Saturday, April 8, 2017

Fred Hollows Foundation,Regional Program Coordinator - Africa

Closing date: 21 Apr 2017
  • 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, S
outh Asia and South East Asia, The Foundation is working to end avoidable blindness.
In order to help us achieve our vision, we are looking for an experienced International Development professional to join our Africa Regional Team.
We are seeking a highly motivated individual to support The Foundation’s country teams to design and implement a portfolio of eye health programs. You will work closely with our Regional Associate Director to ensure programs are delivering high quality and sustainable outcomes. Your international development skills, program coordination experience and communication skills will be fully utilised to develop a portfolio of programs, effective advocacy initiatives, and the capacity in our country teams.
To be successful in this position, you will have relevant tertiary qualification and substantive amount of experience working within the international development sector. You will have excellent knowledge of program management/coordination, bringing your skills to ensure we deliver even greater impact across the region.
Essential criteria includes;
  • Experience working across countries in the region (and the ability to work in those countries)
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience managing / coordinating programs in the international development sector
  • Experience working in a head office capacity as well as an in-country program
  • Strong working knowledge of program and project management
  • Superior oral and written English skills
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: and should include your resume and cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description as well as details of your current and expected salary.
For further information please contact Susan Kamau, People Partner Africa at
Applications close: 5 P.M. EAT Friday 21st April, 2017
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.
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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