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RTI International Jobs in Kenya

RTI International is seeking suitable candidates for an anticipated CDC -funded HIV Prevention Program targeting Most-at-Risk Populations (MARPS) in Kenya.

The program is intended to provide continued support to the implementation and scale-up of a combination of HIV prevention interventions to prevent new infections in MARPS (e.g., commercial sex workers (CSW), men who have sex with men (MSM), non-injection and injection drug-users (IDU), and their partners).

RTI is accepting applications for the following positions:

Project Director

Responsible for serving as RTI’s principal liaison to CDC and will provide strategic leadership and technical and managerial direction for the successful implementation of the program.

Requirements:

  • Masters degree in public health, health systems management, or health policy, or an advanced degree in a related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience managing and leading technical and administrative teams for health projects, including extensive work experience in Kenya.
  • Demonstrated senior-level expertise in HIV/AIDS with a strong knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention, the cultural and political context relevant to MARPS, capacity building and gender.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with CDC, government counterparts at all levels, local organizations, and other program partners.
  • Kenyan Nationals preferred.

Mid-Level and Senior-Level Experts for long-term positions

Responsible for providing technical oversight, leadership and managerial direction for the successful implementation of the project.

Applicants are sought for the following areas:

  • HIV prevention programming for Most-at-Risk Populations (MARPS) e.g., CSW, MSM, IDU
  • Capacity Building
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Finance and Administration
  • Grants Management

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field– a Masters degree preferred.
  • 6-10 years of progressive experience working within one or more of the technical areas listed above, including at least 5 years of work experience in Kenya.
  • Demonstrated experience working of HIV/AIDS prevention programs; previous work experience with IDU, MSM, CSW, and other MARPS is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with CDC, government counterparts at all levels, local organizations, and other cooperating partners.
  • Experience with data collection for M&E and strategic information.
  • Kenyan Nationals preferred.

How to Apply:

Go to
www.rti.org/intljobs and click on the International Opportunities link.

Submit an updated CV listed under international opportunities.

Candidates may also submit resumes directly to Ms. Leigh Wynne at Lwynne@ rti.org.

Deadline for submission of applications is March 12, 2010.

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

RTI is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

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