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.

Job Locations

Project Coordinator (Harare)

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 neighbours 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. World Vision Zimbabwe is committed to the safeguarding of staff, children and communities that we work with, preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct. We are committed to promote the welfare of children, youth, adults and individuals with whom World Vision engages with. World Vision expects all staff to share this commitment through our conduct and behavior. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work with us. If you share the same vision and values, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

Position Title: Program Coordinator

Locations: Harare

Please be advised that the position is contingent upon contract award and client approval.

Purpose of Position

The Project Coordinator will work under the supervision of the Health and Nutrition Technical Advisor who will have the overall responsibility of ensuring that project objectives are met through the effective and efficient implementation of activities. The Project Coordinator will coordinate all project activities related to the Global Fund project and regularly attend relevant meetings including Malaria Working Group meetings chaired by MoHCC.

Responsibilities:

  • Developing and updating annual operational plan

  • Identifying and interviewing potential personnel for field-based positions

  • Managing field-based teams and providing technical support in the implementation of the project across districts

  • Oversee household registration and development of beneficiaries data base

  • Developing distribution schedules

  • Providing logistical support for mass distribution as well as consolidating LLINs to one central location from previous distributions

  • Coordinate continuous net distribution of LLINs in the targeted areas using the various channels that includes EPI, ANC and community outlets

  • Coordinate design, produce and distribute the relevant print and electronic Information, Education and Communication materials to enhance programme performance.

  • Collaborating with partner organizations to help execute distributions and other activities

  • Represent World Vision in project coordination meetings at National Level and any related engagements with MoHCC and implementing partners

  • Responsible for management and distribution of all related materials to LLIN distribution

  • Ensure effective community sensitization activities for beneficiaries and stakeholders regarding malaria prevention, control and elimination

  • Conduct net utilization and care campaigns in the targeted areas

  • Track and report implementation progress and coverage timeously,

  • Document best practices, and generate evidence for decision making in collaboration with M&E

  • Manage grant funds in line with the Global Fund and MOHCC’s requirements

  • Any other activities as requested by the Global Fund Operations Manager

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least a degree in Environmental Health, Health Promotion, Public Health

  • Previous experience in mass distribution and logistics

  • At least 3 years work experience in malaria programming

  • Previous project management experience

  • Previous liaison experience with government and partners

  • Computer proficient

  • Clean class 4 driver’s license with 2 years’ experience driving.

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

Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

Social Behaviour Change Communication Officer (Harare)

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 neighbours 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. World Vision Zimbabwe is committed to the safeguarding of staff, children and communities that we work with, preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct. We are committed to promote the welfare of children, youth, adults and individuals with whom World Vision engages with. World Vision expects all staff to share this commitment through our conduct and behavior. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work with us. If you share the same vision and values, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

Position Title: Social Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) Officer

Locations: Harare

Please be advised that the position is contingent upon contract award and client approval.

Purpose of Position

The SBCC Officer will work under the supervision of the Project Coordinator (Malaria) who will have the overall responsibility of coordinating. The SBCC Officer will implement all project activities related to the Global Fund project in collaboration with the local leadership and regularly attend relevant meetings including Malaria Working Group meetings.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provides technical assistance in the development and implementation of rigorous social and behaviour change communication strategise for improving uptake of malaria and other areas in all phases from formative research, through design, media and materials production, and evaluation.

  • Oversee IEC material development based on rigorous application of Social and Behavior Change Communication principles and current best practices.

  • Support community and stakeholder sensitisation

  • Responds to the specified deliverables and goals of the project and ensuring completion of tasks and materials development in a timely manner and in full support and compliance with donor requirements, including branding and marking rules.

  • Responds to specified SBCC requests from MOHCC and donor

  • Compile relevant reports and strategic documents timely and to the expected quality.

  • Oversees the work of consultants and subcontractors, as required.

  • Implementation of capacity assessments, training courses, use of SBCC materials and other capacity strengthening activities.

  • Work with the M&E and Media Advisors to generate information to inform social and behavior change communication materials

  • Maintain an up to date data base of materials produced and distributed.

  • Manage grant funds in line with the Global Fund and MOHCCs requirements

Knowledge and Experience

  • A Bachelor's degree in Health Promotion, Public Health, Environmental Health, Social Science

  • At least 3 yearsexperience responsible for similar role

  • Knowledge of state of the art social and behavior change communication models and strategies and their practical application to malaria and health in general

  • Demonstrated experience in the development of evidence-based SBCC materials particularly print media.

  • Knowledge of evidence-based, innovative and practical solutions to communication challenges in developing countries.

  • Clean class 4 driver's license.

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

Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

Administrative Assistant

JOB OPPORTUNITY

World Vision Zambia (WVZ) Limited is a faith-based Organization dealing with Relief aid, Development, and Advocacy dedicated to working with children, families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. WVZ is part of World Vision International and serves all people regardless of religion, race, tribe, or gender. We are currently working on 38 large-scale programs in over 30 districts in Zambia.

Position: Administrative Assistant

Reporting to: Integrated Programmes Director

Location: Lusaka, Zambia

Purpose of the Position

The incumbent will be responsible for Provides office and administrative support to the IPD. This role is vital for the smooth-running of the directorate.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Administration Support

  • Ensure adequate flow of information and effective communication on all activities/ events relevant to the Integrated Programmes Directorate

  • Create and maintain appointments, workshops and other relevant tasks for the IPD department. Screen, respond to or re-route correspondences and inquiries.

  • In collaboration with relevant administrative assistants or department heads, consolidate meetings, trainings and workshops calendars as well as coordinate implementation of calendar events.

