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Quality Assurance Manager, South Sudan

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Quality Assurance Manager will be responsible for the overall monitoring and evaluation for the DFATD funded Fortifying Equality and Economic Diversification (FEED) project, which focuses on improving food security in South Sudan.

The Quality Assurance Manager will provide leadership in designing and operationalizing project assessments, monitoring frameworks, evaluations and accountability mechanisms. Given that the project is active in seven states, there is a significant opportunity to contribute to the national evidence base of food security and livelihoods. As a member of the lead implementing agency, the Quality Assurance Manager will work with project managers from two sub-agreement partner agencies and oversee coordination of reporting and to ensure inclusion of monitoring, evaluation and accountability throughout the project. S/he will be responsible for effectively coordinating consortium working groups for

disseminating best practices and incorporating lessons learned throughout the project life. The Quality Assurance Manager reports to the FEED Chief of Party, with a dotted reporting line to World Vision South Sudan Programme Quality and Strategy Manager and will manage a team of Monitoring and Evaluation Officers.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability:

  • Validate project goals, strategic objectives, targets, indicators in the Performance Measurement Framework, ensuring the framework contributes to the project’s effectiveness.

  • Develop guidelines and tools to ensure that all consortium members have shared standards for monitoring project progress.

  • Lead the design and execution of the baseline assessment, gender assessment, environmental analysis, mid-term evaluation and final evaluation.

  • Develop project accountability framework and associated tools.

  • Ensure that the monitoring outputs (dashboards, monthly reports, etc…) are generated accurately, reflect progress against targets and are disseminated to project managers and the Chief of Party for effective decision making.

  • Oversee implementation of the monitoring system through regular field monitoring visits and tracking of Key Performance Indicators.

  • Assist all consortium members in linking the PMF with their internal monitoring systems.

  • Advise the Chief of Party on the progress of the project implementation.

  • Ensure that consortium monitoring and evaluation budget is effectively managed.

  • Periodically update the monitoring and evaluation plan.

Evidence and Learning:

  • Coordinate consortium special interest working groups to effectively consolidate, analyse and disseminate lessons learned from project activities related to food production, market access, participation & governance and gender & advocacy.

  • Promote the integration of best practices by consortium members and other relevant stakeholders.

  • Participate in Steering Committee meetings and provided updates on performance.

  • Contribute to the evidence base for the end of project report for external audiences.

People Management:

  • Develop systems that foster a working environment that prioritizes innovation, excellence and efficiency in monitoring and evaluation practices.

  • Recruit and train local monitoring and evaluation officers.

  • Supervise M&E Officers, provide ongoing capacity building and conduct periodic performance evaluations.

  • Lead the development of a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation capacity building strategy for relevant consortium stakeholders, including monitoring and evaluation teams and community stakeholders.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A Master’s Degree or higher in related field

  • At least 5 years leadership experience in program design and development, program monitoring and evaluation, information management, capacity building, and compliance.

  • At least 5 years field experience in a relief or development environment.

  • Previous experience with monitoring and evaluation in large grants preferably consortia.

  • Capacity building experience in project design, monitoring, reporting, and evaluation.

  • Computer knowledge including Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Google sheets, Power Point.

  • Knowledge and skills on research packages (e.g. SPSS, EPI Info, NVIVO, etc…)

  • M&E technologies- ODK, Kobo, SMAP, GIS.

  • Experience with DFATD, GAC funded projects.

  • Experience working in Fragile contexts, preferably South Sudan.

  • Experience with food security and livelihoods projects integrated with gender and protection.

  • Experience working with UN agencies.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Monitoring, evaluation, accountability.

  • Core Humanitarian Standards.

  • Data analytics.

  • Fragile contexts.

Design Monitoring & Evaluation (DME) Assistant - Walapane

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and currently works through 35 development and relief programmes in 20 Districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for forty years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are currently looking for dynamic & creative individuals to join us in our journey of caring.

Design, Monitoring & Evaluation (DME) Assistant

Location – Walapane (Kandy AP)

Job Profile

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

Responsibilities

  • Capturing, processing and analyzing quantitative data according to the requirements

  • Support the implementation of Technical Programmes in programme impact areas by providing necessary monitoring information to field level staff

  • Field level inspection and monitoring of the programme activities to produce field visit reports

  • Capture Most Significant Stories (MSCs) and success stories suitable for publication

  • Support to develop innovative data gathering tools to support programme implementation

Required Qualifications, Experience & Competencies

  • Diploma in Social Sciences/ Development Management/ International Development or any other relevant field. A Bachelors Degree one of the above fields will be an added advantage

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

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

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

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

  • Understand poverty issues, development theories and holistic development

  • Knowledge & experience on social research and process

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

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

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

Project Manager - AIM Health Plus Project

Back ground

World Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision and join our team in the position below.

Position: Project Manager - AIM Health Plus Project

Report to: Programme Manager

Location: Busia Dstrict

Purpose of the position:

World vision Uganda in collaboration with World vision Ireland implements phase 2 of Access to Infant Maternal and Child Health (AIM Health Plus) project in Busia District, funded by Irish Aid, with close supervision of the Project Manager to:

Provide leadership in all aspects of strategic planning and follow through the implementation of agreed upon MNCHN strategies and maximum integration of synergies as project is implemented.

Ensure the quality of the project implementation is in line with Uganda’s Ministry of health (MOH) and WV Ireland Policies

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Project management and Coordination

  • Identify and build strategic networks with other actors to support the district in implementation of AIM health strategies including Goal oriented ANC, Malaria, Diarrhea, Nutrition programing, community systems strengthening, VHT functionality and health advocacy.

  • Initiate and work with line WV staff and district partners to technically interpret the MNCH&N technical approaches included in the Access to Infant and Maternal Health (AIM Health Plus) proposal to facilitate implementation of key activities in the project work plan.

  • Work with the MNCH and Nutrition Specialists to define areas of MNCH& N and facilitate their integration in the Maternal New born Child health and Nutrition programming in the project district.

Project monitoring and evaluation

  • Working with districts, conducts support supervision in the AIM health district and provide technical assistance to ADPs implementing MNCHN activities.

  • Ensure World Vision’s institutional learning and experiences in MNCHN activities feed into AIM Health program development.

  • Conduct regular field monitoring visits every month together with Project Officers

  • Prepare weekly & monthly work plans

Finance management

  • Manage project finances and assets in line with WV policy

  • Budget management and control in line with WVU and donor requirement.

  • Support Partners and Sub Grantees to adhere to WV finance and Asset Management policies.

Performance management and supervision

  • Assess staff capacity and ensure the building of staff capacity to deliver for Project goals.

  • Manage the performance and discipline of the team by providing coaching and mentoring to high performing and effective individuals and teams

  • Manage wellbeing of staff to ensure a motivated

Project development

  • Provide technical guidance and monitor implementation of MNCHN activities including but not limited to: Information Education and Communication/Behavior Change Communications, Community mobilization and interventions targeting VHT.

  • Support the field teams to constantly understand and articulate project MNCH strategies to beneficiaries and partners, namely, communities, CBO’s, NGO’s civil society and district officials

Networking and collaboration

  • Identify and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with actors to support district in planning and implementation of AIM health strategies

  • Effectively engage and Network with District and Sub county health Authorities and local government structures and any other agencies to promote ownership and Sustainability of Interventions.

Documentation and reporting

  • Prepare narrative Monthly, quarterly & Annual report for submission to the WV and the donor

  • Conduct quality checks of all the monitoring/data collection forms, filling and entry into specific AIM health database.

  • Document lessons learned, promising practices and case studies from the AIM health Plus project.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Human Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Public health or any related discipline.

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health is an added advantage

  • 5 years practical experience in Public health including Nutrition and/or HIV/AIDS programming with a reputable organization, At least 3 of which must have been involved in program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

  • Experience in program areas of; HIV /AIDS prevention and curative services, EMTCT, Tuberculosis (TB), Malaria prevention and control, Integrated community case management (ICCM), Integrated Management of New-born and Childhood Illnesses(IMNCI), Nutrition, Family Planning, Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) interventions

  • Master trainer in the various RMNCMN packages

  • Registration with the relevant regulatory bodies i.e. Nursing council/ Medical council/ Allied health professionals.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

  • Experience in working with communities

  • Good budget management skills

  • Experience working with Ministry of Health and District Local Government structures, other development partners, donors and other community structures both formal and informal.

