Chief Executive Officer Career Job at Uganda NCD Alliance (UNCDA)

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer
The Uganda NCD Alliance (UNCDA) is an alliance of Uganda Cancer Society, Uganda Diabetes Association and Uganda Heart-Research Foundation. The aim of the UNCDA is to contribute to alleviation of poverty in Uganda through combating NCDs. Our goal is to reduce morbidity, mortality and disability due to NCDs (cardiovascular diseases, cancers and diabetes) so that nobody should die from a preventable NCD.
We are looking for an experienced leader and project manager who can give full personal commitment to promote prevention of NCDs and to give a voice to patients and survivors in collaboration with the board and the many volunteers who have committed them to the course.
Contract period: 3 years renewable
Duties and Responsibilities
The applicant must have
  • A relevant university degree at masters level (e.g. business administration or social science)
  • At least 3 years of experience in management and documented excellent skills in management and distribution of work and strategic development
  • Documented excellent skills in project management
  • Documented excellent skills in administration, accounting and planning
The applicant must be an;
  • Excellent collaborator and networker
It is an advantage to have experience from
  • Civil Society
  • Fundraising
  • Lobbying and
  • Working with volunteers
  • Working with international donors
  • A relevant University degree at Masters’ level
  • At least 3years experience in managerial position with financial back ground
  • Fluent in English
  • Experience with an NGO is an added advantage
Age limit: 35-50years
  • Attractive salary package
The CEO will act as project manager for a Danida funded project aiming at strengthening the capacity in UNCDA and create political support for prevention and control of NCDs and general awareness about the diseases and the importance of healthy living in Uganda. The project is part of a partnership with the Danish NCD Alliance.
How to Apply
Person who fully meets the above specifications should submit in their applications, Curriculum Vitae with their copies of the academic transcripts and testimonials to Greg Paton on:  and a copy to the address below:
Uganda NCD Alliance,
You can find more information about the Uganda NCD Alliance and a job description on

Deadline: 12th September, 2012
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