WVV Development Facilitator

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

WVV’s Area Programs (AP) focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. APs are mainly funded by sponsorship funds, and are a phased approach to development, involving clear and consistent assessment, design, implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation and reflection phases. Each AP is tailored to the needs of a specific community in alignment with WVV’s strategic priorities. WVV works closely with district and commune local authorities and local partners to implement program activities. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis.

Under each AP, there will be 6-8 staff, including one AP manager, one Sponsorship Facilitator, one Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, one AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of the management of all projects (assessment & planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition), and community engagement for the assigned communes/wards in their AP. For each zone (6-8 APs), there are 4 Zonal technical staff, including three Technical Program Officers (Nutrition, Child Protection, Livelihoods) and one Zonal Program Effectiveness Officer. DFs will be coached by the AP manager programmatically and the Zonal staff technically. One of the strengths of this structure is to allow better integration of the program toward Child Well Being Outcomes.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

  • To manage the technical projects in assigned communes.

ROLE DESCRIPTIONS

Community Engagement and Sponsorship

Planning:

  • Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children.

  • Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based development approach

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in AP planning and annual community review and planning

  • Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned communes

  • Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned communes

  • Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community-based disaster preparedness plans

Monitoring:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring

  • Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

  • Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities

  • Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community based groups self-review

Child participation and protection:

  • Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

  • Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the community

  • Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned communes

MVC inclusion:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

  • Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

  • Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical project interventions/ models

  • Document best practices, lesion learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC and their families

Micro projects:

  • Strengthen community based groups in the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

  • Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

  • Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

  • Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

Sponsorship integration:

  • Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes, as per sponsorship standards through the SR volunteer network

Program Management in assigned communes

Implementation of Technical Models

  • Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools

  • Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms) and tools

  • Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models

  • Mainstream CCT (CPPa, gender, disability, DRR, Faith and Development) in all project activities whenever appropriate

  • Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project models to larger scale

  • Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually)

  • Facilitate communities and partners to participate in the baseline survey and evaluation in assigned communes

Financial Management

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned communes

REQUIREMENT:

  • Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

  • Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at commune level) and partnering among different development partners.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

  • Ability to lead own learning and development

  • Fair English skill.

  • Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

  • At least 2 years of work experience in community development.

  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach

  • Experience in working with local stakeholders/partners.

  • Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities.

WVV Development Facilitator

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

WVV’s Area Programs (AP) focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. APs are mainly funded by sponsorship funds, and are a phased approach to development, involving clear and consistent assessment, design, implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation and reflection phases. Each AP is tailored to the needs of a specific community in alignment with WVV’s strategic priorities. WVV works closely with district and commune local authorities and local partners to implement program activities. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis.

Under each AP, there will be 6-8 staff, including one AP manager, one Sponsorship Facilitator, one Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, one AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of the management of all projects (assessment & planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition), and community engagement for the assigned communes/wards in their AP. For each zone (6-8 APs), there are 4 Zonal technical staff, including three Technical Program Officers (Nutrition, Child Protection, Livelihoods) and one Zonal Program Effectiveness Officer. DFs will be coached by the AP manager programmatically and the Zonal staff technically. One of the strengths of this structure is to allow better integration of the program toward Child Well Being Outcomes.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

  • To manage the technical projects in assigned communes.

ROLE DESCRIPTIONS

Community Engagement and Sponsorship

Planning:

  • Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children.

  • Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based development approach

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in AP planning and annual community review and planning

  • Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned communes

  • Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned communes

  • Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community-based disaster preparedness plans

Monitoring:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring

  • Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

  • Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities

  • Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community based groups self-review

Child participation and protection:

  • Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

  • Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the community

  • Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned communes

MVC inclusion:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

  • Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

  • Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical project interventions/ models

  • Document best practices, lesion learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC and their families

Micro projects:

  • Strengthen community based groups in the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

  • Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

  • Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

  • Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

Sponsorship integration:

  • Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes, as per sponsorship standards through the SR volunteer network

Program Management in assigned communes

Implementation of Technical Models

  • Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools

  • Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms) and tools

  • Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models

  • Mainstream CCT (CPPa, gender, disability, DRR, Faith and Development) in all project activities whenever appropriate

  • Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project models to larger scale

  • Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually)

  • Facilitate communities and partners to participate in the baseline survey and evaluation in assigned communes

Financial Management

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned communes

REQUIREMENT:

  • Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

  • Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at commune level) and partnering among different development partners.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

  • Ability to lead own learning and development

  • Fair English skill.

  • Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

  • At least 2 years of work experience in community development.

  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach

  • Experience in working with local stakeholders/partners.

  • Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities.

WVV Development Facilitator

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

WVV’s Area Programs (AP) focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. APs are mainly funded by sponsorship funds, and are a phased approach to development, involving clear and consistent assessment, design, implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation and reflection phases. Each AP is tailored to the needs of a specific community in alignment with WVV’s strategic priorities. WVV works closely with district and commune local authorities and local partners to implement program activities. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis.

Under each AP, there will be 6-8 staff, including one AP manager, one Sponsorship Facilitator, one Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, one AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of the management of all projects (assessment & planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition), and community engagement for the assigned communes/wards in their AP. For each zone (6-8 APs), there are 4 Zonal technical staff, including three Technical Program Officers (Nutrition, Child Protection, Livelihoods) and one Zonal Program Effectiveness Officer. DFs will be coached by the AP manager programmatically and the Zonal staff technically. One of the strengths of this structure is to allow better integration of the program toward Child Well Being Outcomes.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

  • To manage the technical projects in assigned communes.

ROLE DESCRIPTIONS

Community Engagement and Sponsorship

Planning:

  • Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children.

  • Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based development approach

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in AP planning and annual community review and planning

  • Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned communes

  • Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned communes

  • Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community-based disaster preparedness plans

Monitoring:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring

  • Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

  • Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities

  • Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community based groups self-review

Child participation and protection:

  • Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

  • Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the community

  • Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned communes

MVC inclusion:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

  • Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

  • Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical project interventions/ models

  • Document best practices, lesion learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC and their families

Micro projects:

  • Strengthen community based groups in the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

  • Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

  • Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

  • Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

Sponsorship integration:

  • Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes, as per sponsorship standards through the SR volunteer network

Program Management in assigned communes

Implementation of Technical Models

  • Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools

  • Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms) and tools

  • Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models

  • Mainstream CCT (CPPa, gender, disability, DRR, Faith and Development) in all project activities whenever appropriate

  • Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project models to larger scale

  • Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually)

  • Facilitate communities and partners to participate in the baseline survey and evaluation in assigned communes

Financial Management

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned communes

REQUIREMENT:

  • Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

  • Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at commune level) and partnering among different development partners.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

  • Ability to lead own learning and development

  • Fair English skill.

  • Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

  • At least 2 years of work experience in community development.

  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach

  • Experience in working with local stakeholders/partners.

  • Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities.

WVV AP Development Facilitator - Nong Son, Quang Nam

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, World Vision’s (WV) work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 19,000,000 (FY17) with funding from 16 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and Private Non Sponsorship (PNS)/Grants (30%). World Vision International-Vietnam employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In 2018, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh, Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Hung Yên, Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri, Quang Nam, Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s APs focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

To manage the technical projects in assigned communes

ROLE DIMENSIONS:

1.Community Engagement and Sponsorship: (Time spent: 50%)

Planning:

Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and

local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children

Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based

development approach

Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in AP planning and annual community review and planning

Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned communes

Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned communes

Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community-based disaster preparedness plans

Monitoring:

Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring

Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities

Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community based groups self-review

Child participation and protection:

Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the

community

Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned communes

MVC inclusion:

Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical

project interventions/ models

Document best practices, lesion learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC and their families

Micro projects:

Strengthen community based groups the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

Sponsorship integration:

Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes as per sponsorship standards

through the SR volunteer network

2. Program Management in assigned communes: (Time spent: 50%)

Implementation of Technical Models

  • Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools

  • Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms..) and tools

  • Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models

  • Mainstream CCT (CPPa, gender, environment, disability) in all project activities whenever appropriate

  • Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project models to larger scale

  • Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually)

  • Facilitate communities and partners to participate in the baseline survey and evaluation in assigned communes

Financial Management

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned commune

KNOWLEDGE – SKILL – ABILITIES

1. Education

Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

2. Knowledge & Skills

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

  • Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at commune level) and partnering among different development partners.

  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

  • Good English skill.

  • Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

  • Ability to lead own learning and development

3. Experience

  • At least 2 years work experience in community development.

