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Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Adaptation Specialist

MONITORING, EVALUATION, LEARNING AND ADAPTATION SPECIALIST

Maternal, Child Health and Nutrition

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World Vision is a global community of millions, working together for one purpose: to change the lives of vulnerable children.

Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness.

Are you a motivated professional who wants to make a difference in Lao PDR?

World Vision is currently accepting applications for a Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Adaptation Specialistfor an anticipated 5-year USAID-funded Maternal, Child Health and Nutrition (MCHN) program in Lao PDR.

The new MCHN program will support the Ministry of Health and other key local actors to seek to address the inequitable health outcomes of the most underserved segments of the population through a targeted health system strengthening approach. The program will scale-up evidence-based Reproductive, Maternal, New-born, Child, Adolescent Health and Nutrition interventions and test realistic innovation to improve health outcomes, with a definite focus on the 1,000 days.

Purpose

The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist will be responsible for supporting and developing MEL (Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning) and CLA (Collaborating, Learning and Adapting) approaches and overseeing all related activities. S/he will provide technical advice based on expertise and knowledge of evidence-based methods and strategies, current practices, and coordinating established operational and research standards to ensure quality and rigorous data.

Major responsibilities

  • Leadership, oversight, and strategic director for all MEL and CLA activities; develop MEL plans, processes, and systems and overall monitoring and evaluation framework

  • Responsible for implementation of comprehensive MEL plan with indicators, implementing systems to safeguard the collection, management, and quality of program data, reporting accurate indicator data to Government, USAID and other stakeholders as relevant.

  • Collaborating with the project team in applying MEL findings to assess impact, adapt and improve project activities and CLA (collaborating, adapting and learning approach). S/he will also oversee the implementation of the CLA Agenda and dissemination, including research.

  • Develop MEL and CLA systems, tools and training modules in line with industry best practices and standards.

  • Train staff and partners and liaise with USAID on M&E reporting requirements, project learning strategies, and protocols for modifying the MEL plan.

  • Ensure quality control for donor and other external reports, including review of data-related narratives and charts; oversee the development of and submission of timely and accurate reporting

Qualification

  • Master’s degree in statistics, evaluation science, IT, social science, or another related field; PhD/MD preferred

  • 7 years of relevant work experience, including experience managing monitoring and evaluation for complex development activities, especially those including maternal, child health and nutrition activities. Lao PDR and South East Asia experience preferred.

  • Strong data analysis, data collection and analysis skills, computer and IT literacy (SPSS, STATA, Power Bi, Microsoft Access, KOBO/Odk or other data collection and analysis database).

  • Demonstrated data analysis and report writing skills;

  • Ability to manage projects, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities;

  • Prior MEL and CLA experience in large and complex programs

  • Ideally prior experience working on USAID-funded projects, and knowledge of USAID operations, priorities, and programming

  • Willingness to travel frequently within the country.

  • Preferred experience in Laos or South East Asia countries

Language

Fluency in English is required, Lao language skills will be viewed positively.

Work Location

Lao PDR, Vientiane with frequent travel.

Other

Position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

Encouragement

World Vision is committed to the principles of workplace diversity. Qualified women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

World Vision offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. We offer a challenging work environment, opportunities to lead, and a commitment to growing your skills in a fulfilling and international working environment.

Application

Interested candidates are invited to submit a COVER LETTERand CV to the address below. Please indicate the POSITION TITLE. Deadline for application is 01 June 2021, however applicants areencouraged to apply early as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the position will close early if a suitable candidate is found.

Email: [email protected]

Code of Conduct

World Vision has zero tolerance of incidents of violence or abuse against children and other people in the communities we serve, either committed by our staff or others connected to our work. We abhor any misuse of power, status, or trusted position for any sexual or other exploitative purposes. All World Vision’s employees are required to adhered to and promote World Vision shared responsibility and obligation to report matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment.

All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

Learn more about us

www.wvi.org/laos

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Executive/Senior Executive, Local Programmes

The Local Programmes Department facilitates the application of World Vision’s international expertise as a child-focussed humanitarian and development organisation to needs in Singapore. Collaboration with partners in the local education, youth, and social service sectors, as well as the church in Singapore, is an integral part of the department’s work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning, execution, and evaluation of educational activities, flagship events, and media campaigns for youth aged 13-25, including (and not limited to) the 30 Hour Famine and the Youth For Change Conference.

  • Managing strategic partnerships, including (and not limited to) partnerships in the education, youth, and social service sectors in Singapore, to advance collaboration on shared educational and service objectives.

  • Coordinating in-person and online service-learning projects with partners in the education and youth sectors. The successful applicant will also lead service-learning trips to World Vision’s Area Programmes abroad (when conditions permit ), and mentor online service-learning projects.

