NGO Careers – Executive Director at Centre for Women in Governance (CEWIGO)

Job Title: Executive
Organisation: Centre for
Women in Governance (CEWIGO)
Duty Station: Kampala,
The Centre for Women in
Governance (CEWIGO) is a non-governmental organization established in 2006 in
Uganda. CEWIGO was founded to build a cadre of women leaders with a vision to
transform Uganda’s politics and governance.
Job Summary: The
Executive Director serves as the chief accounting officer and has the responsibility
for the overall operations of the Organisation. S/he provides technically support
to the Board in its governance work. 
S/he is a competent, professional, strategic and results-based leader.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Offer
    general oversight of all CEWIGO programmes and activities to ensure smooth
    functioning and efficiency of the Organization.
  • Ensure
    programme quality and organizational stability through development and
    implementation of standards and controls as well as systems and procedures.
  • Ensure
    a favorable working environment necessary for staff motivation, competent
    staff recruitment and retention.
  • Technically
    support the recruitment of personnel, negotiation of professional
    contracts and ensures the establishment and maintenance of appropriate
    salary structures.
  • Carry
    out annual performance staff appraisals.
  • Manage
    the fiscal activities of the organisation including budgeting, reporting
    and audit.
  • Ensure
    filing of all legal and regulatory documents and monitor compliance with
    relevant laws and regulations.
  • Identify
    challenges and opportunities and attend to them with the support of the
  • Actively
    support policy-making and recommend policy positions.
  • Keep
    the Board informed of relevant developments in the operating environment
    within which CEWIGO works.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should hold a Master’s Degree or its equivalent in development
    related disciplines such as international relations, Social work and
    administration, development management, human rights, development studies,
    and Law.
  • Possess
    strong management and supervisory skills and experience.
  • Demonstrable
    effectiveness and lead experience in resource mobilization.
  • Possess
    excellent written and oral communication skills.
How to Apply: 
All interested applicants
should send in their applications marked, “Application for The Position Of Executive
Director,” with name and address written on the upper left hand corner of the
envelope. It should include a cover letter, copies of your Certificates and a detailed
curriculum vitae indicating three professional referees with their contact details.
The complete applications should be submitted in hard copy to The Chairperson,
Centre for Women in Governance (CEWIGO), P.O. Box  844, Block 216, Plot 1049, Church Road,
Kasujja Terrace, Ntinda (Near Kalinabiri Primary and Secondary School),or via email
Deadline: 31st January 2015 by 5:00 PM
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