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  • Posted: Mar 23, 2023
    Deadline: Apr 3, 2023
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    Sightsavers is an international organisation that changes lives for the long term. We work in more than 30 countries to eliminate avoidable blindness and support people with visual impairments to live independently. We do what we do because 80 per cent of blindness in the world is avoidable, and we think that’s astoundingly unfair. We do it becau...
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    Deputy Team Lead, Technical

    Options seeks a Deputy Team Lead who will drive a positive impact on the programme, towards the programme outcome of an acceleration in positive attitudes towards ending FGM/C in focal geographies, and the programme’s scaling goals which include strengthening the Africa-led movement to end FGM/C and promoting the uptake of evidence and learning from the programme.


    The post holder will ensure:

    • Regularly reviewed/updated and coherent technical strategies are in place, which maximise strategic synergies across programme workstreams, partners and geographies,
    • High-quality programme implementation guided by technical strategies.
    • Evidence-based learning and adaptation are also in place, to continually improve programme approaches. 

    Person specification: 

    • Post graduate degree in relevant subject or equivalent professional experience.
    • Extensive experience in facilitating alignment and collaboration among consortium members and diverse groups of stakeholders preferably in multiple geographies.
    • Significant technical experience working on gender equality, women and girls’ empowerment, violence against women and girls or ending FGM/C programmes.
    • Experience in developing and maintaining successful relationships and partnerships with a diverse range of organizations and consultants
    • Demonstrable success in providing technical leadership in programmes requiring complex and adaptive strategic planning, including developing/implementing Theories of Change, Results Frameworks, and strategies.
    • Extensive experience in supporting country offices and/or partners, building capacity and offering technical support
    • Experience in representing your organisation in high-profile settings including with FCDO, international technical meetings etc.
    • Experience in adaptive programming, including using a wide variety of data for decision-making
    • Experience in fundraising/business development

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