United Republic of Tanzania: Project Assistant (2 year fixed term contract)

Organization: Sightsavers
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 13 Aug 2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Assistant to join our team and contribute to the planning, implementations and continuous monitoring and evaluation of our programmes to ensure maximum results.

Reporting into the Programme Manager you will be responsible for supporting and working with partners on site for enhancing equal accountabilities and therefore play a key role in planning and reviews of our programmes. You will collaborate with regional, district and other partners working in the geographical areas to facilitate the identification of new opportunities that interlinks with the initiatives of enhancing eye health services and programme growth and development.

The successful candidate will support planning and implementation of key projects working closely with key partners both internally and externally. You will assist with identifying areas of improvement through monitoring and evaluation of data then promote shared learning by producing factual reports to disseminate amongst associated networks. You will be a strong advocate for social inclusion and be sensitive to gender equality whilst conducting your duties as a Project Assistant.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in a relevant field such as Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Education or Development Studies. A minimum of 2 years working experience, ideally in an NGO setting and understanding of government systems in particular health and education. Experience of project management including financial administration/budgeting with the ability to explore data and produce effective reports in a timely manner. Sound knowledge of Microsoft products is essential as is the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders.

How to apply:

To apply, and for further details about the role, please download an application pack from http://www.sightsavers.org/vacancies

As an equal opportunities employer, we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.

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