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Team Leader - Kurbin Area Program

Job Description

Area Program Team Leader, Kurbin

Purpose of the position

To lead the implementation of the Area Program focusing on integration of all program project to foster children’s well-being and encourage sustainable transformational development. Insure the implementation of the projects in the Area Program by supporting the Deputy Program Director and the Area Program team. Focusing on viable integration of the program to foster children’s well-being and encourage sustainable transformational development.

Major Responsibilities

1. Area Program Implementation

  • Lead the development/review of the Plan of Actions and integration of interventions in respective Area Program in consultation with the relevant disciplines in the National Office.

  • Lead the implementation of the Program based on National Strategy and Area Plan approved by the Support Office; in close collaboration with Program Manager in the National Office, communities and other stakeholders.

  • Ensure monitoring of programs in collaboration with Ministry Quality and programs team and ensure record keeping of progress against the stated objectives and indicators.

  • Monitor on monthly basis the Area Program actual expenditures and compare them with the planned expenses and review the budget if needed with Area Program Staff, Area Program Support Manager and National Office Senior Finance Manager.

  • Ensure good quality semi/annual Area Program and Micro Projects reporting, in close cooperation with Ministry Quality and programs team.

  • Support Programs Team on the process of semi/annual reporting for each Technical Program.

  • Support on design concept papers/proposals on specific community needs for submission to potential donors and assist/co-operate with the Resource Acquisition & Management Unit to generate funding and assure implementation and reporting for donor funded projects.

  • Assist in the development of strategies for long-term additional interventions, in accordance with the established overall program strategy of World Vision Albania.

II. Staff Capacity Development, Supervision, Coaching and Mentoring

  • Supervise Area Program staff and lead them in understanding their role as well as ensuring high staff performance.

  • Ensure regular sharing of information among Area Program staff on WVA policy/procedures/management processes etc.

  • Encourage team spirit and ensure teamwork.

  • Encourage critical thinking and team reflection.

III. Representation and Positioning

  • Lead processes which aim at community participation and ownership through Community Review and Planning.

  • Network with all community actors to assure and strengthen community understanding of World Vision, values, mission and goals.

  • Network with other non-governmental organizations (NGOs), local government officials, churches/ FBOs and community leaders in the project area to ensure good collaboration and encourage partnerships.

  • Explore opportunities for funding and partnerships with different donors.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Studies in social science, or NGO leadership and management.

  • Strong team capacity building, coaching and supervision skills.

  • Creative and able to apply innovative thinking, partnership building and problem solving skills.

  • Three years of program/project management experience and experience in international development in a developing world context.

  • Experience in program assessment, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation processes.

  • Good understating and already build relationship in the local level.

  • Sounds experience with faith, community based and child focused empowerment programs. Effective in written and oral communication; able to speak and write with a high standard of English.

  • Computer literacy; Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

**Only selected applicants for the next phase of recruitment process will be contacted! The deadline for applications is December 10, 2017