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Thursday 17 October 2013

Executive Director jobs in Uganda at Africa 2000 Network- Uganda

Job Title: Executive Director
Recruiter  Africa 2000 Network- Uganda
Location  Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Board of Directors

About A2N:
The Africa 2000 Network Uganda is a local Non-Government Organization (NGO) registered with the National Board for Registration of Non-Government Organizations and duly registered with the Ministry of Justice as a Company Limited with Guarantee without share capital. A2N- Uganda has been operating as an NGO since 2002 and has a national mandate to reach out to small and medium farmers in rural and semi-urban areas of Uganda to improve farming practices, increase productivity and production at household level to foster food and nutritional security and organizing farmers for market oriented farming to boost household incomes.

Key Roles
Implement the Strategic Plan for A2N-Uganda.
Review and design appropriate structures of the A2N-Uganda and ensure their appropriate implementation, including the recruitment into the service of the A2N-Uganda, staff in accordance with the provisions of the Human Resources Manual.

Provide overall management and control of the A2N-Uganda’s operations in a form that will ensure discipline, productivity and responsiveness to the overall function of the A2N-Uganda.
Provide overall responsibility over the A2N-Uganda’s finances and present budgets and programs to the A2N-Uganda’s Board of Directors for consideration and approval.
Be responsible for the overall A2N-Uganda policy development, provide such policy initiatives and programs to the Board of Directors of the A2N-Uganda for consideration and approval and be responsible for the overall implementation of policies and programs approved by the A2N-Uganda Board.
Be responsible for the whole capacity development process including institutional and human resource development of the A2N-Uganda.
Develop strategies and plans for mobilizing national and international financial resources for the implementation of Programs of the A2N-Uganda.
Develop work plans and set performance targets for the implementation of the A2N-Uganda policies and programs and be responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of that implementation.
Be overly responsible for the M & E and necessary advice in the implementation of the A2N-Uganda’s function with all its stakeholders.
Promote and facilitate the development and implementation of Information and Communications Technology System (ICT)
Ensure smooth communication between staff and the A2N-Uganda Board of Directors.
Promote a positive organisational culture and image of the A2N-Uganda.
Organize Board meetings in liaison with the Chairperson

Represent the A2N-Uganda at the appropriate national and international forums.
Coordinate the activities of the A2N-Uganda with other NGOs and relevant government agencies and development partners.
Carry out any other such responsibilities which the Board of Directors of the A2N-Uganda may assign him/her from time to time.
Contract and Reporting Requirements.
The ED will report to the Chairperson of the A2N-Uganda Board of Directors and will be required to present quarterly progress reports to the Board of Directors of the A2N-Uganda.

The candidates should possess Masters’ Degree in any of the following disciplines: Agricultural Sciences, Business Administration or Economics.
Other qualifications should be in the fields of: Agricultural Economics, Development Studies, Project Management, NGO Management, Organizational Development, or any other relevant field.

Skills and Experience:
Demonstrated leadership/managerial skills and should have worked in a senior administrative/management position for at least ten (10) years in a reputable organization.
Posses transformational leadership skills
Must have experience of working in the NGO world.
Must have strong administrative and organizational skills.
High ethical standards and be of outstanding integrity

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications clearly marked “Application for the Position of Executive Director A2N-Uganda”
An application letter including a detailed CV and copies of academic certificates and testimonials should be addressed to:

The Ag Executive Director
Africa 2000 Network-Uganda
Plot 70 Bukoto Street, Kamwokya
P. O. Box 21990, Kampala. Uganda                                                          

Deadline:  28th October 2013