Restoring Dignity

Disasters and crises can strike anywhere. But in developing countries, the impact can be particularly devastating. Help us protect lives, restore dignity, and renew hope in the world’s toughest places, where children need us most. Is your vision our vision? 

DRR and Humanitarian Emergency Affairs Manager

Back ground

World Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision and join our team in the position below.

Position: Disaster Risk Reduction and Humanitarian Emergency Affairs Manager

Report to: Operations Director

Location: Kampala – National Office

Purpose of the position:

The role of DRR/HEA manager provides overall leadership in the implementation of the World Visions Disaster management (DM) Standards for Category I and II National Office Responses and for selected Category III Responses. This position holder also coordinates the alignment of DRR activities with Area Programing (AP) focusing on building resilient communities.

The position ensures that the National office prepares and responds to all categories of emergencies, initiates early warning, early action and integrates disaster risk reduction to development programming to attain the Child Well Being outcomes. The position holder will lead the WVU emergency declaration processes according to the DM standards, conduct rapid assessments to inform decision making as well as engaging with the relevant actors in Humanitarian work including UN agencies, donors, development partners and WVI Support Offices.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Provide leadership in the development and implementation of a strategy to deliver key team objectives

  • In partnership with the grants acquisition team, acquire grants to support humanitarian responses and DRR

  • Coordinate the deployment of effective resources to emergencies

  • Influence key internal and external stakeholders for country humanitarian action

  • Ensure the National Office (NO) strategy and business plans demonstrate action to address common risks and hazards prevalent in country

  • Work with Technical Advisors to ensure that all Technical Programs integrate DRR

  • Ensure that the NO has maps and data, which are less than 18 months old, of community assets and hazards for each operational area

  • Ensure that the NO has updated Disaster Management Plans and acceptable ratings on the Disaster Management Scorecard

  • Ensure that the NO has clear deployment protocols, including back-filling of those deployed, and there are clear emergency staff care policies in place and known by surge capacity staff

Preparedness and Early action (Early warning and Early Action) Management

  • Support the Disaster Risk Reduction and Community Resilience Coordinator to make follow-ups and Support clusters and Area Programs to use Early Warning information and implement timely early actions especially for slow onset emergencies.

  • Using the World View system, regularly collect, analyze and disseminate the early warning information

  • Following confirmation of early warning alerts, work with ERDM to develop appropriate disaster preparedness plans/contingency plan.

Operational excellence in DRR, Emergency Response Management and Implementation

  • Lead the implementation of Disaster Management activities for Cat I and Cat II Responses in the National office

  • Assure standards of excellence in the management of human, financial, capital, and technical resources of the Portfolio.

  • Regularly monitor KPIs and other performance metrics to ensure the team continuously contributes to achieving strategy objectives.

  • Meet all reporting and other requirements of the National office including SitReps

  • Maintain ongoing surveillance of the developing humanitarian emergency situation, adjust interventions and activities in line with WV values and policies

  • Ensure adequate monitoring, reporting and acquittal of emergency response and DRR activities in accordance with WV’s humanitarian accountability framework, SPHERE standards, and other essential standards.

  • Ensure that different sectoral activities are implemented in a coordinated and integrated manner.

  • Ensure all personnel understand and carry out their duties in accordance with humanitarian principles, core values, the Code of Conduct, Core Humanitarian Standards and SPHERE.

  • Led the Documentation and sharing of the disaster preparedness processes and learning and share across the organisation to enhance learning.

  • Develop and establish contextual systems for DRR and effective emergency responses

  • Oversee all reporting in DRR, preparedness and during and after responses

Develop collaborative internal and external relationships

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other departments within the National office

  • Actively participate in the department leadership team, supporting the development and delivery of the strategy

  • Collaborate with and support other senior leaders in the organisation

  • Develop and maintain relationships with, the host government, donor agencies , UN agencies and other NGOs to influence these bodies and promote WV’s lead contribution in the humanitarian field

Manager responsibilities

  • Regular 1-on-1 meetings with direct reports

  • Talent and Succession Plans in place for all direct reports and key roles

  • Leadership of National Office National Disaster Management Team

  • Individual and team behaviour reflect organisation values and culture

  • Support the DRR and Community Resilience Coordinator to make follow-ups and Support clusters and Area Programs to use Early Warning information and implement timely early actions especially for slow onset emergencies.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Master’s in Business Administration, Economics, Humanitarian, Sociology, & related field is preferred.

  • Degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences, International Development with experience of 8 years in Development and Humanitarian work

  • Working knowledge and skills in the field of humanitarian Response such as refugees and disaster management through formal education and on-the-job training.

  • Must have proficiency in conducting disaster vulnerability assessments

  • Must be conversant with internationally accepted humanitarian relief standards, disaster management cycle and concept.

  • Working knowledge of humanitarian codes, standards, principals, and ability to mainstream leading cross-cutting themes.

  • Empirical knowledge of emergency response DM&E processes.

  • Proven track record for multi-sector program design and implementation in large and complex emergencies.

