Technical Coordinator, Livelihoods NGO Careers – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: 
Reports to: RISE
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 Technical Coordinator Livelihoods (consortium, 75%), WV will provide
overall strategic leadership and oversight to all the implementing partners on
the livelihood interventions. guiding relevant programming in both development
and refugee contexts across EUTF consortium partners. The job holder will be a
thought leader, driving continuous improvement in EUTF programming through
their technical expertise, facilitation of learning and innovation. This
leadership shall be seen both within consortium and externally with other key
stakeholders across the West Nile Region, including representing the EUTF
consortium in the Refugee Livelihoods & Resilience Sector Working Group.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Quality Resilience and Livelihood programme Implementation and
    sustainability Resilience and Livelihoods Programming:
  • Take lead in ensuring technical programming, quality assurance and
    compliances to donor requirements and regulations across the consortium.
  • Lead ongoing design processes related to all EUTF programmes,
    including strategy alignment and review processes.
  • Technical capacity building of project staff, partner staff and
    other key stakeholders, as required
  • Provide effective management to resilience and livelihoods technical
  • Maintaining effective coordination and working relations with EU
    Trust consortium members and other relevant stakeholders at field level
  • Networking and Collaboration
  • Engagement with key stakeholders for influence, learning and
    resource development
  • Actively represent WVU in key inter-agency fora.
  • Engage and build relationships with key partners and government
  • Work in close collaboration with Advocacy Department to advocate for
    policy change with national-level government stakeholders.
  • Collaborate and guide advocacy campaigns, as appropriate.
  • The applicants will undertake essential liaison with other
    government agencies notably MAAIF, NARO and UBTEB. District Local
    Governments have leadership of integrating refugees into district
    development plans with guidance from OPM and relevant line ministries.
  • Evidence, Learning and knowledge management
  • Take lead in ensuring impact measurement, learning and knowledge
    management across the consortium.
  • Take lead in base line, mid-term and end line studies
  • Annual review of progress towards project objectives;
  • Take lead in documentation and sharing of EUTF Consortium
    Impact/success stories and best practices to promote learning.
  • Child Protection and Wellbeing
  • Monitor the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report any incidents
    in line with child protection policy and guidelines.
  • Work with local leaders to protect children from child violations
    and abuses
  • Sensitize children including most vulnerable, guardians/parents and
    other stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Vision Technical Coordinator,
    Livelihoods job placement should preferably hold a post-graduate degree in
    development studies, agriculture, economics or other relevant field is a
  • Technical skills: academic and/or direct programming experience and
    expertise in at least three of the following thematic areas is required:
    financial inclusion/micro-finance, climate smart agriculture, value chain
    development, small enterprise development, emergency livelihoods
    programming, cash-based programming.
  • At least five years’ experience in technical leadership and/or
    field-based programme management roles in Resilience & Livelihoods
  • Experience in Uganda or similar contexts and working in refugee
  • Experience with relevant technical models such as Village Savings
    & Loans, Local Value Chain Development and Ultra-Poor Graduation
  • Experience in Monitoring & Evaluation.
  • Track record of success in grant fundraising, including donor relations
    and proposal writing.
  • Strong capacity in leadership, relationship management/networking,
    and coordination is essential.
  • Proactive personality, self-driven and strongly motivated.
  • Spiritual maturity, interfaith knowledge and a biblical worldview 
  •  Ability to articulate and model our Christian identity and mission in an
    inclusive way.
  • Demonstration of well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent
    communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Proven conceptual & analytical skills, ability to take an evidence-based
    approach to programme design.
  • Proven facilitation skills.
  • Team player.
  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work.
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: 25th February 2019
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