Youth Empowerment Synergy (YES-Ghana) Recruitment 2020 Job Application Details

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Youth Empowerment Synergy (YES-Ghana) Job Vacancies 2020 advertisement has been published for the various positions available below. All Eligible and Interested applicants may apply online for the available vacancies before the recruitment application deadline. The 2020 Youth Empowerment Synergy (YES-Ghana) Job Recruitment details like education qualification, requirement, location, stipend & salary scale, selection process, application form & how to apply, closing date, important links and others are available below on schoolgh.com as well as on the official website.

Youth Empowerment Synergy (YES-Ghana) Recruitment Details:

CompanyYouth Empowerment Synergy (YES-Ghana)
Posts13 Vacancies
CategoryJob Vacancies
LocationAccra
Deadline31 October, 2020
Websitehttp://www.yesghana.org/

Available Job Positions & Details

The following positions are available at Youth Empowerment Synergy (YES-Ghana). Explore for your position of choice and then apply according to the information provided.


1. Job Title: Business Referral & Service Matching Associate

About us:

Youth Empowerment Synergy (YES-Ghana) is an ECOSOC-accredited NGO at the forefront of youth development policy, practice and research in Ghana. For more than 15 years, we have provided tailored skills training for youth, leading to improvements in their leadership, financial literacy, entrepreneurship and life planning skills. Through our service delivery, we have provided education, skills training, and technical support to thousands of youth and helped them transition to self and wage employment. Our research has contributed to filling the gap in youth data and the evidence base for public policy. And, we continue to use our national appeal and grassroots

constituency, through our Voices of Youth Coalition, to advocate and campaign for youth-inclusive policies at all levels. We are entering an exciting phase of growth at YES-Ghana and are looking for new people to help take us forward.

Purpose of the role:

• The Business Referral & Service Matching Associate will take lead in the deployment and management of a new application-based platform that will connect youth artisans and service users. Through this system, users will be able to request the services of pre-screened youth artisans using a mobile application, a USSD short code, or a dedicated call centre. The Business Referral & Service Matching Associate will lead marketing, creating profiles for young entrepreneurs and users, administering user enquiries and orders, matching services, monitoring performance and troubleshooting customer problems of the system.

Responsibilities:

• Manage overall deployment of the application-based platform for youth services, including coordinating the overall user experience across all platforms – mobile app, USSD, and call centre
• Spearhead marketing and promotion activities of the business referral and service matching system with the aim of attracting users
• Liaise with respective statutory institutions, private sector bodies, and professional associations to assess youth artisan qualifications and experience to perform their respective artisanal offerings
• Perform background checks on all youth artisans and prepare security reports on all youth artisans
• Organise onboarding sessions for all users, including in areas of managing requests, pricing, documentation, communications, time management, security, health and safety, among others
• Create user profiles for young artisans and entrepreneurs, as well as service users
• Administer user enquiries and matching of services and requests
• Track all pending, active and completed requests
• Troubleshoot user problems
• Monitor performance of the business referral and service matching system, prepare routine reports and offer recommendations for performance improvement
• Lead the business referral and service matching team, including setting individual and team performance targets, regularly assessing performance, and supporting team development
• Spearhead relationship building and representation for the business referral and service matching system, including participation in external workshops, working groups, trainings and other meetings relevant to improving the system and leveraging support
• Perform other duties that may be required from time to time, including responsibilities which require work on weekends and holidays for which time off in lieu (TOIL) may be taken

Qualification Required & Experience

Person specification:

• Relevant degree or professional qualification
• Technologically savvy, including in the use of mobile applications and troubleshooting basic interface and user experience issues
• Understanding of the TVET sector in Ghana, especially the demand and supply of artisanal skills for commercial and residential purposes
• Experience supporting youth entrepreneurship, especially among deprived youth, including experience helping young business owners to plan, launch, manage and grow their small enterprises
• Effective communication skills with internal teams and external partners essential
• Flexible, effective teamwork and interpersonal skills essential
• Knowledge of operating and maintenance of office equipment desirable
• Proven ability to be well-organised, systematic, careful, accountable, responsible and punctual
• A team player – personable, caring, helpful, reliable, diplomatic, honest and approachable
• Demonstrated ability to be discreet and respectful of confidentiality
• Good personal grooming & personal presentation essential
• Willing to work long and irregular hours, shift duty and on public holidays as may be required
• Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel applications, as well as electronic messaging
• Proficiency in written and spoken English required; working knowledge of Ga, Twi and/or Ewe would be an advantage

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Please submit a one-page motivation letter and an updated CV to:

[email protected]

Please use Business referral & Service Matching Associate as the subject line of your email. Be sure to highlight in the motivation letter how specifically you meet the qualifications, skills and experience requirements for this role. Due to capacity constraints, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Closing Date: 31 October, 2020

YES-Ghana is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organisation.

