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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 41 Districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we seek to employ people who promote the protection of children. 

 

We are now seeking for qualified persons willing to share in Our Vision to apply for the following positions.

(Please note that the positions below are open to Ugandans and non-Ugandans)

 

Title:                            Finance Director

Location:                     Kampala Uganda                                                                     

Reporting To:             National Director

 

Purpose of the position:

To provide overall Leadership and Management of the Finance Division, develop and implement financial policies; ensure effective resource acquisition, utilization and safe guarding of assets according to WV approved policies and procedures and promote financial stewardship, accountability and accuracy of financial information to be used by Senior Leadership Team (SLT) in decision making.

 

Key Responsibilities:

Strategic financial planning and management

·     Coordinate and guide the process of benchmarking  in relation with the approved cost allocation methodology

·     Align partnership budgets between National office, projects, grants, MyPBAS and support offices

·     Advise management on strategic resource acquisition and allocation in line with Regional Working Group (RWG) recommendations approved by the Regional Leader

·     Manage World Vision Uganda National Office budget, cash flow and project funding

·     Coordinate the budgeting process as per budget guidelines

·     Contribute to the preparation of the annual operating plan as per guidelines.

·     Prepare a quarterly analysis of the financial situation of the National Office.

Promote Financial Accountability and reporting

·     Disseminate WV partnership and National office Finance policies, guidelines and standards to staff

·     Submission of timely, accurate and complete relevant reporting.

·     Manage year-end closing processes including year-end reports, appendices and carry forward guidelines.

·     Monitor accountability issues, follow up on implementation of audit findings and provide support

Financial Risk Management

·         Develop and give guidance on internal controls, review and advise on business improvement

·         Ensure that appropriate financial systems and controls are in place to avoid significant audit risk ratings, both at the National Office and project levels.

·         Plan for and facilitation of National office internal audit and statutory external audit

  • Address all donor, government and World Vision International audits

Leadership and Management

·         Participate in the NO senior management/ Leadership team meetings and represent finance department.

·         Ensure implementation of new partnership initiatives involving Finance

·         Ensure competent and motivated staff are hired and retained

·         Support the National Director, Operations, board and other Non-finance staff in understanding and interpretation of financial statements, partnership policies and procedures

 

Strategic Networks

·         Develop good networks and relationships with other National Offices,  Support Offices, other partnership entities, other NGOs and Banking entities

·         Attend and actively participate in strategic regional meetings

 

Qualifications:  Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

·     Must have a University Degree/Post Graduate Degree in Accounting/Auditing

·     ACCA or CIA r CPA or MBA is preferred

·     Minimum of 5 years managerial experience in Finance Management both on Grants and Sponsorship

·     Strong accounting and financial management skills

·     Must have good working knowledge of computerized accounting systems particularly Sun systems and Vision XL

·     Experience in training and/or knowledge transfer would be highly regarded.

 

Position: Deputy Chief of Party-USAID/GHG

Project:              Growth Health and Governance

Reports to:         National Director

Duty Station:      Kotido, Eastern Uganda, Karamoja Region

Brief profile of the GHG project:

The Northern Karamoja Growth Health and Governance (GHG) is a USAID/FFP funded whose  goal is to improve Peace and Food Security in Northern Karamoja. The project is designed to respond to the scale down of emergency humanitarian efforts by focusing on a development-focused interventions focusing on economic, health and governance initiatives that will cement the gains from increased security and build foundation for broader self-sufficiency, while well targeted food aid for pregnant, lactating and children under the age of two hastens the process of transition from decades of food aid by filling nutrition deficits in highly food insecure households. 

Purpose of the position:

Primarily responsible for overall management and reporting sectors of the program, act as link between WV Uganda, WV US and Food Program Management Group (FPMG) on technical matters and provide administrative leadership to the WV team and ensure that all WV and donor administrative, procurement and financial policies are adhered to by the GHG staff.

 

Major responsibilities:

Management and Supervision

·         Provide overall guidance and direction to GHG Program MNCH/WASH, commodities and logistics team.

·         Provide administrative leadership to the WV team within the GHG Program.

·         Represent World Vision in the senior management team of the GHG Program.

