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PlusNews Weekly Issue 294, 28 July 2006

1. Monitoring and Evaluation Officer - SAfAIDS, Harare

This post requires a skilled individual, with experience in design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems.


  • Master's degree in Statistics, Demography, Epidemiology, Public Health or related field
  • minimum of 4 years' experience in research, monitoring and evaluation
  • excellent oral and written communication skills
  • excellent computer skills

2. Project Accountant - SAfAIDS, Harare

This post requires a motivated individual, who is able to work with minimum supervision.


  • bachelor of Accounting degree or similar qualification
  • professional qualification such as CIS or CIMA or ACCA would be an added advantage
  • 6 years' experience, at least 3 of which should have been in a NGO environment
  • Knowledge of pastel or QuickBooks
  • experience of working for USAID projects

3. Logistician - SAfAIDS, Harare

This post requires a highly organised and innovative individual, able to efficiently distribute large volumes of HIV/AIDS materials to southern Africa countries and beyond.


  • a relevant first degree
  • 6 years' logistics experience, preferably in an NGO environment
  • proven experience in port operations, shipping, clearing and forwarding, air operations, road/rail transport and distribution management
  • knowledge of tracking systems
  • excellent computer skills with proven experience in maintaining databases
  • able to communicate clearly, at all levels
  • knowledge of French or Portuguese would be an added advantage
  • experience of working in the southern Africa region is an advantage

Southern Africa HIV/AIDS Information Dissemination Service (SAfAIDS) is a regional NGO based in Harare. The organisations's mission is to promote effective and ethical development responses to the epidemic and its impact through HIV/AIDS knowledge management, capacity development, advocacy, policy analysis and documentation.

All posts require excellent written and verbal communication skills, computer literacy, self-motivation, flexibility, adaptability and the capacity to work under pressure, individually and in teams as well as an interest and commitment to work in the area of HIV/AIDS.

Location: Harare, Zimbabwe

Closing date: 31st July

Interested applicants should send an application and CV, information on current salary, benefits and contact details of three referees to:
The Head of Finance and Administration.
SAfAIDS, P O Box A509,
Avondale, Harare,
Zimbabwe or e-mail to

Please find more information at:

2. Programme Manager - Funders Collaborative for Children (FCFC), Malawi

The Funders' Collaborative for Children (FCFC) is a consortium of grant-making organisations that seeks to fund an integrated programme of services to address the complete needs of orphans and vulnerable children in Malawi affected by HIV/AIDS. The Collaborative will strengthen existing programs and will aim to "fast track" the implementation of key elements of the Malawi Government's National Plan of Action for OVCs.

The Programme Manger will serve as the focal point of the initiative during the implementation stage. The manager will work with selected partner organizations within selected districts in Malawi to develop a "business smart" phased approach to addressing the range of OVC needs, beginning with the two districts of Thoylo and Salima.

For more information, please contact: Phyllis Kurlander Costanza,

3. Provincial Coordinator Orphaned and Vulnerable Children, Kenya

The Academy for Educational Development (AED), a non-profit organisation committed to solving critical social problems throughout the world, seeks a dynamic and committed person to fill a position of Provincial Coordinator for expanding Orphaned and Vulnerable Children (OVC) projects in Western Province, Kenya.

The Provincial Coordinator will work closely with the Programme Director, NGOs, CBOs, field offices and technical staff to build core competencies for expanding community programmes in care and support for OVC. S/he will oversee project implementation and financial administration in Western Province. This position requires experience in implementing and evaluating community based development programmes, experience with international donor reporting systems, and experience with financial management and human resource management. The successful candidates will have strong communications, writing, teamwork and interpersonal skills, fluency in English and Kiswahili, and be computer literate.

Send applications, including a curriculum vitae and the contact details of three traceable references, to Diane Lusk at . AED general contact information is: Academy for Educational Development, 1825 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20009-5721;




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