Child Resilience Chief of Party

Purpose of Position

The Chief of Party is responsible to lead the Child Resilience project; a one-year, privately funded, $1.37 million project that will start over 140 after-school clubs for children ages 6 to 14 in the West Bank. The Child Resilience Chief of Party will lead dynamic implementation of the project, which includes two main components: (1) identification, preparation, and physical start-up of all clubs; and (2) quality training and roll out of the clubs’ technical programme, particularly the social emotional learning curriculum. The clubs are part of World Vision’s holistic Child Protection & Advocacy programming and will provide an opportunity for children in World Vision’s existing programme areas to develop life skills.

The role includes direct management of staff and potential partners. It also includes responsibility for coordination with World Vision staff to ensure the clubs transition to World Vision’s sponsorship funding and zonal office management by October 2022. The role requires the ability to work with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders, including community leaders and World Vision support departments, to ensure on-time, quality start-up.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITES

% of time

Activity

35

Clubs Established & Operationalized

Finalize the type of club model (i.e., alpha, beta, gamma) appropriate for each village based on village size and number of registered children

In coordination with the zones, finalize the criteria to determine village readiness to host and offer clubs in terms of physical space and other required components.

Develop a village roll out plan to start clubs through three tranches.

Work with staff to ensure the adequate preparation of space, including organizing a schedule of rehabilitation and associated procurement, for all clubs to start by May or June 2022.

Lead a process across zones with relevant staff to ensure club facilitators are recruited and identified in each village, leveraging partners from other World Vision activities when possible (e.g., IMPACT club leaders, community monitors, village committee members, community health workers)

Develop an operational manual for clubs and ensure training for all facilitators, including essential components like Safeguarding requirements.

Ensure guidance is developed and included in the operational manual, in collaboration with the zones, to identify registered children to participate and additional children are recruited.

30

Technical Programme Roll Out

Identify, map out and coordinate necessary steps to ensure World Vision staff, partners and facilitators are trained in Lions Quest, including the application of a training of trainers for World Vision education and life skills staff.

Coordinate with Lions Club representatives to ensure additional years for the curriculum are translated into Arabic.

Ensure a technical guide and technical requirements is clearly captured and available to all facilitators to ease their implementation.

Work with other departments to finalize the calendar and establish procedures for other departments to offer the ‘flexible’ session activities throughout the year such as sponsorship, psycho-social support, safe play, and other child rights related topics.

Ensure that what each club needs in terms of stationary, supplies, and other tools or equipment is identified and procured.

Ensure all club resources and guidance are available in World Vision’s online system (Box) and to communities and all stakeholders know how to access as well as their responsibilities.

Ensure the first months of the clubs and associated summer camps are monitored and feedback provided to ensure at least minimum standards and preferably high quality implementation of the programme.

10

Team Identification & Management

Identify and hire appropriate staff and/or establish an MoU with a local partner to implement both components of the project.

Build a team environment with synergy and ability to accomplish the objectives well, on time, and in coordination with relevant World Vision JWG staff from other programmes and projects

.

25

Project Management

Monitor expenditures and develop the procurement plan required for the project

Engage with communities in coordination with zonal offices and Community Engagement and Social Change staff

Ensure internal and donor reporting

Lead and or participate in coordination meetings with zonal staff, Child Protection and Advocacy staff, and Education and Life skills staff.

Participate as part of the monthly Operations Team Meeting.

KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE

Required Professional Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in working with the field in project management in reputable institution, national or international NGO.

  • Experience in budget management

  • Working experience in managing similar interventions

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

  • Experience/expertise of capacity building of CBOs and experience in work with children

  • Experience in a fragile or conflict area

  • Previous experience as Chief of Party or International experience in a similar role

Required Education,

training, license,

registration, and

certification

Masters degree preferred in development or project management, social science, education, child protection, or related fields;

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

Preferred Knowledge

and Qualifications

Background in education or life skills programming preferred.

  • Past project management experience.

  • Excellent knowledge of English (Writing, speaking, reading skills)

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

  • Proved background in education and life skills.

  • Good working experience and familiarity with core principles of children rights, child protection as well as Red Cross and NGO

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

  • Ability to verify data quality

  • Ability to build positive relationships in a cross-cultural environment

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity and emotional maturity

  • Do No Harm training and understanding

  • 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

Travel and/or

Work Environment

Requirement

Due to the nature of operations frequent, almost daily travel throughout the West Bank is required.

DECISION MAKING

Types of decisions made without prior approval:

  • Project level decision making, financial authorization level for up to 5000 USD

Types of decisions referred to higher authority or decisions controlled by policy

  • Adaptations in the programmes

  • Final layout and recommendations for each village club (zonal manager)

CORE COMPETENCIES– For all positions, select the top 3 prioritized competencies from below. Click herefor a quick overview of our Core Competencies.

Be Safe and Resilient

Deliver Results

Build Relationships

Be Accountable

Learn and Develop

Improve and Innovate

Partner and Collaborate

Embrace Change

For Management positions only, select the top 2 prioritized competencies from below.

Model Self-Management

Engage, Influence, Lead

and Grow Others

Run an Effective

and Agile Organisation

Develop the Organisation

for the Future

World Vision is committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children or vulnerable adults.

