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Job Vacancy For National Programme Officer

Posted on: February 24th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs No Comments

{UNESCO,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,2 years,10 Mar-2021};

Duties and requirements

• Under the overall authority of the Assistant Director General for Education, guidance from the Head of UNESCO Office in Accra, direct supervision of the National Professional Officer for Education, the incumbent will be responsible for supporting the planning, implementation and monitoring of UNESCO’s work on education for health and wellbeing.
• Specifically, s/he will be responsible for supporting the National Programme Officer for Health and Wellbeing as follows:

Long Description

• Support the implementation of Health Education, School-Related Gender-Based Violence (SRGBV), Early and Unintended Pregnancy (EUP), and HIV teaching and learning materials at the school-level through building the capacity of in-service teachers, mentorship and support supervision.
• Coordinate the process of documenting best practices of promising Health Education interventions and programs at the school level in Ghana to inform key areas of Health Education mainstreaming with the education sector.
• Support promote the publicity of the Health Education programme by tracking key implementation results to be used for communication purposes.
• Provide guidance to in-service teachers towards the formulation & implementation of school based guidelines (including codes of conduct) responding effectively & expeditiously to reports of gender based violence.
• Engage all partners both at the national, district and school based levels towards the development of a project results based monitoring and evaluation framework and practices for Health Education implementation within the selected project schools.

Long Description

• Coordinate the process of conducting surveys and midterm and terminal evaluations using both quantitative and qualitative methods of data collection, and ensure timely submission of M&E reports to inform programming.
• Support the integration and utilization of HIV sensitive indicators within EMIS through development of research & evaluation around Health Education for young people aged 10 – 24 years to enhance the evidence base for planning and implementation of HIV and Health Education programmes.
• Support schools to strengthening linkages with Health Education service providers, parents/guardians and other community leaders to ensure promotion and access of equitable and youth friendly and gender sensitive SRH services for young people.
• Participate in appropriate country based forums, inter-agency meetings, and thematic groupings as required, with particular attention to health education, gender equality, response to HIV among adolescents and young people, to early and unintended pregnancy, and to school-related gender-based violence.
• Ensure timely submission of all narrative and financial reporting on elements related to the project as appropriate.

Qualification Required & Experience

Education

• An advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) in a relevant field, especially education, social sciences ,public health or related fields.

Work Experience

• At least two years of relevant work experience in education, health education or related areas.
• Experience in monitoring and evaluation.
• Experience in project and programme implementation in partnership with governmental partners and civil society, and an ability to report on implementation.

Skills and Competencies

• Good understanding of the country, of the development work and of the education sector.

Long Description

• Good knowledge of, and high level of technical writing skills on, HIV prevention, Health Education, SRGBV, and UNESCO’s Strategy on Education for Health and Wellbeing.
• Credibility and confidence, with networking and high level representational and partnership building skills, involving a wide range of partners (including relevant Ministries, other UN Agencies, Cosponsors, donors and civil society).
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, tact and diplomacy.
• Ability to multi task, prioritize and deliver to deadline, as well as work under pressure.

Languages

• Excellent knowledge (oral and written) of English.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

Languages

• Good knowledge of French.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

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Closing Date: 10 March, 2021

Job Vacancy For Regional Manager

Posted on: February 21st, 2021 by Ghana Jobs No Comments

{ActionAid Ghana (AAG),Wa-Upper West Region,Full-Time,GH,Degree,3 years,04 Mar-2020};

ActionAid (AA) is a global movement of people working together to further human rights for all and end poverty.

ActionAid Ghana (AAG), an Affiliate of ActionAid is looking to employ experienced and self-motivated individuals to fill the following position: Regional Manager

Job Role

Role Overview:

• The role holder is expected is an experting both programme and project management with the capacity for both internal and externally facing.
• The role exists to ensure the systematic and consistent standards-based programme implementation in line with human-rights-based approach (HRBA) that connects local rights violations to national and internationally recognized human rights defenders and organisations.
• It also connects work on different mission priorities, focus areas and strategic enablers with grassroots social movements,campaigning and fundraising work.

Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities:

Strategic responsibilities

• Lead in regional strategy development,strategic planning and management processes of the region in line with ActionAid Ghana’s (AAG) Country Strategy Paper and Accountability Learning and Planning Systems (ALPS).
• Communicate and monitor AAG’s vision, values goals and strategic objectives in programme design and management through routine monitoring of programme and non-programme indicators against achievements.
• Support to develop national level policies and procedures to inform and guide management of AAG
• Support to coordinate mission objectives to ensure synergy between national and regional policy and programmes work.
• Participate in mission priority meetings as well as external meetings to input intopolicy decisions to improve quality of programmes.

Operational Responsibilities

• Lead in the operational management of regional strategy implementation by advising and supporting staff, core and non-core partners of regional to develop annual critical pathways to ensurethat programme development and implementation is in line with the priorities of the Country Strategy Plan (CSP) and Action for Global Justice Coordinate Annual Plans and Budgetprocessesof theregion.
• Conduct regular review and reflections and planning meetings with communities and partnersto inform programme delivery.
• Facilitate phase out activities in LRPsand develop phase out strategyforthe entire region.

Resource Management Responsibilities

• Support to translate and communicate management accounts and cash flow to staff and partners to improve programme quality and performance.
• Liaise with the finance unit to develop and institute cost effective strategies and systems to ensure optimum efficiency and effectiveness.
• Facilitate effectiveness and efficiency in the use of financial resources by ensuring full and judicious utilization of funds and the integration of finance staff into programme.
• Ensure timeous reporting and documentation to improve relationships and accountability to donors and communities through quality reporting and regular update of accountability notice board.

Fundraising responsibilities

• Actively lead to identify key issues that affect mission objectives in the region for fundraising
• Support staff, partners and community members to effectively manage child sponsorship and local community sponsorship in the region
• Explore opportunities for project proposal development and donor project management by supporting in writing concept notes and proposals to raise funds and manage and report on donor project.
• Effectively manage donor projects implemented in region ensuring donorsconditionalityare met

Managing people

• Create an enabling environment for coaching, mentoring and equal opportunities to staff to improve competencies and motivation
• Ensure effective management of the LRP as well as individual performance in the team.
• Develop an effective team by enhancing co-operation among team members.
• Enhance learning and professional career development of staff through improved team spirit and increased staff competencies.

Partnership and Coalitions

• Sustain partnership and networking relationships with key stakeholders in the region to influence policies and practices.
• Provide strategic support to increase understanding and appreciation of changes in the organization by supporting staff and partners to deepen their understanding of rights based approach and government policies and practices that need to be engaged.
• Monitor partners programmes and relationships to ensure that they are HRBA compliant as well as meeting the ALPS principles.
• Raise AAG’s profile within the region through highlighting AAG’s best practices at fora and other public events.
• Guide the work of coalitions and constituents organizations / institutions in such a manner as to achieve set objectives.
• Networking, coalition and alliance building with movements and peoples organisations for advocacy and campaigns work
• Capacity assessment and building of people’s organisations, networks, coalitions, social movements for programme delivery

Qualification Required & Experience

• 2ndDegree _+ 5 years’ relevant experience
• 1stDegree +10 years’ relevant experience
• Membership of relevant professional body

Essential Knowledge and Experience

• HRBA Programming
• Monitoring and Evaluation
• People Management
• Project Management
• Fundraising and Lobbying skills

Location: Wa-Upper West Region

How to Apply For The Job

Please note that Curriculum Vitae (CVs) are NOT acceptable.

Click Here To Download Application Forms

Completed Application Forms should be emailed to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 04 March, 2020

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

“ActionAid Ghana is an equal opportunities employer. Whilst all applicants will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.”

Job Vacancy For Project Manager – Combating Modern Slaver

Posted on: February 21st, 2021 by Ghana Jobs No Comments

{ActionAid Ghana (AAG),Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,3 years,04 Mar-2020};

ActionAid (AA) is a global movement of people working together to further human rights for all and end poverty.

