Supporting our Vision

Whether working from home, in an office, or with children and community members, we celebrate and embrace each staff member’s diverse background and talents – knowing that together, we all help support the vision of helping every child have life in its fullness. Is your vision our vision? 

Monitoring Evaluation Accountability & Learning Coordinator

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Monitoring & Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Coordinator, Emergency Food Security Project (EFSP) will be based on Ukhiya with frequently visits to working areas to ensure the quality of the response operation through effective MEAL system implementation including monitoring, accountability initiatives, support baseline and evaluations, compile lessons learnt collaboratively with field staff and other partners of the program. The MEAL Coordinator is responsible for following up the Accountability Team, MEAL Officers assigned to him/her and MEAL plan on a daily basis. She/He is also responsible for collecting project and program data from the field according to the set M&E plans and processing the data collected into usable formats for analysis. She/He will also have oversight on Customer Relations Management (CRM) implementation and effectiveness.

The MEAL Coordinator will be reporting to Project Manager-EFSP with Matrix Reporting to MEAL Specialist.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assuring effective and evidence base DME systems to deliver quality programme outcome across the response:

  • Responsible for the implementation of different pre and post assessment, including sample selection, data collection, data entry, data analysis, data validation, reporting, etc. as per the sector / project base assessment /baseline plan.

  • Ensure reliability and accuracy of project level data (qualitative and quantitative) by establishing a data quality assurance plan and incorporating feedback from data quality assessments.

  • Effectively plan, implement, deliver and monitor PDM process to ensure the timely and effective donor communication and internal decision making.

  • Develop project base MEAL plan with collaboration and coordination peer MEAL staff and sector staff.

  • Regular analysis of monitoring data carried out and relevant data shared appropriately.

  • Strengthen QA mechanisms & evidence based system for the decision making within cross functional operation team.

  • Oversight on CRM.

Increasing MEAL capacity of staff to ensure programme quality:

  • Organize learning events and apply blended learning methods to ensure to address the MEAL capacity gaps in field operation staff.

  • Facilitate capacity building event for the staff and partners on knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary for effective MEAL through training and coaching event frequently.

  • Ensure the all project staff understand their roles and responsibilities in collecting, analyzing and using MEAL data/ information for decision-making, and work with staff to operationalize outcome measurement and data collection using established processes, procedures and the project MEAL plan.

  • Update the partners, and relevant stakeholders on required DME process, standard and systems.

Establishing effective community led monitoring system and accountability system for sustaining response actions:

  • Effectively monitor the community led monitoring system.

  • Apply the community led monitoring findings as the inputs ongoing and upcoming projects.

  • Ensure to disseminate the program designs and MEAL plan with working groups and partners appropriately to the context.

  • Monitoring of HAF and accountability indicators, as part of process tracking at project level.

  • Set up simple systems to manage the information generated by community led monitoring to inform the decision for strengthening the accountability system with strong coordination with accountability coordinator.

Facilitating to the bring the effective learning culture to the response environment:

  • Developing Effective learning & knowledge management system to disseminate the learnings for decision making.

  • Conduct reflections and learning events at field, project and sector level.

  • Cross learning is documented and shared with appropriate group/stakeholders.

  • Conduct simple data analysis and present and disseminate evidences for decision.

  • Ensure the availability of project information on time/ update in data repository as appropriate.

  • Ensure the reflection findings quickly been incorporated into the current and future projects in response.

Manage Staff Performance:

  • Oversee the work of the MEAL Coordinators ensuring that the tasks are completed properly.

  • Ensure optimization of subordinates potentials through coaching, on-the-job training, and capacity building.

  • Effectively manage the performance of direct reports ensuring performance agreements, regular performance discussions, and annual appraisal are done.

Perform other duties as required:

  • Increasing demonstration and understanding of and commitment to World Vision’s Core Values in the approach to work and relationships in response environment.

  • Update the knowledge and capacity of his/her own, on new partnership DM initiatives, and our response MEAL mechanisms.

  • Participate for the trainings and other necessary training and workshops as required.

  • 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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

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

  • Understand poverty issues, development theories and holistic development.

  • Training and Facilitation skills.

  • Proven report wring skills.

  • Proven management and leadership ability.

  • Proven experience as a team player.

