Project Officer – Ghana Road Safety Programme


We are seeking a driven, dedicated and determined Project Officer to join Transaid’s programmes team to make a difference in people’s lives by supporting the implementation of our current Ghana road safety programme.

Based in Accra, you will work closely with this programme’s Project Manager and local stakeholders to contribute to the enhancement of Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) driver training standards in Ghana and the region, and. You will interact with and grow our existing networks in government, civil society and the private sector. You will be part of a broader UK and Africa-based Programmes Team, and will be expected to engage in regular meetings with this team face-to-face and online. The role may include travel to other parts of the region, and periodic travel to the UK.


We will consider all applicants who demonstrate an expertise in project delivery and a desire to challenge themselves.  Experience of working on transport related programmes, in a private sector context and/or civil society would be highly advantageous, as would experience of working with government departments and other development partners. 


Please send a letter of application and CV (no longer than 3 sides in total) to 

Applications that do not include a letter of application and a CV will not be considered. Please mark the subject heading ‘Application for Ghana Project Officer Role at Transaid’.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 30th June 2021. The ideal expected start date is September/October 2021 (negotiable)

Interview timings will be communicated individually to all shortlisted applicants.  Please note that due to the expected high level of interest in this position we will regretfully be unable to inform unsuccessful candidates and provide feedback.  

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