Vacancy: Head of Knowledge Management

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

IAPB Logo/ Story: Vacancy: Head of Knowledge Management IAPB is looking to fill a newly-created position Head of Knowledge Management.

IAPB gains real credibility and authority from our expertise and access to knowledge. We have produced highly valued products, such as the IAPB Vision Atlas, and are respected as an impartial source of data and information. It is critically important that we maintain and develop this reputation. We will need to draw on the knowledge and expertise of members. Increasingly, rather than being a direct source of expertise, the IAPB Secretariat will play a connecting and curating role which enables information, practice and policy to be shared and promoted, and support monitoring, evaluation and quality assessment.

The purpose of the role of Head of Knowledge Management will be to provide direction and leadership to IAPB’s knowledge connector role and function to enable information, practice and policy to be shared and promoted inside and outside the eye care sector; and to support monitoring, evaluation and quality assessment.

The role is full time. It will involve some international travel. The Selection Panel is open to basing the Head of Knowledge Management in another global centre outside the UK. The salary will be circa £60,000 – 70,000 depending on the competencies and experience of the successful candidate. The package also includes other benefits.

IAPB is working with Macaulay Search to make this important appointment.  Interested candidates are directed to email their application to

Applications should comprise:

  • A covering note of not more than 1 and a half pages outlining motivation and relevant experience for the role.
  • A full CV, including educational and professional qualifications, a full employment history showing the more significant positions, responsibilities held and relevant achievements.

The deadline for applications is 5pm BST on Tuesday 9th July.

More details on Job role, qualifications etc below in the attachment.