WVV AP Development Facilitator (Temporary) in Nam Tra My, QN

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, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has been funded 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 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

Currently, World Vision Vietnam is operating in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh and Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Centre (Quang Tri, Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s AP usually focuses 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.

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 and advocate for sustainable well being of children especially the most vulnerable children.

ROLE DIMENSION / DESCRIPTION

  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

Monitoring:

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

  • Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

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

Most Vulnerable Children (MVC) inclusion:

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

  • Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

Micro projects:

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

  • Identify and engage communities and partners in 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

  1. Program Management in assigned communes

Implementation of Technical Models and Advocacy

  • 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.

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

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.

Our contact details:

People and Culture Department - World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi

Tel: 024. 39439920 - Ms. Nguyen Thi Minh Phuong

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.

Integrated Program Manager

LOCATION

Yerevan, Armenia

DURATION

Fixed-term, full-time

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The purpose of this position is to provide leadership on strategy, program technical design and quality assurance, resource acquisition, partnerships and advocacy. The position will be responsible to enhance external WVA brand and reputation for purposes of influence and income. Provide overall leadership to the Area, Child Development and Technical Programs implementation in the country. Manage the development and implementation of existing and new programing and its integration into the WVA strategy (for Support Offices, grants and locally funded programs/ projects).

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategy and program development

  • Support Program Director in leading the process of country strategy development and review, in particular in regard to the programmatic design, ministry funding, and evidence of impact, advocacy and partnerships development.

  • Lead macro assessment processes and contribute to the landscaping of the National Strategy. Based on evidence of impact in the field, regularly conduct analysis and provide recommendations affecting the current status as well as progress towards achieving strategic objectives.

  • Lead implementation of strategic World Vision International Partnership initiatives and compliance with WV standards and policies (Child Well-being Outcomes, Ministry Framework and Development Approach, Horizon, Partnering Framework, Functional Maturity Framework, Most-vulnerable Communities).

  • Lead technical sector design for grants and sponsorship programming.

  • Develop the ‘donor framework’ for each donor segment private or institutional.

  • Ensure strategic linkage, integration and synergy within Program and Partnerships Development team and across WV Armenia business units for better alignment, strategic fundraising and collaboration on strategic opportunities.

  • Manages risks related to external engagement work in Armenia (communications, resource mobilization and partnerships).

  • Contribute to the development of the office’s annual business plan.

  • Develops and executes the strategy, external engagement and resource development budget.

Resource acquisition

  • Develop Grant Forecasting Plans and Annual Growth Plan in line with the National strategy in collaboration with the Regional Development Unit in the MEERO and Operations team.

  • "Provide leadership support to Resource Mobilization team in: donor prepositioning, liaising with Support Offices and donors, clarifying proposal requirements, development and finalization of project proposals.

  • Coordinate with WVA Resource Mobilization Manager and MEERO Regional Development Unit for grant and local marketing lessons learned. Ensure learning is documented for improving WV’s grants standards, and donor liaisons as well as during potential Cross Border and Multi-Country applications.

Advocacy, policy and partnerships

  • Ensure appropriate representation of WV Armenia at strategic fora that could lead to influence, resource acquisition and enhanced programming collaboration.

  • Support Program Director in maintaining relationships with key private and institutional donors and partners in line with WV’s policies, standards and values and behaviours.

  • Ensure endorsement and implementation of the Partnerships Framework based on the Partner of Choice approach across WVA by providing strategic advice to externally facing functions in planned and coordinated targeted external engagement with government, duty bearers, media, academia and other external stakeholders.

  • In collaboration with the Operations Department lead stakeholders mapping for WV Armenia partnership opportunities and assess their capacities for collaboration on specific issues. Ensure a smooth coordination between local and national-level advocacy and partnering efforts.

  • Contribute to effective partnership implementation during programming and ensure effective partnership implementation in national-level influence and income-driven initiatives.

  • Lead the integration of advocacy and partnering in the national strategy and across programming based on an updated context analysis and internal and external assessments.

  • Develop and monitor the achievement of strategic advocacy and partnering objectives.

  • Provide leadership to the Communications team in the development of effective external and media engagement that builds on evidences of impact and stories of success from the field.

  • Ensure that WV brand is visible and well recognised by external stakeholders and public.

  • Provide leadership and manage implementation of campaigns on at the national level.

  • Ensure support is provided to Program Director to undertake high level external engagement.

Transition Program Development and Management; Management of Grant and Project Managers

  • Manage the team of Grants and Projects Managers individuals and teams in setting goals, measuring performance, developing capacity and recognizing results.

  • Provide management and support to Technical Programs, APs and Daycare Centers, including regular site visits, identification of staff training needs and promotion of learning environment. Work with the P&C Department on capacity building opportunities and succession planning for staff.

  • Follow up closely the semi-annual monitoring reports provided by the Design, Monitoring & Evaluation, discuss them with the team and follow up with the recommendations.

  • Manage and support the Grants Managers and Area Program Development & Transition Manager to review and evaluate budgeted and actual expenditures for Projects together with AP Coordinators and Technical Program Managers on regular basis. Follow up the variance explanation reports required on semi-annual basis by finance department.

  • Review financial reports to ensure accountability and compliance with the budget.

