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.
Title: Project Team Leader – (Schools Rehabilitation)
Reports to: Response Team Leader
Direct Reports: Shelter Officers, Field Officers, LMMS/ Database Officer
Purpose of the Position
As part of the World Vision Zimbabwe Cyclone Response team, provide leadership and management support to the ECHO Project Consortium and ensure that all aspects of the ECHO project to include Shelter and Cash aspects are implemented in line with the set standards and objectives. Emphasis will focus on quality cash programming, shelter as well as Consortium coordination within the framework of World Vision Zimbabwe (WVZ) Cyclone Response Strategy.
End Results Expected
Provide Consortium Leadership to 2 Consortium members and Consortium Programme Management
Provide Leadership in the design & implementation of ECHO Project within WVZ
Develop collaborative internal and external relationships
Assessment & Design
Financial & Budget Management
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
A degree in Civil Engineering, social sciences/development related field and/or construction. Technical expertise, particularly in design and implementation of projects experience in the sector of relief or development, with some expertise in project management and implementation.
Humanitarian competencies including standards (Sphere, HAP, IASC guidelines etc.).
5 years large scale shelter, infrastructure or construction program management and contract management experience.
Effective in written and oral communication experience working in an office environment and able to use a computer (word for windows excel software) and email is essential.
Demonstrated experience and understanding of contract management including tendering and subcontracting.
5 years proven experience in emergency programmes or social development with at least 2 years of that experience in cash and CFA programming.
Strong project management background.
Experience in liaison and coordination with government, multilateral and bilateral donors on the design and implementation of shelter and infrastructure programs.
Demonstrated experience in managing complicated construction programs over $1 million in multiple implementation locations.
Management of integrated community based shelter and construction programs.
Training skills and Team management skills.
Experience in project monitoring, reporting and accounting.
Experienced in community mobilization and the ability to manage meetings with community leader’s faith based leaders, government officials, NGOs and other stakeholders (ensuring gender balance in participation). Interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity.
Experience in community development, MBA an added advantage.
Office environment: 50 %typical office and 50% field based.
Travel: Domestic and International travel is required.
On call: During normal working hours unless there is an emergency