9 Fresher Project Officer NGO Job Opportunities – World Vision International

Job Title:    Project Officers (9 Fresher Job
Opportunities)

Organisation: World
Vision International

Reports to:  Ever
greening Land scape Coordinator

Duty Station:  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 Project Officers will  oversee and
ensure that all activities related to project are implemented in a timely and
efficient manner according to the agreed World Vision Uganda, and Donor
Guidelines, and provide leadership and coordination for all aspects related to
project activities in the designated 10 districts.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Project planning
and implementation

·       
Implement
all planned project activities with expertise and in a manner that leads to
attainment of the project goal and outcomes.

·       
Keep
records of all project activities including project assets under custody/use,
beneficiary list, partner list, assets or inputs provided, activity and
monitoring reports, lists of children benefiting from project, etc

·       
Regularly
develop and share monthly activity plans with the project coordinator

·       
Ensure
100% implementation of the planned project activities on a monthly basis and
that budgets are not under and over spent

·       
Develop
activity and budget tracking tool, and use on a monthly basis to track and
report on activity and budget management

·       
Map or
identify key stakeholders/actors in the targeted district(s) to work with or
support in the implementation of the planned field activities

Community
engagement and advocacy

·       
Take
overall lead in the coordination of field level activities

·       
Mobilize,
organize and strengthen the identified and interested groups in to very strong
local seed businesses- FMNRs are professionally organized

·       
Develop
the capacity of each FMNR group to improve production and productivity of
selected enterprise(s) through demonstrations and training on the technical
aspects of FMNR- FMNRs are technically equipped

·       
Ensure
Integration of the project activities with other internal and external
programmes including that of governments at the area program level/district

·       
Build
the capacity of FMNRs to collectively engage local leaders on identified
issues- local level advocacy

·       
Mainstream
gender, child protection, disability and sponsorship in to the project
activities

·       
Facilitate
small business development at the community level through business capacity and
skills development of the project participants

·       
Represent
World Vision Uganda in food security meetings at the sub county level when
required

·       
Build
strategic linkages, collaborations and networks with partners at the sub county/district
level including strategically linking the FMNRs with other value chain actors

Documentation,
Reporting and knowledge management

·       
Prepare
high quality progress reports, both narrative and quantitative information.
Ensure that all reports are delivered according to high quality standards and
are always submitted on time as per WVU and donor requirements.

·       
Organize
and conduct monthly and/or quarterly reflection meetings with project
participants to address keys issues that will be emerging from the community
related to the project and child well-being issues

·       
Document
and sharing of stories of transformation/success stories and best practices on
a monthly basis to promote learning.

·       
Organize
quarterly review meetings for partners and communities to reflect on progress
on project activities and sustainability strategies as well as create spaces
and opportunities for action-learning and debate

·       
Monitor
and report on achievement of output and outcome indicators as planned

·       
Facilitate
monitoring processes of the project activities with partners and communities

Child Protection
and Wellbeing

·       
Ensure a
strict compliance to the WVU child safeguarding practices with respect to the
child and adult safeguarding management policy, PSEA/code of conduct at all
times; monitoring and reporting on compliance to child and adult safeguarding
management policy standards in the project/project area.

·       
Mobilization
and facilitation of communities, local organizations, local government and
institutions to participate in Child protection designs, planning,
implementation, monitoring and evaluation including reporting on child
protection priorities

·       
Facilitate
child and adult safeguarding policy dialogues and campaign interventions by
ensuring linkages and coherence in engagements within the project and Area and
National level, in the context of integrated ministry.

·       
Work
closely with the line supervisor(s) to ensure integration of Peace & Child
Protection interventions in the project including uptake and effective roll out
of CP project models and approaches

·       
Facilitate
effective and meaningful participation of children as agents of change in all
project interventions/processes in line with WV Child Participation guidelines

·       
Engage
with project partners to assess and address the existing child protection
related issues in the community and ensure appropriate and timely
reporting/action is undertaken on CP incidents

·       
Facilitate
proper formation of Child protection working teams/groups/committees in line
with World Vision systems approach to Child Protection.

·       
Facilitate
child protection advocacy campaigns and engagements at community level to
ensure policy implementation and change

·       
Build
multi-sectoral linkages and community based initiatives, networks and
coordination mechanisms in establishing and strengthening child protection
prevention, response and referral pathways to allow a more efficient access to
services for the MVC.

·       
Build
skills and capacity of communities, CPCs, Para-social workers to work with
other local duty-bearers & service providers to understand and
independently carry-out child protection actions to effectively respond to
child abuse cases in line with standard case management procedures and
principles

·       
Organize
and facilitate child protection related research activities through focus group
discussions and interviews, with the guidance of the line supervisor(s)

Budget and asset
management

·       
Manage
project finances in line with WV and donor policies

·       
Budget
management and control- project budget expenditure is within the planned time
frame and approved budgets.

·       
Provide
required support during project audit

·       
Asset
management – manage assets for the project in line with assets and other policy
and set guidelines.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal applicant for the World Vision Project Officer job must hold a
Bachelor’s degree in agriculture or agribusiness or any other relevant
agricultural discipline.

·       
At least
two years’ experience in implementing agricultural projects in rural Uganda,
most of which should have been as a direct field staff. Training and experience
in implementing Local seed business is an added advantage

·       
Entrepreneurship,
micro finance and strong agribusiness knowledge and skills

·       
Computer
literate

·       
Writing
and reporting skills

·       
Networking
and influencing skills

·       
Ability
to communicate in applicable local language(s)

·       
Passion
for children.

·       
Track
record demonstrating high integrity, reliability and dependable

·       
Ability
to work with minimal supervision.

·       
Must be
a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

·       
Willing
to attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.

·       
Ability
to ride a motor cycle and with a valid riding permit is a MUST

·       
Ability
to speak the local language in the respective district is a MUST

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete
Curriculum Vitae. Apply online by visiting World Vision International’s
e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

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Here

Deadline: 31st May 2020

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