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  • Post Date:April 14, 2022
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  • Career Level Director
    Qualification Master’s Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

Position summary

The Director will determine and formulate policy and provide overall direction of the organization within guidelines set up by the Board of Trustees which will be in line with the funding partners agreements. The Director will also ensure Strategic Direction for the organization through coordinating both the programmatic and administrative operations at the highest level of management. The position will report to the Board of Trustees and will work closely with Donors, Key stakeholders at the highest level.

Key responsibilities

  • Implement the short and long-range plans for the organization;
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of HR, Administrative, Financial and Operational policies;
  • Set objectives, key tasks and goals for the organization to achieve the organizational strategic objectives in line with funding agreements;
  • Evaluate and review organizational policies and control mechanisms;
  • Meets quarterly with the Board of Trustees to give an update of activities at the organization especially on the progress in implementation of strategy;
  • Spearhead building relationships with key stakeholders and fundraising initiatives locally and internationally;

Qualifications and experience

  • A Master’s degree public business administration and a related qualification in the field of community organization and management as well as Master’s degree in public health would be preferred;
  • At least 3 years work experience at Strategic Business, Communications and Finance levels for non-profit Organization;
  • A strong understanding of Non-Governmental Organization operational framework;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in strategic technical and report writing and strong administrative and organizational skills;
  • Computer skills including word, excel, PowerPoint, internet & social media;
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise good and timely judgment in complex situations;
  • Demonstrated ability for strong communications and influencing skills along with public speaking and writing;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement fundraising strategies at strategic level;
  • Demonstrated ability to build and sustain community relationships / partnerships;
  • Experience in philanthropy is a plus, but not required.

To apply

Suitably qualified candidates are requested to submit their applications via email to [email protected]

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the recruitment processes.

The deadline for submitting applications is 15 April 2022.