Technical Program Officer – Resilience & Livelihood International NGO Careers – World Vision

Organisation: World Vision
International
Duty Station: Tororo and
Busia, Uganda
Reports to: Technical
Program Manager – Resilience & Livelihood
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 Technical
Program Officer – Resilience & Livelihood will actively contribute to
achieving WVU’s child wellbeing targets in designated clusters through
planning, monitoring and implementing the Resilience & Livelihood programme
in line with applicable technical approaches and WVU national strategy. Oversee
roll out of best practices and models in a manner that promotes ownership,
sustainability
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Project planning and Implementation:
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Ensure that the cluster designs are in line with
the Resilience &Livelihood national office strategy
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Supervise and monitor ongoing activities under
the Cluster Resilience & Livelihood projects
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Ensure quality in the roll out of project models
ensuring sufficient funds allocated to particular activities in annual plans
·        
The jobholder will coordinate and oversee Cluster
Resilience &Livelihood projects being implemented by partners and technical
resource persons.
·        
Initiate and participate in Production and food
production district Advocacy initiatives
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Work closely with the National office technical
specialists for quality implementation of Resilience & Livelihood projects.
·        
Ensure cross cutting themes are mainstreamed in
Resilience &Livelihood projects.
·        
Ensure operational integration with other WV
sectors in intervention areas such as Health, education and child protection.
·        
Work closely with CSDAs to ensure Registered
Children and their households are participating and benefiting from health
programme interventions.
Technical Support and Training:
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Identify local level capacity needs and support
capacity building activities for WVU staff and partners to improve the quality
of resilience &Livelihoods
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Take part in the development /adaption of
training curriculum/manuals for implementation in the program area
·        
Tasked with the mobilization and conducting
trainings to build capacities of staff and partners on Resilience
&Livelihood models
·        
Provide mentoring and coaching to Farmer
organizations helping in strengthening their organizational and institutional
capacities
·        
Identify technical experts to train partner with
in training farmer organizations and and community groups
·        
Liaise with the National Office technical
specialists on staff capacity building in Resilience & Livelihood
programming
Partnership and Networking:
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Identify and build strategic linkages,
relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in
implementation at the District level.
·        
Take part in and represent WVU in key donor
engagements and technical working forums at district, Region and National level
when applicable
·        
Act as the primary point of contact for
consultation on issues to do with Resilience and Livelihood Cluster
programming.
·        
Work closely with District initiatives through
the District Cooperative alliance and Production department Office
Research, Documentation and Evidence building:
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Effectively document all information related to
project successes, innovations and promising practices and disseminate through
appropriate mechanisms.
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In charge of capturing child well being
indicators related to Resilience and Livelihood projects in the cluster
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Ensure identification of research areas, conduct
research and document key learning
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Carry out information needs assessments in
sustainable agriculture, value addition and marketing
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Manage the Cluster Resilience & livelihood
output & outcome monitoring processes
·        
Support processes of project baselines and
evaluation of Resilience & Livelihood projects and interventions.
Quality Implementation:
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Keenly track and manage budgets allocated for
the projects across assigned APs
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Prepare and submit timely, accurate, compliant
and quality reports
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Participate in Cluster management meetings and
reflection forums
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Support implementation of grants and PNs in area
of operation
Resource Acquisition:
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Identify and initiate viable funding proposals
for resource acquisition to support Resilience &Livelihood programme
interventions.
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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:
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The ideal candidate for the World Vision
Technical Program Officer – Resilience & Livelihood job opportunity should
hold a Bachelor’s Degree in BSC Agriculture
·        
At least five years of hands-on experience in
food security programming including Natural resource management. At least three
of which must have been involved in program planning, implementation,
monitoring and evaluation.
·        
Good training facilitation and coordination
skills
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Previous exposure and experience in development
of Proposals/concept papers development for fund raising
·        
Excellent research, monitoring and evaluation
skills
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Previous exposure and experience in conducting
needs assessment and report writing
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: 10th
November 2017
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