Title: NTD Programme Officer
Location: Burkina Faso
Salary: Local Terms & Conditions apply
Contract: 2 year Fixed Term Contract
The NTD Programme Officer (NTD PO) will provide programme and strategic support to the Accelerate Project supporting the elimination of trachoma in Burkia Faso. The NTD PO will take overall responsibility for coordinating district level activities and some strategic national level activities working under the direction of the Programme Manager.
They will be responsible for all programme implementation monitoring and evaluation according to a detailed plan guided by standard protocols. They will ensure that information from monitoring, evaluation and other assessments is actively used by MoH and implementing partners to inform and adjust project implementation when necessary and they will support the coordination and use of the NTD/WASH data tool to support integrated planning.
The NTD PO will establish contact with partners (INGOs, MoH and regional Health Directors) and work with the Technical Staff to ensure eye health, NTD projects and that sensitive projects are well implemented according to required standards.
The ideal candidate will have a degree, or similar, in a relevant field such as Social Sciences, Development Studies, Public Health. Have extensive experience in a similar role, preferably within an INGO and a background of engaging with Government line Ministries. Be computer literate, familiar with designing/managing health programms at district or national level and have knowledge on one of more of the five leading PCT NTDs. Fluency in English is required.
This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, please read the complete Job Description for further details.
Closing date: 17 February 2019