EMERGENCY RESPONSE ROSTER

*We have consolidated World Vision's Emergency Response Roster. If you have previously applied your information has been retained and is in our database; do not reapply.

*Answer all questions on the application to be considered for the Emergency Response Roster; country location to be determined based on response.

*If you do not meet minimum eligibility requirements, we invite you to support and help through prayer and donations.

World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster is comprised of highly experienced and vetted humanitarian aid professionals available for short term, medium term, and long term emergency response assignments with World Vision. This roster allows World Vision to more rapidly identify and hire for key positions in its humanitarian response offices.

If selected, eligible applicants will first be fully vetted and then approved for the Emergency Response Roster. As vacancies arise in our humanitarian offices, roster members will be considered for employment opportunities.

If you have the required experience and would like to work with us helping protect lives, restore dignity, and renew hope, we’d love to hear from you.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements for all Emergency Response Roster Positions:

  • 5+ years of cross cultural humanitarian emergency experience outside of your home country.

  • Minimum 2 years experience serving successfully in fragile or unstable environments.

  • Experience directly managing staff during humanitarian emergency responses.

  • Ability to work long hours in stressful environments with a variety of skilled professionals.

  • Demonstrated management of budgets in emergency response settings.

  • Willing to serve unaccompanied; most likely in a team house setting.

  • English proficiency; written and verbal.

  • Grant Acquisition Management experience in your personalized expertise.

  • Strong track record in developing good working relationships with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies.

Below are the World Vision Emergency Response Roster positions that are currently open and accepting applications. If a position matching your background and interests is not listed, we encourage you to check back often as a more appropriate roster position may be listed and accepting applications at that time.

When submitting your application to World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster, please indicate in your cover letter / application which roster position you would like to be considered for.

Director positions currently accepting applications (must have 5-7+ years’ in response leadership role):

  • Response Director

  • Operations Director

  • Programmes Strategy & Development Director

Manager/Specialist positions currently accepting applications (must have 5+ years’ related experience):

  • Communication and External Engagement Manager

  • Human Resources Manager

  • Support Services Manager

  • Finance Manager

  • Information Management Manager

  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Humanitarian Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Manager

  • Grant Acquisition and Management Manager

  • Cash Programming Manager/Specialist

  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Manager/Specialist

  • Health Manager/Specialist

  • Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Manager/Specialist

  • Nutrition Manager/Specialist

  • Education in Emergencies Manager/Specialist

  • Livelihoods Manager/Specialist

  • Protection Manager/Specialist

  • Child Protection ManManager/Specialist

Customer Support Analyst

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: Customer Support Analyst

Report to: Customer Support Lead

Location: Kampala – National Office

Purpose of the position:

To provide ICT technical support to World Vision Uganda Staff for efficient operation of digital services and tools that impact achievement of World Vision Uganda’s child well-being aspirations in line with Our Promise 2030.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

  • Manage customer incident (In Service Now) in line with Customer Service standards.

  • Provide satisfactory customer support in line with World Vision Customer care standards.

  • Participate in digital Services improvement projects in line with project management best practices.

  • Contribute in the development of customer improvement surveys in line with the ICT Annual Operating plan.

  • Participate in capacity building/training programs for World Vision Uganda customers focused on building appreciation of core business digital services and tools.

  • Assist in ICT inventory management (software and hardware) in line with World Vision policies and guidelines.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.

  • At least 3 years relevant technical and business work experience.

  • Capacity building/Facilitation skills

  • Customer care skills

  • Problem solving / diagnostic skills.

  • Project Management skills

  • ITIL Training

  • Problem solving / diagnostic skills.

