NGO Managerial Jobs – Deputy Executive Director – Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU)

 

Job Title:        Deputy Executive Director

Organization:
The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Executive
Director

Line management: Programme Advisor, Board of Trustees.

Supervision: CCFU
staff (Programmes and Finance and Administration Officer)

Part of:
Management Committee

Support: CCFU
heritage advocacy partner organisations, coalitions and other CSOs.

 

About US:

CCFU is a
non-governmental organisation incorporated in 2006 to “Promote the recognition
of culture as vital for human development that responds to our diverse
identities”. CCFU’s work is anchored on 3 programme areas; Promoting a Culture
in Development approach, Cultural Rights, Governance and Managing Diversity and
Cultural Heritage Preservation and development. 

 

Job Summary:  With a growing portfolio of projects, CCFU is
seeking the services of a Deputy Executive Director in charge of programmes,
whose main tasks will be to oversee the Foundation programme activity
implementation and to ensure efficient day to day running of the organisation.
The Deputy Director will report directly to the Executive Director and will be
responsible for programme implementation and staff supervision. 

 

The incumbent will deputise
the Executive Director by supporting leadership to ensure effective policy and
programmes implementation, efficient resource utilisation and supervise staff
and operations at CCFU.

The jobholder will
also provide technical support and ensure quality programmes implementation

The Deputy Executive
Director will support resource mobilisation, partnerships and networking

           

Context:

·        
Support
coordination of CCFU’s Policies and programmes in line with the organisation’s
mission and objectives at national and international level

·        
Staff
supervision and programme technical support

·        
Organisational
capacity development and utilisation

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Strategic
Management support and Leadership:

·        
Contribute
to strategy development and strategic visioning for the Foundation in line with
the local and international contexts.

·        
Organise
the review of the organisational strategic plan 2020 – 2025 to enhance the
Foundation’s mission, vision and image

·        
Contribute
to the efforts to finance the strategic plan

·        
Keeps
abreast with developments in the fields relevant to CCFU’s activities, present
and future

Programme
management, supervision and coordination

·        
Coordinate,
supervise and oversee programme activity implementation and participate in
their evaluation 

·        
Lead
decision making on programme development, partnership agreements and reviews
and improvement measures

·        
Supervise
the performance of programme staff 

·        
Support
to the efficient and effective use and deployment of human resources to
implement the organisation’s programme activities

·        
Lead the
implementation of at least one (1) heritage development project

·        
Support
the Executive Director in enforcing the organisation’s set quality standards,
policies and guidelines

·        
Lead the
monitoring and evaluation of ctivities of the organisation’s programmes

Operations
management and resource mobilisation

·        
Lead the
management of procurements and operational management of the organisation

·        
Participate
in periodic budget monitoring and planning sessions

·        
Contribute
to the organisation’s resource generation drive and efficient and effective use
of its resources

·        
Support
the Executive Director to ensure timely, accurate and quality financial and
narrative reports complying with donor requirements

Training, Research,
Advocacy: 

·        
Oversee
the methodology and implementation of training, research and advocacy
initiatives 

·        
Oversee
the preparation and implementation of field activities related to research,
training and advocacy

·        
Lead the
implementation of the organisation’s national level advocacy activities and
movement building

·        
Provide
technical support to programme staff implementing research, training and
advocacy initiatives.

Programme and
institutional support

·        
Support
in the accountability to, and, preparation for the Board meetings

·        
Represent
the Executive Director at national and international fora and media engagement
when delegated

·        
Participate
in CCFU’s periodic planning sessions, budgeting, reporting and monitoring as
well as staff meetings and retreats

·        
Support
the Executive Director to prepare and ensure all statutory and donor reports
meet the required standards and submitted within the stipulated timelines.

·        
Contribute
to the visibility of CCFU’s work and enhancement of the Foundation’s image

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

·        
The ideal
candidate must hold a Master’s Degree in heritage studies is the most desirable
and in the alternative, a degree in social work and social administration or
anthropology studies

·        
At least
five years of working experience in an NGO setting with senior
leadership role especially in Uganda

·        
Must
have passion for culture and working with culture to promote development

·        
Experience
in managing multiple programmes and organisational management skills

·        
Knowledge
in managing donor relations and operation requirements 

·        
Strong
analytical and conceptual skills with ability to decipher macro and micro
issues in the related fields of operation

·        
Good
communication and writing skills

·        
Ability
to build and work in a team

·        
Personal
integrity and accountability

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send a motivational letter and CV to ccfu@crossculturalfoundation.or.ug

 

NB:  For further information, visit
www.crossculturalfoundation.or.ug/vacancy. Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted.

 

Deadline: 30th September2020

 

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