  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach would be an advantage.

  • Experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

  • Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities

4. Work Environment

  • Based at district level

  • Working in team environment and under minimum supervision

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department – Ms. Nguyen Thi Thanh Hang

World Vision International - Vietnam

Address: No. 988 Ngo Quyen street, Son Tra District, Danang.

Tel: 0236. 3828 459 (Ext:21)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WVV AP Development Facilitator - Nhu Thanh AP, Thanh Hoa

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

WVV’s Area Programs (AP) focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. APs are mainly funded by sponsorship funds, and are a phased approach to development, involving clear and consistent assessment, design, implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation and reflection phases. Each AP is tailored to the needs of a specific community in alignment with WVV’s strategic priorities. WVV works closely with district and commune local authorities and local partners to implement program activities. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis.

Under each AP, there will be 6-8 staff, including one AP manager, one Sponsorship Facilitator, one Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, one AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of the management of all projects (assessment & planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition), and community engagement for the assigned communes/wards in their AP. For each zone (6-8 APs), there are 4 Zonal technical staff, including three Technical Program Officers (Nutrition, Child Protection, Livelihoods) and one Zonal Program Effectiveness Officer. DFs will be coached by the AP manager programmatically and the Zonal staff technically. One of the strengths of this structure is to allow better integration of the program toward Child Well Being Outcomes.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

  • To manage the technical projects in assigned communes.

ROLE DIMENSIONS

ROLE DESCRIPTIONS

TIME SPENT

Community Engagement and Sponsorship

Planning:

  • Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children.

  • Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based development approach

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in AP planning and annual community review and planning

  • Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned communes

  • Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned communes

  • Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community-based disaster preparedness plans

Monitoring:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring

  • Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

  • Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities

  • Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community based groups self-review

Child participation and protection:

  • Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

  • Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the community

  • Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned communes

MVC inclusion:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

  • Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

  • Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical project interventions/ models

  • Document best practices, lesion learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC and their families

Micro projects:

  • Strengthen community based groups in the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

  • Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

  • Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

  • Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

Sponsorship integration:

  • Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

  • Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes, as per sponsorship standards through the SR volunteer network

50%

Program Management in assigned communes

Implementation of Technical Models

  • Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools

  • Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms) and tools

  • Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models

  • Mainstream CCT (CPPa, gender, disability, DRR, Faith and Development) in all project activities whenever appropriate

  • Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project models to larger scale

  • Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually)

  • Facilitate communities and partners to participate in the baseline survey and evaluation in assigned communes

Financial Management

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned communes

50%

REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

(The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.)

Education

  • Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

  • Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at commune level) and partnering among different development partners.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

  • Ability to lead own learning and development

  • Fair English skill.

  • Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

Experience

  • At least 2 years of work experience in community development.

  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach

  • Experience in working with local stakeholders/partners.

  • Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities.

Work Environment

  • Based at district level

  • Working in team environment and under minimum supervision

WVV Development Facilitator

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

WVV’s Area Programs (AP) focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. APs are mainly funded by sponsorship funds, and are a phased approach to development, involving clear and consistent assessment, design, implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation and reflection phases. Each AP is tailored to the needs of a specific community in alignment with WVV’s strategic priorities. WVV works closely with district and commune local authorities and local partners to implement program activities. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis.

Under each AP, there will be 6-8 staff, including one AP manager, one Sponsorship Facilitator, one Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, one AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of the management of all projects (assessment & planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition), and community engagement for the assigned communes/wards in their AP. For each zone (6-8 APs), there are 4 Zonal technical staff, including three Technical Program Officers (Nutrition, Child Protection, Livelihoods) and one Zonal Program Effectiveness Officer. DFs will be coached by the AP manager programmatically and the Zonal staff technically. One of the strengths of this structure is to allow better integration of the program toward Child Well Being Outcomes.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

  • To manage the technical projects in assigned communes.

ROLE DESCRIPTIONS

Community Engagement and Sponsorship

Planning:

  • Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children.

  • Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based development approach

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in AP planning and annual community review and planning

  • Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned communes

  • Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned communes

  • Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community-based disaster preparedness plans

Monitoring:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring

  • Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

  • Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities

  • Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community based groups self-review

Child participation and protection:

  • Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

  • Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the community

  • Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned communes

MVC inclusion:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

  • Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

  • Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical project interventions/ models

  • Document best practices, lesion learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC and their families

Micro projects:

  • Strengthen community based groups in the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

  • Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

  • Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

  • Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

Sponsorship integration:

  • Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes, as per sponsorship standards through the SR volunteer network

Program Management in assigned communes

Implementation of Technical Models

  • Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools

  • Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms) and tools

  • Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models

  • Mainstream CCT (CPPa, gender, disability, DRR, Faith and Development) in all project activities whenever appropriate

  • Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project models to larger scale

  • Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually)

  • Facilitate communities and partners to participate in the baseline survey and evaluation in assigned communes

Financial Management

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned communes

REQUIREMENT:

  • Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

  • Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at commune level) and partnering among different development partners.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

  • Ability to lead own learning and development

  • Fair English skill.

  • Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

  • At least 2 years of work experience in community development.

  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach

  • Experience in working with local stakeholders/partners.

  • Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities.

Project Manager

Avis de recrutement

World Vision Mali recrute la position suivante (01):

TITLE: NTD Program Manager

Location: Centre de Service de Bamako

Contract type: Local

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

Les candidatures féminines sont fortement encouragées

Finalité de la position:

The CEP-NTD Program Manager will have overall responsibility for the management of all program activities and staff and for reporting to the prime grantee.

The key responsibility of this position is to govern CEP-NTD operations in accordance with the expected program results as defined in the Program Framework. These include maximizing the utilization of existing government networks and well-established channels for implementation of NTD activities; partnering with Ministries of Health (MOHs) and other NTD stakeholders to strengthen MOHs and enhance local sustainable capacity in countries; and promoting country ownership in every step of the process.

Responsabilités Majeures:

  • Direct and oversee grant implementation, ensuring that all strategic objectives are met through proper design, staffing, implementation and quality assurance

  • Provide leadership and coordination to NTD integration with WASH and other relevant sectors

  • Facilitate a working environment of mutual trust, respect, and care among all staff. Encourage effective teamwork, with staff members supporting each other.

  • Conduct monthly staff meetings to ensure issues are raised and addressed and to encourage reflection on project progress and learning for improvement

  • Lead annual planning to ensure that plans are made to meet the targets set out in the project design.

Ensure that the project is fully integrated to existing World Vision ADPs across the country

  • Oversee the implementation of planned activities to ensure targets are achieved:

  • Ensure that project activities are carried out in a timely manner per USAID approved work plan, and that the project achieves results in line with its annual approved work plan, and that the project achieves results in line with its annual CEP-NTD targets in each program area.

  • Ensure each staff has a clear weekly work-plan and that necessary resources are available for them to implement their responsibilities

  • Conduct monitoring visits to project activities to assess progress against targets and to provide coaching and direction to activities in areas where improvements are needed.

  • Act as the initial trouble-shooter when difficulties in implementation are identified; meet with necessary project participants, listen to challenges and actively identify solutions such that projects can continue as needed.

  • Take corrective action when staff are failing to achieve targets.

  • Establish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems. Submit timely, accurate and professional reports that meet donor requirements.

  • Prepare and submit reports to local government as requested.

  • Ensure that there is a good flow of information between the District Teams and the Provincial Teams, such that issues are identified and reported on before they become difficult to manage.

  • Monitor local context and report on how changes in context may affect program activities. This includes changes in the security environment.

  • Represent the CEP-NTD Project internally to other WV departments and externally to local government and CEP-NTD stakeholders to ensure positive relationships are built:

  • Closely collaborate and network with Ministry of Health, and other stakeholders, in order to ensure transition and sustainability of the program, continued partnership and sharing best practices in various fields

  • Co-ordinate with other NGOs or similar organizations in the area to ensure complementarity of approaches.

  • Organize and host visits from local government, FHI360 and donor, as required.

  • Increase health portfolio by working closely with GAM to develop wining concept papers and/or project proposals for various donors

  • Engage with various donors (ECHO, USAID, DFID etc.) to increase resources for Health & Nutrition and WASH

  • Contribute and support Christian activities that enrich and develop mutual growth in Christ in a way that promotes holistic and integrated witness in our life and work and impacts the poor and vulnerable.

