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We've restored sight to more than 2 million people around the world. Join us at our head office in Sydney, or at one of our Australian or international offices, to help end avoidable blindness.

 
London, United Kingdom
Applications Close: 10th September 2017
 
Darwin, Australia
​Applications Close: 24th September 2017
 
London, United Kingdom
Applications Close: 18th September 2017
 
Sydney, Australia
Applications Close: 3rd October 2017
 

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Partnerships and Projects Coordinator

  • Join our Global Partnerships and Advocacy team in London
  • Strengthen relationships with our global and strategic partners to make an impact on avoidable blindness and particularly trachoma
  • 12 month fixed-term contract, based in London, UK

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 and Advocacy team for a motivated and passionate Partnerships and Projects Coordinator. In this busy and varied role, you will play a vital role in managing and strengthening relationships with The Foundation’s global and strategic partners. This includes relationship development with new and existing partners, 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 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 +61 2 8741 1969 or Nicole Cunningham on +61 2 8741 1962.

Closing Date for Applications: 10th September 2017

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

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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Operations & Finance Officer -
Indigenous Australia Program (IAP)

  •                   Help end avoidable blindness and improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s health
  • Support a busy and professional team
  • Located in Darwin

Join one of Australia’s most well respected and fastest growing international development organisations – The Fred Hollows Foundation (The 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 and improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander health.

Working as part of the Indigenous Australia Program (IAP) team (The Foundation’s Country Program in Australia), you will provide a high standard of business operations and financial support, being the primary point of contact between the IAP, our program and supply partners and the Sydney operations and finance teams. Major responsibilities include general accounting and executive administrative support, including managing accounts payable and receivable functions of the Indigenous Australia Program and contributing to the financial reporting and budget development processes in consultation with the Assistant Manager – Operations and Finance, IAP.  In addition the position will be required to support a developing regional structure Inc. Operational & Finance Support to regions as required.

You have a relevant qualification, with at least three years accounting experience ideally in a non-profit organisation and current knowledge of Australian NFP accounting and auditing standards. You will have exposure using ERP accounting software (SunSystems preferred) and program management software. Your ability to use initiative and apply your excellent communication skills to build and maintain, both internal and external relationships will be critical.  In addition to this you will also be required to provide high level administration support to the Country Manager overseeing a range of tasks including email and diary management, OH&S and ensure all aspects of business operations run smoothly and in accordance with The Foundation’s policies and relevant legislation.

You will have an understanding and demonstrated knowledge of the diverse circumstances and cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. To succeed within this evolving and changing culture will require you to be innovative, energetic, resilient, and comfortable with ambiguity.

        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.        

Closing Date for Applications: 24th September 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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Project Officer - Operations

  • Provide operational support as a project officer
  • Make a difference in an international development organisation
  • 12 Months Fixed Term Full time contract, located in London W1

A rare and exciting opportunity exists to join the London office, of one 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. 

In this busy and varied role, you will be responsible for providing operational support to the London Office including project work in the area of operations including to help implement key business system changes, finance and coordination for the office, be back up support for Front of House, and other high-level support in all areas of operations. You will also contribute towards operational grant management support including budget tracking and reporting as well as supporting the delivery of operational projects, developing project documentation, reporting and budget preparation.

To be successful you will have previous experience and skills in project management. You will have exceptional customer service skills with the ability to build rapport quickly and communicate professionally. Additionally, you will possess strong information technology skills and will be comfortable presenting and communicating information using Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Your capacity to multi-task and strong organisational skills, with the ability to intuitively prioritise will be crucial to your success.

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.

Applications close: 18th September 2017 

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

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 Lead - Innovation

  • Incubate, Launch and Manage New Ventures and Innovations
  • Increase The Foundation’s impact in eliminating avoidable blindness
  • Permanent position, based in Sydney

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.

Reporting to the Associate Director – Strategy and Innovation, the Global Lead - Innovation position will build a culture of innovation across The Foundation, by staying abreast of emerging trends, building internal capacity to identify and to test-drive new initiatives. This is a unique opportunity to dramatically 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 supporting new social enterprises. 

The successful individual will be able to think creatively and innovatively with the nous for turning his/her thinking into realistic plans, whilst using 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. You will possess the persistence and adaptability to affect change and will be able to handle ambiguity within a fast-moving and ever-changing landscape. 

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.

Closing Date for Applications: 3rd October 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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