Programme Officer (Neglected Tropical Diseases, Inclusive Education and Social)
Sightsavers has an exciting vacancy for a Programme Officer to join our team based in Cameroon. You will join our team and be instrumental in the planning implement and development of the objectives and targets of the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Inclusive Education and Social Inclusion Programmes.
Location: Maroua, Far North Region, Cameroon
Salary: Local Terms & Conditions apply
Contract: Fixed Term Contract
The position reports to the Programme Manager in charge of NTDs and will contribute to all aspect of the project cycle. You will have strong monitoring and evaluation skills, as this essential to the ongoing success of the programmes. This role requires an organized individual with the ability to ensure project deliverables are met. You will proactively provide good quality information and be willing to engage in shared learning with fellow colleagues and partners. You will be excepted to build strong relationships internally and externally to help promote Sightsavers and their projects.
The successful candidate will monitor the project expenditure and provide financial reports when required. The role requires someone to have strong project experience with the ability to analyze data and produce reports on the data to the wider team. You will also be required to regularly travel to the field in the Far North and other regions to identify and provider technical advice.
The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 5 year’s work experience, ideally in an INGO environment; experience in all aspects of project Management in community level development programmes; and experience in health programming. The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in programme and project management; monitoring and evaluation; report writing; and working with several partners. Experience and understanding of government systems particularly the health sector will be advantageous. A degree in relevant field (Development Sciences, Social Sciences, Health, Public Health, Nursing) or equivalent qualification will be required.
You will have strong interpersonal, communication, capacity building or facilitation skills; ability to work under minimum supervision; ability to work with project budgets and in-depth knowledge of computer packages and Global ICT communication systems.
Closing date: May 12, 2019
HOW TO APPLY
To apply for this post by email, please download our application form and equal opportunities form https://jobs.sightsavers.org/job/programme-officer-maroua/ and return as two separate documents to firstname.lastname@example.org