Job Opportunities in Africa

World Vision has the privilege to partner with communities in 26 countries in Africa: Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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Stagiaire Comptable

WORLD VISION,

ONG INTERNATIONALE CHRETIENNE

CENTREE SUR L’ENFANT

Lance un avis de recrutement pour : Un (1) Stagiaire en Comptabilité

Localisation: Niamey

Profil et Aptitudes personnelles:

  • Avoir un diplôme de niveau BAC+3 au minimum en Comptabilité, Gestion ;

  • Maitrise de l’outil Informatique (Word, Excel, Outlook, …)

  • Savoir entretenir de bonnes relations interpersonnelles, être intègre et de bonne moralité ;

  • Parler et écrire couramment le français, savoir parler l’anglais est un atout

  • Avoir un sens du travail d’équipe et de collaboration,

  • Etre proactif, dynamique, rigoureux et très attentif aux détails

  • Capacité à fournir un appui technique, à s’organiser et à hiérarchiser les tâches

Les candidatures doivent se faire en ligne via le site des emplois de World Vision Niger http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-niger au plus tard le 12 décembre 2020.

World Vision garantit l'égalité des chances à tous. Les candidatures féminines et celles des personnes en situation de handicap sont vivement encouragées.

Seuls les candidats retenus seront contactés.

NB: World Vision est une organisation focalisée sur l’enfant, par conséquent tout acte de candidature emporte engagement à respecter la politique de sauvegarde de l’enfant et de l’adulte bénéficiaire adoptée par l’institution. Aussi tout antécédent (action, coaction, ou complicité) relatif à la violence sur enfant ou aux mauvais traitements infligés à un enfant est une cause de rejet systématique du dossier du candidat en question.

Niamey, le 2 décembre 2020

Technical Advisor, Technical Service Organisation - Nutrition

*Preferred position location: South Africa Regional Office. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operat. Home based.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The TSO Technical Advisor (TA) position provides high quality technical assistance to clients in assessments, programme design, execution, monitoring, evaluation and scale-up of core project models and sector approaches in alignment with World Vision’s (WV) strategy to improve child well-being (CWB) impact. This includes all aspects of grant acquisition and management for foundations, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors including facilitation, partnering with peer organizations and private sector engagement as per needs defined by Field Office, Regional, Support Office and Global Centre clients. The TA will continue to learn and grow in technical expertise to provide best in class service. This position will travel up to 30% for client requests and where possible for the individual. The TA reports to the sector Technical Director.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Field Office and Regional Office Assignments

Programme Design:

  • Provide high quality technical assistance to Field Offices for programme design, monitoring and evaluation.

  • Provide technical expertise for all aspects of programme design (including win themes, theory of change development, logframe, proposal coordination and writing etc.) based on data, to enhance impact and evidence of impact.

  • Develop research agendas for inclusion in grants to enhance evidence of impact.

  • Lead, facilitate or participate in assessments.

  • Lead or participate in developing winning programme design and resultant proposals for grant donors as per requests from clients including developing alternative approaches.

  • Support FOs in developing capacity statement.

  • Acts as key technical personnel of grant funded programmes for Field Offices during start-up or transition phases.

Programme Implementation.

  • Ensure FO TP designs meet organizational standards.

  • Influence decision makers and technical specialists across the partnership, (especially in FOs and SOs) for continuous Programme Quality and quality improvement using programme data.

  • Lead and/or participate in programme assessments and evaluations and provide inputs and advice.

  • Assist with scale-up of core project model implementation in FOs, in alignment with strategy.

Innovation and Learning:

  • Influence Global Centre and field implementation teams with innovative and promising approaches.

  • Facilitate and/or participate in learning events.

  • Document lessons learned and generate stories of impact.

  • Share learnings within team (sector and/or project model).

  • Participate in Regional COP (Community of Practice) or learning networks relevant to the sector.

Staff Capability:

  • Work alongside Field Office staff to build understanding of WV’s global sectoral approaches and core project models and global best practices and lessons learned.

  • Provides training (virtual or in country) to clients as requested, including using data to inform decision making.

  • Mentors and coaches technical staff in FOs and SOs.

  • Contribute to the development of learning pathways for technical staff.

2. Global Centre Engagement and Assignments

Project Model Guidance and Adaptation:

  • Co-creates and develops new project models and sector approaches in collaboration with and as per the requests from the Global Center (GC) Sector Team.

