Fresher Relief Jobs – Community Development Facilitator – MNCH at World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to: Community
Development Facilitator
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
World Vision International
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 will
support the World Vision MNCH Project to technically use a set of MNCH tools
and techniques that assist people, no matter what their abilities are, to be
able to explore and express their aspirations and preferences. The scope of
this role covers from one to one facilitation through to the achievement of
sustainable MNCH outcomes. The role requires working with people from a range
of backgrounds and in a variety of community settings, including a person’s
home or neighborhood, VHTs, Health facilities and local CBOs. The job holder
will coordinate all project activities at a cluster level and monitoring
progress towards achievement of targets. The incumbent will enhance the team
with the Nutrition aspects of the 1000 days, focusing on the community
Nutrition intervention and community management of acute malnutrition, kitchen
gardening and Maternal Infant and Young Child Nutrition (MIYCN) for systems
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project Management:
Manage the roll out of the MNCH projects in the Project
site by ensuring that the projects are using the most appropriate innovative
and cost effective technologies.
Provide necessary technical support to the system’s
partners during the course of the project
Manage, and supervise all core interventions at the
lower level with in the DIP
Ensure that all MNCH and other related deliverables
are achieved according to the detailed implementation plan.
Monitoring, Reporting and Evaluation:
Works in liaison with the Project coordinator in the
preparation of quality project reports are submitted on time to support offices
and donors.
Work closely with health staff and program
development team in the roll out of baseline surveys and evaluation of the
project, on the required basis
Manage the rollout of the MNCH data collection
process at the community and health facility level
Reporting and Accountability:
Update and maintains records of activity
implementation as approved by the PM in a developed ToR
Prepares and submits monthly report that shows what
has been active and done in the project area
Manages allocated monies and organization resources
(such as phones, cameras, bus cards) as per agreed practices
Prepares for and participates in evaluation projects
when required
Actively participates in meetings and contribute to
organization development
Partnership Development:
Work closely with the development agencies and
partners on collaborative work related to MNCH and other initiatives to
position World Vision as a strategic partner in mhealth landscape
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a University
Degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics and or Food Science technology
At least two years’ experience in working in the
area of Nutrition, MNCH and health care
Working knowledge of the cost effective community
nutrition practices
Previous experience in working communities with good
knowledge of public health system and structures
Working knowledge of MNCH methodologies and other
related approaches
Excellent interpersonal communication and counseling
NB: Only Ugandan Nationals are encouraged to apply.
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: 16th November, 2015
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