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? 

Finance & Support Services Director

Finance & Support Services Director,

World Vision

The Finance & Support Services Director role provides leadership, oversight and management of finance and support services functions.

The Position:

The position is part of the Senior Leadership Team and is responsible for grants management, financial accounting and stewardship, budget planning and management. The position also provides strategic leadership to ICT and Administration functions.

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration, or a related field.

  • At least 10 years of progressive experience in grants and financial management and accounting in a large international NGO. Five of those years must be at Director or equivalent level position.

  • Experience and comfort working in, and travelling to regions experiencing active conflict.

  • International working experience managing a diversified team at Finance Director Level.

  • Professional Accounting qualification like CIMA, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent people management skills.

  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural, multi-religious environment.

  • Ability and comfort travelling 40% to 60% of the time and living in basic shared accommodation in regions experiencing active conflict.

If you believe your experience, competencies and qualifications match the job and role specifications described; send your application and detailed CV to reach us on or before Friday 9th October 2020.

For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org.

Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

World Vision adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

Project Officer - WFP (Akkar)

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The project officer will be responsible for implementation of the WFP in kind distribution project and will engage/support and supervise the target group meanwhile administering the components of the project. Position holder will also provide support in terms of data quality check, reconciliations and other miscellaneous tasks

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

% Time

Major Activities

(80%)

Ensure accurate project database

  1. Identify and target beneficiaries including data gathering and management;

  2. Conduct data cleaning and entry including maintenance of the data base;

  3. Follow up on the running of the daily activities in close coordination with the team leaders and the casual workers;

  4. Assist the registration process;

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

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

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

  8. Purchase items in line with the budget and instructions given by the Programme Manager via the project coordinator;

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

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

  11. Support in the donor and partner visits

  12. Hold information sessions amongst project and WFP staff on findings of the outreach activities;

  13. Maintain all documentation relating directly to the distribution and to work activities required to ensure that referrals are being done internally and externally when needed

  14. Prepare the distribution sites in close collaboration with the logistic officer and the local stake holders (owner, municipalities…)

  15. Participate in Programme evaluation and share trends with Project Manager.

  16. Action protection mainstreaming standards suggested by the Project Manager.

  17. Work Closely with IMO to ensure the standardization of tools across areas.

10%

Handle documentation and reporting of the distribution

  • Oversee the distributions and ensure that all tools and MoVs are in place.

  • Support team leader and the logistic officer in ensuring that all distribution supporting documents are in place (issuance note, return note, Daily distribution report…).

  • Support team leader in preparing daily distribution reports as per donor and WV required templates.

  • Report any issues/challenges faced at field level to team leader.

  • Make sure to refer any protection case to team leader

10%

Perform Other duties as required

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

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

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

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

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Line Manager

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • University diploma preferred in economics, business administration, marketing, social work...), Able to use a computer, with word-processing (e.g. Microsoft Office) and spreadsheets, internet and e-mail.

  • 2-3 years' experience in NGOs

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

  • Experience in supervision of public works involving large number of workers

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

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

Project Manager - Ninewa/Duhok

Project Manager

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Project Manager, reporting to the Operations Manager, will provide overall leadership and management to the implementation of the ANCP funded Projects in Ninewa Governorate. This position will be accountable for leadership, planning, support and management of the project so that activities and outputs remain on track and the program contributes to its main goal of the project and ensuring its contribution to WV Iraq Strategy.

The project aims to create market systems that are resilient, sustainable and inclusive of women, PwDs and those suffering the psychosocial consequences of conflict and displacement. The project aims to support local livelihoods by creating better market environments by addressing issues including lack of access to capital, gender inequality, poverty, fragile market systems, lack of livelihood diversification, exclusion of marginalized groups, inefficient safety nets, weakened social cohesion, and the detrimental impact of post-traumatic stress syndrome on economic productivity.

The project aims to do this by strengthening household institutions for enhanced economic participation; strengthening market systems for inclusive economic development; supporting conflict prevention and greater social cohesion; building capacity in natural resource management and climate resilience; conducting local level advocacy on mental health, gender and disability inclusion, and; ensuring the long-term sustainability of actions.

The project aims to work at three levels – household, community, systemic/structural - to ensure sustainable impact amongst internally displaced people, returnees and host communities within Ninewa Governorate.

The project will use the Community-Led Targeting Methodology which establishes an inclusive community-based committee (comprised of men, women, PwDs, marginalized groups, small-scale farmers, representatives of microenterprises etc.) supported by the local leadership, to ensure that approaches and activities are socially inclusive and sensitive to the different needs of various people groups.

