Fresher REACH FLAT Intern NGO Job Opportunities – REACH

Title:             REACH FLAT Intern (Fresher NGO
Organisation: REACH
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior FLAT Officer and Senior Assessment
About Us:
REACH was born in 2010 as a joint initiative of two INGOs (IMPACT
Initiatives and ACTED) and the United Nations Institute for Training and
Research (UNITAR) Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT). REACH’s
purpose is to promote and facilitate the development of information products
that enhance the humanitarian community’s decision making and planning capacity
for emergency, reconstruction and development contexts, supporting and working
within the framework of the humanitarian reform process. REACH facilitates
information management for aid actors through three complementary services: (a)
need and situation assessments facilitated by REACH teams; (b) situation
analysis using satellite imagery; (c) provision of related database and
(web)-mapping facilities and expertise.
In 2018, REACH will expand its operations in Uganda addressing service
delivery and information gaps in the refugee response across the country. REACH
will provide direct support to UNHCR’s coordinated information management
efforts through response gap analysis, coordinated needs assessments and
geospatial analysis. The activities will be conducted in all refugee
settlements across Uganda, from the South Sudanese response to the DRC and
Burundian responses.
Job Summary: The REACH FLAT
Intern is responsible for supporting REACH Assessment Officer/ Manager to
ensure the successful completion of assessments in Uganda. He/she will also be
responsible for related logistics, data cleaning, focus group discussion
facilitation, leading enumeration teams and any other reasonable tasks need to
ensure the success of the REACH mission in South Sudan and Uganda.
Key Duties and
Management of ACTED FLATS Process for REACH: The REACH FLAT
Intern will support the REACH Senior FLATS Officer and Country Focal Point
through the systematization and management of all finance, logistics,
administration, transportation, security processes. This will include, but not
be limited to:
  • Review financial documents from field
    exercises prior to submission to finance
  • Gathering quotations and procuring items
    needed for REACH missions
  • Arranging transportation to and from field
    locations for REACH
  • Ensuring the timely submission of
    administrative paperwork such as attendance sheets and leave requests for
    REACH staff through the appropriate channels
  • Tracking all REACH equipment in country
    through monthly stock takings.
Maintenance of REACH records: The REACH FLAT Intern will ensure
that all paperwork related to ACTED FLATs process is maintained and filed in a
clear and logical manner for easy retrieval in the REACH Drop Box account
Support for field operations: The REACH FLAT Intern will, when
needed, deploy to field operating locations to support REACH activities. This
will include, but not be limited to:
  • In-field procurement
  • Transport of cash, payment of wages for
    casual labourers
  • Management of other FLATS processes
Other tasks: The REACH FLAT Intern will participate in other,
undefined tasks that are necessary to support the REACH mission in Uganda. This
will potentially include data collection, translation and liaising with local
government officials.
Accountability to Communities and Beneficiaries: The staff
member is responsible for ensuring that all relations with the communities we
work are conducted in a respectful and consultative manner. Due attention must
be paid to ensuring that communities are adequately consulted and informed
about ACTED programme objectives, activities, beneficiary selection criteria,
and methodologies.  This is the
responsibility of every ACTED staff member.
Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
  • Effective time management
  • Management of ACTED FLATS process for the
    REACH team
  • Clear record keeping and storage of
  • Good work ethic
  • Ad-hoc tasks assigned by manager

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate should hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University
  • At least two years of progressively responsible
    experience in humanitarian or development organizations
  • Basic skills with the Microsoft Office
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to operate in a cross-cultural
    environment requiring flexibility;
  • Prior knowledge of the region an asset
  • Fluency in English required
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated CVs, cover letters, certified copies of academic documents and day-time telephone numbers of three professional referees to with the subject line indicated as “REACH FLAT Intern.” You can also hand deliver your credentials to the ACTED Head Office, Plot 1102, Nsambya Road, Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: 26th March
2018 by 5.00pm.
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