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Regional Project Manager II, VisionFund - Africa

Preferred location: Accra, Ghana or Nairobi, Kenya. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate within the Africa Region where WVI/VF is registered to operate.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This Regional Project Manager (RPM) II position will ensure the efficient and effective use of technology within the business, through advice, influence, scrutiny and membership of steering committees. The technology is primarily banking and accounting systems, and derivative Management Information Systems. Reporting into the Regional Programme Manager, this new position requires a person with both technical capability and a strong understanding of the business model and processes (operational and financial) who can bring the two aspects together and strengthen the IT capacity in our Microfinance Institutions (MFIs).

The purpose of this Regional Project Manager II position is to assist the RPM in providing support to the eleven country IT and project teams in the Africa region to help them achieve their objectives of timely and accurate reporting and sound IT and project management of each MFI’s portfolio of projects in each country.

The Regional Project Manager II position, while mostly assigned to IT related projects, is an independent and focused role, that will have oversight of various projects being implemented by VFI affiliated MFIs in Africa. This position will coordinate with the various functional departments of the organization in training and providing technical advice, overseeing, advising and mentoring the project managers and IT managers in the MFIs, and ensuring high quality of project management. Projects can include, but are not limited to: information technology, change management, organizational development and management information systems projects.

The IT and projects staff in MFIs are matrix-managed by the RPM. The RPM will assign specific pieces of work to the Regional Project Manager II, and specific projects to oversee. The Regional Project Manager II role requires a candidate with knowledge of the use of technology in finance/microfinance operations, experience of project management, a commitment to developing staff and an ability to influence.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Project Management – directly at VFI level and indirectly through MFI staff:

This role builds the capacity of the MFI project team leads that will be directly assigned to him/her by the RPM, to enable them to do the following:

  • Develops, and continually updates, the project plans and schedules.

  • Develops product breakdown structures.

  • Identifies project dependencies prior to the start of the project.

  • Works with Business Analysts and the client to define/refine the project scope.

  • Facilitates the gathering of information required to estimate project cost, resources, time and deliverables.

  • Prepares all project management baseline products.

  • Prioritizes sub projects under a program.

  • Ensures that the project outcome reflects the goals of the client.

  • Negotiates conflicts and resolves issues that arise.

  • Acts as a mediator between stakeholders and team members.

  • Resolves any issues and solves problems throughout the project life cycle.

  • Determines staffing requirements and forms project teams including as necessary recruiting and managing staff.

  • Develops budget requests for resources.

  • Works with resource managers in order to effectively align resources across projects.

  • Provides work direction and leadership to assigned projects, including scheduling, assignment of work and review of project efforts.

  • Evaluates project performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions.

  • Assists with identifying which resources need to be procured outside the organization.

  • Describes technical or other issues that need to be considered and assists in the development of Statement of Work (SOWs).

  • Determines if external consultants or contractors will be required to complete project plan.

  • Provides advice and counsel to the vendor relationship decision-making and contract development processes.

  • Evaluates service provider performance.

  • Approves invoices, for payment.

  • Provides an issue escalation path and resolves vendor performance disputes.

  • Identifies the elements of risk in a project.

  • Analyzes project risks and assesses potential impact to the client.

  • Develops and maintains risk plans, processes and systems in order to mitigate risk.

  • Creates action plan for risks that occur and follows through on plan.

  • Maintains issue list, proactively escalating issues to project and departmental leadership to mitigate risk.

  • Recommends and takes action to direct analysis and solution of problems.

  • Coaches, mentors, motivates and supervises MFI project team leads that will be directly assigned to him/her by the RPM. Influences them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work. Recommends corrective action if necessary.

  • A member of project steering committees as designated by the RPM. Supports the MFI team leads to plan and facilitate effective steering committee meetings.

  • Assists the RPM in providing periodical project reporting, which includes narrative reports and progress update reports to stakeholders inside and outside the MFI.

Change Management:

  • As designated by the RPM, oversees and makes recommendations on people / business process changes that impact technology platforms.

  • As designated by the RPM, assists MFI IT and Project Managers with planning, tracking and delivering successful changes that impact technology platforms / projects.

  • In case of changes of scope and requirements and as designated by the RPM, ensures a “change management” process is in place at the MFI to track system and business changes.

  • Proactively oversees changes in project scope, ensures that any change to project scope is documented and approved by steering committee on projects and activities assigned by the RPM.

  • In coordination with the RPM, ensures each technology project in the MFI has a steering committee.

  • As designated by the RPM, supports MFIs in vendor management and advice on all contracts that are over the PMO threshold.

  • In coordination with the RPM, recommends training for MFI IT and project managers. Selects trainers and performs and/or supervises training in coordination with the service provider.

  • Develops a communication plan to convey project scope, goals, milestones, budget, risk, status, change requests and critical issues to the client and project team.

  • Assesses the effectiveness of the interaction and communication with the client and project team.

Financial Planning and Reporting – IT and Projects:

  • At any one time this role is responsible for the management of one or more medium to large-sized, moderate to high complex projects including the project budgets.

Assists the RPM on the following activities:

  • Supports the MFIs to prepare the annual budget and revised forecasts on an accurate and timely basis.

  • Assists the RPM to prepare any regional budgets and forecasts as required, including the mapping of phasing of the multi-country projects.

  • Submits a monthly checklist to the RPM in line with the monthly reporting timetable.

  • Assists the RPM to review donor reports in the region and ensure submissions to donors are completed on time and accurately.

Is responsible for building the capacity of the MFI staff and coaching and advising, to enable them to do the following:

  • Estimates costs associated with a project including physical, financial and human capital costs.

  • Develops a detailed cost baseline from cost estimations.

  • Refines project cost estimates and confirms funding sources.

  • Monitors and controls the actual cost of a project versus the budget.

  • Reviews bills and evaluates factors that may potentially cause cost changes.

  • Conducts in-depth root cause analysis of project budget discrepancies.

Monitoring, Security and Risk Management:

  • As designated by the RPM, undertakes visits to MFIs to help ensure quality is maintained in all aspects of IT and Project management.

  • Assists the RPM in reviewing the monthly checklists, with resolutions prepared by each MFI.

  • Assists the RPM in preparation and resolution of audit findings.

  • Provides a gap fill service for IT and Project management leadership roles in MFIs as required due to staff absence. This might require significant travel or a 3-6 month assignment in an MFI.

  • Assists the RPM to conduct spot checks, regular and ad-hoc, in the MFIs to test the IT controls.

  • Maintains and updates the regional IT asset register.

  • Reviews, collate from MFI and makes recommendation to the Global IT policy.

  • Ensures projects are managed in accordance with policy.

  • Assists RPM in monitoring and following up MFI IT Managers’ submission of monthly reports.

  • Utilizes established project standards, procedures.

  • Contributes to the development of new quality metrics.

Strategic Input:

  • In coordination with the RPM:

  • Provide input into the strategic objectives of the DOC team and how it can achieve its plans.

  • Industry trends and how they can influence the IT and project initiatives.

Miscellaneous:

  • Perform any other work-related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned from time-to-time by the RPM.

  • Contribute to the overall team environment.

  • Self development and supporting the professional and spiritual development of others.

KNOWLDEGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor degree in a relevant subject, preferably majoring in project management, technology and/or finance (or equivalent level of strategic thinking and technical knowledge gained from work experience).

  • MS Office suite including MS Projects and advanced Excel skills.

  • Project & programme management: able to manage complex projects including concurrent projects.

  • Delivering results: ability to plan and organize self and work to achieve objectives and targets.

  • Excellent knowledge of project management with ability to give best practice advice. Capable of training, supervising and managing staff in project management environment.

  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills.

  • At least 5 years of IT work experience, including at least 3 years of project management or account management experience.

  • At least 3 years of experience in the finance / micro finance industry.

  • At least 1 year of team leadership and/or at least 2 years of supervising/coaching/mentoring experience.

  • Prior work experience with Core banking systems, Mobile Banking and Digital Field Applications.

  • Proven track record of delivering projects within defined timelines, budget and with quality under high pressure.

  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Spoken and written French language in addition to English.

  • Project Management certification or equivalent (PMP / PRINCE II certification is a plus).

  • Understanding or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies.

  • Risk management: experience in identification, assessment and management of project risks.

  • Large-scale project budgeting and reporting.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time. There may be a need to be based in an MFI for a 3-6 month assignment when there are staffing gaps in IT/projects roles in

  • MFIs.

  • This position requires flexibility to work outside of office hours due to calls with colleagues in different time zones.

Accountability, Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator - Arua

Position: Accountability, Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

Report to: Design, Monitoring & Evaluation Manager

Location: Arua, West Nile – Uganda

Purpose of the position:

To provide technical guidance to the west Nile refugee response projects and programmes in terms of project planning, proposal development, monitoring and evaluation in line with WV policies and standards; including maintaining systems to collect and analyze information on activities, outputs, outcomes and impact of projects.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Supports routine and periodic collection and analysis of data, providing both descriptive and inferential statistics that confirms status of project activities in the response based on log frames and M&E frameworks as well as qualitative analysis. In addition, consolidates reports, or data at outcome and output level and shares with the respective response coordinators and managers on monthly, quarterly, mid-year and annually as per M&E Plan; including implementation of program monitoring evaluation recommendations

  • Administer performance monitoring tools to track project indicators in line with the project implementation plan. Provide technical support to the field staff, beneficiaries and other stakeholders on program performance monitoring and evaluation according to program implementation plan, World Vision evaluation strategy and donor requirements. Including performance reports to the respective project coordinators for effective decision making.

  • Ensure programme Accountability to beneficiaries and donors is implemented in line with World Vision Uganda Programme Accountability Framework (PAF)

  • Build the capacity of field staff and support design processes including measurements, baselines, monitoring, and evaluations.

  • Provides overall technical guidance and supervision to project M&E Assistants and staff in the West Nile Response in coordinating the implementation of WV Partnership and WV Uganda strategic initiatives to improve quality of monitoring and evaluation and learning in HEA setting or context

  • Coordinates documentation and sharing of success and impact stories during learning and reflection meetings.

