Savings Banks Foundation for International Cooperation (SBFIC) is a German NGO that provides proactive support to financial institutions to sustainably foster economic and social development at the local, national, and regional level through needs-oriented microfinance services. We are currently working in more than 40 countries all over the globe. In East Africa, we work closely together with our partners in Burundi, Rwanda and Tanzania, to strengthen the local and regional financial structures. Our Regional Head Office is based in Kigali, Rwanda. We are currently employing a team of about 50 members of staff in east Africa.
SBFIC plans to set up a new office in Uganda. This office will be part of the Regional Office East Africa. The Ugandan country head office shall be located in Kampala. A satellite office shall operate in Arua. It is intended to carry out the project activities within the framework of the German Cooperation.
Essential Job Functions:
Reporting to the Regional Coordinators East Africa, the Country Director works to implement and monitor the agreed program in partnership with the Association of Microfinance Institutions of Uganda and the Uganda Co-operative Savings and Credit Union Ltd., lead the local SBFIC team, manage the project resources, provide relevant reports, manage relationships with stakeholders, develop and oversee office procedures.
Reporting to the Regional Coordinators East Africa in accordance with the matrix organization of the Regional Office
Main work location for the Country Director will be Kampala. Missions to other locations in Uganda, especially to Arua in the North-western region, as well as to other countries in East Africa, especially Burundi, Rwanda, and Tanzania, and occasionally to Germany, are common.
Roles and responsibilities:
How to apply:
Please submit a current résumé, a cover letter highlighting relevant past experience and why you are interested in working at SBFIC, and relevant references and certificates via email in one PDF file to
Subject: Country Director Uganda
Application Deadline: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018