04 July 2017

Earn 2750 Euros monthly as Field Coordinator at Handicap International

Job Title:    Field Coordinator
Organisation: Handicap International
Location: Uganda
Salary: 2750 € (gross) / month
Job Reference Number: DIR-021-FCB-3509
Reports to: Head of Mission

About Handicap:
Handicap International is an independent and impartial international aid organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights. It has no religious or political affiliation. It operates as a federation made up of a network of associations that provide it with human and financial resources, manage its projects and implement its actions and social mission.

Job Summary: The Field Coordinator is primarily responsible for developing, coordinating, and ensuring smooth implementation of Handicap International´s field operations in adherence to technical, logistic, human resource, administration and security internal and external procedures and regulations. At local level, the Field Coordinator represents Handicap International vis-a-vis relevant stakeholders. The Field Coordinator manages the operations and support teams based in the area of implementation of Handicap in Arua, West Nile District, Uganda. Taking into consideration that Handicap International is currently launching its operations in the country, the Field Coordinator will focus initially on the opening and set-up of the base, ensuring the timely and quality start-up of the operations through putting in place sound procedures and structures and building strong teams.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Responsible for representation and coordination
  • Tasked with operational Development and Management
  • Security Management
  • In charge of logistics management
  • Finance Management
  • Team Management
  • Reporting

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Handicap International Field Coordinator job opportunity should have at least five years of professional experience in humanitarian or development contexts, preferably in the management of complex refugee responses
  • A minimum of two years’ experience as Field Coordinator or similar position
  • Knowledge of donor strategies and procedures
  • Skills and experience in funding proposal development
  • Previous security management experience mandatory
  • Previous experience launching of operations is an asset
  • Previous field office management experience is a strong asset
  • Previous working experience with Handicap International is a strong asset
  • Prior managerial experience
  • Proven representation experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
  • English mandatory (oral and written)
  • Strong writing and reporting skills
  • Ability to work under high pressure 
Job Benefits:
  • Salary: 2750 € (gross) / month regarding the experience of the candidate
  • Perdiem: 517 (net)
  • Hardship: 250€ (net)
  • Insurance: medical health coverage, retirement planning, repatriation
  • Paid holiday: 25 days per year +R&R (5 days every 3 months)
  • Status: unaccompanied position
  • Accommodation: Collective housing

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply by clicking on the link below.


Deadline: 13th July 2017

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