Fresher NGO Jobs – Field Based Partnership Facilitator at Compassion International

Organization: Compassion International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Partnership Facilitator Supervisor
About US:
International is an evangelical Christ-centered child development NGO that for
over sixty years has existed as an advocate for children, to release them from
poverty and enable them to become responsible and fulfilled Christian adults.
Job Summary:  The Field
Based Partnership Facilitator will serve as a key liaison in the relationship
with the local church and the cornerstone in Compassion’s strategy to build up
the capacity of the local church for holistic child development. The incumbent
works closely with the church partner to pursue the common vision and goals
reflected in the child/CSP mother-child, sponsor/ donor and partner development
outcomes. The incumbent is also responsible for Compassion’s side of the
partnership relationship as reflected in the Program Field Manual (PFM) and
relates with church partners in a manner characterized by mutual respect,
trust, and service.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Serves the local Church Partner with a vision
    to build its capacity to achieve effective, holistic child development.
  • The incumbent manages Compassion’s
    requirements as well as its obligations to the church within the
    partnership relationship.
  • Conducts monitoring, evaluation and reporting
    activities for project partnerships.
  • Builds and strengthens collaborative
    relationships within a cluster of partnerships. Carries out cluster-level
    meetings to facilitate relationships and shared learning. Identifies and
    mobilizes Church Partners who can help in training other Church Partners.
  • The incumbent also carries out the partner
    selection process in alignment with the formal process and criteria of the
    country office.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a
    Bachelor’s degree with a preference towards field-related Social Sciences,
    Christian Ministry or Management.
  • At least two years’ experience in
    facilitation and or community mobilization or intensive volunteer
    experience relevant to managing Christian ministry and/or other service
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship skills
    conducive to utilizing facilitation, collaboration and negotiation and
    establishing trusting relationships with a wide variety of people.
  • Proven ability to work with minimum
  • Good leadership, general management, and
    problem-solving skills. Ability to reflect Compassion’s Leadership
  • The applicant must be a mature Christian
    characterized by a strong Christian testimony, a heart for ministry, and
    knowledge of the Scriptures.
  • The applicants must have a personal relationship
    with Jesus Christ.
  • Be a consistent witness for Jesus Christ,
    maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within
    and outside of Compassion and faithfully upholds Compassion’s ministry in
  • Possess the ability and desire to work within
    one’s influence to serve as an advocate for children around the world who
    live in poverty and are not able to speak out for themselves. This
    includes being informed about the issues of children and influencing others
    to care about children who are in need.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Ability and desire to learn new things.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Committed to working with the broad spectrum
    of Evangelical denominations and churches.
  • Ability to drive over long distances and
    having a valid driving licence is essential
  • Willingness to work anywhere in Uganda with
    occasional travels to the ministry’s field office located in Kampala.
NB: This is equivalent to a Relationship Officer or Program
Officer in other organizations.
How to Apply:
candidates are strongly encouraged to hand deliver or send your application
together with a current copy of your curriculum vitae, photocopy of academic
documents, three referees and a letter from your local church signed by your
Pastor to:
Senior Human Resources Specialist,
International Uganda,
8A3, Baskerville Avenue, Kololo.
Box 8963, Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: Friday, 5th February 2016 by 5:00pm
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