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? 

WVV Area Program Manager in Lang Chanh AP

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s 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 (FY20) with funding from 14 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In FY20, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North1 (Hoa Binh and Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa, Hung Yen, Hai Phong), Centre (Quang Tri, Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s AP usually focuses within one administrative district of a province which populated by ethnic minority people with high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s Development Program Approach (DPA) is that AP 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:

Provide overall leadership and management to the area program in accordance with WVV’s strategic directions (e.g. national strategy, Technical Approaches, Technical Programs), policies (e.g. HR Manual,

Finance and Child Protection policies, ect.), standards (e.g. technical project models, Program Effectiveness, child sponsorship, child protection and child safe organization, Program Accountability Framework, etc.).

ROLE DIMENSION / DESCRIPTION

  • Leadership and People Management

    • Provide overall leadership to the AP team, including spiritual leadership

    • Work with PnC department to recruit and provide orientation for new staff

    • Supervise, coach, mentor, provide adequate feedback to AP staff to ensure their high performance toward the shared goals

    • Identify and address development needs of AP staff to ensure that they are well equipped with core and job-specific competencies to carry out quality work

    • Identify and address staffing issues in a timely and professional manner, in working with PnC department

    • Promote ongoing reflection and learning culture among AP staff

    • Organize the AP office and facilitate a working environment of trust, mutual respect, and care among all staff

    • Build effective relationships with support office/donors; provide support office/donors with vital program information, documentation, stories and reports on a timely manner and get them involved in key events/milestones of the program

  • Community Engagement and Sponsorship

    • Build effective working relationship with various development partners including PMB and technical departments at district and commune level

    • Network with external stakeholders (NGOs, CSO, local businesses, etc.) and create space for collaboration and partnership toward improved well being of children, especially the most vulnerable

    • Raise awareness of local partners and community on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based development

    • Promote program accountability in accordance with PAF

    • Lead the AP planning process as well as the annual community review & planning process

    • Promote shared monitoring and integrated reflection with local partners and community to review the progress and identify areas for improvements

    • Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community development plan/ initiatives (micro projects) including advocacy initiatives

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

    • Identify and mobilize community resources for joint advocacy activities at district level

    • Lead the documentation of best practices, lessons learnt, MSC stories and share with external and internal stakeholders for learning and advocacy purpose

    • Lead the process of MVC mapping and inclusion in the project activities

    • Lead child projection and inclusion as per Sponsorship standards and monitor participation and benefits of RC/MVC and their families

    • Lead the child monitoring as per sponsorship standards

    • Facilitate the implementation of Sponsorship 2.0

    • Reinforce Sponsorship In Programming (SIP) Essentials

    • Facilitate the process of program approach towards sustainability

  • Program Management in assigned communes

    • Lead the adaptation of TPs following the standard guidelines/ tools and complete all AP level documents (log-frame, ITT, MnE plan, narrative AP Plan)

    • Provide coaching and support to AP staff to implement TPs according to the approved AP plan and budget

    • Mobilize technical, human, financial resources to support the program

    • Lead the monitoring and reporting of indicators to ensure data accuracy

    • Implement the recommendations of CWB reports, evaluation reports, technical model review reports

    • Coordinate the participation of local partners and community in baseline survey and evaluation at AP level

    • Document evidences and disseminate WVV’s project models to external partner for replication and advocacy purpose

    • Prepare monitoring reports for the AP (monthly, semi-annual, annually)

    • Support AP staff to mainstream CCT into program activities

    • Lead the implementation of Horizon 3.0

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

    • Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing at AP level

    • Prepare concept notes and proposals for PNS calls

  • Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

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

Education

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

  • Master degree in similar fields

Knowledge & Skills

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

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

  • Demonstrated leadership skills, including leading, building, and supporting a team with diverse roles and capacities.

  • Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation and mobilisation of communities and networking among different development partners.

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

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese and English, especially report writing skills.

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

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

  • 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 - 121

  • 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.

District Coordinator (Guruve)

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

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

POSITION: DISTRICT COORDINATOR

Location: Guruve

Project: FAO ENTERPRIZE (6 months)

Purpose of the Position

Ensure compliance to project implementation standards and guidelines, coordinate, account for, and lead the implementation of all project components; agricultural extension, market development, nutrition, rural finance and gender mainstreaming at district of operation according to FAO and WV guidelines and policy standards. Responsible for district level coordination, stakeholder engagement, facilitating and coordinating the implementation of the programme.

Major Responsibilities.

  • Lead, develop and maintain professional district level contact and relationship with partners and stakeholders (WV projects and departments, consortium partners, Ministry of Lands and Agriculture (MOLA), and district authorities), ensuring acceptable project scope knowledge.

  • Ensure adherence to donor and to World Vision standards, guidelines, policies, and procedures.

  • Supervise and provide support to district project staff and oversee district project implementation.

  • Continuously assess the district’s performance against work plans, and theory of change, recommending any revisions/adjustments.

  • Manage day-to-day district level project related issues, working closely with the Technical Specialists, Project Partners, Finance, Administration, Human Resources, and any other support department.

  • Produce quality and timely district project reports and updates.

