MEAL Officer - Tororo Butaleja Cluster

Back ground

World Vision Uganda (WVU) is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in 43 districts and have 48 Area Programmes implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with these beneficiaries. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for a qualified and passionate individual willing to share in our vision and join the team in the following role.

Position: MEAL Officer - Tororo Butaleja Cluster

Report to: MEAL Specialist

Location: Tororo District

Purpose of the position:

To provide technical guidance to the cluster team on Programme/Project planning, development, monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning in line with WV policies and standards; including maintaining systems to collect and analyze information on activities, outputs, outcomes and impact of Programme/Projects.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Project planning and management:

  • Establish a robust MEAL system for the project by having clear MEAL framework and a performance monitoring plan for all project indicators

  • Develop and administer performance-monitoring tools to track program indicators in line with the Project/Programme implementation plans

  • Provide technical guidance and leadership in regards to the Annual Review and Planning process

  • Effectively roll out and develop strong accountability mechanisms at AP and cluster level

Project Monitoring

  • Collect and process data on project activities as specified in the detail program implementation plan.

  • Plan and conduct project output and outcome level monitoring as per the MEAL plan and share through monitoring reports on progress of the project in line with the results framework

  • Perform quarterly data quality assessments to ensure validity, integrity, precision, reliability and timeliness of all performance data; identify any deficiencies and suggest corrective actions; and assist the technical team members to maintain electronic and hard copy files.

  • Provide routine monitoring data on progress of accountability mechanisms at AP and cluster Level.

Data management, Analysis and Reporting:

  • Perform analysis of data, providing both descriptive and inferential statistics, as well as qualitative analysis, that will allow for an enhanced understanding of the ARP and project indicators.

  • Provide meaningful data summaries and visualization to demonstrate result to the project management. Support application of software for results based monitoring and evaluation such as SPSS, EPIDATA, EPIINFO, STATA, GIS

  • Prepares monitoring and evaluation reports documenting the findings of evaluation processes, including the impact of World Vision work to the communities.

Project Documentation and Learning:

  • Compile progress reports (Monthly, Quarterly, Semi Annual and Annual) for management decision making in line with the project implementation plan and donor requirements.

  • Promote utilization of data/information from progress reports, baselines, evaluations and other assessments at project level through reflection and learning forums such as quarterly review meetings and management meetings or conferences for project partners.

  • Documentation of project learnings, project most significant change stories, best practices etc. in profiling the projects performance to stakeholders

Assessments, Evaluations and Research

  • Provide technical guidance and leadership in conducting project assessments, baselines and Evaluations in line with established donor related guidelines

  • Monitor and track implementation of project evaluation recommendations in line with World Vision Uganda evaluation strategy and donor regulations.

Information Management Systems

  • Develop appropriate project Information Management Systems including project databases as a means to track M&E indicator performance using statistical software such as SPSS, EPIDATA, EPIINFO, STATA, GIS

  • Utilize WVU database initiatives such as Horizon, GIS, Automated Database and other relevant National Databases for organizational visibility such as the OVC databases

  • Provide and utilize data required by the District Health Information Management System (DHIS2) and OVC MIS

  • Provide information/data required to support during proposal writing for resource mobilization in line with World Vision Uganda mission.

  • Provide technical guidance and coordinate implementation of WV Partnership and WV Uganda strategic initiatives such as LEAP 3 and Horizon

Capacity Building

  • Provide technical support to the project staff, beneficiaries and other stakeholders on monitoring and evaluation according to World Vision Uganda evaluation strategy and donor requirements.

  • Develop capacity of project staff to utilize existing M&E tools for proper tracking and reporting in line with the donor guidelines including coaching and mentoring for project staff, partners and other stakeholders on Design, monitoring, evaluation & research.

Undertake any other duties as assigned by the Project coordinator

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience.

  • A bachelor’s degree in Monitoring & Evaluation, Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Mathematics, Public health, Demography, Biostatistics, or a related field is required.

  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience in managing data intensive programs in designing, monitoring, and evaluation methodologies is highly desirable.

  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative M&E data collection and analysis methods, including tracking outcome indicators, is desirable.

  • Experience in proposal writing and development, grants management, Report writing, research, monitoring and evaluation skills

  • Knowledge of designing and managing M&E systems at a national level for effective generation of monitoring data used in tracking Programme and improved service delivery and support related to development programming

  • Experience in designing M&E methodologies and tools, and the ability to coach and train others in their use is desirable.

  • Excellent command of MS Excel, and working knowledge of at least two statistical data management packages/software’s (quantitative & qualitative) e.g., SPSS, NVIVO/Nudist, EPIINFO, STATA etc.

  • Demonstrated experience in analyzing, interpreting, and reporting on M&E results so that lessons can be learned and incorporated into programming is desirable.

  • Ability to work with inter-disciplinary teams and a wide range of program/project activities

  • Strong report writing and communication skills

  • Proactive personality, self-driven and strongly motivated

  • Capacity/potential in leadership, relationship management/networking, and coordination.

  • Spiritual maturity, interfaith knowledge and a biblical worldview – ability to articulate and model our Christian identity and mission in an inclusive way.

  • Good interpersonal skills, team player, facilitation skills and strong communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Proven conceptual & analytical skills, ability to take an evidence-based approach to programming

Coordinador de Proyecto Especial (Youth Ready)

* La ubicación del puesto será determinada por el lugar donde este basado el candidato seleccionado. Incluye movilidad al Interior del país.

PROPÓSITO GENERAL

Gerencia los procesos programáticos, administrativos y financieros según la estrategia nacional, las políticas y lineamientos organizacionales, a través de una gestión efectiva y eficaz de los recursos de los proyectos de los programas, facilitando el relacionamiento con los socios locales, institucionales y del estado organizacionales enfocados en alcanzar el bienestar de los venes.

