Humanitarian Preparedness & Response Manager Job at Oxfam - Career Opportunity in Uganda
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Vacancy title:
Humanitarian Preparedness & Response Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

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Deadline of this Job:
19 February 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, February 05, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty, We are an international confederation of 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries. In Uganda, our program is anchored on three broad themes deliberately focused on Women's Rights: Governance and Accountability. Resilient Livelihoods and Humanitarian Preparedness and Response. All our work is led by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness.
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults.
Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.
Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory referent may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finalize checks,
The Role Oxfam in Uganda is looking for a competent persons to join our dynamic, vocative and committed team in the following positions:
Humanitarian Preparedness & Response Manager.

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide strategic development and management of the humanitarian preparedness and response program and contribute to the nexus programming. Supports Oxfam's humanitarian impact locally, regionally, continentally and globally through ensuring program alignment to the key strategic objectives and program standards. Supports resource mobilization for humanitarian/ resilience elements of the strategy. This position will require a range of skills and experience including, A Master's Degree in a relevant field including Social Work & Social Administration, Public Health, Disaster Management, international Relations, and Project Planning and Management. Ability to analyse a broad range of contextual information and synthesize quickly to develop response actions. Proven humanitarian program management experience of over 10 years at a strategic level in a complex environment involving provision of clarity and focus of vision and impact, decision making and the delivery of agreed results, Political alertness to changes in the humanitarian context with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and personal gravitas to gain respect and build and maintain strong, credible relationships, with internal and external stakeholders at all levels; Ability to engage and influence of n o w direction, contributing to and following it as appropriate and the ongoing development of program policy and quality to enhance the impact of Oxfam's work. Comprehensive knowledge and experience of implementing humanitarian and resilience programs in the field of WASH, Food security and livelihoods (EFSVL) and Protection, with solid understanding of the relevant issues derived from field practice.

Job Education Requirements: Master's Degree

Job Education Requirements: 10 years

Work Hours: 8


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Job application procedure
Please follow the link below to access the detailed Job Description and submit your application by 19th February, 2021, indicating the position name in time email subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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Humanitarian Preparedness & Response Manager - internal (staff) applicants
http://bit/do/fNkqt -. External applicants

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Job Info
Job Category: Management jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 19 February 2021
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 05-02-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 05-02-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 05-02-2065
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