Fresher Livelihood Assistant NGO Job Careers – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Reports to: 
Project 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
Livelihood Assistant will  implement
field level livelihood activities within the designated areas in line with
targets and partnership standards in a manner that contributes to sustained and
targeted beneficiaries diversification of income and wellbeing and act
accordingly in line with World Vision policies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project
implementation and reporting
·        
Provide
expertise and technical assistance in animal husbandry, saving for
transformation (S4T) (VSLA) groups modalities.
·        
Mobilize
and facilitate the engagements of stakeholders during planning and development
meetings, workshops and other fora.
·        
Work
with livelihood sector unit and other relevant structures in beneficiary
selection.
Community
engagement and advocacy
·        
Identify
project beneficiaries, mobilization, Sensitization and verification in
collaboration with Local structures and in accordance with the laid down
guidelines/rules and timeframe.
·        
Coordinate
project activities with UNHCR, OPM, sub-county authorities, government
extension agents and other partners at community level.
·        
Networking
and collaboration with other actors towards effective implementation of the
livelihoods components at field levels
·        
Mobilize
and support trainings of beneficiaries on animal husbandry saving for
transformation and vocational trainings.
Documentation,
Reporting and knowledge management
·        
Prepare
and submit accurate reports to the project coordinator.
·        
Document
and maintain records pertaining to training, production activities forward
issues to management for decisions and appropriate action in line with WVU
policies.
·        
Support
in documentation and sharing of Impact/success stories and best practices to
promote learning.
·        
Data
collection, sampling of livestock to check growth and performance of the
livestock enterprise.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicant for the World Vision Livelihood Assistant job placement should
preferably hold a diploma in animal husbandry.
·        
At least
two years’ experience in community work and engagement in extension services to
farmers,
·        
Strong
mobilization skills.
·        
Entrepreneurship,
micro finance and strong agribusiness skills is an added advantage
·        
Computer
literate MS word, excel and power point
·        
Writing/reporting
skills
·        
Networking
and influencing skills
·        
Ability
to communicate in applicable local language(s)
·        
Passion
for children.
·        
Track
record demonstrating high integrity, reliability and dependable
·        
Ability
to work with minimal supervision.
·        
Ability
to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts,
psychologically stressful environments, and physical hardship conditions with
limited resources.
·        
Agreement
with World Vision Christian ethos and commitment to World Vision Core Values
and Mission Statement.
·        
Valid
motor cycle riding license.
·        
Computer
literate especially in Ms. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and use of Internet Explorer
·        
Ability
to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
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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