FUNCIONES PRINCIPALES

  • Planificar y dar seguimiento a las actividades del proyecto.

  • Participar en espacios de relacionamiento con las organizaciones públicas y privadas de interés común a los objetivos del proyecto y revisar continuamente los avances.

  • Ejecutar el presupuesto garantizando la mayor eficiencia en el logro de los resultados esperados.

  • Contribuir a la identificación y selección del grupo meta.

  • Implementar el currículo ¨Youth Ready¨ con la población meta, garantizando los objetivos de aprendizaje

  • propuestos, esto incluye:

  • Preparar y desarrollar las jornadas de aprendizaje previstas para cada módulo.

  • Colaborar con los jóvenes en la identificación de mentores y asegurar la participación de estos en los diferentes

  • momentos del proceso de formación.

  • Asesorar y supervisar el desarrollo de las actividades previstas en los cuadernos de trabajo de cada participante.

  • Propiciar la cohesión en el grupo, así como el resto de valores que son los pilares del Programa ¨Youth Ready¨.

  • Asegurarse de mantener la motivación y participación de los jóvenes durante todo el proceso.

  • Brindar asesoría y acompañamiento a los jóvenes en la implementación de su plan de vida.

  • Dar seguimiento a los planes de vida elaborados por los jóvenes garantizando el apoyo necesario para que alcancen sus metas.

  • Establecer relaciones de cooperación con socios para apoyar los planes de vida de los jóvenes en las diferentes rutas planteadas: emprendimiento, empleo y/o educación.

  • Documentar avances y elaborar informes que reflejen los logros y las lecciones aprendidas.

  • Liderar los procesos de diseño, monitoreo, evaluación y rendición de cuentas de los programas.

PERFIL DEL OCUPANTE

Área o Especialidad:

  • Licenciaturaen administración de empresas, Ciencias Sociales, Ingeniería Industrial, Psicología, psicopedagogía, Ciencias Educativas o ciencias afines, todas con orientación a proyectos de desarrollo humano.

Destrezas Técnicas:

  • Conocimientos en paquete de ofimática, Windows (o experiencia probada como usuario semi-avanzado).

  • Certificación de Formación Metodológica, formador de facilitadores de la formación profesional y/o tutor.

Experiencia:

  • Mínimo 3 años de experiencia en funciones de coordinación de proyectos.

  • Mínimo 2 años de experiencia trabajando con jóvenes.

  • Mínimo 2 años de experiencia facilitando grupos usando metodologías participativas

Conocimientos y Habilidades:

  • Conocimientos certificados en desarrollo positivo juvenil u otros enfoques que aseguren una correcta comprensión de las características psicológicas, biológicas y necesidades de su grupo meta.

  • Conocimientos sobre la gerencia de pequeños negocios y finanzas personales (preferible).

  • Conocimiento en temas relacionados a la protección de la niñez.

  • Estilo personal de comunicación e interacción orientado a la promoción de la autonomía del participante, la eficacia de la dinámica grupal y apertura al cambio y la innovación.

  • Dominio en el uso de técnicas de facilitación para conducir ciclos de aprendizaje vivencial. Estas técnicas incluyen la adaptación de ejercicios, preparación de materiales de apoyo didáctico, motivación, uso de preguntas generadoras de auto-reflexión, moderación de discusiones grupales y síntesis.

  • Conocimientos básicos sobre la teoría de desarrollo positivo en los jóvenes.

Aprendizaje y reflexión

  • Aplicar razonamiento crítico y la reflexión en su trabajo ordinario

  • Compromiso con el desarrollo y aprendizaje personal

  • Apoyo a la efectividad del equipo

  • Liderar reflexión y aprendizaje programático

Compromiso comunitario y asocio

  • Construir y mantener relaciones con partes interesadas

  • Facilitar procesos grupales abiertos y participativos

  • Facilitar compromiso de los/as niños y el enfoque en la niñez

  • Utilizar en enfoque de coaching para proveer apoyo

  • Construir relaciones para el bienestar de la niñez

Gestión de programas/proyectos

  • Gestión de proyectos.

  • Planifica en función de lógica de intervención y teoría del cambio.

  • Aplica los principios básicos de la gestión del ciclo de proyectos

  • Facilidad para manejar situaciones imprevistas y conflictivas.

  • Capacidad de escucha empática, liderazgo y experiencia de trabajo con jóvenes.

  • Control y Administración de presupuesto.

Diseño, Monitoreo y Evaluación (DME)

  • Asegura integración con el DME

  • Facilitar las evidencias para la sistematización de la información de los indicadores del programa.

  • Analiza data y utiliza el análisis para la toma de decisiones del programa

¿Cómo aplicar?

Solicitudes externas (de empleados que no pertenecen a WV) se reciben a través de la páginaCareersde World Vision:

https://careers.wvi.org

En caso dealgún inconveniente, pueden enviar su CV a:

[email protected]

con el título en el asunto “Coordinador de Proyecto Youth Ready”.

¡¡Agradecemos su interés para poner sus talentos a favor de la niñez!!

Project Manager - FMNR

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 : Project Manager – Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration

Reporting to : Livelihood & Resilience Technical Advisor

Grade Level : 14

Work Location : Nairobi

Purpose of Position

The purpose of this position is provide project management, coordination and technical oversight to support timely and quality implementation of the FMNR Scale up Project in Kenya. The incumbent will be responsible for the overall strategic and operational management and coordination of the project, toward the realisation of the projects objective i.e. to Promote the upscaling and implementation of Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) through advocacy, media, and capacity building interventions among key stakeholders in Kenya (Nakuru, Marsabit and Migori counties).

Major Responsibilities

Project Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation 35%

  • Participate and coordinate quality review and capacity building meetings of staff and stakeholders on NRM with including FMNR.