  • Ability to facilitate appropriate information flow and coordination amongst a complex range of internal and external stakeholders.

  • Proven leadership and staff supervision skills.

  • Have the ability to analyses, problem-solve, persuade, network and negotiate.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience in working with International donor funds and report writing.

  • Analytical and Innovative in qualitative and quantitative data management.

  • Demonstrate practical command for implementing program design, management and evaluation principles.

  • Have the ability to analyses, problem-solve, persuade, network and negotiate.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience in working with International donor funds and report writing.

  • Analytical and Innovative in qualitative and quantitative data management.

  • Demonstrate practical command for implementing program design, management and evaluation principles.

Driver

BUT DE LA POSITION

Conduire les véhicules de l’organisation et veiller à leur bon fonctionnement. Assurer le service messager-courrier du programme.

Communiquer World Vision éthique chrétienne et de démontrer une qualité de vie spirituelle qui est un exemple pour les autres.

RESPONSABILITÉS PRINCIPALES

% de temps

Activités principales

55%

S’assurer du transport du personnel du programme et effectuer des courses selon les instructions du superviseur.

20%

S’assurer que toutes les conditions nécessaires soient prises en compte pour garantir la sécurité des passagers du programme.

10%

S’assurer que tous les documents et matériels à l’usage au fonctionnement du véhicule sont disponibles et fonctionnels.

5%

S’assurer que les services courriers et messagers sont exécutés selon l’ordre et les consignes du superviseur

5%

S’assurer de l’entretien et la bonne gestion du véhicule.

5%

S’adhérer aux politiques et procédures de la World Vision et participer aux services de dévotion et de chapelle.

CONNAISSANCES, COMPÉTENCES ET APTITUDES :

  1. Avoir réussi sa classe de 9eAF

  2. Permis de conduire valide.

  3. Au moins deux (2) ans d’expérience pertinente dans la sécurité personnelle ou dans un bureau.

  4. Au moins deux ans dans une ONG internationale comme chauffeurs.

  5. Capacité de s’exprimer en français et créole, l’anglais est un atout

Compétences, connaissances et expériences préférentielles :

  1. Avoir la capacité de conduire un véhicule en respectant le code de la route.

  2. Respecter les Politiques sur la Protection de l’Enfant et toutes autres Politiques et Procédures de la World Vision.

  3. Avoir la capacité de travailler sous pression et de gérer les situations d’urgence selon la mission de l’organisation.

  4. Avoir le Sens de Responsabilité, Esprit d’équipe

  5. Etre Flexible, Coopératif, Courtois

  6. Etre Disponible pour des voyages sur le terrain

  7. Participer aux services de dévotion et de chapelle

  8. Avoir au moins deux ans dans une ONG internationale comme chauffeurs.

Food Assistance Information and Reporting Officer (FAIRO)

OBJECTIF DE L’EMPLOI

Le FAIRO est responsable de la gestion des opérations informatiques sur le terrain concernant la technologie Last Mile Mobile Solution (quand c’est nécessaire), et le système de suivi des denrées. Cela inclut de fournir un support technique au personnel de terrain lors des enregistrements et des distributions. En plus de l’application Web LMMS qui aide le personnel à mettre en place de nouveaux projets, exécuter l’expédition des denrées en utilisant LMMS/CTS, aider à la consolidation et produire les rapports à l’aide des deux systèmes qui inclura les registres de réclamations de perte et les rapports de perte. Ce poste nécessitera également la maintenance des systèmes de livraison. Tester les nouveaux logiciels de développement pour le déploiement sur le terrain, solliciter les exigences des utilisateurs clients et l’assistance aux installations des nouveaux systèmes ou leur mis à jour.

Le titulaire du poste doit communiquer l'éthique chrétienne de la World Vision et faire preuve d’une qualité de vie spirituelle comme étant un exemple pour les autres.

RESPONSABILITES

Les principales responsabilités

Résultats attendus

% temps

  • opérations LMMS

  • Superviser les problèmes de connectivité sans fil entre des appareils mobiles, des routeurs et des serveurs d'itinérance dans les opérations sur le terrain, le dépannage en cas de besoin.

  • Assure le bon fonctionnement de LMMS dans l'enregistrement des bénéficiaires, les inscriptions, les mises à jour des ménages et les activités de distribution des produits de base. Diagnostiquer les problèmes techniques qui se présentent (y compris forcer le mouvement des données déposées à des référentiels de données permanentes).

  • Assurer des sauvegardes de collecte de données sur le terrain et assurer la sécurité des données recueillies dans les opérations sur le terrain par le contrôle de mot de passe pour les bases de données et le cryptage des données d'ordinateur portable si nécessaire.

  • Aider à administrer les utilisateurs du système LMMS au sein du projet en coordination avec le spécialiste des produits / gestionnaire.

  • Servir de point de contact technique / support pour moniteurs alimentaires et des rapports à l'équipe de livraison du système de base sur l'état des déploiements sur le terrain.

  • Travailler avec les développeurs de logiciels et de partenaires de logiciels dans le développement de nouveaux systèmes.

