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Commodities Officer (Hwange)

Title:Commodities Officer

Location:Hwange.

Purpose of the Position:

To ensure compliance to organizational standards in the management of food commodities from the point of receipt, storage, dispatch, distribution, monitoring, documentation, accounting and reporting. In addition the incumbent will be charged with the responsibility of capacity building and coordinating relevant training for department staff.

Major Accountabilities/ Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the laid down food aid standards are adhered to according to the World Vision Partnership and donor requirements

  • Conducting field visits and working closely with Commodities personnel, District supervisors, staff and Programme Coordinator to ensure compliance to standards.

  • Provide support in terms of warehousing procedures, reporting and accountability as well as other programming issues

  • Develop and revise standard forms and manuals to be used in the implementation of the various food aid initiatives.

  • Identifying any training gaps and coordinating the holding of capacity building workshops to bridge the gap.

  • Provide on-job training to staff based on findings.

  • Prepare the programmes for the internal and external commodities and relief audits.

  • Ensure that the programmes pass all audits with minimum risk as well as making follow-ups on the issues that would have been raised.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies or any related field.

  • A post graduate qualification will be an added advantage

  • Extensive exposure to food aid programs (minimum 2 years)

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

  • Knowledge of Commodities standards, as defined and set out by FPMG

  • Knowledge of commodities & logistics operations, preferably within WV context, specifically those that relate to food distributions, warehousing, reporting, tracking, monitoring etc.

  • Knowledge of different capacity building initiatives

  • A valid driver’s license is required as 65% of the time is to be spent in the field.

  • Fluency in English and local languages.

Community Mobilizer (IF&HF Lambwe Project

Purpose of the Position:

The position will support the Project Manager –IFFHP Project to carry out implementation of the Project. The aim of the project is to economically empower vulnerable HHs, youth, and promote nutrition sensitive interventions that build household resilience in general in Homabay County.

The jobholder will work in close collaboration with the Project Manager- Integrated Fish and Horticulture Farming project, other projects staff, Homabay County Government line ministries including Ministry of Agriculture especially Fisheries Department, Agricultural Sector Development Support Programme – Homabay County, Ministry of Enterprise Development, and other stakeholders on the ground including agro-processing companies.

She/he will also be expected to integrate the grant with other Child Well-being outcomes in line with the WVK Strategic priorities

In order to perform this role effectively, the Community Mobilizer must be able to effectively communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others

Major Responsibilities:

Provide support in Integrated Fish and Horticulture Farming Project (IFFHP) to the local structures partnering with project

Ensure that program design, evaluation, plans and strategies incorporate program specific Integrated Fish Farming and Horticulture Project (IFFHP) related local community issues

Apply context-based and appropriate mix of applicable fish farming models like Model / Champion

Farmer Models; Farmer Field Schools among others.

Work with the Area Program to ensure proper planning and integration of Integrated Fish Farming and Horticulture Project (IFFHP) interventions.

Work with local structures e.g saving groups, Value addition groups, commercial producer groups, farmers and other relevant stakeholders

Mobilize community for the uptake of Integrated Fish Farming and Horticulture Project (IFFHP) interventions

Coordination, supervision and monitoring of Integrated Fish Farming and Horticulture Project (IFFHP) Interventions.

Ensure timely and appropriate utilization of budgeted resources for of Integrated Fish Farming and Horticulture Project (IFFHP) interventions.

Work with partners such as Ministry of agriculture, Ministry of Water and Environment among others

to collect, document and report on of Integrated Fish Farming and Horticulture Project (IFFHP) Interventions.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience:

  • Diploma in Fisheries Management / Aquaculture

  • Degree in Fisheries Management / Aquaculture from a recognized institution will be an added advantage

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with regards to Fish-based Value Chains Development, fish hatchery management, fingerlings production, packaging of fingerlings and brood stock, water quality assessment, testing and control.

  • Ability to communicate in the local dialect (Dholuo)

  • Ability to ride a motor cycle with a valid licence

  • Must be computer literate in office suite (word, excel, access etc.)

Project Director, South Sudan

*Position is contingent upon funding and donor approval. Expected start date: January 2019.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This is a consortium programme on Food security & Resilience in three States. The Project Director will provide overall leadership to the programme in South Sudan.

