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Health & Nutrition Sector Lead

Health & Nutrition Sector Lead

Purpose of the position:

The position will provide technical leadership for World Vision International’s health and nutrition programming, ensure quality of designs and implementation, and oversee the capacity building of staff and partners in implementation of health and nutrition programs so that the health and nutrition portfolio promotes child wellbeing and community resilience.

The position will also strengthen the visibility and credibility of World Vision’s health & nutrition programming with regulatory authorities, donors, World Vision, the UN, and other technical and coordination forums.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Staff & Partner Capacity Building and Technical Support

  2. Design, Monitoring and Evaluation

  3. External Engagement and Funding Acquisition

  4. Program Integration and Management

  5. Reporting and Donor Communication

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Educational level: A Master’s degree in Health, Public Health, Nursing, Environmental Health, or related field.

  • Experience: 7 years’ experience in a humanitarian or development context, preferably with experience in a fragile context.

  • Strong writing skills: Able to draft case studies, project reports, concept notes, and other program materials in clear and concise English, and under tight deadlines.

  • High capacity to review, absorb and apply emerging evaluations and studies from the Health and Nutrition sector to WV’s approaches

  • Proven networking abilities: Able to quickly connect and build mutual trust and collaborative working relationships with Health and Nutrition donors, NGO staff and leadership, Government representatives, and community leaders.

  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills

  • Advanced computer skills especially in evaluation and health data

  • Experience working and living in a different country or cultural context

  • Training in Humanitarian standards, Design for Behavior Change, Donor rules and regulations training (USAID, EU, DFID, etc.) is desirable

  • Good trainer with proven facilitation skills

Working Environment

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to countries in the region with active conflict.

Community Mobilizer - Hamdaniya

Community Mobilizer

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The community mobilizer will work with a full team of professionals and his/her role will be to be the first contact with the community, share the project objectives, project services, and invite them to be participants in the activities and events in the center. The community mobilizer will be in constant communication with the community, with the beneficiaries, Local faith leaders, government, partner and other groups of interest established in the framework of the Livelihoods and Social Cohesion project activities.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Conduct mass Community Outreach Awareness campaigns in all Project location

  • Will mobilize communities for the Center activities and the awareness raising activities/campaigns.

  • Will coordinate with the other referral actors in order to make sure that the needs are covered

  • Conduct dialogues/sessions in community with community and faith leaders and other community members

  • Ensure relevant target groups are identified and informed of the planned events/sessions in advance.

  • Resolve all challenges related to community interventions using community based approaches.*

  • Prepare activities reports on regular basis and share it with management for reviews and inputs.

Increased individuals engagement in improving skills for life with livelihood

  • Support project team to conduct a series of life-skills sessions and Social cohesion community dialogue

  • Conduct follow-up and monitoring sessions with youth who participated in life-skills training and Social cohesion activities

  • Conduct impact monitoring of the life-skills session by using impact-monitoring tools provided for the program.

  • Support team Establish neighborhood peer to peer life skill support groups

Reporting and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)

  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports to share with Project Coordinator.

  • Keep record of weekly minutes of meeting.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor Degree in Sociology, social science and Education in emergency is needed for this position.

  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in community mobilization

  • Previous working experience in Child protection is mandatory requirement.

  • Fluent in Arabic (speaking and writing).

  • Computer literate mainly in Microsoft Office package.

  • Excellent communication skills with children of different age groups and adults (staff and community members)

  • Excellent communication skills with children of different age groups and adults (staff and community members)

  • Good interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity

  • Ability to work in difficult and high risk situations

  • Ability to cope and work under pressure

  • Well-organized, self-motivated and ability to work in a team

  • Familiar with Humanitarian Principles and standards

  • Familiar with sector minimum standards and guidelines such as INEE Minimum Standards; familiar with Kurdish and Iraqi education system and UN cluster system (high asset)

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

  • Work experience with humanitarian agencies.

Work Environment

Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

  • 40 Per Cent travel required

Hygiene and Sanitation Promoter

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The purpose of the position is to implement the WASH Hygiene and Sanitation interventions within World Vision’s Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) program in the Bekaa, to improve the hygiene aspects of the target population.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

50%

Conduct Hygiene and Sanitation Activities

  • Conduct hygiene sessions needed in the informal settlements based on the results of the applicable assessment healthy camp tools in the field to raise WASH standards and practices among targeted communities

  • Assist in the planning of activities and events to promote WASH awareness among target communities.