In the first year, the project will focus on the Design and Assessment, includes gender, disability, safeguarding assessments and baselines surveys.

The main objectives of the project are:

a. Providing access to credit and training in financial literacy.

b. Promoting the adoption of new or improved livelihood opportunities.

c. Engaging men in discussions around gender inequality; establishing strong referral networks for victims of gender-based violence.

d. Providing business coaching and mentoring opportunities; conducting local value chain assessments for income diversification.

e. Facilitating access to business development and advisory services.

f. Providing psychosocial support to those who have experience trauma.

g. Building the capacity of faith/community leaders and children to be peace builders; and so forth.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership

  • Demonstrate World Vision’s core values, vision and mission in all aspects of the role.

  • Build a team of highly committed and competent staff, ensuring cooperation and coordination among relevant staff within the Project.

  • Provide leadership and direction to the overall project.

  • Create a learning environment in which staff regularly reflect, learn from mistakes and use lessons for personal growth and to revise work plans to improve ministry impact.

  • Ensure that staff and local partners understand and follow the World Vision (WV) child protection policy and that awareness-raising on child protection, response and incident reporting is occurring.

Project Management (Quality Implementation, Financial & Risk Management)

  • Coordinate with Operations Manager, programs, sector leads, finance, and administration staff to ensure operational systems are in place to support field activities.

  • Ensure that the program systems and staff are working to achieve the project goals and objectives and that the project is maintaining World Vision and donor accountability standards.

  • Ensuring appropriate structures, internal and external standards, staffing, resources and policies as well as all grant requirements are adhered to.

  • Ensure clear understanding of project assumptions by all project staff to aim at effective and timely achievement of project goals, outcomes and outputs.

  • Ensure that all terms and conditions agreed in the signed MoUs with donor and government departments are adhered to throughout the life of the project.

  • Manage and mitigate any risks within the Project that could have financial, Human Resources (HR) or Legal consequences or negatively impact ministry or World Vision reputation.

  • Ensure that proper community development practices and “Do No Harm” practices are incorporated and upheld throughout the planning and implementation of the project.

  • Support in the development of accurate and complete Bill of Quantities

  • Prepare and submit procurement plan in close coordination with the team.

  • In coordination with the PDQA, regularly monitor and evaluate the progress of the project.

  • With support from WV Iraq’s Finance Department, assume primary responsibility for budget reviews and monthly financial reports, highlighting concerns as they arise.

  • Ensure compliance with WV and donor financial policies and procedures and promoting a culture of transparency and accountability.

  • Ensure proper coding and budget availability of all project expenses.

  • Oversee the submission of monthly cash requests for project operations.

  • Ensure contractors and creditors are paid in a timely manner.

Review and approve expenditures and contract according to assigned levels of authority.

Personnel Management

  • Manage direct reports and provide overall project leadership

  • Coordinate and oversee the hiring process for project staff.

  • Coordinate and implement new employee project orientations and trainings.

  • Monitor staff performance and raise any issues with Human Resources if necessary.

  • Initiate and perform, with support from others, staff performance appraisals.

  • In coordination with P&C, maintain accurate employee data files and oversee completion of routine issues such as contract renewals, leave, salary adjustments.

  • Develop the capacity of staff to plan, monitor and coordinate service delivery.

  • Identify staff capacity needs and undertake pro-active on-the-job training to strengthen their capacity to deliver interventions.

Monitoring, Reporting and Administration

  • Ensure accurate quality narrative and financial reports are submitted in a timely manner and according to donor requirements.

  • Work closely with Program Officer in ensuring that all reports meet donor requirements.

  • Track the performance of the project activities and outputs against expected results and adjust implementation processes to ensure the project is progressing towards the intended outcomes.

  • Annalise the impact of project and promote learning by documentation of best-practices. Use this information to support decision-making processes.

  • Track project progress, project expenditure against approved budgets, anticipate any deviations and recommend and take action on relevant and required adjustments.

  • Track project risk in order to timely adjust and implement the existing contingency plan.

  • Travel regularly to all project sites to ensure proper implementation of project activities.

  • Create and present monthly summaries of project activities and future plans to World Vision Iraq leadership.

Other

  • Ensure that organizational security measures and directives are integrated into project

  • Any other duties relating to the nature of the job

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject (International Development, International Relations, Health, Environmental Engineering, Nutrition, Management etc).

  • Relevant master’s degree would be an advantage.

  • Experience managing and leading grant implementation, specifically UN grants, is highly advantageous.

