Purpose of the position
The purpose of this position is to lead the B4MCN food production, marketing, and value chain interventions, to manage and supervise the operations by coordinating the project implementation, monitoring and evaluation in the assigned province. In order to successfully do so, the Grant Coordinator – Agronomy and Value Chain must also be able to effectively communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others
End Results Expected
Organize, plan, coordinate and supervise the implementation of the project’s activities related to food production, marketing and value chain, as per the approved budgets, scope & timeline at province level
Monthly DIP developed & shared with all provincial and communal project staff;
Weekly coordination meeting with FS communal Officers;
Weekly field supervision missions to all supervised staff;
prepare budget breakdown for assigned activities and 95 % of planned budget is timely spent;
100% of planed activities implemented
Ensure that all recruited staff are trained and oriented on project approaches and activities, reporting tools & documentation;
Provide on- job mentoring and coaching for project staff for timely implementation of project activities at provincial level
100 % of activities are timely implemented
Approaches used per project design and donor requirements (e.g. Seed fairs, Cash Transfer, On-the-job farmer training) implemented in required quality standards
Provide adequate coordination of planned studies (baseline, midterm, and project evaluation surveys) and supervise the M&E staff in close collaboration with other external partners at provincial level
Guided by Grant Manager, monitor the use of business process implementation is aligned with WV, donor and other relevant standards
100 % of planned outputs per month are achieved according to donor requirements
Provincial project coordinators use developed business implementation path to plan and coordinate project activities planned in the province
When delegated by Grant Manager, participate in the institutional learning initiatives for the establishment of efficient information systems
Support Grant Manager to establish strategic networks/partnerships at local and provincial levels in food assistance and production and productive.
Support Grant Manager to organize and facilitate regular project coordination meetings at province level and participate in the national coordination and project learning forums
Provide inputs to Grant Manager for monthly reports for WV’s internal records
Provide inputs to Project Manager for quarterly, annual and final project reports at provincial level
With Grant Manager, represent WVB in provincial and national meetings/workshops related to food production and value chain
Participate in key meetings, workshops and forums;
Minutes to be produced and shared with clear action points
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:
At least Agronomist A1 or Bachelor in Community Development; reliable experience in coordinating production and food assistance in during humanitarian crisis
At least 3 years of relevant experience working with Non-Governmental Organizations in Food Security and/or Value Chain
Advanced project management skills and good understanding of the project life cycle
Good understanding of best practices in food security and community development in emergency response
Experience with development project management tools such as log frames, monitoring and evaluation tools and budgets
Excellent supervision skills, including training, mentoring and supporting staff
Advanced written and verbal communication skills, including report-writing and formal communication skills
Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office and Lotus Notes (or another main email system such as Microsoft Outlook)
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, and ability to work with a wide range of people from different backgrounds
Emotional and spiritual maturity and ability to lead a team of professionals
Good understanding of World Vision and Sphere relief standards
Knowledge of and adherence to the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct
Commitment to World Vision Core Values and Mission Statement
High level of integrity and ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific local cultural context
Ability to work under stressful conditions
Agreement with World Vision’s Christian ethos and participation in devotions
Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.
Domestic Travel: Regular internal travel to project areas is required
On call: As required Position will work directly with project staff and implementing partners
Huge work load may requires work beyond regular office time
Child friendly working environment exits in the project team
How to apply
Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-burundi. If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process. All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.
In case you face challenges applying through the online system, please call HR department for support. The closing date for submission of applications (Updated and signed CV, motivation letter, certificates of service, and Certified Degrees) is March 22, 2018 no late applications will be accepted.
World Vision Burundi does neither use employment agencies nor does it charge money for recruitment, interviews or medical checks.
As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children.
Although all applications will be considered on their individual merit, suitably qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.