18 Apr 2017

British High Commission Jobs : Internship – Migration Section

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The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

Job Description

  • Start Date: 04 July 2017
  • Length of Contract: 2 months
  • No. of Vacancies: 1

Main Purpose of Job:

  • Support the Migration Section in administrative/project work; events management and communications.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support MDA in designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating Migration Fund projects in Ghana, particularly returns/reintegration projects, irregular migration sensitisation campaigns and capacity building project for GoG MMDAs.
  • Following up on meeting schedules and appointments.
  • Draft minutes of meetings with action points
  • Regular update stakeholder list; filing of correspondence/reports in both electronic and manual formats.
  • Support in organising events- writing and sending out invites to stakeholders, making follow-ups on attendance, and drafting briefs on events with recommendations for future events.
  • Provide media- worthy communication on Migration Section’s activities, for publication on Post’s website
  • Monitor news items in the local and international media that have direct impact on our work and make press-cuttings for reference purposes.
  • Support MDA during migration operations
  • Follow-up on stakeholders on nationality confirmation issues.

Required Skills or Experience

Other Skills/Experience/Qualifications:
Essential on arrival:

  • A continuing student or graduate from a recognised tertiary institution.
  • Knowledge of Ghana’s political, economic, social and cultural environment.
  • Excellent command of English, oral and written communication.
  • Experience in project/budget management.
  • Self-starter with proven ability to work effectively with little supervision.
  • Proactive and strategic approach to work, maintaining flexibility and initiative in performance
  • Experience in or commitment to operational delivery
  • Possess information management/protection skills with a high level of emotional intelligence.

Desirable:

  • Fluency in French language

Learning and Development:

  • Online e-learning
  • On the job learning, job shadowing and mentoring
  • Access to library
  • Various development workshops

Competencies:

  • Seeing the Big Picture
  • Demonstrating Resilience
  • Changing and Improving
  • Leading and Communicating
  • Delivering Value for Money
  • Collaborating and Partnering

Language requirements:
Language:

  • English

Level of language required:

  • Advanced level proficiency in English Language (ability to understand, write and speak English language without any difficulty)


How to Apply

To apply for this, kindly send an email to [email protected], stating in the subject “INTERNSHIP – MIGRATION SECTION” attaching your CV, and a cover letter of not more than 300 words, answering the questions below:
  • 'Why are you applying for this job?
  • What do you intend to gain from working at the British High Commission, and
  • what will you bring to the table?'
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY 21ST APRIL, 2017, 23:59GMT (ALL APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE SAID DATE WILL BE DISREGARDED)





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