  • Using best practices, innovative thinking and cutting-edge technical expertise, TA provides insight and practical ideas for adaptive design of core project models, donor and partner models and next generation approaches.

Research:

  • Lead or support the development of articles, presentations and other products that contribute to World Vision’s technical brand in alignment with relevant external engagement strategies and donor needs.

3. Personal Development, TSO Core and Domains

Professional Development:

  • Commitment to ongoing learning for professional development and growth.

  • Engage with leading global practitioners and donors to learn, share, develop and communicate external best practices and standards aligned with WV strategy, Our Promise (OP).

TSO Systems and Knowledge Management:

  • Lead or participate in a TSO Domain/GAM CORE team.

  • Serve as a Core Project Model or Approach ‘Hero’ for your sector team.

4. Administration and Management

TSO Business Processes & CREDO

Internal Relationships.

  • Work collaboratively with staff in other TSO sectors, and with GC sector and ministry teams.

  • Approach work with a commitment to client-service that grows the capacity of FO clients.

External Engagement:

  • Engage with external agencies as needed in the provision of technical services to clients.

  • Represent WV in external conferences, donor meetings, technical forum, etc. as requested by clients.

Admin:

  • Maintain projects in Workfront.

  • Complete travel bookings and expense reports.

  • Ensure internal information management systems are updated and maintained.

  • Complete required Compliance Trainings.

  • Participate in team meetings and communication.

Provide advice, guidance and training, and assist in all matters related to financial information and the finances of the department and its projects.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Minimum:

  • MSc in Nutrition or related degree

  • 10 years’ experience implementing and managing nutrition programs, including design, monitoring, evaluation and learning

  • Experience in nutrition competency development for field level workers

  • Anthropometric data analysis expertise

Additional:

  • Experience in implementing Positive Deviance approach for nutrition outcomes

  • Experience in nutrition advocacy at local or national level

  • Experience in nutrition response in emergency or fragile contexts

  • Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.

GIK Officer - Hargeisa

Project Officer – Gifts In Kind

The Role:

The Project Officer will be responsible for the successful operation of the GIK (Gifts in Kind) program in compliance with DMT (Disaster Management Team) policies, GIK minimum standards, Supply Chain reference guide and other international donors’ standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of minimum standards for the GIK program implementation and management.

  • Maintenance of standardized reporting tools and ensure timely GIK reporting to a variety of stakeholders.

  • Training of staff on data base management, reporting formats and protocols.

  • Maintenance and updating of the NTS databases and training of new users.

  • Maintenance of an Inventory for GIK and independent GIK movement sheets.

  • Ensure timely, effective dispatch and flow of GIK to beneficiaries.

  • Good management of relationships with partners implementing GIK Activities.

Essential:

  • Bachelors degree in Community Development, Developmental Studies, Business Administration, Economics or any other related field.

  • At least two years of hands on experience in commodity tracking and accounting.

  • Strong analytical skills and high-level technical proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.

  • Good capacity building skills.

  • Good organization and inter-personal skills.

  • Certified CTS & NTS User / Advanced User

Working Environment:

The position is office-based in Hargeisa with frequent travel to the field.

World Vision adheres to strict child and adult safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks which will include criminal background checks. They will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Academic certificates will be verified with the issuing institution.

Project Officer II - Protection (Burao)

Project Officer – Protection

The Role:

The Project Officer will be responsible for continuous promotion and facilitation of Gender & Child Protection interventions within Food for Peace (FFP) project districts of Burco, Odwenye and Berbera.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning and organizing Gender and Child Protection meetings/forums with project beneficiaries.

  • Creating awareness of Gender & Child Protection processes among the community.

  • Facilitating formation of Child Support Committees and Children Clubs from different target villages.

  • Initiating talks with target schools’ administration on Child Protection and psychosocial support.

  • Compilation and writing of project progress reports.

  • Monitoring the implementation of project plans and activities.

Essential:

  • Bachelors degree in Social Sciences or any other related field.

  • At least 2 years of work experience in protection and safe guarding related work.

  • Good analytical skills and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.

  • Good Capacity building skills.

  • Must be a team player with good inter-personal skills.

Working Environment:

The position is office-based in Burao with frequent travel to the field.

