World Vision International

  • Kampala, Uganda

The World Vision Partnership is a global community of people passionately committed to improving the lives and futures of the world’s most vulnerable children.

We are one the world’s largest child focused development organisations, with over 45,000 staff in almost 100 countries, serving 100 million people annually. We work on every level to achieve our goal of child well-being – from international activism to checking in on children face-to-face.

Our people are our greatest asset. Each staff has unique experience and skills - and it’s our job to provide them with the training and opportunities they need to make their greatest contribution to our work worldwide.

According to our latest staff survey, over 80% of staff who responded are excited about the future, ready to put in extra effort, proud to work for World Vision and ready to recommend us to others as a great employer.

We offer a wide range of rewarding career opportunities, from tackling humanitarian emergencies, working in development and advocacy, to performing vital support roles such as finance, IT, marketing and human resources.

If you share our passion, feel a personal calling to get involved and are in sympathy with our Christian ethos, we'd like to hear from you.

World Vision International Yumbe, Uganda
13/06/2019
Fixed Term Appointment
Information Management Officer, Grants - West Nile, Uganda   13713-13N09136   West Nile   Yumbe   Field Operations   Fixed term, Full-time   19-Jun-19   International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.   1-2 Years   Position: Information Management Officer, Grants Report to: Operations Manager Location: West Nile, Uganda   Purpose of the position: The position will administratively back-stop implementation of Grants that contribute to the attainment of Child well-being outcomes to ensure quality and compliance with WV and Donor regulations. The incumbent will systematically collate, analyze and interpret the relevant grants data from across the response and provide period reports for all grants to advise management decisions in a timely manner.   Major Responsibilities:   Coordination of implementation of Grants Facilitate timely project Startup and closeout meetings During orientation/startup, coordinate induction of project officers on new grants on specific programming processes and products Support P&C to conduct timely recruitment of grants staff. Procurement start up for grant projects   Capacity Building for Quality Programming Work closely with technical teams to identify capacity gaps of the project staff, on specific grants operational requirements Support capacity building of staff on specific grants programming guidelines as per donor specifications   Projects Monitoring and Reporting On a monthly basis, monitor grant projects implementation to ascertain that project implementation is timely and that the budgeted resources are utilized appropriately as per project design document and donor standards; Develop and maintain an updated grant matrix for all grants and PNS projects to aid in effective management of project data. Timely notification to management, donors and SOs of any significant milestone changes in any grant In conjunction with the project managers and area coordinators ensure timely and quality reporting of all grant and PNS projects (quarterly, semi- annual milestone and annual reports) according to the donor expectations. Hold quarterly progress review and learning meetings with key grant staff and representatives from support services Participate in monthly finance review meetings (to ascertain that project implementation is timely and that the budgeted resources are utilized appropriately as per project design document and donor standards Coordinate joint planning, regular field monitoring visits to projects to ensure timely and quality implementation, coordination of visits with SOs and donors in liaison with communications team Coordinate timely execution of baseline surveys, project assessments and scheduled evaluations for grants Coordinate timely input to the RRP platform Take responsibility to update the ReD (Response Dashboard) Work with communications and sector leads in compilation of Sitrep   Sustained donor and SO engagement Ensure SO and donor queries and requests are met in a timely way. Communicate and seek necessary approvals to changes in projects as per donor guidelines   Resource Acquisition, networking and engagement Provide information to grants acquisition to preposition for grants and PNS opportunities to continue existing ones Support GAM and sector teams to preposition for grants, develop concepts and proposals by facilitating provision of information from current projects and areas of operation. Occasionally participate in interagency/coordination meetings   Information Management Implement and regularly update the Information Management Strategy and the Dissemination Plan for all information management related products produced by the relevant sector or agency. Conduct needs and gap identification for the relevant sector. Develop an information-sharing platform as a web-portal Provide advice and council concerning information management issues and industry trend to Senior Leadership and Project Leads.   Any other duties assigned.   Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience   Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related studies from a recognized university. Post graduate training in project management or any of the related fields will be an added advantage Must have at least 7 years’ experience working in a Not for Profit organizations or related agencies. Must possess at least 3 years’ experience in management of donor programmes and projects in multiple sectors, either Education and Child Protection; Livelihoods and Resilience; Emergency Response, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene or Health generally Proficiency in Computer especially in Microsoft Office Suite and data analysis programs such as SPSS, Stata, EPI Info. Excellent skills in Microsoft Excel is a must have. Possess excellent communication, facilitation, networking and relationship building skills Possess excellent writing skills in English. Possess reasonable experience in fundraising / donor resource mobilization processes Ability to maintain donor relations through timely and appropriate communications Must be a self-starter who is able to work under stress and with minimum supervision. Ability to influence multi-sectoral teams towards a given goal. Possess excellent knowledge of the Humanitarian Development Field   How to apply: Please submit your application and complete Curriculum Vitae, to Website: https://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-uganda   Address your application to the People & Culture Specialist, Recruitment, World Vision Uganda Deadline for receiving applications is 19th June, 2019. (Qualified natives of West Nile region are particularly encouraged to apply)   https://careers.wvi.org/jobs/uganda/field-operations/information-management-officer-grants-west-nile-uganda/12733    