  • Manage travel and logistics calendar for Integrated Programme Director’s travels, meetings in the office, boardroom, workshops booking

  1. Financial and Procurement

  • Prepare and monitor consolidated budgets for the Integrated Programmes Directorate (IPD)

  • Share and monitor Annual Budget planning calendar for Area Programmes in conjunction with Operations and Partnership Managers.

  • Ensure that general office supplies and requisitions for IPD are processed and prepared in accordance with procedures and standards

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience:

  • Degree in Business Administration/Management or Any social science related

  • Internship in Development related NGO is added advantage

  • Excellent Organizational Skills and Interpersonal Skills

  • Can work under pressure

  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment, and must be a mature Christian.

NOTE:

“World Vision Zambia is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from all forms of abuse and sexual exploitation. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks”.

Applications will close by 26 February 2021. Only those who meet the requirements will be contacted.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply; ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

Project Officers

PROJECT OFFICERS * 2

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The Project Officers (PO) will lead coordination of all project activities at the district level for the Khanya Project. This primarily entails capacity building and promotion activities with men around voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) as a HIV prevention mechanism. The position will provide direct coordination with selected faith communities to reach target populations. The PO will report to the PM based in Maseru.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

30% Direct implementation of project activities

The Project Officers (PO) will lead coordination of all project activities at the district level. This primarily entails capacity building and promotion activities with local faith and communities leaders across multi faiths and denominations to raise awareness and encourage uptake of VMMC services

Coordinate directly with local stakeholders and faith leader to ensure activity roll-out.

15% Maintain working relationships with stakeholders:

Play key role in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with the district health leadership, initiait8ion school leaders, faith leader representatives, and health facilities administrators.

Liaise with district and cluster health officials, community leaders & other stakeholders in coordinating the implementation of HIV services in supported site;

25% Lead / support capacity building of faith leaders, health care workers and other stakeholders:

Lead and participate in training, coaching and mentorship of faith and community leaders, and HCWs at supported sites.

Provide direct oversight and support for the training of faith and community leaders, and direct roll-out of PEPFAR evidence based models in select communities.

Support selected faith and community leaders to strengthen and/or create linkages between the community and the health system to facilitate bi-directional referral systems strengthening and improving HIV testing, treatment, care and support for PLHIV;

Build capacity and or refresh faith and community leaders and HCWs’ knowledge on HIV basic care package, current HIV epidemic, evidence-based interventions, best practices as it related to Lesotho and the targeted regions, M&E and expected project outcomes along the HIV continuum of care indicators;

5% Support Referral Processes:

Ensure availability and proper usage of programmatic tools and standards of care in all supported sites and communities for HIV services.

10% Support monitoring and evaluation to ensure targets are met:

Assist in monitoring and evaluation and ensuring quality assurance of HIV prevention, testing, care and treatment services amongst children, adolescents, men and women;

10% Manage reports and ensure donor deliverables are met

Ensure timely preparation of work plans, budget requests and technical project performance reports and participate in the weekly and monthly project performance review meetings.

Submit timely project reports from district level to project manager.

5% Knowledge management:

Apply basic programme management approaches (develop work plans, monitor, execute and report on work plans)

Facilitate learning from monitoring and evaluation processes

Facilitate proper management of knowledge through WV and donor systems.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

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

Bachelors level degree required for this position with at least 3 years of experience in a Project Officer or Coordinator role in donor funded programming, preferably in HIV programs;

Demonstrated experience in organizing and facilitating training, mentorship and capacity building of community leaders of health workers;

Experience coordinating trainings, community activities and logistics at the field level;

Knowledge of PEPFAR Program and MOH reporting requirements including familiarity with the data collection and reporting tools used by MOH is an added advantage;

Direct experience implementing PEPFAR programming is an added advantage;

Demonstrated understanding of and respect for diverse churches and Christian organizations, direct experience working with communities of faith is preferred;

Fluency in Sesotho and English are required

Proficiency in computer basic skills- MS Office; Internet; Basic data analysis skills;

Self- managed, self-driven, results oriented individual with excellent communication, interpersonal, report writing and analytical skills;

Dedicated team player with ability and experience to work in a multidisciplinary team.

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

Bachelors level degree required for this position with at least 3 years of experience in a Project Officer or Coordinator role in donor funded programming, preferably in HIV programs

A Master’s Degree in public health or related field is a distinct advantage;

Direct experience managing PEPFAR programming

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

Adaptability and flexibility

Honesty and personal integrity, accountability and quality achiever

Excellent communication skills

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

Man who has been through an initiation school is a plus

Work Environment:

Work environment: Office-based with travel to the field

Extensive domestic travel

The position is contract based (end of September 2021)

Grant Accountant - PREVENT SGBV, Malaria & SUN 2 Project

JOB OPPORTUNITY

World Vision Zambia (WVZ) Limited is a faith-based Organization dealing with Relief aid, Development, and Advocacy dedicated to working with children, families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. WVZ is part of World Vision International and serves all people regardless of religion, race, tribe, or gender. We are currently working on 38 large-scale programs in over 30 districts in Zambia.

We are now in the process of filling the Grant Accountant positions for three grants, namely PREVENT SGBV Project, Malaria Project, and SUN 2 Project, as outlined below.

