Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
An exciting opportunity exists to join one of Australia’s most well
respected and fastest growing international development organisations –
The Fred Hollows Foundation. Working across 21 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.
As part of the Knowledge and Innovation Division, this role provides
technical advice to our country teams on the development of monitoring
and evaluation (M&E) plans and systems that build evidence of what
is working and support learning and program improvement. You will work
to build the capacity of program teams to commission and use
evaluations. You will also contribute to the development, roll-out and
use of an agency-wide Program Results Framework, and systems to support
the effective collection and dissemination of M&E data and findings
across our programs.
To be successful in this role, you will have 2-3 years’ experience in
program management, preferably in an international development context,
and at least 2-3 years’ specialist experience in M&E. You will have
demonstrated skills and interest in international public health and
evaluation theory and methods. Critical to your success will be your
pragmatic and flexible approach to working across different contexts,
and excellent analytical and problem solving skills. You will possess
strong written and verbal communication skills, with the capacity to
synthesize and convey information to an audience whose first language is
not English. Your ability to collaborate and engage a diverse range of
stakeholders globally, maintaining an adaptable approach to accommodate a
growing and changing environment will be crucial.
To be eligible to apply for this position you must have permanent residency in Australia.
For a detailed Job description and for information on how to apply please visit our website http://www.hollows.org/au/careers/current-vacancies
Alternatively, If you would like further information please contact
our Recruitment Specialist Victoria Cawley or Nicole Cunningham on 02
87411962 or via email at email@example.com
Applications close: 7th November, 2016
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.
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