13 April 2016

3 Branch Manager NGO Job Positions - Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Organisation: Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station: Arua, Kabale and Nebbi, Uganda

About US:
Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading national humanitarian organization in Uganda and a member of the International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement. The ICRC is an International humanitarian institution which has a mandate to protect victims of international and armed conflicts i.e. the wounded, refugees, civilians, prisoners and other non-combatants.

Job Summary: The Branch Manager will be responsible for developing the Branch strategic plans and oversee their implementation; ensuring resources are in place to achieve budgeted performance targets and monitoring overall performance against these.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Offer support in the implementation of the core programs of URCS at the Branch (First Aid and Blood Donor Recruitment )
  • Responsible for Volunteer and membership management at the Branch.
  • Provide governance support to the Branch Governing Board at the Branch.
  • Offer technical support in the preparation of Branch monthly, quarterly and annual program plans, budgets and reports in accordance with URCS guidelines and donor requirements.
  • Develop and review systems for monitoring and evaluating the development and implementation of Branch projects in line with URC institutional development strategies.
  • Coordinate and monitor the documentation and reporting in all projects.
  • Work closely with the District Local Governments and other relevant organizations in all aspects of Development

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Red Cross Society Branch Manager job vacancy should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Social Work and Social Administration, Development Studies, Education, Business Administration or any relevant field
  • Possession of Post Graduate training / Master’s Degree in Project Management, Community Development, Education, Health etc.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in programme development.
  • Significant experience in a management position will be an added advantage.
  • Broad knowledge of capacity building and organization development for member based associations
  • Working knowledge of Monitoring & evaluation
  • Familiarity with Programme Development, Planning and Budgeting, Networking & Stakeholder management, Knowledge management, Documentation, information management, and Reporting
  • Skilled in performance management, institutional capacity assessment & development, training and development
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in MS Office applications, word, excel, PowerPoint, Spread sheets
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strategic Management Skills
  • People management skills – team building and delegation
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • High degree of Diplomacy and Confidentiality
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Good facilitation and presentation skills
  • Strong documentation skills
How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement should send their filled application forms, download here and E-mail to: sgurcs@redcrossug.org or mail via post to: The Secretary General, Uganda Red Cross Society, Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road, P.O. Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 18th April 2016 by 5.00pm.

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