Area Response Coordinator NGO Career Jobs – World Vision International

 Area Response Coordinator
Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Response
Operations Manager
About US:
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 41 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 Area
Response Coordinator will mainly implement response objectives to external and
internal standards to meet humanitarian need.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure
    programme planning is informed by technical standards & operational
    viability to meet humanitarian needs
  • Responsible
    for external engagement within the area of operation –attends interagency
    coordination meetings ,makes sure sector leads participate in the sector
    working group meetings , coordinates with OPM ,UN and local government in
    matters that relate to WV operations in the area
  • Actively
    participate in resource mobilization and staff Operations unit to meet
    response needs
  • Conduct
    operational planning to ensure effective coordination & timely
    delivery of response activities
  • Implement
    and monitor programme to ensure achievement of response goals &
  • Develop
    and implement operations reporting systems to support timely and accurate
    Response reporting
  • Implement
    response operations according to safety standards with support from the
    Security function
  • Coordinate
    with Support Services for provision of funds, staff, equipment, vehicles
    & supplies to ensure rapid program implementation
  • Identify,
    report and refer operational blockages caused by external actors to
    Liaison to be addressed through advocacy
  • Meet
    WV minimum quality standards and support improvement, reflection, learning
    and innovation in sectors
  • Manage,
    supervise and build capacity of staff under his supervision.
  • Conduct
    staff performance target setting and appraisals in accordance with World
    Vision performance management framework
  • Assure
    security of staff via implementation of sound security standards and
    working closely with the WNRR Security services
  • Cultivate
    a positive team working environment through staff coaching, mentorship and
    regular support to ensure all staff development issues are attended to ;
    ensure the administration of effective reward management systems according
    to World Vision P&C policies

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the World Vision Area Response Coordinator job
    opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural sciences,
    social sciences or development.
  • Three
    to five years of experience, preferably with a busy NGO or UN agency, in a
    coordination role
  • He/she
    should be able to manage a team of staff as well as cooperate with other
    units. He/she must be keen on details and well organized individual.
  • Ability
    to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently.
  • Effective
    and efficient budget/financial management skills.
  • Excellent
    self-motivation skills.
  • Excellent
    communications skills in English, both oral and written
  • Previous
    experience in refugee programming in any settlements in Uganda
  • Proposal
    development experience
  • Ability
    to work both as a motivating member and a leader of a diverse team
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow instructions on
How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal. 
Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 9th February 2018

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