Restaurando a dignidade

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Food Monitor

Job Title: Food Monitor x2

Location: Chipinge

Purpose of the Position

To mobilize community for Registration, Verification and Distribution, set up Final Distribution Points (FDPs) according to World Vision standard distribution procedures and provide end user monitoring and accurate documentation on all commodity distributions.

Major Responsibilities:

Commodity Management and Distribution

  • Liaise with Warehouse staff on distribution planning and commodities dispatching from Warehouse to Final Distribution Points (FDPs).

  • Ensure that all commodities entrusted to World Vision arriving at FDPs are properly accounted for.

  • Scrutinize all waybills for commodities arriving at the FDP.

  • Ensure that the commodities are of correct quantities and quality as manifested on the waybill. Immediately record all quantities delivered short (missing), quantities lost in transit and quantities damaged if any. All observations must be recorded immediately. Commodities must carefully be counted during off-loading.

  • Ensure that at the school storeroom, commodities are stacked in an organized manner, by commodity type to facilitate easy counting.

  • Ensure FIFO is observed at all storerooms in all FDPs.

  • Train FDP Management Committee in commodity stacking, counting, weighing, and FDP Complaints Committee on Complaints handling process.

  • Train beneficiaries on Donor, Implementing Partner, Program, Duration, Selection Criteria, and Ration Sizes.

Project Monitoring

  • Monitor the distribution of commodities for every FDP and produce reports.

  • Submission of distribution plans for each FDP and actual beneficiaries to the District Coordinator for approval.

  • Review all the FDP Documents and compare with the Master Beneficiary List. Record all changes and report them regularly.

  • Follow up on Beneficiary Complaints from Help Desk and give Beneficiaries feedback of their complaints.

  • Prepare Distribution Center Visit Reports (DCVR) and Food Monitors Report after every Distribution.

Commodity Accounting.

  • Ensure that all commodities are accounted for at the FDP and make sure all distributions are carried out according to WV standards.

  • Ensure proper accounting of all quantities of commodities received and distributed at each FDP.

  • Make sure that all Humanitarian Accountability processes and procedures are followed

  • Perform any other duty that may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Diploma in Social Sciences, Development Studies or any relevant field.

  • At least 2 years’ previous experience in a related field.

  • Ability to ride a motor cycle is an added advantage

  • Ability to perform field assignments and willingness to travel for long period of time in difficult terrain, harsh and demanding conditions.

  • Good command of oral and written English, a must.

  • Knowledge and experience in computers especially Microsoft word, Excel, Spreadsheet software.

MEAL Officer - Grants (Grants Acquisition & Management)

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the world’s most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 working in relief and development projects in 20 districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and are committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for forty years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are looking for dynamic individuals to join us on our journey of caring

MEAL Officer Grants (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning)

Location – Colombo with travel

Job Profile

Working under the direct supervision of the MEAL Manager & in collaboration with the grant project implementation teams the MEAL Officer, will ensure the development and implementation of an effective and coordinated MEAL framework & system for World Vision Lanka(WVL) Grants & Private Non Sponsorship (PNS) projects within his/her portfolio in line with organizational standards, policies & procedures & donor specific requirements. He/She will develop & execute grant/donor specific MEAL design, methodologies & play an advisory role in advocating best practices and provide strategic guidance to project teams in the implementation of multi-sectoral programs across the country.

As a key contributor to the Grant Acquisition & Management (GAM) team the position will play a vital role in enabling rigorous accountability for performance for WVL projects & the development of an evidence base to strengthen program practices, project proposals in line with WVL programmatic priorities for the well-being of children in the communities we serve.

Major Responsibilities

Design & implement project/donor specific MEAL Systems for Grants & Share lessons learnt with project Teams- 60% of time

  • Lead the design of MEAL systems and processes at project level (for all grants across the country), conducting independent research to create relevant SMART systems aligned to best practices for grants and multi-sectorial technical areas where necessary.

  • Responsible for leading planning and implementation of all MEAL activities at for 40%-60% of the WVL grant portfolio (% may vary based on units caseload)

  • Responsible for ensuring implementation of MEAL frameworks by project teams at each individual project level (Provide follow-up, set timelines, hold teams accountable, back stopping support field level data collection).

  • Conduct frequent field visits to assess the effectiveness of project and monitor progress in close collaboration with grant project implementation team.

  • MEAL systems and adoption of WVL MEAL strategy at the grant level, providing tailored advice to improve quality, compliance and to strengthen systems.

