Team Leader, Strategic Initiatives Non-profit Careers - Watoto Child Care Ministries


Organization: Watoto Child Care Ministries
Duty Station: Watoto Church Down Town, Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Watoto Child Care Ministries is a ministry of Watoto Church that rescues vulnerable children and restores dignity to them by providing holistically for their physical, spiritual and emotional needs. Watoto has operations in Kampala, Wakiso, Mpigi and Gulu.

Job Summary: The Team Leader, Strategic Initiatives will steer the assessment, development and establishment of agreed initiatives and projects for the ministry.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Responsible for the formulation of the strategic plan for Watoto Ministries.
  • Support the Team Leader in the implementation of the strategic plan.
  • Shape organizational ideas into comprehensive project plans.
  • Coordinate and supervise the activities of personnel involved in the special projects in order to inspire and maintain high standards of work and clear accountability.
  • Manage process enhancements of departments and special projects as agreed by the Leadership Team in order to attain performance improvement.
  • Participate in the ongoing decisions of the Leadership Team.
  • Ensure regular reporting on key activities and issues to the Leadership Team.
  • Proactively build and align team members ‘capabilities, and resources for        achieving ministry objectives.
  • Establish effective relationships across all functions.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Watoto Team Leader, Strategic Initiatives job should hold a Project Management designation along with a degree in Business, Accounting, Engineering or a technically related field. A master’s degree in business management or organisational leadership is an added advantage.
  • The applicant needs to have a proven track record of at least five years in senior leadership positions of reputable organisations.
  • The ability to develop as well as drive strategy for growth.
  • Proven experience in supporting staff performance and development.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills in order to address various stakeholders. Excellent leadership skills and ability to exercise judgement based on accurate and timely analysis.
  • A Christ-like mindset demonstrated by a meaningful commitment to Watoto Ministries.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send one merged PDF with a cover letter, academic documents and CV ( not more than 6 pages, less than 20MB) a cell recommendation letter to careers@watotochurch.com (Subject Line: Strategic Initiatives Team Leader, (Candidate - First Name, Last Name).

Deadline: 4th April 2018

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