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Intern for Children City Project in Korca Area Program

Position:Intern for Children City Project in Korça Area Program

Work location: World Vision Albania, Korça Office

No. of positions: 4 positions

Deadline of applications: 2 November 2019

Type:Fixed term, Full-Time

Major Responsibilities:

Implementation of the Children City Project

  • Communicate effectively World Vision’s identity, mission, vision, values and our approach to work in ways that are contextually appropriate and clear.

  • Support Children City project activities in collaboration with other team members and ensure that all children are protected and participate in activities;

  • Support the Area Program team & project partners in conducting all activities related to the Children City project and other Area Program projects, ensuring the participation of all children, with a special focus on the most vulnerable ones;

  • Address to Area Program Team Leader the issues identified through the project implementation about the most vulnerable children.

  • Support the Team in meeting the performance indicators of Children City project, according to the agreement with the Municipality and other stakeholders.

  • Ensure the implementation of the new methodologies within the Children City project components.

Fulfillment of protection and security standards within the Children City project premises

  • Support the work of the Area Program Team in developing, communicating and respecting security measures.

  • Support the work of the Area Program Team in communicating and fulfilling Child Protection standards and protocols.

  • Inform Children City project participants, beneficiaries, partners and visitors regarding protection and security standards and protocols.

  • Report every case of child abuse, child health problem, education problem.

Internal and external communication of Children City project’s products, campaigns, initiatives and specific activities.

  • Inform Children City project participants, beneficiaries, partners, visitors, donors, regarding Children City programs, products.

  • Support the work of the Area Program Team in identifying, developing and sharing promotion materials and information regarding Children City activity.

Evidence and Learning

  • Support the Area Program team to capture and to communicate timely and qualitative data that meets agency, partners and donors requirements.

  • Support the Area Program Team to respond to partners, donors, beneficiaries inquiries within given deadlines.

  • Report all the activities and processes are organized according to guidelines.

Knowledge, Skills and abilities

  • Studying Social Science, Business Administration, Marketing, Education, or related subjects to development

  • Creative and able to apply innovative thinking, partnership building and problem solving skills

  • Facilitation skills, including catalyzing, connecting, and building the capacity of children groups

  • Good interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity, abilities to work as a team

  • Good analytical and writing skills; Basic understanding of design, monitoring, and evaluation

  • Computer literacy; Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Good knowledge of English language

  • Applicants with previous collaboration experience with World Vision are preferred (members of Youth Groups, volunteers/ex-volunteers, Registered/ex-registered Children)

***While we appreciate all applications received, only those selected for the next phase of recruitment process will be contacted.

Coordinator – People and Culture (Organizational Development &

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and currently works through 35 development and relief programmes in 20 Districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for forty years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are currently looking for dynamic & creative individuals to join us in our journey of caring.

Position – Coordinator - People and Culture (HR) Organizational Development & Learning

Locations – Colombo

Job Profile

To provide support and assistance to the Business Partner – Organizational Development & Learning in the process of ensuring the availability of an efficient work force with appropriate talents and capabilities in order to achieve current and future organizational goals.

Major Responsibilities

  • Support the Organizational Development processes by implementing the new initiatives, monitoring and providing timely feedback to supervisor

  • Support the implementation and monitoring the talent management & succession planning process.

  • Coordinate, Implement and monitor end to end process of performance management.

  • Ensure all employees carry out performance objective setting, Individual development planning, career development planning, regular conversations and reviews.

  • Design and initiate role specific induction, orientation and immersion programmes for all newly acquired talents as per the WV standard

  • Coordinate employee engagement activities

  • Asses, analyze and provide timely feedback and reports on learning and development, performance gaps etc.

  • Coordinate employee recognition programmes

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree / Professional diploma in HR Learning & Development or equivalent qualifications.

  • At least 1-2 year experience in adult learning and development.

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ overall experience of implementing and managing learning and development efforts at all levels of the organization

  • Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle.

  • Excellent oral and written English communication ability.

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally when needed.

  • Strong skills of designing and evaluating learning and development initiatives.

  • Strong skills of conceptual clarity and analytical thinking.

  • Strong organizational, facilitation and inter-personnel relationship skills.

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line application with your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Closing Date: 29th October 2019

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

Research and Data Analyst

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The Research and Data Analyst organizes and coordinates the research and learning (evidence building) agenda for WVL, while working closely with different internal stakeholders including the Evidence, Learning and Accountability (ELA) team, Technical Specialists, Resource Acquisition and Management (RAM) unit Operations team, External Engagement, Support Offices, and Global Center, as well as any external entity. Moreover, he/she is responsible to conduct higher-level in-depth statistical analysis for internally led outcome monitoring studies, baselines and evaluations. The purpose of this position is to ensure that WVL is producing useful and high-quality evidence and learning on sector-specific topics of interest, while supporting analysis, trending and interpretation of Technical Programmes, strategy development and revision, decision making, and stronger positioning of WVL.

