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OFDA WASH Technical Lead, SAFCER, Mozambique

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) Technical Lead Advisor is responsible for overseeing, at all stages, the WASH activities of the OFDA CHEMO Consortium Program. This WV position will report to the WV Head of Operations with matrix management to the CHEMO COP, whereby the CoP will contribute, but not lead the performance evaluation for Sector Lead Advisors. He/She will be responsible for managing the WASH component of the OFDA Consortium, and will thus be working alongside the other WASH partners, Food for the Hungry and Caritas. S/he is also accountable for accomplishing the WASH program objectives and outcomes. The OFDA WASH Technical Lead ensures the overall

success of the program by making sure the WASH partners team completes the defined activities while adhering to agreed humanitarian, accountability and SPHERE standards and contractual obligations; and that the project is completed on time, within budget and with acceptable quality.

On 14 March 2019, Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall near Mozambique Beira City, leaving devastating loss of life and large-scale destruction of assets and infrastructure in its wake. In the following days, some entire villages were submerged as flood waters rose across the central region of the country in the provinces of Sofala, Zambezia, and Manica. An estimated 1.85 million people have been affected by the cyclone and the subsequent floods within the three provinces.

World Vision has established an Emergency Management Structure based in Beira (Sofala Province) for the Mozambique response in order to effectively coordinate efforts across multiple levels of the organization and through the UN Cluster system. The Mozambique Response Plan aims to reach 150,000 affected people through the provision of support in the following sectors: WASH, Child Protection, Health and Nutrition, Food and NFIs, Livelihoods, Protection and Education.

S/He will be responsible for:

  • Provide strategic leadership and oversight to the humanitarian WASH response for OFDA CHEMO as well as technical support for other WASH projects.

  • Ensure appropriate collaboration between CHEMO WASH partners, integration Shelter and Livelihood activities, and coordination with other WASH stakeholders.

  • Ensure that effective partnership and collaboration are maintained for advocacy, technical cooperation, program coordination, information sharing and knowledge networking.

  • WASH TA will be responsible for the technical quality of each partners WASH portfolio, coordinating partner resources to ensure that the program meets its targets and deliverables on time, within budget, and at a high level of quality.

  • The WASH Technical Lead Advisor will be accountable for the agreed WASH outcomes and overall WASH objective

  • The position will have close cooperation with consortium management to ensure that WASH sector achieves required level of integration within the complex program.

  • To work with WV National Office (NO) and Response team and cluster to initiate and lead water, sanitation and hygiene promotion projects in Mozambique in response to Cyclone Idai.

  • To provide technical leadership and advice in the assessment, design and implementation of water supply, sanitation and hygiene promotion activities in WV humanitarian response program in Mozambique.

  • To position WV as a preferred partner and sector lead for donors and agencies in WASH for the response program in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe.

  • The position holder will support the organizations growth in the WASH sector while directly managing and supporting staff working to implement World Visions WASH portfolio in coordination with the WASH Mozambique NO.

  • Manage the transition from emergency WASH to early recovery.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program Management:

  • Develop a coordinated project plan, ensure its smooth implementation, oversee the project implementation activities, provide overall technical direction, set objectives and targets.

  • In coordination with the CHEMO Program Management Unit (PMU) develop a clear vision for the program, as well as a clear and effective strategy for program implementation and evaluation and ensure that the vision and mission are aligned with contextual realities.

  • Strategic direction and overall supervision and successful implementation of the WASH sector.

  • Oversee program implementation, in cooperation with consortium members, key project stakeholders, including local nongovernmental organizations, local government officials, community-based organizations, other international agencies on the ground, and donors.

  • Development and update work plans and support program team in budget management.

  • Provide overarching coordination of WASH teams of expatriate and/or national staff to complete WASH sector goals on time and on budget.

  • Provide technical support to the WASH teams in all project sites, including the evaluation and impact analysis of current projects.

  • Ensure the use of appropriate techniques and materials for hygiene promotion and training.

  • Together with the consortium program managers, the WASH Technical Lead Advisor will coordinate with other technical departments to ensure a standard approach, synergy, and sharing of information.

  • With the consortium program managers, the WASH Technical Lead Advisor will develop appropriate targeting criteria and mechanisms to ensure the needs of identified vulnerable groups are met.

  • The WASH Technical Lead Advisor will provide feedback and recommendations on the quality of WASH programs and interventions to the consortium partners.

  • Support partners to develop and conduct technical WASH assessments and support the preparation and presentation of assessment findings.

  • Align implementation strategies, technical guidance, between partners and customers and implementing partners.

  • Oversee the preparation and submission of regular and ad hoc technical program reports that are timely and meet industry and donor requirements. Develop minimum standards for reporting.

  • Work constructively with support teams to ensure sound administrative practices with regards to record keeping (data and activity related documentations), compliance with donor regulations, communications, etc.

  • Ensure that partners receive an overarching snapshot on achievements across the consortium through regular reports and presentations, including trends, challenges, opportunities, and recommendations for sector improvements/adaptations.

  • Through a matrix management approach, provide support to implementation teams in overseeing program staff and partner performance and quality of program implementation and if security context allows, conduct frequent field visits to all program sites. Draft and/or review scope of work to hire and manage any technical consultants, including review for technical efficacy and contract budget.

Technical Direction:

  • Ensure the technical standardization of standards, approaches, tools, activities, reporting, monitoring and evaluation amongst sector partners where appropriate.

  • Implement/improve WASH record keeping methods that support internal and donor reporting as appropriate.

  • Provide a summary of recommended areas for sector improvement, areas of success, and lead the commencement of an action plan with WASH sector staff to evolve and make positive systems improvements where needed.

  • Provide technical direction (on assessments, approaches, coordination, procurement) to consortium team.

