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Food & Cash Program Manager, Haiti

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Provide leadership and management support to the Food/Cash Resources Team so as to ensure that all food programs are implemented in line with the set standards and objectives. Emphasis will focus on quality food programming, within the framework of integrating food resources into World Vision holistic ministry.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide programming and systems support for development and relief food programs, including project design, proposal writing, and budgeting.

  • Manage the day-to-day implementation of the Food/Cash Resource Programs according to the approved objectives and plan of actions.

  • Monitor and evaluate budgeted and actual expenditure for the Food/Cash Resources Grants with the Finance Manager and or relevant Grant Accountants on a monthly basis.

  • In collaboration with the Design Evaluation and Monitoring Team, HEA ensure that the Food security situation is monitored and evaluated and that operational research contributes to program innovation.

  • Liaise and meet with donors and other food programming stakeholders for purposes of networking, information sharing and to nurture partnerships.

  • Ensure acceptable audit performance for the food programs in National, Partnership and Independent audit.

  • Assist in Capacity building of the food team to meet established standards through on-the-job training, workshops, mentoring and any other appropriate methods.

  • Ensure that, when appropriate food programming respects the WV partnership quality standards and follows the required formats and procedures of LEAP.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A bachelor’s degree in social sciences or relate field.

  • A Masters degree in development or related field would be an added advantage.

  • Capacities and / or Experiences in the management and training of executives.

  • Good Knowledge of the different technical development sectors such as food security, nutrition, etc.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Demonstrated interpersonal skills that inspire confidence, respect and trust.

  • Strong leadership and communication skills.

  • Computer literacy in MS Office, Lotus Notes.

  • Microsoft Office and others.

  • Ability to learn new concepts and train others on these concepts.

  • Ability to effectively develop rapport and relate to donors, NGOs, counterparts, and government agencies.

  • Strong capacity for coordination, supervision and staff supervision.

  • Great friend , creole and English oral and written communication skills.

  • Formal training in food programming and related systems strongly preferred.

  • 3-5 years’ experience in food programming as a manager.