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JSI Research & Training Institute

JSI Research & Training Institute Job Vacancies 2020 advertisement has been published for the various positions available below. All Eligible and Interested applicants may apply online for the available vacancies before the recruitment application deadline. The 2020 JSI Research & Training Institute Job Recruitment details like education qualification, requirement, location, stipend & salary scale, selection process, application form & how to apply, closing date, important links and others are available below on schoolgh.com as well as on the official website.

JSI Research & Training Institute Recruitment Details:

CompanyJSI Research & Training Institute
Posts8 Vacancies
CategoryJob Vacancies
LocationAccra, Takoradi
Deadline15 October, 2019
Websitehttp://jsi.com/

Available Job Positions & Details

The following positions are available at JSI Research & Training Institute. Explore for your position of choice and then apply according to the information provided.


1. Job Title: Senior Technical Officer – Quality Assurance Quality Improvement

JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI), a leader in global health, is a non-profit public health management consulting and research organization dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities throughout the world.

Preamble

JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI), a leader in global health, is a non-profit public health management consulting and research organization dedicated timproving the health of individuals and communities throughout the world.

JSI has submitted an application tUSAID timplement an HIV and AIDS project in the Western Region of Ghana. If awarded, the goal of this project will be tprovide support tthe Government of Ghana (GOG) and taccelerate Ghana’s progress in attaining the 90-90-90 UNAIDS targets by achieving epidemic control in one high HIV burdened region by scaling up evidence based interventions. Activities will include active case finding of persons living with HIV (PLHIV) in Western Region (WR), putting and retaining them on treatment, and ensuring they are virally suppressed. The potential project, if awarded, is expected tbe funded by the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through USAID beginning in October 2020.

JSI seeks to recruit the following position: Senior Technical Officer – Quality Assurance Quality Improvement (QA/QI)

• Reports to: Senior Strategic Information Advisor
• Location: Takoradi

Job Summary

• This is a full-time position that will be based in Takoradi, Ghana.
• The Senior Technical Officer- Quality Assurance Quality Improvement (STO – QAQI) will provide leadership and technical assistance for HIV quality management by the CSOs in the districts and regional health facilities.
• In addition, the STO – QAQI will support the development of the quality database, maintain the quality database and lead to actions.
• Specifically, s/he will be responsible for gathering, compiling and analyzing quality improvement reports, identifying gaps/strengths, determining the root causes, making appropriate recommendations for corrective actions for quality assurance and improvements and tracking progress and results.
• S/he must ensure the quality of delivery of services whilst putting in place the processes to ensure quality levels are sustained. The STO-QAQI, reports to the Snr. SI Advisor

Responsibilities and duties

• Under the supervision of the Snr. SI Advisor and in collaboration with the Senior Advisor -HTS, build capacity of health care workers, supervisors and administrators in modern Quality Assurance and Improvement (QAQI) methods including Optimizing performance and quality and other relevant approaches.
• Provide technical guidance and assistance in developing and promoting strategies for QA/QI related to HIV treatment and care, and adherence and retention support for key populations;
• Provide support for community service-delivery QA/QI initiatives with CSO partners;
• Develop tools and other learning resources on QA/QI for both CSO partner and care continuum
• Work hand-in-hand with the project’s Senior Advisor – HTS to ensure the uptake of QA/QI plan
• Deliver technical assistance related to policy, advocacy, leadership, governance and service delivery;
• Provide strategic information to the monitoring and evaluation team, as needed;
• Collaborate with the project team, specifically the Continuum of Care Team, to achieve key project objectives;
• Ensure QI methods are applied across all operating systems at facilities as well as clinical services
• Provide technical guidance to partners and implementers in QI initiatives for HIV Testing Services, eMTCT, ART services and document the process
• Support the development of project technical reports as needed.
• Any other duty as assigned by the Snr. Strategic Information Advisor and the Chief of Party.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Master’s in Public Health, Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Population Studies or a related field, clinical degree preferred.
• Minimum of 5-8 years of increasingly responsible professional experience.
• Extensive experience in quality assessment and improvement.
• Demonstrated experience providing capacity building support to CSOs and NGOs
• Experience working with and supporting a wide range of HIV and AIDS projects and programs, such as combination prevention, PMTCT, HTS, and ART.
• Experience in using Microsoft office package including word, excel and power point.
• Excellent written and communication skills as well as strong public presentation skills, including the ability to represent the project to key stakeholders.
• Experience working with USAID/PEPFAR highly desirable
• Ability to use internet/online applications and GIS products will be an added advantage.

