The U.S. Mission in Accra, Ghana is seeking a highly motivated and qualified Ghanaian for the position of PROJECT MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST (PMS) – PEACE & GOVERNANCE in the Regional Peace & Governance Office of USAID/West Africa.  The PMS is a senior level specialist on Peace and Governance issues and provides substantive input in the design, implementation, and monitoring of regional and relevant bi-lateral Peace and Governance activities in West Africa.  

Education & Prior Work Experience:  A Bachelor’s degree in political science, international relations, public administration/public policy, political economy, international development, or another field related to international political development, conflict management, or governance issues is required.  In addition, six to eight years of substantive professional work experience on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) or Democracy and Governance issues is required.  At least three years of international work experience with an international organization such as bi-lateral or multilateral donors or international non-governmental organizations, working in international development is required.  Working experience on CVE issues in the Sahel Region and knowledge of or experience working with the U.S. Government is an advantage.  


Salary Range:  GH¢ 34,074.00 – GH¢51, 1135.00 p.a. (depending on qualification and experience)


Interested individuals should submit cover letter and curriculum vitae with references to:


Human Resources Office

American Embassy, Accra

P.O. Box GP194, Accra

by Email to


CLOSING DATE:   January 7, 2014


Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

USAID/West Africa anticipates awarding one Personal Services Contract (PSC) regarding this announcement.  Please note that this does not constitute any guarantee that a PSC will be awarded as result of this announcement. 

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 3:15am

Last updated: January 08, 2014