Position:

  1. Grant Accountant x 1 - PREVENT SGBV Project based in Kasama

  1. Grant Accountant x 1 - Malaria Project based in Kabwe

  1. Grant Accountant x 3 - SUN 2 Project based in Solwezi, Mwinilunga, and Zambezi

Reporting to: Grant Finance Manager

Location: Kasama, Kabwe, Solwezi, Mwinilunga and Zambezi in Zambia

Purpose of the Position

The incumbent will be responsible for developing and maintaining an effective financial and administrative management system for the grant/project and its sub-partners, which complies with World Vision Policies & Procedures, grant regulations, and the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Provide effective oversight of the Program Management Unit’s accounting, administration, Information Technology, and human resources, supporting the project’s successful implementation.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Grant Budgeting and Funding

  • Revise the Grant budget whenever there is an amendment to ensure that donor approves cash/activity forecast for implementation

  • Ensure budget availability before an activity is initiated

  • Facilitate and ensure all the projects are funded on a timely basis

  1. Grant Monitoring and Compliance

  • Budgetary control-monitoring that expenditure is according to the agreed and approved budget

  • Ensuring that expenditure complies with donor regulations

  • Conducting Financial reviews, field visits, and capacity to subgrantees

  • Participate in the review of internal controls and recommend ways of strengthening internal controls.

  1. Disbursement and Payment reviews

  • Review of payment request voucher to ensure sufficient and appropriate documentation that it is properly coded and costs are according to cost principles (i.e., allowable, allocable, and reasonableness)

  • Ensure accurate financial review of Provision requisitions, timely submission of invoices to shared services center

  • Ensure that payments are approved by authorized personnel all the time

  1. Reconciliations

  • Manage the balance sheet accounts of the grants, which include, among other things, cash, bank balances, staff advances, payables, and receivables

  • Reconcile PBAS by harmonizing details for receipts from donor and support offices

  • Prepare Bank reconciliations

  1. Audits and Risk Management

  • Facilitating both external and internal audit

  • Ensuring that audit recommendations are implemented within the prescribed time.

  • Ensure analytic review documents are prepared for audit purposes

  • Resolve and implement audit recommendations and apply lessons learned

  • Identify potential and inherent risks and device ways to mitigate their occurrence

  1. Collaboration and Capacity Building

  • Train partners in grant financial management and reporting

  • Train program staff on grant financial management

  • Liaise with stakeholders on grant project-related matters

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or any finance-related degree

  • Additional professional qualifications such as CIMA, ACCA, and CA are added advantage.

  • Knowledge of SunSystems, Vision, CAL/DOS Allocation Methodology, and other computer-related financial/accounting system and budgeting is necessary

  • A minimum of three years of grant accounting experience is required, with a preference for USAID/UKAID/EU/PNSF and other government grant experience.

  • Member of the Professional Body

  • Must be a good problem solver, analytical, creative, and innovative.

  • Must have a good command of the English Language, both written and spoken.

  • Demonstrated capacity to function well in a team and contribute effectively to team efforts

  • Ability to adapt in different work environments: office-based and fieldwork (rural and peri-urban)

  • Able to practicing accountability & integrity

  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment, and must be a mature Christian.

NOTE:

“World Vision Zambia is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from all forms of abuse and sexual exploitation. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks”.

Applications will close by 28 February 2021. Please indicate the preferred project name and location in the application.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply; ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

Data Assistants

Data Assistants*2

Reports to: Design , Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Location:

1. Berea & Leribe

2. Mafeteng and Mohales Hoek

Purpose of the Position:

The Data Assistants will capture all data collection, monitoring and evaluation activities at the district / field level for the USAID Khanya Project. The Data Assistants will report to the M&E Officer, with additional support as needed from the WVL DME Manager. The Data Assistants will also provide weekly data reports to the Program Officer in their assigned district / region.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

5% Test monitoring tools

Support the M&E Officer in reviewing and testing the tools to ensure that data will be reliable, and modify them based on testing

15% Facilitate use of the monitoring system:

Support the M&E Officer in development of monitoring plans and finalization of targets

Ensure PEPFAR monitoring guidelines are applied appropriately,

Coordinate monitoring processes and activities at the sites / district levels.

Conduct monitoring processes and activities for assigned sites / districts.

Verify progress results collated from local programming areas in regular reporting

Communicate and utilise monitoring data

Collate monitoring data from across project implementation areas to ensure PEPFAR requirements and targets are met

Format monitoring data for project assistants and stakeholders so that it is relevant for different stakeholders

Provide technical support to local programming teams so that they can utilise their monitoring data with different stakeholders

Support project staff to use monitoring data to adapt or refine programmes

5% Facilitate learning and better practices in monitoring

Support project teams to design and facilitate reflection and lessons learned sessions in relation to monitoring activities

Support local project teams to set up complaints and feedback mechanism

Facilitating monitoring teams to identify own strengths and areas for improvement, to ensure accountability

Support local project teams identify bottlenecks in monitoring and implement strategies for addressing them

5% Plan baselines assessments and evaluations

Facilitate scoping with key stakeholders, including ToR, strategic indicators, and to clarify what information is needed for each indicator

Develop budget, staffing plans and schedule,

Determine roles and responsibilities to support the measurement process and communicate these

Develop the basic information sheet to clarify and summarize key information from the plan

Plan the logistics for the training of data collectors and the data collection in the field in accordance with ToR

Ensure WV policies on child protection and measurement protocols are clarified and followed faithfully throughout

Develop sampling plan and coordinate with field staff to inform relevant community members, including children

Coordinate with field staff and partners to ensure the appropriate timing schedule for data collection and feedback

Critically analyse and adapt plans as necessary to respond to field reality

5% Develop or adapt measurement tools

Develop and/or adapt standard PEPFAR tools in consultation with technical specialists and field staff/partners for qualitative and quantitative data collection

Ensure translation of tools into local language if necessary and review for accuracy

Field test the tools with a limited number of households/children to ensure accuracy

