WVV Project Officer – Water Project in Ba Thuoc AP, Thanh Hoa

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 18,500,000 (FY19) with funding from 13 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

The strategic focuses of WVV include: children protection from all forms of abuse, exploitation, violence and injury reduction of malnutrition rate of children under 5 through integrated approach;; sustainable livelihood for poor households to support sustainable well-being of children.

Currently, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh - Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa - Hung Yen - Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri - Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai - Binh Thuan – DakNong - Ho Chi Minh). WVV’s APs work with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

The Water project is funded by Made Blue Foundation through WV Netherlands. The project aims to increase communities’ access to safe water among six villages in Dien Quang commune, Ba Thuoc district, Thanh Hoa province through setting up a water supply system, in integration with enhancing knowledge and practice of target people on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), including Household Water Treatment and Storage (HWTS). The increased access to and use of affordable and improved water is expected to improve health status of local people through reduction of water-borne diseases and improved quality of life of adults and children accordingly.

The Project Officer will base in Ba Thuoc Area Programme, who is in charge of the management of the project (assessment & planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and closure), and community engagement during the implementation process of the project.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To support World Vision Vietnam to improve the children nutrition and the local people‘s health status through improving awareness on water and sanitation and increasing access, availability, and utilization of clean water and sanitation in 6 target villages of Dien Quang commune within 18 months in Ba Thuoc district, Thanh Hoa province.

  • To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners in term of WASH..

  • To assist the AP Manager in designing, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of project activities to achieve stipulated objectives, to transfer the ownership of the project’s development to the community when the project end.

ROLE DIMENSION

Designing and Planning

  • Effective assistance is provided to the AP Manager to mobilize the participation communities and counterparts in designing Water project’s strategies to ensure an effective intervention toward the target population as well as to provide the capacity building toward the counterpart and community on WASH.

  • The real needs of the community in term of Water and Sanitation, especially the needs of disadvantaged people and children, are identified in the annual POA development.

Project Activities Implementation, Monitoring and Reporting

  • Conduct workshops with the beneficiaries and relevant authorities to introduce and discuss the project contents with the support from AP Manager.

  • Set up community based management unit of water system with the support from AP Manager.

  • Provide training on water system management and operation for community based management unit and related stakeholders with the support from AP Manager.

  • Support AP Manager to open bidding, select and sign contract with water construction contractor in align with WVIV’s Rural Infrastructure Manual (RIM).

  • Support AP Manager to implement the construction of water supply scheme (by water work construction contractor), and install water pipe to and water meter at households.

  • Support AP Manager to frequently supervise and monitor the construction of water supply system in coordination with the consulting company and local people’s supervision team to track the progress and ensure quality.

  • Support AP Manager to conduct handing over ceremony the water supply system to community

  • Conduct the training on behaviour change communication of WASH & environment protection and Household Water Treatment and Storage (HWTS) model for related local partners with the support from AP Manager.

  • Provide communication sessions on hygiene and sanitation knowledge and practice instruction through village meetings and home visits using Household water treatment and storage (HWTS) model with the support from AP Manager.

  • Support AP Manager to conduct regular reflection meetings with relevant partners and local people.

  • Monthly, quarterly and annual project reports on the project progress information are well prepared to submit to the AP Manager in a timely manner.

  • Planning sessions in the development of long-term program strategies are carried out to government counterparts and community to ensure the sustainability of the project.

  • The transparency and integrity of all expenses are ensured.

  • Conduct the pre- and post-tests of water quality to have the comparison of the water quality before and after the construction of water supply station respectively with the support from AP Manager.

  • Support local partners to develop a sustainable maintenance plan to ensure that water supply system is maintained.

Relationship and Collaboration

  • Effective partnership with relevant agencies (sectoral district officers, commune officials, members of VDBs, DPMB/CPMB, volunteers) is built and nurtured.

  • Good collaboration with other AP staff to ensure good integration of WASH project with nutrition intervention and other AP activities are demonstrated.

  • Good cooperation with relevant technical programme officer/manager is maintained to ensure the sufficient technical inputs for project implementation.

Survey, Research and Documentation

  • Contribution is made to project baseline survey, survey reports including presentation of survey results to government counterparts and the community to track on the project progress.

  • Effective assistance is provided in developing research, designing data collection tools, implementing research in the field, analyzing data, and presenting findings to relevant audiences to ensure that the project has correct inputs for intervention strategy designing and to contribute to the audience’s experience/ knowledge on the issues found and rose up by research work of the project.

