Consultant Ophthalmologist (2 Year Fixed Term Contract)

  • International - Phebe, Liberia

Salary: $53,272 with upwards flexibility based on experience. Relocation and other relevant costs depending on current work location also apply

Location: Phebe Eye Clinic,Phebe, Liberia West Africa. (With frequent travel for up to 8 weeks a year (Local, regional and international)

Sightsavers, an international development organization that promotes the prevention and cure of avoidable blindness and equality opportunity for disabled people, seeks to recruit an experienced, self-driven and dynamic ophthalmologist who is keen to develop a career in a dynamic organisation and challenging environment. Candidates applying outside of Liberia must be willing to relocate to Liberia if successfully appointed to this role.

The incumbent will work with the Senior Global Technical Lead for eye health and Chief Global Technical Lead to ensure technical leadership is provided in eye heath in Liberia in particular, but also to other Sightsavers Eye Health Projects in West Africa. The officer will be able to contribute to organisational and programmatic strategic plans in eye health and help ensure that Sightsavers’ projects in eye heath in West Africa are conceptualised, designed, and implemented as aligned with organisational and thematic strategy.

The successful candidate will be required to lead the development of clinical services at Phebe eye hospital for a period of up to 4 years, provide technical leadership and support for clinical activities and quality to other facilities and personnel in the Liberia Eye Care Programme and Sightsavers Liberia/West Africa.


Closing Date: April 29, 2018

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