Job Vacancy For Manager / Middle Zone At Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG) – (Suame, Kumasi)

The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG), An NGO and a Member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), and a leading provider of Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) Education and Services, hereby invites result-oriented, dedicated and committed persons to apply for the following vacant position to be filled in the Association. PPAG works with a Child and Vulnerable Adults Rights Protection Policy that applies to all staff in the Association.

Job Purpose

•   To provide efficient management of the Middle Zonal Office and ensure that projects and programmes in the zone are successfully implemented

Key Responsibilities

The Zonal Manager will among other things:

•   Carry out the policies and the directives of the Association in the zone and submit status report to the Director of Programmes
•   Provide technical assistance and support to all zonal staff
•   Plan and co-ordinate all programmes and activities within the zone
•   Monitor and evaluate programmes including surveys, mid-term reviews and needs assessments
•   Ensure the formation of volunteer branches in the zone
•   Responsible for the management of staff performance in the zone
•   Ensure preparation and timely submission of financial and programmes documents to the Head Office
•   Advocate support for programmes from opinion leaders and project teams for effective implementation
•   Develop and market project proposals for the zone
•   Initiate fund-raising activities for sustainability

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Have a second degree in Social Science, Health Education, Population Studies or its equivalent from a recognized university with a minimum of eight (8) years relevant working experience, 5 of which must be in a similar position or management related field
•   Have a good knowledge in Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) and its related issues
•   Be highly skilled in the use of the computer
•   Have a high sense of responsibility, analytical and judgmental skills
•   Have the ability to manage crisis, make decisions and take initiatives
•   Have very good supervisory, communication and interpersonal skills
•   Be a team player
•   Be able to work under pressure and for long hours
•   Have basic accounting skills
•   Be willing to travel at short notices

Location: Suame, Kumasi

How To Apply For The Job

All interested persons with requisite qualification(s), should kindly send their Application Letters with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) including two referees and cell phone numbers to:

The Search Committee
Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG)
P. O. Box AN 5756

Or drop in at PPAG Head Office, Laterbiokorshie.

or email:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 11 June, 2014

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.