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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RAM Coordinator

WORLD VISION INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN NGO CENTERED ON CHILDREN

RECRUITING INTERNALLY AND EXTERNALLY

POSITION: Resources Acquisition & Management Coordinator

Localisation: National Office (Dakar)

Number: 01

Type of Contract: Fixed-term full time contract (1-2 years), Open-ended full time contract after 2 years if you got a good performance

Purpose of the position:

Assurer le Leadership dans le développement et la gestion des ressources et les relations avec les donateurs public et partenaires nationaux et internationaux. Le titulaire du poste sera responsable du développement de programmes et de propositions pour des opportunités de financement auprès des bailleurs de fonds privés, bilatéraux et multilatéraux de grande valeur, compétitives et complexes, alignées à la stratégie de WV Sénégal. Il s’agira de mobiliser des équipes de développement de propositions inter fonctionnelles, d’appuyer dans la mise en oeuvre de ces projets pour assurer la qualité des documents à soumettre aux bailleurs ou aux partenaires selon le cas, mais aussi la création et la promotion d'alliances stratégiques avec des donateurs ciblés, et d'autres ONG afin d'accroître les ressources pour les enfants et les communautés les plus vulnérables au Sénégal.

Major Responsibilities:

Responsabilités et résultats clés

Temps en (%)

1.

Protection de l’enfant

Défendre et promouvoir les valeurs et pratiques organisationnelles, telles que la protection de l'enfant, rapporter les cas d'abus faits par des membres du personnel ou d'autres personnes, etc. conformément aux documents de références de WVS.

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2.

Acquisition des Ressources

Poursuivre les opportunités de mobilisation des ressources alignées sur la stratégie et les capacités de WV Sénégal auprès de divers donateurs privés et publics (bilatéraux et multilatéraux)

Mobiliser et diriger des équipes de développement de propositions multifonctionnelles avec des attentes et des échéances claires;

Mobiliser une équipe de développement de propositions multipartenaires pour des propositions de consortium

Anticiper, planifier et écrire des propositions avec un taux de succès de plus de 75%

Examiner régulièrement les évaluations des projets, les leçons apprises, les projets et autres rapports internes et d'autres ONG et donateurs et appliquer les innovations et les meilleures pratiques dans les futures propositions

Accompagner les programmes à développer des propositions en complément de leur programmation.

Assurer que la mobilisation des ressources publiques est intégrée dans le RAM Business Plan

3.

Développer les relations et le réseau de partenaires de World Vision Sénégal

Rencontrer et fournir régulièrement des résumés des réalisations et des mises à jour officielles et informelles aux représentants actuels et futurs des donateurs

Faire des présentations aux groupes des donateurs et des ONG pour partager l'apprentissage, promouvoir les meilleures pratiques, coordonner la programmation et favoriser les alliances et les opportunités de consortiums.

Rechercher et suivre les stratégies des donateurs, le financement et les tendances réglementaires et conseiller la Direction

Développer en collaboration avec l’équipe de communication des stratégies et support de communication pour partager régulièrement les réalisations et bonnes pratiques avec les bailleurs de fonds et partenaires.

Développer et gérer une base de données des partenaires et bailleurs de fonds pour les financements publics et privés

S’assurer de manière assertive et structurée que le suivi de possibles ou nouvelles opportunités sont effectifs et requérir le soutien du Directeur RAM à temps.

Représenter WV Sénégal dans les rencontres jugées pertinentes par la Direction

Coordonner le développement et la mise à jour de manière régulière d’un plan d’engagement des principaux bailleurs de fonds privés, bilatéraux et multilatéraux

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4.

Conformité contractuelle et gestion de projet

Organiser des ateliers / réunions de démarrage de projet pour discuter de manière complète et détaillée des exigences et règles du bailleur afin de permettre une bonne conformité à celles-ci

Accompagner et soutenir les manager Manager / Coordinateur de projet pour assurer une conformité aux exigences contractuelles du projet et du respect et normes de WVI dans la mise en oeuvre du projet, du démarrage á la clôture du projet.

Participer aux réunions et revues de terrain, visite de terrain, et fournir de façon directe le support nécessaire aux équipes de mise en oeuvre quand c’est nécessaire

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5.

Capacity Building

Soutenir le renforcement de capacité des personnelles et autres parties prenantes de WVS dans le développement et la gestion des ressources.

Fournir un encadrement technique à tous les chargés de projet pour une bonne connaissance des exigences des bailleurs de fonds publics.

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6.

Autres responsabilités

Effectuer d’autres tâches telle que requises par la hiérarchie

5

Total

100%

Core capabilities (Niveau de compétence: 1=Evolutif 2 =Compétent 3=Avancé) Capacité fondamentale

Niveaux

(1, 2, 3)

Exemples de niveaux avancés

(une liste complete des indicateurs disponibles dans des capacités fondamentales dans les descriptions d’emplois- Guide du gestionnaiare)

Indv

Ldr

Capacité de réalisation

Parvenir à des services et à des résultats de qualité

3

Faire preuve de redevabilité et d’intégrité

3

Communiquer les informations de manière efficace

2

Capacité de réflexion

Penser de maniére Claire, profonde et générale

3

Comprendre l’industrie humanitaire

3

Comprendre la mission et les opérations de Vision Mondiale

3

Innover et susciter le changement

2

Capacité d’auto-gestion

Mener une vie et un travail christocentriques

3

Apprendre à des fins de croissance et de développement

3

Rester efficace tout en maintenant un équilibre entre travail et vie de famille

2

Capacité relationnelle

Etablir des rapports de collaboration

3

Respecter la diversité de genre et de culture

2

Influencer les groupes et les individus

2

Autres responsabilités:

Exécuter toute autre tâche

Qualifications : Formation/Connaissances/Connaissances Techniques et Expériences

Les éléments suivants sont exigés à travers une combinaison de formation formelle, auto-formation, expériences, etc.

Qualification minimum exigée:

BAC+3 en Gestion des projets, en finance ou en développement international

Minimum 3 ans dans l’acquisition et la gestion de projets

Experience préféré:

Bac+4 en Gestion des projets ou en suivi et évaluation

Minimum 5 ans dans la gestion et l’acquisition de financements des bailleurs de fonds bilatéraux (USAID, GAC, DFID, etc.) ou multilatéraux (Union Européenne, Global Fund, agences des Nations-Unies, etc.)