The ELA Research and Data Analyst is responsible to support fundraising for specific research ideas and grant that would further WVL’s learning and programme effectiveness.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

10%

Coordinate the implementation of research studies within WVL, and work closely with the ELA team, Technical Specialists, Operations team, Support Offices, External Engagement, RAM unit and Global Center for information needed to finalize the research plan

An effective research plan is designed and requirements of stakeholders are met

10%

Draft research design documents or Terms of References, including detailed methodological and analysis plan sections, while taking into consideration relevant information from key stakeholders

High quality research design documents or ToRs are in place for evidence building and learning

20 %

Guide the key stakeholders in outlining a research agenda and timeline for the research topic of interest

An effective research agenda is set

20%

Oversee the implementation of research studies according to the research plan set in place

Research studies are implemented effectively and according to the plan

10%

Provide technical support into the research design documents, ToRs, methodologies, tools, inception reports and final reports for externally-led research studies (local or international)

Technical and adequate support is provided for externally-led research studies

10 %

Identify research opportunities and grants, in additional to potential partners for research

Research opportunities are aligned with WVL’s strategy and priorities

5%

Attend relevant internal and external meetings

Information and updates specific to the MEAL unit and/or sector of interest is shared with relevant staff.

5%

Attend internal and external trainings, workshops, events, etc.

MEAL capacities and competencies are strengthened.

100%

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Master’s Degree in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Research Design, Social Science, Data Management, Information Management, Public Health, or any relevant professional qualification.

  • Proficiency in the use of statistical packages for higher-level statistical analysis, such as SPSS, STATA, EPI-Info, CS-Pro, etc.

  • Excellent knowledge about research theories, principles, standards and models, statistical definitions, quantitative/qualitative/mixed methods, validity and reliability testing of data, and scientific tools and techniques.

  • Experience in analyzing qualitative and quantitative approaches to baselines, monitoring and evaluations.

  • Excellent knowledge of information presentation techniques (graphing, charting, tabling etc.), data processing and analysis, and interpretation skills.

  • Demonstrated experience in developing data collection tools (e.g. questionnaires, focus group discussions, key informant interviews, etc.).

  • Demonstrable understanding of concepts and application in organizational learning and knowledge management

  • Proven ability to lead and work effectively with others to achieve results, with strong skills for working in teams.

  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills for planning.

  • Excellent report writing and information dissemination skills.

  • Excellent written English, with good command of spoken Arabic and English.

  • Experience in training and facilitation.

  • Good knowledge of and experience with humanitarian guidelines and principles.

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.

  • Organization, planning, and time management skills.

  • Detailed oriented and able to verify data quality.

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant working experience in the area of M&E, research, statistics and statistical inference methods, and data analysis and interpretation

  • Valid driving license (in Lebanon) for more than 2 years is required.

  • Excellent written English, with fluency in speaking Arabic and English.

  • Ability to write excellent quality reports in English is required.

  • Knowledge of ODK database/SMAP server

  • Good contextual knowledge of local community and social/cultural constraints, realities and organizational relationships for effective project design and implementation

  • Understands fundraising, relief, development and advocacy issues, including operational consequences

  • Understands international standards in humanitarian protection and accountability (e.g. HAP, SPHERE, Red Cross, Code of Conduct, etc)

  • The position requires 80% of the time to be office based.

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel locally to different field offices as per the need (up to 20% of the time).

  • The position requires willingness and ability to continue to function during a crisis, including during a World Vision response to a manmade or natural disaster.

  • The position requires availability and willingness to work outside regular office hours occasionally.

  • The position requires ability to attend and participate in capacity building opportunities, trainings and meetings locally and internationally as required by the organization.

Strategy and Technical Program Specialist, WV Haiti

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Strategy & Technical Program Specialist will provide overall leadership, oversight and management support for all aspects of strategy and technical program development and revision. This will be accomplished in close coordination with key internal and external stakeholders including Operations, Strategy & DME, Resource Development, strategic partners, etc.. He /She will ensure World Vision’s programs contribute to Our Promise for the most vulnerable children of Haiti in accordance to time-bound and quality targets. He or she will ensure that key strategy; program quality and accountability standards are upheld across all of World Vision International Haiti’s ministry lines through the establishment and implementation of strong assessment, design, monitoring, evaluation processes and systems at organizational level and contribute to transformational development of the most vulnerable children, families and communities in our program areas.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategic Guidance and Leadership:

  • Serve as L&L and strategy focal point for WVI Haiti

  • Coordinate all departments to monitor the national office’s progress against strategy scorecard KPIs

  • Conduct regular strategy reviews based on internal/external data and support strategy revisions when needed

  • Provide strong and positive leadership for the learning and Livelihoods Technical Program.

