Engenderhealth Ghana: Technical Advisor, Reproductive Health

Posted on :

18 Oct, 2010

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Healthcare Jobs in Ghana, NGO Jobs in Ghana

EngenderHealth works to improve the health and well-being of people in the poorest communities of the world. We do this by sharing our expertise in sexual and reproductive health and transforming the quality of health care. We promote gender equity, advocate for sound practices and policies, and inspire people to assert their rights to better, healthier lives. Engenderhealth Ghana recruits Technical Advisor, Reproductive Health

Working in partnership with local organizations, we adapt our work in response to local needs. EngenderHealth provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. EngenderHealth complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. EngenderHealth is organized in teams, with each team managed by a programme manager.

Job Description

Reports to: Project Director

Job Summary:
The Technical Advisor supports the Program Director to provide technical leadership and directio to a multi-disciplinary team of health sector professionals in RH Service delivery to develop, implement, monitor and manage a program of technical assistance to counterpart organizations to improve the range and quality of RH services available in the public sectors in Ghana. The Technical Advisor supports the Program Director in providing critical program and financial management oversight to ensure the effective, timely and transparent planning, implementation, and monitoring of all activities toward achieving program objectives and results. He/she directly supervises the program officers

Job Responsibilities:

Under the guidance of the Program Director, direct and coordinate the provision of technical assistance for improving the quality and availability of FP/RH services
Support the Program Director to provide program management oversight for all project activities
Provide technical leadership and expertise in the area of RH, including FP, CAC, PAC, STIs and HIV/AIDS and directly provide or coordinate the provision of technical assistance in these areas, including for the review and updating of technical guidelines and training curricula, and for assisting service delivery sites to meet standards and adopt best practices
Provide technical assistance to counterpart organizations to strengthen RH services
Work with the Program Director and Senior Managers to identify, adapt, synthesize, disseminate and integrate lessons learned and best practices in improving the quality of RH services
Represent the project in relevant technical and coordinatio meetings
Ability to travel 30% of time


Job Required Skills or Experience

Job Qualifications:

Medical degree with public health training and/or expertise in RH service delivery
At least seven years work experience
Significant experience in public and private sector health service quality improvement and systems strengthening
Demonstrated technical expertise in several of the following areas: family planning, reproductive health, and maternal and child health, including post abortion care, STI
Demonstrated ability to lead and work collegially with other technical staff, experts and with counterparts from the public, private and NGO sectors
Exceptional skills in interpersonal communication, teamwork, partnering, leadership and consensus-building
Excellent written and spoken English
Good computer skills (Microsoft word, spread sheets, Power Point etc)

How To Apply for the Job

Please visit the careers page at: www.engenderhealth.org to submit your details online.

Offer valid till: 28 Oct, 2010

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