Restoring Dignity

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Development Facilitator (Ganthier)

BUT DE LA POSITION

Le facilitateur de développement a la responsabilité d’assurer l’implémentation du programme dans les communautés ciblées, de planifier et de piloter les activités inscrites dans les cadres logiques des projets CESP et Survie de l’enfant dans le respect des standards de LEAP 3, de la stratégie de l’organisation et des modèles de projet approuvés par le Bureau National, Il assurera l’ intégration des entités communautaires, les leaders, les ménages pour une appropriation communautaire des différentes activités exécutées sur place visant le bien-être des enfants et l’amélioration des conditions d’existence des plus vulnérables. Il dirigera la mise en œuvre du parrainage selon les standards requis tout en garantissant que tous les RC bénéficient le paquet minimum standard (10) définis par la World Vision

RESPONSABILITÉS PRINCIPALES

% de temps

Activités principales

55

Technique

Assurer la conduite des activités de parrainage, dans son aire d’intervention, dans le respect des normes définies par le bureau national.

5

Assurer la conduite des activités dans le respect des normes techniques définis par le partenariat á savoir : le LEAP ( DIP, ITT), les modèles de projet, le DPA, les approches de programme.

15

Managériale

- Mettre en place un système de coordination, gestion et de supervision efficaces amenant à l’existence de réseaux communautaires forts efficaces et efficients.

- Monitorer la bonne utilisation, la gestion saine et transparente des ressources mises a sa disposition et des volontaires selon les normes et principes de l’institution.

15

Mise en réseau et Plaidoyer

Développer et entretenir des partenariats stratégiques avec les acteurs locaux, les autres ONGs, les jeunes, les GAC, les groupes de femme (club des mères, mother leaders, réseau d’églises, les directeurs d’écoles etc.) pour assurer une meilleure utilisation des ressources et l’atteinte des indicateurs du bienêtre des enfants et l’appropriation par la communauté.

10

Monitorage évaluation rapportage

Diriger le processus de planification, de rapportage et de l’évaluation des activités conduites au niveau du terrain.

CONNAISSANCES, COMPÉTENCES ET APTITUDES

  1. Diplôme universitaire en sciences sociales, en gestion de projets, en études du développement ou toutes autres études dans un domaine connexe

  2. Expérience de travail dans un environnement isolé et capacités à vivre en communauté ;

  3. Expérience dans la gestion des conflits ;

  4. Expérience en suivi et gestion des budgets.

  5. Expérience dans la gestion du staff et capacité de l’orienter vers les résultats

  6. Excellente capacité en français et créole

  7. Anglais et/ou l’espagnol un atout

Compétences, connaissances et expériences préférentielles :

  1. Bonne aptitude organisationnelles, de gestion et de planification; respect des échéanciers et est apte à gérer une grande charge de travail;

  2. Etre honnête, courtois, coopératif, Mature professionnellement avec un esprit pratique, fait preuve de flexibilité et d’indépendance dans son travail.

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

  4. Capacité de gestion du staff et de l’orienter vers des résultats

  5. Respect des Politiques sur la Protection de l’Enfant, de safeguarding et toutes autres Politiques et Procédures de la World Vision

Livelihoods Officer (La Gonave)

Titre du Poste

Livelihood Officer (1 position pour La Gonave)

HAY Grade

12

OBJECTIF DU POSTE

Coordonner et gérer la mise en œuvre des activités de sécurité alimentaire dans les différentes zones de programmes tout en animant le développement communautaire et la résilience. Assurer les activités de subsistance dans tous les aspects du programme, y compris le travail de représentation et de l’approche technique collectivement conçu pour susciter un changement durable en matière de sécurité alimentaire et moyens de subsistance.

PRINCIPALES RESPONSABILITES

Responsabilités Principales

% Temps

1.

  • Travailler avec les partenaires étatiques et communautaires afin de diriger la conception de la sécurité alimentaire et moyens de subsistance alimentaire grâce à des interventions novatrices et appropriées, qui renforcent la capacité du programme à livrer les objectifs programmatiques avec ceux de la stratégie national du bureau.