  • Conduct field studies/researches to get lessons learnt on the project with the support from AP Manager.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

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

Education

  • Bachelor degree

  • Bachelor or equipollent certificate of environment sector, water and sanitation, public health, or community development or related fields

Knowledge & Skills

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes;

  • Community mobilisation skills, including networking/coordination among different local partners;

  • Demonstrated training and group facilitation skills;

  • Good time management and organizational skills;

  • Good interpersonal and communications skills;

  • Fair English, especially report writing and reading skills;

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

Experience

  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience.

  • Experience in INGO-funded project planning and implementation.

Work Environment

  • Work in a team environment; based in Ba Thuoc AP, Ba Thuoc district, Thanh Hoa province

  • 50% of time is required for field visits

Core Competencies:

Be Safe and Resilient:

I take care of my personal well-being and support others to do the same.

Build Relationships:

I treat others with empathy and respect so that trust grows and we can speak the truth with love.

Learn and Develop:

I create opportunities for myself and others to grow, strengthen competence and improve performance.

Partner and Collaborate:

I engage and influence networks of people beyond my role to make a bigger difference than we could alone.

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department – Ms. Le Hoang Anh Ngoc

World Vision International - Vietnam

Address: No. 444 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi.

Tel: 024. 39439920 (Ext:121)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

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

WVV Development Facilitator in Ba Thuoc AP, Thanh Hoa

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 18,500,000 (FY19) with funding from 13 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

The strategic focuses of WVV include: children protection from all forms of abuse, exploitation, violence and injury reduction of malnutrition rate of children under 5 through integrated approach;; sustainable livelihood for poor households to support sustainable well-being of children.

Currently, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh - Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa - Hung Yen - Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri - Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai - Binh Thuan – DakNong - Ho Chi Minh). WVV’s APs work with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

WVV’s Area Programs (AP) focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. APs are mainly funded by sponsorship funds, and are a phased approach to development, involving clear and consistent assessment, design, implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation and reflection phases. Each AP is tailored to the needs of a specific community in alignment with WVV’s strategic priorities. WVV works closely with district and commune local authorities and local partners to implement program activities. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis.

The Water project is funded by Made Blue Foundation through WV Netherlands. The project aims to increase communities’ access to safe water among six villages in Dien Quang commune, Ba Thuoc district, Thanh Hoa province through setting up a water supply system, in integration with enhancing knowledge and practice of target people on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), including Household Water Treatment and Storage (HWTS). The increased access to and use of affordable and improved water is expected to improve health status of local people through reduction of water-borne diseases and improved quality of life of adults and children accordingly.

Under each AP, there will be 6-8 staff, including one AP manager, one Sponsorship Facilitator, one Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, one AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of the management of all projects (assessment & planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition), and community engagement for the assigned communes/wards in their AP. For each zone (6-8 APs), there are 4 Zonal technical staff, including three Technical Program Officers (Nutrition, Child Protection, Livelihoods) and one Zonal Program Effectiveness Officer. DFs will be coached by the AP manager programmatically and the Zonal staff technically. One of the strengths of this structure is to allow better integration of the program toward Child Well Being Outcomes.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

  • To manage the technical projects in assigned communes.

ROLE DIMENSIONS

Community Engagement and Sponsorship

Planning:

  • Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children.

  • Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based development approach

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in AP planning and annual community review and planning

  • Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned communes

  • Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned communes

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

Monitoring:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring

  • Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

  • Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities

  • Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community based groups self-review

Child participation and protection:

  • Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

  • Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the community

  • Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned communes

MVC inclusion:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

  • Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

  • Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical project interventions/ models

  • Document best practices, lesion learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC and their families

Micro projects:

  • Strengthen community based groups in the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

  • Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

  • Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

  • Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

Sponsorship integration:

  • Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes, as per sponsorship standards through the SR volunteer network

Program Management in assigned communes

Implementation of Technical Models

  • Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools

  • Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms) and tools

  • Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models

  • Mainstream CCT (CPPa, gender, disability, DRR, Faith and Development) in all project activities whenever appropriate

  • Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project models to larger scale

  • Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually)

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

  • Work with the Project officer of WASH project to ensure effective integration of WASH project and AP interventions.

Financial Management

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned communes

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

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

Education

  • Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

  • Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at commune level) and partnering among different development partners.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

  • Ability to lead own learning and development

  • Fair English skill.

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

Experience

  • At least 2 years of work experience in community development.

  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach

  • Experience in working with local stakeholders/partners.

Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities.

Core Competencies:

Be Safe and Resilient:

I take care of my personal well-being and support others to do the same.

Build Relationships:

I treat others with empathy and respect so that trust grows and we can speak the truth with love.

Learn and Develop:

I create opportunities for myself and others to grow, strengthen competence and improve performance.