The Project Director will be responsible for overall oversight of the programme by all three partners, and lead the Programme Management Unit of the consortium. The candidate will also be overall in charge of partner coordination, logistical and technical support of the teams. The WVSS operations component will be directly managed by the Project Director assisted by a Project Manager. This position has principal responsibility for the representation of the project to the donor, Government of South Sudan representatives, and other key stakeholders. Other key responsibilities include ensuring high quality implementation of project activities, grant management according to donor requirements and international accounting standards, timely donor and other stakeholder reporting, and overall contribution to Child Well Being outcomes. The Project Director will be accountable for delivering all project results. S/he will maintain communication with the two sub-agreement partner agencies and oversee coordination of their technical activities within the project framework, work plan and budget. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

The proposed 44 months project’s overall objective is to contribute to strengthening resilience of communities, improving governance and conflict prevention and reduced forced displacements due to loss of livelihoods. The specific objective is to improve food security of rural smallholders in Greater Bahr el Ghazal and to empower them to cope with environmental volatility and insecurity.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Grant Implementation:

  • Head the implementation of the grant at consortium level, ensuring that the programme’s ultimate, intermediate and immediate Outcomes are achieved.

  • Lead sub-agreement partner agencies and stakeholders (in South Sudan) in participatory planning of project activity implementation, ensuring adherence to technical standards, best practices and donor guidelines.

  • Provide timely input and contribution to the completion of annual work plans, reports and ensure grant management compliance for the WV project in alignment with donor and WV regulations.

  • Ensure effective liaison with local government officials, local communities, donor representatives and other stakeholders, making use of an appropriate accountability framework.

  • Gather and compile output reports from the consortium members, WVSS Project Officers and prepare overall performance progress reports detailing achievements against plan and variance on a regular basis.

  • Provide to the consortium standard documents/tools to ensure standardised approach to the operations.

  • Design strategies, create partnerships and interventions to ensure project activities and implementation strategies are gender, age and ability inclusive and in compliance with EU requirements.

  • Ensure strong communication and coordination with all team members as a means to effectively achieve program objectives.

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

Staff Supervision and Management:

  • Supervise a team of senior level international and national staff with skills across a diverse set of technical areas.

  • Develop and maintain an adequate human resource plan consistent with WV & donor policies/requirements in tandem with local laws and ensure proper technical and operational capacity of staff to manage and implement project initiatives.

  • Ensure competent and motivated staff are hired in time and retained.

  • Conduct quarterly reviews of staff performance in line with WVs performance management system, ensuring opportunities for staff feedback.

  • Ensure proper technical capacity of staff through training and performance management to WVSS project staff.

Budget Management:

  • Manage grant budget within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donors, WVSS and World Vision Australia.

  • In conjunction with Finance Manager, ensure grant/project compliance whereby project expenditures are reasonable, allocable, and prudent and spent in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure compliance with external audit.

  • Oversee supply and equipment procurement, acquisition, disposition, and management in compliance with WV internal and donor requirements.

Monitoring, Reporting, Documentation & Knowledge Management:

  • Maintain effective project quality assurance mechanisms, including monitoring system for tracking of project progress against indicators, activities and key project milestones, reporting, evaluation, and communication systems.

  • Conduct routine visits to all consortium member project sites for purposes of monitoring and operational support.

  • Submit timely accurate and quality reports that meet donor requirements.

  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures for monitoring, reporting, documentation and knowledge management, including establishment of standard tools and systems for documentation and information sharing of project progress, best practices, lessons learnt and success stories.

Donor Relations:

  • Represent the Project and World Vision in engagement opportunities with the donor, the Government of South Sudan, UN agencies, clusters, implementing and technical partners and other relevant stakeholders.

  • Represent World Vision at relevant meetings with the Government of South Sudan and project counterparts to provide updates on program implementation.

  • Maintain open communication with sub-agreement partner agencies, other INGO’s, UN agencies and other relevant external partners regarding project initiatives for enhanced coordination.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Minimum Master’s degree in rural development, agriculture/food security or another relevant field with experience in grant management.

  • At least five years of experience in program management and administration, financial management, award cooperative agreement compliance, sub award management, and tracking project performance and costs.

