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Programme Support Assistant - Kiboga 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 Support Assistant - Kiboga Cluster

Report to: Programme Manager

Location: Kiboga District

Purpose of the position:

To provide administrative support to world vision Uganda and to facilitate in the conducive running of the administration systems at the cluster office in line with the WVU policies and procedures.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Logistics and administration support

  • Screening incoming telephone calls, mails, inquiries, and requests and handling them as appropriate, including relaying accurate and timely messages and answering of queries.

  • Maintain a database of assets.

  • Managing a filing system for record control of key documents.

  • Provide logistical support and back-up to in the planning of meetings and workshops.

  • Ensure adequate stocks of key office materials are in place at all times.

  • Maintaining supplies/logistics inventory and preparing requisitions for office supplies and equipment.

  • Related support including secretarial duties as required such as timely printing, photocopying and binding of documents.

  • General office management

  • Payment for utilities

Support to staff

  • Providing information and guide staff on administrative processes, procedures and requirements.

  • Facilitate and support staff on logistical and administrative requirements such as travels, follow up on requisitions, etc on regular basis

  • Support staff on follow-up of internal communications and actions.

  • Maintain the staff leave tracker for the team

Support to meeting/fora

  • Compile calendar/s of key events.

  • Support planning of the events and meetings.

  • Follow up on meeting invitations through emails and phones as is appropriate.

  • Planning for and managing logistics for regional meetings and other forums such as workshops and reflection/ learning events.

Guest logistics

  • Plan for guest logistics

  • Transport

  • Accommodation

  • Scheduled meetings, entry and exit briefs, etc.

  • Handle check in and out of guests from hotels.

  • Support guest’s general needs like shopping, church service.

Reporting

  • Following up with all staff on submission of their monthly reports.

  • Draft monthly report for PM’s review and submission within the stipulated timelines.

  • Following up with responsible staff on status implementation of key action points and decisions from the meetings/fora.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Must possess a university Degree in Business Administration, Management, Social Sciences, development studies and any other business discipline

  • 2-3 years relevant experience in administration work serving in a highly demanding office busy environment.

  • He /she should be able to manage a team of staff as well as cooperate with other units.

  • Must have knowledge in computer applications like MS Office and data base management

  • He/she should be keen on details and well organized individual.

  • Very strong relational and communication skills.

  • Excellent team player.

  • Should be knowledgeable, optimistic, determined and engaging

  • Should demonstrate strong Christian values of love, patience and integrity.

  • Knowledge in logistical operations

  • Office management skills

  • Effective communication skills.

  • Excellent customer care and public relations.

  • Abilities in office administration and organization.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Commitment to World Vision mission and partnership values and sensitivity to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

  • Skills in multi-tasking

Senior Technical Advisor, Interfaith and Peace Building

*Preferred position location: Nairobi, Kenya. Other locations to be determined by home country of succcessful candidate within the East Africa Region where WVI is registered to operate.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The position will provide leadership in peace building and interfaith programming across the region to contribute to child wellbeing and build World Vision as a lead in peace and conflict sensitive programming with interfaith engagement and integration into programs.

It will define the technical guidance, standards for technical approaches and programs to enhance ministry performance aligned to global industry practice on peace and conflict sensitivity. The aim is also to work with regional, Support Offices (SOs) and National Offices (NOs) resource development teams to mobilize adequate resources to effectively scale up community based peace building efforts and strategic engagement with multi faith groups in the region.

The role is responsible for external engagement and strategic partnerships for advocacy, policy influence and resource development in peace building and interfaith engagement are critical. It will also coordinate thought leadership, evidence and learning on peace building and interfaith work to enhance child wellbeing.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategic Leadership:

  • Develop an integrated Peace Building and Interfaith strategic guidance in line with global peace building and interfaith strategies and policies.

  • Ensure regional technical guidance and National Offices technical programs and approaches focus on child well-being.

  • Coordinate implementation of the technical guidance and conduct regular performance review of the targets set as part of the regional strategy score card.

  • Provide oversight to major Peace Building and Interfaith initiatives in the region and ensure compliance with WVI peace building and interfaith standards, protocols and policy.

  • Engage and support in regional strategy development, execution and measurement processes.

  • Provide leadership in mainstreaming, integrating and scaling up promising practices in Peace Building and Interfaith programs.

  • Coordinate the contribution of the Peace Building and Interfaith work in Integrated Learning Site and knowledge management initiatives in the region.

