ABOUT THE FRED HOLLOWS FOUNDATION
The Foundation is an international development organisation working to prevent blindness and restore sight. We continue to carry on the legacy of Professor Fred Hollows, who believed every person had the right to quality eye care, no matter where they live. The Foundation has grown to work in more than 25 countries throughout Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and the Pacific, as well as Australia. The Foundation has restored sight to more than 2.5 million people worldwide. We have an ambitious five-year strategic plan that aims to take us even closer to realising our vision of a world in which no person is needlessly blind, or vision impaired and Indigenous Australians exercise their right to sight and good health.
You will have strong leadership skills with the ability to lead and manage a team in a fast-paced environment and effectively influence senior stakeholders. You will have excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders. You will also have the ability to work effectively in a cross-cultural environment with fluency in written and spoken Bahasa.
The Country Program Manager (CPM) – Indonesia is accountable for the strategic planning, design, and delivery of The Foundation’s Indonesia program in line with the Foundation’s strategic framework and values. They will manage The Foundation’s projects and partnerships in Indonesia, ensuring compliance obligations are met and remotely manage the Indonesia Country team of three staff.
Provide strategic and operational leadership to Indonesia Programs Team
- Lead the development of the country strategy, project concept briefs, project implementation plans, and a pipeline of future projects in line with national priorities and The Foundation’s strategic objectives, global priorities, and opportunities.
- Provide line management support to the Jakarta-based Project Manager and Operations Coordinator.
- Lead the Indonesia team and ensure engagement through clearly set expectations, constructive and frequent feedback, capacity development and support.
Program Management (Planning, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation)
- Drive and manage project implementation and the resolution of technical/implementation/relationship problems, to ensure effective outcomes are achieved and documented.
- Utilize The Foundation’s systems to manage projects and leverage data for decision-making – including the Accelerator, PowerBI dashboards and other system-based tools.
- Manage the process and compliance requirements of the Country program, including contracting, budget preparation, due diligence, and safeguarding in line with The Foundation’s, the Government of Indonesia’s, and donors’ requirements.
- Accountable for quality and timely delivery of integrated quarterly reporting and planning to ensure accurate planning, forecasting, delivery, and communication of results.
Advocacy, Partnership and Resource Mobilisation
- Support donor relationships and complete accurate donor reports ensuring positive ongoing communication, engagement, and delivery of results.
- Build the relationship and advocate the blindness prevention agenda with national stakeholders (MoH, Perdami, and others) and ensure that engagement with partners fosters cooperation and results in capacity development and improved health systems.
- Develop, grow and manage relationships with current and prospective donors and implementing partners – including government, non-government, private sector and others as required.
Other tasks as requested by your manager and Regular travel to Indonesia and other locations as required.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED
- The ability and willingness to travel to Indonesia 3 – 4 times per year for up to 2 weeks.
- Fluency in written and spoken Bahasa (intermediate knowledge will be considered)
- Experience coordinating and implementing programs within the international development sector, including project design, monitoring and evaluation, preparing high-quality reports for various audiences (e.g., donor bodies), and proposal writing.
- Preferably worked in Indonesia or strong knowledge of development issues in Indonesia, including political, economic, and social factors and knowledge and networks for Indonesian philanthropic space.
- Resource mobilisation and track record of securing significant funding for local programs.
- Experience with Remote monitoring/management.
- Ideally a Master’s degree in development, Public Health or similar or equivalent experience
How we recognise your contribution
Through our internal programs and employee benefits we aim to create an environment where you will feel supported and empowered. Whether your focus is on continuous learning, professional development or finding an environment which enables you to thrive while balancing family or personal commitments, we have a range of programs in place to support you. Including:
- Generous salary packaging – we provide access to not-for-profit salary packaging options, which will increase your take home pay, we also offer 17.5% annual leave loading.
- Flexible work environment – we focus on output, not hours and enable you to prioritise your health and wellbeing.
- Generous leave allowances – we offer Paid parental leave; 5 days bonus leave every year; an annual Foundation-wide “Me Day”; and time off for culturally significant/ceremonial leave
- Ongoing commitment to your continuous learning and career development – through tailored leadership and professional development programs, access to Linkedin Learning and focused development conversations.
Please apply directly via the “Apply” Button, please include a CV and Cover Letter. Should you have any questions regarding the opportunity please reach out to our Talent Acquisition Specialist, at [email protected] for a confidential conversation. Kindly note that CVs will not be considered through this email address.
Applications Close: Sunday the 23rd of April 2023
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this position.
The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children and community partners 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 Foundation is also committed to protecting the health of our beneficiaries, donors and partners and require incumbents of this role to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (except where medical conditions may make vaccination harmful to their health).
Please note: We will not be accepting CV’s via agencies for this role.