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Livelihood Project Specialist

LIVELIHOOD TECHNICAL PROJECT SPECIALIST

N° Offre: HR/NO/HRL/009/FY21

Fondée en 1950, World Vision est l’une des plus grandes organisations chrétiennes internationales d’aide humanitaire d’urgence et de développement à long terme. Elle aide chaque année plus de 100 millions de personnes à lutter contre la pauvreté, la faim et l’injustice dans près de 100 pays et soutient plus de 15 millions d’enfants.

Depuis plus de 20 ans, World Vision est en activité en République Démocratique du Congo. Ses zones d’interventions couvrent les provinces du Haut Katanga, de Lualaba, Tanganyika, de Haut Lomami, de Kinshasa, du Kongo Central, du Kwango, du Sud et Nord Kivu, du Sud, au Kasaï Occidental et Nord Oubangui ainsi que du Maidombe.

World Vision recrute UN (01) LIVELIHOOD TECHNICAL PROJECT SPECIALIST basé(e) à GEMENA en République Démocratique du Congo.

But du poste :

  • Le poste soutient World Vision DR Congo au niveau du cluster pour mettre en œuvre son orientation stratégique globale afin de maximiser l'impact positif sur les moyens de subsistance des enfants, des familles et des communautés.

  • Le poste contribue au niveau du cluster au développement de la stratégie globale des moyens de subsistance en RD Congo, en collaboration avec le bureau national de VM.

  • Au niveau du cluster, il dirige le développement, la mise à jour et la mise en œuvre de la stratégie de subsistance en RD Congo, en fournissant un soutien technique concernant les composantes des moyens de subsistance à tous les programmes/projets dans tous les AP (zone de programme).

  • Sélectionner et mettre en œuvre les modèles de projets de subsistance appropriés et renforcer les capacités du personnel des projets et des partenaires.

Principales responsabilités :

  1. Direction technique

Aider à l'élaboration de la stratégie globale du NO (Bureau national)

Aider au développement d'approches techniques des moyens d'existence (AT)

Aider à l'élaboration de directives techniques sur les moyens de subsistance

Aider à l'amélioration continue de la conception de Livelihood TA / TP (programme technique) pour s'assurer qu'elle reste pertinente au contexte, intègre l'innovation, en fournissant des informations sur le terrain

Rester au courant de la recherche, des politiques, des orientations et des initiatives sur les moyens de subsistance et assurer la diffusion au personnel de terrain

Travailler avec le personnel et les partenaires de VM pour guider l'interprétation technique des modèles techniques

Prendre le leadership, soutenir et guider le personnel de terrain dans la mise en œuvre de la programmation des moyens de subsistance, en répondant et en trouvant des solutions aux problèmes de programmation des moyens de subsistance

Élaborer des plans de travail sur les moyens de subsistance pour inclure un soutien en face à face régulier du personnel de terrain.

B. Développement des capacités

Assurer le renforcement des capacités du personnel de terrain, y compris la fourniture de ressources techniques et des liens avec les partenaires et les parties prenantes

Assurer un suivi de qualité de tous les événements de renforcement des capacités de subsistance.

C. Développement, diffusion et gestion des connaissances d'une base d'apprentissage et de données probantes

Assister la recherche sur le terrain dans le cadre de l'équipe de recherche, préparation de terrain, supervision de terrain

Assister l'équipe DME (Design Monitoring and Evaluation) dans l'interprétation des données et la rédaction de rapports qui montrent des preuves de résultats et d'impacts

Identifier les pratiques exemplaires/prometteuses et les réussites pour la documentation et la diffusion

Développer des publications et/ou des résumés de conférence basés sur les apprentissages et les meilleures pratiques

D. Mobilisation des ressources

Contribuer à l'élaboration de propositions de projets (subventions et réponses) comportant une composante relative aux moyens de subsistance

Fournir des données et des informations clés au sol à l'équipe GAM (Grant Acquisition and Management)

E. Assurance qualité

Aider le personnel de terrain à rédiger et assurer la soumission en temps opportun des PA des rapports mensuels/trimestriels/annuels sur les activités de subsistance et de tout rapport spécifique à la subvention

Assister NO Livelihood Advisor dans le suivi, la supervision et l'évaluation des programmes de Livelihood

Assurer l'alignement du programme avec TA/TP et répond aux normes minimales

Support technique avec l'équipe DME dans la conception, la refonte et l'élaboration de cadres logiques pour la programmation des moyens d'existence

F. Plaidoyer pour les moyens de subsistance

Fournir une contribution technique dans les notes d'orientation : consulté pour le contexte local spécifique

Obtenir des preuves des programmes de subsistance et des données de CVA (Citizen Voice in Action) pour éclairer les politiques aux niveaux sous-national et national

Veiller à ce que la CVA pour les moyens de subsistance soit portée à une masse critique sur tous les points d'accès.

G. Réseautage, partenariat et représentation externe

Établir et maintenir la liaison avec les agences de moyens de subsistance infranationales (par exemple, le ministère de l'Agriculture), les institutions et d'autres partenaires

Établir des partenariats avec des agences de moyens de subsistance, des institutions et d'autres partenaires infranationaux.

H. Préparation aux catastrophes/HEA (Affaires humanitaires et d'urgence)

Maintenir une connaissance de la situation des dangers réels et potentiels au niveau local et porter à l'attention du conseiller NO Livelihood

Guider l'analyse de la vulnérabilité des communautés aux aléas dans le domaine des moyens de subsistance

Résoudre les problèmes dans des conditions d'urgence

Disponible pour le déploiement pour une réponse HEA dans les régions pendant 4 semaines par an si nécessaire (les pourcentages d'allocations par responsabilité changeraient dans un tel cas).

Connaissances, compétences et aptitudes

Diplôme universitaire en agronomie ou en développement rural.

Avoir une bonne maîtrise des approches techniques suivantes : Champ Ecole Paysan ; Groupe de valeurs et d'épargne.

Maîtrise de l'informatique dans Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus note, etc.

Minimum de 3 ans d'expérience dans la gestion de programmes de subsistance

Avoir travaillé dans un programme d'assistance des communautés à leur autonomisation (activités agropastorales, Activité Génératrice de Revenus, etc.)

Transférer la capacité de transfert des connaissances par le biais de formations formelles et informelles

Bonne compréhension des normes de secours de World Vision et de Sphère.

Solides compétences en renforcement des capacités et en animation.

Excellentes compétences en communication en français (oral et écrit).

Une connaissance pratique de l'anglais

Une connaissance pratique de la langue locale

Capacité à travailler et à contribuer à un environnement de consolidation d'équipe.

Capacité d'afficher un style de vie exemplaire tel qu'il est interprété dans un contexte culturel local spécifique.

Capacité d'encourager et de soutenir les autres à grandir et à se développer.

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.

CONSTITUTION DU DOSSIER DE CANDIDATURE :

Envoyer votre dossier de candidature (lettre de motivation portant mention du numéro de l’offre, CV avec 3 personnes de références des employeurs précédents dont une référence ecclésiastique, LE CASIER JUDICIAIRE, une copie carte de demandeur d’emploi délivré par l’ONEM et des copies des autres documents nécessaires pouvant appuyer votre dossier) adressé au Directeur des Ressources Humaines au plus tard le 30 Septembre 2021 à 16h00’, avec en objet la mention « LIVELIHOOD TECHNICAL PROJECT SPECIALIST» en ce lien.

