Data and ICT Manager at Ghana Coalition of NGOs in Health (GCNH)

Job Description

The Global Fund Community Systems Strengthening under Ghana Coalition of NGOs in Health (GCNH) as a potential Sub-recipient (SR) with the Ministry of Health/ Ghana Health Service/ National AIDS and STIs Control Program (NACP) as the Principal Recipient is soliciting applications from suitable and highly qualified individuals to fill the following position: ICT and Data Manager

The post holders will be responsible for the implementation of the Grant Cycle 7 under GCNH.

Please note that this recruitment is contingent upon the award of the Global Fund GC7 grant to GCNH as SR.

Position details

Title: Data and ICT Manager

Project: Global Fund Community Systems Strengthening – GCNH

Duty station and work schedule:  Part time, Remote (with occasional travels to project sites)

Duration: 12 months initially, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and fund availability

Supervisor: Senior Technical Advisor

Reports to: Team Lead

Responsibilities for the Data and ICT Manager

  • To develop a detailed guidance and tools for monitoring programmatic data availability and quality
  • Develop and deploy an efficient data management system for projects being run at the GCNH
  • Develop a resilient, interoperable ICT infrastructure for GCNH
  • Lead the training of cadres, project officers and other SR staff on data management
  • Optimize data storage and retrieval systems to ensure quick access to relevant data for analysis and decision making
  • Analyse and ensure timely submission of report to sponsors and principal recipients for all projects being run at GCNH.
  • Conduct data cleaning, validation and troubleshooting to ensure the integrity of project database in use at GCNH
  • Actively support compilation and analysis of data used for project deliverables, including quarterly and annual reports (most importantly the Performance Update reports)
  • Establish a framework to identify, assess and mitigate data security risk deploy advanced security protocols and encryption methods to safeguard sensitive data against cyber threats.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the Senior Technical Advisor or Team Lead

Key Competencies required by applicants

Communication skills: Strong interpersonal and communication skills (spoken/written), including the ability to listen to and incorporate the views of stakeholders; ability to communicate clearly and effectively (both verbally and in written); ability to tailor language, tone, style and format to match the audience.

Teamwork skills: Proven ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a multi-cultural, multiethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.  Client orientation: Ability to identify clients’ needs and suggest appropriate solutions; ability to establish and maintain productive partnerships with clients.

Planning and Organizing: Ability to develop clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; ability to foresee risks and allow for contingencies when planning; and, ability to identify priority activities and adjust them as required.

Method of Application

Interested applicants should send electronic copies of their motivation letter and CVs  (as a combined file) to the following address:

The Recruitment Team
Ghana Coalition of NGOs in Health
Accra, Ghana

The application must be sent to the email below:

Email: [email protected]
Please cc. [email protected] 

Naming of file: GCNH_ Applicant name_Position

For applicants applying for the Project Officer role, please label your document with the guidelines below:

GCNH_ Applicant name_Position_Region

Please submit your motivation letter (max 1 page) and CV (not more than 2 pages) by 3pm on 14th June 2024 with the position applying for in the subject line.

June 2024