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Sydney, Australia
Applications Close: 12th November 2017
 
Melbourne, Australia
Applications Close: 12th November 2017
 
Sydney, Australia
Applications Close: 12th November 2017
 
Sydney, Australia
Applications Close: 10th November 2017
 
Sydney or Melbourne, Australia
Applications Close: 12th November 2017
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Strategy Specialist
Sydney, Australia
Applications Close: 12th November 2017
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Darwin, Australia
Applications Close: 12th November 2017
 
Melbourne or Darwin, Australia
Applications Close: 12th November 2017
 
Flexible location in Australia
Applications Close: 14th November 2017
 
Sydney, Australia
Applications Close: 27th November 2017

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Global Lead - Legal, Governance, Risk & Compliance

  • Key leadership opportunity to strengthen The Foundation’s global operating environment
  • Be a significant contributor to ending avoidable blindness
  • Permanent full-time role based in 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 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 – Legal, Governance, Risk & Compliance, you will play a critical role in ensuring a high standard of operational requirements through the development, review and continuous improvement of external and internal governance, risk and compliance frameworks, systems, policies, processes and procedures. This will be a unique opportunity to use your extensive governance, risk and compliance skills and leadership expertise to work and collaborate across our global operating environment and drive key outcomes. 
Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead the provision of strategic and operational support for all The Foundation’s legal entities, including sub-committees and working groups, to enable effective governance as well as support the CEO’s relationship with the Board.
  • Lead the management and coordination of governance matters for all entities, including memberships, new entity establishment, new registrations, renewals, MOU’s and licences
  • Lead the management of compliance matters, including the coordination of internal and statutory reporting
  • Establish a full matrix of compliance accountabilities, responsibilities and training and development needs
  • Work with Regional teams to promote awareness and compliance of governance requirements
  • Design and implement global enterprise risk management plan and risk framework, policies, processes and culture
  • Proactively contribute to the governance, risk and compliance strategies

To be a success in this role, you will have a substantive amount of experience as an in-house lawyer or similar senior governance role with a deep knowledge of governance, risk and compliance structures of a global organisation. You will draw upon your exceptional advisory, relationship building and stakeholder management skills within complex and diverse working environments, and your approach is hands on, collaborative and flexible. Using your strong problem solving skills and ability to think innovatively, you will provide practical solutions and options. You are a leader who can demonstrate your commitment to the mission and values of The Fred Hollows Foundation.

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 Lynette Chen 02 8741 1969 or Nicole Cunningham on 02 8741 1962.

Closing Date: 12th November 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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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Engagement Coordinator -
Advocacy & Engagement
(Identified Position)

  • Bring your Advocacy and engagement skills and improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s health
  • Enjoy huge diversity, complexity, scope and coverage in this role!
  • Increase our global commitment to eliminating avoidable blindness
  • Permanent role, located in Melbourne

Come and join our international development organisation where we are ensuring that the vision of Fred Hollows lives on. Working closely with our partners, in all regions across Australia, our Indigenous Australia Program is committed to improving 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 our Indigenous Australia Program (Australia Country Program) and Regional structure, an exciting opportunity currently exists for a passionate advocacy and engagement professional to provide a leading role in progressing IAP’s advocacy framework, including the implementation and monitoring of advocacy initiatives and campaigns. To do this, you will work as part of a team to develop, strengthen and manage strategic stakeholder relationships; provide strategic, political and policy advice to the IAP management team; and support the development of policy positions on a variety of issues. This role will offer the successful candidate a diverse range of work, plenty of coverage and a level of complexity and scope that is not easily surpassed. 

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and understanding of health issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Solid experience in working in an advocacy or stakeholder engagement role
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain positive public relations with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and implement advocacy activities, including developing submissions, building relationships and understanding government processes 
  • Demonstrated ability to provide advice on policy issues, including articulation of key messages to a range of stakeholders 
  • High level experience writing and presenting in various formats for internal and external audiences.  

