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Technical Project Coordinator - Building Secure Livelihood

WORK LOCATION- PHALANXAY DISTRICT, SAVANNAKHET PROVINCE

POSITION TITLE – TECHNICAL PROJECT COORDINATOR (BUILDING SECURE LIVELIHOOD)

Position purpose:

This position is to plan and implement the technical program models to contribute to achieving the Project outcomes.

Position Context/background:

World Vision International – LAO country strategy FY2019-2021focuses on key ministry priorities for child well-being namely Nutrition, Education. The Technical Specials and Provincial TP manager aim to ensure that technical support is brought closer to the field operations implementing programmes.

Technical Programmes are national or sub-regional level programmes implemented by World Vision in multiple geographic locations within a country. TPs are comprised of evidence-based practices and models previously identified, defined and prioritised through a strategic process and documented in a Technical Program (TP). TPs are designed to ensure National Offices (NOs) achieve World Vision’s mission, and the NO strategy, which includes the highest impact for the well-being of children, in accordance with relevant TP and NO strategic objectives and integration of relevant supporting approaches (SA).

The Technical Project Coordinator (TPC) is responsible for the implementation of the Technical Programme Models. H/She will be working with Provincial TP Manager to establish and maintain the programme quality. This person will be representing WVI-LAO to technical networks at district level and engaging in advocacy relevant to TP objectives, using credible M&E and evidence from TP implementation, and providing capacity building of TDF and partners.

Key Objectives of Job: The position is accountable for the following:

1. Plan and implement the technical project model log-frame and LEAP budget following the TP quality standards and requirements.

2. Provide technical capacity building and coaching/mentoring to project partners and relevant stakeholders.

3. Represent of WVI-L in advocacy and external engagement as leading organization technical programs at district level.

Major Responsibilities of Job:

1. Technical Project Model Adaptation & Implementation

Work with Provincial Team and Project Partners to adapt the technical project implementation to community context.

Implement the technical project log-frame within the agreed design and budget.

Develop, review and update annual, semi-annual and monthly budget and detail implementation plan.

Work with CE Coordinator and TDF to identify and mitigate risks/issues to ensure quality implementation of technical project models.

Work with TDF to organize training and ongoing coaching/mentoring on technical project model/curriculum to project partners.

Lead reflection and learning of technical project models implementation for ongoing feedback and improvement.

Coordinate and participate in WVI-L technical program/project learning networks to share experiences and lessons learnt with the evidence.

2. Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting

Work with DME team and TDF team to develop a monitoring plan; conduct spot-checks, reflect the project models implementation and carrying out the plan.

Organize TP baseline

Use standardized TP monitoring tool and its appropriate assurance.

Analyse and disaggregate data in order to track the progresses on working with MVC.

Train and engage project partners and key stakeholders in project monitoring and learning.

Track technical project model spending and variance explanation against budget plan.

Provide monthly, semi and annual progresses report to Provincial TP manager, Technical Specialist and CE Coordinator.

Prepare and compile project model data for child well-being report.

Prepare documentation of relevant technical project model as requested.

3. Advocacy and External Representation

Represent WVI-L at District/village levels to promote technical model and strengthen collaborative relationship.

Implement TP’s advocacy components to influence local policy implementers/decision makers at district and/or village levels through use of the evidence-based.

Participate in implementing TP Advocacy components at provincial/District level

4. Team Work and Integration

Actively participate as a member in learning, training and spiritual nurture.

Orient/train TDF’s on technical project model.

Share plan and integrate/synergize technical project activities.

EDUCATION: Degree in Public health, Nutrition, Agriculture/Food Security.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Good understanding nutrition status in community context.

Technical knowledge in maternal, child health, food security/ nutrition.

Clear understanding on Nutrition Program including Nutrition models and approaches.

Basic knowledge on nutrition data collection and analysis.

Knowledge of community participatory advocacy models

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EXPERIENCES

2 years’ experience in the technical area of Nutrition, Food Security, Maternal and Child health.

Experience in working with community based approaches and models: CIMCI, BFCI, IYCF, CMAM, Savings Group (SG), LVCD, BSL.

Experience conducting and assisting nutrition/food security surveys

Strong experience in project implementation and Design Monitoring and Evaluation.

Experience managing project across a large geographic area within district.