Location: Takoradi

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified persons are required to send their cover letter and Curriculum Vitae (CV) with the appropriate positions marked and also captured in the email subject ’ to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 15 October, 2020

• Please note that given the likely high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
• No phone calls or drop-ins will be accepted.

Disclaimer: Roles and responsibilities are subject to change based on final confirmation of that particular position.

JSI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals are welcome to apply.


2. Job Title: HIV Testing Services (HTS) Technical Advisor

JSI seeks trecruit the following position: HIV Testing Services (HTS) Technical Advisor

• Reports to: Clinical Director
• Location: Takoradi

Job Summary

• The HIV Testing Services (HTS) Technical Advisor will be responsible for developing innovative strategies and monitor the implementation of HIV Testing Services at all community sites and project supported health facilities, in line with National guidelines and organizational strategic objectives.
• Provide technical assistance, oversight and support of HTS being provided by Civil Society organizations and other partners.
• S/he will ensure collaboration with the Ghana Health Services/National AIDS Control Program and partners and the use of national and internationally-recognized HTS best practices to establish tight linkages between HIV Testing and Counseling and other areas of HIV clinical cascade.
• S/he will identify training needs and lead to coordinate HTS training including Index Testing and Partner Notification Services activities for staff and partner organizations including ensuring that HTS commodity supply needs of counselors/sites are being met by the project.

Responsibilities & Duties

• Required to work collaboratively with the Senior Program Specialist and other Advisors in providing the training and HTS supervisory and oversight needs of Nurse Assistants co-located and working in community and supported health facility sites of the project.
• Provide technical support and ensure provision of quality HIV Testing Services (HTS) in supported facilities.
• Strengthen index client testing within supported facilities through know your family/partner status and other initiatives
• Coordinate with Gender & Equity Advisor in the referral of survivors of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) identified during HTS to receive care
• Lead to conduct ongoing training needs assessment and facilitation of HTS trainings activities.
• Conduct supportive supervision & mentorship visits to all supported sites implementing HTS including HIV-Self Testing
• Work jointly with HTS supervisors and counselors in supported facilities to ensure provision of quality HIV testing services to referred clients.
• Support facilities in monitoring and tracking (on a monthly basis) of Rapid Test Kits (RTKs), and other supplies necessary for HTS delivery to ensure stock-outs are avoided.
• Work closely with Strategic Information team to conduct monthly HTS data analysis and compile timely reports to ensure real time data use for decision making at site level to monitor progress towards project targets.
• Lead development of annual, quarterly and monthly HTS strategies and work plans
• Participate in joint HTS supportive supervision visits together with the Ghana Health Service/National AIDS Control Program and other stakeholders
• Strengthen facility and community bidirectional referral and linkages
• Ensure that health facilities are adhering to quality control practices such as proficiency testing and sit-in observations
• Ensure facilities and community sites and partners do have adequate national and project level Standard Operating Procedures and algorithms for Index Testing and other HTS approaches.
• Participate in SIMS assessment visits and follow up remediation as is required
• Conduct other HTS duties delegated by the line manager and the COP from time to time.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Advance Nursing or other Clinical qualification with an MPH or other Master’s degree in a health-related field.
• A minimum of five years of work experience in HIV counseling and testing, and care and support for PLHIV activities, including activity planning, implementation, and evaluation.
• Experience with the national HIV and AIDS program is an added advantage. Past experience will include experience in HIV counseling and testing and behavioral change programs that indicates the ability to consult and collaborate effectively with all levels both health facility and in the community.
• Experience as National HIV & AIDS Trainer is an added advantage
• Experience with supply chain management (quantification, forecasting, and utilization for HTS commodity) is desirable
• Demonstrated skill in providing mentorship, oversight and technical expertise in a non-governmental setting is an added advantage.
• Results oriented with a demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a dynamic team in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines with competing tasks
• Experience working with PEPFAR/USAID Missions, host country governments, USG health agencies and / or USAID partner organizations desirable.