  • Develops/or administer knowledge management databases, principles, procedures and standards to institute effective knowledge management systems. This includes effective use of ITTs, automated databases, GIS technology, ODK and utilization of WV partnership knowledge management systems e.g. HORIZON

  • Design and implementation of program assessments/evaluation, operation research or special studies to improve programming in a refugee setting line with program implementation plan of WV Uganda and donor regulations.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • University degree in a statistics, quantitative economics, development studies, public health, demography, biostatistics or a related field is required. A Master’s degree is an added advantage

  • Minimum of five years of work experience managing data intensive programs in designing, monitoring, and evaluation methodologies is highly desirable. Knowledge of statistical data analysis packages e.g. SPSS, Epi-info, Nvivo, etc.

  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative M&E data collection and analysis methods, including tracking outcome indicators, is desirable. Should have relevant field experience in development, monitoring and evaluation of community-based projects especially in a refugee context.

  • Knowledge of M&E issues with respect to service delivery and support related to Health and nutrition, Education, WASH, Livelihoods and/or capacity development is desirable. Experience in supporting Grants/HEA in World Vision setting would be an advantage

  • Experience in designing M&E methodologies and tools, and the ability to coach and train others in their use is desirable.

  • This position requires a person who is self-starter, who can accomplish the task with minimal or no supervision. He/she should be able to manage a team of staff as well as cooperate with other units. He/she must be keen on details and well organized individual.

  • Report writing, research, monitoring and evaluation

How to apply:

Please submit your application and complete Curriculum Vitae, to Website: https://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-uganda

Address your application to the People & Culture Specialist, Recruitment, World Vision Uganda. Deadline for receiving applications is 25th February, 2019.

Design, Monitoring & Evaluation (DME) Coordinator

Job Announcement

World Vision Mali recruits for the following positions (4)

Title: Design, Monitoring & Evaluation (DME) Coordinator

Location: Koutiala / Neguela / Kolokani / Diema

Contract type: Local

Report to: Cluster Program Manager and DME Manager Technicaly

World Vision does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

World Vision does not concern itself with information on bank accounts.

*Women are strongly encouraged to apply for.

Purpose of the position:

To assist ADPs to develop and manage programs effectively through planning,monitoring & evaluation and research for high quality ministry and the achievement of child well-being aspirations.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Assist the cluster management to develop and maintain the capacity to prepare program designs that efficiently bring about Transformational Development.

  • Make recommendations for the log frame development focused on technical programmes, projects models.

  • Facilitate a participatory review of logical flow and consistency within the hierarchy of objectives and assumptions

Identify key indicators, including CWB standard indicators, from within the compendium that relate to programme objectives and activities.

  1. Coordinate assessments, baselines, evaluations, LQAS and other operational research activities according to LEAP/DPA guidelines and provide feedback to improve the quality of documents. Contribute to:

  • planning of baselines, evaluations and research activities

  • development of measurement tools

  • supervision of data collection, data quality improvement and verification

data analysis, interpretation and utilization of findings.

  1. Assist cluster programs/projects managements to develop and maintain effective monitoring and accountability systems.

  • Set up monitoring & accountability systems and develop monitoring tools

  • Support Cluster Programmes Managers to capture essential data required for entry into Horizon/GIS, and also to coordinate and provide timely feedback on review work flow processes;

  • Analyse and synthesise information; communicate and utilise monitoring data

Facilitate learning and better practice in monitoring.

  1. Provide technical assistance to cluster programs/projects managements on programme transition and phase-out issues.

  • Support programmes and projects management to develop, implement and follow up transition plan.

  1. Provide technical support in the production of LEAP documents.

  • Buildtechnical capacity of ADP staff on LEAP tools

Review and submission of semi-annual and annual reports and provide timely feedback to Project staff.

  1. Ensure that learning, innovation and knowledge management integration is effective in programmes management (design, monitoring and evaluation)

  • Field visit to make sure that the learning on the data is effective with the local partners

  • Support the implementation of community review

Create and update a documents repository to keep programmes documents (Budgets, Logframes, reports, etc.).

  1. Ensure CPA indicators are clearly mainstreamed into projects/programs:

  • Support the child participation and protection integration in WV activities

  • Ensure CPA indicators are mainstreamed into programmes’ logframes and reported

Promote organizational values related to child protection (child protection incident reporting).

  1. Support ADPs to develop PoA to monitor the implementation of audit and evaluation recommendations, sponsorship KPIs and provide timely feedback to Project staff.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

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

  • Educational level required: Master Degree in development planning/researchrelated, Project/Program Management or equivalent graduate.

  • Experience: minimum of 3 years relevant working experience in developmentplanning.

  • Other: Previous working experience in DM&E (World Vision) is preferred.

  • Software Knowledge: SPSS, Epi Info, Access.

  • Technical Skills & Abilities:

  • Computer skills,

  • Working knowledge of programs/projects cycle management,

  • Build relationship with partners and ADP staff,

  • Ability in leadership, management and team building,

  • Working knowledge of proposal writing, writing ADP Design Document, assessment, evaluation and transition plan report, and negotiation skills,

  • Good planning and organizational skills,

  • Knowledge in LEAP, DPA and Design Monitoring and Evaluation

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Cluster with travel to the field

  • Travel: 10 % international travel is required.

  • Travel: 50% in assisting staff on the field is required including other Bases

  • On call: 5%

World Vision reserves the right to disqualify a candidate who has any record relating to child abuse or opposite behavior to child protection, even after the hiring.

How to apply: http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-mali

*Deadline for submission of applications: February 27th, 2019

*Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

MEAL Officer

Position: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer (contract duration 3 months)

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer is responsible to implement a functional MEAL system at field level. He/she provides support to the programmes and operations departments in designing, monitoring and evaluating all projects’ interventions. Moreover, he/she works with the direct supervisor in the coordination and/or the implementation of projects’ baselines and evaluations, as well as the implementation of standardized MEAL processes and tools for all sectors at field level.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Program Design

    Support MEAL Manager as requested (One Syria Response, strategy, sectoral frameworks, EBP (based on Regional and Global strategic priorities for Evidence Building), overall MEAL system set-up, ad-hoc requests…)

    Support MEAL Manager in leading the proposal development process in terms of MEAL input (logframe, budgeting for MEAL activities and staffing, MEAL narrative plan, etc.)

    Develop project specific MEAL frameworks in coordination with project staff

  2. Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting

    Develop methodology, sampling, and tools for outcome and process monitoring studies including pre-posttests, PIMs/PDMs, FGDs, KIIs, etc.

    Plan, lead and oversee the implementation of outcome monitoring studies for grants such as PIMs/PDMs, midline and endline studies, pre-post tests, FGDs, KIIs, etc. (coordinate, follow up, and review the outcome monitoring methodology, tools and reports for grants

    Lead project specific evaluations and baselines at field level (development of ToR, select and short-list consultants, coordinate with consultant, review of design methodology and tools, review final reports, attend interpretation workshops, etc. if externally led; and conduct data analysis and report writing if internally-led)

    Implement field level tasks for outcome and process monitoring of grants, including pre-posttests, PIMs/PDMs, midline and end line studies, FGDs, KIIs, etc. (training of casual workers, planning field data collection, coordination of data collection, supervising, facilitating, coding tools, developing datasets, data cleaning, analysis, reporting)

    Implement field level tasks for the Syria strategy Impact Assessment (training casual workers, ensuring quality of data collection through supervision, data cleaning…)

    Responsible for the coordination of projects’ baselines and evaluation studies (coordination at field level with consultants, beneficiaries and partners/stakeholders if externally led and methodology, development of tools, data collection, and cleaning if internally led)

    Provide support in training project staff and partners on reporting requirements, core humanitarian standards, output level monitoring and conduct regular training for Operations staff on data collection and data entry for pre-post tests

    Contribute to the MEAL related component of the Child Well-Being Report (requirement by GC for Response Offices to also submit a CWBR - as per frequency set by GC)

    Conduct ITT verifications of projects, in coordination with project staff on a monthly basis and ensure project level ITT are updated with accurate data on a monthly basis and key findings are shared with management at the program review meetings

    Conduct project site visits regularly and monitor partner & direct implementation on a regular basis for quality standards through scheduled visits, data quality audits, spot checks…

    Ensure that critical MEAL findings and recommendations are discussed and addressed by management

  3. Accountability to Beneficiaries

    Conduct Information Provision & Feedback sessions with beneficiaries and guide beneficiaries seeking help through WV Jordan hotline, field visits, and other complaints and feedback mechanisms

    Receive, process and respond to beneficiary feedback and complaints and communicate progress back to beneficiaries

    Present complaints and feedback report (including trend analysis) monthly to all WVJ staff at Grants Performance Tracker meeting and brief project team on accountability issues

    Maintain a proper filing system for all the complaints and feedback with filling codes

    Conduct exit interviews, observation and reporting

    Investigate allegations of irregularities, fraud, corruption or other forms of misconduct by directly liaising with the affected beneficiaries

  4. Research and Learning

    Co-lead lessons learned events for projects with project managers and technical staff (preparation, facilitation and report writing)

    Implement any potential research studies/EBP at field level (data collection, cleaning…) - (based on Regional and Global strategic priorities for Evidence Building)

  5. Miscellaneous

Complete Horizon tasks relevant to assigned projects (uploading MEAL plans and monitoring data) - (requirement by GC to roll-out Horizon at Office level)

Attend internal and external meetings relevant to assigned projects

Attend internal and external training, workshops, events, etc.

Manage and follow up on P&C and financial related matters for casual workers and conduct performance agreement and review with direct supervisor

Education

BS Degree in international development, international relations, public health, nutrition, statistics, community development, or other relevant discipline is required

Experience

Minimum one to two years of experience in working in a relief or development NGO with a focus on MEAL processes

Knowledge & Skills

  • Experience in design and implementation of MEAL systems, including qualitative and quantitative approaches to baselines, monitoring and evaluations is required

  • Good working knowledge of statistical packages (Excel, etc.) is required

  • Very good knowledge of ODK database/SMAP server

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

  • Good knowledge of information presentation techniques (graphing, charting, tabling etc.) and interpreting them

  • Information dissemination skills is required

  • Good knowledge of and experience with humanitarian guidelines and principles.

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure

  • Organization, planning, and time management skills

  • Detailed oriented and able to verify data quality

  • Stays open to internal and external feedback

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

  • Ability to understand, explain and contextualize MEAL tools

  • High level communications skills

  • Ability to build positive relationships in a cross cultural environment

  • Excellent written English, with fluency in speaking Arabic and English

  • Ability to write very good quality reports in English is required

  • Preferred working knowledge of advanced statistical packages (SPSS etc.)

