3 Area Coordinator Non-profit Employment Opportunities – Samaritan’s Purse

Organisation: Samaritan’s
Duty Station: Kamwenge,
Bweyale and Moroto, Uganda
About Us:
Samaritan’s Purse is an international Christian relief and development
organization meeting the critical needs of victims of war, poverty, natural
disaster, famine and disease with the aim of sharing God’s love.
Job Summary: The Area Coordinator
will be responsible for the overall leadership, direction, and oversight of
programs & personnel in the operational area. S/he will ensure that all
program designs and outputs align with Samaritan’s Purse’s strategy, donor
standards, and local regulations. The incumbent will provide broad oversight to
operations, finance, supply chain, security, human resources, ministry, staff
care, programs and community relations in support of ongoing projects in the
operational area. This position requires commitment to, understanding of and
compliance with Samaritan’s Purse mission and statement of faith as well as all
other SP polices. Besides, the job holder is expected to attend and /or lead
devotions and be an example to others through her/his faith and walk with God.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
overall leadership for all SP personnel in the area and its sub office (s), if
the program managers in addressing programmatic challenges.
all programs & operation teams in the geographic area of assignment.
closely with all concerned to ensure strategic planning and program quality.
with and assist the Proposal Development and Monitoring department to
ensure programming quality throughout the project cycle (example: needs
assessment, M&E, surveys, field supervision)
and optimize operational support by empowering staff responsible for M&E.
charge of periodical internal and external reporting for all projects
and provide inputs into new project design and monitoring and evaluation
the supervisor and other senior management members informed of any changes in
humanitarian needs in the area.
all SP policies (FOGs, labor code) and procedures are adhered to at all times.
efforts to optimize efficiencies and prevent fraud and risks to operation in
the area.
review all expenditures or transactions in the area to ensure accuracy
of records.
for the safety and security of staff and beneficiaries in the area of
SP to community leaders, government bodies, local churches, UN and other NGOs
and cultivate productive relationships through intentional networking
and ensure a healthy and effective work environment where all staff can grow
spiritually & professionally and are empowered to perform to the best of
their ability.
and coordinate Human Resources in coordination with HR department in
all recruitment processes and ensure they comply with all SP policies and labor
out performance appraisals for direct reports as well as oversee others do the
for ensuring that there is a daily morning devotions for all staff.
and report critical physical emotional or spiritual concerns of supervised

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the Samaritan’s Purse Area
Coordinator job placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in either Project
Planning and Management, Business Administration, Economics and Management,
Organization and Development Management, Public Administration and Management
or any other related management fields.
Possession of a Master’s Degree in Business
Administration or Management is strongly desired. A minimum of five years of
work experience in team leadership including managing multiple programs and
large budgets and team portfolios.
Good planning, coordination, prioritization,
time management and analytical skills with ability to make independent judgment
and decisions.
Excellent negotiation, communication, and
relationship management skills. A
Highly proactive, resourceful, solutions and
results-oriented, self-starter and flexible with strong organizational and
cross cultural communication skills.
S/he should be dynamic and a team player
Fluent in English and local language spoken in
the area of operation.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated
CV, covering letter and relevant documentation via email to HR:
Ugandahr@samaritan.org or hand deliver to Samaritan’s Purse offices, Plot 11
Luthuli drive, Bugolobi. Kampala. Uganda. Please clearly indicate the position
of interest i.e. Area Coordinator, Moroto; Area Coordinator Kamwenge or Area
Coordinator Bweyale
Deadline: 30th November, 2017
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