Job Opportunities in Africa

World Vision has the privilege to partner with communities in 26 countries in Africa: Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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Finance & Support Services Director

Finance & Support Services Director,

World Vision

The Finance & Support Services Director role provides leadership, oversight and management of finance and support services functions.

The Position:

The position is part of the Senior Leadership Team and is responsible for grants management, financial accounting and stewardship, budget planning and management. The position also provides strategic leadership to ICT and Administration functions.

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration, or a related field.

  • At least 10 years of progressive experience in grants and financial management and accounting in a large international NGO. Five of those years must be at Director or equivalent level position.

  • Experience and comfort working in, and travelling to regions experiencing active conflict.

  • International working experience managing a diversified team at Finance Director Level.

  • Professional Accounting qualification like CIMA, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent people management skills.

  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural, multi-religious environment.

  • Ability and comfort travelling 40% to 60% of the time and living in basic shared accommodation in regions experiencing active conflict.

If you believe your experience, competencies and qualifications match the job and role specifications described; send your application and detailed CV to reach us on or before Friday 9th October 2020.

For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org.

Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

World Vision adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

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.

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

Finance Coordinator South Zone

Type de recrutement : Local (interne seulement)

Location : Lubumbashi (Bureau de la Zone)

Date limite de dépôt des candidatures : Jeudi 01 Octobre 2020

  1. But du poste:

    Contribuer aux valeurs fondamentales de World Vision en fournissant des conseils et un soutien technique dans la gestion financière; Renforcer les contrôles internes et veiller à ce que les politiques et les procédures financières, administratives, d'approvisionnement et autres soient compris et suivis par tout le personnel. Assurer la conformité avec les exigences internationales en matière de déclaration financière des Donneurs et de et World Vision; Fournir un soutien financier adéquat au personnel sur le terrain.

  2. Principales responsabilités :

  1. Examiner tous les paiements effectués au niveau du bureau de zone pour vérifier l'exactitude arithmétique, le codage correct, la disponibilité du budget et s'assurer que tous les documents de soutien pertinents sont joints pour une piste d'audit appropriée, en alertant le directeur financier de toute divergence ou de toute question nécessitant un suivi supplémentaire.

  2. Assister à l'examen des budgets des projets. Effectuer des examens des budgets par rapport à chaque trimestre pour chaque projet et guider les programmes sur la nécessité de révisions budgétaires en fonction de la performance financière du projet.

  3. Coordonner avec tous les comptables pour soumettre chaque trimestre des rapports de dépenses par ligne budgétaire pour chaque projet et suivre les dépenses par ligne budgétaire afin de guider et fournir un soutien sur la gestion budgétaire appropriée.

  4. Veiller à ce que tous les processus et procédures de passation de marchés fassent l'objet d'un suivi de tous les documents, effectuer des examens financiers de toutes les demandes de paiement et des journaux

  5. Préparer et veiller àce qu'un rapport financierde zone précis et opportun (IA209, rapports de base, explications des écarts) soit produit pour le 15 de chaque mois. Veiller àce que tous les projets de zone soient joints à la base de données du FFR avant le 25 avril et le 25 octobre pour les dates limites des rapports financiers de mi-année et de fin d'année.

  6. Coordonner et consolider le rapport sur l'ancienneté du bilan de la zone et l'analyse consolidée àsoumettre au FFR au plus tard le 15 de chaque mois.

  7. Aider à la préparation et à la révision des budgets des projets. Effectuer des examens des projets par rapport aux chiffres réels chaque trimestre pour chaqueprojet et orienter les programmes sur la nécessité de réviser les budgets en fonction des résultats financiers du projet pour chaque trimestre. Coordonner la préparation du budget annuel.

  8. Coordonner avec tous les comptables du Cluster et préparer l'outilde suivi des recommandations d'audit trimestriel et s'assurer que les conclusions de l'audit pour toutes les entités sont mises en œuvre dans les délais fixés pour la réception de l'audit final

  9. Surveiller le flux de trésorerie de tous les projets : s'assurer que les projets soumettent des demandes de financement précises basées sur les besoins réels au bureau de zone avant le 3 de chaque mois, en fonction des dépenses réelles àpayer au cours de ce mois particulier et non en fonction du budget.

