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Program Development Advisor
Sydney or Melbourne location
Applications Close: 31 January 2017
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Senior Gender Program Advisor
Sydney or Melbourne location
Applications Close: 31 January 2017
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Program Coordinator
Kathmandu, Nepal
Applications Close: 18 January 2017
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Partnership Manager
Kathmandu, Nepal
Applications Close: 18 January 2017
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Program Manager - School eye screening program
Kenya, Field based
Applications Close: 13 January 2017
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Project Officer - School eye screening program
Kenya, Field based
Applications Close: 13 January 2017
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Process Development Specialist
Sydney, Australia
Applications Close: 23 January 2017
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Regional Program Officer
Located in East Asia region (Local nationals only)
Applications Close: 13 January 2017
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Global Lead - Innovation
Sydney or Melbourne, Australia
Applications Close: 16 January 2017
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Global Lead - Program Operations
Sydney, Australia
Applications Close: 16 January 2017
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Economist
Sydney or Melbourne, Australia
Applications Close: 16 January 2017
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Senior Partnership Executive
Sydney, Australia
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Program Development Advisor

  • Use your program development skills and experience to support the growth and innovation of The Foundation
  • Increase the global commitment to eliminating avoidable blindness
  • Permanent position, based in Sydney or Melbourne

Come and join our international development organisation where we are ensuring that the vision of Fred Hollows lives on.  We are working to eradicate avoidable blindness by 2020, and are committed to working with partners to bring about change that is sustainable and reaches even the most vulnerable communities.

With a number of critical new programs planned for 2017, an exciting opportunity exists for a highly qualified and experienced development professional. Working as a part of our Program Development team, you will support programming activities across 25 countries in Africa and Asia through the development of innovative and best practice health programs. Your skills and expertise will be used to support the design and development of high quality programs which will have a significant and sustainable impact, and are aligned with The Foundation’s mission and strategic plan, the context-specific needs in country, and the goals of partner institutions.

To be a success in this role you will have a formal qualification and strong experience in public health and international development, with extensive experience in program development and coordination. You will have knowledge of program design concepts including program logic and monitoring and evaluation, with the ability to conceptualise, design, collaboratively develop, and document program initiatives which are strategic, innovative, and evidence based. Key to this position will be your ability to cultivate and maintain collaborative relationships, to effectively engage people across the organisation, and to support and influence multiple stakeholders in order to shape development practices locally, strengthen systems, and raise the profile of blindness as a public health issue.

Travel both domestically and internationally 25% of the time. 

How to apply & who to contact

Applications can be made via the online application form and should include an up to date resume and letter of application which addresses all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

Alternatively, If you would like further information please contact our Recruitment Specialist Victoria Cawley or Nicole Cunningham on 02 87411962 or via email employment@hollows.org

Applications close: Tuesday 31st January 2017

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas where we work.  Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.

 
 

Senior Gender Programs Advisor

  • New key role leading the way in Gender Programming across The Foundation
  • Increase the global commitment to eliminating avoidable blindness and closing the gap between men and women
  • Permanent position, Sydney or Melbourne location

Come and join our international development organisation where we are ensuring that the vision of Fred Hollows lives on.  We are working to eradicate avoidable blindness by 2020, and with females comprising 64% of the world’s blind, The Fred Hollows Foundation considers that gender equity is essential to achieving a world in which no-one is needlessly blind. The Foundation seeks to close the gap in rates of avoidable blindness between men and women, by becoming a leader in delivering evidence based programs, policy, and advocacy, to achieve gender mainstreaming in eye health.

The Senior Gender Programs Advisor will provide leadership in Programs and across The Foundation to achieve this vision, through strategic leadership, communication and collaboration, technical support and guidance, advocacy and partnerships, capacity building and learning.

