Food Security & Livelihoods Positions

To improve child well-being, World Vision’s strategy is aimed at saving lives and protecting livelihoods by ensuring food security and building foundational livelihood assets. This strategy combines quick wins for short-term impact with systemic change for long-term sustainability.

Food assistance saves lives through addressing the most dire and immediate forms of food insecurity. It also can make a significant contribution to helping poor households and communities to develop and enhance livelihoods, improve health and education and become self-reliant.

World Vision is committed to helping parents provide for their children by improving the productivity, sustainability and resilience of small farms to create a hunger-free world.

 

Warehouse Supervisor

Background Information

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We are a community of close to 40,000 staff working across the world to help change the lives of vulnerable children. Our supporters, partners and staff join forces with communities on the ground to help children enjoy good health, be educated for life, experience the love of God and their neighbours and be cared for, protected and participating in addressing issues that affect their lives. World Vision has been active in Zimbabwe since 1973. Our operations are spread across 9 out of 10 provinces, with a majority of over 1.75 million beneficiaries in rural areas. Our current programs focus on improving the well-being of boys and girls in three priority sectors: health and nutrition, livelihoods and education. We also focus on child protection, gender and disabilities, emergency assistance and resilience building as cross cutting priorities across our programs. If you share the same vision, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

Position Title: Warehouse Supervisor (4)

Location: Gokwe North, Kariba, Chimanimani, Nkayi

Purpose of the Position:

To ensure proper and safe custody (storage) of all food and non-food commodities entrusted to the care of WV by the donor. The Warehouse Supervisor is responsible for documentation of commodity transactions in the warehouse, including receipt, storage and delivery of all food and non-food commodities.

Major Accountabilities/ Responsibilities:

Commodity Management

  • Ensure that all commodities arriving at the warehouse and leaving the warehouse are properly accounted for.

  • Receive the commodities in the warehouse. Make sure to know in advance about the types and amount of commodities to expect in the warehouse so storage plan can be prepared before arrival of commodities.

  • Scrutinize all waybills to ensure that the commodities are of correct quantities and quality as manifested on the waybill.

  • Immediately record all quantities delivered short (missing), quantities lost in transit and quantities damaged if any. All observations must be recorded immediately.

  • Supervise loading and off-loading of the commodities make sure it is properly undertaken. Commodities must carefully be inspected and counted during off-loading before accepting in the warehouse.

  • Immediately reconstitute torn / loose / slack / leaking / damaged bags, tins or cartons to prevent any further loss. Document such activity.

Commodity Accounting.

  • Responsible to accurately fill and update all the warehouse records including Ledger books and Stack Cards. Quantities recorded on these documents must correspond to the daily physical stock in the warehouse.

  • Keep daily records of warehouse movement (commodities received and dispatched including the destinations).

  • Commodities shall never leave the warehouse without prior approval of the Project Coordinator or his/her designee.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Higher National Diploma in Warehouse/Storehouse Management, Logistics, or any related field. A Degree will have added advantage.

  • At least 2 years of experience in a related field preferably with an NGO working in commodity programming and logistics. They should also be willing to live and work in any part of the country.

  • A mature candidate, a self-starter, with dedication and ability to work with less or no supervision. Must demonstrate willingness to learn and work with others as a team.

  • Good command of oral and written English a must. Ability to speak local languages.

  • Clean class 4 driver’s license is a must.

  • A mature Christian who shows a desire to serve humanity and to strengthen his/her relationship with the Lord.

NB: Shortlisting will be done as applications are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

Technical Specialist – Waste Management & MSME Dev

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 34 development and relief programmes in 15 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.

Technical Specialist – Waste Management & Micro/Small/Medium Entrepreneur (MSME) Development

Base Location– Ja Ela

Job Profile

The Waste Management MSME (Micro/Small/Medium Entrepreneur) Development Specialist will provide technical guidance, oversight and quality assurance for the effective implementation of the livelihood and enterprise development initiatives of the ‘Global Program to develop livelihood for poverty affected population though a mulita-sectoral established and monitored waste management system (PHINLA)’ project.