  • Proven ability to manage complex partnership relationships/consortiums including effective coordination with host country government.

  • Technical expertise in managing Resilience, Food Security and Livelihood projects a requirement. Experience with gender and/or peacebuilding programming encouraged.

  • At least five years of international experience in emergency relief or development project management in fragile or challenging and complex contexts with responsibility of overseeing comprehensive emergency recovery & resilience projects is a must.

  • Experience in partnership building and coordination with the donors, private sector, NGO and local community organizations.

  • Experience and familiarity with EU grants management.

  • Fluency in English.

  • Demonstrated strong analytical, managerial, leadership, communications and interpersonal skills.

  • Positive collaboration and facilitation skills; Leadership of large and diverse teams; Diplomacy.

  • Willingness to take up a position post and residence in a fragile context.

  • Experience of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Code of Conduct, HAP-I Standard, ECB Good Enough Guide, Sphere Standard (Humanitarian Charter and Participation Standard), donor requirements and WV Humanitarian Accountability Framework.

  • Agreement with WV Core Values and Mission Statement.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • 50% National Office and 50% travel to the field.

  • Domestic / international travel as required.

  • On call as required.

Livelihood Advisor

As a Christian Humanitarian Development organization, WV Chad (WV Chad) is trusted to deliver community service through its Programs located in 5 regions (Logone Occidental, Logone Oriental, Tandjile, Mandoul, Mayo Kebi Est) and also humanitarian emergency programs across the country.  Currently, WV Chad envisions a thriving organization where our improved business processes come together to transform and model organizational leadership built on sustainable practices. The Livelihood Advisor will be responsible for ensuring smooth operations of the Livelihood components of WV Chad.

He/She will be responsible to the Senior Program Effectiveness Manager in providing technical advice and support in the planning, designing, implementation, training/guiding, monitoring and evaluation of Livelihood and Economic Development interventions and play an active role in coordination, technical assistance and advocacy with the local government, local communities, partners and other key stakeholders.

Furthermore, he/she will carry-out action research on Livelihood and Economic Development according to World Vision Chad office strategy to strengthen value chain development, saving group, self-help group, micro finance, cooperative unions, VSLA and all WV CHAD livelihood programming interventions.

Major Responsibilities:

Provide technical advice to WV Chad in livelihoods and economic development programming in planning, designing, monitoring and evaluating Livelihood and Economic Development interventions.

Provide inputs into the overall strategic planning, donor proposal development and conduct research studies related to Livel

ihood and Economic Development.

In collaboration with the Clusters and projects staff, facilitate the conceptualization and development of livelihood  promotion and sustainable economic development project interventions at a local level, including sub-project proposals, implementation plans, project budgets, and monitoring a

nd evaluation frameworks.

Work closely with field Livelihood Officers and team leaders to build their capacity on integrating market-driven approaches in projects and support them to identify opportunities for replication and scale-up

within the existing projects.

Support the monitoring of the quality of project delivery within the framework of the overall program strategy. Develop and use innovative approaches to monitor and evaluate performance, effectiveness/impacts of livelihoods and economic development interventions and document

lessons learned.

Support the development of sustainable livelihoods and economic development initiatives including value chain development, saving group, self-help group, micro finance, cooperative union, savings group model at the community and streamline the programmatic approach of model in order to provide effective mechanisms for achieving scale and sustainability in the in

terventions.

Facilitate the development of a number of private sector engagements in the program and guide the field teams on risk management processes to assess and manage the risks of potential alliances with the private

sector.

Produce case studies of market-driven approaches to programming that clearly demonstrate both the social transformation and sustainable development outcomes of the interventions.

Represent WV Chad in economic development and sustainable livelihood fora, meetings, workshops, conferences and contribute to technical interactions and discussions and donor meetings.

Build and strengthen effective relations for networking and cross learning to enrich WV Chad economic development and livelihoods programs/ interventions and have in operation networking structures composed of project partners and beneficiaries for long term results.

Participate in such networking meetings and guide members in obtaining mutually beneficial and optimal ways to enhance livelihood and economic development activities.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Agriculture, Livestock, Agriculture Economics or Agribusiness with B.A in Business Administration similar from an accredited University

  • Minimum 5 years working experience in the area of local economic development /livelihood development, SME development and private sector engagement.

