Rollout and Engagement Specialist – USAID Grant Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Reports to:  Technical
Advisor Technical Assistance/Capacity Building
Duty Station:  Kampala,
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 Rollout and Engagement Specialist – USAID Grant will ensure that the SBC
Activity is implemented in line with agreed plans, standards, guidelines, and
within acceptable timelines. He/she will ensure that all project partners –
IPs, Government departments (including SBC delivery structures) and other local
partners understand, and actively participate in the implementation of agreed
SBC activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Partnership
planning and engagement
·       
In
conjunction with the prime organization, MoH and SBCA project partners,
identify and prioritise key partners and areas for collaborative engagement
·       
Supported
by the Technical Advisor, Partnership coordinator and Grants Management Unit,
complete all necessary partnership documentation and approvals in line with
World Vision and donor guidelines
·       
Supported
by the Technical Advisor and others, develop project workplans, DIPs budget,
M&E plans, and initiate and coordinate project based interventions with
various partners at national and regional levels
·       
Work
closely with project team to identify key partners capacity gaps and facilitate
capacity building and strengthening of the multi-sectoral coordination effort
·       
With
support of the Multi-Sectoral SBC Advisor and other SBCA team actively
participate in the multi sectoral coordination planning, SBC working group
meetings at national and local levels as may be needed
·       
Support
in the planning and development of SBC mainstreaming plans with all IPs,
government departments, Institutions and groups
Project
implementation support
·       
Provide
programmatic leadership during the planning, implementation and reporting of
SBC Activity performance in line with WVU, MOH, and USAID policies
·       
Support
Technical Advisor to ensure close collaboration with Grants Management Unit and
the prime organization to ensure the project team and partners meet all USAID
and WVU contractual obligations
·       
Actively
participate and in some cases, lead, in the development and periodic reviews of
SBCA implementation plans ensuring all quality standards and benchmarks are
incorporated and tracked
·       
Ensure
that all project partners, IP, national and field level district structures
have full awareness of their roles and expected contributions towards the
overall success of the project
·       
Work
with the Multi Sectoral SBC Advisor to ensure partners and coordination
structures receive adequate technical support for successful integration of SBC
activities within the project
·       
Provide
day to day support to the Regional SBC Officer in mobilization, sensitization
and implementation of SBC activities in the communities and ensure accurate
reporting of achievements towards the desired change.
Documentation,
Learning and Reporting
·       
Collaborate
with the prime organization, project team and partners to identify needs and
facilitate learning sessions for staff and partners
·       
Support
research opportunities and facilitate documentation of lessons and best
practices in SBC through the experience lab – both digital and physical – and
other learning for a such as quarterly review and learning meetings among
others
·       
Work
with Evidence and Learning and project teams to ensure project data is
collected, analyzed and fed into various data systems that would be adopted for
the project including established government – MOH data reporting system.
·       
Support
TA to coordinate monthly, Quarterly, semiannual and other reporting
requirements as may be required by the government, WVU and donor
·       
Support
Evidence and learning team and partner organization within SBCA to plan and conduct
evaluations including basline, midterm, endline, success stories, among others



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal applicant for the World Vision International Rollout and Engagement
Specialist – USAID Grant job must hold a post graduate qualification in public
health, International relations and or other related fields
·       
Bachelor
degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences, Social Work & Social
Administration or any related disciplines
·       
At least
five years of INGO field experience in a similar position/project: project
management, proposal development (program narratives and budgets) and donor
reporting.
·       
Knowledge
of USAID regulations, procedures and requirements very important
·       
Experience
closely working with coordination structures at Ministry and local government
level
·       
Good
understanding of Uganda’s health system including current priorities
·       
Experience
working in health system strengthening, and knowledge of behavioral change
communication and any other health related disciplines will be particularly
important consideration.
·       
Excellent
written and spoken English essential
·       
Excellent
organizational skills, ability to determine priorities and attention to detail
a must
·       
Ability
to work in a multicultural context as a flexible and respectful team player
·       
Willingness
to travel to the field as and when needed
·       
High-level
of knowledge and practice with Word, Excel, Outlook, etc. required
·       
Work in
a multisectoral/ multicultural team- patience, cultural sensitivity and
application of contextual understanding in day to day work
·       
Ability
to work with tight deadlines for information needs
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 May 2020
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