  • Creative conceptualisation and copywriting for communications assets for youth programmes and campaigns, and writing articles and advertorials for media outlets.

  • Where necessary, researching the funding landscape for initiatives pertaining to youth development and cognate domains, and preparing grant applications to secure financial support for youth programmes.

  • Supporting the management of partnerships with churches, para-church organisations, and faith-based networks in Singapore to achieve shared ministry objectives.

Requirements:

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree.

  • At least 4 years of work experience in the education sector and/or youth sector in Singapore. (In addition, a good understanding of the local social service sector will be an advantage.)

  • Experience in leading cross-functional project teams and seeing projects through from conceptualisation to fruition.

  • Experience in organising, executing, and driving registration for events involving in-person, online, and/or hybrid engagement.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English. (A strong grasp of Mandarin will be an added advantage to liaise with Mandarin-speaking partners)

  • Client-oriented, with a high degree of professionalism and accountability in service delivery.

  • Patience and meticulousness for detail-oriented work.

Live simply that others might simply live. For a season in your life, do something that will dramatically change the lives of people around the world. Do something bold today.

For Children. For Change. For Life.

Please submit your application to [email protected]

Please apply by sending your resume stating your availability and expected salary.

(Note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.)

MEAL Officer - Global Fund HIV / AIDS and TB Program

Titre du poste :

Meal Officer - Global Funds Program (1 position pour Port-au-Prince)

Objectif du poste

L’Officier de Suivi et Évaluation Redevabilité et Apprentissage (en anglais Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Officer), sous le leadership du MEAL Coordinator National organise les activités de Suivi et Évaluation telles qu’indiquées par le Spécialiste en S&E du Programme (sous la direction du Manager de l’Unité de DME) en coordination avec les autres officiers de terrain afin d’assurer la qualité et l’intégration des interventions programmatiques découlant des lignes ministérielles.

Activités Principales

  • S’assurer de la conformité du système de suivi et évaluation avec les normes de Fonds Mondial en fournissant une assistance technique et de formation aux différents cadres de terrain des SRs.

  • Supporter le processus de suivi et d’évaluation du Programme TB/HIV de Fonds Mondial à travers ses partenaires incluant l’élaboration des outils clés.

  • Réaliser, sur une base régulière, des visites de suivi des activités du programme et s’assurer de la qualité des indicateurs du cadre de performance.

  • Supporter activement les processus réguliers dassessment et d’évaluation.

  • velopper et utiliser des outils du MEAL pour mesurer les indicateurs de performance du programme.

  • Préparer et soumettre périodiquement des rapports narratifs et chiffrés et gérer la base de données.

  • Conduire la collecte, lanalyse et l’interprétation des données collectées afin de déterminer le niveau de progression vers les indicateurs établis.

  • S’assurer de la composante de redevabilité dans le projet.

  • Supporter les processus de suivi gulier et d’évaluation périodique.

  • Conduire, sur une base régulière, des processus de vérification et de validation de données.

  • S’assurer que la révision et le retour des feedbacks aux SRs sont faits à temps sur la qualité des rapports.

Connaissances, compétences et capacités

Education

  • Etre détenteur, pour le moins, dune licence ou d’un diplôme en statistique ou une science connexe.

Expérience supplémentaire :

  • Avoir au moins deux (3) ans d’expérience en programme de SIDA/Tuberculose et Opérations.

  • montrer une bonne connaissance des applications informatiques y compris Microsoft Office, aussi des logiciels statistiques (tels que SPSS, CSPro ect.) et de plates formes de collecte de données (ODK, Survey CTO ect.).

  • Avoir une très bonne connaissance en suivi et évaluation de projet, en d’autres termes, bien versé dans la rédaction des outils de suivi et évaluation (Cadre logique, plan de suivi, plan d’implémentation détaillé, etc.).

  • Avoir de lexpérience en gestion de programme et de mise en œuvre de projets multisectoriels (USAID/ACDI/EU/BID/BM).

Environnement de travail

  • Le poste requiert la capacité et la volonté deffectuer des voyages domestiques et internationaux jusqu'à 20% du temps.

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

LOCAL / INTERNATIONAL LOCAL HIRE

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will work within the Programme Quality unit to support WV Lao PDR’s strategic goal by collecting, validating and reporting the impact made in the lives of children, especially the Most Vulnerable in Laos. They will have a direct link to the Strategy and Evidence Unit and Operations Unit, supporting reporting of impact and application of evidence based learning. The M&E specialist will formulate and implement the national M&E system to ensure the quality of the implementation of the activities across all program areas. This position will be responsible to

  • Ensure integrity of data by ensuring that data collection is high quality and standard.

  • Maintain the monitoring management system and make needful changes based on the selected indicators and processes.

  • To perform evidence meta-analysis function and ensure themes and trends across the full national portfolio are statistically analyzed and presented to key stakeholders for decision making.

Key responsibilities of the M&E specialist are:

  1. Leading collection of evidence of impact, including overseeing project assessments and research, ensuring high quality data collection, analysis and reporting,

  2. Establishing a robust monitoring and evaluation system and overseeing data integrity by ensuring the data collection process is of high quality and standard for all Technical Programs across the organization,

  3. Leading development of data management system including development of tools and database for all projects of organization.

  4. Performing statistical data analysis for all Technical Programs and projects in order to report significant change, areas of impact and low performance, and

  5. Presentation of data in various ways to the technical and implementation teams for interpretation, evidence based learning and to inform decision making.

  6. Provide capacity building and coaching to technical and staff to ensure collection of quality data.

  7. Lead the development of M & E plan for new project proposals/ designs.

Major Responsibilities of Job:

Ensure data quality:

  • Develop a robust data management system, tools and database consolidation for all projects.

  • Statistical data analysis of TECHNICAL PROGRAMME baseline and monitoring across every TECHNICAL PROGRAMME (Grants and other Projects) to ensure the data is accurate and quality.

  • Create and extract data from electronic data collection systems such as Kobo and ODK.

  • Manage TECHNICAL PROGRAMME data from baseline, monitoring and evaluation.

  • Visualize and present the information of TECHNICAL PROGRAMME baseline and monitoring data to all relevant stakeholders for interpretation.

  • Conduct TECHNICAL PROGRAMME meta-analysis of all available data lead resulting in the generation of evidence of change at the national level.

  • Produce an evidence-based summary report for the attention from all WVI-L senior leadership and management team.

  • Guide the Technical Program team to align with WVI M&E guideline and provide required capacity building and coaching to WV staff, to ensure collection, analysis and reporting of quality data.

  • Develop and practice the operational guidance well including statistical sampling methodology, database, data management, and data processing for each TECHNICAL PROGRAMME.

  • Conduct data quality check.

  • Develop and review Technical Programs / Projects reporting to ensure the quality.

2. Lead research/study:

  • Lead the process of all baseline, mid-term and end-line assessments, including design of tools, staff training and data collection, analysis and verification of results.

  • Lead the process of any innovation research/study required by providing appropriate technical process including sampling, tool, and data collection technology.

  • Document research/study report for future learning and improvement.

  • Co-lead the process of research with external consultant or WVI research team.

3. Programs/Projects Planning:

  • Guide and support NO M&E Coordinator and AHAN M&E and other M & E staffs in Grant and operation projects, on the Monitoring System Strengthening, including conduction Monitoring and Evaluation.

  • Guide AP/project staff to understand the results of data from national level for annual review project planning, analysis of lessons learnt and review of impact of interventions.

  • Recommend to TECHNICAL PROGRAMME/AP/Project team for decision making during project planning or annual review planning process based on statistical analysis results.

EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Have a bachelor or master degree in integrated development management, business intelligence or related field of research and analysis.

  • Degree or certificate in M&E, or program/project management or research study

  • In absence of the degree, it is required to have at least 5 years’ experience in an M&E role in community development, particularly in participatory project management.

  • Minimum of five years in demonstrated competency in providing management level support to monitoring and evaluation

  • Knowledge of development work, including program logic, theory of change, and community empowerment, Programme Information Management Systems

  • Strong understanding of evidence based programming and a commitment to excellence

  • Demonstrated experience in Power Bi, Microsoft Access or other data collection and analysis database.

  • Demonstrated experience of setting up and extracting data from electronic data collection systems such as Kobo and ODK.

  • Demonstrated experience in statistical analysis.

  • Demonstrated experience in Baseline, Mid-term and Endline assessments and development and use of both quantitative and qualitative tools.

  • Ability to train others, ability to provide technical guidance and support to others, including zone and project staff. Good presentation skills. Strong team work and support

  • Ability to identify and plan work strategically and to work to deadlines.

  • Willingness to continually improve and upgrade technical and computer knowledge.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English ( Lao communication is an advantage)

  • Willingness to travel to the provinces and districts on a frequent basis.