·            Responsible for the recruitment, selection, supervision and training of Karamoja based commodities, logistics and administrative staff in coordination with WVU Technical Teams based at the NO, FPMG and USAID/Mercy Corps.

·         Ensure that all WV and Donor administrative, procurement and financial policies are adhered to by the GHG staff.

Commodity Logistics and Management

·         Work with GHG team to develop a comprehensive operating plan for the commodities component including but not limited to AER and call forward schedules; logistics plans etc and prepare agreements related to food commodities management.

·         Liaise with Mercy Corps to monitor ocean shipments and inland transport of food commodities and ensure WV logistics and warehouse staff are ready to receive food at primary warehouse; ensure appropriate loss claims are filed for shortages/damages realized.

·         Supervise Logistics Officer and Warehouse Supervisors to ensure that commodity warehouses are adequate, well-maintained, and meet WV and donor safety and food storage standards.

·         Supervise Commodity Officers to ensure that all food dispatched from the district warehouses are properly distributed and accounted for; providing guidance, advice, and support whenever needed.

·         Ensure a comprehensive commodity tracking system for all commodities in WV custody are properly tracked and accounted for.

·         Regularly conduct monitoring visits in all commodity handling hubs to review the stock availability/requirements and stock movements and ensure smooth flow of commodities and distribution process.

·         Ensure revision of cost savings measures, and adherence to procurement policies.

·         Coordinate with Logistics Officer in managing the WV owned vehicle fleet ensuring the vehicles timely maintenance and adherence to WVI vehicle usage policies.

Negotiation & Liaison with Outside Groups

·         Maintain positive working relationships with GHG Lead Partner (Mercy Corps) and other   consortium members; maintain on-going coordination with relevant government ministries and officials relating to WV implementation activities.

·         Negotiate with Mercy Corps on issues related to WV budget and contracts at Karamoja level and ensure terms are satisfactory to WV’s needs and ensuring that WV will be able to comply with requirements of all contracts.

·         Work closely with procurement committee at Karamoja and National Office level, to draft, review and finalize primary and secondary transport contracts.

·         Liaise with FPMG, WV US and WVI Legal regarding all legal matters related to implementation of SO2, commodities handling and procurement of capital assets.

·         Meet regularly with consortium partner, Lead partner and other consortium NGOs, relevant  District Local Government departments and others stakeholders connected with the WV component to coordinate efforts and ensure integrated approach.

Reporting

·         Coordinate with all team leaders in WV to collect information pertaining to program implementation.

·         Prepare weekly and monthly progress reports showing progress of WV activity implementation; challenges and lesson learned.

·         Prepare quarterly and annual activity reports showing WV progress towards targets and achievements for the year; challenges, lesson learned and success stories.

·         Ensure all reports are submitted to WVU technical teams, consortium Lead (Mercy Corps), FPMG and WV US timely according to agreed timelines for submission.

Qualifications:  Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

·         A minimum of a Master’s Degree in a Development discipline

·         At least 5 years’ experience in commodities programming, commodities tracking systems and logistics management ina development context.

·         Working knowledge of food aid legislation and regulations of  the United States of America

·         Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct and World Vision and Sphere relief standards.

·         Thorough knowledge of the WV Commodities Tracking System and Last Mile Mobile System (LMMS).

·         Demonstrated leadership, planning and organizational skills.

·         Strong task management skills including attention to detail.

·         Experience in training and/or knowledge transfer would be highly regarded.

·         Demonstrated ability to relate well with national staff and local government officials.

·         Strong oral and written communication skills with fluency in English.

·         Computer literate (MS Word, Excel, Access, Windows and email).

·         Cultural sensitivity and ability with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.

·         Able to travel extensively and adjust to harsh living and working conditions. 

·         Experience in working in Africa, preferably experience in Karamoja.

·         Experience in a MYAP funded project in Africa is an added advantage.

 

**Please note that in addition to the Knowledge, skills and abilities stated for the  roles above, all applicants must be mature and committed Christians, able to demonstrate an active involvement with their faith and also able to appreciate and stand above denominational diversities.

 

How to apply: Please submit your application and complete Curriculum Vitae, via email to wvujobs@wvi.org.