Project Manager - Education (Beirut)

  • The final offer would be pending grant final approval

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The purpose of the position is to manage the Education projects and ensure that interventions are implemented based on standards and donor compliance.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

50%

Ensure planning & coordination of field activities

Project activities are implemented with quality and in a timely manner

  • Ensures that all aspects of the project’s daily management are met, including logistics, administration, security, visibility, community and beneficiaries liaison, evidence generation, coordination and risk management;

  • Develop and guide the project coordinators on the usage of project management tools for the Education programme (including but not limited to reports, DIP, Logframe, ITT, SOPs, budgets, financial tracking, programmatic process flows)

  • Ensure that all phases of grants cycle are taken place (Start up, reports, communications and visibility plan and close-out)

  • Follow up in coordination with the coordinators on the procurement and expenditures using the financial reports and procurement plans;

  • Ensure that project activities are implemented in good quality and quantity based on the project/s outcomes and taking into consideration the local context in each specific urban neighborhood

  • Follow up and coordinate with the ELA and technical teams to ensure that all needed tools and their analysis are in place developed and analyzed according to the project needs

  • Review project level analysis and trends in order to take operational measures to address gaps/challenges;

  • Lead the development of ToRs for external consultants;

  • Responsible of the production of high quality financial and narrative reports in a timely manner and based on the agreed template and proceses.

  • Provide guidance to teams/partners to identify convenient locations for undertaking Education activities in BML based on technical standards and operational strategic areas and while liaising with relevant WVL technical and focal people.

  • Coordinate with other WV Education managers and other sector teams (incl. WASH, CP, hygiene, CASH and livelihoods) to ensure that Education is adequately addressed across sectors and humanitarian interventions and the integrated activities are implemented smoothly 

  • Lead on the proposal submission based on the inputs required from the GAM team, including provision of activities, areas, beneficiaries and budgets

  • Ensure that the quality of implementation in reference to the donor’s guidelines, national SOPs, best practices while also generating evidence to show contribution to WVL national strategic objectives.

  • Ensure that all lessons learned, risks and innovation are well documented and shared internally in the area team and/or other relevant colleagues

20%

Build relationships & capacities of the hosting and beneficiary community

Local level coordination streams are developed and maintained.

Trust is built within the respective communities

  • Build and maintain healthy partnerships with local partners covered in the project while identifying possible partners for future collaboration.

  • Ensure partners’ capacity assessment is conducted and capacity building plans are in place and implemented with the needed coaching and support.

  • Ensure that staff reporting to the Project Manager are identifying technical, management and humanitarian gaps and set a plan to address them, whenever possible.

  • Represents WVL with relevant donors and sector working groups at field level, including UNICEF and UNHCR.

  • Support the Area Manager in engaging and pre-positioning WV with NGOs and local partners to scale up the education portfolio in the area.

  • Actively attend and participate in sector workings

  • Undertake a stakeholder mapping analysis ( on the different NGOs operating in the sector and areas, in order to understand the functions various stakeholders fulfil, power dynamics, and to identify potential local partners and assess their capacity building needs.

  • Ensure technical quality and compliance with nationally agreed standards and procedures, in collaboration with the Education specialist.

  • In collaboration with the education specialist, contribute to technical evaluation of activities and take initiative to propose adjustment of activities depending on needs and circumstances.

25%

Handle Staff Management & Day to day work

Strong working relationships are established with different members of the team and with national office staff

  • Develop JDs and Recruit staff, whenever needed;

  • Provide leadership and coaching to the direct reports in terms of technical child protection, education and project management (tools and the follow up on them)

  • Management of the performance of direct reports with continuous feedback to ensure proper performance management.

  • Develop teamwork among the project staff, ensuring a conducive working atmosphere is created and opportunities provided to share lessons learned, experiences, observations and challenges to inform project management

  • Together with the Area Manager and Education Specialist, plan and provide opportunities for capacity building to project team in consultation with P&C Department to ensure coordinated technical and personal development.

  • Ensure compliance with donor and World Vision’s policies and technical tools set in place

  • Coordinate with BML team members to ensure that the project is integrated in the overall urban area portfolio and is not operating in silo. Ensuring that the most marginalized children are targeted and that the urban operating guidance is applied.

5%

Perform other duties as required

  • Participate in the area program reflection events, monthly meetings, yearly planning and major events.

  • 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 degree or higher education relevant to Social Studies, Education, Protection, Development Studies human rights, law or other relevant fields;  

  • At least 3 years of proven experience in implementation of Education/Child Protection/Protection programming; human rights and/or advocacy work.

  • Excellent written and spoken English and Arabic languages

  • Strong understanding of best practices and strategies in protection and Education programming (protection monitoring, GBV, Child protection, ECCD);  

  • Knowledge of the psychosocial guidelines and approaches related to emergency context (MHPSS IASC guidelines, PFA principles, etc.).

  • Knowledge of the Education, Protection and Child Protection strategy in Lebanon with special emphasis on the Government of Lebanon Education strategy for the Syrian Refugees (RACE, LCRP).

  • Familiar with core principles of Children Rights, Participation, Do No Harm, Community and Family Support as well as Children in Emergencies minimum standards.

