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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.

Darwin, Australia
Applications Close: 14th January 2018
 
Sydney, Australia
Applications Close: 28th January 2018
 
Sydney, Australia
Applications Close: 14th January 2018
 
Lombok, Indonesia
Applications Close: 28th January 2018
 
Lombok, Indonesia
Applications Close: 28th January 2018
 
Sydney, Australia
Applications Close: 21st January 2018
 
Vientiane, Laos
Applications Close: 28th January 2018
 
Sydney or Melbourne, Australia
Applications Close: 28th January 2018
 
Sydney, Australia
Applications Close: 31st January 2018
 
Sydney, Australia
Applications Close: 2nd February 2018
 
Sydney, Australia
Applications Close: 2nd February 2018
 
Lombok, Indonesia
Applications Close: 2nd February 2018
 
Sydney, Australia
Applications Close: 28th January 2018
 
Sydney, Australia
Applications Close: 28th January 2018
 
 

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Assistant Manager - Advocacy, Engagement and Development Effectiveness

  • Help improve eye health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Bring your leadership, strategic thinking and technical skills to help end avoidable blindness and improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s health
  • 12 Month Fixed Term Contract, located in Darwin. 

Come and join our international development organisation where we are working hard to eliminate avoidable blindness by 2020. Working closely with our partners, in regions across Australia and the Australasia Region, 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, and using learnings to explore improved access to eye care for Indigenous and Tribal peoples in the countries in which we work.

An excellent opportunity exists for an experienced advocacy, policy and/or development effectiveness professional to join our Indigenous Australia Program to provide strong leadership in these areas.   Working as part of our Australasia Regional Team and Indigenous Australia Program (IAP), and in close consultation with The Foundations’ Global Partnerships and Advocacy (GPA) and Public Affairs Divisions, the Assistant Manager Advocacy, Engagement and Development Effectiveness will coordinate the influential coverage of The Foundation’s work on ending avoidable blindness and improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health based on sound policy and programmatic evidence.

Leading a small team of professionals, you will be responsible for:

  • Shaping and implementing strategic advocacy and policy initiatives; 
  • Leading programmatic monitoring and evaluation for IAP, and supporting IAP to further develop its capacity to monitor and evaluate projects;
  • Overseeing IAP communications, engagement and donor activities;  
  • Enhancing The Foundation’s public profile; and
  • Supporting the Regional Associate Director, Australasia in strategic advocacy in Australia and the Indigeneity Project across The Foundation.

To be successful in this role, you will have experience providing strategic advice, policy development and research and influencing change at a senior level. You will be an accomplished advocacy leader and strategic thinker, with strong writing skills, project management and experience in monitoring and evaluating projects. Your ability to cultivate key relationships; developing strategies and resources to influence, persuade and build the confidence of partners and stakeholders will be critical to your success

How to apply & who to contact

Applications can be made via the online application form. Please upload your updated CV and a cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills and attributes’ section of the Job Description. Email enquiries can be sent to employment@hollows.org.

Applications Close: 14th January 2018

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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Business Development Coordinator

  • Join one of Australia’s most highly respected and international development organisations
  • Help eliminate trachoma, a painful, blinding disease that is completely avoidable
  • Make a difference in an international development organisation
  • Fixed Term Full Time 12 Month Contract

This is an exciting 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 Senior Resource Mobilisation Coordinator, the Business Development Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the business development activities for the Resource Mobilisation team, conducting desktop research and market intelligence for opportunities with institutional donors, and developing high quality material to communicate with a range of audiences the breadth and depth of the Foundation’s programmatic, advocacy and research work.

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Experience in synthesizing technical information into formats suitable for a range of different audience.
  • Experience in managing production of content for donor audience.
  • Experience in Identifying and pursuing funding opportunities for international development programs with institutional donors.
  • Highly advanced written communication skills, with the ability to write and produce high level documents.
  • Highly proficient in MS suite of products.
  • Proficient in Design software (desirable)
  • Proven planning and organizing abilities.
  • Ability to work under strict deadlines.
  • Excellent people skills, comfortable with various audiences in multiple settings
  • Previous experience working within International Development, or nonprofit sector (desirable)

How to apply & who to contact

Applications can be made via the online application form. Please upload your updated CV and a cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills and attributes’ section of the Job Description. Email enquiries can be sent to employment@hollows.org

Applications close: Sunday 28th January 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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

 

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Strategy & Innovation Project Officer

  • Join one of Australia’s most highly respected and international development organisations 
  • Newly created opportunity to support both the Strategy and Innovation functions to deliver critical organisational initiatives for 2018 and beyond.  
  • 12 month fixed term full time 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 provide high quality support to The Foundation’s Strategy and Innovation Team.  This role – visible across the organisation – will include the following support activities: coordination and management of key strategy and innovation processes and working groups (including event and meeting management), select project management including reporting and communications, administration, records management, contract drafting and management, and background research (as required).  The development of strong business relationships across all divisions and levels of The Foundation will also be a key accountability.

