Executive Director Job Vacancy – Uganda Youth Network (UYONET)

Job Title:             Executive Director
Organization:  Uganda
Youth Network (UYONET)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Uganda Youth Network (UYONET) is a leading national youth
organization that works to mainstream young people’s participation and
engagement in development and governance processes in Uganda and East Africa.
UYONET was started in 2002 to respond to the increasing demand for a collective
platform for research, training and policy advocacy for young people by young
people.
Job Summary:  The Executive Director is the key management
leader of Uganda Youth Network (UYONET). The Executive Director is responsible
for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the
organization.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·      
Responsible for leading UYONET in a manner that
supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Board of
Directors.
·      
Responsible for communicating effectively with
the Board and providing, in a timely and accurate manner, all information
necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions.
·      
Responsible for fundraising and developing other
revenues necessary to support UYONET’s mission.
·      
Responsible for the fiscal integrity of UYONET,
to include submission to the Board of a proposed annual budget and monthly
financial statements, which accurately reflect the financial condition of the
organization.
·      
Responsible for fiscal management that generally
anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource
utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial
position.
·      
Responsible for implementation of UYONET’s
programs that carry out the organization’s mission.
·      
Responsible for strategic planning to ensure
that UYONET can successfully fulfill its Mission into the future.
·      
Responsible for the enhancement of UYONET’s
image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with
membership other professional, civic and private organizations.
·      
Responsible for the hiring and retention of
competent and qualified staff.
·      
Responsible for effective administration of
UYONET operations.
·      
Responsible for signing all notes, agreements,
and other instruments made and entered into and on behalf of the organization.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·      
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
Humanities, Social Sciences or in any other related field with a postgraduate
training.
·      
A Master’s Degree in management and any related
professional field will be added advantage.
·      
At least five years of work experience at senior
management level in non-profit or non-governmental organization.
How to Apply:
 Please send your
application cover letter, detailed CV and academic documents with daytime
telephone number and details of 3 referees to jobs@uyonet.or.ug (Job title
entered on the subject line) addressed to;
The Chairperson, Human Resource Committee,
Uganda Youth Network Plot 55 Kimera Road – Ntinda
P.O. Box 33268,
Kampala (Uganda)
Deadline: 10th
January 2020
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