World Vision Uganda IT Jobs – Radio Operator

Job Title: Radio Operator
Organisation: World
Vision Uganda
Reports to: Security Officer
Duty Station: Kotido, Uganda
Project: Karamoja General Food Distribution Phase 5
About WVU:
World Vision Uganda is a
Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 40 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary:  The Radio Operator will be responsible for
the radio communication between vehicles and staff while traveling in Karamoja
Region
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Maintain
    communications between the base and vehicles travelling in the region. Tracking
    and monitoring movements.
  • Reporting
    any incidents involving staff travelling in the field to the Security
    Officer and management with a view to activating any emergency procedures
    and responses.
  • Maintain
    Emergency communication equipment.
  • Ensure
    training of staff on World Vision emergency radio communication and
    security procedures
  • Assist
    the Security officer in the security oversight role. 
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • A
    minimum of a Bachelors degree in Information Technology, information
    science or any development discipline. 
  • Should
    have a minimum of three years field experience in field based radio
    communication
  • Must
    be able to work in a team and be prepared to learn and train subordinates.
  • A
    mature and committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities
How to apply:
All suitable candidates may
submit their applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae, via e-mail to wvujobs@wvi.org
. Please address the application to the People and Culture Manager and do
indicate the post title in the email subject line.
 (Qualified female candidates are particularly
encouraged to apply)
Deadline: 24th May, 2013

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