Food Assistance Manager
JOB DESCRIPTION/PUBLICATION TEXT
PURPOSE OF POSITION
The purpose of this position is to assist in management of food Assistance programme of World Vision Burundi by assisting the Food Assistance team manage the PRRO operations and to develop program proposals that will lead to the transition of the food assistance program to a rehabilitation and development phase.
The food Assistance Manager will work in designing, implementation; monitoring, evaluation and close out of food assistance projects ensuring that objectives are met through the effective and efficient implementation of conditional and unconditional cash/ food grants, nutrition in emergency projects and other initiatives as well as capacity building support to World Vision staff and its local NGO Partners.
End Results Expected
Maintained partnership relations with the currents donors
Identified new partners to support WV food assistance programme
The Operation plan for all food assistance project is in place & guides implementation
Ensure that business processes, standards and policies developed in coordination with other WVB entities that support Food Assistance program are aligned with WV, donor and other relevant standards;
The key performance indicators is constantly green
Monthly narrative reports submitted to WFP and FPMG on time
All food assistance projects are prepared and submitted on time before 10th of the months
Key benefits of the coordination meeting to WVB
New grant opportunities assessed and designed.
Revenue growth in food assistance sector
Enable the food assistance team to ensure that all food assistance projects have the appropriate systems and processes in place and receive timely and technical support to meet or exceed WVI key performance indicators for food assistance and achieve acceptable food audit results;
The systems used for commodity management are 100 % used . NO is 100 % LMMS aligned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:
The holder of this position must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or Diploma but backed with extensive experience in the field of Food Assistance Programming and Management;
He/ She must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience designing, planning, implementing, supervising and reporting on Food Assistance Programming and at least 2 years’ experience as food grant Coordinator;
The holder of this position must have a minimum understanding of nutrition programming in Burundi
He/ She must have both an extensive conceptual understanding of and demonstrated practical command for implementing program design, management and evaluation principals:
In-depth knowledge of community development
Report writing skills and computer knowledge
The holder of this position must be a results orientated leader who can manage and satisfy multiple and at times conflicting organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands;
He /she must also have solid public relations skills and be a strong team player
Exposure to food aid and cash transfer programs (minimum 2 years).
Very good in written and spoken English and French
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Knowledge of commodities & logistics operations, preferably within WV context, specifically those that relate to food distributions, warehousing, reporting, tracking, monitoring and chronic malnutrition prevention etc.
Conversant with WFP and FPMG requirements
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, certificates of service, and Certified Degrees) is August 28, 2016; 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.