  • Good analytical skills

  • Good knowledge about research study methodology/baseline/ endline study

  • Good knowledge in complex data analysis, information presentation, technique and interpreting data

  • Statistical data analysis software (SPSS, STATA, EpiInfo….) and data presentation through Power Bi

  • Experience supporting development activities in NGO context

Work Environment: Travel to WV field sites will be required for monitoring of quality of data and supervision of assessments.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a COVER LETTER and CV to the address below. Please indicate the POSITION TITLE. Deadline for application is 24 May 2021 and the position will close early if a suitable candidate is found.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Mail: People and Culture Department

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.wvi.org/laos

Grant Acquisition and Management Officer

Grant Acquisition & Management Officer

“World Vision Armenia” Child Protection Foundation

LOCATION

Yerevan, Armenia

DURATION

Fixed-term

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The purpose of this position is to lead the Grant Acquisition for World Vision Armenia (WVA), as well as to support WVA in donor engagement and fundraising. Moreover, this position supports and contributes to overall knowledge management and evidence building for improved program quality.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Grant Acquisition and Management

  • Support and contribute to development of WVA Grant Acquisitionand Management (GAM) Strategy and Business plans,

  • Implementation of WV Armenia grants acquisition execution,

  • Proactively coordinate donor engagement,

  • Coordinate team efforts for GAM purposes.

Grant Acquisition

  • Apply ProposalPromodules when necessary,

  • Develop grant concepts and proposals in cooperation with other stakeholders,

  • Ensure that WV Armenia grant concepts/proposals meet both quality standards and donor requirements,

  • Ensure that grant concepts and proposals are complementary/in line to the technical program designs where possible,

  • Provide support for PNSF (private non-sponsorship funds) and local fundraising,

  • Provide support to GAM processes at South Caucasus level (in particular for Abkhazia programs).

Partnership and Pre-positioning

  • Proactive networking for donor engagement and relation nurturing,

  • Research donor strategy for alignment and coordination,

  • Develop pre-positioning strategy and plans for targeted audiences,

  • Develop and implement plans for stronger donor engagement,

  • Ensure WVA representation in WV internal and external events and communications,

  • Assist program in locating appropriate partners for grant acquisition and assist with negotiations,

  • Assist in developing of materials for pre-positioning.

Capacity Building

  • Provide required capacity building to program staff and partners for effective GAM implementation.

Grant Monitoring, Reporting and Evaluation

  • Assist program/ project managers in establishment of goals and objectives, setting of indicators, development of implementation plans, monitoring & evaluation plans, monitoring and reporting, as well as evaluation of grant projects.

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:

  • Bachelors Degree in international development, sociology, or other social sciences, MBA or equivalent is preferred;

  • Thorough understanding of the historical, cultural, political and socioeconomic situation in the country;

  • Experience in proposal writing and donor engagement;

  • Knowledge of grant compliance procedures for major bilateral and multilateral donors;

  • Solid knowledge of donor community and strategies;

  • Being an experienced networker with ability to maintain good up to date knowledge of the grant opportunities and trends in the relevant sector;

  • Strong organization and delegation abilities, high performance, quality standards and negotiation skills;

  • Sound verbal and written communication skills in English;

  • Strong analytical skills;

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

  • Facilitation and presentation skills;

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;

  • Proven knowledge of and skills for computer software applications;

  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30 % of the time.

SNAP Project Manager (Samoui Nutrition Action Project)

FOR LOCAL AND LOCAL EXPAT IN LAOS

This position is open for a local or international candidates based in Laos (local contract).

Work location: preferably Salavan province, with frequent travel to the field, with possibility to negotiate according to candidate.

Purpose of the position

World Vision is currently looking for a Project Manager for a new awarded multi-year project, based in Salavan Province, the Samoui Nutrition Action Project - SNAP. The project is financed by the Government of New Zealand MFAT, and is implemented in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Lao Women Union and Lao Youth Union among other partners.

The Project is part of World Vision New Zealand’s regional Program WOVEN (Tui Tuia te Oranga), Wellbeing Outcomes to end Violence, Enable livelihoods and improve Nutrition (2020 – 2025).

The Project improves nutrition outcomes, particularly for young women and children under five, by addressing key determinants of malnutrition in households in target villages, improving dietary intake, infant and child feeding and care practices, and changed hygiene practices, gender relations at household level and adolescent transition to adulthood. The Project has a strong focus on the first 1000 days of life which are critical in addressing childhood malnutrition.

What we are looking for

We are looking for a positive team player, a project leader with the capacity to support the successful implementation of our SNAP project. This is the right position for you, if you are a results focused, energised person eager to meet ambitious goals for the most vulnerable children and their families, and you have a strong solid understanding of nutrition interventions, and the interrelated determinants of good nutrition as per specific outcomes of the project.

