10 Jun 2015

Full-Time PROJECT OFFICER

The Fred Hollows Foundation – Posted by rlavin@hollows.orgVientiane, Vientiane Prefecture, Laos

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Job Description

Come and join our international development organisation where we are working hard to eliminate avoidable blindness by 2020, and are committed to working with partners to bring about change that is sustainable and reaches the most vulnerable communities.  We currently operate in 20 countries across the world including Cambodia, Vietnam, China, Indonesia, The Philippines, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan.  As part of our strategic direction we are growing our operations in Laos and are seeking an experience development professional to join our Team

In this broad and varied role you will be responsible for coordinating the implementation of number of projects, across a number of provinces in Laos.  Reporting into the Senior Project Manager you will be responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of all program activities, working closely with external partners to ensure appropriate integration of key activities to ensure the success of the overall program.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Previous experience in program coordination, specifically in the areas of Public Health (minimum of 3-5 years’ experience)
  • Previous experience in coordinating Health Programs
  • Previous experience in project development/ design
  • Experience working for an international development organisation or community based organisations
  • Experience in coordinating outcomes through partners
  • Experience in financial management and ability to interpret data
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret data
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

The Fred Hollows Foundation has a policy of employing local nationals and we seek people with strong written and spoken English as well as Lao and other languages, as you will need to communicate with both local and international contacts.

Your ability to travel extensively domestically is essential. Internationally travel is limited but may also be a requirement.

How to Apply

Applications should be made via our website www.hollows.org.au/get-involved/asia or email employment@hollows.org and should include a resume and covering letter addressing your areas of experience that are relevant to the role. Closing Date for Applications: 24 June 2015

Job Categories: DEVELOPMENT. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: Less than 20,000.

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