Earn over 75,000 US Dollars as Country Director at Plan International

Job Title:    Country Director
Organization: Plan
International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary: Circa $75,000 USD per annum plus
benefits
About US:
Plan
International is an international non-profit and the largest child centered
development organizations in the world. It was founded 75 years ago and working
in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote
child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty. Plan’s vision is of
a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that
respect people’s rights and dignity. Plan International is independent, with no
religious, political or governmental affiliations.
About Plan Uganda:
Plan
International has been operating in Uganda since 1992 and is implementing a
diversified programme portfolio in 19 districts including Tororo, Luwero,
Kamuli, Kampala central, Lira and 15 districts in Northern Uganda. Plan Uganda
works closely with more than 25 national and international partners from the
civil society and has good collaboration with government institutions. Together
we contribute to improving the lives of children in the following areas: Early
Childhood Care and Development (ECCD), sexual and reproductive health,
education, participation and governance, disaster risk management, water and
sanitation, economic security and child protection. Over the 22 years of
operation in Uganda, Plan has invested over US$300 million in support of
Uganda’s national development programme priorities. Through this investment the
organization has reached millions of needy children, families and communities
in the 19 districts.
Job Summary:  The Country Director will serve as Plan
International’s lead representative in country with authority over all
activities taking place. The Country Director will be required to develop
strategies at country level that align with Plan Internationals global vision
and purpose within the prevailing context of that country as it impacts on
children. The incumbent will also lead a highly motivated team and ensures
legal compliance, implementing a well-funded programme, ready and able to
respond to emergency and development needs of the most marginalized children.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
·        
The Country Director should have extensive knowledge
on the key debates in development and emergency response methods and
effectiveness, particularly about rights-based programming for child rights.
·        
Significant experience in the development and
management of effective and motivated teams, including distance management is
essential.
·        
Working knowledge of Uganda, the geopolitical
factors affecting child-poverty in the country and the political, social and
environmental opportunities for change is an advantage.
·        
The incumbent must possess good negotiation skills
with Governmental and non-Governmental actors is essential to succeed in this
position
·        
Excellent written skills in English both written and
verbal are required
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join Plan International in the
aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by clicking uploading
their applications and CVs written in English at the web link below.
Deadline: Friday 6th November 2015

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