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Team Coordinator of Regional Audits

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under direct suppervition of Global Internal Audit (GIA) Director of Regional Audits, this position is primarily responsible for assisting the Regional Internal Audit Teams (RIAT) in the annual audit planning process, monitoring the audit plans, calculate, monitor and allocate the audit budget of a more than USD 5M annually. Also, other essential tasks are: monitors the accuracy and completeness of the audit data in the audit application software (GRC), perform the regularly required analysis for the use of GIA, national, regional and global leadership. Nevertheless, is ensuring the support in coordinating the regional events and meetings calendar and the necessary planning and logistics worldwide.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides administrative support to GIA Director of Regional Audits and Regional Audit Directors including virtual and physical meeting coordination, organizing travel schedules and calls, and general administrative support.

  • Other duties as needed.

  • Monitor completeness and accuracy monthly by checking for any missing, conflicting or incorrect information within regional internal audit data in audit database.

  • Communicate routinely with the GIA Director of Regional Audits regarding audit progress, issues, other departmental work timeliness, priorities, etc.

  • Flag the inconsistencies to the GIA Director and Regional Audit Director for follow-up.

  • Work with Regional Audit Director and Managers (RAMs) to coordinate the validation of the audit findings on a quarterly basis.

  • Coordinate with analytics team on data clean-up for regional data as needed or requested.

  • Assists the GIA Director of Regional Audits and the Regional Audit Directors in developing and monitoring the execution of the Regional Internal Audit Teams’ (RIAT) audit plans.

  • Assists the GIA Director of Regional Audits and Regional Audit Directors in developing and monitoring the delivery of Regional audit teams’ budgets and cost allocation.

  • Quality Assurance monitoring.

  • Coordinate the ongoing audit feedback process and the annual Self-Assessment process to be performed by the RIATs on a yearly basis.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Good background on financial audit and data analysis.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and be personable and able to communicate with people on a variety of levels in the company and work well in a team environment.

  • Excellent project management and organization skills.

  • Proficient in the use of computer applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Power BI, analysis tools, Microsoft Teams.

  • Strong organizational & follow through skills. Good analytical and problem solving aptitude.

  • Bachelor degree, preferably in Finance or Accountancy.

  • Three or more years of administrative-level support experience.

  • Exposure to multi-national business on INGO environment.

  • Proven knowledge and understanding of NGO accounting, AUDIT and financial reporting environment.

  • Proficiency in English, both written and verbal.

  • Spanish and/or French is highly desired.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Sound knowledge of financial and non-financial systems as well as of database extraction and analysis tools.

  • Have strong sense of professional skepticism, be a critical thinker, and be dedicated to continuous improvement of the organization.

  • Candidates with/or candidates working toward certifications such as Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Internal Auditor are preferred.

  • Prior accounting, investigations, or audit experience is preferred.

  • Ability to handle and prioritize assignments simultaneously in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Creativity in accomplishing tasks and ability to exercise initiative & independent judgment to solve problems of limited scope and complexity.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

AM&E Assistant

JOB OPPORTUNITY

AM&E Assistant – Erbil

Purpose of position:

To ensure the Refugee project processes of distribution (on site distribution), shop transaction monitoring are implemented according to World Vision standard procedures and providing monitoring and accounting documentation on food voucher project processes.

The holder of the position should communicate World Vision’s ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Major Activities

  • On site monitoring and consultation with beneficiaries

  • Present in the distribution and service sites to ensure the distribution processes meet the expected standard as per the project objectives

  • Conduct focused group discussions with beneficiaries

  • Conduct interviews with beneficiaries to understand the problems and issues faced by them

  • Visit shops and conduct shop and transaction monitoring

  • Part of the indicator and performance tracking and reporting

  • Part of the post implementation monitoring survey exercise

Accountability and reporting

  • Support the MEAL officer in managing the accountability input system at the distribution and service sites

  • Ensure support and management of the help desk

  • Ensure support in the design and production and dissemination of banners and posters about the project and updates

  • Assist the MEAL Officer in ensure follow up of the complaints and responses

Coordination and data processing

  • To co-ordinate and foster relations with other World Vision Programs and departments in the governorate so as to ensure proper allocation and sharing of MEAL resources is in place. Good working relationship established between Ops, MEAL and programs teams

  • Support in data cleaning and run basic analysis for transforming data to information

  • Be effective in communicating key accountability messages with beneficiaries and stakeholders in the field

Project Filing

  • Ensure project documentation is up to date and audit compliant

  • Perform any other duties as required by the Project Manager or his/her designee

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

  • Basic graduate degree and or basic diploma education

  • Fluent in Arabic and/or Kurdish (speaking and writing).

