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1 May 2020

Full-Time Public Health Consultant – Jhpiego Accra

Jpiego – Posted by ghhealthjobs Anywhere

Job Description

Jhpiego is an international, non-profit health organization affiliated with The Johns Hopkins University. For 40 years and in over 155 countries, Jhpiego has worked to prevent the needless deaths of women and their families. Jhpiego works with health experts, governments and community leaders to provide high-quality health care for their people. Jhpiego develops strategies to help countries care for themselves by training competent health care workers, strengthening health systems andimproving delivery of care. Jhpiego designs innovative, effective and low-cost health care solutions to ensure a level of care for women and their families. These practical, evidence-based interventions are breaking down barriers to high-quality health care for the world’s most vulnerable populations.

  • Location: Ghana
  • Assignment Duration:  Up to 20 days from Mid-May 2020 to August 2020
Scope of Work
MOMENTUM— or Moving Integrated, Quality Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health and Family Planning and Reproductive Health Services to Scale— is a suite of USAID projects that aims to accelerate reductions in maternal, newborn, and child mortality and morbidity in high-burden countries by increasing host country commitment and capacity to provide high-quality, integrated health care.
MOMENTUM 2A (M2A), implemented by Jhpiego and 12 partner agencies, focuses on (1) providing targeted technical and capacity development assistance to USAID missions, partner countries, and local organizations, and (2) contributing to global technical leadership and policy dialogue for improved maternal, newborn, and child health, voluntary family planning, and reproductive health outcomes.
M2A will conduct a landscape analysis to identify and describe critical needs, gaps, priorities to improve maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH), nutrition, family planning (FP), and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH). M2A is seeking a consultant to participate in this process and contribute to analysis of existing data, support stakeholder mapping, review assessments and reports and participate in consultation and engagement of stakeholders.
Responsibilities
  1. Literature and document review
    • Assist with gathering documents and cataloging them
    • As assigned, contribute to reviewing project documents, surveys, assessments and evaluations
  2. Stakeholder mapping
    • Identify projects and stakeholders
    • Conduct stakeholder mapping exercise according to template
    • Document and share findings
  3. Participate in stakeholder engagement
    • Participate in stakeholder engagement activities including interviews and other participatory discussions held in person or virtually
  4. Site visits and synthesize findings across teams
    • Participate in site visits to designated districts and facilities
    • Work with other teams to collate and synthesize findings across teams
    • Present high-level findings from site visits in a PowerPoint presentation
  5. Technical advisory group meetings
    • Support preparation for technical advisory group
    • Contribute to facilitating, take notes and distilling information
    • Reports, presentations and other knowledge products
    • As assigned, contribute to drafting reports and presentations

Required Skills or Experience

  1. Post graduate level qualification with at least 15 years of practical experience in public health in Ghana
  2. Strong writing skills
  3. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Preferred Qualification

  1. Familiarity and proficiency with MS Office including word, excel and PowerPoint

How to Apply

Qualified persons are required to send their Curriculum Vitae (CV) and application letter to: [email protected].
  • Deadline for the submission of applications: May 8, 2020.
  • Please note that given the likely high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • For further information about Jhpiego, visit our website at www.jhpiego.org

Job Categories: Health Administration. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: consultant healthcare jobs, healthcare job listings, healthcare jobs part time, hospital job listings, and medical job listings. Salaries: Less than 20,000 per year.

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