USAID World Vision FAFERP Project Jobs – Community Development Facilitator

Organisation: World Vision International
Funding Source: USAID
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Program Manager
About WVU:
World Vision International 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 Community Development
Facilitator will oversee and facilitate programme development, monitoring and
implementation in an FAPS Empowerment and Rehabilitation FAPERP Project in line
with programme plans.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Oversee FAPS Empowerment and
    Rehabilitation programme planning and Development.
  • Technically support and guide FAPS
    Empowerment and Rehabilitation Project scheduled assessments, evaluations,
    TDI measurements and designs.
  • Actively facilitate development of the FAPS
    Empowerment and Rehabilitation Project design document and AOP/ DIP.
  • Gather and analyze community perspectives,
    and prepare annual work plans and cash flows.
  • Write concept papers and proposals for
    non-sponsorship fundraising.
  • In charge of monitoring of progress and
    achievements of programmes in the FAPS Empowerment and Rehabilitation
  • Mobilization of communities, local
    organizations and institutions for programme development and
  • Mobilize community participation in programme/project
    planning, development, implementation and monitoring.
  • Mobilize government institutions and
    technical staff in the planning and implementation of FAPS Empowerment and
    Rehabilitation programmes and plans.
  • Mobilize grassroots organizations, Churches
    and other civil society organizations on poverty reduction.
  • Build and maintain FAPS Empowerment and
    Rehabilitation level partnerships, networks and coalitions with civil
    society organizations and local government institutions.
  • Facilitate networking with government
    institutions and other development partners within the FAPS Empowerment
    and Rehabilitation Project in planning and implementation of development
  • Identify and nurture local partnerships
    with grassroots civil society organizations, Churches and sub county
  • Build and facilitate the capacity and
    growth of community and grassroots organizations.
  • Facilitate growth of strong grassroots
    movements on specific advocacy issues.
  • Build leadership and mobilization capacity
    of programme/project committees and facilitate their participation in
    programme/project development activities.
  • Proper and efficient management and use of
    FAPS Empowerment and Rehabilitation Project finance and assets.
  • Financial and asset resources are managed
    and used in line with policy guidelines.
  • In charge of monitoring and tracking progress
    of programme implementation.
  • Organize project level forums to assess
    progress of implementation of planned activities.
  • Actively monitor progress of
    programme/project interventions against plans within the FAPS Empowerment
    and Rehabilitation Project.
  • Organize review, reflection and learning
    forum for FAPS Empowerment and Rehabilitation Project staff, community,
    local organizations and government.
  • The incumbent will also perform any other
    duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision
    Community Development Facilitator should primarily hold a University
    degree and/or a in Social Science, Development Studies, Education or any
    relevant field.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience
    working with communities in a development.
  • The applicant must be highly reliable and
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Networking and advocacy skills
  • A mature and committed Christian, able to
    stand above denominational diversities
NB: The position is open to Only Ugandan
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
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 July, 2015.
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