Area Response Coordinator Non-profit Careers – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Reports to: 
Response Operations Manager
Duty Station: 
About WVU:
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 – Moyo/Adjumani
will implement response objectives to external and internal standards to meet
humanitarian need
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Leadership and
  • 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
  • Actively participate in resource mobilization and staff Operations
    unit to meet response needs
  • Carry out operational planning to ensure effective coordination
    & timely delivery of response activities
  • Implement and monitor programme to ensure achievement of response
    goals & objectives
  • 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 & 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 applicant for the Area Response Coordinator job placement should
    preferably 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
  • 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
  • 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: 16th November 2018
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