Experience building and maintaining relationships with local government and NGO partners and stakeholders

Experience nutrition related advocacy campaigns and activities

Experience in working on behavioral change and communications

Proven experience in project coordination, including financial management and monitoring and evaluation.

Experience in handling training and workshops for groups and communities( including coaching and mentoring)

Common Knowledge and Skills across Technical Project Coordinators:

Willingness to learn and be pro-active about personal professional development

Good organizational and coordinating skills

Ability to pro-actively influence, network, and collaborate with local level government and NGOs

Good communication skills in Lao and English (written and verbal)

Ability to demonstrate problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills (including facilitation)

Thorough knowledge and ability of MS Office

Ability to demonstrate project management and foster a collaborative, team oriented atmosphere

Integrity, honesty, and accountability to both the team and the community

Work Environment: Willingness to stay in the communities.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a COVER LETTER and CV to the address below. Please indicate the POSITION TITLE. Deadline for application is 28 September 2020, however applicants are encouraged to apply early as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the position will close early if a suitable candidate is found.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Mail: People and Culture Department

P.O. Box 312 Vientiane 01005

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.wvi.org/laos

MEAL Manager - Non Sponsorship

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 worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and currently works through 34 development and relief programmes in 16 Districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and 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 currently looking for dynamic & creative individuals to join us in our journey of caring.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Manager – Non Sponsorship

Location – National Office, Colombo

Job Profile

The MEAL Manager (Non-sponsorship) is responsible for setting and executing a new MEAL strategy for World Vision Lanka (WVL) aligned to the country office’s overall strategic vision to maximize beneficiary-oriented effectiveness and impact. S/he is responsible for overseeing the effective implementation of MEAL for non-sponsorship across the full WVL portfolio. The MEAL Manager – Non-Sponsorship is expected to establish MEAL functions, tools and processes as part of overseeing change management processes for the effective adoption of MEAL functions into relevant departments, particularly Field Operations, International Resource Development & Management (IRDM), National Resource Development (NRD), Humanitarian Emergency Affairs (HEA) and Area Rehabilitation Programme (ARP). While the MEAL Manager – Non Sponsorship will proactively establish the non-sponsorship MEAL function, s/he will be guided by the Senior Manager - Evidence and Learning, with accountability to the organization for ensuring strategic direction and advice to improving the quality and impact of non-sponsorship portfolios in Sri Lanka.

Major Responsibilities

  • Establish a fully- functional non-sponsorship MEAL Unit within the Evidence and Learning Department

  • Identify and assess the overall level of capacity and gaps in managing & implementation of non-sponsorship portfolios (systemic and in terms of staff development)

  • Independently design, develop and execute capacity building programs for non-sponsorship portfolios’ Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) personnel

  • Independently expand and enhance WVL systems and processes for monitoring and evaluation of donors and their impact

  • Provide leadership to program teams in order to improve compliance, accountability and quality of grants

  • Lead learning and assessments of grant effectivity and impact, ensuring WVL contributes to advocacy and knowledge sharing efforts of the broader development community

  • Provide strategic guidance, with overall responsibility for, incorporating learnings with management and program, embedded in future program practices

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • Minimum of 8 years work experience, preferably with international project experience.

  • Minimum of 5 years of leadership experience in design and implementation of MEAL activities

  • Prior experience with government/institutional donors (e.g. consulting company, international/community development organization, government agency etc.)

  • Knowledge & experience on sector based programs

  • Master's degree in statistics, business, economics, development, non-profit management, or other applicable field.

  • Proven ability to think and plan strategically and guiding the development of cross- functional teams against competing timelines

  • Proven time management, project management, interpersonal and writing skills

  • Proven success in developing multi-sectorial log frames, M&E plans, and/or researching socio-economic issues in Sri Lanka and/or major donors a must.

  • Strong financial awareness

  • Excellent communication skills in English (oral and written). Working knowledge in Tamil and/or Sinhalese will be an advantage.

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 40% 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 applicationwith your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

Agriculture Officer (12)

BACKGROUND

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.

Position Title: Agriculture Officer (12)

Location: Guruve, Mt Darwin, Bindura

Project: FAO ENTERPRIZE (4 months)

Purpose of the Position:

Provide support to agricultural sector in the implementation of the agricultural (crop/livestock) extension component of the ENTERPRIZE grant in compliance with donor/grant requirements. The position entails planning, implementation and capacity building of small holder farmers in LISA in order to increase crop/livestock productivity.

