Child Sponsorship & Development Facilitator NGO Job Careers – World Vision International

Job
Title:           Child Sponsorship &
Development Facilitator
Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Programme
Manager
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 Sponsorship & Development Facilitator will implement Child
Sponsorship Operations in ways that meet WVU and WVI standards; and facilitate
planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of assigned ADP in a manner
that meets t requirements and standards of technical programmes in the Cluster.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Implementation of Child Sponsorship Service
Operations:
  • Effectively implement Sponsorship Service Operation to meet both WVU
    local and WVI standards.
  • The jobholder will also guide CSDAs to deliver quality and timely
    Child Sponsorship work as per WVU and WVI standards.
  • Develop plans and guidelines for effective and efficient management
    of Sponsorship SOIs in the allocated ADPs
  • Keenly track and monitor SOIs and advise CSDAs and Local partners as
    well as SPM on ways to improve performance.
  • Continuously monitor performance in Child Sponsorship SOIs and
    support CSDAs in ways that lead to improved performance by addressing
    challenges.
  • Identify any strategic challenges that would impinge excellency in
    Child Sponsorship Operations and share with SPM for support.
  • Contextualize and support operationalize both NO and SO Child
    Sponsorship Operational guidelines.
  • Manage RC monitoring to ensure that the WVI standard is consistently
    met, Cases identified and followed through for appropriate both system and
    field conclusive action.
  • Motivate Child Sponsorship team for better results in a more
    efficient and effective manners.
  • Build teams, coach, mentor and train staff to manage sponsorship
    operations efficiently & effectively.
  • Compile and rollout Sponsorship Activity Schedules for allocated
    ADPs to guide Child Sponsorship Operations
  • Streamline Child Sponsorship business process flow in the allocated
    ADPs leading to timeliness and effectiveness in complying with WVU, WVI
    and cluster standards.
  • Build capacities of local stakeholders to support and implement
    Child Sponsorship Operations.
  • Carry out field-based practical hands on coaching for CSDAs and
    local stakeholders on delivering timely and quality Child Sponsorship
    work.
  • Innovate better, context based and efficient ways of delivering
    child Sponsorship operations.
Management of Integrated Programming for RC wellbeing:
  • Effectively support integrated approach to Child Sponsorship
    programming.
  • Tasked with the mobilization of communities, local organizations and
    institutions for programme development and implementation.
  • Provide accurate and timely variances explanations on ADP over and
    under expenditures
Monitoring and track progress of programme
implementation:
  • Organize ADP level forum assess progress of implementation of
    planned activities.
  • Regularly monitor progress of programme/project interventions
    against plans within the ADP.
  • Organize review, reflection and learning forum for ADP staff,
    community, local organizations and government.
Documentation and sharing of programme learning.
  • Operationalise integration of Child Sponsorship operations with
    other sector development intervention to realize work efficiency and Child
    Wellbeing.
  • Ensure RCs and their households to meaningfully participate and
    benefit from Programme activities.
  • Identify integration opportunities between Child Sponsorship and
    technical Programme operations for work efficiency and Child Wellbeing.
  • Make meaningful contribution in development of Key Cluster documents
    inclusive of Annual operating plan and Budgets.
  • Make meaningful contribution in designing and redesign of Programmes
    as per Sponsorship guidelines and partnership Strategic direction.
  • Technically guide DME processes in line with Child Sponsorship
    Programming guidelines.
  • Make meaningful contribution in designing and redesign of Programmes
    as per Sponsorship guidelines and partnership Strategic direction.
  • Guide Cluster on how to utilize Child Sponsorship systems
    information for effective child wellbeing programming.
  • Effectively and consistently utilize Child Sponsorship information
    to influence programming.
  • Guide CSDAs and local stakeholders on how to utilize Step
    information for planning in order to address child wellbeing.
Management of Sponsorship Initiatives (i.e SingleSTEP,
Sponsorship 2.0, STEP Coaching and Mentoring)
  • Effectively manage implementation of Partnership initiatives (STEP,
    ID Card Scanner, SD, Quickstep, Digital Imaging) in line with the
    partnership guidelines and timeframes.
  • Support the development of ADP initiative Implementation Plan and
    roll out as per NO timelines.
  • Implement initiative(s) as per plan and report on progress plus
    making recommendations for better decision making.
  • Sensitize ADP Staff on the initiative details.
  • Make periodical reporting on the Initiative to the SPM, NO and other
    stakeholders.
  • Mentor and coach CSDAs on the initiative and follow-up on
    utilization of the initiative.
  • Ensure 100% return on investment of the Child sponsorship systems
    through 100% utilization of the systems for the intended objectives.
Progress Reporting:
  • Report on Child Sponsorship Operations positioning out progress,
    celebrations, challenges and possible recommendations.
  • Prepare timely and quality Child Sponsorship Operations report to
    the SPM copying NO as per NO predetermined monthly reporting template.
  • Send feedback to cluster over Sponsorship reports.
  • Prepare periodical publications (significant change stories) on RC
    wellbeing.
Child Protection:
  • Identify the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report in line with
    child protection policy and guidelines.
  • Work closely with local leaders to protect children from child
    violations and abuses on child protection.
  • Tasked with the sensitization of children including all RC on child
    protection.
  • Sensitize children, guardians/parents and other stakeholders about
    children’s rights and responsibilities with a view to identify child
    violations.
  • Report cases of child abuse in the programme area.
  • Report cases of child incidents for follow up.
  • Communicate to Guardian/parents on the intent of the Sponsor visit
    and attain consent/confirmation or rejection of the visit.
  • Provide information to the CSSA SO on the possibility (confirmation,
    rejection) of the Visit.
  • Arrange for the visit (Consider for all logistic needs).
  • Attend to Sponsors and follow up on Child protection issues, visit
    report.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Child Sponsorship &
    Development Facilitator job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
    Social Sciences or Information management. Masters degree qualification is
    preferred
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in Sponsorship operations
    preferably within World Vision.
  • Knowledge of World Vision sponsorship standards is an advantage
  • Proven skills in project management and implementation.
  • Ability to identify training needs among Sponsorship staff
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of development work and ability to integrate it with
    sponsorship
  • Competences in managing business process in large organizations.
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: 13th November 2018
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