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Humanitarian Response Coordinator

Closing: Sep 9, 2022

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Published: Aug 30, 2022 (28 days ago)

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Job Summary

Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Program Director, the Humanitarian Response Coordinator (HRC) will plan, organize, coordinate and lead upcoming humanitarian emergency responses as well as nexus programs for FH Uganda. Will explore possibilities of new opportunities in relief and humanitarian affairs to assist communities in need and better position FHU in the humanitarian sector in Uganda. The HRC will ensure timely, accurate and effective delivery of humanitarian interventions and ensure the projects stay on time, scope, and budget, promote practice of performance, accountability, and risk management in line with in line with FH’s “Transforming Field Experience(TFE)” re-imagination initiative.

The HRC will ensure timely, accurate and effective delivery of humanitarian interventions and ensure the projects stay on time, scope, and budget, promote practice of performance, accountability, and risk management in line with in line with FH’s “Transforming Field Experience(TFE)” re-imagination initiative. Co-lead technical design of Emergency relief and humanitarian projects with support from the technical program specialists in line with FH’s program design guidelines and core humanitarian standards.

Education & Experience


• Typically, 5+ years project and management experience in implementing emergency relief aid measures of agencies, linking emergency with long term development as well as Nexus building actions,

• Proven experience in designing and implementing actions funded by ECHO, OCHA, USAID, UN agencies and other relevant humanitarian donors,

• Knowledge and understanding of Emergency Food Security and Livelihoods, Education and WASH programming in emergencies, humanitarian response, complex emergencies, conflict resolution and international humanitarian law/standards,

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in disaster response and management, Agriculture, Natural Resource Management, development studies, social work, Food science and nutrition

• Postgraduate qualification in disaster response, project management, Natural resource management, development studies, social work is an added advantage.



Language

• Proficiency in spoken and written English. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals is satisfactory. Ability to speak local language of the area is an added advantage.



Responsibilities

Job Summary

Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Program Director, the Humanitarian Response Coordinator (HRC) will plan, organize, coordinate and lead upcoming humanitarian emergency responses as well as nexus programs for FH Uganda. Will explore possibilities of new opportunities in relief and humanitarian affairs to assist communities in need and better position FHU in the humanitarian sector in Uganda. The HRC will ensure timely, accurate and effective delivery of humanitarian interventions and ensure the projects stay on time, scope, and budget, promote practice of performance, accountability, and risk management in line with in line with FH’s “Transforming Field Experience(TFE)” re-imagination initiative.

The HRC will ensure timely, accurate and effective delivery of humanitarian interventions and ensure the projects stay on time, scope, and budget, promote practice of performance, accountability, and risk management in line with in line with FH’s “Transforming Field Experience(TFE)” re-imagination initiative. Co-lead technical design of Emergency relief and humanitarian projects with support from the technical program specialists in line with FH’s program design guidelines and core humanitarian standards.

Education & Experience


• Typically, 5+ years project and management experience in implementing emergency relief aid measures of agencies, linking emergency with long term development as well as Nexus building actions,

• Proven experience in designing and implementing actions funded by ECHO, OCHA, USAID, UN agencies and other relevant humanitarian donors,

• Knowledge and understanding of Emergency Food Security and Livelihoods, Education and WASH programming in emergencies, humanitarian response, complex emergencies, conflict resolution and international humanitarian law/standards,

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in disaster response and management, Agriculture, Natural Resource Management, development studies, social work, Food science and nutrition

• Postgraduate qualification in disaster response, project management, Natural resource management, development studies, social work is an added advantage.



Language

• Proficiency in spoken and written English. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals is satisfactory. Ability to speak local language of the area is an added advantage.



Key Result #1: Relief & Humanitarian Affairs (RHA) strategy development and implementation,

Key Result #2: Strategic partnerships development for business acquisition and growth,

Key Result #3: Networking and External Engagement with technical working groups, donors, potential partners

Key Result #4: Leadership, culture and talent development


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