World Vision adheres to strict child and adult safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks which will include criminal background checks. They will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Academic certificates will be verified with the issuing institution.

Project Officer - Protection -Gender (Hargeisa)

Project Officer – Gender & Protection

The Role:

The Project Officer will provide support to Education & Protection Manager and ensure timely implementation of gender and protection projects in Somaliland. He/she will directly be responsible for the day-to-day implementation of gender and protection activities in Somaliland. The staff will also support local campaigns and engage community in mobilization for child protection and GBV services in the community. The incumbent will also oversee the child protection and gender assessments to inform programming. The role will also support systems strengthening by ensuring reporting and referral mechanisms are vibrant and functional. He/she will provide technical support to the community based Child Protection Committees and GBV committees on protection strategies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Management & implementation

  • Coordination & Networking

  • Capacity building

  • Child & Adult Safeguarding;

  • Monitoring and Evaluation

Essential:

  • Bachelors degree in Development Studies, Community Development, Social work or related field.

  • Knowledge in sector humanitarian standards e.g. CPMS and SHERE.

  • 5 years’ of experience in implementation of protection projects in humanitarian setting.

  • Strong understanding of the project cycle and project management.

  • Proven experience in proposal development in Education and Protection.

  • Good command of spoken/written English language. Fluency in the Somali language.

  • Good analytical skills with proficiency in working with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Good capacity building skills.

  • Must be a team player with good inter-personal skills.

Working Environment:

The position is office based in Hargeisa with frequent travel to the field.

World Vision adheres to strict child and adult safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks which will include criminal background checks. They will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Academic certificates will be verified with the issuing institution.

Project Officer - Cash & Food Assistance (Dollow)

The Role:

Project Officer will be responsible for supporting implementation of project activities; in accordance with the provided donor guidelines while ensuring that all the necessary project documentation is in place and accurate. He/she will be responsible for conducting field visits and monitoring of project activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participation in project design and proposal development.

  • Participation in project implementation of cash & voucher activities.

  • Ensure quality, timely reporting.

  • Foster external and internal engagement to promote awareness of the program, support fund-raising efforts, and facilitate coordination.

  • Promote accountability, compliance and good stewardship.

Essential:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Agricultural extension, Business Administration, Social sciences, from a reputable and recognized University /College.

  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience in a related job.

  • Computer literacy in MS Word, MS Excel, Power point and Technical Drawing packages.

  • Experience in community based participatory development approaches.

  • Experience in use of data bases like LMMS & SCOPE.

  • At least 2 years of experience in relief and development work.

  • Practical experience in Crop Production, Soil and Water Management, Pest Management, Post-Harvest handling techniques and Marketing will be an added advantage.

  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills.

Working Environment:

The position is field-based in Beled-hawa with frequent travels to project sites.

World Vision adheres to strict child and adult safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks which will include criminal background checks. They will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

Academic certificates will be verified with the issuing institutions.

Proejct Assistant - WASH (Baidoa)

Project Assistant- WASH

The Role:

The Project Assistant will be responsible for the continuous promotion of water quality, hygiene and sanitation standards. This is through campaigns, meetings and community mobilization of the WASH Department in Wajid, South West State .He/she will be working under the leadership of the Project Manager- WASH and under the guidance of the Technical Specialist.-WASH.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carrying out field level activities as outlined in project documents such as the proposal and the detailed implementation plan.

  • Planning for and carries out hygiene promotion campaigns, clean up campaigns and commemorations of major national and international WASH events.

  • Mobilization of beneficiary communities to maintain the established/rehabilitated/protected water sources including formation, or revitalization and training of WASH Committees.

  • Compilation of weekly, monthly and quarterly report including collection of stories of change.

Essential:

  • Diploma in Engineering, WASH, and Water Supply, Construction, Community Development, Public Health and any other similar field.

  • Possess skills in Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS), Child Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation (CHAST) and/ or Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Methodology (PHAST) tools.

  • 2 years of experience in project implementation of preferably on Community Development, Health or WASH projects.

  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills.

  • Proficiency in using MS office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Working Environment:

The position is office-based in Baidoa with regular travel on need basis to other operational areas.

World Vision adheres to strict child and adult safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks which will include criminal background checks. They will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

Academic certificates will be verified with the issuing institutions.