Capacity Building:

  • The WASH Technical Lead Advisor will ensure that relevant consortium members are trained on the program technical aspects.

  • The WASH Technical Lead Advisor will support the management of the subcontractor monitoring tools.

  • Supervise and monitor the development of reporting systems for data collection (qualitative and quantitative), analysis and follow-up and feedback to relevant staff, donors, partners and other agencies.

  • Support partners to document lessons learned and best practices identified through their WASH programs.

  • Assess the status of current WASH program, structure, functions and standards and devise a WASH program quality improvement plan in close coordination with WASH, M&E and program staff.

  • Set up WASH program improvement indicators and implement WASH program improvement plan.

  • Propose and implement capacity building activities aimed at enhancing skills of local WASH providers and/or partners.

  • Provide performance evaluation feedback on consortium member organizations’ relevant technical staff, when requested.

  • Ensure that that all WASH co-ordinators and team leaders are providing proper leadership and support to the projects according to their area of expertise and based on a defined action plan with Sector Lead.

MEAL and Evidence Base:

  • Coordinate with Accountability to build systems that promote beneficiary accountability by ensuring that communities participate in initial assessments and program design, specifically in the WASH programming.

  • Ensure that accountability mechanisms are in place for community and stakeholders feedback on sector are reviewed with communities based on the concept of Community

  • Based monitoring and evaluation.

  • Provide technical analysis and support in the development of research for best practiced WASH designs and application of core project models in the setting.

  • Develop a WASH plan aligned with the WVI Humanitarian Accountability Framework.

  • Through developing specific tools and indicators to assist National offices for writing good WASH proposals.

  • Support and inculcate a culture of learning between programs through consistent sharing of M&E processes and systems.

Networking and Partnerships:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with consortium partners, WASH cluster, NGOs, donors, partners and other stakeholders, with the objective of representing the consortium, ensuring visibility, raising issues from the field and building partnership to augment the work of the consortium.

  • Facilitate donor visits to project sites/offices as appropriate and ensure that up to date programme details are transmitted.

  • Seek out relevant networks on specific WASH-related humanitarian aid and advocacy issues.

  • Represent the consortium at Mozambique based WASH cluster, working groups, with de-facto WASH structures, facilitating supportive synergies and overall progress in the

  • WASH sector and avoiding duplication with the work of other agencies (e.g. NGOs, UN, etc).

  • Seek opportunities for interagency collaboration.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Post graduate qualifications in Civil/ Environmental Engineering, public health and/or international development.

  • Excellent knowledge of English. Portuguese knowledge would be an added value.

  • Excellent networker.

  • Ability to work in, and contribute to, a collaborative team-building environment.

  • Willingness and ability to travel to project areas frequently.

  • Excellent analytical/ problem solving skill and detail orientation.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in emergency and WASH.

  • Has experience in working with UN and/or INGO and other partners in the WASH sector.

  • Proven ability in programme design and management including assessments, reviewing and writing grants, and evaluation.

  • Proven ability in capacity building including training.

  • At least 5 years in international humanitarian response and development work.

  • Ability to communicate cross-culturally and sensitive to other cultures.

  • Understanding of donor requirements and completion of emergency response funding and grants proposals.

  • Understanding and ability to set up contracts and review tenders.

  • Registration with national engineering or public health body.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English with Portuguese or Spanish.

  • Excellent computer skills.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Understanding of the humanitarian architecture and the cluster system.

  • Detailed knowledge of current approaches to design and construction of small, medium and large scale community water and sanitation facilities in complex humanitarian emergency., with experience in assessing water, sanitation and hygiene promotion/public needs/actions in either a conflict/complex humanitarian emergency.

  • Knowledge of the theory and practice of hygiene promotion and the relationship between WASH design and disease transmission dynamics including child and maternal mortality. In particular, to demographic and major and minor population health morbidity and mortality, the aetiology of diarrhoeal disease, arboviral (VBDs) infections and WASHs role in the management of chronic/acute malnutrition and HIV in disease management.

  • Experience in managing diverse teams.

  • Ability to manage multiple grants.

  • Professional experience in using community engagement practices for the assessment, design and implementation monitoring and evaluation of water, sanitation and health promotion/hygiene projects/programs.

  • Demonstrated experience in working closely within a team, collaboration, or group to analyse and implement WASH programs in local community settings.

  • Demonstrated experience in professional writing on disease modelling, analysis of public health practice or management including sector analysis, problem – identification and problem-solving actions.

  • Experience preparing advocacy briefs and fundraising for Water sanitation and hygiene programs.

  • Completed hostile environment or security training.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% of the time.

  • Ability to work and live in harsh situations with limited support and facilities and possible hostile environments.

Office security guards (1 positions), Hargeisa.

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Office security guards- 1 position (Hargeisa, Somaliland).

The office security guard Ensures effective provision of security and safety services to personnel and World Vision Property in Hargeisa Office, Somaliland.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Patrol and inspect property to protect against fire, theft, vandalism, terrorism, and illegal activity.

  • Patrol premises and contact the senior security officer or Ops when necessary to apprehend and remove unauthorized persons.

  • Protect Company’s investment, enforce laws, policies and procedures on the property, and

  • Coordinates and cooperates with local civil law enforcement agencies – if any

  • Use radio and mobile phone communications to call for assistance from the senior security officer or the FSSM as the situation dictates. Maintaining order in emergencies.

  • Write reports outlining incidents and their observations and activities during their assigned shift.

  • Reports lights left on in buildings, turn lights on and off as directed, and reports doors and locks that are not working properly.

    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: Secondary school preferred.

  • Technical Training qualifications required: Police training and military would be preferable.

  • Experience: 1 years of experience in a similar job

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

  • Must adhere to set security standards

Kindly note: All academic certificates will be verified with the issuing academic institution.

