Executive Secretary Job Vacancy at National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NOWODU)

Job Title: Executive Secretary
Organisation: National Union
of Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NOWODU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chairperson of the
Board of Directors
NUWODU is the
National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda which was formed in
November 1999. It is an indigenous umbrella organisation of national and
district based organisations of women with disabilities that bring together all
categories of women with disability in Uganda. NUWODU’s vision is to have
a society where girls and women with disabilities live dignified lives. The
mission is to promote social, cultural, economic and political advancement
of girls and women with disabilities through advocacy for their effective
participation in development.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The Executive Secretary (ES) is responsible for strategic
    leadership, the further growth and development and the effective
    operations of the Organization.
  • The Executive Secretary provides leadership on policy matters and
    strategy development, resource mobilization, partnership development and
    advocates on key disability and Gender issues at national and
    international levels with NUWODU stakeholders including staff management
    and development in line with NUWODU mandate.
  • The Executive Secretary is also responsible for overseeing the
    effective implementation of organizational policies, procedures and
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The candidate should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in development or
    related Social Sciences
  • Post-graduate in Management or Development qualification
  • Master’s Degree in same field will be added advantage
  • Six or more years’ experience in NGO or similar sector supporting
    vulnerable groups advocacy with at least three years at Senior management
  • Experience in dealing with and relating with the Board of Directors
    of an organization
    Good understanding of issues of girls and women with disabilities
Personal Competencies: Strong leadership, team work and management
skills, High level of integrity and transparency, Strong communication,
networking and negotiation skills, Excellent analytical and conceptual skills
for organization management and growth, Good team player, Results oriented
individual, Good facilitation / presentation skills, Creativity and innovation
and Proficiency in computer- different packages
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants who meet the above qualifications should
send t their applications to the address below with Academic documents, CV and
three referees day time contacts should be addressed to:
Chairperson Personnel Committee, National Union
of Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NUWODU)
P.O Box 24891, Kampala, Uganda. Or electronically to Email: nuwodu@gmail.com Or
by hand to: Plot 62, Ntinda Road ( Near Capital shoppers – Ntinda)
NB: Women with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Only short listed
candidates will be contacted.
Deadline:  22nd November 2013 by 5.00 pm

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