Posted on :
27 Sep, 2016
27 Sep, 2016
IMA believes all people are children of God and thus deserve to lead healthy and productive lives.
Our vision of health, healing and well-being for all is based on the Christian call to serve one another.
The founding members of IMA, Protestant Churches and church-based organizations, chose to be intentionally ecumenical to provide health services and to build healthy communities around the world.
We can do more together than alone; that spirit of joint action remains foundational to IMA today.
IMA believes the core ecumenical imperatives are unity and respect for all faiths and traditions.
IMA World Health is seeking applications for Team Leader for an anticipated DFID-funded violence against women and girls (VAWG) opportunity in Ghana.
Job Title: Team Leader
• The Preventing Violence Against Adolescent Girls (PVAAG) programme aims to contribute to the long-term reduction in the prevalence of VAWG as well as strengthen the evidence base on what works to mitigate violence against adolescent girls (aged 10-19) in Ghana.
• S/he to provide overall project leadership, management, and oversight, for all programme activities ensuring continuity of programmatic objectives and targets. The Team Leader will report directly to the Senior Technical Director of Programmes
• Serve as IMA’s representative to DFID, the Ghanaian government, other donors and multinationals, technical agencies and other participating organisations.
• Manage Quality and timely reporting through monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
• Lead development and implementation of the annual work plan and M&E plan.
• Ensure visibility of programme results, achievements and lessons learned through presentations at conferences and workshops and/or publishing articles through professional journals.
• Serve as the primary person responsible for overseeing the full-time and short-term technical assistance personnel and directing programme management and operations, including financial management cost control, partner management, programme planning, performance monitoring, financial reporting, and client relations.
• Ensure technical capacity of staff and provide technical assistance and backstopping when required
• Hold team and partners accountable to meet objectives in timely manner and ultimately responsible for management of fiduciary risk, attention to value for money and continual performance improvement
Qualification Required & Experience
The position requires a competent and experienced person with the following attributes:
• Minimum of university degree in Gender Studies, International Development, Global Health, or a related field is required; Advanced degree in relevant field is strongly preferred.
• Minimum of 10 years of overall experience in management of programmes of similar scope.
• Minimum of 4 years of experience managing and implementing donor funded projects, with a strong preference for experience and familiarity with DFID programming and priorities.
• Minimum of 10 years of experience working with programming in contexts similar to Ghana; experience working in West Africa and particularly Ghana will be strongly preferred.
• A thorough understanding of the drivers of VAWG, in Ghana and/or the region, will be an asset.
• Demonstrated ability to work in concert with team, partner organisations, and key government stakeholders to achieve results.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Excellent written and spoken English.
• Ghanaian nationals are highly encouraged to apply.
How to Apply for The Job
Interested parties should send their cv to the following email address:
Closing Date: 26 October, 2016