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Project Officer - Pakistan

  • M&E focussed role within our Pakistan program
  • Leading International development organisation
  • Full time position, based in Islamabad, Pakistan

A rare and exciting opportunity exists to join one of Australia’s most well respected and fastest growing international development organisations – The Fred Hollows Foundation. Working across 26 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.

In order to help us achieve our vision, we are looking for a Project Officer to join our Pakistan team.   Reporting to the Program Manager, Trachoma you will be accountable for working with implementing partners in Pakistan in the areas of project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation to ensure the effective implementation and coordination of project activities in line with agreed project guidelines and objectives. You will utilise your highly developed project design, project management and budgeting skills and proven stakeholder relationship abilities to ensure successful project outcomes. Domestic travel will be required.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Strong experience in project design, project management, budget development and monitoring.
  • Successful implementation of health projects (ideally in eye health)
  • Proven ability to influence and work with partners/stakeholders.
  • Tertiary education in development studies / public health /business administration
  • Excellent ability to meet deadlines and juggle several projects at the same time.
  • Advanced communication skills, including fluency in written and spoken English, excellent report writing and documentation skills.
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft suite, Internet  etc)
  • Aptitude to work independently and in a team environment.

How to apply & who to contact

For a detailed Role Purpose document and for information on how to apply please visit our website

Closing date: 25th March 2018

Alternatively, if you would like further information please contact our Recruitment team on

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.