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Emergency Food Security and Livelihoods Specialist – Rohingya

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Emergency Food Security and Livelihoods Specialist – Myanmar Bangladesh Refugee Crisis Program will be a member of the Cash Food Security an Livelihoods Sector and will provide technical support and direction in the design, implementation, quality assurance and program strategy development for the WV Bangladesh – Myanmar Bangladesh Refugee Crisis Program. The role will input into the scale-up of core project models in alignment with WVI’s global sectoral strategic objectives while keeping in line with the Myanmar Bangladesh Refugee Crisis Program Response Strategy. S/he is expected to provide support directly to field teams, working closely with a range of program implementers and senior management teams.

Reporting:

Emergency Food Security and Livelihoods Specialist will report to Cash, Food Security and Livelihoods Team Lead and will work in liaison with the Grant Acquisition Management (GAM) and Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) team and other sectors.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Technical Support:

  • Provide technical support in the acquisition. design and implementation of Cash, Food Security and Livelihoods (CFSL)Programming to ensure the projects reach the intended beneficiaries and achieved the intended outcomes in alignment with context, humanitarian needs and response strategy as well as operational feasibility and technical quality.

  • Strive to create and use standardized tools and practices, including SOPs, training manuals and work plans, where appropriate, across projects/programs in the Myanmar Bangladesh Rohingya Refugee Crisis Program.

  • Provide technical support during implementation processes of CFSL Sector projects ensuring that donors and WV standards are adhered.

  • Master CTP modalities and apply knowledge for innovative programming as a methodology of WV Bangladesh humanitarian response.

  • Carry out systematized project/program monitoring visits and provide structured feedback in a way that can improve project/ program progress and impact.

  • Provide support the response in the integration of resilience into programming and assist in creating emergency preparedness plans to achieve targeted response to food insecurity, livelihoods and protection.

  • Quality review of donor reports related to the CFSL.

  • Ensure that key cross-cutting themes, such as Child Protection, community participation, partner capacity building, good M&E, coordination, inclusion of women, and inclusion of disadvantaged groups are emphasized and integrated into all projects/programs.

Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning:

  • In collaboration with the MEAL team, the Emergency Food Security and Livelihoods Specialist will provide technical support in the design, implementation of MEAL system and structures. The Emergency Food Security and Livelihoods Specialist is responsible to ensure that all the receommendation and feedback from MEAL system is used to inform quality implementation of the program. The Specialist will provide support in rolling out quantitative and qualitative monitoring and evaluation approaches aiming to build contextually-grounded learning into program activities for Myanmar Bangladesh refugee Crisis Response Program.

  • Work closely with the project, NO and Regional based teams to publish relevant lessons learnt and/or case studies regarding CTP within the Bangladesh context.

  • Facilitate setting up of monitoring systems for all cash transfer projects (post distribution monitoring, onsite/agents monitoring, market monitoring, etc) as required by each grant and oversee/lead data collection, analysis, and reporting as per donor's and WVI DMT requirements in coordination with other DME functions of WVSL.

  • Review and ensure reports related to funds distributed to beneficiaries or vendors and number of beneficiaries (adult male / female, boys and girls) are produced on time for submission and tally with the reports produced by other department.

External Networking & Representation:

  • Identify, build and manage collaborative partnerships with member of Myanmar Bangladesh Refugee Crisis Response cluster technical groups.

  • Ensuring high-visibility of WV Bangladesh portfolio, representation and technical leadership among peer organizations

  • Represent WV Bangladesh CFSL programming on a regional level to relevant bodies and networks, including clusters, working groups, task forces and donor meetings, and identify changes to their policies and priorities that may create opportunities or threats for the programme objectives.

  • Engage with donors at regional level in support of fundraising, profile-raising and scoping of opportunities, working in close collaboration with colleagues at Regional and Headquarters level.

Fundraising and Capacity Development:

  • Proactively conduct trainings and develop the capacity of in-country staff working on CTP interventions through mentorship, accompaniment and inhouse training.

  • Support Myanmar Bangladesh Rohingya Refugee Crisis Program in effective resource management, including identifying and addressing technical capacity gaps and if necessary staff recruitment.

  • Provide support and technical capacity building to key staff in field offices.

  • Proactively identify programming opportunities through field observation as well as by developing relationships with key donors and partners working in FSL, economic empowerment, and resilience-based programming.

  • Engage directly with donors as required, presenting approaches, concept notes and funding proposals in collaboration with hub and regional office.

Security:

  • Work closely with the security team to develop and maintain systems that ensure the safety and security of the team and beneficiaries when implementing CTP.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • First Degree in Social Sciences/Business or related field.

  • 5 years experience in Emergency Food Security and Livelihoods Programming.

  • 5 years of relevant experience in Cash Transfers Programming.

  • Fluency in English and the relevant other UN language, if it is officially used in the country.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience is use of E-Vouchers and direct cash distribution.

  • Experience using WFP SCOPE and Last Mile Mobile Solution.

  • Experience working in refugee or IDP Camp settings.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Be prepared to travel to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.

Project Coordinator

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Project Coordinator – Erbil

Purpose of position:

To effectively co-ordinate the implementation of a food assistance project through digital skills training and professional support to vulnerable Syrian refugees, Internally Displaced Iraqis and host communities in various Governorates of Iraq.

The Project coordinator will work closely with project managers to ensure creating sustainable livelihood opportunities for vulnerable communities by transforming and making their skills “portable”, giving them access to the digital workplace and the future of work, as well as providing them with opportunities to generate income and improve household food security and ensuring compliance to Donor and World Vision requirements /guidelines and uphold commitment to beneficiary entitlement.

The holder of the position should communicate World Vision’s ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Coordination and Management

  • Ensure the project activities implementation as per the project planning in co-operation with the Project Manager

  • Perform monitoring for all project activities to ensure proper implementation.

  • Attend and represent WVI at the coordination meetings (clusters and others) as agreed with the PM.

