UHF NGO Career Opportunity – Executive Director

Job Title:   Executive Director
Uganda Healthcare Federation (UHF)
Kampala, Uganda
Healthcare Federation (UHF) is an ‘association of associations’ umbrella
organization representing the interests of the private health sector in Uganda.
UHF was formed in 2010 from the need to have a body which unites and represents
all players in the private health sector.
The Executive Director will be responsible for the
implementation of UHF’s current strategic goals and objectives, and be leading
in the strategy development; provide vision, direction and leadership toward
the achievement of UHF’s annual goals and objectives.
Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. The incumbent will provide board
administration and support;
Support operations and
administration of the Board by advising and reporting to the Board and
interfacing between the Board and staff
2. Programme planning, development
and delivery:
Implement and further develop the
current programmes;
Design, deliver, and market new
programmes that fit within UHF’s strategy and to oversee those programmes
3. Resource mobilization and
Responsible for developing and
sustaining a diverse funding base to ensure that adequate funds are available
for UHF to carry out its work; This includes identifying resource requirements,
researching funding sources, developing strategies to approach funders,
submitting proposals:
4. Financial, tax, risk and
facilities management:
Develop and maintain sound financial
Prepare and monitor the annual
budget for UHF;
Oversee the organization’s resources
within those budget guidelines;
Manage the preparation and execution
of the annual financial audit with external auditors.
5. Human resource management:
Oversee the human resources of UHF
according to authorized personnel policies and procedures;
Recruitment, hiring, staffing, and
supervision of all staff;
Ensure that regular performance
evaluations of all staff;
Annual review and update of the
Staff Manual and internal policies and regulations.
6. Community, public relations and
stakeholder management:
Assures that the organization’s mission,
programmes and services are consistently presented in a strong, positive image
to relevant stakeholders and the community;
Steer and improve stakeholder
engagement and management; Build strong coalitions with relevant organizations.
7. Monitoring. Evaluation and
Ensure sound implementation and
adherence to the internal programme and financial monitoring, evaluation and
learning activities by all staff;
Develop and implement impact
evaluations of all programme activities to determine if they meet set goals and
8. General responsibilities;
Maintain a working knowledge of
significant developments and trends in UHF’s fields of work;
Maintain official records and
documents, and ensure compliance with partner regulations.
Skills and Experience: 
The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in Business, Administration or Management; Social Science; Development
Studies or relevant field; Master’s Degree is an added advantage;
At least five years NGO experience
of which experience in senior management position an advantage;
Excellent understanding of the
private health sector
Strong management, supervisory and
leadership skills for strategizing and coalition building; Demonstrates
effectiveness and lead experience in fund development;
Possess the ability to identify,
steward and solicit individual donors;
Demonstrates a strong network within
the NGO and donor sector and Government of Uganda;
Past experience in working with and
developing an effective Board of Trustees;
Computer literate;
Possess a valid driver’s license.
Excellent verbal and written
communication skills
Visionary, trustworthy, diplomatic,
understanding and innovative with high energy level;
Self-driven, proactive professional;
Multi-cultural sensitivity;
Good and open communicator who is a
critical thinker and has a strong personality;
Impeccable level of integrity
to Apply: 
qualified candidates should send their detailed applications and up to date CVs
(less than 6 pages) including daytime telephone numbers by email to
uhfadministrator@uhfug.com. Applications should include three contactable
referees (with day time telephone numbers) all of whom should have supervised
you, taught you or known you, through work. Only successfully candidates will
be contacted.
27th March, 2015
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