Jhpiego Ghana Recruitment 2020

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Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Jhpiego Ghana Recruitment 2020.

Jhpiego Ghana is an international, non-profit health organization affiliated with The Johns Hopkins University. For 40 years and in over 155 countries, Jhpiego has worked to prevent the needless deaths of women and their families.

Job Description

  • Company: Jhpiego Ghana
  • Location: Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana
  • State: Accra
  • Job type: Full-Time.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Technical Specialist – IPC / WASH

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Provide technical advice, guidance and support for the implementation of IPC/WASH at facility level
  • Help the GOG and frontline health workers to identify solutions to implementation challenges
  • Represent the project to stakeholders
  • Build close working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Provide remote and in-person coaching and mentorship to support best IPC/WASH practices in the workplace
  • Build the capacity of the regional and district level staff in IPC practices, quality improvement, training and supervision
  • Implement the appropriate supervisory, monitoring and evaluation systems for IPC/ WASH interventions at the assigned health facility
  • Facilitate quality and performance improvement teams and programs focused on infection prevention
  • Work closely with program support functions (logistics and finance departments) for IPC/ WASH program supplies and activities planning for smooth delivery of project interventions
  • Contribute to program reporting and related documentation needs for assigned technical areas
  • Participate in stakeholder meetings and deliver presentations, as needed
  • Other duties, as assigned

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in nursing, infection diseases, public health, health promotion, water and sanitation specialization or related field, with 3 or more years of relevant work experience in public health practice
  • Experience planning and working in water and sanitation systems, and implementing hygiene promotion programs; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated experience working with donor policies and guidelines and strong familiarity with reporting requirements.

Required Abilities/Skills

  • Familiarity with Ghana health systems and reporting structure and demonstrated ability to collaborate with government level officials to strengthen program implementation
  • Demonstrated ability in working and collaborating with a wide range of local and international partner organizations
  • Excellent skills in facilitation, team building and coordination
  • Excellent writing and communications skills, including demonstrated technical writing skills for publication
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse international teams and willingness to learn and empower others
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
  • Ability and willingness to travel frequently to implementation regions and health facilities

Job Title: Clinical Care Specialist

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Provide technical advice, guidance and support for the implementation of the clinical response, coordination and communication
  • Help the GOG and frontline health workers to identify solutions to implementation challenges
  • Represent the project to stakeholders
  • Build close working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Ensure high-quality training of clinical mentors and frontline health workers
  • Provide mentorship support to COVID 19 Treatment center staff through a Community of Practice, including facilitation of case discussions
  • Ensure data collection and reporting tools are implemented consistently
  • Contribute to program reporting and related documentation needs for assigned technical areas
  • Participate in stakeholder meetings and deliver presentations, as needed
  • Other duties, as assigned

Requirements

  • Clinical degree in medicine; post-graduate training in emergency medicine or infectious diseases preferred; 5 or more years of relevant work experience in Ghana
  • Experience planning and working in clinical care settings within public health programs; experience in contact tracing and/or infection prevention and control program a big plus)
  • Demonstrated experience working with USAID programs and familiarity with USG reporting requirements.
  • 5+ years’ experience in management, operational and technical expertise with a preference in public health program implementation
  • Experience in disease outbreak response and familiarity of IHR (2005) is an advantage

Required Abilities/Skills:

  • Familiarity with Ghana health systems and reporting structure and demonstrated ability to collaborate with government level officials to strengthen program implementation
  • Demonstrated ability in working and collaborating with a wide range of local and international partner organizations
  • Excellent skills in clinical decision making, facilitation, team building and coordination
  • Excellent writing and communications skills, including demonstrated technical writing skills for publication
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse international teams and willingness to learn and empower others
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
  • Ability and willingness to travel frequently to implementation regions and health facilities including COVID-19 treatment centers

How to Apply for Jhpiego Ghana Recruitment

Qualified persons are required to send their Curriculum Vitae (CV) and application letter to: [email protected].

  • Deadline for the submission of applications: June 19th 2020
  • Please note that given the likely high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NOTE: All staff members of Jhpiego, regardless of the level of their responsibilities are expected to:

  • Model the mission and values stated above
  • Participate in the business development processes
  • Contribute to the knowledge sharing and transfer  process
  • Make responsible decisions that result in time  and cost containment and clear accountability
  • Participate in multiple teams, adopt team spirit, take responsibility for action items assigned and provide  feedback as needed
  • Multitask, be able to manage competing priorities and be able to prioritize in order to meet program and/or organizational objectives.

Jhpiego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer…

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