All applications shall be received by 1st May, 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

People & Culture (HR) Business Partner (Global Centre)

*Preferred location: Victoria, UK. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate where VF/WVI is registered to operate.

ORGANISATIONAL BACKGROUND:

VisionFund International (VFI) is the world’s largest Christian microfinance network. For more than a decade we have been improving the lives of children across the developing world, as we provide small loans and other financial services to families struggling in poverty.

As the microfinance subsidiary of World Vision, the world’s largest Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation, VisionFund works in 29 countries through our network of affiliated microfinance institutions (MFIs) located across the globe in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. We have around 7,000 staff. We have an outstanding loan portfolio of nearly US$ 535 million, serve over 1.2 million active borrowers and impact the lives of over 4 million children each year.

Sharing the same vision as World Vision, VisionFund seeks to provide life in all its fullness to children as their parents receive small loans, improve their businesses and increase their ability to care for their children as family incomes multiply.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The P&C Business Partner plays a crucial role in the execution of the People and Culture Strategy. Partnering with Business Leaders in our ‘Global Centre’ the BP helps them to achieve strategic business objectives through their virtual teams. The BP advises and coaches managers and employees in all elements of employee life cycle and talent management, including proactively identifying current and future people implications. The BP works collaboratively with World Vision International’s HR Centers of Excellence, specialists and Shared Services to develop and deliver integrated HR solutions, including workforce planning, performance management, succession planning, employee relations and leadership development.

This position will support VF senior leaders in aligning organizational strategies, goals and priorities with VisionFund’s mission and values. The post holder will encourage the use of innovative People Management and OD tools and practices to reinforce and positively change beliefs, attitudes, operating models and structure of organizations so that VisionFund International staff can better adapt to new technologies, markets and strategic changes.

This role will also play a role in designing and coordinating HR metrics and the creation and implementation of new/revised policies and project management of new initiatives e.g. related to talent management. This role also project manages designated global initiatives for the network of microfinance institutions (MFIs).

Applications from candidates with expertise in Organisation Development, Talent Management and/or Leadership Development would be particularly welcomed.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Function as a Strategic Partner with managers, including:

  • Act as a thought partner with managers to improve people-related priorities in the business unit (VisionFund GC).

  • Assist leaders in VisionFund GC with strategic planning and forecasting needs regarding people and culture, including leading on workforce planning for VisionFund GC and keeping VisionFund’s recruiter updated on upcoming needs.

  • Provide assistance and guidance to line management on a broad range of human resource policies, programs, and practices.

  • Act as an initial point of contact and intermediary for managers in assigned business unit (VisionFund GC).

  • Coach business leaders and managers to improve people management and development.

  • Maintain current understanding of the client’s department, strategy, people-related issues by becoming a valuable member of client's leadership team.

  • Participate in the development of the annual P&C strategic plan.

Become an Employee Champion acting as the main intermediary for employees and management in the VisionFund GC.

  • Implement HR-related programs within client group, such as reward and recognition programs and staff development initiatives.

  • Provide guidance, support and training to managers and employees on employee relations issues.

  • Assist line management with issues related to promotions, performance reviews, employee relations cases, terminations, etc.

  • Actively investigate and recommend solutions to employee relations issues in a quick and efficient manner, with access to legal counsel.

Act as a Change Agent for VisionFund, working to:

  • Collaborate with business leaders to design organizational structures, job roles, and talent management processes to drive organizational strategy.

  • Function as HR lead for clients going through organizational restructures, including providing consultancy to business leaders regarding the planning and communication.

  • of organizational changes.

  • Evaluate the impact of proposed changes on employees, and manage change to minimize disruption to the business.

  • Advise leaders on the need for and development of a people plan for each department.

  • Actively partner with business leaders and work with them to collaboratively identify practice improvement.

  • Run P&C related training and facilitate teambuilding sessions.

  • Help team leaders to make use of appropriate psychometric assessments and teambuilding tools (Birkman, MBTI, Insights, Lencioni, etc.)

  • Provide conflict resolution support, when appropriate acting as a neutral mediator.

Act as a Functional Expert who works to:

  • Scan the broader business environment on an ongoing basis for trends and issues that may affect talent management in the organization. Provide thought leadership on issues that could affect the VisionFund workforce.

  • Maintain a current knowledge of legislation and regulations that relate to HR issues, and take the lead on developing appropriate policies and procedures for VisionFund’s Global Centre and/or network of MFIs.

  • Analyze a broad range of HR data to identify valid insights, and convert these insights into recommendations the business can use to make decisions

  • Apply rigorous project management techniques to planning and implementing cross-functional P&C initiatives that support current and future business strategies.

  • Coordinate with P&C department functional experts and other departments to deliver on business requests and solve business problems.

  • Communicate regularly with P&C colleagues to exchange information and provide ongoing collaboration and problem resolution.

  • Provide consulting services related to career management

  • Point of contact on individual employees’ compensation, vacation, benefits, rights, etc if questions are escalated by P&C Officer. For example promotions, policy exceptions, job descriptions including Hay job evaluation, employment laws in various jurisdictions, leaves of absence, policy interpretation.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Significant human resources experience, with a minimum of a Bachelor degree or professional HR qualification

  • Previous experience in an HR Business Partner role, HR Generalist role or related high level specialist role in HR/OD.

  • Strong consulting skills and experience influencing and interacting with executives.

  • Thorough knowledge of human resource management practices and sensitivity to international differences

  • Demonstrated HR experience in a multi-unit business environment.

  • Proficient in coaching, mediating, influencing, facilitation, presentation, communication, data analysis and problem solving.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Able to communicate complex ideas and business concepts in accessible terms.

  • Proven ability to exercise excellent professional judgment

  • Thorough knowledge of employment legislation in at least one of the countries where VisionFund Global Centre staff are based.