  • Installer LMMS sur les serveurs d'itinérance, les appareils mobiles et d'effectuer des mises à jour de données du système selon les besoins pour une utilisation sur le terrain.

  • Signaler les défaillances techniques, aider à reproduire les problèmes et mener des installations sur le terrain incluant des avec des mises à jour du système / nouvelles versions.

  • Documenter les problèmes techniques au sein de l'offre de produits mobiles existants et avec les nouvelles versions disponibles.

  • Préparer des rapports LMMS et les transmettre aux services compétents de WVK et LMMS Global IT.

50%

  • Consolidation et Révision des rapports mensuels: (CTS)

  • Aider la consolidation des rapports mensuels des produits de base sur le terrain dans la base de données CTS afin de produire des rapports importants (CSS, CSR, RSR et LSR) aux donateurs et aux autres parties prenantes.

  • Assurer la présentation en temps opportun de la réplication et des sauvegardes qui incluent des rapports sur le terrain, les rapports d'entrepôt, etc., le 5 de chaque mois pour la consolidation en temps opportun au Bureau National.

  • Mise à jour du progrès des rapports sur le FGDB.

  • Assurer la liaison avec les Commodity Officer pour s’assurer de la présentation en temps opportun des listes de bénéficiaires et les sauvegardes le 10 de chaque mois,

  • Maintenir un système de classement propre, organisé et chronologique, veiller à ce que des copies dures des rapports recommandés sont disponibles et l’accès facile à ces documents au moment opportun.

  • Mettre à jour les registres d'expédition et le sommaire de la réception des expéditions afin de s’assurer que la copie électronique et les fichiers sont à jour pour un accès facile sur une base mensuelle.

  • Mettre à jour les registres de réclamation de perte et les rapports de perte afin de s’assurer que la copie électronique et les fichiers sont à jour pour un accès facile sur une base mensuelle.

  • Effectuer des visites fréquentes sur le terrain pour aider à la documentation CTS et à leur précision.

  • Collecter toutes les réceptions et le résumé de l'expédition, les rapports d'inspection de camions, des rapports de perte, inventaire physique, rapport d'inspection des entrepôts, des résumés de distribution et des rapports de visite du centre de distribution.

  • Être Responsable de vérifier l'inventaire physique pour tous les entrepôts afin d'assurer que les soldes de marchandises correspondent au stock réel dans les entrepôts et les explications fournies pour les écarts.

  • Être Responsable de la mise à jour de la base de données des rapports des donateurs du PAM par exemple la Base de données des bénéficiaires, l'USAID QWICR etc.

  • La coordination et la collaboration

  • Travailler en étroite collaboration avec les moniteurs de terrain et les Officiers de Coordination / coordonnateurs de terrain sur toutes les questions LMMS / CTS.

  • Travailler en étroite collaboration avec le personnel d'assistance LMMS dans tous les aspects de la préparation et du déploiement de la technologie, en plus de fournir des commentaires et de recevoir des instructions techniques du support de système LMMS et des agents de développement sur les mises à niveau, la maintenance et les nouveaux développements.

  • Administration des procédures de contrôle des actifs LMMS.

  • Participer à un forum de soutien personnel informatique pour LMMS / CTS pour le partage des expériences communes et le dépannage des problèmes techniques.

10%

  • Soumettre des rapports d'activités hebdomadaires et mensuels au gestionnaire des programmes

  • Assurer que tous les rapports opérationnels hebdomadaires et mensuels sont effectués et soumis pour vérification finale au Gestionnaire des programmes.

  • Assurez-vous que les documents de formation sont mis à jour et classés en conséquence..

5%

  • Développement des capacités

  • Conduire le renforcement des capacités avec le personnel sur le terrain pour assurer une couverture adéquate LMMS / CTS.

  • Travailler avec le coordinateur du projet pour superviser et assurer la formation pour tous les autres employés en particulier

  • Représenter le bureau national dans les forums sur l'aide alimentaire, selon les conseils de la direction du bureau national

5%

CONNAISSANCES, COMPETENCES :

Éducation :

  • Licence ou équivalent en sciences informatiques, comptabilité, administration des affaires ou dans des domaines connexes.

  • Une bonne communication en créole, français et anglais (oral & écrit)

Connaissances et compétences :

  • Avoir la capacité de coordonner plusieurs activités en obtenant les résultats souhaités.

  • Avoir une bonne connaissance dans la Programmation en Aide alimentaire et en Informatique

  • Avoir un Bon esprit d'équipe et une bonne capacité d’initiative et d'analyse

  • Etre disponible à voyager fréquemment sur le terrain et à travailler sous pression et dans des circonstances difficiles et à réussir dans un environnement exigeant, et à s'adapter à un contexte en constante évolution.