Finalize tools based on feedback, review and field testing

40% Conduct data collection

Participate in training on data collection, held by the M&E Officer and project staff

Follow data collection plans and data collection process, in accordance with PEPFAR guidance and requirements

Proactively review data to ensure quality data is collected and entered

Implement the data collection process smoothly, following proposer procedures

Manage the safe storage of collected data and ensure policies and protocols for data protection are adhere to

Ensuring ongoing relationships with field staff and local community, including faith leaders and partners

Seek guidance from M&E Officer on critical decisions to deal with issues and problems as they arise, knowing when to escalate the issue, and adapting plans as appropriate

Ensure all data is correctly uploaded in the PEPFAR DATIM database system

10% Analysis and interpretation

Assist the M&E Office with the analysis and interpretation process of both qualitative and quantitative data to ensure quality throughout

Ensure data is correctly cleaned and prepared prior to analysis

Ensure each indicator is analyzed according to the indicator detail sheets and is calculated correctly, using the appropriate software

Ensure data sets and calculation of indicators is stored in the appropriate information management systems (DATIM)

5% Utilization and Use of Baseline/Evaluation findings

Share the preliminary findings with community members, staff and partners using appropriate means, to validate the findings and seek feedback on the process

Support the M&E Officer in identifying and collecting feedback on the process. Participate in reflection and learning with staff and partners to refine our interpretation of the findings once they have been validated

5% Knowledge management:

Apply basic programme management approaches(develop work plans, monitor, execute and report on work plans)

Facilitate learning from monitoring and evaluation processes

Facilitate proper management of knowledge through WV and donor systems.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

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

Analyse and interpret data

Use communication and networking skills

Use report writing skills

Use critical thinking skills

Communicate both technical input and child well-being issues clearly and simply

Use of strong facilitation skills

Use of appreciative inquiry, listening and analytical skills

Be analytical and use research skills as applied to M&E

Statistical skills such as sampling, descriptive and inferential statistics, confidence levels(Software and computation skills)

Project management tools and their use

In depth knowledge of programme design processes and products

Use logic to identify key information from a body of information.

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

academic requirements (if applicable), technical skills, or other knowledge required as a minimum qualification for this position.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

Minimum Qualification required: 2-3 years of experience with data collection and monitoring for an NGO or grant funded project.

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or any other relevant degrees in community planning, development and behavioral change.

Additional work experience required as a minimum qualification for this position.

Experience: Direct M&E experience with PEPFAR programming is highly preferred

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience

Adaptability and flexibility

Honesty and personal integrity, accountability and quality achiever

Excellent communication skills

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

Work Environment:

Work environment: Office-based with travel to the field

Extensive domestic travel

The position is contract based (end of September 2021)

Procurement Officer

Procurement Officer*1

Reports to: Supply Chain Coordinator

Location: National Office , Maseru

Purpose of the Position:

To effectively manage the Supply Chain function in line with World Vision’s procedures in order to support timely implementation of World Vision Programs/Projects that will have the greatest impact on process improvement, simplification, standardization and cost containment thus ensuring the achievement of the Child Well Being Outcomes.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

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

Bachelor Degree in Social Sciences (Supply Chain, Business Management, BCOM , Public

Administration) and CIPs as an added advantage

Two year’s experience in related position.

PURPOSE OF POSITION

To effectively manage the Supply Chain function in line with World Vision’s procedures in order to support timely implementation of World Vision Programs/Projects that will have the greatest impact on process improvement, simplification, standardization and cost containment thus ensuring the achievement of the Child Well Being Outcomes

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Business Requirements

1. Understand the department's business requirements and apply in the day to day work. Adherence to business requirements in fulfilling procurement needs

Planning

2. Facilitate annual procurement planning sessions with key stakeholders

3. Consolidate and report on the Procurement Plans

4. Review and update Item Catalog prior to the planning process activity.

5. Advise and familiarize Operations with the use of the Item Catalog Availability of complete Item Catalogs for planning process and a complete Annual Procurement Plan.

Strategic Sourcing

1. Advise on Market Assessment and Supplier Pre-Qualification process as per the direction from Coordinators and Advisors. sending bid invitations, follow-up of bids, assist coordinating pre-bid meetings as per the direction from Coordinators and Specialist.

2. Maintain all supporting documents relating to the Sourcing Events based on the document management Supervise the Sourcing events Filed Offices and Assistance work relating to sourcing.

3. Preparation of Procurement Committee submission documents based on the direction given by the Coordinators / specialists.

Procurement Committee meetings are held as per schedules (based on the sourcing plan)

Supplier Contract and Relationship Management

1. Accurately complete the master data management form (contract/supplier/ item register)

2. Manage record keeping for all contract-related correspondence and documentation (Master Data Management).

3. Communicate contract-related information to all stakeholders to ensure optimum usage of contracts.

4. Collect feedback on supplier performance as per the established SPM guidelines.

5. Availability of accurate and complete Master Data records (either in system or paper)

Procurement Execution

1. Advise on the RFP/RFQ process for spot buys as required

2. Liaise with Shared Services & Finance to resolve supplier inquiries

3. Release POs to suppliers for spot buys and assigned categories.

4.Day to Day procurement operations are managed smoothly

Data Management, Analysis and Reporting

1. Collect and organize data from projects and business units.

2. Analyze and check data for accuracy and produce the required reporting output in accordance to the Policies / Procedures & Guidelines as set by WV

3. Prepare weekly/monthly procurement status reports in order to update the customers and other stakeholders.

4. Perform Daily reconciliation exercises of all records and transactions performed within the same day and ensure that data validation, integrity and accuracy of data is meticulously maintained.

