Non-profit Jobs – Secretariat Coordinator at AfriComNet

Organisation: African
Network for Strategic Communication in Health and Development (AfriComNet)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
The African Network for Strategic Communication in Health and Development
(AfriComNet) is a regional association of health and development communication
practitioners, who reside, work or have a primary interest in Africa.
Key Duties and
  • Manage the implementation of the
    AfriComNet Strategic Plan.
  • In charge of developing annual work plans
    and budgets.
  • Facilitate broad participation of members
    in Network activities.
  • Establish and maintain effective internal
    and external communication.
  • Serve as the main contact person for the
    media and the general public.
  • Keep the Board of Directors informed of
    Network activities through virtual of face- to-face meetings at least
  • Serve as the Secretary to the Board of
  • Establish and maintain an updated database
    of Network members.
  • Represent AfriComNet at regional,
    international, and national conferences and meetings. x
  • Oversee and take responsibility for all
    Network finances, including financial reports to the Board of Directors,
    funders, the NGO Board, tax authorities, and others required by law.
  • Mentor and supervise the Secretariat Program
    Officers, Finance Officer, and interns;
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The incumbent should preferably hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree in Management, Administration, or related field.
    Additional training in public health, communication, financial management,
    Information technology is an added advantage.
  • At least five years’ experience managing a
    network secretariat or a non-governmental organization.
  • Excellent organizational and computer
  • Excellent written and spoken English
    required; knowledge of French, or Swahili an advantage.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
How to Apply: 
All candidates are encouraged to send cover letter, updated CV and
three professional referees to Please indicate
what position you are applying for.
Deadline: Monday, 25th May, 2015
by 5:00pm

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