Outcome 1: Children and their caregiver improve dietary and care practices

Outcome 2: Adolescents transition to adulthood with improved health, nutrition and equitable gender

behaviors

Outcome 3: Households reduce incidence of selected water, sanitation and hygiene diseases/ illnesses

linked to undernutrition

Outcome 4: Children and their caregivers have improved access to regular health and nutrition services

Outcome 5: Children and their caregiver improve access to nutritious food all year round

Major responsibilities

The Project Manager is accountable for the high quality implementation of SNAP, in alignment with the policies and guidelines of MFAT, World Vision New Zealand and Project Government counterparts.

The Project Manager is responsible for overseeing and coordinating annual and monthly action plans in Samuoi district, by ensuring quality of activities across all outcomes in line with SNAP’s outcomes and outputs. They Lead the SNAP project team and are responsible to conduct the coordination of project activities. The SNAP team is comprised of 8 members (5 project coordinators, and 3 project support functions).

The Project Manager ensures operational support, quality communication and reporting for the project, and takes the lead on coordination/collaboration with donor, Government partners at Provincial and District levels, World Vision New Zealand and other key stakeholders.

Some of the key responsibilities include:

  • Management: Ensure SNAP project is implemented in accordance with design, developed work plan and agreed methodology. Provide technical advice to support implementation of specific technical activities across outputs as required.

  • Leadership of all coordination activities: Led SNAP project team, provide strong leadership and empower staff to fulfil required tasks in project management.

  • Collaboration and Coordination:Focal point for MFAT, Word Vision New Zealand, Government partner and other key stakeholder of the SNAP project.

  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Communication: Submit timely accurate and professional reports; establish and maintain effective project reporting, monitoring, evaluation, and communication systems.

  • Financial management: Manage project budget within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports are prepared and shared with WV NZ.

  • Learning Evidence and Networking:Consistently look for more effective and efficient implementation methods and opportunities to increase impact. Guide and advise about the progress of the project, potential bottlenecks, and of actions to address them.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Management

    Direct and oversee implementation of the project, ensuring that all strategic objectives and outcomes are met through proper staffing, implementation, technical oversight and quality assurance.

    Develop annual work plans and ensure project implementation follows the work plan as approved by the donor. Interpret project results and, where needed, incorporate learnings into project implementation.

    Oversee and support SNAP team to ensure project implementation, including logistical support, purchase and delivery of equipment and approval of project inputs.

    Prepare and submit all reporting requirements ensuring they are on time and meet minimum standards. Ensure any problems or challenges are effectively communicated so that delays can be overcome and the project goals achieved.

    Ensure accurate and timely financial reports to the donor, WVIL and WVNZ support office. Review and provide feedback to WVIL finance department on project financial reports to ensure compliance with the Donor (MFAT) Guidelines.

    Ensure compliance with MFAT requirement and guidelines and requirements throughout the project implementation.

  2. Leadership

    Plan, direct and implement with SNAP team all aspects of project implementation related to coordination activities, including ensuring that all Partners meet their obligations under the project, and meet WV and MFAT compliance standards

    Provide technical advice, including written technical inputs, to support implementation of specific technical activities across outputs as required

    Build capacity of Project staffs through on-the-job coaching, honest and timely feedback, field monitoring, and identification of learning/training needs and opportunities.

  3. Collaboration and Coordination

    Manage proactive and responsive relationship with WV New Zealand, MFAT, Government stakeholders, and other partners in the field. Close collaboration and a good working relationship with PQD and also Strategy and Evidence team is essential

    Work with the Provincial and District Nutrition Secretariat to ensure SNAP is effectively represented and functional in all activities of the committee.

    Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with government counterparts and stakeholders through active sharing of information and knowledge to facilitate quality project implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to achieve and sustain results of the project.

    Facilitate Project DIMC and PIMC meetings at provincial (three, six month and one year meeting)

  4. Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Communication

    Establish and maintain effective project reporting, monitoring, evaluation, and communication systems.

    Submit timely accurate and professional reports that meet Government, donor and WV requirements.

    Oversee field staff data collection, ensuring quality data and analysis. Consolidate reports from district into one provincial report for Project IMC meeting and project reports.

    Actively engage with field work, monthly site visits and field based coaching. Ensure that the project team is actively monitoring progress, identifying lessons and reviewing plans together on a monthly basis in a way that creates awareness, teamwork and ownership.

  5. Financial management

    Work closely with the field and WVIL finance department to monitor project finances, expenditure, cash flow, and financial risks. Ensure compliance with the MFAT Guidelines including through managing grant/project budget within approved budget.

    Analyst of project spending and plan for remaining budget and project timeline

    Approve project expenses according to the Limit of Authority (LoA). For expenses beyond the LoA, review and confirm them before purchases are approved.

