Family Health International (FHI 360) 2021 Is Open

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Family Health International (FHI 360) Recruitment 2021.

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FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization based in North Carolina. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. Established in 1971, the organization has long managed in projects relating to family planning and reproductive health.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Vacancy For Deputy Chief of Party/Director of Social and Behavior Change Communication

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally-driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Deputy Chief of Party/Director Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBC) (hereafter referred to as DCOP), for an upcoming health-focused social and behavior change (SBC) project in Ghana. This position will be based in Accra, Ghana. Local nationals, third-country nationals and expatriates are eligible to apply.

Availability of position is contingent upon funding and approval of key personnel.

Responsibilities:

• Supports the project’s Chief of Party (COP) in developing and implementing an overall vision and leadership for the project and the project team.
• Leads the of annual workplans, budgets and ensure successful implementation.
• Supports the project’s COP in the technical and management responsibility for all project personnel.
• Works closely with other USAID-funded projects in ensuring alignment between SBC strategies and needs of regional and district health management teams, health care workers and clients.
• Serves as one of the project leaders in representation to USAID/Ghana, the Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service, other donors and institutions, technical agencies and other participating organizations as required.
• Responsible for addressing agreement-related issues, including ensuring that FHI360’s financial controls and systems comply with generally accepted accounting practices that meet USAID standards, and that all activity-procured materials and equipment are safeguarded and prudently and responsibly used.
• Directs the drafting and editing of reports, press releases, communication products (flyers, posters, leaflets, booklets, health worker job aids, etc.) and other documents as required. Demonstrated ability to convert technically complex concepts into plain language desired.
• Leads the response to the specified deliverables, goals of contracts and grant agreements, ensuring achievements in a timely manner and in full support and compliance with FHI360 contractual requirements.
• Completes detailed strategy write-ups, work plans, and delivers quarterly reports and all other reporting requirements.
• Liaises and manages partner organizations involved in country program activities and builds capacity of local organizations and Ghana Health Service elements through the development and implementation of capacity assessments, training courses and other capacity strengthening activities.
• Responsible for the successful implementation of the project and for providing general program and technical direction as well as completion of required reports.
• Manages development of and monitors work plans and budgets; ensure appropriate levels of technical assistance in program operations; coordinates partner efforts in program implementation; and ensures appropriate program monitoring and reporting.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Minimum of a Master’s degree in public health, communication, social sciences, social and behavior change, international development, or a related field.
• Senior project management experience with at least 7 years in the implementation and management of large social and behavior change health projects, with demonstrated experience in health communications.
• Experience in using social and behavior change approaches to promote healthy behaviors and increase utilization of services in at least one of the following: family planning, maternal child health, nutrition, malaria, water, sanitation and nutrition.
• Knowledge of the relevant health issues in Ghana a requirement.
• Demonstrated capacity to build and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and stakeholders.
• Demonstrated knowledge of USAID policies, procedures and approaches related to program design/implementation, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to travel locally and internationally as requested.

Location: Ghana

How To Apply For The Job

To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Click Here To Apply Online

Closing Date: 28 February, 2021.


Job Vacancy For Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Specialist

Family Health International (FHI 360) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist for the anticipated USAID Resilience in Northern Ghana (RING) II Activity in northern Ghana. The RING II Activity aims to enhance the wellbeing and resilience of vulnerable populations in 17 districts of northern Ghana through three primary objectives: (1) Local governments plan, finance and deliver essential services that respond to the population’s needs; (2) Local government, non-governmental and private entities collectively implement solutions to improve household resilience and wellbeing; and (3) Citizens influence local service delivery.

Overview:

• The MEL Specialist will play a lead role in the design and implementation of a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plan by developing appropriate indicators, implementing systems to safeguard the collection and management of program data, and recommending changes to annual work plans or data collection techniques as needed.
• The MEL Specialist will also train project staff and liaise with USAID/Ghana on M&E reporting requirements and program learning strategies.
• This is a full-time position based in Tamale Ghana for a duration of five years. Ghanaian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply. Availability of the position is contingent upon successful award of the project to FHI 360.

Key Responsibilities:

• Design the project M&E system and related tools, clearly identifying performance indicators, users, and the utility of the data and information.
• Liaise with USAID Ghana and adapt M&E tools as necessary to meet program and donor needs over the life of activity.
• Oversee design of survey methods, data collection processes, and data quality assessments.
• Train program staff, supervise M&E activities, and safeguard data capture and management processes.
• Oversee the application of Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) principles to inform program implementation and management.
• Engage staff, government, partners, USAID, and other key stakeholders in identifying project learning opportunities.
• Analyze project data and advise program management on needed program revisions.
• Contribute to written performance reports for the donor and other interested parties
• Work with grantees and partners to ensure accurate information flow, including guidance and support on grantee data collection, measurement, and reporting

Qualification Required & Experience

Minimum Requirements:

• Master’s degree preferred or its international equivalent in social science, management, international development, monitoring and evaluation, or a related field preferred; or a bachelor’s degree and two additional years of work experience.
• Minimum of 8 years of related work experience, with experience managing and implementing monitoring and evaluation and learning systems for donor-funded programs, preferably within multi-sector programs in Ghana or similar country contexts.
• Demonstrated abilities in qualitative and quantitative M&E methodologies, knowledge management and organizational learning, survey and research tool design, data collection and statistical analysis, qualitative research, and dissemination of results.
• Experience coordinating with governments and/or local NGOs, as well as with local communities, in the design and implementation of surveys and other data collection techniques.
• Proven interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to lead multidisciplinary teams.
• Ability to effectively use statistical analysis software such as STATA and SPSS.
• Experience on the use of M&E systems to support a learning agenda and evolve a theory of change to maximize impact.
• Oral and written fluency in English.

