HelpAge International Jobs

4. Head of Network Coordination and Development


Open to International Candidates (Accompanied) and National Applicants in Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique and Tanzania

Location: Ethiopia/ Kenya/ Mozambique/ Tanzania with extensive regional travel (up to 50%)

HelpAge International (www.helpage.org) is the secretariat to the HelpAge Global Network, which brings together a wide range of organisations and individuals working to promote the rights and meet the needs of older women and men, nationally and/or internationally. In Africa Region, we will deliver this through a combination of programme, policy and communications work, focused on our core themes of social protection, health and care.

To achieve this, HelpAge is seeking for a qualified and experienced candidate to fill the role of Head of Network Coordination and Development.

The post-holder will be responsible for development & delivery of HelpAge network development strategy across the Africa region, develop and coordinate a strong Africa Age Network with diverse members, pursue strategic and long term fundraising to sustain and grow the work of Africa Age Network, identify areas of policy and practice shift needed within HelpAge Africa region to enhance its work as a network and institutionalise systems within the network for learning on thematic engagement.

He/she will have experience in development and implementation of relevant strategies and successfully developing networks and / or innovative partnerships. He/she must be extremely strong communication, negotiation and representational skills and ability to work with partners at different levels and substantial experience of international development and/or humanitarian work, including both at regional and country levels.

Focal points of cross-cutting themes
HelpAge International, Africa region is also currently looking for applicants who are interested and able to take on the role as focal points for (1) gender, (2) disability and (3) accountability. These themes are identified as organizational priorities and relevant policy frameworks and guidelines have been developed for the same. These are not full time roles, but rather an opportunity for individuals in the above-advertised position to provide leadership on issues they have experience on and are interested in, and will be embedded in their roles with clear objectives. A full Terms of Reference for the thematic focal points is appended on the job descriptions for above roles.

How to Apply:
For more information and job application details, see; Head of Network Coordination and Development Job in Kenya

5. Regional Health Programme Manager

Open to International Candidates Unaccompanied and National candidates in Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique and Tanzania

Location: Ethiopia/ Kenya/ Mozambique/ Tanzania with extensive regional travel

HelpAge International (www.helpage.org) is the secretariat to the HelpAge Global Network, which brings together a wide range of organisations and individuals working to promote the rights and meet the needs of older women and men, nationally and/or internationally.

In Africa Region, we will deliver this through a combination of programme, policy and communications work focused on our core themes of social protection, health and care. To achieve these objectives, HelpAge International Africa Region is seeking to hire a Regional Health Programme Manager.

The incumbent will be charged with development and delivery of HelpAge Network’s health and care strategy across the Africa region in sync with SDG 3, offer high quality technical support to country offices and network, develop strategic partnerships aiming programming, advocacy, research and fundraising, represent HelpAge in relevant regional and global technical forums, lead and contribute to fundraising efforts for health & care work in the region and capture learning outcomes from health & care work by country teams and the network.

He/she will have experience in design and delivery of health and care strategies, demonstrable experience of working on health, care and NCD issues at regional level and solid understanding of public health systems and priorities of Governments in sub-Saharan Africa.

Focal points of cross-cutting themes
HelpAge International, Africa region is also currently looking for applicants who are interested and able to take on the role as focal points for (1) gender, (2) disability and (3) accountability. These themes are identified as organizational priorities and relevant policy frameworks and guidelines have been developed for the same. These are not full time roles, but rather an opportunity for individuals in the above-advertised position to provide leadership on issues they have experience on and are interested in, and will be embedded in their roles with clear objectives. A full Terms of Reference for the thematic focal points is appended on the job descriptions for above roles.

How to Apply:
For more information and job application details, see; Regional Health Programme Manager Job in Kenya

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