Address your application to the People and Culture Specialist (Recruitment) and do indicate the post title of the job you are applying for in the subject line.

 

Deadline for receiving applications is: Friday 8th August, 2014

 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

 

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We are now seeking for qualified key personnel for an anticipated USAID Funded Project titled Comprehensive HIV/AIDS and Health Services at the work place.

The anticipated USAID project aims at reducing the incidents of HIV and other communicable diseases and improve the quality of care of those infected/affected through increased access to and use of comprehensive HIV/AIDs and other health services.

 

(Please note that all positions below are contingent upon Project Award from USAID and are open to Ugandan Nationals or qualified candidates within the East African Region.)

 

Position:         Chief of Party

Reports to:     National Director

Duty Station: Kampala

 

Purpose of the position:  To provide overall strategic leadership, oversee project implementation and have overall responsibility for all reporting to USAID. The position will have principal responsibility for representation of the project to the United States Government (USG).

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Direct and oversee the Project’s work, ensuring that all program goals are met through proper design, staffing, and implementation.

  • Organize and direct the work of local staff and short-term advisors providing supervision, training and performance management.

  • Establish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems.  Submit timely accurate and professional program reports that meet donor requirements.

  • Establish leadership and personal credibility and implement and maintain clearly understood chain of authority and accountability.

  • Develop and maintain an adequate human resource plan consistent with WV policies, donor requirements and local laws and ensure proper technical capacity of staff to manage the project work.

  • Manage grant/project budget within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donors and World Vision.

  • Ensure grant/project expenses are reasonable, allocable, prudent and spent in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure clean A-133 audits.

  • Oversee property and equipment acquisition, disposition, and management in compliance with World Vision and donor requirements.

  • Liaise with host government officials, local communities, and other stakeholders as appropriate.

  • Evaluate program effectiveness and determine corrective action needed to improve goal achievement by participating and conducting assistance surveys and rapid appraisal design.

  • Carry out additional responsibilities and projects as assigned, including administrative and planning functions.

Knowledge and skills

·         A minimum of a Master’s Degree or higher in Public Health, Social Sciences or related fields

·         A minimum of eight years of progressively increasing responsibility working in public health  in  the  fields  of  HIV/AIDS  service  delivery;  health  communication,  promotion and/or education directly related to the level of technical assistance required by the activity description.

·         Demonstrated leadership, supervisory and  project  management  skills  in  working collaboratively with other donors, host country institutions, international organizations, and USG funded activities in supporting health promotion and HIV/AIDS prevention efforts of a similar size and scope.

·         Excellent past performance references (contacts shall be provided, including email)

·         Excellent organizational, analytical, and oral  and written communication skills (in English)

  • Excellent managerial and operational experience, preferably in managing large donor projects involving coordination with multiple program partners or institutions in Uganda or the region.

·         Past experience of working with USG supported projects and knowledge of financial rules and regulations at a senior level.

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results and meet all donor deliverables.

 

Position:         Director, Finance & Operations

Reports to:     Chief of Party

Duty station:  Kampala

Purpose of the position:To provide overall leadership to the financial management and administration of the Project by promoting financial stewardship and accountability in all Project operations.

Key Responsibilities

Budgeting/Management/Commitments/Reporting:

  • Advise the project on resource integration options to meet financial requirements of the Grant

  • Lead the implementation of the Project operating budget, monitor actual performance and develop project projections.

  • Review and/or generate financial reports for compliance with Grant and donor requirements

  • Analyze spending trends and provide feedback and analysis to team leaders on areas with significant over- or under spending and lead improvement processes.

  • Prepare financial plans, proposal budgets, amendments, and extensions for the life of an award up to and including close-out.

  • Prepare close-out documentation at the end of funding cycles in compliance with donor regulations.

Audit/Compliance/Risk management:

  • Ensure that appropriate financial systems and controls are in place to avoid significant audit risk ratings for the Project.

·         Plan for and facilitate  World Vision internal audits, donor and statutory external audits.

  • Address all donor, government and World Vision International audit issues.

  • Build capacity of the Project team on grants management, general accounting, internal controls and administrative systems in interpreting regulations to ensure compliance.

