3 World Vision Non-profit Job Vacancies – Response Facilitators

Organisation: World
Vision International
Reports to:  Response Manager
Duty Station: Uganda
About WVU:
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 Response
Facilitator will provide grassroots project implementation, monitoring and
documentation in the Child Friendly Spaces, Early Childhood Development Centres
and the participation, psychosocial and peace building Project guided by WV
Uganda Policies. The incumbent will also be responsible for the smooth, cost
effective, efficient and timely implementation of CFSs, ECDs and participation,
psychosocial and peace building project budget review and monitoring.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
1. Management:
  • Motivate and ensure teamwork among
    volunteers for greater ministry impact, in the community
  • Work in liaison with and provide the
    necessary advice and support to stakeholders in the participation,
    psychosocial and peace building project, as well as the CFS and ECD
    programmes in all matters pertaining to effective management and
    implementation
  • Assist the Response Manager to handle
    visitors including donors, support offices and national office staff
  • Take full responsibility in the
    implementation of CFSs, ECDs and participation, psychosocial and peace
    building project in Adjumani operations according to the agreed plan of
    action
  • Actively coordinate project Design,
    implementation, monitoring and reporting
  • Coordinate with all agencies working in
    child protection and the Office of the Prime Minster in the camp to ensure
    compliance to inter agency and World Vision International standards for
    implementing child protection and Education in emergencies (CiE) as well
    as peace building activities
  • Organize meetings with key stakeholders in
    Adjumani to influence policies, planning and practice in line with the
    outcomes of the advocacy events
  • Implement and monitor project activities
    towards realization of project outputs in a timely and effective manner.
  • Monitor progress of activity
    implementation to ensure highest quality standards and accountability
    based on LEAP framework, the IASC and WVI standards
  • Actively participate in program design
    process specifically in assessments and generating community priority
    needs in participation, psychosocial and peace building
  • Develop regular monthly, quarterly and
    annual project management reports
  • Prepare detailed implementation plans
    based on approved and funded proposals and submit to Response Manager for
    approval
2. Technical and Capacity Building:
  • Enhance and train Partners, teachers and
    children in peacebuilding using the ECaP model guidelines
  • Support other response staff to implement
    project activities that adhere to the Do-Assure-Dont- Do Framework
    recommended for Peace building and Conflict Sensitivity
  • Maintain standards for child
    participation, psychosocial and Peace Building and Conflict-Sensitivity
    and ensure that response staff, partner agencies and recipient communities
    understand, accept and adhere to these standards.
  • Support the Response Manager and M&E
    Assistant in establishing and maintaining a Monitoring and Evaluation
    system
  • Ensure that technical information
    pertinent to the project is obtained, documented and disseminated to staff
    as required.
  • Support the Response Manager in
    identifying potential Peace Building, participation and psychosocial
    priorities and projects in the assigned geographical area.
  • Work towards integrating Peace Building
    and Conflict-Sensitivity into Child Protection, Education, GFD and
    Nutrition and ensure mainstreaming in all other Project initiatives
  • Train and mentor communities in Local
    Capacities for Peace and ensure LCP and DNH principles are mainstreamed in
    development planning across different sectors
  • Community mobilization and sensitization
  • Assist communities identify their
    priorities, opportunities and resources for effective Peace Building,
    participation and psychosocial project implementation
  • Facilitate communities to fully
    participate in project activities for enhanced community ownership and
    sustainability of Peace Building program through sports, cultural events
  • Facilitate awareness creation and
    sensitization of communities in Peace Building, participation and
    psychosocial wellbeing
  • Enhance synergies within the communities
    to achieve integration and attainment of regional objectives
  • Actively facilitate identification and
    capacity building of leadership and community based organizations in Peace
    Building, participation and psychosocial matters
3. Partnership, Networking & Advocacy:
  • Represent WV Uganda Program in Peace
    Building, participation and psychosocial Forums at the field level and
    establish strategic partnerships with other organizations
  • Establish and liaise closely with other
    partners, agencies and local leaders regarding project activities to
    ensure and promote a coordinated approach to project implementation,
    including participation in relevant workshops, meetings and to keep the
    Response Manager informed
  • Develop a network of information gathering
    relevant to Peace Building, participation and psychosocial operations
  • Establish appropriate contacts with local
    counterparts at the Counties and district level
4. Financial Management Budget control and Monitoring
  • Work with the Response Manager and Finance
    Officer in preparation of budgets, financial projections, expenditure
    monitoring and preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial and
    narrative reports and submit them within the agreed timeframe to
    appropriate people
  • Support preparation of requisitions for
    appropriate project supplies in line with approved DIPs from time to time
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicants should hold a Bachelor’s Degree
    in Peace-Building, Sociology, International Relations, Conflict studies or
    other related field.
  • A minimum of three or more years’ field
    experience working with Communities in Peace-Building and/or child protection
    programming and program management in an NGO context.
  • Past exposure and experience with
    integration / mainstreaming of peacebuilding and conflict-sensitivity
    across other programmes and projects is a plus.
  • Past experience in working with
    communities. Very strong communication skills
  • Working knowledge of humanitarian industry
    including sphere standards, NGO code of conduct and humanitarian charter
  • Excellent analytical, documentation,
    problem solving, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Possess the ability to work with different
    partners, local authorities, local organizations and NGOs, to develop and
    maintain positive relationships.
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible
    worldview, emotional maturity and physical stamina.
  • Ability to maintain performance
    expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically stressful
    environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources
  • Ability to cope and deal with stress and
    work under stressful work conditions is a requirement
  • Commitment to World Vision Core Values and
    Vision Statement
  • Ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as
    interpreted in specific local cultural context. 
NB: Only Ugandan
Nationals are encouraged to apply
 
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: 17th December, 2014. 
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