DEADLINE: 06/07/2024

Title: Field Specialist (Hoima)

Company: Redeem International

About Redeem International: Redeem International, established in 2020, is dedicated to protecting widows and orphans in the developing world from violent abuse and exploitation.

Description: Redeem International is seeking a Field Specialist to ensure the safety and security of staff, clients, and property. This role is crucial in supporting Redeem’s mission by managing transportation logistics, maintaining vehicle safety, and implementing security protocols to foster a safe work environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Transportation:
    • Drive Redeem vehicles for staff, visitors, partners, and clients.
    • Manage vehicle allocation, scheduling, and maintenance.
    • Ensure vehicle safety, cleanliness, and functionality.
    • Brief passengers on safety procedures, especially in high-risk areas.
    • Communicate travel plans, resources, and safety updates to the team.
  • Security & Safety:
    • Ensure safety and security of staff, clients, partners, and property.
    • Identify and mitigate potential safety risks and environmental hazards.
    • Develop and implement safety plans for travel and field operations.
    • Provide security escorts and liaise with law enforcement when necessary.
    • Document safety incidents and responses.
  • Miscellaneous:
    • Communicate with stakeholders about Redeem’s activities.
    • Contribute to organizational systems and participate in professional development activities.
    • Support other Redeem teams and perform clerical duties as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Education:
    • Required: Ordinary Level certificate (or higher).
  • Experience:
    • Required: Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar role with a reputable organization.
    • Preferred: 3+ years of experience in law enforcement or military service.
    • Preferred: Familiarity with driving in the Bunyoro sub-region.
    • Preferred: Experience in a multinational organization.
  • Skills:
    • Required: Fluency in English, Runyoro, and Runyakitara (written & oral).
    • Required: Valid driver’s license and defensive driving certificate.
    • Preferred: Self-defense and/or emergency responder training.
    • Preferred: Basic knowledge of vehicle mechanics.
    • Preferred: Computer literacy (word processing, email, etc.).
    • Preferred: Experience with Google Business Suite and project management tools.
  • Attributes:
    • Required: Mature Christian faith.
    • Required: High integrity, trustworthiness, and ethical decision-making.
    • Required: Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills.
    • Required: Excellent judgment and problem-solving skills.
    • Required: Persistence, tenacity, and commitment to deadlines and results.
    • Required: Service-oriented with a love-motivated work ethic.

Location: The Field Specialist will be based in Hoima, Uganda, primarily working within the Bunyoro sub-region with occasional travel across the country.

How to Apply: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via the application link by July 6th, 2024.

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