Employment Opportunities: Rooftops Canada / Abri International. Contributed By The Community Networks Group

Employment Opportunities: Rooftops Canada / Abri International. Contributed By The Community Networks Group

1) Overseas Job Posting: Senior Technical Advisor Cooperative

Social Housing, 2 years, full time, Johannesburg, South Africa
Starting Sept/Oct. 2002
Deadline for applications: August 16, 2002.

Rooftops Canada /Abri International requires a Senior Technical Advisor work with the Social Housing Foundation to build skills in the emerging South African co-operative and social housing sector. The Advisor will help ensure that training materials and programs are developed in all areas of housing development and management.

The Advisor will also work with several pilot co-op/social housing projects emphasizing special needs housing. The Advisor will initially be based with in Johannesburg with travel to other parts of the country. The Advisor may later be based in another city to work with specific housing projects and organizations.

Candidates should have in-depth relevant experience in the Canadian co-op/social housing sector including: the design and implementation of training programs for co-op/social housing development and management, and special needs housing. This is a two-year contract position based starting October 1, 2002 or earlier. Salary/benefits will depend on experience and CIDA norms. Interested candidates should submit their resumes and a covering letter before August 16, 2002 preferably by e-mail to:

Barry Pinsky, Rooftops Canada, 2 Berkeley Street, Suite 207, Toronto, ON M5A 4J5.
Phone: 416/366-1445 ext 243 Fax: 416/366-3876. E-mail: barry@rooftops.ca

2) Overseas Job Posting: Technical Advisor Social Housing

Terms: 3 months, Johannesburg, South Africa
Starting Sept/Oct 2002
Deadline for applications: August 16, 2002.

Rooftops Canada /Abri International requires a Technical Advisor to work with the Gauteng Province Department of Housing in Johannesburg. The Advisor will guide the development of the business and operational plans for a new social housing institution that will own and manage 6000 housing units. This will include 2500 existing social housing units and several large new developments. All of the housing will be in the Greater Alexandra Area, which is the target of a presidential reconstruction and urban renewal project.

Candidates should have in-depth senior level experience in the Canadian social and/or co-op housing sectors including: conceptualising, developing and managing large social housing institutions; and, familiarity with all aspects of housing development, management and finance. This is a three-month short-term contract position based in Johannesburg starting as soon as possible in Sept/Oct 2002. Candidates should be open to one or two follow up missions of about three weeks during 2003. Fees/benefits will depend on experience and CIDA norms. Interested candidates should submit their resumes and a covering letter before August 16, 2002 preferably by e-mail to:

Barry Pinsky, Rooftops Canada, 2 Berkeley Street, Suite 207, Toronto, ON M5A 4J5. Phone: 416/366-1445 ext 243 Fax: 416/366-3876 / E-mail: barry@rooftops.ca

Please visit our web-site: http://www.rooftops.ca

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