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Friday, July 13, 2018

2 Field Operations Assistants Job at American Refugee Committee (ARC) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
2 Field Operations Assistants

Jobs at:
American Refugee Committee (ARC)

Deadline of this Job:
July 20, 2018 at 17:00hrs

Duty Station:
Bidi Bidi and Oruhinga

The American Refugee Committee (ARC) works with its partners and constituencies to provide opportunities and expertise to refugees, displaced people and host communities – to better survive conflicts and crisis, and to rebuild lives of dignity, health, security and self-sufficiency. ARC presently works in and with partners in ten countries globally. ARC has been operational in Uganda since 1994, and today has a strong and committed team of over 130 regular, full time national staff and partners. The overall goal of the Uganda program is to improve the well-being and self-reliance of the displaced refugee populations by ensuring the provision of basic services (Water, Sanitation & Hygiene; Community Services; SGBV/Protection; Child protection; Mental Health & Psychosocial support), currently in six refugee settlements - Nakivale, Oruchinga, Kyaaka II, Kyagwali, Bidi Bidi and Palabek - in Uganda. ARC is looking for competent, qualified, self-driven and committed individuals to be part of and contribute to accomplishing our ambitious and exciting 2018/2019 programming – several challenging full time positions, across the various refugee settlement sites as well as at the ARC main office – Kampala, Uganda:
Job Title: Field Operations Assistant (2 positions)
Reports to: Field Operations Officer
Location: Bidi Bidi and Oruhinga
Job Summary
The Field Operations Assistant will be responsible for managing all Stores / Warehousing activities, manage fuel, receive and ascertain that all ARC procured items meet specifications as indicated in the LPO’s.

Minimum qualifications
  • A University degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management or similar degree.
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in the field of program and/or Logistics and Operations in an International relief organization.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, including proven report writing skills.
  •  Able to multi-task and work under pressure.
Job application procedure
Submit 1 page Cover letter, an updated CV (maximum three pages) and names, title and contacts of three professional referees, to include your most current employer/supervisor - via email to  with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is July 20, 2018 at 17:00hrs. However due to urgency to fill these positions, applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted on a rolling basis. Only applications received through the above stated email address will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.