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Deadline of this Job: 23 August 2022
Introduction: Church World Service (CWS) is a not-for-profit, faith-based organization transforming communities around the globe through just and sustainable solutions to hunger, poverty, displacement and disaster. CWS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, age, disability or veteran status in employment or in the provision of services.

Primary Purpose:
This is a full-time position within ARDU which strategically utilizes CWS RSC deployments to UNHCR offices with the goal of increasing referrals and managing cases in the pipeline for the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) in Africa. The primary function of the Resettlement Expert Level 1 is to support the goals of ARDU through temporary deployments to UNHCR offices throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Tasks to be completed while on deployment will be determined in the Terms of Reference (TOR) for each deployment and will include activities that support refugee resettlement, including interviewing and writing resettlement referrals to the USRAP.

Essential Duties:
• Travels on deployments to UNHCR offices on short notice, including to refugee camps;
• Conducts resettlement interviews with identified cases in line with UNHCR Resettlement Guidelines and country-specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs);
• Makes assessments and contributes towards identifying resettlement cases, including case verification, and completing the UNHCR Resettlement Registration Form (RRF) for the identified cases in line with ARDU SOPs and guidelines;
• Conducts Level 3 Registration (L-3 Reg.) interviews for the collection of applicants’ bio-data information for the UNHCR Resettlement Registration Form (RRF) Sections 1, 2 and 3;
• Participates in file reviews and compiles interview lists for UNHCR Profiling exercises. Conducts profiling interviews of UNHCR identified caseloads in line with UNHCR guidelines;
• Conducts resettlement interviews and completes RRFs for review;
• Verifies existing refugee registration data and ensures timely updates of all case files and database records per UNHCR guidelines;
• Process cases that have been deferred by CWS RSC Africa based on case changes or concerns;
• Completes and updates all case files and database records per UNHCR Resettlement Guidelines;
• In the field, undertakes additional work related duties as agreed upon by the ARDU Management in consultation with both the UNHCR Supervisor and ARDU deployee;
• Maintains current knowledge of refugee situations and the population served in sub-Saharan Africa;
• Responsible for ensuring that ARDU staff resources such as Country of Origin Information, current practices and approaches in RRF Writing and Deferral processing are updated;
• Available whilst on deployment to answer any specific technical questions raised by UNHCR or CWS RSC Africa colleagues regarding USRAP processing;
• Actively participates as a member of the UNHCR team and complies with UNHCR’s security requirements;
• Submits regular reports to ARDU Management in line with deployment goals and objectives and communicates challenges related to casework, logistics and relationship with partners to ARDU Management in a timely manner;
• Contributes to the development of deployment training topics, procedures and implementation;
• Undertakes additional assigned duties while in the field or at the CWS RSC Africa office to support ARDU and RSC Africa, including administrative tasks;
• Any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Experience:
• Four (4) years of work experience is required;
• Six (6) months related experience is required, including in a developing country in a relevant work area (e.g. assisting refugees in a resettlement context, casework, preparing refugee resettlement referrals, etc.);
• Previous or current experience with ARDU or other deployment schemes preferred.
Skills:
• Demonstrated knowledge of UNHCR/ USRAP and resettlement processes;
• Knowledge of international legal framework governing refugees, human rights/ human rights law required;
• Excellent interviewing and counseling skills;
• Excellent drafting, writing and analytical skills;
• Written and spoken fluency in English;
• Secondary language skills, such as French, Arabic and other African regional languages (other than Kiswahili) is required;
• Previous assessment/ monitoring and evaluation skills preferred;
• Strong interpersonal and diplomacy skills;
• Strong computer skills, in particular with Microsoft Office applications;
• Excellent organizational and time management skills.

