RMNCH Technical Advisor At Project HOPE


Position : RMNCH Technical AdvisorGhana Health Program KP JDs

Project HOPE seeks a Chief of Party, RMNCH Technical Advisor, SI/M&E Manager, Finance and Administration Manager, and Health Care Financing Advisor for the upcoming USAID-funded Ghana Health Program activity. The goal of this project is to strategically contribute to the Government of Ghana’s strategies to reduce preventable maternal, newborn and child deaths, including stillbirths, and improve their overall health and well-being by 2030. Activities are expected to advance Ghana toward increased localization, increasing the capacity of host-country institutions and local organizations to introduce, deliver, scale-up, and sustain the use of evidence-based, quality MNCH, voluntary family planning, malaria, and global health security services. The project will increase access, utilization and quality of maternal and child health, family planning, malaria, and nutrition services to reduce preventable maternal, newborn and child deaths in northern Ghana.

RMNCH Technical Advisor

The RMNCH Technical Advisor will provide support to the COP, oversee a team of technical advisors, and provide direct technical assistance to the Government of Ghana, the Ghana Health Service, project sub-partners, and other project stakeholders. S/he will support the project implementation teams, local partners, and government counterparts to ensure that activities and service delivery are adhering to USAID and Government of Ghana policies, guidelines, and standard operating procedures with particular a focus on RMNCH services. S/he will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of service delivery, system strengthening, and service quality interventions. This includes strengthening health networks to deliver basic and advanced services; implementing mixed models of obstetrics and child survival referral management including emergency transportation; SBC campaigns; risk-segmented outreach and follow-up service delivery for mothers and newborns; enhancing skills of healthcare workers; and other activities.

Required profile for job ad : RMNCH Technical AdvisorRequired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in public health, medicine, social sciences, community development, or a related degree.
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience which included both implementation and technical assistance around RMNCAH+ interventions, preferably in Ghana or similar context.
  • Proficiency in implementing quality improvement activities at facility and community levels.
  • Skilled in building capacity of individuals and organizations.
  • In-depth understanding of Ghana healthcare system, particularly the public health system.
  • Proven track record managing a project team composed of several technical experts and fostering teamwork.
  • Familiarity with USAID’s administrative, management, and reporting procedures and systems.
  • Excellent diplomacy skills and a proven ability to establish and maintain interpersonal and professional relationships with USAID, host-country counterparts, and representatives from other key stakeholders such as NGOs, CSOs, and the private sector.
  • Expertise in research to practice—identifying and adapting best practices to specific project contexts.
  • Excellent verbal, written interpersonal, and presentation skills in English.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Teams and PowerBi.
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally 30-50%.

All positions will be based in Ghana. Ghana nationals are strongly encouraged to apply. All positions are contingent upon award. Due to the large number of inquiries, we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be considered. No phone calls please.

Job criteria for job ad : RMNCH Technical Advisor
Job category :
Health and social professions
Industries :
Health, pharmacy, hospitals, medical equipment
Employment type :
Fixed-term contract
Region :
Northern – Upper East – Upper West – Western
Experience level :
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Master
Spoken language :
EnglishFluent
Key Skills :
HEALTH
MEDICINE
PUBLIC HEALTH
Number of Position(s) : 1

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