5. Consolidate all findings and convert them into useful formats as provided by SCM Manager

6. Availability of information for supervisors to take decisions.

Process, Procedure and Policy

1. Work with senior SCM teams to manage Internal customer satisfaction

2. Collect data to support performance scorecard reporting (i.e. KPIs)

3.Adherence to Process, Procedure and Policy in fulfilling procurement needs

Control and Compliance

1. Maintain proper filing and record keeping as per the guidelines set by the management.

2.Procurement Records well maintained for future reference.

SUPPLY CHAIN CORE CAPABILITIES

Core Competency Definition

Business Needs Analysis

The ability to understand, define and shape what the operation, management and other stakeholders need

Financial Acumen

The ability to collect data, analyze costs, internal and external financial/economic data, interpret findings and translate supply chain performance into financial and programmatic impact and identify/implement cash flow improvement opportunities. Baseline

System Acumen

Ability to understand and evaluate systems and system modification and use of Office software.

Supply Market and Supplier Research

The ability to conduct market research to obtain competitive proposals from suppliers.

Category/ Sourcing Strategy Development

The ability to create a structured plan and compelling summary of the recommended category/ sourcing strategy, based on insights that deliver advantage.

Demand Management

The ability to channel/ manage volume of goods/services consumed by the business to achieve usage that is effective, efficient and minimizes waste.

Negotiation & Supplier Relations Management

The ability to obtain desired outcomes, using a variety of influencing strategies and tactics, and negotiate for strategic supplier relationships.

Contract Management

The ability to put in place the right legal form of contract and to drive internal users to comply, manage user demand and measure and analyze service performance and supplier relationship.

Supplier Performance Management

The ability to set the right performance measures for supplier/service provider to efficiently increase business performance alongside well-established monitoring and control mechanisms. Baseline

Supplier Relationship Development

The ability to determine the right level of relationship needed with a supplier and developing/executing the plan to build and manage such a relationship

Compliance

The ability to demonstrate compliance to policies, industry regulations and local laws.

Risk Management

The ability to identify organizational risks including currency fluctuations and commodity price and implement appropriate mitigation plans that include segregation of duties.

Process Improvement

The ability to analyze and redesign the business processes to achieve improvement in key performance measures and identify innovative means to achieve business results.

Business Case Development

The ability to build the business case for change and to facilitate and implement the changes.

Project Management

The ability to plan, coordinate and deliver project and program activity.

Stakeholder Engagement

The ability to understand, influence and gain credibility with stakeholders in order to deliver superior business outcomes through their support.

Communication

The ability to share information with clarity and impact using multiple channels and to foster open sharing of information throughout the organization.

Teamwork

The ability to support colleagues to ensure team success, build relationships both internal and external to deliver organizational results, leveraging and respecting differences.

The position is contract based for a duration of two years.

Grant Accountant

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Grant Accountant

World Vision Rwanda is a child-focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 29 Districts of Rwanda. Our interventions are currently reaching more than 1.5 million people.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire highly a qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of Grant Accountant. This position will be based at Head office (Kigali-Kacyiru), reporting to the Grant Finance Manager.

Purpose of the position:

Lead the financial management of the project by ensuring overall financial management at the project level according to World Vision Field Finance Manual as well as donor requirements.

The major responsibilities include:

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

20%

Prepare and monitor project budget, project cash flows, year-to-date spending and funding requests to ensure that projects have adequate budgets to implement related activities throughout the year by ensuring project PBAS updated and inform the project manager on the status of funds commitment.

PBAS & SUN6 reconciled

15%

Prepare and analyze accounting records, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and compliance with WV, Support Office and donor specific reporting and procedural standards & requirements by ensure project related payments are done on time and transactions are properly recorded and posted in sun system.

All donor requirements / restrictions are met

10%

Review the projects related financial transactions to ensure that they fall within the approved scope of project activities and donor requirements and that they comply with the financial procedures and FFM requirements. Preparation of Procurement Committee submission documents based on the direction given by the Coordinators/specialists

No miss allocation of expenses

15%

Prepare and analyze monthly and Quarterly project financial report for its accuracy and adequacy, before submitted to SO / donor, in respect to full disclosure and that it presents a true and fair view of the activities of the grant for the respective period

Financial reports accepted by SO / Donor

15%

Facilitate internal and external auditors and provide relevant information as far as audit is concerned and ensure timely implementation of audit recommendations.

No questioned cost and “Unqualified” opinion obtained

10%

Participate in proposal writing with the view to provide financial advice and develop project lifetime budget in line with WV and Donor budgeting templates and guidelines in case of extension and/or project budget amendment.

At least a proposal supported is won in WV Fiscal Year and budget meet WV standards

15%

Maintain an efficient management of project Assets and conduct regular inventory to reconcile sun system reports and physical count of assets as per WV’s asset policy and procedures and maintain an update asset register and ensure proper management of inventory and fuel.

Asset register is up to date

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical skills and Experience

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

  • A minimum of bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance required

  • Minimum of 3 yearsexperience in accounting profession with a busy organization or project.

  • Proven knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and a practical knowledge of financial systems and internal controls.

  • Experience in working with auditors both internal and external.

  • Budget management experience is a must

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Well organized, with a high degree of accuracy and attention to details

  • Accounting certification such as ACCA, CPA, CFA, etc

  • Skills and ability to organize and conduct trainings

  • Experience of bilateral or multilateral funded projects.

  • Good command of Microsoft spreadsheet preferably Microsoft Excel, Vision and Sun system software.

  • Self-motivated with strong communication skills and ability to organize and conduct trainings

Salary:

The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

N.B: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process.