  • In an effort to support WVLs transition to Horizon systems, conduct quality checks to validate H3 system data on a regular basis and provide instructions/guidance to relevant teams to meet gaps in knowledge base maintenance.

  • Contribute to GAM efforts to support a culture of review, reflection, learning and compliance across all grants

  • Lead in analyzing MEAL findings and contribute findings to preparation of reports, publications and other documents.

  • Provide clear and goal-oriented guidance to project teams to ensure implementation of MEAL processes

  • Any other duties as assigned by the MEAL Manager according to the evolving requirement of the GAM team.

Develop quality proposals for successful bids working with relevant stakeholders effectively - 35% of time

  • Promotion of a positive team culture rooted in knowledge sharing and evidenced practices that generate successful bids for WVL program priorities

  • Ensure project teams are capacitated on donor/grant relevant MEAL process, systems and standard (grant projects) by developing and delivering donor/grant relevant capacity building trainings to all project teams

  • Lead design workshops, develop TOC and logical frameworks for new proposals and projects designs. Liase with responsible staff within the GAM department, Operations and Finance to integrate TOC/Logical frameworks with project budgets and narratives.

  • Provide project-level leadership in developing evidence based strategies for grants across the country

  • Escalate challenges and identified bottlenecks in grant portfolio to department heads to ensure timely and compliant project implementation

  • Plan and host donor visits in relation project monitoring and evaluation as required

Ensure quality programming in compliance with WV policies, procedures & legislative/statutory requirements while work towards professional & personal capacity enhancement relevant to the position- 5% of the time

  • Increasing demonstration and understanding of and commitment to World Visions Core Values in the approach to work and relationships.

  • Comply with WVL policies, procedures, practices and quality systems & processes

  • Ensure compliance with role specific policies/procedures and all relevant documentation are kept current and available for access in a timely manner, especially donor audits and program reports

  • Update knowledge & capacity on new partnership initiatives, country development trends etc.

  • Participate for the trainings related to MEAL and other necessary training/workshops as required.

  • Attend and participate in scheduled events of spiritual nurture & maintain good work & family balance

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • Bachelors degree Social Sciences/Development Management/International Development/Statistics or relevant field from a recognized university.

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in MEAL, research, statistical analysis with at least 3 years in community development with hands on experience in handling baseline, impact evaluation & related research exposure preferred

  • An analytical mindset with experience in evidence based impact analysis that will support the development of an effective & efficient MEAL system

  • High level computer skills including data entry and using various MS applications such as MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel, including the use of formulae and data analysis functions & macro, and the preparation of pivot tables, charts, and tables.

  • Able to handle digital base data collection tool development and data collection Ex-ODK, Tangarine

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, reporting in English and at least one of Sinhala/Tamil.

  • Understand poverty issues, development theories and holistic development preferred

  • Excellent Computer skills in MS office, SPSS, Epi info and other statistical packages

  • A team player with demonstrated collaboration skills &the ability to mobilize and work as part of a diverse team to achieve desired goal

  • Good training and facilitation skills with proven leadership skills

  • A team player with cross-cultural sensitivity, & commitment to World Vision Core Values and Mission Statement

  • Ability & willingness to travel up to 50% of the time

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line application with your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Closing Date: 30th September, 2018

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

This offer of employment is made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record

M&E Specialist

PURPOSE OF POSITION

World Vision seeks a full-time Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Specialist (based in Gaziantep, Turkey, possibly Amman, Jordan) for the proposed USAID-funded two-year, multi-sector humanitarian programme in northern Syria. Through a consortium approach, the programme will provide gender-sensitive, coordinated assistance in order to limit the loss of life and mitigate human suffering in conflict-affected communities. To achieve this goal, this project will technically implement Health and Nutrition, WASH, Shelter, and Non-Food Item activities through both fixed and mobile locations, including the programme’s Rapid Response Mechanism.

The M&E Specialist will support a large WV-led humanitarian consortium. She/He has overall responsibility for providing coordination and leadership for monitoring and evaluation of the grant, including working with consortium partners’ M&E teams; consolidating data on baselines, third-partner monitoring report and evaluations; and standard reporting. The M&E Specialist principally will oversee ongoing data collection and summative research evaluation. M&E Specialist will also be responsible in assisting the MEAL Director with various cross-functional tasks which contribute to the grant’s accomplishments in accurate and objective way.