  • Understands international standards in humanitarian protection and accountability (e.g. HAP, SPHERE, Red Cross Code of Conduct, etc)

  • The position requires ability to attend and participate in capacity building opportunities, trainings and meetings locally and internationally as required by the organization

  • The position requires 90% of the time to be field-based and 10% at office level

  • Position requires willingness and ability to continue to function during a crisis, including during a World Vision response to a manmade or natural disaster.

  • The position requires availability and willingness to work outside regular office hours occasionally.

Programme Support Assistant MANE 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: Programme Support Assistant MANE (Mayuge NTD Elimination Project)

Report to: Project Coordinator

Location: Mayuge

Purpose of the position:

Provide administrative, operational and logistical support to the Region Office in line with Project Annual Operations Plan.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Logistics and administration support

Logistical Support

  • Provide logistical support and back-up in the planning of meetings and workshops.

  • Ensure adequate stocks of key office materials are in place at all times.

  • Maintaining supplies/logistics inventory and preparing requisitions for office supplies and equipments.

  • Provide refreshment to staff and visitors

Asset Management

  • Maintain a database of Project office and entire Project assets

  • Maintain a system of asset management through securing proper office locking systems and proper identification of office equipment in line with WV administration mission and security guidelines

  • Develop and maintain a servicing schedule of Region Office equipment, in liaison with respective technical staff

  • Identify and coordinate requests for installation, repairs, maintenance and services in line with World Vision Uganda Administration policy

  • Monitoring the security of the store and cleanness of the store in line with the store management standards.

  • Track and ensure timely payment of utility bills

Work Place Health and Safety

  • Ensure that Project office is kept tidy and clean.

  • Implement standards of the internal and external cleanliness of the Project Office and maintain the organization image in line with WV Administration guidelines

  • Ensure that office fire extinguishers are well placed and valid throughout the year.

  • Maintains all staff health facilities in good and usable condition

Document Management

  • Manage the filling system and Project library

  • Ensure that all Project Office soft copy documents are backed up on weekly basis

Secretarial Support

  • Provide secretarial services as required such as timely printing, photocopying and binding of documents

  • Receive, deliver and file correspondences at the Project office in a timely manner

  • Receives and coordinates the handling of documents and materials delivered to the office and ensuring that these are distributed to the respective addressee/staff members

  • Disseminates guidelines and relevant documents to respective staff as guided by the Project management.

  • Maintain an up-to-date contact list of all Project staff

Support to Project staff

  • Providing information and guide staff on administrative processes, procedures and requirements.

  • Facilitate and support staff on logistical and administrative requirements such as travels, follow up on requisitions, etc on regular basis

  • Maintain a smooth communication flow of information in the project Office

  • Providing weekly and monthly travel schedules for the Project team for management approval and generate a monthly staff attendance report

Support Project meeting/forums

  • Support in developing calendar/s of key Project event events.

  • Follow up on meeting invitations through emails and phones as appropriate.

  • Planning for and managing logistics for the Project meetings and other forums such as workshops and reflection/ learning events.

  • Takes minutes of Project meetings and action plans

Customer care

  • Screening telephone calls, enquiries and requests and handling them when appropriate

  • Take and relay accurate and timely messages from telephone callers, and answer queries where possible.

  • Management and coordination of visitors

  • Coordinate guest Logistics: Ensure adequate planning and preparation of guest logistics (Transport, accommodation – checking in and out of hotels, support guest’s general needs like shopping, Church service etc)

Reporting

  • Coordinate receipt of monthly reports from the Clusters and Project office technical teams .

  • Write Project management monthly report for ROM’s review and submission to IMD office within the stipulated timelines.

  • Compile quarterly monitoring reports on contributions towards organization strategies

  • Following up with responsible staff on status implementation of key action points, audit implementation status and decisions from the meetings/fora.

  • Track and update the Project Technical team on progress of assigned tasks

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelors’ degree in Office Management, Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Organizational Psychology, Accounting or any related field.

  • Minimum of two year’s experience in office administration and organization in a fast paced environment

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Must have knowledge in computer applications like MS Office and data base management

  • Knowledge in logistical operations

  • Effective communication skills.

  • Excellent customer care and public relations skills.

  • Strong analytical , conceptual and follow-up and follow-through skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Commitment to World Vision mission and partnership values and sensitivity to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

MEAL Officer

MEAL Officer

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The MEAL Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and learning officer is responsible for managing operations of the fragile context projects with a functional MEAL system to support program management and accountability functions. He/she contributes toward the relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of World Vision programming and will ensure that the project team that they work in is constantly striving to meet the World Vision Program Accountability Framework standards (Information Provision, Consultation, Participation, and Community Feedback), LEAP (Learning through Evaluation with accountability and planning) requirements and donor MEAL requirements.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the implementation of project specific MEAL plans in alignment with the donor and the World Vision DME and Accountability framework

  • Manage the identification and design of appropriate tools, formats and procedures of operational monitoring at each level of the objective hierarchy; including Post Distribution Monitoring, Onsite Monitoring Surveys among others

  • Produce draft reports as per MEAL plan’s reporting schedule and in accordance with approved HEA reporting formats

  • Manage an updated inventory of indicators for project indicators and monitoring activities;

  • Assist in the preparation of terms of Reference, design and costing of baseline, evaluations and needs assessment surveys and provide direct support for the exercises

  • Collaborate with implementing staff and stakeholders to develop feasible and effective discussion events where MEAL data are analyzed and programming action is agreed upon

  • Assist in organizing trainings on MEAL functions for capacity development and awareness among relevant World Vision staff

  • Provide support to external consultants and individuals sub-contracted to implement special surveys or studies required for evaluating project effects and impacts

  • Conduct coaching for performance with MEAL assistants and enumerators.