  • Ensure liaison with other international and national NGOs, camp management, relevant local administration and institutions for coordination and cooperation relevant sector

  • Support the PM with the management of budget expenditures for project activities as per WV standards.

  • Keep abreast of all (potential) changes in the sector and ensure communication on this to the PM.

  • Regularly update PM on project’s progress and to timely inform about issues related to the project and propose solutions to further implementation.

  • Preparation of the monthly and quarterly project reviews and follow-up of key actions with the support of the Project Manager

  • Ensure programme compliance to Humanitarian Accountability standards.

  • Ensure that all resources earmarked to target populations are properly handled, stored, transported, distributed, tracked, fully accounted for and reported on according to World Vision standard procedures and Donor policy.

  • Visit target communities on regular basis to get their perceptions and experience so as to assist in planning and implementing relevant community-oriented programs.

  • Facilitate the identification designing and implementing of appropriate training needs for district staff and target communities.

Staff Management

  • Ensure effective and efficient management of the direct reports

  • Develop staff planning

  • Perform staff appraisal, promote staff capacity building by identifying support needs and report the suggestions to the Project Manager

  • Keep a positive, flexible and dynamic work environment

  • Leads capacity development with field staff to ensure competency levels which allow staff to do their work accordingly.

Work with the Project Managers to supervise and provide training for all the staff.

Coordination and Collaboration

  • Co-ordinate with other Agencies, Local Authorities and Government stakeholder in the District and ensure that food voucher project is targeted to the appropriate target population (IDPs).

  • To co-ordinate and foster relations with other World Vision Programs in the district so as to ensure proper allocation and sharing of resources.

  • Participate in regular coordination meetings in WV and outside agencies including the donor.

Project Filing

  • Ensure project sector documentation is up to date and audit compliant

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • At least Bachelor’s degree in IT, English, Business Administration, General Management, or related field.

  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in Education Management.

  • Fluent in English, Arabic and/or Kurdish (speaking and writing).

  • Effective in written and oral communication in English and Arabic/Kurdish.

  • Computer aptitude and experience with word processors.

  • Good interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity.

  • Ability to work in a challenging situation (camp settings).

  • Ability to cope and work under pressure.

  • Well-organized, self-motivated, solution oriented, independent and ability to work in a team.

  • Knowledge of commodities & logistics operations, specifically those that relate to distributions, handling, reporting, tracking, monitoring etc.

  • Full adherence to World Vision Child Protection, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.

  • Self-disciplined with good time management skills.

  • The ability to produce clear and well organized documents.

  • Proven planning, team work and managerial experience and skills.

  • At least one-year experience in project management working with international organizations.

  • Experience in Community Mobilization activities.

  • Work experience with budget management and procurement procedures.

  • Management experience (especially managing the diverse team of staff/ volunteers).

Work Environment

Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

Food Security and Livelihoods Manager, Somalia

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To provide overall leadership and team management and coordinate management of food security and livelihood initiatives and projects and ensure facilitation of smooth, cost effective, efficient management of resources and timely implementation of project activities by supporting, supervising and coordinating the activities and staff in realizing program objectives and the management and decision-making on the Food Security and Livelihood projects. To assess, design, implement and document various WV funded (OFDA, Gift Catalogue) projects geared towards creating self-sufficiency and improved household food security among the poor rural communities of Somalia.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership and Management:

  • Provide leadership to the project team in fulfilling of the project objectives.

  • Provide guidance and create conditions necessary for the effective execution of project by the staff team, partners as well as the community.

Project Assessment, Design Implementation and Monitoring:

  • Ensure that all document guiding implementation such as budgets, DIPs, projections are developed and/ or periodically updated used correctly.

  • Implement and support sustainable agriculture and livelihood projects implementation in the region.

  • Implement and support community-based disaster risk management.

  • Support livelihoods emergency response and transition.

  • Provide oversight for livelihoods evidence building across the Program implementation areas.

  • In consultation with the Program Development & Quality Assurance department and in partnership with local institutions and partners, contribute to the development of concept papers/proposals for new projects on ongoing basis.

  • Ensure that projects are designed with agricultural technology and innovation packages aimed at creating self-sufficiency, enhancing food security status of local community and improving their water and rangeland/ pasture management systems.

  • Ensure that baseline data on existing agro-pastoralism/pastoralism, farming and water management technique is updated.

  • Regular monitoring and reporting of project implementation.

  • Ensure timely Submission of quality narratives, monthly, quarterly and annual program reports to the Program Officer/AM.

  • Initiate market based/ whole value chain agricultural intervention approach by linking farmer/pastoralist groups to private sector market agencies.

  • Capture and incorporate challenges and lessons learnt through, monitoring and evaluation, in the future proposal designs.

  • Develop and guide training focusing on issues of germ-plasm selection, improved farming practices (good livestock and animal husbandry, pasture/rangeland/water resource management and agroforestry practices.

  • Ensure that women are involved as beneficiaries in food security/agriculture trainings and are given technical support.

  • Provide Technical backstopping/agronomical technical assistance and follow ups to all food security and livelihood activities in the program area.

Maintain and create strategic partnerships and networks with donors, Government departments, UN, other NGOs, local community groups and other stakeholders:

  • Keep and share information from INGO meetings, government correspondences and internal World Vision Lessons Learned.

  • Ensure that World Vision is represented in coordination forums and review meetings.

  • Coordinate community mobilization activities and ensure that community, fully participate in selecting the beneficiaries and project sites, availing the local labor and materials as per the project design.

Staff Management and Capacity Building:

  • Ensure that recruitments are conducted as per HR policy and local considerations.

  • Ensure staff appraisals are done and clear performance goals agreed upon.

  • Ensure that all project staff grievances and disciplinary issues are managed appropriately.

  • Ensure that staff capacities are developed and constantly improved to meet the challenges of their job by conducting training needs assessment and organizing workshop for the staff.

Community and Community Based Organisation (CBO) Capacity Building and Linkages:

  • Work with the Technical Unit, conduct training needs assessment and coordinate delivery of capacity building to communities.