  • 4-6 years’ experience in grant project management. Strong generalist background essential, but technical sector expertise advantageous.

  • Demonstrated experience working with UN projects in a leadership role

  • Demonstrated experience in emergency response

  • 4-6 years of development and/or relief work at the programmatic level.

  • Experience in integrated program/project cycle management

  • Experience living and working in a fragile context

  • Mentoring within cross cultural contexts.

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

  • Knowledge of local language

  • Demonstrated technical and professional aptitude in project management in a fragile context. Understanding of multi-sector project implementation essential i.e. a thorough understanding of key sector interventions at a programme/operational level i.e. familiarity with Economic Recovery Interventions, Food Security, Cash Assistance programming.

  • Relevant professional experience managing and implementing large emergency/development projects

  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office i.e. Excel, Powerpoint, Word etc

  • Demonstrated understanding of the humanitarian sector

  • Demonstrated understanding of the workings of major donor agencies, particularly USAID/FFP/OFDA.

  • Advanced written and oral English skills i.e. the ability to express ideas clearly and effectively, both in spoken and written English.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Knowledge of project cycle elements, M&E systems design and management.

  • Understanding of integrated rural community development programming and processes.

  • Strong capacity building and facilitation skills.

  • Cross-cultural and gender sensitivity, flexible world view, emotional maturity and physical stamina.

  • Self-starter who can work independently under pressure and who has ability to manage work tasks without direct supervision.

  • Effective in establishing priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor activities, juggle competing demands and work to tight deadlines.

  • Strong ability to work with and relate to diverse personality types, to practice relational and ideological tolerance, and to contribute to a positive organizational culture.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations and healthy social interactions in psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.

  • Willing to travel as required.

  • Able to live and work within a fragile context and restricted environment.

  • Commitment to World Vision Core Values, Vision and Mission Statement.

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

  • 4-5 years of experience focused in the management of humanitarian programs involving rural communities to promote humanitarian response.

  • Experience in project management and programming knowledge in Livelihood.

Work Environment

Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

  • Up to 40 Per Cent domestic travel.

MEAL Manager - Non Sponsorship

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 34 development and relief programmes in 16 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.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Manager – Non Sponsorship

Location – National Office, Colombo

Job Profile

The MEAL Manager (Non-sponsorship) is responsible for setting and executing a new MEAL strategy for World Vision Lanka (WVL) aligned to the country office’s overall strategic vision to maximize beneficiary-oriented effectiveness and impact. S/he is responsible for overseeing the effective implementation of MEAL for non-sponsorship across the full WVL portfolio. The MEAL Manager – Non-Sponsorship is expected to establish MEAL functions, tools and processes as part of overseeing change management processes for the effective adoption of MEAL functions into relevant departments, particularly Field Operations, International Resource Development & Management (IRDM), National Resource Development (NRD), Humanitarian Emergency Affairs (HEA) and Area Rehabilitation Programme (ARP). While the MEAL Manager – Non Sponsorship will proactively establish the non-sponsorship MEAL function, s/he will be guided by the Senior Manager - Evidence and Learning, with accountability to the organization for ensuring strategic direction and advice to improving the quality and impact of non-sponsorship portfolios in Sri Lanka.

Major Responsibilities

  • Establish a fully- functional non-sponsorship MEAL Unit within the Evidence and Learning Department

  • Identify and assess the overall level of capacity and gaps in managing & implementation of non-sponsorship portfolios (systemic and in terms of staff development)

  • Independently design, develop and execute capacity building programs for non-sponsorship portfolios’ Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) personnel

  • Independently expand and enhance WVL systems and processes for monitoring and evaluation of donors and their impact

  • Provide leadership to program teams in order to improve compliance, accountability and quality of grants

  • Lead learning and assessments of grant effectivity and impact, ensuring WVL contributes to advocacy and knowledge sharing efforts of the broader development community

  • Provide strategic guidance, with overall responsibility for, incorporating learnings with management and program, embedded in future program practices

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • Minimum of 8 years work experience, preferably with international project experience.

  • Minimum of 5 years of leadership experience in design and implementation of MEAL activities

  • Prior experience with government/institutional donors (e.g. consulting company, international/community development organization, government agency etc.)

  • Knowledge & experience on sector based programs

  • Master's degree in statistics, business, economics, development, non-profit management, or other applicable field.

  • Proven ability to think and plan strategically and guiding the development of cross- functional teams against competing timelines

  • Proven time management, project management, interpersonal and writing skills

  • Proven success in developing multi-sectorial log frames, M&E plans, and/or researching socio-economic issues in Sri Lanka and/or major donors a must.