Policy/Procedure Development:

  • Assist in the development of financial and administrative policies and procedures to ensure smooth running of the Grant and compliance to generally accepted Accounting Principles, WVI finance policies, and government and other donor regulations.

  • Provide expert consultation regarding the implementation of DOS at a project/grant level.

Knowledge and skills:

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or other relevant field, or a Bachelor’s or certified accounting degree with 10 years’ experience

  • A minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in financial and administrative management of large-scale, complex, international development assistance programs

  • Demonstrated experience and skills in developing and managing large budgets;

  • Familiarity with USG financial reporting and compliance requirements

  • Skills and experience in the appraisal and evaluation of proposals and monitoring of grants.

  • Demonstrated record of successfully managing grants for donor funded programs is essential.

Position:         Senior HIV/AIDS Advisor

Reports to:     Chief of Party

Duty station: Kampala

Purpose of the position:To oversee the implementation of the HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment project portfolio and provide technical advice and programmatic support in the design; implementation and monitoring of the Project interventions

 

Key Responsibilities

·         Provide strategic technical guidance to the Project’s HIV/AIDS programs to ensure best practices, appropriate new developments and lessons learned from reviews and evaluations. 

·         Provide technical advice for ongoing project implementation of the Project including;
quality and effective management of ongoing programs, design of program materials/messages and quality monitoring of the set indicators.

·         Lead the identification and development of new programs, staff and actively seek new funding opportunities.

·         Assist in the design of project monitoring and evaluation plans.

·         Provide point of contact for donors on technical issues related to the Project.

·         Assist in building the capacity of the Project partners in project management, evaluation and review.

·         Represent  Project and World Vision interests at meetings, workshops and conferences.

 

Knowledge and skills

·          A minimum of a Master’s Degree or higher in Public Health, International Development, Sociology or the equivalent in a field related to health and HIV/AIDS programming.

·         A minimum of eight years of progressively responsible professional experience working in Uganda in health, HIV/AIDS and/or the development field, with a minimum of 5 years of planning, developing, managing, and evaluating HIV/AIDS programs and community activities with donor organizations, host-country organizations, and/or non-governmental organizations; and, analyzing program data and presenting findings in written and/or oral form.

·         Knowledge of Health and HIV/AIDS service delivery in the public and private sector in Uganda and in other sub-Saharan African countries, including health promotion and a sound understanding of the social, economic and cultural determinants and implications of the HIV epidemic in Uganda.

·         Demonstrated   working   knowledge   of   critical   current   and   upcoming   HIV/AIDS programming  areas  in  combination  prevention  including  bio  medical  intervention, PMTCT, treatment and support, health systems strengthening, local capacity building and partnerships in public sector health service delivery in Uganda is highly desirable.

 

Position:         Senior Advisor, Monitoring, Evaluation and Research

Reports to:     Chief of Party

Duty station: Kampala

 

Purpose of the position:To provide coordination and leadership for the monitoring, evaluation and research components of the cooperative agreement.

Key Responsibilities

·      Responsible for the design and implementation of the Workplace activity Learning Agenda.

·      Develop monitoring, evaluation and reporting (MER) systems that include appropriate indicators, baseline data, targets and a plan to evaluate performance and produce timely accurate and complete reports. 

Develop M&E System

·         Develop the overall framework for project M&E in accordance to the project and document M&E plan.

·         Conduct readiness assessment regarding M&E.

·         Identify the requirement for collecting baseline data, prepare terms-of-reference for and arrange the baseline survey, as required.

·         Clarify M&E responsibilities of different project personnel.

·         Contribute to the development of the annual work plan, ensuring alignment with project strategy, agreement on annual targets and inclusion of M&E activates in the work plan.

·         Clarify process for monitoring and evaluations on partners.

·         Prepare detailed M&E budgets.

·         Prepare calendar of M&E activities.

Implementation of M&E

·         Oversee and execute M&E activities included in the Annual Work Plan, with particular focus on results and impacts as well as in lesson learning.

·         Design the framework for the physical and process monitoring of project activities.

·         Promote a results-based approach to monitoring and evaluation, emphasizing results and impacts.

