Fresher Protection Assistant Non-profit Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:        Protection
Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Reception
Center 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 Protection Assistant will coordinate
WV’s reception center management in Ariwa and Bidi-Bidi and hot meal in Goboro.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Act as a focal point person for Bidi-Bidi and Ariwa reception
    center; manage day to day activities in Bidi-Bidi and Ariwa including
    supervision of all the support staff in the reception centers.
  • Prepare time sheet and process all document for staff’s payment on a
    timely basis. Where passible request and ensure casual staff are paid
    regularly and in time.
  • Ensure all field supplies are requested and supplied timely to
    support smooth running of activities in the field location.
  • With the support of the reception manager, coordinate between the
    finance logistics and program to ensure consistently smooth running of the
    reception center.
  • Prepare and submit weekly, monthly, and quarterly report to the
    reception center manager; give verbal and or written report as required by
    the supervisor.
  • Represent reception center in coordination meeting, sector meeting
    and various working groups and sub-sector meetings.
  • Review daily, weekly, monthly and incident report from departmental
    heads in Ariwa and Bidi-Bidi reception centers.
  • Liaise with the office of the prime minister, UNHCR focal point
    person for the smooth implementation of the project activities.
Networking & Advocacy:
  • Represent the organization in settlement sector meetings and cluster
    coordination meetings giving updates and progress of implementation and
    establish strategic partnerships with other organizations.
  • Establish and liaise closely with other partners, agencies and local
    leaders regarding project activities to ensure a coordinated approach to
    project implementation, including participation in relevant workshops,
    meetings and keep the coordinator informed
  • Develop a network of information gathering relevant to child
    protection, participation and psychosocial operations.
  • Establish appropriate contacts with local counterparts at the
    Counties and district level
  • In coordination with reception center manager and the partners,
    provide over sight in day to day running of Bidi-Bidi and Ariwa reception
  • Keenly monitor the progress of hot meal implementation at Goboro and
    provide detailed progress report; ensure hot meal services provided meet
    required quality in line with the grand arrangement.
Capacity building
  • Identify the capacity gap among reception center staff in Ariwa and
    Bidibidi and enhance capacity development to ensure high level of
    efficiency and productivity. Conduct appraisal of staff as required by P
    & C guide line.
  • Ensure that all reception center staff in Bidi-Bidi and Ariwa adhere
    to World Vision’s values and principles.
  • Promote high level of team work among all reception staff in Ariwa
    and Bidi-Bidi and Ariwa; Identify conflict and manage them to ensure
    smooth running of reception center activities.
Management Budget control and Monitoring
  • Prepare concepts notes, project activity budgets, expenditure, and
    preparation of activity quarterly financial and narrative reports as per
    the grant guidelines and submit them within the agreed timeframes.
  • Preparation of payment, advance and purchase requests for
    appropriate project transactions in line with approved M&E documents.
  • File all accountability and attendance lists in line with audit

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Protection Assistant job
    opportunity must hold a Diploma in social work and social administration,
    project planning, Development Studies and related social sciences
    disciplines. Degree will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of two years’ experience with reputable NGO or UN agency
    in a similar position.
  • Ability to conduct work in a very professional and mature manner.
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Very good general administration, organization and management
  • Willingness to work within team and respect the rules of collective
  • Very high knowledge in computer application to the tune of Microsoft
    word, excel, PowerPoint, publisher, access internet explorer etc.
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: 14th August 2018
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