Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Ethiopia: Regional Trachoma Program Coordinator - Ethiopia


The Fred Hollows Foundation is one of Australia’s most well respected and fastest growing international development organisations.


This is an exciting new opportunity for a public health professional with expertise in neglected tropical diseases. In this role you will support the development and delivery of high quality trachoma elimination programs in the Africa region. You will provide technical advice on trachoma projects and will provide strategic oversight of large scale donor funded trachoma programs, maintaining donor relationships and coordinating donor contracts. You will develop effective working relationships and build the capacity of staff across The Foundation’s Africa programs to ensure we are implementing preferred practices and high quality trachoma programming, and meeting grant conditions and expectations.


You have relevant tertiary qualifications and at least five years’ experience in international public health or development, including experience working on neglected tropical disease programs. You will have experience in program cycle management, including the development of theories of change and monitoring, evaluation and learning frameworks. You will have experience managing donor grants and possess the ability to identify and develop risk minimization strategies to ensure program outcomes are met and adherence to donor requirements. You will have the ability to live in Ethiopia (preferable), or be based in the Africa region and be willing to travel regularly between program countries. You will have excellent 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 manage conflicting deadlines.


This role will require travel throughout the East Africa region with frequent travel to Ethiopia to support Trachoma Elimination program. In addition you will also be required to support our programs in Kenya, Rwanda and Eritrea.


We are flexible about where we locate this position, but frequent travel to Ethiopia will be an essential requirement.




How to apply:


For a detailed Job description and for information on how to apply please visit our website http://www.hollows.org/au/careers/current-vacancies#TrachomaProgramSpeci…


Alternatively, If you would like further information please contact our Recruitment Specialist Victoria Cawley or Nicole Cunningham on 02 87411962 or via email at employment@hollows.org


Applications close: Monday 22nd August


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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