Technical Program Officer – Resilience and Livelihood NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision
International
Reports to:  Regional Programme 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 Technical Program Officer – Resilience
and Livelihood will contribute to achieving World Vision Uganda’s (WVU) child
wellbeing targets in designated clusters through planning, monitoring and
implementing the Resilience & Livelihood programme in line with applicable
technical approaches and WVU national strategy. Oversee roll out of best
practices and models in a manner that promotes ownership, sustainability.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Project planning
and implementation
·       
Ensure
that the cluster designs are in line with the Resilience &Livelihood
national office strategy
·       
Supervise
and monitor ongoing activities under the Cluster Resilience & Livelihood
projects
·       
Ensure
quality in the roll out of project models ensuring sufficient funds allocated
to particular activities in annual plans
·       
Coordinate
and oversee Cluster Resilience &Livelihood projects being implemented by
partners and technical resource persons.
·       
Initiate
and participate in Production and food production district Advocacy initiatives
·       
Liaise
with the National office technical specialists for quality implementation of
Resilience &Livelihood projects.
·       
Ensure
cross cutting themes are mainstreamed in Resilience &Livelihood projects.
·       
Ensure
operational integration with other WV sectors in intervention areas such as
Health, education and child protection.
·       
Work
with CSDAs to ensure Registered Children and their households are participating
and benefiting from health programme interventions.
Technical support
and training
·       
Identify
local level capacity needs and support capacity building activities for WVU
staff and partners to improve the quality of resilience &Livelihoods
·       
Participate
in development /adaption of training curriculum/manuals for implementation in
the program area
·       
Mobilization
and conducting trainings to build capacities of staff and partners on
Resilience &Livelihood models
·       
Provide
mentoring and coaching to Farmer organizations helping in strengthening their
organizational and institutional capacities
·       
Identify
technical experts to train partner with in training farmer organizations and
community groups
·       
Liaise
with the National Office technical specialists on staff capacity building in
Resilience & Livelihood programming
Partnership and
networking
·       
Identify
and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with
partners and other stakeholders in implementation at the District level.
·       
Participate
and represent WVU in key donor engagements and technical working forums at
district, Region and National level when applicable
·       
Point of
contact for consultation on issues to do with Resilience and Livelihood Cluster
programming.
·       
Work
closely with District initiatives through the District Cooperative alliance and
Production department Office
Research,
Documentation and Evidence building
·       
Effectively
document all information related to project successes, innovations and
promising practices and disseminate through appropriate mechanisms.
·       
Responsible
for capturing child well-being indicators related to Resilience and Livelihood
projects in the cluster
·       
Ensure
identification of research areas, conduct research and document key learning
·       
Conduct
information needs assessments in sustainable agriculture, value addition and
marketing
·       
Spear
head the Cluster Resilience & livelihood output & outcome monitoring
processes
·       
Support
processes of project baselines and evaluation of Resilience & Livelihood
projects and interventions
Quality
Implementation
·       
Track
and manage budgets allocated for the projects across assigned APs
·       
Produce
timely, accurate, compliant and quality reports
·       
Participant
in Cluster management meetings and reflection forums
·       
Support
implementation of grants and PNs in area of operation
Resource
Acquisition
·       
Identify
and initiate viable funding proposals for resource acquisition to support
Resilience &Livelihood programme interventions.
·       
Participate
in resource mobilization through concept papers/proposal writing for fund
raising and market them with support offices and other donors



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The ideal applicant for the World Vision Technical Program Officer – Resilience and
Livelihood job must hold a
Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture
·       
Five
years of practical experience in food security programming including Natural
resource management. At least three of which must have been involved in program
planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
·       
Good
Training facilitation and coordination skills
·       
Experience
in development of Proposals/concept papers development for fund raising
·       
Excellent
Research, monitoring and evaluation skills
·       
Experience
in conducting Needs assessment and report writing
·       
Must be
a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
·       
Highly
motivated to achieve quality results and service
·       
Demonstrated
accountability and integrity
·       
Ability
to communicate effectively
·       
A good
team player
·       
Ability
to work with communities
·       
Willingness
to stay upcountry
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: 20th March 2020

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