• Do you want to do work that really matters? Help us end avoidable blindness.
• Full time, Permanent Role based in Sydney or Melbourne
• Flexible work from home arrangements available, no mandated days in the office!
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 3 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.
The Foundation is also proud to announce that we were awarded the Employer of Choice Award (Public Sector and NFP) at the 2022 Australian HR Awards.
You will be an experienced project manager, with an interest in working within a global international development organisation! You will have experience in research design, project planning, and budget development. You will ideally have experience in grant development coupled with, excellent networking and relationship management skills. Finally, you will be able to work with global non-research staff to understand and respond to their support needs, as well as adapt and work flexibly within a team environment.
The Global Research Coordinator is accountable for managing strategic initiatives, and research and innovation projects, coordinating development of publications and presentations. The coordinator ensures delivery of high-quality research and innovation projects, funding bids, and project communications.
• Project and/or contract management of strategic portfolios, initiatives, and/or quality improvement, research and innovation projects commissioned or led by The Foundation. This includes:
• ensuring effective stakeholder engagement
• coordination of project team member inputs and contributions
• establishment and management of project steering groups and events
• development and continuous review of project plans and budget
• basic data analysis and presentation
• project report development
• development of project knowledge products and presentations
• timely delivery of agreed milestones and outputs.
• project contract and budget management
• Contribute to research team collaborative initiatives, continuous improvement activities, and learning and reporting activities.
• Support the development, review and sign-off of knowledge products, including organisational position statements, guidelines, toolkits and other publications for internal and external audiences.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED
• Experience in international development or public health would be ideal
• Experience in identifying strategic research opportunities.
• Strong experience acting as chief investigator, co-investigator, or project manager on research projects – including experience designing research studies, developing research protocols and data collection tools, and undertaking and/or coordinating research in low resource settings.
• Experience developing grant proposals and securing grant funding for research studies.
• Demonstrated high level understanding of a broad range of development, humanitarian and poverty issues.
• Strong experience working in diverse teams.
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.
To find out more about our benefits click here
Please apply directly via the “Apply” Button. 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: Wednesday the 24th of May 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.