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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Regional Director - People & Culture, East Africa Region

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Provide strategic leadership to World Vision East Africa Region (EAR) in the area of People & Culture, and Organizational Development by maximizing the potential of World Vision’s (WV) human resources and optimizing organizational performance, sustaining the culture and ensuring alignment to fulfill WV’s strategy. Reporting to the Senior Director of Operations, and matrix reporting to the Chief People Officer, the Regional People & Culture (P&C) Director will provide leadership in developing leadership capacity, furthering executive development of National Directors (NDs) and senior staff. The Regional P&C Director also will build strong relationship with Global Center client groups and engage with external network to collaborate and further build WV’s brand. Matrix manages National Office (NO) People & Culture Directors and leads a team of Regional Office People & Culture staff. East Africa Region has three fragile countries and the position will ensure context appropriate support is provided to these countries which have several hardship and extreme hardship locations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership:

  • Support the Regional Leader (RL) and Senior Director Operations (SDO) in creating a culture of transformational leadership, strategically aligned regional culture and engaged regional workforce.

  • Lead East Africa Region’s P&C function in developing a vibrant and empowering culture that supports and enables the execution of World Vision’s strategy and achieve the child well-being aspirations and outcomes.

  • Lead and manage the Regional Office P&C team.

  • Champion effectiveness & efficiency of East Africa Region’s P&C function through continuous development of high-quality services and processes to support leadership development and talent agenda.

  • Provide matrix supervision to National Office People & Culture teams in their leadership and engagement on matters related to human resource management and organizational development.

  • Guide the Leadership Team in the East Africa Regional Office, National Directors and National P&C Directors on all facets of P&C whilst promoting organizational culture, agility and effectiveness, alongside Mindset & Behaviors and Core

  • Competencies.

  • Provides support to the Regional Leader in the recruitment of National Directors, and also supports the Senior Director of Operations in recruiting key Regional Office team members and National Office P&C leadership positions.

  • Lead and promote compliance to applicable (local) employment regulations, immigration and labor laws as well as WV policies and guidelines.

  • Demonstrate vibrant and mature Christian spiritual leadership through all People and Culture (P&C) related processes, practices and tools integrate, where applicable, and be guided by relevant competencies regarding WV’s Mission, Vision and Core Values.

Technical & Operational Support:

  • Provide direction and guidance in all areas of P&C such as recruitment, workforce planning, change & organizational development, total rewards, employee relations, staff care, performance management, talent development & management, retention, succession planning, among others.

  • Provide objective input and contribution in the development of effective global, regional & national P&C Standards, policies, procedures, guidelines and standards and ensure they are contextualized within the Field Offices and the region.

  • Work with Regional and National Offices’ stakeholders to ensure HR system (Our People) is optimized and P&C processes, policies and protocols are comprehended, followed and upheld in each offices to meet/advance P&C standards.

  • Work with Regional and National Offices’ P&C network to identify, develop and nurture a robust talent bench of future leaders for succession planning.

  • Ensure compliance with local labor law including work permits, visa, and office registration.

  • Serve and contribute as a member of the Regional Intgerated Protection Hotline investigation team and to ensure safety and security of staff.

Strategy:

  • Lead in the execution of the Regional Office and National Office P&C strategies, ensuring that these are in line with Partnership P&C strategy and Our Promise aspirations.

  • Contribute to development of global, regional, and national P & C priorities and plans.

  • Provide leadership to the development and implementation of organization wide communication and change management plans during National or Regional Office transition to ensure alignment with National Office Startegie and Our Promise aspirations.

Capacity Building:

  • Lead the assessment, development and implementation of an integrated regional capacity building plan based on P&C priorities and strategy.

  • Provide leadership to East Africa Region’s capacity building (leaning & development) and talent management projects and initiatives in alignment with the global & regional capacity building framework and strategy.

  • In partnership with key stakeholders, ensure gap analysis from talent management point of view and provide direction to improve the quality of talent pipeline.

  • Share and facilitate access to P&C training resources such as Leader capabilities, Manager Handbook, WVe-campus modules, WVI Technical Academny, Management and Leadership Capacbilities Library with a subscription to LinkedIn learning, and identifying opportunities for staff secondment, mentoring or coaching.

Knowledge Management:

  • Inspire continuous learning and improvement in P&C practices, systems and tools that will enhance the efficiency and effectiveness the organization.

  • Lead and encourage mutual learning among National Offices through formal and informal setting such as sharing of best practices and lesson learnt, community of practice and center of excellence. Also encourage mutual learning of East Africa Region with other regions.

  • Promote the use of external and internal platform (Our People & WV Central) and other off-the-shelf learning materials to develop and contextualize learning materials and contents.

  • Facilitate and coordinate the Regional P&C Community of Practice and convene regional meetings on a regular basis to enable networking and learning.

Quality Assurance and Risk Management:

  • Provide direction to East Africa Region to ensure P&C compliance with WVI Partnership standards, policies and procedures. Advises the Regional & National Offices in addressing gaps/issues related to HR practices.

  • Active role in providing direction to Regional and National Offices in preventing and mitigating risk related to employment / labor laws.

  • Ensure effective implementation of Integrated Incident Management (IIM) and Employee Relations systems, ensures capacity at Regional and National Offices to manage incidents and follow through action plans & management decision.

  • Contribute and support the implementation of P&C related audit recommendations and audit Performance Improvement Plans.

Staff Engagement and Well Being:

  • Execute Our Voice survey and leverage the results to enhance staff and organisational well-being. Together with the senior leadership, plan and drive measurable improvements in organisational leadership, culture, and agility.

  • Strengthen the quality of Staff Care and Peer Support interventions.

  • Identify the organisational culture gaps and plan culture change interventions to promote leadership and staff mindset & behaviour changes to deliver our promise to the most vulnerable children.

  • Design and execute compensation and benefits strategy, systems and processes in alignment to strategy 2030 that enables the organisation to attract right staff, stay competitive within the local labour market and promote staff retention in the most vulnerable areas.

  • Promote a culture of diversity and inclusion by encouraging spiritual development of Christian leaders, promote interfaith principles and values and oneness among Christian and staff of other faith.

  • Promote gender and diversity and female leadership through right identification of talents at all levels.

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Act as strategic P&C link for East Africa Region’s to internal stakeholders – other Regional Offices, National Offices, Support Offices and Global Center.

  • Develop and expand external networks and linkages with other International Non-governmental Organizations, Partners, P&C consulting groups, among others for collaboration, benchmarking and employer branding.

  • Represent the East Africa Regional Office on internal and external forums.

  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the RL and SDO.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Graduate qualification and/or Professional qualification in Human Resource Management, Social Science/Studies, or Organizational Development.

  • A relevant Masters Degree in Human Resources Management, Organizational Studies or an MBA.

Strategic Leadership:

  • A high level capacity and demonstrated skill in setting vision, developing strategy on a broad scale in Huma Resources.

