Principal Manager at West African Monetary Institute

The West African Monetary Institute (WAMI) is a creation of the Authority of Heads of State of the West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ), comprising of The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. It is charged with the responsibility for managing the stages of implementation of the WAMZ up to the commencement of the West African Central Bank on or before 1 January, 2015. It is located in Accra, Ghana. The Institute invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for appointment as:

JOB TITLE: PRINCIPAL MANAGER, PARTNERSHIP AND SENSITIZATION

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Develop, coordinate and implement a wide range of sensitization activities for the introduction of the single currency and the establishment of the West Africa Central Bank
2. Provide and disseminate communicated materials such as press releases, Q & As, brochures and contents for the website of the Institute
3. Design and produce the WAMZ newsletter
4. Review the sensitization strategy document in place
5. Collaborate with departments of the Institute on inputs and contents of sensitization activities
6. Provide support to departments on all publications, media and other outreach activities
7. Draft presentation, speeches and other correspondence as requested
8. Develop and maintain partnership with International Agencies, Institutions and Donors
9. Prepare funding proposals for donors
10. Carries out any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
A minimum of Masters degree in Journalism, International Affairs, communication Studies, Mass communication, Advocacy or any other related field
At least twelve years working experience in a similar managerial position
Experience in developing and implementing communication strategies
Experience in working in international organizations, companies and institutions will be an advantage
Demonstrate strong ability to work with minimum supervision
Fluent in one of WAMI’s two languages (English and French); working knowledge of the other will be an advantage

TERMS OF CONTRACT
Probationary period of six months, followed by a fixed term upon satisfactory performance

METHOD OF APPLICATION
APPLICATIONS WITH DETAILED CV, SHOULD BE SENT TO:

Director, Finance and Administration,
West African Monetary Institute, Gulf House,
Tetteh Quarshie Interchange, PMP CT 75, Accra, Ghana

Email: akarunwi@wami-imao.org
Not later than 5pm on 9th December 2011
More information about the Institute may be found at www.wami-imao.org

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