Partner and Collaborate:

I engage and influence networks of people beyond my role to make a bigger difference than we could alone.

Deliver Results:

I focus on and help achieve the things that matter most, with clear evidence of my contribution.

Be Accountable:

I exercise wise stewardship showing sound judgment and integrity in the decisions and choices I make.

Improve and Innovate:

I seek and discover new and better ways of doing things, solve problems, and turn ideas into action.

Embrace Change:

I approach change and the opportunities it offers with openness and courage and I encourage others to do the same.

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department – Ms. Le Hoang Anh Ngoc

World Vision International - Vietnam

Address: No. 444 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi.

Tel: 024. 39439920 (Ext:121)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WVV AP Development Facilitator - Dien Bien Dong, Dien Bien

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, World Vision’s (WV) work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 18,000,000 (FY18) with funding from 16 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and Private Non Sponsorship (PNS)/Grants (30%). World Vision International-Vietnam employs about 420 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In 2018, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programs (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh, Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Hung Yen, Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri, Quang Nam, Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s APs focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

WVV’s Area Programs (AP) focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. APs are mainly funded by sponsorship funds, and are a phased approach to development, involving clear and consistent assessment, design, implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation and reflection phases. Each AP is tailored to the needs of a specific community in alignment with WVV’s strategic priorities. WVV works closely with district and commune local authorities and local partners to implement program activities. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis.

Under each AP, there will be 6-8 staff, including one AP manager, one Sponsorship Facilitator, one Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, one AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of the management of all projects (assessment & planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition), and community engagement for the assigned communes/wards in their AP. For each zone (6-8 APs), there are 4 Zonal technical staff, including three Technical Program Officers (Nutrition, Child Protection, Livelihoods) and one Zonal Program Effectiveness Officer. DFs will be coached by the AP manager programmatically and the Zonal staff technically. One of the strengths of this structure is to allow better integration of the program toward Child Well Being Outcomes.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

  • To manage the technical projects in assigned communes.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

ROLE DIMENSIONS

  1. Community Engagement and Sponsorship

    Planning:

    Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children.

    Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based development approach

    Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in AP planning and annual community review and planning

    Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned communes

    Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned communes

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

    Monitoring:

    Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring

    Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

    Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities

    Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community based groups self-review

    Child participation and protection:

    Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

    Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the community

    Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned communes

    MVC inclusion:

    Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

    Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

    Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical project interventions/ models

    Document best practices, lesion learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC and their families

    Micro projects:

    Strengthen community based groups in the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

    Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

    Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

    Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

    Sponsorship integration:

    Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

    Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes, as per sponsorship standards through the SR volunteer network

  2. Program Management in assigned communes

Implementation of Technical Models

Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools

Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms) and tools

Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models

Mainstream CCT (CPPa, gender, disability, DRR, Faith and Development) in all project activities whenever appropriate

Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project models to larger scale

Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually)

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

Financial Management

Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned communes

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

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

Education

- Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

Knowledge & Skills

- Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

- Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

- Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

- Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at commune level) and partnering among different development partners.

- Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

- Ability to think critically and reflect.

- Ability to lead own learning and development

- Fair English skill.

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

Experience

- At least 2 years of work experience in community development.

- Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach

- Experience in working with local stakeholders/partners.

- Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities.

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department -World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.142)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WVV AP Bookkeeper - Van Chan, Yen Bai

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

WVV’s Area Programs (AP) focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. APs are mainly funded by sponsorship funds, and are a phased approach to development, involving clear and consistent assessment, design, implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation and reflection phases. Each AP is tailored to the needs of a specific community in alignment with WVV’s strategic priorities. WVV works closely with district and commune local authorities and local partners to implement program activities. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis.

Under each AP, there will be 6-8 staff, including one AP manager, one Sponsorship Facilitator, one Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, one AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of the management of all projects (assessment & planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition), and community engagement for the assigned communes/wards in their AP. For each zone (6-8 APs), there are 4 Zonal technical staff, including three Technical Program Officers (Nutrition, Child Protection, Livelihoods) and one Zonal Program Effectiveness Officer. DFs will be coached by the AP manager programmatically and the Zonal staff technically. One of the strengths of this structure is to allow better integration of the program toward Child Well Being Outcomes.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The position supports WV Vietnam to maintain high standards of financial stewardship and assist the ADP Manager in maintaining the books of accounts and other financial records of ADP & adhering to the financial standards of World Vision financial system to ensure accountability.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

ROLE DIMENSIONS

  1. I. Financial policy compliance

  • - Administrative financial services are provided to the project to ensure compliance, quality, accuracy and consistency of work in project implementation.

