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Uganda Hands for Hope

Uganda Hands for Hope

Uganda Hands for Hope

Uganda Hands for Hope is a small non-profit organisation working with the residents of Kampala's informal urban settlements. We pride ourselves on having a close working relationship with our beneficiaries and for our hands-on approach to our work. We do not believe in handouts but rather in targeting the most vulnerable and giving them the tools they need to help themselves. We operate several

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Location:
Kampala, Uganda

Posted:
8 Nov 2013

Deadline:
Opportunity has expired

Compensation details:
Modest Salary + Accommodation

Employer tags:
Industry:
Education
Esc Factor:
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General Manager / Administrator

Looking to gain management experience while working with vulnerable families and children in Africa?

Kampala, Uganda

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Compensation details:
Modest Salary + Accommodation

Job Type:
Full-time
Level:
Mid Level
Escape Factors:
Exotic
Exciting Brand
Social Impact
Function:
General Management
Management
General management
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UHfH is looking for a self-motivated, friendly individual to manage our daily operations.

This position is a fantastic opportunity for somebody looking to strengthen their management skills and build experience in the 'grassroots' aspect of international development. UHfH is a small non-profit organisation working with the residents of Kampala’s informal urban settlements.

We pride ourselves on having a close working relationship with our beneficiaries and for our hands-on approach to our work. We are looking for a talented, ambitious, and friendly individual who will help us achieve our goals, while having fun doing it!


Responsibilities include: 

  • Oversee the management of all programmes (education, livelihoods, health, etc)
  • Create an efficient and positive culture for employees   
  • Mentor and build the capacity of Child Sponsorship Manager and Head Teacher
  • Improve existing programmes, develop new initiatives, and strengthen relationships with local organisations
  • Develop the new Children with Disabilities policy
  • Strengthen monitoring and evaluation capabilities 
  • Manage all financial operations (i.e. budgets, cashflows, financial procedures, audits, etc)
  • Liaise with sponsors, donors, volunteers, and office visitors
  • Prepare all communication and marketing materials (i.e. newsletters, annual reports, maintain Facebook and Twitter accounts, etc)
  • Ensure that the legalities of the organisation and responsibilities are maintained
  • Complete any other tasks assigned by the Board of Directors
  • Fundrasie to financially support programmes


Required Qualifications: 

  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in a field relating to UHfH work (i.e. international relations, development, project management, social work, etc)
  • Minimum of 2 years management / leadership experience
  • Strong organisational and communication skills
  • Strong report writing and analytical skills
  • Strong IT skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • A passion for development
  • Ability to work within a cross-cultural team
  • Want to work for a non-profit that wants to make a difference
  • Familiarity with social media tools (i.e. Twitter, Facebook, etc)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a developing country environment
  • Experience working in a area relating to UHfH work (Child Development, Social Work, Project Management, International Development, etc)

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