NTD WASH Programme Officer (2 Year Fixed Term Contract)

Local Terms and Conditions Apply
18 Jan 2019
03 Feb 2019
Contract Type

Our vision is of a world where no one is needlessly blind and where people who are blind and those with other disabilities enjoy the same rights as people without disabilities. 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 place to work. Our Headquarters are located within easy reach of London and Brighton and we have offices in overseas countries.

Title: NTD WASH Programme Officer

Location: Zimbabwe

Salary: Local Terms & Conditions apply

Contract: 2 year Fixed Term Contract

It is an exciting time to join Sightsavers as the NTD WASH Programme Officer (PO) will support the delivery of the Trachoma programmes in areas under the Accelerate project and be responsible for managing the daily activities and work with key stakeholders at local and national levels.

In liaison with the Programme Manager, The NTD WASH Programme Officer (PO) will lead on the organisation of the Landscape Analysis, WASH NTD Data Tool Development and Targeted Design Assessment for WASH activities relating to the Accelerate programme and broader NTD work

This role also involves working with the Technical Hub WASH Team, support the design and delivery of specific Behavioural Change and Communication activities in targeted districts, and for use at national level where appropriate. The PO will also collaborate with appropriate Ministries and WASH sector partners to implement and monitor appropriate actions to improve efficiency and quality of project implementation in WASH.

Equally important, in liason with the Programme Manager , the PO will support the Sightsavers NTD Technical Hub to proactively analyse and submit NTDs and WASH related data, support coordination of joint WASH and NTD monitoring activities and development and identification of integrated WASH related monitoring activities.

The ideal candidate will possess at least a first degree (or equivalent) in public health or other related field. Have a good level of previous experience ideally with an INGO, have a background in project management within a community development programme and of designing/managing health programmes at district or national levels using a health systems approach.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, please read the complete Job Description for further details.                                                                                                          

Closing date: 3 February  2019