  • Experienced in community mobilization and group formation

  • Prior experience with the World Vision system would be an advantage

  • Outstanding communication, project management and organizational skills

  • Familiarity with the working environment and professional standards of international organizations

  • Working experience with Institutions involved in sustainable development/ community empowerment/ natural resource management

  • Experience in working with NGOs and civil society, and with participatory approaches

  • Strong conceptual and research/analytical skills, with the ability to think strategically and to rapidly analyze and integrate diverse information from varied sources into conclusions and recommendations

  • Substantial knowledge of Socio-Economic Development, and in-depth practical knowledge of inter-disciplinary development issues

  • A self-starter and able to inspire and influence action

  • Seeks and applies knowledge, information and best practices inside and outside World Vision

  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities

  • Ability to lead effectively, and possesses mentoring and conflict resolution skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, proven networking, team-building, organizational and communication skills and computer literacy is essential 

  • Excellent writing and conversation ability in English and French.

  • Ability to communicate cross-culturally and sensitive to other cultures

Knowledge of design requirements and regulations for major donors including OFDA, AusAID, ECHO, CIDA, ADH, Global Fund and UN (WFP, UNICEF, WHO)

Food & Cash Program Manager, WV Niger

*Position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Food & Cash Program Manager is responsible for strategic leadership and overall management of the WFP Integrated Food Assistance Program. This program focuses on building community resilience and improving food and nutrition security of vulnerable communities in targeted departments of Niger.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership:

  • Direct a professional team of diverse competencies and skills set in the accomplishment of the objectives as outlined in relevant documents.

  • Represent the project to WFP, Internal Stakeholders (National Office, Disaster Management, and Support Offices), local government representatives, and other key stakeholders.

  • Give strategic, technical and programmatic direction to project team ensuring that program implementation is align with OP2030, NO strategy, SDGs and its contribution to Child Well Being outcomes.

  • Coordinate development of new project proposals, concept notes in response to food, cash assistance funding opportunities, and lead the process of timely signing of grants agreements and awards.

Risks Management:

  • Identify program risks and develop mitigation plans through the WV Ministry Wide Risks Assessment Program Framework ( MWRAP) – keep document updated annually or less depending on context.

  • Implement and maintain rigorous internal controls, monitoring/HA systems, tools and processes to minimize risks, and facilitate audits and implement corrective actions from visits, missions and audits.

Grant Implementation:

  • Oversee the coordination of technical and implementation activities of the grant, ensuring that the project’s goal, outcomes, outputs and activities are achieved.

  • Lead project team in participatory planning of project implementation activities, ensuring adherence to technical standards, best practices and donor guidelines.

  • Provide timely input and contribution to the completion of monthly work plans, monthly, quarterly and end of project reports and ensure grant management compliance consistent with WFP and WV regulations.

  • Ensure effective liaison with local government officials, communities, donor representatives and other stakeholders, making use of an appropriate accountability framework.

  • Gather and compile information from the Project Coordinators and prepare overall performance progress reports (monthly and quarterly reports) detailing achievements against plan and variance on a regular basis.

  • Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the DM Regional Technical Advisor throughout the life of the project.

  • Design strategies, partnerships and interventions to ensure project activities and implementation strategies are gender, age and ability inclusive and in compliance with requirements.

  • Ensure strong communication and coordination with all team members as a means to effectively achieve program objectives.

Staff Supervision and Management:

  • Supervise a team of national staff with skills across a diverse set of technical areas.

  • Develop and maintain an adequate human resource plan consistent with program strategy, WV policies, donor requirements and local laws.

  • Ensure competent and motivated staff are hired and retained.

  • Conduct on-going reviews of staff performance in line with WVs performance management system, ensuring opportunities for staff feedback.

  • Ensure proper technical and operational capacity of staff is available by facilitating training support from relevant technical specialists within Global Disaster Management and/or GFO, and performance management to project staff.

Budget Management:

  • Manage grant budget within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donors and key management staff at World Vision.