Expérience :

  • 2 ans d’expérience dans les programmes d'aide alimentaire et les opérations

Licence ou certification requise :

  • Certifier CTS ou en Gestionnaire d’aide alimentaire du milieu scolaire

Gender Advisor - EU Grant

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

World Vision (WV) has recently been awarded a multi-million EUR grant from the European Union (EU) to lead a consortium of partners to implement their Accelerating Health Agriculture and Nutrition (AHAN) project under pillar three of the EU’s Partnership for Improved Nutrition in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR). Consortium partners include World Vision Australia (lead) with 4 implementing partners: World Vision Laos, Agronomes et Vétérinaires Sans Frontière (AVSF), Green Community Development Association (GCDA) and the Burnet Institute.

Commencing on the 1st of October 2017, this 48 month project has the overall objective of creating supportive conditions for enhanced household (HH) nutrition through the following specific objectives:

1) Improved access to and availability of sufficient and/or diverse foods year round; 2) Improved dietary and care practices among Women of Reproductive Age and children under 5; 3) Reduced incidence of selected Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (Gender) related diseases/illnesses linked to undernutrition; 4) Improved gender equitable relations at the HH level, particularly in decision-making and distribution of workload; and 5) Strengthened multi-sector coordination and support for nutrition. The project will be implemented across three provinces and 12 districts of Lao PDR.

Responsible for technical support and leadership for all gender-related activities (Outcome 4). The Gender Advisor will also coordinate with other sector leads to ensure gender-sensitive programming is being addressed across all project activities.

The Gender Advisor is responsible to conduct the project´s activities as described in the project and enforce them in term of verifiable impact, appropriateness, efficiency, effectiveness, coverage, coherence, sustainability and contextual transversal issues.

  • Conduct participatory gender analysis to understand the different roles and norms for women, men, girls, boys; the different level of power that they have in the household and in their communities; the different needs, constraints and opportunities of each group; and the impact of these differences in their lives within the context of the project.

  • Adapt WV’s Community Change for Social Action (C-Change) approach and curriculum to address harmful gender roles and relations

  • Train, support and mentor influential community leaders to implement C-Change

  • Identify & distribute women’s labour saving technologies to women based on participatory gender analysis and community-identified priorities

  • Monitor and evaluate project outputs and outcomes using a gender responsive framework

  • Ensure disability inclusion in the AHAN project

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Leadership of all Economic Development activities - Plan, direct and implement with operation team all aspects of project implementation related to Economic Development activities, including ensuring that all Partners meet their obligations under the project, and meet WV and EU compliance standards.

2. Collaboration and Coordination - Manage proactive and responsive relationship with Project Partners, Government stakeholders, and other partners in the field, under the direction of the Technical Team Lead (Multisector)

3. Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Communication - Establish and maintain effective project reporting, monitoring, evaluation, and communication systems. Submit timely accurate and professional reports that meet donor and WV requirements

4. Financial management - Manage project budget within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to WVA, who then submits to the donor.

5. Learning Evidence - Consistently look for more effective and efficient implementation methods and opportunities to increase impact. Facilitate learning of best practice by ensuring a continuous learning process is developed and in place with key staff and partners/sub-grantees.

6. Networking and Advocacy - Ensure WV is taking a lead role in Gender in the area of implementation, including seeking cooperation for joint advocacy opportunities

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • List education, knowledge & skills, licenses preferred, and all experiences required to perform this position in a fully competent manner.

  • At least a University degree and 5 years’ experience in community development with a focus on Gender.

  • Experience supporting Gender implementation in NGO context

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

  1. Degree in Sociology, Psychology, Social Science, Gender Studies or similar field with experience in the management of gender or women’s empowerment programs in Lao context.

  2. Post Graduate studies in a relevant discipline related to Gender is desirable

  3. Knowledge of current best practice in gender equality and experience integrating this into programs in developing country contexts

  4. Minimum 5 years demonstrated experience in gender and women’s empowerment with proven, in-depth understanding of key challenges and opportunities in gender within the domains of agriculture, nutrition and health. Understanding of and experience in conducting gender analysis using participatory methodologies

  5. Knowledge of development work, including program logic, theory of change, and community empowerment.

  6. Good understanding of Lao Government policies, laws, and institutions on gender and ability to work together with various stakeholders.

  7. Ability to identify and plan work strategically and to work to deadlines.

  8. Excellent management and administrative skills.

  9. Ability to work collaboratively, supportively, and respectfully with others

  10. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Lao.

  11. Ability to train others, ability to provide technical guidance and support to operation staff.

  12. Possess strong organizational, IT, and writing skills.

  13. Ability to function efficiently and effectively with little day-to-day supervision.

  14. Willingness to travel to the districts and villages on a frequent basis.

WVV Zonal Technical Program Officer - Livelihood - North 1

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, World Vision’s (WV) work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 19,000,000 (FY17) with funding from 16 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and Private Non Sponsorship (PNS)/Grants (30%). World Vision International-Vietnam employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In 2018, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh, Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Hung Yên, Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri, Quang Nam, Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s APs focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

In alignment with the three ministry strategic objectives World Vision Vietnam implements three Technical Programs (TPs): Child Protection, Nutrition and Livelihoods. Technical Programmes are national or sub-regional level programmes implemented by World Vision in multiple geographic locations within a country. They employ evidence-based practices and models previously identified, defined and prioritised through a strategic process and documented in a Technical Approach (TA). TPs are designed to ensure National Offices (NOs) achieve World Vision’s mission, which includes the highest impact for the well-being of children, in accordance with relevant TA and NO strategic objectives.

