2 Cake Bakery Assistant Job Opportunities - Ginah’s Bakes

Job Title:        Cake Bakery Assistants (2 Jobs) Organization:  Ginah’s Bakes Reports to:  General Manager Salary:  UGX 250,000 / = ...

Country Director International Non-profit Jobs - Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)


Job Title:   Country Director
Organisation: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About Us:
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.

Job Summary: The Country Director should be a strategic leader, passionate about creating impact through sound long-term analysis and potentially disruptive change. Do you have considerable experience in strategy development, external relations and an ability to lead diverse teams to create new impact for displaced populations? The Country Director will build NRC’s programme portfolio and structures in arguably the most progressive refugee hosting context in the region.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Development and execution of the Uganda Country Strategy
  • Overall responsibility for all in-country activities, personnel (including staff safety & security) and the Country Management Group (CMG)
  • Country level advocacy
  • Cost efficiency and quality, including implementation of control mechanisms
  • Ensure effective collaboration with government and donors at national and sub-national level to ensure mutual learning and influencing for greater impact of programme investments.
  • Development of partnerships and collaborations with external actors, including National NGOs, the private sector and academic institutions.
  • Oversee the development of appropriate new strategies that will ensure new routes to impact at scale, including the incorporation of technology, media and institution building.
  • Lead teams in ensuring programmes are designed and negotiated to deliver in Hard to Reach area
  • Oversee and coordinate the programme portfolio to ensure the highest level of project quality, accountability and developing innovative programme interventions.
  • Represent NRC in Uganda and be responsible for the management of host country relations and NRC interests in dealing with government, international and local organisations, networks and media
  • Ensure effective implementation and compliance with all procedures as required in the organisation
  • Oversee adequate implementation of the performance management system including performance objectives and planning, review, appraisal and staff development


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Country Director job opportunity should hold a Bachelor's degree
  • At least five years’ experience of working as a Senior Manager/Country Director in humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Experience of leading teams to deliver obligations whilst developing new routes to impact.
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Sound understanding of both programme and business support practices.
  • Experience of working with displaced populations and/or large scale humanitarian responses.
  • Proven results in improving the working context of an organisation or the wider sector through deliberate influencing strategies.
  • Experience of representing an organisation or humanitarian context with the press and/or media as well as incorporating the use of new and traditional media in delivering impact.
  • Experience of promoting innovation, with a clear understanding of how cash/market based programming and the exploitation of digital tools can maximise efficiency and impact.
  • Excellent interpersonal & negotiation skills, including ability to effectively lead and build a team, communicate a vision, make timely and transparent decisions, solve problems and manage conflict
  • Proven people management skills in a multi-cultural environment and strong track record of developing people and the role of female staff in particular.
  • Demonstrated Leadership and Management skills that effectively motivate staff and support team building; demonstrated ability to manage a professional team in a multi-cultural environment; and build teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake high-level representation and advocacy.
  • Knowledge of the Uganda context and/or region.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.

Personal Qualities:
  • Strategic thinking
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Influencing
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with only remote supervision
  • Experience of working in a fast changing environment
  • Decision-making and problem solving skills

NB: Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:
All interested and qualified Ugandan candidates who wish to join one of the world’s leading relief organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) should apply by visiting the web link below.


Deadline: 5th April 2018

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...