World Vision Charity Jobs – Citizen Voice and Action Facilitator

Organisation: World
Vision 
Reports to:  Program 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 World
Vision Citizen Voice and Action Facilitator will direct, facilitate and
provide technical support to staffs and other implementing partners on CVA
monitoring and implementation in ADPs in line with approved programme plans.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
 
  • Steer the programme planning and
    development of CVA activities in ADPs.
  • Steer the training programme staffs and
    implementing partners in CVA model
  • Actively monitoring of progress and
    achievements of CVA implementation ADPs.
  • Ensure that public policies, procedures
    and mechanism are discussed and understood by communities through
    community sensitization and dialogue meetings.
  • Guide ADP staff during planning and
    budgeting for effective integration of CVA activities.
  • Ensure quality implementation of CVA
    activities within the ADPs.
  • Responsible for the mobilization of
    communities, local organizations and institutions to participate in CVA
    implementation and monitoring.
  • Actively facilitate proper formation of
    CVA working teams in line with the National office working team
    guidelines.
  • Mobilize Citizen Voice and Action working
    groups, local government officials and institutions to monitor social
    services delivery in their areas of jurisdiction
  • Mobilize government institutions and
    technical staff in the planning and implementation of CVA activities in
    ADPs.
  • Build local to national level
    partnerships, networks and coalitions with civil society organizations and
    local government institutions.
  • Actively facilitate networking with
    government institutions and other development partners within the ADP in
    planning and implementation of CVA activities.
  • Identify and nurture local partnerships
    with grassroots civil society organizations, Churches and sub county
    government.
  • Facilitate growth of strong local to
    national level movements on specific advocacy issues.
  • Strengthen the capacity of internal and
    external stakeholders in order to facilitate the CVA activities.
  • Build and grow key linkages of local to
    National advocacy engagements and document best practices to leverage
    learning.
  • Actively monitoring and track progress of
    CVA programme implementation.
  • Monitor progress of implementation of commitments
    made during community gatherings, locally based assemblies and national
    dialogues
  • Organize review, reflection and learning
    forum for ADP staff, community, local organizations and government.
  • Document best practices, lesson learned
    and success stories about WVU CVA model
  • Reporting.
  • Compile and submit quality and timely
    reports to keep track of progress of planned activities within the area of
    operation.
  • Produce quarterly, bi annual and annual
    reports on project progress.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
  • The applicants for the University degree
    and/or a in Social Science, Development Studies, Education or any relevant
    field.
  • A minimum of three or more years’ experience
    working with communities in a development.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience of
    practicing of advocacy, networking and influence.
  • Prior significant experience in advocacy
    trends at local, national and international level
  • Ability to research new national and
    international advocacy and sustainable development trends
  • Must be highly reliable and independent.
  • Possess the ability to work with minimal
    supervision.
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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