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Senior Procurement Officer

Purpose of the position:

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the position will support sourcing and procurement of Goods, Works and Services in the most cost effective manner.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Strategic Procurement Management

  • Conduct source audit exercises through supplier selection, evaluation, and assessment.

  • Support the preparation of Consolidated NO Annual Procurement Plan

  • Support the Supply Chain Manager in procurement and other logistics to ensure Goods, Works and services are procured timely to facilitate project implementation and at the same time receiving value for money.

  • Work with the Supply Chain Manager to ensure vendors follow all the tendering regulations, procedures and instructions

  • Ensure orders are accurately drawn with the correct specification, quantity, qualities and delivery requirements

  • Review all request and purchase orders for completeness and conformance to user requirements.

  1. Strategic Sourcing

  • Manage Consistent and effective sourcing strategic sourcing process.

  • Support Negotiations for large \Strategic Contracts.

  • Support development of Category strategies and approaches.

  • Communicate sourcing approaches to all relevant stakeholders.

  • Participate in annual pre-qualification of suppliers and ensure that the Suppliers database is regularly updated.

  1. Contracts Negotiation and Management

  • Direct content for key supplier contracts including terms and conditions to mitigate risk for WV Tanzania.

  • Preparation of standard bidding documents, with terms and conditions of the tender.

  • Monitoring performance and delivery of the terms of reference of the contractors and recommendation for contract termination incases of non-compliance to the TOR.

  • Frame contractual agreements for supply of consumables at the same prices for a period of one year.

  • Support negotiations are carried out on contracts and Orders to realize possible savings for the organization.

  1. Performance Measurement and Management

  • Manage Relationships with Key Suppliers.

  • Preparation of monthly and annual reports on procurement KPI’s

  • Ensure preparation and submission of weekly/monthly procurement status reports in order to engage the customers and other stakeholders

  • Ensure implementation and maintenance of an updated suppliers’ database with catalogues of various products and prices

  • Ensure timely clearance of goods from the port by working with clearing agents, relevant government arms and timely processing and follow up of relevant government exemptions like VAT, Duties.

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:

Minimum Qualification required: Bachelor Degree in Materials Management/Procurement and Logistics

  • Experience: 3 yrs in Procurement and Logistics

  • Preferred: MBA, CSP

Technical Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent computer skills.

  • Demonstrated ability in supervision

  • Experience in working with donor funds

  • Working knowledge of procurement services and practices is an added advantage.

  • Good planning and organizational skills

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and suppliers.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Office-based with travel to the field

  • Travel: 10% Domestic travel is required.

  • On call: 15%

Social Worker - Bekaa

PURPOSE OF POSITION

We are seeking a very dynamic and well-organized person to assist the Project, using professional social skills to achieve the objectives, and to seek the optimal solutions for each child in the project.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

ROLE DIMENSION / DESCRIPTION

End Results Expected

TIME SPENT

1- Facilitate project’s implementation

Projects activities are implemented as per the developed action plan

60%

  • Facilitate and encourage the participation of children, adolescent, parents and caregivers, notably the most vulnerable ones, ensuring proper attention to their specific emotional and physical needs / difficulties.

  • Ensure the safety and wellbeing of children, adolescent, parents and caregivers participating in WVL’s child labor and street children activities.

  • Ensure the adoption of minimum standard required (ex. Child Protection in Emergency) in the conduction of the activities.

  • Map and provide information on services available to children and adolescent engaged in different form of labour, as well as children at high risk or survivors of violence, exploitation, neglect and abuse.

  • Conduct Focused PSS activities based on knowledge and skills development with children engaged in different form of labour (including street children), as well as children at high risk or survivors of violence (at home, at school, at the community level and in the workplace), exploitation, neglect and abuse in order to identify and mitigate these risks.

  • Consult children and parents about timing and duration of the activities and adapt the location and timing of sessions, content and approach of the focused PSS program to the needs and availability of the participants including children with special needs.

  • Referring children to education: formal/non formal

  • Conduct CP sessions with the caregivers of the children participating in the FPSS sessions

  • Conduct pre and post tests with caregivers.

  • Facilitate FPSS activites in line with global and national inter-agency SOPs/standards

  • Ensure that children, caregivers and adolescents are registered in focused PSS activities without creating stigma and/or judgement

  • Create a safe space where participants can voice their opinions, thoughts and emotions, share experiences and brainstorm on solutions in a confidential and respectful manner

  • Maintain positive relations with local implementing actors, local authorities and other international and local stakeholders;

II- Ensure children’s safety and protection

Children attending the activities are protected and safe

10%

  • Identify referral cases to case management agencies and service providers

  • Identify and referral of children in need of tailored support to specific institutions/service providers (health services, other NFE programme, PSS services)

  • Ensure that the provided material is properly used, kept and cleaned;ensure the storage and distribution of healthy refreshments.

