Internships positions for Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountabili

Position: Internships positions for Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)

No. of positions: 2 (two)

Work location: World Vision Albania – National Office

Deadline of applications: 2 February 2021

Type of contract: Full time (One year)

Purpose of position

The purpose of the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Intern is to provide support in three primary arenas: Managing Data related to social science research projects undertaken by the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Department, Developing capacity building and structural set-up for World Vision Albania and Kosovo related to Horizon database management system, and Provide administrative support to the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning team as needed. In addition to these general arenas, the intern will participate in occasional projects as needed.

Major Responsibilities

(a) Social Science Research Projects

1. Provide temporary support on managing and organizing large amounts of data related to National Strategy and related Technical Programme Indicator Measurements.

2. Liaise with the Sponsorship and Programme departments to facilitate data acquisition as needed

3. Provide support to the Deputy Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Manager and Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Officer as needed in project implementation

(b) Database Systems Management

1. Acquire capacity in Horizon database management

2. Develop training modules for orienting World Vision Albania & Kosovo Staff to Horizon

3. Support the Deputy Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Manager, Horizon Coordinator and Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning officer as needed in Horizon management and training

(c) Administrative Support

1. Provide support to Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning officers on occasional projects as needed

2. Provide support to Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning team in administrative tasks required by the department.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1. Academic requirements

- University degree social or economic sciences

- Excellent knowledge of English and Albanian – ability to understand, read, speak and write

2. Knowledge, technical skills

Good Logical and analytical abilities

Good understanding of quantitative and qualitative methods including questionnaire design, survey techniques and participatory approaches

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team

Good organizational and time management skills

Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

Computer proficiency in word and Excel processing, , database, spreadsheet and graphics presentations (including one or more of the following programs: EpiInfo, SPSS, Excel, Access) and other internet applications

Note: While we appreciate all applications received, only those selected for the next phase of recruitment process will be contacted.

Market Insight Manager

Market Insight Manager

£30,736 per annum + good range of benefits

Contract: Permanent 30 hrs per week (flexible)

Based: Milton Keynes -remote working presently

World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.

Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

An opportunity to use your Insights experience to drive our Marketing and Fundraising strategy forwards to change childrens lives for the better

Help lead our Fundraising and Marketing teams in putting audience insight at the heart of everything we do, providing actionable supporter and market intelligence that enables us to drive the effectiveness of our marketing and fundraising activity.

As an experienced researcher, this role offers you the opportunity to make a real impact- feeding into projects that will define how we implement our marketing and fundraising strategy across our Public Engagement department. This is a great opportunity to work with senior stakeholders at a key time for the organisation and see a direct link between the work you do and changing the lives of the worlds most vulnerable children for the better.

The role will involve developing a deeper understanding of selected core audiences and driving this across our Marketing and Fundraising departments, ensuring that our activities and communications are based on strong audience insight and acting as a consultant on key campaigns. You will also work closely with the Supporter Experience team to lead the process of defining Supporter Transformation as a way of understanding Supporter experience and loyalty- a key element of how we move our Supporter understanding forward.

In addition, you will use your research skills to commission and conduct qualitative and quantitative research, helping senior stakeholders to make the best decisions based on real audience insight. As an engaging communicator, you will be able to disseminate these insights across the organisation in an impactful way, working with teams on an ongoing basis to help them implement the findings in their work.

As an experienced researcher, you will bring:

  • A proven track record in managing, carrying out and commissioning research projects.

  • A strong understanding of qualitative research methods and tools

  • Knowledge of quantitative research methods and approaches to test design (e.g. A:B split testing)

  • A proven ability to design, deliver and analyse survey results.

  • Experience working with or analysing reports from Microsoft Dynamics, or similar CRM platforms.

  • Experience of collating and presenting research on the external environment, market trends and competitor activity to inform strategic decision making.

All applicants must be willing to work within a Christian framework and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, subsidised gym membership, generous holiday entitlement, childcare vouchers and free parking.

Please click here to view the full job description.

Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employment and reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing Date for applications: 17th February 2021

Interview Dates: W/C 22nd February 2021

At World Vision UK, we are proud of our diverse workforce. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people based on merit and we particularly welcome applications from BAME candidates who are currently under-represented at this level of management.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK - Job Applicant Privacy Notice (click here).

No agencies please.

Awareness Team Leader - Ninewa

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To effectively co-ordinate IHF food security project in Ninawa, ensuring compliance to Donor and World Vision requirements /guidelines and uphold commitment to beneficiary entitlement, and to work closely with the field staff, project officer and the community mobilizers to conduct the awareness sessions and the training, deliver the messages among the BNFs and the stockholders through awareness and distribution of leaflets.

The holder of the position should communicate World Vision’s ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Implementation, Awareness and Monitoring

  • Effectively and efficiently manage and coordinate all awareness project activities that are implemented in the district.

