Palms Innovation Training Centre & Hub (PITCH) Recruitment 2021 Is Open

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Palms Innovation Training Centre & Hub (PITCH) Recruitment 2021.

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We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Vacancy For Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Overview

• The M&E officer will be responsible for designing and implementing the M&E activities of the GrEEnProject; assisting the Project Manager in preparing Monthly, Quarterly and Annual reports on project progress and will monitor the project activities on a regular basis, developing and maintaining the MIS of the Project and will be responsible for the collection & analysis of different data in relation to the project activities.
• The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer works in close collaboration with project team and management of African Aurora Business Network, technical advisors, business hubs, agribusiness stakeholders, private sector, non-government and civil society organizations.

Functions and Responsibilities:

• Develop and strengthen monitoring and evaluation systems including developing monitoring and impact indicators for the project success;
• Monitor and evaluate overall progress on achievement of results;
• Monitor the sustainability of the project’s results;
• Assist the project personnel with M&E tools and in supporting them in their use.
• Undertake routine data collection and entry for various interventions implemented in the field and ensure that complete, accurate, clean and consistent data is shared with the Program Manager for data analysis and action planning.
• Ensure proper filing of M&E documents including questionnaires, monitoring reports, datasets among others
• Participate in regular data verification and audit exercises to assess the quality of data reported and address any anomalies identified
• Submit to the Program Manager weekly and monthly updates on M& E activities conducted in the field
• Keep the M&E database up to date and help program staff prepare periodic high quality reports
• Support project staff during survey planning and implementation especially preparing logistics needed, participating in data collection and cleaning

Qualification Required & Experience

Education & Training

• Degree or equivalent in relevant discipline (e.g. agribusiness, social sciences, mathematics or ICT related education)

Required experiences

• Demonstrated experience of working on projects or project data
• Experience working in research administration, including tracking and logging information in spreadsheets
• Proven ability to manage research data and databases including cleaning, analysing and reporting data
• Familiarity with data collection, entry and simple analysis
• Experience of using MS Excel for managing information and computing
• Experience of using SPSS (or equivalent)

Knowledge

• MS Office software, especially MS Excel,Word and PowerPoint with ability to troubleshoot these applications
• Quantitative data management and analysis programs (e.g. SPSS, Stata)
• Knowledge of processes involved in agribusiness research

Skills & Abilities

• Organisational skills, with ability to work to and meet deadlines
• Attention to detail and accuracy
• Written and verbal communication skills
• Interpersonal skills with ability to work both collaboratively and independently
• Confidence and ability to deal with people at all levels across disciplines and cultures
• Proven track record of taking responsibility and ownership for problems and following them through to resolution

Salary: GHc2000-5000 based on experience

Location: Sekondi Takoradi

How To Apply For The Job

Send application letter and CV to email address:

pitchafricajobs@gmail.com

Closing Date: 15 March, 2021.


Job Vacancy For Business Development Manager

Palms Innovation Training Centre & Hub (PITCH) is an Independent Investment & Mentee Unit of African Aurora Business Network(AABN) and situated in the Western Region, Takoradi. PITCH is a social enterprise organization that provides mentoring, coaching, training and business advisory services for young business startups, SME’s, young people and university graduates.

As a Strategic Investment Unit of AABN, the Business Development Manager for PITCH will work under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer. He/She will be responsible for improving and growing PITCH, by fostering and developing relationships with Clients, Stakeholders and Partners. The Business Development Manager will work to create profitability through careful strategic planning and positioning in the appropriate markets to enhance the operations of PITCH.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

New Business/Product Development

• Identify partnership opportunities and develop sponsorship proposals to secure funding for interventions of PITCH
• Identify new business opportunities including new markets, clients, trends, products and services.
• Develop innovative virtual business advisory services for PITCH

Project Management

• Strategic management, work planning and supervision of PITCH interventions
• Represent PITCH at conferences, training and capacity building activities
• Ensure PITCH compliance with all financial management, statutory and regulatory requirements
• Manage stakeholder engagements for AABN and PITCH
• Coordinate mentoring programs for business start-ups

Branding, Marketing and Events Management

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• Develop and implement a marketing plan to promote services of PITCH
• Develop and implement a social media strategy to actively promote PICTCH
• Represent PITCH at all media engagements

Client Relationship Management

• Manage client contracts or agreements
• Be responsive to the needs of clients
• Manage relationship between AABN and PITCH

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

• Monitor and track execution of the Business of Plan of PITCH
• Facilitate quarterly knowledge sharing with stakeholders
• Draft and share quarterly progress reports to the Board of PITCH and AABN
• Continuously evaluate performance and service delivery of PITCH and share insights for course corrective actions

Qualification Required & Experience

• Minimum of first degree in the social sciences
• 5 years’ experience in a similar role
• A resident of Sekondi Takoradi is preferred

Salary: GHc3000-5000 based on experience

Location: Sekondi Takoradi

How To Apply For The Job

Please send your application letter and CV to the HR Officer of AABN, all mails should be sent through this email:

pitchafricajobs@gmail.com

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Closing Date: 17 March, 2021

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