Sightsavers 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.

Policy Adviser – Health Systems

Haywards Heath

£39,904 per annum

Sightsavers is looking for a Policy Adviser to join its Policy and Global Advocacy team to lead policy analysis and engagement on health systems, including Universal Health Coverage (UHC), and co-lead on eye health policy analysis and influencing.

The post-holder will conduct analysis and generate evidence to deliver Sightsavers policy objectives, influence the development and monitor the implementation of thematic polices, and represent Sightsavers on relevant networks and external forums to help influence the change we are striving for to ensure well-functioning health systems for all.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in the international development sector, including of policy influencing work at national and international levels, and possess strong analytical and writing skills, with a proven track record of using evidence to deliver change. They will be a pro-active team player with the ability to manage their time effectively against agreed deadlines. Some international travel will be expected. 

Closing date: 12pm on Wednesday 3rd May  

To apply, and for further details about the role, please download the job description and an application pack from