Preferred Knowledge, Technical Skills and Experience:

  • Hay job evaluation qualification.

  • Experience within Ulrich’s Business Partner model.

  • Membership of a professional HR/Personnel Management body.

  • Experience working in emerging markets.

  • Experience organising expatriate assignments.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • This is a varied and fast-paced role within a multicultural and multi-location workforce, with development opportunities within both Microfinance and HR & OD.

  • This role is in a small team of People and Culture professionals, who are committed to excellent customer service and dedicated to our double bottom line of social impact and financial sustainability.

  • There is a requirement to travel nationally and internationally up to 4 times per year.

  • This role can be based in any location where WVI has a registration to employ staff, as long as time zones are compatible with key stakeholders for the role.

VisionFund International aims to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and candidates of all backgrounds and cultures are encouraged to apply. We aspire for all employees to feel their work is fulfilling and see their valuable contribution to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

ASISTENTE DE PATROCINIO - Tarija (PDA Fortaleza)

“Para cada niño y niña, vida en toda su plenitud”

Visión Mundial protege a las niñas, niños y adolescentes y no tolera ninguna forma de vulneración a sus derechos

Requerimiento de Personal

Sea parte del cambio de una Organización de Desarrollo Integral de la Niñez, basada en principios y valores cristianos, que requiere incorporar a su equipo de trabajo, los servicios de un/una profesional para el cargo de:

ASISTENTE DE PATROCINIO 2da convocatoria

PDA FORTALEZA

Base de trabajo: TARIJA

Propósito del puesto:

Asistir en la ejecución de las actividades operativas de patrocinio en el Programa de Área. Así como realizar un soporte integral a la ejecución de las actividades de campo.

Requisitos

  1. Técnico superior en ciencias sociales/informática,

  1. Egresado en ciencias sociales/informática (deseable),

  1. Conocimientos de Sistemas de Gestión,

  1. Habilidades de logísticas y de gestión administrativa,

  1. Conocimientos de ofimática e internet,

  1. Experiencia en cargos operativos de proyectos de campo o similares por lo menos 1 año,

  1. Experiencia laboral progresiva de 2 años,

  1. Licencia de conducir motocicleta y/o vehículo,

Los (as) interesados (as) deben ingresar a la siguiente página web: https://careers.wvi.org, buscar la vacante: ASISTENTE DE PATROCINIO PDA FORTALEZA, en esta página debe subir o colgar su Hoja de Vida, la presente convocatoria estará abierta desde el 17 de abril hasta el 23 de abril de 2019 (teléfono de contacto 71863995 - 72960320)

Cluster Manager

JOB OPPORTUNITY

CLUSTER (PROGRAMMES) MANAGER

World Vision International (Rwanda) is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 24 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of Cluster (Programmes) Manager.The position will be based in Rutsiro District in Tunga Cluster and reporting to the West Regional Manager.

Purpose of the position:

The Cluster (programmes) Manager provides leadership and management to the Area Programmes within the cluster by ensuring that all project plans are developed and implemented timely, that they strictly adhere to the approved models and achieve set targets on well-being of the most vulnerable children. The job holder will ensure empowerment approach is prioritized while continuously mobilizing additional resources and building strong relationships with key stakeholders.

The major responsibilities include:

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

25 %

Leadership and Management of Cluster

  • Provide effective leadership to cluster team in promoting WV Vision, Mission, Core Values and key National Office (NO) standards among staff and partners

  • Promote a empowered world view among communities in order to attain mind set change from dependency syndrome

  • Foster the development of a culture of teamwork and accountability

  • Ensure implementation of partnership performance standards, principles and initiatives within the programme

  • Promote integration of projects and operations from all funding streams

  • World Vision, Mission, Vision and Core values are understood and demonstrated at work place

  • Joint planning with partners and implementation of project models are in place and meet standards

  • Integration of grants/PNS in place and aligned to national Technical Progrmmes (TPs) and strategy

  • Staff, partners and communities empowered for self reliance and independence

20 %

Quality Assurance and Accountability

  • Take charge of quality assurance processes in the cluster ensuring that sponsorship and design, monitoring and evaluation (DME) standards are adhered to

  • Ensure internal controls, policies and procedures are adhered to for compliance

  • Manage cluster assets efficiently and effectively

  • Ensure quality and timely reporting

  • Ensure that tools are in place and in use to systematically track and report data on child well being targets

  • Project plans, reports and monthly tracking done timely with quality

  • Program/project designs meet World Vision standards and aligned to World Vision Rwanda strategy

  • All audit recommendations are addressed at 100% on time

  • Monitoring tools are developed to track project implementation

10 %

Knowledge Management and Innovation

  • Facilitate documentation and sharing of innovation and best practices with NO & Support Office (SO)

  • Ensure cluster prepares success stories for use in marketing and sharing with donors

  • Innovatively contextualize development models in the local context

  • Innovations and success stories shared for learning and resource mobilization purpose

  • Approved models and approaches implemented in the cluster

10 %

Networking

  • Actively participate in the Joint action development forum (JADF) at sector and district levels and ensure that WV Rwanda is well represented.