Project Assistant - WASH (Wajid)

Project Assistant- WASH

The Role:

The Project Assistant will be responsible for the continuous promotion of water quality, hygiene and sanitation standards. This is through campaigns, meetings and community mobilization of the WASH Department in Wajid, South West State .He/she will be working under the leadership of the Project Manager- WASH and under the guidance of the Technical Specialist.-WASH.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carrying out field level activities as outlined in project documents such as the proposal and the detailed implementation plan.

  • Planning for and carries out hygiene promotion campaigns, clean up campaigns and commemorations of major national and international WASH events.

  • Mobilization of beneficiary communities to maintain the established/rehabilitated/protected water sources including formation, or revitalization and training of WASH Committees.

  • Compilation of weekly, monthly and quarterly report including collection of stories of change.

Essential:

  • Diploma in Engineering, WASH, and Water Supply, Construction, Community Development, Public Health and any other similar field.

  • Possess skills in Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS), Child Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation (CHAST) and/ or Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Methodology (PHAST) tools.

  • 2 years of experience in project implementation of preferably on Community Development, Health or WASH projects.

  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills.

  • Proficiency in using MS office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Working Environment:

The position is office-based in Wajid with regular travel on need basis to other operational areas.

World Vision adheres to strict child and adult safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks which will include criminal background checks. They will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

Academic certificates will be verified with the issuing institutions.

Project Officer - Food Security & Livelihoods SOMJR- Gabiley

Project Officer- Somali Joint Response (SOMJR)

The Role:

The Project Officer will support the project management team and guide/supervise partners, ensuring high quality, accountable, community-focused project design and implementation. He/she will drive project implementation, ensuring projects take place on time, on-target and within budget.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Program Implementation.

  • Capacity Building to community groups and partners.

  • Promote accountability, compliance and good stewardship.

Essential:

  • Degree in Agriculture, Animal Production, Home Economics, Farm Management or other related field.

  • 5 years of experience in a similar position at supervisory level, with good understanding in project implementation.

  • Proven problem solving and decision making skills.

  • Experience working with pastoralist communities on development matters, advocacy and governance, gender mainstreaming, and children rights.

  • Community mobilization skills.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Working Environment:

The position is field based in Gebiley with frequent travel to Hargeisa office.

World Vision adheres to strict child and adult safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks which will include criminal background checks. They will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Academic certificates will be verified with the issuing institution.

Project Assistant - Gender (Burao)

Project Assistant – Gender & Child Protection

The Role:

The Project Assistant will be responsible for the implementation of Gender project activities that include timely planning, psychosocial support/ counselling, conducting of business trainings for project beneficiaries and ensuring community participation in the implementation and reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Quality and timely implementation project activities.

  • Effective Project Monitoring and Evaluation.

  • Coordination and Visibility of project activities.

  • Project Reporting.

Essential:

  • Bachelors degree in Community Development, Midwifery, Business Administration or any other related field.

  • At least three years hands on experience in gender and protection.

  • Good analytical skills with proficiency in working with Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.

  • Good capacity building skills.

  • Must be a team player with good inter-personal skills.

Working Environment:

The position is office-based in Burao, Tog-dheer region with frequent travel to field.

World Vision adheres to strict child and adult safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks which will include criminal background checks. They will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Academic certificates will be verified with the issuing institution.

Project Officer - Food Security & Livelihoods - Odweyne

Project Officer - Area Rehabilitation Program (ARP)

The Role:

The Project Officer will spearhead capacity-building efforts to community groups and partners, developing context appropriate training materials, organizing and facilitating trainings, and monitoring community uptake. He/she will support external engagement with relevant government ministries, INGO/NGOs to promote coordination and cooperation, taking leadership roles when appropriate.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Effective program supervision, monitoring and evaluation.

  • Coordination with partners and project visibility.

  • Effective Resource management within the Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) and (Cash for Work) CFW programs.

Essential:

  • Bachelors degree in Natural Resource management, Agriculture Extension, Animal Production or other related field.

  • Technical Training Certificate in FMNR is preferred.

  • Four years of experience in community work, training and coaching farmers.

  • Proven problem solving and decision making skills.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Working Environment:

The position is field-based in Odweyne with frequent travel to Hargeisa office.

World Vision adheres to strict child and adult safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks which will include criminal background checks. They will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Academic certificates will be verified with the issuing institution.