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on [email protected](no applications will be accepted through this email).

The closing date for submission of applications is 3rd March 2021; no late applications will be accepted.

As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

Senior Adviser, External Engagement

*For World Vision internal (or former) applicants only.

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in the United States of America, Europe or the Middle East & Eastern European Region where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Our Promise Phase 2 recognizes high quality, focused, strategic external engagement is critical to achieving World Vision’s objectives. This

role leads, operationalises and develops a global External Engagement Framework which enables targeted, aligned and leveraged external

engagement with Tier 1 and 2 Stakeholders on priority agendas. The Senior Adviser coordinates and facilitates the contribution of more than

20 global and regional teams, building consensus for and input to co-created strategic planning, operationalisation, reporting and intelligence sharing processes. The Senior Advisor is also Relationship Manager for a leading external stakeholder (such as bilateral, multilateral or global financial institutions). As such, the Senior Advisor leads internal collaboration and planning processes to develop a comprehensive Stakeholder Engagement Plan supporting income, influence and impact objectives; and is also responsible for leading and coordinating external engagement with priority individuals, teams and functions within the institution.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead operationalisation of World Vision’s global External Engagement Framework, enabling targeted, aligned and leveraged external engagement with Tier 1 and 2 Stakeholders on priority agendas. Tier 1 & 2 Stakeholders are strategic WVI partners considered critical to the achievement of Our Promise. Tier 1’s are: UNICEF, World Food Program, European Union, Joining Forces/Child Rights Now, the World Bank, the Global Fund for AIDS, TB & Malaria, Tier 2s include FAO, UNHCR, UN OCHA and 21 other faith- and issue-based, sector, regional, bilateral and multilateral partners.

  • Chair the External Engagement Advisory Group, coordinating inputs and contributions from 20 multi-disciplinary, multi-locational teams at

  • global and regional levels.

  • Review, update and operationalise an External Engagement Results Framework enabling shared reporting on external engagement impact and contribution to Our Promise, and for sharing valued intelligence from engagement across the Partnership in support of income, influence and impact objectives.

  • Oversee engagement, support and enabling of senior leaders to contribute to high quality strategic external engagement.

  • As global Relationship Manager for engagement with a global Tier 1 stakeholder (tbc), coordinate, develop and operationalise a strategic Stakeholder Engagement Plan delivering against income, influence and impact objectives and enabling intelligence sharing and reporting on engagement results.

  • Manage the Adviser, External Engagement.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • At least 10 years relevant job experience, including management, in complex, global development/humanitarian organisations.

  • High level understanding of key operational approaches and methodologies across a broad range of advocacy and external engagement disciplines (stakeholder engagement, public policy, local level advocacy, communications, campaigning, social mobilisation, child participation, reource acquisition, faith engagement, sectoral/technical engagement).

  • Strong experience in matrix management, coordination and direction of large numbers of dispersed, multi-disciplinary internal stakeholders

  • and teams, including senior leaders.

  • Strong understanding of key global development agendas, including the 2030 Agenda for the SDGs and the Global Climate Action Agenda, and entry points for civil society engagement and leverage.

  • Strong familiarity with relevant UN and coalition processes across global capitals (NY, Geneva and Brussels).

  • Strong understanding of knowledge management and advocacy and external engagement design, monitoring and evaluation, including the development of multi-disciplinary results frameworks.

  • Excellent writing skills and the ability to translate complex material and data into coherent narratives that resonate with both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Masters degree in Public Policy, Interntional Relations, International Development, International Law, Political Science or a related field.

  • Experience in enabling collaboration and consensus building across multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams, including virtual teams.

  • Excellent negotiation, facilitation and collaboration skills with a demonstrated ability to think strategically, synthesize complex information and develop innovative influencing and engagement approaches.

  • Strong relational and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to communicate successfully with internal and external stakeholders in all segments of the development and humanitarian field, including high level decision-makers.

  • Ability to lead independently on fast-paced issues, tight deadlines and the ability to juggle competing demands.

  • Ability to travel internationally.

  • Professional fluency in English.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel internationally up to 25% of the time.

WASH Manager

WASH PROJECT MANAGER

Offer number: HR / EZO / 018/ FY21

Fondée en 1950, World Vision est l'une des plus grandes organisations chrétiennes internationales fournissant une aide humanitaire d'urgence et un développement à long terme. Chaque année, il aide plus de 100 millions de personnes à lutter contre la pauvreté, la faim et l'injustice dans près de 100 pays et soutient plus de 15 millions d'enfants.

Depuis plus de 20 ans, World Vision opère en République démocratique du Congo. Ses zones d'intervention couvrent les provinces du Haut Katanga, Lualaba, Tanganyika, Haut Lomami, Kinshasa, Kongo Central, Kwango, Sud et Nord Kivu, Sud, Kasaï Occidental et Nord Oubangui ainsi que Maidombe.

World Vision recrute UN (01) Wash Project Managerqui sera basé à BUTEMBO, RDC

OBJET DU POSTE

Assurer la gestion du projet en veillant à ce que les programmes / ressources alloués au projet soient utilisés conformément aux politiques de VM, aux normes et aux procédures des bailleurs de fonds pour atteindre une performance de programme de qualité.

