Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana Recruits Feb Staffs

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7 Feb, 2017

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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.

BACKGROUND

JOICFP is a Japan-based international NGO active in the field of population, sexual and reproductive health and rights, including family planning, maternal health and HIV/AIDS, where it works to improve the health status of women, men and young people of the world.JOICFP was established in 1968 and granted the United Nation’s Population Award in 2001. JOICFP has been holding the UN/ECSOC Consultative Status since 2005.

JOICFP’s mission is to develop the community as a whole, to promote the health of mothers and children as in ensuring safe motherhood, increasing awareness on health issues and raising the reproductive health (RH) status of the community. In this regard, JOICFP wishes to provide assistance to improve the health and welfare of the people of the Republic of Ghana with the implementing partners, namely the Ghana Health Service (hereinafter referred to as GHS), and Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG).

Job Description

Job Title: Project Officer

Program Description

•   Project Title: Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Promotion in Kwahu East District
•   Project Area: Kwahu East District, Eastern Region
•   Project Purpose: To improve access to MNCH services for women, newborn and children in the project area

Expected Output:

•   MNCH Promoters are trained and their activities are implemented;
•   Client Friendly Service is provided at health facility;
•   MNCH activities at the community level are enhanced.

Position Overview:

The Project officer will take on the role of coordinating the project activities at community level in Kwahu East District.

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•   Assist Project Manager (Japanese), Deputy Project Manager (Japanese), and Community Participation Coordinator (CPC, Ghanaian) in the overall management, implementation and monitoring of the Project.
•   Assist to arrange and coordinate the activities under the Project especially the trainings and workshops to be implemented in the project site in collaboration with Project Manager, Deputy Project Manager, and CPC.
•   Assist to collect the project indicators, data and figures in collaboration with the counterparts at district level, and quarterly report to Project Manager, Deputy Project Manager, and CPC.
•   Assist to coordinate with the project counterparts at central, regional and community levels and other possible donors or related agencies, in close collaboration with Project Manager, Deputy Project Manager and CPC.
•   Undertake project related tasks as assigned by Project Manager and Deputy Project Manager.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Bachelor’s degree in public health, international development, or related field.
•   At least 3 years working experience in a public health role within a national or international organization at community level.
•   Excellent skills on Microsoft Office (word, excel, PowerPoint)
•   Fluent in English and
•   Ability to communicate effectively with project personal.
•   Ability to work in a team.
•   Bachelor’s degree in public health, international development, or related field.
•   At least 3 years working experience in a public health role within a national or international organization at community level.
•   Excellent skills on Microsoft Office (word, excel, PowerPoint)
•   Fluent in English and
•   Ability to communicate effectively with project personal.
•   Ability to work in a team.

Location: Kwahu, Eastern Region

How to Apply For the Job

Application Information:

•   Cover letter (with reason for applying for this position and your contact information, especially e-mail address.)
•   CV

Please send the following documents via e-mail:

[email protected]

or mail

P.O. Box 5756
Accra- North Ghana

PPAG Office:

Planned parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG)
P.O. Box 5756
Accra- North Ghana

Closing Date: 14 February, 2017

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview via e-mail.


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