Etre capable de travailler en équipe, et de contribuer à la construction de l’esprit d’équipe

Savoir focaliser le travail sur les aspects stratégiques et les traduire dans un appui programmatique/pratique

Avoir l’expérience de développer des propositions avec des partenaires locaux et en consortium

Compétences techniques:

Capacité à trouver et analyser les politiques et stratégies de financements des bailleurs de fonds publiques et privés

Capacité à développer une nouvelle relation avec des partenaires techniques et financiers

Bonne capacité de représentativité

Connaissance des droits des enfants, des politiques, lois et règlement en vigueur au Sénégal et dans le partenariat de WV

Très bon niveau dans la compréhension et la rédaction de documents.

Etre doté d’une sensibilité, d’une ouverture d’esprit, et du respect des différences culturelles

Maîtrise de l’outil informatique, et la pratique des logiciels courant (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) et spécifiques au développement.

Excellente communication écrite et orale en français et anglais

Etre doté d’une bonne santé, accepter de voyager

Environnement et Conditions de travail :

o Voyage : jusqu’à un maximum de 50%

o Communication téléphonique: 35%

Process of hiring

·Phase 1 : writing test ;

·Phase 2: individual interview with a panel.

Application:

To apply, you need to send a letter of motivation addressed to the National Director of World Vision Senegal, accompanied by a CV, the diploma required as following:

Internally, please go to Our People in your ESS in JOBS (Development Actions- Open Position);

Externally, go through the link http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-senegal

Les candidatures féminines sont fortement encouragées.

Deadline for application: 9th February 2020

Finance Officer

***THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO INTERNAL CANDIDATES CURRENTLY BASED IN SOUTH AFRICA***

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Process the financial transactions for the regional office specifically but not limited to charges, payments, expense reports and adjustments. Management of Payables account, Assist in the generation of monthly financial reports (performing Bank Reconciliation and Fixed Asset report) and resolving related queries as well as assisting with audits and year end processes. Manage cash transactions including capturing of deposits, stop orders and leases on a timely basis and in accordance to WV policies, guidelines and accounting standards. Monthly balancing of local income fund and the foreign exchange clearing account.

Observe mission and core values of World Vision and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Payments

Receiving, checking, verifying & reviewing all payment documents submitted by Admin Staff for completeness, accuracy and legibility.

Ensure that all payments are properly authorized and adequately supported by existing budgets.

Ensure applicable policy limits, provisions and necessary justifications and properly adhered to with minimal exceptions.

Reconciling all payments to Accounts Payable ledger to ensure that invoices are not duplicated, before processing

Ensure documents/invoices are stamp Paid and also “WV AP CHECKED”

Create payment journals and import into the Accounts Payable in Sunsystems and ensuring adherence to input controls and that appropriate AP accounts are charged

Tracking the flow of payments batches and ensuring timely releasing of online payments by signatories.

Processing USD payments and obtaining approval for GC payment from appropriate signatories.

Providing proof of payments to vendors and internal stakeholders and resolving any payments queries

Accounts Reconciliation & Processes

Liaise with the bank on GC funding remittance and book monthly funding into the Ledger ensuring accuracy of hedged and spotted exchange rates.

Perform monthly bank reconciliation and ensure no long outstanding items in order to mitigate the risks associated with cash transactions.

Perform monthly Accounts Payables reconciliation and ensure accruals and payments are followed up and cleared on a timely basis and avoid double payments.

Obtain funding schedules and calculate the monthly Average Exchange Rate and communicate to all departments.

Local Income & VAT

Booking of local income budget request and subsequent commitment of the funds on PBAS.

Recognition of Local Income funding from interest derived from invested funds; funds raised through sale of old assets and workshop administration fees, ensuring that Pre-Approvals are received and/or followed up for capturing.

Reconciling admin fees to PA's and prepare schedule for the income journal.

Ensure consistent calculation and recognition of VAT for all purchases and compile monthly schedules ad process VAT claims with the Local Revenue Authority

Management of Travel Account & Costing

Trace travel bookings and compare with travel invoices to validate completeness and travel funding sources.

Booking travel transactions in Sun system and performing monthly reconciliation of payments against the service provider statements.

Analysis of the travel spend against budget to aid FM in decision making around budget reallocation.

Costing of mobile phone billing into relevant budget lines

Analyze and apply policy limits, engage with individual staff members and recover excess spending on mobile phone.

Analyze and costing of the monthly insurance bill and the residential leases for expatriate staff. Engage with individual staff members and recover excess spending on rentals and utilities.

Financial Reporting

Generate individual monthly management financial reports and communicate to individual staff members. Engage and resolve queries from staff regarding cost allocation.

Support to management with adjustments during monthly financial reporting.

Provide support to the team during internal, external audits.

Play a key role in ensuring yearend processes are performed smoothly attaining all of the set deadlines.

Maintain clear and easy to use filing system and manage the annual archiving process.

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position

The following is acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

At least of 5 years’ experience in accounting preferably as a finance officer in a large international organization

Holder of at least an accounting/ finance/auditing advanced diploma or other related certification

Strong analytical skills and ability to solve complex financial problems

Demonstrates proficiency in use of Sun systems, preferably SUN certified, Advanced knowledge in excel and vision excel, Pastel accounting, Lotus Notes, and Microsoft word.

Possesses excellent written and oral communication skills

Very good customer service skills and ability to engage with bank representatives

Strong problem solving skills and ability to improve processes

Strong ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments

Senior Technical Advisor – Resource Development, DMT

*Position location: South Africa, Johannesburg and in the Southern Africa Region - home based, where WVI is registered to operate.

BACKGROUNG/CONTEXT:

  • Responding to the needs of vulnerable children in humanitarian emergencies is central to World Vision’s identity and ministry since its founding. World Vision’s core values, mission statement, policies and strategic imperative to ‘deepen our commitment to the most vulnerable children’ all reinforce our commitment to principled humanitarian action framed by our Christian identity and child focus.

  • World Vision’s global strategy ‘Our Promise’ reinforces our commitment to external engagement and collaboration. We are seeking to deepen our influence of a more effective humanitarian sector with and through partnerships.

  • World Vision is committed to empowering national and local actors and signed on to the Grand Bargain at the World Humanitarian Summit in 2016, committing to support localization and grow its partnering capacity by increasing its investment in capacity building that strengthens civil society, local actors and governments to meet the needs of the most vulnerable children.

