The National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU) an umbrella organization promoting the rights of Persons with disabilities in Uganda with the vision of having ‘A Just and Fair Society where Persons with Disabilities live a Prosperous and Dignified life’. We exist to advocate for the rights of Persons with Disabilities in a unified voice for improved livelihoods. NUDIPU, is hereby seeking to recruit competent and vibrant Ugandan to fill in the following position:

Job Tittle: Chief Executive Officer

Reports to: Chairperson NUDIPU

Responsible for: Director of Programmes, Director Finance and Administration, Director for Policy influencing

Job Purpose

To provide effective strategic leadership and direction to NUDIPU and guide its development towards the achievement of its vision, mission and requirements of its mandate in line with established policies. S/he is the Secretary to NUDIPU’s Board of Directors and renders accountability for the use of all NUDIPU resources as the
Chief Accounting Officer.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

o Lead organisational planning processes and ensure the preparation of organisational plans and budgets for approval by the NUDIPU Board of Directors.

o Ensure that the Staff activities are aligned to the Strategic Plan and that the staff clearly understand their individual contribution to the overall strategy.

o Oversee program implementation, monitoring and evaluation, checking that NUDIPU quality standards are met and taking remedial action where necessary.

o Support institutional capacity development of NUDIPU member organisations.

o Ensure contractual, statutory obligations and agreements of NUDIPU are fully complied

o Interpret and implement Board policies, instructions and decisions.

o Spearhead the review and development of NUDIPU policies.

o Ensure that NUDIPU is able to attract, motivate and retain competent staff including overseeing the recruitment process.

o Ensure HR resources are efficiently deployed productively.

o Provide support supervision, set performance targets, regularly appraise and give feedback to Director of Programmes, Director Finance & Administration.

o Ensure compliance & adherence to NUDIPU human resource policies.

o Spearhead the development of a sustainable resource mobilization strategy.

o Coordinate fundraising and identify program supporters to ensure there is sufficient funding and other resources for the implementation of NUDIPU’s strategic plan.

o Ensure all donor contractual obligations and other reporting requirements, are aptly negotiated and that the terms of contract are met in a timely fashion.

o Spearhead efforts to build reserves and generating own resources for NUDIPU.

o Ensure responsible expending and accounting for all assets and resources through regular monitoring and periodic reporting (budget monitoring).

o Review and ensure a comprehensive risk management register and updates.

o Foster and maintain good working relationships with existing and potential stakeholders at national, regional, international levels and partners.



Minimum of a master’s degree in Human Rights, Social Sciences and Development Studies or in any related field + Training in Management is highly desirable.

Industry experience

Minimum of 8 years’ experience in heading an organization or senior management in a large or medium Civil Society Organization (CSO). Good knowledge of understanding the disability issues.

Solid experience of managing grants with a program budget of approximately USD 2 million annually.

How to apply:

Qualified candidates should submit their applications, copies of academic transcripts and detailed CVs including contact addresses of 3 referees not later than 1st March 2021 either electronically to; , or hand delivered to NUDIPU head office along Bukoto Kisaasi Road. Hard copies can also be sent through the organizational postal address P.O.Box 8567 Kampala not later than addressed to the Chairperson NUDIPU.

Note: Qualified Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply