JOB ADVERT FOR ACCESS MANAGING DIRECTOR

JOB ADVERT FOR ACCESS MANAGING DIRECTOR

ADVERT FOR ACCESS MANAGING DIRECTOR

Background:

ACCESS is a community-based organization in Nakaseke, Uganda founded on the belief that everyone has a right to a healthy life. We also believe that empowering community members through health and education creates lasting change that is owned by the entire community. We are engaging local leaders and cultivating new leaders through our programs focused on:

  1. Support for vulnerable primary school children and their families through income-generating projects, and subsidized school fees
  2. Educational opportunities in healthcare for young adults at The Health Training Institute
  3. Agricultural training in our demonstration garden
  4. Access to clinical and community-based healthcare through our clinic and outreach programs using community health workers
  5. Community-based research to generate new scientific approaches to health-related challenges.

We pride ourselves on our culture of passion and dedication to our work. We accomplish our mission and vision through dedicated involvement from community volunteers and community health workers, the hard work of our staff, local and international partnerships

JOB TITLE: MANAGING DIRECTOR

Position Type: Contract

Report to: ACCESS President

Job Summary:

Responsible for supporting ACCESS in setting strategic direction and establish mechanisms for mobilization and optimum usage of resources, to ensure effective implementation of organizational programs

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Establish reliable Fundraising advocacy initiatives to ensure continuous growth and availability of funds
  2. Plan for the Organization and establish strong strategies for business growth to ensure continuity
  3. Establish strategies for  managing key Stakeholders and strategic  partners for ACCESS so as to build and sustain a good working relationship
  4. Develop and monitor the implementation of programs to improve the capacity, motivation, performance, and productivity of staff in the organization to enhance the quality of their service delivery
  5. Provide strategic Leadership and oversee the implementation of organizational programs to ensure continuous improvement in organizational performance and service delivery

Qualifications and Experience:

  1. A Bachelor’s degree in Medicine, Nursing, Social Work and Administration, Nutrition or Community psychology.
  2. A master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Health, Education Management, or a related field is added advantage.
  3. A minimum of 3 years of working experience in an administrative or management positions at a senior management level in a reputable non-profit organization.
  4. Specialized Training in Leadership
  5. Specialized training in Corporate Governance

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. A good track record of winning grants and generating income for running NGO/CBO programs in resource-limited settings is critical
  2. Experience in building and sustaining diplomatic partnerships and alliances
  3. Solid administrative knowledge and experience is critical
  4. Knowledge and experience in strategic planning and budgeting
  5. Excellent computer knowledge and skills
  6. Good planning and organizing skill
  7. Innovativeness, creativity, flexibility and networking capabilities
  8. Must be a person of unquestionable integrity
  9. The jobholders should express Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising acumen with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures
  10. A high degree of maturity that portrays the good image of ACCESS in all ways
  11. Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills
  12. Should have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  13. Should be quick at decision making
  14. Possess an admirable demeanor that influences behavior in a multi-disciplinary team
  15. Should be assertive and emotionally intelligent

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified candidates should email their applications, CV, academic transcripts, certificates and recommendation letters at least two, to access.ugandanakaseke@gmail.com and rkalyesubula@gmail.com or hand deliver these to our offices in Nakaseke.     

For any inquiries please contact us by calling, Tel: +256-041-4667596,  +256-782-348560

Deadline:  24th March  2020 at 5:00 pm

Please Note: Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted