Area Response Coordinator – Moyo/Adjumani

1-2 Years

Position: Area Response Coordinator – Moyo/Adjumani

Report to: Response Operations Manager

Location: Moyo/Adjumani – West Nile

Purpose of the position:

Implement response objectives to external and internal standards to meet humanitarian need

Major Responsibilities:

Leadership and Management

  • 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 area

  • Participate in resource mobilization and staff Operations unit to meet response needs

  • Conduct operational planning to ensure effective coordination & timely delivery of response activities

  • Implement & 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: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural sciences, social sciences or development.

  • 3-5 years past experience, preferable 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 individual.

  • 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 Uganda

  • Proposal development experience

  • Ability to work both as a motivating member and a leader of a diverse team