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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