Les candidatures féminines, conformes au profil recherché, sont fortement encouragées.

AVIS IMPORTANT !

Toute candidature ne respectant pas les consignes ci-dessus ne sera pas considérée.

Ne seront contactées que les personnes dont les candidatures seront sérieusement prises en considération.

World Vision ne perçoit aucun frais ou tout autre paiement, de quelle nature que ce soit, à aucun stade du processus d’un recrutement.

Soyez prudent, et si vous avez des questions et / ou souhaitez signaler ce que vous pensez être une agence de recrutement frauduleuse de Vision Mondiale, veuillez envoyer un email à [email protected]

Au cas où une demande quelconque vous serait adressée, merci de pouvoir dénoncer aux adresses suivantes :

Téléphone : +243972607911

Adresse mail : [email protected]

LA DIRECTION.

Project Specialist in CRHL Project

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Job title: Project Specialist (Two) in

Climate Resilient Herders Livelihood Project

Location: Govi-Altai Province and Uvs Province

Full/Part time: Full-Time

Fixed term/Temporary: Fixed term

Deadline for application: October 1, 2021

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The purpose of the Project Specialist is to serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the emergence and strengthening of community-led initiatives to take ownership in the improvement and sustenance of the well-being of children and their families within Climate Resilient Herders Livelihood project implementation target areas. This position will also support the implementation of the project and ensure that all the admin related duties and project management is running smoothly in on time and the desire project implementation standards.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION

  • Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of the project at the project target areas with local government units and other stakeholders.

  • Facilitate consultative planning, reflection, and feedback with project stakeholders.

  • Facilitate the project planned activities cooperating with key stakeholders and project beneficiaries

  • Spend project budgets efficiently in consultation with management team and key partners and donor approval and ensure funds are spent in alignment with budgets on time.

  • Ensure program expenditures, to ensure that they are within the project budget and under World Vision’s financial policies and donor’s requirements

  • Ensure program accountability and sustainability drivers throughout program implementation

  • Mobilize and support the creation, mobilization, and strengthening of community groups and key stakeholders which catalyze community engagement to improve child well-being

  • Prepare the project documentation and reporting to ensure all required reports are submitted on time, accurate, and complete. Includes the providing of information for the monthly report, quarterly report, monitoring checklist, updated indicator tracking table, and project documentation.

  • Ensure timely completion of project Visibility Plan following WVUS requirements, prepare all necessary data and information in required formats.

PROJECT PLANNING, MONITORING AND REPORTING

  • Lead effective monitoring at project target areas and collates & supply monitoring data to Project manager, Grant Manager, and World Vision technical programs

  • Ensures monitoring information is used to improve project performance and made available for technical program reports

  • Contribute to Donor visibility plan is developed and implemented in line with donor requirements

  • Prepare the project documentation to ensure all required reports are submitted on time, accurate, and complete. This includes the provision of information for the monthly report, quarterly report, monitoring checklist, along with updated indicator tracking table and project documentation

  • Provide monthly, semi, and annual reports based on activities undertaken and results

  • Contribute to Donor visibility plan is developed and implemented in line with donor requirements

  • Supports, as required, to develop the grant project proposal & design

NETWORKING AND COORDINATION

  • Identify partners within and outside the community and identifies how these partners can work together towards shared priorities for the project effectiveness

  • Builds and maintains effective working relationships with key stakeholders, including local government officials, community leaders and department/units to enhance program team effectiveness.

  • Ensures program priorities and approaches are aligned with community, partners & donor’s requirements and standards

  • Coordinate and host donors & partners visits in the project fields

  • Regular information sharing with partners on project implementation to share best practices and need improvement areas

GENERAL

  • Contribute to the common goal and aspirations of the WVIM, be an active member of the team

  • Attends devotions and weekly chapel services and supports the spiritual development of his/her team.

  • Ensures staff and partners understand WV safeguarding & anti-corruption policies

  • Ensures project supports awareness raising for prevention and reporting of child protection incidents occurs across the project area

  • Perform any other tasks assigned by Project Manager & Grant managers

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

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

  • A university degree in Social science, Economics or Agriculture, or resilience or social work or any field related subject, and

  • A postgraduate degree in agriculture or social science field

  • Experience as a technical specialist in international donor-funded projects and/or Government initiatives is advantageous

  • At least three years of experience in development project

  • Has a working experience on grant projects

  • Knowledge of management of livelihood development and livestock management projects

  • Good communication and training skills

  • Ability to cooperate with stakeholders at all levels, including herders, government staff at soum, aimag, national level and international organizations.

  • Excellent computer literacy, particularly, with MS Office

  • Excellent command in both written and spoken English and Mongolian is required.

  • Excellent at facilitation and organizing skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively, including reporting skills

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and highly resourceful

  • Initiative, ability to manage own time

  • Ability to work effectively in a team of diverse skills and disciplines

  • Experience to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline

  • Ability to work effectively in a team of diverse skills and disciplines

  • Ability to work independently and to multitask within an interdisciplinary team of personnel

  • Good understanding of incorporating gender issues in development

  • Willingness to be flexible with hours when necessary and able to travel often in the field (50% of the time).

Please send the below documents to [email protected]

  • CV

  • Cover Letter

  • Application From

  • Copy of Diploma(s)

  • Copy of ID card

Phone: 70155323 – 124, 125 and 128

Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further process.

Oficial de Monitoreo y Evaluación- Caracas D.C

Basado en Caracas D.C

Propósito

Coordinar y trabajar en estrecha colaboración con socios estratégicos para diseñar y supervisar la implementación y los sistemas de seguimiento, monitoreo, evaluación y ejecución de los proyectos de acuerdo con las normas de USAID y de World Vision, el aprendizaje principal del proyecto y la mejora continua de la calidad de las intervenciones.

Principales Funciones

1. Gestión de datos y el seguimiento de los avances hacia el logro de los resultados del proyecto en todas las áreas, y garantizar un seguimiento sistemático y regular de las actividades e indicadores.

2. Contribuir en el desarrollo de instrumentos de seguimiento, evaluaciones y capacitaciones, y al Sistema de monitoreo de los beneficiarios directos, el conteo de los beneficiarios indirectos; herramientas de diseño y la recopilación, depuración y procesamiento de datos; elaborará informes periódicos según los requerimientos del financiador y la Directora del Proyecto.

3. Acompañar la implementación y articulación del proyecto especial con los socios.

4. Desarrollar marcos conceptuales, indicadores de desempeño, planes de recolección de datos, planes de formación y capacitación, planes de evaluación de impacto, los planes de difusión, calendarios de ejecución y presupuestos de M & E.

5. Asegurar la calidad de los datos y la precisión a través de visitas de campo y auditorías periódicas de los datos; realizar análisis de proyectos, opiniones y visitas a sitios, incluyendo la identificación de seguimiento y evaluación y creación de capacidad a las necesidades de asistencia técnica.

6. Proporcionar asistencia técnica para el desarrollo de marcos lógicos, evaluaciones de datos de línea de base y la línea final, y el desarrollo del Plan Operativo Anual (POA) y el plan de M & E.

7. Contribuir a los esfuerzos de gestión del conocimiento que permiten actividades de monitoreo y evaluación del proyecto para crear un diálogo dinámico entre el aprendizaje y la aplicación que refinar las actividades a medida que avanza la implementación.

8. Evaluar procesos de seguimiento, evaluación y monitoreo a socios, ofrecer capacitación, tutoría permanente y supervisión de apoyo.

