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Programme Officer (NTD-DFID) Programme at SightSavers



Our vision is of a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes and where visually impaired people participate equally in society. 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 placebo work within easy reach of London and Brighton

Title: Programme Officer (NTD-DFID) Programme (12months fixed term contract)

Office Location:   Nigeria, Zamfara State

Salary: Local T’s & C’s

The successful candidate will be a member of the DFID supported Zamfara State NTDs programme management team and will report to the State NTD, Lead Person. The Officer will provide general coordination to the programme management team and serve as the programme implementation manager in Zamfara State.

Role responsibilities;

Programme Management

  • Support the Zamfara State NTD Lead Person to provide effective management, coordination, and technical advice to the programme
  • Coordinate contract implementation in the state and ensure adherence to work plans and budgets for the achievement of planned project outputs
  • Coordinate the preparation of quarterly and annual reports
  • Coordinate capacity building initiatives
  • Support the state and LGAs programme teams

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Support the Zamfara State NTD Lead Person in monitoring programme implementation in the state.
  • Responsible for guiding the overall Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) strategy, managing the interventions and use of M&E methodology to meet proposed goals.

Representation and Networking

  • Represent the programme office on monitoring and evaluation issues and ensuring ail NTDs data is updated and shared with relevant agencies


  • Assist the state programme team to identify opportunities for operational research.

The Ideal candidate will possess a first degree in biological sciences, public health and other related disciplines from a reputable institution, A Master’s degree would be an advantage. Technical knowledge of one or more of the five leading NTDs, and experience in monitoring and evaluation would be an added advantage with a minimum of 5-6 years working experience, ideally in an INGO setting

Closing Date: 9th February 2018

To apply, and for further details about the role, please download an application pack from http://www.sightsavers.net/vacancies and return the completed application form and equal opportunities form as two separate documents to: jobs@sightsavers.org

As an equal opportunities employer we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.

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