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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: recruitment@ppag-gh.org Only shortlisted applicants will be shortlisted for an interview. Note: Closing Date: 21st April, 2022 Note: CV and Application should be 1 File. Female candidates are encouraged to apply PPAG believes In Child and Vulnerable Adults’ Protection and Gender Equality.

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) educat...

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: recruitment@ppag-gh.org 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.

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 LOC...