Child Sponsorship & Development Facilitator NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Reports to: 
Programme Manager
Duty Station: 
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 Child
Sponsorship and Development Facilitator will implement Child Sponsorship
Operations in ways the meet WVU and WVI standards as well as cluster strategic
priorities through effective supervision and working with of CSDAs.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Implementation of
Child Sponsorship Service Operations
·        
Effectively
implement Sponsorship Service Operation to meet both WVU local and WVI
standards.
·        
Guide
SOO1 and Project officers to deliver quality and timely Child Sponsorship work
as per WVU and WVI standards.
·        
Develop
plans and guidelines for effective and efficient management of Sponsorship SOIs
in the allocated APs
·        
Track
and monitor SOIs and advise SOO1 and Local partners as well as SPM on ways to
improve performance.
·        
Continuously
monitor performance in Child Sponsorship SOIs and support SOOs and Project
officers in ways that lead to improved performance by addressing challenges.
·        
Identify
any strategic challenges that would impinge excellency in Child Sponsorship
Operations and share with SPM for support.
·        
Contextualise
and support operationalise both NO and SO Child Sponsorship Operational
guidelines.
·        
Manage
RC monitoring to ensure that the WVI standard is consistently met, Cases
identified and followed through for appropriate both system and field
conclusive action.
·        
Motivate
Child Sponsorship team for better results in a more efficient & effective
manners.
·        
Build
teams, coach, mentor and train staff to manage sponsorship operations
efficiently & effectively.
·        
Compile
and rollout Sponsorship Activity Schedules for allocated APs to guide Child
Sponsorship Operations
·        
Streamline
Child Sponsorship business process flow in the allocated ADPs leading to
timeliness and effectiveness in complying with WVU, WVI and cluster standards.
·        
Build
capacities of local stakeholders to support and implement Child Sponsorship
Operations.
·        
Carry
out field-based practical hands on coaching for SOOs & Project officers and
local stakeholders on delivering timely and quality Child Sponsorship work.
·        
Innovate
better, context based and efficient ways of delivering child Sponsorship
operations and Child wellbeing targets in clustered households.
Management of
Integrated Programming for RC wellbeing
·        
Effectively
support integrated approach to Child Sponsorship programming.
·        
Operationalize
integration of Child Sponsorship operations with other sector development
intervention to realize work efficiency and Child Wellbeing.
·        
Ensure
RCs and their households to meaningfully participate and benefit from Programme
activities.
·        
Identify
integration opportunities between Child Sponsorship and other cluster sector
operations for work efficiency and Child Wellbeing, and then influencing
cluster sector leads.
·        
Make
meaningful contribution in development of Key Cluster documents inclusive of
Annual operating plan and Budgets.
·        
Make
meaningful contribution in designing and redesign of Programmes as per
Sponsorship guidelines and partnership Strategic direction.
·        
Technically
guide DME processes in line with Child Sponsorship Programming guidelines.
·        
Make
meaningful contribution in designing and redesign of Programmes as per
Sponsorship guidelines and partnership Strategic direction.
·        
Guide
Cluster on how to utilize Child Sponsorship systems information for effective child
wellbeing programming.
·        
Effectively
and consistently utilize Child Sponsorship information to influence
programming.
·        
Guide
CSDAs and local stakeholders on how to utilize Step information for planning in
order to address child wellbeing.
·        
Management
of Sponsorship Initiatives (i.e SingleSTEP, Sponsorship 2.0, STEP Coaching and
Mentoring)
·        
Effectively
manage implementation of Partnership initiatives (STEP, ID Card Scanner, SD,
Quickstep, Digital Imaging) in line with the partnership guidelines and
timeframes.
·        
Develop
ADP initiative Implementation Plan and roll out as per NO timelines.
·        
Implement
initiative(s) as per plan and report on progress plus making recommendations
for better decision making.
·        
Sensitize
ADP Staff on the initiative details.
·        
Make
periodical reporting on the Initiative to the SPM, NO and other stakeholders.
·        
Coach
CSDAs on the initiative and follow-up on utilization of the initiative.
·        
Provide
technical support to the CSDAs on the initiative
·        
Manage
implementation of Child Sponsorship systems as per guidelines.
·        
Ensure
100% return on investment of the Child sponsorship systems through 100%
utilization of the systems for the intended objectives.
Progress Reporting
·        
Report
on Child Sponsorship Operations positioning out progress, celebrations, challenges
and possible recommendations
·        
Prepare
timely and quality Child Sponsorship Operations report to the SPM copying NO as
per NO predetermined monthly reporting template.
·        
Provide
feedback to cluster over Sponsorship reports.
·        
Prepare
periodical publications (significant change stories) on RC wellbeing.
·        
Management
of external engagements with SOs
·        
Ensure
quality and timely Communications between Cluster, NO and SOs.
·        
Manage
Child Sponsorship communications from ADP to NO/SOs.
·        
Expeditiously
follow up on all Sponsorship communications from NO and SOs.
·        
Communicate
to ADP teams on Key Sponsorship events or operations, follow-up on Reports,
documents.
·        
Manage
Sponsor visits to their sponsored children in Uganda in line with child
Sponsorship standards.
·        
Arrange
for the visit (Consider for all logistic needs).
·        
Attend
to Sponsors and follow up on Child protection issues, visit report.
Child Protection
·        
Identify
the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report in line with child protection
policy and guidelines.
·        
Work
with local leaders to protect children from child violations and abuses on
child protection.
·        
Sensitization
of children including all RC on child protection.
·        
Sensitize
children, guardians/parents and other stakeholders about children’s rights and
responsibilities with a view to identify child violations.
·        
Report
cases of child abuse in the programme area.
·        
Report
cases of child incidents for follow up.
·        
Communicate
to Guardian/parents on the intent of the Sponsor visit and attain
consent/confirmation or rejection of the visit.
·        
Provide
information to the CSSA SO on the possibility (confirmation, rejection) of the
Visit.
·        
Arrange
for the visit (Consider for all logistic needs).
·        
Attend
to Sponsors and follow up on Child protection issues, visit report.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicant for the World Vision Child Sponsorship & Development Facilitator
job placement should preferably hold a Degree in Social Sciences or Information
management. Master’s degree qualification is preferred.
·        
A
minimum of five years’ experience in Sponsorship operations preferably within
World Vision. Knowledge of World Vision sponsorship standards is an advantage
·        
Skills
in Project management and implementation.
·        
Ability
to identify training needs among Sponsorship staff
·        
Highly
developed interpersonal and communication skills
·        
Knowledge
of development work and ability to integrate it with sponsorship
·        
Competences
in managing business process in large organizations.
·        
Computer
literate
·        
Must be
a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
·        
Attend
and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services
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: 27th August 2019
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