Project Finance Officer at Ghana Coalition of NGOs in Health (GCNH)


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: Project Finance Officer

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: Project Finance Officer

Project: Global Fund Community Systems Strengthening – GCNH

Duty station:  Accra

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

Supervisor: Project Accountant

Reports to: Team Lead

Responsibilities/Deliverables for the Project Finance Officer

  • Provide technical input and support in the preparation of grant proposals and budgets.
  • Participate in all pre-grant and post grant assessment reviews and interviews.
  • Monitor and manage grant implementation to achieve agreed performance indicators, ensure compliance with approved Budgets and Work Plan, and resolve operational challenges.
  • Prepare and submit in timely fashion financial and related project reports to project leadership and sponsors.
  • Support development and implementation of project resource mobilization efforts.
  • Maintain an updated Grants Workbook to track all sub-grants or consultants as may apply in the course of the grant cycle and follow up on all deliverables and reports from sub-grantees.
  • In consultation with Project Officers and Project Coordinator
  • Ensure subgrantee or Consultants’ compliance with applicable agreements before subgrant, Consultancy or supplier disbursement
  • Conduct quarterly and annual financial reviews to ensure that GCNH and other subgrantees, Consultants and or suppliers as may apply maintain the required records and documentation and manage funds as agreed.
  • Manage relationships with implementers.

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.

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