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Director of Programmes

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Job Summary

As a deputy to the Executive Director, and as a member of the Executive team, the Director of Programmes is responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction, which ensures that FSDU programmes achieve their intended objectives, resulting in a significant impact on financial markets development and financial inclusion for all in Uganda. He/she bears the ultimate responsibility of supporting, developing and ensuring well-coordinated pillars that deliver results in such a way as to maximise achievement of FSDU’s vision.

Key Responsibilities

  • As a member of the Executive Team actively participate in the research, business development and implementation of strategic plans that will have an impact on the growth and inclusiveness of Uganda’s financial sector
  • Provide leadership to the Programmes team; empowering them to deliver against FSDU’s goals and objectives
  • Actively participate in the development and implementation of a strategy for networking, advocacy & communications that will influence key stakeholders to support the achievement of FSDU’s strategic goals
  • Lead the team in developing and implementing a portfolio of impactful projects that will collectively result in significant beneficial changes to Uganda’s Financial Sector and a positive impact on end beneficiaries
  • Lead the team in the pursuit of innovation, learning and continuous improvement in programme quality and impact
  • Ensure effective utilisation of the finances associated with the Programmes Team; in compliance with FSDU’s policies and donor requirements

Educational Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree from a reputable university
  • Masters in a related area (e.g. Law, Economic Policy, Finance, Business Administration) strongly preferred

Job related experience and knowledge:

  • In depth and broad understanding of the technology and financial sectors (including some experience in digital financial services, innovation trends)
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills
  • Solid communication skills
  • Track record of accomplishments in previous roles
  • Experience engaging with the highest level of the private and public sectors
  • Experience working with donor or philanthropic funded programmes
  • At least 10 years work experience and at least 5 managing and motivating cross functional teams
  • At least 4 years work experience in Africa

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How to Apply:

To apply, CLICK HERE  and follow the instructions. Deadline for all submissions is 11:59 P.M. on 23rdFebruary 2018. Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

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