Country Representative – Carter Center at The Carter Center

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  • Company: The Carter Center
  • Location: Uganda
  • State: Uganda
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Administrative Jobs in Uganda

Job Description

The Country Representative, Uganda reports to the Vice President, Overseas Operations. Due to travel requirement, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required.

Job Description: • Serves as a representative in the country of assignment. • Directs and manages the implementation of program initiatives in the designated country, including development of program policies and procedures. • Works closely with the host country’s governmental agencies, as applicable, as well as other non-governmental organizations. • Responsible for managing the program objectives in the assigned country, and may supervise local staff. • Collaborates and develops relationships with representatives of other organizations to achieve program goals. • Directs contract negotiations with vendors/consultants in the country of assignment. • Researches, writes and presents program-related speeches. • Oversees required record-keeping and the preparation of operational, statistical and briefing reports. • Provides leadership and overall management to locally recruited personnel in the country of assignment. • Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications: • A bachelor’s degree in a field related to the program area. • Five years of related experience. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English are required. • Master’s degree in a field relevant to operations, health, or other development-related field and seven to ten years of progressively responsible experience, including five years’ experience managing country office programs, administration, operations, and personnel (or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training). • Experience with programs related to public health, development, local capacity building, and knowledge of Uganda or the east Africa region is an advantage. • Experience working in the Horn of Africa region is a plus. • Demonstrated experience managing security issues. • Advanced financial and human resource management skills. • Strong analysis, including monitoring and evaluation, problem solving, prioritization, and risk-management skills. • Strong interpersonal skills, cross-cultural understanding and the ability to lead and motivate diverse, multi-disciplinary, geographically remote teams. • Demonstrated experience in team building, conflict resolution, ensuring participation, promoting mutual respect and active listening. • Experience working with donors, government officials, international organizations, NGOs and CSOs. • Proficiency in MS Office 365 and other technology. • Strong organizational skills along with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines.

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 10th Dec. 2021
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