Under each zone (6-8 APs), there are 3 Technical Program Officers: Nutrition/Child Protection/Livelihood and 1 Program Effectiveness Unit (PEU) Officer. The Technical Program Officer directly reports to Zonal Manager and has dotted line to the Technical Program Manager.

Under each AP, there are 6-8 staff, including 1 AP Manager, 1 Sponsorship Facilitator, 1 Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, 1 AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of all projects and program activities for around 2 assigned communes/wards in their AP (from assessment to planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition). DFs will be coached by the AP Manager programmatically and the Technical Program Officers technically.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • Provide technical support for the adaptation, implementation, monitoring and reporting of TP in the assigned zone and be accountable for the technical quality of the TP and cross cutting themes mainstreamed in the TP

  • Provide technical expertise and support to improve capacity of the AP staff and partners in the assigned zone in order to effectively deliver the TP

  • Advocate for the scaling-up of evidence based project models and multiply impact across different APs and provincial level.

  • Contribute to ensure WV is a child safe organization through the implementation of the TP

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

ROLE DIMENSIONS

  1. Strategic Direction

    Provide inputs from the field for development/ review, revision of respective Technical Approach, Technical Program, Area Program (AP) Plans and Project Models in Livelihood

    Provide input to TP Manager and Specialists on developing and standardizing Technical Guidelines/Training Materials for the implementation of Project models

    Consolidate and analyze the monitoring data to come up with appropriate findings and recommendations to improve the technical quality

    Participate in the impact assessment/ operation research of Project Models

    Provide inputs to TP – level reports

    Support AP/ZM/TP managers in exploring needs for further funding to address the burning problems faced by the children relating to Livelihood in order to propose these issues through Concept paper, proposals.

  2. Technical Support and Quality Assurance

    Develop and implement technical working plan for designed zone

    Assist the AP (Including AP manager and DFs) to develop annual POA which relevant to AP plan and in alignment with NO technical approach

    Review AP Plans, annual POAs and project models of the designated APs to ensure its alignment with National Strategy, TA, and TP

    Provide technical support for AP staff in the implementation of TP, addressing and finding solutions to TP issues

    Facilitate periodic monitoring, supportive supervision and reflection at the APs in the zone to ensure the quality of the TP’s implementation

    Provide technical support for design, implementation and evaluation of grant/ PNS projects in designated zone

    Consolidate, review and validate and analyze data from AP before sending to PE Officer for compiling zone Indicators

    Support the AP team to ensure that assessment, monitoring and planning processes have active participation of the parents, community people, children and key project partners. This might include reviewing the process, documents of assessment & planning of the APs in the zone

    Review all the annual reports of the APs in the zone and provide feedback for improvement

    Support Technical Specialist and Technical Program Manager to standardize DME tools for baseline, monitoring and evaluation of the TP

    Support zonal PEU Officer to introduce standard indicators and tools for baseline, monitoring and evaluation of the TP to the AP staff, so that these tools are disseminated to the local network for their use

    Participate in the following key M&E activities scheduled by PEU in the designated zone which should include AP assessment, AP Design and AP Evaluation

    Ensure that national KPIs related to Livelihood are reviewed, updated with accuracy periodically

    Provide technical support for procurement and strategic sourcing (materials, consultants)

    Manage project activities and budget for provincial level

    Review and ensure accuracy and consistency of all LEAP 3 budget coding

    Provide support to APs in implementation of Community-based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) and responding to climate change such as facilitating Community-based Disaster Risk Assessment (CBDRA), Community Disaster Preparedness Plan/Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction Plan (CDPP/CBDRRP)…

  3. Capacity Building

    Introduce the technical models to AP staff

    Provide technical guidance to district/commune partners on project models

    In consultation with TP Manager, Technical Specialist and AP Managers to facilitate capacity building activities including TOT training for AP technical resource persons for contextualization and follow-up

    In consultation with Technical Program Manager and Technical Specialist, AP Manager, Communication to document and share the best practices on Livelihood for the purpose of staff learning and development.

    Build and enhance capacity for local Rapid Response Teams (RRTs);

    Participate in building capacity with/for the NRRT

    Be ready for deployment to lead/join emergency responses (when requested)

  4. Advocacy and Networking

Build and nurture effective working relationship with technical departments at provincial level

Document and disseminate evidences on the impact/ effectiveness of the relevant project models with the provincial level decision/policy makers for advocacy activities

Work with APs and Zonal Manager to plan and allocate budget for advocacy activities at provincial level

Implement and monitoring the outcomes of advocacy activities at provincial level while ensure the linkage between different levels

Identify and raise emerging issues for advocacy

Identify, document and share learnings, good practices, model from implementation for Technical Program Manager and Technical Specialist for purpose of advocacy and replication.