·         Assist in the development of project reports with staff and executing partners in preparing their progress reports in accordance with approved reporting formats and ensure their timely submission of ad-hoc, monthly, quarterly and annual reports. 

·         Prepare consolidation progress reports for project management including identification of problems, causes of potential bottlenecks in the project implementation, and providing specific recommendations.

·         Check that monitoring data are discussed in the appropriate forum and in a timely fashion in terms of implications of future action. 

·         Undertake regular visits to the field to support implementation of M&E and to identify where adaptations might be needed.

·         Foster participatory planning and monitoring by training and involving primary stakeholder groups in the M&E of activities.

·         Facilitate, act as resource person, and join, if required, any external supervision and evaluation missions.

·         Monitor the follow up of evaluation recommendations

·         Identify the need and draw up the Terms of Reference (ToRs) for specific project studies. Recruit, guide and supervise consultants or organizations that are contracted to implement special surveys and studies required for evaluating project effects and impacts.

·         Organize (and provide) refresher training in M&E for project and implementing partner staff and primary stakeholders with view of developing local M&E capacity.

Learning

·         Design and implement a system to identify, analyze, document and disseminate lessons learned.

·       Consolidate a culture of lessons learning involving all project staff and allocate specific responsibilities.

·       Ensure that ToR for consultants recruited by the project also incorporate mechanisms to capture and share lessons learned through their inputs to the project, and to ensure that the results are reflected in the reporting system described above.

·       Document, package and disseminate lessons not less frequently than once every 12 months.

·       Facilitate exchange of experiences by supporting and coordinating participation in any existing network projects sharing common characteristics

·       Identify and participate in additional networks, for example scientific or policy-based networks that may also yield lessons that can benefit project implementation.

Knowledge and skills

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree or higher in Public Health, Social Sciences, or other relevant discipline

  • A minimum of eight (8) years working in monitoring, evaluation and research in the public health field, with progressively increasing level of responsibility.

  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders and familiarity with PEPFAR indicators and reporting requirements will be an added advantage

  • Demonstrated expertise in rigorous quantitative and qualitative research and analytical methods including research/study design and implementation, design and data analysis, rapid appraisals, etc.

  • Demonstrated hands-on practical experience setting up and managing MER systems for health programs in developing countries.

  • Excellent report writing, analytical and communication skills, including oral presentation skills, knowledge management and dissemination of research findings.

·         Demonstrated knowledge of management information systems.

 

How to apply: Qualified candidates may submit their application and complete Curriculum Vitae, via email to wvujobs@wvi.org.  Please address the application to the People and Culture Specialist (Recruitment) and do indicate the post title in the email subject line.

Note: The above jobs can also be accessed from our website: - http://wvi.org/uganda/jobs

 

Deadline for receiving applications is: 31st July, 2014. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

 

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Title:                           Program Manager-Gifts in Kind (GIK)

Location:                    National Office, Lubowa Kampala

Reporting To:            Integrated Programmes Director

Purpose of the position:

To provide overall guidance to, and management of GIK planning, resource acquisition, implementation and monitoring in line with WV Uganda and partnership standards, and strategic direction/ priorities in a manner that contributes to the well-being of children.

 Major Responsibilities:

GIK planning and coordination:

·Develop a GIK resource development plan and lead in donor communications and engagements.

·   Support the integration of GIK as a strategic resource in the delivery of child wellbeing in programs and project.

·      Work with the DRR Manager to undertake stock prepositioning to enable timely response to emergency situations.

·      Lead in the development of GIK forecasts or annual GIK plans for the Programmes or Projects, in line with their respective goals and objectives as well as the National strategy.

·      On-going engagements with the Support Offices on the GIK evaluation, approval and shipment of GIK offers, in collaboration with the Sector Specialists.

·      Create budgets and spending projections for the GIK operations and Maintain tight budgetary control over the GIK operational budget and ensure compliance with the WVI Field Financial Manual.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·      <!--[endif]-->Provision of insight and access to best practices and exposure to various innovations and initiatives in facilitating effective utilization of GIK in WVU.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·      <!--[endif]-->In collaboration with the Logistics department, ensure that the GIK products received into the country undergo customs clearance on time.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->2.     <!--[endif]-->Staff Capacity development:

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·      Work with the Regional Operations Managers to support the staff capacity development in Gifs-In-Kind Mainstreaming.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Effectively manage the performance of direct reports by ensuring that performance agreements, regular performance reviews, and annual performance appraisals are done to ensure that optimization of subordinates’ potentials.

