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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Kampala Music School Executive Director Job Vacancy

A regional centre of excellence in music (classical and jazz), promoting and developing music teaching, performance and appreciation within individuals and society

Kampala Music School is seeking a newExecutive Directorwith a passion for musical excellence, along with strategic vision, drive and superb people skills.

The key responsibilities of the position include:
  • Development of a clear and compelling vision and strategic plan.
  • Ensuring that the organisation is structured, organised, managed and controlled in such a way as to maximise achievement of that vision.
  • Overseeing all aspects of KMS’s operational management, ensuring that standards of excellence are maintained
  • Leading and developing the highly motivated team of staff
  • Promoting KMS in the community and developing donor relationships
The following personal qualities and experience are required:
  • Degree or relevant higher qualification along with a recognised music qualification
  • Appreciation of high standards of musical excellence
  • A proven track record as a visionary and strategic leader, demonstrating passion and vision, along with drive for accomplishment
  • Genuine concern and care for others, excellent listening skills and the ability to be diplomatic
  • The capacity to plan and organise in order to deliver results effectively
  • Evidence of effective resource management and financial accountability.
To apply, please send a CV, names and contact details of two referees, your own contact details and a covering letter explaining how you can contribute to KMS’s continuing success.

Send to Dr Julia Downing via email on

Closing date: 30th March 2012.

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