  • Ensure program issues and risks are managed and controlled in a timely manner.

  • Understand humanitarian business in Armenia and in World Vision International and provide strategic vision to the Technical Program development each year.

  • Ensure AP level grant high quality implementation and integration into overall Programming Goal contribution.

  • Duly conduct performance planning and evaluation of direct reports.

Strengthening Internal Linkages

  • Show ability to enable the flow and exchange of information within teams, across entities and with key stakeholders.

  • Ensure that the cooperation between the Technical Program Managers and Area Program Coordinators is at professional level and it creates an enabling environment for effective and quality implementation of Technical Programs.

  • Identify areas for improvement and work with Design, Monitoring & Evaluation, People & Culture, Finance and Marketing to ensure that WV systems facilitate the efficient, effective and timely implementation of Technical programs.

Networking and Representation

  • Maintain regular contact with other international non-governmental organizations and government officials working to serve as network for obtaining and coordinating information regarding current and future work in the country.

  • Follow up with Technical Program Managers and Area Program Coordinators to ensure that projects are presented to RA “Humanitarian Project Coordination Committee” for tax exemption.

  • Lead and participate in the process of proposal development for new funding opportunity within the scope of proposal development policy of WVA approved by the Armenia Program Director.

  • Being Member of Armenia Senior Leadership team.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Management position.

  • Proven track record in implementing and managing major multi-sectorial development programs.

  • Good understanding of the cultural, political, and social and economic situation in Armenia and in the region.

  • Active listening and strong facilitation skills.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Innovative and risk taker.

  • Ensure program issues and risks are managed and controlled in a timely way.

  • Review financial reports to ensure accountability and compliance with the budget.

  • Experience in development work using an approach of facilitation and empowerment of local communities.

  • Understanding of program audit protocols and how to operationalize them innovative and risk-taker.

  • High sense of responsibility and attention to detail.

  • Full commitment to World Vision’s core values and mission statement.

  • Full adherence to World Vision Safeguarding, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.

  • Full adherence to security protocols

  • Motivated and goal orientated.

  • Proven track record of coaching and capacity building.

  • Ability to work both autonomously and in a team.

  • Sound planning, time management and administrative skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure, in a team, and for long hours if required.

WVV AP Development Facilitator - Minh Long, Quang Ngai

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, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has been funded 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 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

Currently, World Vision Vietnam is operating in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh and Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Centre (Quang Tri, Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s AP usually focuses 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.

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 and advocate for sustainable well being of children especially the most vulnerable children.

ROLE DIMENSION / DESCRIPTION

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

Monitoring:

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

Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

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

Most Vulnerable Children (MVC) inclusion:

Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

Micro projects:

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

Identify and engage communities and partners in 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 and Advocacy:

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.

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:

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

  • 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

  • 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.

Our contact details:

People and Culture Department - World Vision International – Vietnam

Email address: [email protected]

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 Development Facilitator in Binh Chanh, Ho Chi Minh City

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, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has been funded 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 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

Currently, World Vision Vietnam is operating in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh and Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Centre (Quang Tri, Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s AP usually focuses 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.

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 and advocate for sustainable well being of children especially the most vulnerable children.

ROLE DIMENSION / DESCRIPTION

  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

Monitoring:

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

  • Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

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

Most Vulnerable Children (MVC) inclusion:

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

  • Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

Micro projects:

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

  • Identify and engage communities and partners in 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

  1. Program Management in assigned communes

Implementation of Technical Models and Advocacy

  • 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.

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:

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

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.

Our contact details:

People and Culture Department - World Vision International – Vietnam

Tel: + 84 236 3812041 – Ong Phuoc Thien Dung

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.

WVVVV AP Development Facilitator in Dak R'lap, Dak Nong

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, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has been funded 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 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

Currently, World Vision Vietnam is operating in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh and Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Centre (Quang Tri, Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s AP usually focuses 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.

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 and advocate for sustainable well being of children especially the most vulnerable children.

ROLE DIMENSION / DESCRIPTION

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

Monitoring:

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

Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

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

Most Vulnerable Children (MVC) inclusion:

Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

Micro projects:

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

Identify and engage communities and partners in 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 and Advocacy:

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.

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:

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

  • 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

  • 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.

Our contact details:

People and Culture Department - World Vision International – Vietnam

Email address: [email protected]

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

Communications & Marketing Director, WV Ethiopia

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Increase the overall reputation, trust, and income of World Vision Ethiopia. Provide strong strategic communications and marketing leadership for the organisation. Lead in the development and implementation of an integrated strategy for the building of a high-performance communications and marketing function that is managed, structured, focused, and staffed for productive and quality work. This strategy will identify the key communications and marketing needs of World Vision Ethiopia, while setting and steering strategic communications and marketing goals and processes that are contextualised to and in alignment with its core ministry functions and goals nationally and with our global strategy, Our

Promise. Ensuring alignment with global marketing and communications strategic objectives of; achieving high-quality and sustainable funding, ignite content, ignite global voices, and ignite staff.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • National communications and marketing strategy is developed, and subsequent operating implications are realised to ensure an efficient and integrated framework exists, providing overall leadership and ownership of all local income streams into the national office.

  • A high performing marketing function is increasingly able to raise local sources of funding to support the ministry World Vision better and more sustainably.

