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Project Officer

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he Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG), an NGO working in the field of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), in close collaboration with the Japanese Organization for International Cooperation in Family Planning (JOICFP), an international NGO in the field of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), hereby invites result-oriented and committed persons to apply for the following vacant positions on a new project funded by the TAKEDA Pharmaceuticals and to be implemented jointly by JOICFP, PPAG and the Ghana Health Service (GHS).

POSITION: PROJECT OFFICER
LOCATION: SUHUM
REPORT TO: THE SOUTHERN ZONE MANAGER
PROJECT DURATION: FIVE (5) YEARS



JOB PURPOSE:

To coordinate and ensure the successful implementation of project activities under the TAKEDA/JOICFP/PPAG/ GHS Project.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The person will carry out the following duties in close cooperation with other staff:
Coordinate, plan and ensure implementation of project activities
Establish and maintain contact with district stakeholders
Identify SRH needs in the project area and initiate innovate activities to address them
Compile monthly/quarterly and other reports as required by the project schedule
Ensure timely preparation and submission of all financial returns and programme report (monthly, quarterly, half yearly and annually)
Ensure inventory of all assets and commodities in the project area.
Ensure efficient use of funds and resources for implementation
Ensure all the training of community volunteers (Peer Educators, CBS Agents, etc), are conducted
Supervise all staff in the project area
Appraise the performance of subordinate staff
Support Project Staff to develop work plans
Assist in the development of Zonal APB
Prepare quarterly forecast for implementation
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Educational Requirements & Qualifications

Have a first degree in the Sciences, Social Sciences/Psychology with minimum of five (3) years relevant working experience in a similar position.
A second degree will be an advantage.

THE PERSON MUST:
Have a good knowledge in Reproductive and Sexual Health and its related issues
Be highly skilled in the use of the computer
Have a high sense of responsibility, accuracy and be judgmental
Have the ability to work under pressure and for long hours
Must be innovative, proactive and a goal oriented person
Have good analytical skills be able to communicate effectively
Must be Youth Friendly
Must be able to work with little or no supervision
Ability to travel at short notice

Contact address

The Search Committee
Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG)
P.O. Box AN 5756, Accra-North.

or

PPAG Head Office, Latebiokorshie, Nasia Road

How to apply

Apply by email

Job Information

    • Full Time
    • Bachelors Degree
    • 3 - 5 Years
    • Office & Admin
    • Eastern Region
    • Suhum
    • hr1@ppag-gh.org
    • 11-May-2018
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