Education Advisors, Auditor, Procurement & Logistics Assistant needed for urgent employment

Transforming Teaching, Education and Learning (T-TEL)
Transforming Teaching, Education and Learning (T-TEL)

Job Vacancy at T-TEL Ghana – Apply 

Transforming Teaching, Education & Learning (T-TEL) is a Ghanaian not-for-profit organisation which aims to become a leading supplier of educational technical assistance for improving learning outcomes and greater productivity. T-TEL is now recruiting for a number of roles for donor funded programmes commencing in the First Quarter of 2023.

According to the Transforming Teaching, Education and Learning (T-TEL), interested and qualified individuals can apply into the following field of work.

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1. Technical Roles

a. District Education Advisors

b. Regional Secondary Education Advisors

2. Operational and Financial Roles

a. Internal Auditor

b  Procurement and Logistics Assistant

Applications are to be submitted electronically to recruitment@T-TEL.org before 5pm on Sunday 20th November 2022.

Applicants should clearly state the title of the job they are applying for in the subject line of their email and application letter.

For Education Advisor role, kindly indicate preference for either basic or secondary education position in the subject line of the email.

Job Title – District Education Advisor

Location – Across Ghana

Reporting And Management

1. Reports to the Quality Assurance and Partnerships Advisor.

2. Line management responsibility for 2 National Service Personnel and a Transport and Logistics Officer.

Job Summary

The District Education Advisor will support Districts to develop and implement their basic education improvement plans (called Learning Transformation Agendas – LTAs).

The role involves stakeholder engagement, identification of capability gaps and activities to improve teaching and learning in basic schools, capability strengthening for Change Leaders and district staff and progress reporting on the Learning Transformation Agenda Implementation.

Essential Job – Responsibilities Programme Management

1. Work at the District level to support the District Education Oversight Committee (DEOC) to develop and implement basic education improvement plans (called Learning Transformation Agendas- LTAs).

2. Provide technical support to the DEOC, District Education Office teams, Change Leaders and Head teachers to deliver activities to ensure effective implementation of agreed change interventions.

3  Support the DEOC to resolve challenges and issues as and when they arise in association with workplan implementation.

4. Review reports and supporting documentation from partners at the sub-national level and provide feedback to partners after review on regular basis.

Partnership Building

1. Identify capability gaps and support capability building activities at the sub-national level i.e., District and School level.

2. Manage stakeholders and build relationships with partners at the sub-national level.

3. Represent the project in forums and meetings at the sub-national level when required and produce written reports and updates as needed to fulfil obligations to stakeholders.

4. Support the DEOCs to develop new partnerships with critical stakeholders at the sub-national level.

Process Monitoring

1. Develop and document processes for achievement and lessons for delivering “Managing for Learning” at the sub-national level.

2. Participate in the development of sub-national level Monitoring and Evaluation Framework.

3. Support sub-national level partners to document lessons and achievements in line with project reporting requirements.

4. Submit quarterly progress reports to the Quality Assurance and Partnerships Advisor.

General

1. Provide leadership and line management support for 2 National Service Personnel and the Transport and Logistics Officer at the district level.

2. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Quality Assurance and Partnerships Advisor.

Candidate Specification

1. Postgraduate qualification or equivalent in education, project management or a relevant discipline.

2. A minimum of 6 years working experience in education project
management, capacity building workshops organization and facilitation is required.

3. Demonstrate a passion for, and understanding of, the value of education.

4. Knowledge and experience of the basic education sub-sector in Ghana including knowledge of teaching and learning, school management, and education quality improvement.

5. Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders and be able to work within a diverse cultural context.

6. Ability to work in a culturally diverse environment.

7. Excellent planning skills including the ability to develop complex multifaceted workplans and seeing them through to completion by supporting others to deliver.

8. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

9. Experience of monitoring the implementation of work plans, performance, and results.

10. Well-organized, task- and time- oriented, and with close attention to details.

11. Good ICT skills (including documents, spreadsheets, e-mail, calendar, Android tablets / phones).

12. Independent with the ability to use own initiative and ability to be flexible

Job Title – Regional Secondary Education Advisor

Location Various – Across Ghana

Reporting and Management

1. Reports to Regional Education Team Leader

2. No line management responsibility

Job Summary

1. Working as directed by the Regional Education Team Leader in partnership with GES to develop relationships and implement work streams with secondary schools including quality assurance, technical support and performance monitoring and overseeing the following tasks and activities.

Essential Job Responsibilities

1. Work with the Regional Education Office to improve teaching and learning and adherence to the National Teachers’ Standards (NTS) across all Senior High Schools (SHS) and Senior High Technical Schools (SHTS).

This will include work to ensure that weekly Professional Learning Community (PLC) sessions are implemented as intended across all schools.

2. Provide technical and financial support to enable Regional Education Offices to oversee effective educational delivery in all SHS and SHTS within their region, including support to these schools to develop and implement School Improvement Plans.

3. Represent the organisation in public forums and meetings as directed by the Regional Education Team Leader and support in the production of written reports and updates as needed to fulfil obligations to partners.

