Compliance Assistant (12 Month Fixed Term Contract)

  • UK, Haywards Heath

Our 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.

 Salary: c£23,000 per annum

Sightsavers has an opportunity for a Compliance Assistant to support and assist the Ecommerce, Compliance, Information Security and Governance functions with their strategic objectives and day to day operations.

The Compliance Assistant will assist with administration, reporting and the delivery of tools, procedures and compliance across all functions. The successful applicant will have a delivery-orientated approach  and be genuinely motivated by achieving results.

Strong administration and written and spoken communication skills are essential, as well as a good analytical approach, excellent attention to detail and effective time management.  You should have the ability to work with minimal supervision, an understanding of and commitment to equality of opportunity for disabled people and experience with Microsoft Office – particularly Excel and Word.

Interviews are anticipated to take place w/c 27 August and 3 September 2018

Closing Date: August 19, 2018

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How to apply

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

We’re an equal opportunities employer, and we particularly encourage qualified people living with a disability to apply. Find out about our commitment to inclusion.

We will be contacting shortlisted candidates for interview shortly after the closing dates. We regret that in view of the large number of applications we receive, we are unable to respond if you are unsuccessful. We hope you understand the need to concentrate resources towards our work.

Sightsavers is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of adults at risk and children as a priority. This is reflected in our pre-employment checks and requirement to verify and check the identity and references of all applicants.

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