  • - Consistent service delivery is ensured by collaborating and working closely with all of the team members of the Project.

  • - All the day to day operational procedures in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, closure, audit, etc. are conducted in timely manner and in line with WV Policy and Procedure as well as Field Financial Manual (FFM).

  • - The Project staffs are provided the necessary account analysis codes and assistance to correctly filled in and prepare cash advance, EER, payment request.

  • - The project team is assisted in verifying quotations, procurement, service supply contracts for project- related activity.

  • - Adequacy and correctness of the supporting documents ensured for payments and/or voucher preparation (using Voucher Interface) to ensure consistency with WV’s Policy and donor requirements.

  • - The financial transactions are monitored regularly to maintain project financial account in place and in order.

  • - The suppliers of the quotes/bids submitted for major purchases are randomly selected to verify the existence, nature of business (whether it’s related to the goods or services being asked to quote or bid), relationship of the supplier with the staff of the project and reasonability of amount quoted.

  • - The quality of the goods and services delivered to the beneficiaries is verified by conducting random visit to the project sites.

  • - WV accounting policies and procedures are communicated to all staff and relevant partners.

  1. II. Budget management & financial reports

  • - The Project Manager is assisted in planning and developing project budget in line with the Plan of Action and log frame.

  • - The financial reports cover memo prepared with variance explanations, Advances & Payables Aging Analysis (IA 264 & IA 269), the asset register updated, the bank reconciliation performed and sent on time to the Cluster Finance Officer for posting.

  • - The Sunsystem generated financial reports are reviewed with assistance of Cluster FO and NO FO for any non-project related expenses, discrepancies and irregularities from the project finance manual.

  • - The Manager is provided with the necessary management financial report as and when required and adhering to the standards/templates required by donor.

  1. III.Filing

  • - Filing system of key documents is established and maintained (in hard copy and soft copy) and in line with audit requirements.

  • - All financial and other records required for audit purposes are maintained, and assistance provided in regular auditing of the Project.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

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

Education

- Bachelor degree, preferably in finance/ accounting

Knowledge & Skills

- Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes;

- Good time management and organizational skills;

- Good interpersonal and communications skills;

- Fair English, especially report writing skills;

- Good computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email;

- Ability and passion to learn about accounting

Experience

- Experience in bookkeeping and accounting

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department - World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.142)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WVV AP Bookkeeper - Tua Chua, Dien Bien

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 19,000,000 (FY18) with funding from 14 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 450 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

The strategic focuses of WVV include reduction of malnutrition rate of children under 5 through integrated approach; children protection from all forms of abuse, exploitation, violence and injury; sustainable livelihood for poor households to support sustainable well-being of children.

Currently, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North1 (Hoa Binh - Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa - Hung Yen - Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri - Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai - Binh Thuan – DakNong - Ho Chi Minh). WVV’s APs work with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

WVV’s APs usually focus within one administrative district of a province which populated by ethnic minority people with high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s Development Program Approach (DPA) is that AP team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

Under each AP, there will be 6-8 staff, including one AP manager, one Sponsorship Facilitator, one Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, one AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of the management of all projects (assessment & planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition), and community engagement for the assigned communes/wards in their AP. For each zone (6-8 APs), there are 4 Zonal technical staff, including three Technical Program Officers (Nutrition, Child Protection, Livelihoods) and one Program Effectiveness Officer. DFs will be coached by the AP manager programmatically and the Zonal Officers technically. One of the strengths of this structure is to allow better integration of the program toward Child Well Being Outcomes.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The position supports WV Vietnam to maintain high standards of financial stewardship and assist the ADP Manager in maintaining the books of accounts and other financial records of ADP & adhering to the financial standards of World Vision financial system to ensure accountability.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

ROLE DIMENSIONS

  1. Financial policy compliance

    - - Administrative financial services are provided to the project to ensure compliance, quality, accuracy and consistency of work in project implementation.

    - Consistent service delivery is ensured by collaborating and working closely with all of the team members of the Project.

    - All the day to day operational procedures in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, closure, audit, etc. are conducted in timely manner and in line with WV Policy and Procedure as well as Field Financial Manual (FFM).

    - The Project staffs are provided the necessary account analysis codes and assistance to correctly filled in and prepare cash advance, EER, payment request.

    - The project team is assisted in verifying quotations, procurement, service supply contracts for project- related activity.

    - Adequacy and correctness of the supporting documents ensured for payments and/or voucher preparation (using Voucher Interface) to ensure consistency with WV’s Policy and donor requirements.

    - The financial transactions are monitored regularly to maintain project financial account in place and in order.