The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will also support the other 4 INGO consortium members and local partners in establishing their M&E and reporting systems and provide technical assistance to improve their understanding of project evaluation and a performance-based management approach. In addition, to monitoring and evaluation, the position will support reporting activities, including the training of staff, M&E system creation.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Major Activities

Planning

  • Develop the overall framework for grant M&E in accordance to the design document, consortium partners M&E systems, and donor requirements

  • Identify the core information needs of grant management, partners, and funding agencies; Participate in development of the annual work plan, submission timelines, and budget, ensuring alignment with technical strategy. Collaborate directly with the other 4 INGO consortium members and local partners on this.

  • Foster participatory planning and monitoring by engaging primary stakeholder groups in the M&E of activities

Implementation Flexibility

  • Keep abreast of developments in grant/programme changes and progress in order to, from an M&E perspective, advise and recommend tools and strategies to increase M&E programme performances and results.

  • Identify and work with partners on the requirement for collecting baseline data, prepare terms-of-reference for and arrange the conduct of a baseline survey, as required by the MEAL Director

Implementation/Execution

  • Oversee and execute M&E activities with particular focus on results and impacts as well as in lesson learnt. Establish working relationships with various consortium M&E teams that are accountable and effective.

  • Undertake regular visits to WV and partner offices to support implementation of M&E and to identify where adaptations might be needed. Assist WV’s local M&E staff teams.

  • Clarify and/or facilitate process for monitoring and evaluations of sub-grantees

  • Identify the need and draw up the ToRs for specific studies; Recruit, guide and supervise consultants or organisations that are contracted to implement special surveys and studies required for evaluating grant effects and impacts

  • Perform regular visits to partner offices to ensure the quality of data collected by Programmes and to verify the accuracy of reported data

Reporting

  • Coordinate across consortium’s M&E teams to standardize, refine, and consolidate their progress reports in accordance with approved reporting formats and ensure their timely submission. This includes monthly/quarterly progress reports, annual project reports, inception reports, and ad-hoc operational or technical reports.

  • Prepare consolidation progress reports for grant management including identification of problems, causes of potential bottlenecks in the project implementation, and providing specific recommendations.

  • With MEAL Director, identify strengths and weaknesses in existing data collection and management systems and propose solutions to improve knowledge management activities. To this regard, work closely with Information Management and the IM System Draft tools and their revisions as well as data collection procedures (eg. logical framework, project performance tracking, indicators, data flow chart, M&E manuals)

Capacity Building/ Continuous Learning

  • Design and implement a system to identify, analyze, document and disseminate lessons learned across the consortium M&E teams.

  • Check that monitoring data are discussed in the appropriate forum and in a timely fashion in terms of implications of future action. If necessary create such discussion forums to fill any gaps.

  • Monitor the follow up on evaluation recommendations

  • Support programme staff on ways to properly document, organize and capture programme progress

  • Facilitate, act as resource person, and join, if required any external supervision and evaluation missions

  • Organize (and provide) refresher training in M&E for grants staff, implementing partners, local organisations and primary stakeholders with view of strengthening local M&E capacity

  • Network with external, consortium and WV internal partners to promote learning and achieve M&E excellence

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • Bachelor in social sciences or relevant field

  • Turkish nationals will be considered for this role.

  • Report writing, research, monitoring and evaluation skills

  • Familiarity with and a supportive attitude towards processes of strengthening local organisations and building local capacities for self-management

  • Willingness to undertake regular field visits and interact with different stakeholders, especially primary stakeholders

  • Strong leadership and management skills

  • Strong mediation and conflict resolution skills

  • Ability to productively, effectively work across organizations, locations, and cultures.

  • English language skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Minimum of 1-3 years working in M&E in a dynamic humanitarian context

  • English (fluent written and verbal abilities),

  • Turkish (fluent written and verbal abilities)

  • Arabic (fluent written and verbal abilities)

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • University degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, project management, social science, or relevant field

  • Facilitation skills

  • Good communication, team-building skills

  • 2-3 year experience in monitoring grants

  • Three years of field-based M&E experience

  • Estimated 25% travel to the various regional offices

Rapid Response Advisor

PURPOSE OF POSITION

World Vision seeks a Rapid Response Advisor (RRA) (based in Gaziantep, Turkey) for the proposed USAID-funded two-year, multi-sector humanitarian program in northern Syria. Through a consortium approach, the programme will provide gender-sensitive, coordinated assistance in order to limit the loss of life and mitigate human suffering in conflict-affected communities. To achieve this goal, this project will technically implement Health and Nutrition, WASH, Shelter, and Non-Food Item activities through both fixed and mobile locations, including the programme’s Rapid Response Mechanism.

The Rapid Response Advisor (RRA) will be responsible for coordinating the five-organisation consortium’s emergency programming across multiple locations and sectors within northern Syria. This programming will serve as the consortium’s ability to rapidly response in a coordinate manner to the fluid political, security and humanitarian environments in northern Syria response.