  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the Quality Assurance and DM&E associate Director

Qualifications: Formation/Connaissances/Connaissances Techniques et Expériences:

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

The required attributes of the Project Manager are: a program manager with a

  • Bachelor's degree in related field required. Master's degree preferred.

  • A minimum of three years of experience in the specified sector of NTD and/or WASH to include assessment, evaluation, and design of project required.

  • Proven ability to manage relationships with multi-sectoral stakeholders and technical teams in health WASH and other relevant sectors.

  • Experience as a program manager or senior expert advisor required.

  • Proven ability to manage relationships with multi-sectoral stakeholders and technical teams in health WASH and other relevant sectors.

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with U.S. Government international assistance program requirements, preferably USAID and/or other bilateral funding agencies.

  • Experience managing sub grantees and local civil society organizations is an advantage.

  • Written and oral fluency in English and French is a requirement. Ability to communicate in both languages is an advantage.

  • Working knowledge of the WVI Partnership is an advantage, along with the ability to interface sensitively with people from various departments in both field and support offices.

Attitudes et Comportement:

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

*Délais de soumission des candidatures: 23 Septembre 2018

*Seuls les candidats présélectionnés seront contactés

Project Manager BMZ

Avis de recrutement

World Vision Mali recrute la position suivante (01):

TITLE: Project Manager BMZ

Location: Centre de Service de Kolokani

Contract type: Local

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

Les candidatures féminines sont fortement encouragées

Finalité de la position :

Assurer la gestion technique du projet « Renforcement des approches communautaires pour la réduction des mariages d’enfants dans le cercle de Koulikoro ». La tâche principale sera la coordination entre les deux ONG partenaires et la consolidation des rapports, données et autres informations qui viendront des deux ONG partenaires. Particulièrement, le chef de projet va superviser la planification, le suivi de l´exécution des payements, la planification et le suivi de mise en œuvre des activités. Le chef de projet s’assurera que toutes les activités soient en alignement avec les politiques et procédures de WV Mali et avec les exigences du donateur.

Responsabilités Majeures:

  1. Faire une analyse des parties prenantes sur les aspects de mariage des enfants & établir ou renforcer les relations de collaboration et de partenariat avec toutes les parties prenantes du projet.

  2. Assurer l´intégration d´aspects de genre dans toutes les activités

  3. Superviser le personnel des ONGs locales concernant le respect d´égalité femmes-hommes pendant la mise en œuvre des activités

  4. Consolider les rapports des ONG partenaires et élaborer des rapports finaux tout en faisant ressortir les aspects liées aux VBG / mariage des enfants dans la zone d´intervention

  5. Collaborer avec le sous cluster VBG et le cluster protection dans le cadre de la dissémination des résultats obtenus par le projet.

  6. Travailler étroitement avec les M&E coordinator des clusters et superviser les indicateurs sur le genre en respectant l´analyse de genre

  7. De concert avec les acteurs internes et externes du projet, le Chef de projet assure la supervision des activités des ONGs partenaires sur le terrain et veille à ce qu’ elles respectent les procédures internes de World Vision et ceux du donateur.

  8. Assurer que les délais de rapportage sont respectés par les ONGs locales partenaires

  9. Faciliter les actions de renforcement des capacités des ONGs partenaires

  10. Participer à la conception et à la mise en œuvre des actions de plaidoyer en vue de la protection des enfants / des filles, particulièrement concernant la prévention de mariage des enfants, au sein des plateformes au Mali ou dans d’autres pays du partenariat.  

  11. Travailler étroitement avec le coordinateur ITAW, les spécialistes techniques de la protection, genre et moyens d’existence ainsi que les Managers des autres programmes techniques, le coordinateur DM&E, afin de maximiser l’efficience et l’impact du projet

  12. Gérer les ressources matérielles et financières selon les politiques et procédures de World Vision et s’assurer de la mise en œuvre des recommandations d’audit, de suivi et d’évaluation dans les délais

  13. Préparer et présenter des plans de travail, des rapports d'étape périodiques et des rapports sur l'état des dépenses à l´équipe nationale de World Vision selon le calendrier convenu

  14. Enregistrer et conserver des documents sur les activités, problèmes et risques pertinents du projet

  15. Fournir des orientations aux ONG partenaires sur la réalisation des résultats

  16. Contribuer à identifier des problématiques nécessitant l’élaboration de nouveaux projets dans le domaine de la protection des enfants et du genre en lien avec l’équipe RAM, les spécialistes nationaux de la protection du genre et moyens de subsistance pour l’acquisition des ressources complémentaires (PNS. Gift catalogue, GIK et Grants)

Qualifications: Formation/Connaissances/Connaissances Techniques et Expériences:

Ces éléments peuvent être obtenus à travers une combinaison de formation formelle, auto-formation, expériences, etc.

