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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Humanitarian Preparedness Advisor Job at CARE International - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Humanitarian Preparedness Advisor [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Non-profit and NGO , Category: Non-profit and Social Services ]

Jobs at: CARE International

Deadline of this Job:
23rd August 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kikuube District , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Friday, August 09, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
JOB DETAILS:

About CARE International CARE International has been active in Uganda since 1969 and working in the country continuously since 1979, implementing a diverse portfolio of programs and projects ranging from emergency services to economic development and civil society building. Our current programming targets Women, Girls and youth as well as vulnerable groups such as the extreme poor, internally displaced people, children to provide assistance and opportunities for empowerment and sustainable development through addressing the underlying causes of poverty grounded on careful and thorough analysis of power relations between different groups in society and the local context in which they live and work. Our programming is guided by our core values of transformation, Integrity, Diversity, Equality and excellence CARE International in Uganda seeks to recruit highly motivated and qualified development and Emergency professionals to fill up the following position
2.HUMANITARIAN PREPAREDNESS ADVISOR (1 Position- Kikuube District)
Job Summary
The Humanitarian Preparedness Advisor (HPA) will be responsible for providing ongoing mentoring and technical support to District staff on Emergency Preparedness in order for them to take on a greater role in the emergency response. The HPA will be responsible for supporting the District to drive the process of developing the District Humanitarian Preparedness Plan (HPP) and co-drafting the HPP with the District, based on input from each of the sectors and key stakeholders. The HPA will also be responsible for building the institutional capacity at District level to integrate the refugee response into their mandate, plans, processes and budgets. Subsequently, the Advisor will be responsible for supporting the alignment of the DDPIII and sector level working group plans with the HPP. S/he will also support the District to coordinate all the involved stakeholders and funding sources to fund / resource other priorities from the HPP not funded by this Action. The Advisor will build on her/his humanitarian aid knowledge and expertise to provide ongoing mentoring and support to District staff across sectors as needed, including briefings in preparation for sector working group meetings, etc., and support the District with advocacy actions driven by the District and based on District Humanitarian Preparedness Plan. The HPA will work full time on the project as a seconded staff member of the Kikuube District Local Government Administration, and will report to both the assigned District Authority (to be decided with the District) as well as the Emergency Response Manager at CARE Uganda .

Job Summary
• The Humanitarian Preparedness Advisor (HPA) will be responsible for providing ongoing mentoring and technical support to District staff on Emergency Preparedness in order for them to take on a greater role in the emergency response.
• The HPA will be responsible for supporting the District to drive the process of developing the District Humanitarian Preparedness Plan (HPP) and co-drafting the HPP with the District, based on input from each of the sectors and key stakeholders.
• The HPA will also be responsible for building the institutional capacity at District level to integrate the refugee response into their mandate, plans, processes and budgets. Subsequently, the Advisor will be responsible for supporting the alignment of the DDPIII and sector level working group plans with the HPP.
• S/he will also support the District to coordinate all the involved stakeholders and funding sources to fund / resource other priorities from the HPP not funded by this Action.
• The Advisor will build on her/his humanitarian aid knowledge and expertise to provide ongoing mentoring and support to District staff across sectors as needed, including briefings in preparation for sector working group meetings, etc., and support the District with advocacy actions driven by the District and based on District Humanitarian Preparedness Plan.
• The HPA will work full time on the project as a seconded staff member of the Kikuube District Local Government Administration, and will report to both the assigned District Authority (to be decided with the District) as well as the Emergency Response Manager at CARE Uganda

Job Skills: Not Specified

Job Qualifications: Not Specified

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Job application procedure
Please visit our website http://www.careuganda.org under the Careers link for more details on these Jobs and how to apply for jobs 2, 3 4 & 5 and application deadline is 23rdAugust 2019. In addition, the Country Director position please follow the application link for the Job. For any questions, please call our office on 0312258100/150
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Please Note that CARE International in Uganda does not ask any applicant payment for any recruitment process

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