Assistant Camp Manager NGO Jobs – Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Job Title:     Assistant Camp Manager
Organisation: Uganda Red
Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Camp Manager
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 Assistant
Camp Manager will be responsible for assisting and supporting the Camp Manager
in providing camp management support to the South Sudanese Refugees Emergency
Operations for URCS Response Actions and Projects in Bidi Bidi resettlement
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support the camp manger with management of
    any emergency situations in the camp.
  • Support the supervision of URCS’s WASH and
    construction activities.
  • Work in liaison with camp committees to
    ensure effective implementation of all activities in the refugee camp.
  • Support in ensuring that non-food item
    distribution is conducted smoothly and fairly.
  • Offer support in the maintenance and
    update security information and data in consultation with OPM and UNHCR,
    camp committee and implementing partners.
  • Adhere to URCS and Donor standards and
    accountability requirements for all resources within the camp.
  • Work closely with the camp Manager in
    supervising and monitoring refugee movement and resettlement.
  • Support the Camp Manager in all mass
    meetings, events and commemorations in the refugee camp.
  • Assist the camp manager achieve the
    clearly outlined strategic direction, priorities, objectives and
  • Support the constructive collaboration
    between all of URCS’s work areas: WASH, Shelter and Camp Management, as
    well as between URCS, local authorities, other NGOs (WASH and Health) and
    UN agencies.
  • Support the Camp Manager’s office in its
    work and maintain constant communication.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Red
    Cross Society Assistant Camp Manager career placement should hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Management, Human Resource Management   or a related field.
  • Post graduate qualification in Management,
    Social work, or a related field is an added advantage
  • At least three years’ experience working
    in a humanitarian context, preferably in a refugee program
  • Excellent interpersonal and Able to work
    with a diverse range of people and maintain effective working relationships
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Good negotiation and conflict management
  • Able to use initiative and think
  • Community facilitation skills
  • High level of integrity
  • Ability to work under pressure
How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the International Red Cross and Red
Crescent Movement should send their filled application forms, download
and E-mail to: or mail via post to: The
Secretary General, Uganda Red Cross Society, Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road, P.O. Box
494, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 23rd September
2016 by 5.00pm.

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