Non-profit Jobs – Humanitarian Coordinator at Finn Church Aid (FCA)

Organisation: Finn Church Aid (FCA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About FCA:
Finn Church Aid is Finland’s biggest development co-operation
organisation and the second biggest organisation in Finland working in
humanitarian aid. Finn Church Aid is a member of the ACT Alliance (ACT), an
alliance of faith-based development and humanitarian aid organisations forming
one of the world’s largest aid organisations. Finn Church Aid is committed to
continue working until people in need of assistance can make their own living and
fulfil their basic needs. Finn Church Aid also campaigns for dignity and
Job Summary: The Humanitarian Coordinator is responsible for
managing FCA’s humanitarian activities both in the immediate emergency response
and in the longer term humanitarian assistance in Uganda.  S/he shall significantly contribute to
international fundraising and ACT Alliance activities in the country.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Oversee FCA’s Education in emergency
    project in Adjumani, Uganda.
  • Offer technical support to FCA and
    partners staff in education in emergencies
  • Develop FCA’s country humanitarian
    strategy for Uganda in accordance with FCA’s policies and guidelines
  • Establish, coordinate and be responsible
    for high quality education in emergency programmatic work
  • Contribute to local and international
  • Map and assess existing and potential
    education in emergency partners and their capacity; identify and
    coordinate new education partnerships; build and coordinate overall
    partner cooperation
  • In charge of advocating for FCA education
    in emergency program in the country
  • Ensure coordination with other INGOs and
    local authorities
  • Perform any other duties as designated
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably have three
    years’ experience in working in humanitarian program related field
    operation or field activities in developing countries and having knowledge
    of education in emergency
  • Past exposure and experience in
    implementing Education in Emergencies especially Special Needs Education
  • Proven experience and capacity in
    humanitarian project management (PMER), including project financial
  • Past experience with data collection,
    management, analysis and report production
  • Good knowledge and understanding of
    humanitarian approaches and standards
  • Proven skills in preparedness planning and
    LRRD approach
  • Gender analysis skills and an
    understanding of the practical significance of gender issues in
    humanitarian environment
  • Past experience in cooperating with local
    organizations, international actors and UN agencies
  • Good strategic and context analysis skills
  • Strong English writing skills to prepare
    reports, promotional materials and oral presentations
  • Proven team orientation skills and ability
    to work effectively in a team environment with both technical and
    non-technical staff
  • Excellent inter-personal and
    inter-cultural skills
  • Flexible and capable of working and living
    in difficult circumstances in a multicultural environment
  • Past experience in capacity building of
    local partners
  • Willingness to travel in the country
    (requirement of valid driving license)
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join the Finn Church Aid
(FCA) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply Online at the web
link below.
Deadline: 12th April 2015

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