Programme Manager Social Inclusion At Sightsavers

Title: Programme Manager Social Inclusion

Location: Kaduna, Nigeria

Salary: Local Terms & Conditions apply

Contract: 2-year Fixed Term Contract

As the Programme Manager you will be part of the core Programme Team and will provide Programme and Financial support for the delivery of the Social Inclusion programmes implemented by the Nigeria Country Office.

The Social Inclusion Programme Manager will ensure that all Social Inclusion programmes and projects are planned, implemented, monitored, and evaluated to the highest possible standards. The post holder will be part of the overall Sightsavers DID team overseeing Education, EH and Inclusion Works projects in the country office, and will work to ensure the equality of opportunities for people with disabilities, through both service delivery and advocacy.

Further duties include;

• Support the development and testing of MEL tools across all the NCO Social Inclusion programmes.

• Ensure high-quality implementation consistent with standard M&E guidelines for all NCO Social Inclusion Programs, protocols, information and reporting systems and support project data collection, coordination, and analysis.

• Plan and facilitate project learning reviews and workshops, integrate lessons learned into project implementation, disseminate project successes and challenges to stakeholders including Donors.

• Participate in Public Relation activities that will promote the visibility of the Nigeria Social inclusion programmes.

Support the development and writing of high-quality research Manuscripts from learnings derived from the social inclusion Projects for publication in high impact peer reviewed Journals.

Required knowledge and experience;

• Experience or a degree in a relevant social science subject (international development, sociology, education), preferably at master’s level but not essential.

• Experience of implementing programmes in developing country contexts,

including experience in social development, rights and empowerment.

• Experience of all aspects of project management in community development


• Experience of designing/managing programmes designed to facilitate

inclusion of marginalised groups

• Experience of policy and advocacy work in social inclusion, particularly in

relation to disability rights, UNCRPD, SDGs, inclusion, or social protection.

• Familiarity with international legislation and policies in the field of disability

and human rights – in particular the United Nations Convention on the Rights

of Persons with Disabilities.

• Experience of working effectively within multidisciplinary and multicultural teams in multi country locations.

• Fluent written and spoken English is essential with the ability to communicate in local languages an added advantage.

This is a detailed role and the above is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, please read the complete Job Description for further details.

Closing date: 12 December 2021

Interviews: Week commencing 10th January 2022

As an equal opportunities employer we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Qualified persons with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.

Sightsavers is not willing to accept unsolicited agency resumes, we are therefore unable to adhere to any terms of business related to unsolicited resumes.

How to apply

Please apply here

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