Major Accountabilities/ Responsibilities

  • Facilitate capacity building of small holder farmers on Low Input Sustainable Agriculture (LISA)

  • Establish and support implementation of farmer field schools and Lead Farmer groups to enhance Crop/livestock productivity

  • Mobilization and training of Pfumvudza and agroecology

  • Training farmer groups, small holder farmers and agricultural public extension staff on Black soldier fly (BSF), moringa production and feed formulation

  • Provide regular support and monitoring of Pfumvudza, agroecology, BSF, feed formulation and moringa demonstration sites

  • Participate in the planning and monitoring of agricultural (crop/livestock) components of the programme.

  • Collaborating and networking with other stakeholders on programming issues

  • Produce regular and timely progress reports

Knowledge and Skills

  • BSc degree in Agriculture and at least 5 years work experience with a Diploma in Agriculture covering crop and livestock production

  • Two to five years’ experience in crop and livestock development work

  • Experience in sustainable agriculture, good agricultural practices in crops and livestock, lead farmer methodologies and related initiatives

  • Ability to communicate with community structures, other development partners and government agencies.

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Clean class 4 Driver's licence. Ability to ride a Motor Cycle is an added advantage.

  • Computer literate (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

NB: Shortlisting will be done as applications are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Accountability, Monitoring & Evaluation Facilitator

BACKGROUND

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.

Position Title: A, M & E Facilitator

Location: Guruve

Project: FAO ENTERPRIZE (6 months)

Purpose of the Position:

To assist in operationalising accountability and monitoring functions in the assigned district. This position functions to integrate field level operations of monitoring and accountability, including field level enumeration and data entry in accordance with the project monitoring framework.

Major Accountabilities/ Responsibilities:

  • Expand technical knowledge base of monitoring and evaluation standards and initiatives and serve as a resource person, providing conceptual and practical best practice expertise to the district field staff;

  • Develop monthly work plans in liaison with the Accountability, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.

  • Work with field level operational staff and district stakeholders to lead the implementation of appropriate complaints and response and information provision systems in the district, ensure its smooth operation

  • Compile, record, and file field level data from monitoring tools and accountability systems using relevant and appropriate computer packages and information management systems.

  • Immediately raise sensitive or important complaints with the District Coordinator and A, M, E Specialist.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Diploma in Social Sciences/Economics/Research & Statistics or any related field.

  • Working knowledge of statistical packages (SPSS, CS-Pro, Epi-Info and Excel)

  • Experience in conducting surveys / assessments

  • 2 years’ experience in WV M&E and/or Accountability systems an added advantage

  • Clean class four driver’s license and motorcycle riding an advantage

  • Willing/Desire to be based in the field.

  • Good contextual knowledge of local community and social/cultural constraints, realities and organisational relationships

NB: Shortlisting will be done as applications are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Food Security Project Officer - Ninewa

Food Security Project Officer

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Livelihoods /Food Security project officer will be responsible for implementation of the Conflict Sensitive Livelihoods Restoration and Enhancement Project and act as an expert for economic interdependency promotion activities. The individual will be responsible for providing technical and organizational support and overseeing the contextualization and implementation of interventions in Ninewa (different districts). Liaises and works closely with related structures, stakeholders and community members and carries out day-to-day implementation of HH Coaching, and training program. Deliverable project outcomes in compliance with Donors requirements. He/She will be represented as a local coach and develop livelihoods roadmaps and ensure quality implementation of services.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement project activities in accordance with the project guidelines and targets and work closely with the other partners and coordinator to mitigate the project management and implementation challenges faced during year 1, carry out the daily field activities including but not limited to household assessment supervision, beneficiary selection, FGDs with communities, vendor selection and contracting, etc.

  • Provide the consortium manager with continuous feedback on HH conditions, technology changes and all external factors that are likely to be relevant to it in the future; Spread the project identity and message into national stakeholders.