Location: Takoradi

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified persons are required to send their cover letter and Curriculum Vitae (CV) with the appropriate positions marked and also captured in the email subject ’ to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 15 October, 2020.

• Please note that given the likely high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
• No phone calls or drop-ins will be accepted.

Disclaimer: Roles and responsibilities are subject to change based on final confirmation of that particular position.

JSI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals are welcome to apply.


3. Job Title: Clinical Director

JSI seeks to recruit the following position: Clinical Director

• Reports to: Chief of Party
• Location: Takoradi

Job Summary

• This is a full-time position that will be based in Takoradi, Ghana. The Clinical Director is responsible for working with district teams through to the regional Ghana Health Service to build on current program strengths and accomplishments, taking into account the donor priorities, national priorities, existing stakeholders, and programming opportunities. The Clinical Director will be responsible for maintaining a high level of expertise and innovation in particular the area of antiretroviral treatment (including adherence and retention, roll-out of viral load monitoring, treatment monitoring including treatment failure, differentiated service delivery models, and other related issues),

• The Clinical Director will report to the Chief of Party or his delegate. S/he will oversee an HIV services Unit which includes the Snr. Advisor eMTCT, Advisor HIV Testing Services (HTS) and the Snr. Program Specialist and Nurse Assistants. Working closely with the GHS, s/he will be responsible for the strategic direction and management of HIV service delivery activities within the project and serve as advisor to clinicians at the project supported facilities and community ART service points in the Western Region. S/he will ensure the use of the latest evidence-based national and international clinical guidelines and standards as well as conduct regular technical updates for program staff and partners to ensure that services are of high quality at both facility and community levels

Responsibilities and Duties

• In conjunction with the regional health directorate and the National AIDS Control Program, provide technical guidance and support to monitor implementation of HIV prevention and clinical treatment in each district of the project.
• Develop, adapt, adopt, pilot and spearhead the implementation of current and applied clinical program components such as HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis and HIV Self-Testing as will become necessary.
• Provide advisory support to clinicians in the project supported facilities in each district and community distribution sites by ensuring that all required clinical standards are adhered to.
• Spearhead the formation and sustainability of clinical mentorship teams in ART and appropriate quality assurance standards and practices in conjunction with the regional health directorate
• With other specialists and advisors, attend the monthly coordinating and cascade analysis meetings at the collaborating facilities and provide technical content support to discussions.
• Supervise the service team to optimize high quality HIV testing services at community and facility levels and linkage to care (ART) practices.
Ensure the application of index testing strategy (including index case finding, index contact elicitation, tracing, testing and linkage to ART) at both community and facility levels including among Key Populations.
• Support to provide technical assistance, training, and mentoring to the Care Continuum’s Nurse Assistants’ activities at all Community and Facility sites of the project. Provide updates on new development and mentorship to project staff in eMTCT;
• Support the development/update of supplementary training materials, SOPs and supporting tools needed by facilities and community ART distribution points in the region. Supporting new business opportunities, including concept development, technical writing, technical review of new business concepts and proposals
• Any other related duty assigned by the Chief of Party.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Medical Doctor, (Medical Degree-MD, or MBChB, or MB BS) with Master Degree equivalent preferably in HIV Medicine or public health, is a plus.
• Specialist qualification in Infectious Diseases is an advantage
• 7 or more years of experience in HIV and AIDS prevention, care and treatment programs in developing countries
• Extensive clinical experience in care of HIV infected adults and children in resource poor settings.
• Demonstrated technical expertise and skills in quality assurance systems and health programs.
• Demonstrated clinical experience in care and treatment of people living with HIV, including ART provision and implementing adherence and retention strategies
• Demonstrated experience of building collaborative partnerships around quality clinical care initiatives with various partners, including NGOs, community groups, government, donors, private sector
• Strong experience in providing mentorship and technical assistance
• Excellent oral and report writing and presentation skills. Proven ability to write high quality scientific/management documents including the ability to represent the project to key stakeholders.
• Excellent collaboration and partnering skills in a teamwork environment
• Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects while working as part of a team
• Experience working with PEPFAR/USAID Missions, host country governments, USG health agencies and / or USAID partner organizations desirable.

