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This is a new position that will provide much needed leadership in two strategic growth sectors for the UK in Ghana. There are clear opportunities in Ghana for UK companies, and we expect these to gain further traction post COVID-19, building on the work of the UK Government’s Digital Service and other agencies. The digital sector continues to grow in Ghana, and is one of the key strategic sectors of focus for the UK-Ghana Business Council. This role will need to build and manage a strong network in order to position the UK as the partner of choice in the education and digital sectors in Ghana, working closely with DFID, FCO, GDS and the British Council to ensure that the UK offer is showcased effectively and results in export wins for UK companies.
The role will focus on the following key areas:
The position holder will need to be flexible in their approach to this role, and may be expected from time to time to support opportunities in other sectors as they arise, with support from other members of the team e.g. healthcare. The role will be line managed by the Country Director in order to enable effective XHMG join-up on the sectors of focus.
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Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
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