Child Protection Facilitator – West Nile NGO Career Jobs – World Vision International

Protection Facilitator – West Nile
Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Child
Protection 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 Child
Protection Facilitator – West Nile will provide grassroots project
implementation, monitoring and documentation in the Child Friendly Spaces,
Early Childhood Development Centres and the participation, psychosocial and
peace building Project guided by WV Uganda Policies. The incumbent will also be
responsible for the smooth, cost effective, efficient and timely implementation
of CFSs, ECDs and participation, psychosocial and peace building project budget
review and monitoring.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Motivate
    and ensure teamwork among Child Protection assistants and Volunteers for
    greater ministry impact, in the community
  • Work
    in liaison with and provide the necessary advice and support to
    stakeholders in the participation, psychosocial and peace building
    project, as well as the CFS and ECD programmes in all matters pertaining
    to effective management and implementation
  • Assist
    the Response Manager to handle visitors including donors, support offices
    and national office staff
  • Take
    full responsibility in the implementation of CFSs, ECDs and participation,
    psychosocial and peace building project in Adjumani operations according
    to the agreed plan of action
  • Actively
    coordinate project Design, implementation, monitoring and reporting
  • Coordinate
    with all agencies working in child protection and the Office of the Prime
    Minster in the camp to ensure compliance to inter agency and World Vision
    International standards for implementing child protection and Education in
    emergencies (CiE) as well as peace building activities
  • Organize
    meetings with key stakeholders in Adjumani to influence policies, planning
    and practice in line with the outcomes of the advocacy events
  • Implement
    and monitor project activities towards realization of project outputs in a
    timely and effective manner.
  • Monitor
    progress of activity implementation to ensure highest quality standards
    and accountability based on LEAP framework, the IASC and WVI standards
  • Actively
    participate in program design process specifically in assessments and
    generating community priority needs in participation, psychosocial and
    peace building
  • Develop
    regular monthly, quarterly and annual project management reports
  • Prepare
    detailed implementation plans based on approved and funded proposals and
    submit to Response Manager for approval
Technical and Capacity
  • Enhance
    and train Partners, teachers and children in child protection ,
    psychosocial support and peace building using the ECaP model guidelines
  • Support
    other response staff to implement project activities that adhere to the
    Do-Assure-Dont- Do Framework recommended for Peace building and Conflict
  • Maintain
    standards for child participation, psychosocial and Peace Building and
    Conflict-Sensitivity and ensure that response staff, partner agencies and
    recipient communities understand, accept and adhere to these standards.
  • Support
    the Child Protection Coordinator and M&E Assistant in establishing and
    maintaining a Monitoring and Evaluation system
  • Ensure
    that technical information pertinent to the project is obtained,
    documented and disseminated to staff as required.
  • Support
    the Child Protection Coordinator in identifying potential Peace Building,
    participation and psychosocial priorities and projects in the assigned
    geographical area.
  • Work
    towards integrating Peace Building and Conflict-Sensitivity into Child
    Protection, Education, GFD and Nutrition and ensure mainstreaming in all
    other Project initiatives
  • Train
    and mentor communities in Local Capacities for Peace and ensure LCP and
    DNH principles are mainstreamed in development planning across different
Community mobilization and
  • Assist
    communities identify their priorities, opportunities and resources for
    effective Peace Building, participation and psychosocial project
  • Facilitate
    communities to fully participate in project activities for enhanced
    community ownership and sustainability of child protection, psychosocial
    support and Peace Building program through sports, cultural events
  • Facilitate
    awareness creation and sensitization of communities in child protection,
    participation, psychosocial support and Peace Building
  • Enhance
    synergies within the communities to achieve integration and attainment of
    regional objectives
  • Actively
    facilitate identification and capacity building of leadership and
    community based organizations in Peace Building, participation and
    psychosocial matters
Partnership, Networking &
  • Represent
    WV Uganda Program in child protection, Peace Building, participation and
    psychosocial Forums at the field level and establish strategic
    partnerships with other organizations
  • Establish
    and liaise closely with other partners, agencies and local leaders
    regarding project activities to ensure and promote a coordinated approach
    to project implementation, including participation in relevant workshops,
    meetings and to keep the Response Manager informed
  • Develop
    a network of information gathering relevant to child protection ,Peace
    Building, participation and psychosocial operations
  • Establish
    appropriate contacts with local counterparts at the Counties and district
Financial Management Budget
control and Monitoring:
  • Work
    with the Child Protection Coordinator and Finance Officer in preparation
    of budgets, financial projections, expenditure monitoring and preparation
    of monthly, quarterly and annual financial and narrative reports and
    submit them within the agreed timeframe to appropriate people
  • Support
    preparation of requisitions for appropriate project supplies in line with
    approved DIPs from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the World Vision Child Protection Facilitator – West
    Nile job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Peace-Building,
    Sociology, International Relations, Conflict studies or other related
  • At
    least three years of field experience working with Communities in Peace-Building
    and/or child protection programming and program management in an NGO
  • Past
    exposure and experience with integration / mainstreaming of peacebuilding
    and conflict-sensitivity across other programmes and projects is a plus.
  • Past
    experience in working with communities. Very strong communication skills
  • Working
    knowledge of humanitarian industry including sphere standards, NGO code of
    conduct and humanitarian charter
  • Excellent
    analytical, documentation, problem solving, interpersonal and negotiation
  • Possess
    the ability to work with different partners, local authorities, local
    organizations and NGOs, to develop and maintain positive relationships.
  • Cross-cultural
    sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical stamina.
  • Ability
    to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts,
    psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions
    with limited resources
  • Ability
    to cope and deal with stress and work under stressful work conditions is a
  • Show
    commitment to World Vision Core Values and Vision Statement
  • Ability
    to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific local cultural
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: 15th April 2018
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