Community Development Facilitator NGO Careers – World Vision International

Job Title:         Community Development Facilitator
Organisation: World Vision
International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project
Coordinator
About US:
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- Butaleja MNCH Project will actively contribute to
achieving WVU’s child wellbeing targets in designated clusters through
planning, monitoring and implementing the MNCH programme in line with
applicable technical approaches and WVU national strategy.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
Project planning and implementation
  • Technical support and training
  • Identify local level capacity needs and
    support capacity building activities for WVU staff and partners to improve
    the quality of Health
  • Support project implementation of models
    through monitoring
  • Mobilization of and conducting trainings
    to build capacities on health models
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to district
    and community health technical personnel to build local capacity for
    understanding and connecting with community linkages
  • Identify technical experts to train
    district and community groups
Partnership and networking:
  • Identify and build strategic linkages,
    relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other
    stakeholders in implementation at the District level.
  • Actively participate and represent WVU in
    key donor engagements and technical working forums at district, region and
    National level when applicable.
  • Work closely with District initiatives
    through the District Health Office
Research, Documentation and Evidence building:
  • Effectively document all information
    related to project successes, innovations and promising practices and
    disseminate through appropriate mechanisms.
  • The incumbent will ensure identification
    of research areas, conduct research and document learning
  • Actively participate in project monitoring
    processes
  • Support processes of project assessments
Quality Implementation:
Track and manage budgets allocated for the projects across assigned
Area Programs
Prepare and submit timely, accurate, compliant and quality reports
Participate in Project management meetings and reflection forums
Resource Acquisition:
  • Identify and initiate viable funding
    proposals for resource acquisition to support health programme
    interventions.
  • Participate in resource mobilization
    through concept papers/proposal writing for fund raising and market them
    with support offices and other donors.
     
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision
    Community Development Facilitator- Butaleja MNCH Project job opportunity
    must hold a  Bachelor’s Degree in
    Nursing, Public health, Nutrition & Human Medicine
  • A minimum of three years of hands-on
    experience in Public health programming including MNCH with a reputable
    organization, two of which must have been involved in program planning,
    implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Motivation and commitment to community
    work
  • Excellent coordination and highly tuned
    communication skills
  • Flexibility, diplomacy and the ability to
    work independently and as part of a team
  • Innovative and creative
  • Willing to spend regular periods away from
    home while working in the field
  • Previous experience as a community worker
    desirable
  • Ability to ride a Motor Cycle with a clean
    riders permit-class A
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: 21st July 2017
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