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District Technical Program Coordinator

Job Description

DISTRICT TECHNICAL PROGRAM COORDINATOR (EDUCATION, FOOD SECURITY, HEALTH AND NUTRITION

Purpose of Position

To provide technical leadership to the staff in the implementation of the Technical Program. The position will be accountable for the delivery of key performance indicators under the program in the District. The coordinator will develop a District Plan for the Technical Program and identify strategic partners to work with in implementing the program. The incumbent will represent WVM at relevant district level technical forums.

Major Responsibilities

Operations planning

  • Provide technical Support to the District Office in the development of District Operation Plans showing clearly activities to be implemented in light of the human and non-human resources available.

  • Conduct partner mapping and/or validation profiling their technical capabilities to implement the Technical Program.

    Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

  • Liaise with the Design, Monitoring and Evaluation (D,M&E) Coordinator at the Zone, in developing the district monitoring plan clearly showing relevant indicators, data sources, data collection tools, frequency of data collection, use of the data and clear feedback loop to the Programs Manager, Technical Staff and the Technical Manager.

  • Conduct periodic monitoring on activity implementation and prepare monitoring reports. Facilitate the dissemination of key information from the report to the district teams, relevant stakeholders and partners. He/she will be responsible to follow through the action plan and recommendations derived from the reports.

  • Compile and submit monitoring/management reports (monthly, quarterly or annually) to the M&E Coordinator, Programs Manager and Technical Program Manager

  • Identify and document promising practices/ changes stories arising from activities’ implementation with support of Zonal DM&E Coordinator

Technical Support

  • Lead in the implementation of Technical Program at District level by providing technical support to the technical staff on issues concerning the TP

  • Assess capacity need/gaps for technical staff and partners related to the technical program. Plan and execute capacity building initiatives on the same

    Networking and Partnership Management

  • Participate in District level technical networks with a view to profile the operations of WVM.

  • Identify advocacy opportunities and engage with the Advocacy resource person to develop tailored advocacy products at District level and escalate those that need national intervention.

    People management

  • Provide coaching and mentoring of Technical Staff in the Technical Program including reviewing their annual Performance Agreements and semi – annual as well as annual performance appraisals.

    Knowledge, Skills and responsibilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related Technical field

  • Three years Project management and design experience, as well as project implementation and monitoring & evaluation.

  • Experience Skills in people management and capacity building

  • At least 3 years relevant experience working in an International Non Governmental Organizations

  • At least 2 years professional experience in specific technical related program implementation and management

  • Proven Experience in managing community projects

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, demonstrated leadership and good management abilities.

  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.

  • Computer literate in Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Capacity to function well in a team and contribute effectively to team efforts.

  • 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.

  • English communication skills (oral and written).