  • Customer care skills

Procurement Officer - Grants

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: Procurement Officer - Grants

Report to: Supply Chain Manager

Location: Kampala – National Office

Purpose of the position:

To provide Support world Vision Uganda budget management through acquisition of quality goods and services in a timely manner at the lowest possible cost in accordance to Supply Chain Management policy and other guidelines to promote child well-being aspirations in line with Our Promise 2030.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

  • Support the project procurement planning processes in line with the budgets for approval and implementation

  • Undertake acquisition processes of goods and services in conformity with the existing policies for the benefit of the users, children and their communities

  • Conduct strategic sourcing with negotiated pre priced framework contracts for goods and services in accordance to the set goals

  • Upload all contracts into ProVision and conduction all procurements in ProVision.

  • Provide capacity building ProVision users.

  • To develop, manage Supplier data base and suppliers relationships. Perform Supplier development and conduct annual vendor audit.

  • Contribute to the preparation and submission of timely, accurate and relevant Monthly, Quarterly and Annual reports.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree of procurement or CIPs. Or equivalent work experience.

  • At least 5 years relevant technical and business work experience.

  • At least 3 years relevant Supply Chain work experience

  • Capacity building/Facilitation skills

  • Analytical skills

  • Customer care skills

  • Negotiation skills

  • Excellent communication skills.

Office Assistant

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: Office Assistant

Report to: Senior Administration Officer

Location: Kampala – National Office

Purpose of the position:

To provide administrative and clerical support to the National office, ensure 100% support of office events and meeting, distribute documents and information to different places in line with the division strategy.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Promote a healthy working environment:

  • Kitchen cleaned 3 times a day

  • Ensure waste management for the kitchen and offices is regularly maintained

  • Maintain a clean kitchen at all times

  • Advise division assistant on restocking of office utilities and consumables

  • Sweeping and Mopping

  • Dusting and Cobwebbing

  • Coordinate fumigation at least bi annual

  • Cleaning windows and walls

  • Emptying and cleaning dustbins

Administrative support of WV meetings and events:

  • Arrive early to prepare and serve tea for staff

  • Prepare tea and bites for staff and stake holder meetings and events

  • Advise on adequate stock of tea supplies for meetings

Clerical support to the division:

  • Available to respond to staff requests for document delivery between Nakasero and Kisozi offices

  • Facilitate administrative support to other departments i.e: facilitate in-house meetings, filing stores issue notes for items received from stores

  • Provide accountability of consumables (weekly reports/ stock movement cards)

Self-Initiative and Drive:

  • Positive attitude to work and supporting the divisional objectives

  • Commitment to WVU Christian values and moral codes

  • Adherence to organizational guidelines and commitment to implementing them in daily routines

  • Collect waste and dispose it off.

  • Offloading and loading items

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • An O level certificate.

  • Fluency in English is preferred.

  • Must be able to work in a team with minimum supervision and flexibility.

  • Must belong to a local church.

  • Must be very hardworking, courteous and friendly

  • Commitment to working in a diverse team

  • Must be able to stay calm in stressful moments.

Compliance Officer (3 Positions)

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: Compliance Officer (3 Positions)

Report to: Regional Finance Officer

Location: Western Region (1) Northern Region (1) and Eastern Region (1)

Purpose of the position:

To make sure World Vision program offices are conducting its business in full compliance with World Vision partnership standard, donor, local statutory requirements.

The compliance officer responsible for developing compliance programs, conducting a review and advising management on possible risks.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

  • Compliance to donor and organization policies & procedures: develop and implement an effective risk, control and compliance system

  • Risk management: Perform the critical function of independent financial verification on wide range of field activities including but not limited to various meetings, trainings, distribution of supplies, constructions, community investments, WVU Assets among others.

  • Assets and inventory management:

  • Performs Quarterly verification of assets and inventory lists for completeness and existence following the Organization’s inventory management policy

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • A university degree, with a major in Accounting/Finance/Auditing

  • Partial professional qualification in ACCA, CPA, CA, CIA or CMA or equivalent.

  • A minimum of 3 years’ post qualification experience.

  • At least 3 years relevant technical and business work experience.

