be an advantage


•   The successful applicant must have the ability to manage and supervise a team implementing multiple projects in the area of preventing violence, young women leadership, and adolescent reproductive health
•   The person must have good interpersonal, leadership, communication, advocacy, problem-solving skills and should also have strong writing and feminist analytical skills, be able to use the computer and be creative and innovative
•   Applicant must also have the ability to work within a highly versatile environment, managing relationships with survivors, community members, network partners, donors and policy makers and must demonstrate strong interest in gender equality, social justice, women’s rights, and empowerment issues


Competitive offer but negotiable

How to Apply 

Interested persons should send their application and CV to [email protected]

Application Deadline: 31 May 2019


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