World Vision International

Job Opportunities in Central African Republic

Installé en Répubique Centrafricaine depuis Mars 2014, le Bureau World Vision intervient dans toute la République Centrafricaine et s’occupe des questions relatives à la santé, à la nutrition, à l’éducation, à l’eau et à l’assainissement, à la protection des enfants et à l’assistance alimentaire. World Vision sert toutes les personnes, sans distinction de religion, de race, d’origine ethnique ou de genre.

World Vision in Central African Republic has worked with the vulnerable children of CAR, their families and communities, since 2014. Currently, World Vision CAR has a commitment to bring hope and help to children in the country through a range of holistic, integrated projects, such as WASH, Health, Nutrition, Education and Child Protection. World Vision in CAR strives to promote change and improve well-being regardless of religion, race, ethnicity and gender.

Thank you for your interest in working with World Vision in Central African Republic!

MEAL Team Leader, Central African Republic

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Work with the national office leadership, and support the operations team in their efforts to improve accountability for program performance, ongoing learning and providing timely information that is useful to improve program quality.

Contribute to establish quality assurance through enhancing program/project DME & Accountability processes/standards in line with WV and donors orientations, while building the capacity of staff in Desing, Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (DMEAL) in accordance with WVI's mission and Vision statements in CAR fragile context.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with the team in preparing plans and continued introduction/ strengthening of (DMEAL) including indicators for child well-being in order to operationalize the national strategy.

  • Work with the programs/project to ensure that their programming is aligned to the Response Office strategy.

  • Contribute to CAR Response strategy development and implementation.

  • Develop full, effective cross-functional working relationships for DM&EAL and other functions/sectors.

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

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

  • Support Operations Director and Programs manager on DMEAL issues.

  • Provide direct support to Programs through regular field visits.

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

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

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

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

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

  • Support management and establish accountability mechanisms through routine, accurate collection and reporting of information that confirms status of program activities based on log frames.

  • Develop the quality control systems and mechanisms needed to guarantee proper management of information and data.

  • Lead strategic thinking and planning in relation to integration of the management information system (MIS) and application of M&EAL data.

  • Document the major key lessons and findings from project evaluations and operations audit and disseminate for organizational learning and decision making.

  • Gather relevant information regarding best practices to program design, monitoring and evaluation from within and outside the WVI partnership and shares it with field staff to facilitate organizational learning and experience sharing.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Master in statistical/economics sciences or in Development Studies.

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

  • Strong experience in statistical analysis.

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

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

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

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

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

  • Be able to communicate effectively both in writing and orally in French and English.

  • Being able to facilitate meetings and training.

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

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

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

  • Innovation and creativity in delivery and towards program quality improvement.

  • Excellent analytical/problem solving skills and attention to detail in the development of written documents.

  • Intercultural sensitivity, flexible, emotional maturity and physical stamina.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, in psychologically stressful environments and in challenging physical conditions with limited resources.

  • Ability to exhibit an exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in a specific local cultural context.

  • Written communication: expresses ideas, thoughts and concepts clearly and effectively in writing using correct and appropriate grammar, structure and spelling.

  • Computer skills: Ability to master computer applications, including use of the Microsoft Office suite, Lotus Notes, Intranet, and the Internet, as well as various applications and databases commonly used in the workspace.

  • Must be able to stand above denominational diversities.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel in CAR and International level up to 30% of the time.

EMERGENCY RESPONSE ROSTER

*We have consolidated World Vision's Emergency Response Roster. If you have previously applied your information has been retained and is in our database; do not reapply.

*Answer all questions on the application to be considered for the Emergency Response Roster; country location to be determined based on response.

*If you do not meet minimum eligibility requirements, we invite you to support and help through prayer and donations.

World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster is comprised of highly experienced and vetted humanitarian aid professionals available for short term, medium term, and long term emergency response assignments with World Vision. This roster allows World Vision to more rapidly identify and hire for key positions in its humanitarian response offices.

If selected, eligible applicants will first be fully vetted and then approved for the Emergency Response Roster. As vacancies arise in our humanitarian offices, roster members will be considered for employment opportunities.

If you have the required experience and would like to work with us helping protect lives, restore dignity, and renew hope, we’d love to hear from you.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements for all Emergency Response Roster Positions:

  • 5+ years of cross cultural humanitarian emergency experience outside of your home country.

  • Minimum 2 years experience serving successfully in fragile or unstable environments.

  • Experience directly managing staff during humanitarian emergency responses.

  • Ability to work long hours in stressful environments with a variety of skilled professionals.

  • Demonstrated management of budgets in emergency response settings.

  • Willing to serve unaccompanied; most likely in a team house setting.

  • English proficiency; written and verbal.

  • Grant Acquisition Management experience in your personalized expertise.

  • Strong track record in developing good working relationships with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies.

Below are the World Vision Emergency Response Roster positions that are currently open and accepting applications. If a position matching your background and interests is not listed, we encourage you to check back often as a more appropriate roster position may be listed and accepting applications at that time.

When submitting your application to World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster, please indicate in your cover letter / application which roster position you would like to be considered for.

Director positions currently accepting applications (must have 5-7+ years’ in response leadership role):

  • Response Director

  • Operations Director

  • Programmes Strategy & Development Director

Manager/Specialist positions currently accepting applications (must have 5+ years’ related experience):

  • Communication and External Engagement Manager

  • Human Resources Manager

  • Support Services Manager

  • Finance Manager

  • Information Management Manager

  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Humanitarian Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Manager

  • Grant Acquisition and Management Manager

  • Cash Programming Manager/Specialist

  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Manager/Specialist

  • Health Manager/Specialist

  • Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Manager/Specialist

  • Nutrition Manager/Specialist

  • Education in Emergencies Manager/Specialist

  • Livelihoods Manager/Specialist

  • Protection Manager/Specialist

  • Child Protection ManManager/Specialist