Job for Protection Assistant at World Vision International

Job Title:        Protection Assistant (Several Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: World Vision International

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Reception Centre Manager

About US:

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 Protection Assistant will be tasked with Reception Centre Management and coordination.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Act as the focal point person for Bidi-Bidi and Ariwa reception center; manage day to day activities in Bidi-Bidi and Ariwa including supervision of all the support staff in the reception centers.
  • Prepare time sheet and process all document for staff’s payment on a timely basis. Where passible request and ensure casual staff are paid regularly and in time.
  • Ensure all field supplies are requested and supplied timely to support smooth running of activities in the field location.
  • With the support of the reception manager, coordinate between the finance logistics and program to ensure consistently smooth running of the reception center.
  • Prepare and submit weekly, monthly, and quarterly report to the reception center manager; give verbal and or written report as required by the supervisor.
  • Represent reception center in coordination meeting, sector meeting and various working groups and sub-sector meetings.
  • Review daily, weekly, monthly and incident report from departmental heads in Ariwa and Bidi-Bidi reception centers.
  • Work closely with the office of the prime minister, UNHCR focal point person for the smooth implementation of the project activities.
  • In coordination with reception center manager and the partners, provide over sight in day to day running of Bidi-Bidi and Ariwa reception center.
  • Monitor the progress of hot meal implementation at Goboro and provide detailed progress report; ensure hot meal services provided meet required quality in line with the grand arrangement.
  • Identify the capacity gap among reception center staff in Ariwa and Bidibidi and enhance capacity development to ensure high level of efficiency and productivity. Conduct appraisal of staff as required by P & C guide line.
  • Ensure that all reception center staff in Bidi-Bidi and Ariwa adhere to World Vision’s values and principles.
  • Promote high level of team work among all reception staff in Ariwa and Bidi-Bidi and Ariwa;
  • Identify conflict and manage them to ensure smooth running of reception center activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Protection Assistant career opportunity must hold a bachelor’s degree in social sciences, education, community psychology, business administration or any equivalent.
  • One year of experience in working with refugees, peace building basic education and nutrition
  • Must be ready to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Knowledge of implementation on child friendly spaces, peace building, education in emergencies and psychosocial care
  • Appropriate communication skill and approachable
  • Must have no history of violation of child protection in emergencies

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: 11th June 2018

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