  • Excellent understanding of Uganda Tax and Statutory requirements.

  • Extensive Computer knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Vision Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SUN Accounting and Access is required.

  • Knowledge of various Donor rules and regulations, systems and procedures and local government financial processes. Experience with managing other major international donor funds and working with an international non-profit/non-governmental organization (NGO) preferred

  • Written and Oral Communication skills are essential, and the incumbent must be a team builder, who is able to work successfully in a multicultural environment.

  • Experience of working in the field (communities)

  • Knowledge of project management and project cycles

Project Coordinator - ABLE Project

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: Project Coordinator - ABLE Project

Report to: Programme Manager Soroti Cluster

Location: Amuria District

Purpose of the position:

Ensure that the project is delivered on time, to budget and to the required quality standards meeting both programmatic and financial targets; and leading on the project implementation Monitoring and evaluation and coordination with stakeholders. S/he ensures the project is effectively resourced and manages relationships with a wide range of groups (including all project stakeholders - while also leading and inspiring the project team with a view to building their capacity. The Program Officer is also responsible for managing the work of consultants, allocating and utilizing resources in an efficient manner and maintaining a co-operative, motivated and successful team in collaboration with line management.

Education Program Officer will be required to work closely with the Education Technical Program Manager to make sure that the scope and direction of the project is on schedule, as well as other units for support. The position contributes to the vision of children enjoying life in all its fullness through realization of sustainable Child Well Being outcomes at the community, districts and national levels.

S/he will also support to deliver safe school methodologies in the target schools to prevent and reduce VACiS to improve retention.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Project Management and coordination

  • Support the grant project in development of project designs, annual plans, and budgets.

  • Ensure timely and quality implementation of project interventions against set targets

  • Ensure work plans for implementation are made and expectations met.

  • Contribute to ongoing assessments and analyses to better understand child protection risks and link the affected to support structures

  • Ensure quality in the rollout of classroom management practices that will create a safer learning environment and improve retention in assigned districts of implementation.

  • Analyze trends and develop/align project strategies to meet needs

  • Ensure maximum integration and synergies of the grant with APs interventions

  • Liaises with, and provide updates on progress to, project stakeholders/management.

  • Record and manage project issues, scope and change control - escalating where necessary.

  • Support implementation of innovative and culturally appropriate approaches to equip pupils with skills to protect themselves from abuse and violence.

  • Track financial management and budgets allocated for the project.

  • Produce timely, accurate, compliant and quality reports to direct supervisors.

  • Responsible for project assets at local office level.

Capacity Building and Training

  • Work in close collaboration to build synergies with Child Protection, Education, Health, Advocacy, Livelihoods, WASH and M&E teams to ensure a holistic approach to programming to end violence against children in schools

  • Manage project trainings within the defined budget

  • Delivers training to Lead Trainers, TOT, support supervision, role modeling, and mentoring to teachers and youth regarding retention, child protection, and ending violence against children in schools.

  • Implement community based approaches in collaboration with local authorities to promote accountability for Pupil safety and to improve retention.

  • Support capacity building of SMCs/PTAs to participate in education district advocacy initiatives

  • Mentor team members through on-the-job training, guidance and support

  • Collaborate with Organizations and Existing structures at the district, school and community levels to ensure cases of violence against children are addressed to their logical conclusion.

Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Support processes of establishing project baselines and evaluations of the Able project

  • Conduct quarterly, bi-annual and annual monitoring in-line with the project M&E framework/plan and disseminate findings and recommendations

  • Conduct end of project evaluation to assess impact and share findings with beneficiaries and partners including the donor.

  • Provide timely and accurate monthly management, quarterly, semi/annual reports and other reports as needed or requested in line with grant standards and timelines, to line and functional supervisor.

  • Monitoring project progress and performance. Monitor and guide the grant project’s implementation of design and plans, DME processes and budgets in line with agreed targets and standards.

