NGO Jobs at HelpAge – Country Director

Job Title: Country Director
About HelpAge:
HelpAge International is a global network of
not-for-profit organisations with a vision of a world where older people fulfil
their potential to lead active, dignified, healthy and secure lives. HelpAge
has been working in Uganda since the early 90s with its affiliate Uganda Reach
the Aged Association (URAA), which is an umbrella of over 60 age-care
organisations across the country. URAA’s programmes are concentrated in Central
(Kayunga, Kampala, Luwero and Wakiso), East (Kamuli, Iganga and Jinga) South
West (Rwenzori region) (Kasese and Bundibugyo), and West in Hoima district.
Job Summary: HelpAge International seeks to recruit a
Country Director who will be
responsible for the development, management and administration of Uganda
Programme and promoting development of a national capacity to meet the needs of
older people.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    successful candidate will have a degree in social sciences or related field, at
    least five years experience in managing a country programme, experience in
    developing project proposals, excellent interpersonal, communication,
    analytical and numerical skills, ability to manage staff from a distance,
    adhere to tight deadlines as well as building staff and partners capacity
in ageing issues will be an added advantage.
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information, on the job, please follow this link:
How to Apply:
To apply, send a CV of maximum three pages and covering letter by 26th October,
2012 explaining how you meet the criteria for the role to:
Human Resources Coordinator, HelpAge International, East, West and
Central Africa Regional Development Centre, P.O. Box
14888-00800, Westlands, Nairobi
Previous applicants need not apply.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
HelpAge International is an Equal Opportunity
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