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AMREF Job Vacancies: Programme Leader HIV AIDS and Programme Leader Malaria

AMREF is the largest indigenous health development non governmental organization based in Africa. Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments, AMREF aims to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to health.

With headquarters in Kenya, AMREF has programmes in Ethiopia, Uganda, Somalia, South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa.

Employing over 800 staff and with an annual operating budget of approximately $70 million, AMREF is a knowledge resource for donors and partners.

For more information visit our website
 www.amref.org.

Programme Leader HIV AIDS

Ref:-
 CHR/10/08-10)

AMREF is enhancing the development of its HIV/AIDS/TB programme by scaling up programmes and adapting them to the changing needs of disadvantaged communities in Africa.

Stationed at the headquarters in Nairobi, the Programme Leader will offer strategic direction in this development and lead efforts to attract new partners into the programme.

This is an internationally recruited position and part of AMREF’s senior management team, reporting to the Director of Health Programme Development.

The ideal candidate will be a medical doctor with a Masters degree in Public Health or infectious diseases or preferably PhD in Public health or related field and at least 7 years progressive experience in the area of HIV/AIDS or TB with international NGO’s or UN bodies, with experience in Africa, demonstrated capacity to manage a National or Regional Programme HIV/AIDS/TB; strategic planning, programme development and proposal writing is required in addition to working knowledge of French and proficiency in English.

S/he should have strong interpersonal and people management skills, a team player, builder and leader.

For a complete job description and application procedures, please visit www.amref.org.

Programme Leader Malaria

Ref:
 CHR/10/08-11)

AMREF is recruiting a leader for the development and implementation of AMREF’s Africa-wide malaria
 research, interventions and advocacy; adapting them to the changing needs of disadvantaged communities in Africa, ensuring that AMREF learns and shares its experiences on malaria and attracts new partners and funding to expand the Programme.

Stationed in Nairobi, the Programme Leader is a key position and part of AMREF’s senior management team, reporting to the Director of Health Programme Development, with a critical role to play in the accomplishment of AMREF’s mission and strategy.

The ideal candidate will be a medical doctor with a Masters degree in Public Health or infectious diseases or preferably PhD in Public health or related field and at least 7 years progressive experience in conceptualizing implementing and leading innovative malaria programmes in Africa; practical field-based research and/or development experience relevant to community-based prevention and control of malaria (with a record of publications in peer-reviewed journals); Experience in international NGOs or UN bodies in Africa, strategic planning, programme development and proposal writing is required in addition to working knowledge of French and proficiency in English.

S/he should have strong interpersonal and people management skills, a team player, builder and leader.

For a complete job description and application procedures, please visit
 www.amref.org.

These are internationally recruited positions attracting a competitive salary and attractive package of benefits.

If your passion is to improve the health of the disadvantaged communities in Africa and you meet the above criteria, you are welcome to join us.

Please quote the respective reference number and send your details including remuneration requirements and contact details of three work-related referees to, The Director of Human Resources, AMREF Headquarters by email to jobs@amref.org.

We encourage interested candidates to submit their
 applications by Friday 10th September 2010 although the search will remain open until the position is filled.


AMREF is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.

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