Job Title: Field Monitor
Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to: Agriculture Officer/Field Engineer
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 Field Monitor will be responsible for the community and beneficiary mobilization and sensitization of the project goal and objectives; to provide end user monitoring, supervision of food/cash/voucher distribution, Public Works Projects (PWP) and Household Income Support Projects (HISP); and prepare periodic documentation and reports of all activities undertaken in the field by World Vision Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- Community mobilization and sensitization in relation to beneficiary selection and election of Project Management Committee (PMC) members and food/cash/voucher distributions.
- Carry out PRA exercise to identify community problems, solutions and sub-project which the community can implement under the NUSAF 2 Project.
- Ensure the process of project identification is properly documented using relevant WVI FFW forms.
- Develop sub-project design documents and budgets using WFP provided formats and get consensus from the parish and sub-county leaders and community.
- Supervise the Parish Team Leaders (PTLs) and Community Mobilizers (CM) working under their respective Sub-counties.
- Train and guide the PMCs and CMs on food/cash/voucher distributions and conditional work activities (i.e. PWP and HISP) and management of inputs distributed.
- Work closely with the PTLs/CMs to ensure that distribution of project inputs is well managed and documented.
- Ensure sub-project implementation is coordinated with Parish and Sub-County Development Committees, District technical units and other NGOs implementing similar work in the communities for leveraging of resources, sustainability and complementarily.
- Carry out continuous site monitoring visits to check progress of sub-project implementation.
- Work with Agriculture Officer with support of the Project Coordinator to organize periodic site monitoring visit for Parish, Sub-County and District staff.
- Conduct on-site training of PTLs, CMs and project participants on various aspects of sub-project implementation.
- Organize with District technical staff to conduct on-site training of PTLs, CMs, and project participants on various aspects of the sub-project implementation.
- Filing of project documents and reporting.
- Ensure that the FFA/W forms are properly filled
- Prepare and submit weekly activity reports to the Agriculture Officer
- Document lessons learnt and best practices
- Document success stories relating to various sub projects
- Attend daily devotions in accordance with WVU Human Resource policies
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
- The prospective World Vision Field Monitor employee should hold a Diploma in Vocational skills, Agriculture or related discipline with hands experience in food for work, cash or voucher implementation modalities.
- One year of field experience in Food/voucher/cash distribution.
- Excellent mobilization and training skills.
- Ability to perform field assignments with minimal supervision.
- Ability to document lessons learnt to inform future programming as well as writing project implementation progress reports depicting actual work verses distributions
- Willingness to travel for long period of time in difficult terrain, harsh and demanding conditions.
- Willing to live and work in very difficult and security-risk areas.
- Computer literacy - Good command and knowledge of Ms Excel, Word and PowerPoint and Lotus Notes is essential.
- Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.
- You must be able to ride a Motor Cycle with a clean riders permit-class A
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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