Job Opportunities with World Vision Uganda

World Vision Uganda has worked with the vulnerable children of Uganda, their families and communities, since 1986

Currently, World Vision Uganda has a commitment to bring hope and help to children and communities in the country through a range of holistic, integrated projects that promote change and improve well-being. Every year, about 1.6 million children especially the most vulnerable benefit from World Vision Uganda interventions in Health Nutrition and WASH, Resilience & Livelihood, Education and Peace & Child Protection from both Development Programmes and the Humanitarian emergency response which currently operate in 82 out of the 112 districts throughout Uganda.

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People and Culture Administrative Officer

Position: People and Culture Administrative Officer

Report to: People and Culture Manager

Location: West Nile

Purpose of the position:

The purpose of this position is to support the People and Culture Department with the coordination of services and functions that ensures fast, focused & efficient support to the department’s clients. This includes maintenance of P&C data and information for all categories of staff. Provides support to the business partners in timely implementation of P&C processes ensuring that all products are executed to achieve desired results while adhering to humanitarian standards processes and budgets.

Major Responsibilities:

Administration and Support

  • Prepare and process all kinds of P&C related paperwork for all categories of workforce as required, with accuracy and confidentiality and in accordance with policies and local laws.

  • Respond to routine employee enquiries, both oral and written to ensure the accurate and timely provision of information

  • Support the administration of local P&C systems, support learning/training/ workshops/team building events, keeping all P&C related templates updated and available for staff use.

  • Maintain an accurate filing system, update personnel files and maintain confidentiality of people data at all times

Recruitment, Orientation and Training Support

  • Support the recruitment process through drafting job adverts, screening candidates, coordinating interviews, and facilitating the background vetting process for selected candidates.

  • In collaboration with the hiring managers and the business partners, ensure a smooth on-boarding and orientation (general and technical) of new staff.

  • Supporting the hiring managers in the management of casual labour services.

  • Provide interview logistical support and ensure candidates and panelists are provided adequate information in a timely manner.

  • Processes staff employment documentation including finger print vetting introductory/ offer / appointment letters, contracts and job descriptions based on established staff employment policies, procedures and WVU total reward policy.

  • Maintain, monitor, update and report on the recruitment tracking system and other databases as required. Submit periodic recruitment up-dates to hiring managers to track the progress of recruitment assignments. Draft and submit monthly, quarterly and annual recruitment reports to the P&C Manager and the Recruitment Specialist within the set standards and timeline.

  • Ensure that feedback is shared with all candidates that have participated in interviews.

People Information System

  • Maintain and keep staffing lists for all categories of workforce (employees, casual, volunteers, interns etc) and any staff related necessary information for rapid access and use.

  • Provide P&C data to hiring managers to monitor and inform staff management decisions while maintaining data security protocols in line with WV policies.

  • Support staff in exit and on boarding processes and report on staffing numbers in various projects phases

Staff Care

  • Support the department to ensure that staff care activities are timely and respond to actual staff needs. Maintain accurate staff information and files to inform staff care decisions such as provision of medical cards, staff identification, vouchers, anniversaries, insurance compensation, and terminal benefits, stress management.

  • Work with service providers such as Insurance providers to follow up to ensure products and services reach the staff timely.

  • Any other duties assigned.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  1. University degree in Human Resource Management, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Information Science, Social Sciences or a related field.

  2. Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Human Resources and or Administration with medium business/medium NGO government agency

  3. Demonstrated experience and knowledge of HR practices, including recruitment, HR functions and systems administration.

  4. Professional certification in HR in locally or internationally recognized HR institution is a plus.

  5. Experience of work in an INGO setting and past exposure with the international working culture and practices is a huge advantage.

  6. Thorough working knowledge of office systems. Computer aptitude and experience with word processing, database management and spreadsheet software.

  7. Excellent knowledge of local labor law and related legislation

  8. Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and work with little supervision under the virtual working relationships

  9. The position requires the ability and willingness to travel domestically as needed.

  10. Ability to work without supervision, and demonstrate initiative and innovation and problem solving abilities.

  11. Requires good interpersonal skills.

  12. Good oral and written communication skills in English.

How to apply:

Please submit your application and complete Curriculum Vitae, to Website: https://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-uganda

Address your application to the People & Culture Specialist, Recruitment, World Vision Uganda

Deadline for receiving applications is 26th May, 2019. (Qualified natives of West Nile region are particularly encouraged to apply)

NFI Distribution Assistant

Position: NFI Distribution Assistant

Report to: NFI Field Monitor

Location: West Nile

Purpose of the position:

To assist in the implementation of the various operations of the Response which include distribution of none food items in line with World Vision Uganda’s and the Partner’s mission.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Participate in community mobilization and sensitization for NFI distribution activities as and when assigned

  • Participate in beneficiary verification exercise at the registry point during NFI distribution

  • Participate in the actual NFI distributions and issuing to the beneficiaries

  • Enforce crowd control measures at the FDP during distribution

  • Take part in data entry during and after NFI distribution as and when assigned to do so.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  1. Degree in Development Studies/Social Sciences discipline or any other related field is an added advantage.

  2. List additional work experience required as a minimum qualification for this position.

  3. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel and Access).

How to apply:

Please submit your application and complete Curriculum Vitae, to Website: https://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-uganda

Address your application to the People & Culture Specialist, Recruitment, World Vision Uganda

Deadline for receiving applications is 22nd May, 2019. (Qualified natives of West Nile region are particularly encouraged to apply)

Child Protection Facilitator, West Nile - Uganda

Position: Child Protection Facilitator

Report To: Child Protection Coordinator

Location: West Nile

Purpose of the position:

The Child Protection Facilitator will provide grass roots project implementation, monitoring and documentation in the child friendly spaces, early childhood development Centres and the participation, psychosocial 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.

Major 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

  • Assist the Response manager to handle visitors including donors, support offices and national office staff

  • Take full responsibility in the implementation of CFSs, ECDs and participation, psychosocial and peace building project 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: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  1. The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Development studies, peace building, sociology, International relations, Social work and social Administration, Conflict studies or other related field

  2. A minimum of three or more years field experience working with communities in peace building and or child protection programming and program management in an NGO context

  3. List additional work experience required as a minimum qualification for this position.

  4. Past exposure and experience with integration/ mainstreaming of peace building and conflict sensitivity across other programmes and projects a plus

  5. Past experience in working with communities

  6. Excellent analytical, documentation, problem solving, interpersonal ad negotiation skills

  7. Working knowledge of humanitarian industry including sphere standards, NGO code of conduct and humanitarian charter

  8. Very strong communication skills

  9. Possess the ability to work with different partners, local authorities, local organizations and NGOs to develop and maintain positive relationships

  10. Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible world view, emotional maturity and physical stamina

  11. Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychological stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources

  12. Ability to cope and deal with stress and work under stressful work conditions is required

  13. Commitment to World Vision Core Values and Vision Statement

  14. Ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific local cultural context

How to apply:

Please submit your application and complete Curriculum Vitae, to Website: https://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-uganda

Address your application to the People & Culture Specialist, Recruitment, World Vision Uganda

Deadline for receiving applications is 26th May, 2019. (Qualified natives of West Nile region are particularly encouraged to apply)

Operations Manager, West Nile - Uganda

Position: Operations Manager

Report to: Associate Response Director

Location: West Nile, Uganda

Purpose of the position:

The purpose of this position is to lead the West Nile Refugee Response Operations Team, providing direction, oversight and coordination to ensure that all programs are implemented to achieve desired results while adhering to humanitarian standards processes and budgets.

Major Responsibilities:

Leadership

Provide program oversight, ensuring the program is meeting accountability and international standards, goals and implementation objectives as per program strategy;

  • Understand the needs and situation in the field and communicate these to the grants acquisition team through quarterly needs and gap analysis.

  • Ensure that all emergency response projects have clear exit or transition strategies established and implemented during project implementation period leading to sustainability of project interventions.

  • Participate in strategic organization meetings including SLT, NO strategic planning and progress review meetings.

  • Advise the Regional Operations Manager and the Senior Leadership team on the strategic direction of the emergency response.

Team Management

  • Promote accountability, communicate expectations and provide constructive feedback via regular performances reviews

  • Supervise, hire and orient new team members as necessary

  • Provide team members with information, tools and other resources to improve performance and reach objectives

Program Management

  • Lead effective planning (including staff, procurement and budget planning), management, implementation, monitoring and reporting of all projects in close collaboration with support functions i.e. procurement, logistics, P&C Safety and Security and Administration).

  • Ensure that the plans are implemented within overall timeframes, leaving room to adapt the process as necessary, bearing in mind this is a changing context

  • Provide regular feedback to key stakeholders, most notably community members

  • Oversee the transition of the projects including asset, staff and stakeholder management.

Networking and Collaboration

  • Responsible for the initiation and maintenance of effective working relationships and communication with internal and external stakeholders including World Vision Uganda (WVU) staff based at NO, relevant departments and ministries of the Governments of Uganda, UN agencies and other key humanitarian agencies

  • Represent World Vision at local coordination and interagency meetings

  • Participate and provide contributions to joint agency assessments, task-force teams and workshops as required and in collaboration with the DRR Manager.

  • Ensure regular flow of communication between field sites, program office, support offices and the greater World Vision Partnership

  • Build effective working relationship with partners who represent the community beneficiaries with whom World Vision is working.

  • Negotiate, make agreements and understandings, and establish standards and working agreements.

Monitoring & Reporting

  • Facilitate effective monitoring, evaluation, documentation and reporting in line with agreed donor guidelines, templates and organizational targets and standards

  • Oversee the development of and submission of quality project reports in accordance with donor guidelines and templates.

  • Oversee the establishment of functioning programme level M&E system and utilization of the information from the M&E database; and contribute M&E data to the National Office integrated M&E database as per agreed schedule.

  • Manage grant projects information and documentation processes, and ensure effective communication of the program/project results.

  • Provide internal monthly reports (progress against planned activities, expense against estimated budget, etc) of program and grant project activities to the Regional Operations Manager as per agreed schedule

Resources Mobilization

  • Participate in project design and engagement with strategic partners to ensure quality program development

  • Build staff capacity in grant acquisition and management (fundraising and donor engagement).

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  1. Postgraduate qualification in Humanitarian Emergency Affairs, International Relations, social sciences or a related field.

  2. At least 5 years field experience in a developing country programming context preferably in humanitarian relief and experience working in conflict/war zones with international consortiums

  3. Clear understanding of the functioning of major UN agencies, international donors and governmental agencies in their respective programs, approaches and standards.

  4. Ability to relate and represent WV to these major program partners, in a professional manner.

  5. Experience in relief and development work using an approach of facilitation and empowering local communities.

  6. Ability to work without supervision, and demonstrate initiative and innovation.

  7. Proven analytical and problem solving abilities.

  8. Requires good interpersonal skills.

  9. Good oral and written communication skills in English.

  10. Flexible, able to adapt style and management approaches to varied work contexts.

  11. Ability to train and supervise a multi-cultural staff.

  12. Must be prepared to travel and work in harsh and basic conditions.

How to apply:

Please submit your application and complete Curriculum Vitae, to Website: https://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-uganda

Address your application to the People & Culture Specialist, Recruitment, World Vision Uganda

Deadline for receiving applications is 26th May, 2019. (Qualified natives of West Nile region are particularly encouraged to apply)

Child Protection and Education Assistant

Position: Child Protection and Education Assistant

Report To: Child Protection and Education Officer

Location: West Nile

Purpose of the position:

Child Friendly Space Management is the job holders responsibility in ensuring children are supported with psychosocial support which is a basic for healing for children affected by war.

Major Responsibilities:

Project Management

  • Motivate and ensure teamwork among case workers, CFS and ECD animators for greater ministry impact, in the community.

  • Support community based child protection and education systems, children groups and stake holders in advocating for child protection, participation, and psychosocial care within the CFSs/ECDs.

  • Facilitate the integration of social cohesion activities with within the refugee settlements and host communities.

  • Handle visitors including donors, support office and national office staff, stakeholders, in line with the child protection policy and behavioral protocol.

  • Work with children, foster families and communities to design and deliver support for children in their communities and at the child friendly spaces according to the agreed plan of actions.

  • Provide information for projects design, implementation, monitoring and reporting

  • Mobilize community meetings with children and key stakeholders at all implementation levels

  • Build the capacity of case workers, CFS/ECD caregivers and animators

  • Facilitate case management, and data collection in line with the required and approved standards at the CFS/ECD centres

  • Collect and compile statistical data and information regarding caregivers, community members and children participation in activities at the CFSs/ECD centres and children clubs.

  • Supervise CFS/ECD implementation as per the minimum children in emergencies protection standards.

  • Facilitate community to establish systems aimed at strengthening community capacity in responding to SBGV and child abuse cases in the refugee settlements.

  • Mobilize communities to identify children with disabilities and also model families for the projects implementation.

  • Facilitate activity implementation to ensure highest quality standards and accountability based on the IASC and WVI standards.

  • Develop monthly, quarterly and annual project management reports and submit them to the relevant authorities

Capacity Building

  • Mentor and build the capacity of children, community caregivers, animators/Caregivers, community structures in child protection, positive parenting, peaceful coexistence and the learning frame work using approved approached and models.

  • Support communities, community structures, animators, partners and children in maintaining the minimum standards for child participation and care.

  • Develop tools to manage data and information collection and analysis in establishing and maintaining a Monitoring and Evaluation adherences

  • Document impact and success stories evidenced with quality pictures to share milestone with staff, partners and donors

  • Regular updates and monitoring of the CFS/ECD to ensure technical support is given in regard to play equipment and materials as per the global minimum standards.

  • Facilitate communities to fully participate in project activities for enhanced community ownership, peaceful coexistence and sustainability.

  • Facilitate advocacy forums led by children on issues affecting them. The forums are aimed at awareness creation and sensitization of communities

Partnership Networking and Advocacy

  • Represent the organization in settlement sector meetings and cluster coordination meetings giving updates and progress of implementation and establish strategic partnerships with other organizations.

  • Establish and liaise closely with other partners, agencies and local leaders regarding project activities to ensure a coordinated approach to project implementation, including participation in relevant workshops, meetings and keep the coordinator informed

  • Develop a network of information gathering relevant to child protection, participation and psychosocial operations.

  • Establish appropriate contacts with local counterparts at the Counties and district level

Finance Management

  • Prepare concepts notes, project activity budgets, expenditure, and preparation of activity quarterly financial and narrative reports as per the grant guidelines. And submit them within the agreed timeframes.

  • Preparation of payment, advance and purchase requests for appropriate project transactions in line with approved M&E documents.

  • File all accountability and attendance lists in line with audit requirements

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  1. Should have a bachelor’s degree in social sciences, education, community psychology, business administration or any equivalent.

  2. Knowledge of implementation on child friendly spaces, peace building, education in emergencies and psychosocial care.

  3. One year’s experience in working with refugees, peace building, basic education and nutrition

  4. Must have no history of violation of child protection in emergencies

  5. Fluency in English is a must, knowledge in Arabic, Kiswahili, and the Bari dialect is an added advantage

How to apply:

Please submit your application and complete Curriculum Vitae, to Website: https://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-uganda

Address your application to the People & Culture Specialist, Recruitment, World Vision Uganda

Deadline for receiving applications is 26th May, 2019. (Qualified natives of West Nile region are particularly encouraged to apply)

Driver – UPLIFT Project

Position: Driver – UPLIFT Project

Report to: Project Manager

Location: Kampala – National Office

Purpose of the position:

To drive authorized UPLIFT project passengers, transport goods and services (information) and check the mechanical condition of the Project vehicle regularly and act accordingly in line with World Vision policies.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

  • Drive project authorized passengers to specified destinations as approved by the supervisor in line with World Vision vehicle usage policy.

  • Deliver project packages, goods and mails and any other information to specified people, places and offices in line with World Vision policies.

  • Check project vehicle status/condition e.g. engine oil, water, nuts, battery water, license, Third Party Insurance, brakes, tyre pressure etc prior to any journey and carry out regular vehicle repairs e.g. correcting hard start, tightening bolts and nuts, topping up battery water, etc in line with World Vision policy.

  • Monitor the security of project vehicle, authorized passengers and luggage in line with the vehicle policy.

  • Report all major and minor damages and accidents on project vehicle at hand to the supervisor in line with World Vision vehicle policies.

  • Prepare and submit project vehicle monthly reports in line with the World Vision Vehicle Policy.

  • Any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor from time to time.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Holds O level certificate.

  • Holds a valid driving permit.

  • Has three years of driving experience.

  • Ability to prioritize work in relation to need and urgency.

  • A working knowledge of fax machine, photocopier, computer and telephone preferred.

Director, Digital Donor Experience

*Preferred locations: London, Seattle, Toronto or Melbourne. Position location to be within a jurisdiction (country or US State) where WVI is registered to operate.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

As an organisation we need to make a significant transition from being an extremely effective direct marketing organisation to being one led by a focus on donor engagement and transformation that creates vibrant and passionate communities of supporters globally who are strong advocates of World Vision and our mission. The Donor Experience Director will focus on this transition and specifically how we can create amazing experiences digitally that will transform our donor’s engagement with us and make them passionate advocates for our cause.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Global influence at a senior level:

  • Work with Support Office Marketing Leaders and other Marketing & Resource Development leaders to develop compelling donor engagement strategies digitally.

Global platforms and architecture:

  • Ensure that our global digital investments and platforms are giving strong investment returns.

Capability Development:

  • Work with smaller offices to improve basic digital capabilities and donor analytics to improve fundraising.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Significant experience in leading change in a complex environment.

  • Strong digital background and experience of implementing winning consumer-facing digital solutions.

  • 10-15 years in marketing, fundraising or related role, including 5-7 years at a senior management level with demonstrable success in achieving growth.

  • Ideally minimum 5 years of experience leading a marketing function within one of the largest World Vision Support offices and / or Minimum 7 years of experience leading a marketing function within a global organisation.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in strategy or marketing.

  • The post-holder must have an active Christian faith.

  • An understanding of international development and an empathy for people living amid poverty or oppression.

  • The post-holder must have an active Christian faith.

  • Strong marketing and strategy skills with working knowledge of change management principles.

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and able to win the confidence of a broad range of different stakeholders including leaders from a variety of cultural and professional backgrounds.

  • Demonstrated ability to guide, edit and assure clear, brief and compelling written and visual communications. Ability to synthesize complex concepts for a wide variety of audiences.

  • Experience of working in a global and multi-cultural environment.

  • Supportive and influential engagement with senior partners internally and externally, including leadership groups and peer directors.

  • Experience in a marketing agency setting, providing project management support and leadership to complex projects.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Marketing strategy

  • Digital strategy

  • Understanding of marketing strategies, with the ability to develop strategic and tactical communications plans and outline the resources required to implement them.

  • Demonstrable experience of managing teams, and managing freelance and agency staff.

  • Experience of setting, implementing, monitoring and measuring marketing plans and ensuring delivery against agreed targets.

  • An understanding of international development and an empathy for people living amid poverty or oppression.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% of the time.

Global Sector Lead - WASH

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate.

*For WV internal applicants only.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The position provides global leadership and direction for sector, leveraging all entities within the World Vision partnership to maximize their contribution to child well-being. Oversees World Vision’s sector programming to ensure that it reflects the organizational distinctive of Christ-centered, community empowering and child focused in its standards and practices and the highest technical standards are met in its programming. Builds WV’s reputation in the sector, creates partnerships and innovative approaches and strengthens and mobilises WV’s sector community of practice to execute excellence in programming that demonstrates evidence of impact. Positions and brands WV as a leading child-focused organization and represents WV at high level external boards and advisory councils.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Set Strategic Priorities:

  • Define WV’s sector vision, global sectoral approach and targets in alignment with Partnership strategy.

  • Provides thought leadership in their respective area of expertise both within and outside World Vision.

  • Develops WV brand and reputation through quality programming, evidence of impact, policy and advocacy related work.

  • Responsible for the development of sectoral policy and guidance in alignment with Partnership strategy.

  • Ensures Partnership alignment to sector approaches and core project models to achieve strategy.

  • Ensures integration of WV’s distinctive, biases and ethos in all sector guidance and practice.

  • Ensures the global sectoral approach is vertically aligned (from sector fundraising & marketing through sector programming) and horizontally integrated (with other sectors and lines of ministry).

  • Ensures overall compliance with Partnership standards and external standards.

  • Ensure innovations in sector programming.

Build Capacities:

  • Builds capability of WV’s sector professionals and global community of practice.

  • Promotes a culture of innovation and continuous improvement.

  • Internally benchmark capabilities, processes, and systems in education programming against market leaders and build toward best in class.

  • Determines the technical capacity needs for the partnership.

Provide Global Stewardship:

  • Maintains a global view of sector across the partnership.

  • Determines the technical capacity needs for the partnership.

  • Ensures accountability in provision of technical services by Technical Service Organisation (TSO) and programme implementation for globally agreed standards, sector approaches and core project models.

  • Build understanding of current sectoral footprint and identify opportunities for further impact.

  • Maintain a view of revenue streams to support programme opportunity. Measure extent to which resourcing opportunities meet ministry needs and impact Child Well Being (CWB).

Ensure Accountability:

  • With Evidence and Learning, responsible for analysis and interpretation of data that provides global evidence of impact for sector.

