Jun 14, 2018

Ethiopia: Program Coordinator - Mass Drug Administration

  • The Fred Hollows Foundation Ethiopia
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Full time NGO Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

Organization: Fred Hollows Foundation
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 21 Jun 2018

  • Key role working as part of our Ethiopian team.
  • Be a significant contributor to eliminating trachoma in Ethiopia, Oromia region.
  • Full-time, fixed term position based in Ethiopia, Addis Ababa.

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, South Asia and South East Asia, The Foundation is working to end avoidable blindness.

Under the guidance and technical support of the MDA Program Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the implementation of SAFE strategy for trachoma control in all assigned zones of Oromia regional state. S/he provides support to the Oromia Regional Health Bureau in strengthening the implementation of the WHO endorsed SAFE strategy for the elimination of blinding trachoma. S/he will be based in Addis Ababa and is required to travel extensively to project areas.

To be successful in this position, you need to have at least a BSc Degree in Public Health or related fields from a recognized institution and a minimum of five years of relevant experience in public health, eye health or disease prevention and control programs.

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: http://www.hollows.org/au/careers/current-vacancies and should include your resume and cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the role purpose as well as details of your current and expected salary.

To be eligible to apply for this position, you must have the appropriate right to work in Ethiopia, willingness to be based in Addis Ababa with frequent visits to the field sites, and preparedness to undergo background checks including criminal records check and qualifications/reference check.

For further information, please contact the HR and Admin department, Ethiopia at 0116-181042.

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.

The Fred Hollows Foundation – Ethiopia (FHF-E) has been registered and licensed by The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Charites and Societies Agency in accordance with Charities and Societies Proclamation No. 621/2009, and certificate number 2985, on 4 March 2013.


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