Assistant to the Director of Inclusive Eye Health

CBM UK
£23,185 - £27,873
This position is open to both Officer and Senior Officer level dependent on experience: Salary Band 2 (£23,185) Salary Band 3 (£27,873). Both with possible annual increment rises.
Closing date: 10 May 2019
Job Type: Paid
Location: Oakington, Cambridgeshire (potential move to a central Cambridge location in 2019)
An excellent position to gain further understanding, or work, within the International Development Sector, with excellent support and possible future opportunities, in a World recognised organisation.

1 year fixed term, possible 1 yr extension

To support the implementation of CBM’s 5-year Inclusive Eye Health Initiative 2017-2021 through the provision of secretarial support to the International Director of Eye Health in particular and administrative support to the CBM Inclusive Eye Health (IEH) Team in general.

The Assistant will be responsible for communication, administrative and logistical tasks in a well-organized and timely manner. This includes making travel and meeting arrangements, preparing minutes and support the development of documents and proposals.

Key criteria for success

The Assistant to the International Director of Eye Health will:

  1. Manage diary and schedule meetings and appointments
  2. Plan meetings
  3. Take dictation and minutes
  4. Make travel arrangements
  5. Produce presentations
  6. Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports
  7. Manage schedules and deadlines
  8. Submit and reconcile expense reports
  9. Provide general support to visitors
  10. Source office supplies
  11. Support the development of Inclusive Eye Health project proposals
  12. Support the recording of best practice in eye health programmes m.Ensure operations adhere to policies and regulations
  13. Support the coordination of the Technical Leadership Team (Core Advisory Team) in Eye Health
  14. Monitor policies, trends, data & research in eye health.

Key responsibilities

The Assistant to the International Director of Eye Health is a key role, ensuring support for the delivery of quality inclusive eye health programmes for CBM International.

  1. Assist the International Director of Eye Health in his day-to-day activities.
  2. Provide logistical support to the International Director of Eye Health and the wider CBM Inclusive Eye Health (IEH) Team.
  3. Organise CBM events such as meetings, residential training courses and international workshops
  4. Carry out country visits when required
  5. Research eye care and country related information and create a filing system to support the development of Inclusive Eye Health project proposals
  6. Use CBM internal systems including Nav and Sharepoint to support the management of projects.
  7. Plan and coordinate administrative procedures and systems and devise ways to streamline processes
  8. Develop and maintain excellent working relations with CBM staff and partners.
Region: East
Location: Oakington, Cambridgeshire (potential move to a central Cambridge location in 2019)
Sector: Projects and programmes

Application notes

Your interest should be submitted by completion of an application form accompanied with your CV.

Please mention Bond when you apply for this position.