Promote WV Way:

  • Coordinates with other Global Sector leads in ensuring global approaches (including core project models) are integrated and have a ministry focus that is Christian, community-based and child-focused.

  • Oversees and coordinates closely with Support Office (and GC where appropriate) sector team engagement and partners.

External Engagement:

  • Represents and builds World Vision’s influence, advocacy, partnerships and reputation externally.

  • Collaborates with Faith and Development actors externally as we seek to integrate faith into all our programming to address spirituals of causes of child well-being.

  • Participates in high level international meetings, forums and conferences as required.

  • Actively positions WV as a NGO of choice with global 2030 Agenda platforms, and with potential and key partners, donors and stakeholders, businesses and donors.

  • Provides technical support to Global Campaigns.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Masters degree in the sector related expertise area.

  • In-depth knowledge / expertise in sector programming including evidence based best practices.

  • Sector professional with minimum 10 years’ experience designing and leading programming in the developing world.

  • Strong experience developing strategy and policy in WV or in another International NGO.

  • Strong experience and proven skills in leading a team of technical professionals.

  • Strong experience in working with grant funded programmes by bilateral and multilateral donors.

  • Strong experience and proven skills in working effectively across the WV Partnership to advance priorities and achieve change, in situations without direct authority in which influence, relationships, and technical quality are needed to succeed.

  • Strong experience and proven skills in external engagement that contributes to change in policy and practice and builds WV’s reputation as a leader in the industry

  • Experience in working with faith, faith actors and faith related issues in development.

  • Experience of HEA and fragile contexts.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in working with and managing large grants in sector programming for major bilateral and multilateral donors.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.

Associate Director Advocacy

Back ground

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 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision and join our team in the position below.

Position: Associate Director Advocacy

Report to: Programme Quality Director

Location: National Office

Purpose of the position:

The Associate Director Advocacy will be responsible for leading World Vision Uganda’s advocacy work at local and national levels in both development and refugee response programming. The role will also support World Vision’s international advocacy work, where relevant.

The jobholder will work collaboratively with advocacy staff, technical specialists and others to build World Vision Uganda’s reputation at national level and to engage in policy advocacy with government and other key stakeholders to support child well-being objectives specified in the World Vision Uganda National Strategy.

The role will also include responsibility for technical guidance and strategic oversight to World Vision Uganda’s local-level advocacy and social accountability programming. This position will lead World Vision Uganda’s advocacy campaigns, notably the It Takes a World.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Policy advocacy

  • Develop and maintain a policy advocacy strategy in collaboration with key stakeholders (internal and external).

  • Implement that strategy including direct engagement in advocacy with key stakeholders and decision makers.

  • Stay abreast of key developments in the policy and political environment.

  • Collaborate with relevant colleagues in to support effective advocacy of policy and child well-being issues related to refugees.

  • Enhance the visibility and reputation of WVU as Uganda’s leading child-focused organization.

Local-level advocacy/social accountability

  • Oversee effective implementation of WVU’s Citizen, Voice & Action (CVA) project model across all development programmes.

  • Ensure strong linkages between field-based CVA work and WVU’s national policy advocacy agenda.

Campaigns & collaborations

  • WVU’s major campaigns are well designed and implemented (notably It Takes a World and Joining Forces).

  • WVU actively and effectively participates in selected awareness raising days (e.g. World Breastfeeding Week).

External engagement & representation

  • Develop effective relationships with key stakeholders in government (including Permanent Secretaries and MPs).

  • Develop and maintain effective collaborations with like-minded organizations and foster working relationships for enhanced effectiveness.

  • Represent WVU in various fora as a senior staff member.

Other

  • In collaboration with the Learning & Evidence team, enhance WVU’s capacity to effectively monitor and build evidence around its advocacy work.

  • Support the development process of the new National Strategy and related Technical Programmes to ensure that advocacy is appropriately and effectively included.

Team work and team management

  • Provide effective management to child protection technical team.

  • Contribute to the overall leadership of the Programme Quality division.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Post-graduate degree in law, public policy, social sciences or other relevant field is a requirement.

  • Academic and/or direct programming experience and expertise in the field of public policy and/or child rights advocacy.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in advocacy and/or public policy role.

  • Experience in staff management

  • Strong working knowledge of working with Ugandan Government (especially MoES, MoGLSD, and with parliamentary processes)

  • Experience in working with child rights or child-focused issues a strong advantage

  • Strong capacity in leadership, relationship management/networking, and coordination is essential.

  • Proactive personality, self-driven and strongly motivated.

  • Spiritual maturity, interfaith knowledge and a biblical worldview – ability to articulate and model our Christian identity and mission in an inclusive way.

  • Demonstration of well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Proven conceptual & analytical skills, ability to take an evidence-based approach to programme design.

  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work.

  • Proven facilitation skills.

  • Team player.

Program Manager - Hoima Cluster

Back ground

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 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision and join our team in the position below.

Position: Programme Manager – Hoima Cluster

Report to: Regional Operations Manager

Location: Hoima District

Purpose of the position:

To provide leadership and management of WVU programmes (Area Development Programmes (ADPs) and grant projects) within a designated district/s in the development of programme and project designs and plans, capacity building and facilitate implementation of ADP and grant interventions in a manner that empower communities, children and local institutions in the ADP and Grant Project Area in line with WVU strategic direction, ministry integration and performance standards.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Leadership and supervision of teams and individual staff

Manage, supervise and build the capacity of programme staff (ADPs and grant projects) in quality programme development, management and implementation:

  • Management and coordination of programmes and staffing.