  • Ensure that training plans and curriculum for the community and the CBOs are in place.

  • Coordinate training of training for communities and CBOs to help create or improve productive assets for food production for household consumption and marketing.

  • Work with communities to explore the Indigenous Technical Knowledge on Rangeland and Natural Resource Management.

  • Ensure that enhanced DRR and rangeland Management are well understood and being executed by the Community.

Financial and Budget Controls:

  • Establish and oversee implementation of sound financial systems for efficiently controlling the quality of technical food security and livelihood project works/activities by closely tracking work progress against payment and work plans

  • and controlling the quality of final project outputs as per the donor and user community expectations.

  • Ensure optimal use of financial resources in the project through timely requisition of all necessary supplies/contracts for project implementation.

  • Ensure that monthly financial projections are prepared and submitted in a timely manner.

  • See to it that management response to audit queries is done on a timely basis.

  • Ensures that Asset inventory is in place and regularly updated.

  • Facilitate preparation of program budgets, narrative reports, updates, financial reports and submit them with the agreed time frames.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • University degree in Agriculture/ Agriculture Extension Education/ Animal Production/Agriculture Home Economics, Natural Resource Management, Development Studies, Disaster Management and/or other relevant disciplines with experience in

  • Food Security projects management in Pastoralist context.

  • At least three years’ experience in Food Security/crop/animal production/ livelihood project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation in a complex humanitarian context.

  • Extensive knowledge of development issues and understanding of the Food Security, Nutrition and Livelihood issues.

  • Knowledgeable of MS Word, Excel, Power Point etc.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, experience in writing proposals, project documentation, reporting, program information for donors and the World Vision/partnership.

  • Familiarity with grant compliance and procedures of key donors in the field of Food Security and Livelihood as well as SPHERE Standards and Good Enough Guide.

  • Capacity to provide solid leadership and decision-making skills for efficient and effective project implementation.

  • Ability to work with different partners, local authorities, local organizations and NGOs, to develop and maintain positive relationships.

  • Knowledge and experience on project implementation through local partners.

  • Willingness to assume other project tasks as required.

  • Experience working with local /INGOs or CBOs in an emergency or development context.

  • At least one year managing major donor funded grants including USAID grants.

  • Strong understanding of the Local culture, political context and religion.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

  • Strong understanding of systems design and implementation protocols.

  • Strong inter-personal skills, and proven team-player.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Proven ability to manage competing priorities.

  • Able to solve complex problems and to exercise independent judgment.

  • Able to work in a cross-cultural environment with a multi-national staff.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Knowledge on sustainable livelihoods frameworks, transitional development and community resilience programming.

  • Strong coordination and engagement with UN Agents, Government, Local & International NGOs.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Livelihoods Advisor, Syria Response

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

World Vision International is seeking a Livelihood Adviser for Syria (75%) and Jordan (25%). The position will report to the Syria Head of Programmes and specifically to the Jordan Response Manager for Jordan related work, and will be based at the World Vision office in Amman, Jordan. The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Lead on developing and implementing a Livelihood Programming Strategy for World Vision’s Syria Response as a whole, and for each of the countries included in the Response.

  • Lead on ensuring technical expertise and staff capacity, innovation, quality results and organisational learning within World Vision based on credible evidence gained through livelihoods programming.

  • Have up-to-date sectoral knowledge to ensure that current thinking is reflected in World Vision’s Livelihood and Resilience programmes, and that they in turn influence across the response.

  • Lead livelihoods specific and/or integrated research and learning initiatives.

  • Represent World Vision in external engagement with technical sectors, donors, governments and other relevant stakeholders in the humanitarian community.

  • Serve as the technical specialist in resource acquisition related to livelihood programming.

  • Model and promote World Vision’s values that aspire to achieving a safe and secure future for children.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program Development Leadership:

  • Facilitate and formulate livelihood strategies within the framework of the country operational strategy.

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

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

  • Design and carrying out assessments as needed in conjunction with other sectors.

Develop an integrated livelihood plan, budget, program and detailed implementation plan that is aligned with

  • Response strategy.

  • Coordinating mechanism strategy.

  • Sphere Standards.

  • WVI Child Wellbeing outcomes.

  • WVI Humanitarian Accountability Framework.

  • Include sector focused advocacy issues and cross-cutting themes in design where appropriate.

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

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

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

  • Contribute to the recruitment of relevant staff for each project.

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

  • Ensure that the compliances with grants, technical standards and budgets are met.

Leadership and Capacity Building:

  • Coach /mentor /manage the unit members: Delegation of authority/ responsibility with clear standards of accountability, etc.

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

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

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

  • Identify the capacity needs in the areas of livelihoods programming and develop plans for building the capacity of the projects staff and partners in collaboration with P&C department and Program Managers.

  • Identify staff to build their specific capacities in the sector’s principles, minimum standards and other vital knowledge in order to have them as back-ups for the specialist’s role in case of transition needed and for more sustainability of programs / planning in the organization.

  • Build the capacities of partners (whether local government entities or at the national level as well as CBOs).

Leadership in the area of Relationship Building, Networking and Fundraising:

  • Represent World Vision at interagency coordination and donor meetings on livelihoods and resilience.

  • To meet, build relationships and coordinate with the UN, NGO/INGOs and livelihoods fora.

  • Seek opportunities for interagency collaboration.

  • Strengthen and establish a strong network of national partners and stakeholders.

  • Liaise and network with other WV entities within the partnership for sharing and dissemination of best practices, information access, and resource acquisition.

  • Ensure WV’s livelihoods projects/programs are highlighted in the media in coordination with the communications department.

  • Share with management alarming trends or new parameters that could affect the implementation of current or future projects in a certain sector.

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

Learning and Research:

  • Ensure experiences and lessons learned are shared among the team of commodities field staff

  • Collaborate with MEAL department, local and/or international research institutes in-country and identify potential opportunities for joint research initiatives.