  • Periodically assess, inform, and advise on any district context changes and possible options to changing context.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Social Science, Development Studies, Economics.

  • Demonstrated +5 years coordination experience (project management, team leading, and stakeholder engagement) of a large project.

  • Good report and document production skill (quality, accurate, smart).

  • Problem solving analytical, multi-tasking, ability work under pressure, meet deadlines, team oriented, leadership, interpersonal, and decision making competencies are essential.

  • Class 4 driver’s license is a must.

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

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply!!!

Humanitarian Cash Programming Advisor

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview in case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Humanitarian Cash Programming Advisor

Reporting to : Senior Manager- Disaster Management

Grade Level : 16

Work Location : Nairobi

Purpose of Position

To Provide technical support and guidance in the design, implementation and coordination of Humanitarian Cash Based Assistance Programming for World Vision Kenya.

Major Responsibilities

Technical Support, 40%

  • Provide technical support to WVK cash programming including Cash feasibility assessments, Market assessments, determination of response options, delivery mechanisms and appropriate modalities to be implemented.

  • Coordinate with technical sectors: (Livelihoods& Resilience, Health & Nutrition, Education & Protection, WASH, DMT), Departments: Sponsorship, RAM, Operations, ICT, Finance & Supply Chain and other Support Services for effective planning and implementation of Cash & Voucher Programming within WV Kenya.

  • Provide oversight of all Cash Based Intervention programs implementation progress; identification, resolution and/or escalation of issues.

  • Coordinate development, dissemination and roll out of Cash Based Intervention Programs guidelines in line with global, national and WVI standards

  • Ensure that Cash & Voucher Programming projects are designed to meet or exceed WVK, donor and industry standards and guidelines;

  • Ensure the incorporation of digital payment systems and platforms in all WV programs and coordinate its implementation.

  • Support Area Program and Grant Teams teams to set up CVP operations

  • Develop Standard Operating Procuedures (SOPs) for the selected delivery mechanisms (Mobile Money, Electronic Voucher, Banks, etc)

  • Provide orientation during startup workshop on CVP project components

  • Support digital registration and data management

  • Work with Technical Programs to strengthen the integration of CBI on programming

  • Participate in joint technical coordination, planning and review meetings for Humanitarian Cash Transfers and Markets

  • Participate in the development of winning proposals that incorporate CVP as a modality.

Capacity Building, 25%

  • Identify technical and programmatic gaps on Cash Based Interventions and design staff capacity building interventions on all aspects of CBI programming including feasibility, risk assessment, market assessment and analysis, modality selection, implementation of a delivery mechanism and distribution process.

  • Enhance skills and capacities of staff and partners in Humanitarian Cash Transfers and Markets

  • Coordinate regular learning forum to profile, communicate and ensure adoption of promising practices

  • With the support of GC CVP leads, lead CVP Capacity assessment and capacity building initiatives for WV Kenya staff and partners.

  • Provide technical and supervisory support to WV partners utilizing CVP modalities

  • Ensure ongoing coaching and mentoring of project staff in order to ensure that they are able to perform and achieve the desired results

  • Coordinate regular learning forum to profile, communicate and ensure adoption of promising practices

  • Identify capacity gaps in Cash Programming and organize for capacity building session to bridge the capacity gaps

Accountability, Learning and Innovation, 20%

  • Innovate, test or replicate good ideas to scale up multipurpose cash based programming both in humanitarian, social safety net or development programming.

  • Set up CVP monitoring, accountability and learning systems and address findings and recommendations on a regular basis.

  • Design and facilitate market assessments and document lessons for sharing internally and with key partners

  • Ensure that monthly and regular reports are generated and timely submitted to relevant stakeholders and partners (CTMR, donor reports, etc).

  • Ensure internal control systems are in placed to identify and manage potential risks associated with CVP.

  • Oversight to ensure the projects are implemented in accordance to the approved budgets

  • Initiate and Manage the contractual processes among key partners and support offices in consultation with the WVK risk and compliance department

  • Coordinate the development of Cash Based Interventions M&E tools, analyzing monitoring data and facilitating post-monitoring distribution.

  • Leading and coordinating CBI feasibility assessments, data collection and analysis to inform evidence-based response analysis, programme design, and adaptive implementation.

  • Coordinate and ensure delivery of risk assessments and mitigation measures related to CBI emergency response programming

  • Participate in the developing and adapting Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), policy documents, guidance and tools for Cash Transfer Programming.

Engagement, Networking and Advocacy, 10%

  • Lead coordinantion and networking initiatives on CVP for WV Kenya. This includes engagements with the Cash Workign Group, CaLP, Government State Deparatments, Consortiums, the HPPP, NGOs and other stakeholders in that space.

  • Establish and maintain good relationship with Government Departments, CBOs, funding partners, Support Offices, & private sector actors involved in CVP

  • Coordinate and actively participating in relevant National and Sub-national working groups and other meetings in the area of responsibility, including the Cash Working Group at national level

  • Participate in joint technical coordination, planning and review meetings for Cash & Voucher Programming

Any other Duty assigned by supervisor or designee 5%

  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by supervisor or designee from time to time

  • Participate and contribute in committees and task forces as may be required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor degree in the fields of: Social Science, Economics, Statistics or related field.

