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Development Facilitator

Job Description

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.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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!!