World Vision NGO Livelihood Officer Jobs in Imvepi Arua - Uganda

To manage the overall project and teams from the start-up to the completion; liaises with UNDP staff/consultant.

Ensures technical oversight and delivery of the different project components, prepares work plans and activities’ budgets, guidelines and supervises field teams.


Key areas of focus for this role will include:

Project implementation and reporting

  • In relation to the business development component, in close coordination with UNDP technical staff/consultant, ensures guidance to staff on risk- informed cash for work activities.
  • Ensures technical review and finalization of proposed business plans, linking them to identified value chains.
  • Ensures that business mentoring and technical monitoring are provided to beneficiaries’ enterprises groups, for sustainability.
  • Take lead in project planning, budgeting, implementation and monitoring of progress.
  • Mobilize and facilitate the engagements of stakeholders during planning and development meetings, workshops and other fora.
  • Community engagement and advocacy
  • Take overall lead in the coordination of field level activities
  • Develop the farmer's capacity to improve production and productivity of selected enterprises of desired quality by the market through demonstrations to farmer's
  • Coordinate partners in implementation of agreed action plans.
  • Ensure Integration of project with other Resilience and Livelihood on going activities including that of World Vision and governments.
  • Documentation, Reporting and knowledge management
  • Prepare high quality reports, both narrative and quantitative information and reporting on relevant indicators and outcomes.
  • Ensure that all reports are delivered according to high quality standards and are always submitted on time as per WVU standards.
  • Ensure Care givers/Foster parents of unaccompanied Refugee children are members of farmer business groups/cash for work and are accessing business developments services.
  • Participate in monthly / quarterly reflection meetings with Child Monitors and guardians/parents and child protection committees to address findings from monitoring.
  • Work with Area Response Coordinator to identify partners who will support the implementation of the project within the Area Programme.
  • Take lead in
    documentation and sharing of Impact/success stories and best practices to promote learning.
  • Organize quarterly review meetings for partners and communities at the project sites to reflect on programmes/projects approaches, tools, impact of interventions, best practices, exit and sustainability strategies as well as create spaces and opportunities for action-learning and debate

    Child Protection and Wellbeing

  • Monitor the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report any incidents in line with child protection policy and guidelines.
  • Work with local leaders to protect children from child violations and abuses
  • Sensitize children including most vulnerable, guardians/parents and other stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities.

    Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of a degree in agriculture or economics or International development, agribusiness or forestry or any other relevant discipline.
  • Master degree will be an added advantage.
  • 3 to 7 years of relevant professional work experience in project management, Livelihoods and microfinance enterprise development
  • Entrepreneurship, micro finance and strong agribusiness skills
  • Computer literate
  • Writing and reporting skills
  • Networking and influencing skills
  • Knowledge of West Nile, Uganda and displacement/refugee settings
  • Ability to communicate in applicable local language(s)
  • Passion for children.
  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, reliability and dependable
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Proficiency in English

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 10th August, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; World Vision NGO Livelihood Officer Jobs in Imvepi Arua - Uganda

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