  • Integrate the FMNR activities with those of the three existing project while ensuring cost effective use of resources.

  • Support the development of training materials in line with the identified project needs for staff, partners and communities.

  • Ensure Operation standards of the project are maintained leading to acceptable audit performance

  • Participate in the implementation of financial and operational Prior Audits.

  • Ensure timely and effective implementation of all project interventions as well as the successful achievement of proposed outcomes and intended impacts.

  • Ensure proper application of business processes, standards and guidelines related to the project in accordance with the donor requirements.

  • Ensure financial aspect of the project are adhered to in compliance with Donor set standards.

  • Monitor and support through cluster accountants, timely and appropriate utilization of the project budgeted resources to ensure project expenditure remains within the acceptable levels.

  • Ensure that GIZ grant requirements is adhered to during project implementation and that monitoring and the relevant reports (weekly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual) are submitted in a timely manner and meet the donor quality expectations.

  • In collaboration with design monitoring and evaluation team, Consultants, AP team, ensure all project indicators are properly baselined, monitoring and mid or end term evaluation project is done as per the proposal and Detailed Implementation plans (DIP) and that any recommendations are promptly acted upon.

  • Use Monitoring data to compile the necessary monthly, quarterly and annual reports for forwarding to the Regional manager, NO as well as support office as advised.

  • Ensure implementation of risk and audit recommendations

Technical and Strategic leadership and management 25%

  • Ensure project’s initiatives meet or exceed planned outcomes and in full compliance with the projects guidelines and donor requirements.

  • Provide field level technical support in the implementation of the project within the three counties.

  • Support introduction of new and existing technology and ensure FMNR initiated interventions are sustainable

  • Develop appropriate implementation strategies for the Project as per approved PDD and budgets.

  • Ensure social inclusion (mainstreaming gender and youth) and conflict sensitive programming.

  • Provide a linkage and coordination between the project with support office and L&R National office staff.

Partnership, Coordination, Networking and Resource Acquisition 25%

  • Represent the project and WVK in forums as approved by CL&HHR TP manager.

  • Coordinate and Manage Relationships with the key project stakeholders

  • Engage with and manage relationships between Partners, and act as the main link between the project and World Vision Germany and GIZ.

  • Support development and implementation of MoU framework clearly specifying the roles and responsibilities of Project’s partners/stakeholders.

  • Participate in Nakuru, Marsabit and Migori Counties Environmental Stakeholders forums/technical working groups as well as articulating project’s objectives in the forum.

  • Increase the visibility of WVK and GIZ by maintaining active engagement and advocacy on FMNR matters.

  • Participate in development of innovative FMNR, Climate Change Adaptation and other Resilience Building concepts and proposals for building community resilience for fundraising as well as marketing FMNR to various Learning forums.

  • Build and Maintain effective communications and pro-active relationships with partners at the counties, including visits by donors.

  • Strengthen networking with relevant government departments especially Ministries of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Water and Irrigation, Forestry and Natural Resources, to lobby for their active participation in building relevant structures for sustainability.

  • Ensure good working relations with the County governors/ Executive Committee Members as well as Legislative arm of the County Governments.

  • Ensure active engagement on policy at both the National and County level on issues to do with sustainable use of natural resources.

  • Ensure that Project interventions are in synergy with other related projects within the Nakuru, Marsabit and Migori counties for sustainability.

Reporting learning and documentation 10%

  • Ensure identification, documenting and sharing of best practices, change stories and lesson learnt over the project implementation period.

  • Ensure quality monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual reports are compiled and submitted in a timely manner in line with the donor requirements.

  • Ensure production and dissemination of communications resources of the project to key stakeholder.

Other responsibilities 5%

  • Carry out any duties that may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor or designee

  • Attend and participate in daily and weekly chapel and devotional meetings.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • The jobholder must have a Degree in Natural Resource Management, Forestry, Environmental Studies or Agro-forestry related.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the above fields and with some experience in Agriculture.

  • He/she must have proven supervisory and project management experience in the related fields.

  • Experience working with NGOs will be an added advantage.

  • Must have a good understanding of the different systems of extension delivery.

  • Proven experience working with different stakeholders in matters of environment and climate change

  • Communications advocacy strength with rich NRM experience

  • National scope/wide view of issues

  • Experience in project monitoring and evaluation.

  • Strong Project management background, with skills in budget management.

  • Experience in building capacity of national technical staff during support supervisions.

  • Excellent writing and programme reporting skills.

  • Experience in working with donors, government and other stakeholders.

  • Excellent English communication skills (oral and written).

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 Manager - I

*Home based/remote working position.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Are you and passionate about Project Management and innovation; organised, good at problem-solving and a team player? Are you driven to make lasting change for the world's most vulnerable children?

World Vision International Global Marketing & Communications is looking for you! This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic Project Management Office supporting cutting edge marketing and communications digital, customer experience, product development, global campaigns and enterprise system projects for critical business needs in child sponsorship, fundraising, brand, public engagement and communications.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Project Planning:

  • Work with business owners to understand scope and deadlines to schedule and coordinate work focusing on successful delivery of value to the organisation; document plans & coordinate project activity; document budget spending, risks and issues; organise meetings, gather and report on project status, plan and facilitate stakeholder management and project communications effectively.

Project & Team Management:

  • Communicate and work with teams on plans and work in progress; facilitate engagement with key stakeholders; maintain project management assets and tools.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Optimise team productivity and collaborate with other Project Management Office members, project teams and leaders to improve efficiency. Facilitate project retrospectives and lessons learned to discover gaps and opportunities to improve ways of working. Facilitate feedback loops to ensure agility through “fast failing", learning and adapting.

Communication & Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Work with business owners, project teams and communications specialists to devise and execute communications plans, facilitate stakeholder engagement throughout the project lifecycle.

