Mpamba Recharge & Win

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Title: Programme Officer (2-year fixed term contract)

Office location: Malawi

Salary: Local Terms and Conditions apply

Sightsavers Malawi Country Office is keen to recruit a Programme Officer to enhance the quality of Education, Social Inclusion and Health projects and to ensure that these projects are implemented, monitoring and evaluated to the highest possible standards. In collaboration with colleagues and partners this role will also identify areas for programme growth and development.

As the Programme Officer you will identify partners to help achieve Sightsavers strategic priorities of the prevention of avoidable blindness and the social inclusion of people with visual impairment. By developing long term relationships with these partners you will support them in the identification of their own capacity building needs, promote shared learning and collaboration and ensure safeguarding issues are taken on board by partner organisations.

You will assist the Country Director and Programme Manager to compile quarterly and annual reports, be a technical lead at Country Office level, assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts, monitor expenditure and ensure that partners manage and utilise project assests as per Sightsavers policies.

As the successful candidate you will have a degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field (Education, Social Sciences, Development studies, Public Health), you will have extensive similar working experience, ideally within an NGO, and have a background in all aspects of project management in community development programmes.

Knowledge (Education & Related Experience)

  • Degree in Relevant Field ( Education, Social Sciences, Development Studies,Public Health)
  • Minimum of 5 Years working experience, ideally in an NGO environment
  • Experience of all aspects of project management in community development programmes

Skills (Special Training or Competence)
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent communication skills ( both oral and written)
  • Good written English skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to understand and work with project budgets, forecasts and reports.

Key Behaviours
  • interpersonal and intercultural sensitivity
  • Team Working
  • Planning and organising
  • High degree of integrity
  • Good Listener
  • Social and receptive
  • Stress Tolerant
  • Active listener

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, please read the complete Job Description for further details on the link below.

How to apply


Closing date: 3rd November 2019

Interviews: Week commencing 10th November 2019

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