  • Income targets are met and exceeded.

  • New products are developed and refined to continuously engage and gain support from private individuals and corporates.

  • Children’s voices are amplified through high-quality, multi-purposed content that inspires and connects with target audiences.

  • Impact-led content drives and grows engagement with key audiences, demonstrating World Vision expertise.

  • Emergency communications content is available and timely, serving advocacy, marketing, and fundraising needs.

  • Field, Technical Programme, Grant, Emergency communications are resourced, staffed, and focused - to deliver high-value content that is used internally and externally.

  • Strategic media outreach and public engagement increases coverage of issues World Vision cares about and builds visibility and reputation, positioning World Vision as a trusted partner.

  • Timely and strategic communications content grows website and digital traffic, increasing World Vision's social community.

  • Reputation risk is understood across senior leadership and is well managed.

  • Leadership regularly engage with staff through tools that are simple, foster two-way dialogue and are appropriate to the context.

  • Staff are aware of and participate in global and national moments, motivated to share stories, and communicate on key messages as World Vision Ambassadors.

  • Build World Vision’s brand and equip a pool of spokespersons and thought leaders to effectively communicate World Vision’s mission, vision, and Christian identity.

  • High performance of the Communications & Marketing Department, consisting of Creative Services, Public Engagement, Internal Engagement, Integrated Communications, Marketing Operations, Supporter Engagement, and Business Development, is ensured through the leading of; goal setting, prioritisation, process management, and relationship management.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • 10-years experience leading and managing marketing and communications teams in international humanitarian and development sector, business, or creative industries.

  • Demonstrated experience managing corporate partnerships and developing major donor relationships.

  • Advanced technical skills in at least one or more of the major areas of the job, such as; creative services, public engagement, corporate communications, marketing operations, supporter engagement, business development, etc.

  • Proven experience of training and capacity building of others.

  • Advanced level of computer proficiency, Mac and PC.

  • Experience working with children and youth.

  • Degree in Marketing, Communications, Business, Media, Journalism, Arts or similar.

  • Professional certifications in any of the technical areas of communications, marketing, humanitarian and development sector advantageous.

  • Fluency: English is required

  • Basic knowledge: Amharic or other local language is desired. Willingness to learn.

Preferred:

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Thorough knowledge of the marketing, communication, and media industry.

  • Thorough knowledge of international development, World Vision development practice, and marketing and communications needs.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Working primarily in the head office in Addis Ababa, semi-regular travel locally and internationally will be required.

  • Travel by road, flexibility with accommodation and dietary arrangements. Ability to partake in on-location production or live events.

WVV Project Assistant – HTPWG Project in 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$ 17,300,000 (FY20) with funding from 12 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. WVV employs about 400 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

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 different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

The Human Trafficking Prevention for Women and Girls in Dien Bien Province (HTPWG) Projectis funded by Japanese Ministry of Foreigner Affair (MOFA) through WV Japan. The HTPWG project’s overall objective is to increase the Dien Bien Ethnic minorities’ resilience to increase income through livestock raising. The project area covers Tuan Giao and Muong Cha Districts, Dien Bien Province.

The Project Assistants will base in Muong Cha Area Programme and Tuan Giao Area Programme of World Vision Vietnam, to support and report to the Project Manager in delivering management and technical and creative inputs to the day to day implementation and monitoring of the administrative and operational activities of the livestock raising funding activities, HTPWG project.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To assist the Project Manager under closely consultation with Project Officer and Project Coordinator in planning, developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating project activities to achieve stipulated objectives, and to transfer the ownership of the project’s development to the community when the project ends.

ROLE DIMENSION/DESCRIPTION:

Designing and Planning:

  • The real needs of the community in term of Livelihoods especially the needs of disadvantaged women and children, are identified in the annual POA development

Project Activities Implementation, Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Implement project activities following the WVV’s and donors’ project management policies, standards and guidelines;

  • Providing livestock with considering the needs of women and household with PC and PO.

  • Monitoring the situation of raising livestock in each household with PO

  • Support women in raising livestock. Report to PO/PC if there are problems.

  • Assist in conducting follow-up training on livestock raising

  • Record and reporting the detail progress of the project.

  • Collecting information for reporting to donors.

  • Working with various stakeholders (women in project site, local government, WVV staffs, livestock sellers, etc.)

  • Facilitate project’s trainings, communication, sensitization activities to partners and communities and follow up the training impact;

  • Be responsible for ensuring beneficiary accountability, gender equality and women rights;

  • Undertake any project related responsibilities requested by the Project Manager.

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 staffs to ensure good integration of the HTPWG project and other AP activities are demonstrated;

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

Survey, Research and Documentation:

  • Contribution is made to project survey/study and evaluation and its corresponding 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 Project Manager.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Education

  • University/college degree, preferably in social science, environment, related field and/or management.

Knowledge & Skills

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

  • Knowledgeable about livestock

  • Able to speak the language of the minority group in Muong Cha or Tuan Giao

  • 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 knowledge and skills (Microsoft Words, Excel, PowerPoint), internet and email.

Experience

  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience in development, livelihood project/program

  • Experience in INGO-funded project planning, managing and implementation.

