Our client, a premier women rights organisation, which is a pioneer of legal aid and public legal education in Uganda, with a track record of 35 years of exemplary experience as a passionate, trusted, fearless, and uncompromising defender of women’s rights, wishes to appoint a dynamic and result-oriented Chief Executive Officer.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO should be passionate about social transformation, women’s rights, and legal excellence. The CEO will be responsible for providing strategic support to the organisation and drive the people agenda. The CEO will be based in Kampala, Uganda.
Craft and implement the strategies in articulating the organization’s brand and ensuring an effective system of strategic measurement and governance;
Ensure that structures are organized, managed and controlled to maximize achievement of the organization’s vision and delivery of its brand;
Oversee all aspects of operational management, ensuring that standards of excellence are set and maintained in every sphere of activities;
Lead and develop a highly motivated team of staff;
Promote the organization nationally, regionally, and internationally;
Develop good partner and donor relationships; and Oversee organizational resources.
Bachelors degree in Law;
Masters Degree in law or Master degree in social sciences and humanities;
A Diploma in legal practice is an added advantage;
At least 10 years experience in the field of development or human rights.
The successful candidate will have a demonstrable track record of performance, experience in managing teams, financial management and fundraising, strong facilitational and inspirational skills as well as genuine concern and care for others. He/She will have proven record of being a visionary and strategic leader and good communications abilities.
Salary: - USD/month
How to apply:
If you believe you fit the required profile, please send your applications in confidence to the address below by close of business Friday 9 March 2012. Please send your curriculum vitae (by post or email) containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected remuneration as well as copies of professional/academic certificates. Include day and evening telephone numbers, e-mail address, names and addresses of three references to:
The People and Change Division PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited Communications House 1 Colville Street, P O Box 8053 Kampala, Uganda E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Only short listed candidates will be contacted
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