FHI 360 Recruitment 2022 Online Application Portal | 4 Positions

Latest FHI 360 Recruitment 2022 Application Form Portal Update. Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified applicants to fill the vacant positions at FHI 360.

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FHI 360 Recruitment 2022 Overview

Recruiter: FHI 360

Location: Ghana

Vacancies: 4 Positions

Application Mode:  Offline (In-Person) Application Method

Salary: Salary packages will be in accordance with remuneration policies.


About Recruiter:

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. To meet the needs of our rapidly expanding portfolio in Ghana, we seek a qualified candidate for the following position on an anticipated 5-year Strengthening Accountability in Ghana’s Education System (SAGES) Activity in Ghana.

Available Positions

There are currently 4 vacant positions available at FHI 360.

FHI 360 is recruiting to fill the following positions below: Tap or click any position below to view full details 👇

Chief of Party

Job Title: Chief of Party

Job Description

The Chief of Party will be the primary liaison with the funder (USAID), the MOE and GES and other key stakeholders and implementing partners.  Primary responsibilities are to provide overall leadership, management oversight, and technical direction for the program, ensuring an integrated vision across components and actors, with a focus on achieving results.  In addition to leading the team, the Chief of Party will be expected to operationalize the key elements of the Activity, to ensure delivery against the expected results. This will include identifying gaps and opportunities to strengthen accountability, governance, and transparency within the MOE at various levels, support the education accountability learning framework and ensure the Activity builds government and community capacity to strengthen education outcomes. The Chief of Party will be expected to identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner and suggest appropriate program adjustments. S/he will supervise activity implementation and ensure activities meet stated goals and reporting requirements. The Chief of Party will have demonstrated ability to work in complex environments, across different cultures, and manage diverse teams to deliver impact within agreed timelines.

Responsibilities:

  • Management
  • Provide daily leadership and overall direction of the Activity, and coordinate activities of implementing partners to achieve cohesive and sustainable results
  • Oversee project operations, administration, logistics, procurement, budgeting, financial accounting, and overall client satisfaction
  • Oversee technical quality, monitoring, evaluation, reporting, of Performance Monitoring Plan and implementation of the project work plan
  • Create and maintain an effective project management team; supervise the recruitment, hiring, and supervision of all local staff and consultants.
  • Supervise project technical and operations teams and manage the annual work plan and budgeting process.
  • Technical direction
  • Support the operationalization of the education accountability framework through systems strengthening and capacity building at all levels of the education system.
  • Assure support and training to government actors to improve the quality of and use of education data for decision-making, and decentralized resource management at central and decentralized levels
  • Supports the development, planning and training of personnel at decentralized levels of the education system to increase efficiency, effectiveness, and quality of the workforce
  • Provides technical advice and support for strategies and actions to improve transparency, engagement, information sharing, constructive debate and positive working relationships between government and civil society education stakeholders to achieve targeted outcomes in education.
  • Relationship management
  • Serve as the primary liaison with USAID, and communicate regularly with USAID to provide updates and progress reports
  • Build trust and maintain positive relations with MOE and GES officials to ensure local ownership, buy-in and sustainability of the Activity
  • Facilitate and foster close collaboration between headquarters-based technical staff, regional management staff, and the project team.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Master’s degree strongly preferred in education, public administration, international development, or related field from an accredited university; Ph.D. or Ed.D. is highly preferred.
  • Minimum 12 years of experience in similar education intervention activities and experience managing complex international donor-funded development activities in challenging environments.
  • Background and demonstrated experience in governance, accountability and strengthening government capacity at multiples levels of the education system.
  • Seven years’ experience in capacity development at human, institutional and policy levels, including strategic planning and organizational processes required; knowledge of current education system strengthening best practices and trends relevant to USAID strategy preferred
  • Demonstrated success in system strengthening efforts that have led to significant, sustained changes at scale.
  • Strong working relationships at senior levels of the MOE and GES. Prior experience working within MOE or GES a plus.

Method of Application

Interested candidates may submit CV/resume and cover letter, including salary requirements by following the below application instructions.

  1. Go to https://www.fhi360.org/careers, 2. Click on Search Jobs, and search for the position numbers assigned to each position, 3. Create an account and follow the  application instructions.

Note: Availability of all positions are contingent upon funding and approval of key personnel.

Deputy Chief of Party

Job Title: Deputy Chief of Party

Job Description

The Deputy Chief of Party, Technical works in close coordination with the Chief of Party and is responsible for managing the quality and timeliness of the project’s overall technical workstream. S/he will supervise the technical team, liaise with technical partners, relevant national and decentralized stakeholders, beneficiaries and the donor, as needed.

Responsibilities:

  1. Management
  • Coordinate closely with the Chief of Party (COP) on all technical matters; provide support to the overall leadership and management of the project.
  • Coordinate planning process to ensure strategic and cohesive program direction, and ongoing inclusive and adaptive management
  • Oversee technical outputs (activities, strategies and deliverables) of all implementing partner organizations through regular field visits and facilitate regular technical meetings for all partners.
  • Develop and oversee a local partner capacity building activities, including technical, managerial and governance capacities.
  • Coordinate with the M&E Director to ensure that MEL and CLA plans enhances the project’s ability to ensure technical quality and provide feedback for technical interventions. Provide guidance to technical staff, ensure clear roles and responsibilities and maintain clear lines of communication with project team members.
  • Collaborate with in-country technical advisors and headquarter-based technical staff to ensure the project is implemented according to organization and industry best practices, program framework, and regulations.
  • Lead the process of preparing timely and accurate reporting on technical interventions and preparing technical deliverables. .
  • Represent the project in technical meetings, conferences, and coordination platforms representative in the absence/temporary leave of the COP.
  • Serve as the primary technical program representative in the absence/temporary leave of the COP.
  1. Technical Oversight and Coordination
  • Facilitate the operationalization of the education accountability framework through systems strengthening and capacity building at all levels of the education system.
  • Provide support, technical assistance and training to government actors to improve the quality of and use of education data for decision-making, and decentralized resource management at central and decentralized levels.
  • Supports the development, planning and training of personnel at decentralized levels of the education system to increase efficiency, effectiveness, and quality of the workforce.
  • Provides technical advice and support for strategies and actions to improve transparency, engagement, information sharing, constructive debate and positive working relationships between government and civil society education stakeholders to achieve targeted outcomes in education.
  • Supports increased quality of education and opportunity to learn by improving the work of school management committees and parent teacher associations