S/he will oversee the capacity building of MSMEs to build up sustainable businesses and will mentor MSMEs in all aspects of business set up and expansion as a result of the project’s focus on effective waste management. The MSME Development Specialist will support MSMEs with capacity assessments, business registration, business planning, production capabilities, target monitoring, market linkages and problem solving. Based on market analysis, the MSME Development Specialist would strengthen and scale up microbusinesses through value chain development.

The MSME Development Specialist would be reporting to the Project Coordinator – Enterprise Development. On the third year of the project implementation, the Project Coordinator – Enterprise Development would discontinue and there onwards the MSME Development Specialist would also act as the lead person for the WVL’s project team. It is expected that on the third year of the project, much of the initial tasks of the MSME Development Specialist would be completed and therefore would have necessary time to take on the new lead role.

Major Responsibilities

  • Leadership, MSME set up and project implementation - Implement market-based livelihood activities that are tailor-made and that which are targeting different beneficiary categories, MSMEs successfully established and sustained as per project’s plans.

  • Technical input and competency development - Livelihood Development Plans established and enforced (that focus on Family level challenges, needs and opportunities on livelihood and help prioritize the most effective, efficient and sustainable methods).

  • Knowledge management - Knowledge management and documentation, Application of the learnings in the execution of the project plans.

  • Financial monitoring - Budget management as per project plans. (No significant over/under spending) Project staff follow the financial procedure and adhere to Grant standards.

  • Collaboration, partnerships and networking - Better network is developed for the enhancement and sustainability of Livelihood and MSME development, Strengthened partnerships and networks for marketing facilities.

Required Qualifications, Knowledge Experience & Competencies

  • Master’s degree in economic development, community development or business administration with 1 year experience in the production management or Bachelors’ degree in Business or economic field with 5 years’ experience in similar capacity.

  • Business facilitation and innovative skills and possession of business training license is preferred.

  • Ability to provide management and technical support to enhance the marketing component of the project focus.

  • Experience in setting up MSME’s and guiding them for growth.

  • Experience in community engagement in the areas of waste management and livelihoods.

  • Experience in corporate business management, particularly managing line production, such as garment manufacturing, tea processing.

  • Experience in material production and production equipment maintenance would be preferred.

  • Experience on building community market linkages.

  • Knowledge and experience of Grant funded projects would be added advantage.

  • Knowledge and experience in the production line management

  • Experience in leading teams on development programmes.

  • Fluent in Sinhala or Tamil and English both Speaking and writing.

  • Knowledge on Business development and Business facilitation.

  • Business development facilitation skill.

  • Local value Chain Product development.

  • Promotion of Saving habits.

  • Ability and willingness to travel to project locations and relevant business points as necessary.

If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply, please refer to: ease mention the 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 applicationwith your CV and details of three non-related referees.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

Project Officer II - Foods & Livelihoods (Dollow)

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Project Officer II-Food Security & Livelihood

Purpose of the Position:

To support farmers in the field/farm by ensuring better farming practices, better food crop production and harvest while contributing to improved food and livelihood security for child wellbeing.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. The Position holder will undertake capacity building and mentoring of communities and partners by organizing & facilitating trainings for Community Groups & implementing partners on Crop Production, Soil and Water Management, Pest Management, Post-Harvest handling techniques and Marketing.

  2. With the help of the Project Coordinator facilitate timely, accountable project planning and implementation by developing project planning tools like DIPs, Cash Flows, ITT, Issue Logs and etc.

  3. The incumbent will ensure quality, accurate and timely reporting is done by submitting progressive up-dates for MMR and 4Ws and Project Monitoring Reports.

  4. She/he will promote accountability, compliance and good stewardship by supporting awareness and implementation of WV Policies and Procedures to staffs members and Partners.

  5. Foster external and internal engagement to promote awareness of the program, support fund-raising efforts, and facilitate coordination

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Strong organizational skills, versatility, ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.

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

  • Basic to Intermediate English language and fluency in local languages spoken in the working area.

  • Able to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.

  • Project Officer must have good time management, multitasking skills

  • Good team work and leadership skills are essential in order to motivate different groups of people to fulfill their responsibilities within a given time frame.

