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  • Posted: Mar 30, 2023
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    Plan International is a development and humanitarian organisation that advances childrens rights and equality for girls. We strive for a just world, working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners.


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    Alumni Network Coordinator

    About The Job

    Role Purpose

    • The Alumni Network coordinator will support Ghana’s influencing agenda by engaging former sponsored children and program participants who are 18 years and above and carried out activities in line with Plan International Ghana’s new country strategy and the mission and vision of the organization.

    DIMENSIONS OF THE ROLE
    Alumni Engagement & Influencing:

    • Help amplify Plan International’s purpose and contribute to achieving Ghana’s target of 100 million reasons through social media advocacy/campaign and offline activities.
    • Support and shape the activities of the alumni network to influence policy change that advances opportunities for young people and equality for girls.
    • Act as key point of contact and liaise with former sponsored children and program participants and keep track of their activities.
    • Ensure up to-date database of the alumni network with relevant data of members
    • Develop a strategy to reach out to former sponsored children and program participants/club members who are 18 years and above and onboard them to the alumni network.
    • Help set up “PU alumni chapter” across the various operational areas/program units of Plan International Ghana.
    • Ensure effective participation of alumni in youth-led activities/projects in sponsorship communities.
    • Liaise with the sponsorship coordinators and community facilitators at PU level and put in place mechanism to ensure smooth transition on-boarding of graduated Sponsored children to the alumni network.
    • Share update on alumni activities in Ghana with the Regional Alumni Coordinator.

    Innovation & Initiatives:

    • Help develop innovative campaign/advocacy activities to help address issues relating to children and gender equality.
    • Prepare and submit yearly alumni activities with budget to the sponsorship manager for consideration in the organization’s fiscal year and budgeting.
    • Help with implementation of the country strategy of Plan International Ghana particularly, thematic areas that focuses on youth.  
    • Brainstorm and share innovative ideas and initiatives with the head of programs for consideration.  
    • Crowdsource ideas from Alumni on country-specific problems and issues.

    Social Media & Advocacy/Campaign:

    • Manage all official social media handles (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.) of the Alumni Network
    • Help penetrate the social media community and extend Plan International Ghana’s reach of influence through strategic activities.
    • Influence young people to campaign against inequality and advocate for gender equality via social media.
    • Lead social media campaign/advocacy to advance children’s rights and equality for Girls.
    • Help develop social media advocacy/campaign ideas and materials.
    • Organize series of advocacy/campaign activities on topical issues of concern to young people especially girls.
    • Collaborate with other youth-led groups and organize virtual or offline activities on identified issue/problem or issues relating to Gender based violence, SRHR, gender equality etc.
    • Prepare monthly or quarterly action plan for alumni activities
    • Prepare monthly report on social media engagement and activities with analytics on performance of social media posts.
    • Help increase likes/followers of all official social media pages/handles of the alumni network

    Media & Communication:

    • Support in developing ideas on how to use the media for influencing and to engage young people on key issues of interest to them.
    • Share networking and job opportunities with the alumni network
    • Support in creating multimedia content for alumni advocacy/campaign activities
    • Support the sponsorship unit with video content for sponsorship marketing

    Key Relationships:

    • The Alumni Network coordinator will report to the sponsorship manager and will work closely with the Youth Engagement Facilitator.

    TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
    Essential:

    • Former Plan International Ghana sponsored child, program participant or club member
    • Strong communication skills
    • Fluent in English and other local languages
    • Digital and Social media skills
    • Basic knowledge in photo and video editing
    • Knowledge in graphic designing and video editing software (eg. Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere Pro etc.)
    • Passionate about gender equality and social impact
    • Organized and proactive
    • Leadership attributes
    • Willingness and ability to travel for field activities as required

    Desirable:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, social sciences, development studies, gender studies or related field.
    • Experience in coordinating or leading a group or community
    • Experience in managing a small budget
    • Experience in creating multimedia content (videos, images, artworks etc.)

    Plan International’s Values in Practice:

    • We are open and accountable
    • Promotes a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors.
    • Holds self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity.
    • Consistent and fair in the treatment of people.
    • Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them.
    • Accountable for ensuring we are a safe organisation for all children, girls & young people

    We strive for lasting impact:

    • Articulates a clear purpose for staff and sets high expectations.
    • Creates a climate of continuous improvement, open to challenge and new ideas.
    • Focuses resources to drive change and maximise long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises.
    • Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness.

    We work well together:

    • Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
    • Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.
    • Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.
    • Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

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    Head of Global Hub Finance

    About The Job

    The Opportunity:

    • As the Head of Global Hub Finance, you will be responsible for transforming our approach to financial accounting, control and compliance, embedding a customer focussed approach, while ensuring we are protected financially and that we meet the statutory and regulatory compliance requirements on time.

    Main Responsibilities Include:

    • Lead the transformation of GH financial accounting to ensure more straightforward, streamlined processes are adopted to minimize effort and complexity while maintaining accuracy and impact
    • Build training sessions for non-finance personnel to ensure they understand their responsibilities and end-to-end process
    • Transform the statutory accounting approach by building a comprehensive business understanding that is aligned with management reporting
    • Monitor and manage resources to ensure objectives are delivered according to schedule and within budget
    • Contribute to developing policies and processes and implement systems and process improvements
    • Develop and manage ongoing relationships with internal and external stakeholders to identify and deliver solutions that benefit all
    • Evaluate risk with sound business and commercial judgement
    • Champion change by role modelling the behaviour expected from all colleagues, develop and communicate plans to ensure the transition is successfully implemented

    Requirements:

    • Professional accounting qualification (e.g.,ACCA, CPA, CIMA)
    • Strong and proven accounting ability with knowledge of corporate accounting under US GAAP and IFRS.
    • Strong knowledge of and experience in applying financial accounting controls, as well as demonstrable knowledge of best practice, financial policies and procedures
    • Strong systems skills, preferably with knowledge of SAP or equivalent general ledger packages, reporting databases
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build effective relationships with stakeholders at all levels
    • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a team to achieve results, as well as experience managing a team of people
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think critically and make sound decisions in a complex and diverse environment

    If you are a highly skilled and experienced Head of Finance with a passion for making a difference, we would love to hear from you. 

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