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Transformation Development Facilitator

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

To Listen, Reach and Empower children and communities, being an agent to lay the foundation for transformation in communities and to build and strengthen the visibility on our commitment to poor.

POSITION CONTEXT/BACKGROUND:

Development Programming Approach (DPA) model and Community Reflection & Planning (CRP) applied in order to increasing strong community mobilization, partnership at all levels, community ownership and sustainability of Community Small Group (CSG), youth engagement in development activities, church, Village Development Community (VDC), Agriculture Cooperative (AC) and grass root government structure in order to continue to deliver development activities after phase out.

TDF is required to lead and facilitate community mobilization and community empowerment to build community ownership and sustainability, and key program focus including functioning of child/youth clubs, youth engagement, existing Community Small Groups, church partnership, VDCs, ACs and local government structures being able to implement and contribute to the sustained well being of children.

Key Objectives of Job: The position is accountable for the following:

  • To facilitate community mobilization and conscientization to transform the lives of the community people especially the most vulnerable children and their families (MVC and MVF).

  • Build and strengthen Strategic partners that they are able to follow up, lead and implement the development in alignment with programming focus and World Vision approaches.

  • Ensure community partners and parents take ownership in Child Wellbeing.

  • To represent WVI- Lao in operating area in strengthening the visibility to our commitment to Child-Wellbeing.

1. Community Mobilisation /Building Relationship:

  • Community mobilization and conscientization to transform the lives of the community people especially the most vulnerable children and their families (MVC and MVF).

  • Build relationship and conscientize with community people to understand the situation and needs of the families and children, through group discussion, home visits and overnight stays.

  • Identify and map the existing groups within target villages, and lead to develop the mapping of strategic partners.

  • Lead communities to have its own vision and priorities for child well-being.

2. Community Empowerment on Child Wellbeing:

  • To ensure the strategic partners are able to lead and implement the development in alignment with programming focus and World Vision approaches.

  • Work with community partners and community people to set up the safe place/child clubs for children (as minimum guidance for child club).

  • Document progress, learning, challenges, story of changes, through community reflection, into semi-annual and annual report, in alignment with LEAP guideline and timeframe.

  • Facilitate for conducting capacity self assessment to the community partners.

  • Provide capacity building to the community partners on programming focus and accordance to the training needs.

  • Support community partners through coaching, mentoring and learning reflection to carry out the programming focus and functioning of child clubs & Youth Clubs.

  • Support youth and community Groups to implement awareness on child right/protection, domestic violence and migration etc to their communities.

3. Advocacy and Networking

  • Support children and community representative to participate in the commune council meeting to raise their issues and seek support from local government structures.

  • Actively network with other stakeholders, and facilitate the communities to network, for advocacy, resource mobilization and project implementation

4. Team Integration

  • Actively support the CE Coordinator in assessment and design processes and collaborate with Project Coordinators in project planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting processes relevant to assigned area, that support TD and are aligned with LEAP3

  • Actively participate as an AP Team member in learning, training and spiritual nurture.

  • Share plan and integrate/synergize technical project activities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor Degree in Community and Rural Development or Development Management or related field

  • Minimum 1 years of appropriate professional experience in capacity building and community mobilization.

(New graduated students are also encouraged to apply).

  • Certificates of Upper Secondary School

  • Good interpersonal skills and Communication

  • Competent in written English and communication

  • Demonstrate in strong advocacy, negotiation and facilitation skills

  • Computer literate, Ms Word, power point and Excel

Interested candidates are invited to submit a COVER LETTERand CV to the address below. Please indicate the POSITION TITLE. Deadline for application is05 September 2019, however applicants areencouraged to apply early as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the position will close early if a suitable candidate is found.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Mail: People and Culture Department

P.O. Box 312 Vientiane 01005

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.wvi.org/laos

Gender, Advocacy & Campaign Coordinator

Purpose of the position:

To coordinate the development of ENRICH project Gender and Advocacy strategy and oversee the implementation of the strategy. The gender specialist will be responsible for facilitating training on gender equality and Advocacy for staff and partners and for monitoring gender equality and advocacy results.

Observe mission and core values of World Vision and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Develop and update roll out of Advocacy Campaign for AP integration

  • Take lead in Advocacy Campaign Project planning, design, monitoring and implementation while in alignment with WV Regional and Support Office.

  • Take lead in developing Campaign Materials and disseminate in all AP and to other stakeholders

  • Work closely with Ministries, Like- minded organization, Religious leaders in planning, monitoring and evaluate Advocacy Campaign

  • Ensure Advocacy Campaign activities are well integrated in all WVT APs for sustainability purpose

  • Monitor integration of Advocacy Campaign activities and ensure its implementation in all programs.

