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

 Branch Manager (2 Job
Organisation: Uganda
Red Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station: Rakai
and Kitgum, Uganda
Reports to: Coordinator
Organisation Development and Volunteer
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;
  • 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 & 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
    insititute; Post-Graduate qualification in Project Planning &
    Management, Public; Administration, HR Management or a related field will
    be an added advantage;
  • Training
    in Youth and Volunteer Management programs
  • One
    year of experience in a similar position;
  • Work
    experience with a donor funded institution will be an added advantage;
  • Experience
    and/or working knowledge of an accounting software.
  • Sound
    knowledge and skills in database management and statistical analysis,
    monitoring and evaluation or public health information management.
  • Demonstrated
    knowledge, competency and professional skills on the public health aspects
    of infectious disease control, epidemic and pandemic preparedness and
    response with particular attention to application of an all-hazard
    approach in the context of the International Health Regulations (IHR),
    Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) and the use of event based and
    indicator based surveillance.
  • Full
    computer literacy with proficiency in the application of all MS Office
    functions, especially Excel ;
  • Excellent
    English communication skills including proven proficiency in drafting
    official letters and other documents;
  • A
    proactive approach to work, the ability to handle multiple tasks and to
    maintain a high quality standard when working under time pressure;
  • A
    mature personality of high integrity with great team working skills, a
    courteous attitude and a clear sense of confidentiality;
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: 5th March 2018 by 5:00pm
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