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Field Officers x 2 (Mbire and Muzarabani)

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years

Field Officers x 2 Mbire and Muzarabani

Purpose of the Position: To liaise with the Project Co-ordinator in implementing the ECHO (European Commission of Humanitarian Aids) – HIP (Humanitarian Implementation Plan) DMRR (Disaster Management Risk Reduction) / HEA (Humanitarian Emergency Aid) Project in the Dande and Muzarabani Districts and ensure compliance to Donor and World Vision guidelines/standards

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 for NFIs (Non Food Items) 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 that all NFIs (Non Food Items) warehouse are properly handled, accounted for and reported on by the field monitors as per World Vision and Donor guidelines.

  6. Ensures that the district Civil Protection Unit (CPU) formally meets at least once per month to review project progress and challenges. Minutes shall be taken, shared and filed for future audit purposes.

  7. The day to day running of the project at district levels shall be vested in the Field Officer.

  8. Ensuring that all key stakeholders receive detailed monthly reports on the progress of the project so as to maintain transparency and accountability.

Knowledge and Skills:

  1. A Degree in Disaster Management or Community Development or any related Social Science degree from a recognized university.

  2. At least 3years experience in food aid programming or community development, or project management at grass roots level, preferably in a NGO environment.

  3. In depth knowledge of all programme requirements, standards and guide lines of the DMRR ECHO-HIP grant implemented.

  4. Have proven organizational planning and leadership, ability to follow procedures and meet dead lines with out much supervision.

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

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

  7. Ability to prioritise many demands.

  8. Ability to relate to people of other faiths.

  9. Excellent co-ordination and communication skills.

  10. Meeting project implementation deadlines and timeously reporting on progress.

  11. A clean class 3 or 4 driver’s license will be added advantage.

  12. Representing World Vision at relevant meetings at district and ward levels for both Mbire and Muzarabani Districts.

  13. Computer literate.

  14. Strong reporting skills, including writing of impact stories for sharing with internal and external stakeholders.

  15. Knowledge of AM & E is an added advantage.