Posted on :
30 Nov, 2021
30 Nov, 2021
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance, and peacebuilding.
Job Title: Project Officer- Health
As a member of the Rural Emergency Health Service and Transport for System Development (REST4D) project team, you will monitor and report on all project activities in support of CRS’ work serving the poor and vulnerable. Your thorough and service-oriented approach will ensure that the project consistently applies best practices and constantly works towards improving the impact of its benefits to those we serve. This will be achieved through providing technical guidance to implementing partners to achieve quality MCH programs and ensure appropriate documentation is available for strategic and policy influencing work.
Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:
Education and Experience:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Required/Desired Foreign Language: Professional level English
Travel Required: 75% of time (day trips)
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Key Working Relationships:
Internal: REST4D Senior Project Officers, Community Mobilization, REST4D Senior Project Officer, MEAL, REST4D Project Manager, Health Technical Advisor, MEAL Coordinator
External: Ghana Health Service, District Assemblies, Local Leaders/Chiefs, District Director of Health Services
Women are strongly encouraged to apply.
CRS Ghana’s emphasis on family values supports benefits, including maternity and paternity leave, policies that promote exclusive breastfeeding, the availability of a baby room at the office, and flexible working hours where possible.
Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff)
These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.
***Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.
Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
Note: All positions requiring residence or frequent travel outside their home country must undergo and clear a pre-employment medical examination.
CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding the rights and dignity of all people – especially children and vulnerable adults – to live free from abuse and harm.
CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer