World Vision International NGO Jobs – Programme Coordinator

Organisation: World
Reports to: Regional
Operations 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
Programme Coordinator will provide leadership and management of WVU programmes
(Area Development Programmes (ADPs) and grant projects) within a designated
district/s in the development of programme and project designs and plans,
capacity building and facilitate implementation of ADP and grant interventions
in a manner that empower communities, children and local institutions in the
ADP and Grant Project Area in line with WVU strategic direction, ministry
integration and performance standards.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Leadership and supervision
of teams and individual staff:
  • Manage,
    supervise and build the capacity of programme staff (ADPs and grant
    projects) in quality programme development, management and implementation:
  • Responsible
    for the management and coordination of programmes and staffing .
  • Ensure
    capacity building of staff (trainings and coaching sessions of teams and
    individual staff in organization programming, performance management and
  • Responsible
    for team and individual staff performance management.
  • Coaching,
    mentoring and counseling sessions for all staff.
  • Guidance
    to program staff in planning and monitoring detailed implementation plans
    and activities.
  • Setting
    and managing staffing targets and priorities.
  • Scale
    up staff spiritual nurture.
  • Plan
    and effect reflection and learning events.
2. Operations Planning and
  • Actively
    coordinate, guide and facilitate operational planning and implementation
    of integrated development programmes and projects in the programme area:
  • Technically
    support the roll out of organizational strategic directions, guidelines,
    tools, models and frameworks
  • Develop
    ADP and grants designs, annual plans.
  • Steer
    the process of baselines, evaluations and planning.
  • Manage
    the translation of plans into operations and monitor their implementation.
  • Actively
    support and guide staff in developing of work plans.
  • Train
    and mentor staff in translating organization expectations into designs,
    plans and M&E processes.
  • Responsible
    for monitoring and supervising the timely and quality implementation of
    ADPs and grant project annual plans and targets.
  • Lead
    in identification and documenting of community needs and fundable ideas
  • Develop
    small PNSF proposals for resource mobilization
3. Programme Monitoring and
  • Actively
    facilitate effective monitoring, evaluation, documentation and reporting
    in line with agreed organisational targets and standards:
  • Establishment
    of functioning programme level M&E system and utilization of the
    information from the M&E database; and contribute M&E data to the
    National Office integrated M&E database as per agreed schedule.
  • Manage
    ADP and grant projects information and documentation processes, and ensure
    effective communication of the program/project results
  • Submit
    monthly reports (progress against planned activities, expense against
    estimated budget, etc) of program and grant project activities to the
    Regional Operations Manager as per agreed schedule.
  • Prepare
    semi-annual and annual reports of program and grants activities (progress
    against delivery of outputs and achievement of outcomes, etc) to the
    Support Office/donors and to National Office as per agreed schedule.
  • Ensure
    appropriate filing and availability of documentation required for internal
    and external communications, accountability, audits, evaluation purposes
    and reporting
  • Supervise
    on-going program assessments, evaluation and operational research studies,
    and take lead in utilizing the recommendations to improve programming.
  • Take
    lead in sharing of M&E findings at district level through district
    level meetings and forums.
  • Quality
    and timely delivery of assessments, designs and plans by field programmes.
  • Quality
    and timely bi-annual and annual reports.
4. Partnering and
  • Build,
    maintain and effectively manage strategic partnerships and collaborations
    at the programme level:
  • Effective
    representation and participation of the WVU programmes in relevant
    District committees such as District Technical Planning Committee.
  • WVU
    programme staff are represented and participates actively in the different
    relevant events organized by partners and stakeholders including district
    celebrations and events like farmers day, World AIDS day and others.
  • Actively
    facilitate staff capacity enhancement on aspects of partnering,
    collaboration and networking.
  • Facilitate
    effective management of sub-granting to the different implementing
  • Facilitate
    periodic mapping and updating of the partners database at the programme
  • Ensure
    partner review and reflection events are held on a periodic basis
5. Advocacy, Networking and
  • Guide
    and spearhead District level advocacy and justice for children in areas of
    childrens wellbeing, rights and protection.
  • Identify
    and guide local level advocacy engagements.
  • Build
    strategic networks, coalitions and alliances on key advocacy issues.
  • Develop
    a data base of strategic networks and partnerships for advocacy.
  • Advocacy
    and justice for children integrated in programme and project operations
    and plans.
  • Link
    local level advocacy engagements with national policy processes.
  • Develop
    strategies for collaborations within the district.
  • Document
    lessons and learnings from advocacy engagements
6. Sponsorship Management:
  • Responsible
    for the effective management of child sponsorship operations and
  • Lead
    in sharing, understanding and adherence to standards.
  • Responsible
    for the management of SOIs in line with sponsorship standards.
  • In
    charge of the implementation of child Monitoring in line with monitoring
  • Ensure
    that sponsorship business processes are operational in the programme
  • Oversight
    support to programmes on use of sponsorship data to inform evidence-based
  • Guide
    and support the development programme level business processes.
  • Monitor
    and oversight support in management of sponsorship performance in
    compliance with partnership standards.
7. Child Protection:
  • Ensure
    compliance to child protection policy in all programmes (background
    checks, protocols, audit recommendations, child protection in sponsorship
  • Support
    and lobby the Local Government to ensure functionality of child protection
    structures and systems at all levels (formal and informal)
  • Facilitate
    specialists to support in mainstreaming and integration of child
    protection into all programmes
  • Facilitate
    children to participate in all programme processes and interventions
  • Support
    staff and community structures in ensuring appropriate allegation and case
    management geared towards justice for children
  • Support
    staff and specialists to document, publish and share learnings regarding
    child protection
  • Support
    staff to conduct research and engage in advocacy against child rights
  • Ensure
    capacity building for staff and stakeholders for effective child
    protection programming
8. Financial/ Budgeting and
Assets Management:
  • Responsible
    for Budgeting Annual planning and budgeting for all programmes and
    projects in line with planning and budgeting guidelines and timelines
  • Budget
    management – Programme and project budget expenditure are within the
    planned time frame and approved budgets.
  • Monitor
    and manage over or under spending in a timely manner in line with
  • Financial
    management – Financial management and accountability in line with policy
  • Risk
    management – Monitor and address or report any risks to management
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicants for the World Vision Programme Coordinator vacancy should hold
    a University Degree in Development studies or related field. Post graduate
    qualification in a development field is an added advantage
  • At
    least five years’ experience in community development.
  • Possess
    excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent
    command of the English language, both written and spoken.
  • Working
    knowledge of financial and human resource management.
  • Ability
    to communicate in a cross-cultural environment
  • Mature
    Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Commitment
    to World Vision Core Values and Vision Statement
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.
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: 1st March, 2015.
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