  • Capture project indicators related to community engagement in ending violence against children in schools and promoting whole school approaches to safe learning environment.

  • Effectively report and document all information related to project progress and disseminate through regular reporting.

  • Manage the project information and documentation processes, and ensure effective communication of the grant project results. Document and disseminate project learning and best practices

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

Partnership and Networking

  • Liaise with the local government and other partners in regard to project implementation and opportunities, leveraging their resources against WV’s to improve sustainability

  • Prepare and organize district level advocacy events in coordination with relevant stakeholders

  • Participate and represent WVU in key donor or partner engagements and technical working forums at district and regional levels

People Management:

  • Managing and leading the project team and supporting in recruiting of project staff, volunteers and consultants.

  • Assist in the selection, training and support of program/project staff

  • Ensure appraisal of line managed staff against responsibilities and key performance Indicators are conducted appropriately.

  • Promote principles of self-care for staff and provide opportunities for teams to seek support;

  • Comply with security protocols, consider security implications of all project activities and fosters a safe environment for staff to report security concerns.

Financial/Budget Management:

  • To take overall responsibility for effective utilization, management and monitoring of the project budget, ensuring adequate financial and administrative systems are in place and followed.

  • Maintain staff & stakeholder awareness of budget and expenditures in order to manage project within

  • Develop monthly work plans and expenditure targets in line with project budget

  • Work with Finance and Logistics to plan and procure supplies within project budgets and expected timeframes

  • Effective management of the project budget within acceptable minimum variance (no over/under expenditure) and in compliance with donor regulations/requirements

  • Financial management and accountabilities done in line with grants financial management policy and guidelines.

  • Ensure zero tolerance to fraud

  • Budgeting –Annual planning and budgeting for the grant done in line with planning and budgeting guidelines and timelines

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Education, Social Sciences or other degree with a diploma in Education. Post graduate education training is an added advantage

  • Relevant experience of at least 5 years in primary education programming with a reputable institution, national or international NGO

  • Good understanding of education concepts and issues in development contexts, especially Uganda

  • Demonstrated experience in the logical framework approach to project design, monitoring and evaluation/ project cycle management

  • Good understanding of data analysis software such as SPSS, Ms Excel, and Stata

  • Demonstrated experience and skill in research, analysis and report writing

  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills with a passion for sharing knowledge

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team

  • A committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities

  • Highly motivated to achieve quality results and service

  • Demonstrate accountability and integrity

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • A good team player

  • Ability to work with communities

  • Knowledge of the local language of the area of interest is desirable

  • Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.

  • Perform other duties as required.

  • Computer literate - command and knowledge of Ms Excel, Word and PowerPoint and Lotus Notes is essential.

Programme Accountant - Mbale - Butaleja 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 Accountant Mbale-Butaleja Cluster

Report to: Programme Manager

Location: Butalejja District

Purpose of the position:

To provide financial technical support to the programme/cluster in accordance with World Vision accounting policies and procedures and the Acceptable International Financial Accounting standards.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Financial management:

  • Raise, receive and review voucher interface files and ProVision requests from the programme/cluster for the completeness/accuracy of data, account codes and provide feedback on daily basis

Financial management:

  • Review and manage the mobile money transactions for the programme/ cluster and ensure timely and accurate mobile reconciliations by 10th following month

Financial planning & budget management:

  • Complete and consolidate the programme/AP Budgets, upload into Horizon by August and to Share point by December each financial year

  • Monitor budget and cash-flows by ensuring expenditures are within the budget limits, identify and provide variances explanations for management decision making by 13th monthly

Financial reporting:

  • Generate and review Sun systems generated and other financial reports for the programme / cluster and share/discuss the reports with the cluster teams on 11th monthly and have final reports filed at the cluster by 15th each month

Risk management:

  • Take lead in the cluster internal and external audit and ensure that audit recommendations are implemented on a timely basis, that is within the 90 days

  • Update asset registers to monitor and manage programme/ cluster assets) in accordance with WV Finance Manual on quarterly basis

  • Carry out routine field visits to ascertain value for money and items reaching correct beneficiaries

Capacity building:

  • Provide technical financial support and hands on to programme/ cluster Assistant Accountants, Program staff and partners within the cluster

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • A university degree, with a major in Accounting/Finance/Auditing

  • Partial professional qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA, CA, CIA or CMA or equivalent.