Education & Certifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in a related field of study (preferable focus in international affairs, law, refugee law, human rights or social work) or four (4) years of work experience in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree is required;
• Master’s Degree in a related field of study preferred (preferable focus in international affairs, law, refugee law, human rights or social work).
 Abilities:
• Manage large and diverse workload under pressure with competing priorities;
• Maintain the integrity of official records;
• Analyse and solve complex problems and make sound decisions;
• Work with minimal supervision;
• Maintain a high performance standard with attention to detail;
• Work independently and contribute to overall operations of RSC Africa;
• Actively participate in the implementation of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP).
Important Requirements:
• Strong English communication skills, both written and oral;
• Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment required;
• Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and willingness to support CWS’ Platform on Racial Justice as a CWS employee required.
Special Requirements:
• COVID Vaccination is strongly recommended for all successful candidates.
• The candidate should be of good health, willing and able to travel extensively in often difficult conditions, and have a high degree of flexibility. Must have proof of Yellow Fever vaccination before traveling for RSC Africa.
• This position is based in Uganda.
• This position requires use of laptops at all times, competence in Microsoft office packages is required.
• This position may require travel in sub-Saharan Africa on short notice and under sometimes difficult conditions to meet the demands of a dynamic operational program.
• Driver’s License Code 08.
• Background check, which includes references and an educational criminal check is required before the start of employment for International applicants.
• A valid passport and the ability to maintain a valid passport throughout the entire appointment is required, which includes having enough passport pages for travel.
• Internationals – International applicants must be legally eligible to work and obtain a work permit in Uganda OR A valid U.S. passport and the ability to maintain a valid U.S. passport throughout the entire appointment is required, which includes having enough passport pages for travel.
• Physical: This position requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, kneeling, sitting, standing, walking, pushing/pulling, handling objects (manual dexterity), reaching above shoulder level, using fine finger movements and lifting/carrying heavy loads.
• Environmental: Incumbents in this position will be exposed to excessive noise, marked changes in temperature and/or humidity, dust and infectious diseases, harsh weather climates, long work hours, bumpy roads, extended travel, excessive sun exposure, and non-ventilated spaces.
• Full time.
• All employees should be prepared to work from the CWS office within their location of hire. Remote work arrangements may vary depending on location and the governing rulings regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Deadline of this Job: 23 August 2022
Senior Resettlement Assistant

Introduction: Church World Service (CWS) is a not-for-profit, faith-based organization transforming communities around the globe through just and sustainable solutions to hunger, poverty, displacement and disaster. CWS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, age, disability or veteran status in employment or in the provision of services.

Primary Purpose:
This is a fulltime position within ARDU which strategically utilizes CWS RSC deployments to UNHCR offices with the goal increasing referrals and managing cases in the pipeline for the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) in Africa. The primary function of the Senior Resettlement Assistant is to support the goals of ARDU through temporary deployments to UNHCR offices throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Tasks to be completed while on deployment will be determined in the Terms of Reference (TOR) for each deployment and will include activities that support refugee resettlement, including interviewing and completing deferrals, registration and profiling activities for referrals submitted to the USRAP.

Essential Duties:
• Travels on deployments to UNHCR offices, primarily UNHCR Uganda offices, on short notice, including to refugee camps and settlements.
• Process cases which have been deferred by CWS RSC Africa for further UNHCR action to continue processing, following up previously worked on ARDU cases not submitted to USRAP as well as other types of deferrals.
• Communicate regularly with the ARDU Supervisor and relevant CWS RSC Africa units regarding case updates.
• Conducts Level 3 Registration (L-3 Reg.) interviews and the collection of applicants’ bio-data information for RRF Sections 1, 2 and 3. Verifies existing refugee registration data and ensures timely updates of all case files and database records as per UNHCR guidelines.
• Participates in file reviews and compiles interview lists for UNHCR Profiling exercises. Conducts Profiling interviews of UNHCR identified caseloads.
• In conjunction with UNHCR, collects and prepares additional information required of cases identified for refugee resettlement referral.
• In field, undertakes additional related duties as agreed upon by the ARDU Management and UNHCR Supervisor.
• Actively participates as a member of the UNHCR team and complies with UNHCR’s security requirements.
• Submits regular reports to ARDU Management in line with deployment goals and objectives communicates challenges related to casework, logistics and relationship with partners to ARDU Management in a timely manner.
• Undertakes additional assigned duties while in the field or at the CWS RSC Africa office to support ARDU and RSC Africa, including administrative tasks.
• Any other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
Experience:
• Four (4)years paid work experience required
• Six months of related experience (e.g. refugee, development or humanitarian work, training and capacity building) preferred
Skills:
• Knowledge of international legal framework governing refugees, human rights/ human rights law required.
• Excellent interviewing and counseling skills.
• Excellent drafting, writing and analytical skills.
• Written and spoken fluency in English;
• Secondary language skills, such as French, Arabic and other African regional languages is required.
• Strong interpersonal and diplomacy skills.
• Strong computer skills, in particular with Microsoft Office applications.
• Excellent organizational and time management skills.

