Child Sponsorship and Development Facilitator NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision
International
Reports to: Programme
Manager
Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda
About Us:
World Vision 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 Child
Sponsorship and Development Facilitator will guide and facilitate programme
development, monitoring and implementation in an Area Progranme (AP) in line
with programme plans.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
Guide AP programme planning and Development:
  • The incumbent will support and guide AP
    scheduled assessments, evaluations and designs.
  • Facilitate development of the AP design
    document and Annual Operations Plans/Detailed implementation Plans.
  • Gather and analyze community perspectives,
    and prepare annual work plans and cash flows.
  • The jobholder will write concept papers
    and proposals for non-sponsorship fundraising.
  • Tasked with monitoring of progress and
    achievements of programmes in the AP.
Monitoring and track progress of programme implementation:
  • Organize AP level forums to assess
    progress of implementation of planned activities.
  • Monitor progress of programme/project
    interventions against plans within the AP.
  • Organize review, reflection and learning
    forum for AP staff, community, local organizations and government.
Documentation and sharing of programme learning:
  • Tasked with the mobilization of communities,
    local organizations and institutions for programme development and
    implementation.
  • Mobilize community participation in
    programme/project planning, development, implementation and monitoring.
  • The incumbent will also mobilize
    government institutions and technical staff in the planning and
    implementation of AP programmes and plans.
  • Mobilse grassroots organizations, Churches
    and other civil society organizations on poverty reduction.
  • Build AP level partnerships, networks and
    coalitions with civil society organizations and local government
    institutions.
  • Facilitate networking with government
    institutions and other development partners within the AP in planning and
    implementation of development programmes.
  • The incumbent will identify and nurture
    local partnerships with grassroots civil society organizations, Churches
    and sub county government.
  • Build and facilitate the capacity and
    growth of community and grassroots organizations.
  • Facilitate growth of strong grassroots
    movements on specific advocacy issues.
  • Build leadership and mobilization capacity
    of programme/project committees and facilitate their participation in
    programme/project development activities.
Child Protection:
  • Actively facilitate the operations and
    functioning of AP child protection committee.
  • Ensure adherence at AP of child protection
    policy, guidelines and protocols.
  • Management of sponsorship performance
  • Support and facilitate sponsorship staff
    and sponsorship service operations in the AP.
  • Monitor performance of sponsorship
    performance in line with child sponsorship standards.
  • Proper and efficient management and use of
    AP finance and assets.
  • AP financial and asset resources are
    managed and used in line with policy guidelines.



Reporting:

  • Prepare AP quality and timely reports to
    keep track of progress of planned activities within the area of operation.
  • Produce timely and quality bi-annual and
    annual reports.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant for the World Vision Child
    Sponsorship and Development Facilitator job opportunity should hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Development Studies, Education or any
    relevant field and a Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and
    Management
  • A minimum of five years’ experience
    working with communities in development.
  • Previous exposure and experience in WVU
    key sectors of Health and Nutrition, Education, Livelihoods or child
    protection desired.
  • Strong results orientation with ability to
    handle a heavy work load with minimal supervision, manage and satisfy
    multiple conflicting organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and
    maintain effective working relationships with all staff and other key
    partners.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified Ugandan 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: 29th August 2017

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