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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Agriculture Officer (12)

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. If you share the same vision, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

Position Title: Agriculture Officer (12)

Location: Guruve, Mt Darwin, Bindura

Project: FAO ENTERPRIZE (4 months)

Purpose of the Position:

Provide support to agricultural sector in the implementation of the agricultural (crop/livestock) extension component of the ENTERPRIZE grant in compliance with donor/grant requirements. The position entails planning, implementation and capacity building of small holder farmers in LISA in order to increase crop/livestock productivity.

Major Accountabilities/ Responsibilities

  • Facilitate capacity building of small holder farmers on Low Input Sustainable Agriculture (LISA)

  • Establish and support implementation of farmer field schools and Lead Farmer groups to enhance Crop/livestock productivity

  • Mobilization and training of Pfumvudza and agroecology

  • Training farmer groups, small holder farmers and agricultural public extension staff on Black soldier fly (BSF), moringa production and feed formulation

  • Provide regular support and monitoring of Pfumvudza, agroecology, BSF, feed formulation and moringa demonstration sites

  • Participate in the planning and monitoring of agricultural (crop/livestock) components of the programme.

  • Collaborating and networking with other stakeholders on programming issues

  • Produce regular and timely progress reports

Knowledge and Skills

  • BSc degree in Agriculture and at least 5 years work experience with a Diploma in Agriculture covering crop and livestock production

  • Two to five years’ experience in crop and livestock development work

  • Experience in sustainable agriculture, good agricultural practices in crops and livestock, lead farmer methodologies and related initiatives

  • Ability to communicate with community structures, other development partners and government agencies.

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Clean class 4 Driver's licence. Ability to ride a Motor Cycle is an added advantage.

  • Computer literate (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

NB: Shortlisting will be done as applications are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Accountability, Monitoring & Evaluation Facilitator

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. If you share the same vision, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

Position Title: A, M & E Facilitator

Location: Guruve

Project: FAO ENTERPRIZE (6 months)

Purpose of the Position:

To assist in operationalising accountability and monitoring functions in the assigned district. This position functions to integrate field level operations of monitoring and accountability, including field level enumeration and data entry in accordance with the project monitoring framework.

Major Accountabilities/ Responsibilities:

  • Expand technical knowledge base of monitoring and evaluation standards and initiatives and serve as a resource person, providing conceptual and practical best practice expertise to the district field staff;

  • Develop monthly work plans in liaison with the Accountability, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.

  • Work with field level operational staff and district stakeholders to lead the implementation of appropriate complaints and response and information provision systems in the district, ensure its smooth operation

  • Compile, record, and file field level data from monitoring tools and accountability systems using relevant and appropriate computer packages and information management systems.

  • Immediately raise sensitive or important complaints with the District Coordinator and A, M, E Specialist.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Diploma in Social Sciences/Economics/Research & Statistics or any related field.

  • Working knowledge of statistical packages (SPSS, CS-Pro, Epi-Info and Excel)

  • Experience in conducting surveys / assessments

  • 2 years’ experience in WV M&E and/or Accountability systems an added advantage

  • Clean class four driver’s license and motorcycle riding an advantage

  • Willing/Desire to be based in the field.

  • Good contextual knowledge of local community and social/cultural constraints, realities and organisational relationships

NB: Shortlisting will be done as applications are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

IT Change Program Manager - VisionFund

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate within an African Country where WVI is registered to operate.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

VisionFund International is implementing a US$6.7m multi country grant funded digitalization project in 6 MFIs in the Africa Region. The project is focused on improving efficiency and effectiveness in the use of technology and standards focusing on Core Banking Systems, Mobile Money, Digital Field Applications, Data Warehouse and Hardware. Under general direction of Regional Head-Africa, the IT Change Manager will provide strategic oversight of all aspects of the Weberg Grant funded project over the entire project life cycle. The role will coordinate the activities of a multi-country project team to deliver efficiently and efficient technologies in line with grant requirements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program & Project Management:

  • Drive and actively manage IT Change programs (IT implementation PLUS the business process changes that accompany it) with local business and IT management in VisionFund MicroFinance Institutions (MFIs).

  • Mentor and coach MFI project managers on the ground through their IT Change programs.

  • Guide local MFI business managers through necessary process changes due to IT implementation.

  • Define and demand IT Change program reporting standards for MFIs.

Reporting:

  • Provide regular IT Change Program reports to [Donor Management team name] in the format requested.

  • Escalate in a timely way, any project delays or risks for swift resolution/mitigation

  • Develop MFI Project Reporting Templates.

  • Make consolidate reports on project Implementations for Region.

  • Act as contact person for the donor, Vision Fund and key stakeholders and respond to queries as needed.

Consultation with Subject Matter Experts:

  • Consult with experts in VFI Digitisation and Operational Change team on best-practice implementation of relevant systems and technologies.

Monitoring Project Budgets:

  • Ensure that accurate Budget Monitoring Reports are produce for each project.

  • Coordinate with all stake holders to ensure all budget information are captured in time.

  • Make consolidated report on budget spending for region.

  • Alert region and DOC team in case of delay over or under spending.

  • Ensure that project spending will not be made without proper approvals of all stake holders.

Managing Project Procurements:

  • Participate in procurement process of services and goods needed for project implementation.

  • Participate in building TOR for requesting service from vendors and providers needed for project implementation.

  • Ensure that VFI Procurement polices are followed when procurement process for project taking place.

  • Coordinate with all stakeholders in process of procurement.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Required:

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience of managing IT Change projects, dealing directly with stakeholders and IT teams.

  • Ability to manage and influence multiple simultaneous projects and stakeholders.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English (required) and French (desirable).

  • Ability to positively influence senior management.

  • Analytical problem-solving skills.

  • Remote working with multiple departments/organisations in multiple countries.

  • Strong self-motivational skills.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business

  • Administration.

  • Certified qualification in Project Management (eg PMP or Prince2).

Preferred:

  • 5+ years experience in the retail banking or micro-finance industry.

  • Fluency in spoken French would be an advantage.

  • Certified qualification in business process re-engineering (eg Six Sigma) would be a bonus.

  • Experience implementing donor funded projects/programs.

Work Environment:

  • Home or office based (if VFI has a local office).

  • Ability to travel internationally (20%) is required, when it is necessary and permitted.

Community Leadership Engagement Officer

Community Leadership Engagement Officer

G12

Reporting:

Supervised by Project Manager (PM)

The Swaziland Ready, Resourceful, Risk Aware (Triple R) locally name Insika Yakusasa OVC,AGYW Project aims to prevent new HIV infections and to reduce vulnerabilities amongst orphans and vulnerable children (OVC);adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in Swaziland, to advance the country’s progress towards the 95-95-95 target and epidemic control. Triple R helps HIV negative OVC and AGYW stay HIV- free and supports those who are HIV positive to lead healthy lives. To these ends, the project increases socio-economic, resilience to the impact of HIV and uptake of high impact HIV, sexual and reproductive health , family planning and sexual and gender based violence services amongst OVC and AGYW.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all community leadership engagement activities in the project catchment area

  • Review mapping data of local CBOs through chiefdoms to determine points of collaboration

  • Review and connect to existing community leadership support structures and activities being implemented by NERCHA and other implementers to capitalize on synergies and reduce potential duplication.

Specific Responsibilities:

Community awareness on factors influencing AGYW vulnerability:

  • Write quarterly reports in collaboration with FOs to identify key results to be shared with chiefdom leadership and identify critical issues and data points that require Chiefdom level engagement.

  • Schedule and execute community leadership engagement meetings.

  • Compile quarterly chiefdom specific reports of key project results for DREAMS interventions pertaining to AGYW including HIV prevention, SGBV, teen pregnancy and school dropouts.

  • Conduct quarterly engagement and feedback meetings with key community leaders and stakeholders (CDCs plus IPs, NERCHA and Mobile units) to review project results and discuss challenges/solutions related to service uptake, GBV teen pregnancy, school dropouts, and promotion of positive gender norms.

  • Document feedback and action items from the chiefdom engagement meetings, especially related to how community leadership can support AGYW and the community to address issues of negative gender norms, GBV, and teen pregnancy.

  • Support community leadership to implement action items and track completion.

  • Collaborate with the Communication department in using the WVE radio slots raise awareness and to deliver messages on positive gender norms and behaviors to communities: utilize voice recordings from community leaders/CDCs speaking about positive norms/protecting AGYW and how chiefdoms can support.

  • Facilitate the dissemination of WVE approved materials to raise awareness about harmful gender norms: posters & pamphlets for CDCs and Chiefs

  • Participate in policy makers sessions scheduled at Inkhundla level to advocate on AGYW related issues, including GBV, teen pregnancy and gender norms.

Engage male partners of AGYW:

  • Collaborate with LMs in your chiefdoms to identify and engage small groups of men who are partners to enrolled AGYW

  • Facilitate discussion sessions with AGYW and partners within the chiefdom level structures on positive gender norms in relation to supporting uptake of clinical services to prevent unwanted pregnancies, GBV, and HIV infections.

  • Documents key findings and support the execution and follow up of chiefdom level actions developed in line with this intervention

Traditional leadership sensitized to the role of harmful cultural practices and SGBV in HIV risk:

  • Participate in NERCHA regional coordination meetings, and mentorship and community data activities & incorporate negative gender norms themes that impact AGYW.

  • Where chiefdoms have developed gender policies and action plans through HC4, work with NERCHA to review action plans and identify areas for collaboration.

  • Where gender policies are not developed, work with NERCHA mentorship platform to engage the leadership for successful completion of the plans

Coordination between stakeholders at chiefdom level:

  • Participate in meetings led by NERCHA focused on community data (CDAP) and chiefdom mentorship.

  • Participate in partner national and regional coordination meetings that focus on updates, monitoring and problem solving on AGYW and OVC particularly around teen pregnancy and school drops

  • Work with chiefdoms to support AGYW linkage to auxiliary services: e.g. business mentorship/internships at community level in line with Insika livelihoods program

  • Participate in community events organized other IPs and chiefs to provide services and support education: use community platforms to address stigma and dispel myths and misperceptions about condoms, FP, VMMC, ART and other high impact services.

  • Work with FOs for community entry, recruitment and presentation of community cadre to traditional leadership; and, dealing with challenges at chiefdom level.

Building Relationships with Health facilities.

  • Utilize existing meeting points with chiefdoms and HCF such as Clinic health Committees. Or, create an engagement platform to meet IP clinical support needs

Minimum Requirements:

1. A Diploma or bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Social and/or Behavioral Sciences or a related field, with specific emphasis on community-level health promotion and/or education. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

2. Knowledge and understanding of HIV prevention and sexual reproductive health services relevant to AGYW, including PrEP, PEP, pregnancy prevention, condoms, and HIV testing.

3. Knowledge and experience working within traditional community leadership structures

4. Personal or work experience with Adolescent Girls & Young Women (AGYW) populations.

5.Minimum 1-year experience in implementing/supporting community-level HIV prevention programmes involving multiple stakeholders.

6. M&E knowledge and/or experience in conducting data analysis for reporting purposes

7. Excellent interpersonal, facilitation, team building and problem-solving skills.

8. Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain professional relationships.

