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Project Facilitator – Empowered Aid

World Vision Uganda

This is a Full-time position in Yumbe posted March 15, 2022.

World Vision Uganda Jobs in Yumbe Project Facilitator – Empowered Aid Carreer opportunities in Yumbe vacancies in World Vision Uganda at Yumbe

# Job Description

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

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
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 project facilitator.
Position: Project Facilitator – Empowered Aid
Report to: Response MEAL Coordinator
Location: Yumbe
Advert Start Date: 10th March 2022
Advert End Date: 20th March 2022

Purpose of the position:
The Project facilitator will provide overall strategic leadership and
oversight the Empowered Aid project activities at field level. The jobholder
will provide technical support in relation to relevant conflict management,
protection and gender standards; mainstream protection and gender in
livelihood, General food Aid project and ensure adherence to child protection
minimum standards in humanitarian action SPHERE Standards and principles as
well as the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse/Code of Conduct. The
jobholder will create synergies with other existing projects and ensure to
build on the gains made in the previous phases of the project. They will
interact with the former project beneficiaries, co-facilitate project training
and participate in project meetings as per the agreed frequencies with the
The Jobholder will be at the center of what started as the research project
and will be responsible for documenting lessons learned, recommendations from
community engagements and PSEA studies during the project. The project
facilitator will initiate and facilitate discussions with the members of the
Refugee Advisory Board of refugee women and girl co-researchers who are PSEA
champions / ambassadors that have been involved as co-researchers in the
research from the outset
The project facilitator will work closely with women leadership structures in
the refugee community of Bidibidi settlement especially the women groups,
technical advisory groups, and groups of girls who participated in the
previous phases of the project. The jobholder will ensure that activities are
approved, implemented, monitored and reported according to the agreed project
plans. The job holder will be a thought leader, driving continuous improvement
in the project through their technical expertise, facilitation of learning and
innovation. S/He will report according to agreed project plans in line with
the donor and World Vision Uganda WVU policies. The jobholder will work
under the direct supervision of the Response MEAL coordinator.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.
Program Implementation and Management:
• Capacity building of project staff and key stakeholders on protection,
Gender and sexual exploitation and abuse
• Train staff and community structures on mainstreaming of gender and
protection in food assistance.
Participate in internal and external trainings, as requested by the by the
Donor and or guided by project activities and the implementation plans.
• With the close support of the Project Manager, prepare and conduct capacity
building trainings for the staff and community-based structures CPCs, Foster
Parents, Faith based Leaders, community leaders etc. in thematic topics and
implementation of minimum standards and various SOPs.
• Provide day-to-day technical support to women and girl co-researchers who
are PSEA champion who have been involved as co-researchers in the research
from the outset.
Coordinate and monitor all project activities at the field level, ensuring
quality implementation and achievements of results by the partners with the
lead of focal points.
• Creating synergies between Empowered Aid project and other BPRM funded
protection projects.
• Ensure timely and quality reports are submitted for reviews to technical
head of the project.
• Prepare monthly, quarterly and donor reports and other specific reports on
programme related topics.
• Provide assistance in data collection, compiling lessons learned,
establishing indicators to support knowledge sharing.
Representation, Coordination and Networking in relation to Gender and
Protection activities.
• Represent World Vision Uganda at the monthly & quarterly gender-based
violence and child protection working groups hosted by UNFPA, UNHCR and UNICEF
at settlement, district and national level to share progress, challenges and
appropriate follow up plans.
Represent World Vision and ensure both Donor and World Vision Visibility
during the celebration of international days like the 16 days of activism and
others relevant to the project.
• Promote the enrolled of trainees on the Empowered Aid online course.
• Monitor and report the application of knowledge gained by humanitarian
workers after completing the online course. This will be done through tracer
The staff will ensure quality and timely project activity implementation as
well personal growth in the field of protection and gender by the staff
• As requested by line manager, update WVU internal documents regarding gender
and share those with the team
Keep track of gender and protection related issues in the settlement; and
inform the team on changing vulnerabilities.
• Write success stories related to project and project developments as they
relate to gender equality and protection issues.
• Support project research, evaluations, and baseline studies on
gender/women’s and girl’s empowerment with technical advice and guidance
• Participate in developing technical materials, SOPs, capacity building and
tools in relation to gender and protection.
Any Other Duties
• Perform any other duty as may be assigned by supervisor or designee from
time to time.
• Participate and contribute in teams, committees and task forces appointed to
including Senior Management Team, National Disaster Management Committee, Risk
Committee, National Resource Development Team among others

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience.
Minimum of Bachelors in Gender Studies, Social Work, Development Studies,
Social Sciences, Human Rights or any other relevant field.
• This position requires at least 3 years of experience working in Protection
and gender development programming, preferably in fragile contexts.
Familiarity with key international standards for humanitarian work e.g. CP
Minimum Standards, Red Cross and Red Crescent Code of Conduct, SPHERE, and the
Humanitarian Accountability Partnership HAP Standard, etc.
• Experience having work in a similar context is desirable
• Experience in providing trainings and building capacity of staff would be an
• Ability to maintain confidentiality, and prioritize the safety and dignity
of beneficiaries at all times;
Computer Literacy Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and
• Comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle
pressure well.
• Flexibility in working overtime when needed;
• 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.

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**Closing Date** : 25th March. 2022

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