Registration Officer NGO Jobs – Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Job Title:     Registration Officer
Organisation: Uganda Red
Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Operations
About US:
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 Registration
Officer will provide registration skills and services as an essential tool for
protection and management of operations, and for the achievement of durable
solutions to the South Sudanese Refugees Emergency Operations in Bidi Bidi
resettlement site. The position will also be responsible for planning,
coordinating and monitoring registration, population data management, and other
registration-related. His/her work will strengthen and improve the standardized
collection of individual data from persons of concern, according to the
priorities identified by an operation, and in compliance with its overall
protection strategy. The responsibilities also include the analysis and
dissemination of aggregate population data, which will inform programme
planning, protection interventions and statistical reporting activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The incumbent will design appropriate
    registration strategies and approaches for populations of concern in
    compliance with the protection strategy of the operation, ensuring that
    registration standards are met and that appropriate methodologies and
    technologies are implemented
  • Advise and provide technical support to
    camp based volunteers’ staff on planned registration activities.
  • Plan, implement and monitor
    registration-related operational projects, to ensure that provision is
    made for material and human resources to adequately support the process.
  • The incumbent will coordinate registration
    activities between camp and HQ offices to ensure data quality,
    standardization and consistency of data management.
  • Support the coordination of emergency
    preparedness and response measures relating to registration liaising with
    OPM/UNHCR and other Donors/partners to develop and implement appropriate
  • Coordinate and liaise with partners in the
    planning, implementation, analysis and dissemination of the results of
    registration activities.
  • Develop data sharing agreements in close
    cooperation with Protection partners.
  • Work in close cooperation with Protection
    staff; design, implement and monitor referral mechanisms for persons of
    concern who may require follow-up protection interventions.
  • Offer support in developing data
    management approaches and processing methodologies for efficient and accountable
    delivery of assistance;
  • Provide training to URCS support
    volunteers and staff in registration methodologies, technologies and
    standards, to enable them to conduct registration activities and to manage
    registration and case related data on a continuous basis.
  • Standardize consolidation and timely
    dissemination of reports and statistics on persons of concern;
  • Document and report on registration
    activities at the operation and report on the impact of support
    interventions to the management of operations.
  • Work in close consultation with the
    Operations Manager and Camp Manager, 
    design, implement and monitor referral mechanisms for persons of
    concern who may require follow-up protection interventions
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Red
    Cross Society Registration Officer job placement should hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Population Movement, Data management, Protection, Law,
    Statistics, Information Technology or other related field.
  • Possession of a post graduate
    qualification in a related field is an added advantage
  • At least three years’ experience in the
    humanitarian sector, in particular in deep field locations, will be an
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
    skills, flexibility and organizational skills with strong capacity in
  • Demonstrated computer skills, particularly
    in data management.
  • Excellent knowledge of English.
  • High level of integrity
  • Ability to work under pressure
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
Secretary General, Uganda Red Cross Society, Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road, P.O. Box
494, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 23rd September
2016 by 5.00pm.
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