To be successful in this role you will be degree qualified in Development, Gender, Public Health, Social Sciences, Women’s Studies, or another relevant area. You will possess specialised knowledge in gender issues and women’s rights in the international development field. This will include experience in conducting participatory gender analyses and assessments; designing, delivering and supporting gender mainstreaming approaches and targeted interventions that support women’s rights, particularly in relation to equal access to health services.

Additionally, you will have extensive experience in developing and delivering gender policy, strategy, research, and capacity building in the international context. Strong collaborative and leadership skills, along with advanced interpersonal, facilitation, negotiation and presentation skills are essential in this position, as are written communication skills - including program design documents, donor proposals, reports and publications.

Domestic and international travel 25% of the time required.

How to apply and who to contact

Applications can be made via the online application form and should include an up to date resume and letter of application which addresses all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

Alternatively, If you would like further information please contact our Recruitment Specialist Victoria Cawley or Nicole Cunningham on 02 87411962 or via email employment@hollows.org

Applications close: Monday 31st January 2017

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas where we work.  Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.

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Program Coordinator – Nepal

  • Located in Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Help to end avoidable blindness
  • Leading international development organisation

Join one of Australia’s most respected and fastest growing international development organisations – The Fred Hollows Foundation. Working across more than 26 countries, our vision is for a world where no one is needlessly blind. We have an ambitious five-year strategic plan that aims to take The Foundation even closer to realising our vision of ending avoidable blindness.

The FHF Office in Nepal manages the partnership with the Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology (TIO) and other partners and monitors the delivery of high quality and sustainable projects aimed at ending avoidable blindness in Nepal and across the region.  We are seeking a motivated and flexible individual who has the capacity to work effectively in cross-cultural environments and has the ability to engage and influence partners and other relevant stakeholders to build strategic advocacy. 

Your experience in all stages of project cycle management, computer literacy, managing budgets and fluency in written and spoken Nepali and English will be essential.  Other requirements include:

  • University degree in public health, social science, rural development, international development or another related field
  • At least four years’ experience working for international development and local organisations, preferably in a health related field in Nepal
  • Minimum of two years working as a program coordinator or in a similar role with a demonstrated track record in managing all stages of the project cycle
  • Knowledge of the Nepal health system  
  • Report writing skills and experience working with donors

How to apply and who to contact

Applications can be made via the online application form and should include an up to date resume and letter of application which addresses all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the job description 

Alternatively, if you would like further information please contact our Recruitment Specialist Victoria Cawley or Nicole Cunningham via email at employment@hollows.org

Closing Date for Applications: 18th January 2017

Please note:  Due to high levels of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted.

The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas where we work.  Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.

 

Partnership Manager – Nepal

  • Located in Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Relationship building and capacity development
  • Help to end avoidable blindness

Join one of Australia’s most respected and fastest growing international development organisations – The Fred Hollows Foundation. Working across more than 26 countries, our vision is for a world where no one is needlessly blind. We have an ambitious five-year strategic plan that aims to take The Foundation even closer to realising our vision of ending avoidable blindness. 

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated professional to continue The Foundation’s work in Nepal through the management of our partnership with the Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology (TIO). You will work closely with TIO’s leadership in achieving their strategic objectives, building capacity and furthering the impact and reach of programs to end avoidable blindness.

Your experience at a strategic level, skill in developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders and capacity to work in a global organisation will be essential for success in the role.

Essential criteria includes:

  • Degree in Public Health, International Development or a related field
  • Minimum of five years demonstrated experience managing complex, large scale programs in public health or development.
  • Previous experience in managing high-level representation and strategic advocacy to engage and influence senior levels of government, multi-lateral agencies and other partners
  • Strong project management skills across the full project cycle, including program development, implementation and evaluation.
  • Commitment to and strong capacity for working through collaboration and partnerships – must have superior relationship management and interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written English abilities

How to apply and who to contact

Applications can be made via the online application form and should include an up to date resume and letter of application which addresses all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the job description

Alternatively, if you would like further information please contact our Recruitment Specialist Victoria Cawley or Nicole Cunningham via email at employment@hollows.org

Closing Date for Applications: 18th January 2017

Please note:  Due to high levels of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted.

