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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Country Director-Country Office Job at CARE International - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Country Director-Country Office [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Non-profit and NGO , Category: Administrative & Office ]

Jobs at: CARE International

Deadline of this Job:
23rd August 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Friday, August 09, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

JOB DETAILS:
About CARE International CARE International has been active in Uganda since 1969 and working in the country continuously since 1979, implementing a diverse portfolio of programs and projects ranging from emergency services to economic development and civil society building. Our current programming targets Women, Girls and youth as well as vulnerable groups such as the extreme poor, internally displaced people, children to provide assistance and opportunities for empowerment and sustainable development through addressing the underlying causes of poverty grounded on careful and thorough analysis of power relations between different groups in society and the local context in which they live and work. Our programming is guided by our core values of transformation, Integrity, Diversity, Equality and excellence CARE International in Uganda seeks to recruit highly motivated and qualified development and Emergency professionals to fill up the following position
COUNTRY DIRECTOR-COUNTRY OFFICE
Job Summary
CARE is seeking a Country Director for Uganda. The Country Director (CD) is CARE International (CI)'s legal representative in Uganda. S/he will lead CARE's strategy and operations in that country towards CARE's vision of "a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been eliminated and people live with dignity and security".
More specifically, the Country Director will drive for impact that benefits women and girls, address injustice and discrimination, and enhance the lives of poor and vulnerable communities. S/he will provide strategic leadership and guidance to the Country Office team and to external partners to ensure that CARE's role in the country continuously evolves for maximum impact and relevance to the environment and position CARE as a partner of choice and an influential voice in reducing poverty and social injustice. .

Responsibilities
• The CD is responsible for fulfilling the ci approved "Performance Standards of Country Offices".
• S/he oversees the development, funding and implementation of the Country Office program portfolio.
• S/he is responsible for adequate emergency preparedness and manages emergency programming and operations.
• S/he establishes and sustains productive relationships and political influence with government officials, donors and strategic partners.
• S/he leads the fundraising strategy and ensures the CO's financial viability.
• An organizational citizen, s/he contributes to Ci's global strategy, shares knowledge and supports the generation of evidence to inform CARE's global programming.
• In summary, the CD models and ensures systematic practice of CARE core values (Transformation, Integrity, Diversity, Excellence and Equality), promotes Gender Equality and Diversity among country office staff, identifies new ways of working and drives the teams toward the organizational vision, fostering innovation, holistic planning and programming and helping to build effective teams, coalitions and networks.
• S/he will encourage on-going staff development to motivate and strengthen the teams' resilience in the face of change.

Job Skills: Not Specified

Job Qualifications: Not Specified

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Job application procedure
For more details and to apply for this position, visit the link below. https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CAREUSA&cws=52&rid=4752 CARE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES, GENDER SENSITIVE, CORRUPTION, SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AND ABUSE INTOLERANT EMPLOYER
Please Note that CARE International in Uganda does not ask any applicant payment for any recruitment process

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