9. Consolidar los resultados y aprendizajes obtenidos en los procesos de Monitoreo y Evaluación, para socializarlos y permitir la toma de decisiones oportunas frente a las actividades del proyecto en curso.

10. Participar en los eventos de actualización interna, con base en los lineamientos de la Confraternidad al respecto de los procesos de Monitoreo y Evaluación.

Conocimientos, Destrezas y Habilidades

Educación mínima:

Profesional en Ciencias sociales (antropología, sociología, trabajo social, psicología, educación, economía, pedagogía. Preferiblemente con Posgrado en Investigación Social y temas afines.

Conocimiento y habilidades mínimas:

Manejo de la complejidad y pensamiento sistémico.

Análisis de las tendencias y de contexto.

Conocimiento de las políticas pertinentes USAID en M & E.

Nivel intermedio de inglés.

Conocimiento de programas de cómputo: Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet, Webex y Lotus Notes.

Conocimiento en herramientas de recolección de datos (Kobo, ODK, XLS Form coding).

Conocimiento en herramientas de visualización de datos (Tableau, Power Bi).

Experiencia con el sistema de seguimiento de los beneficiarios directos que alimenta el sistema de M & E.

Habilidad para tomar decisiones y capacidad de liderazgo frente al manejo de información para cumplimiento de objetivos del proyecto.

Experiencia de supervisión y capacidad probada para entregar un producto de calidad por escrito.

Habilidad para trabajar en equipo.

Experiencia mínima de 2 años en:

Monitoreo y evaluación de proyectos, manejo y análisis de datos.

Métodos de investigación cuantitativos y cualitativos, diseño e implementación de encuestas y análisis de datos estadísticos.

Planificación estratégica y la medición del desempeño, incluyendo la selección de indicadores, el establecimiento de objetivos, elaboración de informes, gestión de base de datos, y en desarrollo de M & E y de monitoreo del desempeño planes.

Desarrollo de capacidades y desarrollo de entrenamientos en temas de MEAL y gestión de información.

Regional Advocacy, Policy and External Engagement Sr. Advisor

POSITION TO BE LOCATED ANYWHERE WITHIN MEER (MIDDLE EAST/EASTERN EUROPE REGION) WHERE WVI IS REGISTERED.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The position is responsible for providing technical support and guidance to the Field Offices to implement advocacy, policy and external engagement plans according to the country context, Regional Plans and WV partnership strategy – Our Promise, policies, standards and priorities, to achieve the well-being of most vulnerable children in the Middle East Eastern Europe Region (MEER).

The chosen candidate will serve as a technical resource person to enable MEER in taking a leadership role in humanitarian advocacy be this within WV partnership, but also among regional and national partners, given that MEER is composed of source, transition and destination countries of displaced children. Ensure program quality in the successful delivery of advocacy project models, Sustainable Development Goals, WV flagship campaign It Takes a World to end violence against children and social accountability.

The Senior Advisor will assist in embedding advocacy, policy and external engagement with other lines of Ministry in alignment with partnership policies, strategies and standards to enhance field offices can achieve strategic objectives through advocacy and external engagement as defined in the Partnership Strategy - Our Promise Phase 2.

MAJOR ACTIVITIES

STRATEGY & PLANNING

  • Develop and implement the Advocacy and Policy Agenda for the MEER Region.

  • Advise and contribute on the development and roll out of the FY22 External Engagement plan for MEER.

  • Development of regional advocacy and policy capacity building strategies, priorities and business plans ensuring alignment with regional and global advocacy and policy priorities, both internal and external to World Vision.

  • Contribute to the development of global policies guidelines, especially humanitarian related one and standards and assist in contextualizing them within the MEER region.

  • Ensure successful implementation of the global advocacy campaign (It Take A World) with great focus on fragile context and humanitarian policy.

  • Coordinate with regional and national communications teams on localizing models to influence behaviors and implementation of global initiatives such as context relevant and adapted SBC and CVA.

  • Lead Maturity Framework and Advocacy Success Matrix dialogue and provide quarterly updates for the Regional Director.

ADVOCACY & POLICY TECHNICAL SUPPORT

  • Provide technical support and guidance to Field Offices for design, implementation and monitoring of advocacy and policy, and the External Engagement plans.

  • Works with NO advocacy teams to pursue a child-focused humanitarian advocacy agenda that is aligned with regional and global advocacy strategies and positioning

  • Lead capacity building and technical support to all stakeholders involved in the implementations of EE Plans, in order to increase MEER profile internally and externally.

  • Coordinate training, forum or workshops related to all related forms advocacy aligned to regional capacity building plan

  • Capacity building based on the partnership and regional matrix results.

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

  • Support the continuous learning through documentation of advocacy programs and models that best support the mission of World Vision.

  • Facilitate the formation of regional advocacy forums/ networks that contribute to strategic action and promotes learning, especially humanitarian advocacy.

  • Supports in the development and execution of strategic research and analysis agenda on emerging issues and the region’s metanarrative that will enhance child well-being.

  • Develop and prepare advocacy reports, position papers and concept papers on Child Wellbeing, child rights and child protection issues that can contribute to policy dialogue, especially humanitarian advocacy within the MEER region

INTERNAL ENGAGEMENT & COORDINATION

  • Liaison with internal stakeholders and representation, relationship building and stakeholders’ management with global A&EE, DM Advocacy, Global Capital.

  • Participate and actively contribute to partnership external fora, working groups and networks related to advocacy and policy. Work with other members of the SMQ, RDU, HEA teams to ensure that advocacy is understood and integrated within the broader ministry of World Vision in the region and embedded into regional grant-funded projects.

EXTERNAL ENGAGEMENT

  • Actively contribute to the EE agenda development, rollout and coordination

  • Support active engagement with international organizations, government agencies, media, partners and communities to enhance World Vision’s influence and credibility on advocate issues to improve wellbeing of children and promote advocacy messages, especially regarding humanitarian policies.

  • Maintain good external relations with partner agencies to foster collaborative relationships and network during collaborative advocacy programs in the region, especially regarding humanitarian advocacy.

  • Support the development of external coalitions at national and regional levels on advocacy issues that WV would like to support.

  • Representation on the inter-agency and external forum to contribute on transforming MEER as thought leader.

GENERAL

  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the Advocacy and Communication team and other functions within the region promoting mutual learning, support and accountability.

  • Participate in devotions and other activities that enrich and develop mutual growth in Christ.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Master Degree in either human rights, law, international policy, international relations, or related field.

  • Extensive experience in humanitarian advocacy and policy, including representing WV or another INGO/UN Agency at national, regional & global networks and forums

  • 3-5 years' experience in a variety of contexts, and at least one of the fragile countries in MEER, leading on humanitarian advocacy and policy, with a focus on capacity building and support.

  • Experience in the architecture and implementation of External Engagement Plans.

  • In-depth knowledge of context specific advocacy and policy in MEER region.

  • In-depth understanding of key aspects of child right, advocacy and campaigns, demonstrable understanding of the essentials of transformational development and humanitarian programming.

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills, particularly in a cross-cultural environment

  • Ability to influence internal and external stakeholders and represent WV, particularly with donors and partners, coupled with experience in government, IO or UN representation.

  • Experience in evidence-based policy development, policy paper and advocacy content.

Travel and/or work Environment Requirement

The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.