  • The Senior Technical Advisor for Resource Development will be responsible for providing resource development leadership to National Offices aimed at increasing and diversifying the humanitarian grants funding thus increase the impact, influence and income to meet the needs of the most vulnerable children and communities, as well as meeting World Vision’s global commitments.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The purpose of this position is to provide leadership to Field Offices in resource development for humanitarian action and increase World Vision’s impact, influence and income to meet the needs of the most vulnerable children and communities affected by conflict and natural disasters. This role sits in the Disaster Management (DM) External Engagement and Resource Development Unit and reports to the Director for Resource Development.

World Vision is seeking a new Senior Technical Advisor for Resource Development for Southern Africa Region to lead technical support to field offices in the region in the mobilization and growth of humanitarian grants. The position will be accountable for deepening World Vision’s engagement with UN Multilaterals (WFP, UNICEF, UNHCR and OCHA) and other donors, such as USAID and others, to support food, cash and vouchers, and other sectors within humanitarian response.

Through these engagements the post holder will be expected to influence field offices to diversify their programme portfolio and donor base as well as contribute to strengthening partnership linkages for humanitarian responses at regional and national level.

The position will also provide thought leadership in the documentation of learnings from the field offices, share promising practices across the World Vision Partnership, as well as with other relevant external stakeholders to influence the growth of humanitarian grants. The post holder will be expected to be the World Vision representative to all inter-agency coordination mechanisms with a bearing on food and cash/voucher programming (such as Food and Nutrition security clusters, Cash Working Groups, NEPAD, SADC), as well as lead and facilitate the prepositioning of World Vision with donors for funding opportunities at regional and field office levels.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Resource Development Leadership:

  • Responsible for the contribution to the development of the resource mobilization strategy for World Vision.

  • Accountable for effective technical guidance and support in the implementation of integrated humanitarian NO strategy for acquisition of resources.

  • Keep up to date with humanitarian funding flows, research, policy guidance and initiatives and ensure dissemination to relevant stakeholders within Disaster Management teams both at the Field, Regional and Glocal levels.

  • Conduct field visits to support design of new grants and work alongside the field office to ensure funding is secured.

Ensure technical field support for humanitarian funding (food, cash/vouchers and UN-Multilaterals) as needed by field offices:

  • Accountable for the achievement of the World Vision growth strategy for Humanitarian grants target (Food, Cash transfer and UN grants), identify countries where needs exist, influence and motivate field office and regional office decision makers to expand the grants and enter new markets.

  • Responsible for technical reviews of design documents (proposals, log-frames and budgets) for alignment with donor and World Vision guidelines and humanitarian sector standards i.e. do no harm, accountability to affected populations, Sphere and LEAP.

  • Accountable for ensuring food, cash and UN Multilateral budgets are in compliant with World Vision Program Investment and Management policy and match booking guidelines.

  • Provides regional level support to nurture relationships with UN Multilaterals i.e. WFP, UNICEF, OCHA and UNHCR as well as other donors like USAID.

  • When required, brokers contracts with donors when issues are escalated from the field offices.

  • Lead management of match and internal World Vision resources appropriately to attract funding and grow programs.

  • Influence support offices participation in multilaterals contracts and booking of resources.

  • Hold in-country visits to support and/or lead in program design, and facilitate and influence negotiations with donors and stakeholders engagement.

  • Lead capacity building of programming staff to meet established donor, World Vision’s and humanitarian sector standards.

  • Coordinate, lead, facilitate or participate in field assessments, surveys and evaluations to ensure quality food assistance program design, effective design workshops, mid-term reviews and end of project evaluations.

Grow and diversify World Vision’s humanitarian funding and donor base:

  • Responsible for influencing Grant Management (GAM) teams at all levels; national offices, regional office and support offices for disaster management grants acquisition in food, cash and UN multilateral donors.

  • Accountable for fostering close collaboration with national offices and regional office in engagement with current multi-laterals (WFP, UNHCR, UNICEF and OCHA) and other donors (USAID) for purposes of maintaining and growing World Vision’s market share in disaster management programming.

  • Coordinate closely with other Disaster Management units to influence and enhance World Vision’s ability to access funding from diverse donors.

Influence national offices to form consortia and partnerships for localization and program reach and impact:

  • Influence field offices to identify local partnership opportunities, and capacitate them to build and manage better partnerships.

  • Responsible for ensuring field offices to develop strategic partnerships with private sector with guidance of partnership and innovation team in the region. More intentional engagements with private sector/corporates (telecommunication companies, banks, micro finance organizations and other institutions) for value addition, effectiveness, timeliness and efficiency of aid delivery.

  • Motivate and guide national offices in documentation of partnering experience for learning purposes.

  • Collaborate with Disaster Management Humanitarian Partnerships team to build capacity of national office staff on partnering brokering process and track local partnering portfolio.

External Engagement:

  • Collaborate with Regional Grants Management (GAM)/Disaster Management teams on inter-agency platforms engagement to influence resource flow and positioning for World Vision.

  • Review, map and monitor humanitarian trends, funding landscape, donor funding availability and flows, priorities, policies and strategies at regional and country level.

  • Disseminate technical information, analysis on humanitarian trends and donor(s) funding landscape, funding flows and opportunities to national offices.

  • Accountable for representing World Vision at external workshops, technical forums, national and regional working groups and participates in the steering committee for regional groups etc. Engaging with food assistance community of practice, donors and other partners. Ensure World Vision is a prominent actor at all levels.

  • Contribute to national strategy or national plans e.g. assessments and responses.

  • Responsible for ensuring field offices establish partnership agreements with government institutions, NGOs and international bodies.

  • Identify opportunities in-country and support field offices to engage external institutions where we have shared interests, the benefits of collaborating together toward joint solutions by implementing specific technical programs.

  • Compile updated fact sheets on humanitarian assistance for World Vision to support with resource mobilization and advocacy.

Support expansion of cash based programs for UN Multi-lateral grants (WFP, UNICEF, OCHA, and UNHCR):

  • Support the growth of Cash transfers for UN Multilaterals within World Vision in Southern Africa in partnership with the Disaster Management Cash Unit.

  • Analyze, document and share best practices from UN Multilateral grants for learning across the World Vision partnership and externally.

  • Coordinate and influence capacity building of programming staff to meet established cash based programming standards.

  • Collect information from cash programming with UN Multilaterals and work with the GC Disaster Management Cash team to analyze promising practices.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • University degree or Post graduate qualification in social science, international studies, public administration, agricultural economics or other relevant fields; or the equivalent combination of education and experience in a related area.

  • Minimum of 8 years in humanitarian work focusing on relief and development programming.

  • Broad knowledge of the food assistance and nutrition issues that affect the region, with significant experience in managing multi-sector food assistance programs in the region.

  • Excellent written and communication skills plus strong presentation, proposal and report writing skills.