  • Significant knowledge of International Humanitarian principals, Human Rights and Refugee Law;  

  • Proven experience in community mobilization;

  • Proven experience working in emergency settings;  

  • Strong program/technical and budget management skills including project Management cycle and tools

  • Experience in implementing projects through local partners and providing direct technical support to local organizations;  

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, effective in representation and liaison with external parties;  

  • Above average computer literacy in Microsoft Office package (incl. Excel), and holder of a valid driver’s license.

  • Good Communication and interpersonal skills with ability to network and negotiate with partners and government bodies.

  • Ability to work in and contribute to dynamic team operating in a fragile and urban environment

  • Willing to travel within Lebanon with a valid driver’s license

  • Project Management for Development (PMD), Project Management for Professional (PMPs);International Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)

  • Field and office based.

  • Position requires visiting and operating in fragile contexts (including Palestinian camps and other vulnerable communities such as Sabra, Hay el Selloum, Bourj Hammoud among others).

MEAL Team Leader, Central African Republic

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Work with the national office leadership, and support the operations team in their efforts to improve accountability for program performance, ongoing learning and providing timely information that is useful to improve program quality.

Contribute to establish quality assurance through enhancing program/project DME & Accountability processes/standards in line with WV and donors orientations, while building the capacity of staff in Desing, Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (DMEAL) in accordance with WVI's mission and Vision statements in CAR fragile context.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with the team in preparing plans and continued introduction/ strengthening of (DMEAL) including indicators for child well-being in order to operationalize the national strategy.

  • Work with the programs/project to ensure that their programming is aligned to the Response Office strategy.

  • Contribute to CAR Response strategy development and implementation.

  • Develop full, effective cross-functional working relationships for DM&EAL and other functions/sectors.

  • Support/train DME officer, sector specialist and project coordinators/managers to ensure quality assurance through conducting regular monitoring, quarterly review meetings, formal evaluation and Child well being indicators measurement.

  • Ensure preparation tools, approach, data centralization programs / projects and central level(state), to facilitate the development of CAR Response CWBT annual report and provide support to Programs/projects including assessment reports, design documents and logframe, evaluation reports, quarterly, semi and annual reports.

  • Support Operations Director and Programs manager on DMEAL issues.

  • Provide direct support to Programs through regular field visits.

  • Assist Programs manager to ensure landscape analysis is updated at last each year (macro-assessment).

  • Provide monitoring and evaluation tools, systems and processes that improve project effectiveness and accountability.

  • Contribute to the development of DME Annual Operating Plan for sector strategies, to monitor their integration and implementation within programs/projects design as well as to evaluate them following the scope and support base manager/project manager/coordinator for Key Performance Indicators of DME officer.

  • Ensure that the strategy implementation database is regularly updated once per quarter.

  • Assist Operation Director to ensure that all Programs/Projects are aligned to CAR Response strategy with regard to the DME standards.

  • Support management and establish accountability mechanisms through routine, accurate collection and reporting of information that confirms status of program activities based on log frames.

  • Develop the quality control systems and mechanisms needed to guarantee proper management of information and data.

  • Lead strategic thinking and planning in relation to integration of the management information system (MIS) and application of M&EAL data.

  • Document the major key lessons and findings from project evaluations and operations audit and disseminate for organizational learning and decision making.

  • Gather relevant information regarding best practices to program design, monitoring and evaluation from within and outside the WVI partnership and shares it with field staff to facilitate organizational learning and experience sharing.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Master in statistical/economics sciences or in Development Studies.

  • Able to think logically and systematically and have good organizational skills.

  • Strong experience in statistical analysis.

  • Degree in mathematics, physical, biological or social sciences.

  • At least five (5) years hands on experience in monitoring and evaluation of programs, preferably related to community based rural development work.

  • Extensive experience in development studies / rural development, reports and other documents.

  • Experience in using Microsoft Office (word, Access, Excel.

  • Experience in using database and statistical software such as Epi lnfo, SPSS, etc.

  • Be able to communicate effectively both in writing and orally in French and English.

  • Being able to facilitate meetings and training.

  • Experience in project proposal writing. Should be able to take initiatives to focus on quality outcomes and services to beneficiaries and customers.

  • Should monitor progress and maintain high standards of work for all Programs/projects.

  • Should always look for opportunities and initiatives to learn, improve, change and grow in the area of M&E for the benefit of programs.

  • Innovation and creativity in delivery and towards program quality improvement.

  • Excellent analytical/problem solving skills and attention to detail in the development of written documents.