  • Represent WVT at National, Regional and Global events and share impacts stories of Advocacy Campaign in WVT

2. Representing WV at external events; external contacts coalition building and networking

  • Participate in preparing high quality Policy briefings for Gender, Advocacy and for external meetings to deliver campaign messages and advocacy initiatives to both primary and secondary target audiences and institutions

  • Maintain Good/harmonious relations between World Vision Tanzania , WVI region, WV Partnership, donors and all other stakeholders through reporting and sharing of information periodically

3. Conduct/ Coordinate Gender Assessment and advocacy research on negative socio- cultural and traditional beliefs affecting women, girls, boys and men and policy implementation

4. Manage the integration of Citizen Voice and Action (CVA) and Gender into other areas of Ministry

  • Provide technical advice and support to other areas of Ministry to ensure the CVA & Gender are well integrated in all APs

  • Contribute in developing CVA and Gender activities guideline to be integrated into all APs

  • Conduct monitoring visits to provide support in the implementation of CVA and Gender activities planned and budgeted in the APs

  • Provide information on specific CVA and Gender plans, activities and outcomes to other WVI teams and WVT office and share impact stories collected from the communities.

5. Build Capacity of staff on Gender Advocacy especially on Citizen Voice of Action (CVA) on education, health, agriculture policies

  • Organize and facilitate trainings / workshops to WVT and Project staff on Gender, Advocacy/ CVA and CHN issues

  • Lobbing and dialogue with decision makers for policy influencing on issues raised through CVA team.

  • Monitoring the implementation of Government policies mentioned above and identify gaps for Policy influencing

  • Coordinate with ADPs to ensure community empowerment work forms part of our influencing tools ( Strong CVA Team advocating on Health, Education and Livelihood)

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Minimum Qualification required: Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, with at least 5 years experience in campaigning, advocacy, lobbying and communication, experience of working in an international and cross-cultural environment is an added advantage

Preffered: Masters In in Social Sciences, with at least 5 years experience in campaigning, advocacy, lobbying and communications

Other Technical Skills and Abilities

  • Strategic, creative, and innovative thinking

  • A successful track record in coordinating / managing advocacy campaigns

  • Strong project management experience

  • Experience of working with government

  • Experience engaging decision makers in government

  • Practical advocacy and campaigning experience in the development field

  • Ability / experience of managing a network

  • Experience of working in Christian environment

  • Experience working in advocacy

  • Ability to lead in complex and challenging environments

  • Experience in coalition building and ability to rally coalitions and networks to take positions on specific policy issues

  • Excellent time-management and prioritization

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Office based environment with some travel to the field;

  • Available to represent WVT at critical functions and moments as needed

Associate Director Advocacy & External Engagement

Postion:

Associate Director Advocacy&External Engagement

Report to National Office

Grade level 17

Location: Niamey

Purpose of position:

The Position of Associate Director, Advocacy and External Engagement is critical to the realization of World Vision Strategy, Our Promise in Niger. The position will re-enforce World Visions (WV’s) ability to credibly engage with government, partners, donors and decision makers from the local to regional and global levels, helping WV leverage its presence, results, and brand to ensure the following:

  • Influence policy and practice in the humanitarian and development industry

  • Increased funding for child wellbeing including children’s right to quality education, health care and child protection services, Improved access for children to humanitarian assistance

  • Improved coordination and influence towards the accelerated implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2, 4, 5 and 16

  • Empowerment of children as effective advocates and change agents in their communities and at national level fostering peace and enabling their peers access their constitutional and children’s rights

  • Provide leadership in Advocacy and coordinate design and implementation of campaigns at the local and National levels for Word Vision Niger.

  • Facilitate external engagements with different stakeholders and build capacity of key development partners to mainstream campaign interventions and ensure linkages with World Vision strategic Objectives.

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Context and Strategic Leadership

  • Develop and monitor National Office Advocacy and External Engagement strategy to determine appropriate inteproactive changes to the context and policy landscape in line with the Country Office Strategy and Global Strategy “Our Promise”.

  • Provide line management for Local Level advocacy staff and CVA Coordinator

  • Provide leadership for advocacy within all humanitarian responses in Niger

  • Develop and maintain a simple tracking tool to show WV Niger progress towards policy change objectives

  • Provide strategic leadership and coordination in situations requiring urgent advocacy action within the NO such as in humanitarian advocacy

  • Provide policy direction to the NO including models and messages for evidence based policy influencing at different levels.

  • Appropriately provide ongoing context analysis of the unfolding situation on the ground based on operational, security, humanitarian and political changes to the National Director, Integrated Programs Director, Response Managers, Regional Offices (RO), Support Offices (SOs) and the ARG

  • Under the leadership of the National Director, Ensure that the Faith and Development component is well integrated in the NO engagement and advocacy plan

  • Lead National Efforts at influencing government at local and national level to implement the relevant SDGs related to CWB outcomes and the IT takes a World to end violence against children campaign

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Advocacy Co-ordination/Integration-Internal

  • Ensure that advocacy is implemented effectively as a ministry area and is integrated across other ministry areas including, Evaluation and Learning, , Humanitarian & Emergency Affairs (HEA) and Gender and inclusion, Faith and Development.

