Robert Otim has been appointed National Director for Habitat for Humanity Uganda (HFHU).
The appointment is effective August 1, 2019.
As a National Director, Mr Otim is responsible for the overall leadership in the development and execution of the country strategy. He is accountable to lead, direct, develop and manage HFH resources ensuring quality, effectiveness and accountability in line with HFH International policies, protocols and standards.
Prior to his appointment, Otim has been a consultant at the Ministry of Water and Environment.
Otim fact file:
Otim has extensive multi-sectoral experience leading complex development and humanitarian programs in various contexts.
He has held leadership and technical advisory positions with numerous organizations that has enabled him to develop exceptional skills in strategic leadership, program development and execution, moreover with first-rate interpersonal and team building capabilities.
Otim holds a bachelors degree in Environment Management from Makerere University. He also a Masters degree in Human Resource Management and Development from Manchester University in UK and another Masters Degree in International Primary Health Care from the University of London, UK.
Otim started his career at the Rural Self Care Organisation as a Project Coordinator in 2002.
In 2003, he joined Concern Worldwide as an emergency camp/wash cluster coordinator before joining Plan International as a part time emergency program coordinator.
Later Otim became the organisation’s Program Development Coordinator.
Between 2010-2014, he was the Regional WASH Advisor for the Netherlands Development Organisation.
In 2015, Otim worked as part time WASH Advisor for the SNV Netherlands Development Organisation.
In 2016, he joined the Ministry of Water and Environment as a Consultant.