  • Previous working knowledge and experience of SUN accounting software

  • At least 3 years relevant technical and business work experience.

  • Knowledge of project management and project cycles

  • Extensive Computer knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Vision Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SUN Accounting and Access is required.

  • Must have proven knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control Procedures.

  • Written and Oral Communication skills are essential, and the incumbent must be a team builder, who is able to work successfully in a multicultural environment.

  • A high level of integrity is required

  • Experience of working in the field (communities)

Resilience and Livelihoods Technical Lead

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: Resilience and Livelihoods Technical Lead

Report to: Programme Quality Director

Location: Kampala – National Office

Purpose of the position:

The Resilience and Livelihoods technical lead will provide overall strategic leadership in the Resilience & Livelihoods sector, guiding relevant programming in both development and refugee contexts across Uganda.

The job holder will be a thought leader, driving continuous improvement in Resilience & Livelihoods programming through their technical expertise, facilitation of learning and innovation. This leadership shall be seen both within World Vision and externally with other key stakeholders across Uganda, including representing World Vision as co-chair of the Refugee Livelihoods & Resilience Sector Working Group.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Resilience and Livelihoods programming

  • Ongoing enhancement of World Vision’s Resilience & Livelihoods programming at strategy, programme and project design levels for greater impact on child well-being. This shall include:

  • Lead ongoing design processes related to all Resilience and Livelihood programmes and projects, including strategy alignment and review processes.

  • Monitor programme and project quality at outcome and impact levels, facilitate evidence-based organizational learning processes and promote innovation for continuous improvement in programming impact.

  • Support relevant reporting functions, particularly at outcome and impact level, notably including the bi-annual Child Well-being Report.

Support effective implementation of Resilience & Livelihoods programmes and projects through:

  • Technical guidance and support to programme and project implementation.

  • Technical capacity building of project staff, partner staff and other key stakeholders, as required.

Networking and collaboration

  • Engagement with key stakeholders for influence, learning and resource development:

  • Actively represent WVU in key inter-agency fora

  • Engage and build relationships with key partners and government counterparts

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the Grant Acquisition Business Plan through active engagement with relevant donors.

National level sector advocacy:

  • Work in close collaboration with Advocacy Department to advocate for policy change with national-level government stakeholders.

  • Collaborate and guide advocacy campaigns, as appropriate.

Co-chair the Refugee Livelihoods & Resilience Sector Working Group in collaboration with FAO and UNDP and in accordance with the group’s terms of reference.

  • Note: the co-chair role entails representation of the sector as a whole. Care must, therefore, be taken to balance internal and external responsibilities in order to ensure impartiality.

Team management

  • Provide effective management to resilience and livelihood’s technical team.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Post-graduate degree in development studies, agriculture, economics or other relevant field is a requirement.

  • Technical skills: academic and/or direct programming experience and expertise in at least three of the following thematic areas is required: financial inclusion/micro-finance, climate smart agriculture, value chain development, small enterprise development, emergency livelihoods programming, cash-based programming.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in technical leadership and/or field-based programme management roles in Resilience & Livelihoods sector.

  • Experience in Uganda or similar contexts and working in refugee contexts.

  • Experience with relevant technical models such as Village Savings & Loans, Local Value Chain Development and Ultra-Poor Graduation Model.

  • Experience in Monitoring & Evaluation.

  • Track record of success in grant fundraising, including donor relations and proposal writing.

