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Resilience & Livelihood Sector Lead - Nyungwe Cluster

Job Description

Job Opportunity

Resilience & Livelihoods Sector Lead

World Vision International (Rwanda) is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 15 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of Resilience & Livelihoods Sector Lead. This position will be based at Nyungwe luster Office in Nyamagabe, and reporting to the Cluster Manager

Purpose of the position:

To provide technical guidance to area Programs on the quality adaptation of the nutrition Technical Program for the attainment of child wellbeing.

Communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

The major responsibilities:

Program Management

  1. Responsible for Resilience & Livelihoods project planning and implementation in the cluster area by preparing cluster designs in line with the Nutrition National Office Strategy

  2. Liaise with the Resilience & Livelihoods TP Manager for quality implementation of Food Security and Livelihood projects

  3. Mobilization of key partners and conducting trainings to build capacities on Resilience & Livelihoods program models and approaches

  4. Identify and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in implementation at the District level

  5. Ensure cross cutting themes are adequately integrated in Area Programs detailed implementation plan

  6. Work in collaboration with Child Development Officer to ensure that Registered Children and their households are participating and benefiting from Resilience & Livelihoods Program interventions.

  7. Facilitate food security and nutrition integration at area Program level


  1. Provide technical leadership for quality assessments, and development of Area Program Detailed Implementation Plans

  2. Support the DME team in the development of Resilience & Livelihoods programs monitoring system, development and/or adaptation of tools and adoption of the tools

  3. Ensure effective documentation of all the information related to Resilience & Livelihoods program successes, innovations and promising practices and disseminate through appropriate mechanisms.

  4. Contribute to the writing of child wellbeing outcome monitoring reports

  5. Produce timely, accurate, compliant and quality reports for WV and mandatory government reports

Resource mobilization and Networking

  1. Contribute to the production, and review of concept papers and proposals for funding agencies

  2. Establish and maintain partnerships with key nutrition related departments at sector and district level


  1. Participate in National Office events.

  2. Plus any other assignment given by line management or senior leadership

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 required:

Must have Bachelorsdegree in Agriculture, Economics, Development, or Social Sciences. Post graduate training will be an added advantage

Must have a Motorcycle riding License


  • At least 5 years in Community Development with a major focus on Resilience & Livelihoods with an international NGO (or similar organization)

  • Agood understanding of the Rwanda multi-sectoral approach to eliminate malnutrition.

Technical Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong project management skills

  • Strong capacity building skills

  • Sound knowledge of the Rwanda nutrition programming context

  • Demonstrated ability to work in nutrition programs across Rwanda

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Belief in World Visions vision, mission and core values

  • Proficient Project management Skills

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Fully based in the field at the cluster level

How to apply:

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In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on wvrwanda [email protected](no applications will be accepted through this email)

The closing date for submission of applications is November 1, 2016 ; no later applications will be accepted

As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks