CBM: Programme Development Officer – Disability Inclusive Development

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Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 19 October, 2015
Opportunity type: 
Employment

 

CBM is an international Christian development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in developing countries. It aims to reach the goal though partnerships with organisations in the countries where CBM has a presence.

The CBM Regional Office for Southern Africa, based in Cape Town, supports partners in eight countries in Southern Africa in various ways. One is to assist them to build/improve their managerial and leadership capacity (along with technical skills), and to develop robust and sustainable programmes aimed at improving the lives of persons with disabilities through high quality services.

The CBM Regional Office for Southern Africa – Cape Town is looking to appoint a:
 

Programme Development Officer – Disability Inclusive Development

Reporting to the Regional Director the Programme Development Officer will be responsible for Disability and Development, CBR (Community Based Rehabilitation) advising, Networking and DPO (disabled people organisation) capacity building.

Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Act as a resource person for Inclusive Development in Southern Africa (capacity building and providing advice/ support/training to CBM and its partners)
  • Built Capacity within CBM and its partners on Disability and Inclusive Development
  • Support CBM Country Offices to formalise partnerships and increase communication with disabled people organisation (DPOs)
  • Look for ways to be able to develop joint projects with DPOs and other Disability organisations in the region
  • Assist in Programme planning, budgeting and monitoring of CBM programmes in the Southern Africa Region
  • Facilitate operational research, outcome studies, and evaluations of CBM programmes in the Southern Africa Region
  • Support of CBM’s country representatives in the Southern Africa Region

Qualifications, competencies required:

  • Preferably a master’s degree in Disability studies
  • Experience on the African continent in the management of CBR,
  • Proven experience in training and facilitation
  • Sound knowledge and experience in Disability & Inclusive Development
  • Experience working across the African continent
  • Administrative and project management skills
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Experience in disability work and working with NGO

View the full job description and application instructions on the Vacancies page at www.actionappointments.co.za and email your application by Monday, 19th October 2015 to tracy@actionappointments.co.za 

Location: 
Cape Town

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