  • Ensure strong monitoring system for the training

  • Assist, project manager and district teams to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate approved activities as per programs design.

  • Ensure programme compliance to Humanitarian Accountability standards.

  • Ensure that all resources earmarked to target populations are properly handled, stored, transported, distributed, tracked, fully accounted for and reported on according to World Vision standard procedures and Donor policy.

  • Visit target communities on regular basis to get their perceptions and experience so as to assist in planning and implementing relevant community-oriented programs.

  • Prepare monthly management reports, and as well as monthly narrative reports for the district according to set standards and formats.

  • Facilitate the identification designing and implementing of appropriate training needs for district staff and target communities.

Management

  • Supervise use of resources allocated to the district

  • Supervise all district staff through appropriate systems and attend to their welfare issues.

Coordination and Collaboration

  • Co-ordinate with other Agencies, Local Authorities and Government stakeholder in the District and ensure that key messages have been delivered and the project is targeted to the appropriate target population

  • To co-ordinate and foster relations with other World Vision Programs in the district so as to ensure proper allocation and sharing of resources.

  • Participate in regular coordination meetings in WV and outside agencies including the donor.

Capacity Development

  • Leads capacity development with field staff to ensure competency levels, which allow staff to do their work accordingly.

  • Work with the Project Managers to supervise and provide training for all community mobilizers of IHF project.

Other Roles

  • Represent WV at district level NGO in awareness , coordination forums as advised by project manager

  • Arrange and Conduct FGDs as required to disseminate any key message to beneficiaries and have good relationship with community

  • Perform any other duties as required by his/her line manager.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • At least two years working in the same field, (Awareness), and controlling the trainings FGDs sessions, workshops,

  • At least have experiences with one international organization and Two NGOs.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Business Administration or any other related qualification.

  • Have very good skill in excel and Word, and outlook , good communication skills Verbal and written English/Arabic and Kurdish is an assist, Knowledge of commodities & logistics operations, specifically those that relate to awareness, handling, reporting, tracking, monitoring etc.

  • Proven planning, team work and managerial skills

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

  • Stays open to internal and external feedback

  • Finds fulfilment in work through creativity, risk taking, initiative, and innovation, and encourages the same in colleagues.

  • Ability to supervise and mentor subordinates.

  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.

  • Good knowledge and experience of community mobilization.

  • Well-developed stakeholder networking skills.

  • Good command of oral and written English and local language is must.

  • Female is most encouraged for this position ,

Work Environment

  • Have the capacity to travel to the fields at least 60% , In Wana , Bashiqa and Sinui , comfortability to visit the other locations such Erbil , Dohuk offices.

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.

By registering and applying you confirm that the organization is open to background checks including watchdog screening (where applicable).

MEAL Officer - Ninewa

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The MEAL Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and learning officer is responsible for managing operations of the fragile context projects with a functional MEAL system to support program management and accountability functions. He/she contributes toward the relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of World Vision programming and will ensure that the project team that they work in is constantly striving to meet the World Vision Program Accountability Framework standards (Information Provision, Consultation, Participation, and Community Feedback), LEAP (Learning through Evaluation with accountability and planning) requirements and donor MEAL requirements.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Planning

Manage basic requirements of MEAL activities as per budget and implementation per project.

Accountability

  • Conduct accountability Consultation assessment/FGDs per the project.

  • Set up and manage accountability channels as per beneficiaries preferences and project requirements (hotline, banners, face-to-face interviews, help desk, etc.).

  • Manage accountability reports and share them with the project based on the agreed time between MEAL and project to close the loops of inputs/feedback.

  • Conducting satisfaction score survey as per project.

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Plan and Conduct Baseline, PIM, Endline assessment with data validation as per project/office requirements and needs.

  • Measure the ITT indicators and updated them on a monthly/quarterly basis.

  • Analyze, present, and share the Baseline, PIM, Endline, ITTs, and with the project.

  • Verify and spot-check the monthly data sent out from the project.

  • Conduct project Evaluation/lesson learned activities as per project requirements.

  • Supporting in the first draft of questionnaires and translations

Managing

  • Conduct field visits and send MEAL staff to the field frequently to conduct Accountability and Monitoring activities.

  • Communication (meetings) with MEAL staff/Project for coordination to complete MEAL required tasks.

  • Support other tasks as required by the MEAL coordinators and MEAL Manager.

  • Raise PRFs according to the MEAL component needs per project.

  • Train and equip MEAL assistants/casuals staff with proper tools and materials to handle various MEAL activities.

  • Building the capacity of the MEAL assistants/casuals to support the MEAL officers as per need.

