Position: Area Response Coordinator
Report to: Response Operations Manager
Purpose of the position:
Implement response objectives to external and internal standards to meet humanitarian need.
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