  6. Learning Evidence and Networking

Consistently look for more effective and efficient implementation methods and opportunities to increase impact. Facilitate learning of best practice by ensuring a continuous learning process is developed and in place with key staff and partners.

Guide and advice about the progress of the project, potential bottlenecks, and of actions to address them

Coordination in the area of implementation, including seeking cooperation for joint advocacy opportunities at district, provincial and national level

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • 5-8 years’ experience in providing senior operational oversight to Nutrition programs or at least one of the following technical areas – WASH, Gender, Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture or Adolescent Health

  • Bachelor’s or Master degree (Health, Nutrition, or related field)

  • Business degrees will be considered in lieu, if accompanied with years of experiences

  • 5-8 years’ experience of Project or Operation management of a Grant Funded project with strong leadership and team management skills.

  • Project management knowledge and skills, with strong organizational, IT, and writing skills

  • Knowledge of development work, including program logic, theory of change, monitoring and evaluation and community empowerment.

  • Ability to function efficiently and effectively with little day-to-day supervision.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English (Lao will also be preferred).

  • Ability to identify and plan work strategically and to work to deadlines.

  • Strong communication skill is essential to maintain multi stakeholders, including internal communication, donor relationship and local government stakeholders

  • Holds self-accountable for decision making and managing resources efficiently to achieve project goal, outcomes and outputs

  • Demonstrated strong understanding of finance and accounting (financial management),

  • Good experience from field work and project monitoring to ensure quality deliverables of the project

  • Demonstrated coordination experience with Government and development partners at Provincial and/or National level

  • Previous experience working in senior management on medium grant funded projects

  • Willingness to travel to the districts and villages on a frequent basis

  • Operational experience supporting coordination, implementation, leadership in NGO context

Travel and/or Work Environment: Accepted to travel 50% of the time and oversee project activities, depending on the residence of the person

Interested candidates are invited to submit a COVER LETTERand CV to the address below. Please indicate the POSITION TITLE. Deadline for application is 20 May 2021, however applicants areencouraged to apply early as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the position will close early if a suitable candidate is found.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Mail: People and Culture Department

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.wvi.org/laos

Project Manager-Emergency Nutrition

World Vision Zambia (WVZ) Limited is a faith-based Organization dealing with Relief aid, Development, and Advocacy dedicated to working with children, families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. WVZ is part of World Vision International and serves all people regardless of religion, race, tribe, or gender. We are currently working on 38 large-scale programs in over 30 districts in Zambia.

Position: Project Manager – Emergency Nutrition

Reporting to: Response Director

Location:

Purpose of the Position

The purpose of this position is to provide overall technical backstopping, leadership and management of the UNICEF-funded Emergency Nutrition project covering Eastern, Lusaka, Southern and Western Provinces of Zambia. The position will have key responsibilities of ensuring project implemented, grant management, budget management, planning and procurement. The job holder will be responsible managing around thirteen staff and will ensure timely reporting, liaison, and support of the province/district on nutrition intervention according to donor requirements and World Vision standards. The incumbent will be responsible for stakeholder management, capacity building of staff, representation of World Vision in various fora and overall contribution to Child Well Being outcomes. Further, the nutrition program manager will equally pay attention to needs identification as well as being involved in new program/project development. S/He will be the point of contact between, the Ministry of Health, UNICEF, NFNC, and World Vision Zambia as well as a representation during the coordination meetings.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Manage and coordinate development and implementation of program implementation instruments including DIP, ITT, Procurement Plan. Provide technical leadership and coordination of the field teams to ensure they deliver on the project outputs and that the same is accurately reported.

  • Programme Effectiveness and Quality Assurance

  • Lead integrated research and learning initiatives for the generation of lessons learnt and knowledge for enhanced program effectiveness.

  • Manage quality implementation and monitoring of the programme within scope, time, and budget.

  • Produce a consolidated annual/semi-annual report for sharing with other stakeholders.

  • Support the documentation and dissemination of promising practices for future programming.

  • Support the development of data repository for the programme for better knowledge management and utilization

  • Build capacity of technical staff through coaching and mentoring for increased/enhanced competency.

  • Manage performance of programme staff for increased accountability

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Masters in a related technical area preferred), or equivalent in Nutrition, Public Health or Social science with experience in Nutrition and a proven record in capacity building

  • At least 4-year experience in project management with knowledge of project cycle management

  • Experience working with health facility/programming

  • Nutrition in emergency experience, (IYCF, IMAM)

NOTE:

“World Vision Zambia is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from all forms of abuse and sexual exploitation. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks”.