  10. Superviser les comptables du bureau de zone (comptable, caissier, autres comptables), en élaborant un plan de renforcement des capacités clair pour chacun d'entre eux au début de chaque exercice financier avant le 25 octobre de chaque année. Proposer des accords de performance clairs avant le 30 octobre.

  11. Soutenir les processus budgétaires annuels du LEAP et coordonner les entrées budgétaires dans les systèmes Horizon pour toute la zone

  12. Assurer la coordination avec tous les comptables et veiller àce que les rapports d'activité soient soumis chaque mois au plus tard le 5 de chaque mois. Veiller à ce que les rapprochements mensuels et trimestriels des LDR soient effectués pour s'assurer que ce qui figure dans le grand livre correspond àce qui figure dans les LDR.

  13. Participer activement aux audits de projets et diriger la mise en œuvre des recommandations d'audit dans les délais convenus ; participer activement aux examens des FFR et au QRM au niveau des NO et des zones.

  1. Qualifications : Formation / connaissances / Compétences Techniques et Expérience

Les éléments suivants peuvent être acquis par une combinaison d’une formation formelle ou autodidacte, une expérience préalable ou un apprentissage sur le tas:

  • Qualification minimum requise : Diplôme de Licence dans un domaine connexe à la Comptabilité ou aux finances.

  • Expérience:Un minimum de 5 ans d'expérience en comptabilité de préférence au sein de World Vision.

  • Préférence : ACCA, expert-comptable agrééavec certification en Sun System

  • Compétences & Aptitudes Techniques :

  • Une qualification d'un organisme professionnel de comptabilité reconnu préférable

  • Connaissance des principes comptables généralement reconnus, une connaissance pratique des systèmes financiers et de contrôles internes.

  • Doit avoir une bonne compréhension de la budgétisation et des normes LEAP et des processus de budgétisation Horizon

  • Au moins cinq ans d'expérience connexe avec les PA et/ou la gestion des subventions, de préférence au sein de World Vision.

  • Bonne connaissance de Sun Systems, Vision, Excel et Word.

  • Bilingue (français et anglais) de préférence.

  • Expérience dans la gestion financière des subventions gouvernementales et de la gestion financière des projets

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.

Accountability, Monitoring & Evaluation Facilitator

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: A, M & E Facilitator

Location: Guruve

Project: FAO ENTERPRIZE (6 months)

Purpose of the Position:

To assist in operationalising accountability and monitoring functions in the assigned district. This position functions to integrate field level operations of monitoring and accountability, including field level enumeration and data entry in accordance with the project monitoring framework.

Major Accountabilities/ Responsibilities:

  • Expand technical knowledge base of monitoring and evaluation standards and initiatives and serve as a resource person, providing conceptual and practical best practice expertise to the district field staff;

  • Develop monthly work plans in liaison with the Accountability, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.

  • Work with field level operational staff and district stakeholders to lead the implementation of appropriate complaints and response and information provision systems in the district, ensure its smooth operation

  • Compile, record, and file field level data from monitoring tools and accountability systems using relevant and appropriate computer packages and information management systems.

  • Immediately raise sensitive or important complaints with the District Coordinator and A, M, E Specialist.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Diploma in Social Sciences/Economics/Research & Statistics or any related field.

  • Working knowledge of statistical packages (SPSS, CS-Pro, Epi-Info and Excel)

  • Experience in conducting surveys / assessments

  • 2 years’ experience in WV M&E and/or Accountability systems an added advantage

  • Clean class four driver’s license and motorcycle riding an advantage

  • Willing/Desire to be based in the field.

