Implementation Manager (Integrated NTDs/ WASH/ BCC)

Haywards Heath, West Sussex
07 Jun 2019
23 Jun 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Title:              Implementation Manager (Integrated NTDs/ WASH/ BCC)

Location:      Haywards Heath

Salary:           £37,000

Contract:      Permanent      

Accelerating the Sustainable Control and Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ASCEND) is a high profile, high value, multi-partner programme, which will make a significant contribution to the control and elimination of the 5 PC NTDs across 13 countries. Sightsavers is the lead supplier and responsible for overall delivery in line with contractual agreements within a consortium structure.

Sightsavers is recruiting for an Implementation Manager to provide coordination and technical support on Integrated NTDs, behaviour change and the WASH components to designated countries implementing ASCEND activities.

About the role

The main responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Providing programme support utilising ASCEND management and programme implementation tools and protocols
  • Ensuring alignment and consistency of activities across partners and countries;
  • Facilitating  the delivery of capacity building support to government and implementing partners
  • Enabling the deployment of timely, appropriate technical assistance and capacity building support within designated countries
  • Providing content for communications, knowledge innovation and learning teams
  • Aligning learning, documentation and reporting systems with designated countries to that adopted across the ASCEND programme
  • Supporting countries in the production of context specific landscape analyses
  • Coordinating and provide support to countries in the use of the WASH NTD Data tool
  • Reviewing partner documents for technical appropriateness and accuracy.

About you

The ideal candidate for the Implementation Manager role will have a Masters in public health or other development related field such as Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) or Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH). You will also need substantial management experience working within in the public health field, knowledge and experience of BCC programming in the context of NTD elimination/ control.

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


Closing date: 23rd June 2019

Interviews: Week commencing 1st July 2019

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