The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas where we work.  Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.

 

Senior Partnerships Executive - Major Donors and Corporate Partners

  • Best Practice Fundraising organisation with a reputation for excellence
  • Collaborative team environment, with option or flexible work arrangements
  • Opportunity to travel and see sight restoring work
An exciting opportunity exists to join one of Australia’s most well-known and fastest growing international development NGO’s and be part of a successful and highly regarded team.

Working as part of our Marketing and Fundraising team, this position will assist in driving the development and growth of The Foundation’s important Major Donor and corporate partnership programs across Australia. Working closely with the Lead for Partnerships, you will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to increase major donor income, attracting and converting prospects into long term supporters through effective research, planning, engagement and stewardship.

This will also include cultivating an existing portfolio of major donors by developing exceptional long term relationships, compiling compelling funding applications and organising events as well as contributing to the growth of our corporate partnerships.

To be successful in this position you will have experience working in either senior account management or business development roles.  You will be confident interacting and establishing connections with high-net worth individuals and will have a successful track record of winning new business and retaining clients. Finally, the ideal candidate will be able to find creative ways of using the existing pipelines, resources and networks of the organisation to devise a personal strategy and work autonomously to gain access to individuals.     You will have exceptional communication skills, including persuasive and negotiating abilities, effective listening, diplomacy and tact.  In addition to your relationship management skills, your excellent analytical skills will be essential to ensuring you can contribute significantly to long term strategic plans and goals.

This is a rare opportunity for someone looking to work and develop alongside some of the best Fundraising professionals in the sector.  You will be joining us at an exciting time in our development and will be a significant contributor in ensuring the work of The Fred Hollows Foundation continues to restore sight in developing countries around the world and to improve the lives of Indigenous Australians.

How to apply and who to contact
Applications can be made via the online application form and should include an up to date resume and letter of application which addresses all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

Alternatively, If you would like further information please contact our Recruitment Specialist Victoria Cawley or Nicole Cunningham on 02 87411962 or via email at employment@hollows.org

Applications will remain open until this position is filled, so we encourage you to express your interest as soon as possible.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas where we work.  Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.
 

Global Lead - Program Operations

  • Key role in our Global Programs Leadership team
  • Guide and support our Global Programs
  • Be a significant contributor to ending avoidable blindness

A rare and exciting opportunity exists to join one of Australia’s most well respected and fastest growing international development organisations – The Fred Hollows Foundation. Working across 26 countries, our vision is for a world where no one is needlessly blind. We have an ambitious 5 year strategic plan that aims to take The Foundation even closer to realising our vision of ending avoidable blindness.

As the Global Lead, Program Operations, you will play a critical role in ensuring best practice program management and operational support for a global portfolio of programs. Working as a key member of our Programs Leadership Team, this position provides critical and direct support to the Director of Programs and the Regional Directors in overseeing and coordinating key operational initiatives which help facilitate high quality program development and consistent program delivery. This will include all areas of program planning, management and reporting with a particular emphasis on the development and effective integration of operational systems and processes. 

In this varied and busy role, you will be responsible for

  • Program Coordination and Planning
  • System and Process management
  • Budget management and coordination
  • Leadership and management

To be a success in this role you will have a substantive amount of experience working within the international development sector, including experience in a developing country context.  You will be able to demonstrate a good understanding of Program management, with particular strengths in grant management and donor relations.   You will be a creative thinker, who has a good eye for detail and an ability to innovate.  Your ability to cultivate strong internal relationships will be essential.

How to apply and who to contact
Applications can be made via the online application form and should include an up to date resume and letter of application which addresses all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

Alternatively, If you would like further information please contact our Recruitment Specialist Victoria Cawley or Nicole Cunningham on 02 87411962 or via email at employment@hollows.org

Applications close: Monday 16th January 2017

(Please note that due to the Christmas break, interviews for this position will commence end of January/early February)


The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas where we work.  Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.

Economist

  • Help Increase our global commitment to eliminating avoidable blindness
  • Health Economics and Health financing
  • Permanent position based in Melbourne or Sydney

A rare and exciting opportunity exists to join one of Australia’s most well respected and fastest growing international development organisations – The Fred Hollows Foundation. Working across 25 countries, our vision is for a world where no one is needlessly blind. We have an ambitious 5 year strategic plan that aims to take The Foundation even closer to realising our vision of ending avoidable blindness.

At an organisational level, The Economist is The Foundation’s key technical adviser in the areas of health economics, health system financing and economic policy.  Working across The foundation this positions delivers and commissions globally significant economic and policy research, which enable us to broaden and deepen our impact.  At an operational level this position, will help to build local capacity, working closely with our country teams to understand and build economic analysis into country programs, enabling us to understand our economic impact at a local level. 

In this position you will research, analyse and advise on complex health financing matters to enable The Foundation to identify opportunities to explore and trial innovative health financing models as well as to influence future health financing policy decisions which impact eye health and assist in eliminating avoidable blindness.  Your skills and knowledge will also help shape global advocacy initiatives aimed at increasing awareness and engagement, whilst providing critical thought leadership around significant global economics and health financing issues.

To be successful in this role, you will have strong experience in providing strategic and technical advice and analysis to senior leaders, within the context of economics.  You will hold a relevant tertiary qualification and ideally have superior knowledge of health systems financing.  Excellent research and communication skills, an acute eye for detail, together with a positive disposition will all be essential to enable you to help influence change at a senior level across The Foundation and across a wide network of partners and professionals.

International and domestic travel will be required.

How to apply and who to contact
Applications can be made via the online application form and should include an up to date resume and letter of application which addresses all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

Alternatively, If you would like further information please contact our Recruitment Specialist Victoria Cawley or Nicole Cunningham on 02 87411962 or via email at employment@hollows.org

Applications close: Monday 16th January, 2017

(Please note that due to the Christmas break, interviews for this position will commence end of January)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas where we work.  Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.

Global Lead - Innovation

  • Play a strategic role in our newly created Knowledge and Innovation team
  • Huge diversity and scope and opportunity to work closely with in-country teams
  • Increase the global commitment to eliminating avoidable blindness

Come and join our international development organisation where we are ensuring that the vision of Fred Hollows lives on.  We are working to eradicate avoidable blindness by 2020, and are committed to working with partners to bring about change that is sustainable and reaches even the most vulnerable communities.

The  role of the Global Lead - Innovation is to build a culture of innovation across The Foundation, by staying abreast of emerging trends, building internal capacity to identify and test new ideas, and identifying, incubating and road-mapping the roll-out of new initiatives. This is an exciting opportunity to increase the impact of our work, by accelerating the rate of innovation in The Foundation, including uptake of new technologies and models of care, through to more strategic initiatives, like establishing new social enterprises. The role will work also closely with in-country teams to assist in the design and piloting of new ideas.

You will have the ability to think innovatively and turn your thinking into realistic plans, whilst using your initiative, flexibility and demonstrated drive to achieve results. You will be a strategic thinker, with strong project management and business case development skills. You will require an awareness of current and likely future trends in health, development and/or technology that may influence The Foundation’s work. You will have experience managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders, and ideally a proven history of successfully managing innovations/ pilots.

The ability to travel domestically and internationally will be essential.

How to apply and who to contact?
Applications can be made via the online application form and should include an up to date resume and letter of application which addresses all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

Alternatively, If you would like further information please contact our Recruitment Specialist Victoria Cawley or Nicole Cunningham on 02 87411962 or via email at employment@hollows.org

Applications Close: Monday 16th January, 2017

(Please note that due to the Christmas break, interviews for this position will commence end of January)

Indigenous people are encouraged to apply for this position.

The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas where we work.  Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.

