Child Protection Facilitator NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Reports to: 
Child Protection Coordinator
Duty Station: 
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 Facilitator will provide grassroots project
implementation, monitoring and documentation in the Child Friendly Spaces,
Early Childhood Development Centres and the participation, psychosocial and
peace building Project guided by WV Uganda Policies. The incumbent will also be
responsible for the smooth, cost effective, efficient and timely implementation
of CFSs, ECDs and participation, psychosocial and peace building project budget
review and monitoring.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Motivate and ensure teamwork among Child Protection assistants and
    Volunteers for greater ministry impact, in the community
  • Work in liaison with and provide the necessary advice and support to
    stakeholders in the participation, psychosocial and peace building
    project, as well as the CFS and ECD programmes in all matters pertaining
    to effective management and implementation
  • Support the Response Manager to handle visitors including donors,
    support offices and national office staff
  • Take full responsibility in the implementation of CFSs, ECDs and
    participation, psychosocial and peace building project in Adjumani
    operations according to the agreed plan of action
  • Actively coordinate project Design, implementation, monitoring and
  • Coordinate with all agencies working in child protection and the
    Office of the Prime Minster in the camp to ensure compliance to inter
    agency and World Vision International standards for implementing child
    protection and Education in emergencies (CiE) as well as peace building
  • Organize meetings with key stakeholders in Adjumani to influence
    policies, planning and practice in line with the outcomes of the advocacy
  • Implement and monitor project activities towards realization of
    project outputs in a timely and effective manner.
  • Monitor progress of activity implementation to ensure highest
    quality standards and accountability based on LEAP framework, the IASC and
    WVI standards
  • Actively participate in program design process specifically in
    assessments and generating community priority needs in participation,
    psychosocial and peace building
  • Develop regular monthly, quarterly and annual project management
  • Prepare detailed implementation plans based on approved and funded
    proposals and submit to Response Manager for approval
Technical and
Capacity Building
  • Enhance and train Partners, teachers and children in child
    protection , psychosocial support and peace building using the ECaP model
  • Support other response staff to implement project activities that
    adhere to the Do-Assure-Dont- Do Framework recommended for Peace building
    and Conflict Sensitivity
  • Maintain standards for child participation, psychosocial and Peace
    Building and Conflict-Sensitivity and ensure that response staff, partner
    agencies and recipient communities understand, accept and adhere to these
  • Support the Child Protection Coordinator and M&E Assistant in
    establishing and maintaining a Monitoring and Evaluation system
  • Ensure that technical information pertinent to the project is
    obtained, documented and disseminated to staff as required.
  • Support the Child Protection Coordinator in identifying potential
    Peace Building, participation and psychosocial priorities and projects in
    the assigned geographical area.
  • Work towards integrating Peace Building and Conflict-Sensitivity
    into Child Protection, Education, GFD and Nutrition and ensure
    mainstreaming in all other Project initiatives
  • Train and mentor communities in Local Capacities for Peace and
    ensure LCP and DNH principles are mainstreamed in development planning
    across different sectors
mobilization and sensitization
  • Assist communities identify their priorities, opportunities and
    resources for effective Peace Building, participation and psychosocial
    project implementation
  • Facilitate communities to fully participate in project activities
    for enhanced community ownership and sustainability of child protection,
    psychosocial support and Peace Building program through sports, cultural
  • Facilitate awareness creation and sensitization of communities in
    child protection, participation, psychosocial support and Peace Building
  • Enhance synergies within the communities to achieve integration and
    attainment of regional objectives
  • Actively facilitate identification and capacity building of
    leadership and community based organizations in Peace Building,
    participation and psychosocial matters
Networking & Advocacy:
  • Represent WV Uganda Program in child protection, Peace Building,
    participation and psychosocial Forums at the field level and establish
    strategic partnerships with other organizations
  • Establish and liaise closely with other partners, agencies and local
    leaders regarding project activities to ensure and promote a coordinated
    approach to project implementation, including participation in relevant
    workshops, meetings and to keep the Response Manager informed
  • Develop a network of information gathering relevant to child
    protection ,Peace Building, participation and psychosocial operations
  • Establish appropriate contacts with local counterparts at the
    Counties and district level
Management Budget control and Monitoring
  • Work closely with the Child Protection Coordinator and Finance
    Officer in preparation of budgets, financial projections, expenditure
    monitoring and preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial and
    narrative reports and submit them within the agreed timeframe to
    appropriate people
  • Support preparation of requisitions for appropriate project supplies
    in line with approved DIPs from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Vision Child Protection Facilitator job
    placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Peace-Building,
    Sociology, International Relations, Conflict studies or other related
  • At least three years of field experience working with Communities in
    Peace-Building and/or child protection programming and program management
    in an NGO context.
  • Past exposure and experience with integration / mainstreaming of
    peacebuilding and conflict-sensitivity across other programmes and
    projects is a plus.
  • Past experience in working with communities. Very strong
    communication skills
  • Working knowledge of humanitarian industry including sphere
    standards, NGO code of conduct and humanitarian charter
  • Excellent analytical, documentation, problem solving, interpersonal
    and negotiation skills
  • Possess the ability to work with different partners, local
    authorities, local organizations and NGOs, to develop and maintain
    positive relationships.
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity
    and physical stamina.
  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural
    contexts, psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship
    conditions with limited resources
  • Ability to cope and deal with stress and work under stressful work
    conditions is a requirement
  • Commitment to World Vision Core Values and Vision Statement
  • Ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific
    local cultural context.
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: 7th December 2018
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