Title: NTD Project Intern
Location: Lindi/ Ruvuma, Tanzania
Salary: Local terms and conditions apply
Contract: 6-month fixed term contract
Sightsavers is offering an exciting opportunity to join our Tanzania Country Office team as an NTD Project Intern and provide coordination support for the planning, administration, monitoring and reporting of the Conrad N. Hilton and STEP SAFE Trachoma Programme within Linidi and Ruvuma.
About the role
As the NTD Project Intern you will be responsible for collecting and compiling data from partners for report writing and work with the Programme Team and partners to ensure project documentation is available, complete, and accessible. You will also assist in the delivery of the project objectives and the organisation and oversight of project activities, work with partners to ensure drugs and consumables orders and prepared and shared with the Tanzania Country Office, and work with the Programme Manager to ensure financial accountability and compliance.
In return we will:
- Make sure that you gain a wide range of skills and experiences to boost your career
- Offer coaching, training and support
- Conduct review meetings to help with your role
- Provide an encouraging and friendly working atmosphere
Strong academic results are naturally an advantage (First degree or Diploma in Sciences or Social Sciences, or equivalent), but not essential – but we will absolutely consider all engaging, passionate applications. You will have good analytical skills and interpersonal skills, be able to build working relationships with people and have an understanding and commitment to equality of opportunity for people with disabilities.
Diversity is important to us at Sightsavers and so we especially welcome applications from candidates with backgrounds typically under-represented in the sector and/ or reflecting the communities we seek to serve.
This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, so if you are interested in the role and finding out more please read the complete Job Description for further details
Please read the full job description and make a compelling application via our careers portal, paying particular attention to the important ‘motivations’ section. We are keen to make a quick appointment, with the successful applicant ideally being able to start in soon. We anticipate that interviews will be held w/c 5 July 2021.
Closing date: 27 June 2021
We are truly committed to creating an inclusive culture which values and recognises diversity as something that will only ever make an organisation better. We encourage anyone to apply who possesses the qualities and behaviours outlined or who believes they have the propensity to learn them fast. You will be joining an inclusive and supportive team who welcome people from all backgrounds.