Programme Officer (Inclusive Education) Career Opportunity – Sightsavers

Organisation: Sightsavers
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Programme
About Sightsavers:
Sightsavers is
an International Development Organization which works with partners to
eliminate avoidable blindness and promote equality of opportunity for people
with disabilities in over 33 developing countries across Africa, Asia and
America. Sightsavers seeks to achieve a world where no one is blind from
avoidable causes and where visually impaired people participate equally in society.
Each year, we improve the lives of millions of people in the poorest parts of
the world. Sightsavers offers a great place to work within easy reach of London
and Brighton.
Job Summary: The Programme
Officer will support the Programme Manager in managing the daily activities and
execution of an inclusive education programme with assigned partners.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Technically support partners to identify their own
technical and capacity building needs and to ensure these needs are met through
the project cycle.
Oversee all aspects of the project cycle with
partners to ensure effective planning, implementation, monitoring and
evaluation besides financial and asset management, reporting and documentation.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
The ideal candidate will be a Ugandan national who
holds a degree in Education or a related field
A minimum of five or more years working experience,
ideally in an NGO environment and have experience of implementing programmes,
including experience of the education sector.
Comprehensive knowledge in designing, managing, supporting
and implementing education programmes for children
Working knowledge of current issues, best practices
and the local education system, particularly relating to the education of
children with disabilities.
Excellent communication skills
Fluency in both written and spoken English
Computer literacy and IT skills
Proficiency in interpreting and understanding project
budgets, forecasts and reports.
How to Apply:
All candidates
are strongly encouraged to send their application form, download
, and equal opportunities form, download
, as two separate documents to:
Deadline: 31st July 2015
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