Kyangwali settlement is located in Kikuube District (New District), Kyangwali Sub-County and covers 142 Square Km. It is 50 Km away from Kikuube district and 95 km away from Hoima. Its original capacity was 100,000 refugees, however the Government of Uganda through OPM with its new policy of land distribution to refugees has increased the capacity of Kyangwali settlement to 200,000 individuals in preparation to respond to any influx. The settlement is currently composed of 6 zones, 29 villages and 334 blocks. As of 30th December 2019, the settlement hosts 116,914 individuals of 41,988 household and still receiving new ones in 2020 due to the deteriorating security situation in the neighboring countries.
With the limited staffing capacity, it’s difficult for the office to continue providing effective protection for refugees and asylum seekers to ensure continuous basic services to more than 116 ,000 refugees and asylum seekers.
It is in this regard that the need of a Senior Supply Assistant is very crucial in Kyangwali to maintain the flow of activities in the operation. The Senior Supply Assistant will report to the Head of Office and should have at least 2 years of relevant work experience in warehouse, NFIs management, Workshop and Logistic, fuel and fleet management, organization of LCC, tendering, among others. He/ she should have strong coordination skills and work well in a team of various actors including Implementing partners, District and Local Government, OPM and private companies. He/ she should have good understanding of UNHCR Program. The incumbent will be working closely with the Admin all sectors and expected to have a very good conduct.