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Field Monitor

Job Description

Position: Field Monitor

Report to: Agriculture Officer/Field Engineer

Location: Kaabong Field Office

Purpose of the position:

Responsible for community and beneficiary mobilization and sensitization of the project goal and objectives; To provide end user monitoring, supervision of food/cash/voucher distribution, Public Works Projects (PWP) and Household Income Support Projects (HISP); and prepare periodic documentation and reports of all activities undertaken in the field by World Vision Uganda.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Community mobilization and sensitization in relation to beneficiary selection and election of Project Management Committee (PMC) members and food/cash/voucher distributions.

  • Conduct PRA exercise to identify community problems, solutions and sub-project which the community can implement under the NUSAF 2 Project.

  • Ensure the process of project identification is properly documented using relevant WVI FFW forms.

  • Develop sub-project design documents and budgets using WFP provided formats and get consensus from the parish and sub-county leaders and community.

  • Supervise the Parish Team Leaders (PTLs) and Community Mobilizers (CM) working under their respective Sub-counties.

  • Train and guide the PMCs and CMs on food/cash/voucher distributions and conditional work activities (i.e. PWP and HISP) and management of inputs distributed.

  • Work with the PTLs/CMs to ensure that distribution of project inputs is well managed and documented.

  • Ensure sub-project implementation is coordinated with Parish and Sub-County Development Committees, District technical units and other NGOs implementing similar work in the communities for leveraging of resources, sustainability and complementarily.

  • Conduct continuous site monitoring visits to check progress of sub-project implementation.

  • Work with Agriculture Officer with support of the Project Coordinator to organize periodic site monitoring visit for Parish, Sub-County and District staff.

  • Conduct on-site training of PTLs, CMs and project participants on various aspects of sub-project implementation.

  • Organize with District technical staff to conduct on-site training of PTLs, CMs, and project participants on various aspects of the sub-project implementation.

  • Filing of project documents and reporting.

  • Ensure that the FFA/W forms are properly filled

  • Submit weekly activity reports to the Agriculture Officer

  • Document lessons learnt and best practices

  • Document success stories relating to various sub projects

  • Attend daily devotions in accordance with WVU Human Resource policies

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • A minimum of a Diploma in Vocational skills, Agriculture or related discipline with hands experience in food for work, cash or voucher implementation modalities.

  • At least one year’s field experience in Food/voucher/cash distribution.

  • Good mobilization and training skills.

  • Ability to perform field assignments with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to document lessons learnt to inform future programming as well as writing project implementation progress reports depicting actual work verses distributions

  • Willingness to travel for long period of time in difficult terrain, harsh and demanding conditions.

  • Be willing to live and work in very difficult and security-risk areas.

  • You must be able to ride a Motor Cycle with a clean riders permit-class A

Other Competencies/Attributes:

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

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