PRINCIPALES RESPONSABILITÉS

  • Examiner la proposition de projet et les documents contractuels pour déterminer les principales obligations entre VM RDC et le donateur, y compris l'élaboration de plans de travail, de plans d'achats et de plans de mise en œuvre,

  • Assurer la mise en œuvre rapide et efficace des activités grâce au suivi et au suivi de l'avancement du projet par rapport aux objectifs, au calendrier et au budget fixés par rapport à la proposition et aux réglementations des donateurs,

  • Communiquer les progrès et les défis de la mise en œuvre, y compris les changements dans la situation sécuritaire et humanitaire, au directeur des opérations et à l'administrateur de programme aussi souvent que nécessaire,

  • Préparation de rapports programmatiques et financiers périodiques sur l'avancement du projet pour le directeur des opérations et l'administrateur de programme pour soumission au donateur,

  • Contrats et supervise les sous-traitants pour les différents sous-composants selon les directives du donateur,

  • Assurer la liaison avec le département de Wash / BCZ et d'autres partenaires d'exécution, les dirigeants communautaires, les autorités locales ou le gouvernement et les partenaires locaux, pour s'assurer qu'ils comprennent le projet et solliciter leur soutien si nécessaire,

  • Supervise le recrutement du personnel du projet en consultation avec le service des ressources humaines,

  • supervise le personnel du projet, fournit des conseils, surveille les progrès et donne des rôles clairement définis par rapport aux objectifs et activités du projet et du programme.

CONNAISSANCES, COMPÉTENCES ET CAPACITÉS

Examiner la proposition de projet et les documents contractuels pour déterminer les principales obligations entre VM RDC et le donateur, y compris l'élaboration de plans de travail, de plans d'achats et de plans de mise en œuvre

Qualification minimale requise

  • Avoir un diplôme de Licence en développement, gestion des catastrophes, lavage ou dans des domaines connexes.

  • Expérience d’au moins cinq ans d’expérience sur le terrain dans la gestion d’ONG internationales

  • Avoir un Master en études du développement, gestion des catastrophes ou dans un domaine connexe

  • Connaissance du cycle de gestion de projet Connaissance des principes de la chaîne d'approvisionnement dans l'action humanitaire.

  • Capacité à conceptualiser et à documenter logiquement une intervention

  • Capacité à planifier et à mener une évaluation en utilisant des méthodologies conventionnelles (c'est-à-dire SPHERE, politiques de lavage, Do No Harm, etc.)

  • Capacité de réseautage et de négociation avec les partenaires

  • Capacité de suivre les contributions et la mise en œuvre des activités

  • Bonnes compétences en rédaction de rapports. Capacité à résumer les informations importantes.

  • Connaissance analytique et expérimentée du contexte complexe d'urgence en RDC

  • Maîtrise du français (écrit et oral)

Environnement de travail :

  • Compétences et capacités techniques

  • Faire preuve d'un haut niveau d'intégrité, de responsabilité, d'honnêteté et de fiabilité.

  • Excellentes compétences en communication écrite et orale en français et en anglais intermédié, y compris la capacité d'apprendre et de transmettre des concepts techniques complexes et des recommandations au personnel non technique à tous les niveaux, dans un style clair et concis.

  • Autogestionnaire, penseur analytique et critique, capable de travailler dans des délais serrés et de gérer plusieurs projets simultanés, tout en participant à la planification stratégique.

ATTITUDES ET COMPORTEMENTS

World Vision est une ONG dont le travail se concentre sur les enfants. Ainsi, World Vision se réserve le droit d'éliminer tout candidat qui a des antécédents de maltraitance ou de comportement contraire à la protection des enfants; même après l'annonce des résultats des tests.

CONSTITUTION DU DOSSIER DE DEMANDE:

Envoyez votre candidature (lettre de motivation mentionnant le numéro de l'offre, CV avec 3 personnes de référence d'anciens employeurs comprenant une référence ecclésiastique, casier judiciaire, une copie de la carte de demandeur d'emploi délivrée par l'ONEM et des copies des autres documents nécessaires pouvant étayer votre dossier ) dans une enveloppe scellée adressée au Directeur des Ressources Humaines au plus tard le Mardi 09 Mars 2021 à 16h00, avec mention du numéro de l'offre et dans la ligne objet «Wash Project Manager » à soumettre en ligne.

Les candidatures des femmes sont fortement encouragées !

AVIS IMPORTANT!

Nous avons appris que plusieurs agences ou individus prétendent agir au nom de Vision Mondiale pour recruter ou faciliter le recrutement de personnel.

World Vision souhaite informer le public de manière inconditionnelle que:

World Vision ne sous-traite son processus de recrutement à aucune organisation ou agence qui, par le biais de publications sur le site Web, envoie des courriers électroniques, des bulletins d'information ou prétend recruter en son nom. World Vision n'utilisera que des cabinets de recherche de cadres accrédités et réputés (base exceptionnelle uniquement).

Les annonces de postes vacants ne peuvent être trouvées que sur notre site Web officiel des carrières de World Vision International http://careers.wvi.org et / ou sur les sites Web du Bureau de soutien de World Vision.

Vision Mondiale ne sollicite pas et ne demandera jamais d'argent pour une partie quelconque de ses processus de recrutement, y compris le dépistage, les entretiens, les antécédents et / ou les examens médicaux.

World Vision ne sera pas responsable de toute correspondance frauduleuse ou de toute perte d'argent ou de vol pouvant résulter de toute personne se livrant à une activité de recrutement frauduleuse.

Soyez prudent, et si vous avez des questions et / ou souhaitez signaler ce que vous pensez être une agence ou une agence de recrutement frauduleuse de Vision Mondiale, veuillez envoyer un courriel à [email protected]

Dans le cas où une demande vous serait adressée, merci de pouvoir vous signaler aux adresses suivantes:

Téléphone: 0972607911

Adresse e-mail: [email protected]

LA DIRECTION.

