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Relationship Coordinator
Sydney or Melbourne
Applications Close: 27th February 2017
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Global Advocacy Adviser
Sydney or Melbourne
Applications Close: 27th February 2017
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Health Systems Strengthening Monitoring & Evaluation, Technical Advise
Nairobi, Kenya
Applications Close: 3rd March 2017
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Sydney, Australia
Applications Close:  27th February 2017
 
Sydney, Australia
Applications Close: 5th March 2017

Relationship Coordinator

  • Join our Global Partnerships & Advocacy team in Melbourne or Sydney, full time or part time
  • Strengthen relationships with our strategic global partners to make an impact in communities
  • Increase our global commitment to eliminating avoidable blindness

The Fred Hollows Foundation is one of Australia’s most respected and trusted international development organisations whose vision is to end avoidable blindness by 2020 and ensure the work of Fred Hollows lives on.  We are committed to working with partners to bring about change that is sustainable and reaches even the most vulnerable communities. The Foundation works in 26 countries across Africa, Asia, The Pacific and the Middle East as well as in Australia.

An exciting opportunity has become available in our Global Partnerships & Advocacy team for a motivated and passionate Relationship Coordinator. In this busy and varied role, you will play a vital role in managing and strengthening relationships with The Foundation’s strategic global partners. This includes supporting the implementation of the Global Partnerships Funding Program, developing position statements, briefings and discussions papers, and representing and advocating at events, conferences, meetings and other public forums. This is an excellent opportunity that will provide diverse challenges in a stimulating and international work environment as you advise, guide and interact with various stakeholders and get involved with different projects.

To be considered for this role, you will have previous experience in establishing and managing partnerships and be able to effectively manage complex and high-level stakeholder relationships. Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field will be highly regarded. You will demonstrate flexibility, adaptability and collaboration, as well as the ability to manage diverse tasks, projects and stakeholders in an evolving and international environment. You will need to have strong strategic thinking, planning, communication, research and problem solving skills, and demonstrate the ability to gather, analyse and translate complex information concisely into briefs on various subject matter. You are passionate about what you do and you are committed to driving outcomes and making a difference.

The ability to travel domestically and internationally will be essential.

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 Lynette Chen on +61 2 8741 1969 or Nicole Cunningham on +61 2 8741 1962 or via email at employment@hollows.org

Applications close: 27th February, 2017

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have the appropriate right to work in Australia.

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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Global Advocacy Adviser

  • Join our Global Partnerships & Advocacy team in Melbourne or Sydney
  • Bring your advocacy, analytical and systems thinking skills to help us deliver our global advocacy strategy
  • Increase our global reach and impact 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 eliminate 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.

Working as part of our Global Partnerships and Advocacy division, an exciting opportunity currently exists for a passionate Advocacy professional to directly help shape and drive the global agenda to end avoidable blindness. You will provide critical support to the Global Lead for Advocacy in the planning, development and execution of a range of global advocacy initiatives and strengthen systemic advocacy capacity across the Foundation at regional and country levels, whilst facilitating communications and consultation initiatives with various internal and external stakeholders.

To be considered for this role, you will have a relevant tertiary qualification and at least 5 years demonstrated experience in an advocacy role and have experience developing and executing advocacy campaigns. In this busy and varied role, you will demonstrate flexibility, adaptability and collaboration, as well as the ability to manage diverse tasks, projects and stakeholders in an evolving and international environment. You will need to have outstanding research and writing skills, and demonstrate the ability to gather, analyse and translate complex information concisely into briefs on various subject matter. An ability to decipher complex political systems and turn issues into solvable problems, together with excellent communication skills and a positive disposition are also essential.

The ability to travel domestically and internationally will be essential.

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 Lynette Chen on +61 2 8741 1969 or Nicole Cunningham on +61 2 8741 1962 or via email at employment@hollows.org

Closing date for Applications: 27th February 2017

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 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.

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Health Systems Strengthening Monitoring & Evaluation, Technical Adviser

  • International Development Organisation
  • Fixed term contract - 2 years
  • Nairobi, Kenya

Come and join our international development organisation where we are working to eradicate avoidable blindness and are committed to working with partners to bring about change that is sustainable and reaches even the most vulnerable communities.

Founded in 1992, The Fred Hollows Foundation 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 Country Manager, you will support the implementation of the Health Systems components of The Foundation’s in-country programs, with a key role in establishing, promoting and implementing the use of Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) systems and processes that measure and demonstrate programs’ performance & strategic impact and promote evidence-based decision-making. Particular emphasis will be placed on MEL within the Health Systems building blocks.

Expertise in results measurement methodologies applied to project/program interventions is desirable. This should include familiarity with cutting-edge M&E methods, designing results frameworks and evaluating development results, including experience in practical implementation of impact evaluations, particularly in public health interventions.

