Fred Hollows Foundation in Ethiopia for Program Manager – Surgery

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

Reporting to the Deputy Country Director you will be accountable for implementation and coordination of project activities focusing on the Surgery components of the SAFE strategy in line with agreed project guidelines and objectives.

To be successful in this position, you need to have master’s degree in Public Health, International development or another related field and significant experience in the NGO sector, managing complex programs in public health or general development programs with significant experience in eye health programing. Experience in TT surgery activities including training, planning, research, monitoring & evaluation will also be an added advantage.

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: and should include your resume and cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Job Description as well as details of your current and expected salary.

For further information, please contact Tesfaye Alemayehu, HR and Admin Coordinator, Ethiopia at

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.

Closing date: 16 Mar 2018

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