  • Conduct the distribution of hygiene items in an appropriate and safe manner.

  • Implement WASH promotion initiatives appropriate to the context ensuring the technical and social aspects of water and sanitation programming are integrated.

  • Educate target population about key aspects of WASH in a culturally appropriate manner.

  • Carry out all activities as per the community needs and project standards.

  • Conduct WASH technical assessments

  • Timing implementation of project interventions to the target beneficiaries,

  • Project progress is regularly and accurately reported to Officers for decision making and accountability

30%

Carry Out community mobilization duties on the field

  • Build constructive relationships with the target community

  • Identify Community WASH Focal Points within the target communities

  • Collect the data from the community WASH focal points and prepare reports accordingly (monitoring tools)

  • Mobilize communities to increase ownership and maintenance of WASH facilities such as the creation and support of WASH/ hygiene committees, organizing monthly community clean up days.

  • Monitor focal points through field spot checks visits.

  • Mobilize, motivate and encourage potential leaders to talk to their fellow community members about good WASH practices.

Active and effective Community WASH Focal Points (e.g. community mobilizers and WASH committees) are addressing the hygiene needs of their own communities.

15%

Report & Document

  • Submit daily reports to the Officer

  • Document and report on conducted activities and interventions to ensure that needs assessed are being effectively responded to

  • Data entry (ODK) on a daily basis

  • Refer the highlighted field needs to the Officer

  • Ensure that the project’s implementation is on track based on the implementation plan

  • Project progress is regularly and accurately reported to Project Manager for decision making and accountability

5%

Perform other duties as required

  • Attend and participate in capacity building trainings locally and internationally.

  • Attend and participate in WVL’s spiritual nurture and other organizational events.

  • Responsible of own security and actively contribute to a positive security culture.

  • Abide by the security policies and procedures and report any incidents or breaches to line manager and / or security manager.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Line Manager.

100%

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma

  • 2 years experience in an NGO context

  • Good organizational and time management skills.

  • Good written and oral communication skills (English & Arabic)

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Must have cross-cultural sensitivity, problem solving and negotiation skills.

  • Good team building skills;

  • Ability to cope and work under pressure.

  • Ability to write reports

  • Ability to manage data effectively

  • Relevant Experience in relief project implementation

  • Experience in local community and within an NGO context

  • Has strong knowledge of core principles of Children Rights, Participation, Do No Harm, as well as Children in Emergencies minimum standards.

  • Has strong knowledge about WASH distribution

  • Has the ability to develop creative session materials

  • 80 % field work

  • Position requires willingness and ability to continue to function during a crisis, including during a World Vision response to a manmade or natural disaster.

Project Officer - UNHCR

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Day to day implementation of UNHCR projects tasks such as:

1) Card and pin distributions

2) Validation

3) Data gathering through household visits and focus group discussions;

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

%

Major Activities

End Results Expected

70

Implementation and Coordination

  1. Implement assigned tasks as per the weekly detailed distribution and data gathering implementation plan;

  2. Comply and abide by WV best practices and donor regulations in distributions and data gathering;

  3. Inform the team leader of any deviations from the planned activities;

Reporting, Recording and Proposal Development

  1. Deliver high quality, accurate and timely daily reports;

  2. Support the Team Leader in preparing weekly and monthly distribution and data gathering reports;

  3. File all relevant project documents in line with WV’s requirements for project auditing;

  4. Track task progress in line with the established tracking system;

  5. Handle stock (pins and cards) in line with WV’s policies;

  6. Conduct data gathering for project amendments and proposals;

Monitoring, Accountability and Protection Mainstreaming:

  1. Action project implementation changes approved by the Project Coordinator in line with M&E, accountability and protection report findings;

  2. Support actions to address beneficiary feedback;

  3. Actively participate in lessons learned session for the project;

  4. Action protection mainstreaming standards suggested by the Project Coordinator;

Financial Control:

  1. Purchase items in line with the budget and instructions given by the team leader;

All project deliverables are met within the agreed time-frame and budget in compliance with donor regulations, WV’s and international best practices;

10

Security management responsibilities:

  1. Abide by the security procedure, policies and take responsibility for all breaches. World Vision has zero breach tolerance;

  2. Attend all security related training and abides by all taught material;

  3. Immediately report all security related incidents to the team leader;

Other duties:

  1. Attend and participate in capacity building trainings locally and internationally as appropriate and necessary and based on funding availability

  2. Perform other relevant tasks as assigned

Security protocol abided by the team. Other tasks performed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • High School completion certificate/University degree is preferred.