  • Strategic ability to influence direction of the organisation and the ability to implement this on a practical level.

  • Broad experience in implementing world-class services in international/global organizations and ideally, in a network setting to diverse, dispersed and dynamic teams.

  • A deep understanding of how to make change happen, and of organizational development and culture change.

  • Demonstrable strategic, clear thinker and creative leadership, management and coordination skills in a global network setting.

  • Intellectual curiosity, courage and independence. Decisive, with the courage to make tough calls.

Human Resources Skills and Experience:

  • A strong track record of strategic human resource management and substantial experience of leading international/regional Human Resources teams and transformational change in business and HR.

  • Excellent assessor of talent and matching top performers to the jobs where they can add the most value.

  • Experience in leading and managing complex projects, including learning and organizational development, culture change, recruitment and talent management and employee relations.

Organization and Managerial Capability:

  • A committed and passionate Christian who will be able to provide spiritual leadership.

  • Strong resource, financial, planning, project and process management skills, gained in a complex environment.

  • Huge capability for complex problem solving and good sense of diagnosing performance issues of the organisation.

  • Acuity and sensitivity to work in sync with the senior executives.

  • Experience of cross-functional and cross cultral management including international/regional operations, support functions, engagement across a range of audience and disciplines.

  • A proven ability to build, motivate, facilitate and engage a team, and play a key part in the wider management of an organization, towards delivery of key goals.

  • The capacity to cohere passionate, experienced and independent individuals into a high performing and confident group, organization or movement.

  • Excellent communication, diplomacy, negotiation, influencing and conflict mediation skills and the ability to apply these across a range of diverse audiences.

  • Ability to represent organisation at the senior most levels and externally.

  • Strong analytical, organizational, facilitation and leadership skills.

  • Demonstrated collaboration & team building skills.

  • Experience in managing diversity and maximizing diversity to achieve organizational goals.

  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills.

Preferred:

  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) with ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders.

  • Understands and values diversity and inclusion especially growing women leaders and maximizes diversity to achieve organizational goals.

  • Must have knowledge of basic digital skills.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Travel up to 30% per month when required (regional and international).

  • This role involves the coordination with geographically dispersed P&C teams located in national offices.

Response Director, Central African Republic

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Ensures a timely, efficient, appropriate and effective response to meet humanitarian needs.

The Response Director (RD) has primary responsibility for directing the response from strategy to implementation, inclusive of performance and oversight of all aspects of the response. She/he should develop and maintain an efficient, cohesive team, whilst ensuring effective coordination and relationships with the other agencies, officials, beneficiaries, donors and partners and all areas of the Partnership.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop and monitor implementation of response strategy that addresses WV strategic goals to meet humanitarian needs.

  • Lead response strategy development with RHEAD, SDO, RL, PET and other senior stakeholders.

  • Ensure that primary and secondary information on needs and context analysis inform strategy formulation/development and transition planning.

  • Consult with RL to ensure strategy and plans (including Child Wellbeing Objectives) are taken into account in response.

  • Monitor appropriateness of strategy implementation and take adaptive measures to ensure impact on Child Well Being (CWB).

  • Ensure Advocacy staff are empowered to integrate advocacy across sectors and to develop child-focused advocacy positions which are aligned with strategy and organizational priorities.

  • Facilitate the signing of MOUs and contracts, with host government, donors, Support Offices, partners and other relevant stakeholders.

  • Ensure appropriate waivers are in place to facilitate timely response implementation.

Ensure Response is staffed to meet response needs.

  • Identify open positions in response org structure with Regional Leader (RL) and P&C (HR) and coordinate recruitment.

  • Conduct high-level workforce planning with P&C and mobilize surge functions as required and oversee the recruitment of direct reports. Appointments of direct reports to be approved by RL

  • Ensure defined accountabilities under the EMS are clear for each function including JD, TOR objectives and quality criteria.

  • Ensure P&C develops performance planning and review processes that include quality criteria and capacity building planning.

  • Ensure P&C establishes a staff care function and mechanisms that support staff well-being.

  • Ensure adequate internal communications mechanisms are in place to ensure policies, information and decisions are shared with staff as appropriate.

  • Ensure that staff have access to appropriate office space/equipment, ICT systems/equipment and other facilities which enable them to carry out their responsibilities.

  • Where necessary, ensure that relevant staff have access to appropriate accommodation.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with humanitarian actors, government representatives, World Vision stakeholders, the media and general public.

  • Represent the response in internal coordination mechanisms such as Partnership Executive Team, Partnership Coordination Team (where activated), Advocacy Response Group, etc.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with strategic and operational partner organizations and churches.

  • Create an enabling environment for dialogue, information sharing, coordination and sharing of resources to reach sustainable impact on CWB.

  • In conjunction with partners, effectively advocate for adequate financing of the response, protection of civilians, changes in standards, policies and legislations based on insights and demands from targeted communities.

  • Represent WV to government ministries, agencies and at main events, while ensuring that country agreement with the government is adequate and up to date. Create and maintain collaborative relationships with relevant ministries:

  • Family and Child Protection, Health, Humanitarian Affairs, Interior, Water and Hygiene, Labour, Agriculture, etc.

  • Create and maintain collaborative relations NGOs, UN agencies, civil society, churches, bi-lateral missions and donors.

  • Participate in consortium meetings and response related national coordination meetings.

  • Ensure WV is represented at relevant technical and coordination mechanisms (clusters) in-country.

  • Serve as an organizational spokesperson for media interviews, advocacy initiatives and other public events.

Initiate resourcing mechanisms and ensure financial and material (in-kind) resources are managed according to WV standards, donor and SO agreements.

  • Maintain proactive relationships with donors represenatives.

  • Provide oversight to funding acquisition and allocation to ensure alignment with strategy and address humanitarian needs.

  • Initiate response funding mechanisms with support of RL & RHEAD.

  • Ensure that funding is managed and accounted for in compliance with donors and Support Offices (SOs) agreements and WV standards.

  • Ensure that program and projects audits are planned and conducted as per WV audit regulations and donor government requirements.

  • Ensure that audit reports are responded to and recommendations implemented.

  • Ensure that supply chain management system (including international and local purchasing and contracting) and meeting demand and WV quality standards, accountability and transparency.

Ensure response internal and external reporting requirements are met.

  • Liaise with Programs and Info Management to ensure internal and external reporting requirements are planned for and reports are prepared.

  • Review and submit partnership program reports.

  • Prepare and submit monthly management reports.

  • Ensure internal response coordination & information sharing mechanisms are functioning.

Ensure that response meets WV minimum quality standards and supports program improvement, reflection, learning and innovation.

  • Ensure previous response learnings from Global learning are reviewed and used in program design.

  • Encourage the incorporation of best practice and innovation in program design.

  • Ensure all functions have quality planning sessions to meet quality CWB objectives and that they are monitored/reported monthly.

  • Ensure mechanisms are established to identify, document, & share lessons learned with Partnership.

  • Ensure that accessible and user friendly community accountability mechanisms are established and functioning.