  • Ensure accurate assessments are conducted in the relevant fields to come up with accurate findings when needed and evidence based information.

  • Ensure that reflection meetings are conducted on a regular basis to document lessons learned and make sure that these lessons learned, whether from previous or ongoing projects, are taken into consideration for future projects designs and implementation.

  • Identify new trends and opportunities to feed in new projects models or technical approaches.

  • Test new project models / technical approaches and/or new areas of coverage.

  • Share any alarming information or relevant one related to programming with the Response Sector in order to adjust or modify any necessary programming.

Support Implementation, Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Strengthen the quality of livelihoods interventions in coordination with operations staff, programme staff and DME.

  • Provide ongoing assistance and coaching to related field staff in order to ensure timely and quality implementation of projects ’activities.

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

  • Oversee the implementation of projects in WV’s area of intervention through establishing appropriate monitoring system in close collaboration with MEAL dept.

  • Provide technical input and recommendations to procurement activities related to services that affect the quality of livelihoods programs.

  • Review, analyze, and provide feedback on the livelihoods based component of program / projects reports (including assessment reports, PDDs, monitoring and management reports as well as evaluation reports).

  • Ensure compliance to organizational and donors standards in the management of livelihoods based programs.

  • Ensure quality and timely reporting in line with donors and SOs standards.

  • Intervene, when necessary, at procurement level, to facilitate/find solutions to material purchase difficulties or delays that are affecting the program quality implementation.

  • Assist in setting up appropriate indicators and tools for monitoring along with the M&E department and establish systems to extract relevant information when needed for each sector.

  • Review MEAL data with Programmes and Operations to make operational improvements.

  • Review context analysis with Programs for better adaptation to sector plan and implement early warning systems in all sectors to be able to detect any new context information.

  • Establish and implement internal monthly sector reporting system in coordination with DME.

  • Provide inputs for grants/donor and programme milestone reports to Programmes as per schedule as well as review all semi-annual and annual reports related to the sector.

Other:

  • Perform other duties as required from the Direct Supervisor.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • University degree in Economy/Human Development/Social Sciences or related field.

  • Master degree in relevant field required.

  • At least five years working experience at a senior level in Livelihoods and Resilience sector in a humanitarian context.

  • Excellent technical understanding of Sustainable Development, Economic Development and Livelihoods and Resilience, including agriculture and IT sectors.

  • Experience designing and facilitating Livelihoods capacity building activities and training.

  • Good understanding of humanitarian architecture.

  • Substantial experience in networking and positioning with external stakeholders.

  • Extensive experience in developing successful project proposals.

  • Experience in advocacy, preferably on trans-national level.

  • Experience of working in the Syria Response Region would be an advantage.

  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.

  • Excellent spoken and written English language skills required.

  • Arabic language skills an advantage.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Ability and willingness to learn new things and support new initiatives.

  • Capacity to engage in policy dialogue.

  • Excellent networking and relationship management skills with the actors of the Livelihoods and Resilience sector (Government, NGO, civil society).

  • Strategic, critical and innovative thinking.

  • Ability to establish and maintain strategic partnerships.

  • Understanding of community mobilization and empowerment principles and approaches.

  • Excellent communication, coordination, diplomacy and negotiation skills.

  • Programme design and proposal development skills.

  • Coaching and staff capacity building skills.

  • Events/ processes facilitation skills.

  • Experience in advocacy initiatives, coalition building and ability to rally coalitions and networks to take positions on specific policy issues.

  • Ability to engage in personal learning and development.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under pressure, efficient task prioritization and time management.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (oral and written in English; Arabic would be an advantage).

  • Experience of communicating with Government, Non-Government, organizations and other sectoral stakeholders.

  • Experience of engaging with private sector companies.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Willingness to be flexible with hours when necessary and ability to travel locally and internationally up to 50% of time.

Technical Speciaist - Natural Resource Management (Samburu)

Reports to: Program Manager – IMARA

Grade Level: 13

Location: Marsabit and Laikipia

Purpose of the Position:

To provide technical support in Sustainable Natural Resource Management (NRM), implementation, capacity building, coordination and monitoring functions of IMARA Program within the program sites in the County (operations will be in Marsabit and Laikipia hence either of the two). This is towards inspiring a sustainable natural resource management as part of the Kenya ASAL policy and Ending drought emergencies (EDE) framework aimed to support increased resilience of vulnerable communities in the ASAL counties of Kenya.

The incumbent will be instrumental in capacity building and coordination of key program stakeholders on IMARA Program efforts aimed at enhancing rangeland management and dry land forest management strengthening tree based value chains and Non Wood Forest products, increased access to and protection of water resources, promote sustainable and renewable energy options plus Disaster Risk Management. S/he will also be responsible for tracking program uptake, especially with respect to program targets, besides documentation, reporting, and performing other M&E functions as regards reaching the target beneficiaries.

The position Holder must be able to communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

Major Responsibilities:

Effective Technical Program design, Planning and Implementation , 40%

  • Work closely with the Program Manager to provide effective, innovative and technical leadership in the IMARA Program towards reaching the program goal.

  • Responsible for the in the implementation of the all activities in the IMARA program with focus on Rangeland/dry land forest management, Water access and protection, DRM and Renewable energy options in partnership with partners within the consortium

  • Work with relevant ministries, departments, private sector, civil society and partners to achieve program objective

  • Provision of technical skills in integrated natural resource management practices across communities and partners in targeted areas

  • Train the partners, selected farmer groups and partners on the various recommended focal areas (Community Based Natural Resource management, Dry land forestry, Climate smart agriculture, Sustainable energy options, soil and water conservation, Disaster Risk management, Advocacy and policy influence etc).

  • Support implementation of water access and protection for enhanced water supply in collaboration with relevant line ministries

  • Mobilization of smallholder farmers into Farmers Marketing groups geared to strengthen tree based value chains market systems enhancing increased production

  • Develop a program capacity building plan of action for partners, CBOs and Community Owned Resource Persons as per context with specific focus on the key objectives.

