Knowledge and Business Development Administrator

We are looking for a dynamic Knowledge and Business Development Administrator (KBDA) to join our high-performing team in the Accra head office. The KBDA will develop an intelligent knowledge management system, will be overhauling our service lines while acquiring new business and will oversee the launch and organisation of our annual event series. 

As our Knowledge and Business Development Administrator, you will achieve the following outcomes:

1.       Build an intelligent AFG knowledge management system that will help us develop

·       Build a coherent system that captures and archives all important final reports and documents resulting from missions

·       Establish a seamless process that effectively enables the team to file such documents

·       Develop a system that monitors relevant content for training, learning and business analytics

2.       Develop our service line structure and take it to the next level

·       Review and overhaul AFG service lines

·       Launch additional service lines capturing concrete growth opportunities

·       Develop marketing strategies to successfully sell new service lines

3.       Grow our project pipeline

·       Manage the proposal development process end-to-end

·       Monitor public tender opportunities that are a fit for AFG

·       Increase our pipeline of potential projects

4.       Take ownership of annual, international event organisation

·       Conceptualize and design the overall event

·       Attract and sign service partners

·       Handle invitations, ticketing and event logistics

·       Lead marketing and PR coverage of the event

·       Monitor budget and working capital

Core competencies

The following core competencies will make you our ideal candidate:

Organisation and planning: You have demonstrated experience in planning, organising, scheduling and budgeting; ideally in the context of mid-size to large international events

Proactivity: You take the initiative and have a proven track record of introducing new ideas or solutions

Strategic thinking / visioning: You always see and communicate the big picture in an inspiring way. Already in past experiences, you determined opportunities and threats through comprehensive analysis of current and future trends

Communication: Your communication style is clear, eloquent and stakeholder-oriented. Previous jobs always required you to maintain these standards

Creativity/innovation: You have a proven track record of generating new and innovative approaches to problems; you enjoy thinking outside the box

High standards: You expect personal and team performance to be nothing short of excellent and always strive to improve things. Your attention to detail has helped you identify and correct shortcomings in quality

Efficiency: You produce significant output with minimal wasted effort as you successfully prioritise different tasks

Teamwork: You reach out to peers and cooperate with supervisors to establish an overall collaborative working relationship


You acquired above-mentioned competencies in previous work experience of a minimum of 2-3 years, preferably in Ghana or West Africa. Theoretical knowledge, critical and analytical thinking were acquired during your undergraduate and/or postgraduate education in the field of business, economics or related areas.


What AFG offers you as an employer

·       Become an integral part of an innovative, exciting and fast-growing African company;

·       Work in an international environment and on a variety of high-level projects;

·       Develop your leadership skills by taking ownership of your tasks and by coaching your peers;

·       Join a friendly, young and dynamic working atmosphere;

·       Enjoy regular training, coaching and team learning opportunities;

·       Competitive salary and benefits


You are the right person for the job? Send the following to by February, 4th, all in Pdf format:

CV/resume - max. 2 pages

Motivation letter - max. 1 page highlighting relevant previous experience, your career goals and your professional strengths

University transcripts - detailing grades achieved in different subjects