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AFRO-NETS> Job vacancy: AMREF Country Director - Kenya
- Subject: AFRO-NETS> Job vacancy: AMREF Country Director - Kenya
- From: Ulrich Laukamm-Josten <PublicHealthConsult@compuserve.com>
- Date: Fri, 13 Nov 1998 08:27:01 -0500 (EST)
Job vacancy: AMREF Country Director - Kenya
The African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) is an Africa-based,
non-profit, regional health NGO with a mission to improve health in Af-
rica through integrated service provision, capacity building and re-
search. AMREF has over five hundred employees, and is headquartered in
Nairobi, Kenya with country offices in Kenya (Nairobi), Tanzania (Dar
em Salaam), Uganda (Kampala) and South Africa (Pretoria).
AMREF is now recruiting a Country Director for Kenya. The Kenya pro-
gramme is the largest of our programmes and the Country Director is a
member of AMREF's senior management. We are looking for an experienced
development leader with proven track record of outstanding professional
management of a renowned institution to head our Kenya programme. The
Director will head the Country Office and lead a multidisciplinary team
of health and health related professionals in developing and managing
programmes in response to national health priority needs and in line
with AMREF's mission and mandate.
All applicants must have at least 5 years experience in managing health
and/or development projects in Africa, preferably with NGOs, and pos-
sess postgraduate qualifications in a relevant field. A successful
track record in building and working with management teams, raising
funds from a variety of sources and managing large numbers of personnel
is also required.
An attractive salary and benefits package will be offered, and the ini-
tial contract will be for two years. Applications with curriculum vitae
and names and addresses of three referees should reach
The Director General
P.O. Box 30125,
not later than Friday 18th December, 1998. We regret that only short-
listed candidates will be contacted.
AMREF is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environ-
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