You will have applied skills in designing and implementing monitoring and evaluating activities, strong data analysis background especially in analyzing large and complex datasets. Must have a firm command of M&E issues related to health systems strengthening that includes health informatics, and human and institutional capacity strengthening. The M&E Advisor must have demonstrable analytical skills and experiences to identify and evaluate best practices and state-of-the-art approaches to be utilized by Activity. Additionally, you must have demonstrated experience in applying qualitative/participatory research methods; linking planning to M&E; results based approaches for reporting on health systems strengthening outcomes.

Essential criteria includes:

  • Advanced degree in public health, epidemiology, economics, statistics, with an emphasis on applied research, knowledge management or related area, and a strong data analysis training
  • 7+ years’ of monitoring and evaluation experience, developing data collection instruments, establishing database systems, tracking performance against targets, conducting assessments and surveys, analyzing data collected, and using data for decision-making.
  • Demonstrated expertise in monitoring and evaluation of health programs, and/or pharmaceutical systems-related interventions
  • Experience conducting implementation research and developing systems for translating lessons-learned into practice highly desirable
  • Experience in working with one of the following statistical packages: SPSS, SAS or Epi Info
  • High degree of judgment, maturity, ingenuity and originality to interpret strategy, to analyze, develop and present work results, and to monitor and evaluate implementation of programs
  • Familiarity and knowledge of working with donor organizations and development partners.
  • Familiarity with the Kenyan government health systems.
  • International representation experience.
  • Strong analytical, oral and written communication and presentation skills in English.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.

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

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.

How to apply & who to contact

Applications should be made via the online application form and should include your resume and cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description as well as details of your current and expected salary.

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

Closing date for Applications: 5pm EAT 3rd March 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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Receptionist / Administration Support

  • Shared role with a variety of tasks to keep you busy and challenged
  • Start before 22nd March, handover provided
  • Full-time permanent role based in Rosebery (close to public transport)

The Fred Hollows Foundation is one of Australia’s most respected and trusted international development organisations whose vision is to end avoidable blindness and ensure the work of Fred Hollows lives on.  The Foundation works in 26 countries across Africa, Asia, The Pacific and the Middle East as well as in Australia.

We currently have available a Receptionist / Administration Support role based in our Rosebery headquarters. This is an exciting opportunity for a professional, friendly and efficient administrator to manage a range of corporate and administrative services and day-to-day operations. This is a shared role with areas of responsibility including reception and switchboard, corporate events, catering, mail, courier, records management, reconciliation and payment of accounts and invoices, database maintenance, facilities management, and other general administrative support.

To be considered for this role, you will have around 1-2 years of relevant experience in an administrative/corporate services environment with responsibility for a broad range of tasks in a high volume environment. You will be familiar with Microsoft Office suite applications and possess excellent problem solving, team work, customer service, organisational, time management and interpersonal skills. Your ability to use initiative and apply your strong verbal and written communication skills to build and maintain internal and external relationships will be critical.

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 Lynette Chen on 02 8741 1969 or Nicole Cunningham on 02 8741 1962 or via email at employment@hollows.org

Closing date for Applications: 27th February 2017

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 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.

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Donations and Database Coordinator

  • Do you love database work, customer service and problem solving?
  • Use your skills and initiative to continually improve our practices.
  • Fulltime, 12 month contract with potential to extend or go permanent. Rosebery location.

Come and join our international development organisation where we are working hard to eliminate avoidable blindness by 2020. With an ambitious strategic plan, we aim to take The Foundation even closer to realising our vision of ending avoidable blindness.

With record growth in fundraising, this is a challenging and exciting opportunity, to be part of our dedicated Donations and Database team. In this role, you will be responsible for processing donations from all sources, importing information into our database, and providing exceptional customer service to our donors. You will need strong database skills and a good understanding of handling financial information as the emphasis of this role is on reconciling, processing and importing donations.

To be successful, you will be passionate about and experienced in customer service, ideally having worked in similar roles. Experience in our database software (Raisers’ Edge) is not a necessity, but it is essential to have a love of database work, with an analytical, structured, organised and can-do approach. When working with data, you will have well developed Excel skills, an eye for detail and a commitment to accuracy. You will have superior trouble shooting skills and an ability to improve and streamline current processes. Additionally, you will be a considerate team player with excellent communication skills and an ability to consider the various impacts changes in our work can have.

Our people are passionate about the work that we do, so your desire to work with us in applying your database and customer service skills, will make you our candidate of choice.

This is a full-time, 12 month fixed term contract with potential to extend or go permanent. Please note that this role requires a start date by mid April. 

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 Lynette Chen on 02 8741 1969 or Nicole Cunningham on 02 8741 1962 or via email at employment@hollows.org

Closing date for Applications: 5th March 2017

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 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.

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