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AFRO-NETS> 26 New Vacancies, Jobs, Posts, Contracts - a Drum Beat Special
- Subject: AFRO-NETS> 26 New Vacancies, Jobs, Posts, Contracts - a Drum Beat Special
- From: Warren Feek <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2000 04:44:33 -0400 (EDT)
26 New Vacancies, Jobs, Posts, Contracts - a Drum Beat Special
26 new Vacancies.
See Vacancies section in The Communication Initiative web site:
Access the URL associated with each opportunity for more detailed in-
If you do enquire about one of these opportunities and feel comfort-
able mentioning that you saw the information in The Drum Beat Vacancy
suppplement, we would be most thankful.
1. Institute of Development Studies - BRIDGE - United Kingdom - gen-
der and development research and communications unit.
[a] GENDER COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER - putting gender concerns into
practice in a development context.
[b] RESEARCH AND COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT - a gender and development
specialist to work on a range of print and web-based outputs.
[c] WEB COORDINATOR - seeks an experienced web specialist with an in-
terest in gender and development issues.
2. Institute for War and Peace Reporting - media development charity
and electronic publisher.
[a] DEVELOPMENT OFFICER - London - maintain relationships with fun-
ders and produce grant applications, project reports and other
[b] PROJECT OFFICER - London - includes: co-ordinate programmes ac-
tivities, provide logistical and communications support, compile
evaluations and reports, and assist in day-to-day operations.
[c] WEB MASTER - London - assist in the design and maintenance of
IWPR's award-winning website.
Contact: for all positions send CV and supporting information:
3. The Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA) -
nonprofit international organization dedicated to empowering women.
[a] BASIC EDUCATION ADVISOR - USAID/Nigeria - Provide leadership for
Mission education program implementation and technical expertise for
achieving Strategic Objective and intermediate results in the areas
of education sector assessment, youth/workforce development, teacher
training, and school/community-based incentive grants.
[b] PRIMARY EDUCATION ADVISOR - Based in Cotonou, Benin - technical
advisor in AIDS and child survival. Qualifications required include a
minimum of 5 years exp in the design, monitoring, and implementation
of primary ed. programs.
4. United Nations - Africa Unit - Radio Production - UN Information
Post: RADIO PRODUCER - writes, produces, narrates and broadcasts ra-
dio news, interviews and feature/documentary programmes on the ac-
tivities of the United Nations in Kiswahili.
5. Johns Hopkins University/Center for Communication Programs
(JHU/CCP) - strategic, research-based communication for behavior
change and health promotion.
[a] SENIOR PROGRAMME OFFICER - provide management and technical ex-
pertise to the Asia Division. Candidates must have a solid public
health and/or communication background
[b] INFORMATION COMMUNICATION and DISSEMINATION ADVISOR - provide
leadership developing information and communication strategies which
will build global, national and local support for maternal survival
6. International Clinical Epidemiology Network - INCLEN - a global
network of indigenous scientists who apply their understanding of ef-
ficacy, effectiveness and efficiency to conduct essential research
and to provide training in clinical epidemiology and related disci-
Post: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - Responsibilities include: Spokesperson for
INCLEN; Diversify global fund raising activities; Lead ongoing stra-
tegic planning; Implement INCLEN's successful transition to a network
of autonomous regional clusters.
7. Riecken Foundation - educational foundation starting rural public
libraries and Internet centers in Latin America
Post: OPERATIONS COORDINATOR - Start up first office in Washington
area; manage finances, correspondence, logistics, communications,
travel, oversight of multinational projects.
8. The Asian Harm Reduction Network - a regional information and sup-
port network created to link and support over 1500 people and pro-
grams working in Asia to prevent HIV and other drug related harm
among and from drug users - Chiang Mai - Thailand.
[a] CLEARING HOUSE IT MANAGER - maintenance of hardware and software
(inclusive of LAN) functions and computer troubleshooting.
[b] CLEARING HOUSE RESOURCE COORDINATOR - cataloguing, information
collection and dissemination, source the internet and other sources
for relevant information, manage electronic discussion groups.
[c] EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT - assistant to the Executive Director.
9. Quality Assurance Project - supporting improvements in the quality
of health services in developing countries.
Post: COMMUNICATION AND MULTIMEDIA COORDINATOR - assist the Director
of Communication and the Deputy Director of Communication with the
Division's publication, dissemination, and marketing activities.
10. International Center for Research on Women - WID TECH - provides
technical assistance and training services to USAID/Washington and
its global Missions to enhance the effectiveness of USAID's develop-
ment assistance by taking into account women's roles and contribu-
Post: PROJECT DIRECTOR - Widtech - Must have an advanced social sci-
ence degree (economics & Ph.D. Preferred), ten years of international
development experience that includes expertise in the field of Women
11. PATH - The Programme for Appropriate Technologies in Health
[a] SENIOR BEHAVIOR CHANGE COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST - PATH DC - to be
seconded to the Benin Integrated Family Health Project located in
[b] PROGRAM OFFICER - PATH DC - to provide leadership and technical
support to D.C. site projects on adolescents, reproductive health,
and FGM/FGC issues
12. SARA - Specialist, Support for Analysis and Research in Africa
Post: DISSEMINATION SPECIALIST - Support to USAID's Africa Bureau on
dissemination, participate in technical core groups and provide a
dissemination and advocacy perspective to the group.
13. Project HOPE - a non-profit international health and education
[a] COUNTRY DIRECTOR, Managua, Nicaragua - responsibilities include
direct supervision of project directors and central administrator;
staff development; formation of a country-wide vision; overall tech-
nical, financial, and management oversight; representation; and pro-
gram development including proposal writing.
[b] MEDICAL EDUCATOR, China - responsibilities include providing
clinical input and education in pediatric medicine at the Shanghai
Children's Medical Center; assisting with development of clinical
[c] PROGRAMME DIRECTOR, China - Duties include: Plan, direct, imple-
ment, and supervise Project HOPE's Shanghai Children's Medical Center
program; maintain close relationships with university, hospital, and
[d] Opportunities in International Health - seeking health profes-
sionals in: Family Medicine Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pe-
diatrics, RN and MD Infectious Disease Public Health, MD Adult Educa-
tion/Behavioral Change Community Health/Clinic Management Health In-
formation Systems Maternal/Child Health Health Care Financing Adoles-
cent Health Distance Learning/Telemedicine Biomedical Engineering
14. RWA International - a British-based development consultancy com-
Post: COMMUNICATIONS ADVISOR - professional specialist in rural de-
velopment communications for a European Commission-funded project in
Africa. The post requires a citizen of one of the European Union
countries, or one of the countries signed to the Lome Convention.
Contact: Matthew Pritchard
15. GFA-Medica - a German health-consulting firm that plans and im-
plements health projects in developing and transitional economies in
the fields of primary Health Care, Disease Control and Reproductive
Post: Public Health Expert, Chad - Tasks include improving the per-
formances of health services in the area of reproductive health and
family planning in the project region, providing technical advice to
the various partners in the field of reproductive health, advising
for the improvement of the organisation and management of the dis-
trict health system.
Contact: Dr. Ch. Heuschkel
from THE COMMUNICATION INITIATIVE Partnership - The Rockefeller Foun-
dation, UNICEF, USAID, CHANGE, WHO, BBC World Service, CIDA, Johns
Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs, The European
Union, Soul City, The Panos Institute, UNAIDS.
Director - Warren Feek
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