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  • Posted: Jul 22, 2020
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    We have been working in Ghana since 2006, providing family planning and sexual reproductive health services, to help more than 115,000 women each year to choose when they have children.
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    Channel Lead For Centres

    The Channel Lead for Centres is responsible for ensuring that the operational delivery channels of Centres have in place an up-to-date strategy, agreed with all key internal and external stakeholders for how the channel may be positioned in the market place, grow while retaining excellent clinical quality standards, and achieve ever increasing levels of commercial viability.  While the post holder will not manage or be responsible for the implementation of their channel in the field, they will need to maintain the closest of professional relations with each Region and its teams, with the Donor Compliance and Delivery team within the Regional Operations Directorate and with other key internal and external audiences.

    The post holder is one of the members of the management team for the Directorate of Regional Operations, and as such plays a critical role in all major operational and strategic decisions for the Directorate. Additionally, the post holder, is a member of MSIG’s leadership group, and as such is expected to contribute to organisation-wise strategy and to model key leadership behaviours and to demonstrate the organisation’s values. The Channel Lead, Centres will report to the Deputy Director of Regional Operations.

    The post holder will be based in Accra and expected to travel to other regions in Ghana when needed.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Spearhead the formulation and implementation of operational strategy that ensures continuous growth while retaining excellent clinical quality standards as well as achieve ever increasing funding to sustain impact across eight (8) centres in Ghana.
    • Lead in the expansion of the MSI Ghana Centre network in the concept of increasing access to quality services.
    • Keeps abreast of the trends within the donor environment in country and internationally and developed financial sustainability models as a risk management strategy.
    • Strengthen the organization’s project management systems/processes and ensure consistent best practice in project life cycle management.
    • Provide leadership and guidance and foster a strong sense of team and team cohesion amongst centre team.
    • Support finance, HR and supply chain functions by ensuring all team members within the channel comply with policies and procedures, advising these functions on changes that would improve organisational efficiency.
    • Provide leadership and guidance to direct reports; motivate, coach and build the capacity of team members to effectively manage, monitor, and report on projects with support from Regional Managers
    • Maintain effective relationships internally with all departmental heads and externally with other SRH partners.
    • As one of MSIG’s leaders, role model good leadership behaviours, play a part in supporting the development of the organisation and its leadership culture.
    • Any other duties assigned.

    Required Skills or Experience

    • Bachelors Degree in health, demography, public health or social sciences/development studies is required.
    • Other professional qualifications, ideally in project management or sexual and reproductive health.
    • Master’s degree in a related field will be an advantage.

    Skill and Experience

    • At least Five (5) years of directly relevant post-graduation work experience and at least 3 years of experience in a substantive project management and Channel management.
    • Demonstrated strong project management skills for a portfolio of projects of a similar size and scale; experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Demonstrated experience in successfully leading teams and managing others.
    • Demonstrated experience in successfully launching new projects and activities and work through others. to fully realise implementation plans.
    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills; able to write/edit high quality reports.
    • Articulate and analytical with excellent attention to detail.
    • Ability to spot bottlenecks, resolve issues, and trouble shoot.
    • Strong partnership skills and experience in working with both public and private health facilities.
    • Motivates team members to deliver high quality service and result.
    • Team player, self motivator and able to motivate others to achieve results.
    • Experience working with NGOs and GHS as implementation partners.
    • Sympathetic to young women and men seeking contraception and other reproductive health services.
    • Pro-family planning and pro-choice.

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    Capacity Building Midwife

    • Marie Stopes International Ghana (MSIG) has vacancies for a passion driven, well-organised, client-oriented and energetic individuals with the below relevant qualification/s and experience – Capacity Building Midwife
    • Length of contract: All vacancies advertised have One (1) year contract (renewable base upon good performance).
    • The Capacity Building Midwife will contribute to the successful strengthening of the public sector in line with the Evolving model strategy and values of MSIG as well as the goals of sustainability in accordance with the country’s national Policy. The midwife will be primarily responsible for providing supportive clinical quality supervision and focused clinical trainings and mentoring to the selected public facilities in the assigned regions of work. The Capacity Building Midwife will be based in Upper West Region with travel to service delivery points in support of quality assurance through monitoring, mentoring and clinical training of public sector strengthening facilities. The Capacity Building Midwife will report to the Regional Manager in the region of operation.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Lead the capacity building team in identifying health facilities in target areas for Service delivery
    • Create, nurture and maintain a good working relationship with GHS, opinion leaders, police and local partner organizations for effective collaboration.
    • Encourage a commitment to accommodating clients’ special needs such as flexibility on working hours, strict privacy and confidentiality to generate demand for MSIG/GHS services
    • Identify appropriate training needs within your team and, in consultation with the Regional Manager, arrange for appropriate trainings and induction of new team members.
    • Timely collate and submit incidents reports to the Regional Manager and Director of MDT.
    • Monitor monthly team results and in collaboration with the Regional Manager make appropriate recommendations to meet set targets.
    • Support GHS providers to build capacity in Clinical services including: IUCD, Implant insertion and removal.
    • Professional management of client complaints and/or clinical incidents on site
    • Support GHS providers to adhere strictly to all GHS/MSI clinical quality standards to achieve the highest score in all QTA activities
    • Ensure formal communications with the various health partners are properly documented
    • Develop monthly CBT site schedule and submit same to GHS before visit
    • Carry out any other lawful duties assigned by the Regional Manager.

    Required Skills or Experience

    • Must have a recognised clinical qualification in Midwifery
    • Must be registered with a recognised local professional body in Ghana and of good standing
    • Must have requisite experience to work with minimum supervision

    Skill and Experience

    • At least One (1) year post-graduation experience in a Midwifery position
    • Experience of working in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Excellent provider-client interaction skills
    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
    • Work experience with Ghana Health Service and/or an INGO
    • Articulate and analytical with attention to detail
    • Knowledge of health delivery system in Ghana
    • Must be multi-skilled and able to work with minimum supervision.
    • Sympathetic to women and men seeking Family Planning and Reproductive Health services
    • Be able to work on own initiative and at longer periods.
    • Customer focused with good interpersonal skills to engage with people at all levels –government, donor and community
    • Passionate about maternal health and the vulnerable
    • Motivates team members to deliver high quality service and result
    • Team player, self motivator and able to motivate others to achieve results
    • Pro-choice and pro-family planning

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