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Yaoundé, Mfoundi
Burkina Faso
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Contract, Full-time
Job description

Title: Project Officer SCH/STH 

Location: (Quartier Zone du Bois) Burkina Faso, (Yaounde) Cameroon, (Abidjan) Cote D’Ivoire, (Bamako) Mali, (Kampala) Uganda, or (Lusaka) Zambia 

Contract: 2 year fixed term contract 

Salary:  Local Terms and Conditions apply 

Sightsavers deworming programme focuses on the control of schistosomiasis (SCH) and soil transmitted helminths (STH) in 6 countries in West and Central Africa. Over the past 6 years we have fundraised over $35million for our deworming programme with the programme delivering around 10 million SCH/STH treatments to school aged children each year 

About the role 

Working from within the NTD Operations Oncho/LF, SCH/STH Delivery Team with both the NTD Operations Trachoma delivery and NTD Technical Hub teams, the SCH/STH Project Officer will support Sightsavers country office teams and ministries of health to operationalise Sightsavers deworming programme across the current deworming project portfolio, as well as supporting scoping/intervention design in potential new areas of operation.

The Project Officer SCH/STH key duties and accountabilities include: 

  • Work collaboratively with the Sightsavers Country Offices, MOH and relevant partner organisations.

  • Maintain alignment of learning, documentation, planning, management, monitoring and reporting systems with both the NTD Directorate and wider Sightsavers organisational systems and processes. 

  • Provide direct technical assistance and programme support to both Sightsavers country teams and MOH NTD coordination teams on the delivery of deworming interventions on time within approved budgets, including the use of all relevant MOH, WHO, and Sightsavers technical guidelines, manuals, management and programme implementation tools and protocols, within minimum standards. 

  • Assist both the Sightsavers country teams and MOH NTD coordination teams in operationalising all required SCH/STH technical guidance.

  • Undertake both technical supervisory and training visits during the planning and implementation of MDA, surveys, mapping, QSAT and disease specific assessment for SCH/STH. 

  • Support both the Sightsavers Country teams and MOH to prepare/review the SCH/STH related elements of their annual workplans ensuring that they are directly linked to both the programme planning management monitoring frameworks and the national NTD master plan. 

  • Disseminate standard best practice, as provided by the Global Technical Lead (SCH/STH).

  • Coordinate SCH/STH technical assistance activities within Sightsavers and partner organisations. 

As the Project Officer you will be expected to undertake national and international travel, of up to twelve weeks per year. 

This is a highly varied and involved role and the above is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills. Please see the Job Description for full details. 

About you 

As the successful candidate you will possess previous working experience (or educated to graduate degree level) in public health, or a similar sector. You will have prior experience  of facilitating group training sessions, have a background in both SCH/STH control and wider NTD programming within the public health sector, and hold a successful track record of working on multiple country projects. You will also bring an understanding of, and a commitment to, equity, gender, and social inclusion. 

Jobholder Requirements 


  • Previous working experience or educated to a least graduate degree level in public health or similar

  • A high degree of competence in issues related to the control of SCH/STH control in the context of sub-Saharan Africa 

  • Ability to facilitate group-training sessions and build capacity. 

  • Demonstrable experience and competence of both SCH/STH control and wider NTD programming within the public health sector 

  • Monitoring frameworks for NTDs; SCH/STH preferred 

  • A successful track record of working on multiple country projects 

  • An understanding of and commitment to equity, gender, and social inclusion 

  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English 


  • Written and verbal communication in French and/or Portuguese 

Closing date: 5 June 2022 

Next Steps 

We anticipate that remote interviews will take place from the week commencing 13 June 2022. 

To apply for this exciting new opportunity, please complete an application via our recruitment portal. We are particularly interested in learning of your motivations for applying.

As an equal opportunity employer, we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Sightsavers is a Disability Confident Leader and qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply. 

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Posted on: 20 May 2022
Closing date: 05 June 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Intl Development,Project Management

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