  • Ensure timely and efficient expenditure at acceptable levels as per donor requirements

  • Actively participate in the collection and collation of views from stakeholders for the development of program plans and budgets

  • Providing strategic leadership and supporting collaborative partnership engagements within the IMARA NRM focus areas across county.

  • Contribute to effective and timely implementation of all levels of interventions and initiatives with communities and partners;

  • Collaborate with Program manager, IMARA MEAL Coordinator, Program Director and the Technical Specialist – Environment and Climate Change to effectively support the program to carry out all measurements – baselines, assessments, designs, monitoring and evaluations in accordance with Consortium guidelines and donor requirements.

  • Support the program technically in relation to your expertise in the event of any disaster and/or crisis response when called upon to do so;

  • Monitor and support the timely and appropriate utilization of budgeted resources for all L&R program interventions as well as ensure effective and timely response plans.

  • Together with key partners conduct on site trainings and strengthening community groups in issues on integrated NRM in respect to climate change

Partnership, networking and resource acquisition, 35%

  • Ensures collaborative roles and partnerships with key partners in the leverage county partners including GoK line Ministries at the county and national, Community Based organization, NGO, Learning Research institutions and any relevant authorities

  • Gender and Youth integration in program activities through the implementation strategies.

  • Develop working agreements / MOUs with partners as per need.

  • Coordinate stakeholder / partner forums on IMARA counties strengthening strategic NRM alliances.

  • Coordinate reflection and learning forums for community and partners for purposes of providing forums for experiential learning & reflection.

  • In liaison with Partners, lead/support development of data collection and monitoring tools as required

  • Strengthen advocacy on prioritization and increased resource allocation for NRM related activities by county government and other CSOs.

  • Build capacity on community groups on advocacy to engage service providers and participate in forums to relating to sustainable NRM and related interventions

Quality Assurance, Monitoring, Reporting & Documentation, 20%

  • Participate/Support program assessments, planning, implementation, monitoring & evaluation, documentation and dissemination of promising practices

  • Develop a monitoring and evaluation framework that ensures that the targets from leveraging sites are tracked.

  • Coordinate joint monitoring visits with key partners to track and document program progress in the targetted leverage counties.

  • Ensure the feedback from monitoring exercises feed into the working of environment technical working group within the program counties.

  • Support the development and submission of program reports and core documents as per WVK guidelines and donor standards.

  • Develop context specific electronic and live media communications on NRM activities.

  • Support development of technical papers and or policy breifs on key issues for external engagement with decision makers

Any Other 5%

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:

  • The holder of this position must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from a recognized University preferably in Natural Resource Management, Environmental Science, Rangeland Management, Forestry, or Climate Change;

  • Minimum of four years’ experience in implementing sustainable natural resource management (SNRM) programs in ASAL/degraded parts of Kenya integrating livelihoods strengthening; with demonstrable competencies in designing, planning, implementation, documenting, record-keeping and reporting;

  • The holder of this position must be a results orientated person who can handle a heavy work load as well as manage and satisfy multiple and at times conflicting organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands and;

  • S/he must also have ample experience in public relations and be a strong team player

  • Must have skills and ability to provide training and mentorships;

  • S/he must be a self-starter, able to work under minimum supervision and maintain good relationships.

  • Experience working with private sector, local communities, institutions, governmental and traditional authorities in ASAL regions;

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, networking and representation skills;

  • Proven leadership qualities, problem-solving and negotiation skills, and evidence of successful team player;

Technical Specialist - Market Systems ( Samburu)

Grade Level: 13

Location: Laikipia/ Marsabit/Isiolo/ Samburu County

Purpose of the position:

To provide county- level capacity building, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all market systems strengthening interventions on agricultural production (crops and livestock), natural resource management and economic empowerment initiatives/activities in coordination with other program staff, consortium partners, private sector players and respective county officers from relevant ministries (e.g. Forestry and Environment, Agriculture and Livestock , Trade, Industry and Cooperative, Planning etc.) assigned to work with program as per IMARA program objectives aimed at achieving sustainable livelihood and resilient households in the targeted counties.

The position Holder must be able to communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

Major Responsibilities:

Program Implementation, 50%

  • In consultation with the Market Systems Advisor develop and implement plans for market development activities in the program

  • Identify and develop resources required by respective counties to successfully implement, monitor and evaluate sustainable natural resources-based VCs, financial inclusion and other outcomes related to commercialization within the program

  • Implement operational work plans related market systems in accordance with the budget, results framework, and administrative guidelines approved by the Program Steering Committee (PSC);

  • Participate in budget processes and periodic budget reviews for IMARA program

  • Stay abreast of new developments in market systems, livelihoods and financial inclusion, and participate actively in related technical working groups and forums;

  • With Marketing Systems Advisor, identify viable and sustainable niche markets for natural; resources-based value chains including non-traditional wood products such as gums and raisins and link them to producers groups in respective counties;

  • Facilitate the County specific Producer/marketing/Commercial Groups engage the keys market players through collective price negotiations, contracts and/or warehouse receipting;

  • Facilitate promotion, establishment and reporting of village based Savings and Credit schemes through Savings for Transformation and onward linkage with formal financial service providers;

  • Facilitate various Business Development Support Interventions in collaboration with key stakeholders

  • Initiate various contextualized value natural resource-based chain development activities

  • Initiate linkages between the producers, input suppliers, financial institutions, traders, private sector players, government and other actors along natural resource-based chains

  • Provide technical assistance in the areas of NRM, agricultural/ livestock productivity, seed systems and agricultural/livestock value chains

  • Coordinate the adoption of new marketing approaches in NRM, Agriculture/Livestock and Livelihoods development

  • Implement decisions made by the Program Steering Committee (PSC) and the County Program Steering Committee (CPSC);

  • Technical support to the program team in launching tenders and calls for proposal; contract service providers and implementing entities;

