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Grants Manager_Nutrition Tubeho Neza Project

10376-15N09070
Bujumbura
10-Jun-18
1-2 Years

Section I – JOB DESCRIPTION/PUBLICATION TEXT

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The Nutrition Provincial Project Manager is responsible for managing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating and reporting of progress of the nutrition project interventions within the project operational Areas. He will provides technical guidance and management support throughout the programming processes to facilitate the administration and achievement of concrete and sustainable results in maternal, infant and child nutrition according to plans, allocation, results based-management approaches , methodology ,strategic Plans, standards of performance and accountability framework. The Nutrition Provincial Project Manager will be also leading the TUBEHO NEZA Project Team at Provincial Level.

In order to successfully do so, the Provincial Project Manager-Nutrition must be able to effectively communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

20%

Project management, monitoring and delivery of results: Plan and/or collaborate with internal and external partners to establish monitoring benchmarks, performance indicators to assess/strengthen performance accountability, coherence and delivery of concrete and sustainable results for Nutrition Sector.

  • DIP developed & shared with all project staff

  • 95 % of planned budget is timely spent in accordance with the timeline and scope.

  • Key indicators(stunting wasting and Underweight) in nutrition sector followed

20%

Technical and operational support to program implementation: Provide technical guidance and operational support to project counterparts, NGO partners, UN system partners and other country office partners/donors on interpretation, application and understanding of WVIB policies, strategies, processes and best practices and approaches on nutrition and related issues to support program development planning, management, implementation and delivery of results. He has to Participate in discussions with Provincial partners/clients/stakeholders to promote nutrition and development issues especially in the areas of emergency preparedness and maternal, newborn and child survival and development.

  • 100 % of activities are timely implemented

  • Approaches used (FARN, IYCF,MSG ect..) under the project are correctly implemented with high quality standards

  • Lessons learnt documented and shared

  • 100 % of planned outputs per month are achieved according to donor requirements

  • Provincial project Manager use developed business implementation path to coordinate project activities planned in the province.

15%

Networking and partnership building : Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with nutrition sector government counterparts, national stakeholders and global partners/allies/donors/academia through active networking, advocacy and effective communication to build capacity and exchange knowledge/expertise to facilitate the achievement of program goals and social justice and equity for the rights of mothers, newborn and children.

Participate and/or represent WVIB in appropriate nutrition discussions and planning meetings on nutrition at provincial level

  • MoUs are signed with relevant government technical departments (BPS, BDS, and DPAE), local administration, relevant research institutes, etc.

  • Project stakeholders and partners are identified and actively participate in the implementation of project activities

15%

Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

Apply/introduce innovative approaches and good practice to build the capacity of partners and stakeholders and to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable program results. Keep abreast, research, benchmark and implement best and cutting edge practices in nutrition management and information systems. Assess, institutionalize and share best practices and knowledge learned. Contribute to the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure optimum efficiency and efficacy of sustainable programs and projects. Organize and implement capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders to promote sustainable results on health related programs/projects.

  • Project evaluation and lessons learnt events are initiated and conducted, and final project reports shared with partners.

  • Tubeho neza project partners capacitated to implement nutrition interventions

15%

Support to program/project development and planning

Contribute to/support the preparation/design and conduct/update of situation analysis for the nutrition sector/s to ensure timely comprehensive and current data on maternal and child nutrition are available to guide policy and development, design and management of nutrition programs/projects.

Keep abreast of development trends to enhance project management, efficiency and delivery.

Participate in strategic program discussion on the planning of nutrition programs/projects.

Establish specific goals, objectives and strategies and implementation plans for the sector/s based on results-based planning terminology and methodology.

Prepare required documentations for program review and approval.

Work closely and collaboratively with internal and external colleagues and partners to discuss strategies and methodologies and to determine national priorities/competencies to ensure the achievement of concrete and sustainable results.

Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes and to ensure integration, coherence and harmonization of programs/projects with other WVIB sectors and achievement of results as planned and allocated.

  • Business cases developed, shared and approved

  • Project Monitoring data updated

15%

Strengthening Enterprise-wide Risk Management: Contribute to cultivate risk sensitive and management culture in nutrition and ensure the major risks are monitored shared on quarterly basics and tentative solutions are found and implemented

1.Major risks are monitored shared on quarterly basics and tentative solutions are found and implemented

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

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

  • Bachelor in Public Health or in Human Nutrition and dietetics

  • Experience: 5 years managing a nutrition and health program/Projects and or Integrated Food and Nutrition Security Program in an international NGO or UN Agencies.

  • Preferred: - Bachelor degree in Public Health with 5years’ experience in implementation of nutrition projects

  • Working experience in community development and emergency Settings

  1. Experience in managing a project funded by World Bank, EU, USAID , WFP,etc… (minimum 2

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

  1. Very good in written and spoken English and French

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Excellent project management skills and good understanding of the project life cycle

  • Excellent understanding of best practices in nutrition and community development

  • 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

  • Excellent 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)

List additional work experience preferred for this position.

.Experience in managing a Multi –sectoral project ( 1 year)

Work Environment:

  • Domestic Travel: Regular internal travel to project areas is required.

  • International Travel: Periodic international travel will be required

  • On call: As required.

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.