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Vacancy: Cross Sector Coordination Advisor at FHI 360

Date 15 Apr 2019
Company FHI 360
Location Ghana
Job Type Full-Time
Industry NGO
Region Greater Accra
Key Responsibilities

• Support the MOHs to maximize efficiencies and program effectiveness through leveraging and complementing related health sectors interventions including malaria, immunization, basic education, water, sanitation, hygiene, and maternal and child health and other relevant development sectors to reach greater numbers with NTD interventions

• Coordinate with in-country implementing partners the participation of overlapping NTD programs and complementary development-sector programs in the country-level work plans

• Oversee countries cross sector assessments (landscaping and stakeholder analysis for cross-sector coordination and for sustainability) and support MOHs and USAID in defining and negotiating priority areas of investment to leverage in country opportunities to support institutionalization of deworming

• Assist the MOHs and implementing partners in identifying complementary interventions, developing synergies with initiatives funded by USAID and/or other donors in the areas of Nutrition, WASH, Education and assist the MOHs in defining a strategy to guide the implementation of actions, that facilitate the collaboration between programs;

• Assume technical leadership within and outside the program in cross sector partnership related topics and non-traditional public health platforms

• Support MOHs and implementing partners on developing and implementing a course of actions that continue to strengthen existing partnerships to further the WHO NTD elimination and control goals, engage new partners and catalyze additional funding to strategically support gaps in NTD support for the diseases in the USAID portfolio.

• Collaborate with implementing partners to ensure that sound interventions are included into country annual workplans to address bottleneck in cross sector collaboration and partnership
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