PURPOSE OF 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
Work with partners to coordinate efforts to enable integration, synergy and prevent duplication of interventions
Assist stakeholders and community partners to identify and mobilize community resources needed for project implementation.
Monitors partners activities are following agreed terms
Contribute in the planning of TP/Sponsorship activities in annual and intermediate planning
Responsible for monthly planning of activities in the AP level
Ensure implementation of Technical Program / Sponsorship activities in Area Program level upon agreed plans
Ensure documentation are in place as per requirements
Responsible for expenditure of budget as per cash flow and preparation of financial reports 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;
Good 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
Deadline for application is January, 5 2017
Only shortlisted applicants will be notified for the next step of recruitment process!!