Ongoing recruitment at Sightsavers Nigeria,[ 8 Positions ]

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Sightsavers is a global organisation that modifications lives for the long run. We work in additional than 30 international locations to remove avoidable blindness and help people with visible impairments to dwell independently.

We are recruiting to fill the positions beneath:

Job Title: Data Officer
Location:
Kaduna
Reports to: Country Technical Adviser, NTDs
Responsible for: Database for downstream companions below ASCEND
Department: Finance and Performance
Contract: 2 year Fixed Term Contract
Job Purpose (The Overall Purpose and Function of the Job)

  • The Data Officer is will help downstream companions in knowledge assortment, evaluation and reporting on the epidemiological and coaching, mass administration of drugs and upkeep of data know-how for the DFID ASCEND venture in Nigeria
  • The position will work intently with the Country Technical Adviser, NTDs and make sure the accuracy, validity, reliability, timeliness, relevance and completeness of the programme knowledge.
  • The Data Officer is a member of the Country NTD technical group and can report back to the Country Technical Adviser, NTDs.

Key Accountabilities (Specific Activities and End Results)
Data Management (80% of time):

  • Support the Country Technical Adviser NTDs to supervise knowledge entry, validation, evaluation and reporting on the epidemiological, social knowledge and coaching, mass administration of drugs and upkeep of data know-how.
  • Support the downstream companions below ASCEND in guaranteeing the gathering of high quality knowledge by supporting, coaching, monitoring and supportive supervision and knowledge assessment.
  • Monitor therapy within the discipline and conduct periodic spot verify to validate therapy report.

Dissemination of Reports (20% of time):

  • Ensure the well timed dissemination of reports together with key efficiency indicators to the Country Technical Adviser NTDs to make sure well timed manufacturing of programme reports.
  • The principal accountabilities usually are not meant to be an exhaustive checklist of duties. The want for flexibility is required and the job holder is anticipated to hold out some other associated duties which might be throughout the worker’s ability and talents each time fairly instructed.

Jobholder Entry Requirements – The Essential Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours Required
Knowledge (Education & Related Experience):

  • Degree (or equal) in Computer Science, Statistics or associated discipline
  • Significant related working expertise, ideally in an INGO setting.
  • Experience in monitoring and analysis.
  • Ability to ship coaching session.
  • Computer literacy together with arms on expertise in statistical packages.
  • Experience in database administration system for an built-in programme

Skills (Special Training or Competence):

  • Excellent laptop abilities.
  • Excellent analytical abilities.
  • Excellent communication abilities (each oral and written)
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to construct robust working relationships to allow efficient administration of partnerships
  • Proven potential to assume strategically and translate ideas into efficient motion plans.
  • Excellent monetary and useful resource administration abilities.
  • Excellent presentation abilities.
  • Ability to ship group coaching periods.
  • Able to journey repeatedly on a nationwide and worldwide foundation.
  • An understanding of and dedication to equality of alternative for disabled people.

Core Behaviours:

  • Networking and influencing each inside and outdoors the organisation
  • Change and enchancment – Seeks steady enchancment in personal and group’s efficiency. Assists and encourages others to adapt to alter and implement new concepts.
  • Communicating and influencing – Identifies the wants of others, makes use of efficient approaches and kinds to influence and communicates to teams in an fascinating and efficient means.
  • Decision making – Consults and listens to take clear and well timed selections.
  • Planning and organisation – Develops plans contemplating all of the sources needed to attain goals. Monitors goals and measurement methods regularly, figuring out tendencies and key messages in knowledge.
  • Delivery and implementation – Continues to carry out goals positively within the face of pressures from varied sources. Ensure the group has a ‘can do’ angle and customer support mentality.
  • Team working – Encourages and helps group members to make sure contributions are recognised, delegates successfully and encourages working in collaboration.

Key Relationships
Internal:

  • Country Technical Adviser, NTDs
  • Programme Managers
  • NTD Data group UK
  • Deputy Country Director
  • Programme Officers
  • State Programme Team

External:

  • Project companions/NGOs
  • State Partners/Ministries of Health
  • NTD communities in Nigeria
  • Consultants

Job Title: Finance Officer (Audit and Compliance)
Location:
Kaduna
Contract: 2-years Fixed Term Contract
Job Description

  • The Finance Officer will monitor compliance to organisational monetary insurance policies and procedures each for the Nigerian Country Officer and different downstream companions below the ASCEND NTD programme.
  • The position will be sure that companions meet the contractual obligations as agreed with DFID for the funding of venture together with advising administration on doable dangers and mitigation’s.
  • As the Finance Officer you’ll guarantee monetary management and handle danger for companions and that every one conform to the organisational monetary framework, insurance policies and procedures. You will be sure that native rules and governance necessities are adhered to, as its pertains to the contractual obligations to DFID.
  • You will undertake monetary monitoring of companions prompts, help the Compliance and Risk Manager to assessment budgets and forecasts of downstream companions and guarantee they’re in keeping with contractual agreements, disseminate and educate workers on the monetary rules and contractual dangers and the way it impacts on the organisation and the ASCEND programme if not complied with.
  • Furthermore, you’ll carry out danger assessments to grasp the danger degree tolerance, significance and scope, examine irregularities and non-compliance points, and collaborate with different departments to create a tradition of compliance

Requirements

  • As the profitable candidate you should have a related skilled accounting qualification or /Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting, with a Masters degree being an added benefit.
  • You can have vital related working expertise, ideally in an INGO setting (a background of audit and authorities organisation would even be advantageous), you should have data of economic administration, programme & venture administration and administration, possess Project Financial administration and knowledge evaluation abilities and the power to signify Sightsavers with key exterior stakeholders.
  • normal of English language abilities is required for this position.

