Regional Director Norwegian NGO Jobs - Stromme Foundation


Job Title:              Regional Director
Organization: Stromme Foundation
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Stromme Foundation (SF), founded in 1976 by a local pastor, is a faith-based Norwegian based international development organization that works towards a vision of a world free from poverty. SF aims to eradicate poverty by working with partners in 11 countries of East and West Africa and Asia. SF’s thematic focus is in Education, Economic Inclusion and Strengthening Civil Society.

Job Summary: The Regional Director will ensure that the mission and objectives of Stromme Foundation in East Africa are achieved in accordance with SF’s code of conduct, values, approved policies and procedures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Steer and coordinate regions programming, strategy development and planning and ensure value for money
  • Develop SF EA workforce – coach and mentor to ensure a healthy work environment, staff motivation and very high standards of a proactive, ethical and professional workf orce
  • Ensure compliance with all SF’s policies and guidelines as well as statutory requirements
  • Pro-active in fundraising and ensure compliance to back-donors requirements, ensuring timely and quality reporting as per stakeholder requirements
  • Local partner strengthening and development and ensure that institutional objectives are performed in cooperation with partner organizations and that there is continuous regional growth in the quality and volume of operations.
  • Active engagement of duty-bearers and uphold rights holders through partner-building, networking and active advocacy
  • Oversee the Country office programme to ensure delivery of quality results
  • Ensure that SF financial requirements and generally accepted principles of sound financial management are upheld
  • Promote ‘zero tolerance to corruption’ and ensure a high focus on corruption prevention, internally and with the local partners
  • Ensuring that SFEA has a holistic approach towards development and qualitative synergy between the Education and Livelihoods interventions of SF Eastern Africa.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Master’s degree in a relevant development related field such as Education, Development Economics, Social Anthropology or other relevant field
  • A minimum of five years of professional experience in leadership position preferably in the International Development Organization, with a proven track record on team building, focus on results, innovation and advocacy
  • Strong project management skills with ability to manage a diverse portfolio of programmes and projects
  • Deep understanding of the development field in sub Saharan Africa especially in thematic areas Basic Education, Technical and vocational training (TVET), Value-chain development and Job Creation
  • Experience and proven track record on fundraising from both private donors, Foundations and Institutional funders
  • Excellent communication skills (in English), including an ability to write, compile presentations and speak confidently in public
  • Ability to conceptualise, analyse and present ideas convincingly
  • Passion for the mission
  • Identity with Christian values

How to Apply:
All applicants should send their detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of academic credentials, day time contacts for at least three referees one of whom must be your current supervisor via Email to reception@futureoptionsug.com

Deadline: 14th April 2018

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