  • Intercultural sensitivity, flexible, emotional maturity and physical stamina.

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

  • Ability to exhibit an exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in a specific local cultural context.

  • Written communication: expresses ideas, thoughts and concepts clearly and effectively in writing using correct and appropriate grammar, structure and spelling.

  • Computer skills: Ability to master computer applications, including use of the Microsoft Office suite, Lotus Notes, Intranet, and the Internet, as well as various applications and databases commonly used in the workspace.

  • Must be able to stand above denominational diversities.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel in CAR and International level up to 30% of the time.

Administrative Assistant

WORLD VISION INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN NGO CENTERED ON CHILDREN

RECRUITING INTERNALLY AND EXTERNALLY

POSITION: Administrative Assistant (Grade Level 10)

Localisation: National Office (Dakar)

Number: 01

Type of Contract: Fixed-term full time contract (1-2 years), Open-ended full time contract after 2 years if you got a good performance

Purpose of the position:

Interface de l'organisation, l’administrative assistant a en charge le soutien administratif de l'ensemble de l'organisation. Plus spécifiquement accueillir les invités / prestataires / partenaires / visiteurs, coordonnerez également les activités de la réception, y compris la distribution de la correspondance et la redirection des appels téléphoniques.

Responsabilités majeures: Responsabilités Majeures

(%)

1.

Défendre les pratiques organisationnelles de protection de l'enfant, notamment ne pas recruter des enfants pour les projets de WV, rapporter les cas d'abus faits par des membres du personnels ou d'autres personnes, etc.

10

2.

Assurer le bon accueil et le travail de secrétariat/réceptionniste du bureau national (bien recevoir et bien orienter les visiteurs/prestataires/partenaires).

20

3.

Assurer la bonne gestion des courriers et autres documents (Réceptionner, archiver et transmettre à temps aux destinataires concernés).

20

4.

Assurer le bon fonctionnement des communications (réception des appels téléphoniques, fax) internes et externes du bureau national, prise des messages téléphoniques et d’absence et les transmettre à temps aux concernés, mails).

20

5.

Assurer la bonne gestion de la réception (bonne tenue du poste aux heures normales de travail, propreté du secrétariat, bon fonctionnement, etc.)

20

6.

Accomplir toutes autres tâches pour l’atteinte des Objectifs de WVS.

10

Total

Qualification : Formation/Connaissances/Connaissances Techniques et Expériences

Les éléments suivants sont exigés à travers une combinaison de formation formelle, auto-formation, expériences, etc.

Qualification minimum exigée :

Bac + 2 ans en Secrétariat Bureautique, ou diplôme équivalent

03 ans d’expérience en Assistant Administratif

Maitrise de la communication écrite et orale en français

Bonne Maitrise de l’Anglais

Environnement et Conditions de travail :

Voyage : 5% National/International

Communication téléphonique : 95 %

Process of hiring

·Phase 1 : writing test ;

·Phase 2: individual interview with a panel.

Application:

To apply, you need to send a letter of motivation addressed to the National Director of World Vision Senegal, accompanied by a CV, the diploma required as following:

Internally, please go to Our People in your ESS in JOBS (Development Actions- Open Position);

Externally, go through the link http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-senegal

Deadline for application: 5th February 2020

100%

Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Manager, Ethiopia

*Position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

World Vision seeks a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Lead for the proposed USAID/Food for Peace funded Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) in Ethiopia (starting in 2021).

The Monitoring and Evaluation Lead will provide technical expertise and leadership to generate, analyze, and present quality evidence and data through monitoring, assessments, and evaluations. The M&E Lead will be a technician with demonstrated experience in building or strengthening monitoring systems, quantitative and qualitative analysis, survey and sample design and effectively promoting evidence-based program management.

S/he will also provide technical guidance and supervision of sub-grantees and/or sub-contractors on Monitoring and Evaluation related issues. In addition, the position holder will be responsible for supervising and managing the MEL team at the consortium level

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Refine and implement the project monitoring and evaluation strategy, and recommend any possible changes based on the lessons learned

  • Set up operational arrangements for collecting, analyzing, and reporting project data, and for investing in capacity building, to sustain the Monitoring and Evaluation function

  • Coordinate with communities, service providers, and local governments, consortium members and donor representative to reach agreement on the M&E system set up and continuously review the M&E practice to ensure meaningful participation of stakeholders in improving the system

  • Identify information requirements of components concerning planning, monitoring and evaluation

  • Develop and ensure that the established guidelines on project monitoring and evaluation for different project components are respected by WV team as well as consortium members in alignment with the agreements reached. Coordinate with

  • World Vision staff and subgrantees staff on meeting the monitoring and evaluation requirements

  • During the life of the intervention, review the performance indicators and reports produced by different stakeholders and suggest necessary changes

  • Monitor and report on the performance of the project suggest measures to improve the monitoring system

  • Ensure timely and effective communication and information sharing between different stakeholders

  • Serve as a liaison between the project team, consortium members, project participants and the donor representative to ensure harmonization, shared learning, collaboration and alignment of efforts in monitoring and evaluation.

