National Aids Control Program: Program Co-ordinator - Jobs in Ghana

National Aids Control Program: Program Co-ordinator

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2 May, 2013

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Administrative Jobs in Ghana

Job Description

Length of Employment: 3 years (renewable annually based on performance)

Basic Function of Position:
The incumbent will be responsible for providing administrative support services to the principal investigator and points of contacts to ensure effective reporting and implementation of programme activities.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Co-ordinate administrative programs activities between the principal investigator, points of contact and programme sponsor
  2. Liaise with the principal investigator, financial officer and points of contact to prepare and submit programme reports in a timely maner
  3. Liaise with the principal investigator and points of contact to prepare and submit programme applications in a timely manner
  4. Keep track of programme activities
  5. Arrange for meetings between partners
  6. Work with the principal investigator and points of contact to supervise other programme staff
  7. Assist other programme partners with logistics to organise programmes, meetings, etc
  8. Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills or Experience


NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

  1. Bachelor’s degree in business administration, business management, or any other related area. A master’s degree may be a plus
  2. Minimum of four years of working experience in similar positions. Additional years of managerial experience may be a plus
  3. Fluency in English language, both spoken and written is required
  4. Comprehensive knowledge and experience of the Ghana national laboratory facilities, health care system and structures, including familiarity with the Ministry of Health (MoH) Ghana Health Service policies, programme priorities and regulations. Good working knowledge of US government public health programmes, strategies, methods, processes and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results are required. Good working knowledge of team management, techniques to plan, organise and direct multi-disciplinary project teams and activities and overall administrative requirements, budgeting and fiscal management in support of contracts/co-operative agreements/grants/purchase requisitions
  5. The successful candidate will be expected to exercise ingenuity and tact in applying guidelines to unique and different settings, as the work is highly complex; must be able to lead project teams and workgroups and to develop effective working relationships with national and international partners; must be at least an intermediate level user of word processing, spreadsheets and databases; and must have an advanced knowledgee of statistics and data analysis
  6. Good written and oral communication skills; excellent interviewing skills; leadership, influencing and persuasion skills; formal presentation and public speaking as required

How To Apply

Interested candidates for this position must submit a comprehensive CV, academic certificates and contact details to: [email protected]

Please note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Offer valid till: 03 May, 2013

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