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CCBRT

Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania

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Job Summary:

Serving on the CCBRT Board of Directors is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about strengthening leadership and governance in the non-profit sector.

Job Description:

Ref: 2023-BOD

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Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania (CCBRT) is a locally registered Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) committed to prevent disabilities wherever possible. CCBRT is also engaged in extensive maternal and newborn healthcare (MNHC) activities. CCBRT’s mission is to be a social enterprise focusing on healthcare that serves the community and the most vulnerable with accessible specialised services and development programmes. Please see newsite.ccbrt.org for full range of CCBRT programs and vision.

CCBRT Board of Directors is comprised of leaders from the non-profit and profit sectors who are dedicated to the organisation’s mission and vision. Board members champion the importance of exceptional board leadership believing that each and every organisation needs a strong and effective board to fully realize its potential for good. In addition to the standard roles and responsibilities of a board member, our board members are active advocates and ambassadors for the organisation and are fully engaged in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for CCBRT to advance its mission.

Serving on the CCBRT Board of Directors is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about strengthening leadership and governance in the non-profit sector.

Expectations for CCBRT Board of Directors include the following:

  • Attend four board meetings per year, read board materials in advance of board meetings and to come prepared to ask questions and participate in discussions.
  • Have the financial acumen to read and understand CCBRT’s financial statements and to otherwise help the board fulfill its fiduciary responsibilities.
  • Serve on one or more committees of the board and to actively participate in committee work.
  • Play an active role in securing the financial resources necessary for CCBRT to achieve its mission.
  • Leverage personal relationships and connections to help the resource mobilization department and the management team to identify and solicit potential funders.
  • Directly invest in CCBRT’s work by making a personal contribution where possible.
  • Responsibly represent CCBRT to their respective communities and to advocate for CCBRT’s mission, programs, and services as appropriate.
  • Board members are recruited on individual merits and are not seen as representative to any of their respective community.
  • Board terms last for five (5) years and board members can serve for up to two consecutive terms.

Desired skills & Expertise:

In order to strengthen the current board and increase in size, CCBRT Board of Directors is currently recruiting 2 additional leaders with expertise in the areas below:

Advocacy Professional

  • CCBRT seeks an experienced advocacy professional who has planned and implemented advocacy strategies and campaigns to support an issue or cause.
  • We seek a board leader to help cultivate the board’s leadership role in advocacy in support of staff as part of a broader commitment to increase awareness about the importance of our mission, influence public policy, and expand our reach.

Resource Mobilisation

  • CCBRT seeks a well-connected leader who is passionate about CCBRT and can leverage his/her networks both internally and externally to gather resources needed by CCBRT to fulfil its mission.

Audit, Accounting and Financial Management

  • CCBRT seeks experienced professional with knowledge and experience of financial matters, internal controls, risk management and audit experience with proven track record in leadership and administration and possessing an understanding of the role of a finance, risk and audit committee, to join our Board.
  • The ideal board candidate(s) should have prior board experience or have received formal board training.

Mode of Application

Qualified and experienced candidates are requested to apply and submit an application letter, curriculum vitae, certified copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and awards via email to: angela.lugangira@ccbrt.org

CCBRT is an inclusive and diverse organization and therefore particular likes to encourage eligible women and people with disabilities to apply.