  • A postgraduate training in Monitoring & Evaluation, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Agriculture or related field will be an added advantage.

  • At least six years of experience in Cash Based Programming including conducting Cash Feasibility Assessment, Market Assessment, Designing Projects, implementing CVP programs

  • Experience supporting strategic programme development including successful proposal development for humanitarian donors

  • Experience working with Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) and Financial Service Providers (FSPs).

  • Experience in engaging with donors, private sector players, government agencies, INGOs among others

  • Experience working with both local and internal partners to design programs, implement or build capacity

  • Experience in setting up functioning monitoring and accountability systems

  • Strong evidence of good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Experience working with both local and internal partners to design programs, implement or build capacity

  • Experience in coordinating multi-agency programs and consortium/network development

  • Understanding of program design process, and monitoring/evaluation frameworks

  • Highly flexible and organized, able to coordinate private sector players and guide the WVK technical decision making process on new and upcoming funding opportunities

  • Able to manage multiple, simultaneous demands and willing to take on new tasks on an ad hoc basis as assigned by the supervisor

  • Ability to work both on own initiative and as part of a team in a high-pressure environment while adhering to deadlines

  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility, ability to coordinate and build consensus.

  • Ability to work well in and promote teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.

  • Experience in setting up functioning monitoring and accountability systems

  • Experience in coordinating multi-agency programs and consortium/network development

  • Understanding of program design process, and monitoring/evaluation frameworks

  • Management of complex government/institutionally funded programs/projects

  • Proficient in written and spoken Kiswahili and English.

Technical Project Coordinator - Building Secure Livelihood

WORK LOCATION- PHALANXAY DISTRICT, SAVANNAKHET PROVINCE

POSITION TITLE – TECHNICAL PROJECT COORDINATOR (BUILDING SECURE LIVELIHOOD)

Position purpose:

This position is to plan and implement the technical program models to contribute to achieving the Project outcomes.

Position Context/background:

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

Technical Programmes are national or sub-regional level programmes implemented by World Vision in multiple geographic locations within a country. TPs are comprised of evidence-based practices and models previously identified, defined and prioritised through a strategic process and documented in a Technical Program (TP). TPs are designed to ensure National Offices (NOs) achieve World Vision’s mission, and the NO strategy, which includes the highest impact for the well-being of children, in accordance with relevant TP and NO strategic objectives and integration of relevant supporting approaches (SA).

The Technical Project Coordinator (TPC) is responsible for the implementation of the Technical Programme Models. H/She will be working with Provincial TP Manager to establish and maintain the programme quality. This person will be representing WVI-LAO to technical networks at district level and engaging in advocacy relevant to TP objectives, using credible M&E and evidence from TP implementation, and providing capacity building of TDF and partners.

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

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

2. Provide technical capacity building and coaching/mentoring to project partners and relevant stakeholders.

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

Major Responsibilities of Job:

1. Technical Project Model Adaptation & Implementation

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

Implement the technical project log-frame within the agreed design and budget.

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

Work with CE Coordinator and TDF to identify and mitigate risks/issues to ensure quality implementation of technical project models.

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

Lead reflection and learning of technical project models implementation for ongoing feedback and improvement.

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

2. Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting

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

Organize TP baseline

Use standardized TP monitoring tool and its appropriate assurance.

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

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

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

Provide monthly, semi and annual progresses report to Provincial TP manager, Technical Specialist and CE Coordinator.

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

Prepare documentation of relevant technical project model as requested.

3. Advocacy and External Representation

Represent WVI-L at District/village levels to promote technical model and strengthen collaborative relationship.

Implement TP’s advocacy components to influence local policy implementers/decision makers at district and/or village levels through use of the evidence-based.

Participate in implementing TP Advocacy components at provincial/District level

4. Team Work and Integration

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

Orient/train TDF’s on technical project model.

Share plan and integrate/synergize technical project activities.

EDUCATION: Degree in Public health, Nutrition, Agriculture/Food Security.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Good understanding nutrition status in community context.

Technical knowledge in maternal, child health, food security/ nutrition.

Clear understanding on Nutrition Program including Nutrition models and approaches.

Basic knowledge on nutrition data collection and analysis.

Knowledge of community participatory advocacy models

http://www.wvi.org/resources

EXPERIENCES

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

Experience in working with community based approaches and models: CIMCI, BFCI, IYCF, CMAM, Savings Group (SG), LVCD, BSL.

Experience conducting and assisting nutrition/food security surveys

Strong experience in project implementation and Design Monitoring and Evaluation.

Experience managing project across a large geographic area within district.

