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Position: Programme Officer (EARC) FTC 2 Years
Location: Homa Bay County
Contract: 2 year fixed term contract
Salary: Competitive, local terms and conditions will apply
Sightsavers has an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Programme Officer to join our Kenya Country Office.
As programme officer, you will be responsible for overall project delivery and will manage the daily activities and execution of the DfID funded Disability Inclusive Development EARC project.
You will ensure that the programme is planned, implemented, coordinated, monitored, evaluated, financially managed and documented to the highest possible standards.
You will work closely with internal and external partners and teams to build effective partnerships, promote shared learning and advocate Sightsavers work.
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated with proven experience and knowledge on education for learners with disabilities.
The successful application will have a bachelor’s degree or above in education, development studies or any other relevant social science, be familiar with national legislation and policies in the field of disability, human rights
He/she must have experience of designing, managing and carrying out advocacy work for social inclusion/disability programmes and a background of providing technical assistance to other organizations.
Knowledge of current issues and best practices in disability, UNCRPD, legislation and framework on education is desirable.
This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills.
Please CLICK HERE to read the complete job description for further details.
Closing date: 1st March 2020
Interviews: We anticipate that interviews will take place mid-March 2020
How to Apply:
CLICK HERE to apply, and for further details about the role.
Please be aware that you will be prompted to include your CV or cover letter and only information included ¡n the online application form will be considered.
Sightsavers is an equal opportunity employer and has attained Disability Confident Employer Level 3.
People with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.
Sightsavers does not accept unsolicited agency CVs.
Sightsavers is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs.