BackgroundThe Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) of young people, who constitute about a sixth of the world’s population remain a global public health concern (Starrs et al., 2018). It threatens the achievement of the demographic dividend and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), especially, goals 3, 4, and 5; with adolescent pregnancies, unsafe abortions, maternal mortality, high drop-out rates from school; child marriage; exposure to violence, abuse, HIV and sexually transmitted infections; obstetric fistula and mental health challenges persistent in disproportionate rates (Frost et al., 2016).[pdf-embedder url="https://www.ppag-gh.org/ppag/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/TOR_5Consultancy-Desk-reveiw-E-Aug-.pdf" title="TOR_(5%)Consultancy-Desk reveiw E-Aug"]
BACKGROUNDWith almost 70% of young people using the Internet globally (ITC 2020), the opportunities to provide information and education through digital means are endless. Digital Health Interventions (DHI) has emerged as a viable option to deliver SRHR information and services in a wider scope to users. Globally, DHI has been touted as one of the foremost interventions that is contributing to closing the gap in SRHR service delivery. The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG) has over the past years adopted DHI as intervention measure in response to the pandemic, with remarkable results.[pdf-embedder url="https://www.ppag-gh.org/ppag/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/TOR_5-Consultancy-for-Digital-App_Aug-25.pdf" title="TOR_(5%) Consultancy for Digital App_Aug 25"]
POSITION: FINANCE COORDINATOR REPORT TO: SENIOR FINANCE MANAGER LOCATION: HEAD OFFICE (ACCRA) DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Prepares consolidated project’s monthly, quarterly, half yearly and annual reports and any other reports that may be assigned • Coordinate and ensure that project returns are received, reviewed, properly coded and entered into the accounting system. • Prepares project’s consolidated final accounts and supporting schedules for the end- of -year audits • Provides Technical support to project staff and other implementing and advise management on further capacity needs • Coordinates and ensure that funds are available for project implementation • Assists in the preparation of PPAG final accounts • Undertakes monthly supervision of the update of Project’s Fixed Asset Register • Prepares monthly Bank Reconciliation statements • Assists in preparation of project budget, Annual Programme and Budget (APB) and any other financial information to Management for decision-making. • Prepares Annual Workplans and completes Performance Appraisal Form • Performs any other duties that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor Qualifications & Experience • A first degree in Accounting or its equivalent. Partly qualified in any recognized Professional Accountancy Body will be an added advantage. • A minimum of 5 years relevant working experience., Proficiency in computer skills, spreadsheet, accounting packages (such as QuickBooks and Great Plain) and MS Word, Excel, Power Point is requires. • Good working knowledge in Accpac Accounting Software is preferable. The Person Must have: • good working knowledge in the use of the computer • Experience in providing technical support to other staff • Have very good interpersonal, communication, and report writing skills • Must be honest, transparent and reliable • High sense of responsibility, accuracy and judgmental skills • Must be team player and able to work for long hours and under pressure • Must be able to work with little or no supervision and have an eye for details How to Apply All interested persons with requisite qualification(s), should kindly send their Application Letters with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), including two referees and cell phone numbers into a Single file to: firstname.lastname@example.org Only shortlisted applicants will be shortlisted for an interview. Closing Date: 24th June, 2022.
