Education Technical Programme Officer NGO Job Careers – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Regional
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 Education Technical Programme Officer will
primarily contribute to achieving WVU’s child wellbeing targets in designated
cluster through Planning, monitoring and implementing education programme in
line with applicable technical approaches and WVU national strategy
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project Planning
  • Ensure that the cluster designs are in line with the Education and
    life skills national office strategy
  • Ensure that Cluster AP Education and life skills project activities
    are integrated with other sectors and also the District development plan
  • Supervise and monitor ongoing activities under the Cluster AP
    Education projects
  • Ensure quality in the roll out of education and life skills models
  • Coordinate Cluster AP 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 specialist
    for quality implementation of education projects.
  • Ensure cross cutting themes are mainstreamed in education.
  • Ensure Education projects integrate and address child protection
  • Work with CSDO to ensure Registered Children and their households
    are participating and benefiting from education programme interventions
Capacity building
and training
  • Mobilization of CCTs, SMCs and PTAs and conducting trainings to
    build capacities on education
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to education community volunteers and
    teachers and local level capacity and local linkages to support literacy.
  • Identify technical experts to train community groups
  • Liaise with the National Office Education technical specialist on
    staff capacity building in Education.
Partnership and
  • 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 programme
  • Identify opportunities that present through networks and
    relationships with other institutions and organizations and NGOs working
    in the areas of education
  • Work closely with Education department staff to facilitate local
    level advocacy
Research, M&E
and Documentation
  • Effectively document all information related to project successes,
    innovations and promising practices and disseminate through appropriate
  • Ensure identification of research areas, conduct research and
    document learnings
  • Responsible for capturing child wellbeing indicators literacy,
    numeracy and life skills in the cluster
  • Support processes of project baselines and evaluation of education
  • Spear head the Cluster education periodic project output &
    outcome monitoring process.
Project management
and Coordination
  • Track financial management and budgets allocated for the project
  • Produce timely, accurate, compliant and quality reports to the
    direct supervisors.
  • Responsible for project assets at cluster office
  • 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

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Vision Education Technical Programme
    Officer job placement should preferably hold a Degree in Education, Social
    Sciences or other degree with a diploma in education. Post graduate
    education training is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in Education programming with
    reputable institution, national or international NGO
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of education concepts and issues
    in development context especially in Uganda
  • Working knowledge of the logical framework approach to project
    design, monitoring and evaluation/ project cycle management
  • Working knowledge of data analysis software such as SPSS, Ms Excel,
  • Demonstrated experience and skill in research, analysis and report
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills with a passion for
    sharing knowledge
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team
  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational
  • Highly motivated to achieve quality results and service
  • Demonstrated accountability and integrity
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • A good team player
  • Ability to work with rural communities
  • Willingness to stay upcountry
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: 17th May 2019
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