Program Officer – Reporting and Compliance NGO Job Careers – World Vision International

Job Title:  Program Officer – Reporting and

Organisation: World
Vision International

Reports to: 
Associate Director- Grants

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

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 Program Officer – Reporting and Compliance
will play an important role in supporting the Operations Division in ensuring
that grants are managed, and reported on well. The incumbent will achieve this
by establishing systems for tracking grants’ the health and performance of
grants and compliance to donor regulations, World Vision guidelines and
standard Project Management procedures. The position will also play a big role
in bridging the relationship between field teams and World Vision Support
Offices, and Donors.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 


  • As may be assigned, support Grants Management Unit in disseminating
    important information to field teams, and/or Support Offices and donors
  • Regular follow up with cluster managers and project managers on
    compliance to the detailed Implementation Plans, budgets, donor regulation
  • Support Associate Director Grants in organizing start-up meetings
    for new grants to ensure timely and accurate roll out of projects
  • Support end of project processes in line with WVU and donor / SO
  • Follow up major procurements for grant implementation
  • Work with project managers and SOs in seeking approval in case of
    changes in design, milestones and budgets
  • Work closely with Evidence and learning teams in support project
    managers to develop annual DIPs, Budgets and other project management


  • Develop, and maintain systems and databases to effectively track
    grant portfolio size, health, major reporting deadlines, and performance
    among others
  • Follow up, track, and coordinate projects report submission
    according to World Vision Uganda and donor specific requirements
  • Facilitate compilation and review reports ensuring timely submission
    for internal reviews and eventual submission to donor
  • Support project teams to format and package documentation of best
    practices and success stories in coordination with communication
    department and Evidence and learning teams
  • Provide support to projects’ teams to apply standardized monitoring
    tools that enable the National Office to collect an evidence base of
    grants projects impact on CWB targets


  • Regular field visits to various project sites and ensure constant
    dialogue with RPMs, and PM on Grant Management, Compliance and other
    Integration issues
  • Attend Regional Reflections meetings to ensure that issues on
    compliance and reporting are raised and resolved
  • Support Acquisition Team in Resource acquisition processes

Donor Relations

  • Ensure good communication with and represent WVU to Support Offices,
    Donors, key NGOs partners and Governmental Departments.
  • Support Grants management unit in developing a strategy for
    cultivating and strengthening relationships with existing donors, support
    offices and other stake holders
  • May occasionally require working beyond normal working hours
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the World Vision Program Officer – Reporting and
    Compliance job placement should preferably hold a University degree in
    Development Studies, Social Works, Economics or other related field
  • Possession of a post graduate training in Project Planning and
    Management or Project M&E
  • Three years of working experience in a related field
  • Must have clear understanding of major donor perspectives,
    requirements and standards
  • Able to represent World Vision to major donors in a manner that is
  • Ability to maintain donor relations through timely and appropriate
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Requires excellent communication and writing skills in English
  • Proficiency in Computer especially in Microsoft Office Suite and
    data analysis programs such as SPSS, Stata, EPI Info.
  • Possess excellent communication, facilitation, networking and
    relationship building skills
  • Must be a committed Christian able to stand above denominational

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: 28th June 2019

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