  • Demonstrated collaboration skills.

  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in Emergency Response.

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in M&E.

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Community Development experience.

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

  • Project PRO License.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Good time management and organizational skills.

  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office computer programs.

  • Good analytical skills.

  • Creativity and innovation.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires field visits up to 20% to 30% and ability and willingness to travel response.

  • Office up to 10% to 20% of the time.

Project Officer - UNHCR

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Day to day implementation of UNHCR projects tasks such as card/pin distributions and data gathering through household visits and focus group discussions;

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Major Activities

End Results Expected

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 WVs requirements for project auditing;

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

  5. Handle stock (pins and cards) in line with WVs 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, WVs and international best practices;

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)

  • Ability to travel across the country regularly for training, assessment, regular monitoring and evaluation

Project Team Leader – (Schools Rehabilitation)

BACKGROUND

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We are a community of close to 40,000 staff working across the world to help change the lives of vulnerable children. Our supporters, partners and staff join forces with communities on the ground to help children enjoy good health, be educated for life, experience the love of God and their neighbors and be cared for, protected and participating in addressing issues that affect their lives. World Vision has been active in Zimbabwe since 1973. Our operations are spread across 9 out of 10 provinces, with a majority of over 1.75 million beneficiaries in rural areas. Our current programs focus on improving the well-being of boys and girls in three priority sectors: health and nutrition, livelihoods and education. We also focus on child protection, gender and disabilities, emergency assistance and resilience building as cross cutting priorities across our programs. If you share the same vision, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

Title: Project Team Leader – (Schools Rehabilitation)

Reports to: Response Team Leader

Direct Reports: Shelter Officers, Field Officers, LMMS/ Database Officer

Purpose of the Position

As part of the World Vision Zimbabwe Cyclone Response team, provide leadership and management support to the ECHO Project Consortium and ensure that all aspects of the ECHO project to include Shelter and Cash aspects are implemented in line with the set standards and objectives. Emphasis will focus on quality cash programming, shelter as well as Consortium coordination within the framework of World Vision Zimbabwe (WVZ) Cyclone Response Strategy.

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

30

Provide Consortium Leadership to 2 Consortium members and Consortium Programme Management

  • Coordinate with ECHO Desk Office and WV Support Offices

  • Lead in key technical areas, including Design, Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Influencing key internal and external stakeholders for country humanitarian action

  • Ensure streamlined and adherence to humanitarian standards in the area of work

  • Contributing to donor objectives

40

Provide Leadership in the design & implementation of ECHO Project within WVZ

  • Work closely with both project & Shelter Officers & Consortium Partners on ensuring implementing, monitoring, accounting and reporting of the Cash & E-voucher project is done as per donor and World Vision requirements.

  • Ensure all Shelter aspects are implemented in accordance with Shelter Cluster Guidance and according to Sphere Standards

  • Ensure that the project is implemented as per approved project design, log frame and plan of action. Ensuring staffs have a full commitment to set out duties for successful implementation as per schedule with quality reporting and correct documentation

  • WV Shelter and Infrastructure programs are meeting international and internal best practice.

  • To support project staff, and district teams in planning, implementing, monitor and evaluate approved activities as per programs design

  • Ensure programme compliance to Humanitarian Accountability standards.

10

Develop collaborative internal and external relationships

  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships ECHO , WV Support Offices with other departments within the National office an Response

  • Actively participate in the department leadership team, supporting the development and delivery of the response strategy

  • Collaborate with Cluster Coordinators and actively participate in clusters and working groups (CWG).

  • Develop and maintain relationships with, the host government, donor agencies , UN agencies and other NGOs to influence these bodies and promote WV’s lead contribution in the humanitarian field

10

Assessment & Design

  • Initial and sector specific assessments completed and data analysed to guide programming decisions in programming areas.

  • Do no harm/LCP, gender, humanitarian protection mainstreaming and disability are considered in assessment and design.

  • Identification of program implementation areas and appropriate interventions based on assessed needs.

  • Strategy developed with an integrated focus to meet the needs of the affected community, particularly for women and children.

  • Project/grant proposals and budgets are written in conjunction with the programs, finance and P & C teams based on assessed need and capacity of the program to deliver quality.