Education & Certifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in a related field of study (preferable focus in international affairs, law, refugee law, human rights or social work) is required or 4 years of work experience in lieu of a bachelor’s degree.
Abilities:
• Manage large and diverse workload under pressure with competing priorities.
• Maintain the integrity of official records;
• Analyse and solve complex problems and make sound decisions;
• Work with minimal supervision
• Maintain a high performance standard with attention to detail;
• Work independently and contribute to overall operations of RSC Africa;
• Actively participate in the implementation of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP);
Important Requirements:
• Strong English communication skills, both written and oral.
• Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment required.
• Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and willingness to support CWS’ Platform on Racial Justice as a CWS employee required.
Special Requirements:
• Full COVID Vaccination is strongly recommended for all successful candidates.
• The candidate should be of good health, willing and able to travel extensively in often difficult conditions and have a high degree of flexibility. Must have proof of Yellow Fever vaccination before traveling for RSC Africa.
• This position is based in Kampala, Uganda.
• This position requires use of laptops at all times, competence in Microsoft office packages is required.
• This position may require travel in sub-Saharan Africa on short notice and sometimes under difficult conditions to meet demands of a dynamic operational program.
• Background check which includes references and an educational and criminal check is required before the start of employment.
• A valid passport and the ability to maintain a valid passport throughout the entire appointment is required, which includes having enough passport pages for travel.
• Physical: This position requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, kneeling, sitting, standing, walking, pushing/pulling, handling objects (manual dexterity), reaching above shoulder level, using fine finger movements and lifting/carrying heavy loads.
• Environmental: Incumbents in this position will be exposed to excessive noise, marked changes in temperature and/or humidity, dust and infectious diseases, harsh weather climates, long work hours, bumpy roads, extended travel, excessive sun exposure, and non-ventilated spaces.
• Full Time – Minimum of 37.5 hours per week.
• All employees should be prepared to work from the CWS office within their location of hire. Remote work arrangements may vary depending on location and the governing rulings regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
• Any other special requirements.




Deadline of this Job: 23 August 2022
Grade Level: Grade 6, Specialist, National
Introduction: Church World Service (CWS) is a not-for-profit, faith-based organization transforming communities around the globe through just and sustainable solutions to hunger, poverty, displacement and disaster. CWS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, age, disability or veteran status in employment or in the provision of services.

Primary Purpose:
This is a full-time position within ARDU, which strategically utilizes CWS RSC deployments to UNHCR offices with the goal of increasing referrals and managing cases in the pipeline for the US Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) in Africa. The primary function of the Resettlement Expert Level 2 is to support the goals of ARDU through temporary deployments to UNHCR offices throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Tasks to be completed while on deployment will be determined in the Terms of Reference (TOR) for each deployment and will include activities that support refugee resettlement, including interviewing, writing and reviewing resettlement referrals to the USRAP.

