Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Coordinator

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Coordinator

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives Established in 1950, World Vision operates in nearly 100 countries worldwide. It is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities, to overcome poverty and injustice. We pursue life in all its fullness for every child and serve all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender.

LOCATION

Tbilisi, Georgia

DURATION

One year with a possible extension

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The purpose of this position is to implement portfolios of program/project Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) processes, as well as MEAL related capacity building of relevant staff, and contribute to knowledge management processes.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Coordinator function aims at:

  • Leading MEAL system implementation including monitoring, accountability initiatives, support evaluations, compile lessons learnt;

  • Enhancing the quality of programming through aligning Technical approaches to World Vision's Child Well-being Framework and Compendium of indicators;

  • Ensuring the alignment with WVI quality standards for design, monitoring and evaluation;

  • Enabling a proper framework and resource for evidence-based knowledge management within a program and across the NO;

  • Guide evidence building for the purposes of resource acquisition;

  • Participate in grant design process through alignment of grant proposal to relevant indicator framework

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assessment, Monitoring Evaluation and Accountability of WVG programs and projects

  • Ensure that WVG have in place a, Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability system (comprehensive log frame, M&E plan and indicator tracking table, data collection tools, information flow, reporting and review) consistent with the WV M&E framework, as appropriate, and in accordance with specific donor requirements including Abkhazia Portfolio;

  • Participate in planning for, compilation, and writing of the WVG national strategy, operational plans, annual report and other periodical program documentation;

  • Compile documentation and information necessary to facilitate strategic planning in WVG;

  • Provide support to writing and submission of grants proposals to donors. Keep informed of the non-funded sections of the program.

  1. Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Provide effective, accurate and timely monitoring, evaluation and reporting of all project activities including Abkhazia Portfolio;

  • Lead the project routine monitoring and annual monitoring survey processes, baselines and evaluations including review of methodologies, data collections protocols, instruments, data tables and draft reports for all WVG projects (Including Abkhazia office);

  • Conduct regular monitoring visits to programs and provide detailed monitoring reports;

  • Monitor compliance with WV International Operations Audit standards during the quarterly monitoring;

  • Assist programme/project managers in developing Terms of Reference and develop programme/ project evaluation designs;

  • Support National Strategy Evaluation and Landscape assessment for new strategy elaboration;

  • Conduct and/or assist in conducting programme/project evaluations;

  • Where specified by ToR, support preparation of evaluation reports for programmes/projects evaluated;

  • Support EET with evidence based materials – reports, infographics, etc;

  • Undertake other duties within his/her competence related to MEAL as assigned by Manager.

  1. Capacity Building and Knowledge Management

  • Provide DME-related capacity building for relevant WVG staff;

  • Ensure effective knowledge management within WVG;

  • Support in development of semi (annual) monitoring analysis;

  • Provide periodic review of projects’ management reports and associated processes to identify challenges and lessons learned, and share them within and across the  Teams;

  • Support in development of evaluation learning analysis;

  • Support Horizon implementation within the NO.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

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:

University degree/background in Social Sciences or other related field with a strong M&E component

Knowledge & Skills - Essential:

  • Proven knowledge of project cycle elements, M&E systems design and management

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Fluent verbal and written communication skills in English and Georgian (Ability to express ideas clearly and effectively, both in spoken and written English and Georgian)

  • Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge through informal and formal methods

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work in a team and cultural sensitivity

  • Strong capacity building and facilitation skills

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Computer proficiency and proven knowledge of MS Office (word/excel processing, database, spreadsheet and graphics presentations), data management and analysis software such as SPSS

  • Understanding of the workings of major donor agencies

  • Commitment to World Vision Core Values, Vision and Mission Statement

Experience - Essential:

  • At least 5 years’ working experience in M&E field (Proven track record)

  • Experience in program design, proposal and report writing

  • Demonstrated experience in developing assessment tools (e.g. questionnaires, focus group discussions), data collection methods and analysis

  • Familiarity with M&E requirements of major donors such as EU, UNHCR, etc

  • Experience in research

Work Environment:

Willingness to be flexible with hours when necessary and ability to travel locally up to 30% of time.

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Director of Global Compliance

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

In connection with the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) group, this position provides leadership for the WVI global compliance function. The Director will be expected to understand and evaluate WVI’s unique organizational environment, and apply a deep understanding of technical compliance principles to establish a recently developed function that will deliver an effective organization-wide compliance program. To accomplish these goals, the Director will need to possess a strong understanding of compliance best practices, and be able to exhibit creativity and strategic thinking in designing and implementing a framework that will enable the organization to effectively identify and manage its

internal and external requirements. The Director will be expected to act as a champion for fostering a culture of compliance in the organization. In particular, challenging existing negative perceptions of the compliance field, and demonstrating the benefits and value that a compliance practice can bring to WVI. This will include driving adherence to policy management standards, chairing the policy oversight committee, and advising stakeholders on policy development and revision. This role will also advise and support mandatory employee compliance training programmes ensuring a high degree of quality. This role will lead and support a network of Compliance Champions throughout the

organization who will act as focal points for their individual offices in leading the implementation and maintenance of local compliance functions and a compliance framework and monitoring tool.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Chair the policy coordination committee and act as a subject matter expert on policy management standards to ensure existing and new policies are in alignment.

  • Partner with a wide range of stakeholders and policy owners to advise on policy management and development best practices.

  • Maintain a network of partners and compliance champions throughout the organization to implement and support the Field Office Compliance Framework and monitoring tool.

  • Act in an advisory capacity to ensure employee training programmes and communications are effective at educating employees on expected behaviours.

  • Develop and deliver regular reporting to senior leadership and/or the Board on the effectiveness of the compliance program, highlighting any significant gaps requiring intervention.

  • Within the context of NGO Compliance practitioners and networking groups, act as a leader in developing sharing innovative best practices in place in World Vision.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor degree in finance, business, project management, security or related discipline.

  • Minimum of 8 to 10 years of work experience leading a compliance programme or related function.

  • Membership in a global compliance institute/organization.

  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience in developing and implementing strategies that produce results.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills in setting strategic goals, measures of success and priorities.

  • Ability to understand and align cross-functional strategic priorities.

  • Knowledge and experience in managing a compliance function.

  • Ability to effectively engage with executive level management in championing compliance and implementing it as relatively new discipline in the organization.

  • Experience in managing stakeholders and business units to achieve results.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Externally recognized compliance certification or qualification preferred.

  • International and/or prior experience working with an INGO.

Work Environment/Travel:

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