Samaritans Purse NGO - Regional Operations Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

Samaritans Purse NGO - Regional Operations Coordinator Jobs in Uganda


Job Description

* UGA-Uganda-Kampala

Overview

Samaritan’s Purse is seeking to hire a Regional Operations Coordinator (ROC) to be based in Kampala, Uganda.The ROC will serve the operational and procurement needs for Samaritan’s Purse field offices located in Uganda, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

The ROC will work closely with the Uganda Country Director (CD), and work remotely with key Samaritan’s Purse staff in South Sudan and the DRC. You will have the opportunity to manage and pour into a small team who will serve alongside you in Uganda.Come use your gifts and talents for the Kingdom in Uganda!

A day in the life of a Regional Operations Coordinator:

At Samaritan’s Purse, the Gospel really is the center of all we do! We start each day with a time of devotions and then we join together to pray for one another, our staff and volunteers serving around the globe.

In the role of Regional Operations Coordinator you will:

  • Maintain your personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be an effective witness for Him
  • Manage 1-3 national staff to effectively meet the procurement needs of SP Uganda, South Sudan and the DRC
  • Facilitate and oversea the large/bulk procurement requests and logistics for all 3 SP field offices
  • Develop a procurement and logistics plan, based on program needs and deadlines; monitor plan to ensure accuracy of information and that goals are met
  • Maintain transparency and integrity - ensuring the correct products, quantities,
    vendors, and prices all align with the SP Procurement Policy and requested deadlines
  • Ensure all international procurement and logistics regulations are in compliance with government regulations
  • Manage strategic relationships with vendors, transporters and government/immigration authorities
  • Trouble shoot challenges and find cost effective solutions
  • Ensure on-time submission of monthly reports, both financial and programming, maintaining high integrity and transparency
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Check out why people love serving with Samaritan’s Purse: https://bit.ly/2F8Nom5

    Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a 4 year college or university in a relevant field
  • Minimum of 2-4 years’ experience in procurement and logistics, or related international work experience
  • Proven management and leadership experience;
  • Strong relational skills and financial management skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills; detail-oriented
  • Ability to maintain deadlines and hold others accountable
  • Flexibility, adaptability and ability to work with a diverse team in a pressured environment
  • Spiritually mature, focused on the spiritual well-being of your team and goal of sharing the Gospel
  • Ability to travel to field sites to monitor projects, as needed
  • Big picture, "think outside the box" mindset; trouble shooter
  • Fluency in English (required)
  • 12 credit hours of college-level Biblical Studies (required)

    Job Location: Kampala, Uganda

    Type: Full-Time

    Language Requirement: Fluency in English (required)

    Travel Expectations: 20 days (estimated)

    Benefits:

  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision coverage
  • Disability insurance
  • Term Life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan (after 1yr)
  • 10 paid holidays (holiday observance will depend on the host country)
  • 12 vacation days per year
  • Annual home leave

    Samaritans Purse NGO - Regional Operations Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

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