This position was formerly known as Senior Resettlement Officer.
Essential Duties:
• Travels on deployment to UNHCR offices on short notice, including refugee camps;
• Complete all duties in accordance with ARDU and UNHCR Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) including country-specific registration and resettlement guidelines of the deployment location.
• Conducts resettlement interviews with identified cases in line with UNHCR Resettlement Guidelines and country-specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs);
• Makes assessments and contributes towards identifying resettlement cases, including case verification, and completing the UNHCR Resettlement Registration Form (RRF) for the identified cases in line with ARDU SOPs and guideline;
• Train and support Resettlement Expert Level I on Profiling, Level 3 Registration, RRF Writing and Deferrals when/ as required.
• Completes RRF Review at UNHCR offices/ Hubs;
• Processes cases that have been deferred by CWS RSC Africa based on case changes or concerns;
• Supports/ trains Resettlement Expert Level 1 on Deferrals, RRF Writing, Level 3 Registration and Profiling when/ as required;
• Available whilst on deployment to answer any specific technical questions raised by UNHCR or RSC Africa colleagues regarding USRAP processing;
• Responsible for ensuring that ARDU staff resources such as Country of Origin Information, current practices and approaches in RRF writing/ review and Deferral processing are updated;
• Participates in briefing deployees about the current refugee processing practices in the region they will be working in prior to start of their deployments;
• In the field, undertakes additional work related duties as agreed upon by ARDU management in consultation with the UNHCR Supervisor and the ARDU deployee;
• Submits regular reports to ARDU management in line with deployment goals and objectives and communicates challenges related to casework, logistics and relationship with partners to ARDU Management in a timely manner;
• Actively participates as a member of the UNHCR team and complies with UNHCR’s security requirements;
• Undertakes additional assigned duties while in the field or at the CWS RSC Africa office in Uganda to support ARDU and RSC Africa, including administrative tasks;
• Any other duties as assigned;

Qualifications:
Experience:
• Five (5) years of work experience required;
• Eighteen months of related experience, including work outside of Kenya (e.g. refugee, development or humanitarian work, training and capacity building);
• Previous or current experience with ARDU or other deployment schemes required.



Deadline of this Job: 15 August 2022
Gender and Disability Inclusion Specialist

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:
Background
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: Gender & Disability Inclusion Specialist
Report to: Programme Quality Director

Purpose of the position:
To provide guidance, evidence and representation on behalf of WV Uganda in mainstreaming of gender and social inclusion (including disability) programming in both national and programme/ project level planning & operations in line with World Vision partnership and World Vision Uganda strategic directions and policies.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.
Gender & Social Inclusion programming / mainstreaming (50%)
Develop and roll-out gender sensitive approaches and guidelines that direct gender mainstreaming in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of World Vision programmes / projects.
Build the capacity of WVU staff and partners in gender analysis skills and gender programming tools to enhance gender mainstreaming in Programmes / Projects
Provide Technical support to Gender integration in programme development designs, baselines, evaluations and assessments
Participate in strategy monitoring and reporting
Coordinate processes of research, documentation and regular sharing of best practices and innovations for learning and policy influencing at the local, national regional and international levels
Management of global gender dashboards ensuring Compliance to WV standards (10%)
Organizational Gender Self-Assessment conducted
Lead and Guide processes of reviewing the gender policy, gender score cards & gender alignment by technical programmes partnership standards
Maintain gender global minimum standards maintained as within required standards

External engagements and collaboration (15%)
Build and nurture strategic partnerships, networks and coalitions with line ministries, development partners, donors, civil society organizations, and private sector to lobby and influence gender responsive policies, laws and funding.
Participate in national gender networks and forums like Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development engagements, The National GBV Prevention Network, the Gender Working Group of Forum for Education NGOs, The Adolescents Girls’ Campaign Task Force, among others.
Build and publish evidence of impact for Gender mainstreaming

Resource mobilization (15%)
Develop fundable proposals for gender and inclusion Projects
Contribute to development of sector based fundable proposals

Disability and inclusion (10%)
Establish and strengthen partnership and collaboration for effective disability inclusion at all levels
Strengthen capacity of staff and partners in disability mainstreaming
Develop strategies for programming and mainstreaming disability in projects and technical programmes
Support coordination of the implementation of disability related projects

