Sightsavers Programme Officer (Inclusion Works) Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Sightsavers Programme Officer (Inclusion Works) Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title
  • Programme Officer (Inclusion Works)

    The Programme Officer (Inclusion Works) will work with Disabled People’s Organizations and employer partners of the project to enhance access to employment in the formal sector for persons with disabilities.

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

    The post holder will:

  • Build effective partner relationships and support longer-term relationships that go beyond the duration of the project, support needs and facilitate access to technical assistance resources and opportunities to support them through the programme cycle, and assist programme partners in the preparation budgets and forecasts.
  • Work with the UK Inclusive Works 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 with the partners, work with the Global Technical Lead (Disability Inclusive Economic Empowerment) and coordinate with the Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) leads for implementation of monitoring and evaluation system for the programme.

    Qualifications and experience:
  • Demonstrable experience with labour market issues including labour market
    assessments, skills training/development, internships, employer engagement, job
    placements and job fairs.
  • A tertiary qualification (Bachelors or above) in
    social sciences, education,
    development studies or public health.
  • Familiarity with national legislation and policies in the field of disability, human rights
    and employment.
  • Significant experience implementing programmes, including experience of the
    disability sector and gender mainstreaming.
  • Experience of designing, managing and carrying out advocacy work for social
    inclusion/disability programmes.
  • Experience providing technical assistance to other organizations.
  • Knowledge of current issues and best practices in disability, UNCRPD, the
    Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and employment is desirable.

    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. Find out about our commitment to inclusion.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Sightsavers Programme Officer (Inclusion Works) Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

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