To catalyze the Kenyan tech community’s growth.

JOBS

Chief Executive Officer1

  • Company: Computer Aid International
  • Deadline: Tuesday 6th December 2011
  • Location: London
Job Description

London, £52,000 - 55,000 per annum

Computer Aid International has been working since 1998 to reduce poverty through practical ICT solutions. We provide high quality, professionally refurbished computers and laptops for reuse in education, health, agriculture and not-for-profit organisations in developing countries and work with partners to deliver training and support. We also work on initiatives designed to further increase access to ICT amongst poor and disadvantaged communities. Recent projects include the supply of telemedicine equipment, linking remote medical centres with city hospitals and specialists, the provision of solar-powered ICT solutions, rural wireless connectivity and, most recently, the launch of a new training enterprise based in our Nairobi office. We are also currently developing free open source software for the blind and visually impaired.

We are seeking an entrepreneurial and strategic leader to take the charity forward and build on its successes. This is an exciting opportunity to lead our organisation in making a positive contribution to the provision of information and communication technologies in international development. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of fundraising and income generation in a charity or social enterprise, an understanding of excellent customer service along with an understanding of the use of ICTs in a development context.

Closing date: 5pm Tuesday 6th December 2011

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 14th December 2011 

How to apply

Please email sonia@computeraid.org with CEO in the subject line for an e-application pack.