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NTD WASH Coordinator needed at The Fred Hollows foundation Ethiopia

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NTD WASH Coordinator needed at The Fred Hollows foundation Ethiopia, June 8 2022
Organization: The Fred Hollows foundation Ethiopia
Position: NTD WASH Coordinator
Deadline: 06.20.2022
Employment: Full time
Location: Addis Ababa

Job Description:

  • Help us end avoidable blindness in Ethiopia
  • Leading International Development Organization in the area of eye health
  • Full time, Fixed Term Position
  • Position based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

About us

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 over 25 countries throughout Africa, Asia, Australasia and Middle East. The Foundation is working to end avoidable blindness.

It’s not just what we do that’s important, it’s the way that we do it that matters. We work hand in hand with our communities and partners who together, share the same goals and determination.  We focus on results and are passionate about making affordable and accessible eye care a reality for everyone, so that no one person is needlessly blind. Working together we deepen our impact.


About the role

Reporting to the Project Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the implementation of a significant Trachoma Elimination Program, across 16 zones in the Oromia region.  The Trachoma Elimination Program has a well-established and robust (SAFE) framework, which emphasizes the need to address and manage environmental factors as well as treating those already infected. This position has been created to provide specific support and expertise in the areas of Water and Sanitation, an integral part of the program which will ensure long term and sustainable outcomes in Oromia.


Key responsibilities & outcomes

  • The NTD WASH Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination of all program activities including planning, design, implementation, expansion/development and administration related to the WASH interventions of WASHTra and ASCEND projects.
  • The NTD WASH Coordinator will work to the integration of F&E with S &A activities to make sure implementation of the full SAFE strategy.
  • The NTD WASH Coordinator will regular supervise and monitor the overall program and provide technical support to Cluster Offices and Zonal partners in planning, implementation, monitoring and tracking indicators of F&E Program components.
  • The NTD WASH coordinator will facilitate, provide F&E related basic training and on-job trainings to program partners as need.
  • The NTD WASH Coordination will work closely with external partners to ensure appropriate integration of key activities as well as working as part of the broader FHF Ethiopia programs team to ensure the success of the overall program.
  • Together with the project manager ensures and monitors that projects are implemented as planned and within budget in accordance with GO and humanitarian policies and guidelines.
  • Establish and maintain partnership and networking with Regional and Zonal Health Bureau and partners and actively involved at every process and events conducted at Regional level
  • The WASH coordinator will compile, records, documents and provide program operational report, periodic field visit reports and other reports.
  • Performs out other assignments as may be required and as directed by the immediate supervisor

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Job Requirements:


About You

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in Health, Environmental Health or Sanitary Science or related fields from a recognized institution
  • Previous experience in program coordination, specifically in the areas of Water and Sanitation (minimum of 4 years’ experience)
  • Extensive experience working for an international development or community based organizations.
  • Extensive experience in managing outcomes through partners
  • Proven success in implementing new projects

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 Role Purpose

Alternatively, if you would like further information, please contact our Talent Acquisition team via email at [email protected]  Applications sent to this address will not be considered.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have the appropriate right to work in Ethiopia.

Applications close: 20th June 2022

The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children and community partners 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.  The Foundation is also committed to protecting the health of our beneficiaries, donors and partners and require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

The Fred Hollows Foundation – Ethiopia (FHF-E) has been re-registered and licensed by The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Organizations of Civil Societies in accordance with the Organizations Of Civil Societies Proclamation No.1113/2019 and certificate number 2985, on May 20/2019




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