  • Lead the development of the L and L technical program based on the N.O Strategy, changes in the Haiti context, government’s guidelines and learning from other TP implementation.

  • Lead the L & L technical program team in managing integrated business processes for the technical program (budgeting, reporting, evaluations)

  • Develop concept papers and proposals on Livelihood and Education for fund raising, marketing with SOs.

Program Quality:

Assessment/Design

  • Lead a collaborative process of TP design and adaptation into AP level in close coordination with Area Program (AP) , other NO staff (sponsorship for integration of RC needs, community engagement for effective consultation with

  • communities, partners and donors)) as well as Funding Offices ( Co-creation).

  • Ensure that all program assessment/design documentation (narratives, logical frameworks, indicator tracking tables, monitoring and evaluation plans, etc.) are developed factoring in evidence-based approaches, proven industry and

  • Partnership project models, community accountability measures, Partnership information systems, and impact sustainability.

Monitoring

  • Support Operations, management and accountability through routine, accurate collection and reporting of information that confirms status of program activities based on design documents.

  • Ensure that all program management reports submitted to Partnership (in structured and document formats) are of high quality with strong evidence-base.

  • Ensure that a strong M&E system is in place for the L&L TP and that learnings are documented and applied and used to improve further the TP, and by stakeholders for advocacy, marketing and resource acquisition.

Evaluation

  • Ensure that all baseline, intermediate monitoring and evaluations are conducted in a timely and regular manner, data analyzed appropriately and findings disseminated to all corresponding stakeholders for sound decision making.

  • Ensure that all donor and/or Partnership program quality requirements are met.

Learning

  • Periodically conduct intentional learning and reflection to ensure program quality, community accountability, impact and sustainability.

Capacity Building:

  • Organizes training, reflection, lessons learned workshops Leading to build the capacity of the staff and ensure that these new skills are utilized on the job.

  • Build strong potential successors within the DME unit.

Team Performance Management:

  • Provide inspiration and leadership to the L&L, Strategy and DME team to work as a united, motivated team to achieve excellence in all of its objectives.

  • Provide leadership in facilitating a high performance management culture, open trustworthy staff relationships, and integrity to enhance smooth staff relations and accountability.

  • Purposefully promote a high level of collaboration and integration of strategy and DME objectives with other WVIH divisions.

  • Actively manage staff performance and ensure staff job descriptions, contracts, and performance reviews are up to date and submitted in a timely manner.

Networking and Advocacy:

  • Developing and sustaining work relationship with internal/external stakeholders of WVI Haiti.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelors (Preferably Masters) degree in project management, international development, NGO leadership, Rural Development or relevant discipline. Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Development Studies or equivalent.

  • Demonstrated depth of experience and effectiveness preferably in an NGO context in working with community/grassroots people and organizations, specially focus on health, Nutrition WASH-

  • Extensive experience and recognized expertise in models and methods of training facilitation and capacity building, Project Management and organizational development for staffs, communities.

  • Strong leadership and communication skills, Strong capacity for coordination, supervision and staff supervision.

  • Strategic, creative, and innovative thinking.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Demonstrated interpersonal skills that inspire confidence, respect and trust.

  • Good Knowledge of the different technical development sectors such as Education, livelihood, child protection etc.

  • Great French , creole and English oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to learn new concepts and train others on these concepts.

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

  • 3-5 years’ experience in project management as a manager.

  • Project management - preferred.

  • The position holder should have experience in leading strategic development in NGO.

  • The position holder should have proven knowledge of and experience with the international donor community and the ability to effectively lead public and private acquisition efforts.

  • Have good communication in Creole, French, English (Spanish a plus, Fluency in English, knowledgeable in French).

Work Environment/Travel:

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

WVV AP Coordinator - Quan Son AP (Temparory)

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

WVV’s Area Programs (AP) focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. APs are mainly funded by sponsorship funds, and are a phased approach to development, involving clear and consistent assessment, design, implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation and reflection phases. Each AP is tailored to the needs of a specific community in alignment with WVV’s strategic priorities. WVV works closely with district and commune local authorities and local partners to implement program activities. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis.

The current AP structure is based on sectoral approach with one staff in charge of one sectoral project. In FY11, WVV pilots new AP structure in 7 APs. Under each AP, there will be 6-8 staff, including 1 AP manager, 1 Sponsorship Facilitator, 1 Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, 1 AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of all projects and programme activities for around 2 assigned communes/wards in their AP (from assessment to planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition) . For each cluster (4-6 APs), there are 4 technical cluster staff: Health/Watsan/HIV/AIDS; Education/Child Participation, Agriculture/Economic Development, DME/Capacity Building. DFs will be coached by the AP manager programmatically and the cluster technical staff technically. One of the strengths of this structure is to allow better integration of the program toward Child Well being Outcomes.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

With the new AP structure, this position is to provide support to Development Facilitators (DFs), Sponsorship Facilitator and AP Manager in compiling the AP reports, accompanying visitors, maintaining a routine DME system of the AP. This position is also to work with technical departments to coordinate training courses or events which are held at the district level and help with other administrative tasks of the AP.