  • Ability to influence internal and external stakeholders and represent World Vision, particularly with donors and partners.

  • Excellent organizational, time management, demonstrated leadership and good management ability.

  • Proficiency in computer & online tools including Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes (or similar software).

  • Demonstrated excellent inter-personal and negotiation skills.

  • Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills.

  • 8 years’ experience in project design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, training/capacity building, conceptual program planning in both a relief and development setting.

  • Significant bi-lateral, multi-lateral donor grant experience in program design, implementation, funding acquisition and reporting.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English. Proficiency in other languages such as French and Spanish would be desirable.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Program Design including needs and market assessment.

  • Strategy development.

  • Theory of change and logical framework development.

  • Budget development/management, including knowledge of general accounting and budgeting principles.

  • Database management, statistical skills and ability to critically evaluate data.

  • Mentoring and capacity building.

  • Professional experience in training/capacity building.

  • Research and evaluation experience.

  • Partnership negotiation.

  • Multi-sectoral/integrated program design and implementation.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Frequent international travel (30%) including field visits in humanitarian responses, external engagement/ representation at international conferences.

  • This role involves contributing to the facilitation and coordination of a virtual, geographically-dispersed multi-sector, multi-ministry teams and programming and humanitarian operations network.

Sponsorship System Operator

Job Announcement

World Vision Mali recruits for the following positions (1)

Title: Sponsorship System Operator

Location: Koutiala

Contract type: Local

Report to: Cluster Program Manager - Koudiakan

World Vision never asks for payment at any stage of the recruitment.

* Women are strongly encouraged to apply for.

Purpose

To perform daily inputting and updating of sponsorship information in Horizon SSUI, generate and analyse reports to inform programming and to provide support in sponsorship business processes to the ADPs in the Cluster.

Major Responsibilities

1. Enter and monitor all data emanating from ADPs into Horizon SSUI. Among those data there are:

  1. New Registered Child record,

  2. Partnership Holds and child information updates,

  3. Presence, participation and support,

  4. RC records dropping,

  5. Drop of any dead RC records within 5 business days according to standards,

  6. CWB case management.

2. Process and Transfer RC photos and videos through Horizon SSUI.

3. Enter and monitor ordinary mails (Sponsor Letter, Sponsor e-letter and Child Reply), GNs, Queries, ILs, Christmas Cards and APRs into Horizon SSUI.

4. Ensure quarterly GN reconciliation is done between ADPs and Support Offices and between ADPs sponsorship Horizon SSUI and finance SUN system.

5. Generate weekly Horizon SSUI reports on Partnership Holds, Child wellbeing, correspondences, queries, GNs and ILs and share with Cluster team for necessary actions.

6. Print and collate labels for all correspondences coming in/from ADP and process for mailing.

7. Ensure all partnership initiatives, audit and evaluation recommendations are implemented within deadlines.

8. Manage RC data discrepancies between ADPs Horizon SSUI and Server at GC level.

9. Ensure and follow up the security, confidentiality and transmission of system data and RC data according to standards with the support of ICT and NO Sponsorship Staff.

10. Support program activities in the Cluster through the monitoring of children, organization of sponsor visits, capacity building of partners in alignment with the child protection policy.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Educational level required: BA /BSC Degree in Economics, Agriculture, Business Administration, Development studies /planning, Social Science disciplines or related field.

  • Good written and oral communication level in French and English.

  • Technical Training qualifications required:

- Knowledge of child rights, policies and standards in Mali and in World Vision partnership.

- Knowledge of child protection and sponsorship policies.

  • Experience:2 years in a similar position in development programs is preferred.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Perform other duties as required.

  • Computer literacy in MS word, excel, lotus notes and competency in data entry procedures.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must possess high sense of integrity.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Cluster Office-based with minimum travel to the field

  • Travel: 5% Domestic/international travel is required.

  • On call: 5%

Attitudes and Behaviors:

World Vision reserves the right to disqualify a candidate who has any record relating to child abuse or opposite behavior to child protection, even after the hiring.

How to apply: http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-mali

*Deadline for submission of applications: February 5th, 2020

*Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Quality Assurance Manager, South Sudan

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Quality Assurance Manager will be responsible for the overall monitoring and evaluation for the DFATD funded Fortifying Equality and Economic Diversification (FEED) project, which focuses on improving food security in South Sudan.

The Quality Assurance Manager will provide leadership in designing and operationalizing project assessments, monitoring frameworks, evaluations and accountability mechanisms. Given that the project is active in seven states, there is a significant opportunity to contribute to the national evidence base of food security and livelihoods. As a member of the lead implementing agency, the Quality Assurance Manager will work with project managers from two sub-agreement partner agencies and oversee coordination of reporting and to ensure inclusion of monitoring, evaluation and accountability throughout the project. S/he will be responsible for effectively coordinating consortium working groups for

disseminating best practices and incorporating lessons learned throughout the project life. The Quality Assurance Manager reports to the FEED Chief of Party, with a dotted reporting line to World Vision South Sudan Programme Quality and Strategy Manager and will manage a team of Monitoring and Evaluation Officers.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability:

  • Validate project goals, strategic objectives, targets, indicators in the Performance Measurement Framework, ensuring the framework contributes to the project’s effectiveness.

  • Develop guidelines and tools to ensure that all consortium members have shared standards for monitoring project progress.

  • Lead the design and execution of the baseline assessment, gender assessment, environmental analysis, mid-term evaluation and final evaluation.

  • Develop project accountability framework and associated tools.

  • Ensure that the monitoring outputs (dashboards, monthly reports, etc…) are generated accurately, reflect progress against targets and are disseminated to project managers and the Chief of Party for effective decision making.

  • Oversee implementation of the monitoring system through regular field monitoring visits and tracking of Key Performance Indicators.

  • Assist all consortium members in linking the PMF with their internal monitoring systems.

  • Advise the Chief of Party on the progress of the project implementation.

  • Ensure that consortium monitoring and evaluation budget is effectively managed.

  • Periodically update the monitoring and evaluation plan.

Evidence and Learning:

  • Coordinate consortium special interest working groups to effectively consolidate, analyse and disseminate lessons learned from project activities related to food production, market access, participation & governance and gender & advocacy.

  • Promote the integration of best practices by consortium members and other relevant stakeholders.

  • Participate in Steering Committee meetings and provided updates on performance.

  • Contribute to the evidence base for the end of project report for external audiences.

People Management:

  • Develop systems that foster a working environment that prioritizes innovation, excellence and efficiency in monitoring and evaluation practices.