    - The suppliers of the quotes/bids submitted for major purchases are randomly selected to verify the existence, nature of business (whether it’s related to the goods or services being asked to quote or bid), relationship of the supplier with the staff of the project and reasonability of amount quoted.

    - The quality of the goods and services delivered to the beneficiaries is verified by conducting random visit to the project sites.

    - WV accounting policies and procedures are communicated to all staff and relevant partners.

  2. Budget management & financial reports

    - The Project Manager is assisted in planning and developing project budget in line with the Plan of Action and log frame.

    - The financial reports cover memo prepared with variance explanations, Advances & Payables Aging Analysis (IA 264 & IA 269), the asset register updated, the bank reconciliation performed and sent on time to the Cluster Finance Officer for posting.

    - The Sunsystem generated financial reports are reviewed with assistance of Cluster FO and NO FO for any non-project related expenses, discrepancies and irregularities from the project finance manual.

    - The Manager is provided with the necessary management financial report as and when required and adhering to the standards/templates required by donor.

  3. Filing

- Filing system of key documents is established and maintained (in hard copy and soft copy) and in line with audit requirements.

- All financial and other records required for audit purposes are maintained, and assistance provided in regular auditing of the Project.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

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

Education

- Bachelor degree, preferably in finance/ accounting

Knowledge & Skills

- Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes;

- Good time management and organizational skills;

- Good interpersonal and communications skills;

- Fair English, especially report writing skills;

- Good computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email;

- Ability and passion to learn about accounting

Experience

- Experience in bookkeeping and accounting

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department - World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.114)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WVV AP Manager - Da Bac, Hoa Binh

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. World Vision Vietnam (WVV) has a total income of around US$ 19,000,000 (FY18) with funding from 14 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 450 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

The strategic focuses of WVV include reduction of malnutrition rate of children under 5 through integrated approach; children protection from all forms of abuse, exploitation, violence and injury; sustainable livelihood for poor households to support sustainable well-being of children.

Currently, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh - Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa - Hung Yen - Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri - Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai - Binh Thuan – DakNong - Ho Chi Minh). WVV’s APs work with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

WVV’s APs usually focus within one administrative district of a province which is populated by ethnic minority people with high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s Development Program Approach (DPA) is that AP team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

Under each AP, there will be 6-8 staff, including one AP manager, one Sponsorship Facilitator, one Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, one AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of the management of all projects (assessment & planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition), and community engagement for the assigned communes/wards in their AP. For each zone (6-8 APs), there are 4 Zonal technical staff, including three Technical Program Officers (Nutrition, Child Protection, Livelihoods) and one Program Effectiveness Officer. DFs will be coached by the AP manager programmatically and the Zonal Officers technically. One of the strengths of this structure is to allow better integration of the program toward Child Well Being Outcomes.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To provide overall leadership and management to the area program in accordance with WVV’s strategic directions (e.g. National strategy, Technical Approaches, Technical Programs), policies (e.g. HR Manual, Finance and Child Protection policies, ect.) and standards (e.g. technical project models, Program Effectiveness, child sponsorship, child protection and child safe organization, Program Accountability Framework, etc.).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership and People Management

  • Provide overall leadership to the AP team, including spiritual leadership

  • Work with PnC department to recruit and provide orientation for new staff

  • Supervise, coach, mentor, provide adequate feedback to AP staff to ensure their high performance toward the shared goals

  • Identify and address development needs of AP staff to ensure that they are well equipped with core and job-specific competencies to carry out quality work

  • Identify and address staffing issues in a timely and professional manner in working with PnC department

  • Promote ongoing reflection and learning culture among AP staff

  • Organize the AP office and facilitate a working environment of trust, mutual respect, and care among all staff

  • Build effective relationships with support office/donors; provide support office/donors with vital program information, documentation, stories and reports on a timely manner and get them involved in key events/milestones of the program

Community Engagement and Sponsorship

  • Build effective working relationship with various development partners including PMB and technical departments at district and commune level

  • Network with external stakeholders (NGOs, CSO, local businesses, etc.) and create space for collaboration and partnership toward improved well-being of children, especially the most vulnerable

  • Raise awareness of local partners and community on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based development

  • Promote program accountability in accordance with PAF

  • Lead the AP planning process as well as the annual community review & planning process

  • Promote shared monitoring and integrated reflection with local partners and community to review the progress and identify areas for improvements

  • Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community development plan/ initiatives (micro projects) including advocacy initiatives

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

  • Identify and mobilize community resources for joint advocacy activities at district level

  • Lead the documentation of best practices, lessons learnt, MSC stories and share with external and internal stakeholders for learning and advocacy purpose

