Several Community Development Facilitator NGO Career Placements – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision
International
Reports to: Programme
Manager
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 Community
Development Facilitator will guide and facilitate Program Development,
Monitoring and Implementation in an Area Development Program (ADP) in line with
Program plans.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
Guide ADP programme planning and Development:
  • Support and guide ADP scheduled
    assessments, evaluations, TDI measurements and designs.
  • Facilitate development of the ADP 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 ADP.
  • Mobilization of communities, local
    organizations and institutions for programme development and
    implementation.
  • Mobilize community participation in
    programme/project planning, development, implementation and monitoring.
  • Mobilize government institutions and
    technical staff in the planning and implementation of ADP programmes and
    plans.
  • Mobilize grassroots organizations,
    Churches and other civil society organizations on poverty reduction.
  • Facilitate growth of strong grassroots
    movements on specific advocacy issues.
  • Build ADP level partnerships, networks and
    coalitions with civil society organizations and local government
    institutions.
  • Build networks with government
    institutions and other development partners within the ADP in planning and
    implementation of development programmes.
  • Identify and nurture local partnerships
    with grassroots civil society organizations, Churches and sub county
    government.
  • Build and facilitate the capacity and
    growth of community and grassroots organizations.
  • Build leadership and mobilization capacity
    of programme/project committees and facilitate their participation in
    programme/project development activities.
  • Facilitate capacity building of
    communities and local organizations.
  • Support and facilitate graduated growth of
    partnerships and community based organizations.
  • Implementation of ADP programmes and
    interventions in line with approved designs and AOPs/ DIPs.
  • Organize community programme development
    and resource mobilization of planned activities such as community
    contributions.
Child Protection:
  • Facilitate the operations and functioning
    of ADP child protection committee.
  • Ensure adherence at ADP of child
    protection policy, guidelines and protocols.
  • Management of sponsorship performance
  • Support and facilitate sponsorship staff
    and sponsorship service operations in the ADP.
  • Monitor performance of sponsorship
    performance in line with child sponsorship standards.
  • Proper and efficient management and use of
    ADP finance and assets.
  • Ensure ADP financial and asset resources
    are managed and used in line with policy guidelines.
  • Provide accurate and timely variance
    explanations on ADP over and under expenditures.
  • Monitoring and track progress of programme
    implementation.
  • Organize ADP level forum to assess
    progress of implementation of planned activities.
  • Keenly monitor progress of
    programme/project interventions against plans within the ADP.
  • Organize review, reflection and learning
    forum for ADP staff, community, local organizations and government.
  • Documentation and sharing of programme
    learnings.
Reporting:
  • Produce ADP quality and timely reports to
    keep track of progress of planned activities within the area of operation.
  • Prepare and submit timely and quality
    bi-annual and annual reports.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The prospective World Vision Community
    Development Facilitator employee should hold a University degree in Social
    Sciences, Development Studies, Education or any other related field.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience
    working with communities in a development field.
  • The applicant must be highly reliable and
    independent.
  • Must be able to identify training needs
    among supervisees
  • Possess highly developed interpersonal and
    communication skills
  • Broad knowledge of development work and
    ability to integrate it with sponsorship
  • The applicant must also be competent in
    managing business processes in large organizations.
  • Good budget and personnel management
    skills
  • Good writing skills
  • Excellent networking and advocacy skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Riding skills with a valid class A driving
    permit is a must.
NB: This vacancy is open
to Ugandan nationals only.
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: 28th
August, 2016
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