Vacancy: Training and Events Coordinator

Date 26 Jan 2022
Company Nathan Associates
Job Type Full-time
Industry Administrative

Job Description

Program Description

The Feed the Future Ghana Trade and Investment (GTI) Activity was initiated December 1, 2021, and will run for 5 years.  The activity will work closely with public and private sector stakeholders to improve the enabling environment for Ghana’s economic growth by (1) facilitating growth in export-oriented trade; (2) improving and developing product standards; (3) catalyzing investments in private enterprises related to high-value commercial crops; (4) promoting job creation, particularly among women and youth; (5) promoting economic diversification; and (6) increasing foreign exchange revenues from high-value export crops. GTI will facilitate investing in firms that trade goods across borders, spur innovation, and build the capacity of the entire trade sector. 


The Training and Events Coordinator will report to the Finance and Administrative Director and work closely with technical staff. S/he will coordinate with GTI staff as well as government stakeholders, the private sector, and civil society organizations during the organization and implementation of trainings and events. The Training and Events Coordinator will be expected to implement all tasks efficiently, effectively and to the highest professional standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Select appropriate trainings and events (e.g. seminars, workshops, study tours, trade shows) and provide necessary information, such as time frame, locations, contents, trainers, and number of participants.

  • Recruit firms to attend key trade events in target markets.

  • Organize an events calendar that provides a listing of upcoming events, training, and important meetings with estimated dates, location, targeted beneficiaries, and short description.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with vendors and venues.

  • Follow established procurement practices.

  • Provide logistics and other support in the lead up to and during the event.

  • Prominently display USAID’s identity at events.

  • Other duties as requested by the Finance and Administrative Director

Required Skills or Experience

  • Must be a Ghanaian citizen.

  • Four (4) years or more relevant experience.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to multi-task, keep deadlines and prioritize workload.

  • Good verbal and written communications skills.

  • Ability to meet the program’s needs by effectively managing client expectations.

  • Experience working on USAID or donor-funded projects preferred.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in economics, business administration, or a related field preferred.

How To Apply

Please submit a CV and Cover Letter. Only applicants with a cover letter will be accepted.


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