YES-Ghana has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the organisation, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and processes, and discrimination. YES-Ghana also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.


2. Job Title: Skills Hub Assistant

Purpose of the role:

• As a Skills Hub Assistant, you will join a strong team of motivators who view innovation and skills building as a way to unlock the ideas of young people through youth-centred design, and creating the right conditions for innovation to flourish. You will provide administrative and operational support across a wide range of Hub activities including events, training, and front desk management. You will deploy your excellent human relations and communication skills to welcome and manage Hub guests positively, and execute all tasks to the highest quality standards. If you are passionate about youth innovation, believe in the potential of social innovation, and enjoy working in a fast-paced and creative organisation, then we would love to hear from you.

Responsibilities:

• Serve as the first point of contact at the Hub; maintain a web-based attendance register; welcome and register guests, as well as facilitate ‘lightning’ orientation sessions for young people accessing Hub services, ensuring that they are aware of all policies and procedures they need to adhere to
• Coordinate front-desk activities, including distributing correspondence and redirecting phone calls; anticipate and handle any guest requests and satisfy their needs within acceptable guideline
• Lead logistics arrangements for all meetings and training sessions, including setting up meeting rooms and equipment, as well as getting training materials and documentation ready in advance
• Oversee the management of Hub stationery and supplies; maintain an updated in-out inventory of all stationary and supplies; ensure that stationery and supplies are ordered in a timely manner in liaison with the wider Hub team
• Oversee the management of Hub library, maintain an extensive record of all books and materials, as well as a system for tracking movement of books by guests
• Ensure that Hub services and programmes run smoothly; together with the wider Hub team, monitor guest activities and ensure strict adherence to policies and procedures especially in regards to usage of Hub library, computers and internet services; troubleshoot and resolve basic guest issues and escalate complex issues to the appropriate team member
• Assist in the delivery of a range of entrepreneurship, innovation and skills building services at the Hub to ensure a positive experience for all young people and partner organisations that access the services
• Assist with managing the Hub scheduling system for training sessions, facility bookings, and other services, ensuring the timetable runs smoothly
• Participate in planning across the year to raise awareness of the Hub and its services, including delivering a range of events and promotions that link with key national and international mobilisations (such as youth day, global entrepreneurship week, etc)
• Undertake the necessary checks to ensure safeguarding compliance of young people who are accessing Hub services; respond swiftly to issues and have a proactive problem-solving approach and feedback loop so that young people accessing Hub services can see what resolution or changes have been put in place
• Assist with the collection and compilation of M&E data, and the preparation of regular progress
reports on Hub activities, including progress towards weekly and monthly targets and delivery on specific indicators
• Other duties may be required from time to time, including responsibilities which require work on weekends and holidays for which time off in lieu (TOIL) may be taken

Person specification:

• Office Experience – scheduling, telephone skills, typing, documentation skills, meeting planning, verbal communication, written communication, administrative writing skills
• Proven work experience as a Receptionist, Front Office Representative or similar role
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
• Hands-on experience with office equipment (e.g. multifunction printer, copier, scanner)
• Professional attitude, pleasant personality and appearance
• Solid written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise; dependability; attention to detail
• Multitasking, stress and time-management skills; the ability to prioritise tasks and pay attention to detail; ability to be flexible and be willing to assume a range of unanticipated assignments
• Customer service experience
• Experience in working with young people in a youth club or community centre setting
• Experience in coordinating service delivery and promoting services
• The ability to engage young people and seek feedback
• Fluency in English required, alongside Twi, Ga and/or Ewe

Salary & benefits:

• Competitive salary structure
• Accra Cost of Living allowance
• 13th month salary
• SSNIT contributions
• Medical and dental cover
• Group Personal Accident cover
• Time off in lieu (TOIL)
• Annual leave
• Sick leave
• Parental leave (maternal and paternal)
• 2 weeks Christmas and New Year break
• Professional development initiatives

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Please submit a one-page motivation letter and an updated CV to:

[email protected]

Please use Skills Hub Assistant as the subject line of your email. Be sure to highlight in the motivation letter how specifically you meet the qualifications, skills and experience requirements for this role. Due to capacity constraints, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Closing Date: 31 October, 2020

YES-Ghana is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organisation.

YES-Ghana has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the organisation, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and processes, and discrimination. YES-Ghana also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.


