Friday, February 24, 2012

Nile Basin Initiative Job in Entebbe, Uganda

The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) is an inter-governmental organization initiated and led by the Nile riparian countries to promote joint development, protection and management of the common Nile Basin water resources.

NBI has a Shared Vision, namely: ‘to promote sustainable socioeconomic development through the equitable utilization of, and benefit from, the common Nile Basin water resources’.

The NBI provides a unique forum for the countries of the Nile Basin to move toward a cooperative process to realize tangible benefits in the basin and build a solid foundation of trust and confidence.

The NBI now seeks to hire a competent and qualified person to fill the position of Head, StrategicPlanning and Management detailed below that exist at the Nile Basin Secretariat (Nile-SEC) in Entebbe, Uganda.

Qualifications and Experience
  • Post graduate degree in engineering, natural resources, management, economics or other relevant discipline.
  • At least ten years of demonstrated executive-level experience in leading and managing multidisciplinary teams
  • High-level experience in natural resource management with experience in river basin planning within a transboundary context
  • Demonstrated achievements in formulation and implementation of strategic plans and or, complex projects on time and within budget
  • Previous experience in resource mobilization and managing international donor contracts is highly desirable. Previous experience working in a multi-government environment is highly desirable
How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates are advised to visit the NBI website at to download the full job description and person specifications, and to submit their applications electronically to the Executive Director at:

Application/cover letters clearly indicating the position and accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae should reach the Executive Director not later than 19th March 2012.

Please download and fill in the standard curriculum Vitae template from the NBI website and attach it to your application letter.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Candidates who had applied for this position before need not re-apply.
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