Diploma NGO Jobs – Project Officer Health – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Reports to:  Child
Sponsorship and Development 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 Project Officer 1 Health – Busia Municipal
Council AP will 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
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Participate in planning and budgeting,
preparation of work plans, implementation of planned health activities and
monitoring/ reporting of progress.
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Facilitate and monitor the implementation of
planned activities and community level engagements
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Mobilize and facilitate the engagements of
stakeholders during planning and development meetings, workshops and other fora
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Routinely identify local level health partners,
support and facilitate them in the implementation of planned activities
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Facilitate stakeholders and partners in
supervision and monitoring of programmatic activities
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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
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Conduct Health camps to ensure good health and
prevent Registered Children (RC) deaths.
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Facilitate and document the integration of MVC
in the Area program and integrate into the TP programming.
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Support District wide selected activities
outside of the Area program in the district of operation
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Support the collection and documentation of impact
and success stories.
Community engagement and advocacy
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Innovatively support communities including
Registered Children’s (RC) households to participate and benefit from the
health program development
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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.
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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 evaluation
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Analyze and follow up management of RCs with health
challenges
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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 actions.
·       
Build the capacity of Community Health workers
to implement and report on activities implemented
Child Protection and Wellbeing
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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 for the World Vision
Project Officer 1 Health – Busia
Municipal Council AP job must hold a diploma
in nursing, nutrition, clinical medicine, public health, community health and
related fields.
·       
At least three years’ experience in community
health and engagement with programming sectors (health and WASH)
·       
Computer literate (Ms Word, Excel And Power
point)
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Analytical and problem solving skills
·       
Community Mobilization and engagement skills
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Report writing skills
·       
Networking and influencing skills
·       
Ability to communicate in applicable local
language(s)
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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.
How to apply:
All 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: 14th February 2020
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