Program director

A Reputable Company

Job Summary

Perform duties of a Program Director

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

A Reputable Company seeks the services of a Program Director


Job Title: Program Director


Job Location: Tamale, Northern Region


Job Description


Coordination and Supervision

  • Coordinate, manage and monitor the workings of various departments in the organization

    Develop and maintain efficient and effective operating systems that ensure compliance



  • Review financial statements and data. Utilize financial data to improve efficiency

    Assist the Finance & Admin Department to prepare and control operational budgets, control inventory and recommend effective strategies for the financial well- being of CCG


Best Practices

  • Improve processes and policies in support of organizational goals
  • Formulate and implement departmental and organizational policies and procedures to
  • maximize output
  • Monitor adherence to rules, regulations and procedures


Human Resources

  • Working with the ED plan the use of human resources
  • Assist in recruitment, placement and training of required staff; establishment of organizational structure; delegation of tasks and accountabilities
  • Establish work schedules


Supervise staff

  • Monitor and evaluate performance in partnership with the ED



Data Collection, Analysis and Impact Reporting

  • Ensure all departments are regularly measuring their social impact through data collection and analysis and regular impact reporting


Curriculum Design and Implementation

  • Ensure staff are creating effective curriculum for both training and education related programs, and effectively implementing these curriculums



  • Monitor, manage and improve the efficiency of support services such as IT, HR, Accounts and Finance. Facilitate coordination and communication between support functions


Strategic Input  

  • Liaise with the Board and Executive Director of Create Change Canada

    Assist in the development of strategic plans for operational activity. Implement and manage operational plans


Risk Management

  • Oversee organizational policies in all areas of the organization




Qualification and Requirements


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 5+ year experience in an NGO
  • A Master's Degree will be an added advantage
  • At least 3 years of private sector experience in business
  • Proven work experience as program director or equivalent position
  • Adequate knowledge of organizational effectiveness and operations management
  • Budget development and supervision experience
  • Working knowledge of budgets , forecasting and metrics
  • Familiarity with business and financial management principles and practices
  • Experience developing marketing and sales plans and strategies
  • Experience building personal networks resulting in new opportunities for the organization
  • Experience with monitoring & evaluation and impact reporting
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, and defining a clear way forward
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization and a collaborative management style
  • Has a background in building, leading a team with different backgrounds and expertise
  • Experience leading change in an organization which has led to considerable results for the organization
  • Delegate responsibilities effectively
  • High comfort level working in a diverse environment
  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Commitment to social justice and Create Change Ghana’s mission commitment to high professional ethical standards in a diverse workplace
  • Experience and knowledge of Northern Ghana preferred
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Fluency in Dagbani is an asset

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