  • Lead the process of MVC mapping and inclusion in the project activities

  • Lead child projection and inclusion as per Sponsorship standards and monitor participation and benefits of RC/MVC and their families

  • Lead the child monitoring as per sponsorship standards

  • Be accountable for the implementation of Sponsorship 2.0

  • Reinforce Sponsorship In Programming (SIP) Essentials

  • Facilitate the process of program approach towards sustainability

Program Management

  • Lead the adaptation of TPs following the standard guidelines/ tools and complete all AP level documents (log-frame, ITT, MnE plan, narrative AP Plan)

  • Provide coaching and support to AP staff to implement TPs according to the approved AP plan and budget

  • Mobilize technical, human, financial resources to support the program

  • Lead the monitoring and reporting of indicators to ensure data accuracy

  • Implement the recommendations of CWB reports, evaluation reports, technical model review reports

  • Coordinate the participation of local partners and community in baseline survey and evaluation at AP level

  • Document evidences and disseminate WVV’s project models to external partner for replication and advocacy purpose

  • Prepare monitoring reports for the AP (monthly, semi-annual, annually)

  • Support AP staff to mainstream CCT into program activities

  • Lead the implementation of Horizon 3.0

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing at AP level

  • Prepare concept notes and proposals for PNS calls

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

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

Education

  • Bachelor degree in education, public health, community development, social work and/or business administration.

  • Master degree in similar fields

Knowledge & Skills

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including health/nutrition, child protection, livelihoods and cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, child participation, environment, disability), and integration of advocacy and disaster management in development programming.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills, including leading, building, and supporting a team with diverse roles and capacities.

  • Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation and mobilisation of communities and networking among different development partners.

  • Demonstrated capacity in program management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese and English, especially report writing skills.

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

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

Experience

  • At least 4 years work experience in community development.

  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach would be an advantage.

  • Knowledge and experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

  • Experience in managing and supervising staff.

  • Experience of working with ethnic minorities.

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department - World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.114)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WVV AP Development Facilitator - Da Bac, Hoa Binh

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, World Vision’s (WV) work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 18,000,000 (FY18) with funding from 16 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and Private Non Sponsorship (PNS)/Grants (30%). World Vision International-Vietnam employs about 420 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In 2018, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programs (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh, Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Hung Yen, Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri, Quang Nam, Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s APs focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

WVV’s Area Programs (AP) focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. APs are mainly funded by sponsorship funds, and are a phased approach to development, involving clear and consistent assessment, design, implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation and reflection phases. Each AP is tailored to the needs of a specific community in alignment with WVV’s strategic priorities. WVV works closely with district and commune local authorities and local partners to implement program activities. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis.

Under each AP, there will be 6-8 staff, including one AP manager, one Sponsorship Facilitator, one Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, one AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of the management of all projects (assessment & planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition), and community engagement for the assigned communes/wards in their AP. For each zone (6-8 APs), there are 4 Zonal technical staff, including three Technical Program Officers (Nutrition, Child Protection, Livelihoods) and one Zonal Program Effectiveness Officer. DFs will be coached by the AP manager programmatically and the Zonal staff technically. One of the strengths of this structure is to allow better integration of the program toward Child Well Being Outcomes.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

  • To manage the technical projects in assigned communes.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

ROLE DIMENSIONS

  1. Community Engagement and Sponsorship

    Planning:

    Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children.

    Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based development approach

    Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in AP planning and annual community review and planning

    Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned communes

    Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned communes

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

    Monitoring:

    Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring

    Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

    Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities

    Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community based groups self-review

    Child participation and protection:

    Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

    Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the community

    Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned communes

    MVC inclusion:

    Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

    Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

    Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical project interventions/ models

    Document best practices, lesion learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC and their families

    Micro projects:

    Strengthen community based groups in the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

    Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

    Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

    Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

    Sponsorship integration:

    Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

    Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes, as per sponsorship standards through the SR volunteer network

  2. Program Management in assigned communes

Implementation of Technical Models

Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools

Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms) and tools

Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models

Mainstream CCT (CPPa, gender, disability, DRR, Faith and Development) in all project activities whenever appropriate

Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project models to larger scale

Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually)

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

Financial Management

Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned communes

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

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

Education

- Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

Knowledge & Skills

- Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

- Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

- Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

- Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at commune level) and partnering among different development partners.

- Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

- Ability to think critically and reflect.

- Ability to lead own learning and development

- Fair English skill.

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

Experience

- At least 2 years of work experience in community development.

- Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach

- Experience in working with local stakeholders/partners.

- Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities.

