Programme Officer Inclusion Works (2 Year Fixed Term Contract)
Closing date: 03 Feb 2019
Our vision is of a world where no one is needlessly blind and where people who are blind and those with other disabilities enjoy the same rights as people without disabilities. Each year, we improve the lives of millions of people in the poorest parts of the world. Sightsavers is growing rapidly and offers a great place to work.
Title: Programme Officer Inclusion Works (IWP)
Location: Kaduna, Nigeria
Salary: Local Terms & Conditions apply
Contract: 2 year fixed term contract
Sightsavers are happy to offer an excellent opportunity to join the organisation and enhance the quality of the IWP, with a focus on the economic empowerment of people with disabilities. The role will also ensure that the programme is planned, implemented, monitored and evaluated to the highest possible standards.
Working with Sightsavers partners the post holder will identify organisations with whom we can work to achieve strategic objectives of ensuring people with disabilities have equal rights and opportunities, as well as building and supporting longer term partner relationships. Support to partners is given by disseminating information about Sightsavers work, promoting shared learning and collaboration, and identifying their technical and capacity building needs.
The post holder will participate in all PR activities related to social inclusion and work with the UK Inclusion Works programme team and other consortia members to coordinate activities and sharing of lessons learned. All aspects of the programme cycle will be managed by this role, as well as liaising and working with the Global Technical Lead (Disability Inclusive Economic Empowerment), assisting partners with the preparation of budgets and forecasts, monitoring expenditure of project financial resources and ensuring partners submit timely and accurate financial returns.
The successful candidate will possess a tertiary qualification in social sciences, education, development studies or public health(Bachelors or above, or similar), they will have experience with labour market issues, knowledge of current issues and best practices in disability and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Familiarity with relevant national legislation and policies and an extensive background implementing programmes with the disability sector is also required.
This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, please read the complete Job Description for further details
Closing date: 3 February 2019
Interviews: Week commencing 11 February 2019
HOW TO APPLY:
Please visit https://jobs.sightsavers.org/job/programme-officer-inclusion-works/ to find the full job description and to download our application forms.
The application form is your opportunity to shine! Show us how your skills and experience match the requirements within the job description and tell us why you want to work at Sightsavers.
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