  • Support APs in development and implementation of Local level Advocacy initiatives such as CVA integration.

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive advocacy integration skills development plan for all staff and partners including youths and children

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Capacity enhancement and advocacy support to Area Programs (APs)

  • Model best advocacy practice in the NO through Advocacy knowledge management and best practice.

  • Promote the effective and meaningful participation of WV in functioning and vibrant national networks in the area of advocacy & campaigning for children in the country including in the UN Cluster system

  • Oversee the replication of emerging advocacy good practices across ADPs and at national level

  • Represent WV Niger in national and international high level events related to global, regional and national advocacy and campaign themes.

Public Co-ordination – External

  • Develop and maintain an external engagement framework to ensure that WV is recognized as a strategic partner for government, UN agencies and civil society organizations

  • Provide support to the ND in directly engaging senior government officials including parliamentarians, policymakers, the UN agencies and Civil Society Organizations on critical issues including the production and monitoring of the implementation of SDG Voluntary National Review Reports (VNR)

  • Support National Director and leadership team in engaging external individuals /institutions towards the development and implementation of child well being strategic relationships

  • Support all APs to generate CVA Data that influences the government’s local and national level policies, strategies and SDG Voluntary National Reports (VNR)

Leading & supporting others

Provide empowering and influential leadership to, CVA Advisors and advocacy point persons in the APs in the following manner:

  • Review and provide valuable feedback in their various strategies, performance objectives ,work plans and key reports (annual program report , child wellbeing report, national advocacy annual report, )

  • Provide hands -on support in the implementation of the advocacy components of the various Technical Programmes (TPs)

  • Resolve team difficulties

  • Promote innovation and organizational learning

  • Facilitate team work

  • Engage and motivate staff

  • Promote reflective practice

  • Facilitate action learning and reflection

Resource mobilization

  • Work collaboratively with the RAM unit to support programs and WV partnership in mobilizing human and financial resources for advocacy and campaign purposes

  • Assemble data for the purposes of resource acquisition, donor engagement

  • Provide technical expertise to facilitate resource mobilization specifically for advocacy programmes around the sectors of health, education, WASH and child protection and inclusion into all grants

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National advocacy annual report production.

Ensure that an effective and operational national advocacy data collection mechanism is in place

  • Leads periodic review (every six month) of advocacy data from the local and national including CVA Data

  • Produce annual reports related to initiatives such as the ITAW Campaign, iOur Promise 2030 score cards and the Advocacy Strategic Measures (ASM) annual reports and PCPR

  • Ensure CVA Data base is regularly updated and the gaps and improvement in service provision is analyzed and shared with SLT

  • Convert CVA data into policy and advocacy tools to enhance advocacy work

  • Collaborate with Communications to bring visibility to the ITAW campaign at strategic Calendar moments such as the Day of the African Child

  • Raise national champions outside AP areas who will support the ITAW campaign

Provide leadership for the campaign strategy

  • Review NO Strategies and policies and ensuring that campaign issues are embedded and work closely with technical teams to ensure alignment with NO strategy

  • Ensure that WV Niger campaign contribute to the achievement of the National Office\s Strategic Objectives and Our Promise

  • Coordinate and ensure synergy in all campaigns in the national office TPs (WASH, Education, economic development and livelihood and child protection).

  • Identify and build networks of children from the AP to National levels for the purposes of amplifying their voice on issues that affect their wellbeing.

Capacity Building

  • Build capacity of all technical leads to undertake policy analysis and develop policy products for their respective sectors

  • Build capacity of children, other vulnerable groups, Community Based Organizations, local government agencies and other service providers to implement campaign and advocacy interventions

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

The incumbent is expected to operate with a high degree of independence, under the broad strategic direction and policy guidance of the National Director with technical support from the Regional Advocacy, campaigns and Safeguarding Advisor. In addition the following knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-job training:

Advocacy and Policy Work

The incumbent will have significant experience working in multi-NGO environment and in coalitions on policy issues in relation to child protection, poverty eradication, complex humanitarian emergencies and governance.

-The incumbent will be articulate both verbally and in writing, including the provision of policy analysis.

-The incumbent will have the ability to work with and guide consultants in research and policy analysis.

Team Work

  • Ability to maintain good relations and work effectively with other team members and External Engagement Team to ensure that World Vision presents a professional and efficient point of contact to national institutions.

  • Ability to maintain awareness of the activities of other members of the team to enable mutual support during times of high pressure of activity.

  • Ability to participate in and provide leadership to a virtual cross-functional national team to ensure an integrated ministry approach.