Sponsorship Coordinator

BACKGROUND

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We are a community of close to 40,000 staff working across the world to help change the lives of vulnerable children. Our supporters, partners and staff join forces with communities on the ground to help children enjoy good health, be educated for life, experience the love of God and their neighbors and be cared for, protected and participating in addressing issues that affect their lives. World Vision has been active in Zimbabwe since 1973. Our operations are spread across 9 out of 10 provinces, with a majority of over 1.75 million beneficiaries in rural areas. Our current programs focus on improving the well-being of boys and girls in three priority sectors: health and nutrition, livelihoods and education. We also focus on child protection, gender and disabilities, emergency assistance and resilience building as cross cutting priorities across our programs. World Vision Zimbabwe is committed to the safeguarding of staff, children and communities that we work with, preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct. We are committed to promote the welfare of children, youth, adults and individuals with whom World Vision engages with. World Vision expects all staff to share this commitment through our conduct and behavior. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work with us. If you share the same vision and values, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

POSITION : SPONSORSHIP COORDINATOR

Location ; Bulawayo

PURPOSE OF POSITION

To provide technical support and advice to World Vision Zimbabwe Area Programs in the Southern Region on the management and implementation of sponsorship operations, safeguarding and community engagement interventions, guided by international, contextualized national policies, procedures and standards.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide technical support on sponsorship and safeguarding issues to Area Programmes (APs) based on appropriate WV policies and standards.

  • Provide advice and guidance on the management of Service Operations Indicators (SOIs), Child Management Standards (CMS), child and adult safeguarding in programs.

  • Review AP systems to assess alignment to sub-regional and international standards and provide corrective guidance.

  • Verify integrity of data from APs to the National Office (NO) and Support Offices (SOs).

  • Monitor flow of information between the regional office and Support Offices.

  • Support the design, monitoring, evaluation and learning of processes under the Community Engagement and Sponsorship Plan (CESP).

  • Advise on child rights and safeguarding programming initiatives.

  • Formulation of strategic sponsorship work papers for the Region and National Office

  • Support recruitment of sponsorship staff at regional and AP levels.

  • Support the conduct and validation of Sponsorship Feasibility assessments for new APs.

  • Conduct orientation and induction for new staff in the APs and Regional Office.

  • Organize refresher and relevant new courses on sponsorship, safeguarding and development in the Region.

  • Conduct monitoring visits and advise on policies and procedures to APs.

  • Support APs to conduct sponsorship and safeguarding business with audit compliance eyes.

  • Supervise direct reports and provide feedback to AP team leaders for additional support.

  • Organise and coordinate annual Sponsorship and safeguarding reflections for APs.

  • Ensure programs meet RC supply commitments timeously each year, including new growth.

  • Provide advice, guidance and coordination on the designing of annual mailings, guided by Global Centre (GC).

  • Advise sponsorship staff on handling communications to the Support Offices.

  • Establish Regional and NO reporting tools and protocols across sponsorship and safeguarding responsibilities.

  • Review appropriate sponsorship, safeguarding reports and or CESP reports from programs before they are submitted to the NO and SOs.

  • Compile and submit the regional sponsorship & safeguarding reports to the Sponsorship Manager and Operations Manager.

  • Build the capacity of direct reports and AP team leaders on appropriate sponsorship & safeguarding subjects with respect to production of quality sponsorship and safeguarding products and services.

  • Support APs to build the capacity of frontline staff and volunteers on Sponsorship and safeguarding issues.

  • Support APs to interpret system reports and translate them into field action.

  • Generate technical guidance notes on specialist subject areas for use by APs.

  • Support Regional management of the Global National Office Dashboard (GNOD) to address performance gaps with GC.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Social Science/ Humanities degree or equivalent.

  • Training qualifications.

  • At least 3 years experience.

  • Knowledge of World Vision sponsorship standards.

  • Computer literacy, competency with SD system, CCP, Access, Excel. Lotus Notes, Power Point.

  • Ability to identify training needs among Customer Service Staff.

  • Ability to network with AP staff.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to trouble shoot for customer service performance.

  • Knowledge of development work and ability to integrate it with sponsorship.

  • Team player and team leader.

  • Willingness to travel extensively.

  • Three years working experience in rural and community