  • Provide supervision for MEAL assistants.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • A degree in social sciences, nutrition, statistics or development studies.

  • At least two year of relevant work experience in a supervisory level.

  • Fluent in speak Kurdish, Arabic and English.

  • Assyrian language is an advantage.

  • In-depth SPSS, CsPro, and Excel knowledge; and information dissemination software

  • Good report writing and information dissemination skills

  • Good knowledge of and experience with humanitarian guidelines and principles

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

  • Communicates with integrity to different stakeholders- good interpersonal skills with people across a wide social range including project beneficiaries/community members, other WV staff/managers, government officials etc.

  • Good human resources management skills.

  • Ability to travel/be based too/in project sites as needed.

  • Ability to organize and facilitate capacity building/ enhancement for staff.

  • Ability to verify data quality.

  • Detail oriented.

  • Inspires trust within/outside of the organization.

  • Develops high levels of credibility and accountability.

  • Stays open to internal feedback.

  • Understands the application of policy and the impact of decisions.

  • Agrees with World Vision’s mission, vision and core values.

  • Finds fulfilment in work through creativity, risk management initiative, and innovation, and encourages the same in colleagues.

  • Experience in design and implementation of MEAL systems; including qualitative and quantitative approaches to assessment and monitoring

  • Experience in participatory assessment, monitoring and evaluation, training and facilitation, data processing or analysis.

Work Environment

Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

  • Work will be based in Erbil with frequent travels to other Iraqi governorate mostly (Duhok, Erbil, Sulaymaniyah, Kirkuk , Salah-Aldeen and Ninewa)

Coordinador de Proyecto / SPS

Oportunidad de Contribuir

a la tierna protección de la niñez en Honduras

Título del puesto:

Coordinador(a) de Proyecto Youth Ready en SPS

Fecha límite de aplicación:

19 de Febrero

Localidad del puesto:

San Pedro Sula

Fecha de inicio vacante:

1 de Marzo

Cantidad requerida:

1 Plaza

Esquema de trabajo:

Plaza Permanente

Propósito del Puesto

El/la Coordinador/a del Proyecto tiene la responsabilidad directa de la implementación del proyecto Youth Ready en Honduras, la administración de los recursos asignados, establecimientos de alianzas con el sector privado y público, y el reportaje correspondiente, garantizando el cumplimiento de los objetivos, plazos acordados y requerimientos del donante, mediante la coordinación con todos los actores y socios involucrados.

Requisitos:

  • Profesional Universitario con formación en áreas económicas, pedagógicas o sociales.

  • Mínimo tres (3) años en puestos de coordinación o gerencia de Proyectos.

  • Experiencia o conocimiento en proyectos con jóvenes y/o proyectos de educación y empleabilidad.

  • Manejar vehículo (4x4)

¿Cuáles serán tus funciones principales?

  • Coordinar en conjunto con la Gerencia Bi-Nacional, los procesos de planificación operativa, reportaje y monitoreo de indicadores de avance del proyecto.

  • Asegurar la ejecución técnica y financiera del proyecto, conforme los ejes y estrategias definidos en la propuesta.

  • Coordinar el proceso de reportaje técnico y financiero durante el ciclo del proyecto

  • Gerenciar el personal del proyecto en su gestión y desarrollo profesional

  • Participar en espacio de relacionamiento con las organizaciones públicas y privadas de interés común a los objetivos del proyecto y revisar continuamente los avances.

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Somos una organización cristiana de ayuda humanitaria, desarrollo y promoción de la justicia que sirve a todas las personas, sin distinción de raza, religión, grupo étnico o género.

Al trabajar con nosotros te conviertes en un protagonista que influye en favor de los niños, niñas, familias y comunidades más vulnerables alrededor del mundo. En Honduras tocamos la vida de más de 75 mil niñas y niños en Honduras, en 12 Departamentos, 28 Programas de Área y 694 comunidades.

Nuestra Causa

Una niñez tiernamente protegida, promotora de una sociedad más justa y segura.

Nuestra Visión

Para cada niño y niña, vida en toda su plenitud.

Nuestra oración para cada corazón, la voluntad de hacer esto posible.

