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Grants Coordinator_Food Aid Tubeho Neza Project

Job Description

Section I – JOB DESCRIPTION/PUBLICATION TEXT

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The Grants Coordinator will assist the Food Security Manager in the designing, implementation and monitoring of cash Based Program in World Vision Burundi, food and resilience projects, ensuring that objectives are met through the effective and efficient implementation of cash based program, conditional and unconditional cash grants, food programming and other initiatives as well as capacity building support to World Vision staff and its local NGO Partners.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

10

To maintain overall oversight of all cash transfer elements of the Program, ensuring targets are met.

Cash planned is distributed to the planned beneficiaries

15

Continuously assess and strengthening Cash/food transfer systems and approaches utilizing experience and lessons learned from previous Cash Transfer interventions in World Vision

The cash transfer project reaches its overall goal

5

Ensure problems arising are quickly resolved to maintain program progress, and experience gained is properly documented.

Smooth project closeout and good practices contribute to other program implementation

15

Build the capacity of World Vision and partner staff to implement cash/food programs in a technically appropriate way through knowledge transfer, training, development of good practice, evidence based research.

The project is well implemented by motivated staff

10

Support in developing and reviewing proposals submitted by World Vision to different donors

Grant Portfolio growth

5

Attend partner progress and review events and contribute to future programmatic priorities.

Grants Portfolio growth

10

Carry out monitoring field visits and support the cash/food Project team in adhering to compliance

Work done according to donor standards and guidelines

10

Ensure that the project pass all audits with minimum risk as well as making follow-ups on the issues that would have been raised.

Improved donor relationships that could attract more funding

10

Support and assist the Food security Manager on sector specific subject for developing proposals, guidelines, and strategies.

Grant Portfolio growth

10

Facilitate the capturing of learnings and feedbacks

Improved Cash based response.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  1. University degree in economics, agriculture, social sciences, community development

  2. Proven organizational planning and managerial skills

  3. Demonstrate ability in the design and effective use of training materials

  4. In-depth knowledge of community development

  5. Report writing skills and computer knowledge

List additional work experience required as a minimum qualification for this position.

  1. Exposure to food aid and cash transfer programs (minimum 3 years).

License, registration, or certification required to perform this position:

  1. Very good in written and spoken English

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  1. Knowledge of commodities & logistics operations, preferably within WV context, specifically those that relate to food distributions, warehousing, reporting, tracking, monitoring etc.

List additional work experience preferred for this position.

  1. Conversant with E U and DMT requirements

Work Environment:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time.

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 June 10, 2018 no late applications will be accepted.

Important Note:

  • 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.