3. Job Title: Digital Engagement Intern

Responsibilities:

• Content development: support identification and shaping of meaningful content within the organisation and the youth community to highlight via the organisation’s digital channels; support the production of content for digital activities, including multimedia content for website and social media platforms, action alerts, donor appeals and other electronic grassroots communications
• Website management: backstop all aspects of web management to increase traffic to site and
improve user experience; help leverage official websites to share and promote the organisation’s programmes and brand
• Social media management: support maintenance of the organisation’s flagship social media channels, from scheduling and publishing to monitoring and engaging; work with supervisor to ensure that all messages, whether pre-approved or spontaneous, are consistent, well written and brand appropriate; develop and execute plan for improving the organisation’s social media engagement, including generating campaigns to activate existing constituents and engage new ones
• Writing: produce a wide range of high-quality written communication materials, including but not limited to social media messaging, blog posts, electronic newsletters, digital ad copy, emails, social media policy documents and internal communications
• Best practices and protocol: work closely with the wider team to establish best practices and protocol for all social media efforts; serve as a consultant to other teams and field staff on creative, effective and appropriate uses of social media channels and tools
• Metrics: establish key metrics for social media; gather data and report on performance against established metrics; use insights from metrics to adjust strategy and tactics as needed, and to aid in the development and execution of future plans

Person specification:

• Current or recent student
• Experience with all major social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram; familiarity with live events (such as Facebook Live) and enterprise social media management software (such as Hootsuite) required
• Working knowledge of WordPress CMS solutions
• Graphic design, video and photo editing skills
• Written and oral communications skills, with the ability to research and make complex information relatable to a variety of audiences; editing and proofreading skills are a must
• Maturity, sound judgment and the ability to work independently; when engaging with the online community, must be able to recognise when to seek additional input and when to flag issues, trends and opportunities for leadership

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Please submit a one-page motivation letter and an updated CV to:

[email protected]

Please use Digital Engagement Intern as the subject line of your email. Be sure to highlight in the motivation letter how specifically you meet the qualifications, skills and experience requirements for this role. Due to capacity constraints, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Closing Date: 31 October, 2020

YES-Ghana is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organisation.

YES-Ghana has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the organisation, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and processes, and discrimination. YES-Ghana also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.


4. Job Title: Skills Hub Intern

Purpose of the role:

• As a Skills Hub Assistant, you will become part of a strong team of motivators who view innovation and skills building as a way to unlock the ideas of young people through youth-centred design, and creating the right conditions for innovation to flourish. You will learn, develop and build your administrative and operational skills as you support the delivery of wide-ranging Hub activities including events, training, and front desk management. Your human relations and communication skills will be horned as you execute Hub services to the highest quality standards. If you are passionate about youth innovation, believe in the potential of social innovation, and enjoy working in a fast-paced and creative organisation, then we would love to hear from you.

Responsibilities:

• Work with the Skills Hub Assistant to serve as the first point of contact at the Hub and in maintaining a web-based attendance register; welcome and register guests, as well as facilitate ‘lightning’ orientation sessions for young people accessing Hub services, ensuring that they are aware of all policies and procedures they need to adhere to
• Support in coordinating front-desk activities, including distributing correspondence and redirecting phone calls; anticipate and handle any guest requests and satisfy their needs within acceptable guideline
• Support implementation of logistics arrangements for all meetings and training sessions, including setting up meeting rooms and equipment, as well as getting training materials and documentation ready in advance
• Support the management of Hub stationery and supplies; support the maintenance of an updated in-out inventory of all stationery and supplies; work with the team to ensure that stationery and supplies are ordered in a timely manner in liaison with the wider Hub team
• Support the management of Hub library, including maintaining an extensive record of all books and materials, as well as a system for tracking movement of books by guests
• Support the smooth running of Hub services and programmes; together with the wider Hub team, monitor guest activities and ensure strict adherence to policies and procedures especially in regards to usage of Hub library, computers and internet services; troubleshoot and resolve basic guest issues and escalate complex issues to the appropriate team member
• Assist in the delivery of a range of entrepreneurship, innovation and skills building services at the Hub to ensure a positive experience for all young people and partner organisations that access the services
• Assist with managing the Hub scheduling system for training sessions, facility bookings, and other services, ensuring the timetable runs smoothly
• Undertake the necessary checks to ensure safeguarding compliance of young people who are accessing Hub services; respond swiftly to issues and have a proactive problem-solving approach and feedback loop so that young people accessing Hub services can see what resolution or changes have been put in place

Person specification:

• Current or recent student
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
• Professional attitude, pleasant personality and appearance
• Written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise; dependability; attention to detail
• The ability to engage young people and seek feedback
• Fluency in English required, alongside Twi, Ga and/or Ewe

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Please submit a one-page motivation letter and an updated CV to:

[email protected]

Please use Skills Hub Intern as the subject line of your email. Be sure to highlight in the motivation letter how specifically you meet the qualifications, skills and experience requirements for this role. Due to capacity constraints, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Closing Date: 31 October, 2020

YES-Ghana is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organisation.

