Executive Director – TASO UGANDA

Executive Director – TASO UGANDA
The AIDS
Support Organization (TASO Uganda), an organisation contributing to a process i
of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of Life
of persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease;
requires services of a dynamic Executive Director.
S/he will
assist the TASO Board of Trustees in fulfilling its mandate and provide overall
strategic leadership and management to TASO, in the attainment of the
organization’s strategic goals and accomplishment of its mission.
Key Outputs
• TASO
organizational policies formulated.
• TASO
long-term strategies and plans formulated.

Resources available for the effective implementation of TASO activities.

Appropriate management and operating systems in place.
• TASO
programs effectively implemented.
• TASO
resources effectively utilized.
• Board
secretarial services provided to TASO Board of Trustees.

Productive relationship with donors, partners and other stakeholders
maintained.

Effective advocacy for TASO services carried out.
• TASO
goals and mission attained.
• Desired
growth and development of TASO achieved and
• Periodic
and special reports to external stakeholders produced as required.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Lead the
formulation of TASO strategic and development plans, formulation and review of
policies when appropriate, and recommend the plans and policies to the Board of
Trustees for approval.
• Determine the direction for TASO’s organizational development.
• Take
overall leadership in the formulation of TASO work plans and budgets.
• Present
TASO work plans and budgets to the Board of Trustees and to development
partners as required.
• Provide
strategic guidance in the mobilization of funds and other resources required
for the effective implementation of TASO activities and oversee the preparation
of proposals for resource mobilisation support to TASO.

Negotiate with development partners for the provision of resource support to
TASO.
• Direct
the establishment of effective and efficient management and operating
structures and systems.
• Provide
appropriate guidance to the Deputy Executive Director, and take other necessary
measures to ensure that TASO has the quantity and quality of resources it
requires for the effective and efficient implementation of its programmes, and
that the available resources are utilised effectively and efficiently.
• Foster
strong and productive teamwork among the top management of TASO and establish a
teamwork culture at all levels of TASO.
• Provide
overall direction in the implementation of TASO programmes and carry out
strategic monitoring and evaluation of TASO operations.
• Maintain
oversight of financial control, and the appropriate and judicious utilisation
of funds and other resources under TASO’s care, in accordance with relevant
policies, agreements, regulations and legislation.
• Provide
strategic and policy guidance on TASO advocacy programme and the partnerships
between TASO and other organizations/bodies.
• Attend strategic partnership and donor meetings and other for a.
• Closely
follow the global and national trends in the response to HIV/AIDS, and
determine what action TASO needs to take to respond to them .
• Provide
Board Secretarial services to TASO, Convene meetings of the Board of Trustees
as required and provide the necessary support and guidance to the Board of
Trustees at their meetings.
• Keep the
Board of Trustees up-dated on key program developments and decisions taken by
management and submit to the Board for their approval or noting, proposals and
other issues requiring their attention.
• Review
monitoring and evaluation reports, and the extent of attainment of TASO’s goals
and accomplishment of its mission, and take necessary follow-Up actions.

Determine performance targets for the supervisees, and carry out period
appraisals of performance against the set targets in line with the HR policies.
• Direct
and guide the preparation of consolidated annual reports and other special
reports on TASO activities, in consultation with the Deputy Executive Director
Special
Knowledge

Health/medical knowledge, with a bias in HIV/AIDS.
• Basic interventions
of HIV/AIDS, and rights of people living with HIV/AIDS.
• The
HIV/AIDS situation in Uganda and the rest of the world.

Developments and trends in HIV/AIDS care in Uganda and internationally.

Potential sources of support for HIV/AIDS care activities.
• National
and international legislations and policies relating to HIV/AIDS.
• Monitoring and evaluation principles.
• Board
Secretarial practice.
Key Skills
• Policy Development.
• Strategy Development.
• General Management.
• Leadership and Team Building.
• Advocacy and Negotiation.
• Resource Mobilisation.
• Communication.
• Management of Meetings.

Negotiation.
Remuneration: TASO offers a highly competitive package for the
position.
How to Apply
Candidates
who meet all the above requirements should submit their applications with
detailed curriculum vitae, with e-mail addresses, telephone, numbers, copies of
certified academic and professional testimonials /certificates and three
referees.
Please
forward your applications to:
Director
Executive Selection and Recruitment,
IFE
consultants,
Serena
Conference Centre,
Suite 335,
P.O. Box 4220, Kampala,
Tel: 0414
234 120.
OR
Email to: frontoffice@ifeconsultants.biz
CLOSING
DATE for submission of applications is 11th June 2012.

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