AHAN Project Officer

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

World Vision (WV) has been awarded a multi-million EUR grant from the European Union (EU) to lead a consortium of partners to implement their Accelerating Health Agriculture and Nutrition (AHAN) project under pillar three of the EU’s Partnership for Improved Nutrition in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR). Consortium partners include World Vision Australia (lead) with 4 implementing partners: World Vision Laos, Agronomes et Vétérinaires Sans Frontière (AVSF), Green Community Development Association (GCDA) and the Burnet Institute.

The AHAN project has the overall objective of creating supportive conditions for enhanced household (HH) nutrition through the following specific objectives:

1) Improved access to and availability of sufficient and/or diverse foods year round; 2) Improved dietary and care practices among Women of Reproductive Age and children under 5; 3) Reduced incidence of selected Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (coordination) related diseases/illnesses linked to under nutrition; 4) Improved gender equitable relations at the HH level, particularly in decision-making and distribution of workload; and 5) Strengthened multi-sector coordination and support for nutrition. The project will be implemented across three provinces and 12 districts of Lao PDR.

The Project Officer will work closely with the District Coordinator to facilitate and maintain strong government and community relationships in their assigned district. They will facilitate participation, ownership and empowerment of community processes, and represent World Vision as an organization that walks alongside children, families and communities in a journey of transformational development.

Key activities the Project Officer will be responsible for include

  • Facilitate Community Change Workshops/meetings for Gender and Nutrition, in partnership with LWU

  • Establish and support village level Nutrition Groups

  • Facilitate trainings and support LWU and VHV on community sexual and reproductive health and identification, management and referral of childhood illnesses and malnutrition.

  • Coordinate with Government Health staff to support quarterly Village Health Outreach services

  • Support CLTS and WASH campaigns at village level

  • Establish and support Village Savings Groups

  • Train HH on gender and nutrition-sensitive financial literacy and management

  • Identify and distribute women’s labour saving technologies

  • Support Agricultural Activities implemented by AVSF

  • Monitoring of activities and collection of data

  • Support other project activities and needs as required/requested

Major Responsibilities

A. Building relationships within communities

1. Build close relationships and actively learn within partner communities, through home visits, staying overnight with host families, community events, etc.

2. Build good relationships that communicate World Vision’s mission, values and identity to all appropriate stakeholders, including community groups, local authorities and other NGOs.

3. Manage proactive and responsive relationship with Project Partners, Government stakeholders, and other partners in the field.

B. Building capacities

1. Plan and implement all aspects of project activities in target district, ensuring that all Partners meet their obligations under the project, and meet WV and EU compliance standards

2. Develop clear work plans and ensure quality and timeliness of all program interventions. Develop yearly district work plan and budget, in keeping with the project proposal and activity plans

3. Facilitate formation and ongoing capacity building of communities for holistic sustainable development, ensuring ownership of outcomes by communities.

4. Train partner community groups on appropriate skills and self-assessment methods to build their capacity for management of local initiatives.

C. Learning within community

1. Facilitate community (including children and the marginalized) to participate in the gathering of, reflection upon and learning from local information.

2. Participate in and support the implementation of project measurement and program/project evaluation and facilitate community learning from results.

3. Promote communities to share and learn from their own experiences as part of confidence and capacity building.

4. Consistently look for more effective and efficient implementation methods and opportunities to increase impact.

D. Planning and implementation with community

1. Actively support the Operations Team Lead and District Coordinator in assessment and work plan design processes and collaborate with community nd partners in project planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting processes relevant to assigned area.

2. Ensure that gender analysis and child protection are mainstreamed within WV initiatives in their assigned communities.

3. Raise awareness and facilitate critical analysis of community issues and opportunities.

5. Mobilize local resources, community planning, participation and ownership for development initiatives.

E. Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Communication

1. Establish and maintain effective project reporting, monitoring, evaluation, and communication systems.

2. Submit timely, accurate data, ensuring quality data collection and analysis.

3. Prepare and submit all reporting requirements ensuring they are on time and meet minimum standards. Ensure any problems or challenges are effectively communicated so that delays can be overcome and the project goals achieved.

Degree, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • At least diploma qualification, bachelor preferred

  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in working with the rural community on Nutrition, Health, Gender or WASH activities

  • 3-5 years’ experience on community mobilization, with demonstrable skills resulting in community behavior change

  • Must understand and agree with WV’s vision, mission and Core Values

  • Fluent in local ethnic language and Lao (dependent on target District)

  • Must be willing to work and stay overnight at the target village areas

  • Must be willing to work within a team

  • Must be willing to learn new things

  • Must know how to drive and have a license to drive motorcycle

  • Expected to travel 80% of the time in the target village areas

Interested candidates are invited to submit a COVER LETTER and CV to the address below. Please indicate the POSITION TITLE. Deadline for application is 22 September 2021 position will close early if a suitable candidate is found.

Mail: People and Culture Department

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.wvi.org/laos

Development Facilitator - Bibile

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and currently works through 34 development and relief programmes in 16 Districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for forty years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are currently looking for dynamic & creative individuals to join us in our journey of caring.

Development Facilitator

Location – Bibile

Job Profile

The Development Facilitator

  • Works within communities to enable mutual transformation in the lives of children, families, supporters, partners and World Vision (WV) staff.

