23 Dec 2021

Programme Officer at Sightsavers

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Job Description


About the role

This exciting role will enhance the quality of Sightsavers programme monitoring and reporting and ensure that all projects are aligned with country policies and Sightsavers’ priorities. Key duties will include:

Participating in strategic planning processes to successfully drive the direction and delivery of cost-effective services and ensuring objectives are met in line with national policies and Sightsavers’ objectives and goals.
Providing effective management support, coordination and technical contributions to support the country comprehensive eye care, education, social inclusion and empowerment programmes
Being the focal person for Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) and providing support to country teams in developing systems for monitoring and evaluating programmes performance and providing a culture of learning
Managing all aspects of the project cycle with partners to ensure that effective planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, financial and asset management, reporting and documentation is delivered for each project.

About you

To succeed in this role you will need:

A degree (or equivalent experience) in a relevant field (such as Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Development Studies or Public Health and Education).
Post graduate studies in project planning, monitoring and evaluation; and management is desirable
Substantial working experience, ideally gained within an NGO environment managing social development-related projects
Experience of health and social programming in partnership with government
Extensive programme experience for donor funded budgets preferably in the area of eye health or a demonstrated record of accomplishment in developing and managing public health programmes.
Experience of working with projects managed through partners (Consortium, civil society or government)
Good understanding and hands on MEL tools and activities (especially project cycle management, log frame and donor reporting)
Excellent project management skills
Technical knowledge of two or more of the five leading sub-themes of our programmes – MEL, Social inclusion, Disability mainstreaming, Gender, Research and Project Design and Fundraising would be beneficial

This Programme Officer role is involved and vital to the ongoing success of our projects. The above is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills. Please see the job description for full details.

We anticipate that interviews, including a role-specific assessment, will take place in mid-January 2022.

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Closing Date : 31st  December , 2021.






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