  • At regional level assess training needs relevant to monitoring, evaluation and information management systems and provide, if required, training to local stakeholders.

  • Prepare TORs for special studies when necessary and participate in the recruitment of any potential consultant that will carry out the study. In collaboration with the COP, review and approve proposed study designs and oversee the work during the studies to ensure protocols are followed to meet internal and external validity requirements of that given study. Review the final report of any study undertaken in the life of this intervention and ensure that the quality standards are met and conclusions are accurate.

  • Facilitate processes according to which consortium members, relevant government representatives and donor representatives are collaborating, reflecting on the M&E data, drawing lessons learned and making recommendations to project leaders for further improvements and adaptations in project implementation for higher efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Prepare quarterly and annual reports, and assist in the preparation of the annual work plans for all consortium members.

  • Ensure that data audits are planned for and are performed on regular basis. Lessons learned are drawn and shared and course correction is undertaken to continuously improve and strengthen the M&E system

  • Supervise staff that report directly to this position. Conduct regular coaching and implement the Performance Development Management system.

  • Work with the Strategic Learning Lead to ensure high quality, coordinated, and demand driven learning, knowledge management and capacity strengthening activities.

  • Conduct regular field visits to monitor implementation, to ensure compliance with operational procedures and assess progress as well as to deliver technical support to field staff, provide resources, and make clear recommendations on ways to strengthen the program and share learning across programs.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A Master's degree or above in a quantitative field (economics, agricultural/development economics, statistics, bio-statistics, nutrition, applied sociology, anthropology, or other relevant subject) with significant training in quantitative methods.

  • Seven (7) years or more relevant experience is required.

  • Demonstrated experience in leading the M&E of a large award (multi sectoral and multi stakeholder US Government funded project).

  • Strong conceptual knowledge about Theory of Changes (ToCs), logic model, food and nutrition security indicators, M&E plans, data quality assurance, data utilization, and gender integration into M&E.

  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in developing and operationalizing a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plan.

  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in developing and operationalizing routine monitoring systems designed to track both output and outcome indicators.

  • Demonstrated expertise in designing annual monitoring surveys including annual beneficiarybased sample surveys, probabilistic sampling strategy and estimating sample size, developing a proper sampling frame and establish appropriate weights, clean, process, store quantitative data.

  • Demonstrated expertise in designing qualitative studies, in-depth knowledge about qualitative sampling, and experience in using interview and interactive tools to generate qualitative information and analysis.

  • Demonstrated experience in developing data quality assurance strategies, data management, use of technology for getting just in time data and data visualization.

  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in data utilization strategies and ability to think creatively about active data sharing techniques.

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program Monitoring and Evaluation requirements, preferably USAID Office or Food for Peace (FFP) policies.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work cross-culturally with diverse teams.

  • Ability to work with host-country professionals, ministries and with donor colleagues in country.

  • Experience working/living in countries in Africa. Familiarity with the Ethiopia context.

  • Strong verbal communication skills, strong presentation and report writing skills.

  • Ability to achieve results through partners.

  • Experience as a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist required.

  • Experience working with sub grantees and contracts under grants for complex projects.

  • Fluency in English.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

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

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong management and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

  • Mentoring and facilitation skills.

  • Ability to network and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.

  • Experience working overseas in low-resource environments.

  • Experience using M&E MIS systems and technology to track program outputs and indicators.

  • Ability to use data analysis software such as SPSS, STATA, Epi Info, etc.

  • Previous experience with Development Food Assistance Programs (DFAP)s, Multi Year Assistance Programs (MYAP)s, and/or Development Assistance Programs (DAP)s is preferred.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Mandatory travels to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.

DM&E Officer II - Education & Protection (Garowe)

VACANCY ADVERTISEMENT

For Somali Nationals Only

Design and Monitoring Evaluation (DME) Officer-II-Education and Protection.

