Job Title: General Manager

Company/Organization: Safe Way Right Way (SWRW)

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Job Type: Full-time

Job Summary

As the General Manager, you will play a pivotal role in advancing SWRW’s mission and ensuring its effective operation. You will provide strategic leadership, setting and executing a vision aligned with organizational goals. This includes overseeing daily operations, ensuring all departments work cohesively and efficiently. You will also manage resources, both human and financial, to maximize impact and sustainability. Engaging with stakeholders, fostering partnerships, and driving continuous improvement will be key to your success in this role.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Mandate Execution and Compliance:

  • Execute SWRW’s mandate with integrity and diligence.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Establish a robust governance framework aligned with organizational values and standards.

Resource Mobilization and Financial Management:

  • Develop a sustainable resource mobilization model.
  • Practice transparent financial management.
  • Identify and mitigate risks, including fraud and corruption.

Stakeholder Management and Thought Leadership:

  • Strategically engage with stakeholders with shared values and objectives.
  • Provide thought leadership on road safety matters.
  • Collaborate with government bodies and sector partners.
  • Professionally manage the daily operations of SWRW and performance management of staff.



  • Bachelor’s degree preferable in fields such as Public Administration, Business Administration, Public Health, Urban Planning, or a related field.
  • Advanced Degree or Certificate in any of the above fields or in Project Management, Road Safety Management, Transport Engineering, or a related area can be an added advantage.


  • At least 8 years’ experience in a senior leadership role, 5 of which should have been in Public Policy and Advocacy, Stakeholder Management, Public Health, and/or Resource Management.
  • Proven track record of managing medium to large programs, including planning, monitoring, and evaluation; fundraising as well as managing grants/members’ contributions.


  • Commitment to professionalism, integrity, and ethical conduct.

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit their CV and a cover letter outlining their relevant experience and suitability for the role to by July 18, 2024.

SWRW is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

Deadline: 18th July 2024

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

About Safe Way Right Way (SWRW)

Industry: Administration

Location: Kampala, Uganda

SWRW is a Non-Governmental Organization founded in 2013 through collaboration between the World Bank’s Global Road Safety Partnerships and TotalEnergies. Our mission is to improve road safety and reduce crashes globally.



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