Project Officers x2 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: Project Officers x2

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 Officer

Project: Global Fund Community Systems Strengthening – GCNH

Duty station:  Ashanti region/ Eastern Region

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

Supervisor: Senior Technical Advisor/ Project Coordinator

Reports to: Team Lead

Responsibilities/Deliverables for the Project Officer

  • The Project Officer shall be responsible for designing, guiding, and directing the dayto-day project activities as well as providing both administrative and technical supervision on the field. Additionally, the project officer shall;
  • Prepare quarterly work plan based on agreed targets.
  • Develop and submit a plan for monitoring activities of community cadres in their respective districts/ facilities.
  • Liaise with ART in-charge, HIV Coordinators and other stakeholders for effective supervision and coordination of project related activities.
  • Organize meetings with community cadres to assess progress of work, plan strategies to address challenges, review and clean data collected.
  • Organize logistical support and maintain stock levels of commodities and materials and ensure that project logistics are delivered to all beneficiaries.
  • Support the continuous capacity building of community cadres particularly on data collection and syncing to the server and address all data related challenges.
  • Using evidence of work from the M&E systems and in collaboration with ART incharges, appraise the performance of cadres continually and submit evidence of work at the end of each month for cadre payment.
  • Prepare and submit monthly project reports and other professional documents as appropriate and promptly.
  • Proactively register GCNH GC7 program implementation with the website of GCNH, major social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.
  • In consultation with the Senior Technical Advisor and ICT Manager, develop contents on significant activities to be conducted during implementation of the grant and publish same in the media.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Qualification for Technical Officer and Project Officer role:

  • First Degree in Public Health with specialization in Education, Management or Informatics, Business Administration, Project management, Social Work, Sociology, or a related field in Social Science.
  • 3 years relevant work experience is desirable
  • Experience working with the Ghana Health sector and other health related NGOs
  • Good understanding of HIV/ and Sexual and Gender Based violence
  • Good writing and analytical skill

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