Focal Person – Restoration of Family Links (RFL) NGO Job Careers – Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Job Title:            Focal Person – Restoration
of Family Links (RFL)
Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)
Reports to:   Administratively to the Branch Manager
and technically to the RFL Programme Officer
Grade:             UR
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 RFL Focal Person will
be responsible for implementation of the RFL Programme in the respective
Refugee Settlements/Branch Offices. The position will also be responsible for
supervising the volunteer RFL Assistants in the Refugee Settlements/Branch
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Prepare and submit personal work plans for
activities to the RFL Programme Management and Branch Manager;
Ensure that clients requesting for Red Cross
Restoring Family Links Services are adequately informed about the existing
Prepare and submit to the RFL Programme
Management and Branch management updates and other situational information
arising from the settlement;
Ensure that the different RFL services are available
for clients who need the services;
Ensure that the RFL phone services are available
for clients in need;
Ensure that the RFL phone service is well
monitored and guidelines adhered to;
With support of the URCS teams, conduct RFL
dissemination to targeted audiences;
Receive, collect and deliver Red Cross Messages
(RCMs) within the Settlement or where requested outside of the settlement;
With notice of the Programme Management,
participate at only Child protection meetings at settlement level;
Submit weekly statistics to the Programme
Officer and Branch manager for internal reporting and a detailed report at the
end of the month;
Regularly follow up all existing RFL caseloads
within the Settlement;
Update the individual RFL activity monitoring
tools at the settlement level;
Identify and conduct registration and follow up
of Unaccompanied Minors;
Provide psycho-social support to clients seeking
RFL services;
Ensure proper and safe custody for all assets
received for the discharge of RFL services;
Carry out emergency tracing services whenever
called upon;
Handle other duties as assigned by the RFL
Programme Management or Branch Manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate must hold Bachelors’ Degree
in Social Sciences, Education, Organizational Psychology, Human Resource
Management,  Law or a related field from
a reputable institute or a Diploma BUT with 3 years’ experience in Restoration
of Family Links
Essential Knowledge and Experience
Knowledge of the local languages in the communities
of operation is an asset to the potential candidates;
Knowledge and experience of at least 6 Months in
Restoration of Family Links is an added advantage
High level of integrity;
Knowledge of Computer packages like word, Excel,
PowerPoint is a MUST;
Report writing and time management is essential
for the applicants;
Planning and organising;
People management skills – team building and
Diplomacy and Confidentiality;
Experience of public speaking and/or working
with the media.
How to
All candidates should send their filled application
forms, click
, and attach your academic transcripts and certificates. The filled
application forms and academic transcripts and certificates can be e-mailed to; 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.
Due to large volumes of applications; only short
listed candidates shall be contacted. Canvassing shall lead to automatic

Deadline:   25th
November 2019 by 5:00 PM  
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