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

Experience nutrition related advocacy campaigns and activities

Experience in working on behavioral change and communications

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

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

Common Knowledge and Skills across Technical Project Coordinators:

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

Good organizational and coordinating skills

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

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

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

Thorough knowledge and ability of MS Office

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

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

Work Environment: Willingness to stay in the communities.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a COVER LETTER and CV to the address below. Please indicate the POSITION TITLE. Deadline for application is 28 September 2020, however applicants are encouraged to apply early as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the position will close early if a suitable candidate is found.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Mail: People and Culture Department

P.O. Box 312 Vientiane 01005

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.wvi.org/laos

Senior Manager- Grants Finance

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview in case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Senior Manager Grants Finance

Reporting to : Finance and Support Services Director

Grade Level : 17

Work Location : Nairobi

Purpose of Position

To support the Finance Director in designing, developing and assessing organizational financial management strategies & systems that support grants acquisition and management of the grant program finances. The position supports the Finance Director in proposal development, budget formulation for all grant projects, financial reporting to donors for grants, ensuring compliance with donor regulations and ensuring the implementation of financial policies and procedures for effective resource acquisition, utilization and safeguarding of WVK assets.

The incumbent will ensure that grant programs meet community and donor financial accountability in line with World Vision’s policies and standards. The position will be responsible for managing ongoing relationships with the support offices, donors and other stakeholders for ministry effectiveness.

Major Responsibilities

Grants Financial monitoring and reporting, 20%

  • Ensure timely and accurate grants financial reports submission to donors and other stakeholders

  • Ensure the analysis of grant expenditure for management action to help in monitoring the burn rate for grants and special projects.

  • Provide leadership to the grants management team and field based grants accountants to ensure monitoring visits to projects are done frequently

  • Ensure that all grants financial reports are prepared, communicated and reviewed with donors according to the agreed donor requirements.

  • Ensure proper monitoring of grants by actively participating in monthly grants meeting with Operations Team

  • Provide monthly updates to the Leadership team on grants highlighting high risk grants and actions taken to mitigate the risks

  • Ensure the grants monitoring system is operational and information shared regularly

  • Coordinate grant closeout procedures and ensure that phased out grants are in compliant with phase out guidelines

  • Advise on grant supplier requirements and work with the procurement department to ensure compliance with the grants procurement guidelines.

Sub-recipient Management 20%

  • Develop mechanisms to ensure all potential sub recipients are screened according to the donor requirements

  • Coordinate the capacity assessment process for all potential sub-recipients

  • Develop and coordinate the delivery of capacity building initiatives for identified sub-recipients as required

  • Plan for and ensure that quarterly visits to Sub-recipients are done for compliance with donor regulations. Work with the Sub recipients to implement recommendations to address any areas that require strengthening

  • Ensure that all financial reports from Sub-recipients are reviewed on a quarterly basis for compliance and accuracy

  • Ensure that the accurate records and files are maintained for each Sub-recipient at all times

Leadership and Staff Management, 15%

  • Ensure strong and positive leadership is provided to field finance/grants team and competent staff are hired

  • Coordinate professional and personal development grants staff through adequate orientation, on the job coaching, identification of training needs and opportunities

  • Ensure effective performance management as per WVI guidelines and standards

  • Ensure staff capacity is developed to enhance efficiency in execution of duties

  • Create an environment that enhances team development

  • Ensure positive supervisory skills are developed

Grant Financial risk management 10%

  • Ensure all grant projects are audited according to the donor requirements.

  • Ensure that findings and recommendations from audits and various donor accountability mechanisms are acted upon in a timely and effective manner in consultation with Operations Team.

  • Ensure the grant operate within WV internal control systems to mitigate risks and ensure accountability that will result in good audit ratings

  • Together with project grants managers and accountants support the FD in ensuring that all payroll grant charges are accurately captured through the LDR system.

  • Work with the donors to develop Terms of reference for special purpose grant audits.

Ensure the grants budgets and financial plans meet donor requirements, 10%

  • Advise management on and monitor grants budgets, funding requirements, expenditures and support the management in execution of the same

  • Provide technical support in proposal budgets development to GAM and Operations teams

  • Ensure myPBAS is updated and outstanding commitments followed up with the SOs

  • Ensure grants budgets and expenditures are monitored and provide regular updates to operations leadership and Senior Leadership Team and ensure corrective actions are taken as necessary together with Operations

Capacity building and Strategic partnerships, 10%

  • Ensure that professional and personal development of grants finance is done through on­ the-job coaching, identification of learning and training needs and opportunities

  • Ensure that continuous capacity building on donor risk management and financial risk management for grants is done across the organization

  • Communicate to WVK staff on partnership directions on grants management

  • Conduct grant financial risk assessment and support the Finance Director in ensuring the implementation of the core risk mitigation measures identified.

  • Coordinate the grant start up workshops in liaison with operations

  • Coordinate major donor regulations training workshops

Networking and Coordination, 10%

  • Maintain effective communications and pro-active relationships with Support Office partners and donors.

  • In coordination with the Finance Director work closely with regional and ADP staff in the implementation of Partnership initiatives and enhance knowledge sharing within the department.

  • In the spirit of twin citizenship, contribute to knowledge sharing and collaborative learning through internal avenues such as the Grants technical communities of practice.

Others 5%

  • Perform any other duties as requested by the supervisor

  • Adhere to WVI key policy documents mission, core values, and covenant of partnership.

  • Attend daily devotions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Have a Masters Degree in Finance/ Accounting/ Business Accounting

  • Holder of a Finance Degree (Bachelors of Commerce in Finance/ Accounting/ Business Administration)

  • Minimum of 10 years experience in finance and accounting; with a good understanding of project management cycles in a complex, international development organization. 5 years should have been at a managerial level.

