2 USAID District Parenting/Early Childhood Development Technical Officer Job Placements – MUCOBADI

Organisation: Multi
Community Based Development Initiative (MUCOBADI)
Project Name: USAID Better
Outcomes for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda Project
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager
About US:
Multi Community Based Development Initiative (MUCOBADI) is a local NGO
founded in 2000 by Community Development Volunteers and currently working in 10
Districts of Bugiri, Mayuge, Buikwe, Butaleja, Budaka, Bududa, Kitgum, Pader,
Lamwo and Abim. MUCOBADI’s current programming focuses on Health, Rights and
Social Accountability, Livelihoods and WASH. Working in partnership with
BANTWANA/World Education, MUCOBADI is implementing a 5-year USAID funded
programme (Better Outcomes for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern
Uganda Project.
Job Summary: The District
Parenting/Early Childhood Development Technical Officer will work closely with
other technical Officers -Case Management, Youth Officer and Economic
strengthening and enrolled households to support the development,
implementation, and evaluation of parenting interventions in the District. S/he
will oversee the planning and actual delivery of trainings on effective
parenting and will ensure effective documentation and monitoring the delivery
of training models.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
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Provide oversight and coordination support for
the ECD activities in the District
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Take part in the development of project annual,
quarterly, monthly and weekly work plans and scheduling of ECD capacity
building activities at community level
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Mentor, supervise and provide coaching of
Project staff and Facilitators to enable them deliver services to beneficiary
households with children 0-5 years
·        
Facilitate and strengthen linkages and
coordination between the ECD sector with the other components of the project
(Economic strengthening, systems strengthening, case management).
·        
Render support in the development of resources
for innovations in Parenting and ECD programming.
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Provide support in the identification of
training needs of community structures in ECD service delivery mechanisms.
·        
Periodically develop costed training plans and
coordinate the training of Project staff and Field structures in ECD.
·        
Represent MUCOBADI in technical meetings, events
and other collaborative activities relevant to parenting and ECD.
·        
Strengthen collaboration with various child
protection service providers to ensure comprehensive service delivery to
beneficiary vulnerable households.
·        
Take lead in technical development and
compilation of district specific project reports for submission to the Project
Manager and donors
·        
The jobholder will document parenting and ECD
best practices, interest stories and case studies for sharing across program
teams and partners
·        
Develop activity, monthly, quarterly and annual
progress reports detailing trend in parenting activities and reported outcomes



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicants for the USAID Project District
Parenting/Early Childhood Development Technical Officer job placement hold a
Bachelor’s Degree in Social work, Development Studies, Early Childhood Care and
Development (ECCD), Education or Community Psychology
·        
A minimum of three years’ experience working
with Child protection focused projects, OVC programming, case management and
knowledge of HIV/AIDS service delivery
·        
Ability to work autonomously with demonstrated
creativity, initiative, team work and commitment.
·        
Good computer skills (MS Word, Excel,
PowerPoint)
·        
Excellent mobilization skills in English and
local languages
·        
Motor cycle riding license (Class A)
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a one-page
cover letter and updated CV (Max 3 pages) to info@mucobadi.org or hand deliver
/post to:
Attn: Fin & Admin Manager,
Multi Community Based Development Initiative (MUCOBADI),
P.O. Box 285, Bugiri, Uganda,
Plot 02, Ayazika Road, Ndebba Cell, Bugiri Town Council (50m Off
Kampala-Tororo Highway)
Telephone: +256-434250913/+256-702723582
Deadline: 3rd
November 2017 by 5:00pm
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