Qualification minimum exigée:

Bac + 4 en Sciences sociales ou disciplines connexes avec expérience dans le domaine de la communication pour le changement de comportement,

Forte expérience technique dans le domaine du genre et protection des enfants (par exemple : mécanisme de soutien psycho-social)

Expérience technique en plaidoyer,

3 à 5 années d´expérience de gestion de projet dans le domaine de la protection des enfants notamment des filles,

Expérience de travailler en consortium

Expérience avec des bailleurs internationaux concernant la gestion des projets à un niveau de responsabilité

Forte capabilité de coordonner et faire des réseautages

Forte capabilité d´élaboration des rapports de haute qualité

Connaissance de l’informatique / bureautique (Word, Excel, PowerPoint,)

Anglais (lecture, écriture et parlé) sera un avantage)

Attitudes et Comportement:

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

*Délais de soumission des candidatures: 23 Septembre 2018

*Seuls les candidats présélectionnés seront contactés

Programme/Project Coordinator-Ambagamuwa

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.

Vacancy Programme/Project Coordinator

Location – Ambagamuwa

Job Profile

This position will serve as the primary link between community, local partners, Area Program (AP) team and Technical staff to facilitate the implementation of technical projects and Community Engagement & Sponsorship Plan (CESP) towards the improved and sustained well-being of children while focusing the Most Valuable Children in the assigned communities.

Major Responsibilities

1. Effective Implementation of Technical Projects- Program Management in assigned communities.

  • Work closely with Zonal Technical Coordinators to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools

  • Facilitate the implementation of technical projects in the PFA including project models in alignment with the standard the standard guidelines and tools

  • Work closely with TPC and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive

  • supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models

  • Mainstream Cross Cutting Themes (CPP, gender, environment, disability) in all project activities whenever appropriate

  • Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project

  • models to larger scale

  • Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects

  • (monthly, Mid-year, annually)

  • Facilitate communities and partners to participate in the baseline survey and evaluation in assigned communes.

  • Network with local partners and create space for collaboration and forging partnerships to improve CWB

2. Efficient Financial Management - Program Management in assigned communities.

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVL financial policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned commune

3. Effective Planning & Implementation- Community Engagement and Sponsorship:

  • Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children

  • Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WVs

  • Christian identity and values, child focused and community based development approach

  • Assess and build capacities of local partners and empower them together with communities to improve CWB.

  • Facilitate contextualized community engagement process to identify, prioritize and select TPs and Micro Projects considering the different phase of the AP.

  • Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community-based disaster preparedness plans

  • Facilitate to implement a program accountability system in the assigned PFA

4. Strengthened Monitoring system in Primary Focus Area(PFA), Community Engagement and Sponsorship:

  • Facilitate capacity building on shared monitoring for community members and partners in the assigned PFA.

  • Facilitate shared activity monitoring, maintain and share the records with relevant staff and partners.

  • Facilitate annual reflections with communities, children and partners and share the learning with AP team for improvement of program plans.

  • Facilitate shared monitoring of MVC

  • Facilitate Activity monitoring through mobile

5. Strengthened child participation & protection - Community Engagement and Sponsorship:

  • Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

  • Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the Community

  • Strengthen child protection committees and other systems in the assigned PFA.

6. Ensured MVC inclusion - Community Engagement and Sponsorship:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

  • Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

  • Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical project interventions/ models

  • Document best practices, lesion learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC an Community Engagement and Sponsorship:

7. Ensure Micro projects properly managed in PFA – Community engagement & sponsorship

  • Build capacity of communities and partners to identify, plan, implement and report micro projects.

  • Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

  • Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

8. Effective Sponsorship integration- Community Engagement and Sponsorship:

  • Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

  • Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes as per sponsorship standards through the Sponsorship Field Assistant (SFA) or Community Care Groups (CCG) network

  • Coordinate with sponsorship Coordinator, SFA and Community care Groups to implement TFE in the assigned PFA .

