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Coordinator – Organizational Development and Volunteer Management Job Placement - Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Organisation: Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station:  URCS Headquarters
Reports to:      Secretary General
Duration:          Three (3) years renewable

About US:
The Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading humanitarian organization in Uganda. Since its inception in 1939 as a small women's emergency organization, URCS has developed over the years into a formidable well-respected humanitarian agency. In 1941, it became a branch of the British Red Cross. The URCS was recognised by an "Act of Parliament in 1964" and admitted as a member of International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent in 1965.

Job Summary: The role of the Coordinator – Organizational Development and Volunteer Management will be to plan, lead the implementation and coordinate URCS’ branches development strategies and management of volunteers and their structures in line with the URCS strategy in collaboration with partners and stakeholders.

Key Duties And Responsibilities: 
·         Coordinate the implementation of the URCS Strategic Option 2: Strengthen Branch Membership Management;
·         Develop and lead the implementation of systems and structures of coordination and interaction between the Head Office and the Branches;
·         Plan for, Coordinate and lead the implementation of member recruitment campaigns;
·         Lead the resource mobilization, and accounting for donor resources in the Institutional Development and Volunteer Management Unit;
·         Identify, engage and develop institutional partnerships relevant to the growth of URCS’ membership and the implementation of membership development programs;
·         Lead the development and implementation of a robust volunteer management framework for URCS in order to attract and retain value-adding volunteers to the Society;
·         Develop rules and regulations to guide the governance and operations of the branches in harmony with URCS constitution and other policies;
·         Identify capacity building requirements for governance and volunteers at the branches and lead the implementation of capacity building initiatives;
·         Lead the monitoring and evaluation of branch performance and compliance with the URCS constitution as well as other policies and provide technical leadership/ support and interpretation of such documents.
·         Support branches to implement and strengthen their capacity for program design, resource mobilization, reporting, monitoring and evaluation.
·         Work in liaison with other URCS departments to streamline and integrate program delivery across branches sustainably in line with the URCS Strategy.
·         Strategically identify, evaluate and seek opportunities to collaborate with programs, services and activities that engage URCS youth in promoting membership recruitment, dissemination, international youth programs and quality program implementation.
·         Serve as a technical resource for volunteer development programs and ensure that volunteer development programs are aligned and sustainably coordinated in the branches to deliver high-quality services to the beneficiaries.
·         Provide technical assistance and change management support for institutional strengthening to branches, including process re-engineering, organizational effectiveness and membership capacity development.

Qualifications, Skills And Experience:
Education Qualifications           
·         Minimum Masters’ Degree in Public Administration, Organizational Psychology, Human Resource Management or Law,
·         Development Economics and Social Sector Planning and Management or a related field from a reputable institution;
·         Post-Graduate Qualification in Project Planning and Management, Public Administration, Human Resource Management,
·         Development Economics and Social Sector Planning and Management or a related field from a reputable institution;
·         Training in youth and volunteer management programs.
·         A minimum of five years of senior management level experience in a similar or related field or institutional/ organizational development, preferably with NGO or UN agency and familiarity with donors.
·         Experience managing diversified and scattered national structures;
·         Previous work experience with large institutional donors and funding bodies at international or national humanitarian agency level preferably with governance structures;
·         Experience in branding and marketing

Essential Skills      
·         High level of integrity
·         Experience in managing volunteers and membership based organizations will be of added advantage
·         Good knowledge of Grassroots Program Design, Management and Implementation.
·         Knowledge of budgeting and planning cycle for NGOs.
·         Knowledge of policy initiation, reviews, and SoPs, Documentation.
·         Demonstrated creativity and productivity in resource mobilization.
·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including well developed proposal and report writing skills.
·         Proficient analytical and research skills.
·         Highly developed and effective negotiation and partnerships management skills.
·         Knowledge of Institutional capacity assessment & development and organizational Development.
·         Proven track record in management of volunteers and membership with established governance structures.

 How to Apply:
All candidates should send their filled application forms, Download Here, and attach your academic transcripts and certificates. The filled application forms and academic transcripts and certificates can be e-mailed to; or hand delivered, and or by post to:
 The Secretary General,
Uganda Red Cross Society,
Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road,
P.O. Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.

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Deadline: 28th October 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

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