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WASH Technical Facilitator

Job Description

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision (WV) is an international partnership of Christians whose mission is to follow our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ in working with the poor and oppressed to promote human transformation, seek justice and bear witness to the good news of the Kingdom of God. The heart of WV's work is in helping communities build stronger and healthier relationships.

In its ministry, WV uses Development Program Approach (DPA) which empowers communities and local stakeholders to work together towards child wellbeing, building the local leadership and ownership essential for sustainability. The DPA aims to improve understanding of local community dynamics, identifying existing development initiatives and development groups, and determining how WV can provide support to these processes.

In its Country Strategy for FY14-17, WV PTL-Timor Leste is committed to pursue the following ministry strategic objectives:

  • Increase equality for women, men, boys and girls

  • Promote healthy, safe and educated children

  • Enhance community resilience

  • Become a strong voice for change

  • Engage and transform donors

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The purpose of the WASH Technical Facilitator position is to ensure that the WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) 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, ECCD committee)

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.

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.

% 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 (eg. engineering, health, development)

Required

Knowledge & Skills

Good presentation and communication skills for a number of different audiences

Required

Proven time management and organisational 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

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).