9. Leadership & personal development

  • Provide overall leadership to facilitate the development process in the assigned PFA

  • Grow in spiritual maturity understanding and practicing incarnational living.

  • Be flexible and adaptable to progress his/her growth and transformation.

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • A Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, International Development Studies, Community Development or any other relevant field OR A diploma in social sciences with 3 year field experience on community development.

  • At least 3 years experience in Community Development, Program / Project Coordination in a complex, international organization preferably in INGO context.

  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach would be an advantage.

  • Experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

  • Experience of working with children.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Sinhala / Tamil.

  • Fair English skill. (both writing and speaking)

  • Ability to ride a motor bike with a valid ridding license

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Academic requirements, technical skills or other knowledge preferred for this position.

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

  • Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organization, mobilization and influence of partners (especially at commune level) and partnering among different development partners.

  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

  • Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

  • Ability to lead own learning and development

  • Networking, negotiation and partnering skills

Travel and/or Work Environment applicable.

  • Based at field level office (AP target area)

  • Working in team environment and under minimum supervision

  • Ability to live and work in remote areas and travel extensively.

  • Ability to work in stressful environments with physical hardship conditions with limited resources.

  • Willingness for continuous learning and adaptability due to frequent new initiatives and change in the working environment

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: 23rd September 2018

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

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

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

World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children.

WVV AP Development Facilitator - Tram Tau AP, Yen Bai

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

WVV’s Area Programs (AP) focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. APs are mainly funded by sponsorship funds, and are a phased approach to development, involving clear and consistent assessment, design, implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation and reflection phases. Each AP is tailored to the needs of a specific community in alignment with WVV’s strategic priorities. WVV works closely with district and commune local authorities and local partners to implement program activities. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis.

Under each AP, there will be 6-8 staff, including one AP manager, one Sponsorship Facilitator, one Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, one AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of the management of all projects (assessment & planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition), and community engagement for the assigned communes/wards in their AP. For each zone (6-8 APs), there are 4 Zonal technical staff, including three Technical Program Officers (Nutrition, Child Protection, Livelihoods) and one Zonal Program Effectiveness Officer. DFs will be coached by the AP manager programmatically and the Zonal staff technically. One of the strengths of this structure is to allow better integration of the program toward Child Well Being Outcomes.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

  • To manage the technical projects in assigned communes.

ROLE DIMENSIONS

ROLE DESCRIPTIONS

TIME SPENT

Community Engagement and Sponsorship

Planning:

  • Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children.

  • Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based development approach

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in AP planning and annual community review and planning

  • Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned communes

  • Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned communes

  • Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community-based disaster preparedness plans

Monitoring:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring

  • Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

  • Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities

  • Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community based groups self-review

Child participation and protection:

  • Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

  • Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the community

  • Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned communes

MVC inclusion:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

  • Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

  • Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical project interventions/ models

  • Document best practices, lesion learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC and their families

Micro projects:

  • Strengthen community based groups in the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

  • Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

  • Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

  • Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

Sponsorship integration:

  • Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

  • Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes, as per sponsorship standards through the SR volunteer network

50%

Program Management in assigned communes

Implementation of Technical Models

  • Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools

  • Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms) and tools

  • Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models

  • Mainstream CCT (CPPa, gender, disability, DRR, Faith and Development) in all project activities whenever appropriate

  • Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project models to larger scale

  • Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually)

  • Facilitate communities and partners to participate in the baseline survey and evaluation in assigned communes

Financial Management

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned communes

50%

Major Challenges:

Challenge

Possible Approaches/Solutions

  • The requirement of being based at the project sites in the remote areas, living far away from the family.

  • Area Allowance is given to support transportation and accommodation costs.

  • Staff care activities

  • Work under high pressure with continuous changes and new initiatives to adopt.

  • Be trained on Change Management Skills, Time Management and Planning Skills.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

(The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.)

Education

  • Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

  • Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at commune level) and partnering among different development partners.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

  • Ability to lead own learning and development

  • Fair English skill.

  • Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

Experience

  • At least 2 years of work experience in community development.

  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach

  • Experience in working with local stakeholders/partners.

  • Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities.

Work Environment

  • Based at district level

  • Working in team environment and under minimum supervision

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