Nuestra Misión

World Vision es una confraternidad internacional de cristianos cuya misión es seguir a Jesucristo, nuestro Señor y Salvador trabajando con los pobres y oprimidos para promover la transformación humana, buscar la justicia y testificar de las buenas nuevas del Reino de Dios

Somos Cristianos

Seguimos a Jesús– en su identificación con los pobres, los que no tienen poder, los afligidos, los oprimidos, los marginados; en su especial preocupación por las niñas y los niños; en su respeto por la dignidad otorgada por Dios a las mujeres de igual manera que a los hombres; en su reto por las actitudes y los sistemas injustos; en su llamado para compartir los recursos con los unos y los otros; en su amor por todas las personas sin discriminación o condiciones; en su oferta de una nueva vida por medio de la fe en Él. A partir de Él nosotros derivamos nuestro entendimiento integral del evangelio del Reino de Dios, el cual forma las bases de nuestra respuesta a la necesidad humana.

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Zonal Programme Manager, Greater Equatorial Zone - South Sudan

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Zonal Program Manager (ZPM) provides strategic leadership and day-to-day management to the field Integrated Program portfolio in the assigned Zone to ensure that it is effective and meets the designated goals and objectives of World Vision, the donors and the target population. The ZPM leads the assigned Zonal Programme Team in the development, implementation, oversight and evaluation of all programming, with emphasis on strategic development, resource acquisition and quality control, as well as staff development.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Act as a Leader for the Zonal Programme Team.

  • Assist in the development of strategies for long-term or additional interventions in the assigned Zone.

  • Oversee all aspects of day-to-day Zonal Programme implementation.

  • Develop partnership relationships with local organizations and communities.

  • Act as WVSS official representative in the assigned Zone.

  • Manage public relations for the assigned Zonal Office.

  • Work with the Finance Director in Juba to support the assigned Zonal Grant/ Finance Manager to deliver appropriate financial services.

  • Work with the P&C Director in Juba to support the assigned Zone P&C Officer to deliver appropriate HR services to the Zone Programme team and to ensure the application of policies and procedures that follow WV standards using a participative and achievement oriented management style.

  • Support the Zone Supply-Chain/ Logistic Officer to deliver appropriate services.

KNOWLDEGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Master’s Degree qualification in Development Studies, Health & Nutrition, Water/ Sanitation or Agriculture, public policy, conflict resolution, or similar fields preferred.

  • Experience in the management of relief and development work in a fragile context.

  • At least 7 years field experience in a fragile country.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Humanitarian Operation, Peace Building/conflict resolution, Disaster Risk Reduction.

  • Management experience in an organization with at least 200-500 national and international staff.

  • Must have people management skills with ability to lead inspire and mentor subordinates to achieve highest results.

  • The position requires a systems thinker an analytical and critical thinker capable of questioning assumptions and proposing suitable and practical solutions.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

South Caucasus DME Officer

World Vision South Caucasus Design Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives Established in 1950, World Vision operates in nearly 100 countries worldwide. It is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities, to overcome poverty and injustice. We pursue life in all its fullness for every child and serve all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender.

LOCATION

Tbilisi

DURATION

March 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019 (7 months)

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

World Vision South Caucasus (WVSC) Design, Monitoring and Evaluation (DME) Department aims at:

  • Enhancing the quality of programming through aligning the programme models and approaches to World Vision's Child Well-being Framework and Policy

  • Supporting the sustainability of the organization through ensuring resource acquisition

  • Ensuring the alignment with World Vision International (WVI) quality standards for design, monitoring and evaluation

  • Enabling a proper framework and resource for evidence-based knowledge management within a programme and across the National Office (NO)

The purpose of this position is to implement portfolios of programme/project DME processes, as well as DME related capacity building of relevant WVSC staff, and contribute to knowledge management processes.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Assessment and Design

  1. Assist the programme/project managers in the programme/project design process, including needs assessments, establishment of goals and objectives, setting of indicators, development of implementation plans, Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) plans, evaluation and reporting as per the Learning through Evaluation with Accountability & Planning.(LEAP) or relevant donor standards.

  2. Participate in planning for, compilation, and writing of the WVSC national strategy, operational plans, annual report and other periodical program documentation.

  3. Compile documentation and information necessary to facilitate strategic planning in WVSC.

  4. Provide support to writing and submission of grants proposals to donors. Keep informed of the non-funded sections of the program.

2. Monitoring and Evaluation

  1. Conduct regular monitoring visits to programs and provide detailed monitoring reports.

  2. Monitor compliance with WV International Operations Audit standards during the quarterly monitoring

  3. Assist programme/project managers in developing Terms of Reference (ToR) and develop programme/ project evaluation designs.

  4. Support National Strategy Evaluation and Landscape assessment for new strategy elaboration

  5. Conduct and/or assist in conducting programme/project evaluations.

  6. Where specified by ToR, support preparation of evaluation reports for programmes/projects evaluated.

  7. Undertake other duties related to DME as assigned by DME Senior Coordinator and Strategy Quality and Evidence (SQE) Director.

3. Capacity Building and Knowledge Management

  1. Provide DME-related capacity building for relevant WVSC staff.

  2. Ensure effective knowledge management within WVSC.

  3. Support in development of semi (annual) monitoring analysis.

  4. Support in development of evaluation learning analysis.

  5. Support Horizon implementation within the NO.

4. Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs

To be aware and prepared to participate in implementation of the NO Disaster Preparedness Plan.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

Education:

University degree/background in Social Sciences or other related field with a strong M&E component.Knowledge & Skills:

Thorough understanding of the historical, cultural, political and socioeconomic situation in South Caucasus.

