Fred Hollows foundation Senior Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

Fred Hollows foundation Senior Manager Jobs in Ethiopia


  • Accounting and Finance, Business and Administration, Purchasing and Procurement


  • Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa

    Career Level:

  • Managerial Level (Manager, Supervisor, Director)

    Employment Type:

  • Full time

    Job Description

  • Leading International Development Organisation in the area of eye health
  • Based in Addis Ababa with cluster offices in various towns in Ethiopia
  • Exciting leadership opportunity as member of senior leadership

    The Fred Hollows Foundation (FHF) is an international development organisation working in more than 25 countries.

    We help train and empower local eye doctors, nurses and health workers to create a sustainable system of care in the communities that need it most.

    The work we do has a very clear purpose: to make sure everyone, whether he or she is rich or poor, has access to high quality, affordable eye health.

    In Ethiopia, FHF has been supporting the government to eliminate trachoma in the Oromia Region. Our Country Office is based in Addis Ababa, with four operational hubs covering activities in 18 zones in the Oromia region with a work force of more than 80 people in programme, technical, administrative, finance, procurement, logistical, and HR functions.

    Reporting directly to the Country Director, the Senior Manager Finance & Operations will oversee Finance, Procurement and Logistics and general Administration accountabilities for our Rwanda and Burundi Country office.

    This is a senior leadership role and while we need someone who has strong financial acumen and operational experience you also need to have personal motivation to drive strong Procurement and Logistics, Security, Risk Management, oversee general office management and Policy and Process.

    You will lead a team of finance, administration and logistics professionals to effectively manage resources and systems for our Ethiopia program. You and the team will also have strong internal and external partner relationships to be effective.

    While you will need to understand the workings across a multi-team environment you have team members to do the doing, so you need to be a strong leader who can coach, lead and drive action.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field. A Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Chartered Public Accountant.
  • Minimum of 8 years leadership experience in an INGO environment.
  • 5 years of experience in managing finances in a senior position.
  • At least 3 years managing operations( human resources, supply chain, administration)
  • Grant management and donor funded reporting experience with experience in partner capacity assessments and accompanying organisational strengthening.
  • Ability to lead a team in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Good knowledge of procurement processes and internal control systems.
  • Sound knowledge of current legislation and regulatory requirements relevant to INGOs in Ethiopia (INGO registration and compliance, tax, employment, finance).
  • Solid knowledge of full-cycle accounting principles, financial systems, budget/cash-flow monitoring and internal accounting controls.
  • Ability to lead a team in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Must have good working knowledge of computerized accounting software, preferably Sun Systems and literacy in using Microsoft Office programs.
  • Experience dealing with an English speaking head office and matrix reporting environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills , with strong English

    How to Apply

  • Applications should only be made via our website and should include your resume and cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience & skills section of the role purpose as well as details of your current and expected salary.
  • Applications close: Thursday 3rd January 2019
  • This position is open to Ethiopia Nationals only who must have the appropriate right to work in Ethiopia.
  • 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.
  • The Fred Hollows Foundation – Ethiopia (FHF-E) has been registered and licensed by The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Charites and Societies Agency in accordance with Charities and Societies Proclamation No. 621/2009, and certificate number 2985, on 4 March 2013.

  • For more information and job application details, see; Fred Hollows foundation Senior Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

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