5%

2.

  • Travailler avec les Clusters Managers et autres techniciens au sien du cluster afin d’assurer l’intégration de l’approche de WV à des moyens de subsistance (le leadership des femmes économique, le pouvoir des marchés et de l’adaptation et de réduction des risques) dans les

  • programmes et portefeuilles de partenaires. Cela permettra notamment de soutenir l’élaboration de

  • plans de programme, les propositions de projets et le suivi des projets et des avis d’évaluation.

10%

3.

  • Soutenir le développement des mécanismes et des outils qui facilitent aux personnels et partenaires de documenter les leçons apprises et des modèles de bonnes pratiques de nos moyens de subsistance et partager ces bonnes pratiques.

  • Organiser des réunions d'examen trimestrielles pour les partenaires et les communautés sur les sites de projet afin de réfléchir aux approches, outils, impact des interventions, meilleures pratiques, stratégies de sortie et de durabilité des programmes / projets, ainsi que pour créer des espaces et des opportunités d'apprentissage par l'action et de débat

20%

4.

  • Identifier, enrôler et former les mutuelles de solidarité tout en s’assurer qu’elles soient opérationnelles

  • Assure/ Participe dans la mise en place et la formation des membres des communautés sur l’approche Savings Groups/ S4T, ses principes généraux de fonctionnement et son caractère comme outil de résilience á moyen et long terme pour les Communautés.

50%

6.

  • Préparer et soumettre des rapports d’avancement mensuels complets, ainsi que des rapports d’activités spécifiques et tout autre rapport, si nécessaire, à son superviseur dans les meilleurs délais.

5%

7.

  • Mobiliser les agents de projet sur le terrain afin d’organiser les formations à la maîtrise du savoir-faire et les compétences commerciales des groupes de bénéficiaires ciblés et de renforcer leurs capacités par le biais d’un mentorat et d’un accompagnement.

  • Mobiliser et guider les agriculteurs pour qu'ils forment des groupes / Groupe de développement et d'épargne, c'est-à-dire établir la structure de direction, les constitutions, les règlements, l'enregistrement auprès du Bureau de développement communautaire

5%

8.

  • Représenter le projet dans les réunions du groupe de travail sur la sécurité alimentaire et les moyens d'existence

5%

CONNAISSANCES, COMPETENCES ET CAPACITES :

Description

Niveau

Minimum

Préférence

Education

Avoir au minimum une licence ou diplôme d’ingénieur/Agronome, agroéconomie ou en nutrition.

Au moins 3 ans d'expérience dans la mise en œuvre de multi-projets sectoriels en microentreprises, microfinances et développement communautaire.

Expériences

  1. Maitrise de Microsoft Office (World, Excel) et compréhension des systèmes d’Information (MIS).

  2. Maitrise de créole, maitrise du français écrit et oral.

  3. Connaissance en anglais souhaité mais non-obligatoire.

  4. Bonne capacité de présenter des contenus techniques en français et en créole.

  5. Bonne connaissance des acteurs locaux.

  6. Bonne analyse des besoins de formation. Bon suivi du travail de formation réalisé et de son adéquation avec les besoins locaux ;

  7. Très bonne capacité rédactionnelle

  8. Suivi des activités du projet quantitativement et qualitativement ;

  9. Bonne capacité d’analyse et de synthèse. Bonne capacité à émettre des recommandations et proposer des solutions

  10. Permis de conduire valide (motocyclette) ;

  11. Très bonne capacité d’écouter et de dialoguer. Avoir le sens de responsabilité.

Monitoring and Evaluation Lead, Zimbabwe

*Position contingent upon funding and donor approval.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

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

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

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

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Perform other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Required:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Ability to achieve results through partners.

  • Experience as a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist required.

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

  • Fluency in English.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

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

Preferred:

  • Strong management and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

  • Mentoring and facilitation skills.

