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Sunday, November 12, 2017

Executive Director Job at PACE - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Executive Director

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Deadline of this Job:
not later than 20th November 2017 at 5:00pm

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Post: Executive Director
Reports to the: PACE Board of Directors and PSI's Country Representative
Start date: January 1st 2018
Who we are
PACE is a Ugandan indigenous health organization leading solutions in the health market through the private sector. it deploys social marketing approaches to measurably improve the health of Ugandans. For more information, please visit
PACE seeks an entrepreneurial, dynamic candidate with extensive experience in commercial health products and services for the position of Executive Director to provide overall strategic direction to the highly experienced professionals at PACE for the implementation of its HIV prevention and care, malaria prevention and control, water sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and nutrition programs, reproductive health, maternal and child health.
Join us
We are looking for an experienced and dynamic Executive Director (ED) to manage the platform. The ED oversees PACE's interventions that ensure the delivery of essential health services and commodities. Efforts to improve cost recovery of its products and services is a strategic priority. You will serve as PACE's biggest advocate for private sector approaches to public health challenges.
Your contribution
You will be responsible for the overall development, management (financial, administrative, and programmatic) and representation of PACE's activities in Uganda. You will:
  • Manage external and donor relations,
  • Lead program planning and execution,
  • Manage talent,
  • Manage financial and internal controls,
  • Fundraise,
  • Build institutional strength.
What are we looking for?
  • You have at least ten years work experience in African markets,
  •  You have a relevant post-graduate degree (MBA, MIA, MPH, etc.) or equivalent experience,
  • You have strong diplomatic and political skills,
  •  You have demonstrated strengths in strategic organizational leadership and external relations,
  • You have lived and worked in a developing country preferably in Africa,
  • You have proven ability to develop and mentor staff,
  • You have excellent cross-cultural and interpersonal skills,
  •  You have considerable experience in fundraising, business development, personnel, operational and ļ¬nancial management, with a background in marketing or advertising, in the health industry a plus,
  •  You have experience in the development of health marketing programs with demonstrated impact in African Markets,
  •  You have excellent oral and written communication skills,
  • You are fluent in English.
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Job application procedure
Interested candidates should send applications and detailed CVs by e-mail to the HR Manager PACE at email:  or hand delivered to the PACE Office Reception, addressed to The HR Manager PACE at Plot 3 Mackenzie Vale - Kololo, P. 0. Box 8082 Kampala.
Applications should reach us not later than 20th November 2017 at 5:00pm. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible