Technical Program Manager – Child Protection NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Reports to: 
Operations Director
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
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 Manager – Child
Protection will act as the Child Protection Lead for WVU providing leadership
to the implementation of WVU Child Protection/Safeguarding Policies/Standards;
and to Peace and Child Protection Technical Programming across all priority
sectors and Lines of Ministry in both development and emergency context. The
position contributes to the Vision of Children enjoying life in all its
fullness through realization of sustainable CWB outcomes at the community,
district and national levels.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Child safe organization responsibilities: Oversee staff and partner awareness
    building on WVU Child Protection Policies, standards and protocols as well
    as monitoring compliance for quality/ timely reporting to Child Safe
    Organization practices across the National Office as per World Vision
    Partnership – child protection standards/guidelines, including the GNOD
  • Technical Programs Designed in line with partnership standards: Leads on processes of effectively
    integrating peace and child protection in WVU strategic plans, Technical
    Approaches and Area Programme or project Designs/Plans, as well as policy
    advocacy and campaign initiatives, while ensuring alignment to WV
    Partnership and EARO Peace and Protection Strategies.
  • Capacity building: Build
    the capacity of staff and partners to implement the national strategy and
    Peace and Child Protection Technical Programme
  • People Management: Provide
    technical guidance in staff recruitment, development and retention, as
    well as ensuring supervision, motivation and performance reviews.
  • Roll out of Project Models: Working closely with technical specialists, sponsorship and program
    teams, coordinate the roll-out of the peace and child protection related
    models, (like CP&A, CoH, CC and, ECaP) monitoring their
    implementation, reviews, impact assessments and learning, to inform WVU
    reporting and accountability mechanisms.
  • External Engagements: Coordinate strengthening of partnerships, net-works and coalitions
    with child focused Government Institutions, Civil Society Organizations
    and the private sector, at local and national levels; and participation in
    National level Child Protection Technical Working Group engagements to
    influence policy
  • Child Protection in Emergencies: Provides technical guidance in the integration and implementation of
    Children in Emergencies interventions in humanitarian response programmes.
  • Fundraising: Coordinate
    fundraising efforts for Peace and Child Protection, in collaboration with
    the GAM team and also provide technical support in implementation and
    reporting of successful grant projects.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Vision Technical Program Manager – Child
    Protection job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)
    Social Work and Social Administration (SWSA)/Social Sciences, Development
    Studies, Education.
  • Post Graduate Qualification in Human Rights, Development Studies or
    law from a recognized institution is an added advantage
  • A sound understanding of social justice issues and Human Rights with
    demonstrated experience in Children’s rights advocacy
  • A working knowledge in Computers especially MS Office (Word, Excel
    and PowerPoint) will be an added advantage
  • Ability to lead in contributing to development of policies; work in
    a multi cultural environment; carry out Social Research; mobilize
    resources through proposals, concept notes and public appeals;
    conceptualize, design and produce communication material, including
    message and content development in the area of Child Rights protection
    campaigns; excellent interpersonal skills and good Public Relations skills
    and ability to network with United Nations agencies and other Child Rights
    Civil Society Organizations including the Church
  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational
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: 5th July 2019
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