Job Title: Community Development Facilitator Health/HIV
Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to: Program Manager
Duty Station: Uganda
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The Community Development Facilitator Health/HIV will implement all project activities in the designated sub-counties/ areas and ensure quality of project interventions in line with Ministry of Health (MoH)) and World Vision policies. The incumbent will work with line with World Vision technical program and district partners to technically interpret the technical approaches in the HIV project design to facilitate implementation of key activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Project planning and Design:
- Oversee the development of the project design document and detailed implementation plan.
- Develop annual work plans and cash flows in line with the overall project design.
Project Implementation and Coordination:
- Coordinate project activity implementation in line with project work plans and WV technical approaches and technical models.
- Work closely with the National office health technical specialists for quality implementation of health projects.
- Identify technical experts to train district and community groups and strengthen capacity of implementing partners at village, sub county and district levels.
- Ensure full participation and ownership of beneficiary communities in project interventions.
- Work closely with CSDAs to ensure Registered Children and their households are participating and benefiting from project interventions.
Project Monitoring and Evaluation:
- Ensure effective project monitoring, documentation and reporting in compliance with agreed standards.
- Ensure full participation of beneficiary communities in design, monitoring and evaluation by organizing community mobilizations, feedback meetings and community trainings.
- Review quantitative and qualitative data on an ongoing basis to evaluate performance of the project and provide guidance to the program manager and partners
- Participate in and support review, reflection and learning forums for ADP staff, community, local organizations and government.
Advocacy and Partnerships:
- Actively engage with the District and Sub County Health authorities and support the Program Manager in managing relations with government structures and civil society
- Effectively network with local government structure and any other agencies undertaking activities in the target community and ensure that such activities are well integrated with World Vision and community activities to promote sustainability and ownership of interventions in planning and implementation.
- Participate and represent WVU in HIV technical working forums at district and sub county levels
- Guide and participate in joint campaigns, advocacy initiatives around HIV issues with partners and stakeholders
- Facilitate growth of strong grassroots movements on specific advocacy issues.
- Proper and efficient management and use of project finance and assets.
- Financial and asset resources are managed and used in line with policy guidelines.
- Track and manage budgets allocated for the project
- Provide accurate and timely variance explanations on project over and under expenditures.
Reporting and Documentation:
- Compile and submit quarterly, bi-annual and annual project reports in alignment with WV LEAP 3 standards to the Program Manager, Buikwe and Health technical program manager.
- Ensure documentation and sharing of best/promising practices to strengthen WVU`s institutional memory and learning
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
- The prospective World Vision Community Development Facilitator Health/HIV employee should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Public health or Social Work
- A minimum of two years’ practical experience in HIV/AIDS programming with a reputable organization.
- Excellent training facilitation and coordination skills
- Excellent monitoring and evaluation skills
- Experience in conducting needs assessment and report writing
- Broad knowledge and understanding of child protection and demonstrated ability to integrate child protection in health programming.
- Highly motivated to achieve quality results and service
- Demonstrated accountability and integrity
- Ability to communicate effectively
- Good team player
- Ability to influence individuals and groups
- Practicing gender and cultural diversity.
- Must be able to ride a motorcycle with a valid riding permit
NB: This vacancy is open to Ugandan nationals only.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal. Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 4th July, 2016
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