Project Officer – Deworming
Title: Deworming SCH/STH Project Officer
Contract: 2 year fixed term contract
Office location: Guinea
Salary: Local Terms and Conditions apply
With support from Givewell, Sightsavers is working in Guinea to contribute towards the control of Schistosomiasis (SCH) and Soil-transmitted Helminthiasis (STH) before WHO set the deadline for the elimination of NTDs as a public health problem in the world. Sightsavers Guinea country office is keen to bring on board a Project Officer to help this cause.
As the Deworming SCH/STH Project Officer you will work with partners to develop annual plans based on developed programmes, make sure the implementation of projects are within budget, support all aspects of the project planning, ensure learnings from the project implementation are appropriately documented and provide regular, high-quality reporting.
The Project Officer will develop case studies and be proactive in providing relevant information for fundraising, communication and advocacy purposes. The role will support the Senior Programme Manager and Country NTDs Programme Manager and assist in the preparation of financial forecasts and Activity Based Budgets for the NTD projects and monitor expenditure against these.
As the successful candidate you will be a Public Health Physician or possess a Masters degree (or equivalent) in Medicine, Biology, Sociology, or Development related studies. You will have extensive experience in programme and project management (ideally within an NGO environment), have a background in report writing, be qualified in monitoring and evaluation of projects/programmes and have an understanding of budgets and financial provisions.
Fluency in English is desirable.
This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, please read the complete Job Description for further details
Closing date: 29th October 2019
Interviews: Week commencing 4th November 2019