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JOB OPPORTUNITIES - Issue 223, 4 March 2005

1. Head of Africa Team - The International HIV/AIDS Alliance

The Head of Team will lead the Africa team within the broader Field Programmes Department. The team currently consists of ten staff based in the UK, and an extended team in field offices in Madagascar, Mozambique, Zambia, and other field-based staff in Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Senegal and Uganda.

Within the region, the Alliance currently supports programmes and other field-based staff in Cote d'Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Madagascar, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe, as well as two regional programmes of work.

With the support of the Director: Field Programmes, the Head of Team will further improve and expand the programme work in the region, oversee the implementation and development of the regional programmes, as well as manage and further build the capacity of the team and its members. A strong familiarity with HIV/AIDS work on the issues of care and support, prevention in high-prevalence settings, impact mitigation and the involvement of people living with HIV/AIDS is desirable for this position.

Candidates must have strong leadership and management skills, as well as technical skills in community-based HIV/AIDS programming, considerable working experience from a broad range of countries in the region, excellent English and French, and proven management skills.

For further details about the position, including job description, person specification, application deadlines and interview dates: www.aidsalliance.org.





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