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department -World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.114)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WVV Zonal Technical Program Officer - Child Protection- North2

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 18,000,000 (FY17) with funding from 13 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 420 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

Currently, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Development Programmes (ADPs) which operate in 5 zones: North (Hung Yen, Hoa Binh, Hai Phong and Dien Bien), Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang, Thanh Hoa, Central & Highlands (Quang Tri, Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). From FY18, WVV adopts and implements the new operating model, therefore, the name of ADP will be changed to AP (Area Programme). WVV’s APs usually focus within one administrative district of a province which populated by ethnic minority people with high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s Development Program Approach (DPA) is that AP team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

In alignment with the three ministry strategic objectives World Vision Vietnam implements three Technical Programs (TPs): Child Protection, Nutrition and Livelihoods. Technical Programmes are national or sub-regional level programmes implemented by World Vision in multiple geographic locations within a country. They employ evidence-based practices and models previously identified, defined and prioritised through a strategic process and documented in a Technical Approach (TA). TPs are designed to ensure National Offices (NOs) achieve World Vision’s mission, which includes the highest impact for the well-being of children, in accordance with relevant TA and NO strategic objectives.

Under each zone (6-8 APs), there are 3 Technical Program Officers: Nutrition/Child Protection/Livelihood and 1 Program Effectiveness Unit (PEU) Officer. The Technical Program Officer directly reports to Zonal Manager and has dotted line to the Technical Program Manager.

Under each AP, there are 6-8 staff, including 1 AP Manager, 1 Sponsorship Facilitator, 1 Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, 1 AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of all projects and program activities for around 2 assigned communes/wards in their AP (from assessment to planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition). DFs will be coached by the AP Manager programmatically and the Technical Program Officers technically.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • Provide technical support for the adaptation, implementation, monitoring and reporting of TP in the assigned zone and be accountable for the technical quality and cross cutting themes mainstreamed in the TP

  • Provide technical expertise and support to improve capacity of the AP staff and partners in the assigned zone in order to effectively deliver the TP

  • Advocate for the scaling-up of evidence based project models and multiply impact across different Aps and provincial level.

  • Contribute to ensure WV is a child safe organization through the implementation of the TP

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

ROLE DIMENSIONS

  1. Strategic Direction

    Provide inputs from the field for development/ review, revision of respective Technical Approach, Technical Program, Area Program (AP) Plans, Child protection Policy and Project Models

    Provide input to TP Manager and Specialists on developing and standardizing Technical Guidelines/Training Materials for the implementation of Project models

    Consolidate and analyze the monitoring data to come up with appropriate findings and recommendations to improve the technical quality

    Participate in the impact assessment/ operation research of Project Models

    Provide inputs to TP – level reports

    Support AP/ZM/TP managers in exploring needs for further funding to address the burning problems faced by the children relating to Child Protection and to share with Technical Program Manager in order to propose these issues through Concept paper, proposals.

  2. Technical Support and Quality Assurance

    Develop and implement technical working plan for designed zone

    Assist the AP (Including AP manager and DFs) to develop annual POA which relevant to AP plan and in alignment with NO technical strategy

    Review AP Plans, annual POAs and project models of the designated APs to ensure its alignment with National Strategy, TA, and TP

    Provide technical support for AP staff in the implementation of TP, addressing and finding solutions to TP issues

    Facilitate periodic monitoring, supportive supervision and reflection at the APs in the zone to ensure the quality of the TP’s implementation

    Provide technical support for design, implementation and evaluation of grant/ PNS projects in designated zone

    Consolidate, review and validate and analyze data from AP before sending to PE Officer for compiling zone Indicators

    Support the AP team to ensure that assessment, monitoring and planning processes have active participation of the parents, community people, children and key project partners. This might include reviewing the process, documents of assessment & planning of the APs in the zone

    Review all the annual reports of the APs in the zone and provide feedback for improvement

    Support Technical Specialist and Technical Program Manager to standard DME tools for baseline, monitoring and evaluation of the TP, ensuring child participation is mainstreamed.

    Support zonal PEU Officer to introduce standard indicators and tools for baseline, monitoring and evaluation of the TP to the AP staff, so that these tools are disseminated to the local network for their use

    Participate in the following key M&E activities scheduled by PEU in the designated zone which should include AP assessment, AP Design and AP Evaluation

    Ensure that national KPIs related to CP are reviewed, updated with accuracy periodically

    Provide technical support for procurement and strategic sourcing (materials, consultants)

    Support and guide APs in Child protection Policy Compliance and responding to Child protection incidents if any

    Manage project activities and budget for provincial level

    Review and ensure accuracy and consistency of all LEAP 3 budget coding

    Provide support to APs in implementation of Child-Focused Disaster Risk Reduction - Climate Change Adaptation/Safe School activities

  3. Capacity Building

    Introduce the technical models to AP staff

    Provide technical guidance to district/commune partners on project models

    In consultation with Technical Program Manager and Technical Specialist, AP Manager to facilitate capacity building activities including TOT training for AP technical resource persons for contextualization and follow-up

    In consultation with Technical Program Manager and Technical Specialist, AP Manager, Communication and Advocacy staff to document and share the best practices on child protection for the purpose of staff learning and development.

