Fred Hollows Foundation Regional Operations Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Fred Hollows Foundation Regional Operations Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia


Closing date: 19 Apr 2019

International Development Organisation
Key role in working as part of our African Regional Team
Be a significant contributor to ending avoidable blindness in Africa
Full-time position, based in Kenya, Rwanda or Ethiopia.

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 currently looking for a Regional Operations Coordinator (ROC) who will be responsible in supporting country program offices in all program operational aspects in the Africa region.

Working closely with the Regional Associate Director, the position will be responsible in providing strategic leadership and coordination to support Africa country programs to effectively comply with operational policies, systems and processes as well as developing and refining work processes and systems that are appropriate with a focus on building capacity.

Specific areas of responsibility include; program planning, management and reporting with a particular emphasis on the development and effective integration of operational systems and processes that improve the quality of our programs, improving The Foundation’s capacity to work towards eradicating avoidable blindness.

In this role, the individual also ensures the program’s operations are working in accordance with Foundation-wide policies and procedures for effective program management, business operations, information technology, workplace health and safety, child protection, and risk management.

The individual serves as a member of the Foundation’s Africa region team and a cohort of other Regional Coordinators in
areas of Programs, Finance, HR, Communications, and Grants Management.

The ideal candidate will have proven hands on strategic leadership and coordination for programs operations in international organizations with multi-country program operations and should be able to work independently with little or no supervision.

Essential criteria includes;

  • Relevant Master's degree from a reputable academic institution.
  • At least 5 years’ experience coordinating international development programs.
  • Previous experience working in a head office capacity as well as in- country.
  • Knowledge of organisational strategies, systems, processes and standards.
  • Strong collaborative skills, with the ability to support and influence multiple stakeholders.
  • Strong decision making ability and attention to detail must be exceedingly well organized, flexible and enjoy working with ambiguity in dynamic and multi-cultural teams.
  • Advanced written communication skills, with the ability to write effectively for varied purposes and audiences; including program design documents, donor proposals, reports and publications.
  • 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 should be made via our website: https://www.hollows.org/au/careers/current-vacancies and should include your resume and cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the role purpose.**

    To be eligible to apply for these positions you must have the appropriate right to work in Kenya, Rwanda or Ethiopia, with the ability to travel freely throughout the Region.

    Applications close: 5 P.M. EAT Friday 19th April 2019

    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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