2 Area Programme Coordinator NGO Job Vacancies – World Vision International

 Job Title:    Area Programme Coordinator (2
Job Vacancies)

Organisation: World
Vision International

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: 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 Area Programme Coordinator will provide
technical support and coordination of sponsorship management/ operations in a
Programme/ADP/ Cluster in a manner that meets child sponsorship standards and
contributes to the wellbeing of children.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Programming/operations
& Technical Support

·       
Provide
technical support and leadership in the implementation of partnership
initiatives such as STEP, Quickstep, and DI to the programme/ ADP and cluster
team.

·       
Guide
the programme/ cluster in implementing sponsorship operations and use of
emerging information to influence short and long-term programmatic
interventions on wellbeing of children.

·       
Support
sponsorship quality improvements by regularly consolidating and reporting
programme/cluster (ADPs) sponsorship performance at the cluster level,
informing team and management on performance.

·       
Guide
and monitor child monitoring and discuss with the programme/ cluster team child
monitoring data necessary for informing short and long term interventions
children’s wellbeing.

·       
Provide
technical support in the development, implementation and monitoring of
Sponsorship operations and management in the programme/ cluster.

·       
Facilitate
capacity building among all programme/ cluster and sponsorship staff with a
special emphasis on developing and implementing effective sponsorship
management, monitoring and reporting system.

·       
Support
development of sponsorship monitoring and reporting mechanisms at programme/
cluster level.

·       
Contribute
to organisational learning by supporting the documentation of critical lessons
learned.

Management of
Service Operations Indicators

·       
Monitor
and lead the programme/ cluster team to meet all the sponsorship KPI
requirements in a timely, efficient and effective manner.

·       
Storage
of child data/information and SO communications (queries, GN, mails, child
monitoring information in both hard and soft/ SD systems.

·       
Analyse
variance reports, Child Status Reports, Project reports and guide the
programme/ cluster team in utilising information for effective and efficient
sponsorship operations.

·       
Follow-up
and ensure the to-do list items resolved critical management actions are
performed.

·       
Coordinate
periodic mailings like APR and Christmas Cards by ensuring systems are set
during these periods and performance standards met.

·       
Budget
RC management in line with NO and Partnership Sponsorship Standards

·       
Guide
the programme/ cluster team in drawing and implementing RC monitoring plan.

·       
Guide in
carrying out and documenting RC Census and enter child monitoring data in the
systems and share it with the NO.

·       
Provide
child status information from monitoring to the programme/ cluster/ ADP team
for planning purposes.

Communication and
Sponsor Relations in the Cluster

·       
Coordinate
communication between sponsors and RC in the programme/ cluster

·       
Communicate
with Support Office in compliance with various sponsorship standards.

·       
Develop,
monitor, and implement the established checks and controls for sponsor
information in line with the child sponsorship standards.

·       
Ensure
sponsor visits are well coordinated and managed according to protocol and
expected standards.

Child Protection
and Wellbeing

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

·       
Work
with local leaders to protection children from child violations and abuses on
child protection.

·       
Sensitization
of children including all RC on child protection.

·       
Sensitize
children, guardians/parents and other stakeholders about children’s rights and
responsibilities with a view to identify child violations.

·       
Report
cases of child abuse in the programme area.

·       
Report
cases of child incidents for follow up.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal applicant for the World Vision Area Programme Coordinator job must
hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or Development Studies. Post
Graduate Qualification in Project Planning and Management. Desired

·       
At least
five years’ experience facilitating community development in sectors of Health,
Livelihood, Education and Child Protection.

·       
Experience
working with local partners and District Local Governments in all sectors and
Community Based Services.

·       
Ability
to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively
as a member of a team.

·       
Excellent
planning, coordination, and reporting skills with the ability to organize a
substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities.

·       
Highly
developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing,
negotiation and coaching.

·       
Excellent
time management and planning capacity.

·       
Skills
in Project management and implementation.

·       
Ability
to identify training needs among staff

·       
Highly
developed interpersonal and communication skills

·       
Knowledge
of development work and ability to integrate it with sponsorship

·       
Competences
in managing business process in large organizations.

·       
Must be
highly reliable and independent.

·       
Ability
to work with minimal supervision.

·       
You must
be able to ride a motor cycle with a clean riders’ license.

·       
Networking
and advocacy skills

·       
Person
of high integrity and willing to work with minimal supervision

·       
Proven
and solid experience and excellent skills in capacity building if systems,
staff, partners and others actors related to child rights governance and child
protection.

·       
Experience
of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward
and ensuring buy in.

·       
Strong
results oriented, with ability to challenge existing mind sets

 

How to Apply:

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

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 29th November 2020

 

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