Emergency Fellow-Uganda

Job Title: Emergency Fellow-Emergency Department
Area of Interest: Emergencies
Position Type: Full Time
Hours Per Week: 40
Full Time or Part Time: Full-Time
Regular, Short Term OR Temporary: Short Term (6 months)
Department Name: Uganda
Post Location: Uganda — Mbale field office
Telework — Part Time Considered: No
Dept./Location: EARO/ Uganda

Reports To: Senior Program Manager for Emergencies

Position Summary:
Provide general support to response teams; follow-through on guidance from HRD technical experts, assist Team Leads in design, implementation and financial and programmatic monitoring for interventions (including but not limited to: in-kind or market-based core relief response to early recovery, cash for work, DRR activities, capacity strengthening and coordination w/ local partners). Proposal and budget development for new funding opportunities expected as well.

The position will be supervised by the Senior Program Manager for Emergencies and will work with other Emergency staff as well as other Programming, Admin/Operations, and Finance staff. Through this position, the staff member will gain exposure to CRS emergency programming, planning and implementation, different business development and management techniques, Humanitarian Coordination and other coordination mechanisms. CRS’ regular performance planning and development tools will be used to help the Emergency Fellow manage this assignment.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Agency-wide Competencies:
These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfil his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results.

* Integrity
* Continuous Improvement & Innovation
* Builds Relationships
* Develops Talent
* Strategic Mindset
* Accountability & Stewardship

CRS Emergency Competencies:
These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfil his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results.

* Communicates strategically under pressure
* Manages stress and complexities
* Actively promotes safety and security
* Implements high-quality emergency programs

Personal Skills:
* Ability to collaborate effectively in diverse, dynamic and talented teams.
* Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility.
* Demonstrated personal accountability and drive to serve others.
* Strong organizational and planning skills, detail-oriented
* Able to prioritize work, multi-task and meet deadlines.
* Willingness to work in a fluid security environment and the maturity to strictly work within clearly defined security protocols and systems.
* Able to analyse problems and design solutions at strategic and functional levels.
* Maturity and discretion.

* Master’s degree candidate in international development or other related discipline.
* Familiarity with project management principles, with emphasis on grant management, budgeting, MEAL, Emergency and Food Security programming.
* Strong written and oral communication skills, cultural sensitivity, demonstration of good judgment and commitment to the CRS mission.
* Familiarity with partner capacity building.
* Fluency in English (able to write reports and other documents in English).
* Understanding of Catholic Social Teaching concepts or willingness to learn.
* Familiarity with administrative and financial management.
* Excellent computer skills, ICT4D skills especially GIS mapping desired

Disclaimer: Duties and responsibilities are not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties and responsibilities associated with the position.

CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

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