  • Conducted tasks oriented by MEAL manager.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • In-depth SPSS, and Excel knowledge; and information dissemination software

  • Good report writing and information dissemination skills

  • Good knowledge of and experience with humanitarian guidelines and principles

  • Good contextual knowledge of the local community and social/cultural constraints, realities, and organizational relationships for effective project design and implementation

  • Communicates with integrity to different stakeholders- good interpersonal skills with people across a wide social range including project beneficiaries/community members, other WV staff/managers, government officials, etc.

  • Good human resources management skills.

  • Ability to travel/be based too/in project sites as needed.

  • Ability to organize and facilitate capacity building/ enhancement for staff.

  • Ability to verify data quality and Detail oriented.

  • Inspires trust within/outside of the organization.

  • Develops high levels of credibility and accountability.

  • Understands the application of policy and the impact of decisions.

  • Agrees with World Vision’s mission, vision, and core values.

  • Finds fulfilment in work through creativity, risk management initiative, and innovation, and encourages the same in colleagues.

  • A degree in social sciences, nutrition, statistics or development studies.

  • At least 2 years of relevant MEAL work experience in a supervisory level.

  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic Are required.

Work Environment

  • The working location will be in Mosul city-Ninewa and with frequent travels to Ninewa districts such as Zummar, Sinjar, Tilkaif..etc. which are high-risk areas.

Solid Waste Management Project Manager

Position Title: Solid Waste Management Project Manager

Position Purpose:

The Project Manager position has been created to lead a large scale, USD 6m, multi-component and multi-donor funded Solid Waste Management (SWM) Project in Azraq Camp, which is part of the nation-wide project for Solid Waste Management for Jordan. The role is required to lead a dynamic implementation of the following components: waste collection of all waste in the camp, including litter picking, sorting of waste, livelihoods/Cash for Work provision, community mobilization, sanitation and cost recovery through the sale of the waste.

Further, the role holder will lead the research, advocacy and capacity building aspects of the project to position WVJ as a key player in transitioning of SWM to local municipalities and open an avenue for WVJ presence in wider SWM reforms beyond the camp intervention. Synergies will be required to build among other key stakeholders to integrate the Project where possible with other donor funded SWM interventions in Azraq City and/or the Greater Amman Municipality. Besides, the role will cover overall camp coordination/representation for WVJ interventions in Azraq camp

Major Responsibility:

People/Team Management, Overall management of teams for the community mobilization, the Litter Picking, waste collection and processing in the solid waste management centre;

  • Project goals and activities are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget;

  • Professional leadership to teams is provided, key roles and responsibilities for the team are set, day to day performance and progress is ensured, staff is updated on the organizational changes and strategic goals;

  • Evaluation and mentoring, regular formal and informal feedback to the staff is provided;

  • Staff development needs are assessed and proceeded with P&C support.

Management of the Cash for Work (CfW) team; Comprehensive CfW documentation is created and maintained as per WVJ and Donors’ policies and procedures

Project Related Operational Tasks,

Monitoring of expenditures and procurement plan required for the project;

  • Project financial reports are monitored; cash flow is in line with planned activities;

  • Project procurement needs are addressed timely and according to the policies and procedures in close collaboration with Finance and SCM Departments

External engagement, advocacy and policy interventions for SWM model WVJ is applying in the camp;

  • Communication with local authorities, government officials at the regional and, when required, at the national level;

  • Participation in SWM national platforms, GIZ run Working Groups to advocate for the WVJ SWM model to be integrated in the municipalities’ action plans

Ensure internal and donor reporting; Timely and accurate internal and external stakeholders’ reports are developed and delivered

Undertake camp coordination liaison functions for WVJ interventions in the camp; Participation in coordination meetings, updating the Camp Management on the WVJ interventions in the camp, sharing the Camp Management updates and feedback with the WVJ country leadership

KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE

  • Experience/expertise of livelihood and Cash for work in Camps

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in working in ideally in relief and/or post-conflict settings in reputable institution, national or international NGO.

  • Experience in Leading big team structure

  • Experience in Budget Management

  • Proved background in policy level work and advocacy.

  • Strong background in Livelihoods in Jordan and ability to understand, explain livelihood assessment tools.

  • Experience in working in partnerships – partner management (budget, project planning)

  • Good working experience and familiarity with core principles of children rights, child protection as well as Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct is an advantage.

  • Working knowledge of the logical framework approach to project design, monitoring and evaluation/ project cycle management.