  • Recruit and train local monitoring and evaluation officers.

  • Supervise M&E Officers, provide ongoing capacity building and conduct periodic performance evaluations.

  • Lead the development of a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation capacity building strategy for relevant consortium stakeholders, including monitoring and evaluation teams and community stakeholders.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A Master’s Degree or higher in related field

  • At least 5 years leadership experience in program design and development, program monitoring and evaluation, information management, capacity building, and compliance.

  • At least 5 years field experience in a relief or development environment.

  • Previous experience with monitoring and evaluation in large grants preferably consortia.

  • Capacity building experience in project design, monitoring, reporting, and evaluation.

  • Computer knowledge including Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Google sheets, Power Point.

  • Knowledge and skills on research packages (e.g. SPSS, EPI Info, NVIVO, etc…)

  • M&E technologies- ODK, Kobo, SMAP, GIS.

  • Experience with DFATD, GAC funded projects.

  • Experience working in Fragile contexts, preferably South Sudan.

  • Experience with food security and livelihoods projects integrated with gender and protection.

  • Experience working with UN agencies.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Monitoring, evaluation, accountability.

  • Core Humanitarian Standards.

  • Data analytics.

  • Fragile contexts.

Project Manager - AIM Health Plus Project

Back ground

World Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision and join our team in the position below.

Position: Project Manager - AIM Health Plus Project

Report to: Programme Manager

Location: Busia Dstrict

Purpose of the position:

World vision Uganda in collaboration with World vision Ireland implements phase 2 of Access to Infant Maternal and Child Health (AIM Health Plus) project in Busia District, funded by Irish Aid, with close supervision of the Project Manager to:

Provide leadership in all aspects of strategic planning and follow through the implementation of agreed upon MNCHN strategies and maximum integration of synergies as project is implemented.

Ensure the quality of the project implementation is in line with Uganda’s Ministry of health (MOH) and WV Ireland Policies

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Project management and Coordination

  • Identify and build strategic networks with other actors to support the district in implementation of AIM health strategies including Goal oriented ANC, Malaria, Diarrhea, Nutrition programing, community systems strengthening, VHT functionality and health advocacy.

  • Initiate and work with line WV staff and district partners to technically interpret the MNCH&N technical approaches included in the Access to Infant and Maternal Health (AIM Health Plus) proposal to facilitate implementation of key activities in the project work plan.

  • Work with the MNCH and Nutrition Specialists to define areas of MNCH& N and facilitate their integration in the Maternal New born Child health and Nutrition programming in the project district.

Project monitoring and evaluation

  • Working with districts, conducts support supervision in the AIM health district and provide technical assistance to ADPs implementing MNCHN activities.

  • Ensure World Vision’s institutional learning and experiences in MNCHN activities feed into AIM Health program development.

  • Conduct regular field monitoring visits every month together with Project Officers

  • Prepare weekly & monthly work plans

Finance management

  • Manage project finances and assets in line with WV policy

  • Budget management and control in line with WVU and donor requirement.

  • Support Partners and Sub Grantees to adhere to WV finance and Asset Management policies.

Performance management and supervision

  • Assess staff capacity and ensure the building of staff capacity to deliver for Project goals.

  • Manage the performance and discipline of the team by providing coaching and mentoring to high performing and effective individuals and teams

  • Manage wellbeing of staff to ensure a motivated

Project development

  • Provide technical guidance and monitor implementation of MNCHN activities including but not limited to: Information Education and Communication/Behavior Change Communications, Community mobilization and interventions targeting VHT.

  • Support the field teams to constantly understand and articulate project MNCH strategies to beneficiaries and partners, namely, communities, CBO’s, NGO’s civil society and district officials

Networking and collaboration

  • Identify and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with actors to support district in planning and implementation of AIM health strategies

  • Effectively engage and Network with District and Sub county health Authorities and local government structures and any other agencies to promote ownership and Sustainability of Interventions.

Documentation and reporting

  • Prepare narrative Monthly, quarterly & Annual report for submission to the WV and the donor

  • Conduct quality checks of all the monitoring/data collection forms, filling and entry into specific AIM health database.

  • Document lessons learned, promising practices and case studies from the AIM health Plus project.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Human Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Public health or any related discipline.

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health is an added advantage

  • 5 years practical experience in Public health including Nutrition and/or HIV/AIDS programming with a reputable organization, At least 3 of which must have been involved in program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

  • Experience in program areas of; HIV /AIDS prevention and curative services, EMTCT, Tuberculosis (TB), Malaria prevention and control, Integrated community case management (ICCM), Integrated Management of New-born and Childhood Illnesses(IMNCI), Nutrition, Family Planning, Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) interventions

  • Master trainer in the various RMNCMN packages

  • Registration with the relevant regulatory bodies i.e. Nursing council/ Medical council/ Allied health professionals.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

  • Experience in working with communities

  • Good budget management skills

  • Experience working with Ministry of Health and District Local Government structures, other development partners, donors and other community structures both formal and informal.

Project Officer 1 Health - Aboke Area Programme

Back ground

World Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision and join our team in the position below.

Position: Project Officer 1 – Health - Aboke Area Programme

Report to: Child Sponsorship and Development Facilitator

Location: Oyam District

Purpose of the position:

To implement field level health technical programme activities and relevant sponsorship performance in line with targets and partnership standards in a manner that contributes to sustained and improved child wellbeing.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Project planning, implementation and reporting

  • Participate in planning and budgeting, preparation of work plans, implementation of planned health activities and monitoring/ reporting of progress.

  • Facilitate and monitor the implementation of planned activities and community level engagements

  • Mobilize and facilitate the engagements of stakeholders during planning and development meetings, workshops and other fora

  • Routinely identify local level health partners, support and facilitate them in the implementation of planned activities

  • Facilitate stakeholders and partners in supervision and monitoring of programmatic activities

  • Communicate and work with local health facilities and Community Health Workers to improve health and nutrition issues identified in the communities on a monthly basis

  • Conduct Health camps to ensure good health and prevent Registered Children (RC) deaths.

  • Facilitate and document the integration of MVC in the Area program and integrate into the TP programming.

  • Support District wide selected activities outside of the Area program in the district of operation

  • Support the collection and documentation of impact and success stories.

Community engagement and advocacy

  • Innovatively support communities including Registered Children’s (RC) households to participate and benefit from the health program development

  • Mobilize and sensitize community (RC guardians, community leaders and other community members) on health programs and issues and facilitate participation in the management of various community health and nutrition projects

  • Build the capacity of children, families and community to collectively engage local leaders on identified issues.

