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National Program Manager

  • Strategic leadership position in our East Asian region
  • Lead and inspire our Indonesian team
  • Affect change and help end avoidable blindness
  • Expand and develop our Indonesian country program
A unique role has become available in one of Australia’s most well respected and fastest growing international development organisations – The Fred Hollows Foundation. Working across 26 countries, our vision is for a world where no one is needlessly blind. We have an ambitious 5 year strategic plan that aims to take The Foundation even closer to realising our vision of ending avoidable blindness.

Reporting to the Regional Associate Director of East Asia, the National Program Manager of Indonesia will be a key member of the East Asian regional leadership team. The National Program Manager will manage the Indonesian team, and take responsibility for implementing programs and ensuring compliance objectives are met. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Program Manager with a strong track record working in public health or development to play a key role in expanding our country program in Indonesia.

Key areas of accountability include:
  • Providing strategic and operational leadership to our Indonesia country team
  • Advocating the blindness prevention agenda with national stakeholders
  • Leading the development of country plans, concept briefs, project implementation plans and procurement plans
  • Preparing the annual budget submission, quarterly progress reports and commentary to the country program
  • Managing donor relationships in country and producing accurate donor reports
  • Driving and managing project implementation and taking accountability for the resolution of any technical/implementation problems
  • Proactively managing all compliance, risk, child protection and prevention of fraud within the country program.
To be successful in this role you will have extensive program management across the full project cycle, and be Master’s qualitied in Health/Social Sciences/ International or Community Development. You will be adept in strategic advocacy and as a talented people leader, you will have the ability to engage and influence your team and senior management effectively. Utilising strong communication skills and your ability to collaborate, you will foster strong relationships both internally and with our partners.  You will be energetic, resilient and decisive with the ability to succeed within an evolving and demanding environment. In return, you will enjoy working within a highly respected leadership team and given the opportunity to influence and affect real change!

How to apply & who to contact
Applications can be made via the online application form and should include an up to date resume and letter of application which addresses all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description.

Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please call our Recruitment Specialists
on + 61 2  8741 1962.

Closing Date for Applications: 19th June 2017

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.

Mataram, Lombok, Indonesia
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