Country Manager Job Opportunity – Africa Educational Trust (AET)

Job Title:       Country Manager
Organisation: Africa Educational Trust (AET)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The Africa Educational Trust (AET) was founded in 1958 to support
education for African people, particularly those involved in the continent’s
struggle for independence. The founders were strong opponents of colonial rule
and brought together prominent activists, such as the Reverend Michael Scott,
with leading academics in African Studies including Professor Kenneth Kirkwood
and Professor Roland Oliver. Together, the founders raised funds to support
African students, especially exiles and refugees from white minority regimes in
Southern Africa. This enabled them to obtain higher education in Europe (mostly
the UK) and gain the skills and knowledge necessary to build and lead
independent states.
Job Summary: The Country
Manager is responsible for the overall supervision of project and
administration staff and is directly responsible for operations in Uganda.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree in education, or a relevant field and be knowledgeable
    about education sector policy and practice in Uganda
  • At least two years of programme management
    experience including staff and financial management.
  • Excellent communication, leadership and
    people management skills are essential, as is the ability to network,
    build relationships with key stakeholders and be a creative problem
    solver.
  • Excellent written English and experience
    of fundraising.
How to Apply:
All interested and suitably qualified candidates should send their
updated CVs, copies of certificates and covering letter to: hr@africaeducationaltrust.org
Deadline: 2nd March 2018.
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