  • Collaborate and network with other NGOs, government departments, church and community leaders, ensuring participation of all stakeholders in program development, monitoring and evaluation

  • Identify and build capacity of CBOs and sub-grantee in project management

  • World Vison is represented in all partners meetings at District level

  • All implementing partners identified gaps are addressed on time

10 %

Resource Mobilization

  • Mobilize additional resources for the Area Programmes in the cluster through regular proposal writing and raising local resources

  • Build and strengthen relationships with local donors and government in prepositioning for local resource mobilization

  • At least 10% of funds raised locally from the District and other partners in every financial year

  • At least 2 fundraising proposals are submitted in every financial year

  • Donors visits are well coordinated in the cluster

10 %

Child and Adult Safeguarding

  • Promote child participation in programme activities such as in planning and monitoring making sure their contribution is respected

  • Ensure child and adult safeguarding policy and structures are observed to promote child well-being and prevent child and adult abuse

  • Empower local leaders to protect children from abuses

  • Child and adult safeguarding standards are respected and abuses reported timely

  • Child protection committees are functional in clusters

10 %

Human Resources Management and Development

  • Identify training needs of staff and ensure development plans are developed and implemented

  • Manage staff performance effectively

  • Staff capacity gaps identified and addressed

  • Staff Performance views are conducted timely with quality

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training.

Qualification required:

  • A bachelors degree in development studies, agricultural & natural sciences, economics, and social sciences or in a related discipline.

  • Minimum five years experience in programme/project management and proven track record in managing successful projects

  • Deeper understanding of a Programme Cycle

  • Strong understanding of community empowerment models

  • Strong development facilitation and community organization skills

  • Strong team leader with excellent interpersonal skills

Additional Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Experience in acquisition and management of large grants

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English

  • A masters degree in a development related discipline is preferred

Salary:

  • The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience:

N:B: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on [email protected](no applications will be accepted through this email)

The closing date for submission of applications is April 30, 2019; no late applications will be accepted

As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

Design & Assessment Facilitator - Lalogi – Lakwana Assessment

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: Design & Assessment Facilitator - Lalogi – Lakwana Assessment

Report to: Programme Manager

Location: Omolo District

Purpose of the position:

Excellently implement Assessment and Design processes and Child Sponsorship Operations standards in ways the meet WVU and WVI standards as well as cluster strategic priorities through effective supervision and working with Community Engagements and Development Assistant (Causal Staff) and Community Starter Group Member (Volunteers).

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Implement Design and assessment

Effectively conduct LEAP 3 assessment process for Lalogi-Lakwana Assessment and Design Project including primary and secondary data collection, and analysis, meeting with key stakeholders to begin to learn about child well-being

  • Leading and facilitating programme assessment and designing of new Area Programme (Vulnerability Assessment, Gender and Disability Assessment, Conduct Sponsorship Risk Feasibility Assessment and Child protection Assessment (ADAPT)

  • Developing and administer Assessment and design Terms of Reference (ToR) and data collection tools

  • Conducting collection of primary and secondary data, analyzed to inform assessment for potential interventions in the target communities

  • Develop quality assessment report

  • Facilitate capacity building of partners on Design, operations research and documentation

  • Facilitate participation and engagement of the community, partners and government officials to learn about Child Wellbeing Situations

  • Exploring partnering options and determining partnering approaches

  • Facilitating community to identify and shared vision, objectives and approaches contribute to child well-being

  • Conducting analyzing of root causes, assets/Resources, and existing efforts that that contributes to child wellbeing

  • Facilitating community to develop community level programme M&E Indicators and align it with standardized National Office M&E indicators in preparation for Project monitoring as aligned to the National Office Strategy results framework

  • Facilitating communities to develop shared community projects & Programme Plans

  • Align community project Monitoring & Evaluation Framework with World vision M&E framework

  • Align Community Project & Programme Plans with World Vision National Office Strategy

  • Conducting baseline Survey of the Programme Impact Area to inform selection of community projects

  • Compile Critical Path Step reports to inform evidence based decision making at programme levels and for use in preparation of programme designResponsible for the overall financial management of the project

  • Assessment & Design process and to ensure that expenditures are kept within the approved budgets

  • Document best practices, lesson learned and success stories about WV Uganda project interventions

  • Lead the review, learning and reflection meetings in the Area Programme on projects implementation, and evaluations.

  • Assessment Plan reviewed/developed and shared with Programme Coordinator and DM&E

  • Innovate better, context based and efficient ways of delivering child Sponsorship operations

Guide AP programme planning and Development.

  • Support the Design Processes of the Critical path steps and generated reports for each critical path steps

  • Support and guide AP scheduled assessments, TDI measurements and designs.

  • Facilitate development of the AP design document and AOP/ DIP.

  • Gather and analyze community perspectives, and prepare annual work plans and cash flows.

  • Monitoring of progress and achievements of Assessment processes and meeting timelines.

  • Conduct partnership mapping

Partnership Engagement and Mapping

  • Mobilse grassroots organizations, Churches and other civil society organizations on poverty reduction.

  • Mobilize government institutions and technical staff in the planning and implementation of AP programmes and plans.

  • Mobilize community participation in programme/project planning, development, implementation and monitoring

  • Mobilization of communities, local organizations and institutions for programme development and implementation and partnership.

Progress Reporting

  • Assessment Reports (Vulnerability, Gender and Disability, ADAPT and Sponsorship risk management report)

  • Critical path Steps Reports

  • Community engagements meetings Reports

  • Parish and Sup-County Summit Reports

  • Annual Operation plans narratives, Area Plan Narratives, Complete Log-frames and budget for identified projects

Lead community engagement process for child sponsorship and Registration

Ensure quality and timely Communications between Cluster, NO and SOs.

  • Support development of a communication plan with appropriate sponsorship messages tailored for local stakeholders and partners, including children.

  • Engage community on understanding of sponsorship management processes and selection criteria of Child Registration

  • Support child registration planning and registration processes with partners which ensures transparency and participation in ways that are fun and meaningful for children.

  • Facilitate formation of Community Volunteer Associations and other networks and collaborations on CWB among Sponsorship partners and stakeholders

  • Support community household engagements and Accountability approach and formation of structures

Child Protection

  • Identify the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report in line with child protection policy and guidelines.

  • Work with local leaders to protect children from child violations and abuses on child protection.

  • Sensitization of children including all RC on child protection.

  • Sensitize children, guardians/parents and other stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities with a view to identify child violations.

  • Report cases of child abuse in the programme area.

  • Report cases of child incidents for follow up.

  • Communicate to Guardian/parents on the intent of the Sponsor visit and attain consent/confirmation or rejection of the visit

  • Attend to follow up on Child protection issues and report.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Must have a Degree in Social Sciences, Humanities, Economics, and Statistics and/or Master’s degree qualification is preferred

  • Must have at least 3 years’ experience in project design, management, planning and budgeting preferably within World Vision. Knowledge of World Vision LEAP 3 Design processes standards is an advantage

  • At least two years’ work experience in community engagement, project planning and proposal development is key. Good understanding of logical framework and triangulating clear understanding of theory of change derived from problem tree analysis.

  • Monitoring and Evaluation knowledge, Conducting Assessment, Data analysis and community and partners engagements is an added advantages.

  • Skills in Project management and implementation.

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills

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

  • Competences in managing business process in large organizations.

  • Experiences in conducting of assessment process and using assessment results to design a project and/or programme is an added advantage

  • Member of Uganda Evaluation Association, Post graduate training in Monitoring and Evaluation is an added advantage

  • Knowledge in qualitative research and probing skills and data analysis is key

  • Knowledge in quantitative data analysis and use of analytical skills in quantitative data is an added advantage.

  • Context cultural indicators performance analytical skills is an added advantage

  • RIDDING EXPERIENCE WITH A PERMIT IS A MUST

Work Environment

  • To be based in Lalogi-Lakwana, rural poor community with no access to power and electricity

  • Lalogi has poor access to social services like health care, safe drinking water and housing

  • Will require riding a motorcycle for long distance to reach world Vision cluster Officer approximately two hours ride to access power and internet

Response Security Manager – SAFCER

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

On 14 March 2019, Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall near Mozambique Beira City, leaving devastating loss of life and large-scale destruction of assets and infrastructure in its wake. In the following days, some entire villages were submerged as flood waters rose across the central region of the country in the provinces of Sofala, Zambezia, and Manica. An estimated 1.85 million people have been affected by the cyclone and the subsequent floods within the three provinces.

World Vision has established an Emergency Management Structure based in Beira (Sofala Province) for the Mozambique response in order to effectively coordinate efforts across multiple levels of the organization and through the UN Cluster system. The Mozambique Response Plan aims to reach 150,000 affected people through the provision of support in the following sectors: WASH, Child Protection, Health and Nutrition, Food and NFIs, Livelihoods, Protection and Education.

To support the Response Director in ensuring that effective security measures for Operational Response Office programmes within the Three SAFCER (Southern Africa Floods and Cyclone Emergency Response) Operational Countries of Malawi, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe are both appropriately planned for and addressed within the Response Context. Lead in the optimization of organizational security and the mitigation of operational risks for ministry effectiveness by establishing security systems and mechanisms for institutionalizing an organizational culture and practice of safety and security.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategy & Planning:

  • Develop and implement the Operational Response Office security strategy in alignment with SAFCER MULTI COUNTRY RESPONSE Strategy and WV security policy so as to ensure the operational priorities of the Response Office are appropriately supported.

  • Ensure Security Risk Assessments, Country Risk Ratings and Core Security Requirement standards, processes and procedures are completed in accordance with current Office of Corporate Security guidelines and training.

  • Develop and maintain critical security incident contingency plans based on Country Risk Rating and Response Context.

Security Operations:

  • Work with the Response Director, Response National Directors, National Security Managers and Focal Points, Regional Security Director, and other relevant OCS stakeholders to carry out Security Risk Assessments as required/directed.

  • Country Risk Ratings/Designated Security Zone Risk Ratings are established based on Response Operational Strategy and updated as required.

  • Ensure Core Security Requirements are implemented in line with Country Risk Ratings.

  • Provide input and support to management in crisis situations and critical incidents.

  • Conduct security investigations when required/directed. Ensure security.

  • Conduct CIV-MIL-POL coordination to gain access to operational programme areas as required.

  • Provide leadership/ management of the security team in country.

Networking and External Liaison/Engagement:

  • Represent WV at local NGO security network meetings and ensure information from these groups is disseminated to relevant staff.

  • Build ongoing networks for sharing security information and coordination.

Capacity Building and Technical Training:

  • Coordinate the assessment, development and implementation of the Response Office capacity building plan for security management based on local security risk assessments.

  • Seek to develop a culture of security awareness and monitor staff compliance.

Reporting and Documentation:

  • Provide a regular security report to the National Office, Region and Office of Corporate Security.

  • Ensure that all security incidents are reported in accordance with WV Security Policy.

  • Conduct performance reviews of the field-based security focal persons.

  • Collect, analyse and disseminate security information appropriately.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree in Security Management, Risk Management, Strategic Studies, International Relations or Emergency Management. Or 5 years equivalent field experience (General Management studies also considered).

  • Previous experience in the professional security arena (INGO, Corporate, Military, Law Enforcement, or Emergency Services).

  • Sound knowledge of INGO security practices with proven experience in Security Risk Assessments (SRA), security planning and crises management in the humanitarian context.

  • Understanding of setting threat or risk levels for specific contexts, considering the strategic and tactical situation as applied to humanitarian operations.

  • Understanding of programme delivery in humanitarian relief operations.

  • Internationally recognized qualifications in Risk Management or Business Continuity would be an advantage.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree in Security Management, Risk Management, Strategic Studies, International Relations or Emergency Management. General Management studies also considered.

  • Previous experience in the professional security arena (INGO, Corporate, Military, Law Enforcement, or Emergency Services).

  • Sound knowledge of INGO security practices with proven experience in Security Risk Assessments (SRA), security planning and crises management in the humanitarian context.

