Job Title; Livelivehoods and Resilience TP Coordinator
Reports; Cluster Manager operationally with Strong matrix reporting to Livelihoods and Resilience TP Manager
Provides supervison; Provides Technical supervison to Cluster Managers &DO'S
Purpose of the position: Is to provide technical support to the Livelihood and Resilience Program with a focus on improved access to livelihood and resilience Practices. The position is responsible for profiling World Vision Lesotho in all relevant sector networks and technical working groups at cluster level. The incumbent is the primary technical contact for the Organization in matters relating to the LIVELIHOOD AND RESILIENCE Program at cluster level.
Program Management and Reporting
Coordinate the Livelihood and Resilience Technical Program to be implemented in the cluster to realize the National Office Strategy.
Coordinate a collaborative design process drawing in WV stakeholders and major external stakeholders and partners within the cluster.
Support Technical Programme design and participate in AP planning that fit with the DPA to build ownership and sustainable results.
Support in the drafting and implementation of DIPs within and outside the AP, to ensure timely and successful implementation of projects.
Coordinate and support the implementation of AP Livelihood and Resilience activities and ensure enforcement of Livelihood and Resilience sector standards (in line with Global, and Regional Livelihood and Resilience Standards) to be adhered to by implementing staff and partners.
Ensure utilization of the tools, models and protocols to aid in program implementation at Cluster and AP level.
Produce consolidated annual/semi-annual/monthly Cluster report for the Technical Program (TP).
Work with the Cluster Manager, , DOs, Cluster DM&E and other Technical Coordination, in the implementation of the Livelihood and Resilience Technical Program.
Manage Cluster Livelihood and Resilience Technical budget and ensure adherence to operational budgetary limits.
Conduct continuous monitoring to ensure planned activities are being implemented on budget, time and at recommended industry standards.
Program Development and Grants Acquisition
Support the TP Manager and Grants Resource Mobilization Officer in ensuring that the Livelihood and Resilience Grants Projects are adequately funded.
Support the Area Program Coordinators to determine the funding deficit and needs for the various locations.
Networking, Liaison and Advocacy
Lead in strategic networking and liaison with Stakeholders/Partners at District and Community level in the Livelihood and Resilience Program with a view to profiling WVLs work.
Liaison with the Sponsorship, Gender & Advocacy Manager, Child Protection Coordinator and Christian Commitment Coordinator to advocate for enactment or repeal/review of policies necessary to improved access to Water Sanitation & Hygiene Practices.
People Management and Capacity Building;
Provide continuous coaching, mentoring and capacity building to DO, Communities and other relevant stakeholders in the Livelihood and Resilience Technical Program.
Support in the construction and review of DO Performance Agreements and Annual Appraisals.
Ensure the capacity development plans are developed, and implemented by the Cluster Livelihood and Resilience Technical Coordinators as part of program implementation in the Cluster and Area Programs (AP) to improve staff performance.
Learning and Innovation
Generate, document, and disseminate lessons learned and good practices from the implementation of Livelihood and Resilience Technical Program within the APs for program effectiveness.
Responsible for generating innovations by working with the Knowledge Management focal person.
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Perform other duties as required.
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
Minimum Qualification and experience required: Degree in agriculture, food security, economic development or other related field with 5 years International Non Governmental Organization work experience.
A minimum of three years proven experience and skill in management of Livelihood and Resilience projects design and implementation.
Leadership and Team Work abilities.
Project Management and design experience, as well as project implementation and monitoring & evaluation
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, time management, demonstrated leadership and good management ability
English communication skills (oral and written)
Strong detail orientation and negotiation skills
Computer literate in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Experience in working with various major donors and government donor agencies
Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview emotional maturity
Capacity to function well in a team and contribute effectively to team efforts
Proven networking abilities at local and international levels
Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psycho-logically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources
Commitment and ability to inspire others to World Vision Core Values, Vision and Mission Statement.
Working Environment / Conditions: