The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana Ongoing Recruitment

Posted on :

13 Jun, 2017

Category :

NGO Jobs in Ghana

The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG) is an NGO and a member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), and a leading provider of Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) information and services.

Our Mission

The Association shall provide the youth with the knowledge and means of exercising their basic rights to decide freely and responsibly on their Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) as a means of improving the quality of life of Ghanaians.

Our Vision

The vision of PPAG is that Ghana should become a country in which the youth are well informed about Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) and confidently exercise their right of choice of SRH services without fear and/or any obstacle from any sector of the society.

Job Description

The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG), an NGO and a member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), and a leading provider of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) information, education and services, hereby invites result-oriented and committed person to apply for the following vacant position to be filled in the Association.

PPAG believes in Child and Vulnerable Adults’ Protection and Gender Equity.

Location: PPAG Head Office, Accra
Report to: Director of Programmes

Job Purpose:

To assist in the development and implementation of programmes that will re-position the Association and SRHR issues through advocacy, networking and capacity building.

Key Responsibilities:

• To establish and develop a National Advocacy working network from all sectors of civil society.
• Contribute to undertake research to support the work of the network.
• To ensure that Project partners and other advocacy activities are represented and synergized into the advocacy strategy for PPAG.
• To identify country, regional and global advocacy opportunities and develop audience appropriate messages and ensure suitable delivery mechanisms.
• Research and contribute to the writing of publication/policy papers
• Ensure that processes for media briefings and launches for campaign and publications are well developed.
• Develop a sustainability plan in conjunction with the network to ensure its future.
• Prepare and keep proper records for partners and user departments.
• Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.
• Develop operational advocacy plans for the Association and communicate same to Senior Management Team (SMT) and line managers
• Facilitate consultations and partnership building with partners and stakeholders
• Build up private sector promotional network
• To assist in developing and implementing strategic marketing policies that will enhance the image of the Association
• Assist in carrying out resource mobilization activities

Qualifications Required & Experience

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A second degree in Public Health, Social Sciences or any other related field with a minimum of 5years working experience of which 3 should be in the area of managing SRHR Advocacy programmes

The Person Must:

• Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of SRHR partners in country, regionally and globally.
• Ability to source for information, strategize and determine new trends and opportunitiesMust have working knowledge and skills in the delivery of SRHR programmes
• Have strong analytical and judgmental skills
• Have excellent networking, lobbying, advocacy and very good negotiation skills
• Have a very good presentation, communication, and report writing skills
• Be honest, transparent and reliable
• Have excellent human relations skills, youth friendly and a team player.
• Be able to work for long hours and under pressure
• Must be able to work with little or no supervision
• Ability to travel at short notices

Location: Accra

How to Apply For the Job

All interested persons with requisite qualification(s), should kindly send their Application Letters with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), including two referees and cell phone numbers to:

The Search Committee
Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG)
P.O. Box AN 5756, Accra-North.

OR drop in at:

PPAG Head Office, Latebiokorshie, Nasia Road

OR e-mail:

[email protected]

Note: People living with HIV and AIDS are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date: 23 June, 2017

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