Project Status Reporting:

  • Monitor and update on progress of project delivery, risks and issues and changes that may be required.

  • Monitor budget and forecast financial variances. Facilitate updates to key stakeholders, leaders and keep Project Management Office members informed through formal and informal channels.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education/experience.

  • PMP certification is required.

  • Minimum 5 years of work experience in direct project management.

  • Proven experience working in an environment with minimal supervision.

  • Outstanding organizational, communication, interpersonal, relationship building skills conducive to collaboration; able to work well in a cross-functional, matrix management environment.

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with a history of hands-on, detail orientation.

  • Fluent in spoken and written English - mandatory.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Lean Six Sigma certification is an asset

  • ACP, SAFe, CSM, CSP certifications are an asset

  • Familiarity with productivity tools such as Smartsheet, MS Team, Zoom, Google suite and Outlook

  • Microsoft Office tools such as Word and Excel

  • Familiarity with procurement tools & vendor management is an asset

  • Experience in working virtually and internationally across cultures and within complex organisational structures.

  • Preferred experience within Marketing, Communications, Video, Graphic or related creative field.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time.

  • Ability to work on a computer for extended periods of time.

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 Project Manager

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

World Vision International is an international Christian Humanitarian Organization working for the poor and oppressed to promote human transformation and seek justice. We are global community with a purpose to bring about positive change in the lives of the worlds most vulnerable children. People are inspired to work with us because they want to bring in the change. We are part of an international team, using our talent, determination and influence to invest in a better tomorrow.

Are you ready to be a change maker?

BACKGROUND:

COVID-19 pandemic has hit Cambodia since the beginning of 2020. The Government of Cambodia had taken initial measures in March to prevent a spread of COVID-19 within the country. These measurements and restrictions have allowed maintaining the infection cases at low rates, but at the same time are having a devastating socio-economic impact at individual and country level. The Government, is now starting to ease the preventive measures to authorize the population to resume economic activities, opening of all schools in January 2021 and internal travels, but still controllingvery strictly the borders to avoid “importing”COVID-19 cases with travelers coming from affected countries

World Vision International (WVI) and Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, SDC Representation Office Phnom Penh are proposing a support to a project on Re-building Resilience of COVID-19 Affected Communities (RCAC) in Kampong Thom and Preah Vihear provinces to fill the existing gaps of the government’s responses. The overall goal of the project is “the resilience of target communities affected by COVID-19 pandemic in Kampong Thom and Preah Vihear provinces are rebuilt and strengthened. The project has one outcome of “Responsive services and assistance secured to restore livelihoods of the most vulnerable communities affected by COVID-19 pandemic in the target provinces. To achieve this outcome, three correspondent outputs are proposed 1). most vulnerable households affected by COVID-19 pandemic gained rapid recovery from food insecurity and economic crisis through cash transfer scheme; 2). selected households affected by COVID-19 pandemic capacitated in diversified livelihood occupations; and 3) selected households and communities capacitated and empowered to participate in local development process, monitor service delivery and sustain their development gains.The project targets 1,435 rural poor households, including 300 extreme poor households affected by COVID-19 pandemic in the two target provinces. The specific characteristics of household beneficiaries will include female-headed households, internally displaced or returnees, households with disabled members, laid off garment workers, parents of infants and young children, accounting for 7,175 people (60% Female, 40% Male and among those 40% are children under 18)

The project will be implemented by project team, which consists of one Senior Project Manager and two Project Coordinators. Moreover, the two Market Facilitator will share their 30% time support the project. The project team will work closely with AP Managers of respective districts to ensure completion and achievements of the project outcomes, outputs, and activities. The Senior Project Manager will report to the Senior Manager for Grant/PNS and GIK. The Technical Specialist for Economic Resilience & Livelihood will provide technical support and capacity building in cash programming, economic development, and ultra-poor graduation to the project team. The Quality Assurance Manager at WV Swiss will support the project team to ensure the alignment with SDC rules and regulations, the proper utilization of Swiss funds and provides support in DME and risk management.

  1. Position: SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER (1)

  2. Location: Either in Kampong Thom or in Preah Vihear depending the candidate home based

Position Purpose:The position provides leadership and management of project planning, budgeting, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting ensuring alignment with the approved project design and in compliance with donor rules and regulations. The position also provides leadership and management support of project coordinator so that they are technically competent and enabled to facilitate the implementation of the project to achieve the highest quality.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Project Management

  • Managethe project planning, budgeting, implementation, monitoring and evaluation aligned with agreed project design

  • Ensure relevant donor requirements are met in a timely manner

  • Ensure project activities are implemented and achieving desired outcomes

  • Conduct project visits to project target areas to support and encourage staff, and provide guidance for adaptive improvement of the project

  • Review and approve project budget and annual POA in alignment with budget guidelines and donor requirements

  • Write and submit project report ensuring quality and compliance with donor requirements

  • Develop and review project terms of reference and agreement with project partners and consultants

  1. Coordination and integration

  • Coordinate with Regional Manager, Area Program (AP) managers, Community Development Facilitators (CDFs), Market Facilitators and other related staff for supporting, involving, coordinating and integrating the project implementation in their areas.

  • Coordinate with technical team (ERL and DM) for support to fulfill alignment with Technical Approach and required technical capacities

  • Coordinate with other thematic projects to ensure the complementary approach for COVID-19 responses.

