3 Fresher Shelter Officer – Information Management & Logistics NGO Job Opportunities – CARE International

Organisation: CARE
International
Funding Source: European
Commission Humanitarian Aid (ECHO)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
CARE International is a leading global development and humanitarian
organization. In 2014, CARE worked in 90 countries around the world, supporting
880 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects, reaching more
than 72 million people. CARE International in Uganda (CARE) works with others
to make a sustainable improvement in the lives of the very poor, with a focus
on women and girls. Our current program focusses on women and girls’ economic
rights, particularly financial inclusion and governance of natural resources
women and girls depend upon, and on their sexual and reproductive health
rights, including a life free of violence. Our programming is guided by our
core values of excellence, accountability, respect, integrity and transparency.
About ECHO Programme:
CARE Uganda will work in partnership with Oxfam International in Uganda
on an emergency program funded by ECHO, a one-year programme whose main
objective is to save lives, reduce suffering, promote human dignity and
increase resilience of refugees and host communities, in particular women,
girls and boys, in the Bidibidi settlement in Yumbe district and Imvepi and
Rhino Camp settlements in Arua district. It will also aim to reduce
vulnerability of refugees by tackling social exclusion through its use of
participatory and empowering approaches. As a result, the most marginalized members
of the society, particularly vulnerable women and female headed households, are
able to benefit from the programme. The emergency programme will be using a
rights based approach and will strengthen women’s ability to exercise their
rights in a community. The project will work in the districts of Arua and
Yumbe.
Job Summary: The Shelter
Officer- Information Management and Logistics will be responsible for ensuring
logistics arrangements and supply of materials and labour are established and
are operational at field level for the smooth implementation of the emergency
shelter programme. The incumbent will be responsible for collecting and
managing project-related data, and providing this data as needed to the Shelter
Manager and Emergency Team Leader.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant for the CARE International
    Shelter Officer – Information Management & Logistics job placement
    must hold a Diploma in Social Sciences, Rural development or Economics or
    in any related field
  • One year of humanitarian aid experience in
    a similar role, preferably in emergency shelter projects in refugee
    settlements;
  • Familiarity with displacement sites and
    inter-sectoral coordination with humanitarian actors, local and national
    authorities
  • Previous logistics operations experience
    in medium-large scale complex emergencies preferred (e.g. logistics,
    procurement, transport and distribution, warehouse and stock management)
  • Previous exposure and experience with
    standard procurement procedures and documentation in the humanitarian
    context and in areas with limited infrastructure
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and
    priorities, attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication & negotiation
    skills
  • Broad knowledge and awareness of
    protection issues as applied to emergency settings, with special attention
    to the needs of women and children
  • Good computer and finance skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
application letters together with detailed CVs/ resumes giving daytime telephone
contacts and names and addresses of three professional referees to ugarecruitment@care.org
Deadline: 30th April
2017

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