ActionAid Ghana (AAG), an Affiliate of ActionAid is looking to employ experienced and self-motivated individuals to fill the following position: Project Manager –Combating Modern Slaver

Job Purpose:

• The role is responsible for the overall management, accountability and coordination of the project, including stakeholder engagements, in line with donor contract to achieve the stated results of the project.
• The role will oversee project coordination, undertake national advocacy, maintain regular consultations, communication,reporting, and provide scheduled feedback to relevant stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

Strategic responsibilities

• Work with relevant international,national and local partners, stakeholders and collaborators to ensure project takeaways influences inter-agency cooperation on preventing and addressing modern slavery including child labour and exploitation of informal sector workers particularly within the agriculture sector.
• Develop annual critical pathways to ensure that project implementation plan leads to expected project outcomes and consistent with the Priorities and Key Result Areas of the ActionAid Ghana (AAG) Country Strategy Plan (CSP).
• Develop elaborate project strategies to enhance effective implementation towards achievement of stated project results.
• Work closely with National and Regional Programmes and Advocacy Teams to ensure that project takeaways are mainstreamed into programme work before project completion.
• Anticipate project risks and take steps to mitigate them.
• Coordinate project activities and liaise with Government Agencies and Ministries, General Agricultural Workers Union(GAWU), communities, project beneficiaries and other stakeholders to ensure effective project delivery and attainment of stated project results.
• Develop TORs, concept notes, and briefs for project research, reviews and evaluation exercises.

Operational Responsibilities

• Facilitate periodic reviews, reflections and planning meetings with communities, GAWU and other stakeholders to inform project strategies and plans.
• Lead in the development of tools, manuals and training resources needed to ensure successful project implementation.
• Lead project teams to conduct and validate pre-intervention assessments in target communities.•Coordinate and supervise the implementation of all project activities to achieve their outputs, as indicated in the approved project document.
• Conduct relevant researches to inform project implementation and disseminate relevant information to relevant stakeholders.
• Actively participate in the Annual Planning and Budgeting process of ActionAid Ghana.
• Convene, document and follow-up on the outcome of monthly project accountability meetings.
• Monitor compliance of project implementation in all regions and at the national level in line with the donor regulations and conditions of the contract including budget limits.

Staff and Resource Management Responsibilities

• Support to translate and communicate project standards and performance to staff and partners to improve programme quality and performance.
• Liaise with the finance unit to develop and institute cost effective strategies and systems to ensure optimum efficiency and effectiveness.
• Facilitate effectiveness and efficiency in the use of project financial resources in compliance with value for money principles, ActionAid’s Financial Policy and Procedures Manual and the donor’s financial guidelines.
• Collate and file relevant project documents on shared folders for future reference.

Fundraising responsibilities

• Identify emerging issues from project implementation and package them into concept notes for possible partnership funding.
• Develop documentation highlighting the challenges and lessons learned from the project and disseminate widely to position AAG as a learning organisation.

Partnership and Coalitions

• Sustain positive partnership and networking relationships with institutional partners in all the implementing districts in the four regions (Northern, Upper West, Oti and Bono regions) and other key stakeholders on the project.
• Provide strategic support to increase understanding and appreciation of changes in project agreements and direction.
• Monitor project partners’ activities and relationships to ensure compliance with set agreements.•Raise AAG’s profile through highlighting best practices that emerged from projects at fora and other public events.

M&E

• Work with the Manager, Quality and Knowledge Management to develop M&E plan, design and implement monitoring and evaluation systems to document the output indicators of the project log frame.
• Support to undertake monitoring and evaluation of project activities.
• Prepare annual, quarterly,and monthly plans for effective execution of the project activities as stipulated in approved project documents.
• Work with the QKM Manager to plan and coordinate project impact assessments or surveys.

Donor reporting

• Prepare comprehensive quarterly reports (narrative and financial) for management information and decision.
• Actively participate in donor review and reflection meetings, and highlight project successes, challenges,and mitigating measure to overcome challenges.
• Maintain positive relationships with the donor-NORADat all times.
• Prepare and liaise with Head of Fundraising to ensure that quality narrative, financial and forecast reports of the project are timely submitted to donor organizations as per the contract specification and deadlines.

Senior Management Activities

• Provide relevant information for the formulation/update of AAG‘s strategy, policies and procedures.•Attend Senior Management Meetings and contribute to making strategic decisions, particularly in relation to projects and fundraising.

Responsibilities towards safeguarding policies and feminist principles

• Be abreast with ActionAid’s safeguarding policies(Child Protection Policy; Preventing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse;Anti Sexual Harassment Policy etc.)and feminist principlesand ensure full compliance with their provisions.
• Educate staff, beneficiaries and other stakeholders on the safeguarding policies and other regulatory frameworks of ActionAid Ghana.

