Project Manager

Full Time Greater Accra Region Project Manager

Project Management:

  • Responsible for overseeing the delivery of World Child Cancer’s UK government funded project in Ghana
  • Support the delivery of World Child Cancer’s wider programme in Ghana
  • Develop in collaboration with WCC and key stakeholders monthly and quarterly work plans and budget forecasts
  • Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of workplans and budgets, communicating any significant delay or issue regarding the implementation
  • Assist in the development of strategies to achieve project aims
  • Compile quarterly narrative reports
  • Communicate progress with healthcare professionals and administrative staff within the project
  • Attend training and develop relevant knowledge and skills
  • Support WCC’s local and international partners, building strong working relationships to deliver shared goals and objectives

Financial Management:

  • Support the Finance Manager to compile quarter financial reports
  • Report all expenditure to WCC, communicating in advance any significant budget variation (overspend or underspent)
  • Guarantee that WCC financial procedures (as per Finance Manual) are correctly implemented

Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Maintain and develop accurate schedule of activities
  • Develop a monitoring plan and ensuring its implementation, giving regular updates
  • Conduct regular monitoring visit and external evaluations

Fundraising and communication:

  • Identify and develop partnerships with local supporters
  • Collaborate with local fundraising groups to gain support for the project
  • Maintain and develop databases of contacts and donors
  • Assist local fundraising groups to write letters and applications to local funding sources
  • Support WCC UK head office fundraising strategy and development of applications
  • Assist WCC head office with communication materials for use on the website and social media

Coordination and Logistics:

  • Coordinate and manage World Child Cancer’s UK government funded project activities in Ghana
  • Facilitate Project Committee meetings on a quarterly basis
  • Organise workshop logistics for medical and nursing staff
  • Organise local and International training events including booking flights, accommodation and visas

Required Skills or Experience

  • Post-graduate degree or equivalent experience
  • Substantial experience of project management including project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and narrative and financial reporting.
  • Practical experience of designing and implementing child health/public health programmes, including experience of working with international, national and local partner organisations
  • Strong financial background including experience managing and tracking project budgets
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Enjoys working in small yet growing teams where there is opportunity for growth
  • Commitment to WCC mission, vision and values

DESIRABLE

  • Clinical background would be an advantage

How To Apply

Apply with a CV and cover letter (maximum 2 pages) by sending an email to Jobs@worldchildcancer.org State the position you are applying for in the subject of the email.

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