• Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Environmental Management, Social Sciences, Development Studies or related field, or equivalent accrued working experience;
  • Minimum of three years working experience in Disaster Risk Reduction, food security, and community-based adaptation, livelihoods and Nutrition programming in Uganda (preferably with an International NGO)
  • Ability to speak the local language is of added advantage
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in application of participatory tools and methodologies in programming
  • Experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection is an added advantage
  • Motorcycle Riding skills are a must
  • Sound written and oral presentation skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must. Microsoft office especially word, spreadsheet (Excel) and other applications
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching