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Saturday, September 15, 2018

Country Manager Job at Saferworld - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Country Manager 

Jobs at:

Deadline of this Job:
7th October 2018 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 14th September 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 


About the Company
Based in Kampala
Saferworld is an independent international organization that works to prevent and reduce violent conflict and promote co-operative approaches to security. Established in 1989, we work with civil society, international organizations and governments to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development and through supporting the actions of others.
In our country offices we work in partnership with local organizations, supporting women, youth and community groups in their efforts to build peace and respond to the impact of the conflict, by identifying and addressing safety and peace-building needs that are specific to the different communities. Our ultimate focus is to reduce the impact of conflict and insecurity on the poorest and most vulnerable in society.

Safer world has been working in Africa since 1997, with a primary focus on East Africa and the
Horn region. We have well-established programmes in Kenya, Uganda, Somalia and South Sudan. in addition, we support regional and international conflict prevention and security processes. Our headquarters is in London, with offices in Nairobi, Kampala, Mogadishu and Juba regionally.

This position has exciting possibilities for a candidate committed to working with partners on conflict transformation and building peace; has experience of being able to explore connections and work creatively with others; and is ready to meet new challenges and seek solutions that are original and fresh. Safer world has worked on Sudan peace building issues over the years and while currently we don’t have a permanent in-country presence, we are engaging in developing analysis and advocacy on conflict and security issues such as the SDGs and Goal 16 through a range of partners.

Job application procedure
For a full job description and details of how to apply please visit  Deadline for applications: 7th October 2018