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Grants Facilitator_Social Cohesion Tubeho Neza Project

Job Description

Section I – JOB DESCRIPTION

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The Tubeho Neza Grant Facilitator shall ensure there is meaningful participation of all partners in initiatives related to conflict prevention, conflict transformation and management by providing mobilization and sensitization services around peace building. The position shall endeavor to achieve social cohesion among communities reflected by the creation of mediation and reconciliation structures that effectively prevent domestic, sexual and gender based violence. The position will also be exemplary living out WVB ethos while interacting with communities.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

25

- Promote inclusive community collaborative approaches that lead to honest discussions, unity and trust among community members at local level.

- Strengthen networking and partnerships with other NGOs with interventions in the area, the local government bodies, intergovernmental agencies, FBOs, local churches, other peace building stakeholders and community leaders in the province of assignment.

A conducive environment for sincere and frank discussions around peace building exist and such conversations are taking place in communities

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

15

- Participate in action planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Tubeho Neza Project in line with the project documents (LEAP budget, PDD, DIP…) to ensure project deliverables are executed with quality.

The project targets and plans are set and reviewed regularly, project implemented and targets met within the set timeline.

15

- Conduct community mobilization and sensitization sessions on conflict analysis, conflict transformation and reconciliation processes.

Well-coordinated and effective mobilization and sensitization sessions take place.

10

- Ensure the creation of community mediation and reconciliation structures that effectively prevent domestic, sexual and gender based violence.

Project monitoring tools are understood and used by partners

5

- Follow the stewardship and accountability procedures by ensuring that resources are efficiently and effectively utilized following the project guidelines and intended purpose.

The budget implementation is aligned with the expected results and quality achievements are recorded as planned.

10

- Submit weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports, and provide evidence of learning, innovations, and impact following the implementation plan.

Reports are produced within the agreed timeline and submitted to the line manager in accordance with donor template and guidance.

10

- Participate in baseline, monitoring and end of project evaluations and submit project performance reports in a timely manner.

Participation in baseline, monitoring and evaluation exercises is recorded and appropriate reports are produced.

5

- Participate in performance management by developing the performance agreement and appraisal.

Performance agreements and appraisals are done timely.

5

- Ensure accurate data and project impact related stories are systematically collected and recorded throughout the implementation schedule.

Through the project M&E staff, all monitoring data for project 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:

University Degree in Social Sciences, Agriculture related sciences, Rural finance and Development, Agribusiness, Business Administration, Development studies/planning or related field.

Experience:

At least 2 years of relevant experience working with Non-Governmental Organizations in community development or in Specialized Government Departments involved in teaching or extension work.

Technical Skills & Abilities:

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

  • Good community mobilization and sensitization skills

  • Very good networking and facilitation skills

  • Good Knowledge of MS Office, Lotus Notes

  • Good understanding of peace building and conflict resolution

  • Abilities to engage partners

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

  • 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 and WV documents.

  • Very good understanding of community development approaches that promote integration and participation of ultra-poor community

  • Very good reporting and experience capitalization skills

  • Ability to share lessons learned, impact achieved and good practices

  • Experience in results oriented planning

  • Able to work under pressure and limited supervision

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

  • Problem solving and initiative

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

  • Good oral communication skills in Kirundi, French and must understand English

  • Good ability to produce written reports in French and English

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

2 years of extension work or community mobilization and sensitization focusing on community development or peace building approaches.

Work Environment:

Include travel & work environment details.

Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

  • Domestic Travel: 80% regular and routine internal travel to project areas is required.

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

  • On call: the position requires the incumbent to be on call at all 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.