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Country Directors (Uganda and Rwanda)

Job Description

Country Directors (Rwanda and Uganda)

County Director Uganda and Country Director Rwanda (2 roles)
Full time, 40 hours per week
Permanent contracts

Send a Cow is a growing and dynamic international development charity providing training and ongoing support to smallholder farmers in six African countries. We give poor families and communities the hope and the means to secure their own futures from the land, in line with our vision of a confident and thriving rural Africa.

We are looking for 2 experienced Country Directors in Kampala, Uganda, and in Kigali, Rwanda at a time of exciting transition with a new 10 year strategy.

These roles head up our country teams and we are seeking strong, supportive and enabling leaders with vision to provide programmatic and financial oversight.  You will need in depth experience of developing staff and enabling your team to help deliver the country strategies both through direct implementation and through building the capacity of partners.  A thorough working understanding of sustainable farm systems, gender and social inclusion, as well as enterprise development is essential.  You will have experience of attracting new funding streams, as well as being an excellent networker and able to represent Send a Cow in external forums.

Experience working with Boards is a requirement for the Uganda Country Director role.

If you are results focused and passionate about seeing communities and the environment thrive, we would love to hear from you.

Applications close at 9am on Friday 5th March 2021, with the successful candidate likely to start in July 2021.

To apply, please:

  • Complete the application form provided on the link below (CVs will not be accepted)
  • Provide examples of 3 key achievements which demonstrate the competencies identified as key for the position (guidance is provided below)
  • Submit applications to applications@sendacow.org mentioning the position in the subject line by Friday 5th March at 9am

Downloadable documents:

1st interviews are likely to be week commencing 15th March, with 2nd interviews likely to be week commencing 22nd March

 

At Send a Cow, we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children and vulnerable adults in our work. We expect all of our employees and volunteers to sign up to our Safeguarding Policy.

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