The Design Monitoring and Evaluation (DM&E) Officer will provide overall technical monitoring and evaluation support to Education and Protection Projects. The incumbent will closely work with the Project Manager-Education and Protection to set, monitor and evaluate project performance targets in line with project objectives and to ensure that they are achieved. The candidate will be responsible for guiding the overall implementation of monitoring, evaluation and accountability related activities within the projects and provide timely and relevant information to the project staff. The DME Officer will also be responsible for strengthening the project M&E capacity, regularly monitor and evaluate the results to improve project performance; ensuring monitoring, evaluation and reported is practiced as a means to growing and maintaining a culture of providing credible, reliable, timely and cost effective information for management decisions, accountability and learning in alignment with the project cycles.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assessment, Design & Planning

  • Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning

  • Humanitarian & Programme Accountability

  • DME Capacity Strengthening

Other Competencies/Attributes:

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

  • Must adhere to set security standards

  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work

  • Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment

  • Cross – cultural sensitivity, flexibility and emotional maturity

  • Ability to exhibit exemplary life style as interpreted in specific local cultural context

  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Educational level required: A minimum of a university degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, Community Development, Development Studies or any related field.

  • Technical Training qualifications required: Analysis using qualitative and/ quantitative methods including use of participatory methods and tools for planning, monitoring & evaluation

  • Professional technical skill desired: Knowledge of the SPHERE standards, Humanitarian Accountability Partnerships; other international humanitarian standards and other capacity building skills.

  • Experience: Minimum of three years’ work experience in community based programming, local government or work with NGOs or humanitarian agencies, of which at least two years must be in monitoring & evaluation.

  • Other: Working knowledge of English, and Somali local language.

  • Computer literacy is required working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Power point, statistical packages as SPSS.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Office-based with 80% frequent domestic travel to the field

  • Travel: 20 % Domestic/international travel may be required.

DM&E Officer II - Health & Nutrition (Garowe)

VACANCY ADVERTISEMENT

For Somali Nationals Only

Design and Monitoring Evaluation (DME) Officer-II-Health and Nutrition.

The Design Monitoring and Evaluation (DM&E) Officer will provide overall technical monitoring and evaluation support to all World Vision-Health and Nutrition Projects in Puntland. The incumbent will closely work with the Project Manager-Health and Nutrition to set, monitor and evaluate project performance targets in line with project objectives and to ensure that they are achieved. The candidate will be responsible for guiding the overall implementation of monitoring, evaluation and accountability related activities within the projects and provide timely and relevant information to the project staff. The DME Officer will also be responsible for strengthening the project M&E capacity, regularly monitor and evaluate the results to improve project performance; ensuring monitoring, evaluation and reported is practiced as a means to growing and maintaining a culture of providing credible, reliable, timely and cost effective information for management decisions, accountability and learning in alignment with the project cycles

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assessment, Design & Planning

  • Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning

  • Humanitarian & Programme Accountability

  • DME Capacity Strengthening

Other Competencies/Attributes:

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

  • Must adhere to set security standards

  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work

  • Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment

  • Cross – cultural sensitivity, flexibility and emotional maturity

  • Ability to exhibit exemplary life style as interpreted in specific local cultural context

  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Educational level required: A minimum of a University degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, Statistics, Community Development, Development Studies or any related field.

  • Technical Training qualifications required: Analysis using qualitative and/ quantitative methods including use of participatory methods and tools for planning, monitoring & evaluation

  • Professional technical skill desired: Knowledge of the SPHERE standards, Humanitarian Accountability Partnerships; other international humanitarian standards and other capacity building skills.

  • Experience: Minimum of three years’ work experience in community based programming, local government or work with NGOs or humanitarian agencies, of which at least two years must be in monitoring & evaluation.

  • Other: Proficiency in English and Somali local language is a must.

  • Computer literacy is required working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Power point, statistical packages as SPSS.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Field-based with 90% frequent domestic travel to the field

  • Travel: 10 % Domestic/International travel may be required.

Senior Programme Officer – SAFCER, Mozambique

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

World Vision seeks a full-time Senior Programme Officer (SPO) (based in Beira, Mozambique) for the Southern Africa Flood Crisis Emergency Response (SAFCER) humanitarian programming in Mozambique. In response to the cyclone and flooding, WV programmes will provide gender-sensitive, coordinated assistance in order to limit the loss of life and mitigate human suffering in affected communities. To achieve this goal, the SAFCER will technically implement Food Security, WASH, Livelihoods, Child Protection, and Protection activities in provinces in Mozambique.