Regional Program Officer – East Asia

  • Located in within the East Asia Region 
  • Preferred locations include; Phnom Penh, Cambodia,  Vientiane, Laos, Beijing or Kunming China and Manila, Philippines
  • Help ending avoidable blindness

Join one of Australia’s most respected and fastest growing international development organisations – The Fred Hollows Foundation. Working across more than 26 countries, our vision is for a world where no one is needlessly blind. We have an ambitious 5 year strategic plan that aims to take The Foundation even closer to realising our vision of ending avoidable blindness. 

We are seeking a highly organised and motivated self-starter to support The Foundation’s country teams in East Asia by providing administration and coordination support to international development assistance programs. You will work closely with our Regional Program Coordinator, in-country and Australian teams by providing support to ensure programs are delivering high quality and sustainable outcomes. Your experience working in developing countries, knowledge of program cycle management, resource mobilisation and communication skills will be utilised to help facilitate systems and approaches to strengthen impact of our in-country programming, reporting and administration.

Essential criteria includes:

  • 2-4 years of experience in the development or humanitarian sector,
  • 2 – 3 years working in a developing country,
  • knowledge of logical frameworks and program design concepts,
  • experience supporting development of skills, including training initiatives,
  • outstanding English written and verbal communication skills,
  • excellent interpersonal skills, including working with a diverse range of stakeholders, and
  • the ability to meet deadlines, whilst being flexible and adaptable to change

This role is servicing countries including; Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Philippines, Indonesia and China and will be based in a suitably located country. To be eligible to apply for this position you must be able to travel to and reside within the any of the above locations.  

As an international development organisation, are recruitment philosophy is to prioritise the employment of local nations.  Whilst our terms and conditions aim to be competitive, they will be based on local pay and conditions ensuring we satisfy local employment and tax legislation.

How to apply and who to contact
Applications can be made via the online application form and should include an up to date resume and letter of application which addresses all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

Alternatively, if you would like further information please contact our Recruitment Specialist Victoria Cawley or Nicole Cunningham via email at employment@hollows.org

Please note:  Due to high levels of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted.

The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas where we work.  Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.

Process Development Specialist

  • Key role in ensuring the FHF succeeds in building a stronger more effective organisation and supports operational improvement across the entire business
  • Interesting and varied range of projects and opportunities to work across the business
  • One-year contract, based in Rosebery, 10 minutes from the CBD.

An excellent opportunity exists to join one of Australia’s most well respected and fastest growing international development organisations – The Fred Hollows Foundation. Working across 27 countries, our vision is for a world where no one is needlessly blind. We have an ambitious 5 year strategic plan that aims to take The Foundation even closer to realising our vision of ending avoidable blindness.

The Process Development Specialist will plan, develop and implement our agreed process improvement methodology to assist all areas of the organisation in increasing their effectiveness through review, redesign and improvement of internal processes, this may also include the internal audit process. As The Foundation’s process champion, you will lead the development of the skills and knowledge of the organisation in adopting process best practice.

The successful candidate will be degree qualified and possess outstanding facilitation and engagement skills along with excellent process improvement skills. The successful candidate will likely have formal training in LEAN/ Six Sigma with strong commercial acumen and the ability to work inclusively and engage people while increasing their knowledge and understanding of process and project requirements. Utilising their advanced communication, interpersonal and leadership skills, along with strong analytical and planning skills will be key to success in this role. 

How to apply and who to contact?
Applications can be made via the online application form and should include an up to date resume and letter of application which addresses all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

Alternatively, If you would like further information please contact our Recruitment Specialist Victoria Cawley or Nicole Cunningham on 02 87411962 or via email at employment@hollows.org

Applications close: 23rd January 2017

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas where we work.  Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.

