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    Apply: Sightsavers Programme Manager

    Deadline: 31 January, 2021

    Location: Yaoundé, Cameroon

    Sightsavers is seeking to fill the role of Programme Manager.

    Sightsavers is an international non-governmental organisation that works with partners in developing countries to treat and prevent avoidable blindness, and promote equality for people with visual impairments and other disabilities.

    Responsibilities

    • Assist in the development and review of the country strategic plan
    • Assist in the identification of new and strategic programmes and assist in the development of programmes through proposal writing
    • Ensure all aspects of the programmes are effectively monitored and evaluated, and that learning is systematically used to continuously improve all projects and programmes
    • Make regular visits to projects and partners
    • Support partners and programme officers to manage all aspects of the project cycle including planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
    • Assist in preparing budgets for projects
    • Network widely with government and NGOs involved in blindness control, disability and development issues and advise on networks
    • Support the development and implementation of advocacy plans/efforts for the country programme

    Requirements

    • Degree, or equivalent experience, in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Public Health, Education
    • Extensive and demonstrable experience in handling all aspects of programme/project management, ideally in an INGO environment
    • Experience in practical implementation of programme policies and approaches, budget development, report writing and monitoring and evaluation
    • Experience in strategic programme development
    • Experience in partnership and stakeholder management and development
    • Grant management experience
    • Understanding of international development issues and a commitment to equality of opportunity for people with disabilities
    • Advocacy work experience
    • Strong French and English skills
    • Demonstrable experience in line/team management and mentoring

    To apply and for more information, click here

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