  • Support beneficiary selection, and ensure organizational and documental aspect of the beneficiary data

  • Facilitate farmer training o food security practices being promoted by the project

  • Provide technical input and coordination of events in the community on promoting equitable access to resources, under the guidance of Consortium manager

  1. Submit weekly/monthly report to the project coordinator

  2. Based on the donor requirement, support project coordinator to submit required donor report

  • Support consortium manager to administer project budget to ensure accurate and timely budget spending

  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders like local Camp management, local communities, donor representatives and other stakeholders as appropriate

  • Perform other duties as required

  • Attend and participate in weekly meeting with the direct line manager

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Higher education – Bachelor’s degree,

  • Proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse partners

  • Excellent organizational, analytical and report writing

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Proven ability to manage stakeholders

  • Fluency in local languages

  • Two years of experience working experience in food security programs, preferably Agriculture/Agronomics

  • Field experience working with small scale farmers and liaising with government department of agriculture

  • Knowledge of the displaced population profile in Ninewa.

  • Ability and willingness to learn new things and support new initiatives

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under pressure, efficient task prioritization and time management

  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with the community

  • Use reflective practice and promote its use for learning, Use critical thinking and analysis

  • Strategic, creative, and innovative thinking

  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with partners

  • Understanding of community mobilization and empowerment principles and approaches

  • Excellent coordination skills

  • Ability to engage in personal learning and development

  • Practice in community development

  • Training experience

  • Experience of communicating with Government, Non-Government, organizations and other related area stakeholders

Work Environment

Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

  • The position is based in Ninewa

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 80% of the time.

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

  • The position is preferred to be in Ninewa

Specialist - Research

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 worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and currently works through 34 development and relief programmes in 16 Districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and 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 currently looking for dynamic & creative individuals to join us in our journey of caring.

Specialist - Research

Location – National Office, Colombo

Job Profile

The position aims to provide strategic support at the national level to ensure that research requirements of the organization are served, compliant to industry standards among civil society and academic sectors, to effectively communicate impact of World Vision Lanka (WVL) programmes in the lives of children, families and communities it serves.

To ascertain the research requirement and scope for the successful implementation of the technical programmes and explore emerging themes in the Development space suitable for WVL.

Ensures that key WVL data, information, documents/reports and experiences are secured, updated, analysed and shared internally for the purpose of monitoring, reporting, and decision-making; and (as appropriate) externally with clients, partners and stakeholders, thereby, creating an evidence base for WVL's work and preserving its institutional memory and knowledge.

Major Responsibilities

  • Develop and implementation of research strategy and action plan to support the programme decision making

  • Establish functional knowledge management system

  • Conceptualization and execution of high quality research products

  • Engage and represent WV among other research and Knowledge Management networks

  • Ensure efficient and effective Research Team

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • At least 5 years’ experience in developmental research, including conceptual research methodology, policy analysis, policy-based development programming, impact evaluation methodology, and qualitative research

  • A Master’s Degree in natural or in the Social Sciences, with independent research work demonstrating the capacity for critical analysis and application of specialist knowledge

  • A thorough understanding of the developmental context

  • Experience in conducting fact-finding programmes,

  • Experience in collation and the evaluation of field based raw data

  • Experience in networking with government/institutional donors, UN agencies, Universities and research institutions

  • Experience working in a consultancy company, an international organization or similar entity

  • Excellent knowledge about research philosophies, research concepts and principles, statistical definitions, scientific tools and techniques

  • Ability to recognize, capture and manage Design, Monitoring & Evaluation (DME) resources and learning effectively, and to contextualize DME tools.

  • Expert knowledge of information presentation techniques (graphing, charting, tabling etc.) and interpreting the same.

  • High level advocacy and communications skills, including excellent command of the English language and knowledge of one or more national languages.

  • Expert data handling skills (classification, categorising, tabulation etc.) and demonstrated diligence in data management.

  • Knowledge and understanding of key poverty issues, development theories and holistic development in relation to programme quality.

  • Experienced in implementing project and programmes in the field

The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% 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 applicationwith your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Speci

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 worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and currently works through 34 development and relief programmes in 16 Districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and 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 currently looking for dynamic & creative individuals to join us in our journey of caring.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Specialist

Location – National Office, Colombo

Job Profile

The purpose of this position is to ensure that quality standards are met in programmes/projects on the basis of objectively verifiable evidences resulting improved child well–being. This position will ensure alignment of technical programme and project to country strategy and setup functional Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) systems and quality assurance mechanisms with required protocols and guidelines. The position will also lead the quality reviews of Design, Monitoring & Evaluation (DME) processes and products and provide timely feedback to key stakeholders. This role involves the technical review and capacity building of field DME staff located in Area Programme (AP) and requires to work/ facilitate with community and stakeholders on participatory M&E process.

