The NTD Programme Officer (NTD PO) will provide programme and strategic support to the NTD’s Projects. The NTD PO will take overall responsibility for coordinating district level activities and some strategic national level activities working under the direction of the Country Director.
The NTD Programme Officer will be responsible for all programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation according to a detailed plan guided by standard protocols. They will ensure information from monitoring, evaluation and other assessments is actively used by MoH and implementing partners to inform and adjust project implementation when necessary. They will support the coordination and use of the NTD’s data tool to support integrated planning.
The NTD PO will support the Sightsavers programme to maintain updated data on the elimination or control of all NTD programmes in the country. This will include adhering to recommended best practices by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
The ideal candidate will have a degree, or similar, in a relevant field such as Health, Development Studies, Social Sciences or Public Health. They will have extensive experience in a similar role, preferably gained within an INGO and a background of engaging with Government line Ministries. They will be computer literate, familiar with designing/ managing health programmes at district or national level and have knowledge on one of more of the five leading PCT NTDs. Fluency in English is required alongside the local language.
This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, please read the complete Job Description for further details.
Closing date: 22 December 2021