Child Sponsorship & Development Facilitator NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:           Child Sponsorship & Development
Facilitator
Organisation: World Vision
International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Programme
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 Child
Sponsorship & Development Facilitator will implement Child Sponsorship
Operations in ways that meet WVU and WVI standards; and facilitate planning,
implementation, monitoring and reporting of assigned ADP in a manner that meets
t requirements and standards of technical programmes in the Cluster.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Implementation of Child Sponsorship Service Operations:
·        
Effectively implement Sponsorship Service
Operation to meet both WVU local and WVI standards.
·        
The jobholder will also guide CSDAs to deliver
quality and timely Child Sponsorship work as per WVU and WVI standards.
·        
Develop plans and guidelines for effective and
efficient management of Sponsorship SOIs in the allocated ADPs
·        
Keenly track and monitor SOIs and advise CSDAs
and Local partners as well as SPM on ways to improve performance.
·        
Continuously monitor performance in Child
Sponsorship SOIs and support CSDAs in ways that lead to improved performance by
addressing challenges.
·        
Identify any strategic challenges that would
impinge excellency in Child Sponsorship Operations and share with SPM for
support.
·        
Contextualize and support operationalize both NO
and SO Child Sponsorship Operational guidelines.
·        
Manage RC monitoring to ensure that the WVI
standard is consistently met, Cases identified and followed through for
appropriate both system and field conclusive action.
·        
Motivate Child Sponsorship team for better
results in a more efficient and effective manners.
·        
Build teams, coach, mentor and train staff to
manage sponsorship operations efficiently & effectively.
·        
Compile and rollout Sponsorship Activity
Schedules for allocated ADPs to guide Child Sponsorship Operations
·        
Streamline Child Sponsorship business process
flow in the allocated ADPs leading to timeliness and effectiveness in complying
with WVU, WVI and cluster standards.
·        
Build capacities of local stakeholders to
support and implement Child Sponsorship Operations.
·        
Carry out field-based practical hands on
coaching for CSDAs and local stakeholders on delivering timely and quality
Child Sponsorship work.
·        
Innovate better, context based and efficient
ways of delivering child Sponsorship operations.
Management of Integrated Programming for RC wellbeing:
·        
Effectively support integrated approach to Child
Sponsorship programming.
·        
Tasked with the mobilization of communities,
local organizations and institutions for programme development and
implementation.
·        
Provide accurate and timely variances
explanations on ADP over and under expenditures
Monitoring and track progress of programme implementation:
·        
Organize ADP level forum assess progress of
implementation of planned activities.
·        
Regularly monitor progress of programme/project
interventions against plans within the ADP.
·        
Organize review, reflection and learning forum
for ADP staff, community, local organizations and government.
Documentation and sharing of programme learning.
·        
Operationalise integration of Child Sponsorship
operations with other sector development intervention to realize work efficiency
and Child Wellbeing.
·        
Ensure RCs and their households to meaningfully
participate and benefit from Programme activities.
·        
Identify integration opportunities between Child
Sponsorship and technical Programme operations for work efficiency and Child
Wellbeing.
·        
Make meaningful contribution in development of
Key Cluster documents inclusive of Annual operating plan and Budgets.
·        
Make meaningful contribution in designing and
redesign of Programmes as per Sponsorship guidelines and partnership Strategic
direction.
·        
Technically guide DME processes in line with
Child Sponsorship Programming guidelines.
·        
Make meaningful contribution in designing and
redesign of Programmes as per Sponsorship guidelines and partnership Strategic
direction.
·        
Guide Cluster on how to utilize Child
Sponsorship systems information for effective child wellbeing programming.
·        
Effectively and consistently utilize Child
Sponsorship information to influence programming.
·        
Guide CSDAs and local stakeholders on how to
utilize Step information for planning in order to address child wellbeing.
Management of Sponsorship Initiatives (i.e SingleSTEP, Sponsorship 2.0,
STEP Coaching and Mentoring)
·        
Effectively manage implementation of Partnership
initiatives (STEP, ID Card Scanner, SD, Quickstep, Digital Imaging) in line
with the partnership guidelines and timeframes.
·        
Support the development of ADP initiative
Implementation Plan and roll out as per NO timelines.
·        
Implement initiative(s) as per plan and report
on progress plus making recommendations for better decision making.
·        
Sensitize ADP Staff on the initiative details.
·        
Make periodical reporting on the Initiative to
the SPM, NO and other stakeholders.
·        
Mentor and coach CSDAs on the initiative and
follow-up on utilization of the initiative.
·        
Ensure 100% return on investment of the Child
sponsorship systems through 100% utilization of the systems for the intended
objectives.
Progress Reporting:
·        
Report on Child Sponsorship Operations
positioning out progress, celebrations, challenges and possible
recommendations.
·        
Prepare timely and quality Child Sponsorship
Operations report to the SPM copying NO as per NO predetermined monthly
reporting template.
·        
Send feedback to cluster over Sponsorship
reports.
·        
Prepare periodical publications (significant
change stories) on RC wellbeing.
Child Protection:
·        
Identify the wellbeing and child abuse cases and
report in line with child protection policy and guidelines.
·        
Work closely with local leaders to protect
children from child violations and abuses on child protection.
·        
Tasked with the sensitization of children
including all RC on child protection.
·        
Sensitize children, guardians/parents and other
stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities with a view to
identify child violations.
·        
Report cases of child abuse in the programme area.
·        
Report cases of child incidents for follow up.
·        
Communicate to Guardian/parents on the intent of
the Sponsor visit and attain consent/confirmation or rejection of the visit.
·        
Provide information to the CSSA SO on the
possibility (confirmation, rejection) of the Visit.
·        
Arrange for the visit (Consider for all logistic
needs).
·        
Attend to Sponsors and follow up on Child
protection issues, visit report.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the World Vision Child
Sponsorship & Development Facilitator job opportunity should hold a
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or Information management. Masters degree
qualification is preferred
·        
A minimum of five years’ experience in
Sponsorship operations preferably within World Vision.
·        
Knowledge of World Vision sponsorship standards
is an advantage
·        
Proven skills in project management and
implementation.
·        
Ability to identify training needs among
Sponsorship staff
·        
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
·        
Knowledge of development work and ability to
integrate it with sponsorship
·        
Competences in managing business process in
large organizations.
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: 24th November 2017

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