Call for Applications for appointment as Research and Training Coordinator

Centre for Applied Research and Innovation in Supply Chain-Africa (CARISCA) at the KNUST School of Business (KSB)

APPLICATIONS are invited from suitably qualified persons for appointment as Research and Training Coordinator (RTC) at the Centre for Applied Research and Innovation in Supply Chain-Africa (CARISCA), KNUST School of Business (KSB). The appointment is a Full Time Employment (FTE), and the position is contingent on grant funding which ends on June 03, 2025.

Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in communications, education, international development, management, planning, or project-related technical field
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in training or event management OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.
  • Proficient in word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet applications 
  • Proficient in writing, creating, formatting, and editing documents and templates
  • Experience training others one-on-one and in groups
  • Understanding of higher education institutions
  • International development experience 
  • Experience with Google Workspace environment
  • Experience in analysing data, creating descriptive statistics, comparing pre-test and post-test evaluation scores, and creating data visualizations
  • Experience in event planning or executive support is an added advantage
  • Experience in mixed-method research design

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Draft and edit reports, presentations, evaluations, and surveys
  • Facilitate/create/edit the mandatory reporting for all component activities (data and narrative reporting)
  • Create and maintain documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and forms in Google Workspace
  • Set-up team meetings, draft and monitor meeting agenda, and host/co-host Zoom meetings
  • Handle logistics for in-person, online, and hybrid events
  • Create, disseminate and analyse pre-test and post-test surveys
  • Serve on Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning working group, and support the Gender inclusion working group 
  • Attend and contribute to Key Personnel meetings
  • Develop operating procedures, guidance documents, and templates for the project
  • Perform data entry and upload data to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) DevResults system
  • Follow up with team members to meet deliverable and deadlines


  • Strong attention to detail
  • Cross-cultural communicator
  • Lifelong learner
  • Self-starter, proactive planner, and organizer
  • Comfortable with technology/learning new programs/software
  • Data entry 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

Mode of Application

Interested Candidates are to complete online Application Forms (Here!)

Completed Application Forms with Curriculum Vitae, two (2) Referees Report and photocopies of relevant certificates should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday, June 25, 2021.

The Deputy Registrar
Human Resource Development Division
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Private Mail Bag
University Post Office

Only short-listed applicants will be invited for interview.





KNUST School of Business
Postgraduate Block E
Second Floor

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