Knowledge Transfer Manager



The Knowledge Transfer Manager for Ghana will play a key role in setting up the EWS-KT team and operation in Ghana, in close collaboration with the Program Manager.

Overall Purpose of the Job

Once EWS-KT Ghana is up and running, the Knowledge Transfer Manager will be responsible for the operation and management of the EWS-KT Ghana team, including the following positions: Technical Field Officers, Finance Officer, Team Lead, Technical Specialist, Digital Specialist, and M&E Officer (to be recruited). The Knowledge Transfer Manager will provide strategic direction and will support all pre-commercial project activities of EWS-KT in close cooperation with the company and project partners. This position will ensure that all knowledge transfer activities align to EWS-KT’s objective of increasing the profitability and sustainability of vegetable production for smallholder farmers.

Key Result Areas and Essential Tasks/ Responsibilities

Setup of EWS-KT operation in Ghana

  • Map the agricultural profile of Ghana
  • Support the identification of potential working areas
  • Support the recruitment of a local team
  • Lead the setup of the learning site and the training of field staff
  • Adapt training materials to the local situation and needs
  • Network with potential partners and stakeholders
  • Determine rollout strategy

Management of EWS-KT Ghana

  • Supervise operations Analyze information and processes and develop more effective or efficient processes and strategies
  • Hire, train, supervise, motivate, and coach the EWS-KT Ghana team
  • Monitor and assess the performance of team members
  • Ensure that the team follows EWS-KT policies and procedures
  • Develop and oversee the use of budgets and ensure that the finance department receives required information and reports
  • Cooperate closely with the global team and other Knowledge Transfer Managers to ensure the benefits of sharing experience and information
  • Ensure EWS-KT Ghana’s participation in global events and relevant trainings
  • Other duties to ensure the overall health and success of EWS-KT

Development of project proposals

  • Work closely with global team to identify project opportunities
  • Support the development of concept notes and project proposals
  • Maintain documentation on the proposal process
    implementation of projects and knowledge transfer activities
  • Plan and coordinate project activities according to the project plan and within the agreed-upon time frame and budget
  • Make regular visits to project areas to maintain an overview of all project activities
  • Generate reports and present information

Stakeholder engagement

  • Organize, monitor, and improve relationships with stakeholders
  • Participate in relevant networks and events
  • Proactively promote the impact of EWS-KT and advocate for vegetable production as an income opportunity
  • Foster constructive working relationship


  • BSc or MSc in agriculture, horticulture, economics, business administration, development,
    or another relevant field
  • 3 years of proven experience as a Program Manager, Coordinator, or other managerial
  • Solid leadership and organizational skills
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
  • Good understanding of vegetable production and markets in Ghana
  • Track record in training trainers and farmers
  • Proven experience working with NGOs, donors, and government
  • Analytical mind with problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Workspace (formerly G Suite)
  • International work experience is an advantage

Work Relationships

At the setup stage, the Knowledge Transfer Manager will report to the Program Manager and liaise closely with the EWS-KT Africa Head. Subsequent reporting will be to the EWS-KT Africa Head. The position will work closely with the EWS-KT Director and the global team, including the Technical Support Hub and the data and digital media teams.

Further Information

At EWS-KT, we value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, color, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, or belief.

The position holder can expect a wide range of rewards and flexibility to facilitate a good work/life balance.

To apply, please email your CV and a cover letter outlining your interest in the position to [email protected].

Due to the large number of applications we receive, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.