Senior Technical Advisor 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: Senior Technical Advisor

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: Senior Technical Advisor

Project: Global Fund Community Systems Strengthening – GCNH

Duty station:  Accra

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

Supervisor: Team Lead

Reports to: Team Lead

Responsibilities for the Senior Technical Advisor

  • Foster and facilitate collaboration and coordination among stakeholders.
  • Ensure proper coordination, collaboration, and communication among PR, SR, IPs, and for efficient operation of the CSS project with GCNH.
  • Oversee the overall implementation of the CSS grant and work with other team members such as M&E and Data, finance, Technical Officer and Project Coordinator for timely completion of all planned activities.
  • Represent GCNH in Global Fund related meetings with its partners (GHS, NACP, etc.).
  • Provide regular CSS grant implementation updates internally within the GCNH CSS team and other relevant external meetings/agencies.
  • Adhere and comply with Code of Ethics and Conduct as given by Global Fund and GCNH
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Qualification for Team Lead, Senior Technical Advisor and Project Coordinator

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science, Public Health, Project Management, or any relevant field with at least 10 years post Degree experience in managing/ coordinating health programs in Ghana. or
  • Master’s Degree with 5 years relevant work experience in managing health and or Development project
  • Experience in working with local and or international NGOs
  • Experience in developing, monitoring and or evaluating projects
  • Experience in working with multiple stakeholders
  • Strong writing, facilitation, and communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with minimal supervision
  • Persons with relevant professional network within the health sector space of Ghana

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