  • Donor engagement on technical issues for grant acquisition.

10

Financial & Budget Management

  • Financial expenditure for project activities tracked in conjunction with programs and finance team, and in compliance with WV financial and donor standards.

  • Operational and grant budgets are developed in conjunction with finance.

  • Monthly cash projections are prepared and submitted to operations in a timely manner.

  • Purchases and requisitions are completed as per budgets.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Required:

  • A degree in Civil Engineering, social sciences/development related field and/or construction. Technical expertise, particularly in design and implementation of projects experience in the sector of relief or development, with some expertise in project management and implementation.

  • Humanitarian competencies including standards (Sphere, HAP, IASC guidelines etc.).

  • 5 years large scale shelter, infrastructure or construction program management and contract management experience.

  • Effective in written and oral communication experience working in an office environment and able to use a computer (word for windows excel software) and email is essential.

  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of contract management including tendering and subcontracting.

  • 5 years proven experience in emergency programmes or social development with at least 2 years of that experience in cash and CFA programming.

  • Strong project management background.

  • Experience in liaison and coordination with government, multilateral and bilateral donors on the design and implementation of shelter and infrastructure programs.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing complicated construction programs over $1 million in multiple implementation locations.

  • Management of integrated community based shelter and construction programs.

  • Training skills and Team management skills.

Preferred:

  • Experience in project monitoring, reporting and accounting.

  • Experienced in community mobilization and the ability to manage meetings with community leader’s faith based leaders, government officials, NGOs and other stakeholders (ensuring gender balance in participation). Interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity.

  • Experience in community development, MBA an added advantage.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Office environment: 50 %typical office and 50% field based.

  • Travel: Domestic and International travel is required.

  • On call: During normal working hours unless there is an emergency

Design, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

BACKGROUND

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We are a community of close to 40,000 staff working across the world to help change the lives of vulnerable children. Our supporters, partners and staff join forces with communities on the ground to help children enjoy good health, be educated for life, experience the love of God and their neighbors and be cared for, protected and participating in addressing issues that affect their lives. World Vision has been active in Zimbabwe since 1973. Our operations are spread across 9 out of 10 provinces, with a majority of over 1.75 million beneficiaries in rural areas. Our current programs focus on improving the well-being of boys and girls in three priority sectors: health and nutrition, livelihoods and education. We also focus on child protection, gender and disabilities, emergency assistance and resilience building as cross cutting priorities across our programs. If you share the same vision, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

Position Title: Design, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Location: Chimanimani

Purpose of Position

To set up and manage the Accountability, Monitoring and Evaluation system to support programme management and accountability functions for an emergency response project being implemented in Chimanimani District.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Design and manage the implementation of programme and project accountability, monitoring and evaluation plans in alignment with the Design, Accountability, Monitoring and Evaluation LEAP framework. Participate in project design

  • Manage the identification and design of key indicators, appropriate tools, formats and procedures for operational monitoring at each level of the objective hierarchy;

  • Assist in setting up monitoring systems to track project performance and changes in the project according to set international humanitarian standards.

  • Produce reports as per accountability, monitoring and evaluation plan’s reporting schedule and in accordance with approved LEAP reporting formats

  • Disseminate information from Accountability, Monitoring and Evaluation to project management, implementing partners and funding agencies;

  • Formulate and ensure inclusion of accountability, monitoring and evaluation budgets in programme and project design documents

  • Develop and manage an updated database and information management system for programme indicators and monitoring activities

  • Organise and facilitate trainings on accountability, monitoring and evaluation functions for capacity development and awareness among relevant staff

  • Implement and support district staff to implement information provision guidelines and district level information provision strategy.

  • Ensure implementation of feedback and complaints mechanisms in the district. This includes ensuring adherence to Feedback and Complaints Policy and Procedures, Help Desk Guidelines, Suggestion Box Guidelines etc. Including confidentiality, timely and appropriate response.

  • Compile and submit quality reports to Design, Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator as directed. Ensure that all reports are highly accurate, comprehensive, well documented and will guarantee the credibility of the program.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Statistics and Research or any related field.

  • Three years relevant work experience or a relevant master’s degree and 2 years work experience; one year of which should have been at a supervisory level.