Climate and HEA Speacialist

JOB DESCRIPTION & POSITION DESCRIPTION QUESTIONNAIRE (JDPDQ)

VACANCY INFORMATION

Job Title

Resilience and Livelihood Technical Program and Humanitarian emergency affairs Specialist (RL TP and HEA Specialist)

Manager Name and Title

Program Quality LEAD (PQ Lead)

Department/Office

Program Resource and Quality Director

JD Last Reviewed

Sep 09, 2021

EXL Member/PL/RL

Cost Center

N1001

Employee Type

Fixed term, Full-time

For P&C Use Only:

Contract Type

Local 1

JEM Code

14E

Contract Duration

1-2 Years

Our People Job ID

14N12117

Hours Per Week

8

Work Unit ID

New unit

Vacancy Type

NO/SO Department - Local Recruitment

Overtime Exemption

Vacancy Details

Development (Field or Office)

L-IM Scale Eligibility

Preferred Office Location

NO based

P&C Notes for Role

N/A

JOB PURPOSE (Limit 750 characters)

The purpose of this position is to provide technical support on the implementation of the Resilience and Livelihood Technical Program with supportive supervision to the Area Programs, and build capacity of partners and field level staffs on projects models (livelihood, climate change adaptation and disaster management) embedded in the technical program to address root causes of the sector.

The position is responsible for coordinating the identification and promotion of potentially suitable climate change (CC) adaptation and mitigation practices for enhanced climate resilience of livelihood of households and communities.

Moreover, the position requires to ensuring National Office's capacity in effective disaster management by highlighting priority areas for action to lead the Emergency Response across the country in AP areas and other locations during emergencies and engage in national, regional and local level networking, collaboration and advocacy initiatives.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

% of Time

Activity

End Results

40%

Quality Implementation of Technical Programs:

  • Provide technical assistance and guidance to APs and key partners on key project models of the technical program to ensure program quality and its implementation

  • Contribute on building evidence of impact and technical branding of the project models

  • Provide technical support on Program quality maturity matrix, Program Quality Self Review and Annual Community Review Planning process annually.

  • Reporting with accurate data with field validation and validate data accuracy in the Horizon system.

  • Develop suitable technical guide/training modules as requires for successful implementation of project models including CC

  • Review and monitor the program semi-annual and annual Indicator Tacking Table achievements

  • Contribute to the Monitoring and Evaluation plan development of technical program including Indicator Detailed Sheet and the relevant tools.

  • Lead the National Office Disaster Management Score card assessment process annually and ensure disaster management capacity according to the action plan

  • Lead the National Disaster Management Team and Cluster Rapid response team in emergency response with leadership consultation and build its capacity.

  • Guide the AP teams for their local level of response to any disaster

  • Ensure overall engagement of other technical programs and CESP

The technical program is effectively implemented as planned, which will contribute to National office strategy achievement

20%

Staffs Capacity building:

  • Develop training plan based on needs of staffs current capacity

  • Develop coaching/mentoring culture across in the organization on technical sector

  • Visit field to build capacity by on-the-job training

  • Support Area Program staff to facilitate training for local partners, communities and volunteers on technical project implementation

The staff will be more engaged in growing its technical capacity, and core project models will successfully implement the program.

15%

Advocacy & Collaboration:

  • Join existing network for ensuring children wellbeing that relates to our strategy

  • Contribute to Policy gap analysis and policy dialogue.

  • Support organizing national level influential events

  • Engage children and community in local level social accountability system

  • Support implementing Citizen Voice of Actions tools

The program related advocacy and external engagement are improved and it impact is high for the most vulnerable children.

15%

Evidence building & technical Branding

  • Develop capacity statement alongside National Office team

  • Technical fact sheets like super briefs package, power claims, etc. to support branding

  • Conduct data analysis and case study to make the right decision making

  • Share knowledge across the organization to be relevant at all times

  • Compile two regional level data and documents and technical project interventions of Area Programs

  • Share best practices and knowledge at Regional and National Office level

Contribute to improve strong evidence and implement the technical program related core project models branding.

5%

Grants acquisition and engagement:

  • Support Grant Acquisition Management and PNS on preposition and writing proposal

  • Seek innovative ideas for respective technical sector based on donors interest

Quality project proposal with technical soundness through timely and good quality technical support

5%

Self-Development:

  • Seek self-development on current trend of the technical sector

  • Demonstrate high commitment to World Visions Core values in the approach to work and relationships

  • Engage different cross functional teams to learn and contribute

  • Spend time to connect WV Central Community of Practice

  • Practice spirituality to leave out Christian faith with boldness and humility

  • Attend additional training internally and externally as required

  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the manager

Staff competency is improved and is can deliver the necessary technical support to field staff.

KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE

Required Professional Experience

  • Strong understanding of social welfare systems, community based social protection programs, resilience & livelihood in other sectors, disaster management

  • Good understanding of program cycle management including project planning design, monitoring evaluation

  • Excellent training and capacity building skills: demonstrated by relevant experience

  • Strong skills for relating and working with children, including the most vulnerable children

  • Resilience and Livelihoods Technical Program approaches and World Visions Child Protection standards knowledge and experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience on Livelihood Program/ projects or the equivalent in one Non-Governmental Organizations

  • Experience in working in rural or remote areas

  • Experience in leading Resilience and Livelihoods training workshops

  • Work experience with Government/ International Non-Government Organizations/Local Civil Society

Required Education, training, license, registration and certification

A university degree in Social science, Economics or Agriculture, or resilience or social work or any field related subject, and

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Facilitation skills to mobilize the partners

  • Advanced level of partnering skills

  • Communication skills

  • Report writing skills

  • Public speaking skills

  • Excellent analytical/ problem solving skills and detail orientation

  • Management of project (project cycle management)

Travel and/or Work Environment

Ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 40% of the time.

Physical Requirements

Balanced life and work healthy lifestyle.

Language Requirements

English language proficiency is preferred..

KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Contact

(within WV or outside WV)

Reason for Contact

Frequency of Contact

Resilience and Livelihood Technical Program Manager

For ongoing operational guidance.

Daily

Integrated Programs Director

For support with budgeting and financial accountability.

Monthly, as needed

Area Program Manager, Regional Operational Leads

For ensuring technical support for implementation is available and well-coordinated.

Weekly as needed

Strategy Director/ Program/ Advocacy staff Operations Director & other Senior Leaders

For support and coordination as well as program evaluation

Support Annual Business Plan reporting (semi-annually)

Support Annual & Semi Annual reporting via Horizon (if needed)

Monthly as needed

Local and national stakeholders or like-minded partners

(Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ministry of Labor and Social Protection, Government Departments, institutional donors, etc.)

Ensure collaboration and partnering on leveraging impacts

Monthly as needed

DECISION MAKING

As per Level of Authority and supported by PRQ Lead under his/her jurisdiction

CORE COMPETENCIES - For all positions, select the top 3 prioritized competencies from below. Click here for a quick overview of our Core Competencies.

Be Safe and Resilient

Build Relationships

Learn and Develop

Partner and Collaborate

Deliver Results

Be Accountable

Improve and Innovate

Embrace Change

For Management positions only, select the top 2 prioritized competencies from below.

Model Self-Management

Engage, Influence, Lead and Grow Others

Run an Effective and Agile Organisation

Develop the Organisation for the Future

APPROVALS

Manager Name

Ulziimaa Nyamaa, PRQ Lead

Manager Approval Date

Sep 10, 2021

People and Culture Name

Sarangerel Tuul, P&C Director

People and Culture Approval Date

Sep 10, 2021

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Assistant - UNICEF Project

Back ground

World Vision Uganda (WVU) is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in 43 districts and have 48 Area Programmes implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with these beneficiaries. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for a qualified and passionate individual willing to share in our vision and join the team in the following role.