  • Strong financial awareness

  • Excellent communication skills in English (oral and written). Working knowledge in Tamil and/or Sinhalese will be an advantage.

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 40% of the time

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.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

Accountability, Monitoring & Evaluation Facilitator

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: A, M & E Facilitator

Location: Guruve

Project: FAO ENTERPRIZE (6 months)

Purpose of the Position:

To assist in operationalising accountability and monitoring functions in the assigned district. This position functions to integrate field level operations of monitoring and accountability, including field level enumeration and data entry in accordance with the project monitoring framework.

Major Accountabilities/ Responsibilities:

  • Expand technical knowledge base of monitoring and evaluation standards and initiatives and serve as a resource person, providing conceptual and practical best practice expertise to the district field staff;

  • Develop monthly work plans in liaison with the Accountability, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.

  • Work with field level operational staff and district stakeholders to lead the implementation of appropriate complaints and response and information provision systems in the district, ensure its smooth operation

  • Compile, record, and file field level data from monitoring tools and accountability systems using relevant and appropriate computer packages and information management systems.

  • Immediately raise sensitive or important complaints with the District Coordinator and A, M, E Specialist.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Diploma in Social Sciences/Economics/Research & Statistics or any related field.

  • Working knowledge of statistical packages (SPSS, CS-Pro, Epi-Info and Excel)

  • Experience in conducting surveys / assessments

  • 2 years’ experience in WV M&E and/or Accountability systems an added advantage

  • Clean class four driver’s license and motorcycle riding an advantage

  • Willing/Desire to be based in the field.

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

NB: Shortlisting will be done as applications are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Speci

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 34 development and relief programmes in 16 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.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Specialist

Location – National Office, Colombo

Job Profile

The purpose of this position is to ensure that quality standards are met in programmes/projects on the basis of objectively verifiable evidences resulting improved child well–being. This position will ensure alignment of technical programme and project to country strategy and setup functional Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) systems and quality assurance mechanisms with required protocols and guidelines. The position will also lead the quality reviews of Design, Monitoring & Evaluation (DME) processes and products and provide timely feedback to key stakeholders. This role involves the technical review and capacity building of field DME staff located in Area Programme (AP) and requires to work/ facilitate with community and stakeholders on participatory M&E process.

Major Responsibilities

  • Ensure all programmes and projects are aligned with LEAP3/DME/PQ standards resulting in quality and effectiveness of programmes and projects.

  • Integrated Horizon platform for effective MIS system and process for World Vision Lanka (WVL).

  • Develop platform for strategy reporting & monitoring process.

  • Provide responsive MEAL services to the APs and projects.

  • Ensure enhanced evidence based decision making mechanisms process.

  • Ensure professional development and effective working relationships.

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • Minimum of 6 -7 years of Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) experience.

  • Minimum of 3 years’ community development/sector experience.

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in leadership/management position.

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

  • Knowledge & experience on social research and process.

  • 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.

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

  • Certificate in project management / PMD or equivalent.

  • Certificate in research methodology/ social research.

  • SME in GTRN.

  • Understand poverty issues, development theories and holistic development.

  • Knowledge & experience on Sector based programs Training and Facilitation skills.

  • Fluency in written & spoken English. Well-developed written and oral communication in Sinhala/Tamil.

The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 40% of the time

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.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

Senior Manager - Evidence & Learning

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 34 development and relief programmes in 16 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.

Senior Manager – Evidence & Learning (E&L)

Location – National Office, Colombo

Job Profile

This position aims to provide strategic support in ensuring quality processes and systems are in-place to measure and communicate evidences of programme impact, both for sponsorship and non-sponsorship initiatives, in the lives of most vulnerable children, their families, partners and communities.

The purpose of this position is to ensure quality standards are adhered to in programmes and projects on the basis of objectively verifiable evidences (OVE) resulting consistent achievement of quality standards, increased program effectiveness which is evidenced by improved child well-being, strengthened community capacity and enriched engagement of supporters.

This position will setup functional Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) systems and quality assurance mechanisms and develop Quality Assurance protocols and guidelines. The position will also lead the quality reviews of Design, Monitoring & Evaluation (DME) processes and products and provide timely feedback to key stakeholders.

This position will also lead and oversee the Research and Knowledge Management function of the Organization. Mainly in ascertaining the research, requirements and scope needed for the successful implementation of the Technical Programmes and recommend research worthy emerging themes in the development space, falling within the WVL programming scope.