  • Ensure that the caregivers of children engaged in child labour are referred to livelihood opportunities.

  • Ensure that all children and adolescents in focused PSS are referred to education services or livelihood opportunities for those above 15 years old.

III- Handle tracking, reporting on activities and filing

Progress reports are done and submitted as per the required deadline

25%

  • Maintain daily attendance registers each activity conducted

  • Maintain and fill properly any distribution list or attendance lists for the activities conducted or the distribution done

4- Perform other duties as required

5%

Handle logistics responsibilities as necessary

  • Facilitate the rehabilitation of the determined locations (Painting, procurement of needed material, bathroom renovation, etc.)

  • Ensure with the social assistant the provision of meals/snacks during the FPSS activities.

Safety and Security responsibilities

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

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

HEA responsibilities:

  • Be aware of the emergency procedures in a response and ensure that necessary preparedness measures have been implemented after coordination with Project manager

Other duties:

  • Attend and participate in local and international capacity building events as needed

  • Attend and participate in spiritual nurture events and other organizational events Perform other related tasks as required by the Project Manager.

Total time spent

100%

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • University degree in social work or psychology.

  • Experience in project implementation, monitoring and report writing.

  • Experience in working with street and working children

  • Management experience

  • Good knowledge of CP/GBV case management principles

  • Fluency in Arabic is mandatory and conversation and written English is a must.

  • Proficient in Word and Excel.

  • Experience in project implementation, monitoring and report writing.

  • Good written and spoken English. Knowledge or Arabic language is necessary.

  • Candidates must have skills in working with people of all ages and social groups;

  • Strong interpersonal skills and a sense of responsibility

  • High integrity in social interactions

  • Preference to candidate with field experience in Bekaa region

  • Excellent communication, reporting, and pro-active negotiation skills

  • Skilled at working with local communities and authorities

  • Understanding of policies concerning Child Protection

  • Good verbal and written communication skills, with thorough knowledge of Arabic and English

  • Willing to travel within the region approximately 60% of time.

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

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

  • 85% field work and 15% Office work.

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

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

Social Worker Assistant - Bekaa

PURPOSE OF POSITION

We are seeking a very dynamic and well-organized person to assist the Project, using professional social skills to achieve the objectives, and to seek the optimal solutions for each child in the project.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

ROLE DIMENSION / DESCRIPTION

End Results Expected

TIME SPENT

1- Facilitate project’s implementation

Projects activities are implemented as per the developed action plan

60%

  • Support social worker to conduct Focused PSS activities such as emotional support groups, facilitate focus group discussions and develop both of the knowledge and skills of children engaged in different form of labour, as well as children at high risk or survivors of workplace, community, domestic, school, violence survivors of exploitation, neglect and abuse in order to identify and mitigate these risks

  • Discuss assigned duties with social worker in order to coordinate instructional efforts.

  • Prepare session materials, bulletin board displays, exhibits, equipment, and demonstrations.

  • Organize andlabel materials and display children’s work in a manner appropriate for their eye levels and perceptual skills.

  • Organize and supervise games and other recreational activities to promote physical, mental, and social development.

  • Provide children with special needs with the needed support

  • Assist children in getting in and out of the bus.

  • Supervise and treat children with dignity and respect.

  • Maintain the cleanliness of the premises (kitchen, room, toys)

  • Make sure that unauthorized members are present in the childcare area at any time.

  • Liaise with the social worker in the implementation of the daily or weekly activities and share the work progress periodically.

  • Facilitate FPSS activites in line with global and national inter-agency SOPs/standards

  • Ensure that children, caregivers and adolescents are registered in focused PSS activities without creating stigma and/or judgement

  • Createa safe space where participants can voice their opinions, thoughts and emotions, share experiences and brainstorm on solutions in a confidential and respectful manner

  • Actively support in identifying the most vulnerable: children at high risk or engaged in child labor and their caregivers and ensure their enrollment in WV’s focused PSS programs.

  • Actively refer cases when necessary from community-based protection activities to focused PSS

  • Adapt the location and timing of sessions, content and approach of the focused PSS program to the needs and availability of the participants including children with special needs

  • Support participants to provide feedback on focused PSS through the SDQ

  • Maintain positive relations with local implementing actors, local authorities and other international and local stakeholders;

II- Ensure children’s safety and protection

Children attending the activities are protected and safe

10%

  • Identify cases in need of referral to specialized services

  • Identify and refer children in need of tailored support to the appropriate institutions/service providers (health services, other NFE programme, PSS services)

  • Ensure that the provided materials are properly used, kept and cleaned; ensure an adequate environment for the storage and distribution of healthy refreshments.

