Community Development Facilitator
Position: Community Development Facilitator
Report to: Program Manager
Location: Kiboga and Pader Districts
Purpose of the position:
To guide and facilitate programme development, monitoring and implementation in the ADP in line with programme plans.
Guide ADP programme planning and Development.
Support and guide ADP scheduled assessments, evaluations, TDI measurements and designs.
Facilitate development of the ADP design document and AOP/ DIP.
Gather and analyze community perspectives, and prepare annual work plans and cash flows.
Write concept papers and proposals for non-sponsorship fundraising.
Monitoring of progress and achievements of programmes in the ADP.
Mobilization of communities, local organizations and institutions for programme development and implementation.
Mobilize community participation in programme/project planning, development, implementation and monitoring.
Mobilize government institutions and technical staff in the planning and implementation of ADP programmes and plans.
Mobilize grassroots organizations, Churches and other civil society organizations on poverty reduction.
Build ADP level partnerships, networks and coalitions with civil society organizations and local government institutions.
Facilitate networking with government institutions and other development partners within the ADP in planning and implementation of development programmes.
Identify and nurture local partnerships with grassroots civil society organizations, Churches and sub county government.
Build and facilitate the capacity and growth of community and grassroots organizations.
Facilitate growth of strong grassroots movements on specific advocacy issues.
Build leadership and mobilization capacity of programme/project committees and facilitate their participation in programme/project development activities.
Facilitate capacity building of communities and local organizations.
Support and facilitate graduated growth of partnerships and community based organizations.
Implementation of ADP programmes and interventions in line with approved designs and AOPs/ DIPs.
Organize community programme development and resource mobilization of planned activities such as community contributions.
Facilitate the operations and functioning of ADP child protection committee.
Ensure adherence at ADP of child protection policy, guidelines and protocols.
Management of sponsorship performance
Support and facilitate sponsorship staff and sponsorship service operations in the ADP.
Monitor performance of sponsorship performance in line with child sponsorship standards.
Proper and efficient management and use of ADP finance and assets.
Ensure ADP financial and asset resources are managed and used in line with policy guidelines.
Provide accurate and timely variance explanations on ADP over and under expenditures.
Monitoring and track progress of programme implementation.
Organize ADP level forum to assess progress of implementation of planned activities.
Monitor progress of programme/project interventions against plans within the ADP.
Organize review, reflection and learning forum for ADP staff, community, local organizations and government.
Documentation and sharing of programme learnings.
Produce ADP quality and timely reports to keep track of progress of planned activities within the area of operation.
Produce timely and quality bi-annual and annual reports.
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
You must have a University degree in Social Science, Development Studies, Education or any other related field.
At least three years’ experience working with communities in a development field.
You must be highly reliable and independent.
You must have the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to identify training needs among supervisees
You must possess highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
You must have knowledge of development work and ability to integrate it with sponsorship
You must be competent in managing business process in large organizations.
Good budget and personnel management skills
Should possess good writing skills
Must possess strong networking and advocacy skills.
Riding skills with a valid class A driving permit is a must.