  • Ability and willingness to undertake any other activities designated by the supervisor that might be necessary for the efficient and effective performance by the team.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Masters degree in development studies, social sciences, social Sciences, or related field.

  • At least, five (5) years of relevant professional experience including development and implementation of Child protection, advocacy or campaign strategies, within the country

  • Proven experience to facilitate networks and institutional learning

  • Experience of working with local, international and social media for campaigning and advocacy purposes

  • Management of organizational relations to with other organizations through networking and alliances.

  • Representational experience at national and international level.

  • Strong competencies to plan, prioritize, and ability to deliver to tight deadlines and budgets

  • Strong negotiation, facilitating and influencing skills; demonstrated skills to present in public

  • Excellent writing and editing skills – fluent in English, and in French

  • Travel requirements – this position entails a minimum of 30% travel both within and outside the NO

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment:

  • Travel:

  • On call:

Child Sponsorship & Development Facilitator - Wol Area Program

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: Child Sponsorship and Development Facilitator - Wol Area Program

Report to: Programme Manager

Location: Agago District

Purpose of the position:

Excellently implement Child Sponsorship Operations in ways the meet WVU and WVI standards as well as cluster strategic priorities through effective supervision and working with of CSDAs.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Implementation of Child Sponsorship Service Operations

Effectively implement Sponsorship Service Operation to meet both WVU local and WVI standards.

  • Guide SOO1 and Project officers to deliver quality and timely Child Sponsorship work as per WVU and WVI standards.

  • Develop plans and guidelines for effective and efficient management of Sponsorship SOIs in the allocated APs

  • Track and monitor SOIs and advise SOO1 and Local partners as well as SPM on ways to improve performance.

  • Continuously monitor performance in Child Sponsorship SOIs and support SOOs and Project officers in ways that lead to improved performance by addressing challenges.

  • Identify any strategic challenges that would impinge excellency in Child Sponsorship Operations and share with SPM for support.

  • Contextualise and support operationalise both NO and SO Child Sponsorship Operational guidelines.

  • Manage RC monitoring to ensure that the WVI standard is consistently met, Cases identified and followed through for appropriate both system and field conclusive action.

  • Motivate Child Sponsorship team for better results in a more efficient & effective manners.

  • Build teams, coach, mentor and train staff to manage sponsorship operations efficiently & effectively.

  • Compile and rollout Sponsorship Activity Schedules for allocated APs to guide Child Sponsorship Operations

  • Streamline Child Sponsorship business process flow in the allocated ADPs leading to timeliness and effectiveness in complying with WVU, WVI and cluster standards.

  • Build capacities of local stakeholders to support and implement Child Sponsorship Operations.

  • Carry out field-based practical hands on coaching for SOOs & Project officers and local stakeholders on delivering timely and quality Child Sponsorship work.

  • Innovate better, context based and efficient ways of delivering child Sponsorship operations and Child wellbeing targets in clustered households.

Management of Integrated Programming for RC wellbeing

Effectively support integrated approach to Child Sponsorship programming.

  • Operationalize integration of Child Sponsorship operations with other sector development intervention to realize work efficiency and Child Wellbeing.

  • Ensure RCs and their households to meaningfully participate and benefit from Programme activities.

  • Identify integration opportunities between Child Sponsorship and other cluster sector operations for work efficiency and Child Wellbeing, and then influencing cluster sector leads.

  • Make meaningful contribution in development of Key Cluster documents inclusive of Annual operating plan and Budgets.

  • Make meaningful contribution in designing and redesign of Programmes as per Sponsorship guidelines and partnership Strategic direction.

  • Technically guide DME processes in line with Child Sponsorship Programming guidelines.

  • Make meaningful contribution in designing and redesign of Programmes as per Sponsorship guidelines and partnership Strategic direction.

  • Guide Cluster on how to utilize Child Sponsorship systems information for effective child wellbeing programming.

  • Effectively and consistently utilize Child Sponsorship information to influence programming.

  • Guide CSDAs and local stakeholders on how to utilize Step information for planning in order to address child wellbeing.

Management of Sponsorship Initiatives (i.e SingleSTEP, Sponsorship 2.0, STEP Coaching and Mentoring)

Effectively manage implementation of Partnership initiatives (STEP, ID Card Scanner, SD, Quickstep, Digital Imaging) in line with the partnership guidelines and timeframes.

  • Develop ADP initiative Implementation Plan and roll out as per NO timelines.

  • Implement initiative(s) as per plan and report on progress plus making recommendations for better decision making.

  • Sensitize ADP Staff on the initiative details.

  • Make periodical reporting on the Initiative to the SPM, NO and other stakeholders.

  • Coach CSDAs on the initiative and follow-up on utilization of the initiative.

  • Provide technical support to the CSDAs on the initiative

  • Manage implementation of Child Sponsorship systems as per guidelines.

  • Ensure 100% return on investment of the Child sponsorship systems through 100% utilization of the systems for the intended objectives.