The Syria context is ever changing. This RRA will be required to adapt program activities to ensure effective and efficient implementation and achievement of consortium’s program goals across Syria. At times of immediate large spikes in the conflict in northern Syria, s/he will support consortium organisation teams with scale-up efforts and assist with the deployments to cover gaps and support management. The RRA will be responsible for providing multi-level leadership and technical input for the consortium’s Rapid Response Mechanism. She/He will support organisations to develop, harmonize and conduct regular contextual and technical assessments and support the presentation of assessment findings, while ensuring effective program integration to facilitate a multi-sector emergency response.

Finally, the RRA will support and harmonize CARE's program strategies for rapid response to spikes in the crisis across multiple organisations, sectors, and field sites. She/He will building capacity of teams in RRM (rapid response mechanism) methodologies, coordinating program planning, design, budgets and reporting; and liaising with donors particularly OFDA.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Major Activities

  • Provide strategic leadership for the consortium’s Rapid Response Mechanism. Serve as focal point internally/externally for coordinating the five-organisation consortium’s emergency programming across multiple locations and sectors within northern Syria. Ensure that consortium’s rapid response activities are conducted in coordination with the broader humanitarian response.

  • When immediate need for rapid response, lead inter-organisation teams with scale-up, mobile efforts. Assist with the deployments to cover gaps and support management. Develop, harmonize and conduct regular contextual and technical assessments and support the presentation of assessment findings, while ensuring effective program integration to facilitate a multi-sector emergency response. Adapt program activities to ensure effective and efficient implementation and achievement of consortium’s program rapid response goals.

  • Provide technical support for the Rapid Response Mechanism. Provide programmatic and technical leadership on Rapid Response Mechanism. With advisors, ensure gender sensitivity and protection are fully considered throughout the Rapid Response project cycle

  • In the absence of an activated Rapid Response Mechanism, increase the consortium’s preparedness capacity to rapidly respond. Adapt and refine strategies, protocols, and systems to effectively conduct whole-of-consortium rapid response activities. Liaise with consortium field teams and monitoring and evaluation colleagues on RRM procedures.

  • Coordinate with Programmes departement on RRM activities. Compile program logistical frameworks, progress reports, and budget projections. Provide technical support for the informal coordination mechanisms of emergency response programming. Serve as consortium’s primary liaison for donors and government counterparts, including during monitoring field visits and audits.

  • Build capacity of consortium staff and partners. Train key staff on the different emergency strategies, partner systems, donor requirements, approaches, and tools. Organize after-action reviews and evaluations to investigate the effectiveness of the program strategies. Work with MEAL to organize learning events around emergency program strategies/focus areas. Coordinate capacity building efforts for the emergency response implementing partners.

  • Serve on the consortium’s Programme Management Unit. Comprised of the consortium’s senior leadership, provide strategic counsel and RRM perspectives in order to guide the consortium’s programmatic direction and impact.

  • Provide matrix management to a consortium team of rapid response field colleagues. Ensure proper capacity of staff to report and respond to rapid onset events in the field. Conduct regular coaching and feed into the Performance Development Management (PDM) system.

  • Knowledge and embodiment of international humanitarian as well as World Vision’s core values, WV’s vision, and mission. Model by all staff in the assigned Area.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience in Community Development, Social Sciences, International Studies/Development, Business Administration or relevant field.

  • 3-5 years of experience in working in field operations, large grants and/or consortia.

  • Turkish nationals will be considered for this role.

  • Experience in with humanitarian operations (manager or director level)

  • Experience with the remote management of a team

  • Excellent abilities in organisational management, systems building, creating procedures and protocols.

  • Strong leadership, coaching, and capacity building abilities

  • Skilled in negotiation, donor engagement, diplomacy, networking and external engagement.

  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written in English

  • Familiarity with MEAL, IM, Accountability systems

  • Familiarity with adverse and conflict security standards and protocols.

  • Ability to apply and promote gender-sensitive and protection-focused approach to the work

  • Excellence with Microsoft Office computer programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Flexibility in work culture based on changing dynamics within the programme

  • Very good Turkish and Arabic language skills

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in leadership role within an international INGO consortium.

  • Ability to speak Arabic preferred.

  • Citizens from Turkey are strongly preferred.

  • 5 years of professional work experience in humanitarian settings in fragile or middle income settings.

  • Familiarity with OFDA grant management regulations is an advantage

Work Environment:

  • Ability to travel for up to 30% of the time to Jordan or other countries as required.

