3 World Vision International Jobs – Social Protection Facilitator

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 World
Vision Social Protection 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 incumbents will 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:  
  • Pro-actively
    motivate and ensure teamwork among volunteers for greater ministry impact,
    in the community
  • Works
    closely 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 Support 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
2. Coordinate project Design,
implementation, monitoring and reporting:
  • Actively
    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.
  • Actively
    monitor progress of activity implementation to ensure highest quality
    standards and accountability based on LEAP framework, the IASC and WVI
    standards
  • 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
3. Technical and Capacity
Building:
  • Enhance
    and train Partners, teachers and children in peacebuilding using the ECaP
    model guidelines
  • Actively
    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
  • Enhance
    and train communities in Local Capacities for Peace and ensure LCP and DNH
    principles are mainstreamed in development planning across different
    sectors
4. Community mobilization and
sensitization:
  • Support
    communities identify their priorities, opportunities and resources for
    effective Peace Building, participation and psychosocial project implementation
  • Actively
    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
5. 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
6. Financial Management Budget
control and Monitoring:
  • Work
    in consultation 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
  • Actively
    support the preparation of requisitions for appropriate project supplies
    in line with approved DIPs from time to time
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Social Protection Facilitators should hold Degrees in Peace-Building,
    Sociology, International Relations, Conflict studies or other related
    fields.
  • 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
    experience with integration / mainstreaming of peacebuilding and
    conflict-sensitivity across other programmes and projects is a plus.
  • Prior
    experience in working with communities.
  • Excellent
    communication skills
  • Working
    knowledge of humanitarian industry including sphere standards, NGO code of
    conduct and humanitarian charter
  • Strong
    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.
  • Possess
    the 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
  • Show
    commitment to World Vision Core Values and Vision Statement
  • Possess
    the 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.
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 March, 2015.
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