Duty Station: Uganda
Job details: Would you like to volunteer to serve on the Board of a local dynamic Ugandan NGO?
SACU Brief Background
Send a Cow Uganda (SACU) is part of an international charity registered in Uganda whose mission is: “To give communities and families the hope and the means to secure their own futures from the land”. SACU has been working with rural communities in Uganda since 1988 and is currently working in 42 districts. SACU works with vulnerable households targeting poor rural women, orphaned and vulnerable children, people with disabilities, and out of school youth, to overcome poverty and malnutrition by increasing agricultural productivity, developing on and off- farm enterprises, increasing access to finance services, building resilience to climate change and other shocks and addressing gender inequality.
SACU is looking for individuals with outstanding repute to serve on its Board of Directors for an initial term of 3 years renewable once.
SACU Board of Directors comprise of 7 members who serve as VOLUNTEERS on three committees.
Values: Must hold values similar to our own – Integrity, Stewardship and Accountability.
Social skills: We are seeking individuals who are at ease networking at both local and global levels with governments, civil society organizations and the agro-enterprise value chain. Previous board experience in either or several of 4 these fields is desirable.
Organizational Skills: Leadership skills, strategic planning, conceptualizing and designing innovative development concepts.
We are looking for individuals with a diversity and a mix of skills from either the NGO sector or business world with a minimum of Master’s Degree or its equivalent in a development work or related field such as Organizational Development, Law, Human Resource Management, and Management Specialists. You will possess more than 10 years of consistent service.
Job application procedure:
If you are a Ugandan resident in Uganda and you believe you meet the expectations above, then send your CV and an expression of interest letter to the Board Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org not later than September 20th 2016. You may check us out at www.sendacow.org
For further inquiries, please call 0774 787425 not later than September 16th 2016.