Job Title: Programme Assistant
Locations:
Kaduna, Benue, Sokoto, Zamfara, Kogi, Kebbi and Kwara
Reports to: Programme Officer – Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Responsible for: NA
Department: Finance and Performance
Contract: 2-year Fixed Term Contract
Job Purpose

  • The Programme Assistant will to be a member of the State NTDs Programme group and can report back to the Sightsavers Programme Officer on NTDs within the state.
  • They will help all programme implementation and monitoring of actions in line with an in depth work plan guided by normal protocols for NTDs management/elimination in Nigeria
  • The place will be sure that info from monitoring, analysis and different assessments are actively used to tell and regulate venture implementation.
  • The Programme Assistant will work intently with the state NTD groups to make sure high quality programme supply and that every one programme targets met.

Principal Accountabilities
Quality of Programme (70% of time):

  • Support the Sightsavers Programme Officer (NTDs) and State NTD group to develop an in depth programme implementation plan primarily based log body and collectively use it to information programme administration in a cheap method.
  • In collaboration with key stakeholders, help the event and roll out of implementation plans to scale mass distribution of medication to deal with the 4 Preventive Chemotherapy NTDs (lymphatic filariasis, trachoma, schistosomiasis and soil transmitted helminthes)
  • Support the state NTD group to observe and implement applicable actions to enhance effectivity and high quality of venture implementation.
  • Work with the programme group and different collaborating companies to make sure that classes of sound follow are documented and disseminated.
  • Support the state NTDs management group and NTD M&E officer to proactively analyse and submit NTDs management knowledge
  • Ensure submission of well timed programme reports as per agreed format and timelines
  • Provide knowledge/info to the PO for periodic replace and reports on programme implementation monitoring.
  • Support within the implementation of morbidity administration associated to NTDs

Support to Management (30%):

  • Support and take part in common monitoring of on-going programme actions in shut coordination with the Programme Officer
  • Work with key stakeholders and undertake common visits to LGAs and communities to supervise and guarantee high quality and effectivity of monitoring actions
  • Ensure the application and use high quality normal indicators/guidelines throughout monitoring visits.
  • Support the NTDs management groups in monitoring medicine and different NTDs management provides inventories and balances in LGAs and communities
  • Support the Programme Officer, state group in proactively figuring out programme implementers’ coaching and different wants and supply suggestions for bettering efficiency.
  • Provide common replace for reporting on the Sightsavers programme portal
  • Support the state within the verification and high quality of NTDs management knowledge from the sector

Job Holder Entry Requirements – the Essential Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours Required

  • Technical data of a number of of the 5 main PC- NTDs.
  • Experience in managing an built-in NTD programme in Nigeria.
  • A demonstrated document of accomplishment in growing and managing public well being programmes.
  • Experience in monitoring and analysis.
  • Significant related working expertise, ideally in an INGO setting.
  • International improvement expertise with mild to reasonably advanced initiatives.

Knowledge (Education and Related Experience)

  • Must have at least a First Degree (or equal) in Biological/Medical Sciences, Development Studies, Public Health, Social Science or associated disciplines.
  • Computer literacy together with arms on expertise in statistical packages.
  • Experience in database administration methods for an built-in programme.
  • Significant related working expertise, ideally in an INGO setting.
  • Experience with participatory strategies and partnerships
  • Cultural sensitivity, endurance and adaptability
  • Flexibility to work each in a group and independently.

Skills (Special Training or Competence):

  • Excellent analytical abilities.
  • Ability to affect high-level authorities officers
  • Ability to construct robust working relationships to allow efficient administration of partnerships
  • Proven potential to assume strategically and translate ideas into efficient motion plans.
  • Proven expertise in monitoring and analysis of sunshine to reasonably advanced initiatives
  • Programme administration and interpersonal abilities.
  • Ability to grasp and work with venture budgets, forecasts and reports.
  • An understanding of and dedication to equality of alternative for disabled people.

Core Behaviours:

  • Change and Improvement
  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Decision Making
  • Team Working
  • Planning and Organising
  • Delivery and Implementation

Plus, we’d count on the next:

  • Interpersonal and intercultural sensitivity
  • High degree of integrity
  • Active listener

Key Relationships
Internal:

  • Key Relationships (Internal)
  • Programme Manager
  • Programme Officer
  • Country Office Programme Team
  • Country Office Finance Team
  • In-country NTD Manager//Advisers

External:

  • Federal and State Ministries of Health
  • Other venture companions/NGOs
  • NTD communities in Nigeria
  • NGOS within the sector and WASH
  • Consultants and contractors.

Job Title: Programme Coordinator (MMDP – ASCEND)
Location:
Nigeria
Contract: 2 year Fixed Term Contract
Reports to: Deputy Country Director
Responsible for: No direct line administration
Job Holder: Vacant
Department: Finance and Performance
Job Purpose (the general goal and performance of the job)

  • The Programme Coordinator Morbidity Management and Disability Prevention (MMDP) is chargeable for programmatic administration and implementation/supply of the MMDP targets below the DFID funded ASCEND venture Nigeria (2019-2021).
  • Responsibilities can even embody supply of programme targets – variety of hydrocele surgical procedures, lymphodema administration, coaching of well being workers and well being system strengthening in the direction of elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis in Nigeria.
  • Will additionally work with the Country Technical Adviser NTDs to ship on impression evaluation and advocacy for the elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis in Nigeria and the well being system strengthening below ASCEND.
  • In addition, ought to be capable of determine and contribute to programme progress and improvement (scalability) in collaboration with companions and colleagues.