  • Experience in working with German donors like BMZ

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

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure

  • Organization, planning, and time management skills

  • Detailed oriented and able to verify data quality

  • High level communications skills

  • Ability to build positive relationships in a cross cultural environment

  • Computer literate, with knowledge and hands on skills with email and in MS Office Word and Excel.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Social Science, Management, Finance, WASH, administration or related fields

  • Solid understanding of SWM issues in Jordan, in particular the nation-wide strategy on SWM

  • Solid understanding of SWM in Azraq refugee camp

  • Knowledge of the donor landscape for SWM in Jordan

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible world view, emotional maturity and physical stamina

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build collaborative relationships

  • Ability to foster a good team spirit

  • Ability to transmit information correctly with accountability and maintain confidentiality

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet targets and deadlines

  • Experience and ability to work in a busy office environment that often demands high levels of concentration

  • Experience with Power Point and Project Management software is an asset

Project and Support Coordinator - WASH

PURPOSE OF POSITION

This job is split into two sections:

  1. General WASH program support:

The first purpose of this role is to coordinate the WASH program administrative and support works, including but not limited to, coordinating WASH projects aspects with the World Vision support departments, and supporting in updating program financial and narrative reports. Reporting to the WASH Program Manager, the WASH Project and Support Coordinator will work closely other WASH Projects Coordinators, Project Engineers and field teams, based in BML, Beqaa, and North Lebanon, acting as the focal point for the support services related to the WASH projects including data tracking and adequate filing for program related documents.

  1. EU PROMARE WASH project leadership:

The second purpose of this position is to provide overall coordination and supervision to the EU PEOMARE project which is about development, design and implementation of slaughterhouse waste management system at municipal level in Beirut area. The selected candidate will also work to ensure project deliverables are met and that interventions are implemented based on standards and donor requirements.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

ROLE DIMENSION / DESCRIPTION

TIME SPENT

  1. Coordinate WASH Program Support duties

35%

  • In coordination with WASH Program Manager and Projects Coordinators, support in preparing and reviewing grants’ financial and narrative report and ensure they are correct, complete, and submitted on time;

  • Check support requests and their supporting documentation so they are prepared and filed according to WVL procedures;

  • Assist in the preparation and follow up of program administrative activities and documents;

  • Assist in sites monitoring visits following the monitoring plan and as directed by the WASH Program Manager;

  • Coordinate with the Procurement unit on the preparation and issuance of WASH tenders in order to streamline purchases;

  • Coordinate with Finance department to ensure payments are facilitated on a timely manner;

  • Review the implementation of the technical components of the project contracted, ensuring proper implementation, flagging compliance issues with required standards and specifications;

  • Assist the Projects Engineers and Project Coordinators in project design, illustration, and Bill of Quantities (BOQ);

  • Manage and update the WASH Program tracking activities on all the required levels;

  • Ensure adequate documentation and filing of the WASH program related documents;

  • Any other duties as assign by the WASH Program Manager.

  1. Plan and coordinate the EU PROMARE project activities

30%

  • Direct and oversee project implementation by the hired consultant and contractor, ensuring all objectives are met through proper planning, regular monitoring (field visits), efficient implementation and quality assurance;

  • Ensure that all aspects of the project’s daily management are met, including logistics, administration, security, visibility, community and beneficiaries’ liaison, evidence generation, coordination and risk management;

  • Ensure close cooperation with National Office (NO) support teams for implementation of the programs objectives as well as on donor positioning, lessons learned, grant health and quality improvements;

  • Ensure that the quality of implementation in reference to the donor’s guidelines, national SOPs, best practices while also generating evidence to show contribution to WVL national strategic objectives;

  • Develop JDs and recruit staff, whenever needed;

  • Manage project budget within approved spending levels with a close coordination with the WASH Program Manager and in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure low risk audits and ensure accurate and timely financial reports both internally and to donors;

  • Develop and use the project management tools (including but not limited to reports, DIP, Logframe, ITT, SOPs, financial tracking, programmatic process flows);

  • Handle project’s procurement needs according to the developed procurement plan;

  • Follow-up and coordinate with the MEAL and technical teams to ensure that all needed tools are in place, developed and analyzed according to the project needs;

  • Review project level analysis and highlight trends to WASH Program Manager. Implement the recommended operational measures to address gaps and challenges;

  • Contribute in the development of ToRs for external consultants;

  • Lead the production of high quality narrative reports in a timely manner and based on the agreed template and processes;

  • Participate in periodic evaluations of the impact of the project on the beneficiaries with support from the MEAL unit;

  1. Build relationships & capacities of the hosting and beneficiary community of the EU PROMARE project

20%

  • Establish and maintain contact and productive working relationships with community representatives, local and international organizations, at the field level;

  • Liaise with the project’s partners, mainly the municipality, related ministries, partner companies, as well as local communities, relevant stakeholders and donor representatives as appropriate;

  • Conduct meetings with key stakeholders to engage them in the project interventions and agree on their contributions in order to ensure sustainability;

  • Ensure partners’ capacity assessment is conducted and capacity building plans are in place and implemented;

  • Support the WASH Program Manager in engaging and pre-positioning WV with NGOs and local partners to scale up the WASH portfolio in the area;

  • Actively attend and participate in sector working groups.

