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Business Support Officer – 12 months maternity cover

Orbis is an international sight-saving charity. Through innovative programmes and partnerships, Orbis creates long-term, lasting solutions to prevent and treat blindness worldwide. By training medical staff, strengthening in-country eye care services, expanding quality eye care provision and preventing eye conditions, Orbis is part of the solution.

Orbis Europe, Middle East, and Africa are seeking to appoint a Business Support Officer for the London office on a 12 month fixed-term contract to cover maternity leave.

Overall Purpose of the Job
The successful candidate will provide office services, administration, travel booking & visa arrangement and Information Technology support to our busy Orbis team of 26 staff. She/he will also provide assistance to the Business Support Manager to meet team objectives and targets and will act as a health and safety officer and fire warden. This role is crucial to the rest of the team and the willingness to help others is essential.


Salary:                                         £20,000- £25,000 per annum depending on experience
Location                                      London
Closing Date:                             Friday 14 October 16
First Interviews:                         w/c 24 October 16
Second Interviews:                   w/c 31 October 16
Start date:                                   12 December 16

All applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the UK. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Unfortunately, we won’t be able to reply to all applications, so if you haven’t heard from us by 22 October 16, it means that your application has not been successful.

Application is via curriculum vitae and covering letter explaining why you see yourself suitable for the job, to Nathalie Pinel-Miller, Business Support Manager, Orbis EMEA, 4th Floor, Fergusson House, 124 – 128 City Road, London, EC1V 2NJ or npinel-miller@orbis.org.uk

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from any suitably qualified persons, irrespective of any protected characteristic they may have.
No agencies please.

Our vision is of a world where no-one is denied the chance of an education, a job or their future by becoming needlessly blind or visually impaired.

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