KPMG Ghana Recruiting 2 Positions

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4 Sep, 2013

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Vacancies in Ghana

Job Title 1: Innovations Senior Programme Manager (Care Community Hub)

Job Description
Two exciting opportunities to make an impact in Maternal Newborn Child Health (MNCH) in Ghana.
Our client, Concern Worldwide, is an international non­governmental, humanitarian organisation dedicated to the reduction of
suffering and the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries. Its project, Innovations for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health initiative (Innovations) is aimed at identifying and field­testing innovative ways of increasing access to high­impact, low­cost health interventions known to save the lives of women, infants and children.

On behalf of Concern Worldwide, KPMG invites two highly skilled and motivated professionals to join the Innovations Team to
oversee and manage two separate projects in Ghana. The two successful candidates will travel regularly to challenging
locations and may be located within the project test district during the Implementation and Evaluation phase of the project.
The Role ­ Innovations Senior Programme Manager (“Care Community Hub”)
The successful candidate will be responsible for one of the Innovations’ projects being implemented in Ghana which will
creatively use technology to improve social support and career development addressing the constraints and limitations in
ensuring connectedness for health workers stationed in rural Ghana.

Major Responsibilities of the role
Serve as the primary in­country point of contact on health­related and other technical matters providing timely information,
reports and learning from the country; ensuring good stewardship of all resources; track progress; and participate in key local
and international meetings.

Phase One – Design and Develop phase (3­6 months)
Manage the design, consultation and prototype stages before full implementation launch
Conduct routine field visits to assess the quality of work and identify current, emerging, and potential risks/challenges
that might compromise the two phases of the project
Develop planning documents, meeting agendas, work plans, budgets and all other tasks required for developing the
idea and obtain all appropriate ethical and other approvals, as necessary
Assist design and develop the innovations through formative research, local consultations with stakeholders and
partners and prototyping aspects of the “idea”.
Phase Two – Implementation and Evaluation phase (18­ 24 months)
Oversee the development and update of partner­specific and joint work plans and budgets
Ensure project monitoring plans are aligned with relevant national policies and protocols and supportive supervision
plans
Prepare vital documentation to obtain and/or maintain ethical approval from local review bodies
Assess the quality of implementation and identify current, emerging, and potential risks/challenges
Verify project monitoring tools and methods are appropriate for generating quality evidence on the processes, outputs
and intermediate outcomes outlined in each project’s M&E framework
Plan and execute activities to promote use of project data to inform health planning and service delivery decision
making
Review monthly and quarterly reports submitted by the project implementers

Required Skills or Experience
Key qualifications & experience (“Care Community Hub”) ­
Advanced degree in information technology, health / relevant undergraduate degree with at least 5­10 years of
substantial experience in the health sector or in product design/development
3 years minimum relevant senior management and/or programme management experience at regional and/or country
level
Experience in maternal health, information technology, human resource capacity building, research, monitoring and
evaluation.
Knowledge, Skills and Competencies
Entrepreneurial and business minded
Proven people management skills
Ability to meet tight deadlines
Strong communication and problem solving skills
Knowledge of Ghana’s maternal, newborn and child health sector, monitoring and evaluation and evidence­based
health planning
Links with social innovation networks, social entrepreneurs and social enterprise and technology incubators.

How To Apply
Please visit www.innovationsformnch.org to learn more about the Innovations initiative
To apply please visit the Concern Worldwide web site http://www.concernusa.org/work­with­us and submit your CV and one
to two­page cover letter outlining how your experience meets the specifications to:

HR Advisory Services
KPMG
Marlin House
13 Yiyiwa Drive, Abelenkpe
P.O. Box GP 242
Accra
Or by e­mail to: [email protected]
All applications must be submitted by 17 September 2013
Only short­listed candidates will be contacted.


Job Title 2: Innovations Senior Programme Manager (“Community Benefits Health”) 

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Job Description
Two exciting opportunities to make an impact in Maternal Newborn Child Health (MNCH) in Ghana.
Our client, Concern Worldwide, is an international non­governmental, humanitarian organisation dedicated to the reduction of
suffering and the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries. Its project, Innovations for Maternal,
Newborn and Child Health initiative (Innovations) is aimed at identifying and field­testing innovative ways of increasing access
to high­impact, low­cost health interventions known to save the lives of women, infants and children.
On behalf of Concern Worldwide, KPMG invites two highly skilled and motivated professionals to join the Innovations Team to
oversee and manage two separate projects in Ghana. The two successful candidates will travel regularly to challenging
locations and may be located within the project test district during the Implementation and Evaluation phase of the project.
Innovations Senior Programme Manager (“Community Benefits Health”)
The successful candidate will be responsible for one of the Innovations’ projects being implemented in Ghana which will
explore creative means of incentivising behaviour change in a manner that is neither individually­focused nor monetary­based.

Major Responsibilities of the role
Serve as the primary in­country point of contact on health­related and other technical matters providing timely information,
reports and learning from the country; ensuring good stewardship of all resources; track progress; and participate in key local
and international meetings.

Phase One – Design and Develop phase (3­6 months)
Manage the design, consultation and prototype stages before full implementation launch
Conduct routine field visits to assess the quality of work and identify current, emerging, and potential risks/challenges
that might compromise the two phases of the project
Develop planning documents, meeting agendas, work plans, budgets and all other tasks required for developing the
idea and obtain all appropriate ethical and other approvals, as necessary
Assist design and develop the innovations through formative research, local consultations with stakeholders and
partners and prototyping aspects of the “idea”.

Phase Two – Implementation and Evaluation phase (18­ 24 months)
Oversee the development and update of partner­specific and joint work plans and budgets
Ensure project monitoring plans are aligned with relevant national policies and protocols and supportive supervision
plans
Prepare vital documentation to obtain and/or maintain ethical approval from local review bodies
Assess the quality of implementation and identify current, emerging, and potential risks/challenges
Verify project monitoring tools and methods are appropriate for generating quality evidence on the processes, outputs
and intermediate outcomes outlined in each project’s M&E framework
Plan and execute activities to promote use of project data to inform health planning and service delivery decision
making
Review monthly and quarterly reports submitted by the project implementers

Required Skills or Experience

Key qualifications & experience (“Community Benefits Health”)
Advanced degree in health / relevant undergraduate degree with 10­15 years of substantial experience in the health
sector
5 years minimum relevant senior management and/or programme management experience at country level
Experience in community engagement and mobilization, behaviour change programming and methodology, research,
monitoring and evaluation.
Knowledge, Skills and Competencies
Entrepreneurial and business minded
Proven people management skills
Ability to meet tight deadlines
Strong communication and problem solving skills
Knowledge of Ghana’s maternal, newborn and child health sector, monitoring and evaluation and evidence­based
health planning
Links with social innovation networks, social entrepreneurs and social enterprise and technology incubators.

How To Apply

Please visit www.innovationsformnch.org to learn more about the Innovations initiative
To apply please visit the Concern Worldwide web site http://www.concernusa.org/work­with­us and submit your CV and one
to two­page cover letter outlining how your experience meets the specifications to:

HR Advisory Services
KPMG
Marlin House
13 Yiyiwa Drive, Abelenkpe
P.O. Box GP 242
Accra
Or by e­mail to: [email protected]
All applications must be submitted by 17 September 2013
Only short­listed candidates will be contacted.

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