Posted on :
24 Jun, 2011
Futures Group develops and delivers innovative, locally relevant, evidence-based solutions to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. Since 1971, we have assisted governmental and non-governmental agencies, foundations, and the private sector by designing, implementing and evaluating programs in HIV, sexual and reproductive health, population and family planning, maternal and child health, infectious diseases, and gender. Futures Group has deep expertise in policy and advocacy, research and strategic information, health markets and private sector engagement, modeling and economic analysis, patient monitoring and management/HMIS, strategic consulting, and program management.
The USAID-funded Health Policy Project (HPP) managed by Futures Group is seeking a Program Advisor in Ghana. HPP is seeking a person with quantitative skills to support costing and research activities, as well as computer modeling (or with willingness to learn modeling).
• The candidate will be responsible for implementation of day-to-day activities in Ghana in close collaboration and consultation with Futures HQ and the Ghanaian partners. • Assist Futures Group in complying with legal and operational issues related to work in Ghana. • In consultation with Futures Group HQs team, hire a local administrative assistant. • Implement and monitor day-to-day activities as per HPP’s work plan (pending approval) in close collaboration with Futures HQ and Ghanaian partners. • Coordinate closely with Ghanaian stakeholders including government agencies and health partners to implement Futures Group implemented project activities in Ghana. • Provide technical assistance to Futures Group implemented project activities in Ghana. • Any other tasks as necessary.
• The candidate should have 5-10 years of experience in health programs and preferably possess a graduate degree (MPH or other). • Candidate should have excellent knowledge of policies and programs in the fields of HIV/AIDS, family planning and reproductive health, including stigma reduction, in Ghana. • The candidate must be flexible and a team player with good communication skills, including writing skills. • Candidates must be authorized to work in Ghana.
How to Apply
All applications for this position should be submitted online at www.futuresgroup.com via the Careers page. Futures Group provides equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.
Futures Group provides equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.