Country Director

at Village Enterprise’s
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted August 6, 2020
Category Management
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Country Director, Uganda

Organization Overview:

Village Enterprise’s mission is to end extreme poverty through innovation and entrepreneurship. By the end of 2019, Village Enterprise (VE) will have impacted the lives of one million people living in extreme poverty in East Africa. Village Enterprise’s new strategy focuses on ‘scale and impact’, and the organization has ambitious goals in both areas. Village Enterprise intends to impact the lives of twenty million people living in extreme poverty by 2030.

About the Job:

Village Enterprise’s Country Director is a passionate highly dynamic, technically capable and strong leader. The Village Enterprise team is comprised of 200+ staff across various teams consistently working to increase the impact and scale of the Village Enterprise Graduation model and the Country Director’s role is to ensure the successful implementation and results from the model.

Qualifications

Masters degree strongly preferred with concentration in Development or Agricultural Economics, International Development, Public Policy, Statistics, Business or other applied social research.

6+ years of work experience

Experience in a management/leadership role is required
Experience living / working / traveling in a developing country or emerging economy.

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