2 Branch Manager Job Opportunities – Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)



Job
Title:        
 Branch
Manager (2 Job Placements)
Organisation: Uganda
Red Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station: Masaka
and Nakasongola, Uganda
Reports to: Coordinator
Organisation Development and Volunteer Management
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.
Job Summary:  The Branch Manager will be responsible to lead the implementation
of the URCS Strategic Option 2 and the URCS core activities of Dissemination of
Red Cross Principles and Values, First Aid, Disaster Preparedness and Response,
Blood Donor Recruitment, Membership Recruitment, Local Resource Mobilization
and Volunteer Management.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Tasked with the implementation of the
    URCS Strategic Option 2: Strengthen Branch Membership Management;
  • Disseminate and implement all the URCS
    approved policies;
  • Adhere and lead the implementation of
    the URCS approved systems and structures at the Branch level;
  • Plan for, Coordinate and lead the
    implementation of membership recruitment campaigns;
  • Lead the Branch resource mobilization,
    and design plans for sustainability of the Branch;
  • Identify, engage, develop and maintain
    Branch and institutional partnerships relevant to the growth of URCS;
  • Implement a robust volunteer management
    framework at the Branch in order to attract and retain value-adding
    volunteers to the Society;
  • Provide technical and operational
    guidance to the Branch governance in harmony with URCS constitution and
    other policies;
  • Identify and address capacity building
    requirements for staff, governance and volunteers at the Branch;
  • Monitor and evaluate the branch
    performance and compliance with the URCS constitution as well as other
    policies;
  • Strategically identify, evaluate and
    seek opportunities to collaborate with the URCS Departments, programs,
    services and activities that engage URCS youth in promoting membership
    recruitment, dissemination, international youth programs and quality
    program implementation;
  • Ensure proper usage and safe custody of
    Branch assets and compliance with the NS approved policies;
  • Prepare and submit timely & quality
    accountabilities and reports in accordance with URCS standards and
    policies.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Red
    Cross Society (URCS) Branch Manager job opportunity should preferably hold
    a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Education, Organizational
    Psychology, Human Resource Management,  Law or a related field
    from a reputable institute;
  • Post-Graduate qualification in Project
    Planning & Management, Public; Administration, HR Management or a
    related field will be an added advantage;
  • Training in Youth and Volunteer
    Management programs. 
  • Three years of experience managing
    organizational Branch structures preferably with membership based
    organizations;
  • Previous work experience with large
    international or national humanitarian agency level preferably with
    governance structures;
  • Experience in Youth and Volunteer
    Management;
  • Experience in Marketing and Resource
    Mobilization.
  • Experience in managing volunteers and
    membership based organizations will be of added advantage
  • High level of integrity
  • Good knowledge of Grassroots Program
    Design, Management and Implementation.
  • Knowledge of planning and budgeting.
  • Knowledge of policy implementation.
  • Demonstrated creativity and productivity
    in resource mobilization.
  • Excellent written and verbal
    communication skills, including well developed proposal and report writing
    skills.
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: 19th November 2018 by 5:00pm
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