  • Must be in sympathy with World Vision values and able to work in an interfaith manner with those of other faiths and none.

  • Position requires willingness, flexibility with the level and schedule of work related to the consortium’s Rapid Response activities.

  • Full adherence to World Vision Child Protection, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.

Warehouse Tally Clerk x2 (Gokwe North)

Job Title: Warehouse Tally Clerk x2 (Gokwe North)

Reports to: Warehouse Supervisor

Purpose of the position

To account and maintain the records for all commodities received, stored and dispatchedin the warehouse.

Major Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  • Checking trucks and commodities on arrival at the warehouse and counting the commodities on truck and during off-loading.

  • Updating warehouse files and conducting truck inspections and preparing respective reports.

  • Supervision and training of Off-loaders, maintaining their daily attendance records.

  • Ensuring that all commodities have stock cards and are updated after every transaction.

  • Conducting routine inspection of warehouse to detect any infestations and inform the Warehouse Supervisor.

  • Preparing daily, weekly and monthly update reports.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • A Certificate in Stores Management or any related field

  • 5 O levels including English, Maths/Accounts.

  • At least 3 years’ experience working in in Warehouse or Stores.

  • Computer literacy

  • Good command of English and local languages

DME Coordinator

Purpose of the position:

To contribute to the quality, effectiveness and efficiency of World Vision South Africa ministry through enhanced accountability of DME processes and ensuring LEAP alignment and adherence to standards in all the targeted programme communities which will lead towards sustained child well being.

Observe mission and core values of World Vision and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

Major Responsibilities:

Co-ordinate and support ADP managers to ensure that their programmes and projects are systematically LEAP aligned with full participation of staff, communities and all relevant stakeholders.

Support ADP managers and their teams in ensuring that the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the programmes and projects adhere to the DME standards.

Work with Regional managers to strengthen LEAP processes in all ADP’s.

Promote learning from LEAP within all levels of the organization.

Facilitate teams in preparation of Terms Of Reference (TOR) and production of quality reports for Assessment, Baseline Surveys and Evaluation as per donor requirement

Facilitate and take part in the evaluation and review of projects and programs including operational audit of program activities

Facilitate trainings on DME processes and LEAP roll out in project/program

Facilitate documentation and sharing of learnings from program/project Evaluations and operations Audit reports with respective stakeholders

Support the development and management of monitoring and evaluation plans and systems in ADPs.

Ensure collection of quality data from programs/projects for regular update of PMIS database

Facilitate development and monitor the implementation of DME plans for programs/projects

Attend to any other duties related to World Vision ministry as assigned by the supervisor.

Attend and participate in World Vision organized morning devotions.

Ensure that monthly management reports are timely submitted to the supervisor – 25th day of every month.

Undertake review of program/projects documents for the quality and donor requirement (DIP, AOP, PDD, Semi Annual and Annual Reports

Provide technical backstopping for program assessments, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and Transformation Development Indicators (TDI)

Conduct programs operation review in ADP’s and track implementation status of operation audit recommendations in program/projects

Work with the MQ director on creation and management of data bank for tracking key indicators at national office and ADP levels.

Follow up on timeliness and quality of reports as per Partnership and donors requirements

Coordinate and/or facilitate capacity building for staff and stakeholders in LEAP and TDI ensuring participatory monitoring and evaluation processes are understood and enhanced at ADP level.

Review engagement of external consultants in DME related activities

Foster linkages with WV partners, other national stakeholders in monitoring and evaluation functions. To enhance quality and learning.

Work together with Operations in developing and designing new programmes and projects.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

Minimum Qualification required:

  • Bachelor Degree in Social Science, Economic Development, Sociology, Agriculture,

  • Experience: 2-5 years in rural development work or related field and or 3 years experience in DME in integrated rural development work.

  • Strong skills in Research, Design, Monitoring and Evaluation processes.

Preferred:

A Masters in [Rural development, Economic Development, Sociology, Agriculture or related fields] will be an added advantage

Technical Skills & Abilities:

  • Good critical thinking, analytical and documentation skills.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Computer literate in Microsoft word, Excel, e-mail and software packages like epi-info and SPSS.

  • Able to work in a cross-cultural environment.

  • Self starter and motivator, and able to work with minimal supervision

  • Demonstrated ability in monitoring and supervision

  • Experience in working with donor funds

  • Working knowledge of proposal writing and negotiation skills

  • Good planning and organizational skills

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and donors

Working Environment / Conditions:

Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field

Travel: 20% Domestic/international travel is required.