9. High integrity, self-driven, team player able to work with minimum supervision.

10. Good command of both official languages (English and Siswati).

11. Excellent written and oral communication skills.

OVC Program Officer

OVC (Linkages) Program Officer

G12

Reporting:

Supervised by Project Manager (PM)

The Swaziland Ready, Resourceful, Risk Aware (Triple R) locally name Insika Yakusasa OVC,AGYW Project aims to prevent new HIV infections and to reduce vulnerabilities amongst orphans and vulnerable children (OVC);adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in Swaziland, to advance the country’s progress towards the 95-95-95 target and epidemic control. Triple R helps HIV negative OVC and AGYW stay HIV- free and supports those who are HIV positive to lead healthy lives. To these ends, the project increases socio-economic, resilience to the impact of HIV and uptake of high impact HIV, sexual and reproductive health , family planning and sexual and gender based violence services amongst OVC and AGYW.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Identification and offering of enrolment to OVC Sub populations

  • Overall provision of support to C/ALHIV, HEI and their caregivers(than 95% of C/ALHIV enrolled and collecting treatment from facilities in the WVE Tinkhundla)

  • Provision of OVC Comprehensive package of services to enrolled beneficiaries

  • Maintenance of relationships between WVE and health facilities in the project catchment area

Roles and responsibilities

Identification and linkage of newly diagnosed C/ALHIV to Insika project

  • Support with identification of newly diagnosed C/ALHIV from the facilities and initiate discussions on the Insika project in collaboration with OVCFO/Case worker.

  • Establish and implement procedures for contacting eligible families, introducing the project, and getting referral consent.

  • Make an offer to refer the C/ALHIV to the project and document following actions a-d above

Review all the HCF registers for identification of all C/ALHIV who refill from those facilities.

  • Using national and facility level data on C/ALHIV and in collaboration with clinical partners, establish total C/ALHIV who are eligible for enrollment from each facility.

  • Create a database / list of current C/ALHIV at each HCF

  • Identify those already enrolled under Insika and receiving OVC services

  • Identify those NOT enrolled and make an offer following steps a-d above

  • Establish and implement procedures for contacting eligible families, introducing the project, and getting referral consent.

Document C/ALHIV from other Insika Tinkhundla refilling in distant HCF

  • Identify C/ALHIV refilling in Insika Tinkhundla facilities who are not residents in the same inkhundla.

  • Document reasons for not refiling at their nearest facilities

  • Identify those who are coming from one Insika Inkhundla to a different Insika inkhundla (other than their own).

  • Make referral to the client’s insika inkhundla of residence for OVC care management

Teen club attendance monitoring

  • Review the ALHIV who refill at the HCF and make an analysis as to whether they attend teen clubs.

  • Make an analysis of where they attend teen clubs

  • If teen club attendance is different from where they do refills- establish reasons why

  • Co-facilitating teen clubs with FOs (Considering those with many teen clubs which sometimes happen on the same day

  • Co-facilitating C/ALHIV Caregiver quarter support groups

Support with C/ALHIV case conferencing for improved treatment adherence

  • Schedule case conferencing in close liaison with OVC FOs

  • Document all case conferencing

Identify all AG presenting at the HCF pregnant or with a baby for enrolment to program and repeat actions a-d for enrolment

Minimum Requirements:

1. A Diploma or bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Social and/or Behavioral Sciences or a related field, with specific emphasis on community-level health promotion and/or education. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

2. Knowledge and understanding of HIV prevention and sexual reproductive health services relevant to AGYW, including PrEP, PEP, pregnancy prevention, condoms, and HIV testing.

3. Knowledge and experience working within traditional community leadership structures

4. Personal or work experience with Adolescent Girls & Young Women (AGYW) populations.

5. Minimum 1-year experience in implementing/supporting community-level HIV prevention programs involving multiple stakeholders.

6. M&E knowledge and/or experience in conducting data analysis for reporting purposes

7. Excellent interpersonal, facilitation, team building and problem-solving skills.

8. Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain professional relationships.

9. High integrity, self-driven, team player able to work with minimum supervision.

10. Good command of both official languages (English and Siswati).

11. Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Senior Program Officer - WV Mozambique

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Senior Program Officer (SPO) will principally be responsible for managing the Grant Acquisition and Grant Management in emergency Response program in Central Mozambique. He/She will manage proposal design, timely and quality donor reporting, grant management, information management and support local implementing partners, WV support (fundraising) offices, and donor engagement. The position will support Zonal Director in designing the response strategy and operations plan. This position will manage and supervise program officers.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee proposal design, project reporting, implementation including consortium partners.

  • Coordinate with technical specialists, operations, finance and procurement staff and WV support offices to ensure programming according to donor regulations.

  • Monitor funding status for each sector of the program to identify possible funding gaps.

  • Obtain funding for program’s unfunded sections by identifying grant opportunities.

Programmatic Grants Management:

  • Work closely with consortium partners and WV teams to ensure timely and quality reporting on monthly, end of project narrative, situation report.

  • Ensure that program implementation is in line with the principles of the Red Cross Code of Conduct, SPHERE standards and relevant WV internal standards and policies.

  • Manage support offices and donor reporting.

Partnership & External Relations:

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships and information sharing with Support Office representatives.

  • Participate in joint agency assessments, task-force teams, workshops, clusters, etc.

  • Support the programs team to identify potential partners to work with and through in projects.

  • Ensure alignment with WV’s established external engagement, GAM, partnering steps, and response strategies.

Information Management:

  • Proactively gather information from relevant cluster partners, UN agencies and other organisations which may be of use world vision for informing decisions.

  • Provide information management services to support population data management activities including population estimation, information flows from established systems, movement tracking, standard-setting/promotion and dissemination.

Other Duties:

  • Assist in annual operating plan preparation including: design, needs assessment, proposal writing, marketing, evaluation and reporting.

  • Be aware of the emergency procedures in a response and ensure that necessary preparedness measures have been implemented.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • 6 years’ experience in humanitarian assistance work with a minimum of 4 years experience in grants acquisition and management.

  • Demonstrated understanding of key humanitarian principles, standards and best practices.

  • Experience in program management and implementation of multi-sectoral emergency response projects.

  • Demonstrated experience in leading a multi-cultural team of professionals.

  • Experience in engaging with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies.

  • Experience in managing humanitarian operations that facilitate innovation and calculated risk taking.

  • Good understanding of working with the donor regulations of key humanitarian donors e.g. BHA (OFDA).

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, humanitarian studies, International Development, International Relations or related field. Masters level preferred.

  • Good command of the English language. Spoken Portuguese language is desired.

Preferred:

  • Strong capacity building and facilitation skills.

  • Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner with ability to pursue thoroughness and appropriate attention to detail.

  • Ability to express self clearly in all forms of writing and to identify gaps, trends, priorities and key issues.

  • Ability to maintain strong links with major NGO’s, donors and government agencies.

  • Ability to explain WV’s work in relation to issues of poverty, power, justice and peace.

  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships.

  • Ability to interpret and present information with influence and impact.

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible world view, emotional maturity and physical stamina.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally 25%.

  • Physically and psychologically fit to withstand long working hours in harsh environments.

Chef de Projet Pessc II

WORLD VISION MAURITANIA

RECRUTE POUR SON BUREAU DE BOGHE

Vision Mondiale est un organisme d’aide à l’étranger des enfants ciblés pour leurs bien être.

POSITION : CHEF DE PROJET PESSC II

GRADE: 15

LOCALISATION : BOGHE

DUREE : 1 ans renouvelable

But du Poste : Assurer la gestion générale du projet en s’assurant que les ressources allouées au projet sont utilisées en alignement avec les politiques, standards et procédures de World Vision et ses bailleurs du fonds pour atteindre une performance du projet de qualité et (2) assurer un leadership sur la mise en œuvre effective d’un projet de renforcement et l’accompagnement des Organisations de la Société Civile dans le pôle d’activités de Boghé.

Responsibilites Majeur:

1-Assurer la planification, mise en œuvre, suivi et évaluation du projet conformément aux accords avec le donateur sur les plans d’action et les budgets pour assurer que le but et objectifs du projet sont atteints.

2- S’assurer de l’encadrement et accompagnement de Tenmiya avec la mise en œuvre de ses responsabilités du projet.

3-Faciliter le renforcement des compétences du personnel et les partenaires du projet avec le support du staff du Bureau National de World Vision pour un service de qualité et une amélioration des performances du projet.

4- Contrôler l’assurance qualité de la mise en œuvre des activités du projet de renforcement des OSC.

5-Assurer l’allocation efficiente et effective des ressources financiers et matériaux.

6- Créer et gérer les relations de partenariat avec le donateur (FED-PESCC) et les autres partenaires impliqués dans le projet, les communautés, les services techniques, et les associations locales pour leur participation à la mise en œuvre, au suivi, à l’évaluation et à la dissémination des résultats.

7- Préparer dans les délais et avec qualité les plans d’actions, les rapports de progrès (mensuels, trimestriels, mi-projet et fin-projet) et faire l’analyse des rapports financiers mensuels du projet et assurer la consistance avec les objectifs et leur soumission aux parties prenantes dans un délai opportun.

8-Organiser et participer dans des réunions avec les partenaires et/ou organisée par le bailleur de fonds

Autres Compétences/Attributs:

  • Effectuer les autres devoirs quand nécessaire

Qualifications : Education/Connaissance/Compétences Techniques et Expérience acquises à travers une combinaison d’éducation formelle ou informelle, expérience précédente, ou formation en cours d’emploi :

  • Qualification minimum nécessaires :

    • Master ou diplôme équivalent dans le domaine de gestion de projets, développement communautaire, sciences sociales ou autre domaine connexe.

    • Qualifications/ travaux de cours/ expériences au terrain liés au renforcement des Organisations de la Société Civile fortement souhaités.

  • Expérience :

    • Minimum 4 à 5 ans d’expérience dans les activités d’encadrement de la Société Civile

    • Minimum 3 ans d’expérience dans la gestion de programmes/projets.

  • Connaissances et Compétences Techniques :

  • Compétences en informatique

  • Compétences interpersonnelles et de leadership

  • Capacité démontrée de suivi et direction

  • Expériences dans la Gestion de Partenariat

  • Connaissance des bailleurs publics, leur financement et leurs attentes

  • Compétences de planification et organisation

  • Capacité de maintenir les relations effectives de travail avec le staff, public et autres parties prenantes de tous niveaux

  • Connaissance d’au moins 2 langues locales de la zone d’exécution du projet

Environnement de Travail / Conditions :

  • Environnement de travail : Basé au bureau avec voyages fréquents au terrain

  • Voyages : 20% Domestique/voyage international est aussi requis.

Executive Associate to the National Director

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview In case you are shortlisted

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview In case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Executive Associate to the National Director

Reporting to : National Director

Grade Level : 15

Work Location : Nairobi

Purpose of Position

To offer executive and administrative support to the National Director ensuring that the office of the National Director is supported administratively for efficiency and supporting the National Director in his/her engagements with the Board including acting as an executive Board Liaison Person, the clerking of regular Executive Board and Committee meetings, supporting the engagement and collaboration with Board members, Chairs of Board Committees in order to support Governance and compliance for World Vision Kenya.

Major Responsibilities

Governance & Legal 50%

  • Provide excellent secretariat services to the WVK Board and governance team

  • Support the Legal, Risk & Governance Senior Manager in planning, arranging and monitoring a schedule of meetings for the WVK Executive Board, Committees and other Board-related events.

  • Attend and keep accurate records of Board, Board sub-committees and other meetings, collating and distributing agendas, minutes, meeting papers and other relevant documentation as required, using Boardvantage.

  • Assist with administrative requirements associated with the appointment and resignation of Board members, including statutory registers / filings and to monitor terms of office.

  • Maintain and regularly monitor Executive Board compliance in terms of documentation, conflict of interest, child protection & safeguarding, police clearances and submission of appropriate regulatory documents to the NGO Coordination Board.

  • Support the Legal Risk & Governance Senior Manager in ensuring WVKs compliance with statutory governance requirements through the collation of information or amendments to documents.

  • Assist in the collation and preparation of statistics, management information and reports relating to Governance as required by the National Director & Senior Legal and Governance Manager.

  • Assist with arranging, developing and maintaining programmes of induction, recruitment and training for Executive Board members and to monitor and record Board participation and engagement with training delivered by WVK.

  • Liaise with Human Resources and Safeguarding team to monitor and ensure that Board Members checks and child protection training respectively.