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:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Agronomy, Plant breeding, Horticulture, Agricultural extension, Agribusiness Management Studies or closely related field from a reputable and recognized University /College.

  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience in a related job.

  • Practical experience in Crop Production, Soil and Water Management, Pest Management, Post-Harvest handling techniques and Marketing. In-depth knowledge of Agronomy, cropping calendar and recommended/preferred seed varieties in operational areas is a must.

  • Practical experience in Farmer Extension methodologies is a must

  • Practical experience in Theory & practical training of Community Based Farmer groups

  • Practical experience in Theory & practical training of Saving groups

  • Fluency in written and spoken English

  • Technical Training qualifications required: Professional technical skill desired- especially in the realms of community engagement and project-cycle management

  • Proven experience in technical surveying, project designing, implementation

  • Good knowledge of SPHERE standards.

  • Computer literacy in MS Word, MS Excel, Power point and Technical Drawing Packages.

  • Experience in community based participatory development approaches strongly desired

  • Financial management (Non-Finance managers.)

  • Experience: 3 to 5 years of experience in Relief and Development work

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Field -based with frequent travel to the project sites

  • Travel: 10% Domestic/international travel is required.

  • On call: Immediately

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

Monitoring and Evaluation Lead, Zimbabwe

*Position contingent upon funding and donor approval.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

World Vision seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation Lead for the proposed USAID/Food for Peace -funded Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) in Zimbabwe.

The Monitoring and Evaluation Lead will provide technical expertise and leadership to generate and analyze quality evidence and data through monitoring, assessments, and evaluations. The M&E Lead will be a technician with demonstrated experience in building or strengthening monitoring systems, quantitative and qualitative analysis, survey and sample design and effectively promoting evidence-based program management.

S/he will also provide technical guidance and supervision of sub-grantees and/or sub-contractors on Monitoring and Evaluation related issues.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Refine and implement the project monitoring and evaluation strategy, and recommend any possible changes based on the lessons learned.

  • Set up operational arrangements for collecting, analyzing, and reporting project data, and for investing in capacity building, to sustain the Monitoring and Evaluation function

  • Coordinate with communities, service providers, and local governments, consortium members and donor representative to reach agreement on the M&E system set up and continuously review the M&E practice to ensure meaningful participation of stakeholders in improving the system

  • Identify information requirements of components concerning planning, monitoring and evaluation.

  • Develop and ensure that the established guidelines on project monitoring and evaluation for different project components are respected by WV team as well as consortium members in alignment with the agreements reached. Coordinate with World Vision staff and sub-grantees staff on meeting the monitoring and evaluation requirements.

  • During the life of the intervention, review the performance indicators and reports produced by different stakeholders and suggest necessary changes.

  • Monitor and report on the performance of the project and suggest measures to improve the monitoring system.

  • Ensure timely and effective communication and information sharing between different stakeholders.

  • Serve as a liaison between the project team, consortium members, project participants and the donor representative to ensure harmonization, shared learning, collaboration and alignment of efforts in monitoring and evaluation.

  • At regional level assess training needs relevant to monitoring, evaluation and information management systems and provide, if required, training to local stakeholders.

  • Prepare TORs for special studies when necessary and participate in the recruitment of any potential consultant that will carry out the study. In collaboration with the COP, review and approve proposed study designs and oversee the work during the studies to ensure protocols are followed to meet internal and external validity requirements of that given study.

  • Review the final report of any study undertaken in the life of this intervention and ensure that the quality standards are met and conclusions are accurate.

  • Facilitate processes according to which consortium members, relevant government representatives and donor representatives are collaborating, reflecting on the M&E data, drawing lessons learned and making recommendations to project leaders for further improvements and adaptations in project implementation for higher efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Prepare quarterly and annual reports, and assist in the preparation of the annual work plans for all consortium members.

  • Ensure that data audits are planned for and are performed on regular basis. Lessons learned are drawn and shared and course correction is undertaken to continuously improve and strengthen the M&E system.

  • Supervise staff that report directly to this position. Conduct regular coaching and implement the Performance Development Management system.