  • Experience in design and implementation of accountability, monitoring and evaluation systems including both qualitative and quantitative approaches.

  • In-depth working knowledge of computer based statistical packages including SPSS, CsPro, Epinfo and Excel; and information dissemination software

  • Good report writing and information dissemination skills

  • Good contextual knowledge of local community and social/cultural constraints, realities and organisational relationships for effective project design and implementation

  • Experience in training and community consultation highly desired

  • Experience in facilitating focus group discussions with local communities and reporting.

  • Good knowledge of humanitarian accountability guidelines and principles

  • Clean class 4 driver’s licence

Design Monitoring & Evaluation (DME) Assistant - Kotagala

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.

Design, Monitoring & Evaluation (DME) Assistant

Locations – Kotagala (Nuwara Eliya AP)

Job Profile

The DME Assistant will support the Area Programme(AP) Manager in effective design, monitoring and evaluation of the projects in order to measure impact and share learning. The position will also conduct/ facilitate a situation analysis, develop and maintain monitoring systems for the project/ programmes, carry out monitoring visits and prepare field reports. He/She will support the AP MEAL Coordinator in developing databases, gather monitoring evidence and examine requirements in meeting established quality standards.

The position will also maintain good relationship with internal and external partners including national office, support officers, donors, sponsors, other NGO’s, Professional agencies and Government Agencies and coordinate logistical requirements for monitoring & evaluation assessments. The DME Assistant will ensure accurate and timely submission of all relevant reports & to be able to design and develop relevant systems in order to improve the quality of programmes.

Required Qualifications, Experience & Competencies

  • Bachelor Degree in social Sciences/ Development Management/ International Development or any other relevant field or

  • Diploma in social Sciences/ Development Management/ International Development or other relevant field

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

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

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

  • Understand poverty issues, development theories and holistic development

  • Training and Facilitation skills with proven ability in working well in a team with good collaboration skills

  • Knowledge & experience on social research and process

  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office computer programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills, including training development and delivery

  • Good Interpersonal skills and able to work in a team and be prepared to train the others

  • Preferred minimum of 1 year of working experience in community development

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

Closing Date: 20th June 2019

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.

Proj Co - Strengthening Financial Capability & Employability

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 – PROJECT COORDINATOR – STRENGTHENING FINANCIAL

CAPABILITY AND EMPLOYABILITY

Location: Kandy

Job Profile

To ensure the total implementation of the project which is to help provide support to identified target groups to strengthen their financial capability and employability as per agreed plans. The project targets the vulnerable communities in four selected locations across Sri Lanka. Beneficiaries within these target groups are either unemployed or with limited employment prospects and have poor or no financial literacy skills, leaving them at risk of being trapped in the cycle of poverty, mismanaging their finances, falling prey to predatory lending or getting into unserviceable debt.

Major Responsibilities

  • Project implementation and management.

  • Monitoring, evaluation and reporting.

  • External relations and networking.

  • Prepare, monitor the budgets of projects and coordinate with Colombo office and Zonal

counterparts to ensure that budgets are spent accordingly.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

A Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Minimum 2 years experience in community development or rehabilitation work.

  • Prior experience in working for an INGO project sector.

  • Fluency and command of spoken and written English, Sinhala and/or Tamil language.

  • Experience in project management including drafting project reports.

  • Leadership skills

  • Networking skills and stakeholder engagement.

  • Focus on cultural, religious and ethnic diversity will be useful.

  • Computer aptitude and experience with word processors.

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work with flexibility in conflicting properties and willingness to work under pressure.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Facilitation and training skills and heart for the poor including children is essential.

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

Closing Date: 23rd June 2019

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.

Strategy, Evidence & Learning Director, West Africa

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The purpose of this position is to provide strategic leadership and oversight of regional support to National Offices (NOs) with a primary focus on National Office (NO) strategy implementation in alignment with the WVI partnership strategy and the development of integrated programmes strategically aligned to improve child well-being.

The position will provide functional leadership to the Strategy Advisor, Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor, Sponsorship Advisor to deliver on their strategic objectives and game changers.