To be successful in the role you will have a passion for international development, and experience in providing coordination and administrative support, preparing reports and communications and collaborating with diverse stakeholders in the delivery of individual work tasks / projects.

You will also possess:

  • Clear and concise communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Attention to detail and the tenacity to drive things through to completion
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a small team 
  • Ability to efficiently organise your work and multi-task
  • Relationship building and maintenance skills, with a broad range of stakeholders
  • Ability to show resilience, maturity, judgement, flexibility and discretion and to maintain confidentiality
  • Masters degree or equivalent in a relevant field (Desirable)
  • Experience working in any of the following sectors: international development, not-for-profit, health (Desirable)
  • Experience working in lower-middle income countries (Desirable)

How to apply & who to contact

Applications can be made via the online application form. Please upload your updated CV and a cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills and attributes’ section of the Job Description. Email enquiries can be sent to employment@hollows.org.

Applications Close: 14th January 2018

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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Finance and Operations Assistant

  • Join one of Australia’s most highly respected and international development organisations
  • Help eliminate trachoma, a painful, blinding disease that is completely avoidable
  • Make a difference in an international development organisation
  • 1 year full time fixed term contract

This is an exciting 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.

We are now looking for a Finance & Operations Assistant to join our team in Lombok, Indonesia. This is a full time fixed term opportunity. The Finance and Operations Assistant is accountable for the accurate and timely processing of data and activities that support the effective running of the Lombok office

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Formal qualifications in Finance or Business Administration
  • Previous experience working within International NGO’s (desirable)
  • Understanding of accounting principles
  • Strong communication skills
  • Highly proficient in MS suite of products/advanced computer skills - Windows, Excel/Spreadsheets, MS Word and accounting packages
  • Fluency in English and Bahasa Indonesia, both oral and written

How to apply & who to contact

Applications can be made via the online application form. Please upload your updated CV and a cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills and attributes’ section of the Job Description. Email enquiries can be sent to employment@hollows.org

Applications close: Sunday 28th January 2018

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have the appropriate right to work in Indonesia and be prepared to undergo any necessary background checks and qualification checks.

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

  • Join one of Australia’s most highly respected and international development organisation
  • Help eliminate trachoma, a painful, blinding disease that is completely avoidable
  • Make a difference in an international development organization

This is an exciting 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.

We are now looking for a Project Officer to join our team in Lombok, Indonesia.

The Project Officer is accountable for working with implementing partners in Indonesia in the areas of project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation to ensure the effective implementation and coordination of project activities in line with agreed project guidelines and objectives.

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Bachelor Degree in relevant field – Public Health, Social Development
  • Strong experience in project design, project management, budget development and monitoring
  • Successful implementation of previous health projects and required outcome
  • Proven ability to influence and work with partners/stakeholders
  • The ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Experience in Eye Health specifically (desirable
  • Project management skills and ability to meet deadlines and juggle several projects at the same time
  • Excellent communication skills, including fluency in written and spoken English, excellent report writing and documentation skills
  • Excellent knowledge and capability utilising Microsoft Office software, internet explorer and e-mail.

How to apply & who to contact

Applications can be made via the online application form. Please upload your updated CV and a cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills and attributes’ section of the Job Description. Email enquiries can be sent to employment@hollows.org

Applications close: Sunday 28th January 2018 

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have the appropriate right to work in Indonesia and be prepared to undergo any necessary background checks and qualification checks.

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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Development Effectiveness Project Officer

  • Join one of Australia’s most highly respected and international development organisations
  • 12 month fixed term full time position located in Sydney or Melbourne

This is an exciting 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 Research Manager the Development Effectiveness Project Officer is accountable for the provision of a high standard of support to the Foundation’s Development Effectiveness teams, which includes the Research team, Monitoring and Evaluation team, and the Knowledge Management and Learning team.