Executive support for the National Director 35%

  • Provide efficient administration functions of National Directors Office to ensure cohesion and efficiency

  • Conduct the post as an ambassador of the values and ethos of the organization with a focus on ensuring the best possible support for the delivery of high quality work

  • Undertake any appropriate administrative or clerical work to support the National Director including data entry, filing, photocopying, diary management and mail distribution.

  • Provide timely consolidation of the National Office monthly newsletters & Quarterly management reports.

  • Coordinate and offer secretarial services to the Senior Leadership Team and Senior Management Team ensuring timely documentation and follow up on action points.

  • Monitor implementation of plans of actions from taskforces and other stakeholders that report to National Director.

  • Review contracts and documents forwarded for National Directors approval to ensure correctness and validity.

  • Ensure safe custodial of NDs office assets and sufficient office supplies for efficiency

  • Manage callers and visitors to the NDs Office ensuring a win-win situation in access to the NDs time

  • Coordinate the domestic and internal travel plans for the ND, itineraries and agendas

  • Support in the timely procurement, cash requisitions and reimbursements for NDs Office business expenses.

Collaboration & Networks 10%

  • Participate in committees and taskforces, as assigned

  • Participation in Inter agency workgroups and other Networks

Any other Duty assigned by supervisor or designee 5%

  • Participate in Trans teams and support other initiatives by partners in the spirit of integration

  • Any other duties as might be assigned from time to time

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution

  • Professional certification as Certified Public Secretary

  • At least 5 years’ hands-on experience in corporate governance or legal services preferably in a Non- Governmental organization

  • Strong governance and legal background.

  • Essential Desirable Substantial experience of working in clerking or secretarial role

  • Experience of taking formal / professional minutes

  • Strong written and verbal communication

  • Demonstrable resilience and interpersonal skills

  • Effective personal organizational skills

  • Strong IT skills (including Word, Excel, Outlook)

  • Analytical and critical thinker with ability to work with tight deadlines and handle multiple concurrent projects.

Emergency communications Specialist

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview In case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Emergency communications Specialist

Reporting to : Communications & External Engagements Manager

Grade Level : 15

Work Location : Nairobi

Purpose of Position

The purpose of this position is to produce a wide range of written, video and photographic communications resources/materials and manage platforms linked to the Sustained Humanitarian Response (SHR) that helps profile and market World Vision Kenyas humanitarian and emergency response work, both at local and international levels.

Major Responsibilities

Emergency Response Communications 40%

  • Provide leadership with emergency Response communications support through content creation and dissemination, ensuring information is shared among staff and key internal audiences and external partners, using appropriate platforms.

  • Coordinate with the World Vision COVER Response and other Response teams to identify key audiences (funding, advocacy, partnering, influence, community) and craft a focused communication (or external engagement) plan, objectives, activities and plans to deliver and evaluate them.

  • Ensure content complies with child protection and informed consent protocols and treats subjects with dignity.

  • Provide communications support to promote grant, technical and sector function positioning and visibility.

  • Monitor and manage reputation risk issues associated with emergency responses and comply with World Vision risk reporting protocols.

  • Establish processes to deliver rapid sign-off of messaging and content in collaboration with response managers and National Office Senior Leadership Team.

  • Collaborate with global, regional and national disaster management team colleagues to define key issues, messaging, and communications channels communications initiatives.

  • Collect stories, write and publish over web or social media.

  • Help plan and execute communications plan for the various responses in a support or lead capacity.

Internal Communications 20%

  • Establish response communications systems and processes to generate content in coordination with Resource Acquisition and Management teams.

  • Identify, brief and train spokespeople to ensure professional on-message media engagement that promotes World Visions response operations.

  • Lead the production and dissemination of response reports for World Vision Kenya COVER Response and other Responses that may emerge (including Sit Reps).

  • Work with Response Director/Manager and other emergency functions to provide regular updates to the National Office, region and partnership.

  • With National Office (NO) support and guidance, execute required Communications Policies and Communications Strategy, ensure staff understanding and monitor for compliance.

  • Regularly update World Vision Kenyas website, Facebook page, YouTube Channel, Twitter and other media channels, including relevant appeal pages on wvi.org

Media Communications 15%

  • Liaise with Support Office (SO), Global Centre (GC) and other World Vision entity communications to pursue, prioritize, coordinate, pitch, react to and manage media interviews, opportunities and content, including development of press releases.

  • Facilitate local and international media visits to market & profile World Vision Kenyas responses as they occur.

  • Ensure all materials are shared via World Vision Relief, Skype chats, MS Teams and other networks as appropriate.

  • Develop and update response narrative, key messages, Q&As and guidelines in order to proactively and effectively position WVKs humanitarian crises and World Visions response.

  • Develop and maintain key media contacts and build relationships with different media houses.

  • Coordinate, plan and facilitate VIP visits from other World Vision/external partners.

  • Coordinate with Security and Administration to brief VIPs on cultural and contextual issues, key messages and prepare VIPs to serve as spokespersons or ambassadors.

  • Support the handling and management of all media crisis communications within the guidelines of the National Office, Regional Office and World Vision International.

Branding 15%

  • Ensure World Vision brand uniformly implemented across responses, working with World Vision partner organizations, program managers and National Office as appropriate.

  • Analyses the humanitarian, media, political, security and response landscape for positioning opportunities and risk management in order to advise leadership (World Vision risk specialists) and effectively position World Vision, the response and humanitarian issues.

  • Understands World Visions brand - ensures conformity.

  • Ensures the response effectively positions itself with a clear narrative, key messages and Q&As, in alignment with the response communications strategy.

Collaboration & Networks 5%

Others 5%

  • Participate in Trans teams and support other initiatives by partners in the spirit of integration

  • Any other duties as might be assigned from time to time

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor of Arts in journalism or communications/public relations or at least 3 years (or more) relevant working experience in related field.

  • At least 5 years prior experience in emergency communications

  • Experience working with media and drafting key messages.

  • English language fluency (written and verbal).