Field Officer (Makoni)

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 neighbours 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. World Vision Zimbabwe is committed to the safeguarding of staff, children and communities that we work with, preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct. We are committed to promote the welfare of children, youth, adults and individuals with whom World Vision engages with. World Vision expects all staff to share this commitment through our conduct and behavior. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work with us. If you share the same vision and values, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

Position Title: Field Officer (1)

Location: Makoni

Project Background

World Vision Zimbabwe seeks to recruit a qualified Field Officer for the BEST livestock value chain project in Zimbabwe. BEST (Beef Enterprise Strengthening and Transformation) is a European Union (EU) funded project under Zimbabwe Agriculture Growth Programme (ZAGP), and is being implemented in 5 provinces of Zimbabwe: Manicaland, Masvingo, Mashonaland Central, Midlands and Matabeleland North. World Vision (WV) in partnership with Welthungerhilfe (WHH) and Sustainable Agriculture Technology (SAT), are the implementing partners in collaboration with Livestock and Meat Advisory Council (LMAC) and Zimbabwe Agriculture Development Trust (ZADT). The project seeks to create a robust, competitive beef value chain that promotes enhanced trade, employment creation, food security, and inclusive green economic growth; as well as improving the enabling environment for a sustainable and inclusive BVC (Beef Value Chain) in Zimbabwe.

Purpose of the Position:

Responsible for the management of District livestock, beef value chain & livelihoods activities and coordinating all technical operations.

Major Accountabilities/ Responsibilities:

  • Regular visits to target communities to discuss with farmers their problems and experiences and learn about communities and agricultural practices relevant to the increased production of food for target communities.

  • Network with relevant stakeholders and government ministries.

  • Ensure the appropriate selection of target population to be recipients of agricultural inputs programs.

  • Ensure the design of appropriate training methods and materials for use in local community development work and informal education activities.

  • Plan, implement and monitor as per project design approved activities.

  • Design appropriate training materials for use in local community development work and informal education activities.

  • Train field staff and farmers on sustainable agricultural practices relevant to the increased production of food for the target communities.

  • Coordinate with partners and stakeholders and project coordinator in the design of appropriate strategies for target population.

  • Collect and analyse agricultural/livelihoods data and inform the project coordinator situation on food security in the district.

  • Produce regular, situational timely progress reports regarding projects in the district.

  • Participate in planning sessions and in the development of long term programme strategies.

  • Focal person on all agriculture recovery / livelihoods programme activities at district level.

Knowledge and Skills

  • A degree in Agriculture, preferably majoring in Livestock, Animal Sciences, Natural Resources or any other related field. A Master's degree is an added advantage.

  • At least 3 years’ experience working within NGO sector- livestock, agricultural production and development

  • Holder of a valid class 4 driver’s license. Wiliness to travel extensively within Zimbabwe/other countries.

  • Fluency in English and local languages.

  • In-depth working knowledge of livestock programme design.

  • Good working knowledge of government and community structures.

  • Demonstrate ability in the design and effective use of training materials.

  • Knowledge of local agriculture laws as these relate to animal management & movement.

  • Ability to demonstrate personal integrity and trustworthiness.

  • Ability to identify gaps, trends, priorities and key issues.

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

Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

Livestock & Marketing Facilitator (Buhera)

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 neighbours 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. World Vision Zimbabwe is committed to the safeguarding of staff, children and communities that we work with, preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct. We are committed to promote the welfare of children, youth, adults and individuals with whom World Vision engages with. World Vision expects all staff to share this commitment through our conduct and behavior. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work with us. If you share the same vision and values, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

Position Title: Livestock and Marketing Facilitator (1)

Locations: Buhera

Project Background

World Vision Zimbabwe seeks to recruit a qualified Livestock & Marketing Facilitator for the BEST livestock value chain project in Zimbabwe. BEST (Beef Enterprise Strengthening and Transformation) is a European Union (EU) funded project under Zimbabwe Agriculture Growth Programme (ZAGP), and is being implemented in 5 provinces of Zimbabwe: Manicaland, Masvingo, Mashonaland Central, Midlands and Matabeleland North. World Vision (WV) in partnership with Welthungerhilfe (WHH) and Sustainable Agriculture Technology (SAT), are the implementing partners in collaboration with Livestock and Meat Advisory Council (LMAC) and Zimbabwe Agriculture Development Trust (ZADT). The project seeks to create a robust, competitive beef value chain that promotes enhanced trade, employment creation, food security, and inclusive green economic growth; as well as improving the enabling environment for a sustainable and inclusive BVC (Beef Value Chain) in Zimbabwe.

Purpose of the Position:

To support ward level implementation of livestock extension/development and market linkages, gender and environment mainstreaming, pluralistic extension services and Savings Groups under the beef development project. Responsible for implementation of all project components at ward level.

Major Accountabilities/ Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of project goal, activities; include farmer field schools, demonstration sites, Savings Groups, market linkages and gender and environment mainstreaming.

  • Facilitate capacity building of agricultural public extension staff, improving agricultural extension services for small holder farmers.

  • Support Farmer Field Schools and Lead Farmer groups to enhance livestock productivity using good agricultural practices.

  • Provide regular support and monitoring of demonstration sites at ward level.

  • Monitor livestock performance in target district/wards.

  • Produce regular and timely consolidated progress reports for the District Field Officer.

  • Mobilizing and registration of farmers into farmer groups and training of these groups with the assistance of public and private extension staff.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Degree in Agriculture, Economics, Animal Science or any other related field.

  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role in the NGO sector.

  • Demonstrated ability in the design and effective use of training materials.

  • Knowledge on livelihoods programming.

  • Motorcycle riding license, as well riding experience a must.

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

Female applicants are encouraged to apply.