African Wildlife Foundation has been active in conservation in Uganda for almost four decades. We are currently seeking a dynamic leader to oversee and drive AWF’s conservation program in Uganda. The Country Director is responsible for providing overall leadership, strategic focus, management, and accountability for AWF’s programs in Uganda. This position reports to the Vice President Programs, East & Southern Africa. The Country Director will oversee the successful implementation of programs in Uganda, work with AWF senior management to design new programs, and grow AWF’s conservation and development portfolio in the country.
The Country Director is expected to be a highly visible individual in the conservation sector able to manage programs with ecological, social, political, cultural, and economic complexities. S/he is expected to be results-oriented and able to provide leadership to a team of highly qualified professionals to achieve results and meet program targets and goals. S/he will be expected to exercise a high degree of decision making and sound judgment. The Country Director is expected to liaise directly with his/her supervisor and directly with relevant technical staff in HQ for various programs including but not limited to the Canines for Conservation Program and Classroom Africa Program.
Closing date: March 12, 2018
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