  • Qualified Accountant (CPA (K)

  • Proficiency in Computer applications (Excel, Sun systems, Word etc)

  • Grants Management Knowledge

Grants Acquisition Management Programme Officer - MEER

Preferred location: Any country within Middle East/Eastern Europe (MEER) where WVI is registered to operate.

PURPOSE OF POSITION

This position will support Fragile Context field offices in Middle East/Eastern Europe Offices to grow international government, multilateral and major foundations grant resources by delivering capacity building, support quality proposal design, and coordinate regional grant acquisition and management processes. It will also support monitoring Grants Acquisition and Management (GAM) key performance indicators for reporting and GAM strategy implementation.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategy

  • Engagement and communication between Resource Development Unit, WV Support Offices (SO) and Field Offices (FO), supporting enhanced collaboration and alignment towards achieving improved grants acquisition and management

  • Provide support to the development of improved donor landscape analysis to support grants acquisition.

  • Needs analysis and landscape analysis to support bids; the mapping of potential partners and competitors for development of strategic partnerships to enhance competitiveness.

Grants Acquisition

  • Identifying and defining funding sources from prıorıty donors

  • Support FOs to develop a strong understanding of donor guidelines and procedures, in particular, eligibility, strategy and assessment processes to ensure donor compliance;

  • Apply timely project management methodologies and approaches to the bid preparation process to ensure effective and efficient teamwork, and a quality output.

  • Support the FOs in the development of consortia whenever necessary in preparation for upcoming opportunities

Donor Engagement

  • Advise on donor relationship and support FOs in coordination with SOs in order to elevate WV’s profile

  • External engagement in close cooperation with FOs: UN Agencies, regional clusters, Potential Partner NGOs within the FOs territory and regionally, Research institutes

Grants Management & Quality

  • Support FOs in using effective grant management and quality tools/systems to ensure: Compliance with all contractual requirements of all current and future project and programme grants and contracts, in collaboration with the operations, finance, program, M&E and sector managers.

  • Support FOs in analysing their grants targets and performance and portfolio management

  • Assist in the negotiation of contract details with funding bodies, subcontracted consultants and project partners

  • Close cooperation with other RDU members and responsible regional finance team member for sharing of lessons learned and experiences.

Knowledge Transfer

  • Convey to field offices expertise in donor relations, donor requirements, and grant processes through a combination of coaching, mentoring and more formalized training

  • Assess FOs grant capacity, working with Regional Office and FO personnel to develop GAM improvement plans, develop and share tools per FO needs

Other

  • Carry out additional responsibilities as assigned by the RO RDU Director

  • Attend and participate in regional meetings, lessons learned and devotional meetings

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Required

  • University degree related to international or development studies; economics; social science disciplines;

  • Professional experience in grants acquisition and management

  • Minimum five years’ experience with government and multilateral organization’s procedures and regulations

  • Minimum five years’ experience in successful proposal writing and management of proposal development teams;

  • Experienced networker with an ability to maintain a good up to date knowledge of the grant opportunities and trends in the humanitarian sector; demonstrable prior successes in grant submissions/tendering

  • Fluent in English language (written and verbal)

Preferred

  • Excellent knowledge and experience of project management with government and multilateral agencies grant funded projects and experience of grant compliance procedures for major bilateral (US, UK, GAC, Aus) and multilateral donors.

  • Experienced in development of complex Health, WASH, Child Rights & Protection and or Income generation and Livelihoods grant project proposals

  • High performance and quality standards; negotiation skills; ability to motivate teams and inspire teamwork;

  • Track record of successfully training, mentoring and supervising grant staff

  • Working knowledge of the WV Partnership is an asset as well as the ability to interface sensitively with people from various departments in both field and support offices

  • Self-managed, with ability to maintain focus and achieve outcomes under pressure

  • Stakeholder management – particularly in complex environments (e.g. working across different countries/cultures; internal/external stakeholders)

  • Relationship building and networking, with experience in working with donors or other business development expertise

  • Strong financial awareness, with the ability to build and interpret complex budgets and financial reporting

  • Experience in research project on the role of faith in transformation would be highly preferred.

  • Donor mapping and trend analysis

  • Contextual knowledge of the Middle East

  • Cultural sensitivity for multi-faith environment

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Frequent travel as required (including travel to fragile context and responses, after travel restrictions are lifted)

  • Online facilitation and management (zoom, Teams)

  • This role involves the coordination with a virtual, geographically dispersed team

Agriculture Officer (12)

BACKGROUND

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

Position Title: Agriculture Officer (12)

Location: Guruve, Mt Darwin, Bindura

Project: FAO ENTERPRIZE (4 months)

Purpose of the Position:

Provide support to agricultural sector in the implementation of the agricultural (crop/livestock) extension component of the ENTERPRIZE grant in compliance with donor/grant requirements. The position entails planning, implementation and capacity building of small holder farmers in LISA in order to increase crop/livestock productivity.