Major Responsibilities

  • Ensure all programmes and projects are aligned with LEAP3/DME/PQ standards resulting in quality and effectiveness of programmes and projects.

  • Integrated Horizon platform for effective MIS system and process for World Vision Lanka (WVL).

  • Develop platform for strategy reporting & monitoring process.

  • Provide responsive MEAL services to the APs and projects.

  • Ensure enhanced evidence based decision making mechanisms process.

  • Ensure professional development and effective working relationships.

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • Minimum of 6 -7 years of Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) experience.

  • Minimum of 3 years’ community development/sector experience.

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in leadership/management position.

  • Master’s degree in Social Sciences/Development Management/International Development or relevant field.

  • Knowledge & experience on social research and process.

  • Knowledge & experience on development of qualitative data collection methods and analysis skills.

  • Data handling skills (classification, categorizing, tabulation etc.) and demonstrates diligence in data analysis and management.

  • Proficiency with statistical analysis using SPSS, SAS, Minitab or equivalent and database management.

  • Certificate in project management / PMD or equivalent.

  • Certificate in research methodology/ social research.

  • SME in GTRN.

  • Understand poverty issues, development theories and holistic development.

  • Knowledge & experience on Sector based programs Training and Facilitation skills.

  • Fluency in written & spoken English. Well-developed written and oral communication in Sinhala/Tamil.

The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 40% 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 applicationwith your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

Senior Manager - Evidence & Learning

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 worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and currently works through 34 development and relief programmes in 16 Districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and 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 currently looking for dynamic & creative individuals to join us in our journey of caring.

Senior Manager – Evidence & Learning (E&L)

Location – National Office, Colombo

Job Profile

This position aims to provide strategic support in ensuring quality processes and systems are in-place to measure and communicate evidences of programme impact, both for sponsorship and non-sponsorship initiatives, in the lives of most vulnerable children, their families, partners and communities.

The purpose of this position is to ensure quality standards are adhered to in programmes and projects on the basis of objectively verifiable evidences (OVE) resulting consistent achievement of quality standards, increased program effectiveness which is evidenced by improved child well-being, strengthened community capacity and enriched engagement of supporters.

This position will setup functional Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) systems and quality assurance mechanisms and develop Quality Assurance protocols and guidelines. The position will also lead the quality reviews of Design, Monitoring & Evaluation (DME) processes and products and provide timely feedback to key stakeholders.

This position will also lead and oversee the Research and Knowledge Management function of the Organization. Mainly in ascertaining the research, requirements and scope needed for the successful implementation of the Technical Programmes and recommend research worthy emerging themes in the development space, falling within the WVL programming scope.

Major Responsibilities

  • Giving Leadership to Foster an Evidence Based Culture For Effective Child Well-being focused Programming in World Vision Lanka (WVL).

  • Strategic support in ensuring quality assurance processes, systems, protocols and guidelines in place to measure and communicate evidences of programme impact.

  • Support technical programme design processes.

  • Support technical and area programme planning and budgeting processes.

  • Set-up monitoring system for programmes at the national and Area Programme levels.

  • Manage baseline and evaluation of programmes, projects and initiatives.

  • Lead the quality reviews of DME processes and products and provide timely feedback to key stakeholders.

  • Define and develop research agenda in line with WVL strategic focus.

  • Oversee building of strategic partnerships for research.

  • Develop E&L competency development plan for WVL.

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • 10 years’ experience in Program Management, Project Designing, Monitoring System Designing, M&E and Technical Writing.

  • At least 5 years’ experience in an international development organization, preferable in the INGO sector.

  • Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Development Management, International Development or relevant field.

  • A thorough understanding of the development sector; development issues and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)s, development approaches across span of sectors such as Health and Nutrition, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Education and Life Skills, Child protection and Participation, Livelihood and Enterprise Development, Gender and Disability, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Climate change and Environment.

  • DME practitioner who has handled baseline, evaluation, monitoring and design processes.

  • Experienced in managing a diverse team in a cross cultural setting.

  • Experienced in implementing project and programmes in the field.

  • Experienced in mentoring, coaching or training programme staff on DME processes or programme management.

  • Experienced in working with advanced MIS systems.

