Regional Coordinator, OneWorld Africa
OneWorld is an international non-profit network whose mission is to
harness the democratic potential of the Internet. Its supersite
is the world’s leading portal on development and human rights.
We are looking for a Regional Coordinator to lead the OneWorld Africa team
based in Lusaka, Zambia.
OneWorld Africa works in collaboration with some 70 partner organisations
across the continent, publicising their work on the internet and providing
training on internet use. In addition, it produces a global portal on
international debt issues (www.debtchannel.org) and a forthcoming major
portal on AIDS/HIV.
Key responsibilities include:
- Managing the staff and resources within OneWorld Africa
- Editing the OneWorld Africa edition www.oneworld.net/africa
- Preparing and implementing strategic plans for OneWorld Africa
- Promoting OneWorld within Africa
- Organising training sessions for OneWorld partner organisations in
Candidates must have a proven record of management achievement and strong
writing skills in English.
They should be passport-holders of an African country and be willing to
re-locate to Lusaka (assistance with
re-location is available).
Applicants should be familiar with working on the Internet. Experience of
social entrepreneurship, donor requirements and
the African NGO context are desirable, as is knowledge of other languages
widely spoken in Africa.
Salary: equivalent to c.18,000 pounds sterling per year.
Location: Lusaka, Zambia.
Contract period: 22 months.
Applications. Candidates should send a CV and covering letter, explaining
how their skills and experience are relevant to the responsibilities
outlined. Applications should be sent to the Office Manager at
[log in to unmask], or by post to: Office Manager, OneWorld International,
17th floor, 89 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TP, UK.
Closing date: applications must be received by 20 April. Short-listed
candidates will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date.
Previous applicants need not re-apply.
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