Posted on :
28 Mar, 2019
28 Mar, 2019
RTI (www.rti.org) is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition. With a worldwide staff of more than 4,000 people, RTI offers innovative research and development and multidisciplinary services.
RTI International is supporting education development around the world by strengthening education policy, management and practice to achieve measurable improvement in teaching and learning. From our well-established reputation in education system strengthening to innovative work in early grade assessment and learning, RTI is improving education quality, relevance and efficiency through implementation of projects funded by USAID, DFID and other donors and clients.
RTI is seeking applicants for anticipated USAID-funded health systems strengthening opportunity in Ghana. The Ghana Systems for Health Project will build on USAID’s and Government of Ghana’s achievements in strengthening health system building blocks – including management and leadership, health information systems, health workforce, supply chain and infrastructure, and health financing – with a strong focus on integrated service delivery at all levels of the health system.
The project will support the Government of Ghana (GoG) accelerate its achievement of universal health coverage, which it has committed to reach by 2030, and will address systemic inequity gaps and quality of health services through promoting community-based health planning services (CHPS) and primary health care approaches. Position is based in Accra, Ghana.
Job Title: Chief of Party
Responsible for the overall performance and results of the project, including management and oversight of the program’s technical, operational, and administrative staff.
He/she will provide strategic leadership and vision and technical and managerial direction for the RTI-led team for the successful implementation of the project; and serve as RTI’s key liaison to USAID, GoG counterparts, local organizations, other stakeholders and program partners.
Required Skills or Experience
Master’s degree in public health, health systems management, international development, health policy, or an advanced degree in a related field with
A minimum of 15 years of experience managing and leading technical and administrative teams for complex health projects in developing countries, preferably in Ghana or the Africa region.
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How to Apply
To apply, please email your CV/resume to [email protected]. English language CVs required. Please put position title and applicant name in the subject line. Priority application deadline is March 31, 2019.