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JOB OPPORTUNITIES - Issue 227, 1 April 2005

1. HIV Technical Advisor - Democratic Republic of Congo

Population Services International (PSI), the world's leading non-profit social marketing organisation, seeks experienced, dynamic candidates for the position of HIV Technical Advisor for its Congo programme.


  • Manage growing HIV portfolio supported by multiple donors
  • Supervise large local programme and technical staff in tandem with the HIV National Manager at offices throughout the country
  • Manage HIV prevention programme that includes social marketing and targeted communication activities with high-risk groups
  • Maintain excellent relationships with major local partners and donors
  • Assure that all communications are targeted and appropriate for high-risk groups, notably commercial sex workers and their clients and regular partners, police, military, and truckers
  • Reinforce the capacity of local personnel by serving as a mentor to one of the technical departments, setting high standards and helping staff realise their own capacity to meet these standards
  • Oversee HIV prevention activities and business development in the Republic of Congo
  • Seek future opportunities for HIV health impact with new and existing donors, partners and programmes.


  • Master's degree or equivalent experience in relevant field
  • Minimum two years' work experience in a developing country, preferably in Africa
  • Strong financial and personnel management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • General HIV expertise
  • General behaviour change communication expertise
  • Proficiency in the French language (oral and written).

Apply online at www.psi.org.
Closing date for applications: 30 May 2005





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