  • Strong skills in Microsoft office especially database and MS Excel and reporting writing skills.

  • Ability to cope and work under pressure.

  • Well-organized, self-motivated, solution oriented, independent and ability to work in a team.

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

  • Self-disciplined with good time management skills.

  • Strong analytical and detail orientation skills and ability to produce clear written reports.

  • Ability to perform field assignments and willingness to travel for long period of time in difficult terrain, harsh and demanding conditions.

National Office Supply Chain Team Lead

LOCATION

Yerevan, Armenia

DURATION

Open-ended

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

National Office Supply Chain Team Lead will manage the implementation of the strategic direction of supply chain management function at the National Office level and promote center of learning which is accessible to other countries in the Hub and region and will ensure compliance of National Office and support on-going training of global and regional Supply Chain Management policies and standard operating procedures and report on established performance metrics at the Hub and region. Supply Chain Team Lead will manage and execute all Supply Chain Management related procurement functions at the National Office and support Hub and regional sourcing initiatives, as well as National Office procurement compliance, supplier performance and maintain relevant procurement data as defined.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Manage and execute procurement process for non-strategic items, construction and consultancy projects within alignment with established National OfficeService Level Agreements:

  • Negotiate best overall value and terms for designated non-strategic areas of spend;

  • Identify and resolve supplier conflicts with delivery and quality;

  • Support local operations team in specification definition and development - soliciting support of suppliers where needed;

  • Ensure compliance to Supply Chain Management policies and standard processes from planning to pay;

  • Facilitate and coordinate the procurement committee on the selection of suppliers;

  • Execute the decisions of the procurement committee in alignment with Service Level Agreements;

  • Manage monthly area, sectoral, project and department reviews to address: 1. Open procurement issues/performance against procurement plans, 2. Development of plans to support new, additional, and changing requirements (Grants/new programs).

  1. Support Hub Leader in the planning, sourcing strategy and strategic sourcing initiatives for the National Office:

  • Conduct market assessments for specific categories of spend;

  • Conduct pre-qualification and vetting of suppliers for defined categories of spend;

  • Contract issuance and support of supplier negotiations for defined categories;

  • Support Area Programs and program leaders in the procurement planning process;

  • Identify changes and updates in the procurement plans;

  • Support the development of grant proposals by providing cost and identify supply base.

  1. Performance Measurement execution, analysis and reporting:

  • Manage and coordinate integrated cross functional key performance indicators and the develop of action plans to address areas of poor performance;

  • Track and analyze procurement performance and savings against established target levels (KPI’s and Program Office Savings tracking tool);

  • Report Supply Chain Managementperformance monthly to Hub Leader and National OfficeLeadership;

  • Manage continuous improvement in Procurement through monitoring of Procurement Progress Reports and Procurement monthly tracking reports;

  • Maintain and update critical National Officeprocurement data;

  • Ensure the submission on all suppliers for Block Party Screening to Hub Analyst.

  1. Human Resources Management and Development:

  • Engage in the identification and recruitment of staff;

  • Develop the capacity of staff in the Department by working closely with People & Culture Department on staff development through effective coaching, mentoring and performance management processes;

  • Manage setting of performance objectives for Procurement staff;

  • Provide regular feedback on performance and identifying training needs;

  • Ensure the development and capacity building of staff both technically and professionally.

  1. Support and manage the implementation and compliance of procurement policies and processes and procedures:

  • Manage procurement manual, ensuring compliance and facilitating revisions and updates;

  • Manage and maintain item catalogues, supplier and contract master files.

  1. Manage day to day interactions and relationship with Operations, Programs, Finance and other departments to facilitate improvement in knowledge sharing, communication and process:

  • Ensure continuous improvement of processes and understanding across departments.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

  • University degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management and/ or work experience equivalent;

  • Professional qualification, preferably Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply qualified;

  • 3-5 years’ experience in supply chain and/or procurement;

  • 2-3 years’ experience in a supervision role;

  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English;

  • Good understanding of procurement management;

  • Good communication skills with suppliers and internal customers;

  • A proactive person with initiative, drive, and honest with a high level of integrity;

  • Demonstrated capacity building approach to supporting staff development;

  • Ability to lead, plan, and organize;

  • Strong contract management experience;

  • Strong negotiation expertise;

  • Good understanding of World Vision Core Values, Sphere Relief Standards, Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct;

  • Technical skills in computing and using standard software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access and Internet);

  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 10 % of the time.

Governance Administrator

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Provide administrative processing support to Global Governance, interacting with supervisor and team members to ensure the timely completion of tasks in support of departmental work developing national board and advisory council effectiveness within the Partnership.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Administrative Support Tasks provided to the Global Governance (GG) Department:

  • Administrate budgeted expenses through South Asia & Pacific Office (SAPO) and process related requests including review of General Ledgers to ensure accurate billing.

  • Update expense tracking sheets for team travel and related expenditures & assistance with spreadsheet checks during annual budgeting.

  • Administer departmental purchases.

  • Upload documents and calendar entries to Governance Team Room.

  • Facilitate connectivity for virtual RGA meetings along with note taking.

  • Ad-hoc projects and administrative-related work for the department as assigned.

Admin Support for Board Development Resources / Toolkit Templates:

  • Administrative support and coordination of governance documentation/resources translations in Spanish & French.

  • Partnership policies – send files to translation contractor to ensure timely delivery of Partnership Policies.

Board/AC Self-Assessments:

  • Draft biennial assessment calendars for Regional Gov Advisors (RGAs).

  • Maintain annual schedule of assessments, issue access links in the corresponding language. Track results, consolidate reporting and provide to RGAs.

GG Database and Helpdesk:

  • Proactive quarterly engagement with national board and advisory council coordinators in all regions to make updates and upload docs.

  • Administrate database postings when requested/notified.

  • Helpdesk monitoring and response ensuring access granted to requests for new accounts to be created for board/AC members, and basic access advice and tips for usage provided.

Maintain database of Partnership contact lists - board and advisory council chairs, national director & board support staff mailing lists.

Departmental Timekeeping.

Attend and participate in weekly chapel and devotions.

Practice the Core Values, Covenant of Partnership and Partnership Principles.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • 2 years college work completed/AA degree in business or another academic field.

  • Effective and professional fluency in written and verbal English and Spanish communications.

  • Knowledge and understanding of governance processes.

  • Fully conversant with MS Applications, Word, Excel & PowerPoint, Access/databases, Survey Monkey.

  • Good organizational and time management skills in environment with multi-tasking and handling a significant level of data evidenced by work experience.

  • Effective in written and verbal communications in English and Spanish.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Knowledge of board governance subject matter, practices and terminology in profit and/or not-for-profit sector.

  • Database entry skills.

  • Knowledge-based of resource libraries.

  • High level of organizational skills and ability to work independently.

  • Previous work experience in an administrative role.

  • Good written and verbal communications skills.

DME Officer

Purpose of the position:

To provide effective help in the follow-up, data collection, supervision and the assessments of the projects and programs according to the donor within Programs and assure the creation, update and the adequate management of data base.

Major Responsibilities:

Inquire and appropriate of the strategic orientations of the partnership and the organization (setting of the transformational development, strategic objectives of WVN, policies and procedures, etc;)

Help team and partners in the definition of accessible performance indicators in concordance with the objectives and results waited.

Facilitate the development of simple tools of monitoring that help in the tracking of the key indicators while reinforcing the capacities of the teams in the application of the tools.

Assist the Team Leader to the development of a system (Field visits, exchanges,…) and tools of periodic supervision of the programs and projects.

Insure the quality of data by verification of data and realization on the field.

Ensure the coordination in the preparation and the execution of assessments of ADP: determination of the TOR, research tools and human resources, execution, reports.