Position: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Assistant - UNICEF Project

Report to: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer

Location: Terego District (Invepi Settlement)

Duration: 6 Months

Purpose of the position:

The Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant will support the UNHCR Project in the provision of systematic data and management of up to date databases for timely and evidence based reporting and ensure quality programming and accountability. He/she will support the project in systematic data collection through routine monitoring of field level project activities on a timely manner to aid evident reporting, to ensure quality programming and accountability within the framework of World Vision and donor standards and guidelines at settlement level.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Learning and Reporting.

  • Take part in periodic project Review Meetings.

  • Support M&E officer in the compilation of Monthly, Quarterly, Bi annual and annual reports through provision of timely accurate and updated data.

  • Prepare monthly and Quarterly activity progress report and submit to the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and Child Protection Coordinator.

  • Oversee the documentation of best practices, lessons learnt, assessment reports

  • Prepare and submit bi-weekly project progress reports.

  • Ensure proper filing of project documents and reports.

  • Participate and represent MEAL Team in quarterly reflection meetings with project team

Support for MEAL Team Operations.

  • Perform Routine monitoring of field activities (data collection, processing and entry) and assist in both quantitative and qualitative analysis & preparation of draft M&E reports that will allow for an enhanced output analysis.

  • Take lead in conducting all program assessments to assess the project outcomes and provide actionable recommendations to improve the program.

  • Participate in the setup of a Robust Community Help Desk as a forum to receive community issues and provide timely feedback.

  • Document human interest and success stories to facilitate qualitative outcomes of the intervention on the beneficiaries including best practices and lessons learnt.

Data management

  • Perform Routine data processing, entry and assist in both quantitative and qualitative analysis & preparation of M&E reports.

  • Take lead in systematic data collection through assessments to assess the baseline, outcomes and provide actionable recommendations to improve the project.

  • Keenly track project progress through standardized data collection tools and methodologies

  • Support the project team with data management, identifying programmatic issues and prompt corrective actions to enhance the project objectives.

  • Maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and other associated guidelines

  • Ensure compliance and processing protocols in order to meet standards for quality and accuracy.

  • Capture data into the World Vision database and share the findings with the relevant stakeholders.

  • Give updates on issues related to quality and assist in implementing actions to address compromise in data quality

  • Carry out Routine Field Monitoring of Project interventions and take part in the design of

  • data collection tools to track Project progress

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience.

  • Bachelor Degree in any of the following; Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Computer & IT, Social Sciences, Development studies, or any related course.

  • At least 3 years relevant with international organizations in research, monitoring and evaluation of, and reporting on complex (development) programs.

  • Practical experience of at least 2 years designing and implementing Monitoring & Evaluation activities for either Livelihood, Education & Child Protection.

  • Excellent Working knowledge of Excel, and knowledge of designing and managing database system recommended.

  • Strong knowledge of at least one of these quantitative data analysis packages (SPSS, STATA, and NVIVO etc.

  • Experience in Questionnaire development and mobile data collection mechanisms using software (Kobo Collect or ODK)

  • Proven ability to manage varied workloads, prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and deal constructively with stress

  • Ability to work with inter-disciplinary teams and a wide range of program/project activities.

  • Highly disciplined, Proactive, stable and robust character and a good team player.

  • Excellent communication in both Oral and Written English and Knowledge of any West Nile language, a plus.

  • Ability to ride a motorcycle with a valid ridding permit is an added advantage.

Project Officer Resilience & Livelihood - Lalogi Lakwana AP

Back ground

World Vision Uganda (WVU) is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in 43 districts and have 48 Area Programmes implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with these beneficiaries. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for a qualified and passionate individual willing to share in our vision and join the team in the following role.

Position: Project Officer Resilience & Livelihood - Lalogi Lakwana Area Programme

Report to: Area Program Coordinator

Location: Omoro District

Purpose of the position:

To implement field level Resilience and Livelihood programmatic activities in line with targets and partnership standards in a manner that contributes to sustained and improved child wellbeing.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Project planning, implementation and reporting

  • Provide expertise and technical assistance in agronomy and agribusiness, climate smart agriculture, marketing, IGA, DRR and Natural Resource Management.

  • Take lead in Resilience and Livelihood planning, budgeting, implementation, monitoring of progress, and reporting at area programme level.

  • Mobilize and facilitate the engagements of stakeholders at area programme level during planning and development meetings, workshops and other fora.

  • Identify local level partners and support/ facilitate the partners in the implementation of planned activities.

Community engagement and advocacy

  • Take overall lead in the coordination of field level activities

  • Mobilize, organize and strengthen small holder farmers’ into strong business groups/cooperatives (rural producer cooperatives, marketing cooperatives, Savings for transformation groups and Credit Cooperatives) for bulk purchase of inputs, value addition, bulking and collective marketing of produce at area programme level

  • Develop the farmer's capacity to improve production and productivity of selected enterprises of desired quality by the market through demonstrations and training of farmers’ on sustainable agricultural practices and/or technologies.

  • Ensure Integration of Resilience and Livelihood activities with other internal and external programmes including that of governments at the area program level.

  • Build the capacity of farmers' business groups/cooperatives to collectively engage local leaders on identified issues.

  • Mobilize communities to participate in annual agricultural events - such as agricultural shows, World Food Day

  • Mainstream gender, DRR/NRM, child protection, sponsorship into R and L area programme activities.

  • Facilitate small business development at the community level through business capacity and skills development of the project participants

  • Represent World Vision Uganda in food security meetings at the sub county level

  • Build strategic linkages, collaborations and networks with partners at the sub county level and coordinate implementation of agreed action plans.

Management of Resilience and Livelihood performance

  1. Each supported H/H must have

  • Food Security Crop (in garden and/or proper storage or evidence of cash to buy food at all times)

  • An income generating enterprise – Organized enterprise as an alternative way of earning income. Earning at least $2 per day

  • Practicing all Natural Resource Management technologies (Practicing all NRM technologies (water harvesting, Soil & water conservation, micro irrigation, agroforestry, woodlot, energy saving stove, FMNR)

  • Practicing Nutrition SMART agriculture (OFSP, High iron beans, kitchen garden, small livestock e.g. rabbit, local poultry, goat etc.)

  • Member of Saving Group

  • Member of Cooperative (production, marketing, savings &credit)

  • Visited by an extension worker/or have access to M-Omulimisa, market and weather information/Information board with an information business manager.

  • The cluster has a disaster preparedness plan and community food store/community seed bank in case of emergencies.

  1. Successful case studies of R and L programmes/project documented and Quarterly reports submitted.

  2. WVU Visibility and collaboration with all partners and stakeholders promoted

  3. Operation Plans developed on quarterly basis

  4. Savings Group MIS Updated

Documentation, Reporting and knowledge management

  • Prepare high quality reports, both narrative and quantitative information. Ensure that all reports are delivered according to high quality standards and are always submitted on time as per WVU standards.

  • Organize and conduct monthly and/or quarterly reflection meetings with COVAs, guardians/parents and child protection committees to address findings from monitoring.

  • Take lead in documentation and sharing of Impact/success stories and best practices at the area program level to promote learning.