  • Ensure that all projects are implemented, monitored and evaluated according to set plans and that agreements with donors, SOs and other stakeholders are adhered to.

Establish and maintain relationships with churches as our indispensable partners as well as people of other faiths, as an expression of our emphasis to live our faith and demonstrate its value to work with boldness and humility.

  • Develop and maintain strategic and operational partnerships with churches.

  • Engage with and support the interreligious platform and maintain relationships with all Faith leaders.

  • Create an environment where staff live, articulate and celebrate their Christian faith in diverse, uniting and joyful ways, with deep respect for staff of other faiths and views as an expression of our Christian beliefs.

  • Ensure that our Christian faith guides our response to the most vulnerable children in our ministry and organizational practices.

  • Position World Vision as a thought leader and a compelling example of igniting positive and lasting change driven by faith convictions in CAR.

Provide Leadership to establish and maintain effective risk management (programmatic, security, financial, reputational and others) that is in line with World Vision’s policies and guidelines.

  • Maintain close oversight on risks for timely correction and work towards their mitigation through effective relationship building, coordination and communication with peers, government and partners.

  • Ensure Security Risk Assessments, Country Risk Ratings and Core Security Requirement standards, processes and procedures are completed in accordance with current Office of Corporate Security guidelines and training.

  • Collaborate with P&C, F&D, Risk Management and other stakeholders to promote a culture of accountability, truth telling and transparency internally within the organization where all staff and affiliates protect children and adult beneficiaries from abuse, exploitation and violence.

  • Ensure that all staff are trained, aware of, oriented on, sign and live by WVI safeguarding policy and protocols.

  • Monitor and ensure full compliance with the partnership Safeguarding Standards & Policies and continually update WAR Leadership on emerging issues.

  • Review, identify and recommend the adoption of locally appropriate new tools, solutions and assets and to enhance the quality of safeguarding prevention and response.

  • Ensure that all incidents are reported in accordance with WV Policies.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A minimum of 15 years in leadership role in the humanitarian assistance, with a significant portion of this with International NGOs.

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

  • University degree in Humanitarian Studies or relevant field. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Experience living and working in West Africa preferable.

  • Experience working in a fragile context and managing food assistance and HEA grants.

  • Strong experience in leading humanitarian responses in highly insecure environments.

  • Willingness to live in team houses.

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

  • Experience working in a cross-cultural environment.

  • Experience working in war zones / fragile contexts.

  • Experience in engaging with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies.

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

  • Experience in serving as an organizational spokesperson to media and other external audiences.

  • Multi-tasker.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English and in French.

Preferred:

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

  • Understanding of the international humanitarian system, particularly the systems, structures, coordination mechanisms and key actors.

  • Understanding of the key accountabilities that must be maintained in a response (beneficiaries, donors, peers).

  • Ability to lead strategic planning processes.

  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) with ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

  • Work hours are often in excess of 12 hours per day during difficult periods of the response.

  • Responses are often mounted in insecure or natural disaster-prone contexts, which may disrupt normal work patterns and generate staff safety issues.

  • Work and housing environments may at times be well below normal standards in terms of facilities, equipment, food availability and hygiene.

National Director, WV Kenya

*Please submit your CV in English.

KENYA COUNTRY CONTEXT:

World Vision began operations in Kenya in 1974. Inspired by Christian values, World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. World Vision Kenya has developed its 2021 to 2025 strategy, whose goal is to contribute to the improved and sustained wellbeing of 8,827,654 children, including 2,521,600 children reached directly out of which 1,4,87,744 are identified as most vulnerable children by year 2025. The Strategy focusses on child learning and household resilience; water, sanitation and hygiene; child protection and participation; community engagement & sponsorship programming; disaster management and emergency response. This strategy has been developed in

alignment to World Vision’s Global Strategy (Our Promise Phase Two) that has five strategic imperatives that reinforces the choices made as a Partnership to serve the most vulnerable children. WVK affirms its commitments to ensure that the implementation of its FY21-25 Strategy demonstrates alignment to the WVI Strategic Imperatives.

Towards the execution of this Strategy, WVK will require US$301 million (over 30 Billion Kenya Shillings) for the full implementation of this Strategy for a period of five years. This calls for quality sponsorship programming; accessing private non sponsorship funding; sustained donor engagements and deliberate focus on private sector linkages; including national resource development to fund locally funded programmes. WVK has an average annual budget of US$75 million (cash & in kind drawn from sponsorship and grant funding) with a staff compliment of approximately 700. Its operational coverage spans across 39 of the 47 Counties in Kenya, where projects are implemented through its community based Area Programmes.

Operating in an environment of multiple crises of Covid 19, climate change and conflict (3Cs), WVK will also continue to implement its strategy with a focus on emergency response and disaster management, with a focus on initiatives that contribute to reduced risk of vulnerability among children and their families.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The National Director (ND) will strategically lead, develop and direct the implementation of World Vision Kenya’s FY21 to 25 Strategy, in alignment with the Government of Kenya priorities and Our Promise. In performing this role, the ND will be an effective leader locally, an effective member of the broader WVI Partnership, and will model the organization’s principles of Twin Citizenship to ensure high ministry quality and overall organizational effectiveness. The ND as a leader will contribute to partnership life and unity, by acting as both a local and global representative of the organization. The ND will ensure the country's operations and operating models maintain the Partnership's focus on Child Well Being (CWB) Outcomes and Aspirations as they apply in the Kenyan specific country context, maximizing the impact in the field while maintaining efficiency as wise stewards of entrusted resources.

The ND will lead national resource development, leading local fund raising and ensuring growth of local resources through effective partnerships with County Governments, the private sector in Kenya, individual Kenyans, the Church and the WVK Alumni network, amongst other local partners. The ND will ensure the effective resourcing of the flagship locally funded Area Program, Salgaa, and also have in place an effective growth plan for more locally funded APs. The ND will also ensure the office collaborates effectively with other partnership offices and divisions to achieve local and organizational goals.

The ND will also continue to position WVK as a learning centre in the Partnership on localization, while continuing to grow locally restricted funding, including effectively managing locally acquired awards to donor expectations; as well as effectively managing relations with donors locally.

Externally, the ND will foster collaboration with major donors, project partners, local government, church representatives, faith-based organizations and non-governmental organizations. In doing so, he/she will maximize stewardship, effectiveness and efficiency of costs and operating models

The ND will model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry and integrity; leading by example and providing spiritual guidance to staff on the WV Vision, Mission and Core Values.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership and Management of WV Kenya (20%):

  • Promote WV’s Vision, Mission, Core Values and key Partnership Standards and Practices among the staff and partners and ensure these are the core foundation of WV Kenya strategies and work.

  • Lead the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and ensure diverse representation on the leadership team.

  • Strong focus on leadership and people management, ensuring the most capable and qualified staff members are in place to implement office strategy and operational plans.

