Programme Manager at Sightsavers

Sightsavers is an international organisation that changes lives for the long term. We work in more than 30 countries to eliminate avoidable blindness and support people with visual impairments to live independently.Sightsavers is recruiting to fill the following vacant positions below:Job Title:  Programme Manager (15 months fixed term contract)Job DescriptionThe Programme Manager is responsible for implementing programme(s) that are supported by The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust project in Kebbi State and the DFID UNITED NTD project in Kaduna and Zamfara States. The role will also be responsible for overseeing the development, design, budget, monitoring and evaluation of the programmes. The post holder will in addition be able to identify and contribute to programme growth and development (scalability) in collaboration with partners and colleagues.Role responsibilities;Strategic Programme Planning and DevelopmentParticipate in strategic planning processeslead the development of the donor funded programmes and plans for NTD’s with Key StakeholdersProvide leadership and guidanceDevelop relationships with other NGOs to support funding and delivery of servicesProgramme ManagementProvide effective management, coordination, technical advice and resource allocationSupport the states to establish and maintain effective relationships with other partnersIdentify, develop and evaluate new approaches and tools for programme implementation.Monitoring and EvaluationLead on supporting implementing partners in developing a system for monitoring and evaluating programme performance.Provide direction and support to assist country research teamsAdvocacy and Strategic AlliancesBuild and maintain meaningful working relationships with a variety of partners and other stakeholdersEnsure programme information flow is maintained across the Sightsavers’ country teams and directorates, the Ministries of Health and other key partners.

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