Assist the Team Leader in the management of reports review .

Assist in the management of data’s and the documentations.

Help supervisors to assure the follow-up and the setting in work of the evaluation and audits recommendations.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

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

  • Qualification minimum exigée: Bac + 4 ans en développement, économie, sociologie et agriculture

  • Expérience: 2 ans dans l’animation rurale et de développement, la gestion des projets et programmes

  • Avoir au moins deux ans d’expérience en tant que Manager

  • Niveau d’éducation préféré : Master 2 en économie, sociologie, agriculture, développement et statistique

  • Compétence technique requise: Facilitation et animation, SPSS, Connaissances informatiques, NTIC, en management des projets, connaissances des droits de l’enfant, politiques au Tchad

  • Other: Permis de conduire

Accountability, Monitoring & Evaluation Field Officer

Background Information

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 neighbours 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: Accountability, Monitoring & Evaluation Field Officer

Location: Field- based [Matebeleland North]

Purpose of the Position:

This position functions to lead field level monitoring, learning and accountability activities at district level.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Conducting context, scoping and analysis within the district to inform adaptive decision-making.

  • Supporting teachers in conducting learning assessments for primary and secondary schools.

  • Monitoring and reporting on project intermediate outcome targets as well as identifying trends for use in decision making using online database.

  • Ensuring quality assurance and data validation on the project MIS to ensure timely and accurate project information is produced.

  • Lead training and rollout of digital monitoring system for all field staff and stakeholders.

  • Mentor and coach field team members to become highly technical in activity and process monitoring systems

  • Assist in designing of appropriate monitoring tools, strategies and frameworks

  • Assisting the design and execution of special project formative and summative studies

  • Analyse and consolidate district performance dashboard.

  • Manage and report monthly on the Beneficiary Feedback File.

  • Lead the documentation, editing and packaging of impact and stories.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, Operations Research, M& E is preferred

  • 3 years’ experience in M&E and/or Accountability systems

  • Working knowledge of statistical packages (SPSS, CS-Pro, Epi-Info and Excel) and data analysis processes/techniques.

  • Knowledge of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Code of Conduct, HAP-I Standard, ECB Good Enough Guide, Sphere Standard (Humanitarian Charter and Participation Standard), GEC Projects guidelines.

  • Ability to speak English and local languages.

  • Independent, ability to work with minimum supervision.

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

Project Assistant - DME and Advocacy

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

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, WVs work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 18,000,000 (FY18) with funding from 14 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 440 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

Currently, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North1 ( Hoa Binh, and Dien Bien), Yen Bai Tuyen Quang, North 2 (Hung Yen, Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong); Central (Quang Tri, Quang Nam Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). From FY18, WVV adopts and implements the new operating model, therefore, the name of ADP will be changed to AP (Area Programme). WVVs APs usually focus within one administrative district of a province which populated by ethnic minority people with high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVVs Development Program Approach (DPA) is that AP 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.

EVAC project in Viet Nam is to care for and protect vulnerable children and youth from child trafficking, abuse, neglect, exploitation and all other forms of violence within supportive families and communities in 4 APs (Luc Yen and Van Chan APs in Yen Bai province; Muong Cha and Tuan Giao APs in Dien Bien province). From October 2017 to September 2019 (2 years), the project plans to achieve 4 main outcomes: (i) children and youth, especially the most vulnerable, are empowered with the skills and knowledge to reduce their personal risk to trafficking and related forms of violence; (ii) families and caregivers are provided with access to adequate and appropriate services in order to care for and protect their children; (iii) communities are strengthened and working together to create a safe and protective environment for all children; (iv)Systematic barriers are reduced to addressing violence against children, including trafficking.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position will assist the project manager in maintaining an effective DME system; assist the project manager to build capacity for project staff and local partners on DME, and to document promising practices of the project for advocacy. This position also supports the project manager, project coordinator, project officers in implementing the outcome 4 of the project.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design – Monitoring and Evaluation

- Support the project manager in working with donor, consultants, and local partners to complete the end project evaluation.

- Support the project manager in tracking output achievement, provide reasons for any output with more than 10% variance of achievement against the plan.

