Ghana

Local Terms & Conditions apply

Contract, Part-time, Full-time

About the organisation

Sightsavers is an international organisation that changes lives for the long term. We work in more than 30 countries to eliminate avoid... Read more

Job Description

Sightsavers is looking for committed and dynamic individuals to join our social inclusion team..

Job Location: Ghana

Department: Programme Development and Innovations Team

Contract Type: Two year fixed term contract/ shorter fixed term contract and consultancy opportunities

Salary: Competitive – local terms and conditions apply

Our disability-inclusive programming focuses on  education and health, economic empowerment and political participation. Cross-cutting all our work is a commitment to influencing and supporting the effective implementation of the SDGs, Disability Summit Commitments and UN treaties, particularly  the UNCRPD. Gender mainstreaming is a core commitment of our work and addressing stigma and discrimination is a priority.

We are  seeking to bolster our list of consultants who will be available for short-term assignments. The Consultants  will be responsible for providing technical support in the design of new projects, the provision of technical expertise to ongoing initiatives and they will also play a role in shaping the strategic direction of Sightsavers social inclusion strategy at this pivotal time.

Purpose:

To provide Sightsavers with technical and strategic programmatic advice in disability inclusion. Particular areas of expertise should include one or more of the following:

  • disability mainstreaming (development and/or humanitarian settings);
  • mental health

Please read the attached generic description for further details. If you feel that your skills, expertise and commitment are what we are looking for, please send an application form or for consultancy please send a CV – please note that a CV is only applicable for a consultancy opportunity.

We anticipate that initial interviews will take place via Skype in late August.

Closing Date: 22 August, 2019