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CBM International – Programme Manager * Inclusive Eye Health

About CBM

CBM (registered as CBM Christoffel-Blindenmission Christian Blind Mission e.V.) is an international development organisation committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the persons communities of the world. Based on our Christian values and more than 100 years of professional expertise, we address poverty as a cause and a consequence of disability. We work in partnership to create an inclusive society for all.
To keep pace with growth we are looking for a Programme Manager * IEH

This position is only filled locally preferably in one out of our established offices in AFWC and/or AFES. Contractual conditions of the respective country would apply. An expatriation is not intended.

These are your responsibilities

  • In assigned countries, support the development of Inclusive Eye Health country implementation plans and IEH project planning processes, ensuring close alignment with the IEH Initiative Strategywith regional inclusive eye health advisors
  • High level monitoring of implementation of country eye health plans and projects, actively engage in evaluations and feed results into further planning including budgeting and monitoring of budgets
  • Monitor policies, trends, data, research & innovation to deliver effective eye care with innovative technology (peek acuity, data capture systems, test app, etc)
  • In assigned countries, take part in country planning processes
  • Carry out country and programme visits regularly
  • Work as part of a team to support the development of high quality and successful funding applications to institutional donors
  • Represent eye health programmes to external audiences on behalf of CBM including media, policy and decision makers and national governments when required
  • Participate in relevant networks

These are your qualifications

  • Degree in public health, social science, development cooperation or equivalent knowledge gained through working expertise
  • Min. of 5 years in a similar role in programme management
  • Sound understanding of trends and policy frameworks in the international eye health sector
  • Sound experience and knowledge of project cycle management
  • Experience in proposal writing and budgeting
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong self-management skills, i.e., time management, decision making, and problem solving;  “hands-on” mentality
  • Independent, agile and flexible working style
  • Good knowledge of English and French
  • Computer literacy, including experience with use of Microsoft packages such as Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access
  • High-tech oriented (Auto-Refraction, NCT, Tonopen tonometry, visual field screenings, testing visual acuity, retinal photography, OCT imaging)
  • Committed to CBM’s vision, mission and values

What we offer

  • A meaningful position with a lot of creative freedom in the world’s leading organisation in the field of Disability Inclusive Development
  • A fair salary and other social benefits based on the local conditions in the country you apply for
  • An approachable, agile organisation with self-reliant people in a diverse team and great team spirit

How to apply

Please apply exclusively online via our applicant portal (see APPLY NOW).
A letter of motivation, CV and relevant (work) references complete your application.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Your contact person: Herr Adrián  Recio Oviedo

We would like to further promote diversity in our teams and therefore welcome applications from people of different ethnic and social backgrounds, religions and world views, different ages and genders, and especially from people with disabilities.

*Suitability is decisive, gender is irrelevant!