Key Accountabilities (Specific Activities and End Results)
Strategic Programme Planning and Development (30% of time):

  • Participate in strategic planning processes to efficiently drive the route and supply of cost-effective providers for MMDP and make sure the goals below ASCEND are met and contribute to the nationwide insurance policies and elimination objectives in Nigeria.
  • In collaboration with companions and Federal Ministry of Health assist develop methods to deal with the big variety of hydrocele and lymphodema instances in Nigeria as a part of efforts in the direction of elimination of NTDs in Nigeria.
  • Provide management and steerage to the programme to make sure that MMDP maps can be found to assist observe and be sure that sufferers get therapy/surgical procedures.
  • Develop relationships with different NGOs within the ASCEND programme to help funding and supply of MMDP providers in collaboration with state companions.

Programme Management (25% of time):

  • Provide efficient administration, coordination, technical recommendation and useful resource allocation essential to help supply of MMDP below ASCEND.
  • Support NGO companions to ascertain and keep efficient relationships with the Ministries of Health and different companions with a purpose to advance sustainable nationwide plans and combine them into the present public well being supply methods.
  • Identify, develop and consider new approaches and instruments for sustainable programme implementation/supply.

Monitoring and Evaluation (25% of time):

  • Lead on supporting implementing companion in growing a system for monitoring and evaluating programme efficiency.
  • Provide route and help to help nation analysis groups and assist them to determine operational analysis alternatives to enhance the effectivity and effectiveness of NTD elimination efforts.

Advocacy and Strategic Alliances (15% of time):

  • Build and keep significant working relationships with a wide range of companions and different stakeholders at nationwide degree to strengthen alternatives for advocacy and better visibility.
  • Represent Sightsavers at applicable nationwide fora.
  • Ensure programme info circulate is maintained throughout the Sightsavers’ nation groups and directorates, the Ministries of Health and different key companions.

Research (5% of time):

  • Work in shut collaboration with key Sightsavers colleagues and venture companions to make sure that initiatives conduct analysis and publish findings in worldwide peer assessment publication.
  • Assist venture groups and nation Ministries of Health in disseminating info on NTD actions, research, analysis and classes discovered at nationwide and worldwide degree.
  • The precept accountabilities usually are not meant to be an exhaustive checklist of duties. The want for flexibility is required and the job holder is anticipated to hold out some other associated duties which might be throughout the worker’s abilities and talents each time fairly instructed.

Job holder Entry Requirements – the important data, abilities and behaviours required
Knowledge (Education & Related Experience):

  • Post graduate Degree (or equal) in Public Health, Medical/Biological Sciences or associated disciplines
  • Extensive expertise of programme/ venture administration, ideally in an INGO setting
  • Significant expertise of strategic programme improvement.
  • Technical data on Lymphatic Filariasis and some other Preventive Chemotherapy NTDs in Nigeria.
  • Experience of managing and neighborhood primarily based well being interventions.
  • A demonstrated document of accomplishment in growing and managing public well being programmes.
  • Understanding of the well being system in Nigeria.
  • Experience of advocacy.
  • Experience of monitoring and analysis (together with potential to conduct and supervise impression evaluation in a number of of the 5 PC NTDs)
  • Experience of logistics and provide chain administration.

Skills (Special Training or Competence):

  • Excellent analytical abilities.
  • Ability to affect high-level authorities officers and NGO leaders.
  • Ability to construct robust working relationships to allow efficient administration of partnerships and work collaboratively as a part of a world group.
  • Proven potential to assume strategically and translate ideas into efficient motion plans.
  • Excellent networking and advocacy abilities.
  • Excellent monetary and useful resource administration abilities.
  • Excellent presentation abilities.
  • Project administration abilities.
  • Ability to ship group coaching periods.
  • People administration abilities with a powerful diplomatic understanding of culturally and ethnically delicate points.
  • Able to journey repeatedly throughout Nigeria.
  • An understanding of and dedication to equality of alternative for disabled people.

Core behaviours:

  • Networking and influencing each inside and outdoors the organisation
  • Change and enchancment – Seeks steady enchancment in personal and group’s efficiency. Assists and encourages others to adapt to alter and implement new concepts.
  • Communicating and influencing – Identifies the wants of others, makes use of efficient approaches and kinds to influence and communicates to teams in an fascinating and efficient means.
  • Decision making – Consults and listens to take clear and well timed selections.
  • Planning and organisation – Develops plans contemplating all of the sources needed to attain goals. Monitors goals and measurement methods regularly, figuring out tendencies and key messages in knowledge.
  • Delivery and implementation – Continues to carry out goals positively within the face of pressures from varied sources. Ensure the group has a ‘can do’ angle and customer support mentality.
  • Team working – Encourages and helps group members to make sure contributions are recognised, delegates successfully and encourages working in collaboration.

Key Relationships (Internal):

  • Director of ASCEND
  • Deputy Country Director Nigeria
  • ASCEND venture administration group
  • Sightsavers NTD Technical Hub
  • Programme Staff NCO
  • Finance Team NCO
  • Nigeria Country Directors
  • Institutional Funding

Key Relationships (External):

  • Partners – Government and NGDOs
  • Ministries of Health in Nigeria
  • NTD communities in Nigeria
  • Consultants and Contractors.

Job Title: Programme Officer – Evaluations and Surveys
Location:
Kaduna
Reports to: Country Technical Adviser, NTDs
Responsible for: Nil
Contract: 2-year Fixed Term Contract
Department: Finance and Performance
Job Purpose (the general goal and performance of the job)

  • Considering the scale of Nigeria and the necessity to quick observe elimination; this position is essential in the direction of guaranteeing that key parts like protection surveys, impression assessments and many others are carried out. This help will probably be for all the varied donor funded programmes in Nigeria.
  • Job holder will probably be supporting the Country Technical Adviser, NTDs in finishing up particular initiatives to distil data from evaluations, improvements, surveys in the direction of distilling proof for elimination of NTDs in ASCEND and different donor funded programmes in Nigeria which might be used for programme planning and implementation.
  • The position can even help NTD monitoring, surveillance, operations analysis actions throughout funded Sightsavers Nigeria Country programmes. The post-holder can even help the implementation of routine surveys and assessments like therapy protection surveys, impression evaluation, Data Quality Assessment making use of standardised databases and instruments.

Key accountabilities (particular actions and outcomes):
Strategic Programme Planning and Development (20% of time):

  • Plan and actively help in choose evaluations, (thematic/strategic) and venture evaluations
  • Contribute to ongoing technique of outcomes orientation via methodological improvement of instruments (monitoring & analysis instruments, indicators, pointers), and to persevering with refinement of methodologies

Monitoring and Evaluation (40% of time):

  • Assist in offering capability constructing for M&E of NTDs, together with knowledge assortment, NTD mapping, knowledge high quality assessments, therapy protection surveys, evaluation of illness transmission and analysis of NTD programme impression together with programme groups and nationwide programme.
  • Provide direct help on the usage of the built-in NTD database, WHO supported info methods, and different world instruments for the well timed assortment, administration, evaluation, and reporting of top quality knowledge, the place applicable.
  • Support programmes in assessing, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating NTD initiatives.
  • Ensure use of most well-liked practices in M&E for the management and elimination of NTDs, surveillance and analysis.
  • Support and oversee implementation of M&E actions and post-MDA assessments together with, however not restricted to, therapy protection surveys, Data Quality Assessments, strategic planning and reporting
  • Support programmes in use of digital units configuring and use of smartphone-based surveys, together with coaching, setup and evaluation of information;
  • Support all features of analysis, monitoring, studying help actions and particular examine actions, corresponding to planning and budgeting for every assigned exercise
  • Support surveillance actions
  • Oversee knowledge assortment methods, develop and administer surveys, conduct knowledge evaluation, and develop reports and manuscripts for publication to be used by programme personnel
  • Identify, develop and consider new approaches and instruments to help nationwide NTD programme to observe programme coverages

Research (20% of time):

  • Provide experience in conceptualizing quantitative and qualitative knowledge assortment and analytical strategies to help analysis design and implementation
  • Contribute to ongoing technique of outcomes orientation via methodological improvement of instruments (monitoring & analysis instruments, indicators, pointers), and to persevering with refinement of methodologies
  • Provide help, as applicable, into NTD analysis idea notes, protocols, ethics functions, knowledge evaluation, reporting and drafting papers for publication as required;
  • The principal accountabilities usually are not meant to be an exhaustive checklist of duties. The want for flexibility is required and the job holder is anticipated to hold out some other associated duties which might be throughout the worker’s abilities and talents each time fairly instructed.

Job holder Entry Requirements
Knowledge (Education & Related Experience):

  • Degree (or equal) in Public Health, Epidemiology, Computer Science and Statistics or different associated discipline
  • Experience in monitoring and analysis of well being programmes
  • Experience in knowledge evaluation utilizing Stata, SPSS, Epiinfo and different Statistical Pack-ages
  • Experience in utilizing Geographic Information Systems (ArcGIS, QGIS)
  • Experience in utilizing cell functions for knowledge assortment
  • Post graduate Degree in Public Health, Biological Sciences or associated disciplines
  • Significant working expertise, ideally in an INGO setting
  • Knowledge of a number of of the 5 main NTDs.
  • Extensive expertise utilizing statistic strategies to carry out program evaluations, surveys, assessments, and knowledge evaluation in a number of of the 5 PCT NTD).

Skills (Special Training or Competence):

  • Excellent analytical abilities.
  • Solid data and experience in venture cycle administration, proficiency in PMBOK
  • Knowledge of idea of change and analysis methodologies.
  • Strong writing abilities and the power to arrange clear, substantive reports and briefing papers in English, in a well timed method
  • Proven potential to assume strategically and translate ideas into efficient motion plans.
  • Ability to ship group coaching periods.
  • High degree of accuracy, consideration to element and thoroughness.
  • Ability to leverage restricted sources and workers for max impression.
  • Ability to carry out a number of duties and work below strain with a variety of people and establishments.
  • Creative pondering, downside fixing, communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Able to journey repeatedly on a nationwide and worldwide foundation.

Core behaviours:

  • Change and enchancment – Seeks steady enchancment in personal and group’s efficiency. Assists and encourages others to adapt to alter and implement new concepts.
  • Communicating and influencing – Identifies the wants of others, makes use of efficient approaches and kinds to influence and communicates to teams in an fascinating and efficient means.
  • Decision making – Consults and listens to take clear and well timed selections.
  • Planning and organisation – Develops plans contemplating all of the sources needed to attain goals. Monitors goals and measurement methods regularly, figuring out tendencies and key messages in knowledge.
  • Delivery and implementation – Continues to carry out goals positively within the face of pressures from varied sources. Ensure the group has a ‘can do’ angle and customer support mentality.
  • Team working – Encourages and helps group members to make sure contributions are recognised, delegates successfully and encourages working in collaboration.