  • Good contextual knowledge of local community and social/cultural constraints, realities and organisational relationships

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

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

IT Change Program Manager - VisionFund

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate within an African Country where WVI is registered to operate.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

VisionFund International is implementing a US$6.7m multi country grant funded digitalization project in 6 MFIs in the Africa Region. The project is focused on improving efficiency and effectiveness in the use of technology and standards focusing on Core Banking Systems, Mobile Money, Digital Field Applications, Data Warehouse and Hardware. Under general direction of Regional Head-Africa, the IT Change Manager will provide strategic oversight of all aspects of the Weberg Grant funded project over the entire project life cycle. The role will coordinate the activities of a multi-country project team to deliver efficiently and efficient technologies in line with grant requirements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program & Project Management:

  • Drive and actively manage IT Change programs (IT implementation PLUS the business process changes that accompany it) with local business and IT management in VisionFund MicroFinance Institutions (MFIs).

  • Mentor and coach MFI project managers on the ground through their IT Change programs.

  • Guide local MFI business managers through necessary process changes due to IT implementation.

  • Define and demand IT Change program reporting standards for MFIs.

Reporting:

  • Provide regular IT Change Program reports to [Donor Management team name] in the format requested.

  • Escalate in a timely way, any project delays or risks for swift resolution/mitigation

  • Develop MFI Project Reporting Templates.

  • Make consolidate reports on project Implementations for Region.

  • Act as contact person for the donor, Vision Fund and key stakeholders and respond to queries as needed.

Consultation with Subject Matter Experts:

  • Consult with experts in VFI Digitisation and Operational Change team on best-practice implementation of relevant systems and technologies.

Monitoring Project Budgets:

  • Ensure that accurate Budget Monitoring Reports are produce for each project.

  • Coordinate with all stake holders to ensure all budget information are captured in time.

  • Make consolidated report on budget spending for region.

  • Alert region and DOC team in case of delay over or under spending.

  • Ensure that project spending will not be made without proper approvals of all stake holders.

Managing Project Procurements:

  • Participate in procurement process of services and goods needed for project implementation.

  • Participate in building TOR for requesting service from vendors and providers needed for project implementation.

  • Ensure that VFI Procurement polices are followed when procurement process for project taking place.

  • Coordinate with all stakeholders in process of procurement.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Required:

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience of managing IT Change projects, dealing directly with stakeholders and IT teams.

  • Ability to manage and influence multiple simultaneous projects and stakeholders.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English (required) and French (desirable).

  • Ability to positively influence senior management.

  • Analytical problem-solving skills.

  • Remote working with multiple departments/organisations in multiple countries.

  • Strong self-motivational skills.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business

  • Administration.

  • Certified qualification in Project Management (eg PMP or Prince2).

Preferred:

  • 5+ years experience in the retail banking or micro-finance industry.

  • Fluency in spoken French would be an advantage.

  • Certified qualification in business process re-engineering (eg Six Sigma) would be a bonus.

  • Experience implementing donor funded projects/programs.

Work Environment:

  • Home or office based (if VFI has a local office).

  • Ability to travel internationally (20%) is required, when it is necessary and permitted.

Community Leadership Engagement Officer

Community Leadership Engagement Officer

G12

Reporting:

Supervised by Project Manager (PM)

The Swaziland Ready, Resourceful, Risk Aware (Triple R) locally name Insika Yakusasa OVC,AGYW Project aims to prevent new HIV infections and to reduce vulnerabilities amongst orphans and vulnerable children (OVC);adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in Swaziland, to advance the country’s progress towards the 95-95-95 target and epidemic control. Triple R helps HIV negative OVC and AGYW stay HIV- free and supports those who are HIV positive to lead healthy lives. To these ends, the project increases socio-economic, resilience to the impact of HIV and uptake of high impact HIV, sexual and reproductive health , family planning and sexual and gender based violence services amongst OVC and AGYW.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all community leadership engagement activities in the project catchment area

  • Review mapping data of local CBOs through chiefdoms to determine points of collaboration

  • Review and connect to existing community leadership support structures and activities being implemented by NERCHA and other implementers to capitalize on synergies and reduce potential duplication.

Specific Responsibilities:

Community awareness on factors influencing AGYW vulnerability:

  • Write quarterly reports in collaboration with FOs to identify key results to be shared with chiefdom leadership and identify critical issues and data points that require Chiefdom level engagement.

  • Schedule and execute community leadership engagement meetings.

  • Compile quarterly chiefdom specific reports of key project results for DREAMS interventions pertaining to AGYW including HIV prevention, SGBV, teen pregnancy and school dropouts.

  • Conduct quarterly engagement and feedback meetings with key community leaders and stakeholders (CDCs plus IPs, NERCHA and Mobile units) to review project results and discuss challenges/solutions related to service uptake, GBV teen pregnancy, school dropouts, and promotion of positive gender norms.

  • Document feedback and action items from the chiefdom engagement meetings, especially related to how community leadership can support AGYW and the community to address issues of negative gender norms, GBV, and teen pregnancy.

  • Support community leadership to implement action items and track completion.

  • Collaborate with the Communication department in using the WVE radio slots raise awareness and to deliver messages on positive gender norms and behaviors to communities: utilize voice recordings from community leaders/CDCs speaking about positive norms/protecting AGYW and how chiefdoms can support.

  • Facilitate the dissemination of WVE approved materials to raise awareness about harmful gender norms: posters & pamphlets for CDCs and Chiefs

  • Participate in policy makers sessions scheduled at Inkhundla level to advocate on AGYW related issues, including GBV, teen pregnancy and gender norms.

Engage male partners of AGYW:

  • Collaborate with LMs in your chiefdoms to identify and engage small groups of men who are partners to enrolled AGYW

  • Facilitate discussion sessions with AGYW and partners within the chiefdom level structures on positive gender norms in relation to supporting uptake of clinical services to prevent unwanted pregnancies, GBV, and HIV infections.

  • Documents key findings and support the execution and follow up of chiefdom level actions developed in line with this intervention

Traditional leadership sensitized to the role of harmful cultural practices and SGBV in HIV risk:

  • Participate in NERCHA regional coordination meetings, and mentorship and community data activities & incorporate negative gender norms themes that impact AGYW.

  • Where chiefdoms have developed gender policies and action plans through HC4, work with NERCHA to review action plans and identify areas for collaboration.

  • Where gender policies are not developed, work with NERCHA mentorship platform to engage the leadership for successful completion of the plans

Coordination between stakeholders at chiefdom level:

  • Participate in meetings led by NERCHA focused on community data (CDAP) and chiefdom mentorship.

  • Participate in partner national and regional coordination meetings that focus on updates, monitoring and problem solving on AGYW and OVC particularly around teen pregnancy and school drops

  • Work with chiefdoms to support AGYW linkage to auxiliary services: e.g. business mentorship/internships at community level in line with Insika livelihoods program

  • Participate in community events organized other IPs and chiefs to provide services and support education: use community platforms to address stigma and dispel myths and misperceptions about condoms, FP, VMMC, ART and other high impact services.

  • Work with FOs for community entry, recruitment and presentation of community cadre to traditional leadership; and, dealing with challenges at chiefdom level.

Building Relationships with Health facilities.

  • Utilize existing meeting points with chiefdoms and HCF such as Clinic health Committees. Or, create an engagement platform to meet IP clinical support needs

Minimum Requirements:

1. A Diploma or bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Social and/or Behavioral Sciences or a related field, with specific emphasis on community-level health promotion and/or education. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

2. Knowledge and understanding of HIV prevention and sexual reproductive health services relevant to AGYW, including PrEP, PEP, pregnancy prevention, condoms, and HIV testing.

3. Knowledge and experience working within traditional community leadership structures

4. Personal or work experience with Adolescent Girls & Young Women (AGYW) populations.

5.Minimum 1-year experience in implementing/supporting community-level HIV prevention programmes involving multiple stakeholders.

