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.

 

People & Development Administrator

  • An exciting opportunity for an experienced administrator
  • Make a difference in an international development organisation
  • Permanent, full time role

Come and join our international development organisation where we are working hard to eliminate avoidable blindness.  The Foundation has restored sight to over 1 million people worldwide and was named Charity of the Year in 2013.  An ambitious strategic plan for 2014-2018 aims to take The Foundation even closer to realising our vision of ending avoidable blindness. 

A rare opportunity for an experienced administrative professional to ensure a high standard of administrative support for the People & Organisational Development team. Your well-developed skills will be used to establish and maintain systems that allow us to manage our people and protect the personal details of our global employee base. You will participate in audit processes and provide regular reports, so our managers can make informed people decisions. To do this effectively, you will be responsible for maintaining the centralised employee record and providing logistical support for the onboarding of our people globally.

To be successful you will have previous experience in providing administration support within a professional environment. You will be comfortable multi-tasking and possess strong organisational skills with the ability to intuitively prioritise. Additionally, you will have advanced IT skills and will be comfortable presenting and communicating information via Excel and Word. Your positive disposition, energy and commitment will be crucial to your success.

How to apply & who to contact

Applications can be made via the online application form. Please upload a cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description and your resume.

If you would like further information please call Bree James, Recruitment Specialist on + 61 (02) 8741 1962 or send an email to employment@hollows.org

Applications close: 10th April 2015

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

 

Operations Coordinator

  • Help support our work to improve eye health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
  • Bring your administration and operations skills and experience to a growing organisation.
  • Located in Darwin.

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. 

Working as part of the Indigenous Australia Program team, the Operations Coordinator is accountable for ensuring a high standard of functional operational support. You will be the IAP main point of contact for building managers, IT staff and information management and systems, liaise with the Sydney Administration team and support the supervision of administration staff and functions.

To be successful in this role you will exhibit strong personal drive, have proven experience in administration and operational support roles. Your experience supervising staff and coordinating administrative functions, including information management systems, capital expenditure budget management, will be key to your success. Your ability to use initiative and apply your excellent communication skills to build and maintain, both internal and external relationships will be critical. You will have an understanding and knowledge of the diverse circumstances and cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. To succeed within this evolving and changing culture will require you to be innovative, energetic, resilient, and comfortable with ambiguity.

How to apply & who to contact

Applications can be made via the online application form. Please upload a cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description and your resume.

If you would like further information please call Bree James, Recruitment Specialist on + 61 (02) 8741 1962 or send an email to employment@hollows.org

Applications close: 12th April 2015

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

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