Education Quality Associate (Project Management Associate)

Opportunity International

Research, Teaching & Training

NGO, NPO & Charity Confidential
1 month ago

Job Summary

The Education Quality Associate is highly varied and multi-functional role who will support core functions of the USAID activity implemented by the Opportunity EduFinance team in Ghana. The role will work primarily for the EduQuality team, however, working very closely with other departments to ensure effective implementation and coordination of project activities.

  • Minimum Qualification:Degree
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:3 years

Job Description/Requirements

The activity has been formulated in response to the Government of Ghana’s commitment to the Global Goals for Education. The 5-year activity will enable school proprietors, teachers, communities, financial organizations, professional networks, and the Government of Ghana (GoG) to improve student learning outcomes and financing options for low-cost private schools. The activity is focused on select low-cost private schools in the USAID Global Food Security Strategy (GFSS) Zone of Influence (ZOI) in northern Ghana.


Program Events Management

  • Ensure that all events and activities under the project are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.

Administration, Budgeting, and Invoices

  • Act as the main point of contact for the local USAID mission on behalf of the EduQuality program.
  • Maintain the security focal point for all project staff in Ghana
  • Manage all vendor relationships, on-time collection and payment of invoices, event budgeting, and procurement of capital assets for all local project staff.
  • Printing of program publications and event materials.

Recruitment and Onboarding

  • Coordinate all Ghanaian consultant recruitment and onboarding, including initial phone screening, contract requisitions, and coordination of new staff training.

Donor Reporting

  • Assist with preparation of periodical program donor reporting and other partner reports as needed.
  • Collect three client stories per quarter highlighting program impact on school partners.

Digital Content Co-ordination

  • Develop and implement Ghana digital strategy to increase online presence and improve engagement in close coordination with the product development team.


  • At least 3-5 years of experience in an administrative role working in international development, education, or similar.
  • Experience working within cross-cultural global organizations and NGOs.
  • Knowledge of and experience with USAID-funded projects is preferred.
  • Experience in an event planning or administrative role with senior management.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and manage budgets without oversight.
  • Highly competent users of tablets, laptop computers, and other technology (MS Office, data collection, EdTech, etc.).
  • Willingness and ability to travel, including managing accommodation and transport.
  • Flexibility to work on multiple projects in parallel, adjusting priorities based on team need and capacity in pursuit of organizational goals.
  • Creative problem solver who leverages critical thinking ability into unique solutions to complex problems and to communicate those solutions.
  • Honest and direct in communication and business practice, ability to present findings or translate data into coherent visual representation.
  • Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives.
  • Ability to present findings or translate data into a coherent visual representation.

Language Skills:

  • Written and verbal fluency in English, additional 1 or 2 local languages required. Must be able to attend & fully participate in meetings conducted in English.

Travel Requirements:

  • Up to 50% required annually of domestic travel.
  • Able to travel with minimal notice and maximum flexibility.
  • Willing to travel independently and without escort or planning support.

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