Location: Takoradi

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified persons are required to send their cover letter and Curriculum Vitae (CV) with the appropriate positions marked and also captured in the email subject ’ to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 15 October, 2020

• Please note that given the likely high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
• No phone calls or drop-ins will be accepted.

Disclaimer: Roles and responsibilities are subject to change based on final confirmation of that particular position.

JSI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals are welcome to apply.


4. Job Title: Communications and Knowledge Management Advisor

JSI seeks trecruit the following position: Communications and Knowledge Management Advisor

• Reports to: Senior Strategic Information Advisor
• Location: Takoradi

Job Summary

• This is a full-time position that will be based in Takoradi, Ghana.
• The Communications and Knowledge Management Advisor Specialist is responsible to help define the behavior change component of the project within the overall program scope, and will develop strategies to promote appropriate changes in the enabling environment.
• S/he will work with program staff and partners, as well as short-term consultants, to develop the strategies to empower individuals and communities to practice positive behaviors by improving their knowledge, attitudes, skills and norms about key practices and promoting changing.
• S/he will also be responsible for the learning and knowledge management of the Project whilst overseeing the development and implementation of the communications strategy.
• The Communications and Knowledge Management Advisor, reports to the Snr. SI Advisor.
• S/he will also supervise The Strategic Behavioral and Communications (SBCC) Officer.

Responsibilities and Duties

• Lead in defining the behavior change communication component of the project within the overall program scope, and will strategize and promote appropriate changes in the enabling environment.
• Provide technical guidance and assistance in developing and promoting strategies for Communications and Knowledge management related to HIV treatment and care, and adherence and retention support for PLHIVs and key populations;
• Drive strategic branding of the program to promote program visibility and impact;
• Keep program team updated on key news, events and information of relevance to the program
• Organize events and workshops;
• Review and edit reports, training and marketing materials, press releases and other documents as may be required
• Work with stakeholders, including partnering NGOs and CSOs, to coordinate the development of cohesive SBCC strategies.
• Develop training curricula and other learning resources;
• Advises on Communications and Knowledge management strategy as it relates to policy, advocacy, leadership, governance and service delivery;
• Oversee the development of culturally sensitive SBCC messages, program and materials that will be used by project staff and partners;
• Provide technical assistance in the areas of strategic communication and other behavior-center approaches;
• Manage the programs’ social media activities
• Create internal document templates;
• Identify and develop storylines for publications and substantive articles to be published on web and in other media;
• Develop and maintain a resource library as well as the public folder;
• Any other duty as assigned by the supervisor or the Chief of Party.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Master’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Knowledge Management or related field.
• Minimum of 6-10 years of increasingly responsible executing successful communication strategies.
• Extensive experience in social and behavior change communication/empowerment.
• Demonstrated experience providing capacity building support to CSOs and NGOs.
• Experience working with and supporting a wide range of HIV and AIDS projects and programs, such as combination prevention, and PMTCT.
• Experience in using Microsoft office package including word, excel and power point.
• Ability to use internet/online applications and GIS products will be an added advantage.
• Fluency in English language.
• Sound experience in effectively using different communications media including social media
• Experience working with USAID Missions, host country governments, USG health agencies and / or USAID partner organizations desirable.
• Excellent written, presentation and communication skills as well as strong public presentation skills, including the ability to represent the project to key stakeholders.
• Experience working with USAID/PEPFAR highly desirabl

Location: Takoradi

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified persons are required to send their cover letter and Curriculum Vitae (CV) with the appropriate positions marked and also captured in the email subject ’ to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 15 October, 2020

• Please note that given the likely high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
• No phone calls or drop-ins will be accepted.

