Child Protection and Education Officer NGO Job Careers – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project
Manager and Child protection 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 Child Protection and Education Officer
will support the project in systematic data collection and management of up to
date databases for timely and evident reporting, to ensure quality programming
and accountability within the framework of World Vision and donor standards and
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project Management:
  • Coordinate with staff, ALP teachers, ECD caregivers and CFS
    caregivers in drawing respective implementation plans in line with the
    project requirements and standards.
  • Offer technical support to staff, ALP teachers and ECD caregivers on
    skills development related program interventions
  • Support ALP teachers to generate working documents to facilitate
    project implementation
  • Facilitate ongoing networks and coordination between the ALP
    centres, existing schools, community, education working group and the
    district education office.
  • Ensure quality in rolling out of Accelerated learning program within
    the existing child friendly spaces
  • Ensure quality rollout of the multipurpose approach of the
    implementation of the child friendly spaces, ALP and ECD.
  • Track and manage activity budgets to ensure timely and cost
    effective project implementation.
  • Prepare timely, accurate, compliant and quality reports
  • Participant in project management meetings, district education
    engagements and working group meetings within the respective settlements.
  • Actively participate in district education Advocacy initiatives
  • Ensure cross cutting themes are mainstreamed in education project.
  • Identify capacity gaps for teachers, ECD caregiver and work with the
    Child protection Coordinator and project Manager to ensure needs are met
  • Participate and also provide guidance to the development of project
    designs, concepts and fundable proposals for children and youth development
Project monitoring
and evaluation
  • Facilitate effective project monitoring, data collection to inform
    documentation and reporting in compliance with project documents,
    agreements minimum standards and tools
  • Facilitate the baseline and evaluation processes in liaison with
    DM&E, project manager and child protection coordinator.
  • Conduct assessments as required in the response area
  • Ensure compliance to the child protection policy and Education in
    Emergencies standards in all project interventions in accordance with the
    inter agency guidelines, organization policies and Global child protection
    minimum standards.
Capacity building
  • Mentor and build the capacity of ALP teachers and ECD assistants
  • Develop a guide to activity implementation and ensure
  • Develop tools to manage data and information collection and analysis
    in establishing and maintaining a Monitoring and Evaluation adherences
  • Work closely with relevant technical and professional resource
    persons to provide the necessary capacity for the project
Finance Management
  • Monitor and manage the project budget in line with project
    agreements and standards.
  • Support risk management so as to address and report any risks to
    management of program funds and budgets.
  • Ensure project assets in the operation are safe and secure in line
    with projects’ grant regulations, MoUs and agreements.
  • Support audit processes in line with the projects’ audit regulations
Network and Collaboration:
  • Participate in education coordination meetings at cluster and
    settlement levels.
  • Identify and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and
    networks with partners and other stakeholders in planning and
    implementation of the emergency response activities.
  • Carry out review meetings with the district education office and
    education partners in relation project interventions
  • Facilitate review meetings with community member and beneficiaries
  • Facilitate the integration of Advocacy in education.
  • Collaborate with relevant organizations, agencies and actors in the
    refugee settlement camps and host communities to plan for transition from
    the onset
Documentation and Reporting
  • Document change stories in order to share milestones and lessons
  • Prepare quality reports and submit (progress against delivery of
    outputs and achievement of outcomes, etc) to the project manager, Child
    protection Coordinator and other stake holders

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Uganda Child Protection and
    Education Officer job opportunity must hold a Degree in Education
  • Three years or more experience of relief work relating to Education
    in emergencies and at least 1 year in in implementing accelerated learning
  • Self-motivated with excellent management and leadership skills
  • Experience in Accelerated Learning Program is a must
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: 26th October 2018
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