  • In conjunction with Finance Manager, ensure grant/project compliance whereby project expenditures are reasonable, allocable, and allowable and spent in accordance with donor and WV Field Finance Manual.

  • As a matter of priority and working with the Finance Team, ensure invoices submitted on time to WFP, regular follow-ups done, reimbursements received timely and Settlement Agreements (SAs) processed in a timely manner.

  • Oversee supply and equipment procurement, acquisition, disposition, and management in compliance with WV internal and donor requirements.

Monitoring, Reporting, Documentation & Knowledge Management:

  • As a matter of priority, integrate a functional humanitarian accountability system and structures within the operation ensuring total community participation and feedback mechanism e.g. functional A, M&E, CRM etcMaintain effective project quality assurance mechanisms, including monitoring system for tracking of project progress against indicators, activities and key project milestones, reporting, evaluation, and communication systems.

  • Conduct routine visits to all project sites for purposes of monitoring and operational support.

  • Submit timely accurate and quality reports that meet donor and partnership requirements.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in project management, agriculture, development or social sciences in a humanitarian food aid, resilience and/or cash based programming.

  • Minimum 5 years managing a development project within food/cash assistance operations.

  • Excellent report-writing skills & a good eye for detail.

  • Ability to build relationships cross-culturally with internal stakeholders, communities, WFP, partners and government authorities.

  • Knowledge of relevant Food Assistance/ Cash Transfer tools, systems (e.g LMMS).

  • Exceptional ability in motivating a team; a reliable team player.

  • Knowledge of the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct/Core Humanitarian Standards.

  • Strong team player & the ability to build strong relationships with internal teams, beneficiary communities, WFP, partners and government authorities.

  • Fluent French & English (written & spoken).

  • Commitment to World Vision Core Values and Mission statement.

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.

  • Able to stand above denominational diversities.

Working Environment/Travel:

  • Work environment: Mostly field-based.

  • Travel: 95% - Domestic; 5% - International.

  • On call

Syria WASH Adviser - Syria Response

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To provide guidance and overall technical support in enhancing World Vision Syria’s capacity in WASH programming.

To coordinate, manage resources and support the implementation of WASH activities to Syrian Refugees and host communities within Syria.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program Development Leadership:

  • Facilitate and formulate the local WASH strategy within the framework of the country operational strategy.

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

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

  • Design and carrying out assessments as needed in conjunction with Health and Nutrition.

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

  • Response strategy.

  • Coordinating mechanism strategy.

  • Sphere Standards.

  • WVI Child Well being outcomes.

  • WVI Humanitarian Accountability Framework.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Leadership and Capacity Building:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Seek opportunities for interagency collaboration.

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

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

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

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

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

  • etc.

Learning and Research:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Support Implementation, Monitoring and Reporting:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Other:

  • Perform other duties as required from the Direct Supervisor.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Master Degree in a social science, Public Health or Water Management.

  • Excellent knowledge of English. Arabic knowledge would be an added value.

  • Excellent networker.

  • Ability to work in, and contribute to, a collaborative team-building environment.

  • Willingness and ability to travel to project areas frequently.

  • Excellent analytical/ problem solving skill and detail orientation.

  • Strong understanding of WASH processes and models.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in emergency and WASH.

  • Has experience in working with UN and/or INGO and other partners in the WASH sector.

Preferred:

  • Clear understanding of the workings of major donors.

  • Strong communication skills both oral and written.

Recrutement Facilitatrice VBG

WORLD VISION MAURITANIA

RECRUTE POUR LE PROJET PROTECTION ,EDUCATION COMMUNAUTAIRE AUX REFUGES DE MBERRA

POSITION : Facilitatrice VBG

GRADE: 13

LOCALISATION: Bassiknou

NOMBRE : 1

But du Poste : World Vision prend au sérieux la sauvegarde des participants dans ses interventions, et surtout quand ils sont réfugiés. C’est la raison pour laquelle l’organisation a mis en place un service de lutte contre les violences basées sur le genre, sexuelles et sexistes. Ce rôle consiste à œuvrer au niveau de la communauté afin de procéder à l’écoute, formation et gestion des données relatives au phénomène de violences sexuelles et sexistes basées sur le genre dans le respect scrupuleux de la confidentialité.

