Orbis International: Vacancies

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Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 27 June, 2014
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Orbis International has been one of the world’s leading nonprofit organisations dedicated to the improvement of eye health globally since it was founded in 1982. Programmes and projects are implemented in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Orbis Africa the South African registered nonprofit organisation affiliated to Orbis International working in developing countries to reduce preventable and treatable blindness and visual impairment. Orbis Africa manages two large initiatives in Sub-Saharan Africa: Child Eye Health and Strengthening Human Resources for Eye Health. The Orbis Africa Office in Cape Town has been active since 2010 supporting continental, sub-regional, national, and regional and district eye health priorities through support for service delivery and capacity building in health facilities and communities.

Based in Cape Town, the ORBIS Africa Programme Team seeks to fill the following three exciting vacancies:

Programme Manager (Human Resources for eye Health)

The Programme Manager will facilitate the efficient planning and implementation of programmatic activities aimed at the strengthening of Human Resources for eye Health (HreH) across Africa to ensure maximum impact. The Programme Manager will support the Associate Director in alignment of all activities to Orbis’ longer term strategies, while building capacity of local partners and regional relationships. This position requires up to 50% travel per year within Africa.

Senior Programme Implementation Manager

The Senior Programme Implementation Manager is responsible for the implementation of the Orbis Africa programme portfolio. This role ensures programme oversight and programme implementation, supervises programme activities, provides financial programmatic management and manages the performance of programme staff. This role also coordinates provision of technical expertise to Orbis implementing partners. The Senior Programme Manager reports to the CEO of Orbis Africa. This position will require up to 40% travel per year within Africa.

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Manager

The M&E Manager will take responsibility for technically guiding and supporting monitoring and evaluation, special assessments, surveys and operational research across the Orbis Africa Programme Portfolio. The M&E Manager will work closely with programme staff in South Africa, Zambia, Ghana and Cameroon as well as in other countries where Orbis implements its programmes.

View the full job descriptions and application instructions on the Vacancies page at www.actionappointments.co.za and e-mail your application by Friday, 27 June 2014  to: lisa@actionappointments.co.za.

Location: 
Cape Town

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