ROLE DIMENSION / DESCRIPTION

  1. COORDINATION:

  • Effective partnership with relevant sectoral district officers is ensured. Good assistance is provided to AP Manager in building effective partnership and networks with various development partners at the district level

  • Good collaboration with DFs and other staff is maintained to ensure good integration of other AP projects at the district level or activities which are carried out acrossed all communes take place in one event.

  • Effective assistance is provided to AP Manager in coordinating and receiving visit from Donors, sponsors, WV staff from other APs /National Office and interested parties.

  • Good assistance is provided to AP Manager in raising awareness of WVV’s Christian, child-focused and community-based philosophy and approach to development among local district partners.

  • Good cooperation with NCs/sectoral clusters is maintained in order to ensure the sufficient technical inputs for project implementation at the district level.

  • Good collaboration with local partners is maintained to ensure good training courses and other programme events which are held at the district level.

  1. ADMINISTRATION

  • Accompany visitors to the project sites, acting as a guide and translator as necessary.

  • Negotiate and purchase items (where necessary), organize timely delivery and appropriate distribution of the purchased items

  • Maintain a filing system of all documents pertaining to the AP, including the filling of program document such as: project design, report, minutes agreed between AP and partners, survey, evaluation and MIS data.

  • Prepare and coordinate PMB meeting events.

  1. PROGRAM DESIGN, MONITORING & EVALUATION (DME)

  • Support the AP manager in making logistic arrangements for baseline surveys

  • Support the AP manager to complete the PDD and log-frame

  • Assist AP team in designing and establishing program and project M&E plan and Monitoring System (monitoring tools) in alignment with LEAP/CWBO;

  • Assist AP manager to organize trainings/workshops for staff and Program stakeholders to introduce the DIME system and management information system

  • Assist DFs, VDBs, HFs, and local partners to collect and analyze monitoring data using the logframe and WVV’s standardized monitoring tools

  • Assist the AP manager in preparing and ensuring AP monthly, semi-annual, and annual reports are used by the AP team for decision making and for meeting the partnership reporting standards (LEAP)

  • Assist AP manager in managing/updating Monitoring Information System for all projects of the AP.

  • Assist the AP manager and DFs to establish a feedback loop with the community for the application of monitoring results for decision-making;

  • Document monitoring information and share with other staff/other APs when appropriate.

  • Visit community and project site frequently for monitoring purpose.

  • Coordinate learning and reflection at AP.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

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

Education:

  • Bachelor degree in education, or public health, or community development, or social work or business administration.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including health, education, economic development, HIV and AIDS programming, food security, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, child protection, environment, disability), and integration of advocacy and disaster management in development programming.

  • Knowledge in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

  • Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at district level) and networking among different development partners.

  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

  • Good English skill.

  • Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

Experience

  • At least 2 years work experience in community development.

  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach would be an advantage.

  • Experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

Experience of working with ethnic minorities.

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department - World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

Pharmacist Assistant - Salahaddin/Tikrit

Pharmacist Assistant

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To receive, protect, secure and dispense all supplies brought in to the pharmacy under his/her control. To ensure proper documentation is maintained for all stocks received and dispensed under supervision of the pharmacist.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • In supervision of the pharmacist, he/she will ensure the maintenance of medicine and medical equipment’s stock and storage.

  • He/She will work closely with warehouse manager in relation to the storage of all medicines and medical supplies.

  • Receive, check-in and distribute products from all incoming orders.

  • He/She will assist the dispensers and store keeper.

  • Maintain communication with Pharmacist and team regarding workflow and task completion

  • He/She will ensure that supplies are available daily for the medical teams.

  • Assist the pharmacist to liaise with WHO and GIK in relation to medical supplies

  • Any other tasks as assigned by Pharmacist and/or Project coordinator.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Trained Pharmacist assistant or nurse, qualified from recognized center or medical certificate.

  • Previous experience of NGO work.

  • Experience working with IDPs.

  • Educated with fluency in English and Local languages.

  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to priorities.

  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills

  • Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality of data and records

  • A good knowledge of pharmacy procedures and understanding of general medical and pharmacy terminology.

  • Ability to manage a team and demonstrate flexibility, motivation, and maturity

  • Good knowledge of quality standards and quality controls related to pharmacy practices.

