Child Protection Facilitator NGO Job Careers – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Reports to:  Project
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 Child Protection Facilitator will provide
grass roots project implementation, monitoring and documentation in case
management, Child Friendly Spaces (CFS), Early Childhood Development (ECD),
development in Child Protection Strategic development, psychosocial support and
peace building project guided by WV Uganda policies. 
The incumbent will
also be responsible for the smooth, cost effective, efficient and timely
implementation of CFSs, ECDs and participation, psychosocial and peace building
project budget review and monitoring. He/She will also management and ensure
there is great level or partnership and networking with the District
leadership, UNHCR, OPM and other partners.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Management:
·       
Motivate
and ensure teamwork among child protection Assistants and volunteers for
greater ministry impact in the community.
·       
Work in
liaison with and provide the necessary advice and support to stakeholders in
the participation, psychosocial and peace building project as well as the CFSs
and ECD programmes in all matters pertaining to effective management and
implementation
·       
Handle
visitors including donors, staffs from support offices and national office
staff
·       
Take
full responsibility in the implementation of CFS and ECDs including children
participation, psychosocial support and peace building activities in refugee
operations according to the agreed plan of action
·       
Actively
coordinate project design, implementation, monitoring and reporting
·       
Coordinate
with all agencies working in child protection and the Office of the Prime
Minister in the camp to ensure compliance to inter agency and World Vision
International standards for implementing child protection Education in
emergencies (CiE) as well as peace building activities
·       
Organize
meetings with key stakeholders in Yumbe to influence policies, planning and
practice in line with the outcomes of the advocacy events
·       
Implement
and monitor project activities towards realization of project outputs in a
timely and effective manner
·       
Monitor
progress of activity implementation to ensure highest quality standards and
accountability based on LEAP framework, the IASC and WVI standards
·       
Actively
participate in program design process specifically in assessments and
generating community priority needs in participation, psychosocial and peace
building
·       
Develop
regular monthly, quarterly and annual project management reports
·       
Prepare
detailed implementation plans based on approved and funded proposals and submit
to Response Manager for approval
Technical and
capacity building
·       
Enhance
and train partners, teachers and children in child protection, psychosocial
support and peace building using the EcaP model guidelines
·       
Support
other response staff to implement project activities that adhere to the
Do-Assure-Don’t-Do Frame work recommended for peace building and conflict
sensitivity
·       
Maintain
standards for child participation, psychosocial and peace building and conflict
sensitivity and ensure that response staff, partner agencies and recipient
communities understand, accept and adhere to these standards
·       
Support
the child protection Coordinator and M&E Assistant in establishing and
maintaining a monitoring and evaluation system
·       
Ensure
that technical information pertinent to the project is obtained, documented and
disseminated to staff as required
·       
Support
the child protection coordinator in identifying potential peace building,
participation and psychosocial priorities and projects in the assigned
geographical area
·       
Work
towards integrating peace building and conflict sensitivity into child protection,
Education, GFA and Nutrition and ensure mainstreaming in all other project
initiatives
Community
mobilization and sensitization
·       
Assist
communities identify their priorities, opportunities and resources for
effective peace building, participation and psychosocial project implementation
·       
Facilitate
communities to fully participate in project activities for enhanced community
ownership and sustainability of child protection, psychosocial support and
peace building programs.
·       
Facilitate
awareness creation and sensitization of communities in child protection,
participation , psychosocial support and peace building
·       
Enhance
synergies within the communities to achieve integration and attainment of
regional objectives
·       
Actively
facilitate identification and capacity building of leadership and community
based organizations in peace building, participation and psychosocial matters
Partnership,
Networking & Advocacy
·       
Represent
WV Uganda program in child protection, peace building, participation and
psychosocial forums at the field level and establish strategic partnerships
with other organizations
·       
Establish
and liaise closely with other partners, agencies and local leaders regarding
project activities to ensure and promote a coordinated approach to project
implementation, including participation in relevant workshops, meetings and to
keep the Response Manager informed
·       
Develop
a network of information gathering relevant to child protection, peace
building, participation and psychosocial operations
·       
Establish
appropriate contacts with local counterparts at the sub counties and district
level
·       
UN
specialist engagement in our program implementation
Financial
management budget control and monitoring
·       
Work
with the child protection coordinator and Finance officer in preparation of
budgets, financial projections, expenditure monitoring and preparation of
monthly, quarterly and annual financial and narrative reports and submit them
within the agreed timeframe to appropriate people
·       
Support
preparation of requisitions for appropriate project supplies in line with
approved DIPs from time to time
·       
Ensure
LDRs are signed by staff in time



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal applicant for the World Vision Child Protection Facilitator job must
hold a Bachelor’s degree in Development studies, peace building, sociology,
International relations, Social work and social Administration, Conflict
studies or other related field
·       
A
minimum of three (3) years field experience working with communities in peace
building and or child protection programming and program management in an NGO
context.
·       
Past
exposure and experience in integration/ mainstreaming child protection, peace
building and conflict sensitivity across other programmes and projects is a
plus.
·       
Past
experience in working with communities especially in refugee community.
·       
Excellent
analytical, documentation, problem solving, interpersonal ad negotiation skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete
Curriculum Vitae by applying online through visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Deadline: 21st June 2020
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