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Director of Programmes (Uganda)

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Project, program management
  • Executive (director)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent

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Job Summary

As a deputy to the Executive Director, and as a member of the Executive team, the Director of Programmes is responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction, which ensures that FSDU programmes achieve their intended objectives, resulting in a significant impact on financial markets development and financial inclusion for all in Uganda. He/she bears the ultimate responsibility of supporting, developing and ensuring well-coordinated pillars that deliver results in such a way as to maximise achievement of FSDU’s vision.


  1. As a member of the Executive Team actively participate in the research, business development and implementation of strategic plans that will have an impact on the growth and inclusiveness of Uganda’s financial sector
  2. Provide leadership to the Programmes team; empowering them to deliver against FSDU’s goals and objectives
  3. Actively participate in the development and implementation of a strategy for networking, advocacy & communications that will influence key stakeholders to support the achievement of FSDU’s strategic goals
  4. Lead the team in developing and implementing a portfolio of impactful projects that will collectively result in significant beneficial changes to Uganda’s Financial Sector and a positive impact on end beneficiaries
  5. Lead the team in the pursuit of innovation, learning and continuous improvement in programme quality and impact
  6. Ensure effective utilisation of the finances associated with the Programmes Team; in compliance with FSDU’s policies and donor requirements

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Executive (director)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required skills: Business development; Business strategy; People management; Lobbying, advocacy; Programme management; Innovation processes; Research planning
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

FSD Africa

Banking, microfinance, insurance

FSD Africa is a market facilitator or catalyst. It applies a combination of resources, expertise and research to address financial market failures and deliver a lasting impact. FSD Africa has a mandate to work across sub-Saharan Africa on issues that relate to both ‘financial inclusion’ and ‘finance for growth.’