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JOB SUMMARY

Company Planned Paren...
Industry NGO/IGO/INGO
Category Public Health
Location Tamale
Job Status Fixed term (R...
Salary Attractive
Education Bachelor̵...
Experience 5 years
Job Expires Nov 30, 2020
Contact Human Resourc...
 

Company Profile

PPAG is the leading non-governmental organization working in the field of sexual and reproductive health to advance the rights of people, including young people and ensure access to and utilization of sexual and reproductive health information and services to improve their health status. PPAG was established in 1957 and has since implemented several programmes in Ghana to promote sexual and reproductive health of men, women, young people and families. PPAG works in all regions of Ghana with different projects being implemented in different communities and districts. The Association also operates with some 11 clinics and Young & Wise centers as well as through several franchise holders who serve as platforms to expand coverage and increase access to sexual and reproductive health services by our potential clients.

Job Description

The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG), an NGO and a member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), and a leading provider of Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) information and services, hereby invites result – oriented and committed persons to apply for the following vacant position to be filled in the Association.

  • LOCATION: TAMALE
  • REPORT TO: SERVICE DELIVERING MANAGER/ YOUTH PROGRAMMES MANAGER

INTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS:
All Staff

EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS:
National Youth Council, Regional Population Committees, GHS,NGOs, GES

JOB PURPOSE
To coordinate and ensure the successful implementation of projects and activities at the project sites.

DUTIES

  • Plan, monitor and coordinate activities and projects at the project site
  • Supervise Youth Facilitators and Peer Educators for effective and efficient project implementation.
  • Support, monitor and supervise YAM and YAB activities
  • provide technical assistance and support to specific projects in the Association
  • Manage project funds and commodities to support project planning, implementation and evaluation
  • Organize effective and efficient outreach services and ensure timely submission of quality reports
  • Document all project activities, lessons learnt, best practices for compilation of all reports (Programme and Financial) Monthly, Quarterly, Half Year and Annual
  • Initiate the development of innovative programmes and projects for proposal writing
  • Coordinate the activities of specific donor projects in the Association
  • Responsible for the management of staff performance working in the facility
  • Ensure effective financial administration within the programme year according to the provisions in the APB and ensure that resources are available for activity implementation
  • Ensure collaboration between health-related NGO’s and initiates fund raising activities for sustainability.
  • Ensure preparation and timely submission of financial and programme reports to the Head Office
  • Advocate support for programmes from opinion leaders and projects teams for effective implementation
  • Ensure the security of fixed assets of the Association Facilitates partnerships and collaboration in project communities
  • Ensure efficient use of project resources
  • Collate, analyze and prepare project reports
  • Ensures that quality services are carried out to the satisfaction of the clients
  • Assist volunteers to provide counseling services where and when necessary
  • Provide technical support and training to volunteers who require additional guidance
  • prepare monthly forecasts for the specific period
  • Collate and analyses service statistics including contraceptive tracking for the period
  • Ensure the formation of volunteer branches in the area and build the capacities of both staff and volunteers to play their roles
  • Develop and market project proposals for the Association and be responsible for marketing PPAG within the catchment area
  • Represent management at the facility level
  • Prepare Annual Work Plan and Performance Appraisal
  • Performs other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor/SMT

Required Skills or Experience

QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE
Have a first degree in the Sciences, Social Sciences/Psychology, Nursing with a minimum of five (5) years relevant working experience in a similar position.

OTHER QUALITIES AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Have a good and strong knowledge in the current Reproductive and Sexual Health and its related issues
  • Be highly skilled in the use of the computer
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to manage staff
  • Experience of working with the youth will be an advantage
  • Have a high sense of responsibility, accuracy and judgmental
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
  • Have the ability to work under pressure and for long hours
  • Must be a team player and be able to take initiatives
  • Must be Youth Friendly

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