The position coordinates with the WV Global Centre Strategy and Collaboration office to ensure NO strategy formulation, alignment, execution/performance and reporting are in line with Our promise and the SDGs. The position also coordinate with the WV Global Centers Global Field Operations team to oversee implementation of key regional and global initiatives, support NOs metrics, Programme Support Teams (PST), Strategic Support Teams (SST), Global National Office Dashboard, Partnership Strategic Scorecard and Programme Capability and Performance Review; Global Evidence & Learning, Global Technical Service Operations to ensure support for quality and effective programming and reporting.

While upholding the reserve powers of the Region, the evidence and learning team will assure quality standards across the work of the nine National Offices across the region. This will include ensuring DME capacity, ensuring all relevant standards are met, quality of Child Well-Being reporting, programming systems and processes. This team will also seek to identify and grow innovative methods in PE and sponsorship that contribute to the Partnership and NO strategies. The team will work closely with technical staff from the WVI GC Technical Services Organization (TSO) and in NOs to assure quality technical approaches and guidance and technical DME.

The Director will be part of the Regional Directors team reporting into the Senior Director of Operations (SDO) and will be a member of the Integrated Programming Team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership & Collaboration:

  • Advise the SDO and Regional Leader on decisions and resources needed to enable and sustain high standards of programme quality (including child sponsorship) across the West Africa Region.

  • Lead and advise the National Offices and Regional Office leadership in strengthening evidence driven organizational development.

Strategy Alignment and Realization:

  • Coordinate strategy alignment, ,across the region

  • Coordinate the implementation of strategic initiatives related to OP and in the region.

  • Facilitate and support the implementation of WVIs strategy, Our Promise, in the Western Africa Region.

  • Coordinate regional office reporting on the strategy realization framework indicators and the World Vision International Board scorecard.

  • Participate in all key Partnership strategy network meetings organized by Strategy Realization and Innovation (SRI) to ensure NO strategy alignment to Our Promise.

  • Liaise with the Strategy Realization and Innovation (SRI) office on matters related to methodology, use of tools, quality of work and integration with Partnership-wide standards.

  • Support NO programme effectiveness and strategy staff regarding Partnership recommended strategy development methodologies and best practices.

  • Coordinate standardized strategy measurement and reporting in NOs.

  • Coordinate Technical Service Operations (TSO) requests in the region to strengthen strategic oversight of technical programmes.

  • Support NO metrics Programme Support Teams (PST), Strategic Support Team (SST), Global National Office Dashboard (GNOD), Partnership Strategy scorecard and Programme Capability and Performance Review (PCPR) process.

Programme Quality and Effectiveness:

  • Ensure implementation of programming quality standards and associated Technical Programmes in NOs.

  • Ensure that relevant Programme Management approaches, including DPA as well as systems and tools are applied in programmes.

  • Ensure adequate DME competencies and processes in place in all NOs.

  • Coordinate Support implementation and effective use of key global initiatives including Horizon 3.0 and TFE to enhance NO M&E systems.

  • Ensure that LEAP 3 implementation plans are developed, shared and implemented in all NOs.

  • Ensure functional PSTs and that effective use of TSO and GTRN is established as appropriate in all NOs.

  • Ensure a functional Regional programme quality core team in place for NO peer support (e.g. health, livelihood, education, WASH, etc.),

  • Work with NOs to produce high quality impact report that demonstrate evidence of our work and that changes to programmes are implemented based on findings.

  • Ensure that Fragile Context Programming Tools and Model are applied and implemented in fragile contexts in West Africa.

  • Ensure that learning from the CAR as a Fragile Context is documented and shared with the Partnership to contribute to improving tools and enhancing models for FC.

Evidence and Collaboration with other Regional Teams:

  • Work closely with GC E&L and SOs to conduct impact and ex post evaluations.

  • Establish and strengthen linkages and networks with relevant WV communities of practice and experts, leading institutions, governments and other organizations.

  • Coordinate and support the mobilization of technical expertise across the region, ensuring effective knowledge management, and continuous improvement of programming.

Sponsorship:

  • Ensure that Sponsorship is effectively integrated in end-to-end programming processes particularly with Sectoral Teams and Technical Programmes.

  • Support enhancement of sponsorship business processes through technology and innovation.

  • Coordinate contextualization of Sponsorship field operating model for use in NOs.

  • End-to-end sponsorship processes/systems simplified and streamlined in NOs.

