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Friday, 30 August 2013

Living Water International Uganda – Country Director in Uganda

Job Title Country Director
Country Uganda
City Kampala
Category Administration
Organization Living Water International Uganda
Closing Date 6th September 2013

Living Water International (LWI) exists to demonstrate the love of God by helping communities acquire desperately needed clean water and experience “living water” – the gospel of Jesus Christ – which alone satisfies the deepest thirst. Living Water is providing safe drinking water, Christian Witness, Sanitation and hygiene education to communities across Africa.

  Provide Strategic direction implement the Country Strategy according to LWI strategic processes and operating standards. Maintain an annual operating plan against which all program actives are measured and ensure alignment to LWI regional and global strategy.
  Develop Funding Initiatives promote the needs of the country specific funding requirements and maintain good relationships with in country representatives of funders, establish collaborative relationships including with local churches to determine project needs.

  Provide Spiritual Leadership Ensure the office has high quality Christian ethos and operations plan that is appropriate for the country context. Model a high standard of personal Christian Leadership ministry and integrity though lifestyle and work relationships and provide spiritual guidance to staff on LWI’s mission and core values
  Implement Mandatory Policies and Procedures Implementation and reporting on water projects as directed through the internal system – PUMPS. Ensure alignment of key support functions (e.g Finance & Admin, etc) with global direction and develop and manage the country operating budget including major capital expenditure.
  Strategic collaboration Facilitate and ensure development of LWI goals and targets on an annual basis and ensure the provision of program information regarding the country locations and programmatic sector
   WaSH programs are fundamental to LWI programs and the country Director will guide the office in the development of WaSH program design and implementation and ensure a monitoring and evaluation strategy is in place for all WaSH programs
  Relationships to facilitate the efficient operations and the implementation of effective ministry for LWI

Degree in international development, or equivalent (Advanced degree is preferred)
10 years’ experience in a senior management position, demonstrated ability to deal decisively with complex situations.
Commitment to Christian ethos of development is very important.
Strategic thinker with demonstrated ability to implement country strategy. substantial business acumen in general management, financial management and operation with work experience in the WASH sector
Strong interpersonal, communication skilled. Experience working on grant funded programs in improving the overall health status at the household level through improved water access/quality, sanitation and hygiene
Proficiency in English and excellent presentation and writing skills
Willing and able to travel internally and regionally up 35 per cent of the time and have no criminal record

How to apply
Send you application to and CV to Cheryl Batwell, HR Business Partner, And Africa Via
please don’t send scanned certificates. Closing date 6th sept 2013