POSITION: Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator REPORTS TO: Research, Monitoring & Evaluation Manager LOCATION: Head Office (ACCRA) Job Role: Developing a strong M&E system and playing the key role of facilitating the input of staff of the Association partners and other stakeholders in planning, designing and measurement of programme and services delivery activities with the aim of achieving the Project targets. Key Functions: • Tracking and updating M&E data as well as ensuring the data is of the best quality possible • Ensuring proper and timely analysis and reporting of data using appropriate software JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Working under the direction of the RM&E Manager will ensure high-quality programme information is available and used to promote program accountability, learning and improvement. • The job holder will perform quality control and regulate audit of the programme progress and results. • S/he will also provide informed and independent professional advice to the Association with a view to improve the delivery process and achieving high impact outcomes. • Liaise with other partners on data related matters • Developing a Monitoring and Evaluation plan • Helping determine performance and impact indicators and targets • Providing support to proposal development for M&E components • Design and maintain a monitoring and evaluation system for the programme timely and trustworthy data results • Master and lead in the use of technological innovations for collecting and analysing data so as to measure programming impact. • Lead to prepare project reports for management relevant bodies as well as guide partner agencies in preparing their reports when required. • Monitoring project activities, outputs and progress towards anticipated results • Working with data platforms, databases and select technologies to capture and organize data • Conducting or providing support to data quality assessments • Developing monthly, quarterly or annual reports depending on project requirements • Disseminating evaluation findings and project results to donors and other stakeholders • Per any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Supervisor. QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS • First degree in statistics, project management or related fields. • At least 5-year experience as an M&E expert in development work. • Excellent end –user skills in an M&E software commonly used by INGOs. • Familiarity with the Results Framework approach is required. • Experience in M&E methods and approaches (including quantitative, qualitative and participatory). • Demonstrated experience and skills in information analysis and writing comprehensive and high quality reports. • Advance computer skills in all MS Office programmes. • Personal specification will include excellent statistical acumen, investigation skills and writing skills • Prior management experience and strong organizational skills. • Excellent oral and written English skills How to Apply All interested persons with requisite qualification(s), should kindly send their Application Letters with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), including two referees and cell phone numbers in a Single file to: email@example.com Only shortlisted applicants will be shortlisted for an interview. Closing Date: 24th June, 2022
POSITION: Project Officer (2 Positions) REPORTS TO: Programmes Coordinator LOCATION: Head Office (ACCRA) JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ▪ To implement and coordinate activities of the Oxfam project in the implements ▪ To implement and coordinate activities of the National Strategic Plan (NSP) ▪ Ensure proper implementation of Volunteer Activities (Adults and YAM) in the Central and Western Regions ▪ To compile specific project reports (i.e. Oxfam) ▪ Ensure proper documentation of information of the project. ▪ Assist in ensuring timely submission of quality reports ▪ Conduct periodic verifications of data at the project site ▪ Generate trends of project achievement and circulate same for decision making ▪ Assist the M & E Coordinator in monitoring and supervision of projects in the catchment areas ▪ To assist in the preparation and finalization of project reports (Monthly, Quarterly, Half year, Annual, IPPF and Donors) ▪ To assist the M & E Coordinator in the planning and preparation of the project site’s Annual Programme and Budget ▪ Assist in the development of innovative programmes and proposal for funding ▪ Perform any other duties assigned by Immediate Supervisor QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE A first degree in the Social Sciences/Sciences or its equivalent with a minimum of three (3) years post qualification experience in related field OTHER QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE ▪ Strong analytical and quantitative skills ▪ Must have good innovative, proactive and goal-oriented skills ▪ High sense of responsibility ▪ A strong Knowledge in current SRH and population issues ▪ Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills ▪ Ability to work independently with little or no supervision ▪ Good computer literacy skills ▪ Must be a team player and be able to take initiatives ▪ Must be able to travel at short notice ▪ Ability to work for long hours and under pressure How to Apply All interested persons with requisite qualification(s), should kindly send their Application Letters with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), including two referees and cell phone numbers in a Single file to: firstname.lastname@example.org Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview. Closing Date: 24th June, 2022
POSITION: Programmes Manager REPORTS TO: Director of Programmes & Service Delivery LOCATION: Head Office (ACCRA) Job Role Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Director of Programmes and Service Delivery DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Monitor, supervise and coordinate the implementation of all other projects apart from the youthfocused projects • Plan, coordinate and oversee standardization of all the projects in the Association ensuring that all agreements and requirements under the various projects are adhered to • Collaborate with all stakeholders and partners to ensure successful implementation of activities in projects that PPAG partners with other organizations. • Provide technical support to the Project Officers in the field • Ensure that the capacity of Project Officers are built for effective performance. • Plan, organize and coordinate all project meetings. • Support the Director of Programmes and Service Delivery (DPSD) to develop proposals for funding from existing and newly identified donors • Assist the DPSD in collating and finalizing projects’ reports and documents • Assist the DPSD to plan and prepare the Annual Business Plan (ABP) • Coordinates activities related to specific projects and identifies possible areas of collaborations • Collaborate with the M&E Manager to ensure proper collection and collation of data from all projects as well as ensuring all projects’ information are properly documented. • Prepare annual work plans for all the projects • Carry out performance appraisals for all project staff • Performs any other duties in line with PPAG mission as may be requested by the DSD&P QUALIFICATION, EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS • A Masters’ degree in the Social Sciences/Psychology/Public Health or its equivalent with a minimum of five (5) years relevant working experience; 3 of which, must be in key project management or managerial position. • A certificate in project management will be an added advantage • Excellent managerial, analytical and quantitative skills • Excellent report writing, communication and presentation skills • Very good interpersonal skills, good human relations and a team player • Must have good innovative, proactive and goal oriented skills • Must be able to work with little or no supervision • Excellent in the use of the computer • Must have high sense of responsibility and be able to take initiatives as well as the ability to work for long hours and under pressure • Must be able to travel at short notice How to Apply All interested persons with requisite qualification(s), should kindly send their Application Letters with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), including two referees and cell phone numbers in a Single file to: email@example.com Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview. Closing Date: 24th June, 2022
The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG), an NGO and a member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), and a leading provider of Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) education and services, hereby invites result-oriented and committed persons to apply for the following vacant position to be filled in the Association. POSITION: CENTER OF EXCELLENCE PROGRAMMES MANAGER REPORT TO: DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMES AND SERVICE DELIVERY LOCATION: HEAD OFFICE (ACCRA) CONTRACT DURATION: ONE YEAR RENEWABLE Directly Supervises • Communications Manager • CoE Officer • Graphics Designer Job Role and Functions: • Manage the implementation of the Centre of Excellence (COE) programme • Engage with all stakeholders of the CoE Programme at all levels • Ensure effective utilization and reporting on programme resourcing • Ensure the documentation and timely reporting on CoE programme DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Programme Management • Lead development of CoE programme work-plan and budgets • Coordinate implementation of CoE programme activities • Coordinate engagements between PPAG, Rutgers, IPPF and other partners • Liaise with other MAs and CoE partners to provide technical support to youth programme activities. • Facilitate the provision of technical support to all MAs and partner CSOs who are part of the CoE programme • Participate in or Facilitate all CoE meetings • Participate in critical meetings with partners locally and with partners from across the Africa region and beyond towards advancing the CoE programme and the SRHR agenda for young people • Coordinator stakeholder engagements under the CoE programme • Coordinate and ensure effective communications and dissemination CoE materials • Ensure the effective management of the CoE Website and Knowledge brokering functions, including the management of the share point and CoE website • Manage and coordinate the work of staff and consultants under the COE • Ensure effective and regular reporting (both programme and finance) to donor and within PPAG reporting systems and periods. Documentation and Communication • Work closely with the Communications and Advocacy team to effectively coordinate the development and documentation of various tools, strategies, success stories and best practices for publication and sharing through the CoE programme, website and PPAG websites. • Effectively engage partner MAs and CSO partners to identify, document, share and publish critical best practices, case studies, research, programme tools, etc. to advance the knowledge brokering role of the CoE programme • Effectively Liaise with Rutgers, MAs, PPAG staff and other CSOs in the development and documentation of their share point materials/content Capacity Building. • Liaise with the Executive Director, Director of Programmes and Service delivery as well as CoE programme leads at Rutgers and participating MAs to develop and ensure delivery of various capacity building activities targeted at various groups and organizations • Ensure and lead development of various capacity building programmes, content and approaches to advance the knowledge sharing and knowledge transfer amongst the CoE MAs and other partners from around the continent