Country Representative

at Church World Service
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted March 29, 2024
Category Management
Currency UGX


The Country Representative will oversee and provide technical and strategic direction to CWS Rwanda country program and to commence laying ground for setting footprint in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This includes formulation of the country strategic plan, program development and administration as well as development of the annual plan in collaboration with CWS Regional Office in Nairobi, Kenya. Other key areas of responsibility include stakeholder management, resource mobilization, finance, human resources and development of new, and nurturing of existing CWS partnerships and identification of opportunities for CWS program growth and expansion. The Country Representative directly supervises the Senior Program Manager, Security Risk Manager, Human Resource Manager, Program Integrity Specialist, Procurement Manager, Finance and Administration Manager

Key Relationships

Internal to CWS

CWS Staff Safety and Security Coordinator
Deputy Director, RSC Program Implementation
RSC Program Development and Quality
Regional Representative
RSC Africa Director
RDP Director
CWS Headquarter Relevant Units
Regional Office in Nairobi, Kenya
RSC Africa Senior Management Team,
Associate Directors,
Direct Reports

Service providers, PRM and other agencies.
Working Environment

Office environment. Periodic travel to the field as may be required.
Core Job Responsibilities:

Leadership and Management (40%)

Provides leadership, vision and strategy alignment/review to include development of annual/monthly projections that inform CWS priorities.
Provides strategic leadership and direct oversight to CWS Africa activities in Rwanda.
Responsible for oversight of Programs, Finance, Administration, Human Resources, Security, Procurement and Program Integrity functions in Rwanda.
Provide direct leadership and management to the programs and administration teams to include team organization, staffing, training and development, performance management, employee engagement, conflict resolution, coaching and mentorship as well as day to day supervision of direct reports.
Oversee the development and implementation of annual plans for the Country Office and prioritize activities relating to staffing, team organization, training and development.
As part of the Senior Leadership Team, participate in the

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