Field Based Partnership Facilitator US NGO Jobs – Compassion International

Organization: Compassion
International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Partnership
Facilitator Supervisor
About Us:
Compassion International is a Christ Centered non-governmental
organization dedicated to child development. Through a holistic approach,
Compassion International addresses the spiritual, economic, social and physical
aspects of the neediest children in communities to help them become responsible
and fulfilled Christian adults.
Job Summary: The Field Based
Partnership Facilitator is the key link in the relationship with the local
church and the cornerstone in Compassion’s strategy to build up the capacity of
the local church for holistic child development. Works with the church partner
to pursue the common vision and goals reflected in the child/CSP mother-child,
sponsor/ donor and partner development outcomes. Responsible for Compassion’s
side of the partnership relationship as reflected in the Program Field Manual
(PFM) and relates with church partners in a manner characterized by mutual
respect, trust, and service.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Has a personal relationship with Jesus
    Christ and is a strong Christian witness who demonstrates a courteous,
    Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of
    Compassion, and also faithfully upholds Compassion’s ministry in prayer.
  • The jobholder serves as an advocate for
    children by raising awareness of the needs and potential of children in
    poverty by challenging and enabling those within his/her influence to
    greater involvement and effectiveness on behalf of children.
  • Serves the local Church Partner with a
    vision to build its capacity to achieve effective, holistic child
    development.
  • Manages Compassion’s requirements as well
    as its obligations to the church within the partnership relationship.
  • Carries out monitoring, evaluation and
    reporting activities for project partnerships.
  • Actively facilitates collaborative
    relationships within a cluster of partnerships. Carries out cluster-level
    meetings to facilitate relationships and shared learning. Identifies and
    mobilizes Church Partners who can help in training other Church Partners.
  • Carries out the partner selection process
    in alignment with the formal process and criteria of the country office.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Compassion
    International Field Based Partnership Facilitator must hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in any discipline but with experience in community
    mobilisation.
  • At least three years of professional or
    intensive volunteer experience relevant to managing Christian ministry
    and/or other service activities.
  • Strong interpersonal relationship skills
    conducive to utilizing facilitation, collaboration and negotiation and
    establishing trusting relationships with a wide variety of people.
  • Ability to work with only occasional
    supervision.
  • Good leadership, general management, and
    problem-solving skills. Ability to reflect Compassion’s Leadership
    Principles.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Ability and desire to learn new things.
  • Excellent written communication skills and
    strong verbal communication skills.
  • Show commitment to working with the broad
    spectrum of Evangelical denominations and churches.
  • Ability to travel domestically and be away
    from home for up to two weeks at a time and no more than 100 nights in a
    year. Travel will vary downward depending on the location of church
    partners and whether or not the person is field-based.
  • Ability to drive over long distances shall
    be an added advantage
  • Christian maturity characterized by a
    strong Christian testimony, a heart for ministry, and knowledge of the
    Scriptures.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a cover
letter, detailed curriculum vitae, three professional references, reference
letter from your current Pastor / Reverend, copies of academic qualification
documents to:
The Senior Human Resource Specialist,
Compassion International Uganda,
Plot 8A3, Baskerville Avenue, Kololo,
P.O. Box 8936, Kampala.
Deadline: 18th
September 2017 by 5:00pm
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