and the world. • Identify, plan and ensure delivery of capacity building activities within the CoE programme focus areas. Fund raising and resource mobilisation • Identify possible areas of collaboration and networking with partners to explore opportunities for funding for the programme and PPAG • Assist in proposal writing, fund raising and resource mobilization by participating in processes and advising management on current funding trends Funds Management. • Prepare and manage CoE programme work-plan and budgets • Monitor programme expenditure and funds utilization and disbursements to ensure effective delivery and implementation of activities at all levels • Ensure timely and accurate programme and financial reporting Team work and Team Management • Lead the CoE programme and provide leadership for the rest of the programme • Effectively manage and facilitate healthy working relationship between the CoE team as well as between the CoE team and the entre PPAG staff team to ensure harmonization and coherence in programmes and activities • Exchange and share relevant information among and within the CoE programme team, PPAG management, regional CoE Programme team from the MAs and the CoE Global programme team with Rutgers and IPPF ARO/CO • Actively participate in PPAG programmes team meeting and other organizational activities Others: • Perform any other duties assigned by the Director of Service Delivery and Programmes QUALIFICATION, EXPERIENCE AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS • A Master’s degree in the social sciences/Public Health or any other related field with a minimum of five (5) years relevant working experience, 3 of which must be in a similar position. • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of SRH issues, policies, interventions etc. at the global and national level in relation to young people • Must be youth friendly and able to take initiatives • Must have very good analytical, negotiation skills and demonstrate abilities to exercise discretion • Very good interpersonal, communication, report writing and presentation skills • Must be a team player and be able to work with little or no supervision and able to multitask • Must have good innovative, proactive and goal-oriented skills as well as good analytical skills Other Relevant Competencies • Programme management and programme development skills • People management skills • Partnerships and Stakeholders cultivation, management and engagement skills • Training and Facilitation skills • Coordination, team building and team work skills • Communication, writing and presentation skills • Innovative, creative and ability to generate ideas for programme enhancement • Advocacy skills • Proposal writing and resource mobilization skills How to Apply All interested persons with requisite qualification(s), should kindly send their Application Letters with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), including two referees and cell phone numbers to: firstname.lastname@example.org Only shortlisted applicants will be shortlisted for an interview. Note: Closing Date: 21st April, 2022Note: CV and Application should be 1 File.Female candidates are encouraged to apply PPAG believes In Child and Vulnerable Adults’ Protection and Gender Equality.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidate for the post of Graphic Designer for PPAG.POSITION: GRAPHIC DESIGNER REPORT TO: PROGRAMMES MANAGER PROJECT DURATION: 31st DECEMBER, 2022 LOCATION: Accra (Head Office) JOB PURPOSE To provide technical support in Graphic Design and video editing activities at the Unit DUTIES • Lead graphic and visual design (print, web and other aesthetics) for various brands and programs and supervise a team of writers and contributors to PPAGs communications platforms and activities. • Assembling raw footage, inputting sound and digitally merging video into final product that matches approved scripts (illustration, animation, photography and videography) • Ensure that content/graphics and other designs meet the organization’s or client's needs, and follows our in-house style guide. • Organize, verify, modify and update existing graphic and materials for use. • Collaborate with staff and come up with fresh, creative content ideas, keeping PPAGs primary and secondary audience in mind. • Analyse and use data to increase readers and content consumer engagement and retention. • Identify and design marketing/promotional concepts for implementation • Develop operational plans for the Association • Perform any other duties that may be assigned. QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE A good first degree in Communication Design or Publishing Studies OR HND in Graphic Design or its equivalent with a minimum of one (1) year relevant working experience. KEY QUALITIES AND REQUIREMENTS ▪ Knowledge of SRHR and youth development communications best practices. ▪ Familiarity with design software and technologies (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop ▪ Very good interpersonal, and communication skills ▪ Must be honest, transparent, reliable, self-motivated and confident ▪ High sense of responsibility, accuracy and judgmental in performing job schedules ▪ Ability to select colors, images, typography and layout for communication materials. ▪ Solid experience with digital technology and edition software packages (Adobe, Premier Pro, Corel Draw etc) ▪ Must be able to work with little or no supervision ▪ Ability to work for long hours and under pressure How to Apply All interested persons with requisite qualification(s), should kindly send their Application Letters with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), including two referees and cell phone numbers to: email@example.com Only shortlisted applicants will be shortlisted for an interview. Note: Closing Date: 20th February, 2022. PPAG believes In Child and Vulnerable Adults’ Protection and Gender Equality.