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JOB OPPORTUNITIES -Issue 296, 11 August 2006


1. HIV/AIDS Media and Communication Officer - South Africa

The South African AIDS lobby group, Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), seeks the services of an experienced Media and Communications Officer, to work from their office in either Cape Town or Johannesburg, South Africa.

DUTIES:
The successful candidate will report to the Coordinator of Policy, Communications and Research, as well as to the TAC General Secretary. He/She will be responsible for implementing TAC's media strategy, coordinating TAC's spokespersons, liaising with print and electronic media journalists, writing press releases and issuing public statements. The candidate will also be responsible for systematically updating the TAC website and putting together the TAC electronic newsletter.

REQUIREMENTS:
  • An excellent understanding of the medical aspects of HIV treatment, and the current state of the implementation of the government's 'Operational Plan for Treatment'.
  • At least 3 years' experience in managing a project - including planning and budgeting, setting objectives, implementation work plans, as well as reporting, monitoring and evaluation.
  • A good understanding of the work of TAC.
  • Excellent understanding of current health policy and legislative environment, and social/political issues relating to HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention.

To apply, send a short CV, including three contactable referees, preferably previous employers, and a letter stating why you are suitable for the position, to:

The Human Resources Manager
Treatment Action Campaign
34 Main Rd; Muizenberg
South Africa
7945.

Or email:
Closing date: 24 August 2006


2. Community Mobilisation Advisor - Zambia

The Elizabeth Glaser Paediatric AIDS Foundation, a US-based NGO, seeks the services of an experienced Community Mobilisation Advisor to help strengthen the management and improve the effectiveness of anti-AIDS programme in Lusaka, Zambia.

If interested, please visit www.pedaids.org to submit your application

Reference Code: RW_6RVSHU-75


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