Earn Over 30000 Euros Annually as Resilience Advisor at GOAL

Organisation: GOAL
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Salary EUROs: 30500- 34250 per annum
Job Ref: 336-UG
About GOAL:
Founded in 1977, GOAL works to
promote the realization of the fundamental rights of the poor, the vulnerable,
and those affected by humanitarian crisis. GOAL currently works in 15
countries; Ethiopia, Haiti, Honduras, India, Kenya, Malawi, Niger, Sierra
Leone, Sudan, South Sudan, Syria, Uganda, Iraq, Philippines and Zimbabwe.
GOAL’s head office is in Dublin, Ireland with support offices in London and New
York.
About GOAL Uganda:
Operational in Uganda since the
late 70’s, the current country programme focuses on two of GOAL’s three
strategic sectors, namely: Health (including WASH and Health Accountability
programming); and a market based approach to improving agricultural livelihoods
and WASH. GOAL Uganda mainstreams HIV, gender, child protection and the
resilience strategies across all programming. GOAL works on a district focused
approach, and uses a mixture of direct implementation and partnerships with
national and international civil society organizations, local government, the private
sector and communities to give effect to our mission.
GOAL Uganda has a skilled team
of approximately 110 personnel and manages an annual operating budget of
approximately €4.6 million (2015). GOAL is currently operational in the North,
South, East and West of Uganda with five offices in Kampala, Bugiri, Abim,
Kaabong and Agago Districts. With a new livelihood programming planned we will
open a new office in Lira in 2015.
Job Summary: The
Resilience Advisor will support the strategic design and development of
resilience programming for GOAL Uganda. GOAL wishes to develop a clear
resilience strategy across the country programme, support better understanding
across our teams in this new approach; source new resources to scale up
resilience programming and hand over to a national candidate at the end of a
year.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    incumbent will conduct research, design and implementation of a resilience
    strategy and tools to encompass the country programme.
  • Increased
    understanding of resilience approaches through-out the country team.
  • Design
    appropriate resilience programming for Kaabong.
  • Source
    new funding for resilience programming.
  • Identify
    appropriate networking fora for GOAL Uganda’s longer term engagement.
  • Identify
    appropriate partners to engage in advocacy for land rights.
  • Identification,
    recruitment and induction of a National Resilience Advisor before end of
    contract
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should hold a relevant degree in environment, development
    or related subject
  • At
    least five years’ experience in broad resilience programming including DRR
  • Past
    experience in research, design or implementation of resilience programming
    for pastoral communities is desired
  • Established
    donor relationships in the sector is an added advantage
  • Working
    knowledge and experience of Ugandan resilience networks
  • Demonstrated
    experience in successful fund raising
  • Possess
    excellent analytical and writing skills (English)
  • Excellent
    communication skills (written, spoken, facilitation, mentoring and
    influencing)
  • An
    individual with initiative, who is performance driven and has considerable
    planning and organizational skills.
  • Possess
    the ability to travel up to 50% from base
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates who wish to join one of Ireland’s leading international NGOs, GOAL,
should apply online by clicking on blue link below.

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