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International NGO Jobs – Senior Operations Manager at Samaritan’s Purse

Organisation:
Samaritan’s Purse
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country
Director
About Samaritan’s Purse:
Samaritan’s Purse is a
nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and
physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse
has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural
disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through
His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote
the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Job Summary: The Senior
Operations Manager supports the Country Director in providing overall
management to Samaritan’s Purse activities in Uganda, including financial
management, security planning, HR development and training, logistics
management, strategic vision-casting and maintaining strong donor/ government
relations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Staff Management and
Administration:
  • The
    incumbent will directly line manage of Human Resource, Finance, Logistics,
    Operations and Admin/Hospitality Managers.
  • Carry
    out appraisals and encourage professional development for ail direct
    reports, addressing underperformance, rewarding success, identifying
    growth targets and mentoring staff to success.
  • The
    incumbent will maintain accurate and up-to-date HR and administrative
    records for all supervised staff and programs.
2. Leadership and
Representation:
  • Provide
    professional representation of Samaritan’s Purse at meetings with
    Government, donor and civil society partners, actively and strategically
    engaging with stakeholders to increase support and publicity for Samaritan’s
    Purse programming.
  • Support
    the Country Director in fostering spiritual support, encouragement and
    growth among all staff.
  • Demonstrate
    exemplary Christian servant leadership in all aspects of work and
    relationships.
  • Attend
    daily morning devotions and participate in prayer support for the
    ministry, its donors and volunteers.
  • Maintain
    a strong Christian witness to colleagues, vendors, charitable beneficiaries,
    and the general public.
  • Assess,
    manage, and report critical physical, emotional, or spiritual concerns of
    supervised staff.
  • Perform
    any further duties as designated by the Country Director.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Senior Operations Manager should possess a Master’s degree (M. A.) or
    equivalent; and/or training; or equivalent combination of education.
    Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies is an added
    advantage.
  • At
    least two to four years’ related experience at a Senior Managerial level.
  • S/he
    should maintain a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be a
    consistent witness for Him.
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged
to send an updated CV, covering letter and relevant documentation by hand
delivery to the Samaritan’s Purse, Plot 11 Luthuli drive, Bugolobi or Email it
to Human Resources, UgandaHR@samaritan.org
Deadline: Friday, 5th August 2015

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