The Fred Hollows Foundation
In Nepal, hundreds of thousands of people are living with avoidable blindness and visual impairment. Seven children lose their vision in Nepal every day. The most common cause of childhood blindness is refractive error, while 60,000 adults in the country become blind every year because of untreated cataract. For people aged 50 years and older, cataract is by far the leading cause…
The Country Program Manager Nepal is accountable for providing strategic and operational leadership on projects in Nepal, and to manage The Foundation’s partnership with the Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology (TIO). The Country Program Manager will lead on the implementation of the Nepal Country Plan, build partner capacity, and work with the Country Support Network to ensure that all Foundation requirements are being adhered to (support on compliance, etc). The TIO Roundtable (of which the CPM will be an active member) will continue to manage and make decisions on the strategic nature of the relationship between FHF and TIO, however the CPM will play an important advisory role on this body.
The Country Program Manager Nepal will report directly to the Cluster Lead, Bangladesh.
The Country Program Manager Nepal will own the outcomes of overall project management and coordination in Nepal:
1. Program Management (Planning, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation) of programming in Nepal
2. Partnership and Strategic support to TIO
3. Other tasks as requested by your manager.
You are a natural leader and a passionate advocator! You may already have established relationships or connections with similar implementing partners/organisations. You have had exposure with the Minister of Health and Population and Provincial Government Partners. You are a seasoned project manager with strong examples on your deliverables through the strategic framework you were able to lead.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED
SOMETHING EXTRA TO GET OUR ATTENTION!
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 simply finding an environment which enables you to thrive while balancing family or personal commitments, then we have a number of programs in place to support you.
Applications should be made via our website: http://www.hollows.org/au/careers/current-vacancies and should include your resume and cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Role Purpose.
Applications close: 30 December 2021
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.
To be eligible to apply for this position you must have the appropriate right to work in Nepal.