Team Leader, Strategic Initiatives Non-profit Careers – Watoto Child Care Ministries

Organization: Watoto
Child Care Ministries
Duty Station: Watoto
Church Down Town, Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Watoto Child Care Ministries is
a ministry of Watoto Church that rescues vulnerable children and restores
dignity to them by providing holistically for their physical, spiritual and
emotional needs. Watoto has operations in Kampala, Wakiso, Mpigi and Gulu.
Job Summary: The Team
Leader, Strategic Initiatives will steer the assessment, development and
establishment of agreed initiatives and projects for the ministry.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Responsible
    for the formulation of the strategic plan for Watoto Ministries.
  • Support
    the Team Leader in the implementation of the strategic plan.
  • Shape
    organizational ideas into comprehensive project plans.
  • Coordinate
    and supervise the activities of personnel involved in the special projects
    in order to inspire and maintain high standards of work and clear
  • Manage
    process enhancements of departments and special projects as agreed by the
    Leadership Team in order to attain performance improvement.
  • Participate
    in the ongoing decisions of the Leadership Team.
  • Ensure
    regular reporting on key activities and issues to the Leadership Team.
  • Proactively
    build and align team members ‘capabilities, and resources for        achieving ministry objectives.
  • Establish
    effective relationships across all functions.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the Watoto Team Leader, Strategic Initiatives job should
    hold a Project Management designation along with a degree in Business,
    Accounting, Engineering or a
    related field. A master’s degree in business management or organisational
    leadership is an added advantage.
  • The
    applicant needs to have a proven track record of at least five years in
    senior leadership positions of reputable organisations.
  • The
    ability to develop as well as drive strategy for growth.
  • Proven
    experience in supporting staff performance and development.
  • Excellent
    communication and influencing skills in order to address various
    stakeholders. Excellent leadership skills and ability to exercise
    judgement based on accurate and timely analysis.
  • A
    Christ-like mindset demonstrated by a meaningful commitment to Watoto
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send one merged PDF with a cover letter, academic
documents and CV ( not more than 6 pages, less than 20MB) a cell recommendation
letter to (Subject Line: Strategic Initiatives Team
Leader, (Candidate – First Name, Last Name).
Deadline: 4th April 2018
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