  • Able to use a computer, with word-processing (e.g. Microsoft Office) and spreadsheets, internet and e-mail

  • Experience in commodity, card and pin distributions;

  • Experience in data gathering at household level and focus group discussions;

  • A minimum of 1 year experience in the NGO sector in distributions and data gathering;

  • A valid driver’s license (more than 1 year old);

  • Good level of English and Arabic (oral and written);

Manager Administration, Logistics and Corporate Security

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 35 development and relief programmes in 20 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.

Position – Manager Administration, Logistics and Corporate Security

Locations – National Office

Job Profile

The purpose of the position is to provide strategic leadership & management of Administration, Logistics and Corporate Security functions in World Vision Lanka under the department of Corporate Solutions in line with ministry standards. This includes ensuring the adoption of Administrative, Logistics and Corporate Security policies and procedures in compliance with generally accepted international standards and WV Partnership policies, guidelines and standards.

Major Responsibilities

Administration

  • Carryout effective Asset Management.

  • Manage all office premises of WVL across the country.

  • Management of adequate and quality office supplies and inventories

  • Act as the main WVL focal point for all civil and administration requirements, liaising with both international and local entities.

  • Allocate routine work to the admin coordinators and review same.

Logistics

  • Management and maintenance of the overall WVL vehicle fleet in an efficient and effective manner to achieve the key deliverables.

  • Implement alternative solutions for the enhancement of safety and cost effectiveness

  • Ensure effective negotiations and vendor management

  • Management and maintenance of logistics and warehouse requirements of WVL.

Corporate Security

  • Provide technical advice and support to line management/senior management on security and crisis management issues and their likely impact on World Vision operations.

  • Ensure visitor security management is done as per security policy requirements.

  • Develop and implement capacity building plan for security management based on security risk assessment.

  • Identify and develop strategic security networks to share information on security issues affecting humanitarian operations in country

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • A degree/ MSc in business administration from a reputed university or equivalent

  • Should possess proven Knowledge & skills in Corporate Security.

  • A good network of contacts in academia, government or humanitarian security fields

  • 5 years of work experience in similar capacity.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

  • Government policies and procedures related to vehicle usage, warehouse management services and administration

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Creative and innovative thinking

  • Understanding and practice of preparedness and planning concepts

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time.

  • Role will require successful completion of Hostile Environment Awareness Training provided by employer

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

Closing Date: 20th November 2019

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

Project Officer - Kirkuk

Project Officer

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The project officer will be responsible for implementation of the livelihood and social cohesion project and act as an expert for the project. The individual will be responsible for providing technical and organizational support and overseeing the contextualization and implementation of interventions in Hamdaniya and Kirkuk. Liaises and works closely with churches, stakeholders and community members and carries out day-to-day implementation of Social Cohesion, livelihood, and training program. Deliverable project outcomes in compliance with Donor’s requirements. He/She will be represented as a local coach and ensure quality implementation of services.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordination and Project Implementation

  • In coordination with project coordinator and guidance of technical advisors implement project activities in accordance with the project guidelines and targets

  • Provide the project coordinator with continuous feedback on project activities conditions and all external factors that are likely to be relevant to it in the future; Spread the project identity and message into national stakeholders

  • Facilitate training and workshop for Community Mobilizers to facilitate community discussions on life skills, conflict dynamics, and community mapping and planning, inter and intra group dialogue for youth (age 18-30 years), community and faith leaders.

  • Support beneficiary selection for livelihood and Social Cohesion sessions, and ensure organizational and documental aspect of the beneficiary data

  • Provide training, coaching and support to the Community Mobilizers in Hamdaniya and Kirkuk.

  • Support Life skills coach in organizing events and linking beneficiaries with existing services

  • Lead and facilitate sharing best practices within staff and stakeholders

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

Strengthening the community engagement and networks

  • Together with community mobilizers , organize monthly stakeholders meeting to share the achievements.

Meet internal and external reporting requirements

  • Submit weekly, monthly, annual activity report to project coordinator

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

  • Support project coordinator to submit information and report to Inter-agency WGs

Project Filing

  • Ensure project documentation system is updated

  • The documents only need to be shared with the manager he/she will be reporting to.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Higher education

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

  • Excellent organizational, analytical

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Proven ability to manage stakeholders

  • Fluency in Arabic, English languages

  • Two years of experience working experience in Livelihoods programs.