Work Environment

Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

UNHCR Program Manager, West Nile - Uganda

Position: UNHCR Program Manager

Report to: Associate Response Director – West Nile Refugee Response

Location: West Nile, Uganda

Purpose of the position:

The positions holder will provide technical and managerial leadership to the implementation of UNHCR partnership projects with World Vision Uganda West Nile Refugee Response. UNHCR is currently funding World Vision to Implement Child Protection, NFI distribution, Hot-meal and Reception Center Management in Bidibidi settlement (Yumbe) and Arua (Rhino Camp, Omugo and Imvepi). The incumbent will support Resource acquisition, Coordination, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting functions of the UNHCR partnership as well as provide support in the design of new grants in line the World Vision WNRR strategy. He/she will be expected to demonstrate strong Christian values and commit to be an example in his/her spiritual life to others.

Major Responsibilities:

Leadership and coordination:

  • Work with programs and sector staff to respond to UNHCR annual expression of interest, drives the proposal design process and subsequent PPA negotiations to ensure sustained funding for refugee response activities in WNRR

  • Responsible for day to day engagement with UNHCR Field offices, OPM and other NGOs on all aspects of UNHCR activity implementation to ensure interventions are aligned to the CRRF, ReHOPE and other GOU policies

  • Ensure WV is represented in all sector coordination meetings relevant to the World Vision areas of work with UNHCR and ensure feedback from sector working group meetings and Inter-agency coordination meetings directly feeds into World Vision work among the refugees and host communities

  • Establish strong and reliable networks with OPM, UN and all NGOs responding to refugee needs in the WNRR to ensure integration of implementation at all levels.

  • Coordinate with INGOs, Districts and the UN through inter-agency meetings and bilateral discussions on all matters related to the UNHCR project to ensure project interventions are informed by existing gaps across all the districts for increased impact.

Project Management:

  • Lead the creation of project detailed implementation plans (DIP), procurement plans and cash flow forecast to facilitate implementation of the CPiE, NFI and RC management components of the UNHCR grant in Arua and Yumbe districts in accordance with approved annual PPAs

  • Provide routine management and technical oversight/guidance to project teams to ensure POCs receive services in a timely manner.

  • Conducts regular review and tracking of DIPs, ITTs, budgets and cash flows to ensure efficient budget utilization and progressive implementation of activities against approved plans.

  • Work with sector technical staff and project implementation teams to develop and roll out project specific initiatives e.g trainings, consultancy, publications, campaigns and other awareness activities to make sure approved external facing engagements are technically sound and in accordance with the project objectives; supports the solicitation process of trainers, consultants etc to support project implementation

  • Organize regular meetings with project teams to review project performance

  • The project Manager will work closely with CPiE technical specialists at the Response and National Office to support the roll out of project models, designs and approval of technical works, Monitoring, supervision and certification of project activities.

  • Ensure timely planning and undertaking of project procurements; works with the local and National Office Procurement department to ensure procurements are carried out according to policy and are both time and cost sensitive.

Financial Management:

  • Maintain tight budgetary control over all UNHCR project budgets and ensure compliance with the PPA. Approves all cost in line with approved budgets and donor regulations

  • Work with finance to submit cash request to the donor and ensure funds are available for implementation; provide monthly cash flow projection to WV Kampala against the approved budgets

  • Carries out regular financial reviews with relevant sector staff, programs and Finance

  • Reviews all project financial reports and transaction listings to ensure only relevant cost are charged and supports finance department in preparation of accurate financial reports

  • Prepares and Maintain UNHCR project risk matrix and inventory of all UNHCR assets

  • Point person for UNHCR project annual audit and provides responses to all queries related to UNHCR funding implementation

Monitoring, and reporting Evaluation

  • Lead UNHCR and Inter-agency joint monitoring and project reviews and ensure all feedback is well addressed to improve project impact.

  • Compile and submit quality progress reports, monthly, quarterly and end of project reports and submits them to programs for onward submission to the donor

  • Prepares weekly and monthly situational reports

  • Coordinate regular reviews and reflections on progress of the project at the districts and regional levels.

  • Ensure project plans are effectively implemented, monitored and progress reports shared. This will include effective finance/budget management. Track all project indicators using the ITT to ensure all project outputs, outcomes and impact is realized

  • Document and share project best practices and lessons learned during implementation including action research, case studies and documentaries.

Staff Management

  • In collaboration with WVU-WNRR People and Culture Team, lead the hiring, supervision motivation and retention of the project staff, while upholding staff discipline and values of the organization.

  • Effectively provide supervision and enhance capacity of project staff and partners to implement project interventions to expected standards.

  • Cultivate a positive team working environment through staff coaching, mentorship and regular support to ensure all staff development issues are attended to; ensure the administration of effective reward management systems according to World Vision P&C policies

  • Asses and identify staff development needs and advise management accordingly

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  1. Minimum of Degree in Humanities i.e. Social Sciences, Development studies, Community development or related Discipline /Masters in a relevant field of study is an added advantage

  2. Strong policy analysis and advocacy skills

  3. Refugee protection background

  4. Good budget management skills

  5. Must have minimum of 5 years NGO work, experience implementing multi-sectoral grants at middle management or senior management level in an INGO.

