Staff Spiritual Nurture Manager

12273-15N05029
Kampala
31-Dec-18
2+ Years

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: Staff Spiritual Nurture Manager

Report to: People and Culture Director

Location: Kampala – National Office

Purpose of the position:

To develop and integrate initiatives and programs that nurture the spiritual formation and capacity of WV staff to enable them live out our Christian faith with boldness and humility.

Job Summary: To assist the Senior Management of WV in the development and implementation of strategies and programs for staff spiritual nurture and collaborate staff learning and development to undertake the capacity development of staff to support the realization of Our Promise 2030 Strategic Imperative 5- Live out our Christian faith with boldness and humility

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Christian Formation

  • Develop and implement staff nurture and leadership development strategy based on WV faith and Development strategy and Our Voice results with emphasis on spiritual nurture all staff

  • Develop and implement Programmes for staff spiritual formation and Christian commitments related capacity building

  • Contribute to an ethos and culture in WV that is consistent with our Vision and Mission Statements, Core Values, Guiding Beliefs, and Policies

  • Participate with HR and senior management in establishing staff recruitment standards to ensure the spiritual commitment of prospective staff; assist in their orientation; and support the incorporation of Christian Commitment engagement in annual performance appraisals

Collaborate with staff learning and development to develop staff capacity building programs related to Strategic imperative 5

  • Co-conceptualise, design and develop Scripture inspired, need-based and strategy informed staff nurture and leadership formation programmes and resources that integrate Faith and Development (i.e. curriculum, devotionals, etc.) for national Office use that reflect denominational diversity and are relevant to all sectors of WV’s work and all levels of leadership and staff.

  • Develop and implement targeted capacity building initiatives related to WV Strategic objectives

  • Conduct induction of new staff on WV ethos

Coordinate prayer and staff chapel/Spiritual nurture activities

  • Develop quarterly plans for staff prayer and chapel for all WV locations

  • Coordinate speakers for chapel

  • Collaborate with other external partners on prayer mobilization for child well-being and WV ministry

  • Develop and/or provide devotional materials for staff to guide chapel and devotion reflections

  • Develop and nurture a strong chapel committee and staff spiritual nurture coordinators to coordinate staff spiritual wellbeing

Provide Psycho-social support and counselling for staff

  • Develop a strategy for supporting the social well-being of staff

  • Support staff peer support/psycho-social well-being of staff as appropriate

  • Support counselling of staff based on WV Christian ethos

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in theological education or its equivalent and sound biblical understanding

  • Personal commitment to Christ and proven church/Christian leadership experience

  • Exemplary Christian character, interpersonal relationship skills and willingness to learn

  • Experience in planning for and supporting spiritual nurture of large groups of people from diverse church backgrounds.

  • Skills in developing training materials and training facilitation.

  • Ability to lead staff devotions and chapel services.

  • Good understanding of and respect for diverse churches and Christian organizations in the country and ability to effectively work with churches with different doctrines and traditions

  • Good knowledge of WV’s ethos and philosophy of work

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically upto 30% of the time and occasional international travel