Full TimeCountry Director
Unique Services Client is an NGO based in Accra, Ghana which is seeking a URGENT replacement for their Country Director
Oversee the design, implementation, and evaluation of the country strategy, program strategies and activities.
Serve as clients senior project supervision in Ghana, providing technical support and advice to various partners, including government ministries and CSOs.
Prepare and manage the implementation of project annual work plan in fulfilment of project’s strategic objectives and goals, and within budget. Inform HQ of challenges on the ground that may impact successful implementation.
Ensure the highest quality of program monitoring, evaluation, reporting, and communications. Lead the drafting and timely submission of detailed narrative reports to HQ in line with donor’s and clients reporting requirements.
Establish and maintain close working relationships with local government and non-government stakeholders, including high-level officials in government ministries and election management bodies.
Establish and maintain working relationships with international NGOs and the donor community to ensure successful implementation of the project and avoid duplication of efforts.
Lead and/or contribute to written technical reports, briefing papers, and clients thought pieces, both program-specific and non-program specific.
Leading the program development by identifying additional technical needs in-country, leading to the development of project proposals, and reaching out to the international donor community to diversify clients funding sources.
Ensure, in conjunction with HQ team and Global Director, compliance with client and donor rules and regulations, particularly with respect to procurement and fiscal management.
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Facilitate completion of program tasks in a timely manner and within the allocated budget.
In coordination with HQ, primary responsibility to assist in the identification, recruitment, and hiring of in-country office staff, as well as local and international technical consultants.
Provide oversight and management of technical consultants, including review of all consultant reports and deliverables.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Global Director or senior management
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Qualifications & Minimum requirements:
Advanced degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, Epidemiology
International Development or other relevant field; medical, nursing or other relevant degree.
Research experience is desired. 10+ years of senior-level management experience of projects and programs in health systems strengthening, TB-HIV/AIDS, prevention
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