4. Stakeholder management and relationship building within regions.

Candidate Specification

1. Postgraduate qualification or equivalent in education, project management or a relevant discipline.

2. A minimum of 6 years working experience in education project
management, capacity building workshops organisation and facilitation is required.

3. Demonstrate a passion for, and understanding of, the value of education.

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4. Knowledge and experience of the teacher education sector in Ghana
including knowledge of teaching and learning, school management, and education quality improvement.

5. Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders.

6. Excellent planning skills including the ability to develop complex multifaceted workplans and see them through to completion by supporting others to deliver.

7. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

8. Experience of monitoring the implementation of work plans, performance, and results.

9. Well-organised, task- and time- oriented, and with close attention to details.

10. Good ICT skills (including documents, spreadsheets, e-mail, calendar, Android tablets / phones).

11. Independent with the ability to use own initiative and ability to be flexible.

Role Title – Internal Auditor

LOCATION –  Accra, with frequent travels to field offices

Reporting and Management

1. Reports to Chief Internal Auditor
No line management responsibility.

Job Summary

1. The Internal Auditor works under the direction of the Chief Internal Auditor to provide independent and objective assurance and advisory services to facilitate organizational accountability, enhance risk management, governance, control processes and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of T-TEL’s operational and programmatic performance.

2. She/He will audit T-TEL’s grants and other downstream partners to ensure that there is adherence to grant agreements and funds administered are being used for the intended purposes.

3. The Internal Auditor will also contribute to the establishment of systems and standards for conducting audits and will generally conduct audits independently or participate as a team member for major or complex audits.

Role Description

The Internal Auditor will specifically:

1. Review T-TEL’s operating documents including the Financial Management Manual and Human Resources Policies and Procedures Manual to ensure that they adhere to best practice and ensure that there are no institutional control
weaknesses.

2. Plan and perform audits to review supporting documents to ensure T-TEL’s operations across the head office conform with the procedures and processes set out in the organization’s Financial Management Manual and Human
Resources Policies and Procedures Manual.

3. Conduct due diligence assessments on T-TEL’s grant partners by reviewing their
operational and financial systems, administration records, accountability procedures, staffing, planning, budgets, specific key result indicators, legal compliance, and general management practices.

4. Conducts audits in a facilitative
manner, emphasizing opportunities for training and development of ministry partner workers.

5. Conduct field audits on T-TEL’s grant partners through inspecting programs against documented standards and sound control practices, including reviewing
risk assessment systems.

6. Conduct audits on a full range of standards and best practices such as management, operational, staffing, legal, planning, procedural, and financial compliance. Conducts audits using a consultative, partnership approach, helping the partner to uncover issues and implement corrective action.

7. Identify any control weaknesses through analysis of documentation and prepare and present reports that reflect audit findings and contain recommendations for
action by the Finance & Audit Committee.

8. Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings.

9. Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions.

10. Engage in continuous knowledge development regarding sector’s rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards.

Candidate Specification

1. Proven working experience as Internal Auditor

2. Part-Qualified Accountant or Finance Manager with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience.

3. Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules and regulations.

4. Proven ability to conduct internal audit engagements covering the planning, fieldwork, and reporting phases.

5. High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills.

6. Advanced Excel skills.

7. Demonstrated knowledge of internal auditing standards and practices, risk management, and internal controls.

8. Understanding of the concepts of due diligence, value for money and ethics and transparency.

9. Excellent written and spoken English.

10. Independent with the ability to use own initiative and display sound judgement.

11. A good communicator with strong relationship building skills.
Demonstrable ability to deliver to deadlines.

Job Title – Procurement & Logistics Assistant

Location – Accra

Reporting and Management

1. Reports to Procurement and Logistics Officer

2. No line management responsibility

Job Summary

1. Responsible for working under the direction of the Procurement and Logistics

2. Officer to ensure the operation of T-TEL’s procurement, purchasing, logistics and transport activities are conducted in adherence with T-TEL policies.

Essential Job Responsibilities

Procurement and Purchasing

1. Order of supplies and services for programme activities.

2. Manage office inventory and office supplies, including records management, supply replenishments and assets procured for the programme.

3. Maintain an up-to-date asset register for all assets procured by the programme.

4. Undertake periodic physical verification of programme assets.

5. Work under the guidance of the Procurement and Logistics Officer to select appropriate procurement mechanisms to contract service providers for the implementation of programme related activities.

6. Ensure all procurement and purchasing activities are conducted in adherence with T-TEL policies and in compliance with donor funding rules.

Travel and Logistical Support

1. Arrange travel bookings for team members either locally or internationally.

2. Liaise with Procurement and Logistics Officer for the booking of official vehicles or hiring of vehicles for programme-related activities.

3. Provide logistical support for workshops, meetings, and other
programme-related activities.

Candidate Specification

1. HND or Diploma level qualification required (bachelor’s degree preferred) 4+ years experience working in an office setting.

2. Written and verbal communication skills in English

3. Ability to multitask and prioritize.

4. Ability to complete administrative tasks with minimal supervision

5. Good communication and relationship-building skills

6. Reliable and a team player

7. Demonstrable ability to deliver to deadlines

8. Pro-active in raising issues with management and resolving identified problems.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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