Progress Reporting

Report on Child Sponsorship Operations positioning out progress, celebrations, challenges and possible recommendations

  • Prepare timely and quality Child Sponsorship Operations report to the SPM copying NO as per NO predetermined monthly reporting template.

  • Provide feedback to cluster over Sponsorship reports.

  • Prepare periodical publications (significant change stories) on RC wellbeing.

Management of external engagements with SOs

Ensure quality and timely Communications between Cluster, NO and SOs.

  • Manage Child Sponsorship communications from ADP to NO/SOs.

  • Expeditiously follow up on all Sponsorship communications from NO and SOs.

  • Communicate to ADP teams on Key Sponsorship events or operations, follow-up on Reports, documents.

  • Manage Sponsor visits to their sponsored children in Uganda in line with child Sponsorship standards.

  • Arrange for the visit (Consider for all logistic needs).

  • Attend to Sponsors and follow up on Child protection issues, visit report.

Child Protection

  • Identify the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report in line with child protection policy and guidelines.

  • Work with local leaders to protect children from child violations and abuses on child protection.

  • Sensitization of children including all RC on child protection.

  • Sensitize children, guardians/parents and other stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities with a view to identify child violations.

  • Report cases of child abuse in the programme area.

  • Report cases of child incidents for follow up.

  • Communicate to Guardian/parents on the intent of the Sponsor visit and attain consent/confirmation or rejection of the visit.

  • Provide information to the CSSA SO on the possibility (confirmation, rejection) of the Visit.

  • Arrange for the visit (Consider for all logistic needs).

  • Attend to Sponsors and follow up on Child protection issues, visit report.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Must have a Degree in Social Sciences or Information management. Master’s degree qualification is preferred.

  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience in Sponsorship operations preferably within World Vision. Knowledge of World Vision sponsorship standards is an advantage

  • Skills in Project management and implementation.

  • Ability to identify training needs among Sponsorship staff

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills

  • Knowledge of development work and ability to integrate it with sponsorship

  • Competences in managing business process in large organizations.

  • 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

Child Sponsorship System Assistant - Pader Agago 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: Child Sponsorship System Assistant - Pader Agago Cluster

Report to: Programme Manager

Location: Pader District

Purpose of the position:

To Effectively Coordinate and Provide Technical support to Cluster Sponsorship Operations within the partnership standards for child wellbeing.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Management of Child Sponsorship Systems

  • Manage Sponsorship systems both Technical and Business processes within partnership guidelines.

  • Carry out timely system upgrade, maintenance and provide timely feedback on Child Sponsorship systems requested by NO and GC/SOs.

  • Support Staff and partners on utilization of the horizon mobile phone and any other new gadgets.

  • Support the Cluster/ AP with IT related issues (Cluster IT Focal Persons)

  • Carry out system data quality audit (RC Bio data, monitoring field, and participation and GN implementation).

Coordination of Child Sponsorship operations

  • In a timely manner, ensure entry of quality child data and SO communications (queries, GN, mails, child monitoring, and participation) into Child Sponsorship systems. (100% data entered for all RCs).

  • Generate, compile, analyze and submit monthly systems and Child Wellbeing reports to management.

  • Analyze variance reports, Child Status Reports, Project reports and guide the Programme/ cluster team in utilizing information for effective and efficient sponsorship operations

  • Coordinate periodic mailing of APR and Christmas Cards.

  • Ensure quality assurance of all sponsorship operations indicators.

  • Identify and build capacity of Staff and partners in child sponsorship operations.

  • Coordinate with the CSDF and develop an annual integrated monitoring plan.

  • Effectively manage and track all RC and family Participation in WV Programs through implementation of the annual integrated monitoring plan in line with the sponsorship standards

  • Support SOOs in Community engagement and sensitizations on Sponsorship model

Manage Communication and Sponsor Relations

  • Coordinate communication between sponsors and RCs for the AP

  • Communicate with Support office in compliance with sponsorship standards (timely notification on anticipated delays and reasons to justify)

  • Develop, monitor, and implement the established checks and controls for sponsor information in line with the child sponsorship standards

  • Monitor and advise staff on Child Sponsorship communications from Cluster to NO/SOs.

  • Expeditiously follow up on all Sponsorship communications from NO and SOs to the allocated APs with the SOO and CSDF.

  • Perform an intermediary role on critical communications between allocated APs and NO/SOs.

Management of Sponsorship Initiatives

  • Effectively manage implementation of Partnership initiatives (CDPCs, Sponsorship 2.0, and Digital Story Teller) in line with the partnership guidelines and timeframes.

  • Develop AP initiative Implementation Plan and roll out as per NO timelines.

  • Effectively manage implementation of initiative(s) as per plan and report on progress, recommendations within partnership guidelines.

  • Train, coach and mentor staff and partners on the initiative and follow-up on utilization of the initiative.