  • Organize quarterly review meetings for partners and communities to reflect on programmes/projects approaches, tools, impact of interventions, best practices, exit and sustainability strategies as well as create spaces and opportunities for action-learning and debate

  • Take lead of the area program resilience and livelihood output monitoring processes

  • Facilitate monitoring processes of resilience and livelihood interventions with partners and communities

Child Protection and Wellbeing

  • Ensure a strict compliance to the WVU child safeguarding practices with respect to the child and adult safeguarding management policy, PSEA/code of conduct at all times; monitoring and reporting on compliance to child and adult safeguarding management policy standards in the project/project area.

  • Mobilization and facilitation of communities, local organizations, local government and institutions to participate in Child protection designs, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation including reporting on child protection priorities in line with the Technical Programme goal and objectives, Key Result Areas.

  • Facilitate child and adult safeguarding policy dialogues and campaign interventions by ensuring linkages and coherence in engagements within the project and Area Programme (AP) and National level, in the context of integrated ministry.

  • Work closely with the line supervisor(s) to ensure integration of Peace & Child Protection interventions in the project including uptake and effective roll out of CP project models and approaches

  • Facilitate effective and meaningful participation of children as agents of change in all project interventions/processes in line with WV Child Participation guidelines

  • Engage with project partners to assess and address the existing child protection related issues in the community and ensure appropriate and timely reporting/action is undertaken on CP incidents

  • Facilitate proper formation of Child protection working teams/groups/committees in line with World Vision systems approach to Child Protection.

  • Facilitate child protection advocacy campaigns and engagements at community level to ensure policy implementation and change

  • Build multi-sectoral linkages and community based initiatives, networks and coordination mechanisms in establishing and strengthening child protection prevention, response and referral pathways to allow a more efficient access to services for the MVC.

  • Build skills and capacity of communities, CPCs, Para-social workers to work with other local duty-bearers & service providers to understand and independently carry-out child protection actions to effectively respond to child abuse cases in line with standard case management procedures and principles

  • Organize and facilitate child protection related research activities through focus group discussions and interviews, with the guidance of the line supervisor(s)

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience.

  • Minimum of a diploma in agriculture or agribusiness or any other relevant discipline.

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in community work and engagement Agricultural, Economic Development and Livelihood

  • Ability to ride a motorcycle and with a valid riding permit is a MUST

  • Entrepreneurship, micro finance and strong agribusiness skills

  • Computer literate

  • Writing and reporting skills

  • Networking and influencing skills

  • Ability to communicate in applicable local language(s)

  • Passion for children.

  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, reliability and dependable

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Computer literacy

  • Willing to attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.

  • Perform other duties as required

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

  • The position requires willingness to reside within the Program Area

Program Quality Manager, WV Timor Leste

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

World Vision Timor Leste (WVTL) is a grant funded office and the purpose of this position is to provide overall leadership and management of the Program Quality Department. This includes:

  • Leadership in acquiring resources (grants and private funds) and ensuring that grant opportunities align with WVTL strategy.

  • Leadership of technical sector teams (Health, Agriculture & Livelihoods, Gender and Child Protection) whereby projects contribute to a portfolio of programming aligned with strategic objectives.

  • This position will ensure that all projects and programs achieve the greatest impact on the well-being of children. This will also help WV and its partners in Timor Leste to achieve their objectives so that World Vision is seen as a partner of choice for Support Offices and Donor Agencies.

  • The Program Quality Manager is a member of the WV Timor Leste Senior Management Team and plays a central role in the design and implementation of country strategy and business planning. As a member of the Senior Management Team, the position holder will work closely with National Director, Operations, and Finance to review strategic intent and grant priorities.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategy, Planning, and Alignment:

  • Provide leadership in the development strategy and key technical sector priorities for WVTL, including input into the national annual business plan, and development of annual implementation plans for the Program Quality team.

  • Oversee all programmatic aspects of WVTL’s transition from Country Office to National Office and ensure it is aligned to the WVI and regional strategies. This may include filtering and managing the introduction of new partnership initiatives/tools to the TL context, using a disciplined change management process.

  • Support WVTL team to ensure National, Provincial and District situation analysis data is available and updated on a regular basis.

  • Ensure alignment of WVTL with WVI strategic goals and priorities. This includes leadership on the development, implementation and evaluation of technical approaches and technical programs.

Accountability and Evidence-Based Programs:

  • Manage and ensure that all WVTL’s interventions have a strong evidence base and that all activities are in line with WV partnership and humanitarian industry global standards (e.g. LEAP, Technical Approaches, Technical Programs, etc.).

  • Continue to advocate for WVTL Program Quality and Effectiveness standards both internally and externally, and ensure that WVI standards are met.

  • Lead the development of the WVTL Child Well Being Report.

  • Lead the coordination and review of major program quality documents including report writing and ensure documents meet donor and international best practice quality standards.

  • Maintain a good understanding of poverty and development in Timor Leste; strengthen the technical team to seek emerging successes, learning of best practices and building relationships to reinforce WV’s vision, mission, and core values.

  • Technically coordinate sector and Programme Quality support; produce good documentation and well-coordinated reporting system; and share lesson learned among WVTL staff and program stakeholders. Support the technical teams to analyze, summarize and produce Donor reports of good quality.

  • Assure proper integration and team synergy between Programme Quality team. Learning and Evidence Team, Operations Team.

  • Communicate and share data and information with WVTL management team so that data can be used to show best practice to others and support in decision making.

Resource Acquisition:

  • Provide leadership in managing the grant acquisition team – including grant pipeline tracking and assessment of opportunities (go/no-go decisions).

  • Gather intelligence on grant opportunities and develop relationships with counterparts in Support Offices, the Regional Office, and local stakeholders (eg. UN agencies, multi-lateral institutions, and embassies).

  • Work together with the Operations and Finance Department to ensure budgets are competitively costed within donor requirements.

  • Support ND with funding negotiations with Support Offices and other donors by providing all relevant technical information and serving as liaison to some of the conversation with SOs and Donors.

  • Serve as the key liaison point for major donor engagement queries originating from Support Offices.

  • Act as the primary liaison for WSI’s relationships with Support Offices with relation to all projects. Ensure effective collaboration and regular communication with Support Offices and coordinate major donor visits to WVSI project sites.

  • Support the Program Quality technical team to build relationships with technical working groups to ensure better alignment with donor priorities and funding opportunities.

  • Work closely with the National Director, continue to update/revise supporter engagement strategy and practices to adapt to changing context.

Capacity Building:

  • Build capacity of direct report staff, Project Managers and AP Managers through coaching, honest and timely feedback, and field monitoring.

  • Promote action learning in the Program Quality team through regular quarterly meetings.

  • Provide technical support to the Operations and AP teams to build capacity in proposal and report writing.

  • Oversee the development of appropriate capacity building resources for the sector related national, provincial and project level staff.

  • In coordination with People and Culture department, develop workforce plan to ensure the Program Quality department has the right number of staff and technical skill to meet the organizational demands.

  • Ensure all direct report staff, Project Managers and AP Managers are equipped to coach their team members with honest, respectful and timely feedback.

Networking and Coordination:

  • Actively network, build relationships, and strengthen reputation and positioning of World Vision with key donors present in Timor Leste as well as World Vision Support Offices through regular meetings and other engagement activities.

  • Act as the primary liaison for WVTL’s relationships with Support Offices and Donors with relation to all grant projects. Ensure effective collaboration and regular communication with them.

  • Ensure proper coordination exists between departments within WVTL, including good coordination within the Program Quality department.