Strong analytical skills

Sound verbal and written communication skills in English

Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge through informal and formal methods

Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work in a team and cultural sensitivity

Facilitation and presentation skills

Excellent organizational and time management skills

Commitment to World Vision Core Values and Mission Statement and Agreement with World Vision’s Christian ethos

Proven knowledge of and skills for computer software application

Computer proficiency in word processing, database, spreadsheet and graphics presentations

Work Environment:

Should deal with information flow that needs fast processing;

Should be ready for internal and external travels for the minimum 30% of working time.

Experience:

Experience in program design and proposal writing.

Experience in research

No information inquiries will be handled over the phone. Only short listed candidates will be notified for the interview.

The deadline for submitting the applications is February 28, 2019

M&E Officer

Avis de recrutement

World Vision Mali recrute la position suivante (1) :

TITRE: M&E Officer Response

Localité: Sevare/ Mopti

Type de contrat: Local

Lien de rapportage : Program Manager

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

Les candidatures féminines sont fortement encouragées

But du poste:World Vision cherche un officier de suivi et Evaluation qui aura pour tâche principale d’établir un mécanisme de suivi des activités de Transfert Monétaire aussi bien que les distributions de NFI. Utiliser les outils de suivi pour faire un feedback a temps en indiquant la qualité de la mise en œuvre du programme.

Principales responsabilités:

  1. Concevoir et perfectionner les outils d’évaluation qui capturent les informations clés de la mise en œuvre du projet conformément à la proposition approuvée du projet.

  2. Participer activement dans la sensibilisation et mobilisation initiales de la communauté pour présenter le projet dans la zone.

  3. Collaborer étroitement avec les officiers de Mobilisation communautaire et les moniteurs de cash pour assurer que les ménages Déplacés Internes (PDI) les plus vulnérables sont sélectionnés et enregistres pour les activités de transfert monétaire.

  4. Assure la mise en œuvre du processus de collecte des plaintes/le feedback et la compilation de toutes les réponses de la communauté collectées chaque mois et qui mettent en exergue les problèmes clefs ou les tendances exprimées par les communautés. Ceci, en accord avec les directives pour les plaintes et le code de conduite de la croix rouge dans l’établissement du mécanisme de plaintes de la communauté qui vont assurer la qualité du programme.

  5. Suivre tous les indicateurs clefs a un moment approprie et après la mise en œuvre des transferts monétaires selon les outils conçus pour le suivi et évaluation.

  6. Conduire mensuellement des enquêtes post-distribution et un suivi régulier des denrées de première nécessité.

  7. Produire et soumettre des rapports mensuels de suivi et évaluation au Directeur du Projet.

  8. Participer à toutes les rencontres sous le sous-groupe de Transfert d’Agent.

Autres competences/Attributs:

  • Accomplir dautres taches comme requis.

  • Capacité àtravailler efficacement sous pression et dans des conditions extrêmes.

  • Compétences en facilitation, mise en réseau, et analyse dinformation.

  • Capacité de réfléchir d’une manière stratégique dans plusieurs domaines.

  • Capacité a bien travailler en équipe et de renforcer et promouvoir la cohésion d’équipe.

  • Bonne connaissances en communication, verbale et écrite, aussi bien que des compétences administratives et en négociation.

Qualifications: Education/ Connaissance/ Compétences Techniques et Expériences

Connaissance minimum Requise: Bac +4 ou plus en développement communautaire, développement rural, sciences sociales, ou autres domaines connexes.

Expérience :

  • Avoir 2-3 ans d’expérience dans une position similaire

  • Minimum 3 ans d’expérience dans le domaine d’opération humanitaire

Competences Techniques:

  • Une compréhension et une expérience de travail avec le partenariat de WV.

  • Une intendance responsable des ressources et des biens.

  • Doit être un collaborateur et un bâtisseur d’équipe engagé au transfert de la connaissance.

  • Est capable de faire la promotion d’un environnement sain de travail pour lui-même et pour les autres par laquelle un équilibre est maintenu entre le travail et la recréation/la famille.

  • Exige une compréhension ou une expérience dans les domaines suivants : droit humain, contraste/accords et protocoles ; relation entre le gouvernement, les donateurs et les nations unies, embarquement et transport.

  • Avoir démontré une connaissance et une sensibilité bien développées en communication et dynamiques transculturelles.

  • La capacité de voyager au minimum 20 semaines au cours de la vie du projet.

  • Connaissances solides en informatique (MS World, Excel, Access) SPSS un atout.

  • Etre organise, capable de travailler en milieu rural et rouler à moto.

  • Capacité de présentation et de communication.

  • Parlant couramment le Français et le Bambara

Environment / Conditions de Travail:

  • 80% base sur le terrain

Attitudes et comportements:

World Vision se réserve le droit de disqualifier un candidat qui a des antécédents relatifs à la violence faite aux enfants ou aux comportements opposés à la protection de l'enfance, et ce même après l'embauche.

Comment postuler: veuillez aller sur le site Web suivant:

http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-mali

*Délai de soumission des candidatures: 24 Février 2019

*Seuls les candidats présélectionnés seront contactés.