Deputy Country Director

Deputy Country Director

Samaritan’s Purse

Kampala, Uganda

We're searching for a Deputy Country Director (DCD) who will have the opportunity to play a key role in program implementation and management, program reporting, staff management and team-building, strategic vision-casting as well as maintaining strong donor and government relations. As a critical member of the Samaritan’s Purse Uganda team, the Deputy Country Director assists the Country Director (CD) in providing overall leadership and direction for activities in the office. If you have proven management and leadership skills, are passionate about the advancement of the Gospel, and looking for a career with impact, we invite you to apply today!

Description of Job duties:

  • Maintain a personal, active relationship with Jesus Christ and is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.
  • Ensure all programs are conducted in accordance with agreed work plans and budgets.
  • Responsible for the overall supervision, direction, professional development and spiritual development of direct reports.
  • Conduct appraisals and encourage professional development for all direct reports, addressing under-performance, rewarding success, identifying growth targets and mentoring staff to success.
  • Provide professional representation for Samaritan's Purse with government officials, dignitaries, other Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) and visitors as requested.
  • Assist the Country Director in oversight of day to day operations.
  • Assist the Country Director in strategic development of the country programs.
  • Attend daily morning devotions and participate in prayer support for the ministry, its donors and volunteers.
  • Maintain a strong Christian witness to colleagues, vendors, charitable beneficiaries, and the general public.
  • Assess, manage, and report critical physical, emotional, or spiritual concerns of supervised staff.

Qualifications:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must maintain a personal relationship with and be a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, as well as able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years related experience. Master’s degree in International Development or related field preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Position requires extensive field humanitarian experience in a management role with ability to lead large cross cultural teams.
  • Previous experience working overseas, particularly in Africa.
  • Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.
  • Fluent spoken and written English required.
  • Possess strong organizational skills, communication skills (written and verbal) and networking skills.
  • Knowledge of project planning and implementation.
  • Ability to adapt and operate for extended periods in austere conditions.
  • Ability to coordinate activities with other agencies, build and maintain positive working relationships.

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