  1. External Engagement, Advocacy and Communications

  • Develop collaborative relationships with other organizations and potential partners with a view of complementing efforts and leveraging programming and advocacy impact

  • Advocate with government agencies and local authorities on key actions needed to link the selected households to social protection services

  • Cooperate with ISAF team to link the selected communities to public service provides

  • Engage with other COVID-19 response networks (especially at district and provincial level) to share experience, good practice and lessons learnt

  • Host donor and WV Support Office visit to the project

  • Work with external audit form to perform the annual audit as per the requirement from donor

  1. Team Leadership and Management

  • Provide strong and positive leadership for project team/staff

  • Create and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders, including technical teams, ISAF, AP and GAM teams

  • Provide leadership for effective team engagement with internal and external stakeholders and partners

  • Ensure competent and motivated staff are hired and retained, and high-performers identified and nurtured

  • Ensure staff are equipped with technical to deliver job requirements

  • Support professional and personal development of project staff

  • Promote and support staff wellbeing and security

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • At least 02 years of experiences in managing the grant project

  • 03 years experiences in implementing similar projects in livelihood, disaster response and/or cash programing

  • At least 03 years of experiences in working in the community development context

  • Sound experience in project management including project design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, report writing and financial management

  • Bachelor Degree in Management, agriculture, psychology, social sciences or rural development

  • Proven experience in agriculture and livelihood and working with government

  • Strong skills in data analysis, research work and community based programming

  • Strong organizational and management skills, with a proven track record of managing a team

  • Strong problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Good verbal and written skills is essential, English is desired

  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office, knowledge of Lotus Notes is preferred

  • Ability to demonstrate servant leadership and foster a collaborative, team oriented atmosphere

  • Integrity, honesty, and accountability to both the team and the community

  • Able to make quick decisions as needed

  • Strong facilitation skills

  • Understanding of and commitment to World Vision Core Values

Candidates who are offered job are required to produce Local Police Clearance Certificate prior to date of joining in the organisation.

GO GREEN! SAVE THE TREES!

All applications should be sent in soft copy (word document or PDF)

World Vision Cambodia is committed to the principles of workplace diversity. Qualified women and disabled people are encouraged to apply. Only short listed candidates will be notified. Applications and CVs will not be returned.

WVI is committed to the protection of children. We do not employ staff whose background is not aligned to our child protection practices. Hence employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Project Coordinator

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

World Vision International is an international Christian Humanitarian Organization working for the poor and oppressed to promote human transformation and seek justice. We are global community with a purpose to bring about positive change in the lives of the worlds most vulnerable children. People are inspired to work with us because they want to bring in the change. We are part of an international team, using our talent, determination and influence to invest in a better tomorrow.

Are you ready to be a change maker?

BACKGROUND:

COVID-19 pandemic has hit Cambodia since the beginning of 2020. The Government of Cambodia had taken initial measures in March to prevent a spread of COVID-19 within the country. These measurements and restrictions have allowed maintaining the infection cases at low rates, but at the same time are having a devastating socio-economic impact at individual and country level. The Government, is now starting to ease the preventive measures to authorize the population to resume economic activities, opening of all schools in January 2021 and internal travels, but still controllingvery strictly the borders to avoid “importing”COVID-19 cases with travelers coming from affected countries

World Vision International (WVI) and Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, SDC Representation Office Phnom Penh are proposing a support to a project on Re-building Resilience of COVID-19 Affected Communities (RCAC) in Kampong Thom and Preah Vihear provinces to fill the existing gaps of the government’s responses. The overall goal of the project is “the resilience of target communities affected by COVID-19 pandemic in Kampong Thom and Preah Vihear provinces are rebuilt and strengthened. The project has one outcome of “Responsive services and assistance secured to restore livelihoods of the most vulnerable communities affected by COVID-19 pandemic in the target provinces. To achieve this outcome, three correspondent outputs are proposed 1). most vulnerable households affected by COVID-19 pandemic gained rapid recovery from food insecurity and economic crisis through cash transfer scheme; 2). selected households affected by COVID-19 pandemic capacitated in diversified livelihood occupations; and 3) selected households and communities capacitated and empowered to participate in local development process, monitor service delivery and sustain their development gains.The project targets 1,435 rural poor households, including 300 extreme poor households affected by COVID-19 pandemic in the two target provinces. The specific characteristics of household beneficiaries will include female-headed households, internally displaced or returnees, households with disabled members, laid off garment workers, parents of infants and young children, accounting for 7,175 people (60% Female, 40% Male and among those 40% are children under 18)

The project will be implemented by project team, which consists of one Senior Project Manager and two Project Coordinators. Moreover, the two Market Facilitator will share their 30% time support the project. The project team will work closely with AP Managers of respective districts to ensure completion and achievements of the project outcomes, outputs, and activities. The Senior Project Manager will report to the Senior Manager for Grant/PNS and GIK. The Technical Specialist for Economic Resilience & Livelihood will provide technical support and capacity building in cash programming, economic development, and ultra-poor graduation to the project team. The Quality Assurance Manager at WV Swiss will support the project team to ensure the alignment with SDC rules and regulations, the proper utilization of Swiss funds and provides support in DME and risk management.

  1. Position: PROJECT COORDINATORs :

Location: Kampong Thom (01) and Preah Vihear (01)

Position Purpose: The position is responsible for facilitating the implementation and monitoring the project activities according to the approved project design and aligned with the donor rules and regulations; working closely with other staff, partners and other stakeholders in the community to achieve the project goal to re-build resilience of COVID-19 affected communities. The position will work closely with key partners including local authorities, private sector, and other Local and International NGOs to provide livelihood opportunity/option to 1,435 vulnerable households and cash transfer to 300 extreme poor households who affected by COVID-19 in the target communities.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Project Implementation

  • Facilitate the implementation of the project activities according to approved design and annual plan and budget, in close collaboration with other staff and thematic projects, partners and communities

  • Facilitate the meeting and liaise the AP managers, local authorities and community to set up criteria for beneficiaries selection

  • Form and capacitate local cash transfer committees to identification and selection of most vulnerable households

  • Build awareness on cash transfers and set up complaint mechanisms

  • Distribute cash transfer to selected most vulnerable households

  • Facilitate the community reflection and conduct post distribution monitoring (PDM) of Cash Transfer

