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Sightsavers's vision is of a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes and where visually impaired people participate equally in society. Each year, we improve the lives of millions of people in the poorest parts of the world. Sightsavers is growing rapidly and offers a great place to work within easy reach of London and Brighton.
Sightsavers has a fantastic opportunity for a Regional Institutional Funding Manager for West Africa to join a dynamic and high performing global institutional funding team at an exciting time for the organisation.

Job Title: Regional Institutional Funding Manager

Location: West Africa (preferably Nigeria but anywhere Sightsavers has a presence)
Competitive salary and benefits on national terms and conditions
 Job Description:
The post holder will have the responsibility for the implementation of the institutional fundraising strategy in the West Africa region with particular focus on raising and growing income from institutional donors. The post holder will support regional and country capacity in grant management including donor reporting, proposal development, development and management of grant information systems as well as line management of the Institutional Funding Officer for West Africa.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of raising and managing significant funding from a range of institutional donors such as DFID, USAID and EC. Experience of support and capacity building of non-programme funding specialists in grant applications and grant management is essential. You will be numerate, capable of speaking French and English, and a good communicator able to manage multiple priorities. Some international travel will be required.

How to apply

To apply for this post, please download our application form and return the completed application form and equal opportunities form as two separate documents to

As an equal opportunities employer we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.

We will be contacting short-listed candidates for interview, shortly after the closing dates.

We very much regret that in view of the large number of applications we receive, we are unable to respond if you are unsuccessful. I am sure that you will understand the need to concentrate resources towards our work.

How to apply

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Deadline: 21 April 2014

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