Field Officer (Gokwe North)

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
Less Than 1 Year


World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We are a community of close to 40,000 staff working across the world to help change the lives of vulnerable children. Our supporters, partners and staff join forces with communities on the ground to help children enjoy good health, be educated for life, experience the love of God and their neighbors and be cared for, protected and participating in addressing issues that affect their lives. World Vision has been active in Zimbabwe since 1973. Our operations are spread across 9 out of 10 provinces, with a majority of over 1.75 million beneficiaries in rural areas. Our current programs focus on improving the well-being of boys and girls in three priority sectors: health and nutrition, livelihoods and education. We also focus on child protection, gender and disabilities, emergency assistance and resilience building as cross cutting priorities across our programs. If you share the same vision, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

Job Title:Field Officer

Location: Gokwe North

Reports To:Commodities Officer

Direct Reports:Field Monitors

Purpose of the Position:To support the Commodities Officer in implementing the Food Resources programme in the district and ensure compliance to Donor and World Vision guidelines/standards. To supervise Field Monitors in their daily responsibilities.

Major Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  1. Identify appropriate training needs for the district staff and other stake holders.

  2. Appraise, review and recommend field monitors performance on a regular basis.

  3. Prepare distribution plans of all commodities and ensure their timely submission with-in the relevant departments of the organization.

  4. Prepare regular and timely program report from the field monitors for submission, entailing programme performance.

  5. Ensure all planned activities are carried out and changes communicated to the Commodities Officer.

  6. Ensure that all commodities from the warehouse are properly handled, accounted for and reported on by the field monitors as per World Vision and Donor guidelines.

  7. Ensure transport logistics and submission of food requisition notes/ commodity distribution plans.

  8. Submit monthly reports to the Commodities Officer.

Knowledge and Skills:

  1. Degree in Development Studies or any related field

  2. At least 2 years’ experience in food aid and cash programming, preferably in a NGO environment

  3. In depth knowledge of all programme requirements, standards and guide lines.

  4. Have proven organizational planning and leadership, ability to follow procedures and meet deadlines without much supervision.

  5. Demonstrate ability in the designing, facilitating and effective use of training materials.

  6. Ability to identify gaps, trends, priorities and key issues and demands.

  7. Computer literacy.

  8. Ability to speak local languages.

  9. Clean class 4 Driver’s license is a must.