  • Established networks and relationships with stakeholders relevant to the work.

  • Skilled in report writing and review, baseline and evaluation management, monitoring system set up and programme design and development.

  • Skilled in determining research demand and knowledge management, reflecting on research findings, communication, network and collaboration.

  • Understand poverty issues, development theories and holistic development approaches.

  • Critical thinking, Creative and innovative thinking, and facilitation skills.

  • Well conversed in spoken and written English and Sinhala or Tamil languages.

  • The position requires to travel up to 30% 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 applicationwith your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

Design, Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Mana

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview In case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Design, Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Manager

Reporting to : Director - Program Effectiveness & Impact

Grade Level : 17

Work Location : Nairobi

Purpose of Position

To provide technical leadership and visionary direction in the establishment and operationalization of an integrated Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) system in World Vision Kenya (WVK) that is able to support timely and accessible evidence of overall WVK programs impacts/results, research and innovation that promotes a culture of learning and discipline in the skills and practice of D&MEAL. In addition, Design & MEAL Manager is also accountable to ensure programs information and evidence of impact are used in developing new concepts or proposals; policy advocacy; improvement of program implementation; in tracking the progress of the National Office (NO) strategy and in strategic decision making processes.

Major Responsibilities

Technical Leadership and Management 30%

  • Through the leadership of Program Effectiveness & Impact Director, provide technical support in the development, monitoring and reporting on the National Office Strategy.

  • Ensure that the National Office thematic strategic objectives are aligned to the World Vision Partnership and Regional Guidelines and monitoring of the same is consistently done to ensure compliance and impact towards the well-being of the child.

  • Develop tools, dashboards or other platform to capture, analyze, present and disseminate projects information and evidences of impacts to internal and external stakeholders

  • Ensure organization wide quality data management and innovations through e - platforms such as Horizon, GTRN and other databases.

  • Direct the successful development and implementation of technically feasible approaches and programs in WVK ministry.

  • Ensure that all program interventions are effectively supported in terms of the assessment, design, implementation, baseline, monitoring, evaluation, transition, Learning and Documentation.

  • Enable the relevant Technical Specialists to receive timely and appropriate D, M & E technical support needed to meet or exceed donor performance and compliance expectations

Quality Assurance and Accountability 30%

  • Ensure the successful development, elaboration and roll out of implementation strategies and operational guidelines in response to child well -being priorities;

  • Ensure the mainstreaming of child well-being targets into program and project designs.

  • Coordinate and ensure the timely submission of a quality and comprehensive Child well-being annual report

  • Ensure the use of appropriate indicators to track the implementation and progress of National Office strategy.

  • Direct and ensure quality, focus and feasibility in the DM&E processes in WVK including but not limited to development, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation that result in sustainable and impactful programs in line with key performance indicators and acceptable audit results

  • Direct and ensure that program/project interventions are designed and developed not only in alignment with a fully integrated three track ministry approach but also in compliance with WV, Donor, GOK, SPHERE and other accepted norms and standards;

  • Direct the provision and/or establishment of needed tools, methodological approaches, technical assistance, training / capacity building, DME support and accompanying business processes to ensure that programs achieve or surpass WV child wellbeing objectives

  • Ensure that business processes, standards and policies are developed in coordination with other WVK entities that support program interventions for DM&E and Technical Approaches

  • Streamline and integrate with project monitoring dashboard to ensure one stop shop data for the programs and operations directorates

  • Ensure GESI roots causes analysis and indicators are integrated into project information and evidences of programs impact

  • Ensure that findings and recommendations from various accountability mechanisms such as Peer Review, Operational and Finance Audits, Program evaluations, Program Capability Review, are acted upon in a timely and effective manner

  • Develop departmental risk register, ensure its implementation to mitigate risks and ensure accountability.

Research, Innovation and Learning 15%

  • Ensure the roll out of the research and innovation initiative as per the research and innovation guidelines, including setting up the research committee, fundraising plan and a research database for WVK

  • Ensure WVK obtains the necessary ethical registration status to enhance research capacity

  • Ensure the consolidation of a learning culture - based upon evidenced based best practices and industry standards - to enable program staff to achieve and/or surpass established targets and standards

  • Impart appropriate mentoring, coaching and supervision in order to equip, motivate and empower a new generation of technical specialists within WVK.

