Programme Manager – Inclusive Eye Health at Christian Blind Mission (CBM)


Programme Development Coordinator at CBM

Christian Blind Mission (CBM) Kenya is an independent Member Association of the CBM Family, registered under Kenyan law as an incorporated company limited by guarantee, having a Memorandum and Articles of Association with a membership, board and company secretary. The association submits an annual audit and company returns. CBM’s work in Kenya aims

Programme Manager – Inclusive Eye Health

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

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Christian Blind Mission (CBM) on cbm-portal.rexx-recruitment.com to apply
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