Key Relationships (Internal):

  • Country Technical Adviser
  • NTDs Technical hub
  • NTDs division, together with the worldwide illness advisors
  • Research Team
  • Programme workers

Key Relationships (External):

  • Project companions/NGDOs
  • Ministries of Health
  • NTD communities in Nigeria
  • Consultants and contractors.

Job Title: Programme Officer, NTDs
Location:
Kebbi
Reports to: Programme Manager
Responsible for: Programme Assistant (Kebbi)
Department: Finance and Performance
Contract: 2-year Fixed Term Contract
Job Purpose (the general goal and performance of the job)

  • The Programme Officer (PO) is chargeable for managing the day by day actions and execution of programmes with assigned companions and to reinforce the standard of the Sightsavers programmes.
  • PO can even be chargeable for implementation of 5 Preventive Chemotherapy (PCT) NTDs (Trachoma, Onchocerciasis, Lymphatic Filariasis, Soil Transmitted Helminths (STH) and Schistosomiasis) in Kebbi State.
  • Responsibilities can even embody supply of NTD programme targets, provision of programme administration steerage and direct technical help to the implementation of built-in NTD programmes, impression evaluation and advocacy for the elimination of NTDs in Sightsavers supported state (Kebbi State) in Nigeria.
  • In addition, ought to be capable of determine and contribute to programme progress and improvement (scalability) in collaboration with companions and colleagues. Provide technical help and management to Kebbi State NTD Team in Nigeria.

Key accountabilities (particular actions and finish outcomes)
Project Management (50% of time)

  • Supporting companions to determine their very own technical and capability constructing wants and facilitate offering these with a purpose to help them via the venture(s) cycle.
  • Manages all features of the venture cycle with the companion to make sure efficient planning, implementation, monitoring and analysis, monetary and asset administration, reporting and documentation is delivered for the Kebbi NTD venture. Feedback to and work with inside experience as required.
  • Build efficient companion relationships and help longer-term relationships that transcend the period of particular person initiatives by disseminating info and advocating for Sightsavers work in Kebbi State.
  • Promote shared studying and collaboration between companions by facilitating and coordinating companion networks and conferences within the Kebbi NTD venture.
  • Be proactive in offering good high quality info on case research and fascinating information tales referring to the Kebbi NTD venture(s) to help preparation of fundraising supplies in Haywards Heath.
  • Support Nigeria nation group to ascertain and keep efficient relationships with the Kebbi State Ministry of Health and different companions with a purpose to advance sustainable plans and combine them into the present public well being supply methods.
  • Support the Kebbi NTD venture to determine and implement new approaches and instruments, together with logistics and drug audits and help scale-up of mass drug administrations within the State.

Monitoring and Evaluation (10% of time):

  • Support the Kebbi NTD group within the implementation of monitoring and evaluating NTD programme efficiency.
  • Support the nation analysis groups and assist them to determine operational analysis alternatives to enhance the effectivity and effectiveness of NTD elimination efforts in Kebbi State.

Advocacy and Sensitization (30% of time) :

  • Build and keep significant working relationships with a wide range of companions and different stakeholders in Kebbi NTD Project with a purpose to strengthen alternatives for advocacy and better visibility.
  • Develop relationships with different NGOs to help funding and supply of providers, together with NGOs within the Water, Sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector.
  • Represent Sightsavers at applicable State degree conferences and fora.
  • Ensure NTD programme info circulate is maintained throughout the Sightsavers’ nation groups and directorates, the Kebbi State Ministry of Health and different key companions.

Research (10% of time) :

  • Assist the NTD supervisor and Kebbi State Ministry of Health in disseminating info on NTD actions, research, analysis and classes discovered at National and State degree.
  • Work in shut collaboration with key Sightsavers colleagues and venture companions to make sure that initiatives conduct analysis and publish findings in worldwide peer assessment publication.
  • The precept accountabilities usually are not meant to be an exhaustive checklist of duties. The want for flexibility is required and the job holder is anticipated to hold out some other associated duties which might be throughout the worker’s abilities and talents each time fairly instructed.
  • Jobholder Entry Requirements – the important data, abilities and behaviours required

Knowledge (Education & Related Experience)

  • Degree (or equal) in related discipline (Biological Sciences, Development Studies, Public Health, Social Sciences Education). A postgraduate degree will probably be an added benefit.
  • Extensive related working expertise, ideally in an NGO setting
  • Experience of all features of venture administration inside a neighborhood improvement programme
  • Experience of advocacy work; demonstrable potential to affect high-level authorities officers and/or different decision-making our bodies.
  • Excellent communication abilities (each oral and written)

Skills (Special Training or Competence):

  • Excellent analytical abilities.
  • Ability to affect high-level authorities officers and NGO leaders.
  • Ability to construct robust working relationships to allow efficient administration of partnerships and work collaboratively as a part of a world group.
  • Proven potential to assume strategically and translate ideas into efficient motion plans.
  • Excellent networking and advocacy abilities.
  • Excellent monetary and useful resource administration abilities.
  • Excellent presentation abilities.
  • Project administration abilities.
  • Ability to ship group coaching periods.
  • People administration abilities with a powerful diplomatic understanding of culturally and ethnically delicate points.
  • Able to journey repeatedly on a nationwide foundation.
  • An understanding of and dedication to equality of alternative for disabled people.