  • Ensure that the caregivers of children engaged in child labour are referred to livelihood opportunities

  • Ensure that all children and adolescents in focused PSS are referred to education services or livelihood opportunities for those above 15 years old

III- Handle tracking, reporting on activities and filing

Progress reports are done and submitted as per the required deadline

25%

  • Ensure the proper documentation of data collected (hard and soft copies) during focused PSS (attendance sheets, parental consent, referrals etc.)

  • Support the social worker in developing a monthly operational progress.

4- Perform other duties as required

5%

Handle logistics responsibilities as necessary

  • Support the logistics and procurement processes needed for the implementation of focused PSS

  • Report the items needing repair or replacement.

  • Coordinate the purchase of the sessions materials.

Safety and Security responsibilities

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

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

HEA responsibilities:

  • Be aware of the emergency procedures in a response and ensure that necessary preparedness measures have been implemented after coordination with Project manager

Total time spent

100%

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Degree in a social development related field, ( psychology, sociology, social sciences/humanities, specialized education or social animation) is preferable

  • Experience in project implementation, monitoring and report writing.

  • Good written and spoken English. Knowledge or Arabic language is necessary

  • Candidates must have skills in working with people of all ages and social groups;

  • Strong interpersonal skills and a sense of responsibility

  • High integrity in social interactions

  • Preference to candidate with field experience in Bekaa region

  • Excellent communication, reporting, and pro-active negotiation skills

  • Skilled at working with local communities and authorities

  • Understanding of policies concerning Child Protection

  • Good verbal and written communication skills, with thorough knowledge of Arabic and English

  • Willing to travel within the region approximately 60% of time.

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

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

  • One year experience in a similar related job.

  • 85% field work and 15% Office work.

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

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

Consortium Project Manager

Job Title: Consortium Project Manager

Position Reports To:Programmes & Operations Director, WVIN National Office

Position Location: World Vision International Nepal, National Office , Lalitpur (with up to 20% field visit)

Position Purpose:To lead and manage a consortium based project

Key Objectives of the Position

  • The Consortium Project Manager will provide overall leadership and management of the implementation of the SIKAI project. S/He will work closely with the relevant external, internal and community partners for the following:

  • Provide strategic leadership to ensure strong coordination with consortium partners for smooth planning and implementation of project activities

  • Coordinate the delivery of project outcomes, outputs and activities ensuring project management standards are followed including through facilitation of consortium meetings

  • Ensure appropriate resource (financial and human) mobilization within SIKAI in coordination with field team and manage project financial budgets and targets, providing accurate and timely information on expenditure.

  • Work with the finance and resource management team to ensure the donor compliance of any grant contractual obligations.

  • Build and strengthen working relationships with project stakeholders, engaging them at various project implementation stages and ensure effective communications at all levels.

  • Monitor program activities and results achievement status measured against the approved results framework, work plan and budget forecast, collecting and consolidating progress, intermediate and final reports, disseminate these to consortium partners and to assist in the submission of intermediate and final reports (narrative) to the SO and donor;

  • Represent the Consortium in meetings with donor and other relevant agencies at National level, giving adequate feedback to the Consortium members;

  • Support/lead consortium members on the following tasks:

  • Quality check and monitoring in line with the commonly agreed M&E framework (standards and designs, monitoring tools, beneficiary selection and integration and counting

  • Ensures harmonization of consortium partners’ activities across programs, and across sectors (Education, Child Protection, etc.) wherever feasible

  • Reviews all documents to be released to partners consolidating all comments, prepare final draft and follow-through until acceptance/ signing, as applicable.

  • Consolidates reports, validating contents, and ensuring quality of field reports and Consortium reports to the donor.

  • Build capacity of project team members, staffs and implementing partners on compliance requirements.

  • Manage Support Office (SO) relationship in terms of Project management

Job Description

Consortium Management

  • Coordinate/ facilitate the consortium steering committee meetings, technical committee meetings, and consortium management meetings on quarterly (more often if needed) basis

  • Represent the consortium in meetings with donor and other relevant agencies at national level, giving adequate feedback to the consortium members;

  • Quality check and monitoring in line with the commonly agreed M&E framework (standards and designs, monitoring tools, beneficiary selection and integration and counting

  • Ensure harmonization of consortium partners’ activities across programs, and across sectors (Education, Child Protection, etc.) wherever feasible

  • Review all documents to be released to partners consolidating all comments, prepare final draft and follow-through until acceptance/ signing, as applicable.

  • Consolidate reports, validating contents, and ensuring quality of field reports and Consortium reports to the donor.

  • Project management

  • Ensure that the project commences on time, delivers the results as per the approved plans & budgets, and is implemented as per the quality benchmarks, industry standards, donor guidelines and requirements, government regulations, and organizational policies and procedures.