  • Lead processes to develop National Office (NO) governance from advisory status to governing board. Lead processes to transition the office to fully interdependent status.

  • Review and approve WV Kenya’s succession plan; ensure that proper capacity is in place and succession plans are updated and executed.

  • Promote and participate in leadership development initiatives, including those for staff at management levels in the field and at the NO level.

  • Lead and manage WVK’s team in a way that facilitates a high performance culture, open trustworthy relationships and integrity.

  • Promote a culture of learning and development, employee engagement and good stewardship of human capital in the office.

  • Ensure implementation and compliance to Partnership Performance Management Standards and Principles, while seeking to implement Performance Management guidelines on reasonable level.

  • Champion WVK’s leadership team in the proper implementation of Performance Evaluations on a mid –term and annual basis for the whole organization.

  • Support initiatives for staff care and well-being, both for international and local employees.

  • Ensure excellent standards in the management of the human, financial, capital and technical resources of the organization, which includes inspiring and maintaining high standards of work and clear accountability to stakeholders.

  • Visit field projects frequently to encourage, build relationships and support WV programs.

  • Ensure that initiatives directed to build capacity required to implement local fundraising are included in the office capacity- building plan.

Strategy, Operating Plan and Long and Short Term Targets (15%):

  • Ensure there is a documented office strategy, Ministry strategies and operating plans, and the latter have been derived from the office strategy and has clear, measurable short-term and long-term targets.

  • Ensure that Ministry strategies are aligned with Regional and Partnership strategic priorities.

  • Ensure there are clear strategies for People and Culture, Communications and other main functions, and they are based on the office strategy and operational plan and include main priority areas identified in respective Regional and Partnership Strategies.

  • Facilitate and be accountable for the execution and monitoring of strategies.

Ministry Performance (10%):

  • Ensure high quality Ministry approaches that align with LEAP 3 principles and ensure best practice development work at scale.

  • Ensure strong ability to measure Child Well Being (CWB) outcomes and maintain a green rating on the CWB report each year.

  • Ensure strong engagement in international and local resource mobilization, including positioning and support to grant acquisition efforts to raise additional resources and diversify WV Kenya’s portfolio.

  • Ensure the highest standards of quality and accountability through compliance with World Vision policies and standards and international standards for emergency response, disaster mitigation, rehabilitation and development.

  • Ensure all project proposals, reports, integrated audits and Ministry evaluations are reviewed at a proper level within the office and appropriate actions are implemented, to ensure impact, accountability and compliance.

  • Ensure that a strong national Monitoring, Learning & Evaluation (ML&E) strategy is in place and that ML&E systems are streamlined to reduce processes and focus on child well-being.

  • Ensure accountability for the implementation of effective ministry to all key stakeholders. Ensure a relevant, timely and accurate flow of management and operational reports according to program objectives and standards and to to meet reporting requirements from donors, Regional Offices, local partners.

Spiritual Leadership (10%):

  • Ensure that the office has a strong and integrated Faith and Development strategy that includes staff nurture, integration of program approaches such as Covenant with umbrella church bodies, Celebrating Families, FBFs, etc.

  • Model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry and integrity though lifestyle and work relationships, and provide spiritual guidance to staff on the Vision, Mission and WV Core Values.

  • Ensure that office leadership is capable to work in interfaith contexts and is familiar with World Vision’s commitments.

  • Participate and lead regular devotional meetings.

Advocacy and Representation (10%):

  • Represent WVK and engage and build strategic alliances with the National and County governments of the country, WVK Board, major donor agencies, WV Partnership, non-governmental agencies, churches and media.

  • Develop and implement appropriate advocacy strategies to raise awareness of- and advocate for change in- key issues within Kenya that relate to CWB.

  • Lead and facilitate strategies for the promotion of justice that look for the change of unfair structures that oppress those in need.

  • Ensure WV is positioned as a leading NGO in promoting the well-being and rights of children within the country context to develop public and stakeholders’ confidence and trust.

  • Strengthen awareness of World Vision’s program both within and outside of the WV Partnership.

  • Ensure that the WV brand is respected within the country and that all vehicles and facilities are properly branded with standard WV branding.

  • Provide leadership, strategic direction and support to the team for developing and implementing a strong donor experience and acquisition of ministry funds.

  • Identify new opportunities and forge alliances that lead to optimization of all resources.

Safety and Security, Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness (10%):

  • Develop and maintain capacity to respond to natural and man-made emergencies.

  • Review security and safety plans and protocols (security manual, evacuation plan, Disaster Preparedness Plan, and Risk Assessments at National, Regional and Programme Office levels) and ensure understanding and compliance by all staff and visitors.

  • Oversee relief efforts, as and when they arise and work in partnership with response teams. Build in-country relief response capacity to ensure adequate disaster management and response.

  • Liaise with other international organizations to collect information about the security environment and, where appropriate, discuss joint responses to security threats.

Financial Management and Financial and Operational Audit Compliance (10%):

  • Ensure efficient and effective organizational practices that result in successful financial and operational audit scores.

  • Ensure action planning and execution to resolve audit findings in an agreed and timely manner. Undertake appropriate reporting of audit results and actions.

  • Oversee and ensure strong engagement of leadership in monthly Field Finance Reports (FFRs) and ensure rapid action on issues raised.

  • Ensure strong financial compliance through timeliness and completeness of financial reports.

  • Ensure strong operational compliance through timeliness and completeness of program/project reports.

  • Provide direction for integrating private and public funds to maximize results and respond to community needs in most effective and efficient way.

  • Manage overall financial integrity of the program to WV Support Offices donors, the government and other stakeholders.

  • Provide overall strategic leadership and initiative for identifying and securing financial resources to support the program.

Governance, Compliance and Country Legal Environment (5%):

  • Ensure the office complies with local labour law requirements and standards.

  • Maintain an external legal counsel that can support WV leadership when required.

  • Ensure and oversee proper mechanisms for Child Protection and other WVI standards and principles implementation.

  • Ensure that the entity functions in a complementary, cohesive manner where principles of interdependence and twin citizenship guide the contribution made to the Partnership and the use of WV Partnership resources.

  • Ensure effective Governance of the NO, ensuring Board & Committee meetings are held and succession planning is effectively managed for effective oversight, insight and foresight by the WVK Board.

Resource Development and Management (5%):

  • Explore opportunities and facilitate Resource Development business planning. Align with regional and local Grants.

  • Acquisition and Management (GAM) team objectives.

  • Implement an effective National Resource Development strategy and implementation plan to generate funds locally.

  • Execute plan to generate funds from a variety of donors.

  • Implement long term and short term programs that create new opportunities for acquisition, retention and transformation of a diverse set of private donors.

  • Ensure strong external engagement and visibility of WV Kenya to help promote its work to key donors and acquire greater levels of resource for ministry from a diverse set of donors.

  • Ensure strong grants management to create trust and engagement with the donor for accessing future resources and increased credibility.

