CBM Global - Inclusive Eye Health Director

CBM Global - Inclusive Eye Health Director

Location: The role is permanent and can be based in any CBM Global office.

Salary: £80,000 - £100,000

About the Organisation

CBM is an international Christian development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world. CBM's work is founded on the core values inherited from their founder, Pastor Ernst Jakob Christoffel. Their core values underpin the way in which we behave and go about our purpose. They are clearly expressed through our thinking, behaviour and decision making - together, they establish our working culture.

  • Christianity - CBM aspire to follow the teachings of Jesus.

  • Internationalism - CBM are an international organisation.
  • Professionalism - CBM aim for quality in what we do.
  • Integrity - CBM are good stewards of our resources.
  • Communication - CBM communicate honestly and respectfully.
  • Inclusion - CBM promote and practise inclusion. The physical environment, legislation, communication facilities and our thinking and attitudes all have the potential to exclude and isolate individuals or groups from mainstream society. CBM will endeavour both within the organisation and externally to identify barriers, and implement solutions which lead to a more inclusive society.

About the Role 

Main objective of the role: Reporting to the International Director, the position holder leads on CBM Global’s work in Inclusive Eye Health (IEH), which includes Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). He/she formulates the IEH/NTD strategic plan, ensures that programmes are accessible and inclusive to all members of the community, establishes technical standards, directs delivery in coordination with other programme areas of CBM Global, ensures effective monitoring, evaluation and continual refinement of the plan. Leads on external representation and fundraising, ensuring the plan is resourced and promoted in collaboration with Member Associations. We are looking for someone who will…

  • Develop and oversee delivery of the IEH/NTD strategy, including setting overall strategic objectives, geographic priorities and fundraising strategy with institutional and other donors
  • Support country planning processes, ensuring synergy with the IEH/NTD strategy
  • Ensure that IEH and NTD project proposals meet agreed standards of design and quality for them to be presented to donors for funding
  • Analyse policies, trends, data & research in eye health and NTDs in order to influence the external environment and improve and further develop CBM Global’s policies and practice
  • Work with fundraising teams to develop relevant communication material for marketing & fundraising
  • Identify and pursue funding opportunities from institutional and other major donors, in coordination with CBM Global Member Associations and Country Offices
  • Pursue opportunities to work in consortia in order to increase income and leverage the impact of CBM Global’s IEH/NTD strategy
  • Lead and manage a team of global and regional level experts for implementing CBM Global’s strategy in inclusive eye health and NTDs
  • Ensure quality assurance of IEH & NTD programmes in terms of technical requirements, disability inclusion and developmental good practice
  • Develop, scale up and document model IEH & NTD programmes with good practices to promote replication
  • Support MEAL (monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning) at all levels
  • Provide high level representation on IEH & NTDs on behalf of the CBM Global Federation
  • Oversee capacity building at country, regional and international levels
  • Support the commissioning of research in order to inform and further develop CBM’s strategy, advocacy priorities and technical standards in IEH & NTDs.

How to Apply 

To download the full recruitment pack, please click here. Your letter of interest and CV should be emailed in English to recruitment@cbmuk.org.uk. Alternatively, you can post your application to: HR/Office Manager CBM Oakington Business Park Dry Drayton Road Oakington Cambridge CB24 3DQ. 

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