Major Accountabilities/ Responsibilities

  • Facilitate capacity building of small holder farmers on Low Input Sustainable Agriculture (LISA)

  • Establish and support implementation of farmer field schools and Lead Farmer groups to enhance Crop/livestock productivity

  • Mobilization and training of Pfumvudza and agroecology

  • Training farmer groups, small holder farmers and agricultural public extension staff on Black soldier fly (BSF), moringa production and feed formulation

  • Provide regular support and monitoring of Pfumvudza, agroecology, BSF, feed formulation and moringa demonstration sites

  • Participate in the planning and monitoring of agricultural (crop/livestock) components of the programme.

  • Collaborating and networking with other stakeholders on programming issues

  • Produce regular and timely progress reports

Knowledge and Skills

  • BSc degree in Agriculture and at least 5 years work experience with a Diploma in Agriculture covering crop and livestock production

  • Two to five years’ experience in crop and livestock development work

  • Experience in sustainable agriculture, good agricultural practices in crops and livestock, lead farmer methodologies and related initiatives

  • Ability to communicate with community structures, other development partners and government agencies.

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Clean class 4 Driver's licence. Ability to ride a Motor Cycle is an added advantage.

  • Computer literate (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

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

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Senior Cash and Food Officer

Position Title: Senior Cash and Food Officer

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The position is required and critical to support the Project Manager in the implementation of School Feeding Program as well as any future opportunity related to Cash and Food Security. The position will provide support in the day-to-day operation in both Azraq and Zaatari camps, will keep regular coordination with the team to ensure all the required plans/materials are available for the smooth kitchen operation and distribution of meals/date bars in the schools. The position will also support the PM in the development of monthly donor and DMT reports. The position will be the focal point for submission of monthly POCB and PODA invoices to WFP and follow-up for the reimbursement. The position will also work closely with Finance team to prepare and submit the entire required supporting document for the verification of submitted WFP invoices.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Project Management:

  • Assist Cash & Food Manager in cash and food program implementation including but not limited to procurement of commodities, transportation, warehousing of commodities, registration and distribution to beneficiaries, monitoring and evaluation of food program, and production of accurate commodities tracking and narrative reports to Donors, DMT and Support Offices.

  • Take lead in the implementation of Winterization project and support the Cash and Food Manager in developing and submission of monthly and quarterly reports to donor.

  • Take lead in the Implementation of Taiwan Rice Project with support and consult from the Cash and Food Manager and keep regular follow-ups with partner organization in to implement the Rice distribution following the WVI standard operational procedures.

  • Working closely with all departments within the HEA and National Office, provide technical support needed on the implementation of all food/cash projects.

  • Assist Cash & Food Manager in developing detailed Guidelines/Standard Operating Procedures for Cash Based Program, conditional and unconditional cash grants and vouchers programming, to further strengthen cash transfer and voucher delivery mechanisms, ensuring Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are in place and followed to maintain overall oversight of all cash transfer and food elements of the Program, ensuring targets are met.

  • Manage food program staff under his/her portfolio with support from Cash & Food Manager, and represent World Vision in any meetings related to food program as necessary.

  • Continuously assess and strengthening Cash transfer systems and approaches utilizing experience and lessons learned from previous Cash & Food Program interventions in World Vision.

  • Participate in project design, proposal writing, budgeting process, and engaging various support offices and donors during the negotiation process.

  • Word closely with partner organization to complete the project distribution within agreed timeframe and to provide all the required information and documentation on time following the WVI standard processes and procedures.

  • Develop systems for the kitchen operations and distribution. Work closely with the field team for the successful implementation of food and cash project.

  1. Reporting:

  • Generate and submit monthly WFP Invoices with support documents based on the monthly financial report to WFP and keep regular follow-ups for the reimbursement of the expenses.

  • Ensure that all the distribution (cash and food) documents are correctly filed, available and ready for any audit.

  • Maintain invoices tracking sheet and update & share with the management on timely basis.

  • Maintain a comprehensive commodity tracking systems as to ensure that all commodities are properly distributed and accounted for to WV Partnership and major donor standards.

  • Ensure that all commodity losses and claims procedures are in compliance with the World Vision Partnership and donor requirements.

  • Ensure that the required periodic reports are generated from the CTS database and submitted to the relevant consumers and uploaded to the DGDB on a timely basis.

  • Maintain inventory control on a monthly basis and ensure that the commodity book balances match with the actual stocks.

  • Ensure that food and non-food commodities are well warehoused as per WV standards

  • Prepare new required formats and approved it from DMT and share with the team for project record keeping.

  1. Compliance:

  • Ensure that the quality of the implementation is maintained as the donor and WVI standards.

  • Acts as an independent review and evaluation body to ensure that compliance Issues/concerns within the organization are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved

  • Identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develops/implements corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provides general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.

  • Provides reports on a regular basis, and as directed or requested, to keep the Cash and Food Manager senior management informed of the operation and progress of compliance efforts.

  • Develops, initiates, maintains, and revises policies and procedures for the general operation of the Compliance Program and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct. Manages day-to-day operation of the Program.

  • Any other task assign by supervisor.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Technical diploma or university degree preferably in social work or community development fields

  • Minimum bachelor degree in Economics, Agriculture, Food Security, advanced studies in enterprise development or social sciences.