Micro Finance Institution (MFI) Strategic Management (5%):

  • As a member of the VISION FUND board, ensure that Vision Fund’s micro-finance ministry is integrated with World Vision’s Ministry to promote fullness of life for children and their communities.

  • Facilitate programmatic integration of VISION FUND and APs/ADPs operations.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Experience in managing effective and efficient operations of the organization demonstrating sound financial management (e.g. organizations with over 700 staff and an annual total budget of $ 75 million).

  • Proven track record of leading multi-cultural teams in complex, culturally and politically-sensitive contexts and/or multi-sectoral emergency response projects.

  • Is politically astute and shows strong responsible negotiations skills (especially in dealing with politically sensitive government, donors, staff and internal politics).

  • Builds and manages relationships to effectively build trust and influence a wide range of internal and external stakeholders (eg colleagues, donors, global partners).

  • Adapts behaviours and style to effectively interact with others and creates an environment that supports inclusiveness and diversity.

  • Works effectively under pressure and with ambiguity and complex change.

  • Negotiates with purpose and integrity and effectively handles multiple demands from many stakeholders.

  • Provides a clear and compelling strategic direction for the organization.

  • At least 5 years’ experience overseeing a large Government grant, its acquisition and donor engagement.

  • Experience in one of major Ministries (Relief, Development, Advocacy), close familiarity with other two.

  • Experience in fund raising in general and generating local revenue in particular, Advocacy and public relations and overseeing large Government grant; its acquisition and donor engagement.

  • Good knowledge of financial management and accounting principles, financial control principles and tools.

  • Experience in Development and/ Emergency and domestic/ international relief as one of major Ministries (Relief, Development, Advocacy), close familiarity with other two.

  • Understanding of country political and socio-economic and cultural context achieved within 3 months after assuming the role.

  • Ability to work under pressure and make key decisions that impact the safety and wellbeing of WV staff and other assets.

  • Good understanding of safety and security rules and regulations.

  • Master’s degree in development studies, international development, management, administration or social sciences or equivalent with 10 years’ experience in country level program management.

Preferred:

  • Experience with large bilateral and multilateral grant acquisition and compliance as well multi-sectorial humanitarian operations.

  • Proven Leadership and Management skills.

  • Ability to work and travel extensively in country of assignment as well as internationally (Approximately 20-25% of working time).

  • Ability to work under pressure and make tough decisions.

  • Proven visionary and strategic abilities.

  • Achieving quality results and service, practicing accountability and integrity, and communicating information effectively.

  • Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly, understanding the humanitarian industry, understanding World Vision’s mission and operations, and practicing innovation and change.

  • Building collaborative relationships, practicing gender and cultural diversity, and influencing individuals and groups.

  • Supporting World Vision’s Christian identify and commitments, learning for growth and development, and maintaining work/life balance and effectiveness.

  • Develops diverse, high-performing teams through effective recruitment, coaching and team-building.

  • Role models biblical ethics and principles in action.

  • Responsible steward of resources and assets.

  • Knowledge of UN humanitarian architecture and donor community.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Domestic Travel: 20% Regular internal travel to project areas is required.

  • International Travel: 30% international travel will be required.

  • Office based however some level of travel is expected within the Kenya Program and to other places. Some travel may be in remote location with minimal facilities.

  • Ability to work under pressure and in a stressful environment.

  • On call: 10% In emergency and disaster situations, the position will be required to be on-call.

  • HEAT (hostile environment awareness training) and SRMT (security risk management training) or a UN equivalent, as appropriate for fragile contexts.

Project Director

Purpose of the position:

The position is responsible for overall project design, planning, budgeting, management and oversight of the Comprehensive Community Based Programming to maintain HIV epidemic control in Eswatini under PEPFAR.S/he will provide technical and strategic leadership of the project’s implementation and management of community-focused interventions and ensure that the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. The role will also include coordination and collaboration with key stakeholders and partners, management of donor relations and act designated point of contact with CDC.

Major Responsibilities:

Key outputs and responsibilities

Weight

1

Project design, management and oversight: Lead and oversee planning, implementation, coordination and monitoring of the Comprehensive Community Based Programming to maintain HIV epidemic control in Eswatini under PEPFAR project to ensure the effective and efficient delivery and implementation of project in line with donors’ standards. This includes organizational and technical development and capacity building for project team including community level cadres; development and implementation of the institutional strengthening component that increases World Vision Eswatini capacities to monitor, evaluate, deliver and report on services. S/he will be fully conversant on global, regional, and local best practices and evidence-based approaches in COVID-19/pandemic preparedness and response, primary health care, and public health to develop and/or adapt for the Eswatini context.

30%

2

Human Resources: Identify, define and respond to human resources needs for the project to effectively deliver on contractual obligations. Oversee the management and development of project human resources to ensure a diverse, skilled and productive workforce and promote an organizational culture where WVE values are practiced. This function will include recruitment, selection, placement, orientation, and supervision and performance management for all staff. Provide proper supervision and management for all direct reports and oversee the establishment and functioning of a strong, effective project team.

Put in place effective human resource management strategies and systems to manage project staff and community cadres. This includes promotion of staff wellness, performance management, coaching, leave management as well as implementing disciplinary measures according to WVE policies. Ensure levels of authority and

responsibility are clearly defined, understood and followed within the project team.

20%

3

Financial management and stewardship: Assure efficient availability, utilization and reporting of project funding in line with donor and WVE regulations and guidelines

10%

4

Identify and respond to technical, financial, programming and other gaps limiting project plan execution. Provide training and mentoring project staff to strengthen capacity for technical project delivery and compliance with donor rules and regulations. This project will ensure high quality program delivery and the cost-effective use of World Vision Eswatini resources.

10%

5

Coordination and Collaboration: Serve as key representative to CDC; responsible for all communications with donor and responses to CDC requests. In addition ensure strong cooperation and collaboration with other USG partners, the Government of Eswatini, and other HIV/AIDS partners. Ensure strong cooperation and collaboration with partners, donors, government, and other key stakeholders.

10%

6

Oversee an efficient, transparent grant making process under the program; assure timely and high-quality monitoring of and reporting

10%

7

Serve as key representative to CDC; responsible for all communications and responses to CDC requests. This position will ensure strong cooperation and collaboration with other USG partners, the Government of Swaziland, and other HIV/AIDS partners.

10%

Other Competencies/Attributes:

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

  • Interpersonal communication / relational capability

  • Perform other duties as required.

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:

  • Minimum Qualification required: A Masters Degree in public health, social sciences and other related fields.

  • Experience:

  • Technical skills and abilities:

    • Demonstrated experience as a senior manager (a minimum of five years) of complex USAID/PEPFAR-funded grants programs is required; minimum of five years prior grant management experience in Eswatini a plus.

    • Track record of progressive responsibility, including at least eight years providing senior-level leadership (e.g. Project Director, Deputy Director) to programs of similar scale, scope and complexity;

    • Five years’ experience in managing HIV/AIDS programs and health related projects; community level programming a plus.

    • Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with USAID/CDC Mission, international partners, and local CBOs.

    • Demonstrated experience with organizational development. Ability to use Microsoft programs including Word, Excel, Access and statistical analytical packages including SPSS and Stata

Evaluation & Performance Measurement Lead

Purpose of the position:

The Evaluation and Performance Measurement Lead will serve as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and other strategic information-related tasks in the Comprehensive Community-based Programming to Maintain HIV Epidemic Control in Eswatini under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). S/he will be responsible for the development of the performance monitoring plan, M&E system, development of indicators and targets, reporting templates and management of an efficient database as well as reporting. The incumbent is expected to be familiar with PEPFAR and CDC policies and have a strong understanding of PEPFAR guidance and directives, development principles and national priorities related to strategic information.

Major Responsibilities:

Key outputs and responsibilities

Weight

1

Provide technical leadership on CDC-specific strategic information Project design, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and Reporting Functions

20%

2

Build Capacity of project staff, community cadre and partners on the use of data collection and reporting tools and ensure that records are kept accurate and available in a timely and orderly manner.

10%

3

Create and maintain a data management system to enable activity and output level tracking.

10%

4

Generate monthly, quarterly and annual reports in accordance to donor and WVE requirements a timely manner and give feed back to the relevant staff

10%

5

Carry out support and monitoring field visits to staff, community cadre and partners

5%

6

Put in place and monitor project data flow and outputs to ensure that targets are met and give routine feedback to project staff

5%

7

Coordinate all enrolment assessments, research and evaluations related to the project

5%

8

Networking, liaison with donor, key national and regional stakeholders in the area of Strategic information including representing the project in relevant meetings with stakeholders, including government forums as needed

5%

9

Liaise with CDC projects and integrate strategic information to project thematic areas in liaison with focal persons and inform programming

5%

10

Monitor implementation and package relevant deliverables for milestones

5%

11

Participate and contribute to Project Management

5%

12

Lead SI team and plan, monitor, engage and conduct performance management accordingly

5%

Other Competencies/Attributes:

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

  • Interpersonal communication / relational capability

  • Perform other duties as required.

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:

  • Minimum Qualification required: A Degree in social sciences/ Health with major in statistics, demography or related field. Possession of an advanced degree (Masters level or above) in the field of public health, epidemiology, demography, public policy, social or behavioral science or related field desirable.

  • Experience:

    • Experience in setting up a data base for a multi indicator project as well as minimum five years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation of health, HIV projects

    • Ability to use Microsoft programs including Word, Excel, Access and statistical analytical packages including SPSS and Stata

    • Experience in monitoring CDC/ USAID PEPFAR Funded project required

  • Preferred: Master’s Degree in community Health & HIV/AIDS -related fields.

  • Technical Skills & Abilities:

  1. Prior Work Experience: A minimum of five years of progressive and responsible experience in strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation, project design, program management is required.

  2. Experience in Database development, management and programme monitoring

  3. Experience in Programme Evaluations, including development of evaluations, data collection, and management of consultants and reporting.

  4. Experience in report writing (management and donor reports)

  5. Skills and Abilities:

  1. Strong quantitative and analytical skills, ability to develop evaluation protocols, and conduct target setting with measurable outcomes.

  2. Must be adept in qualitative and quantitative research methods.

  3. Ability to analyze, organize, and interpret data and present findings in both oral and written form.

  4. Basic skill in the operation of computers and software program applications authorized for use (including ACCESS, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word). Skill with data analysis software such as SPSS, Epi-Info, STATA desirable, but not required

  5. Mobile data collection an added advantage

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: spending 70 % of his/her time in the office

  • Travel: spending 30 % of his/her time visiting programmes

Finance & Administration Manager

Purpose of the position:

The Finance and Administration Manager is directly responsible to and supervised by the Project Director. He is a member of the core management team and responsible for the overall management of the Finance and Administration responsibilities in the project. He is responsible for the development and implementation of efficient procedures and guidelines that ensure audit readiness at all times within the context of maximizing WVE and CDC requirements.

Consider adding: “S/he ensures proper financial management, accountability, planning, and reporting in alignment with the goals of the grant, World Vision financial and administration procedures, CDC regulations, and the grant agreement.”

Major Responsibilities:

Key outputs and responsibilities

Weight

1

Financial Management for the project including the development and maintenance of adequate financial management and internal controls systems in line with CDC rules & regulations , WVE policies and procedures, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and International Accounting Standards (IAS).

30%

2

Compile, manage and report on the budget, ensuring all costs incurred by WVE have been provided for including compliance with local laws and accounting standards; review monthly spending vs. budget; provide sound variance explanations and liaise regularly with the Project Director on the progress and suggest / discuss corrective actions to be taken.

  • Guide managers on their roles on financial management

  • Coordinate financial management processes so that employees are clear on expectations

  • Provide appropriate support to managers in addressing unsatisfactory financial performance

20%

3

Oversee the overall administrative functions of the project including

  • Timely completion of LDRs by all staff by 3rd of every month

  • Manage vehicle usage and reconcile vehicle operating costs to 3rd party reports (Fleet Management Report, etc)

  • Maintain a comprehensive fixed assets register for the project and safeguard all assets

  • Work closely with Supply Chain and project team to ensure that suppliers are paid on time.

  • Conduct orientation of new project staff on financial policies, procedures, internal controls, administration activities etc

  • Determine appropriate risk assessment systems - Develop and implement strategies to minimise losses through corruption or non-adherence to laid down procedures and policies (report on corrupt activities)

  • Maintain a proper filing system of all records relating to the projects

  • Ensure staff has adequate working tools (e.g. computers, etc)

10%

4

Month end and year end processing: Review inputs and perform interim trail balance checks to ensure reasonableness and accuracy; Ensure that journals in respect of prepaid expenses and balance sheet accounts are posted / cleared where needed; Ensure that the bank reconciliations and reconciliations for the clearing accounts and advance accounts are done; Ensure that the balance sheet accounts are reconciled / has proper backup schedules;

10%

5

Manage payroll and benefits administration for the project and reconcile to completed and approved Labour Distribution Report and ensure all statutory payments for the project staff are remitted timely.

10%

6

Carry out support and monitoring field visits to staff, community cadre and partners

10%

7

Deliver on finance and admin milestones and contribute to submission of Monitor project outputs to ensure that targets are met and give routine feedback to project staff.

-Track and monitor resource needs and other material needs for carrying out financial and administration tasks.

- Monitor and manage expenses within allotted budgets.

5%

10

Liaise with CDC Finance focal persons and inform programming

5%

Other Competencies/Attributes:

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

  • Interpersonal communication / relational capability

  • Perform other duties as required.

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:

  • Minimum Qualification required: A Degree in Finance or accounting equivalent

  • Experience:

    • Three years working experience in finance management role for USAID/CDC or Global Fund projects.

