Development Facilitator in Kosovo
Purpose of the position
The purpose of the position is to serve as a catalyst, partnership facilitator, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the emergence and strengthening of community-led initiatives to improve and sustain the well-being of children and their families.
Build close and constructive relationships and actively learn within partner communities in order to understand their realities and facilitate development processes effectively.
Work with stakeholders in a range of different development relationships towards the well-being of children in the communities.
Communicate effectively World Vision’s identity, mission, vision, values and our approach to work in ways that are contextually appropriate and clear.
Ensure that dialogue includes whole communities inclusive of their diversity.
Encourage and enable communities to share and learn from their own experiences in the respective Area Program.
Actively search for new partners within the Area Program, identify how these partners can work together towards shared priorities for child well-being.
Enable and facilitate share of information and connections among local stakeholder groups.(Local stakeholders groups may include formal and informal community-based organizations, local churches, other faith-based organizations, businesses, other NGOs and local government agencies).
Facilitate an empowering approach to formation of new community organizations with close support from Technical Program Advisor.
Support Technical Program Coordinator and Team Leader in the process of partners capacity assessment
Monitors partners activities are following agreed terms.
Prepares annual budget based on the agreed targets and suggested budget by Technical Programs Advisors.
Share learning and identified child wellbeing issues from the community with the technical team in National Office/ Sponsorship staff in National Office.
Assist technical specialists/ Sponsorship staff in National Office to contextualize subjects and capacity building methodologies and modules taking into consideration local capacity and expectations.
Contribute in the planning of Technical Programs/Sponsorship activities in annual and intermediate planning.
Responsible for monthly planning of activities in the Area Program level.
Ensure implementation of Technical Program/Sponsorship activities in Area Program level upon agreed plans.
Ensure that cross cutting themes are considered in all activities as designed by respective Technical Program Advisor/Sponsorship Manager and Sponsorship staff in National Office.
Ensure documentation are in place as per requirements.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
Degree in social science, or related subjects to development or relevant years of work experience;
Strong understanding of community-led development work;
Creative and able to apply innovative thinking, partnership building and problem solving skills;
Strong facilitation skills, including catalyzing, connecting, and building the capacity of community groups
Good interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity, abilities to work as a team.
Good analytical and writing skills; Basic understanding of design, monitoring, and evaluation
Computer literacy; Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint;
Experience with program assessment, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation processes preferred
While we appreciate all applications received, only those selected for the next phase of recruitment process will be contacted.
Application deadline:Thursday April 12, 2018.