6. M&E knowledge and/or experience in conducting data analysis for reporting purposes

7. Excellent interpersonal, facilitation, team building and problem-solving skills.

8. Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain professional relationships.

9. High integrity, self-driven, team player able to work with minimum supervision.

10. Good command of both official languages (English and Siswati).

11. Excellent written and oral communication skills.

OVC Program Officer

OVC (Linkages) Program Officer

G12

Reporting:

Supervised by Project Manager (PM)

The Swaziland Ready, Resourceful, Risk Aware (Triple R) locally name Insika Yakusasa OVC,AGYW Project aims to prevent new HIV infections and to reduce vulnerabilities amongst orphans and vulnerable children (OVC);adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in Swaziland, to advance the country’s progress towards the 95-95-95 target and epidemic control. Triple R helps HIV negative OVC and AGYW stay HIV- free and supports those who are HIV positive to lead healthy lives. To these ends, the project increases socio-economic, resilience to the impact of HIV and uptake of high impact HIV, sexual and reproductive health , family planning and sexual and gender based violence services amongst OVC and AGYW.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Identification and offering of enrolment to OVC Sub populations

  • Overall provision of support to C/ALHIV, HEI and their caregivers(than 95% of C/ALHIV enrolled and collecting treatment from facilities in the WVE Tinkhundla)

  • Provision of OVC Comprehensive package of services to enrolled beneficiaries

  • Maintenance of relationships between WVE and health facilities in the project catchment area

Roles and responsibilities

Identification and linkage of newly diagnosed C/ALHIV to Insika project

  • Support with identification of newly diagnosed C/ALHIV from the facilities and initiate discussions on the Insika project in collaboration with OVCFO/Case worker.

  • Establish and implement procedures for contacting eligible families, introducing the project, and getting referral consent.

  • Make an offer to refer the C/ALHIV to the project and document following actions a-d above

Review all the HCF registers for identification of all C/ALHIV who refill from those facilities.

  • Using national and facility level data on C/ALHIV and in collaboration with clinical partners, establish total C/ALHIV who are eligible for enrollment from each facility.

  • Create a database / list of current C/ALHIV at each HCF

  • Identify those already enrolled under Insika and receiving OVC services

  • Identify those NOT enrolled and make an offer following steps a-d above

  • Establish and implement procedures for contacting eligible families, introducing the project, and getting referral consent.

Document C/ALHIV from other Insika Tinkhundla refilling in distant HCF

  • Identify C/ALHIV refilling in Insika Tinkhundla facilities who are not residents in the same inkhundla.

  • Document reasons for not refiling at their nearest facilities

  • Identify those who are coming from one Insika Inkhundla to a different Insika inkhundla (other than their own).

  • Make referral to the client’s insika inkhundla of residence for OVC care management

Teen club attendance monitoring

  • Review the ALHIV who refill at the HCF and make an analysis as to whether they attend teen clubs.

  • Make an analysis of where they attend teen clubs

  • If teen club attendance is different from where they do refills- establish reasons why

  • Co-facilitating teen clubs with FOs (Considering those with many teen clubs which sometimes happen on the same day

  • Co-facilitating C/ALHIV Caregiver quarter support groups

Support with C/ALHIV case conferencing for improved treatment adherence

  • Schedule case conferencing in close liaison with OVC FOs

  • Document all case conferencing

Identify all AG presenting at the HCF pregnant or with a baby for enrolment to program and repeat actions a-d for enrolment

Minimum Requirements:

1. A Diploma or bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Social and/or Behavioral Sciences or a related field, with specific emphasis on community-level health promotion and/or education. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

2. Knowledge and understanding of HIV prevention and sexual reproductive health services relevant to AGYW, including PrEP, PEP, pregnancy prevention, condoms, and HIV testing.

3. Knowledge and experience working within traditional community leadership structures

4. Personal or work experience with Adolescent Girls & Young Women (AGYW) populations.

5. Minimum 1-year experience in implementing/supporting community-level HIV prevention programs involving multiple stakeholders.

6. M&E knowledge and/or experience in conducting data analysis for reporting purposes

7. Excellent interpersonal, facilitation, team building and problem-solving skills.

8. Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain professional relationships.

9. High integrity, self-driven, team player able to work with minimum supervision.

10. Good command of both official languages (English and Siswati).

11. Excellent written and oral communication skills.

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.

Chef de Projet Pessc II

WORLD VISION MAURITANIA

RECRUTE POUR SON BUREAU DE BOGHE

Vision Mondiale est un organisme d’aide à l’étranger des enfants ciblés pour leurs bien être.

POSITION : CHEF DE PROJET PESSC II

GRADE: 15

LOCALISATION : BOGHE

DUREE : 1 ans renouvelable

But du Poste : Assurer la gestion générale du projet en s’assurant que les ressources allouées au projet sont utilisées en alignement avec les politiques, standards et procédures de World Vision et ses bailleurs du fonds pour atteindre une performance du projet de qualité et (2) assurer un leadership sur la mise en œuvre effective d’un projet de renforcement et l’accompagnement des Organisations de la Société Civile dans le pôle d’activités de Boghé.

Responsibilites Majeur:

1-Assurer la planification, mise en œuvre, suivi et évaluation du projet conformément aux accords avec le donateur sur les plans d’action et les budgets pour assurer que le but et objectifs du projet sont atteints.

2- S’assurer de l’encadrement et accompagnement de Tenmiya avec la mise en œuvre de ses responsabilités du projet.

3-Faciliter le renforcement des compétences du personnel et les partenaires du projet avec le support du staff du Bureau National de World Vision pour un service de qualité et une amélioration des performances du projet.

4- Contrôler l’assurance qualité de la mise en œuvre des activités du projet de renforcement des OSC.

5-Assurer l’allocation efficiente et effective des ressources financiers et matériaux.

6- Créer et gérer les relations de partenariat avec le donateur (FED-PESCC) et les autres partenaires impliqués dans le projet, les communautés, les services techniques, et les associations locales pour leur participation à la mise en œuvre, au suivi, à l’évaluation et à la dissémination des résultats.

7- Préparer dans les délais et avec qualité les plans d’actions, les rapports de progrès (mensuels, trimestriels, mi-projet et fin-projet) et faire l’analyse des rapports financiers mensuels du projet et assurer la consistance avec les objectifs et leur soumission aux parties prenantes dans un délai opportun.

8-Organiser et participer dans des réunions avec les partenaires et/ou organisée par le bailleur de fonds

Autres Compétences/Attributs:

  • Effectuer les autres devoirs quand nécessaire

Qualifications : Education/Connaissance/Compétences Techniques et Expérience acquises à travers une combinaison d’éducation formelle ou informelle, expérience précédente, ou formation en cours d’emploi :

  • Qualification minimum nécessaires :

    • Master ou diplôme équivalent dans le domaine de gestion de projets, développement communautaire, sciences sociales ou autre domaine connexe.

    • Qualifications/ travaux de cours/ expériences au terrain liés au renforcement des Organisations de la Société Civile fortement souhaités.

  • Expérience :

    • Minimum 4 à 5 ans d’expérience dans les activités d’encadrement de la Société Civile

    • Minimum 3 ans d’expérience dans la gestion de programmes/projets.

  • Connaissances et Compétences Techniques :

  • Compétences en informatique

  • Compétences interpersonnelles et de leadership

  • Capacité démontrée de suivi et direction

  • Expériences dans la Gestion de Partenariat

  • Connaissance des bailleurs publics, leur financement et leurs attentes

  • Compétences de planification et organisation

  • Capacité de maintenir les relations effectives de travail avec le staff, public et autres parties prenantes de tous niveaux

  • Connaissance d’au moins 2 langues locales de la zone d’exécution du projet

Environnement de Travail / Conditions :

  • Environnement de travail : Basé au bureau avec voyages fréquents au terrain

  • Voyages : 20% Domestique/voyage international est aussi requis.