Handicap International - Humanity & Inclusion Field Coordinator Arua Jobs in Uganda

Handicap International - Humanity & Inclusion Field Coordinator Arua Jobs in Uganda

Outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity.

Handicap International is changing his name and becomes « Humanity & Inclusion ». HI, Humanity & Inclusion is an independent and impartial aid and development organisation with no religious or political affiliations operating in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster.

We work alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.

Job Context :

Between 2009 and 2013, HI was present in Uganda implementing Mine Risk Education activities. These activities concluded in 2013 when Uganda was declared free of mines in 2012.

In October 2017, HI launched its new programme directed at the refugee response in Arua District, West Nile region. HI is currently implementing psychosocial support services, community-based rehabilitation, protection of persons with specific needs, and disability inclusion.

These actions are implemented in Omugo Settlement, the extension of Rhino Camp Settlement where most new refugees are being settled, and Imvepi Settlement.

HI is now expanding it’s rehabilitation project under BPRM funding from September 2018, in consortia with Medical Teams International (MTI) to cover all three settlements in Arua District (Omugo, Imvepi and Rhino)

These actions comprise the four components of HI’s Uganda Refugee Response Strategy. The total mission portfolio is 1.5 million EURO, implemented by a staff of around 50 and 15 volunteers.

The current activities are limited to Arua District, HI intends to expand the scope to other refugee areas including other districts in Northern Uganda hosting South Sudanese refugee populations, and the Congolese refugee sites in Western Uganda.

Your Mission:

Under the line management of the Country Manager and in close coordination with Logistics, Finance, Human Resources and programmes Departments, you are responsible for developing, coordinating, and ensuring smooth implementation of HI’s field operations in adherence to technical, logistic, human resource, administration and security internal and external procedures and regulations.

At local level, you represent HI vis-a-vis relevant stakeholders and you manage the operations and support

teams based in the area of implementation in Arua, West Nile District, Uganda.

Main Responsibilities
  • Representation and coordination
  • Operational Development and Management
  • Security Management
  • Logistics Management
  • Finance Management
  • Team Management
  • Reporting

    Your Profile :

    You have:

  • At least 5 years of professional experience in humanitarian or development contexts, preferably in the management of complex refugee responses;
  • At least 2 years of experience as Field Coordinator of similar position;
  • Knowledge of donor strategies and procedures;
  • Previous security management experience mandatory;
  • Proven managerial experience;
  • Proven representation experience;
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills;
  • English mandatory (oral and written),
  • Strong writing and reporting skills
  • A previous working experience with Humanity & Inclusion is a strong asset.

    Characteristics of the Position:
  • HI is legally registered in Uganda having obtained the NGO Permit.
  • HI’s Head Office is in Kampala, and field operations are based in the office in Arua Town.
  • Arua is 1 hour by flight or 8 hours by vehicle from Kampala.
  • Arua is considered a relatively safe city, but with few options for entertainment, sports and health facilities.
  • Arua is Level 1 security but basic safety precautions must be taken by individuals particularly at night.
  • HI has a field office in the town and a guest house in the suburbs of Arua.
  • A sub-base in one of the refugee settlements – Omugo – has recently opened where field staff are located.

  • Length of the contract:6 months
  • Insurances : medical hearth coverage, retirement planning, repatriation
  • Paid holiday : 25 days per year
  • R&R : 5 days every 3 months
  • Status : unaccompanied
  • Housing : Collective taken in charge by HI

    How to Apply:
  • Interested candidates should apply online by 3rd February 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Handicap International - Humanity & Inclusion Field Coordinator Arua Jobs in Uganda

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