With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

 

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

 

Key Responsibilities:

Back ground

 

World Vision Uganda (WVU) is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in 43 districts and have 48 Area Programmes implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & 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 these beneficiaries. 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 a qualified and passionate individual willing to share in our vision and join the team in the following role.

 

Position:        Assessment and Design Facilitator-Bumanya Assessment Project

Report to:      Programme Manager

Location:       Mayuge

 

Advert Start Date:     7th November 2022

Advert End Date:       14th November 2022

 

Purpose of the position:

 

Excellently implement Assessment and Design processes and Child Sponsorship Operations standards in ways the meet WVU and WVI standards as well as cluster strategic priorities through effective supervision and working with Community Engagements and Development Assistants and Community Starter Group Member (Volunteers).
Effectively conduct LEAP 3 assessment process for Alito Assessment and Design Project including primary and secondary data collection, and analysis, meeting with key stakeholders to begin to learn about child well-being.

 

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

 

Implement Design and assessment and Guide AP programme planning and Development.

  • Effectively conduct LEAP-3 assessment process for Alito Assessment and Design Project including primary and secondary data collection, and analysis, meeting with key stakeholders to begin to learn about child well-being.
  • Leading and facilitating programme assessment and designing of new Area Programme (Vulnerability Assessment, Gender and Disability Assessment, Conduct Sponsorship Risk Feasibility Assessment and Child protection Assessment (ADAPT).
  • Developing and administer Assessment and design Terms of Reference (ToR) and data collection tools
  • Conducting collection of primary and secondary data, analyzed to inform assessment for potential interventions in the target communities
  • Develop quality assessment report, facilitate development of the AP design document and AOP/Log frames/DIP/Budgets and prepare annual work plans and cash flows.
  • Facilitate capacity building of partners on Design, operations research and documentation.
  • Facilitate participation and engagement of the community, partners and government officials to learn about Child Wellbeing Situations.
  • Exploring partnering options and determining partnering approaches.
  • Facilitating community to identify and shared vision, objectives and approaches contribute to child well-being
  • Conducting analyzing of root causes, assets/Resources, and existing efforts that that contributes to child wellbeing
  • Facilitating community to develop community level (COMMUNITY SUMMIT) programme M&E Indicators and align it with standardized National Office M&E indicators in preparation for Project monitoring as aligned to the National Office Strategy results framework
  • Facilitating communities to develop shared community projects & Programme Plans
  • Align community project Monitoring & Evaluation Framework with World Vision M&E framework.
  • Align Community Project & Programme Plans with World Vision National Office Strategy
  • Conducting baseline Survey of the Programme Impact Area to inform selection of community projects.
  • Support and guide AP scheduled assessments, TDI measurements and designs.
  • Compile Critical Path Step reports to inform evidence based decision making at programme levels and for use in preparation of programme design
  • Responsible for the overall financial management of the project assessment & Design process and to ensure that expenditures are kept within the approved budgets
  • Document best practices, lesson learned and success stories about WV Uganda project interventions
  • Lead the review, learning and reflection meetings in the Area Programme on projects implementation, and evaluations.
  • Assessment Plan reviewed/developed and shared with Programme Coordinator and DM&E
  • Assessment Reports (Vulnerability, Gender and Disability, ADAPT and Sponsorship risk management report)
  • Critical path Steps Reports.
  • Community engagements meetings reports.
  • Parish and Sup-County Summit Reports.
  • AP design documents; Area Plan Narratives, Annual Operation plans narratives, Complete Log-frames and budget for identified projects.
  • Annual operation plans AOP/DIPs and cash flows prepared.

 

Lead community engagement process for child sponsorship and Child selection to ensure quality and timely Communications between programs, NO and SOs.

  • Support development of a communication plan with appropriate sponsorship messages tailored for local stakeholders and partners, including children.
  • Engage community on understanding of sponsorship management processes and selection criteria of Child Registration
  • Support child registration planning and registration processes with partners which ensures transparency and participation in ways that are fun and meaningful for children.
  • Facilitate formation of Community Volunteer Associations and other networks and collaborations on CWB among Sponsorship partners and stakeholders
  • Support community household engagements and Accountability approach and formation of structures.
  • Innovate better, context based and efficient ways of delivering child Sponsorship operations.
  • Sponsorship Interagency alignment done.
  • Child Ambassadors (RC) selected for the program
  • Sponsorship Community Volunteer Associations formed.
  • HEAA Approach introduced and implemented

 

Child Protection

  • Identify the wellbeing CONCERNS and C.P Needs/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
  • Attend to follow up on Child protection issues and report.
  • Child protection integrated into AP Assessment and Design processes to ensure child safety and reduce/ eliminate child abuse, neglect and exploitation.

 

Partnership Engagement and Mapping.

  • Conduct partnership mapping
  • Mobilize grassroots organizations, Churches and other civil society organizations on poverty reduction.
  • Mobilize government institutions and technical staff in the planning and implementation of AP programmes and plans.
  • Mobilize community participation in programme/project planning, development, implementation and monitoring
  • Mobilization of communities, local organizations and institutions for programme development and implementation and partnership.
  • Improved relationship between World Vision, local government line departments, UNHCR, OPM and other Partners.
  • Organize for dissemination workshops to share AP A&D findings.
  • Share reports with key partners.

 

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience.

  • Must have a Degree in Social Sciences, Humanities, Economics, and Statistics and/or Master’s degree qualification is preferred
  • Must have at least 3 years’ experience in project design, management, planning and budgeting preferably within World Vision. Knowledge of World Vision LEAP 3 Design processes standards is an advantage
  • At least two years’ work experience in community engagement, project planning and proposal development is key. Good understanding of logical framework and triangulating clear understanding of theory of change derived from problem tree analysis.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation knowledge, Conducting Assessment, Data analysis and community and partners’ engagements is an added advantage.
  • Skills in Project management and implementation.
  • Experienced facilitator and a trainer, with capacity and skills to development and contextualize assessment and design tools.
  • Experience of data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing
  • Must have a Degree in Social Sciences, Humanities, Economics, and Statistics and/or Master’s degree qualification is preferred
  • Should possess a valid Riding permit
  • 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.
  • Experiences in conducting of assessment process and using assessment results to design a project and/or programme is an added advantage.
  • Member of Uganda Evaluation Association, Post graduate training in Monitoring and Evaluation is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge in qualitative research and probing skills and data analysis is key.
  • Knowledge in quantitative data analysis and use of analytical skills in quantitative data is an added advantage.
  • Context cultural indicators performance analytical skills is an added advantage.
  • Conversant with the Programming context in Uganda.
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Excel, spreadsheets
  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, innovativeness, creativity, reliability and dependable
  • Proactive personality, self-driven and strongly motivated.
  • Spiritual maturity, interfaith knowledge and a biblical worldview.
  • Ability to articulate and model our Christian identity and mission in an inclusive way.
  • Demonstration of well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work and passion for children.

 

Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only

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