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Project Officer

·        Health program coordination

·        Extensive domestic travel required

·        Must have right to work in Laos


Join one of Australia’s most well respected and fastest growing international development organisations – The Fred Hollows Foundation. Working across 25 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 Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of multiple project across a number of provinces in Laos, working closely with external partners to ensure integration of key activities including:


·        Program Coordination

·        Monitoring and evaluation

·        Financial support

·        General support to the Laos team


You have at least 3 years’ experience in program management in an international development or community organisations, and can demonstrate:


·        Ability to coordinate multiple projects and meet deadlines

·        Report writing and documentation

·        Experience coordinating outcomes through partners

·        High level proficiency in Microsoft Office

·        Strong analytical skills, including the ability to interpret data and financial information

·        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.

How to apply and who to contact

Applications should be made via our website and should include an up-to-date resume and cover letter addressing all areas required in the 'experience, skills & attributes' section of the Job Description.


Alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact our Recruitment Specialist via email on


Closing Date for Applications: Friday 13 th May, 2016


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
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May 13th 2016

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