Chief Executive

About the the role


Fight for Sight is the only UK charity dedicated to stopping sight loss through pioneering eye research. We take on the biggest challenges in eye research including the leading causes of blindness, glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration. We also fund research into sight loss caused by other diseases, like diabetes, dementia and stroke. Through the power of revolutionary science we know we can transform the lives of people affected by eye disease.
 
Fight for Sight is looking to appoint an outstanding new Chief Executive to lead an ambitious and distinctive new strategy for the organisation that will achieve measurable impact in the field of eye research. 
 
You will bring clear expertise in medical research, and the ability to lead a new research strategy. Alongside this you will have experience of influencing and developing partnerships with a range of senior external stakeholders and bring an understanding of fundraising. 
 
Above all you will have the ability to lead, inspire and motivate a talented team in collective endeavour. This is an exceptional opportunity to lead one of the leading charities in the field of sight loss, whose breakthroughs and discoveries have already changed lives all over the world.
 

How to apply

For more information, and to download the candidate brief, please visit our recruitment partners

For an informal discussion please contact Kitty.Grubb@odgersberndtson.com or Sarah Lowndes Jones: Sarah.LowndesJones@odgersberndtson.com.
 
Closing day for applications is Friday 3rd September 2021.

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