Resilience and Livelihood Specialist Job Placement – World Vision



Job Title:           Resilience and Livelihood Specialist
Organization:  World Vision
Duty Station:    Uganda
Reports t0:        Area Coordinator

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 82 districts in Uganda
implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation &
hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child
protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and
adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All
employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable
background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Job Summary: The resilience and livelihood specialist will support
the Programme Manager to provide overall
strategic leadership in the Resilience & Livelihoods sector, guiding
relevant programming in development
contexts across West Nile.
The jobholder will contribute to
World Vision’s role as a thought leader in the resilience and livelihoods
sector; and support continuous improvement in Resilience & Livelihoods programming
through their technical expertise, facilitation of learning and innovation.

Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
Resilience and
livelihoods programming
·        
Ongoing enhancement of World Vision’s Resilience
& Livelihoods programming at strategy, programme and project design levels
for greater impact on child well-being.
·        
This shall include:
·        
Support ongoing design processes related to all
Resilience and Livelihood programmes and projects, including strategy alignment
and review processes.
·        
Monitor programme and project quality at outcome
and impact levels, facilitate evidencebased organizational learning processes
and promote innovation for continuous improvement in programming impact.
·        
Support relevant reporting functions,
particularly at outcome and impact level, notably including the bi-annual Child
Well-being Report.
Support effective
implementation of Resilience & Livelihoods programmes and projects
·        
Implements activities as described in the project
proposal based on WVU country policy Technical guidance and support to
programme and project implementation.
·        
Technical capacity building of project staff,
partner staff and other key stakeholders, as required.
Networking and
Collaboration
·        
Support engagement with key stakeholders for
influence, learning and resource development:
·        
Represent WVU in key inter-agency fora
·        
Engage and build relationships with key partners
and government counterparts
·        
Engage with donor agencies and other
stakeholders, from time to time, as required.
·        
Contribute to the development and implementation
of the Grant Acquisition Business Plan through technical input to grant
proposals.
Documentation,
Reporting and knowledge management
·        
Writes and submits comprehensive quarterly
progress reports, and specific activity reports, and any other reports when
necessary to supervisor in a timely manner.
·        
Reporting – monthly and quarterly financial
reporting, including realization of activities versus budget utilization;
(Providing input to) narrative and financial programme reporting;
·        
Semiannual and Annual reviews of progress
towards project objectives;
·        
Take lead in documentation and sharing of
Impact/success stories and best practices to promote learning.
·        
Organize quarterly review meetings for partners
and communities at the project sites to reflect on project approaches, tools,
impact of interventions, best practices, exit and sustainability strategies as
well as create spaces and opportunities for action-learning
   Child
Protection and Wellbeing
·        
Work to protect children from child violations
and abuses
·        
Sensitize stakeholders about children’s rights
and responsibilities.





Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant for the World Vision Resilience
and Livelihood Specialist job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
development studies, agriculture, economics or other relevant field is a
requirement (post-graduate degree is an advantage).
·        
Previous experience in community work and
engagement Agricultural, Economic Development and Livelihood is and added
advantage
·        
Climate Smart Agriculture, Entrepreneurship,
micro finance and strong agribusiness skills
·        
Five years’ experience in field-based programme
management roles in Resilience & Livelihoods sector
·        
At least three years’ experience working with
vulnerable communities and familiarity with humanitarian programming and
implementation
·        
Experience with relevant technical models such
as Village Savings & Loans, Local Value Chain Development and Ultra-Poor
Graduation Model.
·        
Experience in Monitoring & Evaluation.
·        
Capacity/potential in leadership, relationship
management/networking, and coordination.
·        
Good interpersonal skills, strong communication
skills, both verbal and written.
·        
Proven conceptual & analytical skills,
ability to take an evidence-based approach to programme design.
·        
Proven facilitation skills.




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.

Address your application to the
People & Culture Specialist, Recruitment, World Vision Uganda
 (Qualified natives of West Nile region are
particularly encouraged to apply)

Deadline: 3rd November,
2019.

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