  • Fluency in English and Arabic languages

  • Good understanding of the local Church community and the context with a solid established relationship with Church leaders/faith leader .

  • Bachelor degree in Social Science, Public Administration, International Relations or other Development Studies with minimum of 4 years of work experience in management and community level engagement for NGO is required.

  • Knowledge in peace and conflict management

  • Experience in training and facilitating workshops on sensitive cultural topics with community and faith leaders.

  • Experience in supervision of Community Mobilizers or other project staffs who directly engage with community.

  • Knowledge of the returnee 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.

  • Management experience (especially managing the diverse team of staff/ volunteers).

Work Environment

Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

  • 60-80% travel required

People & Culture Manager

People & Culture Manager

Purpose of the position:

To provide strategic, technical and administrative support, Business Partnering, supervision and guidance to the human resource function (People & Culture) by ensuring that HR operations & systems are effectively reviewed, implemented & monitored in line with WV International policies and standards.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Talent sourcing and workforce planning

  2. Management and capacity building of the P&C team

  3. Staff learning and capacity development

  4. Compliance & risk mitigation

  5. P&C policies, processes and reporting

  6. Employee Relations

  7. Management of the International Assignee processes

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Educational level: Bachelor s Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Management or the equivalent

  • Experience: A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Human resources management preferably in a large International organization.

  • Experience in capacity training and development

  • Should demonstrate good knowledge in recruitment and international staffing processes.

  • Strategic thinking and understanding of humanitarian operations is essential

  • Must have a proven track record of integrity and honesty and the ability to apply HR principles in a fair and consistent manner.

  • HR experience in a fragile context is an added advantage

  • Proven conceptual & analytical skills.

  • Knowledge in targeted Selection skills & ability to screen candidates without prejudice

  • Superior knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Working Environment

  • Work environment: Office-based with 30% travel to countries in the region with active conflict.

  • On call: This is a senior role so the position holder remain on call for emergencies and urgent matters.

Health & Nutrition Manager, Sudan

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

World Vision International’s Whole of Sudan Office is seeking a qualified and highly motivated individual to proactively drive the consolidation, expansion and quality implementation of World Vision’s humanitarian response to the situation in Sudan.

Under the direction of the Head of Programmes, the Sudan Health & Nutrition Manager will ensure technical quality of programming within health, strong proposal designs that are in line with the Sudan response objectives and donor priorities and sound monitoring and evaluation systems in place. S/He will directly support MEAL and operational staff at area-office level collaborate with all other World Vision departments (Operations, Finance, Human Resources, Support Services, etc.), liaise internally with the World Vision Partnership and with external stakeholders, particularly local partners, and ensure that World Vision Sudan delivers quality humanitarian response within health, according to World and international standards.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Technical Monitoring and Programme Quality:

  • Provide technical support to the organization's health programming activities: ensure intervention components are in line with the project initial design and that proper systems are in place in the program monitoring and reporting.

  • Ensure health programs utilize and adhere to standardized protocols, policies and guidelines according to Sphere, WHO and international minimum standards while humanitarian accountability principles and feedback mechanism are in place

  • Support quality programming related to primary health care, reproductive health, community health outreach, early warning systems, outbreak response, medical supply chain and pharmaceutical supply management, and appropriate drug use.

  • Review from a technical standpoint, monthly field and donor reports.

  • Oversee timely review of health data and statistics (including objectives, indicators and outcomes of health programs) according to internal and donor requirements.

  • Review field reports and ensure appropriate follow up and decision making on data relevant to the World Vision health programs.

  • Work with the Health Management Information System (HMIS) consultant, technical advisers, the operations and MEAL team to ensure implementation of health information management system; support the HMIS consultant so as to ensure data collection mechanisms are in place to facilitate reporting, collection and documentation of best practices.

  • Work with field teams and partner agencies for outbreak preparedness and contingency planning.

  • Ensure timely and adequate provision of supplies and drugs through establishment and provision of necessary specifications of medicines, medical supplies, equipment and materials to be procured (ensure they are in line with WV Pharmaceutical Procurement policy, with OFDA Essentials Medicines List. If needed be, get review from GC/DM/TRT/SH) review of pharmacy consumption reports, acquisition of partner agency and UN drug kits.

  • In light of the findings of iterative assessments, provide recommendations to areas that might need improvement in regards to the Sudan Country Office ongoing response and determine the relevance of expanding operations in new sites and to scale-up interventions.

