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Current Childfund Uganda Job Opportunities

Current Childfund Uganda Job Opportunities 2021

Childfund Uganda Job Opportunities Application Details

Childfund Uganda has published new recruitment opportunities for 2021….See Full details below

Overview of Childfund Uganda

ChildFund International, formerly Christian Children’s FundUganda, is a child development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1980.

Available Childfund Uganda Job Opportunities 2021 Positions & Details

The following positions are available at Childfund Uganda . Explore for your position of choice and then apply according to the information provided.

1 . Job Title : Officer, Project

Vacancy Name –  Officer, Project

Employment Type – Full Time (Fixed Term)

Childfund Work Location – Kampala, Uganda

Childfund Division-  Global Operations

ChildFund Department-  Grants and Project Management

Job Details

Title: Project Officer – ECD

Div/Dept: Country Office/Programs Dept.

Location: Busia

Reporting Relationship: Education & Early Learning Specialist

SUMMARY

The Project Officer Early Childhood Development (ECD) will be part of the team that will lead in the implementation of project activities in line with the National Integrated Early childhood policy (NIECD). He will, provide technical support, build capacity and mentor community volunteers, parents and caregivers in various core program areas of ECD to ensure children in the target communities have a better start in life.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Remain alert and responsive to any child safeguarding risks, acquire relevant knowledge and skills which will enable you to promote strong safeguarding practices, understand the child safeguarding policy and procedures, and conduct yourself in a manner consistent with the Child Safeguarding Policy.

Take a lead in project implementation, quality assurance and evaluation of ECD project in line with NIECD policy

Conduct ECD capacity assessment of existing ECD centres, ECD Facilitators, CBOs, other programme partners as appropriate within the project area

Adapt/Develop materials related to ECD, including training packages, assessment tools for smooth roll out and implementation of ECD project component.

Collaborate with local government authorities to constitute IECD committees as per new ECD policy(NIECD)

Work with Child protection committees to sensitize communities on Child Protection.

Ensure smooth operation of ECD activities, by implementing and monitoring ongoing activities; ensuring they are on schedule, are in line with NIECD policy, budget and agreed results framework, yield expected results, and are reported on time.

Liaise with ChildFund International ECD Specialist at Country and international offices to ensure adherence to relevant ChildFund standards, policies and procedures.

In consultation with M & E Manager facilitate quarterly reflection sessions and document lessons learnt and progress to impact including the unintended outcomes/challenges

In consultation with M&E Manager, prepare and disseminate regular ECD monitoring reports to all stakeholders

Responsible for the use of financial and material resources as per approved budgets, internal rules and procedures within ChildFund and in accordance with the guidelines of ChildFund Korea

In collaboration with the Finance Department, track expenses against approved budgets and reviews financial reporting for approval prior to submission to donors and ensures timely financial reporting to donors

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

Minimum of 5 years’ working experience in Child development programming with at least 3 years implementing ECD programmes.

Strong participatory/ capacity building and training skills.

Excellent organisational, logistic, communication and interpersonal skills

Motor cycle license or ability and interest to learn and ride motor cycle.

Knowledge of local language will be an added advantage.

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS

Bachelor degree or relevant qualification in Education, social work, social sciences, public health (with early childhood focus) or a related field.

Post graduate Diploma in project planning and Management

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

2 . Job Title : Assistant, Project

Vacancy Name- Assistant, Project

Employment Type- Full Time (Fixed Term)

Childfund Work Location- Moyo, Uganda

Childfund Division- Global Operations

ChildFund Department- Grants and Project Management

Job Details

Job Title:                 Project Assistant, BREPS Project

Reports to:             Project Officer

Department:                    Programs

Job Purpose:

To support the implementation of project activities on Building Resilience and Protection Systems for the Well-being of Children in Parolinya Refugee settlement and Host Communities in Obongi District, Uganda.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Remain alert and responsive to any child safeguarding risks, acquire relevant knowledge and skills which will enable you to promote strong safeguarding practices, understand the child safeguarding policy and procedures, and conduct yourself in a manner consistent with the Child Safeguarding Policy.

  • Regularly update and monitor the CFS activities to ensure technical support and capacity enhancement is given to CFS facilitators and animators in line with the CFS curriculum and as per the global minimum standards.
  • Ensure that the child protection in emergencies minimum standards are met with in implementation of BRePs project.
  • Support community-based child protection systems, children’s groups and stake holders involved in the implementation of the project
  • Ensuring compliance to the Child Fund Child Safeguarding policy and PSEA standards
  • Provide information for projects design, implementation, monitoring and reporting.
  • Collect and compile statistical data and information regarding /facilitators, community members and children participation in activities at the CFSs.
  • Support community structures to prepare their monthly, quarterly reports.
  • Prepare periodic reports (monthly, quarterly, biannual and annual) and submits them to the project Officer for review.
  • Support community structures to develop project implementation plans and their implementation.
  • Collaborate with other actors and Community Based Child Protection Systems in Zone 3 to ensure a coordinated approach to project implementation, including participation in relevant workshops, meetings in the community and keep the project officer.
  • Participate in document on regular basis project significant impact and success stories of change and share with the project team.
  • Coach and mentor children, animators/Facilitators, community-based child protection systems in child protection, positive parenting and SGBV issues using approved approaches and models.
  • Support all referral needs that may arise from time to time and ensure that all children referred for any services are well documented, and feedback received.
  • Ensures value for money for all project funds.
  • Ensures that advances are accounted for on time.
  • Together and guided by the PO prepare both weekly and monthly budget requests for the implementation of  project activities
  • Prepares accountabilities on time and ensure expenditures are accurate.
  • Performs any other duties that may from time to time be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences, or Development Studies, or Project Management
  • Possession of computer skills is necessary.

Experience:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in working with refugees and other displaced persons is an added advantage.
  • key skills in project planning and management required
  • Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and orally
  • Motorcycle riding skill is required.
  • Experience in working with children.

Personal Attributes

  • Demonstrable attitude for teamwork.
  • High level of interpersonal skills.
  • High level of people management skills.
  • Ability to take fast decisions.

Childfund Uganda Job Opportunities Mode Of Application

Click Here To Apply For Officer, Project

Click Here To Apply For Assistant, Project

Childfund Uganda Job Opportunities Closing Dates

1.Officer, Project ( Closing date: April 09,2021)

2.Assistant, Project ( Closing date: April 02,2021)

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