    • Demonstrated experience working with CDC funding

    • Experience in financial management for projects in NGOs

Consider adding:

  • At least 2 year’s experience managing staff

  • Excellent command of Excel and SunSystem

  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken

  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with absolute discretion

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: spending 70 % of his/her time in the office

  • Travel: spending 30 % of his/her time visiting programmes

Community Linkages & Capacity Building Lead

Purpose of the position:

The position will provide technical oversight and direction for an anticipated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Eswatini focusing on developing community-based, comprehensive, evidence-based programming for sustainable epidemic control. This position will support the fourth strategy under this project: Strengthening the capacity of PLHIV networks, CSOs, faith communities and other community structures to provide HIV, TB and GBV services in the community. S/he will work with community structures to support creation of a coordinated HIV response, provide technical support, and mentorship for care and treatment, prevention, and support. The position will ensure timely and cost-effective regional level implementation as well reporting to the project management team.

Major Responsibilities:

Key outputs and responsibilities

Weight

  • Engage community leadership structures and local community based organizations, in the creation of a conducive and sustainable community HIV response.

  •  Provide technical support and mentorship for community-based organizations, faith-based organizations and other community structures for strengthened community-based and community-led systems for prevention, treatment, care, and support.

  •  Develop a capacity building plan for identified local partners involved in the community HIV response.

  •  Capacitate local community partners, including youth- and women-lead organizations, on project management, data use and sustainable evidence-based community HIV response.

25%

  • In consultation with the Project Director, Evaluation and Performance Lead & Prevention Technical lead - develop and adapt strategies, tools, processes and materials to enhance community engagement, advocacy and reporting

  • Oversee activities related to community mobilization, education, and demand creation for testing and prevention services, including partnering with local and faith-based organizations

20%

  • Ensure overall technical integration of services for HIV & TB Linkages which includes, HIVST Kits, HIV & TB case identification, strengthening community HIV and TB treatment, care, monitoring, and defaulter tracing services using quality improvement approaches in collaboration with health facilities and facility-focused implementing partners. Strengthen bi-directional referral systems and collaborate with local institutions including pharmacies to develop sustainable models of comprehensive community commodity distribution services

25%

  • Oversee and contribute to the development of quarterly, semi-annual, and annual reports

  • Ensure that project implementation activities are in line with the work plan and timeframe and activities achieve quarterly and annual project targets.

  • Lead team in the Linkages portfolio and plan, monitor, engage and conduct performance management accordingly.

20%

  • Networking, liaison with donor, key national and regional stakeholders in the area of HIV Preventions and HIV & TB Linkages including representing the project in relevant meetings with stakeholders, including government forums as needed. Further collaborate with local faith and community organizations to foster gender norms change, strengthen capacity to conduct targeted HIV and TB case finding, support treatment continuity for PLHIV and/or TB, and address stigma and discrimination

10%

Other Competencies/Attributes:

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

  • Interpersonal communication / relational capability

  • Perform other duties as required.

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:

  • Minimum Qualification required: A Degree in public health, social sciences and other related fields. Master’s degree would be an advantage

Experience:

  • Three years working experience in leadership of HIV and AIDS

  • Demonstrated current knowledge and experience in programs for HIV, TB community linkages and capacity building, especially for PLHIV networks, CSOs, faith communities and other community structures.

  • Strong understanding of PEPFAR and Eswatini Government HIV priorities, and familiarity with MOH guidelines, policies and strategic priorities.

  • Experience in managing and motivating teams, supervising staff, and addressing performance challenges.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing programs that address the needs of adolescent girls and young women, including implementation socio-economic interventions

  • Demonstrated skills in project reporting, preferably for PEPFAR funded programs

  • Demonstrated writing and presentation skills

  • Familiarity with Eswatini’s institutional, policy and programming context for adolescent girls and young women

Technical Skills & Abilities:

  1. Prior Work Experience: A minimum of three years of progressive and responsible experience in strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation, project design, program management is required.

  2. Experience in program management and monitoring

  3. Experience in development of resources and facilitating trainings

  4. Experience in report writing (management and donor reports)

  5. Skills and Abilities:

    1. Decision making

    2. Analytical skills

    3. Reporting writing

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: spending 70 % of his/her time in the office

  • Travel: spending 30 % of his/her time visiting programmes

Prevention Technical Lead

Purpose of the position:

This position will be responsible for the technical oversight of the HIV & GBV Prevention project components, including work planning, implementation and reporting. The HIV & GBV Prevention Technical Lead will report directly to the Project Director and provide support in providing technical direction to project implementation and ensure that the HIV & GBV results are met. S/he will ensure strong linkages with HIV and TB Linkages as well as Strategic Information components of the project as well as community linkages interventions. S/he will interact closely with the government institutions including the National AIDS program and the Ministry of Health as well as key stakeholders.

Major Responsibilities:

Key outputs and responsibilities

Weight

1

Lead the design, planning, implementation and monitoring of the DREAMS element of the Comprehensive Community-based Programming to Maintain HIV Epidemic Control in Eswatini under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) project ensuring integration with other thematic areas such as HIV & TB Linkages and strategic information. Includes regular engagement with project data for improved performance and decision making

20%

2

Ensure overall technical integration of services for DREAMS, VMMC, GBV and VAC for vulnerable children and families also ensuring strengthening bi-directional referral systems.

15%

3

Develop quality, user friendly, evidence based programming manuals and curricula and training materials and manage consultants under the Prevention portfolio. This will include developing and implementing behavior change communication messages to support HIV and TB prevention efforts, treatment literacy, gender norms change, and emerging public health threats in collaboration with program beneficiaries, CSOs, and faith communities.

10%

4

Lead and monitor the planning, implementation, track performance of programming indicator results and regularly engage in program data for improved performance and decision making.

10%

5

Oversee and contribute to the development of quarterly, semi-annual, and annual reports

10%

6

Monitor implementation and package relevant deliverables for milestones

10%

7

Participate and contribute to Comprehensive Community-based Programming to Maintain HIV Epidemic Control in Eswatini under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

10%

8

Lead team in Prevention portfolio and plan, monitor, engage and conduct performance management accordingly

10%

9

Networking, liaison with donor, key national and regional stakeholders in the area of HIV Preventions and HIV & TB Linkages including representing the project in relevant meetings with stakeholders, including government forums as needed. Further collaborate with local faith and community organizations to foster gender norms change, strengthen capacity to conduct targeted HIV and TB case finding, support treatment continuity for PLHIV and/or TB, and address stigma and discrimination

5%

Other Competencies/Attributes:

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

  • Interpersonal communication / relational capability

  • Perform other duties as required.