Represent WVV at relevant forums, meetings, working groups and workshops relating to Livelihood in designated zone.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

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

Education

- Bachelor’s Degree in multi-disciplinary of economic – social or community development/environment/ agriculture or related fields.

Knowledge and skills

- Excellent interpersonal, organizational, time management, demonstrated leadership and good management ability.

- Proven ability to provide coaching and deliver other capacity building activities.

- Ability to provide supportive supervision to assure the interventions’ quality.

- Ability to document and share best practice for replication.

- Good data analysis and reporting skills.

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

- Ability to communicate and relate effectively with a diverse range of people (i.e. project beneficiaries, Government officials, project partners, WVV staff).

- Good reading and report writing skills in Vietnamese and English.

- Good computer skills (word processing, excel, power point & email).

- Ability to work with a minimum of supervision, exercise judgment, meet deadlines and work under pressure.

- Strong ability to speak, write and read in both English and Vietnamese.

- Be willing to travel to the APs in designated zone.

Experience

- Experience in working with non-governmental organization.

- Proven experience in managing community projects

- Experience of and demonstrated ability to effectively network with a diverse range of multi-lateral, and government bodies;

- Experience in monitoring and evaluating projects and ensuring that recommendations are implemented.

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

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department -World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.142)

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

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

Market Development 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 Market Development 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 Market Development 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 Market Development 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 Market Development and resilience.

  • To meet, build relationships and coordinate with the UN, NGO/INGOs and Market Development 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 Market Development 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 Market Development 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 Market Development 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 Market Development 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 Market Development programs.

  • Review, analyze, and provide feedback on the Market Development 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 Market Development 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 Market Development and Resilience sector in a humanitarian context.

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

  • Experience designing and facilitating Market Development 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 Market Development 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.

Chief of Party, WV Burundi

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Chief of Party (COP) will have overall responsibility for the management of all project activities and staff. S/he will lead the planning and implementation of the project, overseeing all aspects (programmatic, financial, administrative, procurement, personnel, risk management) and will ensure that all project interventions are of a high quality and lead to measurable impact. This includes, but is not limited to, overseeing the annual work-plans preparation, identifying external technical support needs, ensuring that appropriate management practices are being used in project implementation and the Monitoring and Evaluation systems are being used to provide timely management information. S/he is also responsible for ensuring the security, feasibility, and sustainability of the program under his/her supervision.

The COP will manage the Consortium with Christian Aid Burundi and partners and facilitate their cooperation in developing and completing shared vision and goals; recommending policies that maximize the project’s impact, providing information about the project within the organization and ensuring activities to contribute to deliverables being carried out within all partner organizations.

The COP ensures that all programming/operations processes comply with WV Mission, Vision, Core Values and donor’s standards. S/He will strengthen accountability, programmatic integration, and ensure that all the grant objectives achieve maximum impact in for Child Well-being. The position will report to the National Director and will be based in Bujumbura, World Vision Burundi Head Office with frequent field visits to support frontline staff.

The COP bears ultimate responsibility for ensuring that grantees and sub-grantees meet EU and program requirements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Direct and Oversee the Project Implementation:

  • Promotes excellence in planning, executions and reporting of the EU funded Health Project.

  • Promotes excellence in planning, executions and reporting of all WVB Grant programs/projects. Direct and oversee grant implementation, ensuring that all strategic objectives are met through proper design, staffing, implementation and quality assurance.

  • Manage grant/project budget within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donors and SO staff.

  • Consistently look for more effective and efficient implementation methods and opportunities to increase impact.

Leads Donor Engagement, Relationship Building and Communication during Projects Implementation:

  • Manage proactive and responsive relationship with EU delegate, in close collaboration with World Vision and Christian Aid Burundi staffs.

  • Liaise with Christian Burundi, local government officials, local communities, donor representatives and other stakeholders as appropriate.

  • Participate, lead NGO – donor forum to represent WV, the project, and seek cooperation for joint advocacy opportunities.

  • Serve as primary liaison to donors, local and national governmental authorities, local NGOs, community organizations, Facilitate learning of best practices on program’s technical areas and other donor organizations.

Quality Assurance:

  • Establish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems. Submit timely accurate and professional reports that meet EU and WV requirements.

  • Participate and conduct on-going lessons learned with key staff and partners/sub-grantees.

  • Establish clear and frequent communication regarding program progress and oversight management with the donor.

Human Resources:

  • Supervise staffs with skills across a diverse set of technical areas.

  • Ensure proper technical capacity of staff to manage complex donor-funded projects.

  • Lead grant staff and short-term consultants.

  • Provide spiritual leadership to the grants team. Attend and participate in weekly chapel services and daily devotional meetings.

Risk Management and Grant Close out:

  • Ensure grant/project expenses are reasonable, allocated as per assigned budget, prudent and spent in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure low risk audits.

  • Escalate grant management issues early and openly; resolve grant management issues quickly and fully.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Minimum 5 years of progressively responsible experience in providing management advisory services and or managing staff and operational systems, with a minimum of three years at the international level.

  • At least 3 years of experience managing EU- or other donor-funded programs.

  • Keen understanding of the unique political dynamics of the country and ability to work carefully and collaboratively to maintain productive relationships with the various government entities in (country of the grant).

  • Proven ability in the management of large integrated grant-funded projects in developing countries.

  • Familiarity with bilateral and multilateral donors programs, their history and their development; mastery of donors regulations governing such programs.

  • Ability to integrate teams of professionals around common goals.

  • Demonstrated accomplishment in working with host-country professionals, ministries and with donor colleagues in country.

  • Strong presentation and report writing skills.

  • Experience of leading large and diverse teams.

  • Experience in leading and managing large grants in a complex environment.

  • Experience as senior expert advisor required.

  • Experience managing sub grants and contracts under grants for complex projects.

  • Fluency in English and French.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums is preferred.

  • Sound knowledge in monitoring and evaluation.

  • Project management skills.

  • Familiare with EU grants regulations.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

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

  • Travel: 30% Domestic/international travel is required.

  • On call: 10%

Response Security Manager – Bangladesh Refugee Response

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To support the Response Manager in ensuring that effective security measures for Operational Response Office programmes are both appropriately planned for and addressed within the Response Context. Lead in the optimization of organizational security and the mitigation of operational risks for ministry effectiveness by establishing security systems and mechanisms for institutionalizing an organizational culture and practice of safety and security.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategy & Planning:

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

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

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

Security Operations:

  • Conduct Security Risk Assessments in consultation with the Response Director, Operations Director, Director- Corporate Security, WV Bangladesh and Regional Security Director.

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

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

  • Support the Response operation and program managers in carrying out HISSCAM assessments to ensure Civ-Mil relationship between the Response Operation and armed actors in the environment does not impact on the safety and security of staff or WV profile management in the community.

  • Develop effective contingency and response plans to mitigate the impact of any critical security incident on WV staff, assets and operation in the response area, taking into account diversity of risks and access issues across various

  • locations.

  • Conduct timely investigations on critical security incidents when they occur.

  • Working closely with Response Director, and upon her approval, issue security advisories and guidance to staff using bulk SMS and other means.

Networking and External Liaison/Engagement:

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

  • Convene and lead local NGO security network meetings as leader among peers, and provide summary briefing once a month to INGO response directors’ forum.

  • Build ongoing networks for sharing security information and coordination, including appropriate and diverse sources of information from local law enforcement, government, UNDSS, community, and other credible sources. Oversee assigned staff and colleagues to gather and triangulate information in real time and offer recommended course of action to Response Director based on latest information.

Capacity Building and Technical Training:

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

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

  • Plan and run evacuation and other safety drills at WV’s two response offices on regular basis or as new risks emerge.

Reporting and Documentation:

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

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

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

  • Collect, analyse and disseminate security information appropriately.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

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

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

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

  • Strong command of Verbal and Written English Language.

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

  • Understanding of programme delivery in humanitarian relief operations, including humanitarian principles.

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

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

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

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

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

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

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

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to move between local base and local field locations on a daily basis or as required.

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

  • Will be expected to manage high stress security events.

  • Flexibility in work hours is expected.

Cluster Operations Manager

Purpose of the position:

To provide leadership and management to cluster staff (of 2 to 3 ADPs) and partners by ensuring that sponship, grant and other allocated resources are used as per WV Ghana and WVI policies, procedures and standards to deliver quality programmes and achieve objectives in National Office strategic Plan.

Observe mission and core values of World Vision and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

Major Responsibilities

  • Ensure that ADPs yearly planning and budgeting processes are done in a participative and inclusive manner with all partners (Government, Churches, children, local NGO, CBO) for the attainment of child well-being targets.

  • Coordinate proper and timely implementation and monitoring of development and grants programmes/projects within the cluster as per indicated in DIPs, LEAP budgets and other planning documents.

  • Oversee evaluation and baseline processes of the cluster programmes following WV Ghana and WVI standards, tools and guidance.

  • Enforce stewardship and accountability by ensuring that financial and material resources are efficiently and effectively utilized following WV Ghana related policies and procedures within the cluster programmes for the intended purpose.

  • Facilitate integration and implementation of transition plans, disaster preparedness plans and development of local institutions (CBOs, FBOs, District Assembly, Municipal Council, State Services….) for the attainment of child well-being targets.

  • Ensure that sponsorship and child protection standards are adhered to and they are adequately integrated into programming for community transformation.

  • Ensure staff capacity & skills development and performance management (including timely review and performance appraisal) in the cluster.

  • Facilitate and strengthen networking relationships with government, church, faith based organization leaders and other key partners.

  • Prepare and submit quality and timely monthly, quarterly, bi –annual and annual ADPs narrative and financial reports.

  • Ensure that audit recommendations are timely responded to, fully implemented and progress is reported quarterly to Head Office Audit Manager and Regional Operations Manager

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

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

  • Educational level required: BA/Bsc Degree in Economics, Agriculture, Business Administration, Development studies/planning, Social Science or other related field Masters Degree in one of the above preferred.

