Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989.
FH is currently operating programs in Asia, Latin America and Africa with support offices in the UK, Canada, Switzerland, United States of America and Japan. FH’s primary goal is to end all forms of poverty World-wide. FH promotes practice of performance, accountability, and risk management in line with FH’s “Transforming Field Experience(TFE)”re-imagination initiative.
In Uganda, FH is operational in the Districts of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction, with the Head office located in Kampala.
FH Culture: All we do, and how we do it, seeks to promote God’s beauty, goodness, and truth in a broken world. As such, we are defined by our ability to make people’s lives measurably better, our ability to deliver impact is the measure of our collective success.
For we know that we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God has already prepared in advance for us to do. At Food for the Hungry, we operate under a set of values called Heartbeat Values.
FH/Uganda is actively seeking for qualified candidates committed to its Heartbeat and Corporate Strategy to fill the career opening above on a rolling basis;
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Program Director, the Humanitarian Response Coordinator (HRC) will plan, organize, coordinate and lead upcoming humanitarian emergency responses as well as nexus programs for FH Uganda. Will explore possibilities of new opportunities in relief and humanitarian affairs to assist communities in need and better position FHU in the humanitarian sector in Uganda. The HRC will ensure timely, accurate and effective delivery of humanitarian interventions and ensure the projects stay on time, scope, and budget, promote practice of performance, accountability, and risk management in line with in line with FH’s “Transforming Field Experience(TFE)” re-imagination initiative.
The HRC will ensure timely, accurate and effective delivery of humanitarian interventions and ensure the projects stay on time, scope, and budget, promote practice of performance, accountability, and risk management in line with in line with FH’s “Transforming Field Experience(TFE)” re-imagination initiative. Co-lead technical design of Emergency relief and humanitarian projects with support from the technical program specialists in line with FH’s program design guidelines and core humanitarian standards.
Duties and Responsibilities
Key Result #1: Relief & Humanitarian Affairs (RHA) strategy development and implementation,
Key Result #2: Strategic partnerships development for business acquisition and growth,
Key Result #3: Networking and External Engagement with technical working groups, donors, potential partners
Key Result #4: Leadership, culture and talent development
Education & Experience
• Typically, 5+ years project and management experience in implementing emergency relief aid measures of agencies, linking emergency with long term development as well as Nexus building actions,
• Proven experience in designing and implementing actions funded by ECHO, OCHA, USAID, UN agencies and other relevant humanitarian donors,
• Knowledge and understanding of Emergency Food Security and Livelihoods, Education and WASH programming in emergencies, humanitarian response, complex emergencies, conflict resolution and international humanitarian law/standards,
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in disaster response and management, Agriculture, Natural Resource Management, development studies, social work, Food science and nutrition
• Postgraduate qualification in disaster response, project management, Natural resource management, development studies, social work is an added advantage.
• Proficiency in spoken and written English. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals is satisfactory. Ability to speak local language of the area is an added advantage.
Job application procedure
Employment with FH offers an attractive package which includes; a good salary commensurate to one’s role, a good medical insurance package for staff and dependents, provident fund, GPA and provision for other statutory requirements.
FHU is an equal opportunity employer.
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Clearly stating the position applied for in the Subject line and submitting only electronic copies in one pdf file not more than 25MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to:
The Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda Email: email@example.com not later than Friday 9th September, 2022 at 4:30pm.
Consider your application unsuccessful if you don’t hear from us by 30th September, 2022.
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