On call: 10%

Knowledge Management Specialist

*Preferred location: New York, NY. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The purpose of this role is twofold. The main purpose of the role is to maximize the potential of advocacy practitioners to bring change for children, through ensuring the right knowledge is available when needed in World Vision’s advocacy, campaign, cross-sector partnering and external engagement work. This entails comprehensive gathering of information from our global Advocacy & External Engagement (A&EE) teams as well as promoting this information to encourage learning. The role will operationalise systems that capture and aggregate data from multiple sources, prove the contribution to change and identify paths and products to increase knowledge of effective advocacy and external engagement models. The Knowledge Management (KM) Specialist is also responsible for supporting a global network of practice for A&EE, promoting a culture of excellence in this network and support the members to develop the skills and capacities to achieve enhanced performance.

Allied to this is the collection, collation and analysis of data to demonstrate the contribution of A&EE to the World Vision Partnership’s overarching strategic goal. The role will provide dedicated support to the Advocacy Strategic Measures (ASM) process which provides significant insights into the progress of the A&EE goals, and is a rich source of information for application in a range of internal communications and knowledge management processes. The Knowledge Management Specialist will also provide primary knowledge management support to the External Engagement Advisory Group.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Contribute to the development of a culture of learning and improvement within the advocacy and external engagement community for adoption, replication and scale up of internal and external best practices in relation to advocacy and external engagement:

  • Strengthen A&EE and the broader advocacy and external engagement community of practitioners to promote replication and learning.

  • Develop capacity building tools and resources.

  • Ensure adequate access to capacity building material and tools Partnership-wide through adequate communication.

  • Support documentation of best practices, achievements and innovative tactics and methodologies in an accessible and easily understandable way for replication and scale up.

  • Support regular review, analysis and reporting on A&EE activity, outcomes and impact drawing on Advocacy Strategic Measures and external engagement and campaign metrics.

  • Package relevant information into different reporting products to ensure an adequate and regular information flow to key internal and external stakeholders.

  • Support knowledge management functions for the External Engagement Advisory Group.

  • Develop capacity building tools and material from best practices and innovative external engagement approaches.

  • Ensure effective access to guidance, tools and resources via a new External Engagement page on WV Central.

  • Manage the external engagement knowledge repository system (internal website) to ensure that it is always up to date and its structure is adapted to evolving needs.

  • Manage the day to day technical operation of the External Engagement Community of Practice.

Manage the data gathering, collation, analysis and reporting of the Advocacy Strategic Measures process, which shows the contribution of advocacy and external engagement to the Partnership’s overarching goal:

  • Manage all logistical and technical aspects of ASM reporting cycle.

  • Contribute results to the WVI Board report.

  • Produce narrative reports for senior global and regional leadership.

  • Provide analysis with conclusions and recommendations prepared for advocacy leadership.

  • Utilise ASM data/content related to key A&EE objectives (e.g., Global campaign) for internal communications and knowledge management purposes.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant area - development. international relations, social sciences, communications, Knowledge Management, Child Protection.

  • Capacity to manage an important amount of information, summarize it and package it for communication with different groups of stakeholders.

  • Strategic, creative, pragmatic and innovative thinking.

  • Min 3 years’ experience in relevant field (campaigning, advocacy and/or communications).

  • A successful track record in coordinating / managing and communicating information in a large and complex environment.

  • Strong project management experience with excellent analysis, writing, documenting & editing skills including high competency in Microsoft Excel.

  • Experience of working in a complex, international and cross-cultural environment.

  • Ability / experience influencing people to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Master Degree in International relations, Development, Communications, Child protection or similar.

  • Spanish and/or French would be an asset.

  • Experience of working in advocacy, external engagement and large scale public campaigns.

  • Practical advocacy and campaigning experience in different national contexts, particularly in developing country contexts.

  • Good knowledge on monitoring and evaluation (M&E).

  • Experience in producing curriculum, case studies, analysis and substantial reports

  • Experience mobilizing supporters and influencing key decision makers on development issues.

  • Field/ national office experience, along with understanding of the organization to allow for efficient and timely coordination of information and stakeholders.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 15% of the time.