  • Demonstrated 3-4 years of experience in food security programmes preferably with an International NGO in same capacity; and a minimum of 2-year experience on Cash transfers based program.

  • Excellent Team player.

  • Practical knowledge of food security and livelihoods strategies.

  • Familiarity with international codes of conduct

  • Strong Computer skills, specifically Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.)

  • Experience in contextual analysis, quantitative and qualitative researches and other assessment tools

  • Excellent facilitation skills.

  • Ability to transfer knowledge and transfer clear messages and information to a wide spectrum of people from different cultures and backgrounds.

  • Must have strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills with an attention to details.

  • Requires strong communication skills to interact with all levels of staff and management.

  • Must be able to work effectively with a diverse team.

  • Requires the ability to work under pressure and on multiple tasks.

  • Creative with coming up with new ideas & activities

  • Extensive exposure to food aid programs management (minimum 5 years) preferably with international experience.

  • Adequate knowledge and experience in food aid programs and donor’s standards appropriate to the management of the food programs.

  • Knowledge of the Sphere standards, Code of Conduct for Red Cross/ Red crescent, Humanitarian Accountability Partnerships (HAPI) and other international humanitarian standards

  • Extensive experience in supervising staff and conducting capacity building workshops.

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

  • Must be willing to travel and a flexible approach to living conditions.

  • Fluency in English is essential.

  • Ability to achieve personal Integrity and trustworthiness.

  • Ability to solve problems and prioritize many demands without losing

  • Good understanding on the FPMG/DMT systems and approaches.

  • Extensive experience in supervising staff and conducting capacity-building workshops.

  • In depth working Knowledge of computer soft wares like CTS, Excel, words, fax and e-mail, etc.

  • Must be willing to travel and a flexible approach to living conditions.

  • Fluency in English is essential.

  • Ability to achieve personal Integrity and trustworthiness.

  • Ability to solve problems and prioritize many demands without losing

  • Works on the same position within World Vision partnership have support in the implementation of WFP food and cash transfer project.

  • Have good communication skills.

  • Have good understanding of World Vision Financial systems.

  • Have good understanding on project budgeting.

  • Can support the team in the preparation of food and cash programming proposals.

Project Director, DPRK

Preferred position location: Bangkok, Thailand. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate within Asia where WV is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Project Director will lead, direct, develop and manage all aspects of World Vision’s projects in DPRK, ensuring ministry impact of the highest, cost effective quality and accountability according to the relevant policies, protocols and standards of World Vision. The Project Director will:

  • Provide strategy and leadership to the WV DPRK team.

  • Provide strong operational management of all aspects of WV DPRK.

  • Develop strong ministry objectives where communities, Government agencies and donors/supporters are able to directly contribute to the achievement of child well-being outcomes.

  • Actively engage in and support funding acquisition

  • Carry out engagement activities with partners and other stakeholders.

  • Provide leadership to financial management including having low administrative cost.

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant laws, standards and requirements, including local country requirements.

  • Be a role model of being a servant leader - living and leading following Christian principles.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategy and Leadership:

  • Provide leadership to ensure implementation is efficient and effective and meets the goals and objectives of the World Vision, donors and stakeholders.

  • Provide motivation, support and performance-based leadership that builds effective team to achieve the complex scope of World Vision’s ministry and ensure accountability through appropriate performance management; responsible for as hiring & dismissal of DPRK staff in accordance to WV policies.

  • Plan for and implement DPRK strategy and business plan.

  • Ensure that productive and effective relationships are maintained with Regional Office, Partnership Office, Support Office and donors.

Operational Management:

  • Develop annual operating program plans and budgets for to ensure they are in accordance with the DPRK strategy, and World Vision International’s Core Documents, policies, protocols and strategic imperatives.

  • Ensure relevant, timely and accurate flow of management and operational reports to meet reporting standards of the support and donor partners.

  • Strengthen evidence-based programming, and enable operations staff to use evidence for improved decision making.

  • Ensure the sectoral integration and implementation of advocacy work with key partners and donors to positively influence child well-being.

  • Ensure DPRK risk mitigation plan, safety & security requirements are developed and in place, including setting standards, performance requirements, monitoring security status, and responding to security incidents when escalated.

Ministry Objectives:

  • Ensure all programs are designed and integrated so that a true holistic approach to transformational development is found in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the work.

  • Define a clear landscape view of the needs of communities in DPRK, identifying need at community, area and country levels particularly MVC to enable the story to be told to donors/supporters.

  • Ensure WV programs are responsive to natural and other disasters to meet urgent humanitarian needs of vulnerable children and communities.

Funding Acquisition:

  • Take the leadership for identifying potential funding opportunities for the integrated program.

  • Work with support offices and other donor/stakeholders to identify opportunities for acquiring grants/private funds and secure funding.

  • Ensure the financial sustainability of World Vision ministry in DPRK through a proactive approach to funding acquisition and marketing.

Public Engagement:

  • Executive and strategic level engagement within the partnership and donors.

  • Cultivate and build solid government relations representing DPRK to key partner agencies, UN agencies, local and international non-government organizations, churches, media, donors and community leaders.