  • Ensure critical information flows fluidly and timely between National, Provincial, and District levels. Share critical information from the Global Center, Regional Office, and National Office.

  • Assist the technical teams to be able to contribute to review or development of Government of TL national policies.

  • Develop mutually supportive relationships with other departments and staff in WVTL and actively work with them in order to facilitate effective management, administration and good teamwork culture.

  • Represent WVTL on Program Quality related matters to other NGOs and branches of the Government of TL.

  • Participate in relevant regional and international networks, working groups, workshops, and meetings. Contribute in those forums with WVTL’s experiences, perspectives, learnings, and best practices.

Management and Leadership:

  • Facilitate a supportive environment for spiritual formation of staff, and the internalization of WV’s Vision, Mission and Core Values.

  • Manage all direct report staff, including: staff recruitment, orientation, ongoing management support, quarterly coaching, annual performance planning and appraisal.

  • Spend at least 20% of time in the field to visit APs, projects, communities and target villages. Engage in regular interaction with children, women and men who are the primary stakeholders of WV’s transformational development ministry.

  • As a member of WVTL’s Management Team, participate and positively contribute to wider organizational decisions and policies. Attend and contribute to the Management Team meetings, and represent the Management Team in other forums and venues in WVTL.

  • Meet with the National Director regularly for support and updates, and for quarterly coaching and annual performance appraisal reviews. Plan and seek support for continued personal, professional and spiritual development. Undertake other duties as reasonably assigned by the National Director.

  • In times of emergency, provide technical support to disaster responses as directed by line management.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, Business Administration, a technical field (e.g. Public Health, Economic Development, WASH) or related field.

  • 5-7 years’ of managerial experience in transformational development, emergency response and project management in a complex international organization.

  • 5- 7 years’ experience in successful proposal writing, funding acquisition, and donor relations.

  • At least 5 years’ experience in program or project design, and report writing.

  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills.

  • Knowledge of program development and design, resource acquisition, major donors and multi-laterals and donor relations.

  • Strong planning, organizational and management skills and ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with autonomy, whilst working within a team to deliver high quality team products.

  • Strong relational skills, especially in a cross-cultural environment.

Preferred:

  • Master’s Degree in social field/international development or related field.

  • Good understanding of child-focused development and community development.

  • Proven track record of effective contribution in senior leadership groups.

Project Manager - ANCP Project

Back ground

World Vision Uganda (WVU) is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in 43 districts and have 48 Area Programmes implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with these beneficiaries. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for a qualified and passionate individual willing to share in our vision and join the team in the following role.

Position: Project Manager - ANCP Project

Report to: Program Manager

Location: Yumbe District

Purpose of the position:

To manage the project teams, ensure technical oversight and delivery of the different project components, prepares work plans and budgets, guidelines and supervises field teams, procurement, internal reporting, external liaison etc. The Project Manager works closely with leadership structures of both refugees and host communities (District Natural Resources Office, Agricultural office, Community Development Office, LC, RWC, religious and traditional leaders) in regard to livelihoods, environment and natural resources management. The Project Manager under the direct supervision of the Programme Manager - Yumbe, will ensure that activities are approved, implemented, monitored and reported according to agreed project plans in line with the donor and World Vision Uganda (WVU) policies. The Project Manager will be directly involved in the implementation of project activities and will be based in Yumbe District.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Project Implementation and sustainability

  • Implements activities as described in project proposal based on WVU country policy

  • Take lead in project planning, budgeting, implementation and monitoring of progress in line with donor requirements.

  • Responsible for financial cash flow planning and expenditure monitoring, approval of expenditures and related cost allocations, on the basis of approved project budgets.

  • Human Resource Management (at individual- and team level) for all staff and volunteers under the Project.

  • Supervision and periodical evaluation of the performance of the staff members of project Team.

  • Maintaining effective coordination and working relations with donors and other relevant stakeholders at field level

Implement Design and assessment

  • Leading and facilitating project assessment and designing of new project activities

  • Developing and administer Assessment and design Terms of Reference (ToR) and data collection tools

  • Conducting collection of primary and secondary data, analyzed to inform assessment for potential interventions in the target communities

  • Facilitate capacity building of partners on Design, operations research and documentation.

  • Facilitate participation and engagement of the community, partners and government officials to learn about Child Wellbeing Situations.

  • Facilitating community to identify and shared vision, objectives and approaches contribute to sustainable environment and natural resources management

  • Conducting analyzing of root causes, assets/Resources, and existing efforts that that contributes to child wellbeing

Community engagement and advocacy

  • Take overall lead in the coordination of field livelihood level activities

  • Facilitating community to develop community level (Community Summit) activities

  • Develop farmer's capacity to improve production and productivity of selected enterprises of desired quality by the market through demonstrations to farmer's

  • Mobilize and facilitate engagements of stakeholders during planning and development meetings, workshops and other fora.

  • Ensure integration of project with other ongoing Resilience and Livelihood activities including that of World Vision and government.

Stakeholders engagement, networking and collaboration

  • Engagement with key stakeholders for influence, learning and resource development

  • Actively represent WVU in key inter-agency fora.

  • Engage and build relationships with key partners and government counterparts.

  • Work with the Programme Manager to identify partners who will support the implementation of the project within the project area.

  • Network and collaborate with District Local Government, OPM, UNHCR and other relevant stakeholders in the Project Area.

Documentation, reporting and knowledge management

  • Writes and submits comprehensive quarterly progress reports, specific activity reports, and any other reports when necessary to supervisor in a timely manner.

  • Reporting - monthly and quarterly financial reporting, including realization of activities versus budget utilization; narrative and financial project reporting;

  • Semiannual and Annual reviews of progress towards project objectives;

  • Take lead in documentation and sharing of Impact, success stories and best practices to promote learning.

  • Organize quarterly review meetings for partners and communities at the project sites to reflect on project approaches, tools, impact of interventions, best practices, exit and sustainability strategies as well as create spaces and opportunities for action-learning

Child Protection and Wellbeing

  • Monitor the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report any incidents in line with child protection policy and guidelines.

  • Work with local leaders to protect children from child violations and abuses

  • Sensitize children including most vulnerable, guardians/parents and other stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Resources, Environmental Sciences, Forestry, Agro-Forestry, Agriculture or other relevant field is a requirement (post-graduate degree is an advantage).

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in field-based programme management roles working in natural resources, environment and food security with International NGOs or local government.

  • At least five years’ experience working with vulnerable communities and familiarity with humanitarian programming and implementation

  • Experience with relevant technical models such as farmer managed natural regeneration approach, Village Savings & Loans, Local Value Chain Development and Ultra-Poor Graduation Model.

  • Broad knowledge and understanding of emerging sustainable and appropriate natural resource management practices, energy technologies and renewable energy

  • Broad knowledge of supporting a comprehensive approach to biodiversity, community participatory approaches, disaster risk reduction and/or climate change.

  • Extensive experience of working in natural resources, environmental management, climate change, mitigation and adaptation

  • Experience in Programme Designing, Assessments, Monitoring & Evaluation.

  • Acquaintance with donor relations and evidence based programing

  • Capacity in relationship management/networking, leadership and coordination is essential.

  • Good interpersonal skills, strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Proven conceptual & analytical skills, ability to take an evidence-based approach to program design.

  • Proven facilitation skills and track record demonstrating high integrity, innovativeness, creativity, reliability and dependable

  • Proactive personality, self-driven and strongly motivated.