- Support project manager to develop/contextualize tools for measuring indicators.

- Assist project manager to organize trainings/workshops for staff and Project stakeholders at national and provincial levels.

- Assist the project manager in preparing and ensuring monthly, quarterly, reports are used by the team and partners for follow-up actions

- Assist the project manager and coordinator to establish a regular reflections with district, provincial partners for the application of monitoring results for decision-making;

- Support project manager and project coordinator to document best practices and share with stakeholders when appropriate.

- Other relevant supports upon project manager’s request.

  • Implementation of outcome 4 “Systemic barriers are reduced to addressing violence against children, including trafficking”.

- Assist the project manager in working with project staff and local partners to implement all activities in the approved POA FY19 of outcome 4 of the project.

- Assist the project manager in ensuring high quality, accurate, and timely reports as required, including narrative progressive reports and financial report.

- Assist the project manager in maintaining effective partnerships with selected government ministries, UN agencies, NGOs

- Assist the project manager in documentation of lessons learned.

- Assist project manager in delivering a significant contribution to the Counter Trafficking Network including UNIAP, key NGO and government partners.

- Assist the project manager in providing effective coordination, support and networking with/ between implementing partners of EVAC program in East Asia.

- Support project manager upon request.

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

- A Bachelor Degree in Social work, Law, English language… -

  • Knowledge & Skills

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

- Good skills in communicating in both English and Vietnamese.

- Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, health care, education…).

- Knowledge about in M & E

- Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions.

- Ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds.

- Good interpersonal skills.

Experience

- Working experience in community development.

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

- Experience in M & E and management of information systems.

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 DepartmentWorld Vision International - VietnamAddress: 4th floor, the HEAC building, 14-16 Ham Long street, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.118)

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.

Project Co-ordinator - Welikanda

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 world’s most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 working in relief and development projects in 20 districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and are 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 looking for dynamic individuals to join us on our journey of caring

Vacancy Project Coordinator

Location – Welikanda

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 (TPC) 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 (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, 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 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 anCommunity 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 applicationwith your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

To apply online please refer to:https://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-sri-lanka

Closing Date: 17th December 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.

Head of Quality Assurance, M&E, Innovation & Knowledge Mgmt

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To lead and manage the Design, Monitoring & Evaluation (DM&E), quality assurance and learning functions for Somalia Resilience Programme (SomReP) consortium. The Quality Assurance (QA) and Knowledge Manager will develop and implement an organization-wide strategy in design, monitoring and evaluation, including quality program development, resilience impact research and program knowledge management. The QA & KM manager will provide capacity building to M&E staff within the 7 consortium member NGOs to help them move through the donor program/project cycle.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

DM&E Leadership:

  • Lead the DM&E team and DM&E working group to improve program design and adaption to achieve measurable resilience outcomes and impact.

  • Lead the development and implementation of SomReP M&E framework to ensure adherence to and integration of DM&E standards and practices with in development and humanitarian funded grants.

  • Lead the capacity building of partner agencies in implementing DM&E plans to build knowledge and skills of resilience concepts, DM&E standards and best practices.

  • Support the SomReP technical unit with design input and review new proposals and designs to ensure programming reflects best practice.

  • Design, coordinate and implement staff training programs to build knowledge, attitudes, skills and behaviors around the resilience DM&E standards.

  • Support Chief of Party in reaching strategic goals to facilitate measurable resilience outcomes.

  • Support Chief of Party and SomReP Technical Advisors for fundraising and new proposals/designs.

Research & thought Leadership:

  • Lead the design and coordination of research, academic partnerships, learning and evaluation functions to contribute to the improvement SomReP programming, Theory of Change and DM&E.

  • Strong participation with resilience learning networks, practitioners and research institutions to promote SomReP learning and best practices and to gather current global thinking that can be used to improve SomReP programming, DM&E and

  • technical approaches.

  • Ensure SomReP learning influences regional and global resilience thinking by documenting and promoting SomReP learnings with donors, Federal Government of Somalia, research institutions, academics and at relevant resilience forums.

Knowledge Management & Continuous Improvement:

  • Lead the development and implementation a program learning system to document, assess, share and replicate and apply lessons learned and Best Practices into SomReP DM&E programming technical approaches.

