Coordinator – Organizational Development and Volunteer Management Job Placement – Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Organisation: Uganda Red
Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station:  URCS Headquarters
Reports to:      Secretary
General
Duration:          Three (3) years renewable
About US:
The Uganda Red Cross
Society (URCS) is the leading humanitarian organization in Uganda. Since its
inception in 1939 as a small women’s emergency organization, URCS has developed
over the years into a formidable well-respected humanitarian agency. In 1941,
it became a branch of the British Red Cross. The URCS was recognised by an
“Act of Parliament in 1964” and admitted as a member of International
Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent in 1965.
Job Summary: The
role of the Coordinator – Organizational Development and Volunteer Management
will be to plan, lead the implementation and coordinate URCS’ branches
development strategies and management of volunteers and their structures in
line with the URCS strategy in collaboration with partners and stakeholders.
Key Duties And Responsibilities: 
·        
Coordinate
the implementation of the URCS Strategic Option 2: Strengthen Branch Membership
Management;
·        
Develop
and lead the implementation of systems and structures of coordination and
interaction between the Head Office and the Branches;
·        
Plan
for, Coordinate and lead the implementation of member recruitment campaigns;
·        
Lead the
resource mobilization, and accounting for donor resources in the Institutional
Development and Volunteer Management Unit;
·        
Identify,
engage and develop institutional partnerships relevant to the growth of URCS’
membership and the implementation of membership development programs;
·        
Lead the
development and implementation of a robust volunteer management framework for
URCS in order to attract and retain value-adding volunteers to the Society;
·        
Develop
rules and regulations to guide the governance and operations of the branches in
harmony with URCS constitution and other policies;
·        
Identify
capacity building requirements for governance and volunteers at the branches
and lead the implementation of capacity building initiatives;
·        
Lead the
monitoring and evaluation of branch performance and compliance with the URCS
constitution as well as other policies and provide technical leadership/
support and interpretation of such documents.
·        
Support
branches to implement and strengthen their capacity for program design,
resource mobilization, reporting, monitoring and evaluation.
·        
Work in
liaison with other URCS departments to streamline and integrate program
delivery across branches sustainably in line with the URCS Strategy.
·        
Strategically
identify, evaluate and seek opportunities to collaborate with programs,
services and activities that engage URCS youth in promoting membership recruitment,
dissemination, international youth programs and quality program implementation.
·        
Serve as
a technical resource for volunteer development programs and ensure that
volunteer development programs are aligned and sustainably coordinated in the
branches to deliver high-quality services to the beneficiaries.
·        
Provide
technical assistance and change management support for institutional
strengthening to branches, including process re-engineering, organizational
effectiveness and membership capacity development.



Qualifications, Skills And Experience:
Education Qualifications           
·        
Minimum
Masters’ Degree in Public Administration, Organizational Psychology, Human
Resource Management or Law,
·        
Development
Economics and Social Sector Planning and Management or a related field from a
reputable institution;
·        
Post-Graduate
Qualification in Project Planning and Management, Public Administration, Human
Resource Management,
·        
Development
Economics and Social Sector Planning and Management or a related field from a
reputable institution;
·        
Training
in youth and volunteer management programs.
·         A minimum of five years of senior management level experience in a similar or related field or
institutional/ organizational development, preferably with NGO or UN agency and
familiarity with donors.
·        
Experience
managing diversified and scattered national structures;
·        
Previous
work experience with large institutional donors and funding bodies at
international or national humanitarian agency level preferably with governance
structures;
·        
Experience
in branding and marketing
Essential Skills      
·        
High
level of integrity
·        
Experience
in managing volunteers and membership based organizations will be of added
advantage
·        
Good
knowledge of Grassroots Program Design, Management and Implementation.
·        
Knowledge
of budgeting and planning cycle for NGOs.
·        
Knowledge
of policy initiation, reviews, and SoPs, Documentation.
·        
Demonstrated
creativity and productivity in resource mobilization.
·        
Excellent
written and verbal communication skills, including well developed proposal and
report writing skills.
·        
Proficient
analytical and research skills.
·        
Highly
developed and effective negotiation and partnerships management skills.
·        
Knowledge
of Institutional capacity assessment & development and organizational
Development.
·        
Proven
track record in management of volunteers and membership with established
governance structures.
 How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their filled application forms, Download Here, and attach your academic
transcripts and certificates. The filled application forms and academic
transcripts and certificates can be e-mailed to; vacancies@redcrossug.org or
hand delivered, and or by post to:
 The Secretary
General,
Uganda Red Cross
Society,
Plot 551/555 Rubaga
Road,
P.O. Box 494,
Kampala, Uganda.
Email to:
vacancies@redcrossug.org
Deadline: 28th
October 2019 at 5:00 p.m
.
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