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 Lynette Chen 02 8741 1969 or Nicole Cunningham on 02 87411962.

Closing Date: 12th November 2017

The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to its Reconciliation Action Plan, improving access, outcomes and opportunities for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people. As such, this is an identified position and we are seeking to appoint an Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander candidate to this role.

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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Governance & Risk Manager

  • A hands-on role where you will manage global governance and risk systems and processes
  • Be a significant contributor to ending avoidable blindness
  • Full-time permanent position based in Rosebery, 10 min from Sydney CBD

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 Governance & Risk Manager will promote a positive culture of high quality governance enabling sound decision making and systematic management of policy, risk and overall compliance. This is a key management role where you will actively lead the planning and implementation of policy improvements, key initiatives and projects and influence internal collaboration and communication across our organisation. You will provide operational support to the Chief Operation Officer, Company Secretary, Executive Management Group and support the CEO’s relationship with the Board, as well as liaise with a variety of internal and external stakeholders. You will be hands-on with managing governance and risk matters including coordinating and supporting the establishment of new entities, identifying and advising continuous improvement opportunities, performing risk assessments, reporting, evaluating regulatory compliance program and organisational readiness, and implementing an effective Business Continuity Plan.

To be successful in this position, you will have previous experience in governance or risk management roles preferably in a global organisation. You will be inquisitive and positive by nature with the ability to influence and communicate governance, risk and compliance issues appropriately at all levels of the organisation, including with Board members, staff and external stakeholders and partners. In addition, you will have strong verbal and written communication, analytical and evaluation skills with the ability to produce strategic plans, policy and reports. You are resilient, proactive, detail oriented and can make informed decisions.

How to apply and who to contact

If the prospect of making an impact within a renowned international development organisation excites you, please download the Job Description for more information and submit an online application with an updated resume and Cover Letter. 

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.

Closing Date for Applications: 12th November 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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Mail Room Volunteers - Sydney

  • You can play a part in helping to end avoidable blindness
  • Meet new people and form new friendships
  • Set time, flexible schedule, choose days that suit you
  • Based in Rosebery, 10 minutes from the CBD

An exciting opportunity exists to volunteer for 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.

Working in the Mailroom from 9am-12pm, Monday to Friday, choose days that can fit into your schedule and enjoy a fun supportive environment full of opportunities to meet new people. Your time can assist the Foundation in its ambitious goal to end avoidable blindness.

Mail Room Volunteers work on a roster basis, opening and sorting mail from our generous donors. Mail opening begins 9am business days and can finish from 10 am – 12 pm depending on appeal period.

We have four appeal campaigns per year:

  • February - Summer
  • May/June - Tax
  • September – Spring
  • December – Christmas

Mail opening opportunities still exist outside of these peak periods however if the volume of mail is smaller, meaning shorter opening time. For more information, please contact Ana or Sarah on 02 8741 1900 or at volunteer@hollows.org

Mail outs have already begun for our largest appeal – Christmas - so it is the perfect time to join in and lend a hand!

This is a great opportunity for those who like the feeling of helping others, catching up with new friends and love the reward of seeing the generosity of our community first hand.

If this sounds like you, please send an email and your availability to volunteer@hollows.org

Applications close: Friday November 10th at 5pm.

This Christmas your time can help give the gift of sight

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Senior Donor Coordinator

  • Do you enjoy working within the institutional donor landscape?
  • Make a difference as a dynamic member of our International Programs Team
  • Full time Permanent position (may consider Part-Time 4 days per week)
  • Sydney or Melbourne

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. 

This is an exciting new opportunity for an institutional donor professional to support sustainable eye health programming by streamlining, coordinating and supporting improved grants management systems and processes whilst ensuring effective, fiscally responsible and quality project implementation. In this hands-on role, you will provide oversight, management support and coordination for the implementation, monitoring and reporting of all institutional grants and contracts, manage a small team of Donor Coordinators, whilst also taking a lead role in building the organisation's grant management capacity.  