  • Track record of success in grant fundraising, including donor relations and proposal writing.

  • Team player, Self-motivator, able to work with limited supervision;

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English. Ability to communicate in applicable local language(s) is an added advantage

  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, innovativeness, creativity, reliability and dependable

  • Proactive personality, self-driven and strongly motivated.

  • Spiritual maturity, interfaith knowledge and a biblical worldview – ability to articulate and model our Christian identity and mission in an inclusive way.

  • Demonstration of well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work and passion for children.

Natural Resources Management Technical Officer - ANCP Project

Back ground

World Vision Uganda (WVU) is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in 43 districts and have 48 Area Programmes implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with these beneficiaries. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for a qualified and passionate individual willing to share in our vision and join the team in the following role.

Position: Natural Resources Management Technical Officer - ANCP Project

Report to: Project Manager

Location: Yumbe District

Purpose of the position:

The Natural Resources Management Technical Officer will be responsible for ensuring quality and effective implementation of the technical models across the consortium by ensuring trainings, standard tools and approaches are understood and implemented throughout the consortium by the partner staff and volunteers. Ensuring technical oversight mainly focusing upon farmer group capacity development and delivery of the different project components and provides the link between the partners. S/He will work closely with the Resilience and Livelihood in Emergencies Specialist, and other actors in actively training, coaching partner staff and volunteers for greater impact. The Natural Resources Management Technical Officer will work closely with the leadership structures of both refugees and host communities (Agriculture Officers, Forest Officers, Environment Officers, Community Development Officers, LC, RWC, religious and traditional leaders) in regard to smooth implementation of project activities. The job holder will be a collaborative attentive lead, driving continuous improvement in programming through their technical expertise, facilitation of learning and innovation. This guidance shall be seen both within consortium and externally with other key stakeholders including on delegation representing in Livelihoods & Environment Sector Working Group meetings. The job holder will work under the direct supervision of Project Manager with functional reporting to the Resilience and Livelihood in Emergencies Specialist.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Ensure activity planning, monitor and ensure standards and quality in implementation of technical models and approaches

  • Ensure livelihood technical programming, quality assurance and compliance to donor requirements and regulations.

  • Support ongoing project assessment and design processes based on findings from Baseline report, including indicators, targeting and alignment.

  • Take part in livelihood technical capacity building of project staff, partner staff and other key stakeholders, as required

  • Formulate strategies/activities for sound sustainable management of natural resources and ensure that they are effectively implemented on time and within budget.

  • Offer technical support to ensure integration of sound natural resource management considerations into the District Environment Action Plan and development plans

  • Support development of annual project activity plans, updated quarterly in collaboration with key departments and external stakeholders, and oversee implementation to high standards by scope & timelines

  • Provide expertise and technical assistance in agronomy and agribusiness, FMNR, climate smart agriculture, IGA, DRR and Natural Resource Management across the consortium.

  • Promote use/adoption of modern farming practice and techniques through training, advising farmers, farm visits and demonstrations to transform targeted families from subsistence to commercial farmers in line with GoU policy.

  • Promote new smart climate technologies and approaches as necessary with possibilities of scaling-up and replication.

  • Promote environment educational activities and resources to target audience through leaflets, sign post brochures;

  • Promote restoration of the depleted forest cover through tree-planting at household and community levels.

  • Support the established demonstration plots to act as learning and multiplication sites for farmer groups.

  • Enforce participatory selection of beneficiaries, prioritization of enterprises, life skills awareness raising, and capacity building of the groups.

  • Work with Project Officers to identify technical capacity gaps and challenges for beneficiaries in agronomy, business development and income generating activities

Stakeholders engagement, networking and collaboration

  • Work with partners across the consortium partners to ensure coordination of activities with other stakeholders especially Yumbe DLG, partners, OPM and UNHCR.

  • Participate in stakeholder engagements during planning and development meetings, workshops and other fora.

  • Build farmer's capacity to protect and conserve environment, improve production and productivity of selected enterprises of desired quality by market through demonstrations to farmers

  • Act as a liaison between the consortium partners and the Technical Advisory Team (TAT) sharing agreed standards and tools as well as guidance from time to time.

  • Participate in quarterly review meetings to reflect on approaches, tools, impact of interventions, best practices, exit and sustainability strategies as well as create opportunities for action-learning

  • Facilitate integration of the project with other Resilience and Livelihood on going activities across the consortium.

  • Organizing monthly field planning meetings with consortium partners to guide effective implementation

Linkage, networking, collaboration and mentorship

  • Work in liaison with the relevant agencies, institutions and individuals to promote environmental management for mitigating environmental damage

  • Increase the capacity of project participants to adopt high value, export standard and space saving enterprises

  • Provide consistent and regular business support, mentoring and follow up to enterprises including production support to ensure a successful enterprise

  • Conduct regular scoping of business, identify gaps and take measures to fill the gaps to reduce business failure

  • Support enterprises to have access to loan to ensure expansion or diversification

  • Support enterprises to have access to business input

  • Identify opportunities for value addition of products and provide instant training to project participants

Documentation, Reporting and knowledge management

  • Support preparation and review of monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports, and special reports requiring technical input and any other reports when necessary to his/her supervisor in a timely manner.

  • Work closely with Project Manager; to prepare realistic annual and quarterly work plans

  • Work with Project Manager & MEAL Officer, compile and submit timely quarterly and annual reports on sustainable environment and natural management

  • Support Annual review of progress towards project objectives

  • Support documentation and sharing of impact/success stories and best practices to promote learning

Child Protection and Wellbeing

  • Monitor the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report any incidents in line with child protection policy and guidelines

  • Work with local leaders to protect children from child violations and abuses

  • Sensitize children including most vulnerable, guardians/parents and other stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Resources, Environmental Sciences, Forestry, Agro-Forestry, Agriculture or other relevant field is a requirement.

  • At least three years’ experience working with vulnerable communities and familiarity with humanitarian programming and implementation

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in field-based programme management roles working in natural resources, environment and food security with International NGOs or local government.

  • Technical skills: academic and/or direct programming experience and expertise in at least three of the following thematic areas is required: natural resources, environmental management, climate change, mitigation and adaptation, financial inclusion/micro-finance, value chain development, small enterprise development, emergency livelihoods programming,

  • Experience with relevant technical models such as farmer managed natural regeneration, savings for transformation, building secure livelihoods, enabling rural innovations, local value chain development and ultra-poor graduation.

  • Broad knowledge and understanding of emerging sustainable and appropriate natural resource management practices, energy technologies and renewable energy

  • Broad knowledge of supporting a comprehensive approach to biodiversity, community participatory approaches, disaster risk reduction and/or climate change.

  • Proven facilitation skills and experience in facilitating technical trainings for different categories of participants

  • Experience in Programme Designing, Assessments, Monitoring & Evaluation.

  • Acquaintance with donor relations and evidence based programing

  • Capacity in relationship management/networking, and coordination is essential.

  • Good interpersonal skills, strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Proven conceptual & analytical skills, ability to take an evidence-based approach to program design.

  • Proven facilitation skills and track record demonstrating high integrity, innovativeness, creativity, reliability and dependable

  • Proactive personality, self-driven and strongly motivated.

  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, innovativeness, creativity, reliability and dependable

  • Team player, Self-motivator, able to work with limited supervision;

  • Ability to ride a motorcycle with valid driving/riding license

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English. Ability to communicate in applicable local language(s) is an added advantage