Restless Development Board of Directors Jobs in Uganda
Restless development Board of Directors Jobs in Uganda We know young people have the power to solve the challenges we face in our world, but they are being ignored and overlooked.
We are the agency that works with young people so they can lead in solving those challenges.
We have operated in Uganda since 1997.
Our work is guided by four goals set out by young people;
Voice we recognize that young people have a voice and that participation is only meaningful when linked to power.
Living We support young people to achieve a decent living and hold governments accountable for investing in youth-driven sustainable economies.
Sexual, Reproductive and Health Rights We support young people to make positive choices about their health. and
Leadership We empower young people and communities to prevent and lead the response to emerging crises, we make sure that this is part of a wider approach to invest in young people to build long-term resilience and sustainability through community mobilization.
Restless Development Uganda Board of Directors
The role of the Restless Development Uganda Board is to provide Leadership, guidance and strategic direction to Restless Development Uganda Executive Team to achieve the organisation's strategic objectives.
Young people’s voices are heard in decisions that matter to them most, from their communities to government.
Young people get the skills needed to make a living and succeed in life.
Young people own the decisions that affect their bodies, health and wellbeing.
Young people build strong communities that work together to solve issues they care about.
The Board is responsible for the stewardship of Restless Development Uganda.
This requires the Board to oversee the activities and affairs of Restless Development Uganda.
The Board discharges some of its responsibilities directly and discharges others through Committees of the Board.
The Board is not responsible for the day-to-day management and operation of Restless Development Uganda’s programs, as this responsibility has been delegated to Restless Development Leadership Team.
The Board is, however, responsible for supervising management in carrying out this responsibility.
The Board has the Below key Functions
Review and approve the strategic plan, policies, annual work plans and budgets for the sound management of the organization.
Recruit, appraise, fix remuneration, promote, entertain disciplinary hearings, dismiss, and exercise any other powers in relation to the position of the Hub Director in connection with the Restless Development Global Leadership Team
Entertain appeals on disciplinary hearings of staff.
Networking and Fundraising: Connect Restless Development Uganda to relevant institutions and individuals that can support the organisation’s operations, including prospective donors
Ensure that effective processes exist to identify, and where possible, minimise, monitor and manage the risks the organisation faces
Periodically monitor program implementation to ensure impact
Consider and accept or reject application by new members to the organisation.
Cause proper books of accounts and other applicable records of management of the organization to be kept.
Shall present a report to the general membership at least once a year on the current state of affairs of the organization at the general meeting.
Consider applications for membership and if sufficient, forward to the General Assembly for final decision.
Shall uphold and protect the governing documents of the organization.
As part of our commitment to youth leadership, we need two young, under 23 years old, Board members to be part of the Board.
A candidate should have professional skills that complement the skills of existing Board Directors.
The Board will recruit new Directors who add strength in areas that are important to Restless Development Uganda’s long-term success and who also possess skills that are appropriate for the perceived current needs of the Board including Finance and Audit, Women’s Rights, Fundraising and Resource Mobilisation.
The person should be willing to serve for at least 5 years.
Desired Skills, Experience and Commitment
Restless Development Uganda hires on potential and seeks exceptional individuals who can demonstrate the leadership behaviours that are consistent with our values, and possesses a commitment to our mission.
23 years old or younger
Excellent reading and writing skills in english
Believe in the power for young people and be available to support the Organisation and its programs.
Experience in a leadership position where decision making and collaboration are a priority, Experience as a board director will be of added advantage
Have knowledge of the work undertaken by Restless Development Uganda in the areas of Sexual rights and Health, Living, Voice and Leadership
Be an individual of high integrity and have an inquiring mind, a willingness to ask hard questions and the ability to work well with others.
Be free of any conflict of interest that would violate any applicable law or regulation or interfere with the proper performance of the responsibilities of a Director.
Be willing and able to devote sufficient time to the affairs of Restless Development Uganda and be diligent in fulfilling the responsibilities of a Director and Board Committee Member.
Be willing to work on behalf of Restless Development Uganda without expectations of any reward except the satisfaction of having performed a valuable community service.
What We Do For You
This is an unpaid role.
A director shall not receive remuneration from the organisation for his or her services to the organisation as a director.
However, the organisation may reimburse a director for expenses and time properly incurred by him/her in attending to meetings or engaging in any other business of the organisation duly communicated to the secretariat.
Director will receive an orientation program to induct them into Restless Development Uganda’s operations and their responsibilities as Directors.
This will be organised and facilitated by the organisation.
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; Restless Development Board of Directors Jobs in Uganda
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