  • Provide technical support to Staff and partners on the initiatives

  • Follow up with staff and Partners to ensure 100% return on investment of CDPCs materials, horizon mobile phones, and digital story teller materials through 100% utilization of the systems for the intended objectives.

Management of external engagements with SOs

  • Ensure quality and timely Communications between Cluster, NO and SOs.

  • Establish and coordinate timely delivery and dispatch of messages/ correspondences

  • Manage Sponsor visits to their sponsored children in Uganda in line with child Sponsorship standards.

  • Arrange for the visits (Organize all logistic needs).

  • Attend to Sponsors and follow up on child and adult safe guarding issues, submit sponsor visit report.

  • Document and share with Programme key findings from sponsor visits, recommendations and opportunities

Child and Adult Safe Guarding

  • Ensure that Videos and photos being sent to NO, SOs/GC have consent forms signed by guardian/parents.

  • Ensure all RCs have a signed consent form on file.

  • Organize the internal child and adult safe guarding committee meetings at the cluster offices.

  • Monitor the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report any violations in accordance with the child and adult safe guarding policy and guidelines

  • Ensure child and adult safe guarding compliance standards at the cluster/AP.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • A University Degree information Technology, Statistics or any other related field.

  • 3 years Experiences and knowledge in data entries, analysis and data base management are added advantage.

  • 3 Years of Experience in Computer systems support and Field engagements

  • Computer skills in Windows, MS Excel, Word, publisher and power point.

  • Database management

  • Motorcycle riding is an added advantage

Sponsorship Operation Officer – Pajule Area Program

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 Operation Officer – Pajule Area Program

Report to: Child Sponsorship and Development Facilitator

Location: Pader District

Purpose of the position:

To effectively manage Area Program Registered Children (RC), 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 Horizon.

  • Ensure Registered Children Monitoring Status (CMS) is maintained within partnership standards.

  • Ensure quality Sponsorship Operation Indicators (SOIs) are implemented and maintained within partnership standard of 95%

  • 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

  • Ensuring adherence and compliance of sponsorship volunteers to child and adult safe guarding

Sponsorship Planning, Implementation and Reporting

  • Work with Project Officer 1s (PO1s) to develop integrated Annual Sponsorship Operational Plans and facilitate implementation, monitoring while reporting and 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.

  • 100% sponsorship Budget utilized based on the DIP and Cashflow

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 (to go on Community engagement)

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.

  • Capacity building and mentorship of CDPC facilitators on different age appropriate life skills to able to train children within the centres.

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

  • Writing and reporting skills

  • Ability to communicate in applicable local language(s)

  • Networking and influencing skills

  • Partnership and Collaboration Skills

  • Community Mobilization and Engagements

  • Communication skills

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Motorcycle riding skills

Project Officer 1 – Education - Wol Area Program

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 Officer 1 Education - Wol Area Program

Report to: Child Sponsorship and Development Facilitator

Location: Agago District

Purpose of the position:

Contribute to achieving equitable access and quality education planning, implementing and monitoring the Education Quality Improvement Program activities through approaches that improve enrolment, retention, completion, literacy, numeracy and life skills. The position will support direct project activity implementation and roll out of best practices and models in a manner that promotes ownership and sustainability.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Project planning and implementation

  • Plan and coordinate all sub county and district based project activities in consultation with the TPO, the CCT and the DEO

  • Plan and implement school based project activities.

  • Develop activity concepts in line with the detailed annual operation plan, the budget and TP log frame

  • Organize meetings and workshops for teachers and field facilitators to implement education project activities and models

  • Track and manage activity budgets and ensure timely and cost effective project implementation.

  • Produce timely, accurate, compliant and quality reports

  • Participant in project management meetings and reflection forums

  • Support and participate in district education Advocacy initiatives

  • Conduct and facilitate community awareness raising and community mobilization

  • Ensure cross cutting themes are mainstreamed in education project.

Technical support and training

  • In liaison with the CCT and the DEO, conduct a capacity needs assessment for teachers and literacy volunteer

  • Develop a capacity building plan for teachers and volunteers

  • Mobilization of and conducting trainings to build capacities on supporting enrolment, retention and completion

  • Provide mentoring and coaching to teachers through support supervision visits

  • Build Local level Peer mentoring mechanism for teachers, School management committees and literacy volunteers

  • Identify technical experts to train district and community groups

  • Liaise with the TPO for technical support on capacity building

Partnership and networking

  • Identify and build linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in implementation at the Sub County and District level

  • Support development of school improvement plans and monitor their implementation

  • Participation in sub county coordination meetings to influence decisions on education

  • Organize periodic partner and stakeholder monitoring visits

  • Organize teachers and literacy volunteers fora to promote learning

  • Participate and represent WVU in key technical working forums at the sub county and the district

