Project Coordinator at Sightsavers

Sightsavers is an international development organization working with partners in developing countries to eliminate avoidable blindness, and promote equality of opportunity for people with disabilities.

Our vision is of 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.

Job Title: Project Coordinator (2 year fixed term contract)
Salary: Local terms and conditions will apply
Singida, Tanzania

Sightsavers seeks to recruit a mature, experienced, self-driven, dynamic and result oriented Project Coordinator, based in Singida – Tanzania who is keen to develop a career in a dynamic organisation and challenging environment.

Reporting to the Programme Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for coordinating, supporting and working with partners on site for enhancing equal accountabilities. This role will play a key part in planning and reviews, implementation and continuous monitoring.

The ideal candidate will be a Tanzanian national (or any national permitted to work in Tanzania) who has a degree in a relevant field (Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Development Studies or Economics). You should have a minimum of five years working experience, ideally in an NGO environment managing social development related projects. You should have experience of health and social programming in partnership with the government as well as project management experience in donor supported initiatives (especially multilateral donors DFID, USAID, EU etc). You should have excellent project management and communication skills both oral and written.

Closing Date: March 11, 2016

How to apply

To apply for this post, please download our application form (download in Large Print here) and return the completed application form and equal opportunities form (download in Large Print here) as two separate documents to

We’re an equal opportunities employer, and we particularly encourage qualified people living with a disability to apply.

We will be contacting shortlisted candidates for interview, shortly after the closing dates. We very much regret that in view of the large number of applications we receive, we are unable to respond if you are unsuccessful. I am sure that you will understand the need to concentrate resources towards our work.
Please attach APPLICATION and EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES form only. NO CV’s accepted
Source: The Guardian 24th February, 2016.

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