  • Follow-up on commitments by local leaders on improvement of the health environment and general wellbeing of children.

  • Mobilize communities to participate in the relevant child health days and celebrations such as the world breast feeding week.

  • Participate/represent world Vision Uganda in the health sector review meetings both at facility and sub county level

  • Support implementation of National campaigns “It Takes a World” to address the health issues.

  • Compile issue reports and position papers for sharing with relevant stakeholders at sub county and district level.

  • Engage Faith leaders in implementation of health activities and track cases addressed

Monitoring and evaluation

  • Analyze and follow up management of RCs with health challenges

  • Compile monitoring reports for management action and participate in updating of the databases of the different health models

  • Work with CSDF to identify, train monitors and partners on health related matters.

  • Support the health facility teams to review and analyze their data for impact and relevant feedback to the community teams

  • Conduct quarterly reflection meetings with Community Health workers and follow-up on agreed actions.

  • Build the capacity of Community Health workers to implement and report on activities implemented

Child Protection and Wellbeing

  • Monitor the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report any incidents in line with child protection policy and guidelines.

  • Sensitize children including RCs, guardians/parents and other stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of a diploma in nursing, nutrition, clinical medicine, public health, community health and related fields.

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in community health and engagement with programming sectors (health and WASH)

  • Computer literate (Ms Word, Excel And Power point)

  • Analytical and problem solving skills

  • Community Mobilization and engagement skills

  • Report writing skills

  • Networking and influencing skills

  • Ability to communicate in applicable local language(s)

  • Ability to ride a motorcycle is a MUST

  • Willing to stay in rural setting within Sub County of operation

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Willing to attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.

  • Perform other duties as required

Programme Accountant - Pader-Agago Cluster

Back ground

World Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision and join our team in the position below.

Position: Program Accountant - Pader Agago Cluster

Report to: Programme Manager

Location: Pader District

Purpose of the position:

To provide financial technical support to the programme/cluster in accordance with World Vision accounting policies and procedures and the Acceptable International Financial Accounting standards.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

  • Financial management: Raise, receive and review voucher interface files and ProVision requests from the programme/cluster for the completeness/accuracy of data, account codes and provide feedback on daily basis

  • Financial management: Review and manage the mobile money transactions for the programme/ cluster and ensure timely and accurate mobile reconciliations by 10th following month

  • Financial planning & budget management: Complete and consolidate the programme/AP Budgets, upload into Horizon by August and to Share point by December each financial year

  • Monitor budget and cash-flows by ensuring expenditures are within the budget limits, identify and provide variances explanations for management decision making by 13th monthly

  • Financial reporting: Generate and review Sun systems generated and other financial reports for the programme/ cluster and share/discuss the reports with the cluster teams on 11th monthly and have final reports filed at the cluster by 15th each month

  • Risk management: Take lead in the cluster internal and external audit and ensure that audit recommendations are implemented on a timely basis, that is within the 90 days

Update asset registers to monitor and manage programme/ cluster assets) in accordance with WV Finance Manual on quarterly basis

Carry out routine field visits to ascertain value for money and items reaching correct beneficiaries

  • Capacity building: Provide technical financial support and hands on to programme/ cluster Assistant Accountants, Program staff and partners within the cluster

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • A university degree, with a major in Accounting/Finance/Auditing

  • Partial professional qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA, CA, CIA or CMA or equivalent.

  • A minimum of three years’ post qualification experience.

  • At least 3 years relevant technical and business work experience

  • Extensive Computer knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Vision Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SUN Accounting and Access is required.

  • Must have proven knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control Procedures.

  • Written and Oral Communication skills are essential, and the incumbent must be a team builder, who is able to work successfully in a multicultural environment

  • Experience of working in the field(communities)

  • Knowledge of project management and project cycles

  • Additional professional qualifications

Zonal Admin Coordinator

WORLD VISION

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Position : ZONAL ADMIN COORDINATOR

Localisation : Kaffrine

Nombre : 1

Grade Level :

Type de Contrat : CDD

Profil :

Finalité du poste :

Coordonner l’administration, la logistique, l’approvisionnement et le protocole de la zone de manière à contribuer au bien être des enfants et des communautés.

Niveau de qualification et expérience professionnelle:

Qualifications: Formation/Connaissances/Connaissances Techniques et Expériences

Les éléments suivants sont exigés à travers une combinaison de formation formelle, auto-formation, expériences, etc.

  • Qualification minimum exigée:

  • Bac + 3 ans en administration des entreprises, gestion ou diplôme équivalent

  • Expérience de 2 ans dans gestion de l’administration

Préférée:

  • Expérience de 4 ans dans gestion de l’administration

  • Compétences requises:

  • Très bon niveau dans la compréhension et la rédaction des correspondances.

  • Maîtrise de l’outil informatique pour la gestion des bases de données administratives

  • Excellente communication écrite et orale en français et anglais

  • Capacité à gérer une équipe

Compétences techniques:

  • Défendre les pratiques organisationnelles de protection de l'enfant, notamment ne pas recruter des enfants pour les projets de WV, rapporter les cas d'abus faits par des membres du personnels ou d'autres personnes, etc.

  • Coordonne le supply chain (approvisionnement et gestion du parc automobile) de la zone et des programmes/projets dans le respect des politiques et procédures d’approvisionnement et des exigences des bailleurs.

  • S’assure que tous les bureaux de la zone respectent les standards de propreté et d’hygiène et facilite les services des prestataires de services.

  • Coordonne les visites (voyage, réservation, logement, etc. des visiteurs) et s’assure de la signature des documents de protection de l’enfant.

  • Reçoit, enregistre, et met en œuvre les demandes d’achat dans le respect des politiques et guidelines du partenariat.

  • Facilite la réparation et la maintenance des équipements de la zone

  • Prépare et apporte un soutien logistique dans l’organisation des réunions et séminaires.

  • Gère tous les mouvements de biens, incluant la sécurité des magasins, l’inventaire, la livraison, la distribution, etc.

  • Apporte un soutien logistique au personnel international ou détaché

  • Facilite transmission correcte et dans les délais des courriers internes et externe

  • Fait la mise à jour de la liste des immobilisations, leur codification, etc.

Environnement et Conditions de travail:

  • Voyage: 10% National/International

  • Communication téléphonique: 10%

  • Collaboration et interaction avec les fournisseurs et le staff de la zone

Qualités professionnelles

Ponctualité, assiduité, rigueur, discrétion, intégrité morale, loyauté, discipline, courtoisie et proactivité

Processus de recrutement

-Test écrit

- un entretien individuel devant un panel.

