Fresher Child Protection and Education Officer – REACH Project NGO Careers – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision
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 Child
Protection and Education Officer  will
support the World Vision REACH Projecteffective coordination and implementation
of interventions that will provide protection and education services to
vulnerable children under the Uganda Refugee Emergency WASH and Child
protection implemented in Bidi Bidi refugee settlement.
Key Duties and
Project Management:
Oversee the implementation of the literacy boost
and child protection interventions under the REACH project
Offer technical support to staff on skills
development related program interventions in West Nile refugee assistance
Manage the project’s information and
documentation processes, and ensure effective communication of the project
Project Monitoring and Evaluation:
Facilitate effective monitoring, documentation
and reporting in compliance with grants’ agreements, minimum standards and
The jobholder will facilitate the baseline and
evaluation processes in liaison with DM&E and project Manager for REACH
project targeting refugees and host communities.
Finance Management:
Monitor and manage the project budget in line
with project agreements and standards.
Support risk management so as to address and
report any risks to management of program funds and budgets.
Ensure project assets in the operation are safe
and secure in line with projects’ grant regulations, MoUs and agreements.
Support audit processes in line with the
projects’ audit regulations
Performance management and supervision:
Supervise and build capacity of staff in
community engagements and Literacy boost.
Identify caregivers, and staff capacity gaps and
work with the project Manager to ensure needs are met.
Project Development:
Actively participate and also provide guidance
to the development of project designs, concepts and fundable proposals for
children and youth development programs
Conduct assessments as required in the response
Network and Collaboration:
Actively participate in education and child
protection coordination meetings at Zonal and settlement levels.
The jobholder will also identify and build
strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with partners and
other stakeholders in planning and implementation of project activities.
Carry out review meetings with the district
education office and education partners in relation to Literacy boost and early
childhood development.
Facilitate review meetings with community
members and beneficiaries.
Actively facilitate the integration of early childhood
development in child friendly spaces.
Documentation and Reporting:
Document change stories in article and Video
formats to share project milestones and lessons learnt.
Prepare and submit quality reports and submit
(progress against delivery of outputs and achievement of outcomes, etc).
Work closely with relevant organizations,
agencies and actors in the refugee settlements and host communities to plan for
transition from the onset
Ensure compliance to the child protection policy
and Education in Emergencies standards in all project interventions in
accordance with the inter agency guidelines, organization policies and Global
child protection minimum standards

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the World Vision Child
Protection and Education Officer – REACH Project job opportunity should hold a
Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Children and Youth Development, or related
A minimum of two years’ experience of relief
work relating to Education in emergencies and at least one year in community
development programming.
Highly self-motivated with excellent management
and leadership skills
Computer literacy skills
Knowledge of WV peace building and advocacy
approaches and models
Excellent communication skills
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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