Core behaviours:

  • Networking and influencing each inside and outdoors the organisation
  • Change and enchancment – persistently strives to attain excessive requirements of efficiency. Responds positively to alter by adapting personal behaviour/strategy.
  • Communicating and influencing – Understands how their position contributes to the organisation imaginative and prescient. Communicates confidently and successfully with colleagues and companions
  • Decision making – Gathers related info and makes use of efficient reasoning to make well timed selections.
  • Planning and organisation – Prioritises actions and develops plans to attain them, monitoring personal progress. Analyses and organises routine knowledge regularly.
  • Delivery and implementation – Gets issues achieved, could be relied upon to do what they are saying they’ll and is dedicated to reaching good high quality work to agreed requirements.
  • Team working – Understands how their work impacts on others. Knows about different components of the organisation and contributes positively to a world group.

Key Relationships (Internal):

  • Programme Manager
  • Deputy Country Director
  • Country Office Programme Team
  • Director of ASCEND
  • NTDs Technical hub
  • Sightsavers NTDs division, together with the worldwide illness advisors
  • Director of Finance and Performance
  • Regional Director
  • Country Office Financial Team
  • Head of Research
  • Institutional Funding
  • Policy group
  • Funding & Marketing
  • In-country NTD Manager//Advisers

Key Relationships (External):

  • Project companions/NGOs
  • Ministries of Health in Nigeria
  • NTD communities in Nigeria
  • NGOS within the sector and WASH
  • NGDO Groups for NTDs
  • Consultants and contractors

Job Title: Support Services Manager
Location: Kaduna
Reports to: Country Director
Responsible for: Admin Officers
Department: Finance and Performance
Job Purpose (The Overall Purpose and Function of the Job)

  • This position of Support Services Manager was set as much as meet the growing administration/administrative tasks following the programme and workers progress within the Nigeria Country Office.
  • This individual will usually coordinate and supervise inside and exterior administrative/administration operations for the Nigeria Country Office and supply strategic management within the compliance and supply of organisational administrative insurance policies together with human useful resource and normal workplace administration.
  • The Support Services Manager will probably be chargeable for the efficient day-to-day administration of the NCO and guaranteeing adherence to administration/administrative insurance policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that workers and companions adjust to Sightsavers insurance policies on IT, work with HR in HQ to ship on all HR points in Nigeria and guaranteeing that Sightsavers meets all authorities regulatory necessities in Nigeria.

Key Accountabilities (Specific Activities and Results)
General Office Management (40% of time):

  • Leads in organising varied workplace occasions (conferences, seminars, plenaries, workshops, Away-Days and many others) and journey association for workers.
  • Monitoring of workplace deadlines and schedules.
  • Prepare Annual work plans for workers and immediate reminders for occasions
  • Serve the liaison and guarantee organisational compliance to authorities rules and requirements
  • Ensures all Service Level Agreements with landlords, safety firms, IT Consultants
  • Providing any particular administrative help required by the nation director
  • Undertake some other duties which may be assigned by the CD
  • Work with Country Safety and Security Officer (together with the CD) on security and safety issues

Support HR Management (30% of time):

  • Provide efficient management for help workers to carry out their assigned roles and tasks successfully
  • Oversee annual efficiency assessment for all workers
  • Identify coaching wants for help workers and organise as required
  • Ensure approval course of for workers advantages, entitlements and contracts renewals are complied with.
  • Ensure documentation of all workers data in- nation
  • Support and facilitate recruitment course of in NCO

Logistics and different help providers (30% of time):

  • Supervises the executive officers for efficient supply of their tasks
  • Support disposal of organisational belongings and switch of possession
  • Work with the Admin Officers and help logistics for world occasions and for guests in and in another country
  • Work intently with the Admin Officers and guarantee compliance to organisations IT coverage.

The ideas of accountability usually are not meant to be an exhaustive checklist of duties. The want for flexibility is required and the jobholder is anticipated to hold out some other associated duties which might be throughout the worker’s abilities and talents each time fairly instructed.

Job holder Entry Requirements – the Essential Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours Required
Knowledge (Education & Related Experience):

  • University degree/ tertiary qualification (or related) in Management Administration/Human Resource/Secretary Ship/ or equal skilled qualification from a recognised Tertiary establishment and at intensive working expertise in an analogous place in an administrative and/or monetary setting of a good improvement organisation. A Postgraduate degree (or equal) will probably be an added benefit.

Skills (Special Training or Competence):

  • Planning & organising: – prioritising actions and growing easy however practical plans to attain them.
  • Manage time and sources nicely and demonstrates good organizational and management potential with robust interpersonal abilities
  • Multi-tasking: Ability to do various things at the identical time
  • IT Skills: data in the usage of MS Word, Excel
  • Written and Spoken Communication: tendency to precise info and concepts clearly and in a way that’s applicable, concise and correct.
  • Tenacity: tendency to persevere with goals till they’re completed
  • Ability to prioritise necessary issues and act on them accordingly
  • Ability to resolve conflicts and handle grievances

Core behaviours:

  • Attention to Detail: Tendency to assimilate and deal with the element of a variety of organisational, monetary and administrative points for the sleek operating of the nation workplace.
  • Monitoring Skills: Strong choice for creating methods to self-monitor progress on a specific job or venture.
  • Resilience: Approaches goals positively and managing necessities of a number of stakeholders.
  • Networking and influencing each inside and outdoors the organisation
  • Change and enchancment – persistently strives to attain excessive requirements of efficiency.  Responds positively to alter by adapting personal behaviour/strategy.
  • Communicating and influencing – Understand how position contributes to the organisation imaginative and prescient.  Communicates confidently and successfully with colleagues and companions
  • Decision making – Gather related info and makes use of efficient reasoning to make well timed selections.
  • Planning and organisation – Prioritise actions and develops plans to attain them, monitoring personal progress. Analyses and organises routine knowledge regularly.
  • Delivery and implementation – Gets issues achieved, could be relied upon to do what is anticipated to reaching good high quality work to agreed requirements.
  • Team working – Understand how others work impacts.  Knows about different components of the organisation and contributes positively to a world group.

