Position: Child Protection Facilitator
Report to: Child Protection Coordinator
Location: Yumbe, Uganda
Purpose of the position:
The Child Protection Facilitator will provide grass roots project implementation, monitoring and documentation in case management, Child Friendly Spaces (CFS), Early Childhood Development (ECD), development in Child Protection Strategic development, psychosocial support and peace building project guided by WV Uganda policies.
The incumbent will also be responsible for the smooth, cost effective, efficient and timely implementation of CFSs, ECDs and participation, psychosocial and peace building project budget review and monitoring. He/She will also management and ensure there is great level or partnership and networking with the District leadership, UNHCR, OPM and other partners.
Motivate and ensure teamwork among child protection Assistants and volunteers for greater ministry impact in the community.
Work in liaison with and provide the necessary advice and support to stakeholders in the participation, psychosocial and peace building project as well as the CFSs and ECD programmes in all matters pertaining to effective management and implementation
Handle visitors including donors, staffs from support offices and national office staff
Take full responsibility in the implementation of CFS and ECDs including children participation, psychosocial support and peace building activities in refugee operations according to the agreed plan of action
Actively coordinate project design, implementation, monitoring and reporting
Coordinate with all agencies working in child protection and the Office of the Prime Minister in the camp to ensure compliance to inter agency and World Vision International standards for implementing child protection Education in emergencies (CiE) as well as peace building activities
Organize meetings with key stakeholders in Yumbe to influence policies, planning and practice in line with the outcomes of the advocacy events
Implement and monitor project activities towards realization of project outputs in a timely and effective manner
Monitor progress of activity implementation to ensure highest quality standards and accountability based on LEAP framework, the IASC and WVI standards
Actively participate in program design process specifically in assessments and generating community priority needs in participation, psychosocial and peace building
Develop regular monthly, quarterly and annual project management reports
Prepare detailed implementation plans based on approved and funded proposals and submit to Response Manager for approval
Technical and capacity building
Enhance and train partners, teachers and children in child protection, psychosocial support and peace building using the EcaP model guidelines
Support other response staff to implement project activities that adhere to the Do-Assure-Don’t-Do Frame work recommended for peace building and conflict sensitivity
Maintain standards for child participation, psychosocial and peace building and conflict sensitivity and ensure that response staff, partner agencies and recipient communities understand, accept and adhere to these standards
Support the child protection Coordinator and M&E Assistant in establishing and maintaining a monitoring and evaluation system
Ensure that technical information pertinent to the project is obtained, documented and disseminated to staff as required
Support the child protection coordinator in identifying potential peace building, participation and psychosocial priorities and projects in the assigned geographical area
Work towards integrating peace building and conflict sensitivity into child protection, Education, GFA and Nutrition and ensure mainstreaming in all other project initiatives
Community mobilization and sensitization
Assist communities identify their priorities, opportunities and resources for effective peace building, participation and psychosocial project implementation
Facilitate communities to fully participate in project activities for enhanced community ownership and sustainability of child protection, psychosocial support and peace building programs.
Facilitate awareness creation and sensitization of communities in child protection, participation , psychosocial support and peace building
Enhance synergies within the communities to achieve integration and attainment of regional objectives
Actively facilitate identification and capacity building of leadership and community based organizations in peace building, participation and psychosocial matters
Partnership, Networking & Advocacy
Represent WV Uganda program in child protection, peace building, participation and psychosocial forums at the field level and establish strategic partnerships with other organizations
Establish and liaise closely with other partners, agencies and local leaders regarding project activities to ensure and promote a coordinated approach to project implementation, including participation in relevant workshops, meetings and to keep the Response Manager informed
Develop a network of information gathering relevant to child protection, peace building, participation and psychosocial operations
Establish appropriate contacts with local counterparts at the sub counties and district level
UN specialist engagement in our program implementation
Financial management budget control and monitoring
Work with the child protection coordinator and Finance officer in preparation of budgets, financial projections, expenditure monitoring and preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial and narrative reports and submit them within the agreed timeframe to appropriate people
Support preparation of requisitions for appropriate project supplies in line with approved DIPs from time to time
Ensure LDRs are signed by staff in time
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
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
A minimum of three (3) years field experience working with communities in peace building and or child protection programming and program management in an NGO context.
Past exposure and experience in integration/ mainstreaming child protection, peace building and conflict sensitivity across other programmes and projects is a plus.
Past experience in working with communities especially in refugee community.
Excellent analytical, documentation, problem solving, interpersonal ad negotiation skills
How to apply:
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 25th November, 2020. (Qualified natives of West Nile region are particularly encouraged to apply).