  • Conduct advocacy campaigns for education in general and girl child education in particular

Documentation and Reporting

  • Maintain a data bank for schools in the APs, head teachers, enrolment, drop out, teachers, teachers trained in different models

  • Conduct school mapping and peer group mapping and document for project activities

  • Effectively document all information related to girl child enrolment trends in targeted school

  • Responsible for capturing individual children attendance, performance and behavior indicators related to drop out of children

  • Document good practices and project success stories and share them

Support supervision and Mentoring

  • Conduct support supervision and mentoring sessions for teachers

  • Facilitate formation of children network/peer networks at school and sub county level

  • Support schools to have classroom print rich materials,

  • Maintain a record of RCs in Schools and monitor their attendance and performance during school visits

  • Hold reflection meetings on key education program activities and indicators

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Must be a holder of a degree in education or any other degree but with a diploma in education.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in education and or community work.

  • Must have classroom teaching experience of not less than 2 years

  • Experience in the education sector programming in a reputable organization is an added advantage

  • Must be effective in written and verbal communication in English

  • Knowledge of a local language(s) in Uganda is may be an added advantage

  • Ability to ride a motorcycle is a must

  • Computer literate

  • Writing and reporting skills

  • Networking and influencing skills

  • Facilitation skills

  • School management and /or mentorship of teachers

  • Experience working with communities and teachers

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

Hygiene and Sanitation Assistant Pader Agago 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: Hygiene and Sanitation Assistant Pader Agago Cluster

Report to: Programme Manager

Location: Pader District

Purpose of the position:

Implement field level WASH interventions in the ADP in line with programme targets, national and partnership standards using effective and efficient promotion tools/approaches recommended for Uganda context. The position requires passion and commitment to spend more time with the community to understand the problem in depth, culture and value system of the community and facilitate them in the required behavioral change.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Facilitate sustainable access to safe water supply in target communities

  • Carry out biannual and annual community situation assessment on key Water, Sanitation and parameters so as to identify areas for interventions for the Area Development Program assigned.

  • Mobilized community members on six critical requirements to ensure ownership, operation and maintenance of the water source.

  • Conduct field level monitoring of construction, usage and maintenance of existing WASH facilities ensure that every facility has a trained and functional management to sustain its service.

Carry out Hygiene & Sanitation promotion in target communities

  • Lead counterparts (Sub County Officials and partners) in identification, mobilization and sensitization of target communities to participate in WASH activities.

  • Lead counterparts and partners (Health Assistant/CDO, church leaders, community and cultural leaders), in the hygiene and Sanitation promotion activities in target communities; using WV recommended approaches for the attainment of ODF communities & Schools.

  • Implement hygiene promotion activities in schools to ensure adoption of hand washing practice among pupils, SHC led management of sanitation facilities, and acquisition of life skills in making reusable sanitary pads, liquid soap, pit covers and tippy taps.

  • Conduct WASH promotion in health facilities in the respective APs, ensuring that the target health facilities meet WV WASH indicators and serve as a centre for learning for OPD and ANC clients.

Carry out documentation and reporting of project activities

  • Timely develop weekly, monthly and Quarterly implementation plans and reports on WASH project activities in the AP and share with the CDF, HSO and other stakeholders.

  • Support in providing necessary data for the development of the proposals, annual budgets and activity plans of all the software activities and ensure they’re implemented timely and are of high quality.

  • Identify and document significant change stories that arise for WV WASH interventions

Promote partnership and integration with the Sub County and other WV projects

  • Conduct basic trainings and refresher trainings as well as extend guidance and technical support to the Community based Hygiene and sanitation Promotion structures e.g. S/C staff, CHEWs, Church leaders, COVAs etc.

  • Implement activities in collaboration with S/C staff (HA)

  • Eensure that sponsored children benefit and participate in WASH programme interventions.

  • Integration of programming with other WV projects/activities

  • Represent the project at Sub County level

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Bachelors` Degree in Environmental Sanitation/Health Sciences, Public Health, Community Health or any other related field attained from a recognized higher institution.

  • Experience in implementing WASH related activities or public health related with WASH for a minimum of 2 years, preferably within an International NGO context.

  • Knowledge about CLTS, CHAST and PHAST methods.

  • Very strong facilitation skills, community mobilization skills and the ability to effectively communicate key issues to communities.

  • Ability to coordinate a range of diverse actors and activities to achieve a common objective in the area of Sanitation and Hygiene.

  • Knowledge of PRA methods and willingness to live in the rural communities in the project areas.

  • Good Computer skills and ability to write technical reports.

  • Must be able to present motor cycle riding license, class A.

  • Must be fluent in applicable local Languages and English.

