The Project Officer will support the Coordinator - Project Delivery in the effective planning, reporting and documentation of GiveWell and ASCEND interventions in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, CAR, Chad, Cote D’Ivoire, DRC, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. This will include, but not be confined to, collating relevant information and data for reporting and planning purposes and working closely with the NTD Finance Officers, Country Offices and technical Advisors for consistency of data across systems.
To be successful in this role you will be educated to degree level, preferably post graduate level with demonstrable skilled in both written and verbal communication in English. The candidate would also have proven management experience – ideally in the development sector and have excellent analytical skills and be extremely organised. The role would require someone that is able to think quickly, responsively and effectively translate concepts into action plans.
The ideal candidate will be a capable people person with a diplomatic understanding of cultural and ethnically sensitive issues as well as able to build strong relationships and work collaboratively as part of a global team. Preferably they will be able to work in French and/or Portuguese; understand the commitment to equality, gender and social inclusion. We would also ask that the candidate have an ability to facilitate group training sessions and build capacity in developing country contexts in areas relevant to position functions and have experience of NTD programming and/or the public health sector.