Applications will close by 13 May 2021. Only those who meet the requirements will be contacted.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply; ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

SomReP Design, Monitoring & Evaluation Manager, WV Somalia

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Manager will report to the Head of Quality Assurance, M&E and Knowledge Management (KM) for SomReP and will be responsible for the oversight and management of the overall workflow and quality of outputs of all assigned M&E staff under his or her direction. S/he will be responsible for the direct supervision of 1 M&E Officers and the quality and products of their work.

To develop, lead, and manage joint M&E framework for the Somalia Resilience Programme (SomReP) consortium. The M&E Manager will develop and implement an organization-wide strategy in design, monitoring and evaluation, including quality program development and reporting. The M&E Manager will work to ensure the provision of capacity building and coaching to program staff within the 7-consortium partner NGOs to help them move through the donor program/project cycle. In addition the M&E Manager will hold overall responsibility to ensure that all program data is collected efficiently, cleaned, uploaded to the data catalogue and harmonized with existing datasets. This data includes indicator monitoring and tracking data, annual resilience measurement data and other data specific to certain initiatives such as that required for Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit (FSNAU) assessments and the performance of Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) system.

Research to inform programme approaches is a key aspect of SomReP’s work. Under the leadership of the Head of Quality Assurance the M&E Manager will work to ensure the delivery of quality Research products, supporting the development of strong research protocols, Baseline and Endline tools as well as development and review of the reports.

KEY RESPONSIBILIES:

Under the strategic direction of the Head of QA, M&E and KM for SomReP:

  • Ensure maintenance of the Consortium M&E system including conducting reviews of progress against bench marks, facilitating consultations and trainings, and coordinating reviews and updates.

  • Develop, implement and promote SomRep’s shared M&E framework and implementation strategy.

Lead and train partner NGO teams (Programe and DM&E) in coordinating and implementing DM&E plans for all projects to build knowledge, attitudes, skills and behaviors around DM&E standards.

Support region specific and consortium level research assignments, responsible for management and delivery of all project M&E deliverables, including all elements of research protocol design, survey design, analysis and report writing.

These products will include qualitative and quantitative survey tools, sample frameworks and reports for baselines and annual measurement surveys as well as routine indicator tracking outputs.

Manage project workflow for M&E officers and teams (if required), pro-actively work to align team capacities with project requirements and ensure that performance reviews are conducted.

Work with other members of the SomReP technical unit to ensure M&E needs for programme development initiatives e.g proposals, grant applications are adequately supported: log frames, Theory of Change, Indicator trackers and results frameworks and other project documentation are in accordance with donor and WV M&E formats and standards.

KNOWLDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Degree in Environmental studies, Environmental Science. Agricultural statistics and training in community development, program design, statistics or evaluation

  • At least three years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation of development related programmes; experience working in Somalia or similar context preferred.

  • Experience building capacity in DM&E using training methods, facilitation and capacity building strategies.

  • Experience in managing, designing, and/or implementing resilience programming preferred.

  • Technical expertise in one or more sectors preferred—Livelihoods, Food Security, WASH, Health/Nutrition, or Gender/Protection.

  • Sound understanding of and ability to apply quantitative and qualitative data collection methods, including comparative random sampling, questionnaire and survey design, and data entry and analysis.

  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, strong project management skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and professional maturity.

  • Must be able to build collaborative relationships, network and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders to facilitate and negotiate mutually satisfactory outcomes.

  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven, high-performance environment, and meet tight deadlines and multiple demands for M&E support from a results-driven team.

  • Must be highly organized, detail oriented, and able to creatively solve problems.

  • Research and Learning;-Development of research protocols and ToRs for data collection and in agricultural related projects in research organization or NGO.

  • Strong analysis skills (qualitative and quantitative).

  • Experience in design, development and maintenance of XLS-Forms for use in Open Data Kit (ODK).

  • Excellent working knowledge of major databases and analytical programs including MySQL, Visual Basic, MS Access, MS Excel, STATA and SPSS.

  • A Master’s Degree in Environmental studies, Environmental Science. Agricultural statistics and monitoring & evaluation.

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

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Agricultural and Value chain related research.

  • Experience in Results Based Monitoring and Evaluation in development grants.

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

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

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

Work Environment/Travel:

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

  • Travel: Up to 50% travel within Somalia.

  • On call: Yes.

Facilitador Integral de Desarrollo de Capacidades- Caracas

Basado en Caracas

Proposito

Responsable de llevar a cabo seguimiento y evaluación de la capacidad organizacional de las organizaciones locales ubicadas en cada estado, de apoyar a los líderes técnicos para organizar y desarrollar la capacitación de socios locales, organizaciones y personas beneficiarias en Venezuela.

Principales responsabilidades

  • Coordinar con el Facilitador Senior, el calendario de ejecución, capacitación y acompañamiento de los proceso de implementación de socios y beneficiarios.