  • Identify and facilitate establishment suitable innovative marketing information system (MIS) for the priority natural resource-based chains

  • Monitor progress of work plan implementation, identifying issues (technical and coordination) and formulate solutions to address the identified issues and;

  • Coordinate regular learning events and establishment of contractual engagements between various value chain actors

  • Establish County multi-stakeholder marketing forum/platforms

Program DME (quality assurance): 20%

Ensure development and roll out of County Program, policies, guidelines and strategies

  • Facilitate the county in development of a detailed marketing systems and strategies for priority natural; resources-based value chains commodities that aligns with the county integrated development plans

  • Develop operational work plans (AOPs) in accordance with the budget, results framework, and administrative guidelines approved by the Program Steering Committee (PSC);

  • In consultation with the IMARA MEAL Coordinator develop a MEAL plan for market development activities in the program

  • Ensure effective integration of traders mapping and market monitoring interventions with other programs in the program

  • Track, in liaison with Program Manager and Accountant, program implementation expenditure levels and manage work plans and budgets;

  • Timely mobilization and effective communication with various market actors, communities and stakeholders during baselines and evaluations

  • Conduct periodic market assessment and develop relevant recommendations to be integrated in program planning

  • Support the IMARA MEAL Coordinator to develop annual learning agenda, data analysis from the field and producing customized reports for various applications/interventions and;

  • Support the County Program Steering Team in compiling reports every six months to be provided to the Secretariat that summarizes L & R program achievements, key challenges, lessons learned to date and detailing budget expenditures and investment plans from all stakeholders.

Capacity Building: Lead capacity building to ensure understanding and facilitate support to implementation, 10%

  • Facilitate training needs identification for community producer groups, county staff and other public and private partners;

  • Facilitate Business Development Support Services trainings to consortium staff, partners as well as community groups

  • Organize for program staff to participate in relevant financial and market development related trainings.

Advocacy, Engagement and Networking, 15%

  • Ensure that the key laws, policies, regulations and government service delivery standards in marketing systems and financial inclusion are shared, interpreted and explained to communities

  • Effectively represent the program in stakeholder meetings at county and sub-county levels.

  • Report on resource mobilization opportunities at county and sub-county level

  • Provide information to inform fund raising initiatives at national level

  • Work with the County Departments of Agriculture, Cooperative development, Trade, Social Services, Devolution & Planning, and Enterprise Development for technical directions and leveraging of resources to support Economic Development interventions in the Program.

  • Facilitate community members to advocate on Economic Empowerment issues to relevant stakeholders;

  • Work with Private sector, other NGOs, CBOs , FBOs, Committees and Groups with related objectives for synergy and sustainability and;

  • Support community, sub-county and county level forums that facilitate identification of hindrances to effective market systems and marketing infrastructure

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal and prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • A degree in Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness Management, and Marketing, or any other related discipline. Post graduate degree in any of the above or Business/MBA will be an added advantage;

  • At least 4 years’ experience in designing, planning, implementing, supervising and reporting on integrated sustainable resource-based Value chains marketing, Business Development and/or Livelihoods programming in ASAL context is added advantage

  • A broad grasp of socio - economic policy issues with respect to NRM, Agriculture, range management and marketing in both in rural often fragile settings

  • Technical knowledge in NRM, Agriculture/Food security, Nutrition, Livestock and other Livelihoods, Social Protection, Gender issues and Youth inclusion

  • Experience in working with partners, county governments, civil society, donors and local communities;

  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills

  • The ability to work independently, think innovatively and strategically and work effectively within a team

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work under pressure and strict deadlines

  • Strong financial/budget management skills required

Resilience and Livelihoods Technical Lead, WV Uganda

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Resilience and Livelihoods technical lead will provide overall strategic leadership in the Resilience & Livelihoods sector, guiding relevant programming in both development and refugee contexts across Uganda.

The job holder will be a thought leader, driving continuous improvement in Resilience & Livelihoods programming through their technical expertise, facilitation of learning and innovation. This leadership shall be seen both within World Vision and externally with other key stakeholders across Uganda, including representing World Vision as co-chair of the Refugee Livelihoods & Resilience Sector Working Group.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Resilience and Livelihoods Programming:

  • Ongoing enhancement of World Vision’s Resilience & Livelihoods programming at strategy, programme and project design levels for greater impact on child well-being.

This shall include:

  • Lead ongoing design processes related to all Resilience and Livelihood programmes and projects, including strategy alignment and review processes.

  • Monitor programme and project quality at outcome and impact levels, facilitate evidence-based organizational learning processes and promote innovation for continuous improvement in programming impact.

  • Support relevant reporting functions, particularly at outcome and impact level, notably including the bi-annual Child Well-being Report.

Support effective implementation of Resilience & Livelihoods programmes and projects through:

  • Technical guidance and support to programme and project implementation.

  • Technical capacity building of project staff, partner staff and other key stakeholders, as required.

Networking and Collaboration

Engagement with key stakeholders for influence, learning and resource development:

  • Actively represent WVU in key inter-agency fora.

  • Engage and build relationships with key partners and government counterparts.

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the Grant Acquisition Business Plan through active engagement with relevant donors.

National Level Sector Advocacy:

  • Work in close collaboration with Advocacy Department to advocate for policy change with national-level government stakeholders.

  • Collaborate and guide advocacy campaigns, as appropriate.

  • Co-chair the Refugee Livelihoods & Resilience Sector Working Group in collaboration with FAO and UNDP and in accordance with the group’s terms of reference.

Team Management:

  • Provide effective management to resilience and livelohoods technical team.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Education: post-graduate degree in development studies, agriculture, economics or other relevant field is a requirement.

  • Technical skills: academic and/or direct programming experience and expertise in at least three of the following thematic areas is required: financial inclusion/micro-finance, climate smart agriculture, value chain development, small enterprise development, emergency livelihoods programming, cash-based programming.

  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years’ experience in technical leadership and/or field-based programme management roles in Resilience & Livelihoods sector.