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

  • Experience working overseas in low-resource environments.

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

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

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

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

Work Environment:

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

Project Officer - Youth and Disability Inclusion

Position: Project Officer – Youth and Disability Inclusion

Reporting to: Area Program Manager

Grade Level: 12

Work Location: Nairobi

Please indicate in your cover letter the nature of disability and the kind of support you may require during the interview process.

Purpose of Position

To ensure successful implementation and monitoring of the Youth and Disability Inclusion Project that is aimed at improving livelihood opportunities for vulnerable youth living with disabilities.

Major Responsibilities

Project implementation 40%

  • Facilitate the mobilisation, identification and pre-screening of vulnerable youth living with disabilities for employability training and coaching program.

  • Support trainings on mentoring and coaching in soft skills, financial literacy and other relevant skills in order to equip and motivate the youths in the uptake of available relevant employment opportunities.

  • Ensure timely and effective implementation of all project interventions as well as the successful achievement of proposed outcomes and intended impacts.

  • Coordinate the disability accessibility assessment and support readiness and inclusion for hotels and staff in the project.

  • Establish operational priorities and monitor monthly project performance against targets

  • Ensure that project interventions are integrated with other projects within the Area Program.

  • Facilitate identification of partners, processes and systems for employment linkages for the program graduates

  • Follow up with hotels institution to discuss any issues with training students with disability

  • Facilitate pastoral support as necessary, and monitor students during the project period.

Quality Assurance - Monitoring, Reporting and Documentation, 35%

  • Participate in the development of the project design and ensure compliance with WVK and donor guidelines and standards.

  • Ensure individual assessment reports are conducted for each learner and safeguarded for only use by the hotel in improving the working environment youth with disability.

  • Ensure that project initiatives meet or exceed planned outcomes and are implemented in full compliance with WVK, the donor and other relevant partnership and international standards and guidelines;

  • Ensure consistent monitoring of students throughout their education and post training period to ensure maximum return on investment.

  • Ensure timely and appropriate utilization of the budgeted project resources.

  • Ensure proper application of business processes, standards and guidelines related to the project in accordance with the donor requirements.

  • Ensure that the project achieves acceptable financial and operational audit results by implementing activities in accordance with established norm and policies.

  • Ensure that, in general, project monitoring arrangements comply with the project agreement and, in particular, the provisions of this agreement are fully observed in the design of project M&E.

  • Ensure quality monthly, quarterly, semi annual and annual reports are compiled and submitted in a timely manner in line with the donor requirements.

  • Report basic programmatic information periodically to WVK and donor

Advocacy, Engagement, Networks & Partnerships, 20%

  • Ensure adequate representation with the donor, government of Kenya officials, private sector, civil society groups, including educational institutions, People with Disability Organization (DPO), Private Sector, faith-based groups and youth associations.

  • Ensure close working collaboration with key Government line ministries and other like-minded partners.

  • Develop timely and accurate similar funding proposal in line with donor requirements and WVK standards in collaboration with sector specialists.

  • Effectively advocate for the project to ensure visibility and timely implementation of interventions

Explore linkages for the youth project for employment and economic empowerment

Any Other duty 5%

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

  • Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Special needs Education, Development Studies, Social Work, Psychology or a closely related field from a recognized University.

  • Must have a minimum of two years relevant experience with regards to designing, planning, implementation and reporting on disability programming, integrated development, relief and/or advocacy.

  • Experience in youth livelihoods development programming with focus on Gender, Disability and social inclusion.

  • Have practical skills in research, monitoring and evaluation, training and report writing

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in Advocacy, Community Development with strong partnership with GoK ministries and other relevant stakeholders like private companies and corporate bodies

Passionate about youth empowerment and disability initiatives

Project Coordinator - YEP

Job Title: Project Coordinator –Youth Empowerment Project

Reporting to: Project Manager

Work Location: Kisumu

Purpose of the position:

To provide technical support in the planning, implementation and reporting of all the Lake Region DDP Youth Empowerment Project activities initiatives by World Vision Kenya and Standards; and to provide support to the project sub-grantees and beneficiaries as guided by project work plan, targets and needs that may emerge from time to time.