Disclaimer: Roles and responsibilities are subject to change based on final confirmation of that particular position.

JSI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals are welcome to apply.


5. Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

JSI seeks to recruit the following position: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

• Reports to: Senior Technical Officer – MEAL
• Location: Takoradi

Job Summary

• This is a full-time position that will be based in Takoradi, Ghana.
• The Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Officer is responsible for tracking the progress in achieving results, progress in other process indicators, as identified by the project and required by USAID indicators, and plan and conduct special studies necessary to track those indicators.
• S/he is also responsible to ensure day-to-day management of the database and data entry.
• The M&E Officer will support the STO-MEAL in ensuring proper analysis and interpretation of data and identify program areas needing corrective interventions.
• S/He will report to the STO-MEAL.

Responsibilities and duties

• Ensure accurate and timely data entry, management, and analysis;
• Facilitate data management training related to the Project activities;
• Identify and provide ongoing capacity building and M&E support to partner and GSCC technical project staff;
• Ensure timely submission of data from partners and from the Care Continuum technical team leads
• Assist in preparation of project reports;
• Participate as necessary in community and facility surveys, including survey design, implementation, data entry, analysis, and report writing; and
• Any other duty as assigned by the STO-MEAL

Qualification Required & Experience

• A degree from a recognized institution/university/college or equivalent in Statistics, Population Studies, Health Information Management, Quantitative Economics, Public Health or similar field;
• At least 4-6 years of work experience in the management of data, especially health data, preferably in M&E;
• Computer skills in MS Excel, Access, Stata, and SPSS;
• Willingness to travel, if needed;
• Ability to work in a team setting;
• Good organization and electronic file management skills;
• Good training and facilitation skills.
• Experience working with USAID Missions, host country governments, USG health agencies and / or USAID partner organizations desirable.
• Excellent written and communication skills as well as strong public presentation skills, including the ability to represent the project to key stakeholders.

Location: Takoradi

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified persons are required to send their cover letter and Curriculum Vitae (CV) with the appropriate positions marked and also captured in the email subject ’ to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 15 October, 2020

• Please note that given the likely high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
• No phone calls or drop-ins will be accepted.

Disclaimer: Roles and responsibilities are subject to change based on final confirmation of that particular position.

JSI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals are welcome to apply.


6. Job Title: Finance and Operations Assistant

JSI seeks to recruit the following position: Finance and Operations Assistant

• Reports to: Senior Finance and Compliance Manager
• Location: Takoradi

Job Summary

• The FOA is responsible for assisting the FOin processing and maintaining the field accounting system, coordinating and supervising drivers and other support staff, this is a full-time position that will be based in Takoradi, Ghana. S/he will be in charge of the major responsibilities stated below. S/he will report tthe Senior Finance and Compliance Manager

Responsibilities and Duties

The Finance & Operations Assistant will be responsible for the updating of statutory payments, supporting programmatic and Technical field activities by assisting with administrative activities at workshops; meetings etc. this supports includes the following:

