Finance and Risk Intern – 6 Month 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 offers a great place to work within easy reach of London and Brighton.

Finance and Risk Intern (6 month contract)

Location: Haywards Heath, UK

Salary: £15,925 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a world class global NGO, working closely with our Neglected Tropical Diseases Finance team. The job holder will be responsible for assisting with smaller NTD grants as well as consultant and supplier payments. This role is a brilliant opportunity for a motivated individual to build their understanding of financial management and project finance.

About You

The successful candidate will have excellent numerical skills and proficiency with Excel. An eye for detail, a logical approach to problem solving and confidence in using your own initiative are also vital.

This is a fantastic opportunity based in our attractive Haywards Heath office (40 minutes from London and 20 minutes from Brighton). Sightsavers is an equal opportunities employer, we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community.



Closing Date: January 18, 2019

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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 [email protected].

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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