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Front of House/Corporate Support
Melbourne, Australia
Applications Close: Extending application deadline to 16th July 2018
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Marketing Intelligence Coordinator - Trusts and Foundations
Sydney, Australia
Applications Close: 23rd July 2018
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Partnership Executive – Hong Kong and ASEAN
Hong Kong, China
Applications Close: 23rd July 2018
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Finance, Admin and Logistics Officer, Shashemene - Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Applications Close: 12th July 2018
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Country Manager - Indonesia
Jakarta, Indonesia
Applications Close: 27th July 2018
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Talent Acquisition and Capability Co-ordinator
Sydney, Australia
Applications Close: 23rd July 2018
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Global Lead - Technology Infrastructure and Operations
Sydney, Australia
Applications Close: 23rd July 2018
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Senior Media Advisor

Sydney, Australia
Applications Close: 30th July 2018
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Front of House/Corporate Support

  • A varied and exciting role
  • Busy and Dynamic team environment
  • Full-time permanent role based in Melbourne
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 Front of House/Corporate Support role based in our Melbourne Office. 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. Key areas of responsibility include; Front of House Support, Facilities Management and IT Support, Finance Support and Travel Management.

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 busy 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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply?


Applications can be made via the online application form and should include an up to date resume and letter of application that addresses all areas expressed in the ‘experience & skills’ section of the Role Purpose.

Alternatively, If you would like further information please contact our Talent Acquisition Specialist Victoria Cawley on +61 2 8741 1996 or via email at [email protected]

Applications Close: Extending application deadline until Monday, 16th July 2018

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.

Marketing Intelligence Coordinator - Trusts and Foundations

  • Fixed Term contract until August 2019
  • A strategic and relationship focused role, with a particular focus on Trust and Foundations
  • Located in Rosebery, Sydney, public transport links
An exciting career opportunity has become available within one of Australia’s most well-known 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 strategic plan that aims to take The Foundation even closer to realising our vision of ending avoidable blindness.

Reporting to our Marketing Intelligence Manager you will play a pivotal role in helping us drive income within our rapidly expanding International Partnerships and Business Development team (Fundraising). Working alongside the Marketing Intelligence Manager, this is a dual role, which will see you coordinate and support a number of key communication and research initiatives that aim to bring innovation and strategic insights to our International Fundraising team. In addition to supporting these initiatives, a significant focus for this role will be to oversee and coordinate our Trusts and Foundations program. This role will see you overseeing and coordinating all applications for all low-level grants (less than $100k). You will act as the conduit between fundraising and International programs to successfully broaden our grants portfolio and increase revenue.

To be successful in this role, we are ideally seeking someone who has previous fundraising experience, complimented with strong research and relationship management skills. You will have a proven record of accomplishment in acquiring new donors through grant applications, with well-developed writing skills. This is a unique Fundraising role, which will rely on your understanding of the Fundraising landscape, in particular Trusts and Foundations, as well as your ability to think strategically about growth and innovation. In this busy and varied role, you will manage both internal and external relationships, so it is imperative that you are a confident and clear cross-cultural communicator, both verbally and written.

This is an incredibly exciting time to join The Foundations Fundraising team, as we look to expand and develop our Fundraising programs into new International markets.

Please note: Internally this position is called “Marketing Intelligence Executive”
 
How to Apply?

Applications can be made via the online application form and should include an up to date resume and letter of application that addresses all areas expressed in the ‘experience & skills’ section of the Role Purpose.

Alternatively, If you would like further information please contact our Talent Acquisition Specialist Victoria Cawley on +61 2 8741 1996 or via email at [email protected]

Applications Close: Monday, 23rd July 2018

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.
 

Partnership Executive – Hong Kong and ASEAN

  • Specific focus on Major Donor and Corporate Partners
  • Collaborative team environment
  • Full-time, permanent position based in Hong Kong
  • Fluency in English and Cantonese is a must
The Fred Hollows Foundation is one of Australia’s most respected and trusted international development organisations whose vision is to end avoidable blindness. The Foundation works in 26 countries across Asia, Africa, The Pacific and the Middle East as well as in Australia, the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and the United States of America.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an experienced fundraising professional to join our team and help expand our award-winning work to end avoidable blindness across the world. The Partnerships Executive – HK & ASEAN, will play an important role as a member of a small but growing development team based in our Hong Kong office. The role will focus on major donor and corporate fundraising opportunities in Hong Kong, Greater China, and in other regional markets such as Singapore.

The region and in particular Hong Kong is a large but tightly networked fundraising market and the role requires an ambitious, diligent, personable, and results-oriented business development professional to help to grow our presence. The candidate will build upon the good standing of The Fred Hollows Foundation in the market, focusing on the cultivation, engagement, and stewardship of major donor and corporate prospects.

