Country Director Non-profit Careers – Sense International

Job Title:  Country Director
Organization: Sense
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Director Sense International
About US:
Sense International
is an international development NGO that works to ensure children and young
people with deaf blindness and multi- sensory impairment live, learn and
thrive. Sense International works in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Romania, Peru,
India, Bangladesh, and Nepal.
Job Summary: The
Country Director provides leadership to the organization, reviewing and
implementing the agreed country strategy, and is accountable for all functions
of Sense International Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Tasked with reviewing and developing the
    strategic direction in conjunction with the Director of SI and providing
    support for Governance
  • Leadership and oversight of programmes,
    including capacity building with partner organisations
  • Financial management and reporting
  • Grant / Contract management
  • Tasked with resource mobilisation,
    partnerships and alliances
  • Advocacy, representation and
  • Human resource management
  • Accountability, compliance and learning

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Degree in
    Business Administration, Social Sciences, Development Studies, or a related
  • A relevant post graduate qualification
    is desirable
  • The Country Director must have over
    seven years of working experience in similar setting with an understanding
    of working within a federation, or family of organizations and
    coordinating with a ‘central’ office, secretariat or hub.
  • Experience of supporting a Board and
    working with Board level Directors to ensure good governance.
  • Experience in national level advocacy
    work, including setting targets and tracking change.
  • The Country Director should have
    demonstrated experience with programme and grant management including
    budgeting and funds management in the region of 1,050,000,000 Ugandan
    Shillings or GBP £243,000 per annum.
  • Excellent written and oral presentation
    skills in English. Swahili is desirable.
  • Excellent financial management skills.
  • Inter-personal skills and the ability to
    influence and negotiate.
  • Excellent organizational and management
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of how
    to promote profile through socialimedia.
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to send an updated CV and cover letter with three work-related
referees to the address or e-mail below. All applications should be  marked:
‘Country Director-Sense International’. E-mails that exceed 2MB will not be
Address to:
People Performance
Plot 8, Kitante
P. O. Box 12405 Kampala.
Email to:
Deadline:  Friday
25th May 2018 by 5pm
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