Major Responsibilities

  • Giving Leadership to Foster an Evidence Based Culture For Effective Child Well-being focused Programming in World Vision Lanka (WVL).

  • Strategic support in ensuring quality assurance processes, systems, protocols and guidelines in place to measure and communicate evidences of programme impact.

  • Support technical programme design processes.

  • Support technical and area programme planning and budgeting processes.

  • Set-up monitoring system for programmes at the national and Area Programme levels.

  • Manage baseline and evaluation of programmes, projects and initiatives.

  • Lead the quality reviews of DME processes and products and provide timely feedback to key stakeholders.

  • Define and develop research agenda in line with WVL strategic focus.

  • Oversee building of strategic partnerships for research.

  • Develop E&L competency development plan for WVL.

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • 10 years’ experience in Program Management, Project Designing, Monitoring System Designing, M&E and Technical Writing.

  • At least 5 years’ experience in an international development organization, preferable in the INGO sector.

  • Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Development Management, International Development or relevant field.

  • A thorough understanding of the development sector; development issues and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)s, development approaches across span of sectors such as Health and Nutrition, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Education and Life Skills, Child protection and Participation, Livelihood and Enterprise Development, Gender and Disability, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Climate change and Environment.

  • DME practitioner who has handled baseline, evaluation, monitoring and design processes.

  • Experienced in managing a diverse team in a cross cultural setting.

  • Experienced in implementing project and programmes in the field.

  • Experienced in mentoring, coaching or training programme staff on DME processes or programme management.

  • Experienced in working with advanced MIS systems.

  • Established networks and relationships with stakeholders relevant to the work.

  • Skilled in report writing and review, baseline and evaluation management, monitoring system set up and programme design and development.

  • Skilled in determining research demand and knowledge management, reflecting on research findings, communication, network and collaboration.

  • Understand poverty issues, development theories and holistic development approaches.

  • Critical thinking, Creative and innovative thinking, and facilitation skills.

  • Well conversed in spoken and written English and Sinhala or Tamil languages.

  • The position requires to travel up to 30% of the time.

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.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

Chef de Projet Pessc II

WORLD VISION MAURITANIA

RECRUTE POUR SON BUREAU DE BOGHE

Vision Mondiale est un organisme d’aide à l’étranger des enfants ciblés pour leurs bien être.

POSITION : CHEF DE PROJET PESSC II

GRADE: 15

LOCALISATION : BOGHE

DUREE : 1 ans renouvelable

But du Poste : Assurer la gestion générale du projet en s’assurant que les ressources allouées au projet sont utilisées en alignement avec les politiques, standards et procédures de World Vision et ses bailleurs du fonds pour atteindre une performance du projet de qualité et (2) assurer un leadership sur la mise en œuvre effective d’un projet de renforcement et l’accompagnement des Organisations de la Société Civile dans le pôle d’activités de Boghé.

Responsibilites Majeur:

1-Assurer la planification, mise en œuvre, suivi et évaluation du projet conformément aux accords avec le donateur sur les plans d’action et les budgets pour assurer que le but et objectifs du projet sont atteints.

2- S’assurer de l’encadrement et accompagnement de Tenmiya avec la mise en œuvre de ses responsabilités du projet.

3-Faciliter le renforcement des compétences du personnel et les partenaires du projet avec le support du staff du Bureau National de World Vision pour un service de qualité et une amélioration des performances du projet.

4- Contrôler l’assurance qualité de la mise en œuvre des activités du projet de renforcement des OSC.

5-Assurer l’allocation efficiente et effective des ressources financiers et matériaux.

6- Créer et gérer les relations de partenariat avec le donateur (FED-PESCC) et les autres partenaires impliqués dans le projet, les communautés, les services techniques, et les associations locales pour leur participation à la mise en œuvre, au suivi, à l’évaluation et à la dissémination des résultats.

7- Préparer dans les délais et avec qualité les plans d’actions, les rapports de progrès (mensuels, trimestriels, mi-projet et fin-projet) et faire l’analyse des rapports financiers mensuels du projet et assurer la consistance avec les objectifs et leur soumission aux parties prenantes dans un délai opportun.

8-Organiser et participer dans des réunions avec les partenaires et/ou organisée par le bailleur de fonds

Autres Compétences/Attributs:

  • Effectuer les autres devoirs quand nécessaire

Qualifications : Education/Connaissance/Compétences Techniques et Expérience acquises à travers une combinaison d’éducation formelle ou informelle, expérience précédente, ou formation en cours d’emploi :

  • Qualification minimum nécessaires :

    • Master ou diplôme équivalent dans le domaine de gestion de projets, développement communautaire, sciences sociales ou autre domaine connexe.

