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  • Posted: Jun 3, 2024
    Deadline: Jun 13, 2024
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    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 blind...
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    Project Officer


    • You will have strengthening public health service delivery programs, partner technical support and capacity building, advocacy, health systems performance. You will also have experience with a mix of practical technical skills necessary for strengthening health systems at the county, national, and community levels around health financing. Furthermore, you will have excellent knowledge of national/county/community-level issues impacting health systems and demonstrated capacity to build and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and stakeholders. Additionally, you will have superior presentation skills (both written and oral) and ability to communicate technical materials to a mix of audiences and for differing purposes using print, electronic, and presentation media. You will also have maturity, High degree of integrity and professionalism with interpersonal and intercultural sensitivity. Finally, you must have strong oral and written communication and presentation skills in English. And you will have conceptual, analytical and presentation skills.


    • The Project Officer will provide project implementation and operations support for the SMEHF project and other health financing initiatives towards enhancing the capacity of the public health systems to sustainably deliver and increase the use of affordable self-sustaining models of eye health services, especially for women, girls, the poor and rural populations.
    • Part of the spectrum of health financing functions is to contribute to achieving universal health coverage through public investment in Eye Health, including increasing financial protection and expanding equitable population coverage. As the Project Officer, you will provide technical assistance to ensure that national policies and procedures for public health financing are integrated at all levels of the health system.
    • The ideal candidate should have a proven ability to influence and work collaboratively with partners and stakeholders to achieve project goals. You will also be self-driven and able to work within a team.


    • Support the implementation of approved Projects in accordance with agreed Project Implementation Plans, work plans and annual budgets.
    • Support the Project Coordinator Health Financing and Program Manager in ensuring that program activities are timely planned, implemented, monitored, and reported through submission of timely quality quarterly reports.
    • Report on any developments that might necessitate deviation from planned activities and ensure that the Program Manager and relevant team members are made aware of relevant meetings, forums etc. taking place in the counties.
    • Identify and build partners’ capacity and support partners with timely implementation and reporting of activities as per the work plan.
    • Work with the Project Coordinator, Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor, and Policy and Advocacy advisor to strengthen the quality and health financing initiatives including data governance at the county level.
    • Support Partners prepare annual financial budgets, plan and monitor monthly/quarterly expenditure against budgets and ensure submission of timely accurate monthly and quarterly financial returns, and utilization of project assets and resources as per The Fred Hollows Foundation’s policy.
    • Support the project coordinator in organizing and monitoring The Fred Hollows Foundation Kenya (FHFK) and other joint engagements with the County health teams, relevant County departments and other partners.
    • Support FHFK communication and fundraising initiatives through identification and sharing of compelling beneficiary stories and case studies. Ensure branding per FHF guidelines.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Project Management, Social Sciences, International Development, Health Economics or related fields; master’s degree will be added advantage.
    • A minimum of 3 years working experience with reputable NGO’s.
    • Knowledge of project design, project management, budget development and monitoring.
    • Experience in community-based public health programming.
    • Experience in working in the space of Health Systems Strengthening.
    • Previous hands-on experience in project implementation and working through partners.
    • Application of project design, project management, budget development and monitoring.
    • Proven ability to influence and work with government partners/stakeholders.
    • Support and coordination of successful health projects and development of effective & efficient implementation systems.

    Applications Close: 7th of June 2024

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    Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor


    • The Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor is accountable for supporting country teams across The Foundation to engage to a high standard, in The Foundation’s monitoring, evaluation, reporting, learning and data quality assurance processes and building a culture of continuous quality improvement across the hub’s programs. This position will have a primary portfolio of countries, but work may expand to other countries and global initiatives.  The advisor will support country teams to engage effectively with processes outlined in the Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Learning (MERL) Framework, and data quality assurance activities. The position will continuously build M&E capacity across countries to ensure the MERL framework is applied and utilised to inform program quality improvement.


    • You will be an experienced M&E professional, with strong technical skills across M&E framework design and implementation. You will have experience across data collection, statistical analysis, and quantitative and qualitative evaluation. As well as experience in facilitation, and training delivery. Finally, you will have excellent communions skills with a people driven mindset. You will be someone with cross cultural understanding, who creates strong working relationships to guide and influence stakeholders.


    MERL processes and systems

    • Provide technical leadership and support in the development, implementation and review of The Foundation’s MERL frameworks, processes, and systems at both country and global level.
    • Provide M&E technical guidance and capacity building to project teams to conduct collection, analysis, reporting and utilisation of data for the implementation of country and global projects, and country strategies.
    • Ensure appropriate incorporation of The Foundation’s MERL standards, including the Research and Evaluation Policy, in project and country plans and activities.
    • Provide technical guidance in performance monitoring against project and country strategy MERL frameworks, including supporting evaluation commissioning and evaluation management.
    • Facilitate thematic MERL learning initiatives at both the country program and global level.
    • Contribute to strategic MERL initiatives, including organisation level thematic reviews and learning synthesis.
    • Conduct relevant field travel to assess and support implementation of The Foundation’s MERL framework and related policies. 

    Data quality assurance

    • Ensure that global and country level projects routinely collect and analyse verifiable quantitative and qualitative data for project improvement.
    • Work collaboratively to implement The Foundation’s data quality assurance and CQI systems, process and tools in collaboration with the Economist, ANCP team and Grants Manager.

    Partner capacity development

    • Support country teams to identify opportunities and develop plans to strengthen partner MERL practice, with a focus on Routine Data Quality Assurance. 


    • Demonstrated experience designing and using project/program monitoring and evaluation frameworks.
    • Experience designing, commissioning and/or conducting project or program evaluation
    • Experience in project or program delivery, preferably in an international development context.
    • Experience in or understanding of use of data in the health sector.
    • Experience working across cultures.

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