Project Manager INSPIRE NGO Careers – World Vision International

Job Title:           Project Manager INSPIRE
Organisation: World Vision
Duty Station: Mityana,
Reports to: Child Protection
& Peace Building Manager
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
Manager INSPIRE will manage the effective planning, implementation, and
coordination of multi-sectoral Project interventions and capacity building
contributing to the strengthening of national and local capacities in
prevention and response to Violence Against Children (VAC) using the INSPIRE
Technical Package. The Project Manager will be responsible for overall project
leadership in implementation, budget management, monitoring and evaluation,
reporting, building collaborations and networks with District leaders, other
development partners including ensuring project synergy and integration with
DREAMS Projects/IPs in the district; staff nurturing and capacity building and
ensuring adequate financial, monitoring and administrative systems are in
Key Duties and
Lead in Project Planning & Implementation in line with approved
grant proposal and agreement
Work closely with the Project Coordinator, and
Child Protection Technical lead to understand the project goal and implement
multi-sectorial prevention and response interventions guided by the INSPIRE
technical package.
Ensure work plans for implementation are made
and expectations met.
Liaise with the local government and DREAMS
implementing partners in regard to project implementation and opportunities,
leveraging resources against WV’s to improve sustainability
Contribute to ongoing assessments and analyses
to better understand protection risks, map points of services for survivors of
violence and vulnerable individuals, and to identify and link them to support
structures in liaise with TPO
Analyze trends and develop/align program
strategies to meet needs
Ensure maximum integration and synergies of the
grant with DREAMS interventions
Effective Project Implementation and monitoring: through timely
implementation, monitoring and evaluation and adopting a community owned and
centered approach for sustainability;
Identify and reinforce existing support
mechanisms and work closely with local counterparts to ensure community buy-in
and cultural appropriateness of activities
Develop community champions to drive systemic
behavioral change amongst communities and service providers
Work with teams and communities to develop
appropriate prevention and awareness-raising/behavior change strategies
Strengthen case management and referral
mechanisms working with leaders, youth and service providers
Organize and support trainings for healthcare
providers/volunteers, as needed and appropriate
Contribute to information-sharing and data
management systems
Compile periodic monthly, quarterly reports, on
time and with accurate data
Maintain flexibility to take on added
responsibility as and when needed
Capacity building: Effectively supervise and build capacity of
project personnel (staff, volunteers and others) to effectively implement
project interventions for INSPIRE, CBIM, CBT aligned to expected standards and
with fidelity.
Identify the knowledge, attitudes, skills, and
behaviors required for personnel and stakeholders to implement project
Train staff and partners to become leaders of
prevention and response.
Promote and builds capacity of Child Protection
guiding principles within teams, including compliance with child safeguarding
Facilitates trainings to build staff and partner
capacity as required;
Mentors team members through on-the-job
training, guidance and support;
Advocacy and Community Mobilization action for prevention and response
and in support of survivors of violence against children.
Undertake initiatives that offer unprecedented
opportunities for advancing child protection interventions through advocacy
Oversee teams to effectively engage communities
to prevent and respond to violence against children using thoughtful approaches
that promote inclusive participation, non-discrimination and
underrepresentation in community and family decision-making.
Ensure children and youth participate in advocacy
and action
As needed for difficult or complex cases,
provide direct advocacy and assistance.
Networking and Coordination: Facilitate a collaborative
environment to promote effective coordination with a range of actors to ensure
access to multi-sectorial services and mainstreaming of risk mitigation and
prevention efforts.
Coordinate with the Local Government,
Implementing Partners, Development Partners and other local actors to ensure
holistic action and support to survivors of violence against children,
including participation in strengthening referral pathways
Actively participate in child protection working
groups/DOVCCC and contribute to interagency initiatives
Actively contribute to the positive image and
overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the
organization’s Code of Conduct and ensure maximum visibility
Assist in writing grant proposals and meeting
with donors on project-related engagements/visits
Fosters effective communication internally and
Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting on project indicators and
Lead on conducting regular monitoring and review
of the project progress towards impact
Ensure bottom-up development approach, project
beneficiaries are part of the M&E process using a community based
monitoring and evaluation approach
Conduct quarterly, bi-annual and annual
monitoring in-line with the project M&E framework/plan and disseminate
findings and recommendations
Document and disseminate project learning and
best practices
Conduct end of project evaluation to assess
impact and share learnings with beneficiaries and partners including the donor.
Submit timely and accurate monthly, quarterly
semi/annual reports and other reports as needed or requested.
Lead joint monitoring missions in collaboration
with other key project stakeholders
Work with the Child Protect Team and
Communications team to develop and publish stories of most significant change
and case studies for wider dissemination.
Coordinate regular reviews and reflections on
progress of the project at the district level
Support the M&E function to harmonize
indicators, periodic data collection, analysis and reporting. This will include
planning and execution of mid-term reviews and impact assessments as may be
Facilitate documentation, publication, launch
and dissemination of products from reviews and impact assessments.
People Management:
Provide support in the selection, training and
support of program/project staff
Ensure annual appraisal of line managed staff
against responsibilities and key performance Indicators are conducted
Promote principles of self-care for staff and
provide opportunities for teams to seek support;
Comply with security protocols, consider
security implications of all project activities and fosters a safe environment
for staff to report security concerns.
Financial/Budget Management: To take overall responsibility for
financial management and monitoring of the project, ensuring that adequate
financial and administrative systems are in place.
Maintain staff & stakeholder awareness of
budget and expenditures in order to manage project within
Develop work plans and expenditure targets in
line with project budget
Work closely with Finance and Logistics to plan
and procure supplies within project budgets and expected timeframes
Effective management of the project budget
within acceptable minimum variance and in compliance with donor

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the World Vision Market Project
Manager INSPIRE job opportunity should hold a University degree in Social Work,
Social Sciences, Public Health, Child Development or other relevant field of
study. A master’s degree is an added advantage
Post graduate training in Project Planning and
Management sound knowledge of Financial Management
Certificate or diploma in child protection
A minimum of five years’ experience in Project
Management/Community Development and Child Protection programming,
Extensive knowledge and experience in developing
and implementing community mobilization projects
Relevant regional experience strongly preferred
Familiarity with standards and guidelines for
Child Protection programming and coordination as well as guidance on Protection
from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
Ability to exercise sound judgment, to remain
flexible to a changing environment, and to make decisions independently
Strong communication skills, both oral and
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: 3rd
November 2017
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