NGO Terre des hommes Foundation Child Relief Vacancies – Country Manager

Job Title: Country Manager
Organisation:  Terre
des hommes Foundation Child Relief
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About Us:
Terre des Hommes Netherlands supports services for children in need
through partner organisations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1.       Programme
: Improved quality of Terre des Hommes Netherlands reports,
planning and strategizing.
2.      Programme
Improved quality of programmes consisting of project partner
projects and appropriate services to beneficiaries.
3.      Project
 Improved cohesion
between project implementation and budgets and timely expenditure of the
budgets on programmes.
4.      Capacity
building of partners:
Improved quality of projects and assistance to
beneficiaries and sufficient quality information to the donors.
5.      Representation,
networking and fundraising:
Ensure good relationships with all kind of
funding related organisations and institutions, good fundraising results and
efficient information supply to the Marketing& communication department and
to donors.
6.      HR
& leadership.
7.      Finance
and administration of the country office.
8.      Legal
9.      Safety
and security.
10.   Quality
management, knowledge management and efficiency.
11.    Be
the National focal point child safeguarding.
12.   Advice
for the programme manager and cooperation with other country managers.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • All candidates should hold a University
    level in sociology, development studies, child rights, health or
  • Five years experience in a similar
    position, in development cooperation.
  • A minimum of three years of management
  • Experience in Child Rights based
    programming and financial management.
  • Skilled in report writing, computer literacy
    skills and fluency in English.
  • Communication skills, team spirit and
    leadership qualities.
  • Knowledge of programme management and the
    political, religious and social structures of the respective developing
    country/ region and the relevant foreign languages.
How to Apply:
Terre des Hommes Netherlands offers the selected candidate a
competitive package of Secondary benefits entailing a monthly gross salary
based on existing salary scales. Candidates are invited to send their
application letter (including your motivation), resume and at least two
professional references by e-mail to: E-mail
Applications open to Uganda National staff.
NB: Only short-listed
applicants will be contacted within a week after this date.
Deadline: 15th November  2013

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