  • Experience in Uganda or similar contexts and working in refugee contexts.

  • Experience with relevant technical models such as Village Savings & Loans, Local Value Chain Development and Ultra-Poor Graduation Model.

  • Experience in Monitoring & Evaluation.

  • Track record of success in grant fundraising, including donor relations and proposal writing.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong capacity in leadership, relationship management/networking, and coordination is essential.

  • Proactive personality, self-driven and strongly motivated.

  • Spiritual maturity, interfaith knowledge and a biblical worldview – Ability to articulate and model our Christian identity and mission in an inclusive way.

  • Demonstration of well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Proven conceptual & analytical skills, ability to take an evidence-based approach to programme design.

  • Proven facilitation skills.

  • Team player.

  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 30% of the time, plus occasional international travel.

Development Facilitator - BMD SEED

Position: Development Facilitator – Business & Market Development

Location: Kapululwe Area Programme - Chongwe

Purpose of the Position

To facilitate community engagement, community changes, build and maintain local partnerships, build community and partner organization capacity, and strengthen community-led initiatives/innovations to improve and sustain well-being of children and families. To implement, monitor and report technical program interventions at Area Program level for improved child well being

Program Development and Implementation

  • Facilitate the planning and implementation of Business and Market Development (B&MD) within the SEED technical programme activities using recommended models, techniques, standards and tools to achieve output targets within scope, time, and budget

  • Communicate World Vision’s identity, mission, vision, values, policies and our approaches to facilitate development processes to realize well-being of the children in the communities

  • Facilitate the interpretation and distribution of context appropriate B&MD technical Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials for effective implementation.

  • Work with other technical program staff at Area Programme to implement technical programs activities for improved integrated implementation for impact and scale

  • Raise awareness and facilitate critical analysis of community issues and opportunities in the Business and market development area for improved access to markets and financial services at AP level

  • Work closely with the community and district partners such as the church to mobilize community for local partnership and ownership, participation in implementation of B& MD activities to achieve sustainability of technical programme interventions

  • Participate in the district development plans of line ministries to ensure WVZL technical programmes are mainstreamed and aligned

Local Partnering and Networking

  • Collaborate with value chain actors, local level stakeholders involved in the identified value chains in the SEED technical program for effective programme implementation and sustainability.

  • Represent WVZL in various key meetings at district level including Technical Working Group (TWG) for alignment of national and local priorities.

  • Facilitate and support local level Business and Market Development related advocacy for better service provision/delivery

Capacity Building

  • Facilitate building capacity of CDW’s and Volunteers on the Business and Market Development technical issues for effective roll out and activity implementation

  • Facilitate training for community partners and other relevant stakeholders to ensure market access and financial services related activities are effectively implemented

Programme Effectiveness and Quality Assurance

  • In collaboration with DME specialist, build capacity for CDW’s and volunteers in data collection, interpretation and utilization

  • Collect monitoring data with community workers and volunteers in a collaborative and systematic way

  • Facilitate joint technical monitoring and reporting of the project for effective implementation and quality control.

  • Write and timely submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports for improved technical programme decision making.

  • Participate in the review of technical program interventions for improved quality of programming

  • Work with technical program DME to input data databases and develop information management systems.

  • Participate in documenting and sharing programme lessons and promising practices with partners and stakeholders.

Qualifications/ Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills, competencies and Experience

  • Diploma in Agricultural Sciences, agribusiness, Enterprise Development, Business Management with minimum 5 years’ experience in relevant field

  • Degree in Agricultural Sciences, agribusiness, Enterprise Development, Business Management or its equivalent is an added advantage with minimum 2 years’ experience in the relevant field

  • Experience in Program Management in a complex, international organization preferably NGO context

  • Knowledge and understanding of World Vision operations would be an added advantage,

  • Experience in project design, implementation, monitoring and report writing essential

  • Must have excellent project management, community engagement, mobilisation, facilitating and donor engagement skills

  • Must have Strong technical skills with practical experience in value chain development with a market facilitation lens, and community financing systems

  • Communications, interpersonal, analytical, conflict management, negotiation, and networking skills are highly desired

  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment, and must be a mature Christian.

  • Computer literate in Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Capacity to function well in a team and contribute effectively to team efforts.

  • Must be a committed Christian able to inspire others able to stand above denominational diversities and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Office-based 20% : field 80%

  • Travel: international as required.

Development Facilitator - ANRM

Position: Development Facilitator – Agriculture & Natural Resources Management (ANRM)

Location: Mumbwa Area Programme – Mumbwa District

Purpose of the Position

To facilitate community engagement, community changes, build and maintain local partnerships, build community and partner organization capacity, and strengthen community-led initiatives/innovations to improve and sustain well-being of children and families. To implement, monitor and report technical program interventions at Area Program level for improved child well-being.

Major Responsibilities

Program Development and Implementation

  • Facilitate the planning and implementation of Agriculture and Natural Resources Management (ANRM) within the SEED technical programme activities using recommended models, techniques, standards and tools to achieve output targets within scope, time, and budget

  • Communicate World Vision’s identity, mission, vision, values, policies and our approaches to facilitate development processes to realize well-being of the children in the communities

  • Facilitate the interpretation and distribution of context appropriate ANRM technical Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials for effective implementation.

  • Work with other technical program staff at Area Programme to implement technical programs activities for improved integrated implementation for impact and scale

  • Raise awareness and facilitate critical analysis of community issues and opportunities in the ANRM area for improved access to Productivity enhancement technologies and profitability at AP level

  • Work closely with the community and district partners such as the church to mobilize community for local partnership and ownership, participation in implementation of ANRM activities to achieve sustainability of technical programme interventions

  • Participate in the district development plans of line ministries to ensure WVZL technical programmes are mainstreamed and aligned

Local Partnering and Networking

  • Collaborate with Climate Smart Agriculture actors, local level stakeholders involved in the identified value chains in the SEED technical program for effective programme implementation and sustainability.

