Aga Khan Education Services, Uganda is currently seeking to recruit a Chief Executive Officer for AKES, Uganda which operates three schools in Kampala. The CEO will be responsible for supporting the school leaders in their day to day operations and the successful delivery of the organisation’s strategic direction for Uganda.
The strategic goal, taking into account the impact of the COVID pandemic, repositions the current schools into two high performing affordable national and international school campuses with upgraded facilities, an enriched curriculum, and a focus on continuous development to ensure a values-based 21st Century education for students. This may involve school construction, relocation and major facilities retrofitting.
To be a successful candidate, you will be an experienced and visionary and dynamic leader. You will demonstrate entrepreneurial instinct and have an extensive knowledge of contemporary developments in the global education arena. You will have strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as cultural awareness and sensitivity. Highly qualified in business and education management, you will have substantial senior leadership experience, preferably within education organisations.
Essential criteria for the role:
Qualified to post-graduate level, in business administration and education management/leadership.
Substantial senior leadership experience at a strategic level, and significant experience leading an education organisation with multiple schools.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of the international education sector and international curricula.
Demonstrable experience and success in managing operations, financial and human resources.
Experience of change leadership and management.
Demonstrable experience of cultural awareness, understanding and sensitivity.