Previous fundraising experience is essential and the selected candidate will be confident interacting and establishing connections with high net worth individuals, with a successful track record in soliciting major gifts. Proficiency in both oral and verbal English and Cantonese is necessary.

Critical to your success will be your ability to find creative ways to identify and cultivate relationships, using existing pipelines, resources and networks. You will have exceptional communication skills, including persuasive and negotiating abilities, along with effective listening skills, diplomacy and tact. Relationship management skills will be your strength and passion and you will use these to build trust and credibility among a range of people.

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.

How to Apply?

Applications can be made via the online application form and should include an up to date resume and letter of application that addresses all areas expressed in the ‘experience & skills’ section of the Role Purpose.

Alternatively, If you would like further information please contact our Talent Acquisition Specialist Victoria Cawley on +61 2 8741 1996 or via email at [email protected]

Applications Close: Monday, 23rd July 2018

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.
 

Finance, Admin and Logistics Officer, Shashemene - Ethiopia

  • Key role working as part of our Ethiopian team.
  • Be a significant contributor to eliminating trachoma in Ethiopia, Oromia region.
  • Full-time position based in Ethiopia, Addis Ababa.

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.

Working with and reporting to Shashemene Cluster Coordinator, the Finance, Admin and Logistics Officer will be responsible for all financial, procurement and property administration within the cluster Office and for technically supporting the Cluster Office, Program Admin Assistant and the Cluster Coordinator in all such matters.

To be successful in this position, you need to have at least a BA Degree in Accounting or Finance from a recognized institution and a minimum of four years of relevant experience as Finance, Administration and Logistics officer or equivalent combination of experience in Finance and logistics and procurement activities.

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

How to Apply?

Applications can be made via the online application form and should include an up to date resume and letter of application that addresses all areas expressed in the ‘experience & skills’ section of the Role Purpose.

Alternatively, If you would like further information please contact our Talent Acquisition Specialist Victoria Cawley on +61 2 8741 1996 or via email at [email protected]

Applications Close: Thursday, 12th July 2018

To be eligible to apply for this position, you must have the appropriate right to work in Ethiopia, willingness to be based in Addis Ababa with frequent visits to the field sites, and preparedness to undergo background checks including criminal records check and qualifications/reference check.

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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Country Manager - Indonesia

  • Located in Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Key role within a world-renowned international development NGO
  • Lead a growing team to help end 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. Working across more than 26 countries, our vision is for a world where no one is needlessly blind.

We are seeking an experienced International development professional to lead and manage The Foundation’s Country Program in Indonesia. You will work closely with our partners and stakeholders in Government to not only ensure that important eye health activities are carried out in communities but that our strategic objectives of strengthening the health systems in Indonesia are achieved. With support from a growing team and the benefit of our experience in Indonesia, you will be responsible for ensuring that our Country Program has the capacity to go to the next level and deliver greater benefits in the areas we work.

We are seeking a motivated individual who has a significant level of experience in leading international development and/or public health programs. You must be an accomplished leader who has a proven track record of building capacity and establishing operational excellence. Advocacy skills, management expertise, and solid communications skills are critical for the position.

The successful applicant will have solid senior leadership experience; capacity to work effectively in cross-cultural environments; and capacity to engage and influence senior levels of government, multi-lateral agencies and other relevant stakeholders to build strong country program. Frequent travel to Lombok where our Programs are currently focused, is a requirement.

Essential criteria includes:
  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, International Development or related field
  • Extensive experience (minimum of 10 years) managing complex programs in public health or development; ideally with some exposure to eye health programming and new business development.
  • Demonstrated capacity for high-level representation and strategic advocacy: able to engage and influence senior levels of government, multi-lateral agencies and other partners
  • Experience managing a team and working in a global environment
  • Project management and project design experience
  • Strong written and verbal English ability
How to Apply?

Applications can be made via the online application form and should include an up to date resume and letter of application that addresses all areas expressed in the ‘experience & skills’ section of the Role Purpose.

Alternatively, If you would like further information please contact our Talent Acquisition Specialist Victoria Cawley on +61 2 8741 1996 or via email at [email protected]

Applications Close: Friday, 27th July 2018

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

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.
 

Talent Acquisition and Capability Co-ordinator

  • Seeking purpose driven candidates who are focused on outcomes!
  • Highly consultative, global recruitment and capability role.
  • Full time, permanent position based in Rosebery.
A unique 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, and Indigenous Australians enjoy the same health and life expectancy as other Australians.

Working as part of our supportive global People and Organisational Development team, you will be responsible for the coordination of our global recruitment, and talent and capability initiatives. We pride ourselves on providing a high standard of recruitment, talent and capability support to our global people managers, as well as designing and implementing effective global practices.

This is a dual focused role, in which you will provide coordination support across, recruitment, on boarding and retention, including learning and development. In this diverse role, you will provide support to our Talent Acquisition Specialist, which will involve directly managing a small number of positions end to end. For this you will need to be comfortable in designing and managing the appropriate attraction and selection processes, consulting with hiring managers and speaking directly to interested applicants. In addition to recruitment, you will also work closing with our Learning and Development Specialist to assist in the coordination of key organisational capability initiatives, coordinating registrations and logistics for our global blended learning programs, overseeing and updating our learning management system enrolments and assist in developing communication plans around these initiatives.

To be successful in this role, you will bring with you previous experience managing end-to-end recruitment processes within an agency environment or an internal recruitment function, with demonstrated experience delivering a high level of candidate care. Ideally, you will also have some experience or an interest in expanding your skills in learning and development. Knowledge of elearning development, specifically using Storyline 2, would be well regarded.

We are seeking someone who is keen to learn and develop new skills within a complex global environment. Your ability to work in a team and to deal confidently with a range of people, cultures, situations and multiple deadlines will be critical to your success. Your ability to establish and maintain key relationships will be your strength - developing strategies and resources to influence, persuade and build the confidence of key stakeholders internally, often in a virtual environment. Your proactive mindset, continuous improvement focus and interest in understanding technology and systems are all key skills for this role.

How to Apply?

Applications can be made via the online application form and should include an up to date resume and letter of application that addresses all areas expressed in the ‘experience & skills’ section of the Role Purpose.

Alternatively, If you would like further information please contact our Talent Acquisition Specialist Victoria Cawley on +61 2 8741 1996 or via email at [email protected]

Applications Close: Monday, 23rd July 2018

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.
 

Global Lead - Technology Infrastructure and Operations

  • Lead a team of IT experts
  • Provide leadership for the implementation and further design of a holistic cloud strategy
  • An opportunity to travel and work with diverse teams
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.

Reporting directly to the Associate Director – Technology & Business Services, your role will be to lead and manage the delivery of technology services, operations and projects in alignment with the Foundation’s strategic plan. Providing leadership to a diverse team of IT experts (3 direct reports overseeing outsourced services), you will be responsible for the implementation and further design of our new holistic cloud based architecture. As the Global Lead, you will take full ownership of technology delivery including cloud architecture (infrastructure, identity, security, collaboration and communication) and a global operations service model (service desk and field services) within a complex footprint of 500 staff working in more than 20 countries.

To be successful in this role, we are looking for someone who can demonstrate a solid career in designing and implementing global IT infrastructure. Experience and knowledge in technology process improvement using frameworks such as ITIL will be highly desirable as will your previous experience successfully leading others. More than this we are seeking someone who can work within a complex environment with a “can do “approach. You will be a hands on leader, with a passion for driving simplicity and enhancing the user experience.

You will bring exceptional communication skills with the ability to consult and advise senior stakeholders, and negotiate, manage and co-ordinate external vendors and service providers.

How to Apply?

Applications can be made via the online application form and should include an up to date resume and letter of application that addresses all areas expressed in the ‘experience & skills’ section of the Role Purpose.

Alternatively, If you would like further information please contact our Talent Acquisition Specialist Victoria Cawley on +61 2 8741 1996 or via email at [email protected]

Applications Close: Monday, 23rd July 2018

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.
 

Senior Media Advisor

  • Develop media strategies and tell stories that make a real difference
  • Respected international organisation, positive brand recognition
  • Develop media strategies that make a real difference
  • Career development potential
Working as part of our award winning Communications and Community Education team, you will influence coverage of The Fred Hollows Foundation’s work on avoidable blindness and Indigenous eye health in local and national media. Specific responsibilities include:
 
  • Initiating and managing positive stories to promote The Fred Hollows Foundation
  • Developing and delivering successful pitches to Australia’s leading media groups
  • Planning, managing and delivering high quality media campaigns
  •  Looking for opportunities in new media and diverse channels
  • Strategic planning and direction for The Foundation’s media team.
You have a relevant tertiary qualification and at least 5 years media or media management experience, and can demonstrate a strong network of well-established contacts in national and international media, along with outstanding written and oral communications skills. In addition you will have exceptional organisational skills, an eye for detail and the ability to deliver results in a fast paced and dynamic environment. Your positive outlook and passion for building and maintaining relationships will be critical to your success in this role.

You will be joining us at an exciting time in our development and will be a significant contributor in increasing public awareness, ensuring the work of The Fred Hollows Foundation can continue to support Indigenous eye health in Australia and blindness prevention across the world.

How to Apply?

Applications can be made via the online application form and should include an up to date resume and letter of application that addresses all areas expressed in the ‘experience & skills’ section of the Role Purpose.

Alternatively, If you would like further information please contact our Talent Acquisition Specialist Victoria Cawley on +61 2 8741 1996 or via email at [email protected]

Applications Close: Monday, 30th July 2018

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.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.
 
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