Qualification Required & Experience

• A master’s degree in Project Management or relevant field with at least 3 years’ experience in senior management position

TECHNICAL (State core job knowledge/skills required for successful execution of the job

• Knowledge and proven experience in project management, especially related to agricultureand decent work
• Current knowledge of the forms and underlying contributory factors of modern slavery andmeasures to prevent or eliminate the practice.
• Advanced skills in lobbying, advocacy and campaign initiatives
• Knowledge of Human Rights Based Approach to project implementation.
• Knowledge of strategic management principles
• Knowledge of gender issues and power dynamics
• Knowledge of developing concept notes and proposal
• Knowledge of contract management principles
• Knowledge of training models and principles
• Advanced skills in writing quality reports and case studies
• Knowledge of M&E principles
• Knowledge of management principles and planning processes
• Knowledge of Micro-Soft Office applications and social media

MANAGERIAL (State core managerial knowledge/skills required for successful execution of the job

• Ability and confidence to engage higher levels of external stakeholders such as government ministries, agencies, CSOs, donor organisations and local government structures.
• Ability to identify and evaluate alternative solutions to problems.
• Ability to take timely decisions.
• Ability to develop shared plans and monitor for achieving targets.
• Ability to motivate and provide coaching and technical support to team members when needed.
• Ability to make effective verbal and written presentations.
• Ability to write quality reports.
• Ability to facilitate meetings, focus group discussions and training sessions

Location: Accra with regular travels to the project regions.

How to Apply For The Job

Please note that Curriculum Vitae (CVs) are NOT acceptable.

Click Here To Download Application Forms

Completed Application Forms should be emailed to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 04 March, 2020

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

“ActionAid Ghana is an equal opportunities employer. Whilst all applicants will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.”

Job Vacancy For Programme Support Officer

Posted on: February 20th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs No Comments

{ActionAid Ghana (AAG),Wa- Upper West Region,Full-Time,GH,Degree,2 years,04 Mar-2020};

ActionAid (AA) is a global movement of people working together to further human rights for all and end poverty.

ActionAid Ghana (AAG), an Affiliate of ActionAid is looking to employ experienced and self-motivated individuals to fill the following position: Programme Support Office

Job Purpose:

• (State major reason for the position)The position holder is responsible for undertaking book-keeping, administrative and programme support functions to facilitate programme delivery at assigned regional programme.

Key Activities

Transaction Processing and Filing

• Source and receive competitive invoices and other supporting documents,check mathematical accuracy and submit for accountant’s recommendation
• Process cheques and input transactions in SUN
• Maintain a filing system that facilitates easy and secured safekeeping and retrieval of financial documents

Petty Cash Management

• Process for approval, staff requests for petty cashre-imbursements
• Reconcile petty cash book in SUN with the physical cash balance on a daily basis.
• Process petty cash payments in line with approved budget lines
• Periodically request and process petty cash replenishments to restore petty cash to theimprest amount.
• Conduct monthly and year-end cash count in line with LFPPM

Procurement and Stores Management

• Secure the necessary documentation as prescribed
• Review and process stores requisition
• periodically update stock sheets to determine stock levels
• Order stores items to restore depleted stocks to maximum levels
• periodically undertake stock counts and reconcile actual quantities with stock sheet quantities
• Perform stock counts and fixed assets verification jointly with Accountant

Treasury

• Maintain cheque register to track receipt and issuance of cheque books
• Receive all cash/cheque and provide receipts appropriate and ensure all cash receipts are banked as soon as possible, and that no funds received is held for more than one week

Administration

• Maintain fixed assets register to record all fixed assets of the region
• Manage official correspondence and mails of the region
• Liaise with PM for the contracting of services such as security and cleaning
• Maintain register of contracts and other legal documents of the organisation
• Manage the Resource Centre for the regional office
• Provide oversight responsibility for the front desk

Assets Management

• Coordinate vehicle movement to facilitate effective programme work
• Ensure timely maintenance of all organisational properties
• Advise management on vehicles and other equipment that are not fit for purpose for appropriate action to be taken
• Ensure maintenance of rented office space and other equipment
• Ensure timely procurement and renewal of insurance to cover valid organisational assets
• Coordinate requests for insurance claims for all policies

Records Management

• Make effective use of AAG’s records management system

Programme Support

• Undertake other programme activities as may be directed by the Programme Manager
• Perform other administrative functions that may be assigned from time to time
• Arrange for logistics and venue for implementation of programme activities
• Manage floats for programme activities in line with the LFPPM requirements Child Protection Responsibilities
• To be abreast with the child protection policy
• Educate other stakeholders that work with the LRP who will come into contact with children according

Qualification Required & Experience

• First Degree or its equivalent in relevant field with 2 years experience.

