Trust Administrator Career Opportunity – Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Trust (BMCT)

Job Title:      Trust
Administrator
Organization: Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Trust (BMCT)
Duty Station:  Kabale, Uganda
Reports to: Trust Management Board
About US:
Bwindi
Mgahinga Conservation Trust (BMCT) was established in 1994, with the major aim
of providing long-term reliable support for projects promoting research,
conservation of biological diversity and sustainable use of natural resources
in the Mgahinga Gorilla National Park (MGNP) and Bwindi Impenetrable National
Park (BINP) while at the same time promoting the well-being of neighboring
communities.
Job Summary: The Trust Administrator takes the overall charge
of the Trust Management Unit (TAU) providing general management and
implementation of programmes to enhance performance of the BMCT.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In charge of the implementation of the BMCT
    policies, strategies and plans as approved by the Trust Management Board
    (TMB).
  • Manages the implementation of the Trust
    Investment strategy and policy.
  • Oversees human resources attraction,
    development, motivation and retention of the TAU team
  • Facilitates TMB committees and TMB sub-committees
    to perform their oversight functions
  • Manages proper use and control/safety of BMCT
    assets.
  • Actively promotes BMCT’s visibility and
    corporate image
  • Oversee and coordinate the fundraising
    function of BMCT and ensure proper investment and use of raised resources.
  • Co-ordinate, supervise and evaluate BMCT’s
    operations and make recommendations to TMB.
  • Ensure professional management of the Trust
    through development of transparent, accountable and efficient management
    systems for the Trust’s financial and other resources.
  • Represent BMCT at all key public functions
  • Ensure timely submission of accurate
    financial reports.
  • Perform any other duties that the Trust
    Management Board may assign from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a post- graduate
    degree in natural resources management, biological sciences, business management
    or equivalent practical work experience
  • A minimum of ten years’ experience in
    management of donor-funded biodiversity conservation programs.
  • Program management experience (minimum of ten
    years as a manager or administrator) and
  • Proven managerial and administrative
    experience, financial (budgeting, accounting and analysis) and human resources
    (delegating, appraising, coaching, and mentoring staff).
  • Prior NGO work experience.
  • The Trust Administrator should have relevant
    educational background with the ability to call upon a wide variety
    of  specialized skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to
    communicate effectively, confident and able to deal with a wide range of people.
  • Strong and demonstrated analytical skills,
    conceptual and strategic planning competence.
  • Environment management skills.
How to Apply: 
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates are strongly encouraged to send
their applications together with copies of academic certificates, transcripts,
detailed CV including names of three work referees with their email and
telephone contacts. The application documents should be sent or hand delivered
to the address below;
The
Trust Administrator,
BMCT,
Plot 4 Coryndon Road,
P.O.
Box 1B64 Kabale. Uganda.
Email to: bmct@bwinditrust.ug
Deadline: 4th March, 2016

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