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Program Officer - Partners for Resilience (PfR) NGO Job Opportunities - Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Organisation: Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:  Manager Community Resilience

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.

About PfR:
Partners for Resilience (PfR) 2: Is an alliance of humanitarian, development, climate and environmental civil society organizations, composed of 5 Netherlands based members (CARE Nederland, Cordaid, the Netherlands Red Cross, the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, and Wetlands International) and their partner civil society organizations in the South including Uganda Red Cross Society. The alliance led by the Netherlands Red Cross promotes the application of Integrated Risk Management (IRM) to strengthen and protect livelihoods of vulnerable communities. Uganda Red Cross Society is seeking a motivated, creative, fast learning, result oriented, mind changing Partners for Resilience Officer as part of this project.

Job Summary:  The Program Officer - Partners for Resilience (PfR) will be responsible for Uganda Red Cross Society with support from Netherlands Red Cross is implementing its PfR2 project using an Integrated Risk Management Approach in 10 priority branches. The project aims to advocate for Integrated Risk Management at Community, district and national level with both public and private actors.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Offer timely technical support to implementing branches and also assist in planning, budgeting, monitoring, evaluating and coordination.
  • Support the design and planning of URCS PfR2 trajectory activities, and provide technical support to staff in implementation of planned resilience activities.
  • Support the Community Resilience Manager in fulfilling technical and financial reporting requirements of the proposed project.
  • Build the capacity of the branches and partners as required through coaching, trainings and providing constructive feedbacks.
  • Regularly monitor the implementation progress of the project and activities by the branches against set indicators.
  • Support Good Communication and Coordination among the partners through regular meetings, coordination events.
  • Facilitate multi stakeholder dialogues at local level to create awareness raising campaigns on Integrated Risk Management-specific issues in targeted area.
  • Act as a liaison with the local authorities and concerned Government departments regarding project issues particularly on IRM mainstreaming into district development plans
  • Conduct collection, processing and analysis of technical data from the field and follow up on inconsistencies.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) Program Officer - Partners for Resilience (PfR) job opportunity should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Environment studies, Public Health, Community Development, Engineering, SWASA or a related area from a reputable institution.
  • Postgraduate qualification in Public Health, Community Development, SWASA will be an added advantage.
  • Three years of demonstrated professional experience in disaster risk management, emergency response or development field;
  • Familiarity with working with local and national Disaster Risk Management structures of Government.
  • Knowledge of DRR principles, concepts and techniques.
  • Training in Integrated Risk Management is an advantage
  • High levels of integrity
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with good understanding of relevant cross-cultural issues.
  • Positive, respectful attitude and collaborative approach to diversity
  • Track record in participation, technical training, facilitation and awareness raising activities
  • Demonstrated attention to detail; ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently as well as cooperatively with team members
  • Team player, self-motivated and proactive on own initiative to set and achieve goals
  • Highly motivated, self-starter able to lead a process, engage others and create ownership.

How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement should send their filled application forms, download here and E-mail to: vacancies@redcrossug.org or mail via post to: The Secretary General, Uganda Red Cross Society, Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road, P.O. Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 28th May 2018 by 5:00pm

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