World Vision International Job Vacancy For Technical Coordinator, Livelihoods

World Vision International

Posted 4 months ago

Job Summary: The Technical Coordinator Livelihoods (consortium, 75%), WV will provide overall strategic leadership and oversight to all the implementing partners on the livelihood interventions. guiding relevant programming in both development and refugee contexts across EUTF consortium partners. The job holder will be a thought leader, driving continuous improvement in EUTF programming through their technical expertise, facilitation of learning and innovation. This leadership shall be seen both within consortium and externally with other key stakeholders across the West Nile Region, including representing the EUTF consortium in the Refugee Livelihoods & Resilience Sector Working Group.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Quality Resilience and Livelihood programme Implementation and sustainability Resilience and Livelihoods Programming:
  • Take lead in ensuring technical programming, quality assurance and compliances to donor requirements and regulations across the consortium.
  • Lead ongoing design processes related to all EUTF programmes, including strategy alignment and review processes.
  • Technical capacity building of project staff, partner staff and other key stakeholders, as required
  • Provide effective management to resilience and livelihoods technical team
  • Maintaining effective coordination and working relations with EU Trust consortium members and other relevant stakeholders at field level
  • Networking and Collaboration
  • Engagement with key stakeholders for influence, learning and resource development
  • Actively represent WVU in key inter-agency fora.
  • Engage and build relationships with key partners and government counterparts.
  • Work in close collaboration with Advocacy Department to advocate for policy change with national-level government stakeholders.
  • Collaborate and guide advocacy campaigns, as appropriate.
  • The applicants will undertake essential liaison with other government agencies notably MAAIF, NARO and UBTEB. District Local Governments have leadership of integrating refugees into district development plans with guidance from OPM and relevant line ministries.
  • Evidence, Learning and knowledge management
  • Take lead in ensuring impact measurement, learning and knowledge management across the consortium.
  • Take lead in base line, mid-term and end line studies
  • Annual review of progress towards project objectives;
  • Take lead in documentation and sharing of EUTF Consortium Impact/success stories and best practices to promote learning.
  • 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, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the World Vision Technical Coordinator, Livelihoods job placement should preferably hold a post-graduate degree in development studies, agriculture, economics or other relevant field is a requirement.
  • Technical skills: academic and/or direct programming experience and expertise in at least three of the following thematic areas is required: financial inclusion/micro-finance, climate smart agriculture, value chain development, small enterprise development, emergency livelihoods programming, cash-based programming.
  • At least five years’ experience in technical leadership and/or field-based programme management roles in Resilience & Livelihoods sector.
  • Experience in Uganda or similar contexts and working in refugee contexts.
  • Experience with relevant technical models such as Village Savings & Loans, Local Value Chain Development and Ultra-Poor Graduation Model.
  • Experience in Monitoring & Evaluation.
  • Track record of success in grant fundraising, including donor relations and proposal writing.
  • Strong capacity in leadership, relationship management/networking, and coordination is essential.
  • 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.
  • Proven conceptual & analytical skills, ability to take an evidence-based approach to programme design.
  • Proven facilitation skills.
  • Team player.
  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work.


How to Apply:


All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

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Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 25th February 2019

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