Programme Development/Grant Acquisition:

  • Work with SMT, Health Portfolio Managers, Technical Advisers and MEAL in programme development and proposal writing by providing inputs and reviewing technical information to draft Health and Nutrition concept notes for future funding.

  • Strive to ensure as much as possible different health and nutrition related interventions are integrated into proposed programs and with other sectors, ensuring cross-cutting themes are incorporated into program design (disability, gender, CP, …) while ensuring that Health, Nutrition and MHPSS programming are mainstreamed in a systematic by other sectors too.

Representation:

  • Coordinate with all pertinent actors and actively participate in relevant cluster meetings if required: strategically engage with donors, and liaise and maintain good working relationship with external partners including health authorities, UN agencies, local and international NGOs and other stakeholders supporting the HN sector.

  • Search for opportunities to partner and coordinate programmes with other agencies, including but not limited to UN, INGO, local NGOs and private sector.

Capacity Building:

  • Conduct assessments of staff capacity gaps in Health, Nutrition and MHPSS. Work closely with health teams of the implementing partner organizations to determine the training needs of the medical staff.

  • Ensure MISP, good storage practice medicines, universal standard precaution, IFE sessions are systematically included in capacity building.

  • Maintain open lines of communications with WV implementing partner staff.

  • Collaborate with health authorities and relevant international health agencies for the development of an approved curriculum to meet training needs and implement those plans through the management team and field teams.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Minimum medical degree; preferably with a Master’s in Public Health.

  • At least 5 years professional experience in implementing health-related projects.

  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience working with INGOs/UN in humanitarian contexts (previous emergency response, conflict/post-conflict experience preferred).

  • Must be familiar with treatment protocols for NCDs, communicable disease, PHC supplies, RH kits, basic hospital equipment and pharmaceuticals.

  • Must be able to analyse and interpret data and to track performance against program indicators.

  • Ability to work with a team and capacity building of national staff.

  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English; knowledge of Arabic preferred.

  • Professional licenses, as required in the field and by the donor.

WASH Engineer - Nineveh

JOB OPPORTUNITY

WASH Engineer – Nineveh

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Provide support in the development, planning, implementation and monitoring of WASH projects in Nineveh (Tel Afar & Sinjar). And to supervise, conduct design, studies and review water resource, sanitation and hygiene development projects. And closely follow up and ensure the implementation of water resource development projects are in line with the plan, design, available standards, and community needs in returnee areas. The WASH Engineer is responsible for the overall WASH projects operations and avail the engineering drawings for related WASH facilities to be implemented.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

WASH Project Supervision

  • Assess the needed rehabilitation WASH works in infrastructure.

  • Supervise the implementation of the WASH Projects in Ninewa (Tel Afar & Sinjar).

  • In coordination with project coordinator, implement project activities in accordance with the project guidelines and targets

  • Create BoQ and design and assist in tendering documents.

  • Review designs, specifications, BOQ and conditions of contract issued by Water Directorate and attend all site level meetings with Contractor and Water Directorate Engineers.

  • Provide supervision, technical assistance and project management skills to local staff within operational areas of Ninewa in Tel Afar & Sinjar.

  • Coordinate, manage resources and implement WASH activities, including constructing and rehabilitating water supply and sanitation systems, schools rehabilitation and promoting good hygiene practices to the returnees within operational areas.

  • Monitor and inspect private contractor work at vital construction milestones per project schedule

  • Conduct WASH rapid needs assessments in the field.

  • As a result of the assessments, assist with identification of specific project locations, design and implementation of appropriate WASH interventions in coordination with sector Manager (WASH Project Coordinator).

  • Assist in the preparation of the specifications and documentation for the procurement of key WASH related supplies in coordination with the Sector Manager.

  • When required, assist in establishing and maintaining UN led coordination’s through WASH cluster for WASH interventions both at National and field level.

  • Prepare project technical reports, and assist Sector Manager in project proposals and periodic reports.

  • Assist in facilitation of the promotion of WASH program impact on and potential for conflict between beneficiaries and non-beneficiaries, and adjust program accordingly

  • Develop design plans, working drawings, technical specifications, bill of quantities as per approved standards by the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation and the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure for all construction works outlined on the project designs for the said projects, including emergency sanitation facilities.

  • Ensure that all WASH components are implemented as per the project papers and including: design, developing of bills of quantities for water supplies, emergency latrines, Emergency WASH NFIs etc., as per identified needs and within provisions of the project budget;

  • Develop, negotiate and manage contracts with service providers (may include preparation of tender documents for purposes of soliciting bids/tenders from contractors for the said project.

