PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The position holder will be responsible for ensuring that key standards in design, monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning as well as in beneficiary targeting process are met in all projects cycle from start up to the close-out. He or she will lead the measurement of progress made in the project implementation as regards to the achievement of set indicators.
Planning, Assessment & Design:
Ensure that all response projects are based on analysis of context and data needs that will trigger assessment(s).
Ensure assessment team understands necessary data requirements and provide training and guidance on data collection methodologies.
Collate and compile rapid assessments and assessments’ data and lead the analysis (including primary, secondary data, and observational data and community feedback) with the assessment team, leading to a clear “go/no-go” decision on moving to design as agreed with sector leads.
Analyze assessment data and provide recommendations for the response and subsequent projects’ designs.
Review NO Strategy, context analysis and assessment findings for design recommendations.
Coordinate project design, working with other project team members to follow a process that includes appropriate community, government and partners’ engagement while also adhering to global humanitarian standards of the relevant sectors.
Using the information from community engagement, work with Technical Leads to adapt projects’ log frames and propose indicators from the compendium of indicators or based on donor’s guideline.
Ensure that all projects design documents and appendices are completed and reviewed before submission to donors.
Monitoring and Evaluation:
Ensure response is meeting the needs of vulnerable children and their families.
Ensure the overall projects’ design incorporates and WV (DM & EMS), international humanitarian standards (i.e. Sphere, DADDs, CWBOs, PAF, etc).
Plan and manage projects’ baselines, evaluations and reviews to meet donor and organizational requirements.
Develop projects’ monitoring tools/system that integrates project relevant indicators and related requirements.
Prepare Indicator Tracking Table (ITT), monitoring reports and share with Operations on a monthly basis.
Provide regular, accurate, timely, reliable an evidence-based monitoring and evaluation data analysis for decisions regarding projects’ implementation.
Measure projects’ progress against objectives and report on WV’s contribution towards the achievement of child well-being.
Provide summaries of community based data to support program adaptation and improvement of projects’ objectives.
Train staff and partners on monitoring and data collection techniques.
Conduct periodic spot checks on activities to verify that activities are ongoing as planned; report on these to highlight successes and concerns.
Ensure that all projects’ evaluations are done and reports disseminated as appropriate.
Support project’s improvement, reflection, learning and innovation.
Accountability and Reporting:
Support the development of regular weekly, monthly, quarterly and end of project specific reporting.
Lead the government and community participation specially when targeting process is conducted so that false inclusion and exclusion can be minimized.
Support all efforts towards accountability, specifically to beneficiaries and to international humanitarian standards, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring, evaluation and implementation.
Review and ensure that all projects’ are reporting against planned activities as intended for the target beneficiaries’.
Develop Plans of Action that address evaluation, review recommendations and monitor implementation.
Learning & Innovation:
Ensure that project evaluations lead to learning and innovation.
Help establish a continuous learning and improvement environment amongst staff to ensure increasing levels of quality.
Lead the preparation of Most Significant Change stories, using qualitative monitoring approaches to identify successes that can then be used for reporting and marketing purposes.
Work with the Communication’s team to produce and publish relevant case studies.
While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the duties involved in this position, World Vision reserves the right to add, remove or alter duties when necessary.
Communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.
Participate in and lead weekly devotions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
A university degree or equivalent, with multi sector and cross-functional skills acquired through formal education and work experience.
5 years of experience in a developing country, in assessments, design, planning, implementation, budgeting, reporting, and evaluation and monitoring (required).
Knowledge of and adherence of World Vision Code of Conduct.
Commitment to World Vision Core Values and Mission statement.
Strong presentation and report writing skills.
HEAT certified or other equivalent security training.
Some certification in M&E, assessment and rapid assessment or equivalent.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Proven team management and coordination skills.
Knowledge of SPHERE Standards, the compendium of indicators, requirements of major humanitarian donors.
Good enough French and strong English communication skills (oral and written).
Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment.
Ability to build strong relationships with local communities, partners and government authorities.
Ability to maintain performance expectation in diverse cultural context, psychologically stressful environment and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.
Proven ability to coordinate and/or integrate teams of professionals around common goals.
Must be prepared to work in conflict-prone areas and live under basic and harsh conditions.
Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview emotional maturity and physical stamina.
The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 60% of the time.