YES-Ghana has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the organisation, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and processes, and discrimination. YES-Ghana also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.


5. Job Title: Driver

Responsibilities:

i. Driving

• Drive vehicle for official travel and business, or as requested by supervisor
• Maintain high standard of service to both internal staff and external guests
• Ensure punctuality and safe transportation
• Observe the road and traffic laws and regulations of the Republic of Ghana
• Ensure strict adherence to safe driving practices including driving codes and standards
• Ensure that no alcohol is consumed or present whilst on duty

ii. Vehicle security & maintenance

• Ensure vehicle is kept clean, tidy and in good working condition at all times
• Ensure vehicle is kept secure at all times
• Ensure vehicle is given regular/day-to-day maintenance checks: check oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres, etc
• Ensure vehicle repairs are carried out properly based official manufacturer’s specifications
• Perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs; prepare vehicle spare parts inventory
• Prepare and submit vehicle monitoring report, including keeping log books and other records of vehicle operations, trips, fuel consumption, oil changes, expenses, and mileage at the end of each month
• Assist the Finance & Administration Manager to ensure vehicle insurance and registration are renewed on schedule
• Prepare budget plan for vehicle use and maintenance
• Assist in the purchase of new vehicles as required

iii. Administrative support

Provide administrative assistance to project teams, including, but not limited to:

• Photocopying, filing, handling mail, delivering goods and correspondences, carrying parcels, packages, and delivery and collection of official documents as required
• Assisting in organising and maintaining the library system; arranging meetings, training and workshop activities
• Maintaining office storage space (ensuring it is clean, secure, dry and orderly)

iv. Organisational development

• Participate in team building activities of YES-Ghana and contribute to the development and
promotion of the organisation’s values and learning approach as required

v. Relationship building & representation

• Participate in external workshops, working groups, training and other meetings relevant to YES-
Ghana’s safe driving standards
• Establish appropriate information-sharing relationships with staff in similar positions within
partner organisations and transportation service providers
• Manage YES-Ghana’s relationship with other drivers and car rental companies, ensuring driving
standards, passenger safety requirements and driver courtesy and punctuality are achieved

vi. Other duties

• Other duties may be required from time to time, including responsibilities which require work on
weekends and holidays for which time off in lieu (TOIL) may be taken

Qualification Required & Experience

Person specification:

• Minimum Senior High School certificate required
• Valid driving license Class B or above required
• Holder of qualification in vehicle maintenance and repairs desirable
• Understanding of transportation law and road traffic regulations required
• Minimum 5 years’ experience as driver with excellent driving skills and record required
• Experience driving 4×4 cross country vehicles desirable
• Good knowledge of car mechanics desirable
• Good traffic judgment essential
• Experience driving to remote locations on project field trips and driving off the road in difficult conditions essential
• Effective communication skills with internal teams and external partners essential
• Flexible, effective teamwork and interpersonal skills essential
• Knowledge of operating and maintenance of office equipment desirable
• Proven ability to be well-organised, systematic, careful, accountable, responsible and punctual
• A team player – personable, caring, helpful, reliable, diplomatic, honest and approachable
• Demonstrated ability to be discreet and respectful of confidentiality
• Good personal grooming & personal presentation essential
• Willing to work long and irregular hours, shift duty and on public holidays as may be required
• Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel applications, as well as electronic messaging
• Proficiency in written and spoken English required; working knowledge of Ga, Twi and/or Ewe would be an advantage

Salary & benefits:

• Competitive salary structure
• Accra Cost of Living allowance
• 13th month salary
• SSNIT contributions
• Medical and dental cover
• Group Personal Accident cover
• Time off in lieu (TOIL)
• Annual leave
• Sick leave
• Parental leave (maternal and paternal)
• 2 weeks Christmas and New Year break
• Professional development initiatives

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Please submit a one-page motivation letter and an updated CV to:

[email protected]

Please use Driver as the subject line of your email. Be sure to highlight in the motivation letter how specifically you meet the qualifications, skills and experience requirements for this role. Due to capacity constraints, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Closing Date: 31 October, 2020

YES-Ghana is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organisation.

YES-Ghana has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the organisation, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and processes, and discrimination. YES-Ghana also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.


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