  6. Strong background in Humanitarian coordination with prior experience implementing UN funding.

  7. Demonstrated ability to undertake high-level representation with donors, and government officials.

  8. Must have experience in delivering results, multitasking and managing staff in high-stress environment

  9. Demonstrated expertise in fostering program learning, monitoring and evaluation.

  10. Familiarity with inter-agency coordination mechanisms and structures

  11. Familiarity with international humanitarian law, human rights law and refugee law

  12. Must have good command of different computer softwares

  13. Superior communication skills – ability to coordinate people at all levels – government partners, donors, communities and staff with diplomacy, tact and collaboration.

  14. Effective in written and verbal communication in English, Good communication skills (verbal, and written)

  15. Must be a critical thinker with good analytical skills

How to apply:

Please submit your application and complete Curriculum Vitae, to Website: https://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-uganda

Address your application to the People & Culture Specialist, Recruitment, World Vision Uganda

Deadline for receiving applications is 1st November, 2019. (Qualified natives of West Nile region are particularly encouraged to apply)

Federal Way Spring 2020 Internships

PLEASE NOTE:

You are able to indicate interest in up to 3 total internship positions (regardless of location) —please list in order of preference at the top of your resume or cover letter. Therefore, only submit one application even if you are interested in multiple locations and positions.

*Not all positions listed are guaranteed to be filled.

SPRING 2020 WORLD VISION INTERNSHIPS (Federal Way, WA)

World Vision Internships provide a three-month opportunity for exceptional students and recent graduates ready to explore a career in the international relief and development sector. We are committed to providing interns with a meaningful learning experience where you are able to learn, grow and connect alongside other emerging professionals who are passionate about our mission.

Learn: Take on challenging and meaningful work assignments while developing your technical skills and gaining valuable hands-on experience.

Grow: Deepen your understanding of the sector, develop your leadership potential and grow your Christian faith during weekly professional development seminars and workshops.

Connect: Form connections with a diverse nationwide intern cohort and build your professional network at one of the largest international relief, development and advocacy organisations in the world.

DETAILS & ELIGIBILITY:

Dates:

January 27, 2020 – April 24, 2020

Stipend:

All US-based interns are paid a monthly stipend of $650

Hours:

Full-time and part-time opportunities are available (20-40 hours/week)

Location:

Internships will be based in Los Angeles (Federal Way, WA)

Eligibility:

All candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • At least 18 years of age

  • Able to commit to a minimum of 20 hours per week

  • Eligible to work in the United States (US Citizen/resident or F1-student visa)

  • Current student or recent graduate from an undergraduate/graduate programme (within 2 years)

  • Adhere to the Christian Statement of Faith required by all World Vision International employees

Marketing and Communications Systems Intern:

  • Eligible Candidates: Current undergraduate, recent graduate, graduate student

  • Appropriate Fields of Study/Majors: Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Media, Photography, Videography, Graphic Design, Computer Science/Technology (Database Optimization, Search Engine, and Metadata Tagging).

*This position can be located in either Monrovia, California or Federal Way, Washington.

World Vision's Global Marketing and Communication’s Content team is responsible for the storage of over 300,000 valuable digital assets. These assets are the photos, videos and stories that fuel marketing, advocacy and communications across the global World Vision Partnership.

The intern’s responsibilities will include:

  • Project research and analysis of content use and patterns.

  • Apply industry best-practices to our library metadata and tagging practices.

  • Assist with improving the Digital Asset Management system to better meet user needs.

  • Develop training materials for new technologies/systems.

Storytelling and Content Intern:

  • Eligible Candidates: Current undergraduate, recent graduate, graduate student.

  • Appropriate Fields of Study/Majors: Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Media, Editorial Work, Photography, Videography.

*This position can be located in either Monrovia, California or Federal Way, Washington.

World Vision's Global Marketing and Communication’s Content and Storytelling team is responsible for a digital library with thousands of stories with more than 300,000 images and videos. Presently, our team is undertaking an editorial review of these assets to refine the quality of the library and to highlight the best content.

The intern’s responsibilities will include:

  • Search through the library and highlight content for use by our staff in future campaigns.

  • Curate content refining the quality of content offered in our systems.

  • Apply appropriate tags that match the subject of the content.

Video Editing/Film Intern:

  • Eligible Candidates: Recent college graduate, graduate student or completed graduate programme.

  • Appropriate Field of Study/Majors: Communications, Film/Videography, Journalism, Media, Graphic Design.

*This position can be located in either Monrovia, California or Federal Way, Washington.

World Vision’s Global Marketing and Communications Content team constantly gathers high definition, top-quality video footage featuring our work in the field. The intern will be responsible for reviewing footage from prior trips and editing together thematic b-roll collections and will upload these files to our global library (i.e.: “smiling children from Uganda,” or “Cambodia health clinic”). By editing the raw footage into short, excellent b-roll clips, the footage will be easier to use and will be more accessible in the global library. The intern will allow our teams to make better use of existing footage, avoid duplicate trips to the field, and will assist our advocacy and fundraising efforts.

The intern’s responsibilities will include:

  • Review archived footage from previous projects and extract key clips that can be used in other projects.

  • Streamline the archive by creating thematic b-roll clips that will be used in future projects.

  • Export final projects into web-resolution files.

  • Uploading files created to the Global Digital Asset Management library for use by staff worldwide.

Youth Livelihood and Capacity Building - Project Manager

Position: Project Manager

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The purpose of this position is to manage the overall implementation of the World Vision’s project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The projects overall objective aims to contribute to youth’s employability by deploying a livelihood and capacity building approach.

The Project Manager will work under direct supervision of the Operations Manager and be responsible for leading the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the project components ensuring that activities are implemented as planned, meeting the desired objectives and goals within the designated schedule and Budget.

This position will work closely with local partners to ensure that partner-led implementation, as leading focus of this intervention, will be of high quality and aligning to international standards for best quality and timely delivery.

*this position is subject to donor approval for grant funding

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Project Management including partner management

  • Oversee the implementation of the project by ensuring that all inputs are coordinated and project activities are of technical quality

  • Develop the schedule and operational work plans of core project activities

  • Coordinate and support the project Implementation Team

  • Lead the Project Field staff (2) and support where needed

  • Oversee financial planning and spending in alignment with approved budget and expenditure plans, ensure project expenditure is timely, supported by adequate

  • documentation; and, in compliance with donor and World Vision policies

  • Support partner implementation of daily or weekly activities and conduct various field visits to the different locations to monitor and supervise the progress of the work periodically

  • Capacity building – identifying detailed strengths and weaknesses of partners for specific and detailed capacity development from a financial and programmatic lens.

  • Develop core capacity building guidelines of partners to ensure high quality partner-led implementation of core project deliverables.

  • Work effectively with the project

  • stakeholders – particularly youth, in order to create necessary dialogue for youth participation and ownership over targeted project deliverables.

  • Effectively liaise and collaborate with the Operations Manager.

  • Effectively liaise and collaborate with Sector managers and departments at WVJ and seek guidance and support required for harmonized, effective and efficient coordination.

  • Participate in WVJ meetings, provide input to reports based on regular site visits and information compiled in the field visits, reporting achievements and variances

  • Work with Supply Chain to make sure procurement planning is accurate and on target. Ensure efficient implementation of supply and procurement requirements in line WV’s internal procurement, financial and other policy and administrative processes as well as donor guidelines.

  • Facilitate regular communication on the program implementation progress and challenges, if any

  • Provide initiative in maintaining positive, constructive and supportive

  • communication within the project team and shareholders

  • Comply fully and ensure compliance with WV’s Child Protection Policy and code of conduct

Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting

  • In coordination with the Operations Manager and the Monitoring & Evaluation team, assist in the development of clear monitoring and evaluation tools to measure the quality and impact of project activities.

  • Responsible for the oversight of the project components by ensuring that activities are monitored and delivered to a high quality in each site.

  • Coordinate with the MEAL officer to ensure timely submitting monthly project components Data with quality.

  • Support partners in setting up an efficient MEAL system that allows timely and accurate monitoring as well as to measure quality and impact

  • Ensure all grants related to Livelihoods refer to technical standards, consider government standards and are aligned with internal and external Strategic Objectives

  • Follow up with Accountability to respond to feedback from areas of implementation to strengthen the project.

  • Coordinate with the project officers to share success stories and achievements

Reporting

  • Update monthly situation report and activity info.

  • Provide quarterly and annual reports in donor format and take direct responsibility for ensuring timely and quality reporting by coordinating

  • with the different functions and roles including finance, programme, and MEAL department

  • Update the Grant performance Tracker in coordination with the Grant Acquisition and Management Team and Operations Manager

  • Contribute to reporting requirements from the WV Jordan departments.

  • Lead program milestone and reporting.

  • Provide regular updates to the Operations Manager

Any other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor 

  • General project content provision

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Experience/expertise of capacity building of CBOs and experience in work with youth

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in working in ideally in relief and/or post-conflict settings in reputable institution, national or international NGO.

  • Experience in youth-focused and youth-led projects implementation is required

  • Experience in Budget Management

  • Academic requirements – a degree in Economics, Economic Development, Business Administration, Social Sciences or any relevant livelihoods-related area.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Key experience in Project Management

  • Strong background in Livelihoods in Jordan.

