Master Mentor (Clinical Officer)


Company Jhpiego
Category Public Health
Location Mamprugu-Moad...
Job Status Contract
Salary GH¢ 
Education Bachelor̵...
Experience 5 years
Job Expires Jan 31, 2023
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Company Profile

Jhpiego is an international, non-profit health organization affiliated with the John Hopkins University.  For 50 years and over and in over 155 countries, Jhpiego has worked to prevent the needless deaths of women and their families. Jhpiego works with health experts, governments and community leaders to provide high-quality health care for their people. Jhpiego develops strategies to help countries care for themselves by training competent health care workers, strengthening health systems and improving delivery of care. Jhpiego designs innovative, effective and low-cost health care solutions to ensure a level of care for women and their families. These practical, evidence-based interventions are breaking down barriers to high-quality health care for the world’s most vulnerable populations.

Job Description

As the leading global partner for the Momentum Country and Global Leadership program, MCGL is a five-year USAID funded global award that works with country governments and local non-governmental organizations to provide targeted technical and capacity development assistance.  

MCGL builds upon existing evidence and best practices and catalyzes innovations that enable government-led partnerships to deliver high-quality, evidence-based interventions that accelerate reductions in maternal, newborn, and child mortality and morbidity at scale. The project also contributes to global technical leadership, learning, and USAID’s policy dialogue to achieve global maternal, newborn, and child health, voluntary family planning, and reproductive health (MNCH/FP/RH) goals by supporting globally endorsed initiatives, strategies, frameworks, guidelines, and action plans. 

We are currently looking for dynamic individuals to fill the following positions:

  • Reports to: Clinical Advisor
Job Overview
The Master Mentor/Clinical Officer will assist the MCGL Clinical Advisor for Nursing and Midwifery, the MCGL Technical Director, Jhpiego staff, Donors, Ghana Health Service and other relevant stakeholders by with the implementation, project management and technical support for MCGL Clinical Care and Critical Care activities/projects being implemented at the national, regional, district and primary health care level. This includes assisting with the development of work plans, liaising with Ministry staff, other partners and donors regarding implementation, monitoring and evaluation of project milestones and targets.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide technical assistance on MCGL technical assistance and capacity development activities within the designated program districts  
  • Assist with the design implementation, monitoring and assessment of activities. 
  • Write/produce project monitoring tracking matrices and relevant reports as required. 
  • Work closely with technical lead and program staff to ensure quality implementation of programs and monitor spending 
  • Conduct training and technical site assessments of health facilities in collaboration with partners 
  • Assist in the development of new program approaches that are linked to related services  
  • Work with GHS and CHAG counterparts to implement on the job trainings, maintain services, and on-site mentoring and supportive supervision 
  • Perform other duties as necessary or as assigned 

Required Skills or Experience

 Required Qualifications
  • Must be a Nurse 
  • Bachelor’s degree (advanced degree preferred) or equivalent experience in nursing and midwifery.
  • Demonstrated experience working with USAID programs and strong familiarity with USG reporting requirements. 
  • 5+ years’ experience in management, operational and technical expertise with a preference in public health program implementation 
Required Abilities/Skills 
  • Experience in public health, RMNCH and nutrition, Experience working with international and local donor agencies and program implementing organizations (NGOs).  
  • Familiarity with Ghana health systems and reporting structure and demonstrated ability to collaborate with government level officials to strengthen program implementation 
  • Demonstrated ability in working and collaborating with a wide range of local and international partner organizations 
  • Excellent skills in facilitation, mentorship, capacity development, team building and coordination 
  • Excellent writing and communications skills, including demonstrated technical writing skills for publication 
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse international teams and willingness to learn and empower others 
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform  
  • Ability and willingness to travel frequently to implementation regions and health facilities  
  • Familiarity and experience working with Zoom and other virtual platforms 

Note: All staff members of Jhpiego, regardless of the level of their responsibilities are expected to: 

  • Model the mission and values stated above 
  • Contribute to the knowledge sharing and transfer process 
  • Make responsible decisions that result in time and cost containment and clear accountability 
  • Participate in multiple teams, adopt team spirit, take responsibility for action items assigned and provide feedback as needed 
  • Multitask, be able to manage competing priorities and be able to prioritize in order to meet program and/or organizational objectives. 

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