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17 May, 2016

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USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential.

Job Summary

Company: URC – Ghana

Category: NGO / International Agencies

Location: Accra. Cape Coast. Takoradi. Ho. and Tamale

Job status: Full-Time

Salary: GH

Education: Degree

Experience: 5 years

Job expires: 20 May-2016

Project: USAID Systems for Health Project
•   Department: Technical
•   Position: Grants Technical Specialists
•   Duty Location: Accra, Cape Coast, Takoradi, Ho, and Tamale (one position per location)
•   Supervisor: Performance Based Financing Advisor

Job Summary

•   The Grants Technical Specialist will provide technical support to project grantees in the regions to help ensure high-quality implementation and documentation of activities. This person will also support potential grantees to develop grant applications and existing grantees to develop sustainability plans to sustain results achieved from grants.


Specific Tasks

•   The Grants Technical Specialist will provide support to sub-grantees in the management and implementation of grant awards
•   Provide technical support to sub-grantees to report on results from grants and ensure that grant deliverables are of good quality and submitted on schedule
•   Work with regions and districts to conceptualize approaches for performance-based grant applications
•   Support the development of region- and district-specific sustainability plans to sustain results achieved from grants
•   Promote the sharing of grant results in the region

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Advanced degree in Public Health or related field with five (5) years’ relevant experience particularly implementing and monitoring health programs
•   Previous experience working in grants management; preferable experience with performance-based grants
•   Previous experience working with USAID-funded projects and Ghana Health Service
•   Advanced proficiency with the use of MS Word, MS Excel, and Outlook
•   Strong time management and organizational skills; demonstrated ability to work well independently and in teams
•   Ability and willingness to travel significantly in the regions
•   Good interpersonal skills
•   Independent ability to plan, develop, manage and evaluate important and sensitive programs
•   Excellent written and oral communication

Location: Accra, Cape Coast, Takoradi, Ho, and Tamale

How To Apply For The Job

For immediate consideration, please email your CV and Cover Letter, addressed to the

HR & Admin. Officer,
USAID Systems for Health Project,
PMB CT 134,


[email protected] indicating position title and location in the subject line.

Please take note of the following:

•   Only candidates who are eligible to work in Ghana for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for this position.
•   Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank you very much for your interest.

Closing Date: 20 May, 2016

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