  1. Handle output level reporting, safeguarding and accountability incidents reporting

10%

  • With close coordination with the WASH MEAL Coordinator, ensure that all WASH-related data (e.g. baseline assessments, activity monitoring) is well managed and provides an accurate representation of the reality on the ground;

  • Ensure that output level reporting is done as per the established guidelines;

  • With close coordination with the WASH MEAL Coordinator and the IM team, complete the required information in Activity info as per the set deadlines;

  • Develop project-specific material such as QandAs;

  • Conduct activities that enable partners and beneficiaries to be properly informed about WVL, its Complaint mechanism, the project activities and WVL Safeguarding policy;

  • Report on the Indicator Tracking Table (ITT) ensure that MoVs are validated;

  • Report any child and adult safeguarding incident as per the established guidelines and ensure that safeguarding incidents are being reported by project staff as required.

  1. Perform other duties as required

5%

  • Participate in the reflection events, monthly meetings, yearly planning and major events;

  • Attend and participate in capacity building trainings locally and internationally;

  • Responsible of own & staff security and actively contribute to a positive security culture;

  • Abide by the security policies and procedures and report any incidents or breaches to WASH Program Manager a/o Security Manager;

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the WASH Program Manager.

100%

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • University degree or higher education relevant to Engineering, Public health or any other related field. Specialization in water and environment is an added advantage;

  • 3-5 years of experience in managing projects and working with local partners;

  • Strong understanding of best practices and strategies in the WASH sector;

  • Very Good written and spoken English and Arabic languages;

  • Proven experience working in humanitarian fields;

  • Strong understanding of project Cycle Management and tools;

  • Experience in implementing projects through local partners;

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, effective in representation and liaison with external parties;

  • Good computer literacy in Microsoft Office package (incl. Excel), and holder of a valid driver’s license;

  • Good Communication and interpersonal skills with ability to network and negotiate with partners and government bodies;

  • Ability to work in and contribute to dynamic team operating in a fragile environment

  • Has strong knowledge of core principles of Children Rights, Participation, Do No Harm, as well as children in Emergencies minimum standards;

  • Good understanding of SPHERE relief standards;

  • Experience in implementing programs in any field related to water, sanitation, health or shelter.

  • Field and Office based;

  • Position requires availability and willingness to work outside regular office hours occasionally;

  • Position requires willingness and ability to continue to function during a crisis situation, including during a World Vision response to a manmade or natural disaster.

Grant Acquisition and Management Programme Officer

PREFERRED LOCATION- WITHIN EUROPE WHERE WVI IS REGISTERED

PURPOSE OF POSITION

  • Support priority Field Offices (FOs) to grow institutional grant resources.

  • Manage a coordinated strategy process for grant acquisition across priority donors. Support the development, writing and submission of quality grant proposals.

  • Deliver capacity building support (operational and strategic capacity) to enhance grant acquisition and management (GAM) specifically on EU, German and other European bilateral donors.

  • Donor engagement at field levels.

  • Support assessing partnerships with local and international NGOs and key stakeholders.

  • Support troubleshooting during implementation grant funded projects.

The ‘Grant Acquisition and Management Hub’ is a virtual team of people within the Regional Office (RO), Support Offices (SOs) such as World Vision Germany and Field Offices (FOs) working together for improved bilateral government, multilateral, major foundation and, sometimes private sector grant acquisition and management. The Regional Resource Development Unit and World Vision Germany are working very closely around Grant Acquisition and Management Hub (GAM) matters and therefore it was decided to set up such as position that would work towards this common goal. The GAM Program Officer proactively targets prioritised funding opportunities that will advance partnering Field Office and WV Germany strategies. Therefore, the position will lead capacity assessment where needed, donor engagement/pre-positioning, proposal development and also assist in the development/establishment of processes to enable successful Grants Acquisition.

Priority Field Offices (FO): Syria Response sub-region (focus on Syria and Jordan), Lebanon, Iraq, JWG and to smaller extent Afghanistan.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategic:

  • Strategic engagement and communication between World Vision offices and teams towards achieving improved grants acquisition.

  • Map and manage donor landscape analysis, plans and meetings; especially with ECHO, EU, German government donors, and other European bilateral donors.

Grants Acquisition:

  • Support the development of Grant Acquisition Management Business Plans, including analysis to set targets.

  • Provide strong analysis of donor Calls for Proposals.

  • Lead and ensure proposal are developed based on evidence, at timely manner and with donor alignment; apply timely best practices to the bid preparation process, ensure efficient teamwork, and a quality output.

  • Support that cost recovery in each grant.

  • Apply best standards for advancing local partnerships and consortia building; including facilitation of the partner assessment processes

Donor Engagement

  • Advice on donor relationship, and elevate WV’s profile. Support to foster donor relationships at Head Quarter level (BMZ, GoG), through direct communication with WV Germany.