  • Capacity building of staff (trainings and coaching sessions of teams and individual staff in organization programming, performance management and implementation.

  • Team and individual staff performance management.

  • Coaching, mentoring and counseling sessions for all staff.

  • Guidance to program staff in planning and monitoring detailed implementation plans and activities.

  • Setting and managing staffing targets and priorities..

  • Scale up staff spiritual nurture.

  • Plan and effect reflection and learning events.

Operations planning and implementation:

Coordinate, guide and facilitate operational planning and implementation of integrated development programmes and projects in the programme area:

  • Support the roll out of organizational strategic directions, guidelines, tools, models and frameworks

  • Develop ADP and grants designs, annual plans.

  • Lead the process of baselines, evaluations and planning.

  • Manage the translation of plans into operations and monitor their implementation.

  • Support and guide staff in developing of work plans.

  • Mentor staff in translating organization expectations into designs, plans and M&E processes.

  • Monitoring and supervise of timely and quality implementation of ADPs and grant project annual plans and targets.

  • Lead in identification and documenting of community needs and fundable ideas.

  • Develop small PNSF proposals for resource mobilization.

Programme monitoring and reporting:

Facilitate effective monitoring, evaluation, documentation and reporting in line with agreed organisational targets and standards:

  • Establishment of functioning programme level M&E system and utilization of the information from the M&E database; and contribute M&E data to the National Office integrated M&E database as per agreed schedule.

  • Manage ADP and grant projects information and documentation processes, and ensure effective communication of the program/project results.

  • Provide monthly reports (progress against planned activities, expense against estimated budget, etc) of program and grant project activities to the Regional Operations Manager as per agreed schedule.

  • Prepare semi-annual and annual reports of program and grants activities (progress against delivery of outputs and achievement of outcomes, etc) to the Support Office/donors and to National Office as per agreed schedule.

  • Ensure appropriate filing and availability of documentation required for internal and external communications, accountability, audits, evaluation purposes and reporting

  • Supervise on-going program assessments, evaluation and operational research studies, and take lead in utilizing the recommendations to improve programming.

  • Lead in sharing of M&E findings at district level through district level meetings and forums.

  • Quality and timely delivery of assessments, designs and plans by field programmes.

  • Quality and timely bi-annual and annual reports.

Partnering and Collaborations

Build, maintain and effectively manage strategic partnerships and collaborations at the programme level:

  • Effective representation and participation of the WVU programmes in relevant District committees such as District Technical Planning Committee.

  • WVU programme staff are represented and participates actively in the different relevant events organized by partners and stakeholders including district celebrations and events like farmer’s day, World AIDS day and others.

  • Facilitate staff capacity enhancement on aspects of partnering, collaboration and networking.

  • Facilitate effective management of sub-granting to the different implementing partners.

  • Facilitate periodic mapping and updating of the partners database at the programme level.

  • Ensure partner review and reflection events are held on a periodic basis.

Advocacy, Networking and influencing

Guide and spearhead District level advocacy and justice for children in areas of children’s wellbeing, rights and protection.

  • Identify and guide local level advocacy engagements.

  • Build strategic networks, coalitions and alliances on key advocacy issues.

  • Develop a data base of strategic networks and partnerships for advocacy.

  • Advocacy and justice for children integrated in programme and project operations and plans.

  • Link local level advocacy engagements with national policy processes.

  • Develop strategies for collaborations within the district.

  • Document lessons and learning’s from advocacy engagements

Sponsorship Management

  • Effective management of child sponsorship operations and performance

  • Lead in sharing, understanding and adherence to standards.

  • Management of SOIs in line with sponsorship standards.

  • Implementation of child monitoring in line with monitoring standards.

  • Ensure that sponsorship business processes are operational in the programme

  • Oversight support to programmes on use of sponsorship data to inform evidence-based programming.

  • Guide and support the development programme level business processes.

  • Monitor and oversight support in management of sponsorship performance in compliance with partnership standards.

Child Protection

  • Ensure compliance to child protection policy in all programmes (background checks, protocols, audit recommendations, child protection in sponsorship etc)

  • Support and lobby the Local Government to ensure functionality of child protection structures and systems at all levels (formal and informal)

  • Facilitate specialists to support in mainstreaming and integration of child protection into all programmes

  • Facilitate children to participate in all programme processes and interventions

  • Support staff and community structures in ensuring appropriate allegation and case management geared towards justice for children

  • Support staff and specialists to document, publish and share learnings regarding child protection

  • Support staff to conduct research and engage in advocacy against child rights violations

  • Ensure capacity building for staff and stakeholders for effective child protection programming

Financial/ Budgeting and Assets Management

  • Budgeting – Annual planning and budgeting for all programmes and projects in line with planning and budgeting guidelines and timelines

  • Budget management – Programme and project budget expenditure are within the planned time frame and approved budgets.

  • Monitor and manage over or under spending in a timely manner in line with standards.

  • Financial management - Financial management and accountability in line with policy guidelines.

  • Risk management – Monitor and address or report any risks to management.

  • Asset management - manage assets in the programmes in line with assets and other policy and set guidelines.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Must have a university degree in development studies or related field.

  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience in community development.

  • Must have good analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken.

  • Knowledge of financial and human resource management.

  • Must be able to communicate in a cross-cultural environment.

Core Capabilities

  • Practicing accountability & integrity.

  • Practicing gender and cultural diversity.

  • Influencing individuals and groups.