Responsabilité Majeurs :

  • Identifier les cas d’abus de Violence Sexuelles et Sexistes

  • Reporter les cas d’incidents récents et passe de VSS à l’officier de Protection et Services communautaires en plaine respect de la confidentialité des informations récoltées et dans un souci de protection de la victime des abus ultérieurs.

  • Etablir les fiches d’incident et faire la saisie dans la matrix GBV.

  • Mener des séances de sensibilisation et d’éveille de conscience de la communauté et au sein du staff et des partenaires.

  • Procéder à l’écoute des victimes et gérer les cas aussi confidentiellement que possible.

  • Initier des actions de réhabilitation psychosociale des victimes.

Poster les données dans GBVIMS pour sécurisation et protection des données sur les victimes

  • Faire des planifications hebdomadaires, mensuels et trimestriels des activités du secteur.

  • Assurer le lead dans les différentes campagnes liées à son secteur.

  • Représenter World Vision dans les réunions intéressant le secteur au niveau de BSK.

  • Sous la supervision du Project Manager, organiser les réunions de coordination du groupe de travail VSBG pour les humanitaires en collaboration avec le HCR.

  • Réaliser d’autres activités comme demandé

Qualifications: Education/Connaissance/Compétences Techniques et Expérience

Les suivants peuvent être acquis à travers une combinaison d’éducation formelle ou informelle, des expériences antérieures, ou formation sur le poste de travail :

  • Qualification Minimum Exigé: Etre titulaire d’un diplôme universitaire de niveau bac+4 en sciences sociales ou un domaine connexe

  • Expérience: 3 années d’expérience travaillant avec des projets/programmes de protection

  • Préféré: Bac + 4 en développement

  • Compétences et Connaissances Techniques:

    • Compétences démontré dans la conception et utilisation effective des matériaux de formation

    • Compétences interpersonnel et de communication

    • Compétences en informatique

    • Compétences dans la rédaction des rapports

    • Compétences courants du Français écrit et des langues locales parlées

    • Volonté d’apprendre et travailler en équipe

    • Connaissance de base dans les droits de l’homme et des enfants

    • Compétences pour travailler vite et efficacement

    • Volonté de voyager

Environnement / Conditions de travail :

  • Environnement de travail: Bassiknou

Seules les candidatures féminines seront Considérées.

Design Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Contribute to establish quality assurance through enhancing program/project DME processes/standards in line with WV and donors orientations, while building the capacity of staff in DME in accordance with WVI's mission and vision statements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Contribute to Central Africa Republic (CAR) Response strategy development and implementation.

  • Assist Programs manager to ensure landscape analysis is updated at last each year (macro-assessment).

  • Contribute to the development of Design, Monitoring & Evaluation (DME) Annual Operating Plan for sector strategies, to monitor their integration and implementation within programmes/projects design as well as to evaluate them following the scope and support base manager/project manager/coordinator for Key Performance Indicators of DME officer.

  • Provide monitoring and evaluation tools, systems and processes that improve project effectiveness and accountability.

  • Assist Operation Director to ensure that all Programmes/Projects are aligned to CAR Response strategy with regard to the DME standards.

  • Support/train DME officer, sector specialist and project coordinators/managers to ensure quality assurance through conducting regular monitoring, quarterly review meetings, formal evaluation and Child well being indicators measurement.

  • Ensure preparation tools, approach, data centralization programs / projects and central level(state), to facilitate the development of CAR Response Child Well Being (CWBT) annual report and provide support to Programs/projects including assessment reports, design documents and logframe, evaluation reports, quarterly, semi and annual reports.

  • Support Operations Manager and Programs manager on DME issues.

  • Ensure that the strategy implementation database is regularly updated once per quarter.

  • Provide direct support to Programs through regular field visits.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Able to think logically and systematically and have good organizational skills.

  • Has had training in statistics and or experience in statistical analysis.

  • Degree in statistics, physical, biological or social sciences.

  • At least five (5) years hands on experience in monitoring and evaluation of programs, preferably related to community based rural development work.

  • Extensive experience in development studies / rural development, reports and other documents.

  • Experience in using Microsoft Office (word, Access, Excel.

  • Experience in using database and statistical software such as Epi lnfo, SPSS, etc.

