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The Hunger Project - Ghana seeks the services of a Maternal and Child Health Project Coordinator (MCHPC)

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Job Title: Maternal and Child Health Project Coordinator (MCHPC)

Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra

Job Descriptions

  • Preparing annual and quarterly work plans and budgets to guide the implementation of the Maternal and Child Health Project while ensuring financial compliance and accountability
  • Planning and facilitating training of Community Health Officers (CHOs) and Community Health Volunteers in Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition education in communities to promote positive MNCH behaviour and practices
  • Preparing tender documents for the procurement of maternal health equipment and accessories for CHPS facilities
  • Developing strategic relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders, especially the Ghana Health Service at national, regional, district and community levels
  • Working closely with the Director for Partnerships and resource mobilization to identify funding opportunities and writing project proposals for scaling up The Hunger Project - Ghana's Maternal and Child Health Programme
  • Work with the monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) Team to ensure effective monitoring and evaluation of programme activities including preparation of monitoring reports and mainstreaming accountability mechanisms
  • Jointly conducting regular site monitoring visits to ensure quality programme implementation
  • Developing and sharing quarterly, biannual and annual reports based on donor requirements

Qualifications and Requirements

  • A Master's degree in either Public Health, Development Planning or any related discipline from an accredited institution
  • At least 7 years of working experience in project management and community mobilization with a focus on maternal and child health services delivery
  • Strong facilitation and report writing skills
  • Knowledge and familiarity with the Ghana Health Service System
  • Deep understanding of the community based health planning and systems (CHPS)
  • Experience in budgeting and handling finances
  • Preparedness to travel frequently to work in rural areas
  • Computer literacy, (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Web and outlook)
  • Ability to plan and implement project activities independently, with minimum supervision
  • A good team player and excellent communication skills to manage relationships
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and oral
  • Must have good writing and proposal development skills

Summary

Company

The Hunger Project - Ghana

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Greater Accra Region

Specialization

NGO

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

MBA / MSc

Preferred Years of Experience

7 - 10 years

 

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