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About CEWIGO

The Centre for Women in Governance is a National-level Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) established in 2006 with a vision of: “A society in which women and men are equitably participating and benefiting from good governance”. Our mission is: “To mobilize women and build their capacity to influence governance at all levels and to increase awareness that where women and men share equally in the generation and maintenance of good governance, the benefits accrue to all society”.

Job Title: Executive Director
Organization: Centre for Women in Governance (CEWIGO)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Job Summary: The Executive Director serves as the chief accounting officer and has the responsibility for the overall operations of the Organization. S/he provides technically support to the Board in its governance work. S/he is a competent, professional, strategic and results-based leader

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Offer general oversight of all CEWIGO programs and activities to ensure smooth functioning and efficiency of the Organization.
  • Ensure program quality and organizational stability through development and implementation of standards and controls as well as systems and procedures.
  • Take the lead in resource mobilization.
  • Ensure a favorable working environment necessary for staff motivation, competent staff recruitment and retention.
  • Technically support the recruitment of personnel, negotiation of professional contracts and ensures the establishment and maintenance of appropriate salary structures.
  • Carry out annual performance staff appraisals.
  • Manage the fiscal activities of the organization including budgeting, reporting and audit.
  • Ensure filing of all legal and regulatory documents and monitor compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Identify challenges and opportunities and attend to them with the support of the Board.
  • Actively support policy-making and recommend policy positions.
  • Keep the Board informed of relevant developments in the operating environment within which CEWIGO works.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The candidate should hold a Master’s Degree or its equivalent in development related disciplines such as international relations, Social Work and Administration, Management, Human Rights, Development studies, Gender Studies, Peace and Conflict Resolution and Law.
  • Possess strong management and supervisory skills and experience.
  • Demonstrable effectiveness and lead experience in resource mobilization.
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills

Job Title: Program Manager
Organization: Centre for Women in Governance (CEWIGO)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Job Summary: The Program Manager serves as head of all program work in the Organization. She provides technical program support to the program staff and the executive director. She is a competent, professional, strategic and results-based leader.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare periodic work plans (quarterly, Bi – annual, annual) to ensure that performance indicators and targets are clearly reflected.
  • Prepare periodic reports and ensure effective achievements of targeted results.
  • Coordinate, prepare and submit donor reports in line with project reporting time lines.
  • Keep in liaison with the donors to ensure contracts compliance and timely responses
  • Coordinate the production of CEWIGO Annual reports,
  • Coordinate and supervise program planning, budgeting, implementation and monitoring and evolution of CEWIGO program work.
  • Ensure production of activity reports by the program team,
  • Provide regular feedback to the ED on quality and progress towards program planning, budgeting, implementation and monitoring in line with CEWIGO’s Strategic Plan.
  • Initiate fund raising and support program staff in developing proposals
  • Represent CEWIGO at meetings and events with partners and donors in consultation with the ED
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The candidate should hold a Master’s Degree or its equivalent in development related disciplines such as international relations, Social work and administration, development management, human rights, development studies, and Law.
  • Possess strong management and supervisory skills and experience.
  • Demonstrable effectiveness and lead experience in resource mobilization.
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

All interested applicants should send in their applications marked, “Application for The Position of Executive Director or Program Manager,” with name and address written on the upper left hand corner of the envelope. It should include a cover letter, copies of your Certificates and a detailed curriculum vitae indicating three professional referees with their contact details.

The complete applications should be submitted in hard copy to…

The Chairperson, Centre for Women in Governance (CEWIGO),
Plot 212 Nsalo Road, Off Gadaffi Road, Near Old Kampala Police Station.
P. O. Box 844, Kampala, Uganda.
Tel: +256 414 532 382
Email: info@cewigo.com

Deadline: 30th November 2020 by 5:00 PM