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Program Officer - Development Effectiveness  
Darwin, NT
Applications Close: 11 July 2016
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Regional Program Officer - Africa

Sydney, Australia
Applications Close: 4 July 2016
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Senior Program Officer - Indigenous Australia Program 
Darwin, NT
Applications close; 27 June 2016
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Senior Program Officer - Indigenous Australia Program

  • Help improve eye health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Build our capacity to influence policy and drive significant change
  • Located in Darwin

Come and join our international development organisation where we are working hard to eliminate avoidable blindness by 2020.  The Foundation has restored sight to over 1 million people worldwide and has recently been named one of the Australia’s best NGO’s. 

Working closely with our partners, in regions across Australia, our Indigenous Australia program is committed to increasing access to high quality and culturally appropriate eye care services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians living in remote and underserviced communities.

Working as part of the Indigenous Australia Program you will develop and coordinate key relationships, develop programs, ensure effective program management, and contribute to building the capacity of our team.  A primary focus for this position, will be to work on our Trachoma Elimination Program, with a particular emphasis on working with partners to address the environmental components of the SAFE implementation strategy. 

More broadly this role will work with our Partners to develop and deliver sustainable eye health programs, tackling the issues of improved access and system reform across primary, secondary and tertiary health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Essential to this role is the management of associated partnerships, stakeholders and government relationships.

To be successful in this role you will exhibit strong personal drive, with proven experience in program development, management and implementation, ideally gained in the Australian eye health or the health sector. You will have a strong understanding and working knowledge of the diverse circumstances and cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Your ability to use initiative and apply your excellent communication skills to build and maintain both internal and external partnerships and relationships will be critical. To succeed within this evolving and changing culture will require you to be innovative, energetic, resilient, and comfortable with ambiguity.

Remote community and domestic travel will be required.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are strongly encouraged to apply.


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

Closing date: Monday 27th June

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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Regional Program Officer – Africa

  • Regional focus across Africa helping to end avoidable blindness
  • Program coordination and support role
  • Full time 2 year fixed term contract, Based in Sydney
We are seeking a highly organised and motivated self-starter to join our Programs Division and provide administration and coordination support directly to our Africa regional team, assisting them in the implementation of high quality eye health programs.  You will be the conduit between country programs, the regional office and Head Office, 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.

To be successful, you should be an international development or public health graduate with outstanding conceptual and analytical skills. You should possess a genuine passion and commitment to development principals and have the ability to work with substantial independence and initiative, dealing proactively and confidently with a range of people, tasks and situations. 

Essential criteria includes;
  • International Development, Public Health or other relevant tertiary studies
  • Proven experience in the development or humanitarian sector - a minimum of 2 years
  • Experience 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
Some domestic and international travel will be required.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are strongly encouraged to apply.


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 Specialists Victoria Cawley or Nicole Cunningham on 02 87411962 or via email at employment@hollows.org

Closing date: Monday 4th July 2016

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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Program Officer – Development Effectiveness – Indigenous Australia Program

  • Help improve eye health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Specialist Monitoring and Evaluation role
  • Permanent, Full time position, located in Darwin
Come and join our international development organisation where we are working hard to eliminate avoidable blindness by 2020.  The Foundation has restored sight to over 1 million people worldwide and has recently been named one of the Australia’s best NGO’s.  Working closely with our partners, in regions across Australia, our Indigenous Australia program is committed to increasing access to high quality and culturally appropriate eye care services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians living in remote and underserviced communities.

The Program Officer - Development Effectiveness is accountable for ensuring a high standard of programmatic monitoring and evaluation for our Indigenous Australia Program.  In this role you will help support our programs through successfully integrating robust monitoring and evaluation activities that enable us to monitor and evaluate programs effectively.  Your skills and expertise will ensure we can improve the effectiveness of our current programs, whilst helping to shape our thinking for future programs.  You will work with both internal staff and external partners to ensure we have the systems, processes and practices in place that enable us to continuously monitor and improve the quality of our programmes.

To be successful in this role you will exhibit strong personal drive, with proven experience in undertaking and coordinating monitoring and evaluation work within a development setting.  You will be able to apply monitoring and evaluation methodologies and analytical skills, undertake quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis and develop systems to manage and disseminate data. You will have a strong understanding and working knowledge of the diverse circumstances and cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Your ability to use initiative and apply your excellent communication, analytical and evaluation skills to produce reports will be critical.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are strongly encouraged to apply.

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

Closing date:  Monday 11th July 2016

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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