The Senior Program Officer (SPO) will support the SAFCER Programmes Department, principally managing the Grant Acquisition and Grant Management sub-departments and also directly manage Program Officers. The SPO position will provide support to other departments as needed. Main responsibilities of the SPO will include manage proposal design, timely and quality donor reporting, grant management, information management and supporting local implementing partner, WV support (fundraising) offices, and donor engagement.

The position-holder supervise and mentor a team of Program Officers, providing guidance in the design of proposals, provision of timely/quality reporting and positioning with donors/supporters with the aim of enhancing the reputation of SAFCER.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Grants Acquisition:

  • Create, track and manage acquisition pipeline and forecasting for SAFCER funding opportunities.

  • Oversee proposal design, project reporting, implementation, and evaluation with all relevant staff including consortium partners, using the defined processes.

  • Coordinate with technical specialists, operations, finance and procurement staff and WV support offices to ensure programming according to donor regulations.

  • Monitor funding status for each sector of the program to identify possible funding gaps.

  • Obtain funding for program’s unfunded sections by identifying grants.

  • Support strategy development & assist in annual operating plan preparation including: design, needs assessment, proposal writing, marketing, evaluation and reporting.

Programmatic Grants Management:

  • Prepare (or assign POs to prepare) monthly, annual and end-of-project narrative reports, newsletters, situational reports and other reports as necessary. Work closely with consortium partners and WV teams to ensure timely and quality reports.

  • Link with the operations and finance departments to ensure the compiling/collating of major donor management reports.

  • Oversee program's progress ensuring goals and objectives are achieved and non-financial grant requirements are adhered to.

  • Ensure that program implementation is in line with the principles of the Red Cross Code of Conduct, SPHERE standards and relevant WV internal standards and policies.

  • Direct POs provide program update to key WV support offices and the regional office.

  • Support Grant Managers and design, monitoring, and evaluation, information management, and accountability to implement technical and managerial evaluations as required.

People Management:

  • Lead recruitment processes for Program Officers, track and provide leadership in performance management of the POs line managed.

  • Ensure effective people management systems are in place, monitored, and in-use.

  • Cultivate an atmosphere of mentorships and capacity building for POs.

  • Work across sectors to build capacities of project managers and sector leads in grants acquisition and management.

Partnership & External Relations:

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships and information sharing with Support Office representatives.

  • Participate in joint agency assessments, task-force teams, workshops, clusters, etc.

  • Support the programs team to identify potential partners to work with and through in projects.

  • Ensure alignment with WV’s established external engagement, GAM, partnering steps, and response strategies.

  • Assist the Programs team in Maputo with representation of WV and networking with NGOs and local donor delegations in various sites.

Information Management:

  • Proactively gather information from relevant cluster partners, UN agencies and other organisations which may be of use world vision for informing decisions.

  • Provide information management services to support population data management activities including population estimation, information flows from established systems, movement tracking, standard-setting/promotion and dissemination.

Other Responsibilities:

Disaster Management (DM)

  • Be aware of the emergency procedures in a response and ensure that necessary preparedness measures have been implemented.

Perform other relevant tasks assigned by the direct supervisor.

Security Measures:

  • Be familiar with WV security plan.

  • Follow security policies, rules, procedures and instructions.

  • Follow WVI policies for project security management.

  • Represent WV in an appropriate and professional manner.

  • Contribute to a healthy team spirit and team work.

  • Adhere to WV Child Protection policy and standards and stay committed to WV vision statement and core values.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Degree in Development Studies, International Development, Development Management or in any relevant Social Sciences.

  • At least 4 years’ experience in program design, leading grants acquisition initiatives and grants management. Past experience working in a complex humanitarian context will be an added advantage.

  • Demonstrated experience managing staff in a multi-cultural setup.

  • A strong writer with good verbal communication skills, experience in writing proposals, project documentation, reporting and program information for donors.

  • Familiarity with institutional grant compliance and procedures (USAID/OFDA, DFID, CIDA, AusAID).

  • Strong problem solving, interpersonal and negotiation skills.

  • Ability to work with different sector and technical leads and actively participate in clusters develop and maintain positive relationships.

  • Strong understanding of project design and proposal writing.

  • Good understanding of Sphere relief standards, as well as the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct.

  • Strong capacity building and facilitation skills.

  • Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner with attention to detail.

  • Ability to identify gaps, trends, priorities and key issues.

  • Ability to maintain strong links with major NGO’s, donors and government agencies.

  • Self-starter who can work independently under pressure.

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

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

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Social Sciences, International Development, International Relations or related field. (Preferred)

  • Strong presentation skills and donor engagement experience.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 15% of the time.