  • 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.

  • Proven facilitation skills.

  • Team player.

  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work.

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 30% of the time, plus occasional international travel.

Sponsorship Operations Officer – Kiryanga Area Programme

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: Sponsorship Operations Officer – Kiryanga Area Programme

Report to: Child Sponsorship and Development Facilitator

Location: Kibaale District

Purpose of the position:

To effectively Manage AP Registered children Sponsorship Operations, community engagement, participation and protection within acceptable partnership standards, in a manner that contributes to sustained improved child wellbeing

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Management of Sponsorship Performance and Quality Assurance in accordance to WVI partnership standards

  • Manage all Sponsorship operations and Reporting using sponsorship using Horizon

  • Ensure RC Monitoring Status (CMS) is maintained within partnership standards

  • Ensure quality Sponsorship Operation Indicators (SOIs) are implemented and maintained within partnership standard of 85%

  • Ensure every RC records within Horizon and files are well Updated, managed and stored securely respectively.

  • Facilitate timely processing and Management of all Correspondences ; Christmas cards, Sponsor letters, Annual Progressive Report , introductory letters, Support Office Queries, Gift Notifications within partnership standard of 95%.

  • Mobilize and support RC families to adequately prepare for and manage sponsor visits.

  • Ensure that Sponsorship 2.0 Media Contents (Photos and Video’s) are delivered according to the Partnership requirements and standards.

  • Facilitate Children, Volunteers and stakeholders Sponsorship Basic Training and Sponsorship initiatives.

  • Ensure 102% supply and Management of planned number of Registered Children in line with Support Office.

  • Hold monthly / quarterly meetings with Community Volunteers Association and guardians/parents and child protection committees to address findings from monitoring.

  • Implementation of Field Level Sponsorship initiatives & Innovations

Sponsorship Planning, Implementation and Reporting

  • Develop Annual Sponsorship Operational Plans integrating 100% RCs participation

  • Facilitate implementation, monitoring and reporting of Community Engagement and Sponsorship (CESP) planned activities.

  • Mobilize and facilitate periodical community engagements of stakeholders (RC guardians, RCs and COVAs) focusing on child wellbeing.

  • Facilitate Community Volunteers Associations and partners in monitoring of Community engagement and Sponsorship activities.

  • Mobilize and facilitate active participation of children and their communities in planning, monitoring and implementation of community development initiatives.

  • Facilitate RC participation within the CDPC and update and Report every RC participation and benefit in accordance to the partnership standards

  • Support the collection, documentation & Reporting of RC impact and success stories.

Community engagement and Sponsorship education

  • Conduct Community sensitizations, capacity building sessions on World Vision Sponsorship Model through Community Volunteer Associations (RC guardians, community leaders and other established community groups and stakeholders)

  • Lead and Support formation and Training of the Registered Children committees in the respective CPDC for their Wellbeing. .

  • Support and facilitate the children committees to plan and hold meetings at all levels (School, parish and sub county) on a regular basis

  • Conduct periodical community engagement with other technical project officers and advocacy sessions and case management based on the Child Wellbeing and sponsorship in programming

  • Mobilize communities to participate in planned annual children care and protection events.

Strengthening Field operating model through Community Volunteer Associations

  • Support the formation, mentoring and functionality of the Community Volunteers Associations for implementation & Monitoring of Sponsorship operations deliverables and planned activities.

  • Building capacities of the Community Volunteers, adult RCs and Children committees to manage Sponsorship operations and Media.

  • Support COVAs to mobilize, empower and monitor RC households to participate and benefit from the Technical programs within the APs development

  • Facilitate and mentor Community Volunteer Associations to support CESP activity implementation and Monitor the wellbeing of children wellbeing

Community Led Care, Child Protection, Child Participation and Voice

  • Lead and Facilitate the establishment and functionality of Child Participation and Development centers for RCs within established APs institutions like schools , Faith Based institutions ,learning centers and Health centers

  • Support and Facilitate Periodical RC Child wellbeing engagements within Child Participation and Development Center based planned Technical Project Activities focusing on the child wellbeing.