  • Facilitate the use of Child Monitoring information to inform programming in NOs.

Resource Development:

  • Contribute to Resource development by providing evidence of programming impact.

  • Seek project funding for PE and sponsorship enhancement and innovation.

  • Collaborate with the WAR Resource Acquisition and Management unit (RAM), NOs and SO to support resource development efforts, especially quality of programme designs.

Team Management:

  • Nurture a cohesive, focused and effective team.

  • Ensure all staff annual plans and individual performance indicators are achieved.

  • Conduct staff performance reviews of direct reports and ensure individual learning plans are achieved.

  • Develop annual business plan and ensuring that individual and team activities are within approved plan and budget.

  • Actively promote staff care practices & policies within the regional Programme Quality team and with NO counterparts.

  • Contribute and support 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.

  • Carry out any other additional responsibilities as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A Master’s degree in management or a social science field required

  • At least 10 years’ experience in relief and development work, out of which at least 5 years must be in a senior leadership position at national or regional level preferably in World Vision Western Africa or similar contexts.

  • Very good experience in designing technical programmes such as child protection, food security, primary health care, micro enterprises development and disaster management.

  • Very good experience in impact measurement and DME practices including LEAP 3.

  • Very good experience in strategy development and strategy monitoring processes.

  • Very good leadership and people management skills.

  • Very good analytical, quantitative and qualitative using computer programmes.

  • Very good experience in designing and facilitating technical training programmes.

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Must be people-minded and relational with WV staff at all levels.

  • Must have excellent communication skills, negotiation and conflict resolution abilities.

  • Must be grounded in biblical knowledge, particularly as it relates to the holistic Mission and calling of World Vision.

  • Demonstrated skills in designing development programmes in various religious and socio cultural contexts.

  • Demonstrated project management experience.

  • Demonstrated competencies in monitoring and evaluation including the accompanying MIS and Horizon.

  • Excellent facilitation, negotiation, coordination and networking skills at all levels.

  • Understanding of various Western Africa contexts through experience working in the region.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Persuasive and passionate communication skills with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills.

  • Evidence of advanced knowledge and skills in use quantitative data analysis tools such as EPI INFO, SPSS, SAS, STATA etc. and or qualitative data analysis tools e.g. NVivo, ATLAS.ti.

  • Exposure to mobile data collection software for surveys and assessments.

  • Familiarity with global standards for metrics related to development and emergency humanitarian responses.

  • Experience in designing evaluations for integrated programmes to measure performance and impact.

  • Evidence of developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation frameworks in for community based multiple funded.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

  • Travel: Ability to travel up to 35% domestic and International.

Urban Programming Advisor

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

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

World Vision’s global strategy, Our Promise, recognizes the significant need for the organization to adapt programming, operations and funding models to respond to the needs of children living in severely poor, fragile and violent urban environments. Since the launch of the global strategy, urbanization has continued to increase leading to more children, especially most vulnerable among them, located in cities; in informal and impoverished neighborhoods. Urban violence and wars in cities have also been on the rise. Cities have been gaining attention from the UN and other international agencies given all these issues and for the first time ever a global stand-alone urban goal is included in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), indicating the key role cities play in sustainable development.

The Ministry Strategy and Evidence teams work with colleagues across the World Vision Partnership, and with external experts, to provide global technical and thought leadership on quality, adaptive programmes that catalyse transformational change across contexts, integrating the foundations of WV’s ministry, sectors, and themes for sustained, holistic child well-being. The team also provides clear, reliable impact data, analysed and communicated effectively, internally and externally.

The Urban Programming Advisor will work closely with the Urban Programming Technical Director to progress WV’s Transformational Development mandate in urban contexts, stable and fragile. She/he will work directly to support and provide technical guidance to Field, Regional and Support Offices, Global Capitals and select Global Centre teams to improve our impact on the most vulnerable children, youth and families in urban contexts.

The purpose of the Urban Programming Advisor position is to:

  • Support in the preparatory work needed for the scale up of WV’s Urban Ministry, including in the development of case studies of promising practice, pre-reads and communication materials for high level discussions and presentations.

  • Advise in the refinement of the Urban Ministry Model based on contributions from Urban Task Team and other sources and support Field Offices (FOs) implementing it.