  • Learning for growth and development.

  • Communicating information effectively.

Senior Manager for Strategy & Risk Management, WV Uganda

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Provide effective development and management of WV Uganda strategy and business planning processes in order to enable the organisation to align with global expectations, track its progress, capture learning and improve its performance towards achieving child well-being. Additionally, the job holder will be responsible for developing and operating an Enterprise Risk Management system that protects organizational integrity.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop comprehensive new National Strategy (in line with the new global Our Promise strategy):

  • Develop and lead the process of building a new National Strategy for WVU using the standard WV “7-step” strategy development process, ensuring that a new strategy has been fully developed and approved by 31st September 2020. Work to ensure strong engagement of all relevant actors in the development process.

  • Ensure effective roll-out of the new strategy, using different communication mediums in order to ensure widespread understanding and buy-in.

Lead WVU’s annual business planning, monitoring and reporting processes:

  • Facilitate an annual strategic reflection with key WVU (and VisionFund Uganda (VFU)) stakeholders, focusing on progress in implementing WVU’s national strategy and priorities for the following year’s Annual Business Plan (ABP).

  • Supervise the development of WVU’s ABP with key stakeholders. Coordinate the quarterly monitoring process to ensure that progress towards annual objectives is kept on track. Work with senior leadership to prepare semi-annual reports on progress for submission to the Regional Office and presentation to the Board.

  • During annual business planning, work with senior leadership to identify capacity building priorities and prepare the WVU Organisational Capacity Plan (OCP). Coordinate with WVU’s Strategic Support Team (SST) lead to ensure that the SST Action Plan is integrated into the OCP.

  • Encourage and support departments to complete Departmental ABPs aligned to the National ABP.

  • Work with PQ Director and team to identify and implement enhancements to processes and tools for strategic monitoring and decision-making.

Lead the development and implementation of a framework for managing strategic change initiatives:

  • Establish tools and processes for assessing the impact of prospective initiatives on staff responsibilities and workload, and for managing the pace of new initiatives.

  • Establish a framework for managing strategic initiatives that ensures that all phases of the lifecycle of initiatives are well managed: including development of the benefits case (rationale / strategic alignment), project management, communications, change management, transition management and post implementation review.

  • Oversee the introduction of the framework.

Monitor the strategic landscape and coordinate actions with senior leadership to respond to strategic changes:

  • Design the structure of a knowledge base on the changing Ugandan landscape and oversee implementation using an appropriate technology platform (e.g. Confluence).

  • Coordinate periodic scanning of key external information sources to maintain knowledge base and further support strategic decision-making.

  • Assess the impact of key external events and trends on WVU’s risk exposure and provide a report to the Risk Management Committee.

Identify and assess opportunities for improved organizational effectiveness and work with unit managers to plan and implement targeted improvements:

  • Work with business unit managers to map WVU’s business processes and develop priority areas for improvement. Coordinate activities to initiate process improvement projects that follow good change management principles.

Act as an effective bridge between the National Office and the field offices, building relationships of trust that:

  • a). Enable change management and organisational effectiveness issues to be surfaced and addressed.

  • b). Facilitate communications on the priorities and rationale for change.

Perform a Quality Assurance role to assess the efficacy of WVU’s structures for supporting the organization’s evolving operational models, and work with senior leadership to identify appropriate opportunities for improvement.

Develop & lead WVU’s Enterprise Risk Management function - Building organisational risk culture:

  • Serve as a Risk Prime to lead WVU’s Risk Management Function, ensuring proper implementation of WVI’s Risk Management Framework in compliance with the Partnership Enterprise Risk Policy.

  • Serve as Crisis Coordinator of WVU’s Crisis/Incident Management Team function in response to major crisis events.

  • Serve as a focal point in Integrated Incident Management (IIM) analysis and follow-up actions with the Risk Management Committee.

  • Lead development (and quarterly refresh) WVU’s Risk Register with key stakeholders, focusing on the identification of top risks and risk treatment.

  • 4Lead development (and annually refresh) WVU’s Risk Appetite Statement (which is contextualised from WVI’s) in order to capture & communicate organisational risk appetite and tolerance.

  • Work with the WVU Security function to facilitate the development/update the Country Risk Rating and Security Risk monitoring.

  • Work with WVU Risk Based Audit team in planning audits based on strategic risk exposure.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Degree in a development-related field and/or management studies.

  • Postgraduate qualification and/or professional qualification in a development-related field and/or management studies.

  • Strategic Business Planning and Management.

  • Project Management including design, monitoring and evaluation.

  • Business Process Improvement.

  • Leadership of organizational change in cross cultural settings.

  • Capacity building and facilitation skills.

  • Strong computer skills.

  • Strong Communications skills (in English).

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Five years of experience in strategy & risk field.

  • Track record of engagement with an executive leadership team.

  • ature and committed Christian who can lead spiritual nurture activities.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Based in the National Office in Kampala. Travel will be required to field offices a few times a year. One or two short international trips each year.

Response Programmes Director

*Country location to be determined based on response.

*Please make sure to answer all questions on the application in order to be considered for the Emergency Response Roster.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Response Programmes Director oversees/leads the Sector Programming Team, including Program Officer(s), Design Monitor Evaluation (DME), Humanitarian Accountability and Information Management. The Programme Director supports the Response Director (RD) and Operations Director (OD) in designing the response strategy and operations plan and works in close coordination with both.

The Response Programmes Director is responsible to manage grant acquisition, assessments, monitor and humanitarian accountability and liaises with Support Offices (SOs), and international donors.