  • Excellent skill in report writing.

  • Experience in project proposal writing. Should be able to take initiatives to focus on quality outcomes and services to beneficiaries and customers within the region.

  • Should monitor progress and maintain high standards of work for all Programs/projects.

  • Should always look for opportunities and initiatives to learn, improve, change and grow in the area of M&E for the benefit of programs in the region.

Environment/Travel:

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field, ability to work with large diversity of individuals and groups in rural and remote areas with diverse culture and believes.

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

  • On call: Available for communication with partners and colleagues from diverse time zones.

Project Co-ordinator - Nuwara Eliya

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 working in relief and development projects in 20 districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and are committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for forty years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are looking for dynamic individuals to join us on our journey of caring.

Vacancy Project Coordinator (02 Vacancies)

Location – Nuwaraeliya

Job Profile

This position will serve as the primary link between community, local partners, Area Program (AP) team and Technical staff to facilitate the implementation of technical projects and Community Engagement & Sponsorship Plan (CESP) towards the improved and sustained well-being of children while focusing the Most Valuable Children in the assigned communities.

Major Responsibilities

1. Effective Implementation of Technical Projects- Program Management in assigned communities.

  • Work closely with Zonal Technical Coordinators (TPC) to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools

  • Facilitate the implementation of technical projects in the PFA including project models in alignment with the standard the standard guidelines and tools

  • Work closely with TPC and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive

  • supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models

  • Mainstream Cross Cutting Themes (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, Mid-year, annually)

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

  • Network with local partners and create space for collaboration and forging partnerships to improve CWB

2. Efficient Financial Management - Program Management in assigned communities.

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVL financial policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned commune

3. Effective Planning & Implementation- Community Engagement and Sponsorship:

  • 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 WVs

  • Christian identity and values, child focused and community based development approach

  • Assess and build capacities of local partners and empower them together with communities to improve CWB.

  • Facilitate contextualized community engagement process to identify, prioritize and select TPs and Micro Projects considering the different phase of the AP.

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

  • Facilitate to implement a program accountability system in the assigned PFA

4. Strengthened Monitoring system in PFA- Community Engagement and Sponsorship:

  • Facilitate capacity building on shared monitoring for community members and partners in the assigned PFA.

  • Facilitate shared activity monitoring, maintain and share the records with relevant staff and partners.

  • Facilitate annual reflections with communities, children and partners and share the learning with AP team for improvement of program plans.

  • Facilitate shared monitoring of MVC

  • Facilitate Activity monitoring through mobile

5. Strengthened child participation & protection - Community Engagement and Sponsorship:

  • 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 and other systems in the assigned PFA.

6. Ensured MVC inclusion - Community Engagement and Sponsorship:

  • 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 an Community Engagement and Sponsorship:

7. Ensure Micro projects properly managed in PFA – Community engagement & sponsorship

  • Build capacity of communities and partners to identify, plan, implement and report 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.

8. Effective Sponsorship integration- Community Engagement and Sponsorship:

  • 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 Sponsorship Field Assistant (SFA) or Community Care Groups (CCG) network

  • Coordinate with sponsorship Coordinator, SFA and Community care Groups to implement TFE in the assigned PFA .

9. Leadership & personal development

  • Provide overall leadership to facilitate the development process in the assigned PFA

  • Grow in spiritual maturity understanding and practicing incarnational living.

  • Be flexible and adaptable to progress his/her growth and transformation.

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • A Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, International Development Studies, Community Development or any other relevant field OR A diploma in social sciences with 3 year field experience on community development.

  • At least 3 years experience in Community Development, Program / Project Coordination in a complex, international organization preferably in INGO context.

  • 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.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Sinhala / Tamil.

  • Fair English skill. (both writing and speaking)

  • Ability to ride a motor bike with a valid ridding license

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Academic requirements, technical skills or other knowledge preferred for this position.

  • 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 organization, mobilization 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).

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

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

  • Ability to lead own learning and development

  • Networking, negotiation and partnering skills

Travel and/or Work Environment applicable.

  • Based at field level office (AP target area)

  • Working in team environment and under minimum supervision

  • Ability to live and work in remote areas and travel extensively.

