2 Branch Manager Job Placements – Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Job Title:         Branch Manager (2 Job Placements)
Organisation: Uganda
Red Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station: Bushenyi
and Bundibugyo, Uganda
Reports to: Coordinator
Organisation Development and Volunteer Management
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 Branch
Manager will be responsible to lead the implementation of the URCS Strategic
Option 2 and the URCS core activities of Dissemination of Red Cross Principles
and Values, First Aid, Disaster Preparedness and Response, Blood Donor
Recruitment, Membership Recruitment, Local Resource Mobilization and Volunteer
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Tasked
    with the implementation of the URCS Strategic Option 2: Strengthen Branch
    Membership Management;
  • Disseminate
    and implement all the URCS approved policies;
  • Adhere
    and lead the implementation of the URCS approved systems and structures at
    the Branch level;
  • Plan
    for, Coordinate and lead the implementation of membership recruitment
  • Lead
    the Branch resource mobilization, and design plans for sustainability of
    the Branch;
  • Identify,
    engage, develop and maintain Branch and institutional partnerships relevant
    to the growth of URCS;
  • Implement
    a robust volunteer management framework at the Branch in order to attract
    and retain value-adding volunteers to the Society;
  • Provide
    technical and operational guidance to the Branch governance in harmony
    with URCS constitution and other policies;
  • Identify
    and address capacity building requirements for staff, governance and
    volunteers at the Branch;
  • Keenly
    monitor and evaluate the branch performance and compliance with the URCS
    constitution as well as other policies;
  • Strategically
    identify, evaluate and seek opportunities to collaborate with the URCS
    Departments, programs, services and activities that engage URCS youth in
    promoting membership recruitment, dissemination, international youth
    programs and quality program implementation;
  • Ensure
    proper usage and safe custody of Branch assets and compliance with the NS
    approved policies;
  • Prepare
    and submit timely and quality accountabilities and reports in accordance
    with URCS standards and policies.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) Branch Manager job
    opportunity should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences,
    Education, Organizational Psychology, Human Resource Management, Law or a
    related field from a reputable institute;
  • Post
    Graduate or Pre-Graduate Diploma in Water Engineering, Civil Engineering
    or a related field will be an added advantage;
  • Three
    years’ experience managing organizational Branch structures preferably
    with membership based organizations;
  • Previous
    work experience with large international or national humanitarian agency
    level preferably with governance structures;
  • Experience
    in youth and volunteer management;
  • Previous
    experience in Marketing and Resource Mobilization.
  • Experience
    in managing volunteers and membership based organizations will be of added
  • High
    level of integrity
  • Good
    knowledge of Grassroots Program Design, Management and Implementation.
  • Knowledge
    of planning and budgeting.
  • Knowledge
    of policy implementation.
  • Demonstrated
    creativity and productivity in resource mobilization.
  • Excellent
    written and verbal communication skills, including well developed proposal
    and report writing skills.
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:
vacancies@redcrossug.org or mail via post to: The Secretary General, Uganda Red
Cross Society, Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road, P.O. Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 22nd January 2018 by 5:00pm

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