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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