Vacancies at AMSHeR

The African Men for Sexual Health and Rights [AMSHeR] seeks personel to support the implementation of the project “Linking Policy and Programming: Strengthening Legal and Policy Environments for Reducing HIV Risk and Improving Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) for Young Key Populations in southern Africa (The YKP Project)”.

In consortium with the United Nations Development Programme [UNDP], the Health Economics and AIDS Research Department [HEARD] of University of Kwazulu Natal, the African Men for Sexual Health and Rights [AMSHeR] is implementing the project “Linking Policy and Programming: Strengthening Legal and Policy Environments for Reducing HIV Risk and Improving Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) for Young Key Populations in southern Africa” (The YKP Project). The project objective is to strengthen HIV and Sexual and Reproductive Health and rights of young key populations in Angola, Madagascar, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

AMSHeR seeks the services of :-

A Lusophone Project Assistant [ Volunteer Position] based at AMSHeR Head Office in Johannesburg
National Project Officers for Angola, Madagascar, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe, to be based in country.

Interested applicants should send the following to jobs@amsher.org with the subject “AMSHeR National Project Officer ”, no later than 17h00 SAST, 10 June 2017:

Qualified young key populations are highly encouraged to apply.

1) An updated comprehensive curriculum vitae,

2) A cover letter

3) Two professional reference letters

4) A writing sample (2 pages max.)

Please note that:

  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Incomplete and late applications will not be considered.
  • Suitably qualified lesbians, gays, bisexuals, trans, sex workers, injecting drug users and persons working with prisoners or former prisoners are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Given the sensitive nature of advocacy on key populations issues in many African countries, only a candidate who demonstrates a keen awareness of, and savviness to these issues and the realities of the African political and social contexts will be appointed.