Regional Emergency Coordinator NGO Job Opportunities – Care and Assistance for Forced Migrants (CAFOMI)

Job Title:        Regional Emergency
Organisation: Care
and Assistance for Forced Migrants (CAFOMI)
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Executive
Reference Number: REC/NYAK/ 2018
About US:
Care and Assistance for Forced Migrants (CAFOMI) is a not-for-profit;
non-partisan organization limited by guarantee and registered by the Uganda NGO
8oard/Bureau as a national non-government focusing on protection and assistance
in complex emergencies, local context durable solutions for forced migrants,
early warning alerts through research and advocacy and a national response
surge capacity for emergencies. CAFOMI aims to ensure that forced migrants
(refugees) live a dignified life to internationally acceptable standards and
positively contributing to the development of their host communities through
professionalism, commitment, transparency, accountability, teamwork,
participation, partnerships, respect, integrity, multiculturalism, continuous
learning and development. CAFOMI, through a tripartite agreement with UNHCR and
Government of Uganda (OPM) was selected to implement emergency response and
mixed solutions activities in 2018 in the refugee hosting districts of
Bundibugyo, Isingiro, and Kisoro.
Job Summary: The Regional
Emergency Coordinator will mainly develop, plan, implement, monitor/evaluate,
document achievements and coordinate CAFOMI’s Humanitarian and Emergency
response programme in the regions.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Serve as
a senior level advisor to regional response staff and provide leadership
concerning policy issues in responding to emergencies.
and direct regional emergency responses for delivery of immediate operations
and coordinate emergency response and preparedness training, exercises, and
regular analysis of complex survivor-centric aid and assistance response issues
and make appropriate recommendations to address them.
detailed emergency operations plans (Contingency and Operating Plans) and
procedures in the planning and implementation of the Emergency Response in
accordance with donor agreements, implementing partners, and internal and
external policies and procedures and ensure that activities are in line with
budget lines and limitations.
In close
coordination with the M&E programme, monitor, evaluate and suggest changes
and improvements in Emergency programme based on observations and discussions
with different stakeholders.
provide updates, reports, success stories and channel any emerging issues
relevant to the emergency response to the Executive Director in accordance with
CAFOMI milestones.
with both relevant internal and external actors to ensure an integrated
response to the emergency situations including the mobilization of external
that performance objectives are met and reported upon, and that field reports
are produced on time and to the required standard.
CAFOMI in relevant meetings with the UN, government, other authorities and
actors and furnish the ED with key proposed action points/learning areas.
the development of proposal specific to the emergency response.
with the opening and running of CAFOMI regional office in compliance with the
CAFOMI operational procedures
other duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
ideal candidate must hold a University Degree in Law, International Relations,
International development, Political Sciences, Social science or related field,
master’s degree will be an added advantage.
minimum of five years of NGO experience, including at least three years
management of emergency response programmes in insecure environments.
analytical, organizational, and management and leadership skills.
ability to lead vulnerability assessments, beneficiary registration,
distributions, monitoring and evaluation in emergency situations.
Proven ability
with project grants management, including project design, budget preparation,
expenditure tracking, monitoring and evaluation, reporting, supervision and
with and/ or interest in Refugee Law, Human Rights Law and International Law or
related areas. Preference will be given to those familiar with refugee
protection and mixed migration flows and/or internal displacement.
writing, reporting and presentation skills in English. Knowledge of another language
is an asset.
to conduct functions on computer programs such as Microsoft Office (including
Excel, Power point, Access).
knowledge and understanding of the current political, human rights, migration
context in Uganda, particularly in the Congo influx.
commitment to accountable practices and knowledgeable of quality assurance
to work independently, but also coordinate effectively as part of a team.
to lead a multi-cultural team with a high level of respect for local culture.
from the region will be regarded as an asset.
knowledge of institutional mandates and policies related to international
protection, human rights and migration.
analytical and research skills, ability to evaluate and integrate information
from a variety of sources.
responsibility for incorporating a gender perspective and ensuring the equal
participation of women and men in all areas of work.
and willingness to work and live in diverse, challenging and potentially
unstable environments
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications with an application letter, updated CV including telephone
and Email contacts of three professional referees with the most recent
employer. Please do not attach academic credentials as these will be availed
for the shortlisted candidates.
Send to:
Human Resource Department,
Care and Assistance for Forced Migrants (CAFOMI),
P.O. Box 7785 Kampala. Uganda.
Email to: (Please clearly indicate position
title and reference number as the subject of the Email)
Deadline: 12th March
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