Job Summary

Perform the duties of an Officer, Social Development

  • Minimum Qualification: MBA / MSc
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description

Job Title: Officer, Social Development

Location: Northern Region

Job Description

  • Supports the development of social capital/protection and gender strategy for the region;.
  • Supports the facilitation processes of developing social capital in the region;
  • Participates in Identifying/conducting social impact analysis of programmes and projects;
  • Supports the development/implementation of mechanisms for engagement of NGO’s/communities in the design/implementation of social protection and gender programmes;
  • Provides data for the development/maintenance of a database of social protection, social capital and gender initiatives and outcomes in the region;
  • Supports  the facilitation process of the implementation of national/regional programmes;
  • Provides data for the preparation progress reports. . 

Qualification and Requirements  

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree from an accredited tertiary institution in any of the following fields: Sociology, Social Psychology, Social Development or any other related field;
  • A minimum of one (1) year post-bachelor’s relevant work experience in a reputable institution. 
  • Knowledge of social protection policies and Laws;
  • Social policy action research development and analytical Skills;
  • Multi-stakeholder coordination and engagement skills;
  • Disability planning and Social accountability skills;;
  • Knowledge of relevant ICT applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.);
  • Proposal development and report writing skills; 


Application Mode

  • Interested applicants should submit the following documents to the address below not later than one week after publication of this notice.
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae, stating current and latest posts (WITH DATES) as well as summary of key job responsibilities;
  • Application letter (stating the position applied for) to the address below;
  • Certified photocopies of relevant certificates of highest academic qualifications, as well as national service certificate (if applicable);
  • Names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) Referees (work-related);
  • Personal contact telephone numbers and e-mail addresses.


The Head, Human Resource,
Northern Development Authority,
P.O. Box TL 883,
Lamashegu Industrial Area,
Tamale Northern Region.

Interested applicants can submit applications at our front-desks  (Headoffice in Tamale, industrial  OR  at our liaison office in Accra, Cantonments near the American Embassy).  

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Tamale & Northern Region
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