3 Vacancies at Sightsavers - Tanzania

The Guardian 1 August 2016
Project Coordinator – 2 year fixed term contract

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.
Sightsavers, an international development organization that promotes the prevention and cure of avoidable blindness, and promotes equality and opportunity for disabled people, seeks to recruit a mature, experienced, self-driven, dynamic and result oriented Project Coordinator who is keen to develop a career in a dynamic organisation and challenging environment.

Reporting to the NTD Programme Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for Trachoma SAFE project in Pwani region, for planning, organising, implementation, coordination, reporting and overall management of the project, ensuring consistency with Sightsavers strategy & quality standards, commitments and goals. The coordinator will also be responsible for partnership relations in Pwani region.
The ideal candidate will be a Tanzanian national who holds a degree in a relevant field (Social Sciences, Development Studies, Public Health and Economics). He/she must have extensive project management experience in donor supported project (especially multilateral donors e.g. DFID, USAID), ideally in an NGO environment with responsibility of large budgets or a demonstrated record of accomplishment in coordinating and managing large and complex projects is required as experience in advocacy, monitoring and evaluation.
Extensive experience in working with Partners (Consortium, Civil Societies, and Governments etc.) is an added advantage. He/she will be a strategic thinker, who possesses strong critical thinking, problem solving, analytical and presentation skills with ability to influence high-level ministry officials at both regional and national levels.
Closing Date: August 21, 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 jobs@sightsavers.org.
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

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The Guardian 1 August 2016

NTD Programme Manager – 2 year fixed term contract

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.
Reporting to the Country Director, the incumbent will lead on programmatic management for the implementation of the trachoma fast track initiative (FTI) and on integration of mass drug administration against NTDs.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
  1. Strategic Programme Planning and Development
  • Participate in strategic planning processes to successfully drive the direction and delivery of cost-effective services and ensure objectives are met in line with national policies and Sightsavers’ FTI goals.
  1. Country Programme Management
  • Provide effective management, coordination, technical advice and resource allocation necessary to support the country programmes to deliver NTD targets through quality service delivery.
  1. Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Lead on supporting country teams in developing a system for monitoring and evaluating NTD programme performance.
  1. Advocacy and Strategic Alliances
  • Build and maintain meaningful working relationships with a variety of partners and other stakeholders at national and international level in order to strengthen opportunities for advocacy and higher visibility.
  1. Fundraising
  • Provide assistance in identifying possible funding sources to support programme delivery and work with other colleagues and partners to secure those funds.
  1. Research
  • Assist project teams and MoHSW in Tanzania in disseminating information on NTD activities, studies, research and lessons learned at national and international level.
The ideal candidate will be a Tanzanian national (or any national permitted to work in Tanzania) who possesses a degree in a relevant field (Social Sciences, Development Studies, Public Health, Education). You must have technical knowledge of two or more of the five leading NTDs and have experience of managing an integrated NTD programme, ideally in an international context, having extensive programme management experience, with responsibility for large donor funded budgets preferably in the area of eye health or a demonstrated record of accomplishment in developing and managing public health programmes. Extensive experience in coordinating a large consortium grant is required as is experience in advocacy, monitoring & evaluation, and management of large and complex (multi-sectoral) projects. You will be a strategic thinker, who possesses strong critical thinking, problem solving, analytical and presentation skills with ability to influence high-level ministry officials at both regional and national levels.

Closing Date: August 21, 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 jobs@sightsavers.org.
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

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The Guardian 1 August 2016

Finance & Support Services Officer – 2 year fixed term contract

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.
Sightsavers has an exciting vacancy for a Finance & Support Services Officer (FSSO) who will join the team in our Tanzania country office and be responsible for assisting the day to day financial management and support services.
The FSSO will be responsible for the financial administration of various duties such as fund requests, reviewing and providing appropriate coding for claims/invoice, preparation of monthly payroll and preparation of monthly finance reports.  You will ensure data is entered accurately for financial transactions as well as monitoring other financial duties such as monthly petty cash vouchers and travel expenses.
As part of the role you will be responsible to maintain financial documents and produce monthly Country office payroll reports for the Country Director and Finance & Support Services Manager (FSSM).
This is an integral role within the Country office to ensure the programmes are fully supported where you will have excellent project management experience along with the ability to work with partners and manage budgets and grants efficiently.
The candidate should have relevant professional accounting qualifications (CPA/ACCA) or a degree in finance/accounting and can demonstrate experience of working within a similar role.  Experience of working for an International Non-Government Organisation (INGO) is preferable..  Excellent communication skills is essential along with strong IT skills.
Closing Date: August 21, 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 jobs@sightsavers.org.
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

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