Key Relationships
Internal:

  • Country Director
  • HR HH
  • CSSO
  • Finance Manager
  • Compliance and Risk Manager
  • Programme workers
  • IT Department HH

External:

  • Project companions – Government and NGDOs
  • Hotels and Airlines/Ticketing companies
  • Service Delivery Organisations
  • Financial establishments – Banks, Insurance firms and Inland Revenue Services
  • Consultants and contractors
  • West Africa Postgraduate Medical College Lagos

Job Title: Programme Officer, NTDs
Location:
Lokoja, Kogi
Reports to: Programme Manager
Responsible for: Programme Assistant (Kogi)
Department: Finance and Performance
Contract: 2-year Fixed Term Contract
Job Purpose (the general goal and performance of the job)

  • The Programme Officer (PO) is chargeable for managing the day by day actions and execution of programmes with assigned companions and to reinforce the standard of the Sightsavers programmes.
  • PO can even be chargeable for implementation of 5 Preventive Chemotherapy (PCT) NTDs (Trachoma, Onchocerciasis, Lymphatic Filariasis, Soil Transmitted Helminths (STH) and Schistosomiasis) in Kogi State.
  • Responsibilities can even embody supply of NTD programme targets, provision of programme administration steerage and direct technical help to the implementation of built-in NTD programmes, impression evaluation and advocacy for the elimination of NTDs in Sightsavers supported state (Kogi State) in Nigeria.
  • In addition, ought to be capable of determine and contribute to programme progress and improvement (scalability) in collaboration with companions and colleagues. Provide technical help and management to Kogi State NTD Team in Nigeria.

Key accountabilities (particular actions and finish outcomes)
Project Management (50% of time)

  • Supporting companions to determine their very own technical and capability constructing wants and facilitate offering these with a purpose to help them via the venture(s) cycle.
  • Manages all features of the venture cycle with the companion to make sure efficient planning, implementation, monitoring and analysis, monetary and asset administration, reporting and documentation is delivered for the Kogi NTD venture. Feedback to and work with inside experience as required.
  • Build efficient companion relationships and help longer-term relationships that transcend the period of particular person initiatives by disseminating info and advocating for Sightsavers work in Kogi State.
  • Promote shared studying and collaboration between companions by facilitating and coordinating companion networks and conferences within the Kogi NTD venture.
  • Be proactive in offering good high quality info on case research and fascinating information tales referring to the Kogi NTD venture(s) to help preparation of fundraising supplies in Haywards Heath.
  • Support Nigeria nation group to ascertain and keep efficient relationships with the Kogi State Ministry of Health and different companions with a purpose to advance sustainable plans and combine them into the present public well being supply methods.
  • Support the Kogi NTD venture to determine and implement new approaches and instruments, together with logistics and drug audits and help scale-up of mass drug administrations within the State.

Monitoring and Evaluation (10% of time):

  • Support the Kogi NTD group within the implementation of monitoring and evaluating NTD programme efficiency.
  • Support the nation analysis groups and assist them to determine operational analysis alternatives to enhance the effectivity and effectiveness of NTD elimination efforts in Kogi State.

Advocacy and Sensitization (30% of time) :

  • Build and keep significant working relationships with a wide range of companions and different stakeholders in Kogi NTD Project with a purpose to strengthen alternatives for advocacy and better visibility.
  • Develop relationships with different NGOs to help funding and supply of providers, together with NGOs within the Water, Sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector.
  • Represent Sightsavers at applicable State degree conferences and fora.
  • Ensure NTD programme info circulate is maintained throughout the Sightsavers’ nation groups and directorates, the Kogi State Ministry of Health and different key companions.

Research (10% of time) :

  • Assist the NTD supervisor and Kogi State Ministry of Health in disseminating info on NTD actions, research, analysis and classes discovered at National and State degree.
  • Work in shut collaboration with key Sightsavers colleagues and venture companions to make sure that initiatives conduct analysis and publish findings in worldwide peer assessment publication.
  • The precept accountabilities usually are not meant to be an exhaustive checklist of duties. The want for flexibility is required and the job holder is anticipated to hold out some other associated duties which might be throughout the worker’s abilities and talents each time fairly instructed.
  • Jobholder Entry Requirements – the important data, abilities and behaviours required

Knowledge (Education & Related Experience)

  • Degree (or equal) in related discipline (Biological Sciences, Development Studies, Public Health, Social Sciences Education). A postgraduate degree will probably be an added benefit.
  • Extensive related working expertise, ideally in an NGO setting
  • Experience of all features of venture administration inside a neighborhood improvement programme
  • Experience of advocacy work; demonstrable potential to affect high-level authorities officers and/or different decision-making our bodies.
  • Excellent communication abilities (each oral and written)

Skills (Special Training or Competence):

  • Excellent analytical abilities.
  • Ability to affect high-level authorities officers and NGO leaders.
  • Ability to construct robust working relationships to allow efficient administration of partnerships and work collaboratively as a part of a world group.
  • Proven potential to assume strategically and translate ideas into efficient motion plans.
  • Excellent networking and advocacy abilities.
  • Excellent monetary and useful resource administration abilities.
  • Excellent presentation abilities.
  • Project administration abilities.
  • Ability to ship group coaching periods.
  • People administration abilities with a powerful diplomatic understanding of culturally and ethnically delicate points.
  • Able to journey repeatedly on a nationwide foundation.
  • An understanding of and dedication to equality of alternative for disabled people.