  • Manage and follow up case managements and report any incidents in line with child protection as per policy and guidelines.

  • Conduct Periodical Community Sensitization on Child Protection, children’s rights and responsibilities.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of a Diploma in Social work or any other relevant discipline.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in community work and engagement with Sponsorship agencies

  • Computer literate

  • Writing and reporting skills

  • Ability to communicate in applicable local language(s)

  • Passion for children.

  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, reliability and dependable

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Networking and influencing skills

  • Partnership and Collaboration Skills

  • Community Mobilization and Engagements

Community Development Assistant - MENU Project

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: Community Development Assistant - MENU Project.

Report to: Project Manager

Location: Lira District

Purpose of the position:

To implement field level project activities in line with targets and donor standards in a manner that contributes to sustained and improved child wellbeing. Specifically, the Marketing CDA will be responsible for marketing of bio fortified crops among the beneficiary households with in specified locations.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Project planning and implementation

  • Actively participate in project start up workshops, annual and semi-annual planning and review processes sharing marketing and business support progress and new plans.

  • Facilitate and monitor the implementation of planned activities and community level engagements.

  • Mobilize and register target beneficiaries, re-organize them into farmer associations to receive various support including capacity building, and planting.

  • Ensure that Project marketing activities are integrated into the District development plan

  • Supervise and monitor ongoing marketing activities under the MENU project

  • Coordinate MENU marketing activities being implemented in the various districts by commercial farmers, partners and technical resource persons.

  • Initiate and participate in Resilience and Livelihood district Advocacy initiatives

  • Liaise with the regional Resilience and Livelihood technical officer for quality implementation of the project.

  • Contribute to effective team management and supervision of farmer groups.

Capacity building and training

  • Conduct farmer training in post-harvest handling and other related aspects in the value chain for biofortified crops.

  • Facilitate farmer trainings through result and method demonstrations at selected community sites

  • Identify and train women and youths entrepreneurs into value addition and product development on biofortified crops

  • Interface and train traders in the best practices intended to increase sales including; post-harvest management, record keeping

  • Conduct business to business meeting between smallholder farmers and traders

  • Through trainings, Create awareness and emphasize the nutritional benefits of biofortified crops especially orange sweet potatoes and iron rich beans

  • Provide mentoring and coaching to commercial farmers, traders, groups to build local capacity for understanding and connecting with community linkages.

  • Conduct periodic (quarterly and bi-annual) stakeholder reviews, sharing experiences and learning from each other and scaling up the best practices

Partnership, networking and advocacy

  • Identify local level partners including Market link farmers (MLFs), schools, traders, transporters, processors and facilitate them in the implementation of activities.

  • Build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in implementation at the District level.

  • Mobilize and facilitate the engagements of marketing related stakeholders during planning and development meetings, workshops and other fora.

  • Facilitate stakeholders and partners in supervision and monitoring of programmatic activities.

  • Identify and mentor marketing groups to upscale biofortified crops production and aggregation.

  • Influence and facilitate the uptake of biofortified crops by schools, health centers, prisons, and other institutions

  • Mobilize various stakeholders and engage in dialogues for improved marketing and utilization of biofortification

  • Organize and execute annual events such as farmer field days, trade fairs, World Food Day celebrations, with exhibitions.

  • Support local leaders, technical teams and other stakeholders to participate in awareness campaigns including radio and other media shows, street walks etc.

Act as

  • Point of contact on crop production and marketing in the area of operation for the project

  • Create and estimate demand for biofortified crop in areas of operation and beyond

  • Identify and present market development opportunities through networks and relationships with other institutions and organizations and NGOs working.