• Make sure Non CSCost share mobilization is up tdate. For example, cost shares for GHS staff both in the community and facilities are collected and submitted tFinance Manager. S/he is tsupport the Finance Manager tcollect all Cost Shares
• Submit and pay for statutory deduction tappropriate bodies
o SSNIT Tier 1
o Pension Fund Tier 2
o PAYE tGhana Revenue Authority (GRA)
o Withholding Tax tGRA
• Make sure all withholding tax certificate are collected and distributed tall vendors and entities in timely manner
• Liaise with the Finance and Operations Officer tmake sure all VAT Relief Purchase Orders (VRPO) certificate are collected and distributed tall vendors and entities
• Will be responsible for photocopying of all finance documents including payment vouchers on weekly basis.
• Provide support for all programs training/workshops/meetings on the field and in office with following details in mind
o Assist with participant’s attendance registration
o Prepare mobile money payment documentation and send tFinance Manager for review and upload then submits tDeputy Chef of Party for approval of transaction
o Coordinate finance and logistic support on the field during trainings/workshops/meetings
o In charge of managing filing systems of the finance office
• Support the FOtdispatch the monthly field office pouch tHome office
• Collate all Utility bills (Light, Water, Newspaper, Telephone) for review and processing
• Any other duty as may be assigned by your supervisor, and Director of Finance and Operations

Qualification Required & Experience

• College certificate in Accounting or have a diploma from a professional course in accounting or financial management.
• Minimum of 2 years of experience as a financial/administrative officer, preferably with a US Government-funded project.
• Experience working with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel) as well as QuickBooks accounting software and excellent English writing and communication skills.
• Ability to work within a team and with minimal supervision.
• Demonstrated experience in supervision of support staff;
• Strong critical thinking, problem-solving and supervisory skills;
• Excellent written and verbal English skills;
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
• Experience working with an international NGO preferred;
• Ability to deal appropriately with sensitive issues and maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times

Location: Takoradi

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified persons are required to send their cover letter and Curriculum Vitae (CV) with the appropriate positions marked and also captured in the email subject ’ to:

[email protected]

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Closing Date: 15 October, 2020

• Please note that given the likely high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
• No phone calls or drop-ins will be accepted.

Disclaimer: Roles and responsibilities are subject to change based on final confirmation of that particular position.

JSI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals are welcome to apply.


7. Job Title: Transport Associate

JSI seeks to recruit the following position: Transport Associate

• Reports to: HR and Administration Manager
• Location: Accra

Job Summary

This is a full-time position that will be based in Accra, Ghana. The Transport Associate will facilitate the transportation of program staff and implementing partners in Accra and Takoradi during the implementation phase of this project. He will report to the HR & Administrative Officer

Responsibilities and duties

• Drive JSI allocated vehicle and observe all road rules and signs according to the required legal and traffic conditions.
• Carry out different inspection of the vehicle before driving such as checking of coolant, oils and other fluids.
• Carry out minor vehicle repairs and other emergency activities such as flat tires during any road breakdowns.
• Update all vehicle documents such as car registration and insurance.
• Maintain a car logbook, fuel and oil requisition book and prepare a logbook summary each day.
• Maintain cleanliness of the motor vehicle.
• Collect and deliver documents, parcels or mails as directed by the supervisor.
• Perform other work related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Key Outputs

• Well-kept and maintained allocated vehicle.
• Transport services provided to project staff and official visitors.
• Observed traffic rules and defensive driving.
• Vehicle logbook and other documentation kept up to date
• Accurate and timely delivery of project documents, mails and parcels.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Valid driving license.
• 3-5 years’ experience working in an INGO, USAID-Funded project.
• Basic knowledge in mechanics and vehicle repair and maintenance.
• Good English communication skills required.
• Ability to work under pressure and longer hours when periodically required.
• Good teamwork and interpersonal relations.
• Ability to deal appropriately with sensitive issues and maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified persons are required to send their cover letter and Curriculum Vitae (CV) with the appropriate positions marked and also captured in the email subject ’ to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 15 October, 2020

• Please note that given the likely high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
• No phone calls or drop-ins will be accepted.

Disclaimer: Roles and responsibilities are subject to change based on final confirmation of that particular position.

JSI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals are welcome to apply.


