Location: Abuja, Nigeria Office
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
Closing Date: 14 August 2022
Salary: Local Terms and Conditions apply
Specific Hours: 35 hour per week
Contract: 2 year fixed term contract
About the role
Sightsavers are currently seeking two NTD Technical Managers to provide technical support for the Onchocerciasis, Lymphatic Filariasis, Schistosomiasis, and Soil transmitted Helminths Programmes implemented by the Sightsavers supported States and downstream partners supported by Sightsavers.
They will work closely with the NTD MEL Manager, Country Trachoma Coordinator, NTD programme teams, Sightsavers Global Technical leads, as well as implementing partners to ensure the delivery of the programme targets and monitoring of programme activities.
As the NTD Technical Manager you will work with the state teams to ensure quality assurance for all SCH/STH and Oncho/LF NTD programmes and ensure the implementation of high-quality surveys and assessments in line with the Sightsavers NTD strategy and survey quality assurance standards and practices.
Other key duties and accountabilities include:
This is a highly varied and involved role and the above is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills. Please see the Job Description for full details here;
As the successful candidate you will have similar work experience, or posses a Post graduate Degree in Public Health, Biological Sciences, or related disciplines. You will have a successful track record of working in different contexts, have experience designing and delivering training to survey personnel, and have Technical knowledge of one or more of the five PCT NTDs.
Closing date: 14 August 2022
You application will be considered for both opportunities.
We anticipate that interviews will take place from the week commencing 22 August 2022 onwards and the evaluation process will include a first and second stage interview.
To apply for this exciting new opportunity, please complete an application via our recruitment portal. We are particularly interested in learning of your motivations for applying.
As an equal opportunity employer, we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Sightsavers is a Disability Confident Leader and qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.