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Major Responsibilities

Project Implementation and Technical support, 60%

  • Contribute to the development and roll out the Project’s detailed implementation plan and ensure project effectiveness and efficiency

  • Ensure timely and effective partner mobilization for meaningful involvement in the implementation of project activities

  • Provide technical support to partners in undertaking reviews of relevant public policies and legislative frameworks at the National level and for the targeted counties

  • Provide technical support to partners in engagement in the annual government’s budget process. This includes conducting annual relevant budget analysis and utilizing the findings and recommendations to inform decision making on public resource allocation and management

  • Provide technical support to partners in undertaking context based Social Accountability initiatives

  • Provide technical assistance to County level relevant Sector Working groups and technical working groups; and relevant County Assembly Committees as may be appropriate from time to time

  • Establish and maintain a database of Governance actors (e.g. community groups, Civil Society Organizations, Faith Based Organizations, the Private Sector, Government Departments, Agencies and Institutions)

Monitoring, Documentation and Knowledge Management, 35%

  • Provide technical contribution in developing and reviewing of project monitoring plans or data collection plans

  • Conduct routine monitoring of indicator progress, as guided by the project M&E plan. This includes ensuring that data collection is conducted in accordance with the monitoring plan and standards in line with the Project M&E plan, and helping to compile/validate that data

  • Contribute to the process of cleaning, organising and archiving relevant project data and evidence according to the monitoring system guidelines; and store data in a safe, secure and accessible location

  • Develop quality technical reports such as weekly briefs, monthly reports, in-line with WV and donor reporting guidelines

  • Facilitate regular learning and reflections session and help implement improvements as may be appropriate

  • Document best practices, human interest stories and refine case studies for publication

Others 5%

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in either Development Studies, Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Economics, or other related field

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in working with youth and partners in Social, Economic and political related affairs

  • Minimum of 2 years of engagement in public decision making processes, such as policy and law making, budget process and social accountability initiatives

  • Minimum of 2 years of working with consortia and engaging with youth led organizations

  • Experience in Advocacy, External engagements, influencing and Lobbying

  • Experience in project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation

  • Excellent Communication skills (both oral and written).

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

  • Must be willing to perform other duties as required

Grants and Operaations Manager

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To provide overall management of the implementation of WVL Technical Programs, Grants (< 1 Million USD annual budget) and PNS funded projects, ensuring all projects comply with Partnership standards. Establish excellent operations planning and guidelines, and provide strategic management advice and assistance on all aspects of operation decisions making. Contribute to new project design and proposal development, ensuring new project designs cover all implementation requirements.

Key responsibilities of this position are:

  • To provide management, support and coordination to all projects/programs in WVL to ensure efficient and effective implementation and technical supports to programs so as to meet the goals and objectives of World Vision and community partners, in alignment with the National Strategy.

  • To develop and lead a team of competent operations staff, with strong commitment, and excellent professional and team leadership skills to manage projects/programs funded by various Support offices, and Donors of WV Laos.

  • To support the Country Program Director (CPD) in ensuring that the standards of representation, design quality, implementation, grants & field operations management, monitoring and reporting, are such that World Vision Laos is seen as a partner of choice for Support Offices and Donor Agencies in chosen sectors of intervention.

Major Responsibilities of Job:

1. Grants & Operations Management

  1. Provide management and support to Program and Field Teams in the development of project designs, situation analysis, baselines, design framework, concept paper and proposal writing, multi-year and annual planning, monitoring and evaluation, and budgeting, ensuring a clear focus on MVC and alignment with WVI Lao PDR Strategy.

  2. Work together with Program Quality Department (PDQ) to develop funding diversification strategy and support proactive resource acquisition to ensure program commitments are fulfilled. Support provision of basic information from field staff to acquisition team during proposal development.