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience.
• Minimum of a degree in gender and development studies, social sciences or related discipline.
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in the gender programming; most preferably related to food security, livelihoods, health, education, and child protection
• Experience working with a variety of stakeholders and partners related to gender equality and disability, including UN agencies, Governments and civil society organizations.
• In-depth knowledge and understanding of gender, age, disability and other socio-cultural factors that influence development
• Demonstrated capacity to lead in the collection, gender analysis, and utilization of information from a broad range of sources in order to ensure effective integration of gender and disability concerns throughout the Programme/ project cycles
• Ability to foster commitment and build capacity among activity staff and in-country actors on gender integration and empowerment, including training and workshop facilitation skills and experience
• Good communication and interpersonal skills,
• Ability to work with a diverse and multicultural team in a respectful and culturally appropriate manner.
• Master’s degree in Gender Studies or a related field (Social Sciences, development studies) preferred.
• Qualification in Disability inclusion as added advantage
• Experience in programming and implementing a disability inclusion project is an added advantage



Deadline of this Job: 15 August 2022
PURPOSE OF POSITION
To guide and facilitate Program Development, Monitoring and Implementation in an Area Development Program (ADP) in line with Program plans.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Quality Technical programs and projects designed and effectively and efficiently implemented
• FY20 Area Plan (AOP,DIPs/cash flows/ITTs)designed and scoring 80% and approved by 31st July
• 95% of outcome indicators are achieving targets by 30th of September
• Annual report submitted with quality and scoring 80% quality scores.
• Semiannual report for AP written and scoring 80% quality performance by 30th April
• A pull out all milestone activities that lead to outputs in the AP are extracted and tracked monthly together with output targets.
• Generate a list of the MV Households and Children to inform implementation
Engagement & Advocacy
• Support Evidence based local and National level advocacy influencing polices, practices and systems/structures for sustainable development
• One Sub-county dialogue meeting in the AP conducted in line with issues generated from CVA engagements on child wellbeing issues and one report shared with PM-It takes a world
• Evidence of working with the local churches on supporting the Most Vulnerable in at least 2 issues of Ending child marriage and ending Violence in schools
• One sub county Recommitment event on the it takes a world Campaign with clear documentation in place.
• One By-law/ordinance or petition initiated/passed/followed up for implementation around CWB in the AP.
• Evidence of CSDF as an active member of the sub county TPC with quarterly reports to the PM on all TPC engagements.
• Area program engagement with other CBO’s/CSOs for child wellbeing conducted, documented and shared for advocacy and engagement on CWBO’s.
Sustainable Impact
• Mobilize Children and Empower Communities for sustainable development
• 4 Quarterly Sub County joint monitoring and discussion conducted in the AP and reports shared with the PM
• Household engagement and accountability model at a functionality rate of progressive 25% per quarter.
• 100% functionality of all initiatives (Savings, COVA, TFE, Child Development and participation centers, Energy saving stoves, and a documentation of success in each to inform programming
• 4 quarterly children’s parliament’s functional with evidence of engagement with local leaders and influencing decisions.
• One Sub County feedback meeting for the AP service providers conducted and shared with the PM for learning and improvement.
• All sub county CDPPs reviewed and approved and informing Plans
• Climate change messages shared with the communities in AP community in local language quarterly.
• Evidence of HH cluster records on key CWB and RC data updated quarterly (drying racks, latrine, bathing shelter, energy saving stove, belong to SG)
• Quarterly engagements with RC guardians on program implementation and key CWB issue status and action points shared with the PM


Urgency for Execution
• Improved timeliness and communication of Programmes information for better decision making
• 100% of all monthly activities for the TPs implemented for all the 12 months evidenced by the monthly reports.
• All outputs attaining quarterly targets of more than 90% with evidence of discussion with stakeholders.
• 12 monthly management report produced and submitted to PM by 15th of every month
• 100% Sponsorship SOIs maintained in green in the AP for 12 months
• Community assets monitoring conducted in the cluster on quarterly basis and four quarterly community assets monitoring reports shared with the PM per quarter
• Monthly Budget utilization kept within +10% variance for 12 months.


