ANPPCAN NGO Vacancies – Executive Director

Job Title:     Executive Director
Organisation: ANPPCAN
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter is a
leading National Child Rights and Protection Non-Governmental Organization that
has for over 20 years been working in Uganda at family, community and national
level to ensure that children are protected from all forms of maltreatment and
that the rights of children are respected.
Job Summary:  The Executive Director will serve as the Chief
Executive and Accounting Officer of the Organization, the Executive Director
will be responsible for providing overall strategic leadership to the
organization in line with the organization’s mission, vision, objectives as
well as values and ensuring the effective implementation of the organization’s
strategic plan.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensuring
    the development of relevant and appropriate programmes and interventions
    for the organization as well as their effective and efficient execution at
    all levels.
  • Managing
    the mobilization of adequate financial and other resources to support
    programmes and operations of the organization and generally ensuring a
    sustainable financial resource base for the organization.
  • Actively
    supporting the Executive Board in developing and implementing appropriate
    policies and systems for the proper governance and
  • Responsible
    for the management of the organization as well as ensuring the effective
    implementation of the decisions of the Executive Board.
  • Ensuring
    the prudent and accountable utilization and management of the
    organization’s financial resources including maintaining strict adherence
    to established financial management policies/procedures as well as sound
    financial management practices.
  • Maintaining
    a highly performing, well-motivated and productive team of staff and
    generally ensuring effective management of the organizations human
  • Creating
    an environment of continuous learning, where staff is encouraged and
    supported to grow and develop and are held accountable for their
    commitments and obligations.
  • Maintaining
    excellent and productive relations with ANPPCAN external stakeholders and
    partners including government Ministries and institutions, donors, other
    civil society actors and agencies as well as other ANPPCAN Chapters and
    the Regional Office in Nairobi.
  • Strengthening
    and maintaining ANPPCAN’s positive public image as a leading Child Rights
    and Child Protection Organization.
  • Generally
    ensuring the smooth running of all the functions of the National
    Secretariat as well as the ANPPCAN Branches and field offices.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Development
    Studies/ Management or Human Rights from a reputable institution.
  • Preference
    will be given to applicants with a Master’s degree in the above fields.
    Specialized training in any of the following fields namely; children’s
    rights, child protection, NGO Management, Financial management is highly
  • A
    minimum of six years’ experience in a senior management position in a
    reputable national or international Non-Governmental Organization working
    in the fields of human rights and/or social development.
  • Relevant
    experience and interest in working on rights issues with vulnerable groups
    especially children.
  • Good
    knowledge and understanding of and strong experience in NGO financing and
    financial management
  • Well
    developed and demonstrable Leadership and Management competences
  • Past
    experience in building personal networks at a senior level and leveraging
    new opportunities for the organization.
  • Capability
    in analyzing complex problems and issues, building broad team consensus
    and leading teams forward towards a clear direction.
  • Past
    experience in strategic leadership in areas of strategic advice, policy
    formulation, and process and systems development.
  • Well-developed
    conceptual analytical skills with ability to provide expert advice in
    relation to formulation of development programmes for proposals.
  • Ability
    to meet deadlines
  • Possess
    excellent writing and oral communication skills (English)
  • High
    level of computer proficiency
Age Limit: Between 40-55
How to Apply: 
All candidates should send
their application letters including a brief (not more than two pages) statement
of your motivation for seeking this position. Also send certified photo copies
your academic documents and C.V including names of three competent referees and
their contact details. The academic and other certificates should be sent
alongside the application.
All application documents
should be addressed to the Chairperson, ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter and sent
electronically by email to
Deadline: Monday 16th February 2015 by 5pm
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