Executive Officer Jobs – Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA)

Job Title:    Executive Officer

Organisation: Uganda
Development and Health Associates (UDHA)

Duty Station:  

Reports to: Board
of Directors

About US:

Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA) strives to
empower, promote and strengthen key health and development interventions in
communities we work. We envision a society in which people are fully empowered
to manage their health and development needs. UDHA is Sub Recipient to Global
Fund (UGA-C-TASO 1449) under the new funding model implemented in partnership
with TASO and aims to support the implementation of Uganda’s Response to the
HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis.

Job Summary:    The Executive Officer will have overall
strategic and operational responsibility for UDHA’s staff, programs, expansion,
and execution of its mission. S/he will initially develop deep knowledge of
field, core programs, operations, and business plans among others.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

 Leadership & Management:

Support the Board in the day to day administration
of the organization’s operations including recruitment, training, coordination,
review, personal development through performance monitoring and team building.

Implement effective succession planning, people
management, development, recruitment, and retention strategies.

Play a significant role in long-term strategic
planning, with the view of delivering operational excellence.

Ensure ongoing programmatic excellence through
rigorous program evaluation, financial management and control, fundraising and

As an ex officio to the board and its sub
committees, build, maintain, and support the existence of a vibrant and strong
Board of Directors that are fully involved to participate in shaping of
organization’s strategic direction

Fundraising & Communications:

Promote organizational visibility, uphold a good
public image and official spokesperson of the organization.

Being the most senior technical person, the
Executive Officer (EO) shall be responsible for building essential external and
local relationships for UDHA

Identify and respond to fundraising strategies
that benefit and complement the mission and vision of UDHA.

Deepen and refine all aspects of strategic
communication from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating
a stronger UDHA brand

Performance and Human Resource Management

Overseer of staff and volunteers/interns performance,
lead the team to adhere to performance standards and ensure existence of a
regular and functional appraisal system

Lead the team to submit timely annual organizational
financial and programmatic reports and work plans/budgets for board approval
and dissemination to stakeholders

Actively engage and energize and motivate UDHA
staff, volunteers, board members, partnering organizations, and funders

Lead, coach, develop, and retain UDHA’s
high-performance senior management team

Program Management

Ensure programs are planned and implemented as
spelt out in donor agreements

Networking and collaboration at local, district,
national and international levels

Prudently manage organizational finances and
other resources and in liaison with the Finance and Administration Manager, prepare
and present annual and quarterly consolidated work plans and budgets for Board

Work closely with Finance and Administration
Manager to prepare and present monthly, quarterly and annual financial
projections and reports on time.

Lead in protecting the organizational assets
against fraud and financial abuse.

Lead to oversee and ensure implementation of an
effective non-financial and financial internal control system.

Prepare for quarterly and annual audits in conjunction
with the Finance and Administration Manage and board Treasurer for presentation
to the wider board

Perform any other duties assigned to you from
time to time by the Board of Directors.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Social Sciences, Education, Public Administration and Management, Social works
and Social Administration, Business Administration and Management or any
related courses.

Possession of Post Graduate qualification and at
least 5 years of verifiable senior level management experience; and a track
record of effectively leading district regional and/or national level

Experience in scaling up performance-for key
outcomes of NGOs and community based organizations, with ability to point to
specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that have
taken an organization to the next stage of growth

Unwavering commitment to quality programing and
data-driven program evaluation

Excellence in organizational management with the
ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve
strategic objectives, and manage a budget

Past success working with Board of Directors, ability
to enhance and cultivate existing board member relationships

Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising
experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures

Strong written and verbal communication skills;
a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and
multidisciplinary project skills

Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and
innovative approach to business planning and organization management

Ability to work effectively in collaboration
with diverse groups of people

Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude,
mission-driven, and self-directed

All candidates should have proven leadership,
coaching, and relationship management experience.

How to Apply:

All interested competent and qualified persons should send
their applications, curriculum vitae, certified copies of Academic transcripts,
day time telephone contacts and e-mail addresses of three referees addressed to

The Acting Executive Officer,

Uganda Development and Health Associates,

P.O. Box 77, Iganga.

Electronic Submissions (not exceeding 2MBS in PDF) can be
sent to udhagrants@gmail.com

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and
women are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 21st February 2020 by 5:00pm

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

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *