Executive Director Job Careers – Fields of Life (FOL)

Job Title:     Executive
Director
Organization: Fields of Life (FOL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Fields
of Life (FOL) was established in 1993. Since then it has developed
substantially in both size and vision. FOL is committed to sharing the
Christian faith by collaborating with local communities and churches in East
Africa to bring about positive change through the provision of quality
education, clean water, health promotion and other community based projects.
Job Summary:  The Executive Director is responsible for a
team of over 40 full-time employees based in Uganda and Rwanda. 
FOL
would like to identify a capable and experienced Executive Director who is
highly motivated and dynamic with passion, vision, initiative, good
interpersonal skills and high standards. The applicant will be a proven leader
with a strong track record of leading high performing teams. This is an
exciting opportunity to strategically develop the work of Fields of Life internationally
alongside our CEO.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       To provide effective
Christian leadership for FOL East Africa and to cultivate and maintain
organisational culture that is always focused on the provision of world class
service to our beneficiaries.
·       To provide effective
line management of FOL staff members in both Uganda & Rwanda. Lead, support
and motivate all staff and volunteers to secure their loyalty and commitment to
the charity’s aims, objectives and ambitions.
·       To be responsible for
co-ordinating and managing all FOL East African operations, including the
efficient control of financial, operational & human resources.
·       To support the CEO with
East African / HO inter-office communication specifically regarding financial
reporting and donor feedback.
·       To develop and implement
a strategy of local fundraising / resource mobilisation and foster a culture of
self-reliance and sustainability within FOL East Africa.
·       To manage and provide
oversight on all policy, regulatory & governance matters in various FOL
operating jurisdictions and to prepare regular reports and updates on all
operations and activities against key organisational metrics to the CEO and
board of directors.
·       As and when considered
necessary or appropriate the post holder will be prepared to transfer to or
undertake other duties in order to meet fluctuations or priorities in work
demands at the CEO’s discretion and be prepared to travel worldwide and on
occasions be prepared to work at evenings or weekends.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must
hold a Master’s Degree level qualification (or equivalent professional
qualification) in international development business or management related
discipline or be able to demonstrate significant relevant experience
(Essential)
·       A proven track record in
senior management, reporting directly to a Board or at Senior Director Level.
·       Significant experience
in financial management and ability to demonstrate strong managerial and
organisational skills
·       An understanding of
charity and/or company law in East Africa.
·       Knowledge of the funding
streams available to the sector and how these might best be exploited
especially in country.
·       Proven influencing and
networking skills that have delivered organisational benefits and which inspire
trust and involvement from diverse stakeholders; a proven ambassador.
How to Apply:
Please
send a cover letter and your CV with details of 3 work related referees to the
address or e-mail below. Application should be marked “FOL Executive
Director” Applications may not exceed 2MBs. 



Email: application@ppg.co.ug


Address:


People
Performance Group
Plot
B Kitante Close, (off Yusuf Lula Road) Kitante
P.0.
Box 12405, Kampala – Uganda



NB: While
we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews
will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification. 
Committed
Christians are encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 21st
  February 2020 by 5:00 pm
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