To be successful in the role you will have experience working as a Research Assistant and/or project support roles – i.e. the provision of administrative and coordination support, using communications technologies and systems and developing reports and communicating complex information in accessible ways

You will also possess:

  • The ability to critically analyse and interpret academic literature
  • The ability to work independently and efficiently
  • The ability to collaborate effectively within a broad range of stakeholders
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Attention to detail and the tenacity to drive things through to completion
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Public Health or International Development (Desirable)

How to apply & who to contact

Applications can be made via the online application form. Please upload your updated CV and a cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills and attributes’ section of the Job Description. Email enquiries can be sent to employment@hollows.org

Applications close: 21st January 2018

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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Finance Manager 

  • Join one of Australia’s most highly respected and international development organisations 
  • Help eliminate trachoma, a painful, blinding disease that is completely avoidable
  • Make a difference in an international development organization

This is an exciting 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.

We are now looking for a Finance Manager to join our team in Vientiane, Laos, Reporting into the Country Manager the Finance Manager is responsible for organising and overseeing the effective and efficient stewardship of resources and systems for the FHF Country office and partner’s finances and financial systems through effective implementation of financial policies and procedures determined by the FHF Sydney Office and local legal requirement.

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • At least 8 years’ experience in a busy professional organisation, with at least 5 years in INGO environment dealing with the compliance and reporting frameworks, tax and other authorities, and at least 3 years on Supervisory role.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting 
  • Intermediate to advanced computer literacy using spread-sheets and accounting software 
  • Experience in establishing best practice compliance systems
  • Experience in the financial management of complex programs and projects
  • Sound knowledge of current legislation and regulatory requirements relevant to INGOs in Country office
  • Understanding of grant management expectations and impact on accounting practice

How to apply & who to contact

Applications can be made via the online application form. Please upload your updated CV and a cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills and attributes’ section of the Job Description. Email enquiries can be sent to employment@hollows.org

Applications close: Sunday 28th January 2018 

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have the appropriate right to work in Laos and be prepared to undergo any necessary background checks and qualification checks.


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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Research Advisor

  • Bring your research and analysis skills to help us demonstrate our Global Impact
  • Melbourne or Sydney location
  • Fixed Term Contract for 12 Months

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. 

An excellent opportunity exists for a highly qualified and experienced professional with substantial practical experience designing research studies, and developing research protocols and data collection tools. Working as part of our Development Effectiveness team the Research Advisor is accountable for the provision of a high standard of research technical support to The Foundation and for the coordination of a portfolio of operational research projects. 

The Research Advisor will:

  • Contribute to delivery of the Foundation’s Research Strategy in close conjunction with other research staff across the organisation.
  • Support Australian, regional and in-country teams to deliver high-quality programmatic research.
  • Commission and contract-manage globally significant research through external research partners. 
  • Support the dissemination of research findings, both internally to influence our programming, and externally through relevant peer-reviewed journals, conferences and other forums.  

This is a unique career opportunity in which your research and analysis skills will yield direct, practical solutions to improve health care delivery and program effectiveness, assisting us in deepening our impact and realising our vision of ending avoidable blindness.

To be successful in this position, you will need to be able to demonstrate previous experience in designing, undertaking, coordinating or managing applied research within a development context. You will have outstanding research, analytical and communication skills with the ability to interpret and collate complex information effectively.  Your ability to cultivate strong relationships, developing strategies and resources to influence, persuade and build the confidence of program staff, partners and other stakeholders will be critical to your success in this role. Skills in eye- health research and a relevant PhD qualification will be highly regarded.

How to apply & who to contact

Applications can be made via the online application form. Please upload your updated CV and a cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills and attributes’ section of the Job Description. Email enquiries can be sent to employment@hollows.org

Applications Close: Sunday, 28th January 2018

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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Governance and 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 & who to contact

Applications can be made via the online application form. Please upload your updated CV and a cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills and attributes’ section of the Job Description. Email enquiries can be sent to employment@hollows.org

Applications close: Wednesday 31st January 2018 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children and community partners 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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Direct Marketing Administrator

  • Join one of Australia’s leading charities to work in a collaborative and dynamic team environment. 
  • Use your strong administration skills and experience to support the Direct Marketing team.
  • Located in Sydney, Full time permanent position. 

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 21 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 a part of a successful and dynamic team in one of Australia’s fastest growing charities, you will coordinate, implement and help monitor the national direct marketing programs. Additionally, you will provide support to the Direct Marketing team in the implementation of appeals to donors, coordinate and manage costs with key suppliers and provide general administrative support.  

To be successful in this role, you will ideally have previous Direct Marketing administration experience. You will have the ability to manage suppliers and a proven ability to work to strict deadlines managing multiple projects. You will possess excellent attention to detail (written and numerical), have a good understanding of Excel and strong data and reporting skills. Critical to your success will be your strong written and verbal communication and project management skills. You will be a collaborative team member, adaptable and able to manage multiple activities within defined deadlines.