Collaboration and Fund raising 10%

  • In coordination with Program Effective and Impact Director and Support Offices, develop and maintain pro-active relationships with bilateral and multilateral representatives in the country.

  • Ensure successful engagement of MEAL team with the relevant external stakeholders, including national government ministries, research entities FBOs and other civil society organizations

  • Coordinate and Support the realization of SST (Strategic Support Team) agenda

  • Ensure technical support to sector related concepts and proposals to meet DM&E and donor standards

  • Enable the relevant MEAL staff to provide the RAM unit the relevant technical support required to successfully meet or exceed established yearly resource acquisition targets

  • Ensure Grants Compliance to MEAL

Team Management 10%

  • Model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry and integrity through lifestyle and work relationships that support spiritual development of the team.

  • In close collaboration with P&C, ensure right program staff are recruited, retained, and provided with intentional opportunities, mentoring and coaching for development.

  • Assess and plan for staff capacities/competencies.

  • Engage appropriate Subject Matter Experts for identified training gaps

  • Facilitate capacity building of staff on technical modules, through trainings, workshops, On the Job Training and technical backstopping etc.

  • Provide effective leadership to staff within the unit ensuring that professional development activities, including appraisals, monitoring and needed training and mentoring activities are successfully carried out

  • Provide Staff supervision and guidance to ensure overall quality and comprehensive management of technical program

Other 5%

  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by supervisor or designee from time to time

  • Participate and contribute in committees and task forces as required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • The position holder should have a Masters degree in development studies, or any of the fields of Social Sciences, Business Administration, Program Management/Strategic Management

  • Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Sociology, Geographical Information Systems, Economics/statistics, Mathematics or an equivalent degree coupled with knowledge and experience in Statistical packages and data collection software

  • Minimum of 10 years experience with a thorough understanding of MEAL as well as all areas of Strategic Management -project management cycles in a complex, international development organization especially in designing, planning, implementing, supervising and reporting on integrated development, relief and/or advocacy projects. 5 years should have been at a managerial level.

  • Demonstrated track record in proposal development, funding acquisitions and grant management for major government donors preferred.

  • Training or certification in Portfolio and/or Program Management with accredited institutions.

  • Solid analytical skills and systematic thinking

  • Ability to present complex and technical information/system to non-specialist audience with clarity

  • Relevant experience in facilitating Theory of Change, Logical Frame-work, Project success and sustainability indicators

  • Demonstrated experience of managing large/ multi-sectoral data

  • Demonstrated experience of leading assessment, evaluation, and research

  • Demonstrated experience of writing impact reports

  • Experiences in designing or managing management information system (such as dashboard, power BI, mobile based applications)

  • Knowledge of WVI working systems, policies and standards will be an advantage.

  • They must have a good understanding of management, business processes and standards

  • They must have conceptual understanding and demonstrated practical command for project life cycle management and evaluation principles:

  • The holder of this position must be a results orientated leader, a team player who can manage and satisfy multiple and at times conflicting organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands.

  • Ability to solve complex problems and to exercise independent judgment.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, and physical hardship conditions.

Design Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator – Integrated Heal

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview in case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Design Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator – Integrated Health &WASH

Reporting to : Design, Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Manager

Grade Level : 15

Work Location : Nairobi

Purpose of Position

To ensure Design, Monitoring and Evaluation of WASH and Health projects are well executed as per LEAP standards and donor requirements.

Major Responsibilities

Programmatic and strategic support for WASH & Health projects 25%

  • Provide support and participate in project design or re-design (assessments baseline surveys) and in the production of well-designed WASH & Health projects that are aligned with donor guidelines, standards, WV standards and WASH & Health programming strategies, Universal coverage standards (SDG) and GoK guidelines while corresponding to community needs and contexts.

  • Provide coordination and support in the maintenance of a comprehensive and updated data base for all WASH & health Projects and SDG universal coverage leaving no one behind on Arch GIS.

  • Support development of work plans and budgets for WASH & Health projects.

  • Coordinate and ensure all grant WASH & Health interventions are implemented within schedule, plans and budgets.

  • Ensure regular implementation and expenditure level reviews to track and manage work plans and budgets.

  • Provide minimal programmatic support to four WVK region teams based on their need

  • Support HEA team during response to manage WASH & Health indicators.

