Fresher Project Officer NGO Career Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision
International
Reports to: Project 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
Project Officer will support the Educate a Child for the Out of School Children
(EAAF & KOICA) project through planning, monitoring and implementing
Project activities in line with the design and donor requirements; and
supporting the roll out of best practices and models in a manner that promotes
ownership and sustainability.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Project Planning and
Implementation:
·        
Plan
and coordinate all district based project activities in consultant with the
project coordinator;
·        
Supervise
and monitor ongoing school based project activities;
·        
Ensure
quality in rolling out of education project models ensuring sufficient funds
allocated to particular activities in annual plans;
·        
Ensure
that teachers and field facilitators are supported in breaking down models into
simpler work breakdown structures for easy implementation;
·        
Track
and manage activity budgets and ensure timely and cost effective project
implementation;
·        
Prepare
timely, accurate, compliant and quality reports;
·        
Participant
in project management meetings and reflection forums;
·        
Support
and participate in district education Advocacy initiatives;
·        
Ensure
cross cutting themes are mainstreamed in education project.
Technical Support and
Training:
·        
Prepare
a district capacity building plan and mobilize participants for capacity
building;
·        
Mobilization
of and conducting trainings to build capacities on supporting enrolment,
retention and completion;
·        
Provide
mentoring and coaching to teachers and district staff to build local capacity
for understanding and connecting with community linkages;
·        
Identify
technical experts to train district and community groups;
·        
Work
closely with the Project coordinator for technical support on capacity
building.
Partnership and Networking
·        
The incumbent
will identify and build linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with
partners and other stakeholders in implementation at the District level;
·        
Mobilization
of teachers and parents for project activities;
·        
Participate
and represent WVU in key technical working forums at district;
·        
Point
of contact for consultation on issues to do with project education programming
in the district;
·        
Conduct
advocacy campaigns for education in general and girl child education in
particular.
Documentation and Reporting:
·        
Carry
out school mapping and peer group mapping in preparation for project
activities;
·        
Effectively
document all information related to girl child enrolment trends in targeted
school;
·        
Responsible
for capturing individual children attendance, performance and behavior
indicators related to drop out of children;
·        
Document
good practices and project success stories and share them.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant for the World Vision Project Officer job placement
should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
Education, social science or any related field;
·        
A
minimum of two years of hands-on experience in education programming ,
experience supporting girl child education;
·        
Previous
experience at working with pastoral communities is desirable;
·        
Good
training facilitation and coordination skills;
·        
Excellent
monitoring documentation and evaluation skills;
·        
Experience
in conducting school mapping and report writing;
·        
Experience
in working with teachers and school Management Committees.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified Ugandan 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: 16th
December, 2016

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