Deputy COP- Education
WORLD VISION INTERNATIONAL
CHRISTIAN NGO CENTERED ON CHILDREN
RECRUITING INTERNALLY AND EXTERNALLY
POSITION: Deputy Chief of Party, Senegal
Localisation: National Office (Dakar)
Type of Contract: Fixed-term full time contract
Purpose of the position:
World Vision is anticipating an upcoming USAID call for Equitable Access to Education in Southern Senegal program that will target girls and boys aged approximately 9 to 16 living in the crisis-affected Casamance regions (Ziguinchor, Sedhiou, Kolda) and Kedougou region. A minimum of 270,000 girls and boys will benefit from increased equitable access to education, including at least 24,000 girls and boys who gain new access to education opportunities. This mechanism will directly support the achievement of IR 1: Complementary education services provide basic education that is responsive to communities’ needs, IR 2. Formal basic education is responsive to communities’ needs, IR 3.
Transition from primary to middle school increased, IR 4 Families and caregivers enroll children in responsive services. This mechanism will also contribute and will collaborate with programs in other sectors, including Child protection, water, sanitation and hygiene, and democracy and governance.
The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) is responsible for the management of the project, including grant implementation, financial accountability, staffing, planning and reporting as assigned by Chief of Party (COP).
The DCOP has responsibility for overall project operations. S/he should be familiar with the technical components of the project and the required support services. The DCOP ensures that grants operations and sub-grantee management activities are in full compliance with USAID regulations and aligned to NO operations. Upon COP request, the DCOP would represent the grant to donors and other stakeholders.
Major Responsibilities :
End Results Expected
Oversee Project Operations:
Direct and oversee World Vision's work in an assigned program, ensuring that all program goals are met
Program goals are met on time and within the budget
Research new funding opportunities and develop funding proposals
Funding is available for current and future grants implementation
Manage grant budget within approved spending levels
grant is implemented within allocated budget and approved spending levels
accurate and diligent financial reporting is in place
Identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner, and suggest appropriate program adjustments to the Chief of Party
Ensure grant/project expenses are reasonable, allocable, prudent and spent in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure clean audits
Grant expenses are well managed
Oversee supply and equipment acquisition, disposition, and management in compliance with WV internal and donor requirements
Procurements plan is implemented in accordance with WV procurement systems and protocols
Supplies and equipment are available when required for grant implementation
Organize and direct the work of grant staff and short-term advisors, set individual performance objectives cascaded from project objectives to all staff hired in the project.
Provide supervision, training and performance management coaching and feedback.
Support Staff Learning and Development according with WVI policy.
Staff performance is at expected level, staff is motivated, short-term advisors know what is expected and are able to deliver outcomes
Capable and engaged team
Develop and update workforce planning
Ensure strong staff management practices, consistent with WV policies, donor requirements and local laws
Ensure proper technical capacity of staff is available
Strong people management practices, workforce planning is up to date and is implemented as required. Staff is showing technical capacity; there are identified opportunities for staff to develop technical skills
Effective and accurate reporting and communication:
Establish and maintain effective reporting, evaluation, and internal communication
Ensure timely and accurate reports that meet donor requirements
Effective reporting and monitoring are in place. Reports are accurate and submitted on time
Networking and Liaison with different stakeholders
Liaise with host government officials, local communities, farmers, and other organizations as appropriate
Strong representation of grant on different levels is established
When delegated by COP, represent the project in meetings with donor and other stakeholders
Project is represented in all events organized by donors and other stakeholders; donor visits are well managed
Close cooperation with NO GAM lead for implementation of the GAM objectives as well as close collaboration within the NO GAM Unit on donor positioning, lessons learned, grant health and quality improvements
Strong working relationships with NO GAM lead/manager
Carry out additional responsibilities and projects as assigned, including administrative and planning functions
Attend and participate in weekly chapel services and daily devotional meetings
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:
Work experience required as a minimum qualification for this position.
License, registration, or certification required to perform this position:
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
List additional work experience preferred for this position.
Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.
Achieving quality results & service
Practising accountability & integrity
Communicating information effectively
Thinking clearly, deeply & broadly
Understanding the Humanitarian Industry
Practising innovation & change
1. Strong interpersonal skills
2. Strong influencing and managing capacity
3. Ability to motivate and lead staff
DCOP is responsible for working with the COP to ensure that the grant budget is spent as per proposal commitment
Process of hiring
Phase 1 : writing test ;
Phase 2 : individual interview with a panel.
To apply, you need to send a letter of motivation addressed to the National Director of World Vision Senegal, accompanied by a CV, the diploma required to the following address:
Internally, please go to Our People in your ESS in JOBS (Development Actions- Open Position);
Externally, go through the link http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-senegal
Deadline: February, 6 mars, 2018
Dakar, February, 20, 2018
Human Resources Director