TT Surgical Quality Supervisor

  • Help us end avoidable blindness in Ethiopia
  • Assist us to strengthen local health systems
  • A new country strategy built on true partnerships
  • Leading International Development Organisation in the area of eye health
  • 1 position based in Addis


The Fred Hollows Foundation is one of Australia’s most respected and trusted international development organisations whose vision is to end avoidable blindness and ensure the work of Fred Hollows lives on.


Ethiopia is one of The Foundations largest funded programs, focused on the Elimination of Trachoma.  Up until now our program has focused on the complex and direct delivery of services to help those in need.  With strong foundations in place, we are now looking to enter into a new phase of our programming building on the work that we have already done.


In line with the priorities of the New Global Strategy, the next phase of our program will see us moving towards a system strengthening approach ensuring the work that we do, is sustainable and integrated within the local health system.  Moving forward we will focus on the following key areas;

  • Support and Strengthen the health systems – integrating trachoma into broader eye health services
  • New Comprehensive Eye Care Programs (cataract, diabetic retinopathy, Uncorrected Refractive Error (URE) and trachoma)
  • Sustainability  – through increased investment and support we will work hand in hand with local governments


About the Position

Reporting to the program manager – the Surgical Quality supervisor oversees the development, co-ordination and management of the Trichiasis Surgery Program quality assurance system.  This is a technical role, which leads and organizes all the quality assurance aspects of the TT surgery intervention supported by the Foundation which includes quality of trainings, TT surgery commodities, supportive supervisions, surgical quality audit and surgical outcome monitoring in the Oromia region.


Specific responsibilities include:   

  • Program Implementation, Technical Assistance, Capacity building and Partnership
  • Program Quality Assurance
  • Partnership, Advocacy and Representation
  • Financial and resource Management


About You!  To be successful in this role, we are seeking someone with the following experience and skills.

  • Minimum of 5 years working experiencepreferably with reputable NGOs.
  • Degree/ Diploma in eye health from a recognized institution. This includes cataract surgeon or ophthalmic nurse. Or master’s degree in public health plus certificate in IECW. 
  • Knowledge of quality assurance, program management, budget development and monitoring of Trachoma programs.
  • Experience of working in trachoma intervention, particularly implementation of the TT surgery program quality.
  • Knowledge of recent national health policy issues.
  • Proven ability to deal with various national and regional stakeholders.



How to apply and who to contact

Applications can be made by clicking apply, completing the online application form and attaching an up to date resume and letter of application.

Alternatively, If you would like further information please contact our Talent Acquisition Team via email at


Applications Close : 20th August 2019


To be eligible to apply for this position you must have the appropriate right to work in the country where the job is located.


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.

The Fred Hollows Foundation – Ethiopia (FHF-E) has been registered and licensed by The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Charites and Societies Agency in accordance with Charities and Societies Proclamation No. 621/2009, and certificate number 2985, on 4 March 2013

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