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:

  • Minimum Qualification required: A Degree in public health, social sciences and other related fields. Master’s degree would be an advantage

Experience:

  • Three years working experience in leadership of HIV and AIDS,

  • Demonstrated experience working preferable with PEPFAR funding

  • A minimum of three years of managing and supervising teams

  • At least 3 years of experience designing, implementing and managing HIV Prevention projects; experience with HIV & TB Linkages programing in Eswatini highly desirable

  • Demonstrated experience in managing programs that address the needs of adolescent girls and young women, including implementation socio-economic interventions

  • Demonstrated skills in project reporting, preferably for PEPFAR funded programs

  • Demonstrated writing and presentation skills

  • Familiarity with Eswatini’s institutional, policy and programming context for adolescent girls and young women

Technical Skills & Abilities:

  1. Prior Work Experience: A minimum of three years of progressive and responsible experience in strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation, project design, program management is required.

  2. Experience in program management and monitoring

  3. Experience in development of resources and facilitating trainings

  4. Experience in report writing (management and donor reports)

  5. Skills and Abilities:

    1. Decision making

    2. Analytical skills

    3. Reporting writing

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: spending 70 % of his/her time in the office

  • Travel: spending 30 % of his/her time visiting programmes

Manager Projet Securité Alimentaire

But du Poste:

Assurer la gestion du projet de sécurité alimentaire en coordonnant les opérations de sa mise en œuvre en collaboration avec les membres du consortium et dans le respect des standards du bailleur et de World Vision.

Principales responsabilités :

Assurer une coordination de qualité des membres du consortium durant la mise en œuvre du projet .

Mettre en place un plan d’implémentation détaillé pour les activités et des dépenses, et veiller à leur mise en œuvre.

Planifier, coordonner et superviser les activités du projet en étroite collaboration avec le consortium et les partenaires locaux.

Conduire une enquête de base pour faire l’état des lieux dans les communautés bénéficiaires (ciblage des bénéficiaires).

Fournir un appui technique et opérationnel adéquat à l’équipe de mise en œuvre du projet sur le terrain.

Coordonner les activités de renforcement des capacités de parties prenantes impliquées dans le projet.

Coordonner la mise en œuvre du projet avec les partenaires et les services étatiques partenaires impliqués au sein du projet.

Appuyer techniquement l’équipe du projet dans la Production des rapports analytiques sur l’état d’avancement du programme et les progrès accomplis en détaillant les célébrations, les défis, les leçons apprises et les recommandations pour action.

Soumettre les rapports pour la revue a l’interne et transmission des rapports de qualité au bureau de Soutien dans les délais.

Participer aux réunions de coordination avec les autres groupes de travail existant dans la zone.

Élaborer des plans de gestion et d'atténuation des risques liés au projet et veiller à leur mise en œuvre effective.

Qualifications et Experiences:

Etre titulaire d’un diplôme de master en agronomie , agriculture, Economie rural, Agroéconomie, ou développement communautaire.

Avoir au moins cinq années d’expérience en gestion de projet et de budget dans l’environnement des ONGI / ONG nationales, y compris une expérience significative en matière de gestion de programmes de développement en Sécurité Alimentaire ; une expérience dans le domaine de l'autonomisation des femmes est un atout supplémentaire.

Specialiste Securité Alimentaire

But du Poste:

Le spécialiste de sécurité alimentaire est chargé de mettre en œuvre des approches et des activites du projet de sécurité alimentaire pour atteindre les résultats escomptés.

Résponsabilités Majeures:

Mettre en place les groupements de production agricoles et VSLA et les activités de jardins potagers.

Superviser les activités de constructions des unités de transformation et la formation de la chaine verte.

Travailler en étroite collaboration avec les partenaires étatiques et locaux pour identifier les bénéficiaires et renforcer la capacité des cibles.

Travailler en étroite collaboration avec les partenaires du consortium pour des travaux en lien avec l’analyse du contexte de la sécurité alimentaire.

Assurer le suivi des activités du projet et rapportage.

Qualifications et Experiences:

Avoir au minimum un diplôme de Bac+5 en agronomie, agroéconomie, agriculture ou tout autre domaine connexe.

Avoir au moins cinq ans d'experience dans un poste similaire et de preference avec les Organisations humanitaies.

Stagiaire Comptable

Avis de Recrutement

World Vision Mali recrute pour la position suivante (1):

Titre: Stagiaire Comptable

Localite: Kati

Type de Contrat: Stage

Rapporte au: Coordinateur Financier

NB : World Vision ne demande jamais de paiement à aucune étape du recrutement ni par transfert ni directement en espèces.

*Les candidatures féminines sont fortement encouragées.

Description :

Soutenir le service des finances du Centre de Services de Kolokani dans la gestion financiere.

Responsabilités majeures :

S'assurer que toutes les pièces justificatives pour le décaissement, les approbations et les pièces justificatives sont complètes, exactes, pertinentes et conformes aux politiques financières de WVI et WV Mali et à toutes les exigences des donateurs,

S’assurez que tous les paiements sont effectués conformément à l'utilisation de la saisie de données sur l'interface.

Veiller à ce que toutes les transactions avec les banques et les départements des finances publiques payant des impôts soient bien effectuées et à temps

Assurer la gestion tournante de la petite caisse.

Préparer le rapprochement bancaire et assurez-vous que tous les anciens articles sont régulièrement nettoyés.

S'assurer que toutes les documentations sont archivées et conservées en lieu sûr

Qualifications :

Niveau d'études minimum requis : DUT en comptabilite (Bac + 2 ans) et/ou qualification partielle ACCA/CIMA/CA

Qualifications de formation technique requises : Bonne connaissance pratique des logiciels de comptabilité. Connaissances en MS Excel/Word/PowerPoint.

Attitudes and behaviors :World Vision se réserve le droit de disqualifier un candidat qui a des antécédents relatifs à la violence faite aux enfants ou aux comportements opposés à la protection de l'enfance, et ce même après l'embauche.Pour postuler, cliquer sur ce lien :

http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-mali

*Delai de soumission des candidatures : Janvier 24, 2021

*Seuls candidats sélectionnés seront contactés.

Food & Cash Program Manager

Job Announcement

World Vision Mali recruits for the following position (1)

Title: Food & Cash Program Manager

Location: Bamako

Contract type: Local

Report to: HEA Director

NB : World Vision ne demande jamais de paiement à aucune étape du recrutement ni par transfert ni directement en espèces.

*Les candidatures féminines sont fortement encouragées.

Purpose of the position:

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

Major Responsibilities:

Leadership:

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

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

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

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

Risks Management:

  • Identify program risks and develop mitigation plans through the Integrated Risks Management Approach and maintaining updated risks registers.

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

Grant Implementation:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Staff Supervision and Management:

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

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

  • Ensure competent and motivated staff are hired and retained

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

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

Budget Management:

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

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

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

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

Monitoring, Reporting, Documentation & Knowledge Management

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

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

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

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills

  • Able to stand above denominational diversities.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Fluent French & English (written & spoken)

  • Commitment to World Vision Core Values and Mission statement

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Mostly field-based

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

Attitudes and behaviors:

World Vision reserves the right to disqualify a candidate who has any record relating to child abuse or opposite behavior to child protection, even after the hiring.

How to apply: http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-mali

*Deadline for submission of applications: January 24, 2022

*Only short listed candidates will be contacted