DME implementation 25%

  • Coordinate WASH& Health projects assessments, Planning, management of assessment processes, analyze and interpret assessment findings (Macro level), and utilize the assessment findings coordination.

  • Provide support in planning for WASH & Health projects baselines and evaluations, recruiting and managing consultants, developing or adapting measurement tools, managing data collection (Where evaluation is done internally), analyzing and interpreting data and utilizing findings in accordance with LEAP and accountability standards and alignment to the SDG universal coverage standards and indicators.

  • Review and coordinate, monitoring data from WASH (Business plans /ITT) quarterly, regularly in order to ensure its appropriateness and utilization in measuring progress towards the achievement of project objectives.

  • Coordinate the development of tools and Set up the WASH & Health monitoring system, SDG universal coverage tools, facilitating use of the monitoring system, analyze and synthesis information, communicate and use monitoring data, facilitate learning and better practice in monitoring WASH & Health projects.

  • Support the successful roll out and implementation of WASH and Health DME related initiatives such as LEAP/PMIS/IPM/SPHERE/HORIZON at the ADP and Regional operational levels;

  • Conduct and coordinate field monitoring visits to ensure progress tracking for SDG universal coverage Villages and Ward Approaches

Reporting and documentation 25%

  • Coordinate tracking for key WASH & Health indicators of strategic relevance from secondary and primary data, with partners and communities

  • Consolidate and analyze field data to contribute towards the WASH & Health quarterly. Semi and annual reports.

  • Ensure continuous learning and documentation of lessons learnt and best practices for program design, monitoring and evaluation frameworks related to WASH & Health projects.

  • Coordinate research and document the SDG Villages and SDG WARD approaches project for further rollout.

  • Coordinate the baseline and End-line Evaluation for SDG Villages and SDG WARD approaches project for further rollout.

  • Work with the National, regional and project staff to ensure timely and quality reports are developed and disseminated to donors, Support Offices and partnerships

  • Review of reports and ensure alignment with LEAP and donor standards and are timely submitted

  • Provide technical support to ensure that the report findings inform the basis of subsequent programme design and Coordinate project reflection and learning to ensure achievement of project objectives.

Capacity building of Staff and Learning 10%

  • Lead in building capacity of program staff on monitoring & evaluation processes for all WASH & Health projects

  • Lead in building capacity of program staff on monitoring & evaluation processes for SDG universal coverage standards and requirements

  • Coordinate with P&C to identify and recruit M&E staff.

  • Coordinate learning events for WASH & Health projects and ensure adoption of learning identified.

  • Ensure documentation and project learning are disseminated to relevant stakeholders

  • Capacity building of staff on specific grants programming guidelines as per donor specifications.

  • Support induction of new project officers in collaboration with Quality Assurance

Engagement, Networking and fundraising 15%

  • Ensure linkage with donor, Support Office(s) and Government of Kenya

  • Support fundraising initiatives in collaboration with Program Development and Grants Acquisition

  • Review proposals to ensure DME is well mainstreamed and LEAP alignment

  • Ensure WVK visibility and participation in relevant networks at the County and National levels.

  • Maintain coordination with relevant stakeholders to plan for assessments and meetings

  • Ensure high quality representation with donors, NGOs, Government and other stakeholders

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • At minimum the position holder should have a Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Sociology, Geographical Information Systems, Economics/statistics, Mathematics or an equivalent degree coupled with knowledge and experience in Statistical packages and data collection softwares

  • Some certification in M&E and in conducting assessments/ rapid assessments or equivalent

  • 5 years, experience in M&E positions including participatory research and impact measurement in WASH & Health programing;

  • Minimum of 5 years experience with regards to the designing, planning, implementation, supervising and reporting on integrated development, relief and/or advocacy projects;

  • Specialist skills in WASH and Health programing, statistical Analysis and Data base programing is an added advantage.

  • They must have both an extensive conceptual understanding of and demonstrated practical command for implementing program design, management and evaluation principals:

  • Must have some experience in organizational learning and documentation and have good writing and editing skills.

  • Evidence of research and presentation in conferences

  • Experience in working on donor funded programs

  • Experience on SPSS or other related statistical software packages.

  • Experience on GIS software application and use

  • Proven technical ability around M&E (i.e. experience in Data collection on the Open data kit plat form and other mobile based applications, ability to conduct data analysis and interpretation.