  • Work with the Strategic Learning Lead to ensure high quality, coordinated, and demand driven learning, knowledge management and capacity strengthening activities.

  • Conduct regular field visits to monitor implementation, to ensure compliance with operational procedures and assess progress as well as to deliver technical support to field staff, provide resources, and make clear recommendations on ways to strengthen the program and share learning across programs.

  • Perform other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Required:

  • A Master's degree or above in a quantitative field (economics, agricultural/development economics, statistics, bio-statistics, nutrition, applied sociology, anthropology, or other relevant subject) with significant training in quantitative methods.

  • Seven (7) years or more relevant experience is required.

  • Demonstrated experience in leading the M&E of a large award (multi sectoral and multi stakeholder US Government funded project).

  • Strong conceptual knowledge about Theory of Changes (ToCs), logic model, food and nutrition security indicators, M&E plans, data quality assurance, data utilization, and gender integration into M&E.

  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in developing and operationalizing a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plan.

  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in developing and operationalizing routine monitoring systems designed to track both output and outcome indicators.

  • Demonstrated expertise in designing annual monitoring surveys including annual beneficiary-based sample surveys, probabilistic sampling strategy and estimating sample size, developing a proper sampling frame and establish appropriate weights, clean, process, store quantitative data.

  • Demonstrated expertise in designing qualitative studies, in-depth knowledge about qualitative sampling, and experience in using interview and interactive tools to generate qualitative information and analysis.

  • Demonstrated experience in developing data quality assurance strategies, data management, use of technology for getting just in time data and data visualization.

  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in data utilization strategies and ability to think creatively about active data sharing techniques.

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program Monitoring and Evaluation requirements, preferably USAID Office or Food for Peace (FFP) policies.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work cross-culturally with diverse teams.

  • Ability to work with host-country professionals, ministries and with donor colleagues in country.

  • Experience working/living in countries in Africa. Familiarity with the Zimbabwe context.

  • Strong verbal communication skills, strong presentation and report writing skills.

  • Ability to achieve results through partners.

  • Experience as a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist required.

  • Experience working with sub grantees and contracts under grants for complex projects.

  • Fluency in English.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

  • Professional licenses, as required in the field and by the donor.

Preferred:

  • Strong management and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

  • Mentoring and facilitation skills.

  • Ability to network and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.

  • Experience working overseas in low-resource environments.

  • Experience using M&E MIS systems and technology to track program outputs and indicators

  • Ability to use data analysis software such as SPSS, STATA, Epi Info, etc.

  • Other skills and knowledge required for this position can be found in the FSN Network M&E Manager Core Competencies.

  • Previous experience with Development Food Assistance Programs (DFAP)s, Multi Year Assistance Programs (MYAP)s, and/or Development Assistance Programs (DAP)s is preferred.

Work Environment:

  • Mandatory travels to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.

Food Security Technical Director, Zimbabwe

*Position contingent upon funding and donor approval.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

World Vision seeks a Food Security Technical Coordinator for the proposed USAID/Food for Peace -funded Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) in Zimbabwe.

The Food Security Technical Coordinator (FSTC) will be charged with ensuring that all of the technical sectors work together to create multiplier effects across and between sectors. The FSTC will also ensure that overall technical implementation quality remains consistent and of high quality among all of the sub-awardees and implementation locations in the award. The FSTC will also ensure technical interventions are integrated, layered and sequenced appropriately at all levels of implementation within the FFP activity.

S/he will work closely with the Community Visioning (CV) Lead to ensure that the implementation meets the needs of the people in the targeted communities and aligns with participant aspirations. In collaboration with the CV Lead, the incumbent will lead any necessary adaptation to the technical approach of activities in order to address challenges articulated by participants in their journey to realize development aspirations. The FSTC will work closely with the M&E Lead and the CLA Lead to ensure that M&E and learning feedback loops are properly fed into and utilized by the technical field staff.

S/he will also provide technical guidance and supervision of sub-grantees and/or sub-contractors on a broad spectrum of food security technical focus areas. S/he will supervise technical specialists in the relevant sectoral areas.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide technical support and guidance to ensure technical interventions are integrated, layered and sequenced appropriately at all levels of implementation within the food security related activities in accordance with World Vision strategies and USAID/FFP guidelines.

