Project Coordiator - Education & Child Protection - Dollow
For Somali Nationals Only;
Purpose of the position:
To coordinate planning, implementation, monitoring and community and donor relations for a portfolio of grants within a World Vision Program Area of Operations (PAOO). The position holder will manage field-level teams to provide operational, programmatic, and financial support to ensure effective, accountable and safe implementation of World Vision projects. He/she will promote resilience at community level, coordinating integration of projects across sectors. He/she will provide support for the development of community driven programming through assessments, design, monitoring, evaluation and joint-planning of projects. The position will spearhead sectorial external engagement with relevant local leaders, government ministries, INGO/NGOs to promote coordination and cooperation, taking leadership roles when appropriate. The position holder will actively promote portfolio growth, assisting in assessments, developing concept notes, forming alliances with INGO/NGO and government agencies, and meeting with potential donors as required.
Ensure Operational Effectiveness
Coordinate a portfolio of protection and education grants, fostering integration to enhance resilience and promote cost effectiveness;
Ensure national office systems, guidelines, policies and strategic initiatives are communicated, understood and in-use by staff members;
Foster a culture of trust and mutual respect, actively engaging National Office, Regional Office, partners in planning, management and decision making;
Promote TEECAP values of teamwork, excellence, execution and accountability for effective ministry;
Coordinate Assessment, Planning, Implementation and Monitoring
In close collaboration with Finance and Support Service Manager prepare budgets and resource plans to ensure operational effectiveness at field office level;
Promote integrated programming through active involvement in program and proposal development;
Ensure timely submission of project and program reports to stakeholders;
Promote adherence to key humanitarian standards and sector standards;
Translate National Office Strategy to ground level realities;
Foster Internal and External Engagement
Lead engagement with community, government, donor and coordination mechanism;
Spearhead engagement with other agencies to promote better coordination, joint-action and partnership;
Ensure information-sharing mechanisms such as 4Ws, cluster reports, MMRs are updated and shared with relevant stakeholder;
Develop networks with community members, government officials, LNGO/INGOs to enable World Vision to leverage a collective voice in favour of children and their families, communities and partners;
Develop marketing and promotional materials to increase awareness of field level programs for fund-raising and profile enhancing purposes;
Promote Audit Compliance and Good Stewardship
Working closely with the Finance and Support Services, develop budgets, monitor budgets and ensure value for money;
Implement compliance mechanisms, ensuring audit recommendations are addressed fully and in a timely manner;
Spearhead risk planning through the preparation of Risk Registers and MWRAPs and the implementation of mitigation measures;
Identify and correct challenges which impact audit compliance and risk profile;
Staff Management and Capacity Building
Manage a team of project Officers & assistants;
Utilize performance management process and tools to promote a culture of performance (Performance Agreements, Performance Reviews and PIPs);
Develop staff capacity building plans and budget training needs in grants;
Implement performance management mechanisms, ensuring good participation and quality results to promote staff engagement and a culture of excellence;
a culture of security awareness and risk reduction among staff;
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Development studies, Community development, Business management or other related study.
A minimum of 4 years working experience in project management with a strong performance record.
Should demonstrate experience working in community engagement and project cycle management.
Should demonstrate experience in budget preparation, proposal development and coordination of various assessments.
Must have experience and clear understanding of major donor regulations and experience working with LEAP tools.
Good report writing and communication skills. Candidate should have good command of spoken and written English language.
Should have good organizational skills and time management.