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District Coordinator X 7 (Various Districts)

Job Description

Position: District Coordinator X 7 (Binga, Lupane, Nkayi, Mangwe, Insiza, Beitbridge, Gokwe South)

Purpose of the Position

Ensure compliance to project implementationstandards and guidelines, coordinate, account for, and lead the implementation of all project district activities in the district of operation according to Fund Manager and WV guidelines and policy standards.

Major Responsibilities.

  • Lead, develop and maintain professional district level contact and relationship with partners and stakeholders (WV projects and departments, consortium partners, Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education (MoPSE), and district authorities), ensuring acceptable project scope knowledge.

  • Ensure adherence to donor and to World Vision standards, guidelines, policies, and procedures.

  • Supervise and provide support to district project staff and oversee district project implementation.

  • Continuously assess the district’s performance against work plans, and theory of change, recommending any revisions/adjustments.

  • Manage day-to-day district level project related issues, working closely with the Finance, Administration, Human Resources, and any other support department.

  • Support the development of M&E systems, tools and processes at district level, using the district M&E information analysis for decision making.

  • Control and oversight of the district budget and any related financial transactions, working closely with the Finance team and Supervisor.

  • Produce quality and timely district project reports and updates (programming, finance, M&E, and as per specific request).

  • Represent the district team at project’s working group meetings and other project meetings.

  • Coordinate child protection programming as per donor and WV guidelines.

  • Identify and adapt implementation of district level government programmes that contribute to improved numeracy and literacy of girls and boys.

  • Periodically assess, inform, and advise project on any district context changes and possible options to changing context.

  • Work closely with the project’s Operations Lead, Technical Managers, and project partners.

  • Contribute to the overall project’s strategic planning, reviews/revisions,

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Degree in Social Science, Development Studies or Education. Advanced degree will be considered for any advantage

  • Demonstrated +5 years coordination experience (project management, team leading, and stakeholder engagement) of a large project.

  • Good report and document production skill (quality, accurate, smart).

  • Knowledge and experience of NGO budget management, and M&E is required.

  • Problem solving analytical, multi-tasking, ability work under pressure, meet deadlines, team oriented, leadership, interpersonal, and decision making competencies are essential.

  • Willingness to work in rural districts and ability to speak the local language

  • Class 4 driver’s license a must.