Financial Management:

  • Overall oversight to DPRK budget.

  • Exercise good stewardship over all resources by maintaining financial control, procedures and records, according to accountability standards required by World Vision International.

  • Ensure the management and regular, systematic review of all budgets, project funding, expenditures and accomplishment of ministry objectives and ensure all programs and projects remain with budget.

  • Oversee compliance with all relevant sections of the Field Financial Manual including proper accounting systems and practices.

  • Ensure Supply Chain Management principles and procedures are followed to reduce risk and possibility of implementing ProVison.

Compliance:

  • Ensure the office complies with both WV and all local legal requirements and standards.

  • Ensure and oversee proper mechanisms for Adult safety and Child Protection (Safeguarding) and other WVI Standards and Principles implementation.

Christian Leadership:

  • Model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, maturity and integrity as an example to staff and to commend World Vision to the public.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Degree in international development, business administration, social science, management or related discipline, preferably at Masters level.

  • Minimum 8 years of international development experience including work in a developing country, preferably in project coordination / management.

  • Significant experience in government relations with proven diplomatic skills.

  • As a professional, you will be a strong team leader/worker, able to work with colleagues to achieve shared objectives, but also able to work independently using your own initiative.

  • Knowledge of humanitarian and development donor processes and requirements, with experience of proposal writing. Must be able to represent WV to these donors in a manner that is highly professional in person and in writing.

  • Possess the skills required to manage projects effectively & efficiently, as well as, engage in creative thinking and complex problem solving.

  • Experience with working in highly sensitive political contexts and capable of working with high level political leaders.

  • Strong financial management in budgeting and reporting, with knowledge of design requirements and regulations of major institutional donors.

  • Ability to manage risk at all levels (e.g. human security, financial, operational). Flexibility to adapt to changing demands and the ability to work under pressure are essential.

  • Strong Christian commitment, spiritual maturity and discernment evidenced by life and character including active and regular fellowship with other Christians.

  • Language Requirements: English fluency, some Korean preferred.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • 15-20% international travel.

Senior Program Officer - WV Mozambique

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Senior Program Officer (SPO) will principally be responsible for managing the Grant Acquisition and Grant Management in emergency Response program in Central Mozambique. He/She will manage proposal design, timely and quality donor reporting, grant management, information management and support local implementing partners, WV support (fundraising) offices, and donor engagement. The position will support Zonal Director in designing the response strategy and operations plan. This position will manage and supervise program officers.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee proposal design, project reporting, implementation including consortium partners.

  • Coordinate with technical specialists, operations, finance and procurement staff and WV support offices to ensure programming according to donor regulations.

  • Monitor funding status for each sector of the program to identify possible funding gaps.

  • Obtain funding for program’s unfunded sections by identifying grant opportunities.

Programmatic Grants Management:

  • Work closely with consortium partners and WV teams to ensure timely and quality reporting on monthly, end of project narrative, situation report.

  • Ensure that program implementation is in line with the principles of the Red Cross Code of Conduct, SPHERE standards and relevant WV internal standards and policies.

  • Manage support offices and donor reporting.

Partnership & External Relations:

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships and information sharing with Support Office representatives.

  • Participate in joint agency assessments, task-force teams, workshops, clusters, etc.

  • Support the programs team to identify potential partners to work with and through in projects.

  • Ensure alignment with WV’s established external engagement, GAM, partnering steps, and response strategies.

Information Management:

  • Proactively gather information from relevant cluster partners, UN agencies and other organisations which may be of use world vision for informing decisions.

  • Provide information management services to support population data management activities including population estimation, information flows from established systems, movement tracking, standard-setting/promotion and dissemination.

Other Duties:

  • Assist in annual operating plan preparation including: design, needs assessment, proposal writing, marketing, evaluation and reporting.

  • Be aware of the emergency procedures in a response and ensure that necessary preparedness measures have been implemented.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • 6 years’ experience in humanitarian assistance work with a minimum of 4 years experience in grants acquisition and management.

  • Demonstrated understanding of key humanitarian principles, standards and best practices.

  • Experience in program management and implementation of multi-sectoral emergency response projects.

  • Demonstrated experience in leading a multi-cultural team of professionals.

  • Experience in engaging with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies.

  • Experience in managing humanitarian operations that facilitate innovation and calculated risk taking.

  • Good understanding of working with the donor regulations of key humanitarian donors e.g. BHA (OFDA).

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, humanitarian studies, International Development, International Relations or related field. Masters level preferred.

  • Good command of the English language. Spoken Portuguese language is desired.

Preferred:

  • Strong capacity building and facilitation skills.

  • Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner with ability to pursue thoroughness and appropriate attention to detail.

  • Ability to express self clearly in all forms of writing and to identify gaps, trends, priorities and key issues.

  • Ability to maintain strong links with major NGO’s, donors and government agencies.

  • Ability to explain WV’s work in relation to issues of poverty, power, justice and peace.

  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships.

  • Ability to interpret and present information with influence and impact.

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible world view, emotional maturity and physical stamina.

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

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally 25%.

  • Physically and psychologically fit to withstand long working hours in harsh environments.