  • Excellent writing, videography and photography skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills (specifically with working with people from a variety of cultures).

  • High level of confidence and confidentiality.

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft office and Adobe Creative Suite (Lightroom, Premiere Pro, InDesign).

  • Experience updating a web CMS and creating content for social media.

  • Hostile Environmental Awareness Training (HEAT) or Security Awareness In National Theatres security training (SAINT) is an added advantage.

Design, Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Mana

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview In case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Design, Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Manager

Reporting to : Director - Program Effectiveness & Impact

Grade Level : 17

Work Location : Nairobi

Purpose of Position

To provide technical leadership and visionary direction in the establishment and operationalization of an integrated Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) system in World Vision Kenya (WVK) that is able to support timely and accessible evidence of overall WVK programs impacts/results, research and innovation that promotes a culture of learning and discipline in the skills and practice of D&MEAL. In addition, Design & MEAL Manager is also accountable to ensure programs information and evidence of impact are used in developing new concepts or proposals; policy advocacy; improvement of program implementation; in tracking the progress of the National Office (NO) strategy and in strategic decision making processes.

Major Responsibilities

Technical Leadership and Management 30%

  • Through the leadership of Program Effectiveness & Impact Director, provide technical support in the development, monitoring and reporting on the National Office Strategy.

  • Ensure that the National Office thematic strategic objectives are aligned to the World Vision Partnership and Regional Guidelines and monitoring of the same is consistently done to ensure compliance and impact towards the well-being of the child.

  • Develop tools, dashboards or other platform to capture, analyze, present and disseminate projects information and evidences of impacts to internal and external stakeholders

  • Ensure organization wide quality data management and innovations through e - platforms such as Horizon, GTRN and other databases.

  • Direct the successful development and implementation of technically feasible approaches and programs in WVK ministry.

  • Ensure that all program interventions are effectively supported in terms of the assessment, design, implementation, baseline, monitoring, evaluation, transition, Learning and Documentation.

  • Enable the relevant Technical Specialists to receive timely and appropriate D, M & E technical support needed to meet or exceed donor performance and compliance expectations

Quality Assurance and Accountability 30%

  • Ensure the successful development, elaboration and roll out of implementation strategies and operational guidelines in response to child well -being priorities;

  • Ensure the mainstreaming of child well-being targets into program and project designs.

  • Coordinate and ensure the timely submission of a quality and comprehensive Child well-being annual report

  • Ensure the use of appropriate indicators to track the implementation and progress of National Office strategy.

  • Direct and ensure quality, focus and feasibility in the DM&E processes in WVK including but not limited to development, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation that result in sustainable and impactful programs in line with key performance indicators and acceptable audit results

  • Direct and ensure that program/project interventions are designed and developed not only in alignment with a fully integrated three track ministry approach but also in compliance with WV, Donor, GOK, SPHERE and other accepted norms and standards;

  • Direct the provision and/or establishment of needed tools, methodological approaches, technical assistance, training / capacity building, DME support and accompanying business processes to ensure that programs achieve or surpass WV child wellbeing objectives

  • Ensure that business processes, standards and policies are developed in coordination with other WVK entities that support program interventions for DM&E and Technical Approaches

  • Streamline and integrate with project monitoring dashboard to ensure one stop shop data for the programs and operations directorates

  • Ensure GESI roots causes analysis and indicators are integrated into project information and evidences of programs impact

  • Ensure that findings and recommendations from various accountability mechanisms such as Peer Review, Operational and Finance Audits, Program evaluations, Program Capability Review, are acted upon in a timely and effective manner

  • Develop departmental risk register, ensure its implementation to mitigate risks and ensure accountability.

Research, Innovation and Learning 15%

  • Ensure the roll out of the research and innovation initiative as per the research and innovation guidelines, including setting up the research committee, fundraising plan and a research database for WVK

  • Ensure WVK obtains the necessary ethical registration status to enhance research capacity

  • Ensure the consolidation of a learning culture - based upon evidenced based best practices and industry standards - to enable program staff to achieve and/or surpass established targets and standards

  • Impart appropriate mentoring, coaching and supervision in order to equip, motivate and empower a new generation of technical specialists within WVK.

Collaboration and Fund raising 10%

  • In coordination with Program Effective and Impact Director and Support Offices, develop and maintain pro-active relationships with bilateral and multilateral representatives in the country.

  • Ensure successful engagement of MEAL team with the relevant external stakeholders, including national government ministries, research entities FBOs and other civil society organizations

  • Coordinate and Support the realization of SST (Strategic Support Team) agenda

  • Ensure technical support to sector related concepts and proposals to meet DM&E and donor standards

  • Enable the relevant MEAL staff to provide the RAM unit the relevant technical support required to successfully meet or exceed established yearly resource acquisition targets

  • Ensure Grants Compliance to MEAL

Team Management 10%

  • Model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry and integrity through lifestyle and work relationships that support spiritual development of the team.

  • In close collaboration with P&C, ensure right program staff are recruited, retained, and provided with intentional opportunities, mentoring and coaching for development.

  • Assess and plan for staff capacities/competencies.

  • Engage appropriate Subject Matter Experts for identified training gaps

  • Facilitate capacity building of staff on technical modules, through trainings, workshops, On the Job Training and technical backstopping etc.

  • Provide effective leadership to staff within the unit ensuring that professional development activities, including appraisals, monitoring and needed training and mentoring activities are successfully carried out

  • Provide Staff supervision and guidance to ensure overall quality and comprehensive management of technical program

Other 5%

  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by supervisor or designee from time to time

  • Participate and contribute in committees and task forces as required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • The position holder should have a Masters degree in development studies, or any of the fields of Social Sciences, Business Administration, Program Management/Strategic Management

  • Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Sociology, Geographical Information Systems, Economics/statistics, Mathematics or an equivalent degree coupled with knowledge and experience in Statistical packages and data collection software

  • Minimum of 10 years experience with a thorough understanding of MEAL as well as all areas of Strategic Management -project management cycles in a complex, international development organization especially in designing, planning, implementing, supervising and reporting on integrated development, relief and/or advocacy projects. 5 years should have been at a managerial level.

  • Demonstrated track record in proposal development, funding acquisitions and grant management for major government donors preferred.

  • Training or certification in Portfolio and/or Program Management with accredited institutions.

  • Solid analytical skills and systematic thinking

  • Ability to present complex and technical information/system to non-specialist audience with clarity

  • Relevant experience in facilitating Theory of Change, Logical Frame-work, Project success and sustainability indicators

  • Demonstrated experience of managing large/ multi-sectoral data

  • Demonstrated experience of leading assessment, evaluation, and research

  • Demonstrated experience of writing impact reports

  • Experiences in designing or managing management information system (such as dashboard, power BI, mobile based applications)

  • Knowledge of WVI working systems, policies and standards will be an advantage.

  • They must have a good understanding of management, business processes and standards

  • They must have conceptual understanding and demonstrated practical command for project life cycle management and evaluation principles:

  • The holder of this position must be a results orientated leader, a team player who can manage and satisfy multiple and at times conflicting organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands.

  • Ability to solve complex problems and to exercise independent judgment.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, and physical hardship conditions.

Design Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator – Integrated Heal

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview in case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Design Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator – Integrated Health &WASH

Reporting to : Design, Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Manager

Grade Level : 15

Work Location : Nairobi

Purpose of Position

To ensure Design, Monitoring and Evaluation of WASH and Health projects are well executed as per LEAP standards and donor requirements.

Major Responsibilities

Programmatic and strategic support for WASH & Health projects 25%

  • Provide support and participate in project design or re-design (assessments baseline surveys) and in the production of well-designed WASH & Health projects that are aligned with donor guidelines, standards, WV standards and WASH & Health programming strategies, Universal coverage standards (SDG) and GoK guidelines while corresponding to community needs and contexts.

  • Provide coordination and support in the maintenance of a comprehensive and updated data base for all WASH & health Projects and SDG universal coverage leaving no one behind on Arch GIS.

  • Support development of work plans and budgets for WASH & Health projects.

  • Coordinate and ensure all grant WASH & Health interventions are implemented within schedule, plans and budgets.

  • Ensure regular implementation and expenditure level reviews to track and manage work plans and budgets.

  • Provide minimal programmatic support to four WVK region teams based on their need

  • Support HEA team during response to manage WASH & Health indicators.

DME implementation 25%

  • Coordinate WASH& Health projects assessments, Planning, management of assessment processes, analyze and interpret assessment findings (Macro level), and utilize the assessment findings coordination.

  • Provide support in planning for WASH & Health projects baselines and evaluations, recruiting and managing consultants, developing or adapting measurement tools, managing data collection (Where evaluation is done internally), analyzing and interpreting data and utilizing findings in accordance with LEAP and accountability standards and alignment to the SDG universal coverage standards and indicators.

  • Review and coordinate, monitoring data from WASH (Business plans /ITT) quarterly, regularly in order to ensure its appropriateness and utilization in measuring progress towards the achievement of project objectives.

  • Coordinate the development of tools and Set up the WASH & Health monitoring system, SDG universal coverage tools, facilitating use of the monitoring system, analyze and synthesis information, communicate and use monitoring data, facilitate learning and better practice in monitoring WASH & Health projects.

  • Support the successful roll out and implementation of WASH and Health DME related initiatives such as LEAP/PMIS/IPM/SPHERE/HORIZON at the ADP and Regional operational levels;

  • Conduct and coordinate field monitoring visits to ensure progress tracking for SDG universal coverage Villages and Ward Approaches

Reporting and documentation 25%

  • Coordinate tracking for key WASH & Health indicators of strategic relevance from secondary and primary data, with partners and communities

  • Consolidate and analyze field data to contribute towards the WASH & Health quarterly. Semi and annual reports.

  • Ensure continuous learning and documentation of lessons learnt and best practices for program design, monitoring and evaluation frameworks related to WASH & Health projects.

  • Coordinate research and document the SDG Villages and SDG WARD approaches project for further rollout.

  • Coordinate the baseline and End-line Evaluation for SDG Villages and SDG WARD approaches project for further rollout.

  • Work with the National, regional and project staff to ensure timely and quality reports are developed and disseminated to donors, Support Offices and partnerships

  • Review of reports and ensure alignment with LEAP and donor standards and are timely submitted

  • Provide technical support to ensure that the report findings inform the basis of subsequent programme design and Coordinate project reflection and learning to ensure achievement of project objectives.

Capacity building of Staff and Learning 10%

  • Lead in building capacity of program staff on monitoring & evaluation processes for all WASH & Health projects

  • Lead in building capacity of program staff on monitoring & evaluation processes for SDG universal coverage standards and requirements

  • Coordinate with P&C to identify and recruit M&E staff.

  • Coordinate learning events for WASH & Health projects and ensure adoption of learning identified.

  • Ensure documentation and project learning are disseminated to relevant stakeholders

  • Capacity building of staff on specific grants programming guidelines as per donor specifications.

  • Support induction of new project officers in collaboration with Quality Assurance

Engagement, Networking and fundraising 15%

  • Ensure linkage with donor, Support Office(s) and Government of Kenya

  • Support fundraising initiatives in collaboration with Program Development and Grants Acquisition

  • Review proposals to ensure DME is well mainstreamed and LEAP alignment

  • Ensure WVK visibility and participation in relevant networks at the County and National levels.

  • Maintain coordination with relevant stakeholders to plan for assessments and meetings

  • Ensure high quality representation with donors, NGOs, Government and other stakeholders

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • At minimum the position holder should have a Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Sociology, Geographical Information Systems, Economics/statistics, Mathematics or an equivalent degree coupled with knowledge and experience in Statistical packages and data collection softwares

  • Some certification in M&E and in conducting assessments/ rapid assessments or equivalent

  • 5 years, experience in M&E positions including participatory research and impact measurement in WASH & Health programing;

  • Minimum of 5 years experience with regards to the designing, planning, implementation, supervising and reporting on integrated development, relief and/or advocacy projects;

  • Specialist skills in WASH and Health programing, statistical Analysis and Data base programing is an added advantage.

