Posted on :
31 Jan, 2012
31 Jan, 2012
Job Vacancy: Regional Programme
Founded in 1951 to meet the needs of the educationally disadvantaged, World Education provides training and technical assistance in nonformal education across a wide array of sectors. Registered as a private voluntary organization, World Education has worked in over 50 countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, as well as in the United States. World Education contributes to individual growth, strengthens the capacity of local partner institutions, catalyzes community and national development. World Education’s approach is characterized by a commitment to meaningful and equal partnership that is flexible and evolves over time, and is based on mutual interest and trust. In its role as catalyst, World Education strives to develop assets such as good health, literacy, numeracy, business and civic participation skills, and access to credit. World Education promotes local autonomy by partnering with stakeholders to plan and implement their programs for social and economic change, appropriate to the local context and the needs of grassroots constituents.
The Focus Region Health Project (FRHP) is a four year, USAID/Ghana funded project being implemented by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc (JSI/RTI) and World Education Inc (WEI). This integrated maternal, newborn, and child health and family planning (MNCH/FP) project is aimed at increasing the use of high impact interventions in Greater Accra, Central, and Western Regions.
Working in conjunction with local and international partners and stakeholders, FRHP is supporting decentralization and service delivery of priority health services in true partnership with the Ghana Health Service (GHS). FRHP is working with the GHS in sub-districts, districts and regions to form deep connections to civil society, NGOs and the private sector to improve health for all members of the community.
The Program Officer position plays a critical or lead role in the planning, developing, facilitating and coordinating the range of FRHP programmes in the following technical areas: Family Planning, Maternal Neonatal and Child Health including Nutrition, Malaria, HIV/AIDS, CHPS & Private Sector, Health Information Management, Logistics Management and Health Systems and Management as well as Performance Based Financing which is district and facility specific.
The Program Officer works with FRHP Technical and Administrative staff and with counterparts in Ghana Health Service and other relevant partners to achieve the successful implementation of project activities and delivery of results.
These positions will be based in the regional offices of the FRHP in Accra/Cape Coast and will provide key support in pre-service and in-service training improvement activities, strengthening CHPS strategy implementation activities in specified areas and support other aspects of health systems strengthening and improvement. It is expected that the Regional Health Program Implementation Officer be familiar with GHS structures at all levels with particular reference to their regions of location.
Specifically, a program officer will perform the following roles/responsibilities among others:
Required Skills or Experience
How To Apply
All C.V’s and online applications should be sent to:
Those by post could be sent to:
The Project Director,
Osu – Accra.
The Deadline for applications is the Feb 3, 2012.