Grant Management Lead

Grant Management Lead: SomRep

Purpose of the position:

The position will lead the grant management team with the SomReP consortium. He/she is the principle focal point with donors and other stakeholders regarding grant management issues, coordinating cross departmental, multi-agency teams to ensure timely, high quality reporting and to response to donor and other stakeholders’ queries. He/she will lead (re)design of new phases of grants and coordinate start-up workshops to support smooth transition from design to implementation. The position will develop/update tools to manage a portfolio of grants from various donors, establishing mechanisms to track program performance, improve coordination/collaboration with others and ensure key performance milestones are met. He/she will support the Chief of Party and PDQA Director to the enhance visibility of the Consortium through attendance at external forum and the development of impact stories and marketing materials to promote the image of the consortium amongst donors, peers, and international community.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. External Engagement and competitive intelligence gathering:

    Establish or strengthen linkages and networks with key resilience actors and leading NGOs to gather donor intelligence and build collaborative relationships;

  2. Programming Management and Redesign:

    Pro-actively coordinate cross-functional, multi-agency teams to provide timely, quality donor reports;

  3. Program marketing, reporting & donor compliance:

    Travel to the field and develop SomReP success stories, package them for various audience and platforms (SomReP website and twitter) and share to enhance the visibility of programming;

  4. Field support:

    Plan and lead program redesign and start-up workshop or process to ensure comprehensive hand-over of project to Project Manager and wider grant project teams;

  5. Develop & Implement Appropriate People Capabilities System

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Networking/external engagement skills: proven experience in networking with donors and partners to bring about funding opportunities.

  • Ability to establish and cultivate strong, collaborative relationships

  • Team player; the ability to mobilize and work as part of a diverse team to achieve the overall goal

  • Demonstrated ability to mobilize cross-functional proposal team (technical, ops, field, finance, M&E, Regional/HQ) with right staff at the right time to meet even the tightest deadlines. Can also effectively mobilize multi-partner proposal development teams.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Educational level required: Master’s Degree in Development studies or related field

  • Experience: 4 years’ experience working in a humanitarian or development field, preferably with one or more previous assignments in developing contexts

  • Training in humanitarian standards is desirable with specific training in donor requirements e.g. OFDA, DFID, EuropeAid.

  • Excellent English Language skills;

  • Strong writing skills

Working Environment

  • Work environment: Office- based with field travel. The position requires frequent travel to Somalia, a dynamic and often insecure context; when in Somalia accommodation is in team houses

  • Travel: .30-40% travel to Somalia and other international destinations required

On call: As required

Cash, Food Security & Livelihoods Lead–Rohingya Refugee Crisis

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Cash, Food Security and Livelihoods Lead – Myanmar Bangladesh Refugee Crisis Program will be a member of the Operations Unit and will provide technical support and direction in the design, implementation, quality assurance and program strategy development for the WV Bangladesh – Myanmar Bangladesh Refugee Crisis Program. The role will input into the scale-up of core project models in alignment with WVI’s global sectoral strategic objectives while keeping in line with the Myanmar Bangladesh Refugee Crisis Program Response Strategy. S/he is expected to provide support directly to field teams, working closely with a range of program implementers and senior management teams.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Technical Support:

  • Provide leadership in the acquisition of Cash, Food Security and Livelihoods (CFSL) Programming to ensure the projects reach the intended beneficiaries and achieved the intended outcomes in alignment with context, humanitarian needs and response strategy as well as operational feasibility and technical quality.

  • Strive to create and use standardized tools and practices, including SOPs, training manuals and work plans, where appropriate, across projects/programs in the Myanmar Bangladesh Rohingya Refugee Crisis Program.

  • Provide technical support during implementation processes of CFSL Sector projects ensuring that donors and WV standards are adhered.

  • Master CTP modalities and apply knowledge for innovative programming as a methodology of WV Bangladesh humanitarian response.

  • Carry out systematized project/program monitoring visits and provide structured feedback in a way that can improve project/ program progress and impact.

  • Provide support the response in the integration of resilience into programming and assist in creating emergency preparedness plans to achieve targeted response to food insecurity, livelihoods and protection.

  • Quality review of donor reports related to the CFSL.

  • Ensure that key cross-cutting themes, such as Child Protection, community participation, partner capacity building, good M&E, coordination, inclusion of women, and inclusion of disadvantaged groups are emphasized and integrated into all projects/programs.

Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL):

  • In collaboration with the MEAL team, support in rolling out quantitative and qualitative monitoring and evaluation approaches aiming to build contextually-grounded learning into program activities for Myanmar Bangladesh refugee Crisis Response Program.

  • Work closely with the project, National Office (NO) and Regional based teams to publish relevant lessons learnt and/or case studies regarding CTP within the Bangladesh context.

  • Facilitate setting up of monitoring systems for all cash transfer projects (post distribution monitoring, onsite/agents monitoring, market monitoring, etc) as required by each grant and oversee/lead data collection, analysis, and reporting as per donor's and WVI DMT requirements in coordination with other DME functions of WVSL.

