3 Entry Level Project Officer Dreams Sage Project NGO Careers – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Education
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 Dreams Sage Project will actively contribute to achieving retention of
adolescent girls in schools through planning, monitoring and implementing the
an early warning system for drop out of school and supporting the roll out of
best practices and models in a manner that promotes ownership and
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Project planning and
  • Plan
    and coordinate all district based project activities in consultant with
    the Education Specialist
  • Supervise
    and monitor ongoing school based project activities.
  • Ensure
    quality in rolling out of education project models ensuring sufficient
    funds allocated to particular activities in annual plans
  • Ensure
    that teachers and adolescent girls are supported in breaking down models
    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, compliant and quality reports
  • Participant
    in project management meetings and reflection forums
  • Support
    and participate in district education Advocacy initiatives
  • Ensure
    cross cutting themes are mainstreamed in education project.
Technical support and training:
  • Develop
    a district capacity building plan and mobilize participants for capacity
  • Mobilization
    of and conducting trainings to build capacities on early Warning Systems
  • Provide
    mentoring and coaching to teachers and district staff to build local
    capacity for understanding and connecting with community linkages.
  • Identify
    technical experts to train district and community groups
  • Work
    closely with the Program manager for technical support on capacity
    building in Early Warning systems for drop out
Partnership and Networking:
  • Identify
    and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with
    partners and other stakeholders in implementation at the District level.
  • Tasked
    with the mobilization of teachers and parents for project activities
  • Participate
    and represent WVU in key technical working forums at district,
  • Point
    of contact for consultation on issues to do with project education programming.
  • Conduct
    advocacy campaigns for education in general and girl child education in
Documentation and Reporting:
  • Conduct
    school mapping and peer group mapping in preparation for project
  • Effectively
    document all information related to girl child enrolment trends in
    targeted school
  • Responsible
    for capturing individual children attendance, performance and behavior
    indicators related to drop out of children
  • Document
    good practices and project success stories and share them

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the World Vision Project Officer Dreams Sage Project job
    opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, social science
    or any related field
  • At
    least two years of practical experience in education programming ,
    experience in secondary education is desirable and practical experience in
    HIV/AIDS programming will be an added advantage
  • Experience
    at working with youth and adolescents (including at risk youth) in schools
  • Good
    training facilitation and coordination skills
  • Excellent
    monitoring documentation and evaluation skills
  • Previous
    experience in conducting school mapping and report writing
  • Experience
    in working with youths and adolescents
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: 2nd February 2018
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