  • Represent WVZL in various key meetings at district level including Technical Working Group (TWG) for alignment of national and local priorities.

  • Facilitate and support local level Agriculture and Natural Resources Management related advocacy for better service provision/delivery

Capacity Building

  • Facilitate building capacity of CDW’s and Volunteers on the ANRM technical issues for effective roll out and activity implementation

  • Facilitate training for community partners and other relevant stakeholders to ensure improved productivity technologies are access and enterprise risk management services related activities are effectively implemented

Programme Effectiveness and Quality Assurance

  • In collaboration with DME specialist, build capacity for CDW’s and volunteers in data collection, interpretation and utilisation

  • Collect monitoring data with community workers and volunteers in a collaborative and systematic way

  • Facilitate joint technical monitoring and reporting of the project for effective implementation and quality control.

  • Write and timely submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports for improved technical programme decision making.

  • Participate in the review of technical program interventions for improved quality of programming

  • Work with technical program DME to input data databases and develop information management systems.

  • Participate in documenting and sharing programme lessons and promising practices with partners and stakeholders.

Qualifications, Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Diploma in Agricultural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Agro Forestry with minimum 5 years’ experience in relevant field

  • Degree in Agricultural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Agro Forestry or its equivalent is an added advantage with minimum 2 years’ experience in the relevant field

  • Experience in Program Management in a complex, international organisation preferably NGO context

  • Knowledge and understanding of World Vision operations would be an added advantage,

  • Experience in project design, implementation, monitoring and report writing is essential

  • Must have excellent project management, community engagement, mobilisation, facilitating and donor engagement skills

  • Must have Strong technical skills with practical experience in climate smart agriculture, enterprise risk management - shocks, vulnerability and capacity assessments

  • Communications, interpersonal, analytical, conflict management, negotiation, and networking skills are highly desired

  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment, and must be a mature Christian.

  • Computer literate in Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Capacity to function well in a team and contribute effectively to team efforts.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Office-based 20% : field 80%

  • Travel: international as required.

Manager, Knowledge Management & Programme Communications

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Coordinates internal and external communications about World Vision’s education programmes. Supports Global Sector Lead and Strategic Engagement Advisor in building World Vision’s reputation as a leading voice in the education industry.

Provides expert advice and stewardship to the Education Communities of Practice in gathering best practice materials, guiding programme development. With the Quality and Innovation Advisor, identify knowledge requirements for World Vision’s education programmes, identify and assist in developing learning opportunities. In conjunction with the Knowledge Management (KM) & Ministry Analysis team, establishes knowledge management systems and processes to ensure cross Partnership learning; and support the development and quality implementation of sector interventions or project models.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Set Strategic Priorities:

  • Lead the development of a global communications strategy on World Vision’s (WV) education work.

  • Create, implement, and nurture the sector KM strategy.

  • Develop, nurture, and grow the sector Communities of Practice (CoPs) considering the interests of technical team; membership is comprehensive of WV stakeholders and external partners.

  • Link to other sector CoPs for joint learning and collaboration.

Build Capacities:

  • With the Quality & Innovation Advisor, identify technical competencies required to deliver high quality education programmes, and the career pathways to strengthen retention of high caliber staff.

  • Enables the CoPs to be vehicles for sharing information and best practices, facilitating input into sector technical resources, establishing research priorities, identifying capacity building needs, building an evidence base for WV’s project models and approaches.

  • Develop a culture of collaboration and sharing among the stakeholders; helps to identify emerging practices, best practices, and innovations and shares same across the Partnership; assists the CoP in the identification of Sector/CoP programmatic subject matter experts; puts in place a routine best practice of conducting lessons learned sessions.

  • Promote a vibrant Community of Practice that meets on a regular basis and works together effectively across entities and geographies on issues that are relevant to the Partnership strategy.

  • Enables learning and development activities for the CoP members to reduce the time to competency, increase cost savings and efficiencies, and encourages professional development.

Ensure Accountability:

  • Establish knowledge management systems and processes to ensure cross Partnership learning.

  • Coordinate/lead development of communications materials for internal and external narrative of sector effectiveness and learning.

  • Develop the sector’s information management system (within wvcentral and wvi.org) to provide access to programme and project tools and best practice guidance.

Promote WV Way:

  • Manage information dissemination throughout the CoP, partnership and external audiences, including managing CoP meetings and conference participation.

  • Develop and manage sector Information Newsletters, partnership articles and publications; provides support for the CoPs in the same activities for their programmatic areas.

  • In conjunction with the GKM team, develop requirements and manages all Sector KM/CoP web-based information tools including team websites, taxonomies, digital library, CoP social Networking systems and email listservs. Represent sector on Partnership Working and Advisory groups tasked with global tools development (wvcentral and wvi.org, GKM Business Team).

External Engagement:

  • Engage our external peer partners in knowledge sharing and collaboration on our sector strategies.

  • Represent WV among other NGO Knowledge Management Specialists to build collaborative relationships, keep abreast of trends, and promote WV’s better practices in its KM work.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Member of the Global Sector Senior Leadership team.

  • Member of the KM advisory committee.

  • Member of the GC Communications WG.

  • Carry out additional responsibilities and projects as assigned, including some administrative and planning functions.

  • Attend and participate devotional meetings.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in sector, Knowledge Management, Communication or other related field.

  • Knowledge Management or Communications training.

  • Excellent writing skills with a focus on communicating to a variety of audiences (internal and external).

  • Excellent document editing, formatting and publication skills, including social media.

  • Contemporary and progressive ICT skills.

  • Experience in developing and using competency frameworks for technical staff.

  • Webinar development and facilitation.

  • Knowledge Management training / and or experience.

  • Experience in staff management / capability development and research.

  • Experience in formation and nurturing of virtual communities of practices, networks, etc.

  • Experience in dealing with faith related issues in development.

  • Facilitation skills.

  • Website and publication design.

  • Two year’s work experience.

Work Environment/Travel:

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