 

Program Manager - School Eye Screening Program

 
  • Fixed term positions commencing March 2017 (Subject to Funding)
  • Based in Nairobi, with frequent visits to the field
  • School Eye Screening Program

The Fred Hollows Foundation, an international NGO founded in 1992 has been a driving force in the development and implementation of blindness prevention programs in some of the poorest and most isolated regions in the world. Currently operating in 25 countries throughout Africa, South Asia and South East Asia, The Foundation is working to end avoidable blindness.

Reporting to the Senior Manager-Programs, the Program Manager’s primary responsibility will be to successfully manage the operations of a School Eye Screening Program, and ensure goals and objectives of the program and The Fred Hollows Foundation Kenya are met.

Previous experience in program management is essential as is extensive experience working for an international development organisation, including i) program planning, ii) technical direction and oversight, iii) program administration and financial management, and  iv) ensuring contractual compliance. You will have demonstrated capacity to lead and manage complex aid agency -funded programs, as well as in-depth knowledge of USAID projects, regulations, compliance and reporting. Demonstrated experience and knowledge in establishing systems and overseeing project start-up.

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Master's degree in relevant field (Health, Social sciences, International / Community Development)
  • Minimum of five years of strong progressive supervisory/management experience with a non-profit, preferably in health and/or development
  • Minimum of five years professional experience working to influence health related policies and practices
  • Practical experience in program cycle management Demonstrable advocacy experience
  • Strong partnership building capacity, with the ability to nurture and manage strategic relations with key high level multi-sectoral partners
  • Knowledge of social research methods
  • Strong leadership and decision making skills, with well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Ability to think strategically, quickly, and creatively and establish goals and priorities for the program team
  • Able to develop and deliver engaging, informative, presentations to all levels of management in a highly professional manner
  • Excellent report writing and documentation skills
  • Self-driven, ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Preparedness to undergo a police check for working with children

This is an exciting time to join The Fred Hollows Foundation Kenya as we seek to deliver even greater impact and enhance our ability to accomplish our vision.

Fluency in written and spoken English as well as the ability to travel domestically and internationally will also be essential.

How to apply and who to contact
Applications can be made via the online application form and should include an up to date resume and letter of application which addresses all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

Alternatively, for further information please contact Susan Kamau, People Partner Africa at skamau@hollows.org

Applications Close: 5pm EAT Friday 13th January 2017

The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas where we work.  Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.

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Project Officer - School Eye Screening Project

  • Fixed term positions commencing March 2017 (Subject to Funding)
  • Based in Nairobi, with frequent visits to the field
  • School Eye Screening Program

The Fred Hollows Foundation, an international NGO founded in 1992 has been a driving force in the development and implementation of blindness prevention programs in some of the poorest and most isolated regions in the world. Currently operating in 25 countries throughout Africa, South Asia and South East Asia, The Foundation is working to end avoidable blindness.

Reporting to the Program Manager, you will participate in the development, implementation and monitoring & evaluation of The Fred Hollows Foundation School Eye Screening project program activities in Kenya.

Previous experience in program planning and implementation is essential.  Your experience working for a development, government or community based organisation will be looked at favourably.  In addition you can demonstrate your ability to cultivate key relationships - developing strategies and resources to influence, persuade and build the confidence of partners, program staff and other stakeholders.  A demonstrated interest in public health is highly desirable.

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • 3+ years’ program coordination and implementation experience in an international development or community based organisation
  • Experience coordinating outcomes through partners, as well as the ability to work independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • The ability to interpret  financial management data
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal English skills as well as Swahili
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Preparedness to undergo a police check for working with children

This is an exciting time to join The Fred Hollows Foundation Kenya as we seek to deliver even greater impact and enhance our ability to accomplish our vision.

Fluency in written and spoken English as well as the ability to travel domestically and internationally will also be essential.

How to apply and who to contact
Applications can be made via the online application form and should include an up to date resume and letter of application which addresses all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

Alternatively, for further information please contact Susan Kamau, People Partner Africa at skamau@hollows.org

Applications Close: 5pm EAT Friday 13th January 2017

The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas where we work.  Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.

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