  3. Support all programs/grants to have legal operation (MOU) with Government of Laos, and meet Government reporting requirements and are processed timely in order not to delay project implementation.

  4. Ensure all projects have sound execution plans from start-up until closure, and adequate resources to deliver the expected outcomes as agreed in the project proposal and in accordance to donors and WVLs guidelines / policies

  5. Coordinate grant/operations start-up with the SO, NO, partners, and other key stakeholders. Ensure all grant/operations staffs are equipped with Grant/Operations Minimum Standards and related policies before implementing the project

  6. Conduct appropriate and useful field visits to monitor and assist grant/program implementation, ensuring coordination and communication with the CPD. Support SO/donor visits with aim of building donor confidence in WVI Lao PDR

  7. Ensure that Grant/programs are tracked against detailed implementation plans, budget expenditure and are in compliance with WVL and donor requirements/standards, ensure any alteration has documented donors approval.

  8. Monitor budgets and ensure that burn rates are aligned with the quality program implementation. Ensure reporting for all Grant and PNS are align with donors/SO requirements and are submitted on time, and ensure timely follow-up on Audit recommendations.

  9. Support CPD in representing WVL on operations related matters to key stakeholders and the Government of Lao

II. Program Quality & Integration

  1. Develop mutually supportive relationships with other departments and staff in WVL and actively work with them in order to facilitate effective management, administration and good teamwork culture. Ensure strong effective collaboration between the programs, PQD and DME.

  2. Support and manage innovations and new initiatives to improve program quality and impact; enable organizational learning and reflection

  3. Ensure effective implementation of all programming models and designs working closely with Program Quality department to ensure WVL is aligned to WV partnership standards in line with our promise 2030.

  4. Ensure that Grant and PNS, are well integrated with APs program to maximize the impact to community and children especially to the MVC.

  5. Spend at least 25% at the field to visit field Program and Project offices, communities and target villages for the purposes of: regular interaction with children, women and men within families and communities that are the primary stakeholders of WV’s transformational development ministry.

  6. Maintain a good understanding of poverty and development in Lao; strengthen Operations team to seek emerging successes, learning of best practices and building relationships to reinforce WV’s vision, mission, and core values.

III. Team building & Human Resources Development

  1. Support cooperation, team spirit and a supportive, learning environment in Operations and within WVL in general. Encourage full and appropriate expression of WV’s identity. Participate in and lead in WV events related to this.

  2. Build capacity of the direct report staff, Project Managers and TP Managers through on-the-job coaching, honest and timely feedback, field monitoring, and identification of learning/training needs and opportunities

  3. Facilitate a supportive environment for the capacity development of staff, the internalization of WV’s Vision, Mission, and Core Values. Ensure your direct report staff, are equipped to coach their team members in honest, respectful and timely manner.

  4. In coordination with Finance department, ensure TP and Project Managers have basic financial literacy relevant to their scope of work.

  5. In coordination with PQD team, build Operations team capacity in monitoring and report writing

  6. In coordination with People and Culture department, develop workforce plan to ensure the Operations department has the right number of staff and skill to meet the operation demands

IV. External Representation and Relations

  1. Support the Country Program Director in representing WV to donors/support office representative, line ministries and partner organizations thru active engagement with key stakeholders, including policy makers, government ministries, NGOs, UN agencies to raise the profile of WVL.

  2. Ensure that the communication, reporting and representation of WVL with WV Support Offices, international donor organizations, and major donors is of the highest quality and transparency (from self and other key WVL staff)

  3. Carry out additional responsibilities as assigned by Country Program Director.

EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience, required, especially in Project Management related, relevant Master’s degree desirable.

  • 7 yearsexperience in international humanitarian development, including at least 5 years in project management positions preferred.

