Australia: Work with us

The Fred Hollows Foundation is a successful and well respected International Development Organisation. 

We are committed to supporting employment opportunities for local people within the countries where we work. Before applying for a position with us, please ensure you have the appropriate eligibility to work.

We appreciate the time every applicant takes to express their interest in working at The Foundation and have included some additional information to assist you with your application.

We welcome all enquiries regarding employment, however all current available positions for Australia will be listed below. 

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.


Global Lead Business Systems and Integration

  • Newly created strategic position.
  • Transform systems, processes and technology to cater for a global organsiation.
  • Located in Rosebery

Come and join our international development organisation where we are working hard to eliminate avoidable blindness by 2020.  The Foundation has restored sight to over 1 million people worldwide and has recently been named one of Australia’s best NGO’s.  An ambitious strategic plan for 2014-2018 aims to take The Foundation even closer to realising our vision of ending avoidable blindness.  

An exciting opportunity has been created for an experienced Business Systems and Integration professional. This new role will be responsible for ensuring The Foundation’s business systems are well run, technically up to date and appropriately integrated. To do this effectively you will lead business systems globally and be responsible for the exceptional management of a small team, servicing a global organisation at a high standard.

To be successful in this role, you will be service focused and results oriented, with previous experience in a similar role and knowledge of business systems, integration, business intelligence, database administration and cloud technologies. Additionally, you will possess a thorough working knowledge of business systems governance, disaster recovery, administration, policies and practices. Prior experience with project and program management systems; CRM; knowledge management and PCI DSS compliant systems will be highly regarded. Critical to your success will be your strong people management and integral relationship building skills, working across a culturally diverse organisation with the ability to influence internal and external stakeholders. You will be working in a non-technical organisation so your ability to translate business technology needs into simple business language and match business and technical requirements is essential to your success.  

Applications can be made via the online job application form and should include a resume and covering letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

Alternatively for a confidential discussion, please call Bree James, Recruitment Specialist on + 61 (02) 8741 1962 or send an email to employment@hollows.org

Closing date for Applications: 26th January 2015.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

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.

Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

  • Are you a monitoring and evaluation guru with a passion for health?
  • Looking for a fabulous career in international development?
  • If you answered yes to both we'd love to hear from you!
  • Based in Sydney or Melbourne

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.

Currently operating in 22 countries throughout Australia, Africa, South Asia and South East Asia, The Foundation has restored sight to well over 1 million people worldwide. An ambitious strategic plan for 2014-2018 aims to take The Foundation even closer to realising our vision of ending avoidable blindness.

An exciting opportunity exists for a senior monitoring and evaluation professional who is passionate about enhancing The Foundation’s M&E practice. Working as a part of the Development Effectiveness team, and with the support of a Program Officer, you will support in-country project managers and M&E experts to design and implement effective M&E systems, and use creative and innovative methods to share findings across the organisation. Current M&E priorities include better capturing impact, quality and value-for-money, and developing M&E capacity for growing areas, including advocacy, gender-mainstreaming, community empowerment and health information.

To be a success you will have a degree in a related field and practical experience in conducting and coordinating monitoring, evaluation and learning in health or development. Key to your success will be your ability to build the capacity of others to design, deliver and use the results of high-quality monitoring and evaluation, utilising innovative techniques to imbed knowledge within an organisation. A passion for practical monitoring and evaluation systems that influence change in practice is essential.

The ability to travel domestically and internationally will be essential.

Applications can be made via the online job application form and should include a resume and covering letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

Alternatively for a confidential discussion, please call Bree James, Recruitment Specialist on + 61 (02) 8741 1962 or send an email to employment@hollows.org

Closing date for Applications: 26th January 2015.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

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.

 

International Senior Management Accountant

  • Are you a senior management accountant looking for an exciting new challenge?
  • A new leadership role in an organisation continuing to grow globally.
  • Based in Rosebery

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 International Senior Management Accountant is responsible for ensuring a high standard of support, analysis and financial reporting for the International Programs Division that spans our Global, Regional and Country offices. This role will also ensure compliance with our global financial policies and monitoring the external audits of these offices. Additionally, you will focus on building capacity of the Global Finance Team and promote and develop effective use of our integrated finance systems across our international reach.

To be successful you will have demonstrated experience across a variety of industries in developing divisional or country budgets and forecasts, and providing astute decision support to senior management, preferably in international development or the NGO sector but similar commercial sector backgrounds will be viewed just as favorably. Key to your success will be the ability to articulate complex financial information of a simple and concise manner to a non-financial audience. You will also have strong analytical and problem solving skills, ability to meet conflicting deadlines, and capacity to work within a small diverse and busy team in a rapidly changing environment. Additionally, your will possess the ability to build and maintain productive external and internal stakeholder relationships, working closely with internal teams to build their understanding of financial performance.

Applications can be made via the online job application form and should include a resume and covering letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

Alternatively for a confidential discussion, please call Bree James, Recruitment Specialist on + 61 (02) 8741 1962 or send an email to employment@hollows.org

Closing date for Applications: 25th January 2015.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

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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