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[afro-nets] Job Opportunity: AMANET Network Manager

Job Opportunity: AMANET Network Manager

Deadline for applications: 30 June 2006

The African Malaria Network Trust (AMANET) is a pan-African, non-profit, 
non-governmental organization whose mission is to promote capacity 
strengthening, performance and impact of African malaria R & D institutions. 
Currently AMANET undertakes short-and long-term training of African malaria 
researchers, infrastructure improvement, equipping research institutions, and 
sponsorship of clinical and field trials of candidate malaria intervention 

AMANET wishes to recruit on contract terms a Network Manager. S/He will be 
based at the AMANET Secretariat in Dar-es Salaam, Tanzania. 


The Network Manager will assist the AMANET Managing Trustee in carrying out the 

-planning and implementing programmes, projects and activities of the 
-preparing long and short-term plans, including annual plans of action; 
-organizing AMANET governance meetings and making necessary follow ups; 
-preparing and organizing training workshops, conferences, and similar 
activities and ensuring preparation of pertinent reports and publications; 
-maintaining the necessary communication and coordination within the Network; 
-making inputs into financial estimates and reports; 
-preparation of proposals for funding purposes; 
-carrying out any other duties as assigned by the Managing Trustee; 


-Preferably a basic degree in biomedical or public health sciences, backed by a 
postgraduate qualification; experience in biomedical research with good 
publications will be advantageous; 
-Excellent command of oral and written English is essential; a good knowledge 
of French would be an added advantage; 
-Demonstrated experience in institutional leadership is desirable; 
-Self motivated, multi-tasked, dynamic personality, with high integrity; 
-High competence with computer usage is essential, as are good interpersonal 


The basic salary for this position will differ by several magnitudes, depending 
on qualifications and experience, but is at the level of an internationally 
competitive salary. The position also carries attractive fringe benefits.


The position will initially be for one year, but renewable upon mutual 

Your application should be received by 30 June 2006 at the latest, and should 
be sent by email to:  
The Managing Trustee,
African Malaria Network Trust,
Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology Building,
P.O. Box 33207, 
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
E-mail: or  


All the Best,

Charles L. Wanga
Communications Officer
African Malaria Network Trust 

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