Technical Programme Officer – Health and Nutrition NGO Jobs – World Vision International  

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Organisation: World
Vision International
Reports to:  Regional
Programme Manager
World Vision Uganda
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness.  Our prayer for every Heart, the will to
make it so.”
Job Summary:
The Technical Programme Officer – Health and Nutrition will technically support
and spearhead implementation of Health technical programme intervention and
relevant sponsorship performance in line with targets and partnership standards
in a manner that contributes to sustained and improved child wellbeing.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Project planning,
implementation and reporting
·       
Technically
lead the Health TP planning and budgeting, preparation of work plans,
implementation of planned health activities and monitoring/ reporting of
progress.
·       
Provide
technical backstopping and monitor the implementation of planned activities and
community level engagements
Documentation of
innovation for programme learning.
·       
Ensure
proper management of financial resources and assets in line with WV policies
and donor requirements
·       
Support
Resource development and Generation of additional Funding for the Health TP
·       
Mobilize
and facilitate the engagements of stakeholders during planning and development
meetings, workshops and other fora
·       
Routinely
identify health partners, and strengthen partnership for Health TP in the
implementation of planned activities
·       
Facilitate
stakeholders and partners in supervision and monitoring of programmatic
activities through Joint Monitoring and stakeholders reflection.
·       
Technically
support delivery of quality health facility services and Community Health
Workers to improve health and nutrition issues identified in the communities on
a monthly basis
·       
Conduct
Health camps to ensure good health and prevent Registered Children (RC) deaths.
·       
Facilitate
and document the integration of MVC in the Area program and integrate into the
TP programming.
·       
Support
District wide selected activities outside of the Area program in the district
of operation
·       
Support
the collection and documentation of impact and success stories.
Community
engagement and advocacy
·       
Innovatively
and technically support Health TP Staff to ensure communities including
Registered Children’s (RC) households to participate and benefit from the
health program development
·       
Compile
High level technical reports and position papers for sharing with relevant
stakeholders at district, Regional and National level.
·       
Technically
and Creatively Engage Faith leaders in implementation of health activities and
track cases addressed
·       
Technical
support Health TP staff in the rollout of health programs in the Household
cluster and facilitate participation in the management of various community
health and nutrition intervention
·       
Build
the capacity of children, families and community to collectively engage local
leaders on identified issues.
·       
Follow-up
on commitments by local leaders on improvement of the health environment and
general wellbeing of children.
·       
Mobilize
communities to participate in the relevant child health days and celebrations
such as the world breast feeding week.
·       
Participate/represent
world Vision Uganda in the health sector review meetings both at facility and
sub county level
·       
Support
implementation of National campaigns “It Takes a World” to address the health
issues.
Monitoring and
evaluation
·       
Technical
Analysis of Health TP progress and follow up management of RCs with health
challenges
·       
Technically
spearhead TP Joint Monitoring and Compile monitoring reports for management
action and participate in updating of the databases of the different health
models
·       
Work
with Program Manager and DF to identify, train partners on health related
matters.
·       
Support
technical backstopping to Health TP staff and health facility teams in the
review and analysis of their data for impact and relevant feedback to the
community teams
·       
Support
quarterly reflection meetings with Health TP staff, partners, Community Health
workers and follow-up on agreed actions.
·       
Build
the capacity of Health TP staff, Health Facility Teams and Community Health
workers to ensure quality implementation and reporting of Health TP Models.
Child Protection
and Wellbeing
·       
Support
capacity building of Health TP staff and community Child Protection in
management of child abuse cases and report any incidents in line with child
protection policy and guidelines.
·       
Technically
support capacity building of children including RCs, guardians/parents and
other stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities especially in
relation Health, Nutrition and WASH.
·       
Strengthen
partnership with Health Facility teams and Police in the management of Health
related child abuse case i.e. defilement.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal applicant for the World Vision International Technical Programme Officer
– Health and Nutrition job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in clinical medicine,
public health, nursing, nutrition community health and related fields.
·       
A
Master’s Degree in Public Health is an added advantage
·       
At least
five years’ experience in providing technical support in Health programs or
projects implementation
·       
Minimum
of 3 years’ experience in community health and engagement with programming
sectors (health and WASH)
·       
High level
of understanding the health programming
·       
Excellent
organizational skills and ability to work with diverse teams across the
organization
·       
Excellent
skills required in program design, reporting, documentation, monitoring and
evaluation
·       
Experience
in working communities with good knowledge of public health system and
structures
·       
Must be
creative individual with strong sense of vision, commitment and priorities
·       
A mature
and committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities
·       
Must
have strong organizational skills and an ability to work with diverse teams
across considerable distances Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
and strong interpersonal skills
·       
Computer
literate (Ms Word, Excel And Power point)
·       
People
management skills
·       
Analytical
and problem solving skills
·       
Community
engagement skills
·       
Report
writing skills
·       
Networking
and influencing skills
·       
Willing
to stay in rural setting within sub county of operation
·       
Must be
a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
·       
Willing
to attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete
Curriculum Vitae. Apply online by visiting World Vision International’s
e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Deadline: 12th April 2020



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