  • Ability to work in stressful environments with physical hardship conditions with limited resources.

  • Willingness for continuous learning and adaptability due to frequent new initiatives and change in the working environment

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line application with your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Closing Date: 22nd October 2018

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

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

This offer of employment is made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children.

Project Co-ordinator - Kandy AP (Walapane)

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the world’s most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 working in relief and development projects in 20 districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and are committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for forty years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are looking for dynamic individuals to join us on our journey of caring

Vacancy Project Coordinator Kandy AP)

Location – Walapane

Job Profile

This position will serve as the primary link between community, local partners, Area Program (AP) team and Technical staff to facilitate the implementation of technical projects and Community Engagement & Sponsorship Plan (CESP) towards the improved and sustained well-being of children while focusing the Most Valuable Children in the assigned communities.

Major Responsibilities

1. Effective Implementation of Technical Projects- Program Management in assigned communities.

  • Work closely with Zonal Technical Coordinators (TPC) to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools

  • Facilitate the implementation of technical projects in the PFA including project models in alignment with the standard the standard guidelines and tools

  • Work closely with TPC and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive

  • supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models

  • Mainstream Cross Cutting Themes (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, Mid-year, annually)

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

  • Network with local partners and create space for collaboration and forging partnerships to improve CWB

2. Efficient Financial Management - Program Management in assigned communities.

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVL financial policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned commune

3. Effective Planning & Implementation- Community Engagement and Sponsorship:

  • 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 WVs

  • Christian identity and values, child focused and community based development approach

  • Assess and build capacities of local partners and empower them together with communities to improve CWB.

  • Facilitate contextualized community engagement process to identify, prioritize and select TPs and Micro Projects considering the different phase of the AP.

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

  • Facilitate to implement a program accountability system in the assigned PFA

4. Strengthened Monitoring system in PFA- Community Engagement and Sponsorship:

  • Facilitate capacity building on shared monitoring for community members and partners in the assigned PFA.

  • Facilitate shared activity monitoring, maintain and share the records with relevant staff and partners.

  • Facilitate annual reflections with communities, children and partners and share the learning with AP team for improvement of program plans.

  • Facilitate shared monitoring of MVC

  • Facilitate Activity monitoring through mobile

5. Strengthened child participation & protection - Community Engagement and Sponsorship:

  • 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 and other systems in the assigned PFA.

6. Ensured MVC inclusion - Community Engagement and Sponsorship:

  • 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 an Community Engagement and Sponsorship:

7. Ensure Micro projects properly managed in PFA – Community engagement & sponsorship

  • Build capacity of communities and partners to identify, plan, implement and report 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.

8. Effective Sponsorship integration- Community Engagement and Sponsorship:

  • 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 Sponsorship Field Assistant (SFA) or Community Care Groups (CCG) network

  • Coordinate with sponsorship Coordinator, SFA and Community care Groups to implement TFE in the assigned PFA .

9. Leadership & personal development

  • Provide overall leadership to facilitate the development process in the assigned PFA

  • Grow in spiritual maturity understanding and practicing incarnational living.

  • Be flexible and adaptable to progress his/her growth and transformation.

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • A Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, International Development Studies, Community Development or any other relevant field OR A diploma in social sciences with 3 year field experience on community development.

  • At least 3 years experience in Community Development, Program / Project Coordination in a complex, international organization preferably in INGO context.

  • 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.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Sinhala / Tamil.

  • Fair English skill. (both writing and speaking)

  • Ability to ride a motor bike with a valid ridding license

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Academic requirements, technical skills or other knowledge preferred for this position.

  • 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 organization, mobilization 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).

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

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

  • Ability to lead own learning and development

  • Networking, negotiation and partnering skills

Travel and/or Work Environment applicable.

  • Based at field level office (AP target area)

  • Working in team environment and under minimum supervision

  • Ability to live and work in remote areas and travel extensively.

  • Ability to work in stressful environments with physical hardship conditions with limited resources.

  • Willingness for continuous learning and adaptability due to frequent new initiatives and change in the working environment

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line application with your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

To apply online please refer to: https://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-sri-lanka

Closing Date: 22nd October 2018

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

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

This offer of employment is made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children.