  • Previous Experience in project management skills

  • Previous experience managing medium to large scale grant funded projects

  • Previous experience working in multi-project management

  • Previous experience in project planning and implementation

  • Good communication and problem solving skill

  • Demonstrated ability to manage international development projects in complex political/ cultural environments

  • Proven ability to manage and lead large, multi-disciplinary teams

  • Knowledge of donor requirements for grant funded projects, including policies and regulations

  • Proven experience in stakeholder management including working with host-country professionals, government ministries and donors

  • Strong financial management skills

  • Strong oral presentation and report writing skills

  • Proven of coaching and team leading skills

  • Fluency in English

  • Good computer skills and email

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

Interested candidates are invited to submit a COVER LETTER and CV to the address below. Please indicate the POSITION TITLE. Deadline for application is 25 November 2019, however applicants are encouraged to apply early as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the position will close early if a suitable candidate is found.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Mail: People and Culture Department

P.O. Box 312 Vientiane 01005

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.wvi.org/laos

Community Engagement & Development Assistant - Abim & Karenga

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: Community Engagement and Development Assistant (3 Positions)

Report to: Assessment and Design Facilitator

Location: Abim District (2) and Karenga District (1)

Purpose of the position:

The project office will be accountable for providing day to day implementation of planned project activities under the guidance of the project coordinator management and oversight of the implementation of the Sustaining Education Efforts in Karamoja (SEEK –Project) that aims to enroll and retain 15000 out of school children in 63 primary schools in Kotido and Kaabong districts by 2021. World Vision Uganda will work closely with community structures and local leadership to ensure project successes, ownership and sustainability in the targeted schools.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Community Engagement and Design Processes

  • Support in data collecting and community engagement on community perception on WV identity

  • Support in disseminating of information in a message box and engage

  • Support community in developing a community communication plan

  • Support the Identification and engagement of key stakeholders at parish and sub-county level, Engaging local partners in the wellbeing activities.

  • Support and supervise the starter groups in their community engagement and exploration of the local context in the focus areas.

  • Support and supervise the assessment team on Identification of the most vulnerable in the focus areas and vulnerability assessment processes.

  • Mapping capacity and resources of the community and community in Reflection and planning for base level at each step of critical path for the next step.

  • Organize and support community summit at Parish level

  • Support the community in setting community vision and priorities with starter groups members.

Sponsorship Community engagement and RC Registration.

  • Sharing the vision and priorities with the wider community for validation.

  • Raising community awareness for sustainability and transition.

  • Support and engage the community in Celebrating the efforts and solidarity of critical path steps completions.

  • Manage Child Sponsorship communications and registration processes of RCs.

  • Expeditiously follow up on all Sponsorship communications from NO and SOs.

  • Registration of Children in sponsorship program and sharing their histories with SO.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Diploma and/or a Bachelor Degree in Humanities (Development studies, social sciences, SWASA, Economics, community development)

  • Good knowledge and working experience of Karamoja context, a minimum of 1 year experience of direct implementation for development programs in Karamoja region. Work experience in sponsorship programs is an advantage.

  • Work experience in Community engagements, Assessment and qualitative data collections especially using FGD & KII methodology.

  • Knowledge of Local Language (Thur-Luo and Akarimojong)

  • Ability to ride a motor cycle with a valid ridding permit is a MUST

  • Should be a problem solver with high level of creativity and sensitivity to conflict

  • Good knowledge of data collection techniques like conducting focused group discussions, key informant interviews and high documentation skills.

  • Strong demonstrable skills on child protection issues and the national policies.

  • Strong understanding of the child and adult safeguarding case management and reporting

  • Good level of conflict sensitivity and mediation skills.

  • Basic understanding of Qualitative and Quantitative data collection skills and analysis

  • Community mobilization and engagement skills

  • Reporting and documentation skills

  • Problem solving and decision making skills.

  • Ability to work in hard to reach context

  • Flexibility with ability to set priorities.

  • Team work

  • Knowledge in computer Literacy

Food Security Technical Coordinator, Zimbabwe

*Position contingent upon funding and donor approval.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

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

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

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

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

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Perform other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Required:

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Previous experience managing local staff.

