Education Programme Officer Career Jobs at World Vision

Organisation: World
Vision
Reports to: Program
Manager
Duty Station: Mbale –
Butaleja, Uganda
About WV:
World Vision 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
Programme Officer Education will offer highly innovative professional support
to enhance technical soundness and coherence of WVU Education programs and
Projects with National Office strategy, World Vision education strategy,
guidelines and standards as well as government of Uganda priorities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In
    charge of developing a thorough analysis of the primary school education
    situation of the target beneficiary population through primary and
    secondary assessments
  • Actively
    support the design/development of concept notes or proposals for education
    interventions
  • Support
    in design and implementation of baseline, mid-term and final evaluations
    and ensure follow-up of recommendations to improve program quality
  • Develop
    guidelines, tools and approaches (models) for quality programming and
    monitor compliance
  • Identify
    technical capacity needs and organize capacity building activities for WVU
    staff and partners
  • Technically
    support periodic monitoring for quality assurance of education projects
  • Offer
    technical support to education centers of learning and excellence and
    Organize and facilitate education related learning events
  • Support
    action research, document and disseminate lessons learnt and best
    practices as well as emerging issues in the implementation of WVU
    education programs
  • Work
    in liaison with DM&E team to develop and regularly update database on
    Education interventions
  • Develop
    case papers/policy briefs to drive WVU advocacy efforts on Education
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the World Vision career vacancy should hold a Graduate
    degree in Education, Social Sciences or other discipline relevant to
    livelihoods
  • Three
    or more years’ experience in managing Education programs with reputable
    national or international NGO
  • Good
    knowledge and understanding of education concepts and issues in
    development context
  • Working
    knowledge of the logical framework approach to project design, monitoring
    and evaluation
  • Working
    knowledge of data analysis software such as SPSS, Ms Excel
  • Demonstrated
    experience and skill in research, analysis and report writing
  • Strong
    facilitation and presentation skills with a passion for sharing knowledge
  • Ability
    to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability
    and willingness to travel regularly to field sites
  • Willingness
    to stay upcountry
  • All
    applicants must be mature and committed Christians who possess the ability
    to demonstrate an active involvement with their faith and are also able to
    appreciate and stand above denominational diversities
NB:  Please note that the job is open to Ugandan
Nationals Only.
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.”
NB: 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: 22nd November, 2014. 

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