  • Assist in ensuring the close liaison and consultation with the Communities leaders during implementation of the WASH services as per project document requirement.

  • Assist in undertaking of the capacity building of the various groups involved in projects, including Household Sanitation Committees, Water Committees, Community Hygiene Promoters, in aspects of Water Sanitation and Hygiene in an emergency humanitarian situation.

  • Under take water quality (microbial, physical and chemical) analysis of treated water using potable water quality kit, as per water quality technical guidelines approved by the government/WHO and other donors.

  • Coordinate and supervise implementation works including managing construction contracts.

  • Coordinate and participate in projects start up meetings and end of Project Evaluations

  • Conduct Clean-up Campaigns.

  • Facilitate Consultant during school administration engagements.

Work quality outputs and budget controls

  • Assist in establishing and oversight of implementation of systems for efficiently controlling the quality of technical works; closely tracking works progress against payment and work plans, and controlling the quality of the final construction outputs as per donor and user community expectations.

  • Maintain construction budgets components to ensure appropriate and efficient use of resources in the project and area of operation.

Coordination with local community groups/ Government Departments/ Other stake holders (Internal and External)

  • When required, in collaboration with Project Coordinator, Represent World Vision at interagency coordination - Representing the organization and actively participate in the WASH Cluster Meetings to review progress, as well as attending state level WASH Cluster meetings.

  • Coordinate day-to-day operation and financial management of the construction works and re-measured all implemented works in the field in accordance with the approved project work plans and liaison with WASH Sector Manager.

  • Support in Liaising with beneficiary community, WASH cluster and local authorities in the selection of project sites as per requirement of the project design.

  • When required and in collaboration with Zonal Manager and Project Coordinator, Represent WVI KRI WASH projects on internal WV CoPs, working groups within Iraq and outside.

Reporting and communication

  • Ensure that project documentation is prepared, including weekly and monthly project reports on implementation/ construction status, as per requirements of World Vision

  • Conduct regular development inspections highlighting potential area of concern

  • Support Project Coordinator in liaising with Finance and Grants team in tracking WASH component project expenditure, reviewing financial reports, and addressing queries of related expenditure in timely manner.

Other

  • Other tasks as requested by the Line Manager and/or Response Manager

  • Safety and Security responsibilities

  • Responsible of own security and actively contribute to a positive security culture

  • Abide by the security policies and procedures and report any incidents or breaches to line manager and / or security manager.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil / Environmental / Public Health Engineering.

  • Master’s degree in above related fields are preferred.

  • Experience in designing and putting bill of quantities, WASH facilities like toilet, bathing cubicles, water supply lines and hygiene promotion for affected people in particular in schools.

  • Understands and have implemented PHAST, FOAM and other participatory methodologies in emergency settings

  • Demonstrated experience in managing WASH grants is preferred.

  • Experience in working on Bill of Quantities and design for water and sanitation facilities in particular in schools

  • Experience of working with cross-functional teams.

  • Experience in coalition building and ability to rally coalitions and networks to take positions on specific policy issues.

  • Experience in water conservation awareness raising campaigns.

  • Fluency in Arabic and Kurdish.

  • Working knowledge of English and ability to write reports in English.

  • Successful track record in project coordination.

  • Ability to manage a wide range of work assignments and changing priorities in high pressure and demanding environment

  • Strategic, creative and innovative thinking.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the NGO sector, public sector planning in MEER countries.

  • Ability to work in high tension and high security risk situations and be able to adapt to rapidly changing contexts

  • Knowledge of and adherence to the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct and capability of incorporating standards in design, implementation and evaluation of relevant projects

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically stressful environments, and physical hardship conditions with limited resources

  • Ability to respect and relate appropriately to people of other faiths.

  • Understands work from a process point of view and uses measurement and accountability systems effectively.

  • Excellent time-management and prioritization

  • 1-3 years of experience focused in the management of humanitarian programs involving rural communities to promote humanitarian response.

  • Experience in project management and programming knowledge in WASH in addition to Livelihoods.

Work Environment

Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

  • Up to 60 Per Cent domestic travel. well under pressure and comply with donors & partnership deadlines is essential.

Technical Project Coordinator - TTC

WORK LOCATION- PAK OU DISTRICT, LUANG PRABANG PROVINCE

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

  • http://www.wvi.org/resources

    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 31 October 2019, 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