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Chief Operation Officer Job at Cotton on Foundation Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Chief Operation Officer

Jobs at:
Cotton on Foundation Uganda

Deadline of this Job:
17thJuly 2017 by 5pm

Duty Station:
Masaka, Uganda


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Job details:
Position Title: Chief Operation Officer
Department: Cotton en Foundation Uganda
Location: Masaka
Reports to: ' Country Manager '
Number of reports: 5
Duration: Minimum of 12 months (6 month probationary period)
Are you passionate about education and helping every child in Uganda have access to a great school? Are you energetic, innovative and love to work hard and have fun while you do it? Can you inspire and lead a team of people to have a tasting impact on education quality in Southern Uganda? Then we want to meet you...
POSITION PURPOSE:
The Cotton On Foundation is passionately driven by our team to deliver quality education for the children and youth of Uganda. We mobilise and build ownership in community to ensure this purpose becomes a reality via our four pillars of Education, Health, Sustainability and Infrastructure. We do this via meaningful work that is measurable, built on strong relationships and is changing lives. We continuously look to improve and innovate in order to ensure that our work is having the maximum impact in the communities where we work. We drive to make every child, community member and COF team member to become champions of our cause to create a passionate movement and sustainable change in Uganda.
POSITION PURPOSE:
The role of the Chief Operating Officer (COO) is to lead operations to increase collaboration, community participation, quality and efficiency across all pillars to ensure COF projects have the greatest positive impact. The successful applicant will be committed to the Cotton-On Foundation goal of establishing 20,000 educational places by 2020.The role is a leadership and management role that it will promote improved teaming environments, leadership and community relationships.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
  • Project Coordination
  • COF Advocate
  •  Team Leadership
  •  Financial Management
  • Planning and Project Design
WORK CONDITIONS:
The position is based in Masaka, and significant amount of time (approximately 50%) will be expected to be spent in the field supporting and guiding the program as -well as developing! strengthening linkages with partners.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE / BACKGROUND:
  •  Tertiary qualifications in Development, Management or related field.
  • Senior Management experience in program management including managing a team and budgets of similar size
     Proven track record in leading teams to success
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, ATTRIBUTES AND PERSONAL QUALITIES:
  • Excellent communication skills including both English and Luganda.
  • An ability to connect with community members and project
  •  A belief that through education and sustainable programs, communities in Southern Uganda can be transformed.
     A can-do attitude.
Job application procedure
NB Ensure to apply on-line please see link www.cottonongroupcareers.com
Should you experience any difficulties with the on-line application please forward your CV to the below contact person;
Nonkululeko Mathebula
Careers Business Partner (Recruiter) South Africa
Email address: Nonkululeko.mathebula@cotton.com 
Fax number: +27 86 725 3053 -
Closing date for all applications is 17thJuly 2017 by 5pm.