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

Manager (2 Job Vacancies)
Organisation: Uganda
Red Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station: Bushenyi
and Luwero, 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 Management.
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 campaigns;
  • 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 institute;
  • Post-Graduate qualification in Project Planning & Management,
    Public; Administration, HR Management or a related field will be an added
  • Training in Youth and Volunteer Management programs. 
  • Three years of 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;
  • Experience in Marketing and Resource Mobilization.
  • Experience in managing volunteers and membership based organizations
    will be of added advantage
  • 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: 9th July 2018 by 5:00pm
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