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

  • Willing to attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services

Director de GAM (Grants Acquisition and Management)

Director de GAM (Grants Acquisition and Management), World Vision Colombia, Perú y Ecuador

Propósito:

Brindar liderazgo en adquisición de subvenciones para las tres Oficinas Nacionales visión mundial en World Vision Colombia, Perú y Ecuador, mejorar la capacidad y el posicionamiento del WV para la adquisición y gestión de subvenciones bilaterales y fondos privados, crear una cartera de subvenciones de alto impacto y cumplir con los estándares de implementación y rendición de cuentas de donantes y VM.

Las responsabilidades principales de este puesto incluyen, pero no se limitan a:

- Planificar, coordinar, supervisar e implementar el desarrollo de la estrategia subregional e individual y los planes comerciales.

- Asegurar que el equipo de tres oficinas tenga la capacidad y las competencias para coordinar la implementación de los procesos de GAM (incluido el compromiso de los donantes, el desarrollo de propuestas, la asignación de recursos del equipo de GAM en los tres países, el seguimiento de las métricas de rendimiento de GAM y el fortalecimiento de las relaciones internacionales para mejorar la adquisición de recursos y la gestión de subvenciones).

- Brindar inteligencia comercial estratégica para identificar de manera proactiva nuevas oportunidades para los recursos de otorgar de acuerdo con las prioridades estratégicas. Así mismo, proporcionar una supervisión de la cartera que garantice el máximo impacto según la estrategia subregional y garantice la calidad y el cumplimiento de los requisitos de VM y de los donantes.

- Asegurar una comunicación periódica clara y directa del estado del portafolio a los tres países.

- La posición informará directamente a los tres Directores Nacionales de VM y los informes de matriz al Director de Desarrollo de Recursos Regionales (RDU).

Responsabilidades:

Rendimiento de la subvención:

- Aumentar la cartera de subvenciones WV.

- Alcanzar los objetivos de subvención anual.

- Asegurar una visión general de la cartera para los tres países, aportando nuevas mentalidades y comportamientos para actuar como un solo.

Proveer Liderazgo al HubWV GAM

- Asegurar un pensamiento estratégico y una agenda común para los tres países, reconociendo las especificidades de cada país.

- Asegurar que el equipo esté conformado por personal calificado.

- Liderar / coordinar el proceso para determinar la priorización de oportunidades y la asignación de recursos humanos y financieros.

- Preparar informes de gestión mensuales para la alta dirección.

- Monitorear y administrar el presupuesto del Hub.

- Organizar y dirigir reuniones regulares del personal de GAM Hub.

- Proporcionar orientación de gestión innovadora para nuevas oportunidades de recursos (empresas, productos sociales y otros).

Desarrollar planes de negocios de adquisición y gestión de subvenciones (GBPs)

- WV que la Oficina Nacional tiene GBPs actualizados.

- WV rastrea el progreso contra GBPs y hace ajustes según sea necesario.

- WV ha identificado socios clave y es miembro de redes de subvenciones clave.

- WV tiene un sistema eficiente de seguimiento de propuestas de subvención.

Liderar la participación de donantes subregionales

- Ser la persona de contacto principal para los donantes subregionales y las oportunidades de financiación.

- Asegurar un enfoque proactivo con posibles donantes, conectando con el personal clave en los países.

- Apoyar y acompañar esfuerzos de participación de donantes donde sea necesario o apropiado.

Gestión de subvenciones y cumplimiento

- Proporcionar liderazgo para mantener las comunicaciones y la coordinación adecuadas entre las áreas clave dentro de las Oficinas Nacionales.

- Asegurar que los altos estándares de gestión de subvenciones (informes, adquisiciones, visibilidad, transferencia de activos, auditoría, etc.) sean comprendidos y aplicados por las Oficinas Nacionales.

- Asegurar que todos los proyectos financiados por subvenciones cumplan con las normas y reglamentos generales y específicos.

- Coordinar con las Oficinas Nacionales para garantizar visitas regulares de monitoreo a proyectos financiados por subvenciones.

- Coordinar el cumplimiento, la supervisión y el soporte de la gestión financiera con RGFM

- Mitigar y escalar los riesgos de implementación de subvenciones para el liderazgo superior, según corresponda

- Garantizar que las Oficinas Nacionales mantengan datos actualizados de monitoreo financiero y de riesgo de las subvenciones.

- Asegurar que la Oficina Nacional se capacite adecuadamente al personal en gestión y cumplimiento de subvenciones.

Requisitos:

Educación: Profesional en economía, administración de empresas, sociología, antropología, relaciones internacionales,

Licenciado en estudios de desarrollo o cualquier otro campo relevante de las ciencias sociales.

Conocimientos y habilidades:

Teoría y práctica del desarrollo

Redes, creación de asociaciones y corretaje

Desarrollo de propuestas

Presupuesto y planificación y administración financiera

Dominio del inglés y español

Experiencia:

5 años de experiencia en adquisición y gestión de subvenciones y proyectos.

Seguimiento y elaboración de informes a las diferentes partes interesadas.