How to apply and who to contact?

Applications can be made via the online application form. Please upload your updated CV and a cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills and attributes’ section of the Job Description. Email enquiries can be sent to employment@hollows.org

Applications close: Friday, 2nd February 2018

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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Supporter Relationship Specialist

  • Best practice Marketing & Fundraising team with a reputation for excellence
  • Part Time 4 days/week
  • Rosebery Location

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 21 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.

Working as part of our Marketing and Fundraising team, and reporting into the Retention Manager, the Supporter Relationship Specialist is responsible for the coordination and development of the mid-value donor program.  In this critical position you will be responsible for the strategic planning and operational delivery of direct marketing programs that are aligned to The Foundation’s strategic framework.

To be successful in this role you will have a proven track record in strategic planning and implementing customer or supporter retention programs.  You will be experienced in relationship orientated fundraising or marketing and have outstanding attention to detail and the ability to utilise database marketing to inform campaign strategies.  In addition, you will work with the highest level of integrity and have a passion for building and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Previous experience within the NGO sector and a working knowledge of Raisers Edge would be highly desirable.

This is a rare opportunity for someone looking to work and develop alongside some of the best Marketing and 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 and to improve the lives of Indigenous Australians.

How to apply and who to contact?

Applications can be made via the online application form. Please upload your updated CV and a cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills and attributes’ section of the Job Description. Email enquiries can be sent to employment@hollows.org

Applications Close: Friday, February 2nd 2018

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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Project Manager - Indonesia

  • Key role in our Indonesia Country team, based in Lombok
  • Diverse range of work
  • Be a significant contributor to ending avoidable blindness

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 Project Manager you will play a critical role in the development, planning and implementation of the SIB project in Indonesia. Reporting to the Senior Program Manager for Indonesia, the Project Manager will oversee the SIB Project, and ensure goals and objectives of the project and The Fred Hollows Foundation are met.

Key areas of accountability include:

  • Monitoring, managing and overseeing the planning, coordination, and administration of the project
  • Partnership development and management
  • Managing the Project Budget and ensuring partners comply with our requirements
  • Contributing to the development of the overall Program
  • Support and supervision of project staff

To be a success in this role you will have proven project management in an International NGO. Ideally, you will have a Master’s degree in Health/Social Sciences/ International or Community Development.  Working within a fast moving environment, you will enjoy achieving results and making a difference. You must have an advanced level of both written and spoken English

How to apply and who to contact?

Applications can be made via the online application form. Please upload your updated CV and a cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills and attributes’ section of the Job Description. Email enquiries can be sent to employment@hollows.org

Applications Close: Friday, February 2nd 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.

 

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Executive Assistant

  • Support Key Directors in the International Programs division and the Knowledge & Innovation division
  • Busy and dynamic working environment
  • Rosebery Location – 10 minutes from the CBD
The Fred Hollows Foundation is one of Australia’s most respected and trusted charities whose vision is to end avoidable blindness and ensure the work of Fred Hollows lives on.  The Foundation is an international development organisation working in 25 countries throughout Africa, South Asia and South East Asia as well as in Australia. The Foundation has restored sight to more than 2 million people worldwide.
 
The Executive Assistant will provide proactive executive support across the International Programs or Knowledge & Innovation division.  You will work across a variety of tasks including; meeting arrangements and minute taking, complex diary management and both domestic and international travel coordination. As an experienced Executive Assistant you will be given the opportunity to draft and write critical correspondence, reports and presentations.
 
To be successful in this role you will have a proven track record in providing support to senior executives within a complex environment.  The successful applicant will be someone that will work as a team but also act with independence and initiative as the team members you support are often not in the office.  You will have first class communication skills with the ability to deal proactively and confidently with a range of people, tasks and situations. You will possess a genuine ability to multi-task along with strong prioritising and organisational skills.  Your positive disposition, independent working style, energy and commitment will be paramount.
 
How to apply & who to contact

Applications can be made via the online application form. Please upload your updated CV and a cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills and attributes’ section of the Job Description. Email enquiries can be sent to employment@hollows.org
 
Applications close: 28th January 2018
 
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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Legal Counsel / Compliance Officer

 
  • 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. Please upload your updated CV and a cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills and attributes’ section of the Job Description. Email enquiries can be sent to employment@hollows.org
 
Applications close: 28th January 2018 - please apply ASAP as we will be reviewing applications as they come through.
 
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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