World Vision International Arua, Uganda
10/06/2019
Full Time/Fixed Term
Job Description Readvertisement: Operations Manager, West Nile - Uganda 13545-17N0906 Northern Arua  Only National applicants will be considered. Position: Operations Manager Report to: Associate Response Director  Location: West Nile, Uganda Purpose of the position: The purpose of this position is to lead the West Nile Refugee Response Operations Team, providing direction, oversight and coordination to ensure that all programs are implemented to achieve desired results while adhering to humanitarian standards processes and budgets. Major Responsibilities: Leadership Provide program oversight, ensuring the program is meeting accountability and international standards, goals and implementation objectives as per program strategy; Understand the needs and situation in the field and communicate these to the grants acquisition team through quarterly needs and gap analysis. Ensure that all emergency response projects have clear exit or transition strategies established and implemented during project implementation period leading to sustainability of project interventions. Participate in strategic organization meetings including SLT, NO strategic planning and progress review meetings. Advise the Regional Operations Manager and the Senior Leadership team on the strategic direction of the emergency response. Team Management Promote accountability, communicate expectations and provide constructive feedback via regular performances reviews Supervise, hire and orient new team members as necessary Provide team members with information, tools and other resources to improve performance and reach objectives Program Management Lead effective planning (including staff, procurement and budget planning), management, implementation, monitoring and reporting of all projects in close collaboration with support functions i.e. procurement, logistics, P&C Safety and Security and Administration). Ensure that the plans are implemented within overall timeframes, leaving room to adapt the process as necessary, bearing in mind this is a changing context Provide regular feedback to key stakeholders, most notably community members Oversee the transition of the projects including asset, staff and stakeholder management. Networking and Collaboration Responsible for the initiation and maintenance of effective working relationships and communication with internal and external stakeholders including World Vision Uganda (WVU) staff based at NO, relevant departments and ministries of the Governments of Uganda, UN agencies and other key humanitarian agencies Represent World Vision at local coordination and interagency meetings Participate and provide contributions to joint agency assessments, task-force teams and workshops as required and in collaboration with the DRR Manager. Ensure regular flow of communication between field sites, program office, support offices and the greater World Vision Partnership Build effective working relationship with partners who represent the community beneficiaries with whom World Vision is working. Negotiate, make agreements and understandings, and establish standards and working agreements. Monitoring & Reporting Facilitate effective monitoring, evaluation, documentation and reporting in line with agreed donor guidelines, templates and organizational targets and standards Oversee the development of and submission of quality project reports in accordance with donor guidelines and templates. Oversee the establishment of functioning programme level M&E system and utilization of the information from the M&E database; and contribute M&E data to the National Office integrated M&E database as per agreed schedule. Manage grant projects information and documentation processes, and ensure effective communication of the program/project results. Provide internal monthly reports (progress against planned activities, expense against estimated budget, etc) of program and grant project activities to the Regional Operations Manager as per agreed schedule Resources Mobilization Participate in project design and engagement with strategic partners to ensure quality program development Build staff capacity in grant acquisition and management (fundraising and donor engagement). Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience Postgraduate qualification in Humanitarian Emergency Affairs, International Relations, social sciences or a related field. At least 5 years field experience in a developing country programming context preferably in humanitarian relief and experience working in conflict/war zones with international consortiums Clear understanding of the functioning of major UN agencies, international donors and governmental agencies in their respective programs, approaches and standards. Ability to relate and represent WV to these major program partners, in a professional manner. Experience in relief and development work using an approach of facilitation and empowering local communities. Ability to work without supervision, and demonstrate initiative and innovation. Proven analytical and problem solving abilities. Requires good interpersonal skills. Good oral and written communication skills in English. Flexible, able to adapt style and management approaches to varied work contexts. Ability to train and supervise a multi-cultural staff. Must be prepared to travel and work in harsh and basic conditions. How to apply: Please submit your application and complete Curriculum Vitae, to Website: https://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-uganda Address your application to the People & Culture Specialist, Recruitment, World Vision Uganda Deadline for receiving applications is 26th May, 2019. (Qualified natives of West Nile region are particularly encouraged to apply) https://careers.wvi.org/jobs/uganda/field-operations/readvertisement-operations-manager-west-nile-uganda/12588