  • Work closely with District initiatives through the District production Office on constraints of targeted crops and opportunities for marketing biofortification

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

  • Facilitate formation and coordination of community structures including commercial farmers, market link farmers to help in project monitoring

  • Collect data and conduct data analysis on the impact of farming methods among participating farmers.

  • Jointly conduct planning and review, monitoring visits with sub-county stakeholders, district commercial office, commercial farmers, for learning and awareness raising annually

  • Monitor Distribution of project inputs and seed loan recovery timely from commercial farmers

  • Collect relevant and accurate data monthly, quarterly for feeding into main database

  • Support the collection and documentation of impact and success stories.

  • Participate in data tools development, review and testing for accuracy and reliability

  • Participate in capacity building events organized by donor in fields to include Seeds systems, Nutrition, Marketing and Product development, Advocacy as and when called on

  • Share monitoring outcomes with sub-county stakeholders during periodic reflections

  • Compile and share quality monthly, quarterly and semi-annual reports with supervisor, supported by photos and progress stories

Innovation and documentation

  • Establish community technology dissemination strategies including sweet potato vine multiplication and conservation and multiplication of iron beans

  • Establish demonstration plots at sub-county, health centres, schools for comparison of practices and learning practically

  • Innovatively carry out market promotion events, establish point of sales and document trends

  • Capture and share quarterly pictorial and or video documentaries and bulletins for posting on WV and HarvestPlus links

  • Stagger production to ensure continuity and consistent supply of biofortified crops

  • Annually post a transformation story on biofortification working group or Community of Practice (CoP)

  • Contribute ideas to articles and publications in media especially during commemoration of key events including World Food Day, and various regional trade fairs

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of a Diploma in agriculture, agribusiness, development studies or any other related field. Or experience of more than 6 years in progressive crop production and marketing

  • Understanding of the sweet potato and iron beans production system in Uganda

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to create linkages between smallholder farmers and traders/ markets

  • Strong experience in documentation and evidence based/impact reporting

  • Ability to work in a team to achieve excellence in execution, committed, accountable and passionate about the work we do.

  • Willingness to work and live in rural setting with lots of movements

  • Commitment to World Vision mission and partnership values and sensitivity to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, reliable and dependable

  • Able to ride a Motor Cycle with a valid rider’s permit-class A

Regional Engineer - Western Region

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: Regional Engineer - Western Region

Report to: Regional Programs Manager

Location: Kiboga District

Purpose of the position:

To provide technical oversight to the Western Region building and construction works

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

  • Oversee the technical implementation of UWASH Program activities in the Region

  • Supervise Engineering activities such as borehole/latrine construction; well rehabilitation; water source protection, Buildings including all processes from designs, specifications, BoQs, quotations and procurement through to implementation to impact of program in liaison with Procurement and Cluster Managers.

  • Supervise community mobilization teams to engage full participation of beneficiaries in designs, and maintenance of infrastructure construction activities as well as contributions of labour and materials where appropriate.

  • Network/partner with district officials/other stakeholders to ensure standards, regulations, procedures are adhered to.

  • Supervise contractors and assigned staff undertaking project implementation.

  • Develop Monitoring tools and undertake M&E function of Program activities/construction for quality assurance.

  • Give technical oversight/guidance and advise to Regional team concerning construction and engineering works in the Region

  • Facilitate design of community operation and maintenance of engineering plans of buildings/ infrastructure and be involved in trainings for such committees.

  • Data collection, accurate record keeping and management of information to measure progress and impact of program activities

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • University Degree in Civil Engineering.

  • At least 2 years of previous experience in designs and Construction work supervision with development agency.

  • Computer literacy is needed

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, ArchiCAD, Epanet, GPS mapping software is added advantage.

  • Good command of oral and written English is a must, local language skills are an asset. Good communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Motorcycle riding /Driving skills are an asset.

  • Computer literate

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

  • Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.

  • Perform other duties as required