      Ensure that the GIK department staff and Casuals workers in the warehouse adhere to the Warehouse and WVU codes of conduct and policies.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->3.     <!--[endif]-->GIK Warehouse and Inventory Management:

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·  Ensure that storage and handling of pharmaceuticals is done in line with the requirements of WHO, NDA and WVI minimum standards.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·   Ensure that the receipt, storage and distribution of GIK resource of WVU is done in line with the GIK minimum standards of WVI.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·   Ensure that the GIK Ware house is in a good condition and order to ensure safety of the resources.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·   Ensure that there is a good GIK inventory management systems in place, and operational.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·   Develop and/or implement a GIK ware house risk management.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->4.     <!--[endif]-->Management of Partnerships and Networking relationships:

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Identify and build Partnerships with to support effective delivery and integration of World Vision Uganda’s GIK resource.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·  Strengthen networking and collaboration with key government line ministries, institutions, and other agencies for effective GIK planning and implementation.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->5.     <!--[endif]-->Monitoring and Reporting:

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Develop and/or implement a GIK monitoring system that facilitates efficient tracking of GIK from SO and within National Office.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Prepare and submit regular reports to the Donors/Support Offices, Government, WVI Finance and Audit.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·      <!--[endif]-->Report on use of pharmaceuticals received as GIK or procured by WV Uganda to key stakeholders especially MoH & NDA

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·      <!--[endif]-->Production of periodic and monthly reports.

Qualifications:  Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Must have a university Degree in Development Studies or related field. 

  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience in programming.

  • Must have good analytical and problem solving skills. 

  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken.

  • Passion for children.

  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, reliable and dependable

  • Networking and influencing skills

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment:  Office-based with frequent travel (up to 40%)  to the field

 Title:                           Project Coordinator

Project:                      Preach the WASH Gospel

Location:                    National Office, Kampala

Reporting To:            Program Manager Operations

 Purpose of the position:

World Vision Uganda is seeking a high energy individual with exceptional relationship building, behavioral change skills and creative approaches in the effective and efficient implementation of the “Preach the WASH Gospel” project in line with World Vision Uganda National Office Strategy.

Major Responsibilities:

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Coordinate and support the Design and implementation of project activities.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Excite and engage church leaders to become champions for WASH through a challenge-based radio campaign program and or other creative ways.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Provide subject matter expertise on Nutrition in Health and WASH programming in line with World Vision Uganda National Office strategy

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Lead the assessments of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interests in the different churches where the project will be implemented

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Build the capacities of project staff, key project partner staff and community structures in participatory methodologies such as PHAST, CLTS etc to encourage their participation in project activities.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Participate in community mobilizations, meetings and community trainings so as to ensure full participation of beneficiary communities in improving their hygiene and sanitation situations.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Mentor church leaders and volunteers to achieve visibility of the Preach the "WASH gospel" project

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Provide Technical support in the development of new or long-term projects proposals.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Facilitate inter-village competitions and rewards for performing churches in transforming their communities for WASH.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Develop, document and publish guidance manuals and models in implementation of WASH through church institutions

Qualifications:  Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • A Bachelors Degree in a WASH related field, Social Sciences, Theology and or Mass Communication attained from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning.

  • At least 2 years of previous experience in Behavior Change programming for WASH.

  • A good knowledge of key challenges affecting WASH Interventions in Uganda.

  • Experience in facilitating any of the WASH participatory methodology such as PHAST, CLTS etc

  • Experience in community mobilization and empowerment interventions

  • Good communication skills

 How to apply: Please submit your application and complete Curriculum Vitae, via email to wvujobs@wvi.org.

Address your application to the People and Culture Specialist (Recruitment) and do indicate the post title of the job you are applying for in the subject line.

Deadline for receiving applications is: Tuesday 29th July,  2014

(Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply)