Caritas Country Representative Jobs in Uganda

Caritas Country Representative Jobs in Uganda


  • Caritas International Belgium is member of a worldwide network of 165 Christian organisations of aid, active throughout 200 countries. We assist victims of natural or man-made disasters, people suffering from hunger and poverty. In addition to emergency response, we also implement rehabilitation and development projects.

  • For its projects in Uganda, Caritas International Belgium is looking for a Country Representative, based in Kampala with frequent field trips to the projects (settlements of Kyangwali and Kyaka II).

    Main responsibilities:

  • Representation: dialogue and cooperation with local actors, international actors and authorities. Communication and dissemination of information with our partners in Uganda;

  • Monitor the implementation of projects: Conduct field visits; monitor work plans and indicators; propose adjustments to the log-frames when necessary; support capacity building of program staff in specific areas;

  • New projects / Fundraising: explore project and funding opportunities for Caritas Belgium in Uganda and South Sudan; draft proposals and negotiate new agreements (this includes missions to South Sudan);

  • Relation with headquarters in Brussels: supervise and share narrative and financial reports; draft annual reporting; collaborate with the Caritas Belgium communications team in Brussels;

  • Security : manage the daily security and report on security incidents;

  • Financial Management: final responsible for the budget and budgetary procedures of the representation; conduct the annual monitoring budget of the mission; supervise the expenditures under the projects; draft budgets in line with the funding applications and the guidelines
    of the various donors; oversee the monitoring and compliance of procedures, particularly for financial and logistical tasks.

    Profile

  • Master’s degree (International development, Social sciences or equivalent);

  • Experience in multi-sectorial project management (minimum 5 years), and at least 2 years in coordination position;

  • Project management skills, including monitoring and evaluation; financial management;

  • Experience in working with main donors (DGD, ECHO, EU, UN);

  • Organizational capacity, analysis and synthesis, professional autonomy;

  • Knowledge in the humanitarian sectors of protection and livelihood;

  • Leadership, diplomacy, ability to work autonomously and in a multicultural and interdisciplinary team, flexibility, stress management, open to dialogue and ability to establish contacts;

  • Languages: English (preferably also French; Dutch is an asset).

    How to apply

  • Please send your application (CV + cover letter):

  • m.martinez@caritasint.be mentioning Representative Uganda before 20th November 2021. The candidates can expect a financial and administrative package in line with the humanitarian sector. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • Caritas offers you a varied work, full of human challenges.


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