Talent Management
• Competent program teams nurtured and motivated to deliver on strategy
• 100% Performance Reviews for all Project Officers in the AP completed and submitted to PM by 20th March and 15th Sep
• Evidence of Monthly TEECAP nominations in the Ap
• Quarterly Documented evidence of Continuous capacity building for Technical Project Officers and partners to implement the National strategy and alignment to our promise.
• End of contracts completed and approved by PM at least 2 months to end of contract
• Project Officers and Sponsorship Operation Officer capacity for partnership and community engagement built with evidence of good performance in place
• Evidence of Christianity growth and practice for staff and supervisees

Learning & Application
• Effective, functional M&E , learning system established and informing programming
• Documentation of CDPCs impact in the Ap done
• Quality AP Annual /semiannual report written and submitted to support office and achieving 80% pass score.
• 100% functionality of M&E database in the AP for all projects and evidence of data validation and sharing with stakeholders in place every quarter.
• 12 success stories compiled and submitted along with the monthly report to the PM, one per month.
Systems Strengthening
• Established operating system that leverages increased yield to community through cost effective programs and resource mobilization
• The AP ensuring compliance and alignment with WV standards, policies, guidelines
• AP has risk register which is updated quarterly and the updates reported in MMR
• AP audit not registering any major audit issue that puts the cluster at unacceptable rating

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Education: A minimum of a University Degree in Social Science, Agriculture, Development Studies, Education or any relevant field.
• Post Graduate Qualification in Project Planning and Management is a Must
• Experience: At least five years’ experience facilitating community development in sectors of Health, Livelihood, Education and Child Protection.
• Experience working with local partners and District Local Governments in all sectors and Community Based Services.
• Must be willing to be based in local settings
• Technical skills:
• Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
• Excellent time management and planning capacity.
Excellent planning, coordination, and reporting skills with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities.
• Must be highly reliable and independent.
• Ability to work with minimal supervision.
• You must be able to ride a motor cycle with a clean riders’ license.
• Networking and advocacy skills
• Person of high integrity and willing to work with minimal supervision
• Proven and solid experience and excellent skills in capacity building if systems, staff, partners and others actors related to child rights governance and child protection.
• Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in.
• Strong results oriented, with ability to challenge existing mind sets

Applicant Types Accepted:
Local Applicants Only


Deadline of this Job: 15 August 2022
Faith and Development Program Officer

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: Faith and Development Programme Officer
Report to: Faith and Development Manager