  • Responsible for ensuring that all of the technical sectors work together to create multiplier effects across and between sectors.

  • The FSTC will also ensure that overall technical implementation quality remains consistent and of high quality among all of the sub-awardees and implementation locations in the award.

  • Conduct regular field visits to monitor implementation, deliver technical support to field staff, conduct trainings, provide resources, and make clear recommendations on ways to strengthen the program and share learning across programs.

  • Ensure that cross-cutting themes such as gender and youth, social cohesion, and social accountability are fully included within the Food Security interventions and strategy.

  • Work closely with the M&E Lead and the CLA Lead to ensure that M&E and learning feedback loops are properly fed into and utilized by the technical field staff.

  • Work with the Strategic Coordination and Learning Adviser to ensure high quality, coordinated, and demand driven learning, knowledge management and capacity strengthening activities.

  • Liaise with different stakeholders at HQ level - and at the field level to ensure up-to-date knowledge of the global food security policies, including USAID policies and strategies, for improving food security and nutrition for the most vulnerable.

  • Supervise technical specialists that report directly to this position. Conduct regular coaching and implement the Performance Development Management system. Ensure the Technical Working Groups are implementing the technical design and the learning agenda.

  • Act on behalf of the Deputy Chief of Party when requested and carry out additional responsibilities as assigned.

  • Perform other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Required:

  • A master’s degree in development studies, international relations, agriculture, nutrition, public health, business administration, or a related field, plus six years of relevant experience is required, or a PhD plus a minimum of five years relevant experience, or a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of seven years of relevant experience is required.

  • Highly experienced in a broad spectrum of food security technical focus areas such as nutrition and health, disaster risk reduction, livelihoods as well as cross cutting interventions such as gender, youth and social dynamics that affect food security and nutrition.

  • Demonstrated experience in developing—and ensuring quality control over—technically rigorous food security activity integration and collaboration.

  • Knowledge of nutrition, agriculture and food security programming in both humanitarian and development settings.

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program preferably USAID Office or Food for Peace (FFP) policies.

  • Experience working/living in Southern Africa. Familiarity with the Zimbabwe context.

  • Previous experience managing local staff.

  • Previous experience with managing sub-contractors is highly desirable.

  • Ability to work cross-culturally with diverse teams.

  • Strong presentation and report writing skills.

  • Ability to achieve results through partners.

  • Experience as a Food Security Specialist required.

  • Experience working with sub grantees and contracts under grants for complex projects.

  • The candidate must be professionally proficient and fluent in written and spoken English.

Preferred:

  • Strong management and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

  • Mentoring and facilitation skills.

  • Ability to network and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.

  • Experience working overseas in low-resource environments.

  • Previous experience with Development Food Assistance Programs (DFAP)s, Multi Year Assistance Programs (MYAP)s, and/or Development Assistance Programs (DAP)s is preferred.

Work Environment:

  • Mandatory travels to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.

PNS - Economic Coordinator

WORK LOCATION- PAK OU DISTRICT, LUANG PRABANG PROVINCE

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

World Vision International – Lao PDRcountry strategy FY2019-2021focuses on key ministry priorities for child well-being namely Nutrition, Food Security (PNS- Economic) and Education. The Technical Specials and Provincial TP manager aim to ensure that technical support is brought closer to the field operations implementing programmes.

The PNS-Economic Project Coordinatoris responsible for the implementation of the PNS-Economic Project activities to support the Nutrition Models. H/She will be working with Provincial TP Manager to establish and maintain the programme quality. This person will be representing WVI-LAO to technical networks at district level and engaging in advocacy relevant to TP objectives, using credible M&E and evidence from TP implementation, and providing capacity building to Communities and partners.

Key Objectives of Job: The position is accountable for the following:

1. Plan and implement the PNS- Economic project to support technical project model log-frame and LEAP budget following the TP quality standards and requirements.

2. Provide Food Security technical capacity building and coaching/mentoring to Community, project partners and relevant stakeholders.