  • Experience in working in partnerships – partner management (budget, project planning)

  • Good working experience and familiarity with core principles of children rights, child protection as well as Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct is an advantage.

  • Working knowledge of the logical framework approach to project design, monitoring and evaluation/ project cycle management.

  • Experience in working with German donors like BMZ

  • Excellent analytical/problem-solving skills and attention to detail in the development of written documents.

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure

  • Organization, planning, and time management skills

  • Detailed oriented and able to verify data quality

  • Ability to understand, explain livelihood assessment tools

  • High level communications skills

  • Ability to build positive relationships in a cross cultural environment

  • Excellent written English, with fluency in speaking Arabic and English

  • Ability to write very good quality reports in English is required

  • computer literate, with knowledge and hands on skills with email and in MS Office Word and Excel. Experience with Power Point and Project Management software is an asset

WVV Area Program Coordinator - Dak R'lap, Dak Nong

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, World Vision’s (WV) work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 18,000,000 (FY18) with funding from 16 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and Private Non Sponsorship (PNS)/Grants (30%). World Vision International-Vietnam employs about 420 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In 2019, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programs (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh, Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Hung Yen, Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri, Quang Nam, Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s APs focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

With the new AP structure, this position is to provide support to Development Facilitators (DFs), Sponsorship Facilitator and AP Manager in compiling the AP reports, accompanying visitors, maintaining a routine DME system of the AP. This position is also to work with technical departments to coordinate training courses or events which are held at the district level and help with other administrative tasks of the AP.

ROLE DIMENSION / DESCRIPTION:

1. COORDINATION

-Effective partnership with relevant sectoral district officers is ensured. Good assistance is to AP Manager in building effective partnership and networks with various development partners at the district level

Good collaboration with DFs and other staff is maintained to ensure good integration of other AP projects at the district level or activities which are carried out a crossed all communes take place in one event.

-Effective assistance is provided to AP Manager in coordinating and receiving visit from Donors, sponsors, WV staff from other APs /National Office and interested parties.

-Good assistance is provided to AP Manager in raising awareness of WVV’s Christian, child-focused and community-based philosophy and approach to development among local district partners.

-Good cooperation with NCs/sectoral clusters is maintained in order to ensure the sufficient technical inputs for project implementation at the district level.

-Good collaboration with local partners is maintained to ensure good training courses and other programme events which are held at the district level.

2. ADMINISTRATION

-Accompany visitors to the project sites, acting as a guide and translator as necessary.

-Negotiate and purchase items (where necessary), organize timely delivery and appropriate distribution of the purchased items

-Maintain a filing system of all documents pertaining to the AP, including the filling of program document such as: project design, report, minutes agreed between AP and partners, survey, evaluation and MIS data, Horizon 3.0.

-Prepare and coordinate PMB meeting events.

3. PROGRAM DESIGN, MONITORING & EVALUATION (DME)

-Support the AP manager in making logistic arrangements for baseline surveys

-Support the AP manager to complete the PDD and log-frame

-Assist AP team in designing and establishing program and project M&E plan and Monitoring System (monitoring tools) in alignment with LEAP/CWBO;

-Assist AP manager to organize trainings/workshops for staff and Program stakeholders to introduce the DIME system and management information system

-Assist DFs, VDBs, HFs, and local partners to collect and analyze monitoring data using the logframe and WVV’s standardized monitoring tools

-Assist the AP manager in preparing and ensuring AP monthly, semi-annual, and annual reports are used by the AP team for decision making and for meeting the partnership reporting standards (LEAP)

-Assist AP manager in managing/updating Monitoring Information System for all projects of the AP.

-Assist the AP manager and DFs to establish a feedback loop with the community for the application of monitoring results for decision-making;

-Document monitoring information and share with other staff/other APs when appropriate.

-Visit community and project site frequently for monitoring purpose.

-Coordinate learning and reflection at AP.

KNOWLEDGE – SKILL – ABILITIES:

1. Education

Bachelor degree in education, or public health, or community development, or social work or business administration.

2. Knowledge & Skills:

-Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

-Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including health, education, economic development, HIV and AIDS programming, food security, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, child protection, environment, disability), and integration of advocacy and disaster management in development programming.

-Knowledge in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

-Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at district level) and networking among different development partners.

-Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions.

-Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

-Good English skill.

-Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

-Ability to think critically and reflect.

3. Experience

-At least 2 years work experience in community development.

-Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach would be an advantage.

-Experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

-Experience of working with ethnic minorities.

4. Work Environment

-Work with a medium of supervision

-Frequent interaction with the government officials of the technical departments.

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department – Ms. Phan Xuan Phuong

World Vision International - Vietnam

Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: +84 24 39439920 – Extension: 123

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.