Response Programmes Director is part of the Response Senior Leadership Team. Response Programmes Director will coordinate/advise with Response Director (RD)/Senior Leadership Team (SLT) go or no go for proposals.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Establish, lead, resource and staff the programmes unit to meet response needs:

  • Lead team/individual development and provide direction and support as needed to enable effective performance.

  • Contribute to National Office (NO) capacity building in the area of emergency response in coordination with NO leadership and Human Resources (HR).

  • Determine Programmes organisational structure and staffing plan with HR.

  • Work with HR to recruit and deploy Programmes staff and plan for capacity development.

  • Ensure Programmes staff handovers are conducted.

  • Develop Programmes budget in coordination with Finance.

  • Support RD and Finance in developing Response Budget, ensuring strong alignment and coordination with Operations team during budgeting and budget management process.

  • Plan for Programmes Unit transition/integration with NO, where applicable.

Lead the programme planning process to ensure alignment with context, humanitarian needs, response strategy as well as operational feasibility and technical quality:

  • Support development of operational intent plan to align with funding allocations ensuring operational feasibility and

  • technical quality.

  • Support Sectors and Operations Director to draft response plan.

  • Work with Grants, Acquisition and Management (GAM) to coordinate grant acquisition.

  • Write Operational Intent inclusive of targets.

  • Prepare project RACIs (responsible, accountable, consulted, informed) for new grants.

Oversee donor liaison and advocacy is undertaken to resource operations plan to address humanitarian needs. The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the GAM team undertake the following activities:

  • Monitor and analyse donor opportunities to ensure they align with operational intent.

  • Communicate humanitarian needs identified through assessments, monitoring data and community feedback to in-country donors and Support Offices International Programmes Groups.

  • Represent World Vision with potential donors (ECHO, DFID, EU, OFDA, etc.) including bilateral, multilateral and corporate.

  • Collaborate with Advocacy to influence donor funding strategies when appropriate.

  • Liaises with SOs regarding donor priorities and opportunities for funding.

  • Support Finance in the allocation and tracking of response funding to ensure response strategic priorities are funded and effective leveraging of available funding.

  • Support mapping of all funding sources with Finance.

  • Support funding allocation process (Private Non Sponsorship & grant opportunities) in coordination with Finance, Response Director and Operations to reflect response strategic priorities, operational realities and ensure compliance with relevant funding regulations.

  • Support Finance to track donor funding allocation and commitments to ensure response strategic priorities are funded.

  • Oversee development and submission of project proposals to donors to resource operations plan.

  • Develop project proposals with Operations, Advocacy, Finance and relevant Support functions and ensure stakeholders have the opportunity to review proposals and raise issues prior to submission to donors.

  • Ensure proposals are aligned with the operational plan, sector DADDs and standards.

  • Ensure proposals are aligned with accountability standards and basic DME requirements.

  • Maintain donor and SOs communications to facilitate funding acquisition.

  • Support Finance to ensure an up-to-date funding matrix.

Ensure support for Finance to establish grant management system to guarantee fulfillment of donor requirements:

  • Support Finance to conduct grant orientation or grant start-up workshops for relevant staff.

  • Plan and manage donor reporting to ensure that all donor requirements are met.

  • Support Finance with monitoring of grants for compliance with grant requirements.

  • Oversee planning, implementation, analysis and sharing of findings from assessments and program monitoring.

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the DME team undertake the following activities:

  • Design and implement community consultation processes to ensure understanding of World Visions role, planned interventions and provide opportunities for input and feedback into programme and project designs.

  • Design and implement Information Provision plan to ensure that accurate and reliable information about the programme is made available and shared with communities in a timely and accessible manner.

Establish and support implementation of complaint and feedback mechanisms:

  • Document, implement and monitor complaint and feedback systems to ensure timely responses to communities.

  • Consolidate and analyse community complaint information to inform Operations and response management of key issues raised by beneficiaries.

  • Coordinate Humanitarian Accountability planning and learning with other accountability focused INGOs and LNGOs.

KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Required:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years in leadership role in the humanitarian assistance and development sector, with a significant portion of this in INGOs.

  • 5 years experience in humanitarian assistance work.

  • Demonstrated understanding of key humanitarian principles, standards and best practices.

  • University degree in Humanitarian Studies or relevant field. Masters degree preferred.

  • Experience in program management and implementation of multi-sectoral emergency response projects.

  • Intensive experience in leading a multi-cultural team of professionals.

  • Experience working in a cross-cultural environment.

  • Experience working in war zones / fragile contexts.

  • Experience in engaging with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies.

  • Experience in managing humanitarian operations that facilitate innovation and calculated risk taking.

  • Work experience as Program Officer at least for 1-3 years in a country other than the home country.

  • Strong team leadership skills.

  • Emotional Intelligence (self awareness, managing emotions and those of others, remaining calm/composed, dealing with ambiguity and change).

  • Understand Humanitarian Industry and have proven experience within a relief setting.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

  • Ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders.

Preferred:

  • Previous experience working in complex emergency/rehabilitation settings.

  • Experience coordination with INGOs and other key stakeholders-High degree of negotiation and persuasion skills.

  • Ability to work with a reasonable level of comfort in high tension and high security risk situations.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts psychologically stressful environs and physical hardships.

  • Ability to facilitate the creation of cross-functional project teams and the development of national strategies.

  • Excellent time-management and prioritization.

  • Demonstrates openness and transparency.