9 No Experience Field Monitor – Food Non-profit Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Team Leaders
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 Field Monitor – Food will primarily mobilize
community for distribution, set up distribution according to World Vision and
donor standard distribution procedures and provide end user monitoring and
accurate documentation on all commodity distributions.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Community mobilization and registration
  • Tasked with community
    mobilization and coordination of food distribution activities at the FDPs
    in liaison with the Food Management Committee and Local leaders.
  • Mobilize community members
    in target areas for sensitization on project goal and selection criteria.
  • Work closely with local
    leaders to conduct beneficiary identification using approved selection
  • Carry out registration and
    verification of identified beneficiaries using LMMS.
  • Distribute LMMS
    identification cards to all registered beneficiaries.
Commodity management
  • Conduct distribution in
    compliance with WV and Donor guidelines and standards
  • Prepare food request based
    on the approved food distribution plan.
  • Notify beneficiaries about
    impending food distribution well in advance to ensure timely and full
  • Liaise with warehouse
    staff on distribution planning and commodities dispatching from Warehouse
    to distribution centers.
  • Ensure that all
    commodities arriving at the FDP are properly accounted for.
  • Scrutinize all waybills
    for commodities arriving at the distribution centers. Ensure that the
    commodities are of correct quantities and quality as manifested on the
    waybill. Immediately record all quantities delivered short (missing),
    quantities lost in transit and quantities damaged if any. All observations
    must be recorded immediately. Commodities must carefully be counted during
  • At the distribution
    center, commodities must be stacked in an organized manner, by commodity
    type to facilitate easy distribution. Stack commodities to the dot (no
    scooping except for vegetable oil).
  • Return all excess
    commodities received at FDP to the warehouse using Return to Store
  • Perform random weighing of
    the commodities offloaded from the truck to ascertain that they are of
    correct weight as indicated in the waybill.
Commodity Distribution
  • Supervise food
    distribution in a manner that will ensure all targeted beneficiaries
    receive all the planned commodities and in their rightful rations.
  • Conduct caucus meeting
    with FMCs and local leaders to agree on roles and responsibilities during
  • Conduct pre-distribution
    meeting to sensitize and inform beneficiaries about commodities in the
    food basket, ration sizes, nutrition and hygiene messages and any other
    issues to be communicated to them. Give beneficiaries an opportunity to
    ask question for clarification.
  • Ensure that appropriate
    crowd control measure is in place at the distribution point at all times.
  • Ensure all beneficiaries
    are processed to receive food using LMMS.
  • Ensure there is orderly
    lining, receiving food and sharing.
  • Conduct random weighing of
    rations received by beneficiaries to establish whether they are getting
    rightful rations.
Commodity Accounting
  • Provide proper accountability
    of commodities distributed at the food distribution point.
  • Prepare all necessary
    forms related to food distribution i.e. sign receipt waybill, fill in the
    truck inspection report, random weighing form, distribution center visit
    report, certificate of food receipt and distribution, loss damage reports
  • Print out the distribution
    list from the LMMS. Ensure that distribution list tally with manual
  • Ensure all forms and
    reports are completely filled and reviewed and approved by relevant staff.
  • Ensure commodity forms and
    reports are filed according to agreed filing format.
  • Supervision of Food
    Management and Complaints Help Desk Committees
  • Mobilize and supervise
    beneficiaries to the elect FMC and CHD committee members in each FDP.
  • Organize and conduct
    training of FMCs and CHD committee members on their roles and
  • Provide adequate resources
    which can help them perform their function well.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for
    the World Vision Field Monitor – Food job opportunity must hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or Development Studies.
  • Knowledge of operation of
    LMMS and other similar commodity tracking system.
  • Prior experience
    preferable with a busy NGO or UN agency, in food commodities handling
    tracking and accounting.
  • Prior experience with WV
    CTS system and or UN WFP Compass system is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of major donor
    (WFP) regulations pertaining to relief food commodities tracking
    accounting and reporting.
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 June 2018
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