ISRAD is a non-profit local development organization that has been providing development services since 2006. It was founded to undertake integrated development research, design and manage development programme to improve the lives of people. Since its inception, ISRAD has implemented projects funded by USAID/PMI, European Union, Global Fund, Ghana AIDS Commission, and Warren Buffet Foundation, focusing on malaria, local governance and decentralization, HIV/AIDS and Sexual and Reproductive Health.
ISRAD operates throughout the country and is governed by well experienced Board of Directors with key personnel who have accomplished and admirable credentials. It has its Regional office in Accra.
Most importantly, ISRAD has over 10 staff of varied backgrounds, a
network of about 17 different local consultants and associates in the
delivery of projects.
Our work is guided by the following principles:
Follow community priorities: ISRAD uses a participatory process
to guide the Communities and clients we serve to identify their
Led by demand: ISRAD undertakes projects that the community and
local government identify as priorities and transfers the
completed projects to the suitably-prepared hands of the
community and local authorities.
Work locally: ISRAD creates solutions appropriate to the region
where they are implemented, employing, wherever possible,
local labor and materials.
Form productive partnerships: ISRAD partners with communities,
government, the private sector and other international and local
organizations, and fosters ongoing partnerships among these
entities to ensure that our projects have the greatest positive
impact possible for the communities with whom we work.
Job Title: Project Manager
Project Area : Maternal, Neonatal Child Health
Reports to : Director of Programmes
- Direct technical and operational management of the project within ISRAD implementation team.
Duties And Responsibilities:
- Work with Regional, district teams and CBOs in compiling technical information for the project Work with the Programme Manager in packaging evidences generated alongside the identified project strategic components for the MNCH Programme.
- Guide technical staff in the identification and addressing health systems gaps and challenges among women, children and newborn that impact on their wellbeing.
- Team up and work with MNCH project officers and community mobilization officers to build up a workable and cost-effective model for the MNCH project.
- Ensure timely compilation of projects reports from all components and liaise with M & E Officer and Project Officers to ensure prompt reports submission.
- Support program development through project conceptualization, proposal development, identification of partners, identification and recruitment of key staff, and oversight/engagement in project implementation.
- Lead technical teams in focusing on results and to actively participate in results management in line with agreed results-based framework for the project.
- Work with the technical team in conducting identified areas for operational research.
- Spearhead documenting lessons learned for the model and for disseminating knowledge and best practices.
- Support the Programme Manager in adhering to operational regulations and the set standards for project management and financial procedures.
- Promote teamwork and encourage project teams and partners in owning the program and ensure quality provision of MNCH services
- Manage project staff performance and development
Required Skills or Experience
- Postgraduate degree in public health, sociology, community development, medicine and nursing, or related.
- Four (4) years’ or more experience in implementing community system intervention, health systems, experience in working with local government and well versed with the Ghana health syste
How to Apply
- If you meet the criteria given above and interested in the vacancy, please send an application letter and CV combined in as one document indicating your present employer and position, daytime telephone contact, names and addresses of two referees.
- To apply for this role please forward your CV, covering letter, outlining your skills and experience and salary expectations to [email protected] by June 16, 2016.
- Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for interviews scheduled in Accra
- NB: Only soft copies of application will be accepted.