Social Protection Facilitator Charity Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision
International
Reports to: Social
Protection Coordinator
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 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 incumbent will also 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:
 
Management:
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Motivate and ensure teamwork among Social
Protection assistants and Volunteers for greater ministry impact, in the
community
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Work in liaison 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
·        
Actively coordinate project Design,
implementation, monitoring and reporting
·        
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.
·        
Regularly monitor progress of activity
implementation to ensure highest quality standards and accountability based on
LEAP framework, the IASC and WVI standards
·        
Actively 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
Partnership, Networking & Advocacy:
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Represent WV Uganda Program in child protection,
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 child protection ,Peace Building, participation and psychosocial
operations
·        
Establish appropriate contacts with local counterparts
at the Counties and district level
Financial Management Budget control and Monitoring:
·        
Work closely with the Social Protection
Coordinator 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
·        
Offer support in the preparation of requisitions
for appropriate project supplies in line with approved DIPs from time to time
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The prospective World Vision Social Protection
Facilitator should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Peace-Building, Sociology,
International Relations, Conflict studies or other related field.
·        
At least three years’ field experience working with
Communities in Peace-Building and/or child protection programming and program
management in an NGO context.
·        
Past exposure and experience with integration /
mainstreaming of peacebuilding and conflict-sensitivity across other programmes
and projects is a plus.
·        
Past experience in working with communities.
Very strong communication skills
·        
Working knowledge of humanitarian industry
including sphere standards, NGO code of conduct and humanitarian charter
·        
Excellent 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.
·        
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
·        
Ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as
interpreted in specific local cultural context.
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: 31st August,
2016
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