Company : Sense International
Location : Kampala
Deadline : 25th May 2018

About the Organization:

Sense International is an international development NGO that works to ensure children and young people with deaf blindness and multi - sensory impairment live, learn and thrive. Sense International works in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Romania, Peru, India, Bangladesh, and Nepal. www.senseinternational.org.uk

Position: Country Director

Reports To: Director Sense International 

Major Role: Managing the sense International Ugandan Team

Hours: 37.5hours a week

Purpose of the Role:

Provides leadership to the organization, reviewing and implementing the agreed country strategy, and is accountable for all functions of Sense international Uganda.

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing and developing the strategic direction in conjunction with the Director of Si and providing support for Governance
  • Leadership and oversight of programmes, including capacity building with partner organizations
  • Financial management and reporting
  • Grant Contract management
  • Resource mobilization, partnerships and alliances
  • Advocacy, representation and communications
  • Human resource management
  • Accountability, compliance and learning

Qualifications:

  1. Degree in Business Administration, Social Science, Development Studies or a related field.
  2. A relevant post graduate qualification is desirable
  3. At least 7 years minimum working experience in similar setting with an understanding of working within a federation, or family of organizations and coordinating with a ‘central’ office, secretariat or hub.
  4. Experience of supporting a Board and working with Board level Directors to ensure good governance.
  5. Experience in national level advocacy work, including setting targets and tracking change.
  6. Demonstrated experience with programme and grant management including budgeting and funds management in the region of 1,050,000,000 Ugandan Shillings or GBP £243,000 per annum.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills in English. Swahili is desirable.
  • Strong financial management skills.
  • Inter-personal skills and the ability to influence and negotiate.
  • Excellent organizational and management skills
  • Understanding of how to promote profile through social medial

Personal Qualities:

  • Passionate about disability empowerment
  • Able to demonstrate personal integrity and lead by example
  • Committed to promoting SI values and living the Si statements and ensuring equality of opportunity and inclusion for all contacts of SI Uganda
  • Creative, inspiring, and participatory leadership
  • Ability to think strategically alongside attention to detail
  • Fosters learning and innovation
  • Confident and assertive with the ability to establish and maintain positive collaborative relationships with external stakeholders.

Job application procedure
To apply, please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or email below.
All applications should be marked:
Country Director-Sense International.
E-mails that Exceed 2MB will not be considered,
Closing Date: Friday 25th May 2018 at 5pm
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Address: People Performance Group, Plot 8, Kitante Close,
P.O. Box 12405 Kampala.

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