NB/ : LES CANDIDATURES FEMININES SONT FORTEMENT ENCOURAGEES

Dossier de candidature:

Pour postuler à la position envoyer Lettre de motivation adressée à la Directrice Nationale de World Vision Sénégal, accompagnée d’un CV, du diplôme exigé pour la position légalisé et scanné :

En externe, passer par le lien suivant : http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-senegal

En interne, passer par Our People dans votre ESS dans JOBS (Development Actions- Open Position)

avec en objet la mention : Zonal Admin Coordinator

Date limite de dépôt : 06 février 2020

Seuls les candidats répondant aux exigences du poste seront convoqués.

Dakar, le 23 Janvier 2020

Le Directeur des Ressources Humaines

Food Assistance Manager

Reporting to : Operations Director

Grade Level : 16

Supervising : Design, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Senior Commodity Officer, and Humanitarian

Information Management & Reporting Officer

Work Location : Karen

Purpose of Position

To provide strategic leadership, technical management and coordination to World Vision Kenya in the incorporation of food, cash and NFI resources in programs including those in Food Security, Education, WASH and Livelihoods; and to ensure that such programs are designed, monitored, and implemented in compliance with industry standards.

Major Responsibilities

Major Activities

End Results Expected

Program Management, 40%

Managing the day-to-day implementation of Food, cash and NFI Commodities according to Field Level Agreements and Detailed Implementation Plans.

  • Participate in project design, proposal writing, budgeting process, and engaging various support offices and donors during the negotiation process in coordination with GAM and Finance units.

  • Liaise and meet with donors and other food and/or cash programming stakeholders for the purposes of networking, information sharing and nurturing partnerships.

  • In collaboration with the design, monitoring and evaluation team ensuring that food and/cash programs are monitored and evaluated and that operational research contributes to program innovation.

  • Responsible for the recruitment, selection, supervision and training of project department staff to ensure the smooth implementation of activities.

Timely implementation of projects

Operating Plan Developed

Well Designed and Aligned Project Design Documents

Demonstrated Integration with other sectors

Performance Tools timely filled and submitted/Staff motivated to perform

Program Design and Planning, 20%

  • Lead program growth for food, cash, and NFI programming beyond the current WFP portfolio to include recovery & development funded grant projects, as well as sponsorship funded ones.

  • Develop and present a comprehensive operating plan for the food, cash, and NFI portion of the WV program on a yearly basis including: program design; AERs, Call forward, Logistics plan and assisting in the preparation of agreements related to food, cash and NFIs.

  • Consolidate Call Forwards Schedule Distribution Plans, and pipeline projections for the WFP program as well as supporting similar aspects for grant and AP programs with similar components

  • Ensure that the WFP pipeline remains as healthy as possible by constantly following up call Forwards and shipments allocations and schedules with WFP Sub Office and Country Office.

Use of food, cash, and food resources beyond WFP and Emergency type of projects.

Project designs aligned with WV Kenya objectives and strategy

Financial & Operational Compliance, 15%

  • Maintain tight budgetary control over all program budgets and ensure compliance with the grant rules and regulations of a variety of donors (WFP and WVI standards).

  • Work with the Finance unit in the creation of programmatic budgets and recommend revision where necessary in coordination with the donor.

  • Create budgets and spending projections for the food, cash, and NFI operations.

  • Prepare the program for Internal, DMT and other external audits and to ensure that food, cash and NFI programs achieve acceptable audit standards in national, partnership, and DMT Audits.

  • Maintain a comprehensive commodity tracking systems so as to ensure that all food, cash and NFI commodities are properly distributed and accounted for to WV Partnership and major donor standards.

  • Ensure that all food, cash and NFI commodity losses and claims procedures are in compliance with the World Vision Partnership and donor requirements.

  • Ensure that the required periodic reports are generated from the CTS reports and submitted to the relevant consumers on a timely basis.

  • Ensure the loss and claims registers, files are well maintained and checked on a regular basis.

Signed FLAs

Project expenditures managed within acceptable range

Timely reimbursement by donor and PBAS Commitment of projects

Timely submitted accurate reports

Risk Register Maintained and Updated

Well maintained Asset Registers

External Engagement, Positioning, and Acquisition, 10%

  • Positon WV Kenya as a leader in food, cash, and programming and by so doing grow our portfolio in this regard

  • Position WV Kenya with the Kenya Cash Working Group, the Collaborative Cash Delivery mechanism, the Cash Learning Partnership and other learning and implementing cash groups in Kenya and the region.

  • Attend Donors monthly coordination meetings and other meetings as required

  • Liaise with UN and other NGO partners to ensure coordination on program implementation on the ground

  • Liaise with Local government and other government agent on issues related to implementation of food, cash & NFI assistance in the country.

  • Ensure good representation of World Vision in national and county government coordination meetings.

  • Grow internal programming in food, cash and NFIs beyond WFP grants to include other grants and Sponsorship funded projects.

Synergies and program visibility for greater impact

WVK representation in critical sector groups

Sustained funding for Cash/Food Assistance Projects

Good relationships with donors for sustained funding

Contribute to Knowledge Management and Innovation, 10%

  • Contribute to the development and introduction of innovation to ensure best practice approaches in the operations.

  • Contribute to the dissemination and sharing of best practices and lessons learned for corporate development planning and knowledge building.

Prudent project financial management, timely and accurate financial reporting as per donor regulations.

  • Any Other -5%.

Good relationships with supervisor and stakeholders

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences/community development or related fields. An advanced degree is an added advantage

  • Minimum 6 years experience with at least 3 years management exposure in commodity programming, designing, planning and implementing Food Assistance programming

  • Adequate knowledge and experience in food and cash aid programs and donors standards appropriate to the management of the food and/or cash programs preferably in the humanitarian development field.

  • Knowledge of the Sphere standards, Code of Conduct for Red Cross/ Red crescent, Humanitarian Accountability Partnerships (HAPI) and other international humanitarian standards

  • Extensive experience in supervising staff and conducting capacity building workshops.

  • In depth working Knowledge of computer soft wares including CTS, Excel, words and e-mail, etc.

  • Ability to effectively develop rapport and relate to donors, NGOs, counterparts, and government agencies

  • Experience in proposal development is preferred

  • Must be willing to travel and a flexible approach to living conditions.

  • Excellent Communication skills

  • Ability to achieve personal Integrity and trustworthiness.

