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Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Country Director at TradeMark East Africa


TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) is an ald-for-trade organisa­tion that was established with the aim of growing prosper­ity in East Africa through increased trade. TMEA. which is funded by a range of development agencies, operates on a notfor- profit basis. TMEA is funded by the development agencies of the following countries: French Development Agency (AFD). Belgium. Canada. Denmark. Finland. Irish Aid, the Netherlands. Norway. United Kingdom. United States of America and the European Union. We work closely with East African Community (EAQ institutions, national govern­ments. the private sector, and civil society organisations to increase trade by unlocking economic potential through increased physical access to markets, enhanced trade en­vironment and improved business competitiveness. We be­lieve that enhanced trade contributes to economic growth, a reduction in poverty and subsequently increased prosperity. TMEA has Its headquarters in Nairobi. Kenya with branches and operations in Arusha (at the East African Community). Burundi. Democratic Republic of Congo. Ethiopia. Hargelsa, Rwanda. South Sudan. Tanzania, and Uganda. TMEA is now expanding its trade facilitation programme and launching operations in Djibouti and Malawi. We are looking for high calibre, results-orlented and experienced professionals to join our team in the positions below.



The Country Director (CD) leads the country programmes with overall responsibility for delivering quality and results of these portfolios, in line with TMEA’s Strategy and Project Cycle Management (PCM) Guidelines. S/he manages and maintains strategic relationships with Governments, the private sector, civil society, and the donor communities. In addition, the CD is responsible for managing the country teams to ensure good design and delivery of the programmes, and ensuring best practice is followed with TMEA corporate guidelines, procedures, and systems.
The CD has overall responsibility for leading the Uganda and South Sudan Country Programmes (UCP & SSCP) and developing, managing, and monitoring strategies and programme delivery. This will include the design, implementation, and delivery of programme activities in infrastructure development, trade facilitation, support to Government institutions and the private sector. S/he will develop and maintain effective programmes in line with TMEA’s strategic plan, results framework and its management information and monitoring systems. The CD will identify opportunities for additional investments into TMEA’s Uganda and South Sudan Programmes through fundraising from donors and other agencies.


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The deadline for submitting the application is 27 August 2021.