Area Coordinator Job Careers – American Refugee Committee (ARC) International – Alight

Job Title:   Area
Organisation: American Refugee
Committee (ARC) International – Alight
Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda
Reports to: Programs Coordinator
About ARC:
American Refugee Committee (ARC) International is an International nonprofit,
nonsectarian organization that provides humanitarian assistance and training to
millions of beneficiaries around the world. The ARC seeks to promote peaceful
and safe communities where men and women have equal rights and communities can
access locally owned, high-quality services.
are on a journey of becoming Alight, a new platform of amazing people and an
organization providing lifesaving services and creating breakthrough solutions
for and with the displaced. For the past 40 years, we’ve called ourselves
American Refugee Committee, an organization known for providing quality care to
millions of Refugees worldwide. But the truth is, we serve many different
people – to include Refugees, Trafficked people, Displaced people, and
Marginalized and Host communities too. Through all the years and conversations,
we’ve had with the people we serve, we’ve heard the same thing time and time
again – Refugee is not a label we want. We’re listening. And now, we’re taking
off the nametag American Refugee Committee and becoming Alight.
Job Summary: The Area Coordinator will be
responsible for the overall implementation of ARC programs in our South West
Operation. He/she will provide leadership and management support to program
teams to allow for efficient program implementation and budget management.
He/she will also provide leadership and management support to operations (HR,
Finance, Logistics and Security as well as Administration) in order to ensure
adequate, effective and on-time support to program implementation. He/she will
work closely with the Programs Coordinator on program development (new project
designing, concept note preparation and project proposal development and
budgeting). The incumbent will oversee the general operations of ARC Nakivale,
Oruchinga, Rwamwanja, Kyaka II and Kyangwali Offices.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the American Refugee Committee (ARC) International –
Alight Area Coordinator job must hold a Masters degree in related filed is
required. A Bachelor’s degree in Development Studies, Community Development,
Social Sciences or a relevant area is required.
At least five years of program management experience with similar
Protection/GBV programs serving refugees, internally displaced populations, or
other conflict and post-conflict populations;
Demonstrated leadership/management skills and ability to work
Experience with capacity building of local organizations – technical and
program development.
Experience in community-based programming approach and postgraduate
training/experience in proposal writing;
Experience in effective programs management and quality programming.
Proven track record in coordination/collaboration with government, NGOs
and UN Agencies.
Experience in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
Proven Track record in financial/operations management and oversight.
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a submit one-page
Cover letter, an updated CV (max. 3 pages) and Names, Titles and Contacts of
three professional referees, to include your current or recent
employer/supervisor – via email (ONLY) to with the
POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line.
However due to urgency to fill these positions, applications will be reviewed
and interviews conducted on a rolling basis. Only shortlisted candidates will
be contacted. Job Offers will be issued to the selected candidates upon
conformation of funding.
Deadline: 17th December
2019 by 17:00hrs.
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