Country Director NGO Careers – VSO

Job Title:        Country Director
Organisation: VSO
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Salary: UGX 190,738,868 per
About US:
VSO is the world’s leading development organisation that works through
volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people together
to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of
all, take action against poverty and exclusion. It’s a highly effective
approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the
world’s poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.
Job Summary: The Country
Director will lead VSO Uganda’s strong team of staff and volunteers as we go
from strength to strength, building on our existing portfolio of well-resourced
and high quality programmes in secure livelihoods, inclusive education, and
maternal and new-born health. As one of the VSO’s global team of senior leaders
you will have plenty of scope to apply your passion, experience and skills to
the challenge of bringing about the change we want to see both within Uganda
and beyond. And we will have correspondingly high expectations of what you will
achieve. This opportunity will suit an experienced and entrepreneurial
development leader looking for a stretching new challenge.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate
    should be highly passionate and commitment to delivering evidence-based
    programming developed in partnership with primary actors;
  • Very strong leadership qualities, with the
    ability to inspire and support a diverse team of staff and volunteers;
  • Excellent representational, networking and
    donor engagement skills and experience;
  • Successful experience of managing complex
    programmes and operations;
  • Energy, determination, and a commitment to
    VSO’s values and programming principles.
How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send their applications
online at the link below.
Deadline:  12th January 2018

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