Executive Director – European Business Forum (EBF)

Organization: European
Business Forum (EBF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
The services of Nexia Johnson & Johnson have been retained to
recruit an Executive Director for the European Business Forum (EBF), an
Inter-national Not for Profit Organization dedicated to serve as a platform for
the European private sector business companies in Uganda and beyond. The EBF
promotes and facilitates advocacy through relationship building, dialogue
between companies and GoU, networking and information sharing between European
companies, for a better business environment in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Executive
Director EBF will represent, manage and execute the day to day operations of
EBF, carry out intelligence gathering, information analysis and dissemination
and lobbying, and organizing the EBF initiatives, in particular meetings with
GoU, private sector organizations, general assembly and the board.
Key Duties and
  • Represent the EBF
  • Fulfill EBF objectives
  • Actively promote EBFs vision, mission and
  • Oversee and manage the EBF office and all
    day to day operations of the EBF secretariat
  • Actively develop the membership base of
    the EBF
  • Run the secretariat budget mobilize
    resources provided to the secretariat from membership fees and contribution
    from members
  • Propose or receive proposition from the
    Executive Board/ General assembly and set up thematic working groups fit
    to advice on advocacy issues on recommendation and approval of the board
  • Actively coordinate thematic working
    groups approved by the board.
  • Monitors, evaluates, reports, and account
    for EBF performance and impacts in compliance with statutory regulations
    and standards
  • Works closely with the Executive Board
    deals with contractors and suppliers
  • Act as a liaison between EBF and other
    European Business Platforms jurisdictions outside Uganda.
  • Regularly communicate about EBF
  • Carry out and other duties as would have
    been assigned by the Executive Board.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ED must hold a Master’s degree in
    Commerce, Business Administration, management equivalent experience
  • At least ten years and above working
    senior management experience corporate, private sector association or
    Government body related to private sector activities in an international
  • Excellent track record of effectively
    leading and regionally and/or nationally scaling performance- and
    outcomes-based organization and staff; ability point to specific examples
    of having developed and operational strategies that have taken an organization
    to the next stage growth.
  • Past success working with a Board of
    Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member
  • Strong marketing, public relations, and
    fundraising experience with the ability engage a wide range of
    stakeholders and cultures.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
    skills; a persuasive and passion;
  • Good communicator with excellent
    interpersonal and multidisciplinary business skill
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial,
    adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning.
  • Possess the ability to work effectively in
    collaboration with diverse groups of people.
  • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive
    attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed
Age: 40 years and above
How to Apply: 
All candidates should send their applications together with updated CVs
and copies of academic transcripts with at least three suitable referees via
email to: The Director Human Capital Management and People Development at
info@johnson- johnson.co.ug and/or mgn@johnson-johnson.co.ug
Deadline: Tuesday, 23rd December
NB: If you do not hear
from us by 9th January, 2014, please consider your application
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