  • They must have both an extensive conceptual understanding of and demonstrated practical command for implementing program design, management and evaluation principals:

  • Must have some experience in organizational learning and documentation and have good writing and editing skills.

  • Evidence of research and presentation in conferences

  • Experience in working on donor funded programs

  • Experience on SPSS or other related statistical software packages.

  • Experience on GIS software application and use

  • Proven technical ability around M&E (i.e. experience in Data collection on the Open data kit plat form and other mobile based applications, ability to conduct data analysis and interpretation.

Disaster Risk Reduction & Climate Change Advisor

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview in case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Disaster Risk Reduction & Climate Change Advisor

Reporting to : Technical Program Manager- Child Learning and Household Resilience

Grade Level : 16

Work Location : Nairobi

Purpose of Position

Provide strategic guidance and coordination of Disaster and Risk Reduction (DRR) & Climate Action interventions within the field operation areas through strengthening climate resilient programing as a means to enhancing DRR and disaster management across the Technical Program, grant projects and in line with FY 21-25 strategy guidance for increased Household resilience and towards safe and healthy environment for children.

Major Responsibilities

Technical support 30%

  • Provide effective technical support to project teams on roll out of child responsive DRR and climate action elements in the National Office and within AP & grants projects.

  • Ensure DRR and Climate action strategic and operational plans guidance and roll out across the organization.

  • Ensure accountability and institutionalization of DRR in WVK through the application of disaster risk management and climate resilient programming.

  • Participate in joint technical coordination, planning and review meetings for DRR and Environment and Climate Change plans and initiatives within the organization and externally including with government.

  • Develop and or review children sensitive DRR and climate action programming/planning guidelines and business processes to support smooth implementation

  • Enhance skills and capacities of staff and partners in DRR and Climate Action strategies, successful models and approaches in the Child Learning and HH Resilience TP and other TPs.

  • Coordinate regular learning forum to profile, communicate and ensure adoption of promising practices as well as disseminate strategic DRR and climate action guidelines

  • Support/enhance linkages with EARO and GC DRR, Climate action and Resilient Livelihoods learning centers for continued backstopping to enable quality programming within WVK

Accountability, Learning and Innovation 25%

  • Ensure all programme/operations staff are aware of core humanitarian standards (people in aid, sphere, WV standards etc

  • Develop training materials and manuals on child responsive DRR and Climate Action.

  • Development of Child Learning and HH Resilience TP Design and/or yearly Annual Operation Plan (AOPs, DIPs, Annual Budgets)

  • Support programs/projects to ensure that high quality Technical Program/Project Designs are in place while mainstreaming DRR and Climate action in the project/programs

  • Support in ensuring quality (re)-design for Child Learning and HH Resilience TP projects and climate change grants, AOPs, proposals and concepts as per LEAP guidelines and other standards

  • Ensure interpretation and utilization of assessment, baselines, evaluations and verification on quality of designs

  • Strengthen research, learning, documentation and dissemination of WVK work in DRR and Climate Action

  • Ensure development of standardized monitoring tools for tracking DRR and climate change indicators.

  • Upscale and support WVKs current work and integration on DRR and Climate Action within and among WVKs areas of operation

  • Facilitate Early Warning & Early Action processes and ensure institutionalizing EWS in WVK

  • Facilitate Regions and Programs to develop high quality integrated DRR and Climate Action projects through conceptualization, innovation, development and planning

  • Gather data at National level for reporting on DRR and Climate action as well as reports (MMR, Semi-Annual, Annual Reports) and CWB Annual Report

  • Conduct trainings for staff on emerging/contemporary trends on DRR and climate change for increased awareness and integration.

  • Provide periodic trainings to IDMC and NDMT members.

Program Development and Resource Acquisition 25%

  • Lead in development and utilization of MOUs / working agreements with sector strategic, funding and program/project implementation partners

  • Participate in Go-No Go Processes, write ups, meeting with prospective donors and submission of concepts/proposals

  • Technically support Resource Acquisition & Management (RAM) team to develop proposals/concepts to prospective donors and SOs for DRR and Climate Action Projects in general as per the yearly set targets;

  • Physically present/defend DRR and Climate Action Proposals to donors in coordination with RAM when required

  • Respond effectively to calls and queries by donors and SOs on key Concepts/Proposals in coordination with RAM and;

  • Develop Sector Specific Job Descriptions for technical staff in liaison with People & Culture

Engagement, Networking and Advocacy 15%

  • Establish and maintain strategic contacts with the UN, Government, INGOs, Universities, Research Institutions, Donors and Embassies

  • Ensure WVK representation in key strategic DRR and Climate Action working groups and forums

  • Ensure mainstreaming of advocacy in Child Learning and HH Resilience TP projects

  • Ensure key International Days are celebrated in partnership with key stakeholders.

Other 5%

  • Carry out any duties that may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor

  • Participate and contribute in committees and task forces as may be signed from time to time

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Disaster Management, Environmental studies, Climate Change, Natural Resource Management, Social sciences, International Development or a closely related field from a recognized university related discipline

  • Relevant Post graduate qualification(s) will be an added advantage

  • Minimum of 7 years experience in implementing and providing strategic guidance in DRR and Climate Action programming across projects.

  • Good understanding of climate change issues and natural resource management, resilience, adaptation, mitigation, low carbon development and environmental stewardship.

  • Demonstrated track record in proposal development, funding acquisitions and grant management for major government donors preferred.

  • Understanding of the working of Government in relevant sectors and/or of development partners projects, policies and strategies.

  • Relevant experience in the private sector engagement and research or academic experience.

  • Good understanding of the international trends and approaches at both national and global levels

  • Excellent project management skills and a good understanding of the project life cycle PMD Pro;

  • Membership with professional environment and climate change is added advantage

  • Computer literate especially in Microsoft Office Suite