  • 5+ yrs in a relevant security management role in NGO, Private or Govt Sectors.

  • International security management experience in a Regional and/or Global role in large multinational organization.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel internationally up to 40% of the time.

  • Must be prepared to travel to ‘high risk’ security environments at short notice.

  • Will be expected to manage high stress security events.

  • Flexibility in work hours is expected.

WASH Sector Manager - SAFCER, Mozambique

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Emergency WASH Sector Manager will lead the World Vision SAFCER (Southern Africa Floods and Cyclone Emergency Response) WASH response program and provide a technical oversight of all WASH activities in humanitarian settings and management of WASH programs during deployment in coordination with the WASH Mozambique National Office. While managing the transition to NO at the end of the response.

On 14 March 2019, Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall near Mozambique Beira City, leaving devastating loss of life and large-scale destruction of assets and infrastructure in its wake. In the following days, some entire villages were submerged as flood waters rose across the central region of the country in the provinces of Sofala, Zambezia, and Manica. An estimated 1.85 million people have been affected by the cyclone and the subsequent floods within the three provinces.

World Vision has established an Emergency Management Structure based in Beira (Sofala Province) for the Mozambique response in order to effectively coordinate efforts across multiple levels of the organization and through the UN Cluster system. The Mozambique Response Plan aims to reach 150,000 affected people through the provision of support in the following sectors: WASH, Child Protection, Health and Nutrition, Food and NFIs, Livelihoods, Protection and Education.

  • S/He will be responsible for technical advice and input on design, implementation and operation of water, sanitation and hygiene initiatives and practices in coordination with the NO MozWASH Team Leader.

  • To provide specialist technical advice and input to the design, implementation and operation of water, sanitation and hygiene initiatives and practices in WV humanitarian program in Mozambique in coordination with the NO MozWASH Team Leader.

  • To work with WV National Office (NO) and Response team and cluster to initiate and lead water, sanitation and hygiene promotion projects in Mozambique in response to Cyclone Idai.

  • To provide technical leadership and advice in the assessment, design and implementation of water supply, sanitation and hygiene promotion activities in WV humanitarian response program in Mozambique.

  • To position WV as a preferred partner and sector lead for donors and agencies in WASH for the response program in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe.

  • The position holder will support the organizations growth in the WASH sector while directly managing and supporting staff working to implement World Visions WASH portfolio in coordination with the WASH Mozambique NO.

  • Manage the transition from emergency WASH to early recovery.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide sector leadership for timely and appropriate delivery of WASH activities. This will include the following:

  • Insure WASH is included assessments to identify robust WASH response.

  • Contribute to the design and implementation of WASH programs with programs and operations team and develop an integrated WASH plan, budget, program and detailed implementation plan that is aligned with the SAFCER strategy.

  • Ensure monitoring of frameworks are understood and effective in meeting needs of affected populations.

  • Engagement with Donors and other partners to ensure that WV is a viable partner.

  • Management of the WASH staff and promote technical excellence and application of minimum standards including CHS, Sphere and ensure cross cutting themes are incorporated into design.

  • Coordinate with other sectors to promote integrated programming in emergencies when possible.

  • Work collaboratively with Grants Acquisition and Management team to develop WASH fundraising plan and support rollout of plan. This is likely to include donor positioning, donor interaction, strategy development, proposal submission.

  • Coordinate with finance in the design and management of budgets.

  • Develop key messaging in emergencies for media teams as related to WASH.

  • Assist in recruitment of the appropriately qualified local and expatriate staff to implement WASH programme.

  • Participate in WASH Management team meetings and update the response on actions related to WASH at programs and operations meetings.

  • Review and refine WASH programs including their budgets as and support baseline measurements.

  • Represent WV at key coordination forums such as with Cluster and/or national, local government and civil society planning meetings.

  • Ensure that WV work and plans are included in all reports including 4Ws.

  • Document and share lessons learned.

  • Develop and implement sector plans with community engagement and utilizing Do No Harm approach.

  • Determine sector organizational structure and staffing plan and ensure reviewing/adjustments of JDs/ appropriate budgets as well as contribute in setting of performance indicators.

  • Ensure sector programme and project logframes refer to technical standards, consider government standards, Sphere Standards, WVI Humanitarian Accountability and Protection and are aligned with the organization DADDs and sector packages.

Capacity Building:

  • Capacity assessment of WASH staff (particularly coordinators) and develop a development plan which includes skill transfer. Facilitate WASH in emergencies training opportunities for relevant staff.

  • Ensure that WASH staff understand the importance of working with other sector staff in the responses. This includes, health, nutrition, protection, child protection, education, livelihoods and economic development.

  • Adapting national training materials as appropriate for NO and learning centres.

  • Ensure that that all co-ordinators and team leaders are providing proper leadership and support to the projects according to their area of expertise and based on a defined action plan with Sector Lead.

  • Work on empowering team members to take the appropriate decisions and actions and call for regular meetings for the unit staff.

  • Assist staff in understanding and adapting project models to local contexts in alignment with local strategy.

MEAL and Evidence Base:

  • Formulate guidelines, processes, measurements, and standards for the design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of WASH projects in collaboration with other advisers and MEAL.

  • Ensure that accountability mechanisms are in place for community and stakeholders feedback on sector are reviewed with communities based on the concept of Community Based monitoring and evaluation.

  • Through providing technical analysis and support in the development of research for best practiced WASH designs and application of core project models in the setting.

  • Through collaborating with health sector specialists to identify successful evidence based WASH programs for adaption in context appropriate programs local health agencies.

  • Facilitate the production of high-quality reviews, analyses and reports and/or secondary research about the application of WASH initiatives and practices in programming.

