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FAITH AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECT MANAGER – EMPOWERED WORLD VIEW ( EWV)
PURPOSE OF POSITION
The purpose of this position is to effectively manage and coordinate the EWV Scale up Project Phase 2 and ensure that the project outcomes are realized within the stipulated time. The Project Manager is the contact person with all National offices that are implementing EWV and a lead trainer and mentor of the approach and will assume responsibility for ensuring that the project activities are integrated and mainstreamed globally. Primarily the position will ensure capacity is strengthened across the targeted offices within and outside the region as per the project design. In addition, the person will ensure evidence building is achieved throughout the project cycle, by ensuring that best practices and key lessons are being documented, communicated and shared across the Partnership to inform better programming. The role is critical in ensuring that EWV program quality standards are in place and are fully being integrated in National Office (NO) strategies and Technical programs to realize Our Promise.
40% - Ensure that EWV is integrated into Field Office (FO) strategies, technical programs and grants, including in fragile contexts
Ensure sufficient field office capacity for EWV (ToTs) in collaboration with the Technical Specialists
Coach and mentor EWV ToTs to cascade the program.
Engage Operations & Program quality teams to ensure FO leadership support
Coordinate regional team of EWV trainers across all regions
Ensure EWV is integrated with other technical projects at field level
Collaborate with NO GAM teams to ensure EWV is written in the grant proposals
15% - Project Management and Serves as the main point of contact with WVUS in ensuring donor promise is achieved and communicated well.
Coordinate development of annual plans and budget for the Scale Up Project
Collaborate with implementing NO’s to prepare donor facing reports
Work with the finance team to ensure efficient and effective utilization of the resources
Supervise staff under him/her.
25% - Strengthen EWV Design, Monitoring & Evaluation for greater impact
Collaborate with Global Centre (GC), Regional Office (RO) and NO Program quality teams to ensure EWV indicators are standardized and applied across all FO EWV projects
Work with GC to complete the EWV Project Model documentation as a CPM
Work with GC to develop the ‘Design Implementation Quality Assurance’ documentation
Support NO’s to ensure that EWV activities and progress are captured in horizon
Support and coordinate EWV related research
Coordinate EWV publications
Coordinate the annual EWV Global learning forum
15% - Support and coordinate scale up of EWV in new National offices and with partners:
Ensure quality implementation of EWV in new offices,
Coordinate training of Trainer of Transformers (ToTs)
Build strong relationships with partners and especially the faith actors to uptake EWV
Support testing and scale up of EWV children and adolescents version
Work with implementing offices to strengthen integration of EWV into the Development Programme Approach
Manage the pace of EWV scale up to ensure new offices have the capacity and leadership to implement EWV with quality
5% - Other responsibilities:
Participate in other organizational meetings as required.
Participate in National offices strategy reviews
KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE
Required Professional Experience
At least 5 years of experience in development field
Spiritual maturity; clear articulation of personal faith in Christ about how their faith informs their life and work. Able to stand above denominational diversities.
Knowledge and experience with WV operations
Knowledge and experience with WV faith and development principles
At least five years of programme management experience
Facilitation skills in training or facilitating staff and community level empowerment approaches.
Experience in design, monitoring and evaluation (DM&E)
Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment
Must be computer literate
A good team player
Good communication and good inter-personal skills
Needs excellent English language skills, both oral and written
Understanding of basic accounting
Degree in related field desired (A Master’s degree will be an added advantage)
Office-based with frequent travel to the field
30% International travel is required
The application closes on 2nd March 2021.
The purpose of this position is to provide leadership and operational management to a privately-funded grant from World Vision United States (WVUS) focused on strengthening faith communities’ ability to provide an enabling, caring, and protected environment for Palestinian girls and boys, especially the most vulnerable children. The role of the Faith & Development (F&D) Project Manager is to:
Manage the project in collaboration with World Vision Jerusalem – West Bank – Gaza (JWG) staff and WVUS to ensure high quality results and on time spending in accordance with the project’s agreement.
Strengthen partnership with local Christian and Muslim faith-based organizations and communities towards mobilizing faith actors in initiatives that address violence against children, strengthen the family, and strengthen safeguarding of children in private, faith-based schools.
The main focus of the project is the implementation of the Celebrating Families (CF) project model as the umbrella of this project. The goal of Celebrating Families is to support families to create a safe and nurturing environment for children’s spiritual nurture and development. The project model is designed to develop the skills of parents/ caregivers to create safe and loving environment for children’s holistic development
The project manager will be responsible to drive the establishment of partnerships with Muslim faith-based organizations and entities, including finalizing the contextualization of World Vision’s Celebrating Families project model for Muslim contexts with the goal of increasing Muslim faith actors’ contribution to reducing child abuse and violence against children and women.
The project manager will also supervise the F&D officer responsible for working with Christian entities to increase their contribution toward reducing violence against children through the implementation of CF model, mobilization of the Church to participate in the It Takes a World to End Violence in and around Schools advocacy campaign, and to help Christian schools implement effective safeguarding policies.
ROLE DIMENSION / DESCRIPTION
End Results Expected
Lead the process of implementing the WV Faith & Development PNS across three zonal offices, which includes:
Quality implementation of the WVUS Faith and Development project ensured in accordance with the project’s detailed implementation plan (DIP), agreement, and implementing documents.
Relationship Building and External Engagement
Perform other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
☒ Be Safe and resilient ☒Build Relationships ☒Learn and develop ☐Partner and collaborate
☒Deliver results ☐Be accountable ☐Improve and innovate ☐Embrace change
World Vision is committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children or vulnerable adults.