Executive Director

ACCRA, Full Time GH 31 Jul-2023

Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), the leading anti-corruption Civil Society Organisation in Ghana, which is the Ghana Chapter of Transparency International, has launched a search for an Executive Director.


• The position demands an individual with an understanding and knowledge of governance, leadership and anti-corruption issues, coalition building, research and policy advocacy, partnership development and fundraising, to promote transparency and accountability issues at the national, regional and global levels;
• The position also demands an individual who is not a member or an officer of a political party, and has publicly or actively not engaged in partisan politics.
• The Executive Director is the administrative head of the GII Secretariat and is responsible to the GII Board.


The Executive Director shall be responsible for:

• Developing GII’s policies and strategies to shape and influence national, international and multinational policies on the connections between corruption and development agendas;
• Building partnerships and collaborating with institutions that can help address issues of corruption and its destabilising impact on the well-being of people;
• Representing GII in forums and building partnerships needed to advance its mandate as well as working to secure broad buy-in transparency and accountability from stakeholders;
• Developing and maintaining relationships and influencing policy decisions by the Government and other key stakeholders;
• Efficiently and effectively managing the human and material resources of GII;
• Developing and implementing fundraising strategies to mobilise resources to meet funding requirements of programmes and administration to ensure the realisation of GII’s mandate;
• Serving as Secretary to the Board of Directors and ensuring that GII fulfills its legal obligations under the laws of the country;

Qualification Required & Experience

• A Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Law, Governance, International Development, the Social and Management Sciences and Media;
• A continuous working experience in senior management/leadership positions, preferably with five years in a governance-related CSO;
• A strong working background on transparency and anti-corruption issues;
• Proven experience in engaging with, and influencing government, policy institutions and other key players in governance policies and legislation;
• Strong executive-level financial management experience, including demonstrated experience of successfully managing and leading teams, fundraising and understanding financial reports;


• Knowledge of the national and global development agenda and the role of anticorruption and good governance in that agenda;
• Networking abilities, especially with local and national Civil Society Organisations, bilateral and multilateral institutions, including regional and sub-regional groups;
• Ability to lead, engage, and collaborate with individuals across various disciplines, cultures and backgrounds, especially staff members, to achieve shared goals;
• Ability to conceptualise, develop and implement programmes designed to influence and persuade in a non-confrontational manner;
• Ability to utilise strong analytical, critical decision-making and strategic planning skills;
• Ability to raise funds for civil society programmes and administration;
• Strong interpersonal skills, presence and ability to effectively build strong relationships both internally and externally to the organisation;
• A reputation for high ethical standards and integrity;
• Be computer literate.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested persons should send their Curriculum Vitae (CV) and cover letters to:

The Board Chairman
Ghana Integrity Initiative,
P.M.B. CT 317, Cantonments,
House No.21 Abelemkpe Road, Abelemkpe


[email protected]

Indicate: “SEARCH FOR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR” on your letter or e-mail.

Closing Date: 31 July, 2023