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JOB TITLE: *Deputy Director**


Kolkata (Job code CAL-DD-0408)

Chennai (Job code CHE-DD-0408)

Hyderabad (Job code HYD-DD-0408)


ORGANIZATION: *Solidarity and Action Against The HIV Infection in India

(SAATHII), India

DATE OF ISSUE: *April 15, 2008

CLOSING DATE:* April 30, 2008


SAATHII, a non-government organization founded in 2000, works to strengthen and

scale up prevention and treatment in India through capacity building of civil

society and government sectore organizations. Strategies include information

dissemination, networking, advocacy, research and technical assistance services.

Known for innovative and multi-sectoral initiatives, SAATHII is registered as a

tax-exempt charitable trust with offices in Chennai (head office), Kolkata,

Hyderabad, Karur, Bhubaneswar and Jaipur.


SAATHII is looking for suitable candidates for Deputy Directors at Kolkata,

Chennai, and Hyderabad Offices. The post requires a broad knowledge of

organizational, administrative and financial functioning, excellent technical

writing skills, and an in-depth understanding of health sector issues, with

special emphasis on HIV/AIDS, gender, sexuality and human rights. The Deputy

Directors will work in close coordination with the Office Directors and the

President to:

- Undertake strategic planning, ensure proper implementation, and

regular monitoring and evaluation of the respective office's activities

-Develop grants and other fundraising strategies

- Liaise with SAATHII's partner agencies and other HIV/AIDS

initiatives in India and abroad

- Provide inputs for human resources and other administration and

financial policies, and address disciplinary issues

- Lead the Local Management Committee in respective Offices

- Engage and supervise consultants, volunteers and contractors as


- Travel in India and internationally to represent SAATHII at

meetings, conferences, seminars and workshops

- Keep abreast of information, events, programme and policy

developments related to HIV/AIDS (local, state, national and international)


- Demonstrated knowledge of HIV/AIDS and other health issues in India

- 8-10 years of experience in the health sector (HIV/AIDS preferred)

in India in organizational and project management (including strategic

planning, implementation, reporting, monitoring, evaluation, and financial and

human resources management)

- A university degree at the Masters level or higher in health, social

sciences, business administration, education or international development

- Experience in working or liaising with civil society, private sector

and government sector agencies, and forging solid partnerships with these


- Proposal writing skills, with demonstrated fund raising achievements

- Capacity to coordinate the transfer of knowledge and skills to a

broad range of learners

- Ability to work as a team player in a complex, multicultural

environment and with demonstrated leadership capabilities

- Knowledge and experience in human resource management

- High level of written and spoken English skills, public speaking and

presentation skills

- Sound computer skills (including usage of Internet and software like

Microsoft Office)

People living with HIV, women candidates, and individuals of alternate

sexualities and/or gender identities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Please submit a comprehensive CV in English with a supporting cover letter,

including the names of three referees, including a current or previous

employer, as well as salary expectations and available date of joining.

Applications should be sent by courier or e-mail to the following address, and

be clearly marked " Application for Deputy Director " .


Development Manager, SAATHII

78, Pushpa Nagar Main Road,

Nungambakkam, Chennai - 600034

E-mail: saathii.jobs@... (please do not send any mails to

saathii@...) Website: www.saathii.org

Likely interview and written examination date for short-listed candidates will

be informed over phone.

" Subhasree Raghavan "

SAATHII: Solidarity and Action Against the HIV Infection in India

e-mail: <subhasree_raghavan@...>

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