Emergency Team Leader NGO Careers – CARE International

Job Title:            Emergency Team Leader
Organisation: CARE
International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Country Director
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.
Job Summary: The Emergency
Team Leader will be responsible for the quality and effectiveness of CARE’s
emergency response within his/her designated area of responsibility. The
incumbent will oversee the development of project operational plans, guidelines
and approaches necessary for the effective delivery of project interventions.
The Team Leader is accountable for project impact as laid out in the program
logical framework. The jobholder will also monitor the quality of project
implementation and work closely with sector and project managers and
coordinators in ensuring that projects are implemented within CARE’s
programming principles and humanitarian accountability framework. The ETL will
help position CARE Uganda to raise its reputation as a credible humanitarian
actor, with a focus on Gender Based Violence prevention, care and support but
also gender in emergencies more generally as standalone components and / or
integrated in other sectors (WASH, Shelter, protection).
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant for the CARE International
    Emergency Team Leader job placement must hold a Master’s Degree in a
    relevant field
  • At least five years of humanitarian aid
    experience in complex and natural disasters.
  • High level of all aspects of managerial
    experience
  • Previous exposure and experience in
    complex decision making and leading a multi-disciplinary, multi-national
    team under difficult circumstances, including partnership management with
    the highest level of expertise in representation and negotiation with
    governments and donors
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the
    humanitarian emergency operating context, including Sphere, the
    humanitarian system, donors, security, civil military liaison and program
    management
  • Significant exposure and experience in
    Emergency and Humanitarian programs management, policy & evaluation
  • Prior leadership, organizational
    development & strategy skills
  • Good planning, budgeting and financial
    management experience & skills
  • Internal communications, teamwork and
    collaboration skills
  • Strong values of Gender Equity and
    Diversity in GBV programming
  • Ability to think critically and work
    independently.
  • Relevant language skills for the country
    of deployment (English)
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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