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Thursday, March 14, 2013

Chief Executive Officer Job at FIDA-Uganda, - Employment Opportunity in Uganda

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Vacancy title:
Chief Executive Officer

Deadline of this Job:
22nd March 2013
Job details:
Our client, FIDA-Uganda is seeking to recruit a Chief Executive Officer with a passion for social transformation for women’s rights, legal excellence, along with strategic vision, drive and excellent people skills.

FIDA has undergone significant restructuring in recent years, based on a carefully focused strategic planning process. With specialist staff teams in each area of work, the incoming CEO will bring a proven record of achievement and fresh insights to lead the diverse FIDA team towards the challenges of democratic governance and development in Africa.

The preferred candidate will have a record of active commitment to women’s rights and democracy in Uganda, through:
Building partnerships & coalitions
Energy & self-motivation, with flexibility & tenacity in achieving results
Leading and motivating cost-efficient change programmes
Effective management skills, underpinned by strong social commitment.

The key responsibility for the CEO shall include:
Implementation of FIDA-Uganda’s Strategic plan; including articulation of the ‘FIDA- Uganda’s Brand and ensuring an effective system of strategic measurement and governance.
Ensuring that the organisation is structured, organized, managed and controlled in such a way as to maximize achievement of that vision and delivery of the FIDA-Uganda’s Brand.
Overseeing all aspects of FIDA-Uganda’s operational management, ensuring that standards of excellence are set and maintained in every sphere of activity.
Leading and developing the highly motivated team of staff.
Promoting FIDA-Uganda nationally regionally and internationally.
Developing partner and donor relationships and vii) Overseeing organizational resources.

Bachelor's degree in Law
Master in law, social sciences or humanities
A Diploma in legal practice is an added advantage
At least 10 years' experience in the field of development or human rights
Extensive experience in managing teams and a proven track record as a facilitative, inspirational leader
Aptitude for or experience in financial management; experience in fundraising and donor relations is preferred
Evidence of effective resource management, including a good track record of financial accountability and fundraising
A proven track record as a visionary and strategic leader, demonstrating passion and vision, along with drive for accomplishment
Genuine concern and care for others, excellent communication skills;

Experience: 10

Job application procedure

If you meet the above criteria, apply in confidence with your CV indicating names and contact details of two referees, your own contact details, copies of academic certificates and a covering letter explaining how you can contribute to FIDA- Uganda’s continuing success to:

The Practice Leader / Human Capital Services

Osillo & Company Advisory Limited 13 Kimathi Avenue

4th Floor Impala House

P.O. Box 36164 Kampala, Uganda


By email to:

The closing date for receiving applications is 22nd March 2013
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