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Job Opportunity - Uganda Conference Organiser

Isis-Women's International Cross Cultural Exchange (Isis-WICCE) is 
hosting the Kampala Know How Conference 2002 from 23 - 27 July 2002 
in Kampala, Uganda.

At the Kampala Know How Conference 2002 women's media and information 
services and their users throughout the world and in Africa in par-
ticular will share current work and commit to co-operative projects 
that will be a powerful contribution to the possibility of women 
throughout the world to live full lives, without violence and poverty 
and with full access to their human rights.

Isis-WICCE is now hiring a Conference Manager for the period June 
2001 - October 2002 to lead the process of organising the conference.

The tasks of the Conference Manager include:
* Develop and manage all aspects of the conference, from content (to-
  gether with the Program Manager) to physical space to logistics
* Work together with bookkeeper to ensure spending is kept within 
  budget, and provide information as needed to the bookkeeper
* Work with designers
* Communicate with the conference participants
* Provide information on the progress of the preparations to fund-
  raisers, to ensure up-to-date information flows

Profile of the Conference Manager:
* You are experienced in working in Africa
* You are experienced in managing groups of people, preferably inter-
  national experience
* You are able to manage budgets
* You have an understanding of product presentation and promotion
* You plan activities in cooperation with your team and you set and 
  monitor the development timeline of your project
* You are committed to working for women's human rights
* You can communicate and write well in at least the English lan-
  guage; Understanding of French and Spanish is very welcome
* Conversant with the creation and moderation of a listserve

Salary information: 
The position is a full-time position, the payment is conform Ugandan 
NGO standards.

Full information on the conference, the organisers and the details of 
employment are available through 

Attn. The Director 
Tel: +256-41-543-953

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