Uganda Country Manager - Great Lakes Programme
Last Date: September 9, 2011
Uganda Country Manager Ė Great Lakes Programme
Salary: £40,724 per annum Uganda national/£37,724 per annum for
expatriate staff with benefits including accommodation, relocation package,
annual flight back home, medical insurance cover and a UK tax free salary.
recruiting for a new Uganda Country Manager for the Great Lakes Programme. The
post will be based in Uganda and will involve frequent travel within and outside
successful candidate will be responsible for
legal, reputational, relational, strategic, administrative and other aspects
of the programme. S/he will oversee the successful implementation of current
activities, taking responsibility for sound management as well as monitoring and
reporting on impact, and s/he will achieve on-going strategic coherence,
consolidation and, where necessary, growth of the programme, successfully
raising funds and recruiting new staff, and generally ensuring that Alertís
contribution to peacebuilding in Uganda is maximised. S/he will work closely
with Alertís wider Great Lakes Programme, taking an active role in regional
strategy and cross-programmatic developments.
ideal candidate will be educated to Masterís Degree, and have significant
experience of operational management in an NGO, including responsibility for
programming, staffing, financial and administrative system. S/he will be able to
demonstrate success in designing, financing and delivering peacebuilding related
programmes, including through leading policy research, and candidates must also
be able to demonstrate a sound grasp of current methodologies for monitoring
impact of development/ peacebuilding interventions.
dynamic thought leader, s/he will also have a proven ability to lead and mentor
a team as well as complex partnership relationships, and be a creative
facilitator of sensitive multi-stakeholder processes. Fluency in written and
spoken English is also essential.
application form and further information visit our website,
closing date for applications is Friday 9th September 2011.
Please send your completed application form to Rebecca Shepherd at
note we do not accept CVs.
PREVIOUS CANDIDATES NEED NOT APPLY.
International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable
time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if
you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume
that your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful. International
Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be judged strictly
on the basis of merit.
International Alert is a 25-year old independent peacebuilding
organisation. We work with people who are directly affected by violent conflict
to improve their prospects of peace. And we seek to influence the policies and
ways of working of governments, international organisations like the UN and
multinational companies, to reduce conflict risk and increase the prospects of
Uganda programme has been running since 2007 and is in an exciting phase of
growth and expansion of impact. It has the following strategic objectives:
Harness the potential contribution of oil to Ugandaís peaceful
Facilitate efforts to build a peace economy in Northern Uganda;
Foster business networks promoting peace;
Proved analytical leadership on the links between economy and
conflict/economy and peace in Uganda.
more about how and where we work, visit
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