3. To build strength the community to access to marketing and get more household income.

4. Represent of WVI-L in advocacy and external engagement as leading organization technical programs at district level.

Major Responsibilities of Job:

  1. A. Support Project Model Adaptation & Implementation

  • Coordinate and working with existing project models to ensure achievement of goal

  • Work with Provincial Team and Project Partners to adapt the technical project implementation to community context.

  • Implement the Project activities based on project log-frame within the agreed design and budget.

  • Develop, review and update annual, semi-annual and monthly budget and detail implementation plan.

  • Work withPakou TPC Coordinator and TDF to identify and mitigate risks/issues to ensure quality implementation of technical project models.

  • Work with PakouTPCs and TDF to organize training and ongoing coaching/mentoring on technical project model/curriculum to project partners.

  • Lead reflection and learning of technical PNS- Economic project implementation for ongoing feedback and improvement.

  • Coordinate and participate in WVI-L technical program/project learning networks to share experiences and lessons learnt with the evidence.

2. Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting

  • Work with DME team and TDF team to develop a monitoring plan; conduct spot-checks, reflect the PNS-Economic project implementation and carrying out the plan.

  • Use standardized TP monitoring tool and its appropriate assurance.

  • Analyse and disaggregate data in order to track the progresses on working with MVC.

  • Train and engage project partners and key stakeholders in project monitoring and learning.

  • Track technical project model spending and variance explanation against budget plan.

  • Writing English Semi Report, Annual progresses Report, Monthly Report, Story, Quarterly Report, to Provincial TP manager.

  • Prepare and compile project model data for child well-being report.

  • Prepare documentation of relevant technical on Food Security project model as requested.

    3. Advocacy and External Representation

  • Represent WVI-L at District/village levels to promote building strengthen to Farmer cash crop planting group and Farmer Animal group collaborative relationship.

  • Implement PNS-Economics’ advocacy components to influence local policy implementers/decision makers at district Agriculture and/or VDC at village levels through use of the evidence-based.

  • Participate in implementing TP Advocacy components at provincial/District level

    4. Team Work and Integration

  • Actively participate as a member in learning, training and spiritual nurture.

  • Orient/train Farmer on new technical for Cash crop planting and animal raising.

  • Share plan and integrate/synergize technical project activities.

EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Degree in Public Agriculture/Food Security (Planting and Animal raising).

  • Good understanding Food Security and Nutrition status in community context.

  • Technical knowledge in food security to support Nutrition.

  • Clear understanding on Food Security on Program including Nutrition models and approaches.

  • Basic knowledge on Food Security data collection and analysis.

  • Knowledge of community participatory advocacy models

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  • 2 years’ experience in the technical area of Food Security to support Nutrition, Maternal and Child health.

  • Experience in working with community based approaches

  • Experience conducting and assisting food security surveys

  • Strong experience in project implementation and Design Monitoring and Evaluation.

  • Experience managing project across a large geographic area within district.

  • Experience building and maintaining relationships with local government and NGO partners and stakeholders

  • Experience Food security related advocacy campaigns and activities

  • Experience in working on behavioral change and communications

  • Proven experience in project coordination, including financial management and monitoring and evaluation.

  • Experience in handling training and workshops for groups and communities( including coaching and mentoring)

  • Willingness to learn and be pro-active about personal professional development

  • Good organizational and coordinating skills

  • Good report writing skills

  • Ability to pro-actively influence, network, and collaborate with local level government and NGOs

  • Good communication skills in Lao and English (written and verbal)

  • Ability to demonstrate problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills (including facilitation)

  • Thorough knowledge and ability of MS Office

  • Ability to demonstrate project management and foster a collaborative, team oriented atmosphere

  • Integrity, honesty, and accountability to both the team and the community

Work Environment: Willingness to stay in the communities

Interested candidates are invited to submit a COVER LETTER and CV to the address below. Please indicate the POSITION TITLE. Deadline for application is 10 January 2020, however applicants are encouraged to apply early as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the position will close early if a suitable candidate is found.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Mail: People and Culture Department

P.O. Box 312 Vientiane 01005

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.wvi.org/laos