NTD Contract Manager (2 year fixed term contract)

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Our vision is of a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes and where visually impaired people participate equally in society. Each year, we improve the lives of millions of people in the poorest parts of the world. 

NTD Contract Manager (2-year fixed term contract)

Sightsavers offices overseas or UK (dependent on the country location of the successful candidate)

Salary dependent on location, local terms and conditions will apply

Sightsavers has set two ambitious, but achievable, goals to fast track the elimination of two neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) that are two of the leading causes of preventable blindness amongst the communities we work with in Africa and Asia - onchocerciasis and trachoma. In recognition of the growth and importance of this work, we have set up a new NTD department and are now looking for exceptional candidates to help us achieve our goals.

Reporting to the Director of NTDs, the NTD Contract Manager will be responsible for the relationship and contracts between Sightsavers and the implementing agencies who have been identified to deliver our fast track initiatives. This will mean establishing, developing and maintaining long-term working relationships or partnerships to ensure that the MoUs are implemented and projects delivered.

For full details of this role and detailed background information, please see the job description and additional linked documents.

Closing date: 12 noon, Friday 28 September 2012
First stage interviews: 11 & 12 October 2012
Second stage interviews: 5 November 2012

How to apply

If you are a UK national, or have entitlement to work in the UK, please download our UK Application Pack and Equal Opportunities Form and return the completed Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form to hr@sightsavers.org

If you are a national of any other country please download our Global Application Pack and return the completed Application Form to hr@sightsavers.org

Please ensure that you clearly mark in which country you are based. In line with our commitment to build local experience, Sightsavers will not be able to support candidates in obtaining work permits.

As an equal opportunities employer we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply