Country Director Needed at NGO in Uganda

Vacancy title: Country Director


Category: Management

Jobs at: NGO in Uganda

Deadline of this Job: 07 February 2020

Duty Station: Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Our client a leading national NGO is looking for a competent Ugandan to fill the position of Country Director. Future Options Consulting Ltd has been retained to handle the recruitment.
Country Director
Purpose of the Position: Provide overall leadership and working closely with the Board of Director to develop and implement organizational strategies, objectives and goals. You will ensure that the organization is sufficiently resourced and has the right partnerships with donors, government and civil society organizations to effectively execute its mandate. The successful candidate must be experienced in designing and implementing programs in areas of child protection, psychosocial support, violence prevention, livelihoods improvement and community systems strengthening and covering both development and humanitarian contexts. .

Key Responsibilities
• Provide leadership in executing organizational strategy, program growth and development policy formulation and enforcement.
• Lead teams to identify opportunities for program growth and development through strategic partnerships and collaboration with like-minded agencies.
• Oversee the functionality and performance of all field offices, and support teams on external missions.
• Fundraising and resource mobilization, establishing and maintaining productive relations with donor develop and implement strategies that enhance organizational sustainability.
• Linking the programmatic and management functions to ensure efficiency.
• Maintain good relationships with media, donors, government officials and stakeholders.
• Ensure institutional strengthening and capacity building by availing well in-built motivated team members.

Job Skills: Not Specified

• Master’s Degree preferably in social science, development or business management or a related discipline.
• Minimum of 10 years’ experience working with an NGO, out of which a minimum 5 years should be a senior management level of Director/ Head of Operations/ Chief of Party
• Should be familiar with managing grants funded by USAID, EU, DANIDA, UN agencies and Foundation based grants.

Job Education Requirements: Master’s Degree preferably in social science

Job Experience Requirements: 10 years

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
For more details on the key responsibilities and requirements of the above positions, please visit
Interested candidates are invited to send their applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae, most recent salary over the past 3 years, copies of academic, professional certificates and contact addresses of three referees. Applications should be sent by e-mail only, not later than close of business on Friday, the 7th February 2020 to:
The Director, Executive Recruitments, Future Options Consulting Ltd, 4h Floor, DTB Centre, Kampala Road, P.O. Box 34934, Kampala, Uganda. Tel: +256 414 231204/6, +256 393 256 028/9. Email:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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