  • Ensure that support to NOs is included in the Organization Capacity Plans (OCPs) and aligned to PST mechanisms for greater impact.

Technical Support:

  • Provide technical support in the development, adaptation and scaling up of specific project models and approaches that contribute to specific child well-being outcomes.

  • Support evidence based policy analysis and advocacy with respect to policies with a bearing on child wellbeing outcomes.

  • Provide leadership in mainstreaming and scaling up evidenced based best practices in peace building and interfaith.

  • Provide technical support to major initiatives and projects in the region.

  • Coordinate well planned integrated approaches to building skills and expertise in NOs.

Resource Development:

  • Explore potential funding sources for Peace Building and Interfaith programming to support National Offices and work with the appropriate staff on these opportunities.

  • Collaborate with the East Africa Region (EAR) Resource Development Unit (RDU), NOs and SO to support resource development for Peace Building and Interfaith programming.

  • Monitor the peacebuilding and interfaith donor competitive landscape, provide support and guidance to NOs in development of peace building and interfaith capacity statements aligned to Technical Approaches (TAs) and Technical Programs (TPs) to be utilized during prepositioning meetings with donors.

  • Ensure that regional technical guidance and business plan includes resource development strategies.

  • Ensure the inclusion of a resource development target in key Peace Building and Interfaith specialists JDs.

  • Provide technical assistance for Peace Building and Interfaith work in the region, working to ensure that National Offices have adequate public and private funding to scale up high quality programming.

  • Work with Support Office and NO peacebuilding and interfaith teams, and other regional ministry and functions to ensure that large scale grants and other specially funded initiatives are implemented well, in alignment with WV models, and that they achieve best practice standards of programming as well as financial accountability.

  • Provide support in the development of multi-country proposals in Peace Building and Interfaith.

External Engagement:

  • Coordinate engagement and frontline work for the Interfaith sector within the Nairobi regional hub framework.

  • Establish or strengthen linkages and networks with leading institutions, donors, governments and other organizations to establish formal or informal partnerships.

  • Support regional and national leadership in articulating policy positions and enhancing the visibility of WV in their respective countries and within the Region.

  • Represent WV in global, regional and national peace building and interfaith events, conferences, for a, seminars and technical working groups.

Evidence and Learning:

  • Coordinate the documentation and publication of promising practices.

  • Define and regularly update research priorities on Peace Building and Interfaith.

  • Engage research institutions and universities in mission critical/operational research to solve key problems/issues that affect child well being.

  • Conduct operations research studies and pilots, documentation and ensure dissemination lessons learned to members of the CoP, regional and international forums.

  • Facilitate cross learning between NOs, learning from Support Offices (SO), other regions and peer organizations.

  • Promote adoption and scale up of promising practices, project models and innovations.

  • Organize annual forum as a learning and innovation event.

Collaboration and cross functional work:

  • Participate in the global Peace Building and CC/interfaith communities of practice and major Peace Building and Interfaith initiatives in the region.

  • Strengthen the existing communities of practice (CoPs) in EAR through the establishment and running of the regional chapters on Peace Building and Interfaith.

  • Mobilize technical expertise across the region through GTRN, ensuring effective knowledge management, learning and continuous improvement of programming in the region.

  • Collaborate with regional HEA to conduct and analyse conflict monitoring in the region and make recommendations for action.

  • Participate in RDMT and support NO technical teams’ participation in NDMTs and coordination of MSTC.

  • Collaborate with other units to leverage the impact of Peace Building and Interfaith work in national offices.

  • Contribute to the Integrated Learning site concept by working with other technical units and IP&S.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Carry out any other additional responsibilities as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Master’s Degree in either Peace Studies, Theology, Biblical studies, Missions or related field.

  • 10 years of experience in peace building and interfaith relations programming in developing countries.

  • In depth knowledge of peace building issues that affect the East Africa region.

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills, particularly in a cross-cultural environment.

  • Strong planning and organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple activities.

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

  • Experience managing field-level programs.

  • Experience leading and managing a professional technical team.

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

  • Proficient in English language.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strategy development.

  • Theory of change and logical framework development.

  • Advocacy and campaigns.

  • Coaching and mentoring.

  • Experience in East Africa, programming in fragile contexts.

  • Professional experience in training/capacity building.

  • Research and evaluation experience.