  • Support networking and participation in relevant meetings at regional and national level

Grants Management & Quality

  • Facilitate grant start up meetings/workshops and share lessons learned and experiences.

  • Support NOs in analyzing their performance and portfolio management to strengthen donor pre-position and identify strategic priorities

Knowledge Transfer

  • Convey to field offices expertise in specific donor relations, donor requirements, and grant processes through a combination of coaching, mentoring and more formalized training, including mentoring FOs staff with on available e-training applications.

Regional representation/key relationships:

  • Represent World Vision in the grants community fora (internally and externally)

Other:

Carry out additional responsibilities as assigned by the Regional Director RDU.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Relevant undergraduate degree (e.g. international or development studies; economics; social science disciplines; etc) is essential;

  • Postgraduate qualifications or relevant technical/vocational studies – Desirable

  • Minimum five years’ experience with government and multilateral organization’s procedures and regulations;

  • Minimum five years’ experience in successful proposal writing and management of proposal development teams, preferred European and German government donors;

  • Experienced networker with an ability to maintain a good up to date knowledge of the grant opportunities and trends in the humanitarian sector; demonstrable prior successes in grant submissions/tendering

  • Fluency in written and spoken English, German language is an asset.

  • EU work permit is an asset.

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

  • Excellent knowledge and experience of project management with government and multilateral agencies, grant funded projects and experience of grant compliance procedures for major multilateral (EU, ECHO etc.) and bilateral donors (BMZ etc).

  • Experienced in leading development of complex Health (WASH, Maternal Child Health), Child Rights & Protection and or Income generation and Livelihoods grant project proposals

  • High performance and quality standards; negotiation skills; ability to motivate teams and inspire teamwork;

  • Track record of successfully training, mentoring and supervising grant staff

  • Contract management and compliance, including critical analysis;

  • Stakeholder management – particularly in complex environments (e.g. working across different countries/cultures; internal/external stakeholders)

  • Relationship building and networking, with experience in working with donors or other business development expertise

  • Strong financial awareness, with the ability to build and interpret complex budgets and financial reporting

Other Competencies/Attributes

  • Very strong interpersonal/intercultural skills;

  • Track record of success grant design and win rate, in partner and donor relations;

  • High performance and quality standards;

  • Ability to motivate teams and inspire teamwork; Creativity and logic;

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail;

  • Commitment to WVs’ Core Values and Mission Statement and agreement with World Vision’s Christian ethos

Work Environment

  • Experience living and working within a humanitarian emergency, response and recovery context and/or working with partners in consortia.

  • World Vision employees are a mix of Christian and Muslim faith with Muslims being the obvious majority. The ideal candidate should have strong faith but be able to express it maturely keeping in view the contextual sensitivities and possess tolerance towards people of other faiths.

  • Reporting to MEERO RDU with dotted line to WV Germany.

  • Frequent travel between FOs and RO - 30-50% International Travel

  • Not a family post

Senior Philanthropy Executive

Senior Philanthropy Executive

Salary: between £30-£35k per annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits

Contract: Permanent 36.5 hours per week

Based: Milton Keynes or Work from Home

World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.

Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

Job Purpose

We are looking for an experienced and inspirational Major Donor fundraiser to join a committed and passionate Philanthropy team. You will be managing several key relationships with established Philanthropists and be responsible for inspiring and acquiring new major donors who want to be part of making a difference in childrens lives in some of the worlds hardest places.

You will have a successful track record of securing 5 + 6 figure gifts from major donors and trusts and foundations and be a strong networker who is comfortable working to targets. We are looking for someone with the ability to communicate and influence senior stakeholders with strong verbal and written skills.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking (MK only).

Please click here to view the full job description

Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employment and reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing Date for applications: 31st January 2021

Interview Dates: 3rd & 4th February 2021

World Vision UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people representing all sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK - Job Applicant Privacy Notice (click here).

No agencies please.

Project Coordinator - GIZ (North)

  • Hiring is subject to final acquisition of the grant

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The purpose of the position is to coordinate the implantation of the GIZ project in Tripoli/T5 and ensure that interventions are implemented based on standards and donor. The project coordinator will serve as the liaison with local government authorities, community stakeholders and relevant entities within World Vision Lebanon.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

% Time

Major Activities

45%

Ensure planning & coordination of field activities

  • Ensures that all aspects of the project’s daily management are met, including logistics, administration, security, visibility, community and beneficiaries liaison, evidence generation, coordination and risk management;

  • Develop and guide the project team on the usage of project management tools for the Social Cohesion programme (including but not limited to reports, DIP, Logframe, ITT, SOPs, budgets, financial tracking, programmatic process flows)

  • Handle project’s procurement needs according to the developed procurement plan.