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

  • Ability to work cross-culturally with diverse teams.

  • Strong presentation and report writing skills.

  • Ability to achieve results through partners.

  • Experience as a Food Security Specialist required.

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

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

Preferred:

  • Strong management and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

  • Mentoring and facilitation skills.

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

  • Experience working overseas in low-resource environments.

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

Work Environment:

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

Driver

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: Driver

Report to: Senior Logistics Officer

Location: Kampala – National Office

Purpose of the position:

To drive authorized passengers, transport goods and services (information) and check the mechanical condition of the World Vision vehicle regularly and act accordingly in line with World Vision policies.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

  • Drive World Vision vehicles/authorized passengers to specified destinations as approved by the supervisor in line with World Vision vehicle usage policy.

  • Deliver packages, goods and mails and any other information to specified people, places and offices in line with World Vision policies.

  • Check the vehicle status/condition e.g. engine oil, water, nuts, battery water, license, Third Party Insurance, brakes, tyre pressure e.t.c prior to any journey and carry out regular vehicle repairs e.g. correcting hard start, tightening bolts and nuts, topping up battery water, e.t.c in line with World Vision policy. Maintain the hygiene of the vehicle

  • Report all major and minor damages and accidents on the vehicle at hand to the supervisor in line with World Vision vehicle policies.

  • Monitor the security of vehicle, authorized passengers and luggage in line with the vehicle policy.

  • Record and maintain a travel log to record areas travelled to, travel time, and work hours

  • Maintain assigned vehicle in a clean state at all times.

  • Prepare and submit vehicle monthly reports in line with the World Vision Vehicle Policy.

  • The driver shall strictly observe Traffic Rules and Regulation and maximum speed limit as prescribed by the traffic regulatory authority.

  • Observe and maintain the regular working hours and at all-time park the vehicle at the designated parking area.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Holds O’ level certificate (Uganda Certificate of Education).

  • Holds a valid driving permit.

  • Has three years of driving experience.

  • Ability to prioritize work in relation to need and urgency.

  • A working knowledge of photocopier, computer and telephone preferred

  • Mechanical Knowledge is required

  • First Aid skills are required

  • Defensive driving training

  • Knowledge on safe road use is needed

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English [and any other local language(s)

  • Driving manual cars is a MUST

WVV AP Development Facilitator - District 4, Hochiminh city

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

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

To manage the technical projects in assigned communes

ROLE DIMENSIONS:

1.Community Engagement and Sponsorship: (Time spent: 50%)

Planning:

Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and

local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children

Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based

development approach

Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in AP planning and annual community review and planning

Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned communes

Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned communes

Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community-based disaster preparedness plans

Monitoring:

Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring

Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities

Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community based groups self-review

Child participation and protection:

Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the

community

Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned communes

MVC inclusion:

Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical

project interventions/ models

Document best practices, lesion learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC and their families

Micro projects:

Strengthen community based groups the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

Sponsorship integration:

Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes as per sponsorship standards

through the SR volunteer network

2. Program Management in assigned communes: (Time spent: 50%)

Implementation of Technical Models

  • Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools

  • Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms..) and tools

  • Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models

  • Mainstream CCT (CPPa, gender, environment, disability) in all project activities whenever appropriate

  • Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project models to larger scale

  • Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually)

  • Facilitate communities and partners to participate in the baseline survey and evaluation in assigned communes

Financial Management

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned commune

KNOWLEDGE – SKILL – ABILITIES

1. Education

Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

2. Knowledge & Skills

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

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

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

  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

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

  • Good English skill.

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

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

  • Ability to lead own learning and development

3. Experience

  • At least 2 years work experience in community development.

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

  • Experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

  • Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities

4. Work Environment

  • Based at district level

  • Working in team environment and under minimum supervision

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

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department – Ms. Phan Xuan Phuong

World Vision International - Vietnam

Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi,

Tel: 024.39439920 (ext.123)

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

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