    • Qualifications/ travaux de cours/ expériences au terrain liés au renforcement des Organisations de la Société Civile fortement souhaités.

  • Expérience :

    • Minimum 4 à 5 ans d’expérience dans les activités d’encadrement de la Société Civile

    • Minimum 3 ans d’expérience dans la gestion de programmes/projets.

  • Connaissances et Compétences Techniques :

  • Compétences en informatique

  • Compétences interpersonnelles et de leadership

  • Capacité démontrée de suivi et direction

  • Expériences dans la Gestion de Partenariat

  • Connaissance des bailleurs publics, leur financement et leurs attentes

  • Compétences de planification et organisation

  • Capacité de maintenir les relations effectives de travail avec le staff, public et autres parties prenantes de tous niveaux

  • Connaissance d’au moins 2 langues locales de la zone d’exécution du projet

Environnement de Travail / Conditions :

  • Environnement de travail : Basé au bureau avec voyages fréquents au terrain

  • Voyages : 20% Domestique/voyage international est aussi requis.

Design, Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Mana

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview In case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Design, Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Manager

Reporting to : Director - Program Effectiveness & Impact

Grade Level : 17

Work Location : Nairobi

Purpose of Position

To provide technical leadership and visionary direction in the establishment and operationalization of an integrated Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) system in World Vision Kenya (WVK) that is able to support timely and accessible evidence of overall WVK programs impacts/results, research and innovation that promotes a culture of learning and discipline in the skills and practice of D&MEAL. In addition, Design & MEAL Manager is also accountable to ensure programs information and evidence of impact are used in developing new concepts or proposals; policy advocacy; improvement of program implementation; in tracking the progress of the National Office (NO) strategy and in strategic decision making processes.

Major Responsibilities

Technical Leadership and Management 30%

  • Through the leadership of Program Effectiveness & Impact Director, provide technical support in the development, monitoring and reporting on the National Office Strategy.

  • Ensure that the National Office thematic strategic objectives are aligned to the World Vision Partnership and Regional Guidelines and monitoring of the same is consistently done to ensure compliance and impact towards the well-being of the child.

  • Develop tools, dashboards or other platform to capture, analyze, present and disseminate projects information and evidences of impacts to internal and external stakeholders

  • Ensure organization wide quality data management and innovations through e - platforms such as Horizon, GTRN and other databases.

  • Direct the successful development and implementation of technically feasible approaches and programs in WVK ministry.

  • Ensure that all program interventions are effectively supported in terms of the assessment, design, implementation, baseline, monitoring, evaluation, transition, Learning and Documentation.

  • Enable the relevant Technical Specialists to receive timely and appropriate D, M & E technical support needed to meet or exceed donor performance and compliance expectations

Quality Assurance and Accountability 30%

  • Ensure the successful development, elaboration and roll out of implementation strategies and operational guidelines in response to child well -being priorities;

  • Ensure the mainstreaming of child well-being targets into program and project designs.

  • Coordinate and ensure the timely submission of a quality and comprehensive Child well-being annual report

  • Ensure the use of appropriate indicators to track the implementation and progress of National Office strategy.

  • Direct and ensure quality, focus and feasibility in the DM&E processes in WVK including but not limited to development, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation that result in sustainable and impactful programs in line with key performance indicators and acceptable audit results

  • Direct and ensure that program/project interventions are designed and developed not only in alignment with a fully integrated three track ministry approach but also in compliance with WV, Donor, GOK, SPHERE and other accepted norms and standards;

  • Direct the provision and/or establishment of needed tools, methodological approaches, technical assistance, training / capacity building, DME support and accompanying business processes to ensure that programs achieve or surpass WV child wellbeing objectives

  • Ensure that business processes, standards and policies are developed in coordination with other WVK entities that support program interventions for DM&E and Technical Approaches

  • Streamline and integrate with project monitoring dashboard to ensure one stop shop data for the programs and operations directorates

  • Ensure GESI roots causes analysis and indicators are integrated into project information and evidences of programs impact

  • Ensure that findings and recommendations from various accountability mechanisms such as Peer Review, Operational and Finance Audits, Program evaluations, Program Capability Review, are acted upon in a timely and effective manner

  • Develop departmental risk register, ensure its implementation to mitigate risks and ensure accountability.