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification 
  • At least 5 years grants management experience, working with international donor requirements. 
  • Experience managing a small team
  • Experience in project management, development and implementation 

In addition, you will have experience developing grant applications and possess the ability to identify and develop risk minimisation strategies to ensure adherence to donor and grant requirements. You will have strong critical evaluation, written and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate professionally at all levels, across donors, partners, and management. Critical to your success will be your positive and self-motivated approach, as well as organisational and time management skills to ensure you effectively manage conflicting deadlines. 

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 or Nicole Cunningham on 02 87411969.

Closing Date for Applications: 12th November 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.

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Strategy Specialist

  • Join one of Australia’s most highly respected and international development organisations 
  • Play a pivotal role in the development of our next Strategic Plan
  • Full-time permanent position located in Rosebery, 10 min from Sydney CBD

This is a rare opportunity 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.

Reporting to the Associate Director – Strategy and Innovation, you will design, lead and manage an integrated, organisation-wide strategy development process, culminating in the delivery of The Foundation’s next Strategic Plan. You will ensure strategy processes are aligned and integrated with other relevant processes, including operational planning, budgeting and governance processes. Partnering with our International Programs division you will contribute to the design and delivery of the country strategy development process, including overall project management and facilitation of workshops in-country.

To be successful in this role, you will have previous experience working within a management consulting role or within a complex in-house Strategy role.  You will possess advanced skills in all phases of the strategy and planning cycle, and the use of strategy tools and frameworks. As an adept and confident Strategy Specialist you will be passionate about people and process and enjoy stakeholder engagement and capacity building activities. Your outstanding communication and facilitation skills teamed with your ability to partner with key stakeholders and executive leaders will be the ultimate factor to your success in this critical role. 

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 one of our Recruitment Specialists, Lynette Chen on 02 8741 1969 or Nicole Cunningham on 02 8741 1962.

Closing Date for Applications: 12th November 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.

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Senior Program Officer –
Development & Effectiveness, IAP

  • Help improve eye health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Ensure a high standard of programmatic monitoring and evaluation across our IAP program
  • Permanent, full time role, located in Darwin

Come and join our international development organisation where we are ensuring that the vision of Fred Hollows lives on. Working closely with our partners, in all regions across Australia, our Indigenous Australia Program is committed to improving 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 our Indigenous Australia Program (Australasia Regional Team) an exciting opportunity currently exists for a Senior Program Officer with a strong development effectiveness background to join our talented team. You will develop and coordinate key relationships, develop programs, ensure effective program management, and contribute to building the capacity of the team. Through the design and implementation of innovative tools and processes your skills and expertise will ensure we can improve the effectiveness of our current programs.

To be successful in this role you will exhibit strong personal drive and initiative, with proven experience in program development, management and implementation, ideally gained in the Australian eye health or the Public Health sector. You will be able to apply monitoring and evaluation methodologies and analytical skills and develop systems and tools to manage and disseminate data. You will ideally have a strong understanding and working knowledge of the diverse circumstances and cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. You will possess excellent communication, stakeholder engagement, analytical and evaluation skills to build capacity and ensure high quality monitoring and evaluation activities. To succeed within this evolving and changing culture will require you to be innovative, energetic, resilient, and adaptable. If you are interested in taking the next step into a rewarding and high-impact role, please apply now.  

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 one of our Recruitment Specialists, Lynette Chen on 02 8741 1969 or Nicole Cunningham on 02 8741 1962.

Closing Date for Applications: 12th November 2017

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are strongly 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.

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Policy Officer, IAP

  • Help improve eye health and health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  
  • Build our capacity to influence policy and drive significant change
  • Outstanding career opportunity – partner with senior stakeholders and gain diverse experience. 
  • 6 month fixed term position based in Melbourne or Darwin 

Come and join our international development organisation where we are ensuring that the vision of Fred Hollows lives on. Working closely with our partners, in all regions across Australia, our Indigenous Australia Program is committed to improving access to high quality and culturally appropriate eye care services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians living in remote and underserviced communities.