  • Ability to solve problems and prioritize many demands without losing focus.

  • Excellent interpersonal, co-ordination and negotiation skills, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people in multi-cultural environments with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

  • Strong commitment to integrity, professionalism, creativity and innovation, learning, accountability, planning and organization, results orientation, teamwork and technological solutions.

  • Proven experience of representing externally to key stakeholders and maintaining donor relations.

Ability to live and work under pressure in a rapidly changing environment.

Teacher Professional Development Coordinator (3)

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 neighbours 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.

About the Grant : The Department for International Development (DFID) is funding a 4-year, £12 million Teacher Professional Development (TPD) initiative, that is part of the broader Teacher Effectiveness and Equitable Access for All Children Programme (TEACH) in Zimbabwe. TEACH has been designed to contribute to a positive shift in the trajectory of teaching and learning outcomes in Zimbabwe; leaving no child behind. The TPD component is scheduled to launch this year (2020) beginning with six-month Inception Phase followed by multiyear Implementation Phases. The TPD aims to improve the capacity of primary and secondary teachers in Zimbabwe to deliver high-quality education using evidence-based targeted in-service teacher training. World Vision Zimbabwe is currently recruiting for several full and part-time positions to design and deliver this programme.

Please be advised that the position is contingent upon contract award and client approval.

Position title: Teacher Professional Development (TPD) Coordinator (3)

Location: Harare, Bulawayo & Masvingo

Position Summary

The Teacher Professional Development (TPD) Coordinator will serve as the lead for operations in a geographical area, consolidating technical resources and assuring TPD systems function to school level. The TPD Coordinator will implement the comprehensive teacher professional development approach through partnership with Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education (MoPSE) structures to improve the learning outcomes of girls and boys.

Major responsibilities

  • Acts as TEACH’s implementation leader in a province related to improving inclusive teaching and learning and leadership of learning in primary and secondary schools.

  • Build the capacity, provide technical backstopping and support the monitoring of teach professional networks at provincial, district and cluster levels.

  • Develop and manage the relationships with the MoPSE and other critical stakeholders to assure program results.

  • Provide training solutions aligned to the comprehensive TPD approach.

  • Take shared responsibility for operational workplans and to assure alignment of activities and resources.

  • Develop the capacity of key stakeholders from school to province level to support TPD activities.

  • Contribute to, utilize and adapt learning from monitoring and evaluation process to inform program adaptation, contribute to research and learning. Participate in the development of quality assurance, monitoring and evaluation tools and process, ensuring effective standards of practice for improving the impact Contribute to and disseminate lessons learned.

  • Represent the project to provincial level.

  • Provide hands-on technical assistance and coaching to MoPSE stakeholders.

  • Support and engage in the development of effective supplemental teaching and learning materials and strategies

Qualifications, competencies and experience:

  • Minimum of Masters’ Degree in Education, international development or related field;

  • Demonstrated competencies in promoting community engagement initiatives, and basic education materials development including developing training materials for school leadership and teacher professional development and good working knowledge of education sector policy.

  • Prior substantive and sustained work experience in achieving results(learning outcomes) on the ground

  • Ability to reach consensus and implement a program in a complex political environment; manage processes or operations which produce practical operational results

  • Ability to work with teams, communicate and coordinate with government departments and other agencies at various levels;

  • Experience in advocacy and policy development;

  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills and the ability to think and plan strategically;

  • Demonstrated creativity, innovation and initiative

  • Ability to communicate complex issues clearly and write proficiently in English

In addition, candidates could bring experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Pre-service and in-service teacher training

  • Pedagogy and delivery of national curriculum

  • Teacher assessment and inspection, as well as teacher motivation

  • Experience with Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education at various levels

  • Literacy and numeracy methodologies, teaching at the right level (TARL)

  • School safety and positive discipline as well as School leadership and management

  • Monitoring, evaluation and learning in education sector reform programmes Education Technology, including Learning Management Systems.

NB: Shortlisting will be done as applications are received.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Service Management Advisor

*Preferred position location: South Africa. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate wihin the Southern Africa Region where WVI is registered to operate.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

A Service Management Advisor provides support and advice for complex or enterprise-wide assignments. They work on multiple projects/ issues at a time as a project member, sometimes as a project lead. They deliver IT service solutions and support across a number of entities or offices, and/or a region, and demonstrate broad knowledge of IT issues and solutions to identify and communicate service delivery requirements.

Individuals within the Service Management job family work as the interface with assigned areas of the business (i.e., National Office, Regional Office, multiple Regions) for the purpose of assuring and planning IT service. These individuals serve as the relationship linkage between global ICT and National/Regional IT services. They provide highly-valued consulting level support, guidance and planning through key IT service initiatives, and review, manage and ensure service level agreements. They also communicate decisions, priorities and relevant project information to appropriate levels of staff.

Individuals must be able to communicate clearly, negotiate well, listen well, mitigate conflict, build alliances and achieve desired results using strong interpersonal and diplomacy skills. They must be able to work collaboratively with system users, other technical colleagues and business users. They need good project management skills and experience of managing multiple projects. They work closely with others on service issues across organizational and business-entity boundaries. Their knowledge of technology risks and opportunities are shared to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the business.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Business Relationship:

  • Establishes and maintains a strategic relationship with local/regional/support organization key stakeholders and the IT organization to provide cross functional and cross entity support.

Strategy & Business Planning:

  • Provides input to longer-term service management strategy and planning for the organization.

Project Management:

  • Develops project plans.

  • Monitors project milestones and critical dates to identify potential jeopardy of project schedule.

  • Identifies ways to resolve schedule issues.

  • Negotiates changes in the project schedules, deliverables, or cost, as required.

Customer Satisfaction:

  • Monitors service level agreements to ensure that requirements are met or exceeded.

  • Escalates problems as required based on SLAs.

  • Measures against metrics to ensure customer satisfaction.

Vendor Management:

  • May evaluate vendor solutions to ensure requirements compliance and cost effectiveness.

  • May assess any associated risks and options.

Service Level Agreements:

  • Explains service procedures to clients.

  • Follows up in a timely manner to ensure customer satisfaction.

Communication:

  • Communicates with users, team members and management on a regular basis as to the status of assignments.

Coaching/Mentoring:

  • Provides coaching and mentoring to less experienced colleagues.

  • May develop and deliver briefings to users and team members.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree, specialized training, certification, or equivalent work experience.

  • Project leadership experience across mutli functions and entities.

  • Typically requires 5 to 7 years of experience within the relevant area of work performed.

  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally, as necessary.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.