Recruitment At Liverpool School Of Tropical Medicine 2017

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19 Oct, 2017

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Administrative Jobs in Ghana

The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is an internationally recognised Centre of excellence for research in tropical diseases. Through the creation of effective links with governments, organisations and institutions and by responding to the health needs of communities, LSTM aims to promote improved health, particularly for people of the less developed/resource poorest countries in the tropics and sub-tropics.

The Centre for Maternal and Newborn Health (CMNH) at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine offers unique expertise in using the rigorous discipline of research to inform teaching and technical assistance programmes to improve the health of mothers and babies globally.

Job Description

Job Title: Programme Coordinator

International Public Health
Centre for Maternal and Newborn Health
Competitive Salary
Full-time Fixed Term until 31 st December, 2019
Accra, Ghana (with travel to project locations as required)
For nationals of Ghana only

Background:

The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for research in tropical diseases. Through the creation of effective links with governments, organisations and institutions and by responding to the health needs of communities, LSTM aims to promote improved health, particularly for people of the less developed/resource poorest countries in the tropics and sub-tropics. The Centre for Maternal and Newborn Health (CMNH) at the Liverpool
School of Tropical Medicine offers unique expertise in using the rigorous discipline of research to inform teaching and technical assistance programmes to improve the health of mothers and babies globally.
The Global Fund is funding the CMNH project, “Quality improvement of integrated HIV, TB and Malaria services in Antenatal and Postnatal Care facilities in Ghana”.
The project aims to produce sustainable measurable improvements in the availability and quality of HIV, TB and malaria services integrated with ANC and PNC in selected health facilities. To support this commitment, we are seeking to appoint nationals from Ghana to join the project team.

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Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Senior Technical Officer, you will oversee the day-to-day management of the project office based in Accra to support all country
administration and logistic functions.
You will have day-to-day management responsibility for implementing systems to monitor the progress of programme activity and ensure successful delivery.
It will also be expected that the successful candidate will coordinate travel, translation, and meeting arrangements, along with the completion of reports as required by the partners and donors.

Required Skills or Experience

The successful candidate will be educated to University degree level in any business-related subject and have a full accounting qualification, with
evidence of continued professional development in a relevant subject area.
Proven experience in providing programme support to complex international projects is essential, as is experience of aspects of financial management when dealing with development and/or funding agencies

How to Apply

Further details of this post can be found by visiting our website at: http://www.lstmed.ac.uk/vacancies
Please note that the online application process is conducted in English
Closing date Cor applications: Sunday, 22nd October, 2017 at 23.45 GMT
Look at some of the great work we have achieved over the past year 2015-2016 by viewing our annual report:
http://www.lstmed.ac.uk/about/publications/lstm-annual-report-2015-2016

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