Assessment and Design Coordinator NGO Job Careers – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to:  Assessment and Design Facilitator
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 Assessment and Design Coordinator will
provide overall leadership, support and management of WV Uganda Area Assessment
and Design Programmes within Abim and Karenga districts (Karamoja region) in
line with WV policies, standards and strategy. Ensure accurate and timely
responses in the principle areas of programme assessment and designing,
accounting, human resource management, logistics and communication.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project planning, implementation and management:
Leadership and Management:
Lead and support Area assessment teams and
partners to develop, implement, monitor and report program assessment plans and
Provide guidance on integration of advocacy and
disaster/ risk management in field level programmes assessment and designs in
line with WV strategy.
Dissemination and support implementation of
Partnership and National Office strategies, guidelines, initiatives and
policies in the district.
Steer the implementation of management
decisions/recommendations in the assessment programs within the districts.
Develop human resource development plan, and
manage staff development/ growth in order to build a cadre of high performing
staff among his/her team.
Networking and Advocacy
Build strategic partnerships, networks,
coalitions and alliances at the district level and link it with national level
strategic engagements.
Spearhead, coordinate and promote district level
advocacy, lobbying and influencing initiatives.
Document lessons and learning’s from the
district programmes and projects and link with national level advocacy
Document lessons and learning’s from advocacy
Support partnership development at local and
national level.
Accountability and Quality Assurance
In close collaboration with sector specialists,
ensure quality program designs while following partnership standards, policies
and protocols, including all relevant sections of the Field Financial Manual.
In close collaboration with HR, ensure right
programme staff are recruited, retained, and provided with intentional
opportunities, mentoring and coaching for development. Ensure that the programme
staff based in remote locations receive care and support.
Ensure adequate quality assurance processes
while positioning programmes to meet defined programme quality standards.
Ensure effective participation of project staff,
partners and target communities/beneficiaries in program assessment and design
approaches; coordinate implementation of LEAP assessment and DPA processes
according to WV LEAP framework.
Child Protection and Wellbeing
In close collaboration with the Child Protection
Lead, ensure that all staff and key stakeholders are oriented on the Child
Protection strategic objective, CP standards and policy
Ensure that all child and adult safe guarding
and protection compliance standards and guidelines are fully met during the
program assessment and design phase.
Work with the District Leadership, child actors
and other key stakeholders to ensure that CP ADAPT is conducted to inform child
protection programing in the new Program Areas.
Innovatively and creatively initiate multiple
child protection projects geared at promoting enhanced protection of girls and
Child Sponsorship Operations
Effectively ensure sponsorship feasibility study
is conducted to inform the new program assessment and designs.
Effectively roll out of local and global Child
Sponsorship initiatives and systems using the existing guidelines.
Ensure local leadership, parents and guardians
understand child sponsorship and effectively support and participate in its
activities and processes.
Support new programs to register RC and supply
them as per the set deadlines and standards.
Manage sponsorship logistics and risks that may
affect establishment of an effective child sponsorship systems in the new
Streamline and ensure quality and timely Child
Sponsorship related Communications from the Cluster to National Office,
district stakeholders and Support Offices.
Information Management
Ensure necessary tracking, compilation, analysis
and innovative use of programmatic data.
Ensure timely compilation of monthly, quarterly
and annual Programmatic Reports.
Support Communications in preparation of
marketing and informational material for WV and external donor stakeholders,
Gender, Disability, Peace Building and Environment
In close collaboration with Sector Specialists,
ensure mainstreaming of crosscutting themes during designing of new programmes
while following policies, technical guidelines and standards
Ensure development of mechanisms/strategies for
gender, peace building and environment mainstreaming in new programme designs.
In close collaboration with HR and the Gender
Office put in place mechanisms that ensure equitable opportunities for male and
female staff, intentional mentoring and coaching of female staff for
development and promote a gender responsive environment in the Cluster
Ensure research and documentation on promising
practices on gender, peace building and environment to generate evidence to
inform programming and learning.
Ensure integration of gender, peace building and
environment issues in district advocacy engagements while providing linkage to
national level strategic engagements.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
The applicant for the World Vision Assessment
and Design Coordinator job placement should preferably hold a University degree
in any of the development discipline
At least three to four years working in
assessment design and research monitoring and evaluation and reporting in a
complex development program.
Post graduate diploma in project planning and
management is an added advantage.
Good knowledge and working experience of Karamoja
context, a minimum of 3 years’ experience of directly implementing education
programming with good knowledge of current education challenges, policy
guidelines among others.
Should be a problem solver with high level of
creativity and sensitivity to conflict
Knowledge of and experience with a range of
design tools and assessment techniques, including ability to develop effective
system for data collection, analysis and dissemination.
Good command of Ms Excel, and working knowledge
of at least two statistical data management packages/software (quantitative and
qualitative) eg SPSS, Nivio/Nudist.
Must be able to work in a team and be prepared
to lead and train subordinates
Ability to work with inter-disciplinary teams
and a wide range of program/project activities
Certificate in post graduate project planning
and management, valid ridding permit.
Effective in written and verbal communication in
English and spoken Ngakaramojong language.
Valid riding permit
Strong demonstrable skills on child protection
issues and the national policies.
Strong understanding of the child and adult
safeguarding case management and reporting
Good level of conflict sensitivity and mediation
Basic understanding of Qualitative and
Quantitative data collection skills and analysis
Community mobilization and engagement skills
High level of reporting and documentation skills
Problem solving and decision making skills.
Ability to work in hard to reach context
Flexibility with ability to set priorities
Team work
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: 15th November 2019
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