Social Protection Assistant Non-profit Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:       Social Protection Assistant
Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to: Social Protection Facilitator-End Child Marriage
Project
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
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 Social Protection Assistant will support the facilitation
of the implementation of the End Child Marriage Campaign Project, at the
community and sub county levels, while ensuring linkages to district and
national level interventions. The incumbent will be responsible for daily and
weekly operational planning and implementation of the UNICEF Grant on End Child
Marriage Campaign Project, while ensuring integration into WVU program
interventions.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Offer support in the development and
    implementation of operational work plans and budgets for implementation
    within the targeted sub counties.
  • Mobilize children, communities and other key
    stakeholders for awareness raising/action on issues of ending child
    marriages and others forms of child sexual abuse.
  • Carrying out sub-county level stakeholder
    mapping and analysis of “end child marriage” actors to inform building of
    partnerships, networks and collaborations for effective joint
    mobilization, awareness raising and social accountability.
  • Facilitate advocacy/campaigning capacity
    needs assessment of community structures and partners, to inform the
    development and execution of a comprehensive sub county level capacity
    building programs
  • Conduct regular field monitoring, to collect
    data on progress against the set indicators and compile regular, quality
    and timely reports.
  • Facilitate effective and efficient
    utilization, as well as accountability of project finances and assets, as
    per the existing WVU policies and procedures.
  • Actively contribute to resource mobilization
    for project activities by documenting fundable into concepts for sharing
    with the Project Manager.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The prospective World Vision Social
    Protection Assistant employee should hold a university degree in
    development discipline
  • Possession of postgraduate training in
    related discipline will be an added advantage.
  • At least five years of field experience in
    advocacy Campaign coordination and Behavior Change Communication
  • Strong mobilization, advocacy and
    communication skills, facilitation and materials development for child
    protection
  • Excellent collaboration and networking skills
  • Strong coordination and team building skills
  • Good writing and documentation skills.
NB: This vacancy is only open to internal candidates.
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: 24th July, 2016
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