8. Job Title: Senior Finance and Compliance Manager

JSI seeks to recruit the following position: Senior Finance and Compliance Manager

• Reports to: Director of Finance and Operations
• Location: Takoradi

Job Summary

• This is a full-time position that will be based in Takoradi, Ghana.
• The Senior Finance and Compliance Manager in consultation with the Director of Finance and Operations (DFO) is responsible for maintaining the JSI financial accounts and administrative systems for the USAID Strengthening the Continuum of Care Project.
• The Senior Finance & Operation Manager will support the Finance and Operations Officer and Finance and Operations Manager in Takoradi in executing their duties.
• She/he will be responsible (in support to DFO) for monitoring the financial status of the project work plan including preparation of expenditure projections and expense monitoring.
• She/he will ensure cost-effectiveness, efficiency and accountability throughout the life of the Project.
• The Senior Finance & Operation Manager reports to the Director of Finance & Operations.

Job Description

• Responsible for making sure, that there is compliance with and adherence to all JSI’s policies, Manuals and USAID rules regulations at all material times.
• Responsible for making sure that all our partners prepare report and submit financial documentations in accordance with our directives, templates, and forms for compliance.
• In collaboration with the Director of Finance and Operations, establish and maintain a financial and administrative system fulfilling all USAID rules and regulations and in line with JSI financial policies and procedures
• Support non-finance staff through in-house trainings with coordination from all the finance team
• Manage the monthly accounting cycle and bank account monitoring and reconciliation
• Support the Director of Finance and Operations to review and track program budget(s), monitor expenditures and help prepare financial reports for senior management and USAID
• Review and Approve the monthly accounts documentation, including vouchers and reconciliation reports prepared by the Finance and Operations Officer in Takoradi and Accra
• Actively participate in work plan preparation and work closely with the technical team to prepare and monitor costed work plans
• Work closely with the Director of Finance and Operations during preparation of the annual PEPFAR Expenditure Reporting USAID accruals report and other reports as will be requested
• Coordinate with Finance and Operations Officer in Takoradi and Accra to create and maintain Finance files for the office, keeping consistent and in an orderly manner
• Work with the Human Resources & Admin Manager to ensure safety and daily security of office premises
• Provide support to the Regional Office in Accra in all the above areas
• Perform any other duties as assigned by the Director of Finance and Operations which are in line with the general concept of this position
• S/He will authorize some electronic funds transfers (EFT) payment with a certain threshold
• Will approve all advance requests, purchase requests, and other request up to a certain threshold
• Will be in charge of preparing SF425 Quarterly Accruals reports for DFO review and subsequent submission to Home office for finalization.
• Any other duty as may be assigned by the Director of Finance & Operations.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Minimum Bachelors, Preferred Advanced degree in a finance, accounting, public administration or business-related field
• CPA is an added advantage
• At least 5 years of relevant experience in financial and/or office management in an NGO setting
• Demonstrated experience in supervision of support staff
• Experience in inventory management
• Relevant experience with USAID-funded programs and knowledge of USAID rules and regulations strongly desired
• Experience with PEPFAR Expenditure Analysis reports
• Strong organizational skills
• Excellent verbal and written English
• Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Access
• Experience with QuickBooks accounting system desired
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Demonstrated experience supervising, mentoring, and training staff
• Any other related duties as assigned by supervisor or COP

Location: Takoradi

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified persons are required to send their cover letter and Curriculum Vitae (CV) with the appropriate positions marked and also captured in the email subject ’ to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 15 October, 2020

• Please note that given the likely high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
• No phone calls or drop-ins will be accepted.

Disclaimer: Roles and responsibilities are subject to change based on final confirmation of that particular position.

JSI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals are welcome to apply.


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JSI Research & Training Institute Recruits across the 10 regions in Ghana. This includes JSI Research & Training Institute Jobs in Accra, Koforidua, Kumasi, Cape Coast, Sunyani, Tamale, Bolgatanga, Wa, Sekondi and Ho. JSI Research & Training Institute may sometimes accept job application nationwide, don’t miss the point that some vacancy positions may require relocation to their designated region of operation.

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