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JOB OPPORTUNITIES - Issue 248, 26 August 2005


1. NGO Director - Kenya, Nairobi

The Liverpool Voluntary Counselling and Testing and Care Kenya (LVCT), is seeking a competent individual to lead the organisation in the field of HIV voluntary counselling and testing, and also offer specialist HIV care including antiretrovirals.

LVCT's focus is on the scale-up of quality-assured HIV testing and care services. To do this the NGO supplies short- and long-term technical assistance to the Kenyan Ministry of Health, to NGOs and to partners in the region.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Understand the international evolving response to HIV/AIDS
  • Write proposals and generate new vision and business for LVCT
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Oversee the management of the organisation (staff, finance, log frame, reporting etc.)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A collaborative and diplomatic working style
  • A sound understanding of current issues in HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa
  • A track record of influencing policy and decision-making in a country such as Kenya
  • experience of working in a large donor-funded programme

Please send 3-page CV and covering letter explaining in one page why you are the right person for the job to

Reference Code: RW_75441E

Closing date: 16 September 2005


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