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Master’s degree required (PhD preferred) in education, social sciences, or related field required.
  • 10 years of progressive technical management experience in support of large-scale, donor-funded international development programs, preferably in Ghana or the region.
  • Background and demonstrated experience in governance, accountability and strengthening government capacity at multiples levels of the education system.
  • Experience in capacity development at human, institutional and policy levels, including strategic planning and organizational processes required; knowledge of current education system strengthening best practices and trends relevant to USAID strategy preferred.
  • Relevant management, supervisory, technical experience working with programs that are of a similar scope and scale to this program.
  • Strong knowledge of, and commitment to, gender equity and social inclusion issues in education.
  • Experience in the education sector in Ghana or the region strongly preferred.  Fluency in English is required.

Method of Application

Interested candidates may submit CV/resume and cover letter, including salary requirements by following the below application instructions.

  1. Go to https://www.fhi360.org/careers, 2. Click on Search Jobs, and search for the position numbers assigned to each position, 3. Create an account and follow the application instructions.

Note: Availability of all positions are contingent upon funding and approval of key personnel.

Director of Finance & Administration

Job Title: Director of Finance & Administration

Job Description

The DFA will be experienced in, and responsible for the project’s administrative operations including finance, human resource management, contract/grants compliance, procurement and office administration while ensuring compliance with USAID, local laws, and FHI360 rules and regulations.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Manage Financial Accounting System including managing cash flow, tracking expenditures and preparing monthly financial reports in compliance with USAID and FHI360 requirements and regulations.
  • Provide guidance and organize training, as necessary, for staff on relevant USAID, FHI360 and Government of Ghana rules and regulations.
  • Participate in project procurement processes for goods and consulting services, including drafting requests, analyzing proposals, drafting contracts, negotiating contracts and prices, reviewing contractual deliverables for quality and preparing the required documentation.
  • Manage staff to meet departmental and organizational strategic goals.
  • Provide guidance to all staff for complying with the budgetary regulations of FHI360 and USAID;
  • Develop and recommend solutions to management meet internal and external needs of the company.
  • Provide financial and budgetary information to the Home Office for USAID as needed.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • University degree or higher in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, and/or some other relevant discipline is required.
  • Minimum eight (8) years’ experience providing administrative leadership and oversight to all aspects of development project operations – grants management experience highly desirable.
  • Minimum of three (3) years working experience in a senior supervisory role related to accounting, payroll, procurement, and logistical support services.
  • Work experience providing contractual and financial oversight to USAID-funded projects of similar size and complexity.
  • Accounting/audit certifications highly preferred.
  • Advanced Excel skills and experience with Quickbooks required.

Method of Application

Interested candidates may follow the application instructions below for detailed information about each position and how to apply.

  1. Go to https://www.fhi360.org/careers,
  2. Click on Search Jobs, and search for the position numbers assigned to each position,
  3. Create an account and follow the application instructions.
Communications and Media Strategist

Job Title: Communications and Media Strategist

Job Description

The Communications and Media Strategist (CMS) will be the activity point of contact that builds community campaigns designed to capture and engage community members.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Identifying target demographics and campaign platforms (community radio, YouTube, Facebook, plays, songs, other traditional media).
  • Deep knowledge of Ghana’s media and communications environment.
  • Gather data on the best ways to message out program goals and activities.
  • Work closely with civil society organizations on media plans.
  • Lead campaigns within in strict budgets.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Bachelors with at least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated experience in the successful implementation communication campaigns for USG funded projects.
  • At least five (5) years of demonstrated experience working in Ghana, preference for work with CSOs.
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to think strategically and communicate her vision to partners and colleagues.
  • Proven experience navigating complex and high-pressure operating environments.
  • Demonstrated creativity and strong analytical skills.
  • Experience in the development and management of programs within a context of multi-donor funded programs preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with staff, donors, civil society organizations, private sector players, and host country government counterparts.
  • Professional fluency in English is required.
  • Ghanaian nationals strongly encouraged to apply.

Method of Application

Interested candidates may follow the application instructions below for detailed information about each position and how to apply.

  1. Go to https://www.fhi360.org/careers,
  2. Click on Search Jobs, and search for the position numbers assigned to each position,
  3. Create an account and follow the application instructions.

Eligibility & Requirements

To be selected for the job, you need to possess all the required qualifications and meet all requirements before applying for FHI 360 Recruitment 2022.

This Job has several positions, therefore, you will find the requirements, qualifications, and other criteria for each individual position above. See the advertised positions above for details.

How to Apply for FHI 360 Recruitment

This vacancy has a special application method for each position. Therefore, refer to the position details above for relevant application procedures.

Closing Date

The FHI 360 Recruitment Closing Date is date to be announced

Shortlisted Applicant Update

After submitting your application, the next phase is to wait to be shortlisted or contacted by the recruiter. Depending on the recruiter, you may be contacted via phone, SMS, Email, and other means you provided in your application.

The next employment phase will be communicated to you when contacted by the recruiter.

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