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Monday, April 24, 2017

Complementary Interventions Administrator Job at Compassion International - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Complementary Interventions Administrator

Jobs at:
Compassion International

Deadline of this Job:
Friday 5th May 2017 at 5:00pm

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Compassion international is an evangelical Christ-Centered Child Development NGO that for over sixty years has existed as an advocate for children, to release them from poverty and enable them to become responsible and fulfilled Christian Adults. We seek to recruit an individual tor the following position;
Complementary Interventions Administrator
Reporting Relationships: The Complementary interventions Administrator reports to the Complimentary interventions Team Lead.
Job Summary:
The Complementary Interventions Administrator coordinates with Church Partner Programs in the development and implementation of a Complementary intervention component in the core ministries. He/she is a subject matter expert in this field and will be required to identify, recommend and implement strategies that will support the complementary interventions to achieve programmatic outcomes. Administers Complementary Intervention (CIV) processes and information and fosters ongoing improvement of the quality of proposals and reporting. He/she supports the Training and Support Arm in the capacity building of Church Partners and staff as a subject matter expert and group-level trainer, and coordinates Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) interventions.
Care Duties and Responsibilities
  • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. ls a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Compassion and faithfully upholds Compassion’s ministry in prayer.
  • Working within one’s influence, serves as an advocate for children around the world who live in poverty and are not able to speak out for themselves. This includes being informed about the issues of children and influencing others to care about children who are in need.
  • Coordinates with Church Partner Programs, and Advocacy in the development and implementation of a Complementary intervention component for each core ministry strategy and its plans.
  • ls a subject matter expert in the field and is required to identify, recommend and implement strategies that will support the Complementary interventions to achieve programmatic outcomes.
  • Proposes, develops and implements proposal gathering and prioritization process on behalf of Program Implementation.
  • Consolidates and identifies common patterns and needs from individual proposals.
  • Consolidates and synthesizes CIV plans and budgets for Program implementation.
  • Administers CIV processes and information. Ensures outgoing proposals and completion reports are accurate, complete and delivered to appropriate customers. Evaluates proposals to ensure that they address the desired standards and outcomes. Ensures proposals are well written and accurately translated. Tracks all CIV data, including budget variances, reporting timeliness etc. Provides information to management to promote equitable use of benefits. Manages rollout, implementation and maintenance of new CIV systems.
  • Fosters ongoing improvement of the quality of proposals and reporting. Gives feedback to management about the quality of proposed CIV activities. Recommends solutions for intervention activities. Captures learning in completion reporting. Provides feedback to Partnership Facilitator's and trainers on proposal and completion report quality.
  • Networks to identify and provide external CIV expertise and opportunities for Program Implementation.
  • Supports Program implementation and especially the Training and Support Arm in the capacity building of staff and Church Partners.
  • Assists in the identification and prioritization of CIV training needs for CSP and CDSP based on process defined by the Training and Support Arm.
  • Supports the Training and Support Arm in the development of CIV training materials and content for CSP and CDSP.
  • Available to Partnership Facilitators, Program implementation and country office as a subject matter expert in CIV.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required
  • Mature Christian, with evangelical Christian values, has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and is above reproach in integrity and honesty.
  • Degree/Higher level qualification in technical management field, preferably in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH) and Construction.
  • Post-graduate degree preferably in WaSH or related field with experience in international humanitarian or development interventions and programming.
  • Technical as well as strong management skills and able to oversee implementation.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience of working‘ in humanitarian and/or development interventions
  • Experience in project and programme management, strategy development and implementation.
  • Flexibility and resourcefulness in administering complementary Interventions grants.
  •  Fluency in the English language.
  • Proven skills and experience in proposal and report writing.
  • Proven communication, interpersonal, representation, negotiation and leadership skills.
  • Proven experience in Managing WaSH processes, construction and technical installation projects.
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
  • Ability to monitor and analyze large amounts of information and data.
  •  Ability to drive with a valid driving permit will be an added advantage.
  • Able to travel up to 50% and work within a tight work schedule.
Job application procedure
Please hand deliver or post your application together with a current copy of your curriculum vitae, photocopy of academic documents, three referees and a letter from your local church signed by your Reverend/Pastor to:
The Senior Human Resource Specialist.
Compassion International Uganda,
Plot 8A;
Baskerville Avenue Kololo
P. 0. Box 8936, Kampala.
DEADLINE FDR APPLICATION: Friday 5th May 2017 at 5:00pm (Closing Date).