Research, Innovation and Learning 15%

  • Ensure the roll out of the research and innovation initiative as per the research and innovation guidelines, including setting up the research committee, fundraising plan and a research database for WVK

  • Ensure WVK obtains the necessary ethical registration status to enhance research capacity

  • Ensure the consolidation of a learning culture - based upon evidenced based best practices and industry standards - to enable program staff to achieve and/or surpass established targets and standards

  • Impart appropriate mentoring, coaching and supervision in order to equip, motivate and empower a new generation of technical specialists within WVK.

Collaboration and Fund raising 10%

  • In coordination with Program Effective and Impact Director and Support Offices, develop and maintain pro-active relationships with bilateral and multilateral representatives in the country.

  • Ensure successful engagement of MEAL team with the relevant external stakeholders, including national government ministries, research entities FBOs and other civil society organizations

  • Coordinate and Support the realization of SST (Strategic Support Team) agenda

  • Ensure technical support to sector related concepts and proposals to meet DM&E and donor standards

  • Enable the relevant MEAL staff to provide the RAM unit the relevant technical support required to successfully meet or exceed established yearly resource acquisition targets

  • Ensure Grants Compliance to MEAL

Team Management 10%

  • Model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry and integrity through lifestyle and work relationships that support spiritual development of the team.

  • In close collaboration with P&C, ensure right program staff are recruited, retained, and provided with intentional opportunities, mentoring and coaching for development.

  • Assess and plan for staff capacities/competencies.

  • Engage appropriate Subject Matter Experts for identified training gaps

  • Facilitate capacity building of staff on technical modules, through trainings, workshops, On the Job Training and technical backstopping etc.

  • Provide effective leadership to staff within the unit ensuring that professional development activities, including appraisals, monitoring and needed training and mentoring activities are successfully carried out

  • Provide Staff supervision and guidance to ensure overall quality and comprehensive management of technical program

Other 5%

  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by supervisor or designee from time to time

  • Participate and contribute in committees and task forces as required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • The position holder should have a Masters degree in development studies, or any of the fields of Social Sciences, Business Administration, Program Management/Strategic Management

  • Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Sociology, Geographical Information Systems, Economics/statistics, Mathematics or an equivalent degree coupled with knowledge and experience in Statistical packages and data collection software

  • Minimum of 10 years experience with a thorough understanding of MEAL as well as all areas of Strategic Management -project management cycles in a complex, international development organization especially in designing, planning, implementing, supervising and reporting on integrated development, relief and/or advocacy projects. 5 years should have been at a managerial level.

  • Demonstrated track record in proposal development, funding acquisitions and grant management for major government donors preferred.

  • Training or certification in Portfolio and/or Program Management with accredited institutions.

  • Solid analytical skills and systematic thinking

  • Ability to present complex and technical information/system to non-specialist audience with clarity

  • Relevant experience in facilitating Theory of Change, Logical Frame-work, Project success and sustainability indicators

  • Demonstrated experience of managing large/ multi-sectoral data

  • Demonstrated experience of leading assessment, evaluation, and research

  • Demonstrated experience of writing impact reports

  • Experiences in designing or managing management information system (such as dashboard, power BI, mobile based applications)

  • Knowledge of WVI working systems, policies and standards will be an advantage.

  • They must have a good understanding of management, business processes and standards

  • They must have conceptual understanding and demonstrated practical command for project life cycle management and evaluation principles:

  • The holder of this position must be a results orientated leader, a team player who can manage and satisfy multiple and at times conflicting organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands.

  • Ability to solve complex problems and to exercise independent judgment.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, and physical hardship conditions.

Design Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator – Integrated Heal

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Job Title : Design Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator – Integrated Health &WASH

Reporting to : Design, Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Manager

Grade Level : 15

Work Location : Nairobi

Purpose of Position

To ensure Design, Monitoring and Evaluation of WASH and Health projects are well executed as per LEAP standards and donor requirements.

Major Responsibilities

Programmatic and strategic support for WASH & Health projects 25%

  • Provide support and participate in project design or re-design (assessments baseline surveys) and in the production of well-designed WASH & Health projects that are aligned with donor guidelines, standards, WV standards and WASH & Health programming strategies, Universal coverage standards (SDG) and GoK guidelines while corresponding to community needs and contexts.

  • Provide coordination and support in the maintenance of a comprehensive and updated data base for all WASH & health Projects and SDG universal coverage leaving no one behind on Arch GIS.

  • Support development of work plans and budgets for WASH & Health projects.

  • Coordinate and ensure all grant WASH & Health interventions are implemented within schedule, plans and budgets.