    Participate in building capacity with/for the NRRT

    Be ready for deployment to lead/join emergency responses (when requested)

  4. Advocacy and Networking

Build and nurture effective working relationship with technical departments at provincial level

Document and disseminate evidences on the impact/ effectiveness of the relevant project models with the provincial level decision/policy makers for advocacy activities

Work with APs and Zonal Manager to plan and allocate budget for advocacy activities at provincial level

Implement and monitoring the outcomes of advocacy activities at provincial level while ensure the linkage between different levels

Identify and raise emerging issues for advocacy

Identify and share learnings, good practices, model from implementation for Technical Program Manager and Technical Specialist for purpose of advocacy and replication.

Represent WVV at relevant forums, meetings, working groups and workshops relating to Child Protection in designated zone.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

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

Education

- Excellent interpersonal, organizational, time management, demonstrated leadership and good management ability.

- Proven ability to provide coaching and deliver other capacity building activities.

- Ability to provide supportive supervision to assure the interventions’ quality.

- Ability to document and share best practice for replication.

- Good data analysis and reporting skills.

- Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

- Ability to communicate and relate effectively with a diverse range of people (i.e. project beneficiaries, Government officials, project partners, WVV staff).

- Good reading and report writing skills in Vietnamese and English.

- Good computer skills (word processing, excel, power point & email).

- Ability to work with a minimum of supervision, exercise judgment, meet deadlines and work under pressure.

- Strong ability to speak, write and read in both English and Vietnamese.

- Be willing to travel to the APs in designated zone.

Experience

- Experience in working with non-governmental organization.

- Proven experience in managing community projects

- Experience of and demonstrated ability to effectively network with a diverse range of multi-lateral, and government bodies;

- Experience in monitoring and evaluating projects and ensuring that recommendations are implemented.

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department -World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.114)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WVV AP Development Facilitator (Temporary)- Yen Thuy, Hoa Binh

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

WVV’s Area Programs (AP) focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. APs are mainly funded by sponsorship funds, and are a phased approach to development, involving clear and consistent assessment, design, implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation and reflection phases. Each AP is tailored to the needs of a specific community in alignment with WVV’s strategic priorities. WVV works closely with district and commune local authorities and local partners to implement program activities. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis.

Under each AP, there will be 6-8 staff, including one AP manager, one Sponsorship Facilitator, one Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, one AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of the management of all projects (assessment & planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition), and community engagement for the assigned communes/wards in their AP. For each zone (6-8 APs), there are 4 Zonal technical staff, including three Technical Program Officers (Nutrition, Child Protection, Livelihoods) and one Zonal Program Effectiveness Officer. DFs will be coached by the AP manager programmatically and the Zonal staff technically. One of the strengths of this structure is to allow better integration of the program toward Child Well Being Outcomes.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

  • To manage the technical projects in assigned communes.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

ROLE DIMENSIONS

  1. Community Engagement and Sponsorship

    Planning:

    Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children.

    Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based development approach

    Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in AP planning and annual community review and planning

    Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned communes

    Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned communes

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

    Monitoring:

    Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring

    Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

    Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities

    Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community based groups self-review

    Child participation and protection:

    Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

    Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the community

    Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned communes

    MVC inclusion:

    Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

    Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

    Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical project interventions/ models

    Document best practices, lesion learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC and their families

    Micro projects:

    Strengthen community based groups in the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

    Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

    Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

    Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

    Sponsorship integration:

    Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

    Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes, as per sponsorship standards through the SR volunteer network

  2. Program Management in assigned communes

Implementation of Technical Models

Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools

Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms) and tools

Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models

Mainstream CCT (CPPa, gender, disability, DRR, Faith and Development) in all project activities whenever appropriate

Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project models to larger scale

Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually)

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

Financial Management

Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned communes

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

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

Education

- Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

Knowledge & Skills

- Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

- Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

- Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

- Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at commune level) and partnering among different development partners.

- Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

- Ability to think critically and reflect.

- Ability to lead own learning and development

- Fair English skill.

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

Experience

- At least 2 years of work experience in community development.

- Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach

- Experience in working with local stakeholders/partners.

- Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities.

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department -World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.114)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.