  • Technical Training qualifications required: Professional technical skill desired (certification?)

  • Experience: 3 years in programme/project

  • Other: Working experience in community development is preferred.

Working Environment / Conditions:

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

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

  • On call: 10%

Grant Acquisition Officer, WV Burundi

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Assist, IPSD develop and implement strategy for resource diversification and growth in World Vision Burundi (WVB) and; enhance the capacity of WVB to acquire and efficiently execute bilateral, multilateral grants.

This will be achieved by:

  • building relationships with key donors represented/ with interest in Burundi;

  • generating innovative solicited and unsolicited grant proposals;

  • and supporting startup to ensure a smooth transition from grant acquisition.

In order to successfully do so, the GAM Officer must be able to effectively communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist in the review and update of grant acquisition in alignment to National Office (NO) guidance:

  • Updated donor mapping for WVB.

  • A guidance for resource diversification in line with WVB’s national office strategy.

  • Review and strengthen Gift In Kind (GIK) integration guidance.

  • Regular updates to the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) on grant pipeline progress. Work with the SLT to agree on key priorities for future grant programs/projects.

  • Guidance to strengthen engagement with public sector.

Build strong relationships with donors and support offices:

  • Increased support offices interest and investment in Burundi.

  • Close collaboration with all key donors with presence/interest in Burundi (including bilateral, multilateral, embassies, etc.)

  • Up-to-date with funding priorities and call for proposal procedures of all major donors.

  • Regular dialogue with Global Centre (GC) and Support Offices (SO) and donors to build relationships, trust and strategically position WV Burundi as a priority partner for funding opportunities.

  • Strong networks with appropriate INGOs and local NGOs in a manner that increases WV’s influence and partnerships.

  • Initiate match discussions with SOs.

  • Facilitation of grant agreement negotiations and signing by SLT and local partners.

  • Coordination and reporting of all National Office Donor Engagements.

Develop Quality Proposals:

  • Review and research possible proposals and recommend whether WVB should pursue these opportunities.

  • Review donor proposals requirements.

  • Ensure WV Burundi minimum project design standards and documentation standards are met.

  • Meet with donors to clarify proposal requirements.

  • Lead the process of developing all grant proposals/including guidelines for PNS grants and coordinating proposal development processes for large grants.

  • Review grant funding opportunities and lead go-no-go decision making processes with proposal development team and SLT.

  • Foster integration of new grant opportunities with sponsorship/GIK funded projects (where possible).

  • Ensure all proposals submitted to donors exceed established WVI and donor standards (success will be measured by the % of proposals funded and $-value of new revenue raised).

  • Monitor, identify, review and pursue steady stream of grant funding opportunities.

  • Lead and coordinate cross-functional project teams to develop strong grant project designs.

  • Coordinate Design Workshops.

  • Implement WVB’s proposal development business plan.

  • Facilitate regular learning and reflection sessions and implement the lessons learned.

Foster efficient execution and accountability for all grants:

  • Map-out and ensure SLT and all key WVB staff understand donor requirements and standards for all important grants acquired.

  • Participate in grant startup workshops to ensure a smooth transition from acquisition to implementation.

  • Progressively monitor compliance issues related to grants (including tracking quality of implementation, reporting, learning processes).

  • Conduct regular field visits to generate evidence that supports learning, innovation, accountability and advocacy.

  • Build staff capacity in grant acquisition.

  • Work with communications, DME and other staff to develop quality resources such as bulletin, newsletter and other materials for meaningful donor engagement.

Other:

  • Coordinate and participate in local and international capacity building events as needed.

  • Attend and participate in spiritual nurture events and other organizational events.

  • Attend to other organizational duties as required by and agreed with supervisor.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Educational level required: First degree sociology, development studies or social sciences ( Masters Preferred).

  • Experience: 8 years of experience in community development including 4 years NGO management.

  • Ability to maintain donor relations through timely and adequate communications.

  • Cross cultural experience, understanding and sensitivity.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated leadership, supervisory and project management skills in working collaboratively with other donors, host country institutions, and international organizations in support of a project of similar size and scope.

  • Proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse partners.

  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and oral and written communication skills in English.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Proven ability to manage technical assistance teams in food programming

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program requirements, (EU, AUSAID, WFP, USAID).

  • Ability to integrate teams of professionals around common goals.

  • Demonstrated accomplishment in working with host-country professionals, ministries and with donor colleagues in country.

  • Strong presentation skills.

  • Fluency in English.

  • Self-driven

  • Ability to work under stress.

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.

  • Passionate about the ministry.

  • Compatible with WV mission, ethos and core values.

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Computer skills especially Microsoft word and MS excel, training in DM&E, Facilitation skills and community development.

  • Demonstrated experience in leadership, strategic management, results based management, staff capacity building, networking, fundraising, design, monitoring and evaluation.

  • Demonstrated experience in food programming with FPMG.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Office-based with frequent travel to the field.