Embassy of Switzerland Recruitment 2019 For Programme Officer

Embassy of Switzerland Recruitment 2019 For Programme Officer


Applications are invited from suitably qualified Applicants for the Embassy of Switzerland Recruitment 2019. Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

Embassy of Switzerland Recruitment 2019

The Embassy is now seeking a qualified Programme Officer as Infrastructure and Urban Development Specialist to join its Economics Section.


• Manage Switzerland’s portfolio and indentify new activities with regard to infrastructure financing in particular urban development, sustainable energy supply and renewable energy
• Develop and maintain close contacts with government officials, private sector stakeholders, development partners and implementing agencies
• Provide analysis on the aforementioned issues and contribute to policy dialogue, in particular the relevant sector working groups

Qualification Required & Experience

• Master’s Degree in Economics, Law Public Policy, Engineering or a related field
• A minimum of 4 years working experience in infrastructure financing related to urban development, energy sector and renewable energy
• Proven experience in with development cooperation work
• Excellent knowledge of Ghana’s economic, political and social context
• Strong written and spoken communication skills in English
• Strong analytical skills and ability to synthesize
• Ability to multitask in a busy environment and willingness to efficiently handle a substantial workload and to assume tasks outside the core sphere of responsibilities
• Ability to negotiate with and persuade varying categories of stakeholders
• Organised, proactive, ability to work autonomously and perserverant
• Ability to work in a team, networking skills

The Swiss Embassy Offers:

• Attractive working environment
• Remuneration commensurable to qualifications and experience
• Long-term contract
• Health insurance and pension fund scheme

Location: Accra


How To Apply For The Job

Full applications require application letter, CV, testimonials for all previous jobs. All applications should be sent to:


With the subject “Application-Infrastructure and Urban Development Specialist” or to the address below:

The Economic Section
Embassy of Switzerland
Hilla Limann Hwy/King Tackie Avenue
Corner of Kenneth Kaunda RD
P.O.Box 359 GPO
North Ridge Area – Accra


Closing Date: 08 March, 2019

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