Jobs Career Advice Signup

Send this job to a friend


Did you notice an error or suspect this job is scam? Tell us.

  • Posted: May 6, 2022
    Deadline: May 20, 2022
  • Never pay for any CBT, test or assessment as part of any recruitment process. When in doubt, contact us

    It’s estimated there are 328,000 blind people in Kenya, with another 750,000 visually impaired. Cataract is the largest cause of avoidable blindness in the country, making up 43 per cent of all cases of blindness. The Fred Hollows Foundation is working with the Government of Kenya to improve health services. Our focus is on the rural areas where 8...
    Read more about this company


    Senior Trachoma Advisor

    Specific responsibilities include (not limited to)

    • Provide technical support and input into the development and implementation of new and existing country programs for trachoma elimination
    • Build the capacity of programs staff through the documentation and communication of preferred practice and one-on-one mentoring.  Capacity development of country staff to ensure SAFE implementation. For example, support for TAP meetings, resourcing grader/recorder training, and data analysis
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge on current WHO and ICTC technical guidelines and research on trachoma.
    • Support the Grant Development team by providing input for the development of new donor proposals for trachoma funding, and technical review support for donor reporting.
    • Provide technical trachoma advice and input to requests from other teams and divisions within The Foundation.
    • Participate in trachoma program reviews, and support country teams to identify opportunities to improve program quality.
    • Develop relevant technical position papers and translate global practices/research findings to inform FHF program development.
    • Support technical requests from country offices for example relating to planning meetings, surveys, protocols, implementation and monitoring challenges, dossier development etc.
    • Maintain knowledge of all trachoma programs and activities across The Foundation’s portfolio to support information sharing, collaboration and learning.
    • Work with other technical advisors across The Foundation to support learning and knowledge sharing with internal and external stakeholders.
    • Provide leadership, where appropriate, to ensure that working groups established for specific trachoma quality improvement projects (which may include representatives from multiple teams, divisions, and locations) work collaboratively and effectively.
    • Provide technical input to the The Foundation’s Strategic Leadership and Coordination Group for trachoma, including support in the coordination and monitoring the trachoma portfolio, ensuring communication and coordination across The Foundation with relevant stakeholders.
    • Represent The Foundation at the global level, where appropriate, raising The Foundations profile with donors and NTD organisations through engagement in external coordination mechanisms, reference groups, conferences and global meetings.

    About You.

    • Advanced Degree Public Health, International Development or related field
    • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Trachoma and or Neglected Tropical Disease project design and implementation
    • Professional experience in public health or international development.
    • Experience in project coordination, including planning, data management, budget management and monitoring and evaluation.
    • Experience in resource mobilization, including supporting the delivery of donor funded projects in the international development sector.
    • Knowledge of broader eye health and vision impairment

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Fred Hollows Foundation on to apply

    Build your CV for free. Download in different templates.

  • Send your application

    View All Vacancies at Fred Hollows Foundation Back To Home

Subscribe to Job Alert


Join our happy subscribers

Send your application through

GmailGmail YahoomailYahoomail