With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.


Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!


Key Responsibilities:

Back ground


World Vision Uganda (WVU) is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in 43 districts and have 48 Area Programmes implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with these beneficiaries. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.


Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for a qualified and passionate individual willing to share in our vision and join the team in the following role.


Position:        Area Programme Coordinator

Report to:      Programme Manager

Location:       Oyam District


Advert Start Date:     30th January 2023

Advert End Date:       6th February 2023


Purpose of the position:


To guide and facilitate Program Development, Monitoring and Implementation in an Area Program (AP) in line with Program plans.


Key Outputs/Responsibilities.


Quality Technical programs and projects designed and effectively and efficiently implemented

  • Guide Programme staff to design and develop quality Area Program Plans (AOP, DIPs/cash flows/ITTs) in line with partnership, national guidelines and standards
  • Facilitate output indicators achievements for all projects and PNSFs within 95% on a monthly basis
  • Prepare and submit quality Area Program Semi-Annual and Annual reports.
  • A pull out of all milestone activities that lead to outputs in the AP are extracted and tracked monthly together with output targets.
  • Generate a list of the MV Households and Children to inform implementation


Engagement & Advocacy

  • Facilitate Sub-county dialogue meetings in the AP conducted in line with issues generated from CVA engagements on child well-being issues and reports shared with PM.
  • Evidence of working with the local churches on supporting the Most Vulnerable with issues of Ending child marriage and ending Violence in schools.
  • Guide and ensure Sub County Re-commitment events on the it takes a world Campaign are conducted with clear documentation in place.
  • Ensure By-laws/ordinances or petitions are initiated/passed/followed up for implementation around CWB in the AP.
  • Evidence of APC as an active member of the Sub County TPC with quarterly reports to the PM on all TPC engagements.
  • Area program engagement with other CBO’s/CSOs for child well-being conducted, documented and shared for advocacy and engagement on CWBO’s.


Sustainable Impact

  • Organize Quarterly Sub County joint monitoring sessions and discussions conducted in the AP with reports shared with the PM
  • Facilitate establishment of Household clusters in the Programme Focus Area and ensure functionality
  • Ensure 100% functionality of all initiatives (S4T, COVA, TFE, Child Development and participation centers, Energy saving stoves, and a documentation of success in each to inform programming
  • Ensure quarterly children’s parliaments are functional with evidence of engagement with local leaders and influencing decisions.
  • Facilitate and ensure all sub county CDPPs reviewed and approved and informing Plans
  • Climate change messages shared with the communities in AP community in local language on a quarterly basis.
  • Quarterly engagements with RC guardians on program implementation and key CWB issue status and action points shared with the PM


Urgency for Execution

  • 100% of all monthly activities for the TPs implemented for all the 12 months evidenced by the monthly reports.
  • All outputs attaining quarterly targets of more than 90% with evidence of discussion with stakeholders.
  • Prepare and submit monthly management reports to inform Programme progress
  • Community assets monitoring conducted in the cluster on quarterly basis and four quarterly community assets monitoring reports shared with the PM per quarter.
  • Monthly Budget utilization kept within +/-10% variance for 12 months.


Talent  Management

  • Timely management of performance with 100% performance agreements, quarterly reviews, annual reviews and end of contract evaluations completed and submitted to the Programmes Manager on time.
  • Area Programme team is robust and working well together.
  • Evidence of Monthly recognition nominations in the AP.
  • Quarterly Documented evidence of Continuous capacity building for Technical Project Officers and partners to implement the National strategy and alignment to our promise.
  • Project Officers and Sponsorship Operation Officer capacity for partnership and community engagement built with evidence of good performance in place.
  • Evidence of Christianity growth and practice for staff and supervisees


Learning &  Application

  • Documentation of CDPCs impact in the AP conducted and shared in a learning forum
  • An activity file for each project in the AP kept up-to-date and physically available and stored in a secure place.
  • A monthly output monitoring report with evidence of data collection tools kept and filed in a secure place.
  • 100% functionality of M&E database in the AP for all projects and evidence of data validation and sharing with stakeholders in place every quarter.
  • Evidence of compilation of success stories compiled and submitted along with the monthly report to the PM


Systems Strengthening

  • The AP ensuring compliance and alignment with WV standards, policies, guidelines,
  • AP has risk register which is updated quarterly and the updates reported in MMR
  • AP audit not registering any major audit issue that puts the cluster at unacceptable rating


Sponsorship operations effectively managed at the AP

  • Evidence on monthly sponsorship meetings with Staff and COVAs
  • Management of SOIs in line with sponsorship standards.
  • Evidence of discussion on child well-being reports, draw actions and take action on child well-being issues
  • Evidence of integrated monitoring plans and implementation.
  • 100% delivery of APRs and Christmas cards as per national standards.


Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience.

  • Education: A minimum of a University Degree in Social Science, Agriculture, Development Studies, Education or any relevant field.
  • Post Graduate Qualification in Project Planning and Management is a Must.
  • Experience: At least five years’ experience facilitating community development in sectors of Health, Livelihood, Education and Child Protection.
  • Experience working with local partners and District Local Governments in all sectors and Community Based Services.
  • Must be willing to be based in local settings
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
  • Excellent planning, coordination, and reporting skills with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity.
  • Must be highly reliable and independent.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • You must be able to ride a motor cycle with a clean riders’ license.
  • Networking and advocacy skills
  • Person of high integrity and willing to work with minimal supervision
  • Proven and solid experience and excellent skills in capacity building if systems, staff, partners and others actors related to child rights governance and child protection.
  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in.
  • Strong results oriented, with ability to challenge existing mind sets


Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only