Red Cross NGO Careers – Coordinator Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting; Resource Mobilization and Public Relations

Organisation: Uganda Red
Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Secretary
About URCS:
Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)
is the leading National Humanitarian Organization in Uganda and a member of the
International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement. The ICRC is an
International humanitarian institution which has a mandate to protect victims
of international and armed conflicts i.e. the wounded, refugees, civilians,
prisoners and other non-combatants.

Job Summary: The
Coordinator Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting; Resource
Mobilization and Public Relations will mainly develop, review and oversee
implementation of systems for resource mobilization, communications, planning,
monitoring and evaluating of the URCS strategy implementation and coordinate
the documentation and sharing of information and knowledge and
information/communications relating to the delivery of the URCS programs in
line with the URCS Planning, M&E and communications standards and reporting

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide
    overall leadership and guidance to the organization in the development of
    planning, monitoring and evaluation systems and processes for programs and
    projects in line with URCS  M&E requirements, Donor requirements,
    and the URCS Strategic plan
  • In
    charge of developing, reviewing information and knowledge systems; and
    manage shared content with both internal and external stakeholders in line
    with open information policy and other organizational policies and
  • Actively
    monitor and enforce URCS department, staff, branches and partners
    compliance to URCS M&E Standards and donor requirements
  • Steer
    and provide technical assistance in documentation and reporting in all
    programs, projects and selected case stories and models and integration of
    lessons learnt into future programming, project planning and fundraising
  • Build
    the capacity of staff and partners in development and implementation of
    Planning, M&E systems in line with the URCS strategy and policies
  • Oversee
    the development, performance and motivation of staff in the PMER Unit line
    with URCS Human Resources policy
  • Develop,
    lead the implementation, monitoring of and reporting on the performance of
    URCS-Corporate systems and strategy of knowledge management in line with
    URCS’ knowledge management priorities
  • Take
    lead in the consolidation of strategic and periodic plans as well as
    corporate organization reports in line with planning and reporting
  • Lead
    the development and implementation of the URCS resource mobilization
    strategy in line with the URCS strategy
  • Initiate,
    lead and coordinate donor intelligence and identification of new donors in
    line with fundraising policies and the URCS fundraising strategy
  • Develop
    and manage URCS’ donor relations in line with fundraising policies and the
    URCS strategy
  • Lead
    and coordinate the process of  development of proposals and concept
    notes and ensure timely submission of quality proposals to donors
  • Maintain
    oversight of all donor funded projects and supervise the management of
    donor contracts in URCS in line with the URCS strategy
  • Pro-actively
    coordinate the development, implementation and monitor URCS’
    communications, periodic reporting, public relations and campaign initiatives
    in line with the organization’s strategic direction and programme
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:   
  • The
    ideal candidate should hold a Good Bachelor’s degree in Mass
    Communications, Development Studies, Statistics, Medicine or Social
    Science discipline; Master’s degree in Communications/journalism,
    Development Studies or Social Science discipline; A Post-graduate
    qualification in Journalism, Project Planning and Management and results
    based Monitoring and Evaluation; Training in; Project planning and
    management, Emergencies and Relief operations/ Disaster Risk Reduction,
    Participatory approaches and methodologies, Monitoring and evaluation,
    Mass communication
  • A
    minimum of three to four years relevant experience in M&E and communications
    from a reputable NGO organization
    Excellent Analytical Skills
  • Skills
    in Result based M&E, Corporate reporting and report –writing,
  • High
    level of Integrity
  • Data
    analysis and reporting skills
  • Public
    speaking and presentation
  • Performance
    management skills
  • Skills
    in budgeting and budgetary control
  • Skills
    in resource mobilization and Contract management
  • Skill
    sin Networking, alliance building and stakeholder management
  • Negotiation
How to Apply: 
All candidates who desire to join the International Red Cross and Red Crescent
Movement should send their filled application forms, download
and E-mail to: or
mail via post to: The Interim Secretary General, Uganda Red Cross Society,
P.O. Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: Friday 28th November 2014 by 5.00pm.

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