  • Conduct livelihood and capacity needs assessment among the targeted households

  • Develop and facilitate "family vision plan" in regard to their livelihood restoration

  • Select and identify suitable options for income generation

  • Provide technical training on climate-smart agriculture, entrepreneurship and financial literacy to re-build and diversify sources of income

  • Provide specific assets (e.g. livestock, tools, inputs) and agricultural inputs to trained participants

  • Establish savings groups for participating households

  • Working with Local authorities and AP for selection process of short-term vocational training

  • Support successful vocational trainees to start-up business

  • Orient and link selected households to social protection services

  • Link selected communities to ISAF (Implementation of Social Accountability Framework) to enhance their knowledge and engagement on/with public service providers

  1. Project Monitoring, Learning and Reporting

  • Assist Project Manager to enhance partners communitiescapacity to implement project activities

  • Conduct regular and ongoing project monitoring as defined in the project M&E plan

  • Collect regular monitoring data based on approved project M&E plan in coordination with M&E people, AP teams and partners

  • Provide regular and timely monitoring data from project implementation

  • Conduct regular project reflection with partners to ensure project accountability and learning

  • Document project learning and recommendations from monitoring and reflection with communities, partners and other stakeholder

  • Disseminate project key lessons learned and recommendations to partners, communities and other stakeholders to ensure ongoing learning on good practices

  • Involve in annual audit process

  1. Other relevant responsibilities

  • Promote teamwork among AP team in learning, training, and spiritual nurture

  • Enhance a positive identity of WVI-C including promoting positive relationship with all project staff and other internal and external stakeholders

  • Attend and participate in weekly chapel services and daily devotional meetings

  • Carry out additional responsibilities and projects as assigned by project manager

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Agriculture or Agronomy, Social sciences or Rural Development

  • Knowledge in community mobilization techniques is an advantage

  • At least 3 years experiences in agriculture and livelihood development, community development, and community mobilization

  • Experiences in coordination and facilitation on technical training of agriculture and livelihood or income generation to communities

  • Experiences in Cash Transfer is an advantage

  • Experience in project and program design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and report writing

  • Proven basic networking ability and experience

  • Competent in verbal and written English communication

  • Computer literate; Microsoft Word and Excel

Candidates who are offered job are required to produce Local Police Clearance Certificate prior to date of joining in the organisation.

GO GREEN! SAVE THE TREES!

All applications should be sent in soft copy (word document or PDF)

World Vision Cambodia is committed to the principles of workplace diversity. Qualified womenand disabled people are encouraged to apply. Only short listed candidates will be notified. Applications and CVs will not be returned.

WVI is committed to the protection of children. We do not employ staff whose background is not aligned to our child protection practices. Hence employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Project Manager, Food and Cash Assistance, Sudan

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

World Vision Sudan (WVS) is working on partnering with World Food Programme (WFP) to manage an Integrated Food and Cash Assistance Program with General Food Assistance (GFA), Nutrition and Resilience program models, targeting 500, 000 beneficiaries in South Kordofan State by December 2021.

The position will provide overall leadership for the implementation of this South Kordofan State, Integrated Food and Cash Assistance program based on WFP & WVI minimum standards and agreement. The Project Manager to be based in South Kordofan will lead the coordination with World Food Programme, WV Sectors, the State Government Line Ministries, and other partners in ensuring the program objectives and outputs are achieved.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership:

  • Provide leadership of the South Kordofan Integrated Food and Cash Assistance Program, in compliance with WFP and WVI standards and agreements. Lead the GFA, FFA and PSN project activities roll out and implementation ensuring the program achieves the stated objectives.

Commodities Management and Reporting:

  • Manage the planning, implementation, receipt, storage, dispatch, distribution, monitoring, and documentation of commodities with World Vision Standards and WFP regulations.

  • Ensure that the Commodities Reports are accurate and reliable with the relevant supporting documentation available and submitted timely to WFP and shared World Vision International (WVI) internal stakeholders.

Financial Management:

  • Manage the budget and production of Financial Reports in conjunctions with Finance Unit and ensure spending and expenditures are within budget and adhere to donor requirements. Ensure no over/under spending on projects.

Networking and Collaboration:

  • Attend key humanitarian meeting including WFP Cooperating Partners meeting and working with the Operations Manager, ensure relevant Cluster Meetings (Food Security, Nutrition & Education) are attended.

Other Key Responsibilities:

  • Working closley with the Country Food and Cash Assistance, Program Manager to support the unit strategy initiatives and ensuring the reporting requirements for Disaster Management Team and WFP are met.

  • Responsible for liaising with the State Program Manager on Risk, Staff Safety and Security Management.

  • Responsible for Accountability to Affected Population, leading the Monitoring and Evaluation, and Learnings for the program.

  • People Management according to WVS policies.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Minimum a Bachelor's Degree in Development/Social Science, Agriculture, or any relevant field with a minimum five years experience at a senior level in Food and Cash Assistance programming in emergencies and development sector.

  • Minimum of 5 years experience at a senior level in Food and Cash Assistance programming in emergencies and development.

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in designing, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of WFP/USAID programming.

  • Proven track record for multi-sector program design and implementation in large and complex emergencies. Strong track record of successful coordination or management of large Food and Cash Assistance operations.

  • Working knowledge of humanitarian codes, standards, principals, and ability to mainstream leading cross-cutting themes.

  • Knowledge of child protection standards, principles and implementation.

  • The person must be results oriented, good at public relations and able to promote a team spirit.

  • The holder of this position must be a results-oriented leader who can manage and satisfy multiple tasks from competing organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong project management design, accountability monitoring and evaluation skills preferred.

  • Strong programming knowledge and experience on WFP GFA/FFA models.

  • Good knowledge on Commodity Tracking Systems and beneficiaries database management.

