Project Officer Job Vacancies – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision
Reports to:  Child Sponsorship and Development Facilitator
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
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: To implement field level
health technical programme activities and relevant sponsorship performance in
line with targets and partnership standards in a manner that contributes to
sustained and improved child wellbeing.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project planning,
implementation and reporting
·       Participate in planning
and budgeting, preparation of work plans, implementation of planned health
activities and monitoring/ reporting of progress.
·       Facilitate and monitor
the implementation of planned activities and community level engagements
·       Mobilize and facilitate
the engagements of stakeholders during planning and development meetings,
workshops and other fora
·       Routinely identify local
level health partners, support and facilitate them in the implementation of
planned activities
·       Facilitate stakeholders
and partners in supervision and monitoring of programmatic activities
·       Communicate and work
with local health facilities and Community Health Workers to improve health and
nutrition issues identified in the communities on a monthly basis
·       Conduct Health camps to
ensure good health and prevent Registered Children (RC) deaths.
·       Facilitate and document
the integration of MVC in the Area program and integrate into the TP
·       Support District wide
selected activities outside of the Area program in the district of operation
·       Support the collection
and documentation of impact and success stories.
Community engagement and
·       Innovatively support
communities including Registered Children’s (RC) households to participate and
benefit from the health program development
·       Mobilize and sensitize
community (RC guardians, community leaders and other community members) on
health programs and issues and facilitate participation in the management of
various community health and nutrition projects
·       Build the capacity of
children, families and community to collectively engage local leaders on
identified issues.
·       Follow-up on commitments
by local leaders on improvement of the health environment and general wellbeing
of children.
·       Mobilize communities to
participate in the relevant child health days and celebrations such as the
world breast feeding week.
·       Participate/represent
world Vision Uganda in the health sector review meetings both at facility and
sub county level Support implementation of National campaigns “It Takes a
World” to address the health issues.
·       Compile issue reports
and position papers for sharing with relevant stakeholders at sub county and
district level.
·       Engage Faith leaders in
implementation of health activities and track cases addressed
Monitoring and
·       Analyze and follow up
management of RCs with health challenges
·       Compile monitoring
reports for management action and participate in updating of the databases of
the different health models
·       Work with CSDF to
identify, train monitors and partners on health related matters.
·       Support the health
facility teams to review and analyze their data for impact and relevant
feedback to the community teams
·       Conduct quarterly
reflection meetings with Community Health workers and follow-up on agreed
·       Build the capacity of
Community Health workers to implement and report on activities implemented
Child Protection and
·       Monitor the wellbeing
and child abuse cases and report any incidents in line with child protection
policy and guidelines.
·       Sensitize children
including RCs, guardians/parents and other stakeholders about children’s rights
and responsibilities

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must
hold a diploma in nursing, nutrition, clinical medicine, public health,
community health and related fields.
·       Minimum of 3 years’
experience in community health and engagement with programming sectors (health
and WASH)
·       Computer literate (Ms
Word, Excel And Power point)
·       Analytical and problem
solving skills
·       Community Mobilization
and engagement skills
·       Report writing skills
·       Networking and
influencing skills
·       Ability to communicate
in applicable local language(s)
·       Ability to ride a
motorcycle is a MUST
·       Willing to stay in rural
setting within Sub County of operation
·       Must be a committed
Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
·       Willing to attend and
participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.
·       Perform other duties as
How to apply:
suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and
complete Curriculum Vitae. Apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Deadline: 31st
January 2020
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