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Country Director

Caritas Switzerland

This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted March 16, 2022.

Caritas Switzerland Jobs in Kampala Country Director Carreer opportunities in Kampala vacancies in Caritas Switzerland at Kampala

# Job Description

Caritas Switzerland is one of the leading Swiss NGOs in the field of poverty
reduction in Switzerland and abroad. Our International Cooperation focuses on
humanitarian aid, income generation, climate change and migration. The Country
Programme in Uganda 2021 – 2025 will strengthen and amplify this engagement in
partnership with other local, regional, and international organizations. The
Country Director Uganda is based in Kampala with frequent travels to Gulu and
the field. Together with a team of six to ten local staff, s/he will deliver
Caritas Switzerland’s strategy within the country and ensure excellent work
standards, sound stewardship of resources, and value for its stakeholders.

Your duties
• Lead and management of the Country Organization and County Programme of
Caritas Switzerland in close collaboration with the desk in Lucerne, including
HR, finance, administration, and compliance
• Representation of Caritas Switzerland in Uganda at national level, in
technical working groups and other consultative bodies, maintain existing and
develop new networks with national and international agencies, organizations,
and donors
• Supervision and coordination of project teams and local partner
organizations in planning, managing and monitoring projects
• Close collaboration with the Caritas Switzerland office in South Sudan for
regional project implementation
• Further development of organizational capacities
• Acquisition and fundraising at national and international levels;
elaboration of proposals, reporting and communication, working with donors to
secure and/or manage large-scale and/or competitive funding
• Support country teams to improve data collection, management, and build a
culture of adaptive management, high-quality program performance, and learning
• Organization and implementation of project visits in Uganda for
representatives of Caritas Switzerland, donors, and media representatives
• Organization of internal assessments and external project evaluations
• Staff development and partner capacity building
• Assert working principles of Caritas Switzerland, such as rights-based
approach, gender equality, conflict sensitivity, climate change and disaster
risk sensitivity and ensure compliance with guidelines and standards

Our requirements
• Master’s degree in International Affairs, Development Studies, Economy,
Environmental Science, or related fields
• At least 7 years of work experience in the area of international
cooperation, including foreign assignments of at least 4 years, and 5 years of
senior-level leadership
• Experienced people manager with strong leadership skills including
demonstrable success in managing large, complex, transitional programmes
• Strong analytical and research skills as well as excellent planning and
organizational skills, able to work in a dynamic environment, to meet
deadlines and manage multiple demands
• Strong intercultural communication skills and proven ability to work
effectively within a partner- and network structure and with different project
teams in multiple offices
• Experience in writing convincing technical proposals and reports on behalf
of institutional donors
• Proven skills in financial and grants management; prior experience with
large scale donors
• Experience in further organizational development as well strategic and
entrepreneurial thinking and acting
• Excellent oral and written English skills
• Resilience, high flexibility, and willingness to travel frequently within
the country
• Prior experience in the region Eastern Africa/ Horn of Africa

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**Closing Date** : 29th March. 2022

Caritas Switzerland Jobs in Kampala Country Director Carreer opportunities in Kampala vacancies in Caritas Switzerland at Kampala

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