Local Partner Capacity Building Officer NGO Job Opportunities – World Vision International

 

Job Title:     Local Partner Capacity Building Officer

Organisation: World Vision International

Duty Station:   Uganda

Reports to: UNHCR Programme Manager

 

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 Local Partner Capacity Officer (LPCBO)
will be responsible for development and implementation of capacity building
plans to increase the local partner’s knowledge and skills to deliver quality
Child Protection response and prevention services. This will include monitoring
the progress of the local partner towards set capacity development targets. The
LPCBO will also monitor compliance of the local partner against the sub-grantee
agreement including ensuring agreed deliverables are achieved within the set
timeliness. He/ She will act as the main focal point person for the local
partner and will be responsible for monitoring and ensuring activities are
implemented timely.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Training &
Capacity Building

·       
Plan and
conduct a local partner capacity assessment with the attention on child
protection with support from the CPiE specialist.

·       
Develop
and implement a capacity building plan based on the results of the local
partner capacity assessment and monitor progress of the local partner.

·       
Contribute
to the development of training and learning modules and mentoring and coaching
tools for the local partner.

·       
Plan and
take lead with support from the technical specialists in trainings of the local
partner in technical project components, including Child Protection, Minimum
Standards, and safeguarding, etc.

·       
Mentor
and coach the local partner’s child protection staff as they take over
increasingly more case management activities.

·       
Ensure
that all necessary requirements to ensure a successful training session are
prepared in a timely manner including material, equipment, venue, and
transportation in coordination with the local partner.

·       
Brief
and update the local partner’s staff on WV Uganda partnership principles and
effective partnering strategies.

·       
Work
with technical colleagues to develop and adapt training materials (handouts,
presentations, etc.) and tools to monitor effectiveness of trainings, including
pre and post-tests for all trainings.

·       
When
needed, work on updating training material, modules, and tools, develop facilitation
guides for the local partner.

·       
The
Local Partner Capacity Building Officer will ensure proper documentation of all
training and capacity building sessions, keep track of the attendance sheets,
training reports, training tracker and fill in the training database for all
trainings conducted for the local partner.

Compliance with
Sub-Grant Agreement

·       
Ensure
the compliance of local partners to their sub-grant agreements and monitor that
they are meeting the agreed upon performance targets on time, on scope and on
budget.

·       
Compile
and organize the necessary paperwork to ensure timely reimbursement/ payment of
the local partner in line with their sub grant agreement to ensure continued
service delivery.

·       
Maintain
a filing system to document local partner’s activities, success stories and
administrative issues

Partnership
development & management

·       
The
Local Partner Capacity Building Officer will maintain regular contact as the
focal point with local partner to establish a relationship based on trust and
reciprocal respect and to ensure their regular involvement in World Vision’s
activities including review meetings.

·       
The
Local Partner Capacity Building Officer will take lead in monitoring quality of
implementation by local partners and provide recommendations to address gaps
where appropriate.

·       
Contribute
to developing work plans and benchmarks with the local partner.

·       
The
Local Partner Capacity Building Officer will participate in the mapping and
assessment of new local partners working in the target area and building
relationships with them

Representation and
Coordination

·       
Liaise
with local government officials, local CSOs and NGOs, local religious leaders
and others to ensure support for and acceptance of World Vision.

·       
Maintain
close working relationships with the donor, other humanitarian and development
organizations, and local partners, including representing World Vision local
coordination meetings as required

Resource
mobilization and project development

·       
Contribute
to project design and development of quality project designs, concepts, and
fundable proposals for CPiE activities.

·       
Carry
out assessments as required in the response area and map activities of the
local and international partners

·       
Any
other business as assigned by supervisor, including participation in key
committees, task forces

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The ideal applicant for the World Vision Local Partner Capacity Building Officer
job must hold a Bachelor of Social Work
and Social Administration, Psychology, Science in Social Science, Public
Health, Development Studies, Human Rights or other related field

·       
Three
years of professional experience in Child Protection programming, preferably in
an emergency context associated with capacity building roles or expertise.

·       
Clear
understanding of gender, human rights, and issues surrounding violence against
children.

·       
Solid
knowledge of capacity building approaches and working modalities

·       
Demonstrated
experience in facilitating trainings and workshops

·       
Relevant
experience working within a partnership agreement and/or a network including
national organizations.

·       
Fluent
in English

·       
Positive
and professional attitude, including ability to work well in a team setting

·       
Strong
ability to organize work, meet deadlines, maintain composure, prioritize work
under pressure, coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.

·       
Excellent
computer skills including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

·       
Strong
background in humanitarian coordination with prior experience implementing UN
funding.

·       
Demonstrated
ability to undertake high-level representation with donors, and government
officials.

·       
Demonstrated
expertise in fostering program learning, monitoring and evaluation

 

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.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 10th September 2020

 

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