Core behaviours:

  • Networking and influencing each inside and outdoors the organisation
  • Change and enchancment – persistently strives to attain excessive requirements of efficiency. Responds positively to alter by adapting personal behaviour/strategy.
  • Communicating and influencing – Understands how their position contributes to the organisation imaginative and prescient. Communicates confidently and successfully with colleagues and companions
  • Decision making – Gathers related info and makes use of efficient reasoning to make well timed selections.
  • Planning and organisation – Prioritises actions and develops plans to attain them, monitoring personal progress. Analyses and organises routine knowledge regularly.
  • Delivery and implementation – Gets issues achieved, could be relied upon to do what they are saying they’ll and is dedicated to reaching good high quality work to agreed requirements.
  • Team working – Understands how their work impacts on others. Knows about different components of the organisation and contributes positively to a world group.

Key Relationships (Internal):

  • Programme Manager
  • Deputy Country Director
  • Country Office Programme Team
  • Director of ASCEND
  • NTDs Technical hub
  • Sightsavers NTDs division, together with the worldwide illness advisors
  • Director of Finance and Performance
  • Regional Director
  • Country Office Financial Team
  • Head of Research
  • Institutional Funding
  • Policy group
  • Funding & Marketing
  • In-country NTD Manager//Advisers

Key Relationships (External):

  • Project companions/NGOs
  • Ministries of Health in Nigeria
  • NTD communities in Nigeria
  • NGOS within the sector and WASH
  • NGDO Groups for NTDs
  • Consultants and contractors

Job Title: Deputy Country Director
Location:
Nigeria Country Office – Kaduna
Reports to: Country Director
Responsible for: Snr Programme Mgr A, Country Technical Adviser (NTDs),
Snr Programme Mgr (Eye Health), Country Coordinator, Trachoma
Department: Finance and Performance
Job holder: Vacant
Purpose of the Role

  • The Deputy Country Director is accountable primarily for programme implementation and some other operational position assigned by the Country Director and can supervise all programme managers.
  • The job holder will present the general management of Sightsavers programme operations in nation together with working with implementing companions, to guide and direct the nation group to handle and ship top quality and cost-effective programmes, advocacy with companies and authorities, assess programmatic fundraising alternatives and analysis applicable baseline knowledge in help of programmatic improvement.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure the supply of the programme actions recognized within the nation plan with a purpose to obtain the anticipated outcomes with regard to the Sightsavers strategic plan and in keeping with nationwide improvement objectives.
  • Demonstrate good governance inside programme supply and monetary administration, guaranteeing that every one methods and controls are in place and adopted to permit correct reporting, value effectiveness.
  • Enforce compliance to fulfill funding/donor necessities with a purpose to retain and develop grant and companion relationships
  • Develop robust relationships with authorities companies, donors, worldwide companies, media and communities to boost the profile of Sightsavers, with the power to advocate and affect at senior ranges.
  • Build an efficient nation programme group focussed on supply; recruiting excessive calibre people and supporting them with focussed improvement plans to make sure profitable supply of programme goals.
  • Support the CD to work collaboratively with inside departments globally to contribute to organisation success; assessment outputs and share studying, determine new alternatives and make suggestions primarily based on modifications within the native setting.
  • Support to networks each inside and outdoors the organisation

Core behaviours:

  • Networking and influencing each inside and outdoors the organisation
  • Change and enchancment – Encourages studying and drives for steady enchancment. Holds people accountable for his or her efficiency.
  • Communicating and influencing – Demonstrates dedication to the organisations strategic plan and goals. Able to current advanced info in a way applicable to a various viewers.
  • Decision making – Consults, listens and results in take clear and well timed selections.
  • Planning and organisation – Demonstrates the power to cope with element in addition to the ‘big picture’. Develops and makes use of efficient plans and monitoring methods to make sure applicable use of sources
  • Delivery and implementation – Acts as a task mannequin for overcoming challenges and delivering towards commitments and plans. Maintains consistency and efficient efficiency regardless of pressures and modifications.
  • Team working – Builds a powerful and dedicated group in help of the organisation’s technique. Is supportive of worldwide working while having accountability for group administration and to develop a studying tradition.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Post graduate qualification (or equal) in related fields associated to Sightsavers thematic areas (NTDs, eye well being, incapacity and social inclusion)
  • Extensive working expertise in an INGO/NGO setting with an skilled background in a senior administration place at nation degree.
  • Knowledge of venture administration, funds improvement and monitoring, and useful resource administration
  • Knowledge of advocacy, analysis, impression evaluation, partnership improvement and useful resource mobilisation
  • This just isn’t an exhaustive checklist however an overview of the important thing tasks of the position

Salary
Local Terms & Conditions apply

How to Apply
Interested and certified candidates ought to obtain the “Application Form” and “Equal Opportunities Form” by clicking the hyperlink beneath and return as two separate paperwork to: [email protected] utilizing the “Job title” as the topic of the e-mail.

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Application Deadline 1st September, 2019.

Date Interviews ninth September, 2019.

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