  • Serves as a catalyst, partnership broker, and capacity builder of local partners in facilitating the emergence and strengthening of community-led initiatives to improve and sustain the well-being of children and their families.

  • Manages Technical Project in respective Primary Focus Areas, including annual planning & budgeting as well as implementation, regular monitoring and reflections.

Major Responsibilities

  • Ensure effective communication of World Vision’s identity, mission, vision, values and approach to development.

  • Develop and maintain a strong understanding of the local context, including government perspectives and plans and ensuring all voices are heard, especially those of children and youth, including the most vulnerable.

  • Mobilize and support the creation, mobilization and strengthening of community groups and key stakeholders which catalyze community engagement to improve child well-being.

  • Build close relationships and actively learn within partner communities, through home visits, community immersion and attend community social events, etc.

  • Ensure programme quality through effective planning, implementation and monitoring with communities and partners.

  • Document and submit progress, lessons learnt and most significant change stories through community reflection for monthly, semi-annual and annual reports to relevant management and donors.

  • Conduct community awareness on sponsorship for new programmes.

  • Ensure effective and efficient utilization of resources and maintain high standards of stewardship and accountability.

  • Lead implementation of technical projects within the allocated primary focus area within the stipulated time and ensure proper budget utilization and spending in accordance with WV policies, standards and procedures.

  • Increase self-development for task performance with systematic planning through training, experience sharing, exposure visit, lessons learned, etc.

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • At least 4 years of experience in Community Development, Programme / Project Coordination in an international organization preferably in the INGO context.

  • A Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, International Development Studies, Community Development or any other relevant field or Degree / Diploma - WV facilitated Learning For Transformation affiliated to GULL university, California with 5 years of experience in Community Development, Program / Project Coordination.

  • Experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

  • Experience in working with children.

  • 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).

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

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

  • Networking, negotiation and partnering skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications in Sinhala/Tamil. Fluency in written & spoken English.

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line applicationwith your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

Cluster Manager, Nakuru Baringo Cluster

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview in case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Cluster Manager

Reporting to : Regional Manager

Grade Level : 15

Work Location:Nakuru/Baringo

Purpose of Position

The position provides overall leadership, coordination and management of the respective programs and grant projects in the assigned cluster that supports World Vision Kenya efforts to promote Child well Being outcomes in line with the World Vision Kenya Strategy.

Major Responsibilities

Cluster Leadership and Management -30%

  • Provide strong and positive leadership to the cluster teams ensuring competent and motivated staff

  • Ensure over 95% implementation of Annual Plans and budget by close of financial year, ensuring adherence to Detailed Implementation Plans, 4-D matrices and -5% budget variance parameters; Supervise and monitor the implementation of the program plans of action

  • Ensure all operations, planning and budgeting processes are aligned with the WVK requirements and standards

  • Provide leadership to the three track ministry (One operation, one organization) principle

  • Lead in the development and implementation of a risk register and uploading of the same in Riskonnect, prescribing controls and treatments and regularly monitoring effectiveness of the same

  • Contribute to the development of strategy, directions for the program in line with World Vision Ministry focus

  • Provide management oversight on all operational risks including the core security requirements

  • Provides oversight for sponsorship integration as part of Area Programs planning processes, ensuring that sponsorship programming and sponsorship service operations objectives are met.

  • Compile a multi-year plan for all activities across the Area Programmes, and produce an indicative multi-year budget.

  • Manage all programming within the Area Programmes, across multiple technical projects, giving a holistic view of the Area Programmes.

  • Ensure that Child Protection and adult safeguarding Policy is understood and adhered to in all programs implementation and any issues arising in the programs area are reported in accordance with the WV Policies and guidelines and dealt with through established structures and working with other likeminded partners to uphold their wellbeing.

Accountability and Quality Assurance-25%

Accountability

  • Oversight and overall financial Management at the Cluster level ensuring efficiency and effectiveness and compliance with WV Polices and standards.

  • Ensure that the Program accountability frameworks (PAF) are in place in all APs for accountability and as a feedback mechanism for program quality improvement.

  • Manage the Development Program Approach (DPA) community engagement process in all communities to identify appropriate technical projects for implementation with partners, and to adapt them for the context

  • Ensure that WVK Operations at ADPs level are within the organizations policies, procedures and business processes

  • Ensure 100% implementation of audit recommendations and presence of risk management plan/document to guide operations

  • Ensure security of assets is sustained

  • Ensure green indicators for sponsorship year round Service Operation Indicators (SOIs/KPIs) and accountable sponsorship management practice

  • Ensure a functional and effective accountability (complaints and feedback) mechanism

  • Ensure quality workmanship of projects being implemented in the ADPs in line with WVK organizational policies and strategies (Ministry policies, Advocacy,

  • Child Sponsorship, and Disaster Preparedness Plan, cross cutting themes, LEAP, WV Development Program Approach; among others)

  • Ensure implementation of the necessary recommendations for effective ministry.

  • Manage monitoring across the Area Programs to identify progress made and make necessary adjustments to plans; this will be including the annual review and planning meetings in all communities, and at the Area Programs level

  • Facilitate development and monitoring of the AP procurement plans and SC processes

  • Provide oversight to contract management - ensure contractors and consultants deliver within stipulated timelines and adhere to the stipulated contract terms

Designs

  • Lead the development of quality Area Plans in compliance to DME and LEAP guidelines and standards by ADP staff.

  • Ensure adoption of the generic log frame in collaboration with the design team to address priority issues as per community needs.

  • Develop specific M&E plan/system that includes relevant strategic indicators

  • Ensure integration of sustainability in the implementation of plans

  • Ensure timely incorporation of Support Offices and/or donors feedback to designs in a timely way

  • Develop a feasible multi-year budget and staffing plan in collaboration with Region and P&C.

  • Ensure crosscutting themes Gender, Christian Commitment, Child Protection, Disability, Environment and Climate Change, and Peace Building are integrated in project designs

  • Manage a collaborative design process drawing in WV stakeholders and major national external stakeholders and partners

  • Design Technical Programmes that fit with the DPA to build ownership and sustainable results

  • Negotiate with and support Area Programs staff in the adaptation and implementation of Technical Programs within the local context

  • Incorporate appropriate elements of the contextualized Sponsorship Field Operating Model into the Technical Programs

Learning, Documentation, Monitoring & Reporting-10%

  • Ensure critical monitoring data (from design documents and Child Well-being Outcomes (CWBO) indicators) is collected in a participatory manner with key staff and partners; to show progress and challenges at ADPs, Regional and National level for purposes of learning, management decision making and reporting.

  • Ensure sharing of consolidated monitoring data on CWBO for county /Cluster engagement.

  • Ensure documentation, sharing and replication of best practices and innovations with internal & external partners.

  • Ensure timely submission of quality reports and documents (e.g MMR, Semi- Annual, Annual Reports impact stories, good practices documentation, among others).

  • Incorporate feedback from key stakeholders and reviewers using the review checklist

  • Check reports for accuracy and edit as required

  • Ensure archiving of data, documents and various reports for the reporting period so that it can be easily retrieved and used for evaluation/Audits e.g. Horizon, M drive, WVK KM site on WV central

  • Ensure use of reports to generate communications materials in ways appropriate to audiences.

  • Ensure utilization of reports for follow up and management of programs

Evaluation

  • Review terms of reference (ToRs) and provide feedback based on understanding of the local context.

  • Review measurement tools to ensure alignment with design and relevance to local context, and provide feedback to evaluation team lead.

  • Lead evaluation planning and support evaluation management team with logistics and staff supervision.

  • Provide local knowledge to support critical problem solving with the evaluation management team.

  • Support the evaluation lead in analysis and interpretation of findings and development of recommendations based on the findings, drawing from knowledge of the programme area and context.

  • Critically review evaluation reports and provide relevant, in-depth, and timely feedback.

  • Facilitate use of baseline and evaluation findings appropriately with stakeholders to share learning, plan and advocate for Child Well Being among development partners

  • Conduct staff and partnership learning sessions in a way that encourages team members and partners to continuously learn and improve development practice.

  • Ensure documentation of success stories and good practices is done as per the plan.

  • Facilitate processes where team members and partners can consider, plan for and act upon evaluation recommendations to ensure they are implemented as per the plan.

  • Use evaluation report to mobilise resources (through concept/proposal writing targeting Government SO, AID Agencies and private sector).

Collaboration, Engagement & Advocacy -20%

  • Provide overall coordination of World Vision Kenya work with the county governments within the cluster.

  • Ensure good relationship with community groups, government, Civil Society.

  • Ensure WVK influence resources allocation by government to the community priority needs.

  • Ensure WVK influences the County Legislative, Policy or Regulatory Framework for the Wellbeing of Children

  • Ensure effective integration of Gender, Christian Commitment, Child Protection, Disability, Environment and Climate Change, and Peace Building into advocacy message as case may be requiring

  • Represent and Profile WVK at the County/Cluster level; build and maintain effective communication and pro-active relationships with the county government at the headquarters as well as the respective program area.

  • Work with the other Project Managers in the ADPs to inform, work with, and provide feedback on the World Vision Kenya Ministry in the county to the respective county levels of government.

  • Ensure participation in/facilitation of strategic lobbying meetings with stakeholders and Ward Representatives (Members of County Assembly) on the key issues in the best interest of the children that should be provided for in the county policy or law under formulation (or review).

  • Manage advocacy and networking at the Area Programmes level

  • Analyse and use information generated from many different Area Programmes, for advocacy, accountability and programme improvement.

  • Facilitate APs to implement local level advocacy through the CVA model and ensure that communities are empowered to demand for their rights and hold service providers accountable to promote effective service delivery.

Resource Acquisition-10%

  • Develop a mapping of resource needs within the respective ADP and from the other programs in the county.

  • Work with the Resources Acquisition Team and the Regional team to develop concepts/proposals for funding.

  • Provide support to the donors visiting the county for effective and efficient coordination of information sharing and messaging

  • Ensure documentation of best practices and innovations for donor engagement.

  • Participate in the development of funding concepts and proposals

  • Develop a mapping of resource needs within the respective ADP and from the other programs in the county

  • Model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry and integrity through lifestyle and work relationships that support spiritual development of the team.

  • Manage all staff based in the Area Programs, including any all technical staff in those areas.

  • In close collaboration with P&C, ensure right program staff are recruited, retained, and provided with intentional opportunities, mentoring and coaching for development.

