Sightsavers Programme Officer (Disability Inclusive Development) Jobs in Homa Bay, Kenya

Sightsavers Programme Officer (Disability Inclusive Development) Jobs in Homa Bay, Kenya

Job Title
  • Programme Officer (Disability Inclusive Development)

    With focus on inclusive education the Programme Officer will work to enhance the quality of the Disability Inclusive Development (DID) Project, by working closely with partners and programme delivery.

    This role will ensure that the programme is planned, implemented, coordinated, monitored and evaluated to the highest possible standards.

    The post holder will:

  • Build effective partner relationships and support longer-term relationships that go beyond the project duration as well as support partners to identify their own technical and organizational capacity- building needs, establish agreements with partners where appropriate and promote shared learning and collaboration.
  • Work with the UK Disability Inclusive Development programme team and all members of the consortia to coordinate implementation of activities and sharing of lessons learned.
  • Manage all aspects of the programme cycle, ensure that all project documentation and reports are made available in a timely and accessible way, assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts and be proactive in providing good quality information in case studies and interesting news stories relating to the programme.

    Qualifications and Experience:
  • A tertiary qualification (Bachelors or above) in education.
  • Demonstrable experience of working in different educational settings. Experience in
    Early Childhood Education would be of particular value.
  • Knowledge of current issues, best practices and the local education system,
    particularly relating to the education of children with disabilities.
  • Familiarity with national legislation and policies in the field of disability, human rights
    and education.
  • Significant experience of designing/managing/supporting education programmes for children with disabilities.
  • Experience of designing, managing and carrying out advocacy work in education,
    particularly education that is inclusive of children with disabilities.
  • Experience of providing technical assistance to other organizations.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online to by 13th March 2019
  • We’re an equal opportunities employer, and we particularly encourage qualified people living with a disability to apply.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Sightsavers Programme Officer (Disability Inclusive Development) Jobs in Homa Bay, Kenya

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