Regional Director Norwegian NGO Jobs – Stromme Foundation

 Regional Director
Organization: Stromme
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Stromme Foundation (SF),
founded in 1976 by a local pastor, is a faith-based Norwegian based
international development organization that works towards a vision of a world
free from poverty. SF aims to eradicate poverty by working with partners in 11
countries of East and West Africa and Asia. SF’s thematic focus is in
Education, Economic Inclusion and Strengthening Civil Society.
Job Summary: The Regional
Director will ensure that the mission and objectives of Stromme Foundation in
East Africa are achieved in accordance with SF’s code of conduct, values,
approved policies and procedures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Steer
    and coordinate regions programming, strategy development and planning and
    ensure value for money
  • Develop
    SF EA workforce – coach and mentor to ensure a healthy work environment,
    staff motivation and very high standards of a proactive, ethical and
    professional workf orce
  • Ensure
    compliance with all SF’s policies and guidelines as well as statutory
  • Pro-active
    in fundraising and ensure compliance to back-donors requirements, ensuring
    timely and quality reporting as per stakeholder requirements
  • Local
    partner strengthening and development and ensure that institutional
    objectives are performed in cooperation with partner organizations and
    that there is continuous regional growth in the quality and volume of
  • Active
    engagement of duty-bearers and uphold rights holders through
    partner-building, networking and active advocacy
  • Oversee
    the Country office programme to ensure delivery of quality results
  • Ensure
    that SF financial requirements and generally accepted principles of sound
    financial management are upheld
  • Promote
    ‘zero tolerance to corruption’ and ensure a high focus on corruption
    prevention, internally and with the local partners
  • Ensuring
    that SFEA has a holistic approach towards development and qualitative
    synergy between the Education and Livelihoods interventions of SF Eastern

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold a Master’s degree in a relevant
    development related field such as Education, Development Economics, Social
    Anthropology or other relevant field
  • A
    minimum of five years of professional experience in leadership position
    preferably in the International Development Organization, with a proven
    track record on team building, focus on results, innovation and advocacy
  • Strong
    project management skills with ability to manage a diverse portfolio of
    programmes and projects
  • Deep
    understanding of the development field in sub Saharan Africa especially in
    thematic areas Basic Education, Technical and vocational training (TVET),
    Value-chain development and Job Creation
  • Experience
    and proven track record on fundraising from both private donors,
    Foundations and Institutional funders
  • Excellent
    communication skills (in English), including an ability to write, compile
    presentations and speak confidently in public
  • Ability
    to conceptualise, analyse and present ideas convincingly
  • Passion
    for the mission
  • Identity
    with Christian values
How to Apply:
All applicants should send
their detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of academic credentials, day time
contacts for at least three referees one of whom must be your current
supervisor via Email to
Deadline: 14th April 2018
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