  • Ensure that project activities are implemented in good quality based on the project/s outcomes and taking into consideration the local context.

  • Follow up and coordinate with the MEAL and technical teams to ensure that all needed tools and their analysis are in place developed and analyzed according to the project needs and aligned to the donor requirements

  • Review project level analysis and highlight trends to the Program Manager. Implement the recommended operational measures to address gaps and challenges.

  • Contribute in the development of ToRs for external consultants;

  • Responsible of the production of high quality narrative reports in a timely manner and based on the agreed template and processes.

  • Contribute to the proposal development process as requested by the Program Manager

  • Ensure that the quality of implementation in reference to the donor’s guidelines, national SOPs, best practices while also generating evidence to show contribution to WVL national strategic objectives.

  • Support the identification and escalation of advocacy issues to Program Manager.

  • Participate in periodic evaluations of the impact of the project on the beneficiaries with support from the MEAL unit.

20%

Build relationships & capacities of the hosting and beneficiary community including local government representatives.

  • Build and maintain healthy partnerships with local partners, especially municipalities, covered in the project while identifying potential partners for future collaboration.

  • Ensure partners’ capacity assessment is conducted and capacity building plans are in place and implemented with the needed coaching and support.

  • Represents WVL with relevant donors and sector working groups at field level, including LHIF, UNDP and UNHCR.

  • Support the Program Manager in engaging and pre-positioning WVL with NGOs and local partners to scale up the youth programming portfolio in the area.

  • Actively attend and participate in sector working group, consortium operational meetings among other national youth forums.

  • Support in undertaking a stakeholder mapping analysis ( on the different NGOs operating in the sector and areas), in order to understand the functions various stakeholders fulfil, power dynamics, and to identify potential local partners, with a specific focus on youth programming, social stability, social cohesion and EU MADAD funded projects.

  • In collaboration with the relevant technical specialist, contribute to technical evaluation of activities and take initiative to propose adjustment of activities depending on needs and circumstances.

20%

Handle Staff Management

  • Develop JDs and Recruit staff, whenever needed;

  • Provide leadership and coaching to the direct reports in terms of technical and project management tools

  • Effectively manage the performance of direct reports ensuring performance agreements, regular performance discussions, and annual appraisals are done. Address performance or behavioral issues when they arise.

  • Ensure a conducive working atmosphere is created and opportunities provided to share lessons learned, experiences, observations and challenges to inform project management

  • Together with the Program Manager and Technical Specialist, plan and provide opportunities for capacity building to project team in consultation with P&C Department to ensure coordinated technical and personal development.

  • Coordinate with Bekaa Project Coordinator to share lessons and support each other. Additionally coordinate with other consortium project implementers for the same purpose.

10%

  • Handle output level reporting, safeguarding and accountability incidents reporting

  • Ensure that output level reporting is done as per the established guidelines

  • Complete the required information in Activity info as per the set deadlines

  • Fill project targets as per the set guidelines

  • Ensure timely reporting for information disseminated to communities/partners

  • Develop project-specific material such as QandAs when needed

  • Conduct activities that enable partners to be properly informed about WVL, its Complaint mechanism, the project activities and WVL Safeguarding policy

  • Fill the Referral Tracking sheet on a monthly basis and send it to the relevant focal person

  • Report any child and adult safeguarding incident as per the established guidelines and ensure that safeguarding incidents are being reported by project staff as required.

  • Ensure that MoVs are validated.

  • Report on the activities in a timely and quality manner that would help WVL submit the reports internally and externally.

5%

Perform other duties as required

  • Participate in meetings, yearly planning and major events.

  • Attend and participate in capacity building trainings locally and internationally as required.

  • Attend and participate in WVL’s spiritual nurture and other organizational events.

  • Responsible of own & staff security and actively contribute to a positive security culture.

  • Abide by the security policies and procedures and report any incidents or breaches to line manager and / or security manager.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Line Manager

100%

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • University degree or higher education relevant to Social Studies, Education, Protection, Development Studies human rights, law or other relevant fields;  

  • At least 3 years of proven experience in implementation of Youth Empowerment/Child Protection/Protection programming; human rights and/or advocacy work especially with local government such as municipalities.

  • Excellent written and spoken English and Arabic languages

  • Strong understanding of best practices and strategies in social cohesion, youth empowerment and support to local government through advocacy.

  • Familiar with core principles of Children Rights, Participation, Do No Harm, Community and Family Support as well as Children in Emergencies minimum standards.

  • Significant knowledge of International Humanitarian principals, Human Rights, municipal law and Refugee Law;  

  • Proven experience in community mobilization;

  • Proven experience working in emergency settings;  

  • Strong program/technical and budget management skills including project Management cycle and tools

  • Experience in implementing projects through local partners and providing direct technical support to local organizations;  

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, effective in representation and liaison with external parties;  

  • Above average computer literacy in Microsoft Office package (incl. Excel), and holder of a valid driver’s license.

