Job Vacancy For Programme Manager At Cure International

Position Overview:

•   To provide programme management of the Ghana Clubfoot Programme to eliminate clubfoot as an adult disability and to fulfill the mission of CURE International of healing the sick and proclaiming the kingdom of God

Essential Duties:

•   Manage the activities of the national clubfoot programme within the approved annual budget and strategic operational plan
•   Undertake regular planning and programme review with programme staff and management
•   Provide regular reports to CC management, Medical Director, local management and partners within the agreed and established timeframes and report formats
•   Organise regular training workshops for health workers and counselors
•   Maintain accurate patient data (patient numbers, treatment, contact information, etc)
•   Actively monitor patient records and clinic information as provided by clinic coordinators and address any issues or concerns
•   Comply with all in-country laws, government and organisational policies and CC policies and procedures
•   Actively develop and maintain partnerships with relevant management, local organisation's and entities to ensure local ownership of and commitment to the clubfoot programme
•   Actively work with the counseling coordinator /lead to ensure collaboration and alignment of activities This will include but not be limited to regular meetings
•   Ensure the Medical Director is consistently engaged with key partners and programme activities
•   Liaise at least monthly with the coordinators of each clinic to determine clinic progress and assist in solving any challenges
•   Ensure the programme always has a quality, reliable, cost-effective supplier of braces, soft roll and plaster (preferably with local providers within the country)
•   Maintain a list of suppliers to ensure options in times of difficulty from one supplier
•   Maintain a supplies inventory to monitor and ensure the appropriate use of supplies by clinics according to patient numbers
•   Ensure all country clinic sites have appropriate supply of braces, soft roll and plaster to meet their needs and clinic and country agreements
•   Develop annual budget in collaboration with CC Regional Manager and programme management team
•   Develop quarterly budget and spending requests with Regional Manager and Regional Finance and
•   Compliance officer in line with annual approved budget and programme needs
•   Manage and track all programme revenue and expenses ensuring expenses do not exceed approved budget
•   Manage reimbursements of fees to clinic sites, and counselors for work completed on receipt of reports
•   Submit quarterly expense reports and budget requests to regional management in a timely manner working with accounts and other program staff as required for completion
•   Actively work with management to apply for funding grants to support programme and supplement funding from CC

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Degree or Diploma in Project / Program Management,International Development, Physiotherapy or Public Health;
•   English and fluency in at least one language relevant to the region
•   A minimum of three years' experience in the field of project or programme management and/or experience in the health sector
•   Prior supervisory and management background
•   Previous experience in the medical field and/or with an NGO providing healthcare services preferred

Essential Skills/Qualities:

•   Demonstrated commitment to and willingness to work in accordance with the mission and statement of faith of CURE International
•   Demonstrated ability to manage projects and programmes, with a minimum 3 years project /programme management experience
•   Demonstrated ability to motivate people and work effectively in teams and partnerships with a diverse group of stakeholders
•   Good interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills (both written and verbal)
•   Demonstrated ability to supervise and mentor staff
•   Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently and solve problems
•   Demonstrated proficiency in computer-based skills, including MS Excel, Word, Power Point and email

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants are to submit application letters and CVs to:- 


The Administrator,
St. John of God Hospital,
P O Box 24,

Closing Date: 29 January, 2016