Programme Officer- West Nile Refugee Response NGO Careers – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Programmes
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 Programme
Officer- West Nile Refugee Response will assist 
the Program Manager in developing and coordinating proposals for
multi-sectoral & multi-area relief and recovery programs; liaising with
potential and current donors to establish relationships that promote fund
acquisition and program collaboration; providing overall coordination in
technical assistance, planning, implementing, monitoring, evaluating and
reporting of assigned portfolios; and collaborating with other departments to
develop integrated programming.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Grant Acquisition and Proposal writing:
  • Assist the Programs Team to identify
    funding opportunities and conduct donor analysis
  • Develop concept paper/ proposals aligned
    with strategic objectives and donor requirements
  • Support information collation, other
    preparation for stakeholder meetings, including institutional donors
    (ECHO, DFID, EU, OFDA etc.) including bilateral, multilateral and
  • Support liaison with donors, UN and other
    agencies to resource operations plan to address humanitarian needs.
  • Actively participate in joint agency
    assessments, task-force teams, workshops etc.
  • Provide support in the annual operating
    plan preparation including: design, needs assessment, proposal writing,
    marketing, evaluation and reporting
  • Works in liaison with Response Director,
    Grants Acquisition and Management Unit and support Offices to coordinate
    identification of funding opportunities and grant acquisition
  • Manage grants to closely align with donor
    requirements and community needs in a changing context, clearly
    communicating to internal and external parties and supporting finance in
    tracking response funding
  • Participate in actual project design,
    implementation, and evaluation
Program Support:
  • Support the ongoing monitoring and
    analysis of donor opportunities
  • Support mapping of all funding sources
    with all key stakeholders
  • Support program strategy and planning
    process with all functions to ensure alignment with context, humanitarian
    needs and response strategy as well as operational feasibility and technical
  • Prepare monthly, annual and end-of-project
    narrative reports and situation report (Sitrep).
  • Compile/collate major donor management
Representation and Communication:
  • Provide program updates as needed to key
    WV support offices, the Regional Office, donors and partners.
  • Support the Program Manager with
    representation of WV and networking with NGOs and local donor delegations.
Financial Management:
  • Monitor funding status for each sector of
    the program to identify possible funding gaps and ensure smooth
    transitions from one grant to the next.
  • Obtain funding for program’s unfunded
    sections.Human Resource Management
  • Support Project Managers to implement
    technical and managerial evaluations.
  • Provide support to field personnel.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Programme
    Officer- West Nile Refugee Response job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in Social Sciences, International Development, International
    Relations or related field.
  • At least four years’ experience in large
    scale humanitarian emergencies
  • Self-starter who can work independently
    under pressure.
  • Excellent English communication skills
    (oral and written).
  • Ability to travel regularly and provide
    training assessment regular monitoring and evaluation.
  • A high level of diplomacy and networking
    skills is required.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of
    international standards including SPHERE, HAP, Code of Conduct, etc.
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity flexible world
    view emotional maturity and physical stamina.
  • Excellent track record in project design
    and fundraising
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
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: 23rd September
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