World Child Cancer Recruitment 2020

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2 Nov, 2020

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Responsible for overseeing the delivery of World Child Cancer’s UK government funded project in Ghana

Job Description

Job Title: Project Manager

·        Support the delivery of World Child Cancer’s wider programme in Ghana

·        Develop in collaboration with WCC and key stakeholders monthly and quarterly work plans and budget forecasts

·        Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of workplans and budgets, communicating any significant delay or issue regarding the implementation

·        Assist in the development of strategies to achieve project aims

·        Compile quarterly narrative reports

Communicate progress with healthcare professionals and administrative staff within the project
·        Attend training and develop relevant knowledge and skills

·        Support WCC’s local and international partners, building strong working relationships to deliver shared goals and objectives

Financial Management:

·        Support the Finance Manager to compile quarter financial reports

·        Report all expenditure to WCC, communicating in advance any significant budget variation (overspend or underspent)

·        Guarantee that WCC financial procedures (as per Finance Manual) are correctly implemented

Monitoring and Evaluation:

·        Maintain and develop accurate schedule of activities

·        Develop a monitoring plan and ensuring its implementation, giving regular updates

·        Conduct regular monitoring visit and external evaluations

Fundraising and communication:

·        Identify and develop partnerships with local supporters


·        Collaborate with local fundraising groups to gain support for the project

·        Maintain and develop databases of contacts and donors

·        Assist local fundraising groups to write letters and applications to local funding sources

·        Support WCC UK head office fundraising strategy and development of applications

·        Assist WCC head office with communication materials for use on the website and social media

Coordination and Logistics:

·        Coordinate and manage World Child Cancer’s UK government funded project activities in Ghana

·        Facilitate Project Committee meetings on a quarterly basis

·        Organise workshop logistics for medical and nursing staff

·        Organise local and International training events including booking flights, accommodation and visas

Required experience:

·        Post-graduate degree or equivalent experience

·        Substantial experience of project management including project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and narrative and financial reporting.

·        Practical experience of designing and implementing child health/public health programmes, including experience of working with international, national and local partner organisations

·        Strong financial background including experience managing and tracking project budgets

·        Good written and spoken English

·        Enjoys working in small yet growing teams where there is opportunity for growth

·        Commitment to WCC mission, vision and values


·        Clinical background would be an advantage

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