World Education Inc. Bantwana Initiative Social Protection & Livelihoods Coordinators Jobs in Uganda

World Education Inc. Bantwana Initiative Social Protection & Livelihoods Coordinators Jobs in Uganda


Background

  • The USAID Integrated Child and Youth Development Activity (USAID ICYD Activity) aims to improve learning outcomes, advance HIV epidemic control in Uganda, and ensure that children and youth have the opportunity to lead resilient,
    healthy and productive lives. The USAID ICYD Activity will deliver critical HIV/GBV/violence prevention and response services to children and youth and their families in communities, clinics, and schools.

  • Within USAID’s Journey to Self Reliance Framework, USAID ICYD Activity will build the operational and technical capacity of four Ugandan National Partner organizations to pass NUPAS and become direct recipients of USG funding within two years while strengthening government capacity to deliver core services to children within an integrated referral network and case management
    approach that operationalizes Uganda’s new child policy.

  • Local partners will deliver OVC services across their zone of operation. WEI/Bantwana is a leader in OVC programming and organizational capacity development in high HIV prevalence countries in southern and eastern Africa.

    Job Summary

  • Social Protection & Livelihood services under ICYD are made up of a strategic mix of economic strengthening, parenting (Sinovuyo model), early childhood development and HIV/GBV prevention services (Journeys Plus). Economic strengthening will anchor the social protection package which will be layered with case management and a strategic mix of parenting, Journeys prevention, and early childhood development informed by care plans for ICYD enrolled families.

  • The Zonal Social Protection Coordinator will coordinate delivery of TA to National Partners to deliver integrated social protection services to families enrolled in OVC comprehensive case management as well delivery of standalone
    Prevention services at community level.

  • The ES/Social Protection Coordinator The Zonal ES/SP Coordinator will take direction from the National Team and work in close collaboration with the Zonal Institutional Development, Case Management, Operations, M&E and Education teams to ensure a coordinated TA service delivery and systems strengthening approach, supporting NPs to strengthen and expand partnerships with other district and community, FBO and private sector stakeholders to expand access to ES/SP services.

    Key Result Areas: Specific Responsibilities and Duties:

    Major Responsibilities:

    ● Support delivery of coordinated TA to NP in the coordinated delivery of ES/SP services.

    ● Support NP to use tested tools and strategies to move enrolled families along an economic strengthening and social resilience continuum
    towards graduation.

    ● Coordinate support to help NPs track and assess economic resilience and progress along the economic strengthening continuum

    ● Coordinate work planning, development and sharing of appropriate economic strengthening tools, training, assessments, materials development and distribution activities ensuring that activities are properly and timely performed and that outputs are accomplished and delivered according to the agreed work plans.

    ● Coordinate delivery of targeted Parenting, Prevention and ECD TA to NPs to ensure delivery of layered social protection services

    ● Train, mentor, supervise, monitor and support partner organizations in the implementation with fidelity of all integrated ES/SP models.

    ● Liaise with partners and relevant stakeholders to; troubleshoot and problem solving access to ES/SP services.

    ● Participate in all relevant planning, implementation, and management of project meetings, workshops, and trainings.

    ● Support generation of monthly, quarterly, and annual technical reports.

    Job Specifications:

    ● Degree in: social work and social administration, development studies, guidance and counselling, or related fields from a recognized institution.

    ● At least two years of experience working on under large complete OVC programs preferably PEPFAR/USAID, with strong economic strengthening
    experience.

    ● Experience/exposure to Sinovuyo parenting and HIV/GBV prevention and layered programming

    ● Demonstrated passion for learning and problem solving

    ● Demonstrated capacity to coordinate service delivery and work as part of a complex and integrated team

    ● Relevant experience in documentation, reporting and records management is a requirement.

    ● Excellent writing skills.

    ● Good communication skills and ability to communicate in the local and national languages.

    ● Computer skills in PowerPoint, Word, Excel.

    How to Apply

  • Applicants must be based and have a valid work permit to work in Uganda. Qualified applicants should submit their CV and supporting materials to

  • bantwanaICYD@ug.worlded.org with the position you are applying for in the subject line by 17 September 2021 on a rolling basis until the position is being filled.


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