World Vision Non-profit Jobs – Assessment and Design Facilitator

Organisation: World
Reports to: Program
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 Assessment and Design Facilitator will offer technical guidance to the
WVU programmes and project assessments and designs, program/project planning,
operations research and documentation in line with WV policies, standards and
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively
    facilitate capacity building of programme ADP/ Project staff and partners
    on WV Assessment, Design, operations research and documentation, and
    development programming approaches.
  • Steer
    and facilitate assessment and designing of new projects/Programmes
  • Conduct
    the collection of primary and secondary data, and analysis to inform
    assessment for potential interventions in the target communities; special
    studies/operation research studies required to improve WV Uganda programs.
  • Lead
    project staff, partners and target communities/beneficiaries in
    participatory program assessment and design approaches; coordinate
    implementation of LEAP Assessment and DPA processes according to WV LEAP
  • Develop
    and administer Assessment and design TORs and data tools
  • Develop
    quality assessment report and Provisional design document
  • Compile
    Critical path step reports to inform evidence based decision making at
    program levels; and for use in preparation of program design.
  • Actively
    facilitate participation and engagement of community, partners and
    government during assessment and design processes.
  • Document
    best practices, lesson learned and success stories about WV Uganda
    programs and project interventions in the Cluster.
  • Take
    lead in the review, learning and reflection meetings in programmes ADPs on
    program/projects implementation, and evaluations
  • Establish
    program indicator M&E databases; as well as the programme level
    standardized M&E indicator database in preparation for Project
    monitoring as aligned to the NO Strategy results framework.
  • Responsible
    for the overall financial management of the programmes Assessment process
    and to ensure that expenditures are kept within the approved budgets.
  • Conduct
    an evaluation of the entire assessment & design processes and
    facilitate feedback sessions with partners for ownership of the design
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant for the World Vision job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in a development discipline.
  • Three
    or more years relevant with international organizations in assessment /
    research, design, monitoring and evaluation and reporting on complex
    (development) programs.
  • Working
    knowledge of and experience with a range of design tools and assessment
    techniques, including ability to develop effective systems for data
    collection, analysis and dissemination.
  • Computer
    literacy i.e. working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, and working knowledge
    of at least two statistical data management packages/software
    (quantitative & qualitative) e.g., SPSS, Nvivo/Nudist,
  • Ability
    to work in a team and be prepared to lead and train subordinates
  • Ability
    to work with inter-disciplinary teams and a wide range of program/project
  • Possess
    excellent writing and communication skills
  • Cross-cultural
    sensitivity, flexible worldview and emotional maturity.
  • Commitment
    to World Vision Core Values and Vision Statement
  • A
    mature and committed Christian, able to stand above denominational
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.
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: 5th February, 2015.
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