TECHNICAL(State core job knowledge/skills required for successful execution of the job)

• Ability to process cheques and input transactions in SUN system
• Ability to maintain a filing system
• Abreast with Insurance policies Abreast with procurement policies
• Ability to maintain fixed assets and contract register
• Ability to manage official correspondence

PERSONALITY (State core personal attributes required for successful execution of the job)

• Integrity; communication and negotiation skills; team working including virtual team-working; self-motivated; high learning ability; active listening skills; stress tolerance and good judgment

Location: Wa- Upper West Region

How to Apply For The Job

Please note that Curriculum Vitae (CVs) are NOT acceptable.

Click Here To Download Application Forms

Completed Application Forms should be emailed to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 04 March, 2020

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

“ActionAid Ghana is an equal opportunities employer. Whilst all applicants will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.”

 

Job Vacancy For Health and Nutrition Specialist

Posted on: February 18th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs No Comments

{Unicef,Tamale,Full-Time,GH,Degree,5 years,26 Feb-2021};

How can you make a difference?

• The Health and Nutrition Specialist is responsible for the development, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and administration of the Health & Nutrition programmes in Tamale Field Office in the northern regions of Ghana, which contribute to the country programme.
• The incumbent will be accountable for effective technical and programme support to facilitate the application and adaptation of UNICEF policies and strategies to achieve strategic priorities and objectives and expansion of UNICEF assisted Health & Nutrition interventions, including the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals agenda.

KEY END-RESULTS

• Timely sectoral analysis, input, support and coordination contribute to the Situation Analysis and its periodic update for effective project planning, development and management, in partnerships with key stakeholders and with the contribution of knowledge institutions.
• Quality contributions are made to the development and implementation of Integrated Health & Nutrition strategies and approach through participation and collaboration with internal and external partnership. Partnerships with global funds, multilateral and bilateral agencies and development banks, as well as relations with the private sector enhanced and exploited efficiently, in order to formulate common advocacy position and influence allocation of resources, as well as investment decisions on behalf of Health and Nutrition.
• Work plan and objectives are strategically established, implementation support is effectively provided, and planned results are timely delivered through the application of technical expertise, in consultation with all relevant partners.
• Project implementation progress is monitored and evaluated for adjustment, acceleration and improvement of program delivery and sustainability. Gender/sex-disaggregated data and inputs provided, relevant to the Health and Nutrition programme.
• Technical support is provided to government and NGOs and all other partners at various stages of the project implementation, monitoring and evaluation, including capacity building of government personnel and beneficiaries.
• The capacities of Country Office staff are strengthened through effective capacity-building support in the development, implementation and management of the Health & Nutrition programme and efficient communication is provided in building technical partnership with a collaborative agency which can bring state-of-art information to staff.
• UNICEF and Government and implementing partners accountability is ensured for supply and non-supply assistance and disbursement of programme funds for Health & Nutrition.
• Effective working relationships with internal and external counterparts are kept maintained for advocacy, technical coordination, information sharing and knowledge networking.
• Relevant and strategic information is kept available and shared with relevant stakeholders as required to support the Health & Nutrition Programme by the effective implementation of an integrated monitoring system.
• Required programme/project reports are timely prepared and shared with relevant stakeholders as required in compliance with the established guidelines and procedures.
• Emergency preparedness is maintained, and in emergencies, emergency responses with effective coordination is provided and in line with the Core Commitments for Children (CCCs) in Humanitarian Action, partnerships with the Health and Nutrition humanitarian actors strengthened within the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC).

Qualification Required & Experience

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

• An advanced university degree in Public Health and Nutrition, Child Development, Water Sanitation, Public Administration, Social Policy, Social Development, Community Development, or other relevant disciplines.
• A degree in medicine is an asset.
• A minimum of five years of relevant professional experience in planning, programming, implementation monitoring and evaluation of technical cooperation programmes related to Health and Nutrition. Professional work experience in a managerial position, or a technical expert position in maternal and new-born care, child survival & development, health and nutrition care.
• Fieldwork experience.
• Background/familiarity with Emergency.
• Experience of working / good understanding of the Ghana Health Service, an asset.
• Supervisory experience is required.
• Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.
• Note: This position is an elevated risk role. Assessment of candidates and background verification checks will include child safeguarding.