  • Must be analytical, innovative and self-managed leader.

  • Knowledge of Arabic an added advantage.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Willingness to national travel up to 70% of the year.

Monitoring & Evaluation Lead, Upper Nile (South Sudan

*Position is contingent upon donor approval.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

World Vision seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Lead for the proposed USAID/Food for Peace -funded multi-year Emergency Food Security Program (EFSP) in Upper Nile (South Sudan).

The M&E Lead will be responsible for developing and implementing an M&E system and plan, including a database to store and aggregate collected data. The M&E lead should have extensive experience in designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation systems as they are practiced in the context of humanitarian response, longer term early recovery and DRR type programs.

S/he will also provide technical guidance and supervision of sub-grantees and/or sub-contractors on Monitoring and Evaluation related issues.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Refine and implement the project monitoring and evaluation strategy, and recommend any possible changes based on the lessons learned.

  • Set up operational arrangements for collecting, analyzing, and reporting project data, and for investing in capacity building, to sustain the Monitoring and Evaluation function.

  • Coordinate with communities, service providers, and local governments, consortium members and donor representative to reach agreement on the M&E system set up and continuously review the M&E practice to ensure meaningful participation of stakeholders in improving the system.

  • Identify information requirements of components concerning planning, monitoring and evaluation.

  • Develop and ensure that the established guidelines on project monitoring and evaluation for different project components are respected by WV team as well as consortium members in alignment with the agreements reached. Coordinate with World Vision staff and sub-grantees staff on meeting the monitoring and evaluation requirements.

  • During the life of the intervention, review the performance indicators and reports produced by different stakeholders and suggest necessary changes.

  • Monitor and report on the performance of the project and suggest measures to improve the monitoring system.

  • Ensure timely and effective communication and information sharing between different stakeholders.

  • Serve as a liaison between the project team, consortium members, project participants and the donor representative to ensure harmonization, shared learning, collaboration and alignment of efforts in monitoring and evaluation.

  • At regional level assess training needs relevant to monitoring, evaluation and information management systems and provide, if required, training to local stakeholders.

  • Prepare TORs for special studies when necessary and participate in the recruitment of any potential consultant that will carry out the study. In collaboration with the COP, review and approve proposed study designs and oversee the work during the studies to ensure protocols are followed to meet internal and external validity requirements of that given study.

  • Review the final report of any study undertaken in the life of this intervention and ensure that the quality standards are met and conclusions are accurate.

  • Facilitate processes according to which consortium members, relevant government representatives and donor representatives are collaborating, reflecting on the M&E data, drawing lessons learned and making recommendations to project leaders for further improvements and adaptations in project implementation for higher efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Prepare quarterly and annual reports, and assist in the preparation of the annual work plans for all consortium members.

  • Ensure that data audits are planned for and are performed on regular basis. Lessons learned are drawn and shared and course correction is undertaken to continuously improve and strengthen the M&E system.

  • Supervise staff that report directly to this position. Conduct regular coaching and implement the Performance Development Management system.

  • Work with the Strategic Coordination and Learning Adviser to ensure high quality, coordinated, and demand driven learning, knowledge management and capacity strengthening activities.

  • Conduct regular field visits to monitor implementation, to ensure compliance with operational procedures and assess progress as well as to deliver technical support to field staff, provide resources, and make clear recommendations on ways to strengthen the program and share learning across programs.

  • Perform other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A master’s degree in statistics or economics; or a degree in relevant field with substantial course work in quantitative methods with a minimum of five years of professional experience in designing and implementing M&E systems in the context of humanitarian response or DRR programs is required. Two years of applicable experience can substitute for a master’s degree.

  • Demonstrated experience in leading the M&E of a large award (multi sectoral and multi stakeholder US Government funded project).

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program preferably USAID Office or Food for Peace (FFP) policies.

  • Strong conceptual knowledge about ToCs, logic model, food and nutrition security indicators, M&E plans, data quality assurance, data utilization, and gender integration into M&E.

  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in developing and operationalizing a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plan.

  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in developing and operationalizing routine monitoring systems designed to track both output and outcome indicators.

  • Demonstrated expertise in designing annual monitoring surveys including annual beneficiary based sample surveys, probabilistic sampling strategy and estimating sample size, developing a proper sampling frame and establish appropriate weights, clean, process, store quantitative data.

  • Demonstrated expertise in designing qualitative studies, in-depth knowledge about qualitative sampling, and experience in using interview and interactive tools to generate qualitative information and analysis.

  • Demonstrated experience in developing data quality assurance strategies, data management, use of technology for getting just in time data and data visualization.

  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in data utilization strategies and ability to think creatively about active data sharing techniques.

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program Monitoring and Evaluation requirements, preferably USAID Office or Food for Peace (FFP) policies.

  • Familiarity with the Upper Nile (South Sudan) context is a plus.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work cross-culturally with diverse teams.

  • Ability to work with host-country professionals, ministries and with donor colleagues in country.

  • Strong verbal communication skills, strong presentation and report writing skills.

  • Ability to achieve results through partners.

  • Experience as a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist required.

  • Experience working with sub-recipients and contracts under grants for complex projects.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

  • Professional licenses, as required in the field and by the donor.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong management and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

  • Mentoring and facilitation skills.

  • Ability to network and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.

  • Experience working overseas in low-resource environments.

  • Experience using M&E MIS systems and technology to track program outputs and indicators.

  • Ability to use data analysis software such as SPSS, STATA, Epi Info, etc.

  • Previous experience with Emergency Food Security Program (EFSP) Development Food Assistance Programs (DFAP)s, Development Food Security Program (DFSA), Multi Year Assistance Programs (MYAP)s, and/or Development Assistance Programs (DAP)s is preferred.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Mandatory travels to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.

Youth Engagement Lead (Beirut)

Work Context/ Background

Youth Resolve, Phase 2 MADAD grant is a 31 months project to be implemented in both Beirut and Mount Lebanon and Bekaa with the aim of strengthening youth resilience and empowering youth to utilize knowledge and opportunities that would enable them to confidently participate in economic and social life. The project aims also to partner with municipalities to establish youth committees to promote social cohesion. The youth committees will be mobilized to gather evidence on local needs and engage in designing and implementing local development initiatives that benefit both refugee and host community youth. The youth will engage in local and national advocacy initiatives to promote peace-building initiatives and reduce tensions while improving access to basic child and youth friendly services in targeted areas.

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The purpose of the position is to maintain and establish youth committees under six different municipalities in Beirut and Mount Lebanon. The job holder will be responsible for engaging with a multitude of internal and external stakeholders to ensure quality, timeliness, and effectiveness of the implementation as per the project requirements.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

50%

Lead on the youth committees component

  • Engage with local government to advocate for the inclusion of non-Lebanese youth in the youth committees.

  • Mobilize the community to maintain and establish youth municipal councils in partnership with six different municipalities and community groups as per the grant agreement.

  • Lead and coordinate the capacity building of the youth groups to deliver the outcomes effectively and keeping them fully engaged during the project implementation.

  • Support the youth in the needs assessment process to generate evidence in creative manner for the identified priorities.

  • Support the youth to engage with the local government and community stakeholders to disseminate the assessment findings and lead on designing, planning and implementing local development projects.

  • Support the project coordinator in the monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports on the proceedings of the project.

Youth groups are motivated and actively participating in the project

6 Youth group established and endorsed by their respective municipalities

Youth successfully undergoes the capacity building, needs assessment, planning and implementation phases.

Deliverables are on time and as per the standards.

Project results achieved on time and on budget, as agreed to in grant agreement.

High standards of quality assurance and reporting.

25%

Follow up on Local and National components

  • Coach the youth to utilize evidence to engage with the local government to plan and implement local advocacy projects aiming to promote social cohesion.

  • Mobilize the youth by connecting them with a range of local and national youth networks to strengthen their advocacy efforts while offering them the chance to share experiences, acquire new skills and raise their voices in youth forums.

  • Contribute to the youth resolve national advocacy component to ensure proper representation and support from the youth committee representatives.

Successful local and national youth advocacy interventions that are well measured to demonstrate impact.

5%

Build strong relationship and development understanding in the community

  • Contribute to building positive and constructive relationships with community members and partners in order to understand their realities and facilitate development processes effectively.

  • Strengthen the understanding of community development and ownership and of social sustainability among the stakeholders in the area

Local community trusts World Vision and is willing to collaborate and share resources to work for the benefit of the most vulnerable children

5%

Perform other duties as required

  • Report child and adult safeguarding incidents as per the policy guidelines.

  • Attend trainings locally and internationally as required.

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

  • Responsible of own 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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • University degree in a field related to community development or social work

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in community development work, mainly in youth empowerment and local government support projects.

  • Excellent command of written and oral English and Arabic

  • Good understanding of community development concepts and practices

  • Knowledge of project planning and implementation

  • Proven experience in team management.

  • Solid communication, interpersonal, negotiation and relation management skills and experience

  • Proven ability to work effectively and sensibly in cross-cultural settings and complex environments

  • Experience in working with you in development projects.

  • Basic understanding of design, monitoring, and evaluation processes

  • Development facilitation skills , including catalyzing, connecting, and building the capacity of community groups

  • Experience in building and maintaining relationships and networks with individuals, communities and development partners.

  • 70% field work

  • 30% office based

  • Flexibility to work in the afternoons and on weekends as per the youth availability

  • Driving license is needed

Senior Program Manager -Capacity Strengthening for Fragile Con

Senior Program Manager -Capacity Strengthening for Fragile Contexts (C4FC)

The Role:

The Senior Program Manager will coordinate and oversee supervision, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the community-led Capacity Strengthening for Fragile Contexts (C4FC) project (in South Sudan, Sudan and Somalia), with a view to attaining set outputs, improve the program, for action learning and strategic decision making. He/she will oversee operations and manage sub-recipients in line with program objectives and donor guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project and Grant Management through overseeing Partner Focal Points.

  • Lead the Facilitation of the Co-creation Process.

  • Coordination of the Technical Support.

  • Lead the Dissemination of Learnings.

  • Project Reporting, Monitoring and Evaluation, and Financial Management.

Essential:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or Development Studies. Diploma/Certification in Project Management desired.

  • Master’s degree in Development Studies, Monitoring and Evaluation, or related field will be an added advantage.

  • 3-5 years of experience in Relief and Development work with at least 4 years in senior Operations/Program Management.

  • 3-5 years of Monitoring & Evaluation experience, including Monitoring & Evaluation of national initiatives and developing Performance Monitoring Plans (PMPs).

  • Extensive experience of managing complex international development projects in consortium or close collaboration with other NGOs with responsibility for multi-million dollars.

  • Experience in working with a USAID grant.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills. Fluency in speaking English (required); Somali (advantageous); Arabic (advantageous).

  • Knowledge of humanitarian industry including SPHERE standards, Good Enough Guide, NGO Code of Conduct, the Humanitarian Charter, and the Grand Bargain.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Power Point etc.).

  • Excellent organizational skills, negotiation skills, strong interpersonal skills, strong leadership skills, excellent flexible Project Management skills with very good Partnership Management experience.

  • Experience in working with consortiums, capacity to prioritize and manage a diverse range of staff members, projects and activities.

Working Environment:

  • The position will be based in Nairobi with frequent travels travel to Sudan, South Sudan and Somalia for stakeholder engagements. (Public, private and non-governmental institutions) and community engagement.

World Vision adheres to strict child and adult safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks, which will include criminal background checks. They will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

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