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Humanitarian Affairs Officer - Uganda

Published on 23.11.2020

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Website : http://focusafrica.org/
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Position : Humanitarian Affairs Officer - Uganda

The Humanitarian Affairs Officer will serve as the Focus Africa Regional Focal Point, reporting to the Emergency Response Section (ERS).

Responsibilities

Within delegated authority, the Humanitarian Affairs Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Monitors, analyzes and reports on humanitarian developments, disaster relief/management or emergency situations for Focus Africa.
  • Acts as the regional focal point for the Eastern Africa for the International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG) and the United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) system.
  • Manages Focus Africa Emergency Response related activities, including organizing and delivery of regional emergency response exercises and training events, oversees and supports the management of teams in the region.
  • Deploys on humanitarian surge and support missions: humanitarian operational coordination (e.g. chairing inter-cluster meetings); humanitarian financing proposals, implementation of preparedness actions (e.g. contingency plans); development of humanitarian needs overviews and appeals; and humanitarian needs assessments.
  • Partners with other humanitarian agencies to plan and evaluate humanitarian and emergency assistance programmes and help ensure that latest findings, lessons learned, policy guidelines, etc. are incorporated into these activities, including gender-related considerations.
  • Assists in the production of appeals for international assistance; ensures the proper use and spending of donor contributions
Required profile for job ad : Humanitarian Affairs Officer - Uganda

Education

  • A university degree in political science, social science, international studies, public administration, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field is required.
  • A minimum of one year of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area, is required.
  • Humanitarian experience in the field (actual setting where a mission and/or project is being implemented) in emergency situations (complex emergency or natural disaster) is required.

Remuneration will be in line with the set procedures of the organizations which consider the experience and qualifications of the candidate. 

Thank you for applying before the closing 7th Dec 2020 

Please note: Only complete applications will be reviewed, and only candidates who have been selected for interview will be contacted. The position is open to African citizens who are legible to work in Uganda, young women & women living with disability are also encouraged to apply

Job criteria for job ad : Humanitarian Affairs Officer - Uganda
Job category :
IT, new technologies
Management
R&D, project management
Industries :
Banking, insurance, finance
Education, training
Research and development
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Bwizibwera - Entebbe - Gulu - Hoima - Jinja - Kampala - Kasese - Kira - Lira - Masaka - Mbale - Mbarara - Mukono - Nansana - Rest of Uganda - International
City : Kampala
Experience level :
Less than 2 years
Educational level :
Bachelor
Number of Position(s) : 1

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