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Grants Manager_Food Scurity Tubeho Neza Project

Job Description

Section I – JOB DESCRIPTION

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Provide project management leadership in the area covered by result 1 of the project related strengthening food security through support to inputs, livestock, income generating activities, cash transfer, saving and loans activities and emergency support by ensuring that project resources are used as per WV policies, donor standards and procedures to attain quality program performance as guided by project documents

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

25

Lead and supervise the development, planning, implementation and monitoring of the result 1 of EU Tubeho Neza project in line with project documents (Project logframe, budget, proposal narrative,…)

The project result 1 progress is aligned to the set plans and established targets are met; process of monitoring, evaluation and reporting are undertaken systematically.

15

Coordinate the preparation of annual implementation plans, annual budget, targets and monitoring plan, procurement plan and ensure appropriate and timely implementation of the project as stated in the project planning documents to ensure project quality and deliverables in the area covered by result 1.

The project targets and plans are sets and reviewed annually, project implemented and target met within the set timeline.

5

Enforce stewardship and accountability by ensuring that resources are efficiently and effectively utilized within its area of responsibility of the project for the intended purpose

The budget implementation is aligned to the project expected results with in mind the achievement of the planned target with best value on money.

10

Provide technical and strategic direction in relation to the project components, related to result 1

The project result 1 planning and review processes receive strategic support and guidance to ensure quality and timely delivery in all the components.

10

Ensure that all staff under its supervision are informed of all project related plans and their participation in alignment through monthly, quarterly and annual review process

Project plans related to result 1are disseminated among staff implementing Food Security project component

5

Facilitate community and staff capacity building, recruitment project staff & skills development and performance management through coaching and mentoring of the team under its supervision, performance agreement and appraisal

Training needs and plans for project staff implementing result 1 are developed and implemented; performance agreement and appraisal done at annual basis with mid-year review.

15

Build networking relationships with local and provincial authorities (Province and Communal Administration), Technical Departments (DPAE, ISABU, ONCCS, MINAGRIE, etc…), project donors, partners and stakeholders; Private Sector Actors linked to the project and develop partnership contract/MoU where appropriate.

Engagement with project relevant stakeholders and partners effective allows building implementation.

10

Prepare quality and timely project required reports (monthly, semi –annual, annual and end of projects progress report if applicable).

Required reports are produced within agreed timeline with line manager in coherence with donor template and guidance. Case study and/or Experience Capitalization produced at annually basis; project results are disseminated within and outside.

5

Ensure accurate data and document related to result 1 implementation are systematically collected and recorded for evidence based reporting.

Project monitoring data for result 2 outputs and activities are systematically collected and recorded;

100%

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

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

Minimum Qualification required:

  • Minimum Qualification required: Bsc/Msc/Ir Degree in Food and Agriculture related sciences and Rural development Studies, Agribusiness, etc

  • Experience: Minimum 4 years coordination experience in field program/project management of Food Security and Livelihood project.

  • Technical Skills & Abilities:

    • Very good oral and written communication skills in English, French and Kirundi

    • Good managerial and organizational skills

    • Very good networking and facilitation skills.

    • Good Knowledge of MS Office, Lotus Notes

    • Good understanding of World Vision and development principles

    • Ability to supervise a multi-disciplinary team and contribute to team building environment.

    • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions.

    • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with staff and partners at all levels

    • Ability to exhibit servant leadership and an exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific local cultural context.

    • Very good understanding of community development approaches that promote Nutrition Sensitive and market led interventions (bio-fortification, kitchen garden, marketing groups/cooperatives….)

    • Good understanding of main challenges in agriculture production sector including access to quality inputs, agriculture advisory services and community approaches to deliver extension services to farmers, seed system, inputs supply… for nutrition sensitive and market led productions

    • Very good understanding and experience in project cycle management

    • Very good reporting and experience capitalization skills

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

  • Experience in Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture Interventions

  • Experience in building continuum between relief and development

  • Experience in documentation and sharing of lesson learnt and case studies of project good practices.

  • Experience employee performance des employés

  • Experience in results oriented planning and project cycle management

  • Good capacity to conduct a contextual analysis

  • Able to work under limited supervision

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with staff and partners at province level

  • Problem solving mind

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

  • Good oral communication skills in English and French

  • Good ability to produce written reports in French and English

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

Preferred: 3 years of lead and coordination experience in community development project/program focusing on Linking Relief and Development focusing on Nutrition Sensitive Productions

Work Environment:

Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

  • Domestic Travel: 80% Regular and routine internal travel to project areas is required at least two times per month.

  • International Travel on request: 5% international travel will be required for training, exchange visit and workshops

  • On call: 15% in emergency and disaster situations, the position will be required to be on-call.

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.