Chief Executive Officer CEO Job Vacancy – Forestry Company

Job Title:      CEO
Organization: Forestry
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Corporate Solutions (RCS) is a performance enhancement firm known for people
and organization development. We specialize in developing and strengthening
organization systems through research and information interpretation,
behavioral and attitude change, Staff training, Recruitment, and R & D.
They would like to recruit for a valuable client, a Forestry Company.
Job Summary: The Chief
Executive Officer (“CEO”) is responsible for leading the development and
execution of the Company’s long term strategy with a view to creating Shareholder
value. The CEO’s leadership role also entails being ultimately responsible for
all day-to-day management decisions and for implementing the Company’s long and
short term plans. The CEO acts as a direct liaison between the Board and
management of the Company and communicates to the Board on behalf of
management. The CEO also communicates on behalf of the Company to shareholders,
employees, Government authorities, other stakeholders and the public.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Take lead, in conjunction with the Board, the
development of the Company’s strategy;
Steer and manage the implementation of the Company’s
long and short term plans in accordance with its strategy;
Ensure the Company is appropriately organized and
staffed and to have the authority to hire and terminate staff as necessary to
enable it to achieve the approved strategy;
Ensure that expenditures of the Company are within
the authorized annual budget of the Company;
The incumbent will also assess the principal risks
of the Company and to ensure that these risks are being monitored and managed;
Ensure effective internal controls and management
information systems are in place;
Ensure that the Company has appropriate systems to
enable it to conduct its activities both lawfully and ethically;
Ensure that the Company maintains high standards of
corporate citizenship and social responsibility wherever it does business;
Serve as a liaison between management and the Board;
Regularly communicate effectively with shareholders,
employees, Government authorities, other stakeholders and the public;
Stay abreast with all material undertakings and
activities of the Company and all material external factors affecting the
Company and to ensure that processes and systems are in place to ensure that
the CEO and management of the Company are adequately informed;
Ensure that the Directors are properly informed and
that sufficient information is provided to the Board to enable the Directors to
form appropriate judgments;
Ensure the integrity of all public disclosure by the
The CEO will also consult with the Chairman, to
develop Board agendas;
Request that special meetings of the Board be called
when appropriate;
Work closely with the Chairman, to determine the
date, time and location of the annual meeting of shareholders and to develop
the agenda for the meeting;
Sit on committees of the Board where appropriate as
determined by the Board; and
Abide by specific internally established control
systems and authorities, to lead by personal example and encourage all
employees to conduct their activities in accordance with all applicable laws
and the Company’s standards and policies, including its environmental, safety and
health policies.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
The ideal candidate for the CEO vacancy must hold a B
Com, BBA, CPA or ACCA,
At least five years’ experience as CEO
Good numerical ability and skills
Flexible to work longer hours, people with varied
educational levels, and travel frequently 
Computer literacy i.e. Knowledge of Microsoft office
applications, MS Excel, Power Point and MS Word
Ability to work independently under tight time lines
Fluent in English and 2 local languages.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates who wish to apply should send their updated CVs via Email
Deadline: 15th December, 2015

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