  • Develop case studies based on adaptation of WV’s approaches and models to urban fragile and stable environments to be used for internal and external purposes.

  • Advise the application of Fragile Context Programming Approach in cities and other urban environments.

  • Contribute to management of the urban Community of Practice and urban websites.

  • Contribute to WV’s global evidence agenda from the urban lens and support in Design, Monitoring & Evaluation (DME) and capturing evidence of impact in urban programs.

  • Support external engagement related to WV’s urban ministry.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Advise the scale up of WV’s Urban Ministry:

  • Contribute to the development of pre-reads and communication materials needed for high level discussions and presentations to progress WV’s mandate in the remaining of phase 1 and phase 2 of Our Promise.

  • Support in the development and implementation of scale up plan for WV’s Urban Ministry in the second phase of Our Promise.

Advise the continual improvement of WV’s urban programming across the Partnership:

  • Support the refinement of the Urban Ministry Model and the Urban Programming Approach based on input from Urban Task Team.

  • Test alignment of existing urban programs with the Urban Ministry Model and the Urban Programming Approach.

  • Provide guidance and support to FOs in application and further adaptation of the Urban Ministry Model and the Urban Programming Approach in existing (re-designed) and new urban programs.

  • Provide technical guidance to FOs, Regional Offices (ROs), Support Offices (SOs) and Global Centre (GC) teams when pursuing grants for urban contexts.

  • Develop case studies of innovative, promising urban practices that reflect the key elements of WV's Urban Ministry Model.

  • With Global Field Operations (GFO), contribute to development of funding options for urban ministry.

  • Work with GC teams and GFO to adapt project models and approaches to urban fragile and stable contexts.

  • Work with Evidence and Learning team to support the execution of the global evidence agenda priorities in urban contexts.

  • Provide support to FOs in design, monitoring and evaluation of urban programs and generate evidence of impact.

Advise the application of WV’s Urban Ministry Model and Urban Programming Approach in fragile cities and neighborhoods:

  • Support FOs applying Fragile Contexts Programming Approach in cities.

  • Ensure existing guidance and tools are relevant for fragile cities, including citywide assessment tool.

  • Work with the Conflict Sensitivity and Peacebuilding team to ensure adaptation and application of context analysis and conflict sensitivity tools in fragile cities and neighborhoods.

  • Work with the Conflict Sensitivity and Peacebuilding team to ensure the integration of peacebuilding approaches where applicable, in fragile cities and neighborhoods.

Lead Knowledge Management on Urban Programming:

  • Manage the urban Community of Practice, the urban page on wvcentral and the urban page on wvi.org.

  • Regularly update urban website with new communications material based on promising practice from WV’s urban programming.

  • Develop urban newsletter to be disseminated internally every quarter.

  • Organize webinars to stimulate and expand the urban Community of Practice through sharing resources and promising practice based on adaptation of project models and approaches and innovation in the Urban Ministry across the Partnership.

Advise External Engagement:

  • Contribute to the development of case studies, articles and blogs to be shared externally, including on our work in fragile cities.

  • Support in the development of communication materials on WV’s Urban Ministry and Urban Programming Approach to be used in key global events and networks.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Master’s degree in international development, community development, urban planning and management, urbanism, social sciences or any related field.

  • Minimum of 5 years-experience in International Development and Urban Programming, including at least 2 years direct field experience involving programme related work.

  • Direct programming experience in complex urban contexts.

  • Rich, diverse background in multiple sectors in urban environments.

  • Experience in working in violent/fragile cities and/or on peace building and conflict sensitivity in urban environments in developing countries.

  • Proven cultural sensitivity and political / social astuteness of complex urban settings.

  • Proven expertise in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong understanding of the urban development and humanitarian industry.

  • Experience of working with urban communities in stable and fragile developing countries.

  • Strong communication and influencing skills, especially with departmental leaders.

  • Strong analytical, organizational, coordination, planning, facilitation skills.

  • Strong negotiation and problem-solving skills.

  • Understand financial management and resource allocation.

  • Demonstrated collaboration skills and effective relationship management skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills, command of additional languages (especially Spanish) is desirable.

  • A mature and committed Christian.

  • Ability to structure and manage own’s work.

