Call for IPSF African Regional Office (AfRO)Regional Working Group (RWG) 2011-12
IPSF is calling for interested members to run for the positions in the IPSF-APRO-RWG 2011-12.The IPSF Regional Office is a functional extension of the IPSF Executive structured byelected pharmacy students from IPSF member countries of a specific IPSF region, formingRegional Working Group. Its mission shall be to advance and support the aims and objectivesof the Federation at regional level.If you are interested in a particular position listed here, you should contact the relevant IPSFExecutive (contact below) before the deadline for applications in order to get acquainted withthe responsibilities you will handle.
Please submit your nomination form to firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than Thursday, 11
August 2011, 11:59pm, Thailand time (GMT + 7).
Please note that there is not going to be an election process due to the fact that there was noRegional Assembly. For this reason, the IPSF Executive Committee will be responsible for theselection of the candidates and will then propose a RWG team to the IPSF GeneralAssembly.Below are the role descriptions of the various positions.All questions should be addressed to
As the Chairperson, you are responsible for:
Representing the Regional Office
Co-ordinating and overseeing the implementation of IPSF projects and activities in theregion
Ensuring sound financial standing and administration
Establishing further relations with student and professional organisations in the region asinstructed by the IPSF Executive
Oversee the organisation of regional events
Offering leadership and direction towards strategic goals.You will be required to represent the IPSF Regional Office at all official functions and to makeany public announcements on behalf of the IPSF Regional Office. Confidence and proficiencyin oral and written English; presentation and communication skills; effective time managementand organisational skills are important to the position.One of the most important roles you play is in supporting your fellow Regional Working Groupmembers on projects, reviewing documents, publications and content for projects, and givingfeedback on various issues. Hence, the ability to lead and work well in a team is vital to beinnovative in solving problems, ensuring projects follow timelines and action plans, and toimplement new projects and ideas. Previous experience in a leadership role is necessary.