Apply: Sightsavers Programme Officer

Deadline: 14 April, 2024

Location: Monrovia, Liberia

Sightsavers is seeking to fill the position of Programme Officer.

Sightsavers is an international organisation which works with partners to protect sight and fight for disability rights.


  • Identify partner organisations with whom Sightsavers can work to achieve the organisation’s strategic priorities of the prevention of avoidable blindness and the social inclusion of people with visual impairments through both service delivery and advocacy work
  • Develop and support longer-term relationships with partners, going beyond the duration of individual projects
  • Support partners in the identification of their capacity-building needs and help facilitate the provision of these needs
  • Assist project partners in the preparation of budgets
  • Monitor expenditure of project financial resources and liaise with the finance and support services manager/officer where necessary
  • Support partners to manage all aspects of the project cycle, including planning, implementation and monitoring and evaluation
  • Support the country programme manager and country director to prepare project reports in line with Sightsavers and donor requirements
  • Be proactive in providing good quality information on case studies, interesting news stories
  • Ensure that the media and communications teams at the Sightsavers regional office receive appropriate materials and information as required, especially if projects are supported by restricted funding that may have special reporting requirements


  • Experience in all aspects of project management in community development programmes (planning, implementation, project life cycle, and monitoring and evaluation)
  • Ability to travel to in-country project sites (quarterly) and occasional international travel
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Good written and spoken English skills
  • Good I.T. skills
  • Ability to understand and work with project budgets, forecasts and reports

To apply and for more information, click here.

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