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  • Posted on: 25 May, 2015 Deadline: 2 June, 2015
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  • Sightsavers is a highly respected international development organization working to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote equality of opportunity for disabled people. We work with local partners in developing countries to tackle the main causes of avoidable blindness including cataract, and a group at diseases that have been coined neglected tropical diseases such as river blindness and trachoma. We help the people who need it most - those living in poverty in some of the world's poorest countries

    The Integrated Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) Control Programme is supported by UK Department for International Development (DFID) led by Sightsavers in partnership with other NGOs, private organizations and the academia. The programme aims at strengthening the capacity of the national disease programmes anti streamlining supply chains to get the drugs to the people who need them.

    Neglected Tropical Diseases Control Programme Finance and Logistics Officer

     

    Job Description

        The Finance & Logistics Officer will be a member of the Kaduna State NTDs Control Programme Office and will report to the Nigeria Country Office Finance and Support Services Manager.
        The Finance & Logistics Officer will be responsible for the Kaduna State NTDs Control Programme office financial oversight, maintaining consolidated programme accounts, cash flow management, payment processes and programme logistics.

    Overall Purpose and Responsibilities

        Ensure financial control and managing risk.
        Ensure conformity to the principles of the contract with specific emphasis on Financial Management &
        Controls, Financial Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting. Financial Monitoring & Audits.
        Monitor and retain financial record(S) Verity claims by partners and recommend for payment.

    Person Specification

        Relevant professional accounting qualification (ACCA) or a Master's qualification or Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
        Minimum of 8-10 years working experience, ideally in an INGO environment but experience in audit and government organization would also be advantageous.

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    Neglected Tropical Diseases Control Programme Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

     

    Job Description

        The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer (M&EO) will be a member of the DFID supported Integrated NTDs Control Programme for Kaduna NTD and will report to the Nigeria Country Office NTDs Programme Manager.
        Will be responsible for all programme implementation monitoring and evaluation according to a detailed plan guided by standard protocols for NTDs control.

    Overall Purpose and Responsibilities

        Guide the overall M&E strategy, managing the interventions’ use of M&E methodology.
        To meet proposed goals and providing timely and relevant information to programme management.
        Support the NCO NTDs Programme Manager and other team members to develop a detailed programme Monitoring plan and jointly use it to guide programme management.
        Support the MDA NTDs Programme Manager to monitor and implement appropriate actions to improve efficiency and quality of project implementation.

    Person Specification

        Must have at least a first Degree in Social and Health Sciences or related disciplines.
        Computer literacy including hands on experience in statistical packages.
        Experience in M & E and database management systems for art integrated programme.
        Minimum of 5-6 years working experience, ideally in an INGO setting.
        Experience with participatory methods and partnerships.

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    Neglected Tropical Diseases Control Programme Driver

     

    Job Description

        The driver will be responsible for conveying the staff of Kaduna State NTDs supported integrated Programme for field activities and other necessary travels.
        He will report to the Kaduna State NTDs Finance and Logistic Officer.

    Overall Purpose and Responsibilities

        The driver will convey the Kaduna State DFID supported Integrated NTDs Programme staff to the field and for other necessary travels.
        Ensure the vehicle is clean and serviced when due.
        Comply with safety measure of the vehicle.
        Adhere to Sightsaver's rules and regulations.

    Person Specification

        WASC certificate (2) Must possess a current driver's license (3) Must have basic knowledge of vehicle maintenance (4) Minimum of 3 years driving with an NGDO.

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    Programme Officer

     

    Job Description

        The Programme Officer will be a member of the OFID supported Integrated NTDs Programme for Kaduna State NTD and will report to the Nigeria Country Office (NCO) NTDs Programme Manager.
        The NTD Programme Officer will oversee the activities of the DFID supported Integrated NTDs Programme in Kaduna State.

    Overall Purpose and Responsibilities

        Support the NCO NTDs Programme Manager to provide effective management, coordination, and technical advice to the programme.
        Ensure the delivery of the programme targets.
        Coordinate the preparation of quarterly and annual reports to Sightsavers and as required by donors
        Support the state and Local Government Areas (LGAs) programme teams to idientify and develop innovative approaches for the implementation of Mass Drug Administration (MDA) to ensure delivery of programme targets.
        Support collaboration with relevant governmental, non-governmental agencies and stakeholders where necessary for the effective implementation of prefect activities,
        Support the NCO NTD Programme Manager in monitoring the implementation of the Kaduna State NTDs control programme.

    Person Specification

        Must have at least a first Degree in Biology, Zoology and Development Sciences and other related disciplines from a reputable institution Computer literacy including hands on experience in statistical packages.
        Experience in implementing NTDs programme and database management systems for an integrated programme.
        Minimum of 5-6 years working experience, ideally in an INGO setting.
        Have a good qualification in monitoring and evaluation of project/programme.

    Method of Application

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    These 2 (Two) Separate documents should be completed and sent to: jobs@sightsavers.org

    Note:

    • Due to the high number of applications we receive we are unable to send out individual acknowledgements for submitted applications.
    • We will therefore only be able to contact you in the event that you are short listed for interview, if you are not contacted within two weeks of the closing date you may assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

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