Food Distribution Manager Non-profit Careers – Alliance Forum for Development

Organisation: Alliance Forum for
Development-AFOD Uganda
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:
Emergency Coordinator
Vacancy Reference:
About US:
Alliance Forum for Development-AFOD Uganda is a non-profit,
non-governmental organization working with humanitarian and development
partners to address the needs of conflict affected population, rural and urban
poor communities in Uganda to address their real needs in areas of health,
nutrition, food security and livelihoods, environmental health, protection and
psychosocial support, and research.
Job Summary: The
Food Distribution Manager will coordinate timely operation of all food
distribution processes with stakeholders and manage General Food Assistance
(GFA) AFOD team members and contracted community casual staff. Provide support
to ensure timely and efficient provision of assistance to affected population.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Coordinate timely operation of all GFA Food
commodity distribution processes with stakeholders – OPM, WFP, UNHCR, Local
Government Leadership and service provider (EDP Management & Secondary
Transporter) to verified and registered beneficiaries.
Provide day to day oversight and management of
food distribution planned under GFA to affected population by WFP including
facilitating implementation and monitoring of GFA in area of operation.
Periodically review GFA responses in accordance
with the WFP policy and WFP Uganda GFA guidelines for affected population.
Closely coordinate with M&E Unit to ensure
that relevant output and outcome indicators for GFA interventions are
systematically being collected and analyzed in a manner that will help the CO
determine efficiency and effectiveness of food delivery.
Work with the MEAL team to establish and
implement feedback/complaints mechanisms on GFA Programme. This will include
documenting all cases reported related to Food Assistance program and ensuring
that they are handled and references made to the responsible partners.
Ensure effective budget management and
administration of project finances, including adherence to organizational and
World Food Program (WFP) financial management guidelines.
Supervise AFOD Uganda Food Distribution team
members and contracted community casual staff and provide support to ensure
timely provision of assistance to affected population.
Conduct regular community sensitization with
affected population Food Management Committee and Refugee Welfare on general
food assistance.
Prepare and submit activity, daily, weekly,
monthly and quarterly reports to Head of Field Office.
Perform other assigned duties by supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant should preferably hold a bachelor’s
degree in any discipline related to food security and livelihood.
Previous experience in managing food security
& livelihoods.
Experience in management of large-scale food
distributions in a complex humanitarian environment with an international or multinational
Experience in monitoring and evaluation of
humanitarian programmes.
Demonstrated experience of integrated gender and
diversity issues into humanitarian programmed including accountability for
Affected Population.
Sensitivity, diplomacy, tact, good communication
skills, and ability to remain calm under pressure.
Ability to understand complex security
situations and adjust operations accordingly.
Ability and willingness to live and work in
remote field locations under basic conditions.
Well-developed interpersonal and team skills.
Good administrative skills in order to work with
people at managerial and senior government levels.
The ability to present concise reports,
sometimes on short notice.
Ability to coordinate activities with other
agencies, build and maintain positive working relationships.
Flexibility, willingness to travel and work in
difficult circumstances.
Good understanding of humanitarian protection
standard, Sphere Minimum Standards, gender issues and
Code of conduct as relevant to food distribution
Strong oral and written communication skills in
Computer literacy.
How to Apply:
All candidates should submit their applications via email to
recruitments_ug@afodi.org clearly stating the position, vacancy reference and
location in the subject or by hand delivery to Kampala Head Office on Plot 17
Charles Lwanga Road Ntinda, Adjumani Field Office on Kelvin road, the AFOD Moyo
Office and Palorinya Base Camp, addressed to the Human Resource Officer. Include
a cover letter clearly stating the position, vacancy reference, and location,
CV (with 3 referees), copies of the academic qualifications/certificates. The
email attachment should be a single PDF document including the cover letter, CV
and academic documents.
Deadline: Friday 6th
March 2020 at 5:00 pm.
NB: Only
short-listed candidates will be contacted by AFOD Uganda. Qualified female
candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
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