Country Director – TPO Uganda

Job Title:   Country Director

Organisation: TPO Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About US:

TPO Uganda is a local Ugandan NGO that has been operating in the country for 27 years. Our programs comprise interventions organised around the following themes: Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Care and protection of OVC; child protection, livelihoods support, response and prevention of all forms of violence against women and children as well as emergency response and humanitarian action. TPO Uganda is active in over 45 districts in the region and is a member of several partnerships and coordination mechanisms in the country.


Job Summary:   The Country Director has overall responsibility for strategic planning, leadership, programmatic direction, and management oversight of all programs and operations of TPO Uganda. She/ he will ensure effective and professional management of all aspects of the country program, including humanitarian interventions, ensuring compliance with TPO’s organizational procedures, policies, and values.

This position is also responsible for program development and management, program quality and learning, human resource management, risk management and financial accountability, systems, policies and procedures, representation, and networking so that TPO is well-resourced and positioned to attain its mission and vision in a socially accountable manner.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Master’s degree preferably in Social Sciences or development management or business management or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience of continuous leadership and working with a local/ international humanitarian /development NGO (or similar institution), with strong
  • programme development, team management and financial management experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience at apex leadership and management level within an international/local NGO, with experience of and interest in working in insecure emergency contexts.
  • Experience of leading and managing a diverse team of senior staff including international staff.
  • Proven experience in building relations with donors and securing external donor funding.


How to Apply:

All interested and qualified persons are encouraged to apply by email: enclosing the following documents.

Cover Letter/Expression of Interest and your Current Curriculum Vitae.

Copies of your academic records in line with the job requirements.

A table showing your past 3years salary history and benefits


Deadline: 25th February 2024 by 5:00 pm (EAT)


NB: Only successful candidates will be contacted.


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Date Posted 2024-02-20
Valid Through 2024-02-25
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization TPO Uganda
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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