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Program Officer - Partners for Resilience (PfR)
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- Bachelor's degree
- Project, program management
- Experienced (senior worker)
- Full Time
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.
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.
Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading National Humanitarian Organization in Uganda and a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Applications from suitable persons to be considered for appointment in the outlined positions are hereby invited. All applicants should adhere to the Red Cross Principles. URCS is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment. Please download application template from here (https://www.redcrossug.org/join-us/jobs/323-program-officer-partners-for-resilience-pfr-1-position)
Please send your filled application form and attach your academic transcripts and certificates.
- Provide 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.
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.
General InformationSalary range
: Not specifiedAdditional information
: Not specifiedContract type
: PermanentJob type
: Full TimeLocation
: UgandaArea of work
: Project, program managementSeniority
: Experienced (senior worker)
Job RequirementsRequired education
: Bachelor's degreeRequired relevant work experience
: 3 yearsRequired skills
: Risk management; Budgeting, financial planning; Stakeholder communication; Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Financial reporting; Project preparation and planning; Project implementationRequired languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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