  • Multi-sectoral/integrated program design and implementation.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Project Manager Faith & Development

Avis de recrutement

World Vision Mali recrute la position suivante (1) :

Titre : Manager Foi & Développement

Localité: Bureau de World Vision

Rapporte à : Manager du Bureau

Type de contrat: Local

Durée: 1 an renouvelable

NB : World Vision ne demande jamais de paiement à aucune étape du recrutement ni par transfert ni directement en espèces.

Les candidatures féminines sont fortement encouragées.

BUT DU POSTE

Assurer la mise en oeuvre du projet « Protection et promotion de la paix en faveur de la population bénéficiaire et particulièrement les enfants les plus vulnérables dans les cercles de Koro, Bankass, Bandiagara et Mopti ».

Le chef de projet assurera la planification et le suivi de la mise en oeuvre des activités du projet dans le respect des politiques et procédures de WV Mali et celles du donateur. Il doit aussi s’assurer de la bonne gestion du budget en alignement avec les activités planifiées et aussi soumettre les rapports narratifs et financiers du projet au bailleur dans le temps convenu.

RESPONSABILITES MAJEURES

  1. Etablir ou renforcer les relations de collaboration et de partenariat avec toutes les parties prenantes du projet notamment les clubs d’enfants et de jeunes, les moniteurs d’enfants, les leaders religieux, les Eglises, les Organisations religieuses et les familles.

  1. Assurer le suivi de la mise en oeuvre du projet à travers l’implication de toutes les parties prenantes de la communauté et du personnel du projet et le soutien de l’Administration du bureau selon les procédures internes de World Vision et ceux du donateur.

  1. Contribuer à l’édification spirituelle des enfants à travers la mise en place des clubs d’enfants et l’approche de célébration de famille

  1. S’assurer que le staff est bien oriente sur le projet pour une gestion efficiente et efficace

  1. Veiller à la bonne gestion des ressources matérielles et financières selon les politiques et procédures de World Vision

  1. S’assurer que la politique de safeguarding de WVI Mali est connu par les partenaires et les staffs et suivre le respect de cette plique et sa mise en oeuvre

  1. S’assurer que le processus de plainte est mis en place et connu des partenaires et les staffs et que les incidents sur les enfants sont rapportés et suivi correctement dans le respect des standards.

  1. Travailler étroitement avec les spécialistes techniques de la protection, genre et moyens d’existence ainsi que les Manager des autres programmes techniques, le coordinateur DM&E, afin de maximiser l’efficience, l’impact du projet

  2. Contribuer à identifier des problématiques nécessitant l’élaboration de nouveaux projets dans le domaine de la protection des enfants et de la consolidation de la paix en lien avec l’équipe RAM, les spécialistes nationaux de la protection du genre et moyens de subsistance pour l’acquisition des ressources complémentaires (PNS. Gift catalogue, GIK et Grants)

  3. Produire des rapports mensuels, trimestriels et annuels et fin de projet de qualité et avec des histoires d’impact et photos selon les exigences du bailleurs et répondre aux questions du bailleur

Qualifications: Formation/Connaissances/Connaissances Techniques et Expériences:

Les éléments peuvent être obtenus à travers une combinaison de formation formelle, auto-formation, expériences, etc.

Qualification minimum exigée :

Bac + 4 Sciences sociales ou disciplines connexes avec expérience dans le domaine de de la communication pour le changement de comportement,

Forte expérience technique dans le domaine du genre et protection des enfants (par exemple : mécanisme de soutien de soutien psycho-social).

3 à 5 années d´expérience de gestion de projet,

Expérience avec des bailleurs internationaux concernant la gestion des projets à un niveau de responsabilité.

Expérience en développement de partenariat avec les églises et des organisation religieuse de base

La connaissance des approches comme celebrating family, Do No Harm, la mise en place et le suivi des clubs d’enfants.

Forte capabilité de coordonner et faire des réseautages.

Forte capabilité d´élabore des rapports de haute qualité.

Connaissance de l’informatique / bureautique (Word, Excel, PowerPoint,)

Anglais (lecture, écriture et parlé) sera un avantage)

Attitudes et comportements:

World Vision se réserve le droit de disqualifier un candidat qui a des antécédents relatifs à la violence faite aux enfants ou aux comportements opposés à la protection de l'enfance, et ce même après l'embauche.

Comment postuler: veuillez aller sur le site Web suivant:

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

*Délai de soumission des candidatures : 13 Novembre 2019

*Seuls les candidats présélectionnés seront contactés.