  • Lead quarterly data analysis on program performance and subsequent learning to contribute to program adaption and performance improvement and recommend early warning early action programming.

  • Manage Knowledge Management Officer in data analysis of M&E and Early Warning Early Action information to ensure that programming and program adaption are evidence based.

  • Manage Knowledge Management Managers in the building and management of a management information system, ensuring collaborative use by SomReP members as well as effective use program data and analysis in presentations and reporting

  • support to programming team in communications to donors and the wider resilience community.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A Master’s Degree related to the science and practice of community development, program design, statistics and monitoring & evaluation.

  • At least 3 years’ experience managing people and programs in an international NGO context or academia (related to emergency/development research).

  • Extensive experience and recognized expertise in the full range of evaluation theories, models and tools, and ability to adapt, contextualized and apply appropriately to all project scenarios.

  • Proven track record as a staff and community trainer and capacity builder in DM&E using a wide variety of training methods, facilitation and capacity building strategies, and organizational development.

  • Thorough understanding and experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection methods, including comparative random sampling, questionnaire and survey design, data entry and analysis and the application of these methods to project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation standards in key technical sectors.

  • Experience working with a consortium programme, and/or highly complex programmes with multiple stakeholders preferred.

  • Should demonstrate experience in high-level expertise in Results-Based management, Logical Framework Analysis, and Result-Based Performance Monitoring and Evaluation.

  • Ability to link professional, academic and community-based learning models.

  • Experience in appraisal/Participatory Learning & Action, PEP, Appreciative Inquiry, etc.

  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills and professional maturity. Highest proficiency in written English.

  • Strong aptitude for organizational change, participatory and servant leadership, innovation, learning, team building.

  • Experience in adhering to/working with HAP, Sphere Standards and international humanitarian and development standards.

  • Full ability to communicate cross-culturally and be cross-culturally sensitive.

  • Full computer and Internet skills including MS Office for word processing, graphic presentation.

  • At least 3 years’ experience managing people and programs in an international NGO context or academia (related to emergency/development topics).

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Masters or higher (in-training for PHD program acceptable).

  • Full computer and Internet skills including MS Office for word processing, graphic presentation.

  • Experience working with a consortium programme, and/or highly complex programmes with multiple stakeholders preferred.

  • Experience in adhering to/working with HAP, Sphere Standards and international humanitarian and development standards.

  • Full ability to communicate cross-culturally and be cross-culturally sensitive.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 50% of the time.

Field Monitor

Position: Field Monitor

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:To conduct distributions, monitoring and reporting on all commodity/Cash distributions according to World Vision FPMG Standards

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Planning:

  • Ensure proper planning of monitoring the project activities.

  • Ensure that all the required documents for planning have signed and filed.

Assessment:

  • Take part of Assessments done by WV Jordan.

  • Work closely with M&E department on the assessments and supervise enumerators for data collection.

Monitoring:

  • Ensure adherence to WV policies and standards.

  • Monitor Projects activities during the implementation phase.

  • Collect and Document beneficiaries feedback about the project.

Distributions:

Ensure that all distributions for food and non-food items are conducted in an orderly proper and acceptable manner as per World Vision International, Donor and Community standards.

Managing the crowd control in the Distribution sites

Ensure a proper registration of beneficiaries.

Work-closely with Accountability Department by providing the key information.

Field Reports Do all field reports and complete all the standard forms (Good Receive note, Distribution Report, Field Visits Report, Waybills, Beneficiaries List, Loss Reports).

Commodity Accounting:

Ensure that all commodities in custody of field team are properly accounted for.

Information Provision and coordination: Ensure that proper information provision for the project is done to the implementing partner(s), beneficiaries and communities and maintain good coordination with Stakeholders.

Other Duties:

Perform Other duties as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Education level should be a minimum of bachelors degree.

  • Good Team Player, willingness to learn, self-starter and ability to work with little supervision

  • Dedicated to the humanitarian cause

  • Good command of oral and written English.

  • At least 2 years of previous experience in commodities and field assessments

  • Experience in community mobilization, commodity programming and management in logistics.