5 Diploma Jobs – Project Officer – Health & Nutrition – World Vision International

 

Job Title:    Project Officer – Health
& Nutrition (5 Fresher Job Positions) 

Organisation: World
Vision International

Reports to:  Area
Program 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
Officer – Health & Nutrition will implement field level health technical
programme activities and relevant sponsorship performance in line with targets
and partnership standards in a manner that contributes to sustained and
improved child wellbeing.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Project planning, implementation and reporting

·       
Actively
participate in planning and budgeting, preparation of work plans,
implementation of planned health activities and monitoring/ reporting of
progress.

·       
Facilitate
and monitor the implementation of planned activities and community level
engagements

·       
Mobilize
and facilitate the engagements of stakeholders during planning and development
meetings, workshops and other fora

·       
Routinely
identify local level health partners, support and facilitate them in the
implementation of planned activities

·       
Facilitate
stakeholders and partners in supervision and monitoring of programmatic
activities

·       
Communicate
and work with local health facilities and Community Health Workers to improve
health and nutrition issues identified in the communities on a monthly basis

·       
Conduct
Health camps to ensure good health and prevent Registered Children (RC) deaths.

·       
Facilitate
and document the integration of MVC in the Area program and integrate into the TP
programming.

·       
Support
District wide selected activities outside of the Area program in the district
of operation

·       
Support
the collection and documentation of impact and success stories.

Community engagement and advocacy

·       
Innovatively
support communities including Registered Children’s (RC) households to
participate and benefit from the health program development

·       
Mobilize
and sensitize community (RC guardians, community leaders and other community
members) on health programs and issues and facilitate participation in the
management of various community health and nutrition projects

·       
Build
the capacity of children, families and community to collectively engage local
leaders on identified issues.

·       
Follow-up
on commitments by local leaders on improvement of the health environment and
general wellbeing of children.

·       
Mobilize
communities to participate in the relevant child health days and celebrations
such as the world breast feeding week.

·       
Participate/represent
world Vision Uganda in the health sector review meetings both at facility and
sub county level

·       
Support
implementation of National campaigns “It Takes a World” to address the heath
issues.

·       
Compile
issue reports and position papers for sharing with relevant stakeholders at sub
county and district level.

·       
Engage
Faith leaders in implementation of health activities and track cases addressed

Monitoring and evaluation

·       
Analyze
and follow up management of RCs with health challenges

·       
Compile
monitoring reports for management action and participate in updating of the
databases of the different health models

·       
Work
with CSDF to identify, train monitors and partners on health related matters.

·       
Support
the health facility teams to review and analyze their data for impact and
relevant feedback to the community teams

·       
Conduct
quarterly reflection meetings with Community Health workers and follow-up on
agreed actions.

·       
Build
the capacity of Community Health workers to implement and report on activities
implemented

Child Protection and Wellbeing

·       
Monitor
the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report any incidents in line with child
protection policy and guidelines.

·       
Sensitize
children including RCs, guardians/parents and other stakeholders about
children’s rights and responsibilities.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant for the World Vision Project Officer – Health & Nutrition job
must hold a diploma in nursing, nutrition, clinical medicine, public health,
community health and related fields.

·       
Minimum
of 3 years’ experience in community health and engagement with programming
sectors (health and WASH)

·       
Computer
literate (Ms Word, Excel And Power point)

·       
Analytical
and problem solving skills

·       
Community
Mobilization and engagement skills

·       
Report
writing skills

·       
Networking
and influencing skills

·       
Ability
to communicate in applicable local language(s)

·       
Willing
to stay in rural setting within sub county of operation

·       
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 motorcycle 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.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 6th November 2020

 

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