Location: Ghana

How To Apply For The Job

To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Click Here To Apply Online

Closing Date: 28 February, 2021.


Job Vacancy For Director of Finance and Administration

Family Health International (FHI 360) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist for the anticipated USAID Resilience in Northern Ghana (RING) II Activity in northern Ghana. The RING II Activity aims to enhance the wellbeing and resilience of vulnerable populations in 17 districts of northern Ghana through three primary objectives: (1) Local governments plan, finance and deliver essential services that respond to the population’s needs; (2) Local government, non-governmental and private entities collectively implement solutions to improve household resilience and wellbeing; and (3) Citizens influence local service delivery.

Overview:

• The MEL Specialist will play a lead role in the design and implementation of a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plan by developing appropriate indicators, implementing systems to safeguard the collection and management of program data, and recommending changes to annual work plans or data collection techniques as needed.
• The MEL Specialist will also train project staff and liaise with USAID/Ghana on M&E reporting requirements and program learning strategies.
• This is a full-time position based in Tamale Ghana for a duration of five years. Ghanaian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply. Availability of the position is contingent upon successful award of the project to FHI 360.

Key Responsibilities:

• Design the project M&E system and related tools, clearly identifying performance indicators, users, and the utility of the data and information.
• Liaise with USAID Ghana and adapt M&E tools as necessary to meet program and donor needs over the life of activity.
• Oversee design of survey methods, data collection processes, and data quality assessments.
• Train program staff, supervise M&E activities, and safeguard data capture and management processes.
• Oversee the application of Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) principles to inform program implementation and management.
• Engage staff, government, partners, USAID, and other key stakeholders in identifying project learning opportunities.
• Analyze project data and advise program management on needed program revisions.
• Contribute to written performance reports for the donor and other interested parties
• Work with grantees and partners to ensure accurate information flow, including guidance and support on grantee data collection, measurement, and reporting

Qualification Required & Experience

Minimum Requirements:

• Master’s degree preferred or its international equivalent in social science, management, international development, monitoring and evaluation, or a related field preferred; or a bachelor’s degree and two additional years of work experience.
• Minimum of 8 years of related work experience, with experience managing and implementing monitoring and evaluation and learning systems for donor-funded programs, preferably within multi-sector programs in Ghana or similar country contexts.
• Demonstrated abilities in qualitative and quantitative M&E methodologies, knowledge management and organizational learning, survey and research tool design, data collection and statistical analysis, qualitative research, and dissemination of results.
• Experience coordinating with governments and/or local NGOs, as well as with local communities, in the design and implementation of surveys and other data collection techniques.
• Proven interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to lead multidisciplinary teams.
• Ability to effectively use statistical analysis software such as STATA and SPSS.
• Experience on the use of M&E systems to support a learning agenda and evolve a theory of change to maximize impact.
• Oral and written fluency in English.

Location: Tamale

How To Apply For The Job

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To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Click Here To Apply Online

Closing Date: 28 February, 2021.


Job Vacancy For Chief of Party

FHI 360 is a global development organization with a rigorous, evidence-based approach. Our professional staff includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment and research. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world. Our commitment to partnerships at every level and our multidisciplinary approach enable us to have a lasting impact on the individuals, communities and countries we serve–improving lives for millions.

FHI360 seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Chief of Party for an upcoming health-focused social and behavior change (SBC) project in Ghana. This position will be based in Accra, Ghana. Local nationals, third-country nationals, and expatriates are eligible to apply.

Availability of position is contingent upon funding and approval of key personnel.

Responsibilities:

• Provide overall vision and leadership for the project and the project team.
• Development of annual workplans, budgets and ensure successful implementation.
• Technical and management responsibility for all project personnel.
• Work closely with other USAID-funded projects in ensuring alignment between SBC strategies and needs of regional and district health management teams, health care workers and clients.
• Serve as the project’s representative to USAID/Ghana, the Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service, other donors and institutions, technical agencies and other participating organizations as required.
• Responsible for addressing agreement-related issues, including ensuring that FHI360’s financial controls and systems comply with generally accepted accounting practices that meet USAID standards, and that all activity-procured materials and equipment are safeguarded and prudently and responsibly used.
• Responsible for the successful implementation of the project and for providing general program and technical direction as well as completion of required reports.
• Manage development of and monitors work plans and budgets; ensure appropriate levels of technical assistance in program operations; coordinates partner efforts in program implementation; ensure appropriate program monitoring and reporting.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Minimum of a Master’s Degree in public health, communication, social sciences, social and behavior change, international development, or a related field.
• Senior project management experience with at least 10 years in the implementation and management of large social and behavior change health projects, with demonstrated experience in health communications.
• Experience in using social and behavior change approaches to promote healthy behaviors and increase utilization of services in at least one of the following: family planning, maternal child health, nutrition, malaria, water, sanitation and nutrition.
• Knowledge of the relevant health issues in Ghana a plus.
• Demonstrated capacity to build and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and stakeholders.
• Demonstrated knowledge of USAID policies, procedures and approaches related to program design/implementation, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to travel locally and internationally as requested.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Click Here To Apply Online

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Closing Date: 28 February, 2021.

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