  • Ensure regular implementation and expenditure level reviews to track and manage work plans and budgets.

  • Provide minimal programmatic support to four WVK region teams based on their need

  • Support HEA team during response to manage WASH & Health indicators.

DME implementation 25%

  • Coordinate WASH& Health projects assessments, Planning, management of assessment processes, analyze and interpret assessment findings (Macro level), and utilize the assessment findings coordination.

  • Provide support in planning for WASH & Health projects baselines and evaluations, recruiting and managing consultants, developing or adapting measurement tools, managing data collection (Where evaluation is done internally), analyzing and interpreting data and utilizing findings in accordance with LEAP and accountability standards and alignment to the SDG universal coverage standards and indicators.

  • Review and coordinate, monitoring data from WASH (Business plans /ITT) quarterly, regularly in order to ensure its appropriateness and utilization in measuring progress towards the achievement of project objectives.

  • Coordinate the development of tools and Set up the WASH & Health monitoring system, SDG universal coverage tools, facilitating use of the monitoring system, analyze and synthesis information, communicate and use monitoring data, facilitate learning and better practice in monitoring WASH & Health projects.

  • Support the successful roll out and implementation of WASH and Health DME related initiatives such as LEAP/PMIS/IPM/SPHERE/HORIZON at the ADP and Regional operational levels;

  • Conduct and coordinate field monitoring visits to ensure progress tracking for SDG universal coverage Villages and Ward Approaches

Reporting and documentation 25%

  • Coordinate tracking for key WASH & Health indicators of strategic relevance from secondary and primary data, with partners and communities

  • Consolidate and analyze field data to contribute towards the WASH & Health quarterly. Semi and annual reports.

  • Ensure continuous learning and documentation of lessons learnt and best practices for program design, monitoring and evaluation frameworks related to WASH & Health projects.

  • Coordinate research and document the SDG Villages and SDG WARD approaches project for further rollout.

  • Coordinate the baseline and End-line Evaluation for SDG Villages and SDG WARD approaches project for further rollout.

  • Work with the National, regional and project staff to ensure timely and quality reports are developed and disseminated to donors, Support Offices and partnerships

  • Review of reports and ensure alignment with LEAP and donor standards and are timely submitted

  • Provide technical support to ensure that the report findings inform the basis of subsequent programme design and Coordinate project reflection and learning to ensure achievement of project objectives.

Capacity building of Staff and Learning 10%

  • Lead in building capacity of program staff on monitoring & evaluation processes for all WASH & Health projects

  • Lead in building capacity of program staff on monitoring & evaluation processes for SDG universal coverage standards and requirements

  • Coordinate with P&C to identify and recruit M&E staff.

  • Coordinate learning events for WASH & Health projects and ensure adoption of learning identified.

  • Ensure documentation and project learning are disseminated to relevant stakeholders

  • Capacity building of staff on specific grants programming guidelines as per donor specifications.

  • Support induction of new project officers in collaboration with Quality Assurance

Engagement, Networking and fundraising 15%

  • Ensure linkage with donor, Support Office(s) and Government of Kenya

  • Support fundraising initiatives in collaboration with Program Development and Grants Acquisition

  • Review proposals to ensure DME is well mainstreamed and LEAP alignment

  • Ensure WVK visibility and participation in relevant networks at the County and National levels.

  • Maintain coordination with relevant stakeholders to plan for assessments and meetings

  • Ensure high quality representation with donors, NGOs, Government and other stakeholders

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • At minimum the position holder should have a Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Sociology, Geographical Information Systems, Economics/statistics, Mathematics or an equivalent degree coupled with knowledge and experience in Statistical packages and data collection softwares

  • Some certification in M&E and in conducting assessments/ rapid assessments or equivalent

  • 5 years, experience in M&E positions including participatory research and impact measurement in WASH & Health programing;

  • Minimum of 5 years experience with regards to the designing, planning, implementation, supervising and reporting on integrated development, relief and/or advocacy projects;

  • Specialist skills in WASH and Health programing, statistical Analysis and Data base programing is an added advantage.

  • They must have both an extensive conceptual understanding of and demonstrated practical command for implementing program design, management and evaluation principals:

  • Must have some experience in organizational learning and documentation and have good writing and editing skills.

  • Evidence of research and presentation in conferences

  • Experience in working on donor funded programs

  • Experience on SPSS or other related statistical software packages.

  • Experience on GIS software application and use

  • Proven technical ability around M&E (i.e. experience in Data collection on the Open data kit plat form and other mobile based applications, ability to conduct data analysis and interpretation.