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Empowered World View Project Manager, East Africa

Job Description

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate within the East Africa Region where WVI is registered to operate.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The purpose of this position is to effectively manage the Empowered World View (EWV) Africa scale up project and ensure that the project outcomes are realized within the stipulated time.

The project manager is also a lead trainer of the new approach and will assume responsibility for ensuring that the project activities are integrated and mainstreamed within World Vision operations. Primarily the position will ensure capacity on the approach is built across the targeted offices. In addition it will ensure that the lesson are being documented, communicated and shared across the Partnership to inform better programming.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

EWV Lead Trainer/Facilitator:

  • Identify and train key ToTs and facilitators in each targeted office.

  • Coach and mentor trainees.

  • Follow up to ensure each NO has a lead Trainer/Facilitator.

  • Be the point person on prayer updates of the Region to the Office of Prayer ministry.

  • Develop and/or improve EWV training tools.

  • Coordinate a regional team of Trainers.

Project Management:

  • Coordinate development of annual plans and budget.

  • Coordinate monitor and reporting progress monthly, quarterly and annually.

  • Ensure effective use the finances and reporting.

  • Supervise staff under him/her.

Technical Support to National offices:

  • Engage with National Director, senior teams and technical specialists to plan and advocate for EWV.

  • Coordinate EWV requests from National offices and ensure adequate and timely support.

  • Ensure EWV is being integrated in technical programs.

  • Lead efforts with GAM teams to ensure EWV is integrated in proposals.

Collaborate with other Regional Teams:

  • Contribute towards forming effective cross-functional linkages between F&D and other functions where it deem appropriate.

  • Collaborate with sector other leads to realize an integrated strategy.

Thought Leadership & Publications in area of Expertise:

  • Document, populate, and share best practices with other sector leads and external partners.

  • Coordinate quarterly newsletter on EWV across the continent.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Participate in other organizational meetings as required.

  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Regional Faith & Development Director.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Degree in related field desired (A Master’s degree will be an added advantage).

  • At least 3 years of experience in development field.

  • Knowledge and experience with WV operations.

  • At least three years of programme management experience.

  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment.

  • Must be computer literate.

  • A good team player.

  • Good communication and good inter-personal skills.

  • Needs excellent English language skills, both oral and written.

  • Understanding of basic accounting.

  • Complete compatibility with WV’s Mission, ethos, policies and Core Values.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Office-based with frequent travel to the field.

  • 30% International travel is required.