*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate.
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Position provides high quality Livelihoods technical assistance to National Offices (NOs) in programme design, execution, monitoring, evaluation and scale-up of core project models in alignment with World Vision’s strategy and help achieve child well-being impact. Develops proposals for grant donors, individuals, businesses, institutions and/or foundations as per requests from the National Offices (NOs) and Support Offices (SOs). Position is deployed for disaster response and other requests from the clients.
Policies, Standards and Guidance:
Reviews requests for Livelihoods technical services from the National offices, Regional offices, Support offices and global center and develops terms of reference for provision of such expertise.
Provides high quality Livelihoods technical assistance to National Offices for TA/TP and programme design, monitoring and evaluation.
Co-creates and develops new Livelihoods project models in collaboration with and as per the requests from the GC Sector Lead.
Scale-up core project model implementation in NOs, in alignment with strategy.
Provides Livelihoods technical assistance NOs to contextualize and adapt partnership guidance in consideration of their contexts.
Conducts technical reviews and provides consulting in response to requests from NO, SO, Regional Office (RO) or Global Centre (GC) clients.
Work alongside National Office staff to build understanding of WV’s Livelihoods global sectoral approaches and core project models.
Provide training to clients as requested.
Mentors and coaches Livelihoods technical staff in NOs, and SOs.
Identify innovative and promising approaches in field implementation as they provide Livelihoods technical services to the NOs.
Share learnings within team (sector and/or project model).
Develops winning proposals for grant donors as per specific requests from clients.
Acts as Chief of Party or other technical staff of grant funded programmes of National offices during start-up phase.
Provides other services based on service requests from clients.
Programme Quality/Evidence of Impact:
Ensure NO Livelihoods TA and TP designs meet organizational standards.
Influence decision makers and technical specialists in the NOs and SOs for continuous quality improvement.
Participate in programme evaluations where requested by NO.
Undertake quality assessments based on requests from the line management and provide necessary advise.
Knowledge Management and Communications:
Document lessons learned.
Contributes to organizational learning through active engagement and leadership within CoPs.
Ensures personal ongoing professional development and growth.
Work collaboratively with staff in other TSO sectors, and with GC sector and ministry teams.
Approach work with a commitment to client-service, that grows the capacity of NO clients.
Engage with external agencies as needed in the provision of technical services to clients.
Based on requests from clients represent WV as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Mid-level/junior technical specialist.
5 years (min) field level experience in Livelihoods.
Master’s in related field.
Donor and grants experience necessary.
Technical Livelihoods Practitioner/contributor Sector Design Monitoring & Evaluation (DM&E) experience.
Training / adult learning as a required capability.
Experience in the nutrition field a plus.
Strong experience in grants acquisition and management with bilateral and multilateral donors.
Experience both in Livelihoods programming, and revenue acquisition related areas.
Hands on assessment and evaluation expertise and experience including data analysis and report writing.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Hands on experience in approaches such as Savings Groups, Graduation Approach, markets Development and or Microfinance.
Fluency in French or Spanish (verbal and written).
The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.