FHI 360 Ghana: Prevention / Capacity Building Specialist

Posted on :

9 Mar, 2012

Category :

NGO Jobs in Ghana, Non Profit Organisation Jobs

FHI 360 is a global development organization with a rigorous, evidence-based approach. Our professional staff includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment and research. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world.   Our commitment to partnerships at every level and our multidisciplinary approach enable us to have a lasting impact on the individuals, communities and countries we serve–improving lives for millions.  We seek qualified candidates for the position of Prevention/ Capacity Building Specialist in Accra, Ghana.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the implementation of capacity building and provision of technical assistance to field activities.
  • Works directly with partner organizations, communities and other resource users to execute the various activities.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in one of the following or a related field: Anthropology, Behavior Change Communications, Public Health Education, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Community Development, Social or Community Psychology, Public Health and International Communications.
  • At least seven years working in HIV/AIDS prevention with at least five years working with MARP populations.
  • Able to clearly demonstrate her/his understanding of the current scientific literature and global state of-the-art knowledge in innovative HIV/AIDS prevention programming for MARP populations.
  • Responsible for the implementation of capacity building and provision of technical assistance to field activities.
  • Understanding of the socio-cultural issues and nuances of working in such communities is highly desirable.
  • Considerable experience and technical expertise working with community-based organizations, NGOs, and host-country governments.
  • Willingness to undertake regular field visits and interact with different stakeholders;
  • Excellent analytical and report writing skills.
  • Demonstrated English and French language skills (FS-3 level or higher).

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