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
The position supports the Faith and Development Manager in providing technical expertise and guidance for the successful integration, implementation monitoring and evaluation of World Vision’s Faith and Development modules into World Vision Uganda programming to ensure improved wellbeing outcomes for the children in Uganda. Specifically, the position reinforces the Faith and Development Manager in providing technical support to the APs and grant projects in planning, designing, implementing and evaluating projects and programs to ensure strategic integration with context-based Christian Commitments with focus on Church Partnerships, Inter-faith engagement, Prayer and Discernment, Spiritual nurture of children and Faith and Development Core Program Models such as Channels of Hope, Celebrating Families and Empowered World View.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Faith integration in strategy and Technical Programmes
• Take part in the provision of technical guidance for integration of Channels of Hope models, Celebrating Families, Empowered World View and Becoming One in technical programmes.
• Support the Faith and Development Manager and Resource Development teams to in resource mobilization to ensure adequate funding for faith and development interventions.
• Disseminate Faith and development guidelines that will support delivery of the Child Protection and Participation Technical Program objectives throughout the strategy period appreciating the unique contexts where the Technical Programme will be implemented.
• Provide effective technical support to program and project teams in the roll out of World Vision Partnership and other recognized and approved Faith and Development models, approaches, Campaigns etc. (such as Empowered World View, Spiritual Nurture of Children, Channels of Hope, Celebrating families etc.) as envisaged in the National strategy.
• Support accountability and institutionalization of Faith and Development in WVU through the application of Faith and Development modules in programming.
• Support the development and review of child sensitive Faith and Development programming/planning guidelines and business processes and ensure integration into programmes and projects.
• Enhance skills and capacities of staff and partners in Faith and Development strategies, models and approaches in the Technical Programs.
Capacity Building
• Training on various core project models and modules
• Take stock of the AP Managers’ and Faith and Development interventionists such as Field trainers’ performance enhancement and competence related needs and make appropriate recommendations for addressing them.
• Provide guidelines to APs for planning and budgeting for Faith and Development Models and interventions.
• Develop and circulate reporting templates for tracking implementation and impact of Faith and Development interventions.
• Take part in the preparation of quarterly and annual impact reports for internal and external sharing.
• Support the Faith and Development Manager in providing technical guidance for integration of Faith and Development Models (Channels of Hope, Celebrating Families, and Empowered World View) in the technical programs.
Partnerships with Churches, Para-church institutions and Interfaith Engagement
• Support the establishment and cultivation of strategic engagements and partnerships with Church and other Faith Based organizations for contribution to child wellbeing outcomes.
• In liaison with the Faith and Development Manager, engage and build strategic and positive relations with the church, para-church organizations and institutions, supporters, donors and partners to improve their understanding and appreciation of opportunities for engagement with World Vision for Child well-being in the field.
• Facilitate the formation and the strengthening of pastors fellowships in the field areas of operations
• Ensure that WVU programmes and staff engage with the local church for both spiritual development and addressing development concerns at AP level.
• Support the development of mechanisms that document key learnings and promising practices from Church partnerships
• Facilitate the formation and the strengthening of pastors fellowships.
• Support program Staff to facilitate dialogue between Christian, Muslim leaders in Area Programs within fragile contexts to address child wellbeing aspirations, outcomes and targets.
• Facilitate the training of AP staff on interfaith engagement to assure their capacity for contextually appropriate decision making processes and program implementation.
• In liaison with the Faith and Development Manager engage strategy and program effectiveness team to ensure that interfaith engagement has a robust M&E framework.
Spiritual Nurture of Children (SNC)
• Support implementation of SNC in compliance with the Contextualized Spiritual Nurture of Children policy and guidelines.
• Model a Christ like and child friendly example for all AP staff, partners and associates as a premise for the execution of effective Child Spiritual nurture programing.
• Support integration of SNC into the Technical Programmes
• Facilitate the formation of partnerships with church and para-church organizations for the implementation of SNC
Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting
• Support APs in tracking Faith and Development program implementation and budgeting
• Prepare timely, high quality, professional, accurate and informative reports for internal and external utilization on Staff Spiritual Formation, Church Partnerships, Channels of Hope and Interfaith Engagement
• Participate in departmental planning, and review meetings
• Participate in Integrated Monitoring Visits
• Support monitoring of implementation of Faith and Development programmes
• Map out APs implementing faith and development models and approaches
Resources Acquisition
• Technically support Resource Acquisition & Management (RAM) team to develop proposals/concepts to prospective donors and Support Offices for Faith and Development and integrated Projects in general as per the yearly set targets
Others
Any other duty as assigned by the supervisor or their designee attended to and well performed.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
• At least 5 years’ experience working in International Development Organizations, Churches and Christian organizations.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Development or Theology from a recognized institution. Postgraduate education/studies in Development. Training in theology or related field will be an added advantage
• Must have proven analytical, problem solving skills and ability to work with minimum supervision.
• Proven ability to cultivate long term partnerships with faith community
• Experience with international development organization desired.
• Must be well respected in society for Christian values and professionalism
• Should demonstrate ability to work in multicultural, multidenominational and multi-faith environments
• Experience working in the interfaith context.
• Must have proven analytical, problem solving skills and ability to work with minimum supervision.
• Effective in written and verbal communication in English
• Should demonstrate ability to work in multicultural, multidenominational and multi-faith environments
• Must have good interpersonal and communication skills willing to market Faith and Development programmes to donors, collaborating stakeholders and WV marketers
• Must be well respected in society for Christian values and professionalism
• Good knowledge and commitment to WV’s ethos, philosophy of work, and CORE documents.






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