World Vision International

Better Food Better Health (Bobonaro) - Agriculture&Nutrition

Job Description

World Vision International – Timor Leste

Baucau, Covalima and Bobonaro Area Program

JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

World Vision Timor Leste, a non-profit Christian Humanitarian Organisation, committed to working with the poor and vulnerable, is seeking qualified national staff to fill the following vacant positions based in Baucau, Covalima and Bobonaro:

Project Facilitators (6 Positions): Covalima (2), Baucau (2) and Bobonaro (2)

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice through sustainable development, emergency relief and raising public awareness. The heart of World Vision's work is in helping communities build stronger and healthier relationships. World Vision helps communities help themselves. World Vision focuses on children because they are the best indicator of a community's social health. When children are fed, sheltered, schooled, protected, valued, and loved, a community thrives.

World Vision Timor Leste (WVTL) began its first project in 1995 and opened its Dili office in 1999 as a prominent agency in the emergency relief effort to rebuild Timor Leste. Today, WVTL has offices in four districts: Dili, Aileu, Baucau and Bobonaro. WVTL staffs are dedicated to achieving three goals:

  • Health - promoting health, nutrition and access to clean water for mothers and children in target communities

  • Education - improving holistic education of children within target communities

  • Community Economic Development developing economically sustainable and resilient households.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The purpose of the Project Facilitator position is to ensure that the project is implemented, monitored and evaluated effectively and technically sound, based on the project design and budget.

ROLE DIMENSION / DESCRIPTION

End Results Expected

Time Spent

A. Project Implementation

  1. Actively support Project Coordinator and Associate Area Manager and in project planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting processes relevant to assigned areas

  2. Facilitate technical training in coordination with Development Facilitators according to the Project Detailed Implementation Plan

  3. Respond timely and actively to the technical training request of the Development Facilitators and Associate AM

  4. Develop TOR, deliver technical training and manage the logistics and finance administration of activities in the sector

  5. Raise awareness and facilitate critical analysis of community issues and opportunities

  6. Ensure that gender analysis, Christian commitment, and child protection are mainstreamed within WV initiatives in their assigned communities.

  7. Support the Development Facilitator in facilitating visioning and planning processes with community members – especially the most vulnerable, and within community based groups

  8. Develop monthly work plans and weekly activity schedule and submit these to the Project Coordinator

Project DIP and budget are developed on time

# training conducted to community groups (e.g farmer groups, women groups, water user groups)

Activity accomplishment rate within the respective portfolio.

No delay in project implementation more than 30 days

Work plans submitted monthly by the 25th for the previous month.

30%

B. Building Relationships

  1. Be responsible for maintaining and strengthening relationships with key partners, especially relevant government institutions (MoH, MoE, DNAS, DHS, MAF, etc.) especially at Sub District Level and below to secure necessary technical resources to support program implementation

  2. Ensure that partnerships with other development partners are focused on promoting the well-being of children, especially the most vulnerable.

Active participation of the stakeholders groups evidenced by contribution in resources (cash or in kind) in the project implementation and monitoring

10%

C. Technical Quality Assurance

  1. Ensure that the project in its respective sector is technically sound both in design and implementation

  2. Ensure the Development Facilitators and the communities are informed with the recent approach/technologies in the sector.

  3. Identify training needs, prepare materials and conduct training for staff and volunteers.

Minimum technical risk faced by the project

The community confirm the effectiveness of technical intervention of the project

30%

D. Program Design, Monitoring and Evaluation (DME)

  1. Assist the M&E Coordinator and Project Coordinator in data collection for project assessments, proposals, budgets, monitoring and evaluation

  2. Together with the Development Facilitator utilize the monitoring system and tools of project implementation and to capture learning.

  3. Support the process of DME (Assessment, Design, Evaluation) in the respective sector in alignment with LEAP standards and associated guidelines and share lessons learned with communities, development partners and other WV Partnership stakeholders

  4. Submit monthly reports based on DIP and Monthly Activity Plan.

  5. Maintain up to date records of project documents, agreements, reports, photos, assessment and design and evaluations.

  6. Quarterly reflection and learning at each bases with specialist involvement.

  7. Evidence based intervention (project model standard) for scaling up

  8. Engage with government, churches for sustainability and scaling up

  9. Well-arranged donor visit / maintaining relationship with donor by showing impact. Meet their expectation, even go beyond that

Supervisors are satisfied with accuracy and timeliness of data collected.

Quality and timely SAR and AR

Updated ITT

Monthly Management Report submitted on time

25%

E. General Responsibilities

  1. Attend and participate in weekly chapel services and regular devotional meetings.

  2. Support in hosting the visits of sponsors, donors, and WV staff from other.

  3. Other responsibilities: While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the duties involved in this position, WVI reserves the right to add, remove or alter duties when necessary.

  4. Assist in humanitarian emergency disaster management

% of participation in the chapel/devosion

Successful donors/sponsors visit

5%

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

(The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.)

Education

University degree in a relevant technical field Health, Agriculture and Development

Required

Knowledge & Skills

Good presentation and communication skills for a number of different audiences

Required

Proven time management and organizational skills

Required

Literacy in Microsoft Word and Excel

Required

Fluent in Indonesian and Tetun, and preferably in the local dialect in area where you are serving

Required

English language skills (can read, write and understand English)

Preferred

Ability to ride a motorbike and have the license or willingness to learn this

Required

Experience

A minimum of two years of appropriate professional experience in Health, Agriculture and Development Area.

Required

Experience facilitating development projects and/or working with community members.

Preferred

Proven leadership ability and experience as a team player

Preferred

Work Environment

Be willing to work in a team environment, collaborate with staff in other district offices, and travel and stay overnight at project sites (about 75% of the time).

HOW TO APPLY

Go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-timor-leste to get complete job description. You can also apply it online by Click ‘APPLY FOR THIS JOB’ on the top of the job posting and you will be taken to an application form. Here you can sign up to register an account and complete field required then attach your CV and cover letter. Or you can send your application and CV directly to [email protected] or you can submit the hard copy of your document to People&Culture Department, Av, Dos Direitos Humanos Estrada de Bidau, Bidau Mota Klaran, Dili Timor Leste

World Vision Timor Leste is committed to the principles of workplace diversity

Women are encouraged to apply.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 22 November 2017