As a critical member of our Indigenous Australia Program, you will closely partner with our Assistant Manager Advocacy, Engagement and Development Effectiveness, and our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Engagement Officer to research, provide evidence and build The Foundation’s capacity to understand policy challenges around eliminating avoidable blindness within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Your work will contribute to the development of effective advocacy efforts that support action to improve eye health and health equity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

You will research, analyse and advise on complex policy matters, identifying opportunities for The Foundation to engage in and influence policy decisions and advocacy initiatives aimed at improving eye health and health equity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. You will also help shape and contribute to national policy, research and advocacy priorities of The Foundation.  

To be successful in this role, you will have previous experience in providing policy advice and analysis.  You will hold a relevant tertiary qualification (Economics, Social Science or Public Health) and possess strong knowledge of public policy across Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social/political/ health matters. Excellent research and communication skills, an acute eye for detail, together with a positive disposition will all be essential, in order for you to help influence change at a senior level, across The Foundation and across a wide network of partners and professionals.

Regular 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 one of our Recruitment Specialists, Lynette Chen on 02 8741 1969 or Nicole Cunningham on 02 8741 1962.

Closing Date for Applications: 12th November 2017

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are strongly 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.

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Regional Program Coordinator - Australasia

  • Key role in progressing the development of our new programming region (Australasia)
  • Be a significant contributor to ending avoidable blindness
  • 12 month contract (with view to extend), flexible location in Australia

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.

In order to help us achieve our vision, we are looking for an experienced International Development/Public Health professional to join our newly formed Australasia Regional Team. Reporting to the Regional Associate Director – Australasia, you will manage the development process, evaluate the effectiveness of program implementation and build technical capacity of country teams within the region. You will provide technical input into country plans, concept briefs, peer reviews, quality monitoring, budget submissions, project implementation plans and a pipeline of future projects.

To be successful in this position, you will have a relevant tertiary qualification and substantive amount of experience working within the international development/public health sector. You will have excellent knowledge and experience of program development, implementation, evaluation and coordination, with strong stakeholder management, influencing, facilitation and collaborative skills. Critical to this role is your flexibility, resilience, adaptability and professionalism.

This is an exciting time to join The Fred Hollows Foundation as we expand our programs in newer markets and deliver even greater impact and enhance our ability to accomplish our vision.

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 Lynette Chen on 02 8741 1969 or Nicole Cunningham on 02 8741 1962.

Closing Date for Applications: 14th November 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.

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In-house Legal Counsel

  • Use your skills and expertise to provide legal counsel across The Foundation’s global operations
  • Join one of Australia’s leading international development organisations
  • Full-time 12 month Contract (view to extend), Rosebery location, 10 min from CBD

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.

The Legal Counsel, as part of a small in-house legal team reporting into the General Counsel, will be accountable for contributing to the achievement of compliance objectives by managing the development, implementation and monitoring of various processes and policies as they relate to the overarching governance framework. This role will include a wide range of contract review including MOUs, supplier agreements, grant donor agreements along with extensive compliance matters including renewals, trademark registrations etc.  Within this position, you will work inclusively to influence and communicate legal and compliance concepts to people with limited knowledge in these areas and different cultural and language backgrounds. There will be an opportunity to design and deliver effective policies, systems, process, training and support for legal and regulatory compliance globally.

To be successful in this role, you will have approximately 3-5 years’ experience in a Legal Counsel role with an Unrestricted Practicing Certificate and exposure across international markets. You will possess outstanding communications skills and have a proven capacity to work effectively in cross cultural / mixed language environments. The successful candidate will be an energetic self-starter with the resilience, flexibility, pace and aptitude to thrive in a fast paced, diverse and changing environment.

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 Lynette Chen on 02 8741 1969 or Nicole Cunningham on 02 8741 1962.

Closing Date for Applications: 27th November 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.

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