Kitgum & Lamwo (Palabek)
The IRC was registered in Uganda in mid-1998 and implements relief and rehabilitation activities in the sectors of Child and Youth Protection and development, Health, Economic recovery and Development and women protection and empowerment as well as contributing to the response to the Southern Sudanese Refugee situation.
IRC Uganda has a head office in Kampala, field offices in Kitgum, Karamoja, and in West Nile.
The Field Coordinator Kitgum & Lamwo (Palabek) leads IRC’s response in the Acholi sub-region and is responsible for supporting and coordinating timely and high-quality program implementation, with a specific focus in ensuring effective functionality of all the support functions of the program.
The Field Coordinator supports the operational teams in the field site, ensuring that the Deputy Director of Operations is kept abreast of issues regarding adherence to agreed work plans and reporting schedules as well as full compliance to IRC’s policies in the areas of Finance, HR, Supply Chain, Security and ICT.
The Field Coordinator will ensure that IRC Kitgum & Lamwo is effectively represented in all coordination events, as well as oversee day to day management of Staff Safety and Security during all phases of field operations.
The Field Coordinator works in close coordination with the Operations Manager to ensure that operational strategies are implemented in the field site.
The position holder reports directly to the Deputy Director of Operations (DDO) and will be responsible for the following;
Major Responsibilities of Field Coordinator (not exhaustive) are listed below: