Field Assistant Summary
Current Job Vacancies in Ghana 2021 for the position of Field Assistant at Total Family Health Organisation
Total Family Health Organisation (TFHO) is an indigenous Ghanaian social marketing organization duly registered in accordance with the laws of Ghana on February 1, 2017.
We partner with government, private sector, and civil society is to improve the health of people living in Ghana
primarily through implementation of innovative evidence-based interventions that increases access to and utilization of health products and services in a measurable and impactful way.
Our key intervention areas include: Reproductive (including family planning and HIV), Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (RMNCH), communicable and non-communicable diseases, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), nutrition, and malaria.
Social and Behavioral Change Communication (SBCC) and social marketing remains our unique expertise.
We utilize our deep insight and skills in SBCC and social marketing to promote positive social and behavior change
among individuals and communities using strategies that address the interests of the people we are trying to reach, the obstacles to change and the many forces that influence behavior and choice.
Our Mission is to be a truly Ghanaian organisation that works to improve the health of people primarily through the social marketing of health products and services as well as health communications in a measurable and impactful way
Field Assistant Description
The Field Assistant is responsible for working with key program staff and the Zonal Field Coordinator in the implementation of project objectives within the respective zone.
The Field Assistant will support project teams to achieve project deliverables.
The Field Assistant will support the Zonal Field Coordinator in program implementation within the respective zones.
The Field Assistant will produce periodic reports on all project implementation activities within the respective zones.
Assist in all program-related activities in the zone including but not limited to community mobilization, overseeing community-based distribution effort, among others.
Support activities related to program implementation including but not limited to partner assessment, tool creation, technology deployment, and workshop and meeting participation.
Support and organize partnership workshops and meetings.
Assist with M&E training for survey assistants.
Support Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation team to carry out program research analysis, writing or evidence gathering.
Support merchandising activities, product availability, and visibility in assigned territories
Support distribution, demand creation, and SBCC interventions in respective zones with support from the Zonal Field Coordinator and Technical Leads.
Assist to track and report on lead generation and campaigns
Assist in the preparation and organization of promotional events within the zone.
Support in Detailing and follow up with service providers i.e. public and private hospitals, clinics, health centres, CHPS, etc. to promote the utilization of TFHO commodities.
Build and maintain a healthy pipeline of client and business partners.
Identify models and partners for post-project sustainability.
Any other official responsibilities as may be assigned to you.
Required Skills or Experience
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelors degree in Humanities and Development Studies or relevant field is required.
Minimum of three (3) or more years of related work experience
Experience in both NGO and donor funded setting
Strong computer literacy, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Communication Good communication skill and ability to adapt quickly to changing environment is essential.
Ability to effectively communicate with other staff members and act as a representative of TFHO to the public
Organization & Time Management Ability to prioritize tasks, execute and deliver results
Attention to Detail role requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing tasks.
Analytical Skill the role requires being able to use data to present opportunities to stakeholder
Microsoft 365 Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Planner, PowerPoint, Teams, OneDrive & SharePoint)
Excellent Interpersonal Relationships role requires building and maintaining healthy relationships at all levels
Information Gathering & Monitoring role requires data collection to make informed decisions and report writing
Adaptability ability to anticipate and respond swiftly to changing dynamics within the local setting
Stress Management Ability to perform under pressure and stressful conditions
Negotiation role requires good negotiation skills
Ability to live TFHO values of:
Consumer and Customer Focused both internal and external.
Local but International in Character.
Results and a strong focus on measurement.
Speed and efficiency, with a predisposition to action and an aversion to bureaucracy
Must be a person of high integrity
Must exhibit a high sense of professionalism and confidentiality
Must be a proactive and results-oriented person
Must be self-driven and be able to work under little or no supervision at all
Must be able to drive over long distance and possess a valid drivers license
How To Apply
Interested candidates may apply by email to [email protected] Please put ”Field Assistant” in the subject line.
No Calls Please.