Fresher Project Officer – Education ABER-K NGO Careers – World Vision International

Job Title:          Project Officer – Education ABER-K
Organisation: World Vision
International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project
Coordinator
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 – Education ABER-K will actively contribute to achieving retention of
out of school girls in school through planning, monitoring and implementation
of ABER-K activities in line with project design and donor requirements and
supporting the role out of best practices and models in a manner that support
ownership and suitability.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
Project planning and implementation:
·        
Plan and coordinate all district based
activities in consultation with the project coordinator.
·        
The jobholder will supervise and monitor all
school based 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 model into simpler work breakdown structures for
easy implementation.
·        
Keenly track and manage activity budgets and
ensure timely and cost effective project implementation.
·        
Prepare timely accurate complaint and quality
reports.
·        
Actively participate in project management
meetings and reflection meeting and reflection forums.
·        
Support and participate in district education
advocacy initiatives.
·        
Ensure cross cutting themes are mainstreamed in
education project.
Technical support and training:
·        
Formulate a district capacity building plan and
mobilize participants for capacity building in supporting enrollment, retention
and completion.
·        
Providing mentoring and coaching to teachers and
district staff to build local capacity.
·        
Identify technical experts to train district and
community groups.
·        
Work closely with project coordinator for
technical support on capacity building
Partnership and networking:
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Tasked with the mobilization of teachers and
parents for project activities.
·        
Participate and represent world vision Uganda 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 campaign for education in
general and girl child education in particular.
Documentation and reporting:
·        
Carry out mapping and peer group mapping in
preparation for project activities.
·        
Effectively documents all information related to
girl child enrollment trend in targeted school.
·        
Responsible for capturing individual children
attendance, performance and behaviors indicators related to drop out of
children.
·        
Documents good practices and project success
stories and share them.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the World Vision Project
Officer – Education ABER-K job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in
education, social science or any related discipline.
·        
At least two years’ experience in education programming,
experience supporting girl child education.
·        
Previous experience at working with pastoralists
communities is desirable.
·        
Good training, facilitation and coordination
skills.
·        
Excellent monitoring, documentation and
evaluation skills.
·        
Experience in working with teachers and school
management committee.
·        
Willingness to stay up country
·        
Hold a clean and valid ridding permit and be
able to ride a motor cycle.
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: 11th
October 2017

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