Location: Tamale

How To Apply For The Job

To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Click Here To Apply Online

Closing Date: 26 February, 2021

Job Vacancy For Chief of Party

Posted on: February 17th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs No Comments

{Family Health International (FHI 360),Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,10 years,28 Feb-2021};

FHI 360 is a global development organization with a rigorous, evidence-based approach. Our professional staff includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment and research. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world. Our commitment to partnerships at every level and our multidisciplinary approach enable us to have a lasting impact on the individuals, communities and countries we serve–improving lives for millions.

FHI360 seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Chief of Party for an upcoming health-focused social and behavior change (SBC) project in Ghana. This position will be based in Accra, Ghana. Local nationals, third-country nationals, and expatriates are eligible to apply.

Availability of position is contingent upon funding and approval of key personnel.

Responsibilities:

• Provide overall vision and leadership for the project and the project team.
• Development of annual workplans, budgets and ensure successful implementation.
• Technical and management responsibility for all project personnel.
• Work closely with other USAID-funded projects in ensuring alignment between SBC strategies and needs of regional and district health management teams, health care workers and clients.
• Serve as the project’s representative to USAID/Ghana, the Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service, other donors and institutions, technical agencies and other participating organizations as required.
• Responsible for addressing agreement-related issues, including ensuring that FHI360’s financial controls and systems comply with generally accepted accounting practices that meet USAID standards, and that all activity-procured materials and equipment are safeguarded and prudently and responsibly used.
• Responsible for the successful implementation of the project and for providing general program and technical direction as well as completion of required reports.
• Manage development of and monitors work plans and budgets; ensure appropriate levels of technical assistance in program operations; coordinates partner efforts in program implementation; ensure appropriate program monitoring and reporting.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Minimum of a Master’s Degree in public health, communication, social sciences, social and behavior change, international development, or a related field.
• Senior project management experience with at least 10 years in the implementation and management of large social and behavior change health projects, with demonstrated experience in health communications.
• Experience in using social and behavior change approaches to promote healthy behaviors and increase utilization of services in at least one of the following: family planning, maternal child health, nutrition, malaria, water, sanitation and nutrition.
• Knowledge of the relevant health issues in Ghana a plus.
• Demonstrated capacity to build and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and stakeholders.
• Demonstrated knowledge of USAID policies, procedures and approaches related to program design/implementation, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to travel locally and internationally as requested.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

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Closing Date: 28 February, 2021

Job Vacancy For Director of Finance and Administration

Posted on: February 17th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs No Comments

{Family Health International (FHI 360),Tamale,Full-Time,GH,Degree,8 years,28 Feb-2021};

Family Health International (FHI 360) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist for the anticipated USAID Resilience in Northern Ghana (RING) II Activity in northern Ghana. The RING II Activity aims to enhance the wellbeing and resilience of vulnerable populations in 17 districts of northern Ghana through three primary objectives: (1) Local governments plan, finance and deliver essential services that respond to the population’s needs; (2) Local government, non-governmental and private entities collectively implement solutions to improve household resilience and wellbeing; and (3) Citizens influence local service delivery.

Overview:

• The MEL Specialist will play a lead role in the design and implementation of a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plan by developing appropriate indicators, implementing systems to safeguard the collection and management of program data, and recommending changes to annual work plans or data collection techniques as needed.
• The MEL Specialist will also train project staff and liaise with USAID/Ghana on M&E reporting requirements and program learning strategies.
• This is a full-time position based in Tamale Ghana for a duration of five years. Ghanaian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply. Availability of the position is contingent upon successful award of the project to FHI 360.

