2 Technical Program Officer – Education Job Placements – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Technical
Program 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 Technical Program Officers –
Education  will actively contribute to
achieving WVU’s child wellbeing targets in designated clusters through
planning, monitoring and implementing the health and nutrition programme in
line with applicable technical approaches and WVU national strategy. Oversee
roll out of best practices and models in a manner that promotes ownership,
sustainability.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project planning
and implementation
  • Ensure that the cluster designs are in line with the Education
    national office strategy
  • Supervise and monitor ongoing activities under the Cluster Education
    projects
  • Ensure quality in rolling out of education project models ensuring
    sufficient funds allocated to particular activities in annual plans
  • Ensure that teams are supported in breaking down models into
    simplier work breakdown structures for easy implementation
  • Coordinate Cluster education projects being implemented by partners
    and technical resource persons.
  • Initiate and participate in education district Advocacy initiatives
  • Work closely with the National office education technical
    specialists for quality implementation of education projects.
  • Ensure cross cutting themes are mainstreamed in education projects.
  • Ensure operational integration with other WV sectors in intervention
    areas such as livelihoods & food security, health and child
    protection.
  • Work closely with CSDAs to ensure Registered Children and their
    households are participating and benefiting from health programme
    interventions.
Technical support
and training
  • Identify local level capacity needs and support capacity building
    activities for WVU staff and partners to improve the quality of education
  • Participate in development /adaption of training curriculum/manuals
    for implementation in the program area
  • Mobilization of and conducting trainings to build capacities on
    education models
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to cluster staff to build local
    capacity for understanding and connecting with community linkages.
  • Identify technical experts to train district and community groups
  • Liaise with the National Office technical specialists on staff
    capacity building in Education programming.
Partnership and
networking
  • Identify and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and
    networks with partners and other stakeholders in implementation at the
    District level.
  • Participate and represent WVU in key donor engagements and technical
    working forums at district, region and National level when applicable
  • Point of contact for consultation on issues to do with Cluster
    education programming.
  • Work closely with District initiatives through the District
    education Office
Research,
Documentation and Evidence building
  • Effectively document all information related to project successes,
    innovations and promising practices and disseminate through appropriate
    mechanisms.
  • Responsible for capturing child well-being indicators related to
    Education projects in the cluster
  • Ensure identification of research areas, conduct research and
    document learnings
  • Spear head the Cluster education in output & outcome monitoring
    processes
  • Support processes of project baselines and evaluation of education
    projects and interventions.
Quality
Implementation:
  • Track and manage budgets allocated for the projects across assigned
    APs
  • Produce timely, accurate, compliant and quality reports
  • Participant in Cluster management meetings and reflection forums
Resource
Acquisition
  • Identify and initiate viable funding proposals for resource
    acquisition to support Education programme interventions.
  • Participate in resource mobilization through concept papers/proposal
    writing for fund raising and market them with support offices and other
    donors
  • Support respective grants/PNS projects in area of operation


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Technical Program Officer –
    Education job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Education,
    social science or any related field
  • Five years of practical experience in education programming, At
    least three of which must have been involved in program planning,
    implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Good Training facilitation and coordination skills
  • Experience in development of Proposals/concept papers development
    for fund raising
  • Excellent Research, monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Experience in conducting Needs assessment and report writing
  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational
    diversities.
  • Highly motivated to achieve quality results and service
  • Demonstrated accountability and integrity
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • A good team player
  • Ability to work with communities
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: 1st July 2018
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