FHI 360 Deputy Chief of Party/Director of Social and Behavior Change Communication Jobs in Ghana

FHI 360 Deputy Chief of Party/Director of Social and Behavior Change Communication Jobs in Ghana


  • 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.

    Responsibilities:

  • Supports the project’s Chief of Party (COP) in developing and implementing an overall vision and leadership for the project and the project team.

  • Leads the of annual workplans, budgets and ensure successful implementation.

  • Supports the project’s COP in the technical and management responsibility for all project personnel.

  • Works closely with other USAID-funded projects in ensuring alignment between SBC strategies and needs of regional and district health management teams, health care workers and clients.

  • Serves as one of the project leaders in representation to USAID/Ghana, the Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service, other donors and institutions, technical agencies and other participating organizations as required.

  • Responsible for addressing agreement-related issues, including ensuring that FHI360’s financial controls and systems comply with generally accepted accounting practices that meet USAID standards, and that all activity-procured materials and equipment are safeguarded and prudently and responsibly used.

  • Directs the drafting and editing of reports, press releases, communication products (flyers, posters, leaflets, booklets, health worker job aids, etc.) and other documents as required.
  • Demonstrated ability to convert technically complex concepts into plain language desired.

  • Leads the response to the specified deliverables, goals of contracts and grant agreements, ensuring achievements in a timely manner and in full support and compliance with FHI360 contractual requirements.

  • Completes detailed strategy write-ups, work plans, and delivers quarterly reports and all other reporting requirements.

  • Liaises and manages partner organizations involved in country program activities and builds capacity of local organizations and Ghana Health
  • Service elements through the development
    and implementation of capacity assessments, training courses and other capacity strengthening activities.

  • Responsible for the successful implementation of the project and for providing general program and technical direction as well as completion of required reports.

  • Manages development of and monitors work plans and budgets; ensure appropriate levels of technical assistance in program operations; coordinates partner efforts in program implementation; and ensures appropriate program monitoring and reporting.

    Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in public health, communication, social sciences, social and behavior change, international development, or a related field.

  • Senior project management experience with at least 7 years in the implementation and management of large social and behavior change health projects, with demonstrated experience in health communications.

  • Experience in using social and behavior change approaches to promote healthy behaviors and increase utilization of services in at least one of the following: family planning, maternal child health, nutrition, malaria, water, sanitation and nutrition.

  • Knowledge of the relevant health issues in Ghana a requirement.

  • Demonstrated capacity to build and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of USAID policies, procedures and approaches related to program design/implementation, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to travel locally and internationally as requested.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; FHI 360 Deputy Chief of Party/Director of Social and Behavior Change Communication Jobs in Ghana


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