Key Responsibilities:

• Design the project M&E system and related tools, clearly identifying performance indicators, users, and the utility of the data and information.
• Liaise with USAID Ghana and adapt M&E tools as necessary to meet program and donor needs over the life of activity.
• Oversee design of survey methods, data collection processes, and data quality assessments.
• Train program staff, supervise M&E activities, and safeguard data capture and management processes.
• Oversee the application of Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) principles to inform program implementation and management.
• Engage staff, government, partners, USAID, and other key stakeholders in identifying project learning opportunities.
• Analyze project data and advise program management on needed program revisions.
• Contribute to written performance reports for the donor and other interested parties
• Work with grantees and partners to ensure accurate information flow, including guidance and support on grantee data collection, measurement, and reporting

Qualification Required & Experience

Minimum Requirements:

• Master’s degree preferred or its international equivalent in social science, management, international development, monitoring and evaluation, or a related field preferred; or a bachelor’s degree and two additional years of work experience.
• Minimum of 8 years of related work experience, with experience managing and implementing monitoring and evaluation and learning systems for donor-funded programs, preferably within multi-sector programs in Ghana or similar country contexts.
• Demonstrated abilities in qualitative and quantitative M&E methodologies, knowledge management and organizational learning, survey and research tool design, data collection and statistical analysis, qualitative research, and dissemination of results.
• Experience coordinating with governments and/or local NGOs, as well as with local communities, in the design and implementation of surveys and other data collection techniques.
• Proven interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to lead multidisciplinary teams.
• Ability to effectively use statistical analysis software such as STATA and SPSS.
• Experience on the use of M&E systems to support a learning agenda and evolve a theory of change to maximize impact.
• Oral and written fluency in English.

Location: Tamale

How To Apply For The Job

To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Click Here To Apply Online

Closing Date: 28 February, 2021

Job Vacancy For Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Specialist

Posted on: February 17th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs No Comments

{Family Health International (FHI 360),Ghana,Full-Time,GH,Degree,8 years,28 Feb-2021};

Family Health International (FHI 360) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist for the anticipated USAID Resilience in Northern Ghana (RING) II Activity in northern Ghana. The RING II Activity aims to enhance the wellbeing and resilience of vulnerable populations in 17 districts of northern Ghana through three primary objectives: (1) Local governments plan, finance and deliver essential services that respond to the population’s needs; (2) Local government, non-governmental and private entities collectively implement solutions to improve household resilience and wellbeing; and (3) Citizens influence local service delivery.

Overview:

• The MEL Specialist will play a lead role in the design and implementation of a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plan by developing appropriate indicators, implementing systems to safeguard the collection and management of program data, and recommending changes to annual work plans or data collection techniques as needed.
• The MEL Specialist will also train project staff and liaise with USAID/Ghana on M&E reporting requirements and program learning strategies.
• This is a full-time position based in Tamale Ghana for a duration of five years. Ghanaian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply. Availability of the position is contingent upon successful award of the project to FHI 360.

Key Responsibilities:

• Design the project M&E system and related tools, clearly identifying performance indicators, users, and the utility of the data and information.
• Liaise with USAID Ghana and adapt M&E tools as necessary to meet program and donor needs over the life of activity.
• Oversee design of survey methods, data collection processes, and data quality assessments.
• Train program staff, supervise M&E activities, and safeguard data capture and management processes.
• Oversee the application of Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) principles to inform program implementation and management.
• Engage staff, government, partners, USAID, and other key stakeholders in identifying project learning opportunities.
• Analyze project data and advise program management on needed program revisions.
• Contribute to written performance reports for the donor and other interested parties
• Work with grantees and partners to ensure accurate information flow, including guidance and support on grantee data collection, measurement, and reporting

Qualification Required & Experience

Minimum Requirements:

• Master’s degree preferred or its international equivalent in social science, management, international development, monitoring and evaluation, or a related field preferred; or a bachelor’s degree and two additional years of work experience.
• Minimum of 8 years of related work experience, with experience managing and implementing monitoring and evaluation and learning systems for donor-funded programs, preferably within multi-sector programs in Ghana or similar country contexts.
• Demonstrated abilities in qualitative and quantitative M&E methodologies, knowledge management and organizational learning, survey and research tool design, data collection and statistical analysis, qualitative research, and dissemination of results.
• Experience coordinating with governments and/or local NGOs, as well as with local communities, in the design and implementation of surveys and other data collection techniques.
• Proven interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to lead multidisciplinary teams.
• Ability to effectively use statistical analysis software such as STATA and SPSS.
• Experience on the use of M&E systems to support a learning agenda and evolve a theory of change to maximize impact.
• Oral and written fluency in English.