  • Through development of systems and reporting mechanisms for surveillance, field investigations, real time evaluation and post project evaluations to test the effectiveness and impact of WASH initiatives and practices.

  • Develop a WASH plan aligned with the WVI Humanitarian Accountability Framework.

  • Through developing specific tools and indicators to assist National offices for writing good WASH proposals.

Networking and Partnerships:

  • Ensure the organization is effectively represented in key forums WASH clusters, UN and academic forum and other WASH related NGOS and organizations) and build and maintain these networks.

  • Seek opportunities for interagency collaboration.

  • Continue leading in Buzi WASH co-cluster.

  • Support the learning centres to incorporate emergency preparedness and response into their strategies.

  • Consider participation in WASH technical working groups, conferences and forum to disseminate work.

  • Development of partnerships with organizations and agencies to fund and implement WASH in the Mozambique response.

  • Coordinate with the Global Centre and SARO regional office to ensure strategic alignment of the WASH sector.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Post graduate qualifications in Civil/ Environmental Engineering, public health and/or international development.

  • Excellent knowledge of English. Portuguese knowledge would be an added value.

  • Excellent networker.

  • Ability to work in, and contribute to, a collaborative team-building environment.

  • Willingness and ability to travel to project areas frequently.

  • Excellent analytical/ problem solving skill and detail orientation.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in emergency and WASH.

  • Has experience in working with UN and/or INGO and other partners in the WASH sector.

  • Proven ability in programme design and management including assessments, reviewing and writing grants, and evaluation.

  • Proven ability in capacity building including training.

  • At least 5 years in international humanitarian response and development work.

  • Ability to communicate cross-culturally and sensitive to other cultures.

  • Understanding of donor requirements and completion of emergency response funding and grants proposals.

  • Understanding and ability to set up contracts and review tenders.

  • Registration with national engineering or public health body.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English with Portuguese or Spanish.

  • Excellent computer skills.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Understanding of the humanitarian architecture and the cluster system.

  • Detailed knowledge of current approaches to design and construction of small, medium and large scale community water and sanitation facilities in complex humanitarian emergency., with experience in assessing water, sanitation and hygiene promotion/public needs/actions in either a conflict/complex humanitarian emergency.

  • Knowledge of the theory and practice of hygiene promotion and the relationship between WASH design and disease transmission dynamics including child and maternal mortality. In particular, to demographic and major and minor population health morbidity and mortality, the aetiology of diarrhoeal disease, arboviral (VBDs) infections and WASHs role in the management of chronic/acute malnutrition and HIV in disease management.

  • Experience in managing diverse teams.

  • Ability to manage multiple grants.

  • Professional experience in using community engagement practices for the assessment, design and implementation monitoring and evaluation of water, sanitation and health promotion/hygiene projects/programs.

  • Demonstrated experience in working closely within a team, collaboration, or group to analyse and implement WASH programs in local community settings.

  • Demonstrated experience in professional writing on disease modelling, analysis of public health practice or management including sector analysis, problem –identification and problem-solving actions.

  • Experience preparing advocacy briefs and fundraising for Water sanitation and hygiene programs.

  • Completed hostile environment or security training.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% of the time.

  • Ability to work and live in harsh situations with limited support and facilities and possible hostile environments.

Senior Procurement Officer

Purpose of the position:

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the position will support sourcing and procurement of Goods, Works and Services in the most cost effective manner.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Strategic Procurement Management

  • Conduct source audit exercises through supplier selection, evaluation, and assessment.

  • Support the preparation of Consolidated NO Annual Procurement Plan

  • Support the Supply Chain Manager in procurement and other logistics to ensure Goods, Works and services are procured timely to facilitate project implementation and at the same time receiving value for money.

  • Work with the Supply Chain Manager to ensure vendors follow all the tendering regulations, procedures and instructions

  • Ensure orders are accurately drawn with the correct specification, quantity, qualities and delivery requirements

  • Review all request and purchase orders for completeness and conformance to user requirements.

  1. Strategic Sourcing

  • Manage Consistent and effective sourcing strategic sourcing process.

  • Support Negotiations for large \Strategic Contracts.

  • Support development of Category strategies and approaches.

  • Communicate sourcing approaches to all relevant stakeholders.

  • Participate in annual pre-qualification of suppliers and ensure that the Suppliers database is regularly updated.

  1. Contracts Negotiation and Management

  • Direct content for key supplier contracts including terms and conditions to mitigate risk for WV Tanzania.

  • Preparation of standard bidding documents, with terms and conditions of the tender.

  • Monitoring performance and delivery of the terms of reference of the contractors and recommendation for contract termination incases of non-compliance to the TOR.

  • Frame contractual agreements for supply of consumables at the same prices for a period of one year.

  • Support negotiations are carried out on contracts and Orders to realize possible savings for the organization.

  1. Performance Measurement and Management

  • Manage Relationships with Key Suppliers.

  • Preparation of monthly and annual reports on procurement KPI’s

  • Ensure preparation and submission of weekly/monthly procurement status reports in order to engage the customers and other stakeholders

  • Ensure implementation and maintenance of an updated suppliers’ database with catalogues of various products and prices

  • Ensure timely clearance of goods from the port by working with clearing agents, relevant government arms and timely processing and follow up of relevant government exemptions like VAT, Duties.

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:

Minimum Qualification required: Bachelor Degree in Materials Management/Procurement and Logistics

  • Experience: 3 yrs in Procurement and Logistics

  • Preferred: MBA, CSP

Technical Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent computer skills.

  • Demonstrated ability in supervision

  • Experience in working with donor funds

  • Working knowledge of procurement services and practices is an added advantage.

  • Good planning and organizational skills

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and suppliers.

Working Environment / Conditions:

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

  • Travel: 10% Domestic travel is required.

  • On call: 15%