Project Coordinator Big Lottery Fund UK Charity Jobs – Sightsavers

Job Title:    Project Coordinator
Organisation: Sightsavers
Funding Source: Big Lottery Fund UK 
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Programme
Manager (Social Inclusion)
About US:
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 Project
Coordinator will ensure that our Big Lottery funded Improving livelihoods of
youth with disabilities  project is
planned, implemented, monitored and evaluated to the highest possible standards
and in line with Sightsavers systems and procedures. The jobholder will be
responsible for supporting partner organisations implement the project, promote
collaboration with all stakeholders including the District Local Governments and
identify further areas for programme growth and development.





Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Sightsavers
    Project Coordinator job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in a
    relevant field
  • Prior experience in project management
    particularly of donor funded projects.
  • The successful candidate will have
    significant experience implementing education/social inclusion programmes
    and a familiarity with national and international legislation and policies
    in the field of disability.
  • Highly knowledgeable in disability and
    development issues especially in small enterprise and business management
    and be able to understand and work with project budgets
  • Fluent in English, have knowledge of local
    languages
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a filled application
form
and equal
opportunities form
to jobs@sightsavers.org indicating the position
title on the email subject line.
Deadline: 6th August 2017
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