  • Support professional development of each staff through on the job training, off site training or engaging appropriate Subject Matter Experts for identified training gaps

  • Facilitate capacity building of staff on technical modules, through trainings, workshops, On the Job Training and technical backstopping etc.

  • Ensure staff participate in morning devotions and are supported to grow spiritually

  • Ensure accountability and performance management including consequence management where necessary

Other- 5%

  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by supervisor or designee from time to time

  • Participate and contribute in committees and task forces as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelors degree in Social Science, community development, Business management, Agriculture/ food security / Rural development/ Health/ Project Management or any other relevant degree from a recognized University.

  • Advanced degree related to development/management/leadership work is an added advantage.

  • Minimum of 6 years experience with regards to the designing, planning, and implementation, supervising and reporting on integrated development, relief and/or advocacy projects,4 years of which must be in managerial role.

  • The position holder must be a result orientated leader who can manage and satisfy multiple, donor and other stakeholder demands.

  • Computer knowledge including Microsoft office (Word, Excel, power point),

  • Experience in engaging with government ministries is essential

  • He /she must also handle public relations and be a strong team player.

  • Knowledge and appreciation of WVI working systems, policies, standards, vision, mission, core values and OP2030.

  • Demonstrated track record in proposal development, funding acquisitions and grant management for major government donors preferred.

  • Ability to engage at a strategic level with senior government officials, UN and INGO officials at the county level.

  • Ability to lead a multi-cultural team with an empowering and outcome-oriented approach.

  • Strong budgetary and financial management skills.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • The person must be results oriented, able to handle public relations, able to satisfy donors and a team player.

  • Good interpersonal, organizational and management skills.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, and physical hardship conditions.

  • Ability to solve complex problems and to exercise independent judgment.

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.

  • Ability to deliver results

Programs Manager, Tigray Response

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The World Vision Ethiopia’s Tigray Regional Response office, based in Mekele is seeking a qualified and highly motivated Program Manager to lead the Programmes Department. While supervising a small but growing team, the Program Manager will oversee the planning funding, implementation, evaluation and reporting of respective program operations. This position will require intensive coordination with the all departments of the Response, as well as ongoing strengthening of information management tools and processes.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Grants Acquisition and Proposal Design:

  • Lead the design & development of concepts and proposals for the Response, in coordination with technical specialists, NO Resource Acquisition and Mobilization team, finance and procurement staff and Support Offices.

  • Facilitate or collaborate with Support Offices on the facilitation of grant design, start-up, closeout workshop for grant project staff and support function staff members for each critical grant.

  • Collaborate and negotiate with Support Offices on match needs and other resources (e.g. technical).

  • Proactively engage with donors regarding prepositioning for opportunities.

  • Coach Programs Officers in design and acquisition skills.

Grants Management and Reporting:

  • Lead team on writing and submission of monthly, annual and end-of- (donor) project narrative reports, newsletters, situational reports and other reports as necessary in collaboration with the other departments.

  • Monitor response’s portfolio of funding ensuring goals and objectives are achieved and non-financial grant requirements are adhered to.

  • Ensure that program implementation is in line with the principles of the Red Cross Code of Conduct, SPHERE standards and relevant WV internal standards and policies.

  • Provide proactive and regular program updates to key WV support, Senior Leadership Team, regional office and Support Offices.

  • Ensure and support on start-up and close out grant meetings.

  • Collaborate with Operations department on regular meetings to identify health of projects, troubleshoot and identify solutions.

Quality Assurance, Accountability and Information Management:

  • Resource and staff the MEAL unit to meet response needs.

  • Lead and supervise the MEAL team in planning and conducting assessments and evaluations to gather impact and evidence.

  • Ensure integration of internal and international humanitarian standards (Sphere, HAP, etc.) into all project designs and implementation.

  • Lead regular update and review of response strategy as required.

  • Ensure accountability is mainstreamed into all project designs.

  • Meet WV minimum quality standards and support improvement reflection, learning and innovation.

  • Maintain and improve response information management system to meet response needs and ensure all data management policies and protocols are adhered to.

Partnership & External Relations:

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships and information sharing with Support Office representatives.

  • Lead the programs team to identify potential partners to work with and through in projects.

  • Ensure reporting to Government departments are done timely and information collation is led.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • 5-7 years’ experience in emergency response, humanitarian and/or development programming or similar humanitarian/social work involving grants.

  • 3-5 years’ experience leading a team in an emergency response setting, humanitarian and/or development programming.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.

  • Master’s degree in Social Sciences, International Development, International Relations or related field. (Required)

  • Hostile Environmental Awareness Training or other recognized personal security course. (Required)

  • Further complementary professional qualifications in MEAL, IM, etc is preferred.

  • Fluency in English.

Preferred:

  • Experience in large scale humanitarian emergencies

  • Excellent ability to lead a team within stressful and fast-paced environments.

  • Excellent understanding of project design and proposal writing.

  • Strong understanding of the workings of major donors, such as the UN, USAID, ECHO etc.

  • Strong understanding of SPHERE relief standards, as well as the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct.

  • Knowledge of WV’s field operations, either in the relief or development context.

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

  • Ability to manage work life and work without supervision.

  • Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% of the time.

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