  • Review and ensure reports related to funds distributed to beneficiaries or vendors and number of beneficiaries (adult male / female, boys and girls) are produced on time for submission and tally with the reports produced by other department.

External Networking & Representation:

  • Identify, build and manage collaborative partnerships with member of Myanmar Bangladesh Refugee Crisis Response cluster technical groups.

  • Ensuring high-visibility of WV Bangladesh portfolio, representation and technical leadership among peer organizations.

  • Represent WV Bangladesh CFSL programming on a regional level to relevant bodies and networks, including clusters, working groups, task forces and donor meetings, and identify changes to their policies and priorities that may create opportunities or threats for the programme objectives.

  • Engage with donors at regional level in support of fundraising, profile-raising and scoping of opportunities, working in close collaboration with colleagues at Regional and Headquarters level.

Fundraising and Capacity Development:

  • Proactively develop the capacity of in-country staff working on CTP interventions through mentorship, accompaniment and inhouse training.

  • Support Myanmar Bangladesh Rohingya Refugee Crisis Program in effective resource management, including identifying and addressing technical capacity gaps and if necessary staff recruitment.

  • Provide support and technical capacity building to key staff in field offices.

  • Proactively identify programming opportunities through field observation as well as by developing relationships with key donors and partners working in FSL, economic empowerment, and resilience-based programming.

  • Support proposal development, lead in the technical design and review of concept notes, logical frameworks, budgets and full proposals in relevant technical sectors with close coordination with field teams.

  • Engage directly with donors as required, presenting approaches, concept notes and funding proposals in collaboration with hub and regional office.

  • Work with the GAM and Finance teams to ensure that proposal budgets adequately incorporate technical resource requirements to deliver on stated objectives.

Security:

  • Work closely with the security team to develop and maintain systems that ensure the safety and security of the EFSP team and beneficiaries when implementing CTP.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor Degree

  • 5 years of relevant experience in cash programming.

  • Fluency in English and the relevant other UN language, if it is officially used in the country.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in Cash Transfer Programming is preferred.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Be prepared to travel to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.

WASH M&E, Reporting, and knowledge management coordinator

Avis de recrutement

World Vision Mali recrute la position suivante (01):

TITLE: WASH M&E, Reporting, and knowledge management coordinator

Location: Bla

Contract type: Local

NB : World Vision ne demande jamais de paiement à aucune étape du recrutement ni par transfert ni directement en espèces

Les candidatures féminines sont fortement encouragées

Finalité de la position:

Provide support to Mali Integrated WASH program for planning and monitoring of interventions, data collection & management and impact reporting as well as learning process and knowledge management. In collaboration with the Horizon GIS and database specialist, he will ensure data collection for regular monitoring and for evaluation, data analysis and uploading into Horizon GIS.

Responsabilités Majeures:

  1. Ensure, in collaboration with programs effectiveness Department that all assessments, baseline measurements, and evaluation exercises related to WASH are done properly for quality assurance

  2. Ensure regular monitoring of activities, outputs and outcomes related to the WASH program, using smartphones when necessary, and report appropriately to facilitate decision making around WASH project implementation

  3. Support WASH Manager and projects coordinators in writing and reviewing and improving quality and timely monthly, quarterly, bi–annual and annual project narrative WASH reports due to various donors

  4. In collaboration with the communications department and project managers, ensure that success and impact stories related to WASH interventions are collected and reported adequately

  5. Coordinate learning and knowledge management processes and ensure lessons learned are well documented and shared inside of World Vision, ensuring the promotion of innovative approaches in WASH interventions

  6. Support WASH Manager in Ensuring that audit recommendations are timely responded to, fully implemented and progress is reported quarterly

  7. Perform others duties as required and asked by the manager or any of leadership team

Qualifications: Formation/Connaissances/Connaissances Techniques et Expériences:

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Qualification minimum exigée:

  • Educational level required: Diploma (at least BAC + 4) in statistics, communication, M&E, Water, Sanitation or any related field

  • Technical Training qualifications required: Professional technical skill desired (certification)

  • Experience: 3 years in collect, analyze, compile and report data.

Attitudes et Comportement:

World Vision est une ONG dont le travail est centré sur les enfants. Ainsi World Vision se réserve le droit d’éliminer tout candidat qui aurait un antécédent relatif à l’abus sur un enfant ou des comportements contraires à la protection des enfants ; ce, même après la proclamation des résultats du test.

*Délais de soumission des candidatures: 23 Septembre 2018

*Seuls les candidats présélectionnés seront contactés