Location: Ghana

How To Apply For The Job

To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

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Closing Date: 28 February, 2021

Job Vacancy For Deputy Chief of Party/Director of Social and Behavior Change Communication

Posted on: February 17th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs No Comments

{Family Health International (FHI 360),Ghana,Full-Time,GH,Degree,7 years,28 Feb-2021};

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally-driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Deputy Chief of Party/Director Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBC) (hereafter referred to as DCOP), for an upcoming health-focused social and behavior change (SBC) project in Ghana. This position will be based in Accra, Ghana. Local nationals, third-country nationals and expatriates are eligible to apply.

Availability of position is contingent upon funding and approval of key personnel.

Responsibilities:

• Supports the project’s Chief of Party (COP) in developing and implementing an overall vision and leadership for the project and the project team.
• Leads the of annual workplans, budgets and ensure successful implementation.
• Supports the project’s COP in the technical and management responsibility for all project personnel.
• Works closely with other USAID-funded projects in ensuring alignment between SBC strategies and needs of regional and district health management teams, health care workers and clients.
• Serves as one of the project leaders in representation to USAID/Ghana, the Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service, other donors and institutions, technical agencies and other participating organizations as required.
• Responsible for addressing agreement-related issues, including ensuring that FHI360’s financial controls and systems comply with generally accepted accounting practices that meet USAID standards, and that all activity-procured materials and equipment are safeguarded and prudently and responsibly used.
• Directs the drafting and editing of reports, press releases, communication products (flyers, posters, leaflets, booklets, health worker job aids, etc.) and other documents as required. Demonstrated ability to convert technically complex concepts into plain language desired.
• Leads the response to the specified deliverables, goals of contracts and grant agreements, ensuring achievements in a timely manner and in full support and compliance with FHI360 contractual requirements.
• Completes detailed strategy write-ups, work plans, and delivers quarterly reports and all other reporting requirements.
• Liaises and manages partner organizations involved in country program activities and builds capacity of local organizations and Ghana Health Service elements through the development and implementation of capacity assessments, training courses and other capacity strengthening activities.
• Responsible for the successful implementation of the project and for providing general program and technical direction as well as completion of required reports.
• Manages development of and monitors work plans and budgets; ensure appropriate levels of technical assistance in program operations; coordinates partner efforts in program implementation; and ensures appropriate program monitoring and reporting.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Minimum of a Master’s degree in public health, communication, social sciences, social and behavior change, international development, or a related field.
• Senior project management experience with at least 7 years in the implementation and management of large social and behavior change health projects, with demonstrated experience in health communications.
• Experience in using social and behavior change approaches to promote healthy behaviors and increase utilization of services in at least one of the following: family planning, maternal child health, nutrition, malaria, water, sanitation and nutrition.
• Knowledge of the relevant health issues in Ghana a requirement.
• Demonstrated capacity to build and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and stakeholders.
• Demonstrated knowledge of USAID policies, procedures and approaches related to program design/implementation, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to travel locally and internationally as requested.

Location: Ghana

How To Apply For The Job

To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

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Closing Date: 28 February, 2021

Job Vacancy For Programme Coordinator for Politics and Development

Posted on: February 15th, 2021 by Ghana Jobs No Comments

{Konrad Adenauer Foundation,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Masters,N/A,14 Mar-2021};

Konrad Adenauer Foundation, a German Political Foundation, is seeking to recruit Programme Coordinator for Politics and Development for the Ghana country office.

YOUR TASKS:

• Development and implementation of projects in the areas of Politics (mainly) and Development
• Analysis of the Ghanaian Political situation and implications for development
• Autonomous conception and writing of studies about political topics and position papers;
• Contribution to current debates on topical issues; such as traditional authorities, political parties and electoral issues;
• Planning, organising and financial accounting of workshops, conferences with experts;
• Participation and contribution to KAS Ghana team development;
• Representation of KAS Ghana at various levels; Networking in scientific, political and economic space;
• Any other responsibility assigned by the resident representative.

Qualification Required & Experience

YOUR PROFILE:

• Master’s in Political Science or in a related area;
• Must also have the understanding and some practical experience in the political development of the country with the main focus on political parties and the democratic challenges in the 4th Republic;
• Strong communicative skills and good team player,
• MS office skills and readiness to use other software;
• Competence in media relations.
• Ability to write and speak French is a plus;

We Offer:

• A highly interesting and challenging job;
• Work in an international organisation and international context
• Probation Period: 6 months

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

If you meet the qualification above, please forward your resume to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 14 March, 2021

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