  • Experience in developing case studies and communication materials and presentations to senior management (internal and external).

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Data Information Assistant

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The purpose of the position is to conduct the data entry, MOVs validation, filing of documents and archiving for the WASH program activities in the Bekaa Region.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

10%

Handle Data Entry

WASH Data base is updated all time

  • Complete data entry of all hard copy assessments into an excel sheet in a clear and organized way.

  • Complete data entry of beneficiary information to the master beneficiary database

  • Complete data entry of any other documents if needed

  • Extract and crosscheck the uploaded data with the existing database

  • Support teams in the processing of information and data gathered

60%

Ensure MOV validation and filing

Data is organized and validated in a proper way for audit

  • Check the MOVs (means of verification) of the services provided by the WASH portfolio and make sure the fingerprints and data on the MOVs are correct.

  • Validate the MOVs after checking the data and the fingerprints by signing all the MOVs along with the WASH Assistant and the Community Mobilizer.

  • Compare the MOVs with the act of acceptances and make sure the numbers and the payments match.

  • Cross check the final acts with the acts of the rounds and validate the final act.

  • Make sure the MOVs are updated on a regular basis and assist the Data Information Management Officer in editing the MOVs.

  • Scan all MOV’s after being validated.

  • File all the MOVs hard copies in an organized way by supplier and area.

  • File all the documents related to WASH portfolio in a clear and organized way and make sure the filed data is secured and confidential

25%

Support Data Information Officer

  • Assist the data information management officer in reporting on a monthly basis.

  • Assist the Data Information Management Officer in the preparation and revision of data and ELA reports related to field activities (weekly/monthly/quarterly) donor reports and other ad hoc reports.

  • Assist Data Information Management Officer to guarantee the data privacy and confidentiality.

  • Assist Data Information Management Officer on data safety through a proper data backup system.

  • Conduct Spot-check field visit when needed.

High standards of quality assurance and reporting

Better documentation and more organized data for audit purpose and reporting

5%

Perform other duties as required

  • Attend 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

  • BA in Computer Science

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience

  • Technical experience in Database management

  • Proven working experience as a data clerk

  • Experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (Excel, SPSS, SAS etc)

  • Good knowledge of the intervention area and related problems.

  • Proficiency in MS office (word, excel.)

  • Excellent Organizational, analytical and oral and written communications skills in English

  • Fluent in English and Arabic.

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy

  • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings

  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques

  • Previous experience with NGOs in emergency and / or development projects

  • A valid driver license – more than a year

Emergency Logistics Advisor

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Provide emergency logistical services that ensure a rapid and effective response delivery. Deliver high level management support to response activities, reducing risk, increasing compliance and quality of delivery.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Logistics and Supply Chain Strategic Planning with key stakeholders in a response context.

  • Staff and resource Logistics and Supply Chain activities to meet response requirements.

  • Establish, implement and manage ProVision Emergency Response platform in rapid response and emerging contexts.

  • Manage global pre-positioned stock through partner relationships as necessary to support rapid onset disasters and the needs of the organisation.

  • Provide technical management support to the partnership with an aim to reduce risk and increase compliance with relevant policies and procedures.

  • Manage and maintain key relationships with external CoP stakeholders.

  • Provide mentoring to suitable candidates to build individual technical capacity, with an aim of strengthening the Disaster Management system.

KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Logistics or Law or Commerce, or equivalent experience.

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in an emergency or fragile context environment.

  • Minimum 5 years’ line management experience with procurement and logistics activities – preferably in a FMCG, military or INGO context.

  • Experience in managing multicultural teams.

  • Experience managing and interacting at all levels of the organisation from field workers to the C suite level.

  • Must demonstrate a high level of Information Technology and Systems literacy. (Procure to Pay Systems, Inventory Management Systems).

  • Must demonstrate a high level of personal resilience, capacity and interpersonal skills.

  • A high level of written and spoken English is necessary.

  • French, Arabic or Spanish language regarded highly.

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Valid Working with Children Check (or similar).

  • HEAT Training.

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of ProVision.

Work Environment:

  • This role is part of the GRRT and the candidate will be expected to perform in hash and difficult conditions, such as a Cat III global response.

  • A high level of travel is required – 50% minimum per year.