  • Dirigir, en coordinación con los socios locales, las actividades de ejecución y capacitación de socios y beneficiarios en cada uno de los Estados de intervención.

  • Promover, en coordinación con los socios locales, la vinculación y participación de las personas beneficiarias, familias y comunidades en los espacios y procesos de desarrollo generados por la organización, para promover el bienestar y la protección integral

  • Gestionar la impresión y compra de materiales relacionados con su plan de actividades de implementación, entrenamiento/capacitación, administrando con efectividad y mayordomía los recursos financieros y físicos disponibles.

  • Establecer y consolidar relaciones de confianza y/o alianzas clave con socios locales, que contribuyan al desarrollo de los procesos de entrenamiento liderados por la organización.

  • Informar oportunamente las condiciones de seguridad que requieren acciones o toma de decisiones específicas relacionadas a actividades de capacitación.

  • Generar y presentar los informes y reportes periódicos con la oportunidad y calidad necesarios, verificando el cumplimiento de indicadores definidos en los planes operativos del proyecto, recogiendo la información requerida para la toma de decisiones.

Experiencia profesional requerida

Experiencia de por lo menos 1 año en programas sociales, preferiblemente en contextos frágiles.

Educación requerida, formación, licencia, registro y certificación

Pregrado en ciencias humanas, como psicología, trabajo social, sociología, antropología, desarrollo internacional o afines.

Conocimientos preferidos y calificaciones

  • Conocimiento en programas sociales, preferiblemente en contextos frágiles.

  • Conocimiento en contextos humanitarios.

  • Habilidad para consolidación y análisis de información.

  • Habilidad para realizar seguimiento y monitoreo presupuestal.

  • Habilidad de negociación con socios locales, para el establecimiento de alianzas.

  • Habilidad para incidir en el equipo de trabajo, para lograr la comprensión de los desafíos organizacionales y del contexto.

  • Conocimiento en el manejo de Office.

  • Habilidad para realizar lecturas de contexto.

  • Preferiblemente inglés intermedio

Facilitador Integral de Desarrollo de Capacidades- Miranda

Basado en Miranda/ Caracas

Proposito

Responsable de llevar a cabo seguimiento y evaluación de la capacidad organizacional de las organizaciones locales ubicadas en cada estado, de apoyar a los líderes técnicos para organizar y desarrollar la capacitación de socios locales, organizaciones y personas beneficiarias en Venezuela.

Principales responsabilidades

  • Coordinar con el Facilitador Senior, el calendario de ejecución, capacitación y acompañamiento de los proceso de implementación de socios y beneficiarios.

  • Dirigir, en coordinación con los socios locales, las actividades de ejecución y capacitación de socios y beneficiarios en cada uno de los Estados de intervención.

  • Promover, en coordinación con los socios locales, la vinculación y participación de las personas beneficiarias, familias y comunidades en los espacios y procesos de desarrollo generados por la organización, para promover el bienestar y la protección integral

  • Gestionar la impresión y compra de materiales relacionados con su plan de actividades de implementación, entrenamiento/capacitación, administrando con efectividad y mayordomía los recursos financieros y físicos disponibles.

  • Establecer y consolidar relaciones de confianza y/o alianzas clave con socios locales, que contribuyan al desarrollo de los procesos de entrenamiento liderados por la organización.

  • Informar oportunamente las condiciones de seguridad que requieren acciones o toma de decisiones específicas relacionadas a actividades de capacitación.

  • Generar y presentar los informes y reportes periódicos con la oportunidad y calidad necesarios, verificando el cumplimiento de indicadores definidos en los planes operativos del proyecto, recogiendo la información requerida para la toma de decisiones.

Experiencia profesional requerida

Experiencia de por lo menos 1 año en programas sociales, preferiblemente en contextos frágiles.

Educación requerida, formación, licencia, registro y certificación

Pregrado en ciencias humanas, como psicología, trabajo social, sociología, antropología, desarrollo internacional o afines.

Conocimientos preferidos y calificaciones

  • Conocimiento en programas sociales, preferiblemente en contextos frágiles.

  • Conocimiento en contextos humanitarios.

  • Habilidad para consolidación y análisis de información.

  • Habilidad para realizar seguimiento y monitoreo presupuestal.

  • Habilidad de negociación con socios locales, para el establecimiento de alianzas.

  • Habilidad para incidir en el equipo de trabajo, para lograr la comprensión de los desafíos organizacionales y del contexto.

  • Conocimiento en el manejo de Office.

  • Habilidad para realizar lecturas de contexto.

  • Preferiblemente inglés intermedio