Area Programme Coordinator NGO Careers – World Vision International

 

Job Title:    Area Programme Coordinator

Organisation: World Vision International

Duty Station: 
Uganda

Reports to: 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 Area Programme Coordinator will provide technical support and
coordination of sponsorship management/ operations in a Programme/ADP/ Cluster
in a manner that meets child sponsorship standards and contributes to the
wellbeing of children.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Programming/operations
& Technical Support

·       
Provide
technical support and leadership in the implementation of partnership
initiatives such as STEP, Quickstep, and DI to the programme/ ADP and cluster
team.

·       
Guide
the programme/ cluster in implementing sponsorship operations and use of
emerging information to influence short and long-term programmatic
interventions on wellbeing of children.

·       
Support
sponsorship quality improvements by regularly consolidating and reporting
programme/cluster (ADPs) sponsorship performance at the cluster level,
informing team and management on performance.

·       
Guide
and monitor child monitoring and discuss with the programme/ cluster team child
monitoring data necessary for informing short and long term interventions
children’s wellbeing.

·       
Provide
technical support in the development, implementation and monitoring of
Sponsorship operations and management in the programme/ cluster.

·       
Facilitate
capacity building among all programme/ cluster and sponsorship staff with a
special emphasis on developing and implementing effective sponsorship
management, monitoring and reporting system.

·       
Support
development of sponsorship monitoring and reporting mechanisms at programme/
cluster level.

·       
Contribute
to organisational learning by supporting the documentation of critical lessons
learned.

Management of
Service Operations Indicators

·       
Monitor
and lead the programme/ cluster team to meet all the sponsorship KPI
requirements in a timely, efficient and effective manner.

·       
Storage
of child data/information and SO communications (queries, GN, mails, child
monitoring information in both hard and soft/ SD systems.

·       
Analyse
variance reports, Child Status Reports, Project reports and guide the programme/
cluster team in utilising information for effective and efficient sponsorship
operations.

·       
Follow-up
and ensure the to-do list items resolved critical management actions are
performed.

·       
Coordinate
periodic mailings like APR and Christmas Cards by ensuring systems are set
during these periods and performance standards met.

·       
Budget
RC management in line with NO and Partnership Sponsorship Standards

·       
Guide
the programme/ cluster team in drawing and implementing RC monitoring plan.

·       
Guide in
carrying out and documenting RC Census and enter child monitoring data in the
systems and share it with the NO.

·       
Provide
child status information from monitoring to the programme/ cluster/ ADP team
for planning purposes.

Communication and
Sponsor Relations in the Cluster

·       
Coordinate
communication between sponsors and RC in the programme/ cluster

·       
Communicate
with Support Office in compliance with various sponsorship standards.

·       
Develop,
monitor, and implement the established checks and controls for sponsor
information in line with the child sponsorship standards.

·       
Ensure
sponsor visits are well coordinated and managed according to protocol and
expected standards.

Child Protection
and Wellbeing

·       
Monitor
the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report any accordance in line with
child protection policy and guidelines.

·       
Work
with local leaders to protection children from child violations and abuses on
child protection.

Sensitization of
children including all RC on child protection.

·       
Sensitize
children, guardians/parents and other stakeholders about children’s rights and
responsibilities with a view to identify child violations.

·       
Report
cases of child abuse in the programme area.

·       
Report
cases of child incidents for follow up.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal applicant for the World Vision Area Programme Coordinator job must
hold a  Degree in Social Sciences or
Information management. Master’s degree qualification is preferred

·       
A
minimum of five years of experience in Sponsorship operations preferably within
World Vision.

·       
Knowledge
of World Vision sponsorship standards is an advantage

·       
Skills
in Project management and implementation.

·       
Knowledge
of development work and ability to integrate it with sponsorship

·       
Competences
in managing business process in large organizations.

·       
Must
have good analytical and problem solving skills

·       
Ability
to identify training needs among staff

·       
Highly
developed interpersonal and communication skills

·       
Must be
a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

·       
Effective
in written and verbal communication in English

·       
Must
have a valid Driving/Riding permit (Class A)

 

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: 4th April 2021

 

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