Invest for Jobs partners Jobberman Ghana to drive special initiative on training and job creation in Ghana

Invest for Jobs, an initiative of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development has partnered with Ghana's number one online recruitment platform, Jobberman Ghana.

Invest for Jobs partners Jobberman Ghana

Invest for Jobs is leveraging on Jobberman's expertise in human capital development to provide training and jobs to 300 unemployed graduates. Invest for Jobs is the brand of the Special Initiative on Training and Job Creation, implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH among others. The partnership aimed at contributing to the Special Initiative's objective of improving economic conditions in selected locations and industry sectors in Ghana, as well as promoting investment for jobs.

Harry Antarakis, Chief Executive Officer of Jobberman Ghana, stated that "This partnership is a groundbreaking feat that dawns the jobs creation ecosystem with the needed insights, capacity improvements and key actions in generating sustainable growth that democratizes employment opportunities and hiring in Ghana. We are very proud to be part of this impact-led initiative"

Over the period of the partnership, the institutions will work to fulfil the set programme objective of providing improved access to innovative, demand-oriented employment facilitation in micro, small and medium-sized enterprises as well as increasing the job creating-growth of Ghanaian and European enterprises in Ghana.

On 11th November Jobberman will host the Invest for Jobs - C-suite coffee chat to bring leading public and private tertiary institutions in Ghana in contact with Human Resource Managers from an array of sectors.

"The event aims at sensitising, educating and creating networking opportunities for Human Resource Managers and Tertiary Education Administrators. This falls in line with the Invest for Jobs's objective of enabling capacity building and development workshops while ensuring that the target audience is matched with the right candidates to meet the objectives of their business.", says Anne-Marie Castel-Langefeld Head of Component "Business & Invest" at Invest for Jobs. "Therefore, the German Cooperation is pleased to support Jobberman's initiative with an amount of 564,600 GHS to bridge the gap between academia and industry and to place 300 unemployed by the end of 2021."

About Jobberman Ghana

Jobberman Ghana is an online recruitment platform established in Ghana in 2012 to transform productivity in Ghana. Jobberman Ghana forms part of the investment portfolio of Ringier One Africa Media. Its vision is to be Ghana's most user-centric and transparent career ecosystem, where it connects the right candidates with the right opportunities. It uses a bespoke mix of human and automated solutions to match employers with the best candidates, so they can hire the right fit faster. Visit https://www.jobberman.com.gh/

About the Invest for Jobs

GIZ has been commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development to implement the Special Initiative on Training and Job Creation under the Invest for Jobs brand in Ghana. The objective is to promote job-creating growth of enterprises in Ghana and other African countries. To this end, measures will be implemented to help build a more enabling environment for investment by European enterprises in Ghana, increase the capacities of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in Ghana and improve the business ecosystem for selected sectors. For more information please visit: www.invest-forjobs.com/en/.

About GIZ

As a provider of international cooperation services for sustainable development and international education work, GIZ is dedicated to building a future worth living around the world. GIZ has over 50 years of experience in a wide variety of areas, including economic development and employment, energy and the environment, and peace and security. We work with businesses, civil society actors, and research institutions, fostering successful interaction between development policy and other policy fields and areas of activity. The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is our main commissioning party. Currently, GIZ promotes sustainable development in Ghana via about 50 programmes and projects. Our activities currently cover three priority areas: Energy and Climate, with a concentration on renewable energy and energy efficiency; Training and Sustainable Growth for Decent Jobs, and Peaceful and Inclusive Societies, which looks at good governance.

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