NGO Jobs – Country Director at Nurture Africa (NA)

Job Title:  Country Director
Organisation: Nurture Africa (NA)
Duty Station: Wakiso, Uganda

About US:
Nurture Africa (NA) is an innovative, 'rights based' community based international and national NGO operating in 4 districts in Uganda and provides health care, education and sustainable livelihoods to vulnerable children and their families. NA is committed to contribute towards the health and development of the most vulnerable children in its areas of operation through high quality education, health care, Children’s rights and Sustainable livelihood programs enabling them to become positive influences in Ugandan society. Its primarily targets HIV infected and affected orphans and vulnerable children and works with their families holistically to enable sustainable change.

Job Summary: The Country Director will be responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors. The job holder will be accountable for; Leadership, Operational planning and management, Human resources planning and management, Community relations/advocacy,  financial planning and management and Networking, Fundraising & Communications

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Country Director career placement should hold a University degree with a post graduate qualification in Management
  • Additional qualification in monitoring and evaluation
  • The incumbent should have helped their organisation grow from one level to another level over a period of time and have been involved in this growth from a top management position.
  • The applicant must be currently in a top management or director position (not currently working as a consultant/lecturer)
  • At least six years of senior management experience with a good track record of effectively leading a team of more than 30 staff
  • Excellent track record in networking and resource mobilization
  • Past experience of working with a board of directors

How to Apply: 
All candidates should send a 1 page summary letter describing how you meet the essential experience as stated above addressed to the C.E.O. via E-mail to: brian@nurtureafrica.ie. Please DO NOT apply if you do not meet ALL FOUR areas described in the essential experience above. If you have met the above criteria, we will contact you for your CV. Please note: If you send your CV you will be disqualified. If you send more than a one page summary you will be disqualified.

Deadline: 30th June 2015


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