CDF/Health Officer – MNCH NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:          CDF/Health Officer – MNCH
Organisation: World Vision
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project
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 CDF/Health
Officer – MNCH will actively contribute to achieving WVU’s child wellbeing
targets in designated clusters through planning, monitoring and implementing
the MNCH programme in line with applicable technical approaches and WVU
national strategy.
Key Duties and
Technical support and training:
Identify local level capacity needs and support
capacity building activities for WVU staff and partners to improve the quality
of Health
Support project implementation of models through
Assist in the mobilization of and conducting
trainings to build capacities on health models
Provide mentoring and coaching to district and
community health technical personnel to build local capacity for understanding
and connecting with community linkages
Identify technical experts to train district and
community groups
Partnership and Networking:
Identify and build strategic linkages,
relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in
implementation at the District level.
Actively participate and represent WVU in key
donor engagements and technical working forums at district, region and National
level when applicable.
Work closely with District initiatives through
the District Health Office
Research, Documentation and Evidence building:
Effectively document all information related to
project successes, innovations and promising practices and disseminate through
appropriate mechanisms.
Ensure identification of research areas, conduct
research and document learnings
Actively participate in project monitoring
Support processes of project assessments
Quality Implementation:
Keenly track and manage budgets allocated for
the projects across assigned Area Programs
Prepare timely, accurate, compliant and quality
Participate in Project management meetings and
reflection forums
Resource Acquisition:
Identify and initiate viable funding proposals
for resource acquisition to support health programme interventions.
Take part in resource mobilization through
concept papers/proposal writing for fund raising and market them with support
offices and other donors.

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the World Vision
CDF/Health Officer – MNCH job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
Nursing, Public health, Nutrition & Human Medicine
At least three years of practical experience in
Public health programming including MNCH with a reputable organization, two of
which must have been involved in program planning, implementation, monitoring
and evaluation.
Motivation and commitment to community work
Good coordination and highly tuned communication
High degree of flexibility, diplomacy and the
ability to work independently and as part of a team
Innovative and creative
Willing to spend regular periods away from home
while working in the field
Previous experience as a community worker
You must be able to ride a Motor Cycle with a
clean riders permit-class A
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: 8th October
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