Care International Country Director Jobs in Uganda

Care International Country Director Jobs in Uganda

CARE International has been active in Uganda since 1969 and working in the country continuously since 1979, implementing a diverse portfolio of programs and projects ranging from emergency services to economic development
and civil society building.

Our current programming targets Women, Girls and youth as well as vulnerable groups
such as the extreme poor, internally displaced people, children to provide assistance and opportunities for empowerment and sustainable development through addressing the underlying causes of poverty grounded on careful
and thorough analysis of power relations between different groups in society and the local context in which they live and work. Our programming is guided by our core values of transformation, Integrity, Diversity, Equality and excellence.


  • Build and maintain a strong and innovative leadership team, and effectively manage direct reports
  • Lead the design, implementation, and evolution of the Country Office strategic plan
  • Ensure that all work on humanitarian response is in keeping with humanitarian principles and is linked with the efforts
    to build resilience and longer-term development
  • Develop and enhance relationships, partnerships and networks between the Country Office, other parts of CARE and
    external organizations to maximize CARE's impact on poverty and social justice
  • Direct the mobilization, management, and accounting of all resources in the Country Office
  • Oversee the management and development of the Country Office’s human resources to ensure a diverse, skilled, and
    productive workforce, where CARE Core Values are practiced
  • Promote staff development and the maximization of local talent, through coaching and mentoring, talent management,
    succession planning and active career development
  • Ensure CARE’s stance on Protection, Sexual, Harassment Exploitation and Abuse PSHEA is monitored and adhered to by both staff and our Partners and individuals/organizations held accountable for violation


  • Bachelor's Degree in related field
  • 6-8 years in senior management position in development field
  • Strategic and operational Management
  • Demonstrated experience in leading strategic and operational planning
  • Extensive conceptual skills including strategic analysis
  • Demonstrated management skills in
    a complex international setting
  • People/Relationship Management
  • Demonstrated self-awareness, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Strong human resource management skills including capacity building, coaching and conflict management
  • Experience supervising and developing a multi-disciplinary team in a cross-cultural setting
  • Demonstrated interest and ability to give feedback, develop, motivate and lead a diverse team to achieve
  • Demonstrated use of positive coping strategies in stressful environments
  • Financial Management
  • Knowledge and experience with financial management as demonstrated by ability to:
  • Manage a complex budget
  • Effectively follow-up on internal and external audit recommendations
  • Ensure donor compliance and reporting
  • Information/Knowledge Management
  • Ability to establish a learning culture within the Country Office and to facilitate knowledge sharing across CARE
  • External Relationships/Fundraising
  • Experience in successfully managing various forms of partnerships with national and international NGOs, etc.
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with donors and government counterparts
  • Strong representation, influencing and negotiation skills

    How to Apply

    Candidates who are interested in the above jobs should submit updated CV and Application letter giving a day time telephone contact and names, telephone contacts and email addresses of 3 (three) work related referees only through
    our recruitment email clearly indicating the job title in the email subject. CVs will be received until the 14th September, 2019. Please note that when you are successful for the above position, CARE
    will need certified copies of your academic documents. For any questions please call our office on 0312258100/150

    For more information and job application details, see; Care International Country Director Jobs in Uganda

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