We currently have two vacancies at our offices in Cape Town:

We currently have a vacancy for an experienced Accountant. If debits, credits, journals and ledgers make you smile, please read on.

The Accountant ensures that all financial transactions of Orbis Africa are correctly recorded in the SAGE accounting system and are in a manner consistent with the International Financial Reporting Standard for Small and Medium-sized Entities (IFRS for SME’s). This role ensures that key monthly reconciliation statements are generated to support the management accounts.

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Orbis International has been one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations dedicated to the improvement of eye health globally since it was founded in 1982. Programmes and projects are implemented in Asia, Africa and Latin America. In sub-Saharan Africa Orbis executes programme in the areas of Comprehensive Eye Health, Child Eye Health and Human Resources for Eye Health. The office in Cape Town has been active since 2010 supporting continental, sub-regional, national, and regional and district eye health priorities through support for service delivery and capacity building in health facilities and communities.

Please send your CV to HRSA@orbis.org along with a cover letter describing why you’re the candidate we’re looking for.


We currently have a vacancy for the post of Director of Fundraising. If you believe you’ve got what it takes to forge new partnerships with corporates and funders passionate about changing the landscape of eye care, read on:

Reporting to the Chair of the Orbis Africa NPC Board of Directors, the incumbent plans and executes comprehensive strategies with the aim of maximising support for Orbis’s fundraising objectives. S/he is expected to, in close collaboration with the Orbis International: Africa Regional Director and the Orbis International: Africa Director of Communications promote Orbis’s reputation and visibility in South Africa and Africa through effective public relations and brand awareness activities. The Director of Fundraising will advise the Board of Orbis Africa NPC on resources required to build a winning strategy with a vision to long-term sustainability, momentum and growth. Simultaneously, s/he will motivate and stimulate the Board’s proactive participation in fundraising. To ensure alignment of Orbis Africa NPC with the global Orbis International fundraising team, the Director will liaise and coordinate best practices with the Orbis fundraising teams across the globe.

The Director of Fundraising reports to the Chair of the Board of Directors for Orbis Africa NPC. She/he liaise closely with Orbis fundraising colleagues in the US, Europe, and Asia and the Orbis International: Africa Regional Director and the Orbis International: Africa Director of Communications. The Director of Fundraising supervises the Orbis Africa Fundraising Manager as well as ad-hoc consultants.

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Please send your CV to HRSA@orbis.org along with a cover letter describing why you’re the candidate we’re looking for.

We do not have any other vacancies at this time, but you can still share your skills and make a difference. Learn or teach online through Cybersight, our telehealth programme which strengthens human resources in eye health through mentoring, patient care, collaboration and mobile learning. Find out more at Cybersight.org.

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