  • Good Communication and interpersonal skills with ability to network and negotiate with partners and government bodies.

  • Ability to work in and contribute to dynamic team operating in a fragile environment

  • Willing to travel within Lebanon with a valid driver’s license

  • Project Management for Development (PMD), Project Management for Professional (PMPs);International Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)

  • Field and office based.

  • Position requires visiting and operating in fragile contexts (including Palestinian camps and other vulnerable communities such as Hay el Selloum, Choueifat among others).

Senior Humanitarian & Business Development Manager

Senior Humanitarian & Business Development Manager

Salary: £36,994 per annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits

Contract: Permanent 36.5 hours per week

Based: Milton Keynes Currently home working during COVID-19

World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we have helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.

Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of an exciting and a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

Job Purpose

The Senior Humanitarian & Business Development Manager will join the Business Development and Acquisition Unit at World Vision United Kingdom (WVUK) and will be responsible for ensuring WVUK maximises its impact on the lives of the most vulnerable children in fragile states, emergency response and developing contexts through effective cross-organisational coordination. With a drive for influencing the humanitarian sector, you will be actively engaged in external networks, and will manage a small team, responsible for establishing a sustainable and diversified institutional funding pipeline (grants, tenders, and innovative funding opportunities). You will build and maintain strong relationships with the World Vision International (WVI) Global Centre and Regional Office Resource Development Hubs and will support WVUKs MEAL and Research Advisors to identify and secure strategic research partnerships that contribute to effective programming and support WVUKs culture of learning.

WVUK is seeking to find a person with the following knowledge, skills, and experience:

  • An excellent understanding of humanitarian and development theory, process, and practice, including current humanitarian aid discourse, such as standards relating to quality and accountability in the aid sector (e.g., SPHERE, ICRC Code of Conduct, HAPI, etc.) 

  • Demonstrated knowledge and competence in assessment, design, and project cycle management for multi sector programmes in large complex and rapid on set emergencies. 

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in a relevant discipline. 

  • Significant management experience and active engagement in the humanitarian industry.

  • Demonstrable understanding of the design requirements and regulations of major institutional donors, e.g., FCDO, EU, Start Fund, World Bank and Trusts and Foundations.

  • Strong track record of working with, managing, and developing relationships with consortium partners

  • Strong financial management and reporting skills, strong quality assurance and proven experience of good quality proposal writing skills.

As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking (MK only).

Please click here to view the full job description

Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employment and reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing Date for applications: 7 February 2021

Interview Dates: 15 & 16 February 2021

Please note, we reserve the right to interview and appoint before the advertised closing date.

World Vision UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people representing all sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK - Job Applicant Privacy Notice (click here).

No agencies please.

Education Advisor

Education Advisor

Salary: £30,763 per annum pro rata, depending on experience + good range of benefits

Contract: Fixed Term Contract to 30thSeptember 2021, 18.25 hours per week.

We have several exciting grant opportunities in the pipeline, which we hope will lead to a longer-term role and this post holder would be encouraged to apply for any opportunities that may arise

Based: Remote Working and/or Milton Keynes, flexible hourspossible by arrangement.

World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.

Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

Job Purpose

In 2019 World Vision UK reached over 2 million children in 42 countries, through 229 projects in various inter-related sectors, that on average met 86% of output targets. We seek to reach more children, particularly those at most risk of being left behind, and deepen further the impact achieved with and for children. Achieving this by designing new projects which combine innovative ideas and proven evidence-based project models, working with diverse partners, winning accountable grants & commercial contracts and through target policy and advocacy work focused towards the FCDO and G7.

World Vision UK is looking for a dynamic Education Advisor. Someone who is a team player and who thrives within a busy environment providing high quality Education technical support in the design of new grant and commercial contract funded projects, identifying potential education partners, and contributing towards Education policy engagement.

The successful applicant will have a degree or post-graduate qualification in Education, have a minimum of three years-experience working to strengthen education systems in developing, fragile or humanitarian contexts. A track record of providing quality Education technical support to projects and programmes, including project design and proposal writing. Along with knowledge of development/humanitarian theory, policy and practice, understanding of child rights, safeguarding, gender equality and social inclusion, including disability inclusion.

As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking (MK only).

Please clickhere to view the full job description

Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employmentand reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing Date for applications: 7th February 2021

Interview Dates: 9th& 11thFebruary 2021

Please note, we reserve the right to interview and appoint before the advertised closing date.

Applicants must hold the necessary permissions to work in the UK (for example, British passport, indefinite leave to remain in the UK or a suitable Residence Permit).

World Vision UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people representing all sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK - Job Applicant Privacy Notice(click here).

No agencies please.

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