Programme Officer Inclusive Education At Sightsavers

Sightsavers is recruiting a Programme Officer to support and enhance the Education Assessment and Resource Centres (EARC) project and the Inclusive Early Childhood Development Education project (ECDE)

About the role

  • Planning, implementing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating each project to meet agreed service levels
  • Providing information, documentation, budgets and forecasts to support the project lifecycles
  • Managing and building partnership relationships, championing shared learning and collaboration
  • Facilitating access to resources for partners to enhance their programmes
  • Collaborating with the Technical Global Lead, UK, Ministry of Education and other bodies
  • Working closely with the Finance team to monitor project expenditure and forecasts
  • Providing newsworthy stories and case studies to support advocacy and fundraising materials


  • Bachelors degree or equivalent in social sciences/development or public health
  • Extensive experience implementing programmes in developing countries within education
  • Proven experience with inclusive Early Childhood Development Education, children with disability and partner engagement or the disability sector and gender mainstreaming
  • Advocacy work for social inclusion, disability programmes
  • Strong IT support to assist external organisations
  • Strong communication skills
  • Adaptable, flexible, team player


  • Familiar with national legislation and policies pertaining to disability, human rights and education
  • Knowledge of best practice in the field of disability and Kenyan legislation and framework on education

The Programme Officer, Inclusive Education 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.

Closing date: 7 November 2021

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing 15 November 2021

To apply

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

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