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

Job Title:            Focal Person – Restoration
of Family Links (RFL)
Organisation:
Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)
Duty
Station:
  Uganda
Reports to:   Administratively to the Branch Manager
and technically to the RFL Programme Officer
Grade:             UR
8
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
Offices.
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
services;
·      
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
delegation;
·      
Diplomacy and Confidentiality;
·      
Experience of public speaking and/or working
with the media.
How to
Apply:
All candidates should send their filled application
forms, click
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.
Due to large volumes of applications; only short
listed candidates shall be contacted. Canvassing shall lead to automatic
disqualification.

Deadline:   25th
November 2019 by 5:00 PM  
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