  • Lead the overall national level strategic, financial, and operational planning, including the annual work planning process, budgeting, and development of an appropriate project exit strategy.

  • Lead the overall baseline, monitoring, evaluation, beneficiary management and accountability processes. Ensure MEAL mechanisms are established and robust, and learning is incorporated into programming and implementation.

  • Provide overall managerial leadership to, and ensure technical leadership and competency in SIKAI project offering the necessary support to the district team.

  • Oversee the timely submission of all deliverables to management, donor, including regular reports (monthly, quarterly and annually), financial reports, and other reports and key documentation as required.

  • Carry out the field visit to ensure that the project is within the scope.

  • Project Monitoring and Evaluations, Documentation and Reporting

  • Baseline survey, project reviews and evaluation are carried out according to the schedule.

  • Develop, apply and ensure appropriate tools and strategy to monitor the progress, quality and impact of the project targets

  • Effective use of monitoring tools

  • Monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, annual and other program and financial reports prepared and in placed and documented in time aligning with project design and donor requirement.

  • Maintain beneficiary records

  • Prepare or present progress and completion reports.

  • Maintain project database management as per requirement

  • Qualitative reporting and implementations models ensured.

  • Capture evidences (such as media coverage, visibility materials, and success/change stories) of good practices in regular basis.

  • Dissemination of lessons learnt and best practices from major program interventions.

Capacity Building, networking and advocacy

  • Facilitate and ensure capacity building of project team and implementing partners to have enough capacity/necessary skills to deliver their roles and responsibilities.

  • Equip relevant staffs and partners with project requirements and compliances.

  • Contribute and support for similar project development process, if necessary.

  • Work with government education stakeholders and facilitate capacity building

  • Develop a project brief and disseminate to relevant stakeholders.

  • Develop strategic relationship and partnership with key stakeholders at National, Regional and District Level.

  • Serve as a resource person for disseminating knowledge and skills to GO/NGO and other institutions for WVIN profiling.

  • Establish adequate referral linkage of project target groups with the appropriate service providers, policy makers and other stakeholders.

  • Educate on the key advocacy issues and plans to NGOs and other relevant departments of WVIN.

  • Have an intact information of all community schools of target area in Sarlahi and maintain best working relationship with them.

Minimum Education and required experience

  • A Master’s degree in Education, Social Science or relevant discipline

  • Demonstrated depth of experience and expertise preferably in an NGO context in working with community/grassroots people and organizations, specially focus on Inclusive Education

  • Demonstrated experience of leading/ managing consortium based project at national level

  • Extensive experience and recognized expertise in models and methods of training, facilitation and capacity building, Project Management and organizational development for staffs, communities and government stakeholders.

  • At least 5 years working experience in national and/or international NGOs.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Thorough understanding and experience about Nepal Government’s strategies, policies, guidelines on early grade reading and ICT policies.

  • Strategic, creative, and innovative thinking

  • Demonstrated experience in capacity building and different approaches to building capacity

  • Fluent in Nepali, with good written and spoken English (Maithili speaker is additional value)

  • Decision making and problem solving skills

  • Experience in using logical frameworks and project monitoring

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Willingness to work outside office hours especially when traveling and working with donors

Community Mobilizer - Hamdaniyah/Kirkuk

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Community Mobilizer - Hamdaniyah / Kirkuk

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The community mobilizer will work with a full team of professionals and his/her role will be to be the first contact with the community, share the project objectives, project services, and invite them to be participants in the activities and events in the center. The community mobilizer will be in constant communication with the community, with the beneficiaries, Local faith leaders, government, partner and other groups of interest established in the framework of the Livelihoods and Social Cohesion project activities.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Conduct mass Community Outreach Awareness campaigns in all Project location

  • Will mobilize communities for the Center activities and the awareness raising activities/campaigns.

  • Will coordinate with the other referral actors in order to make sure that the needs are covered

  • Conduct dialogues/sessions in community with community and faith leaders and other community members

  • Ensure relevant target groups are identified and informed of the planned events/sessions in advance.

  • Resolve all challenges related to community interventions using community based approaches.

  • Prepare activities reports on regular basis and share it with management for reviews and inputs.

2. Increased individuals engagement in improving skills for life with livelihood

  • Support project team to conduct a series of life-skills sessions and Social cohesion community dialogue

  • Conduct follow-up and monitoring sessions with youth who participated in life-skills training and Social cohesion activities

  • Conduct impact monitoring of the life-skills session by using impact-monitoring tools provided for the program.

  • Support team Establish neighborhood peer to peer life skill support groups

3. III. Reporting and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)

  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports to share with Project Coordinator

  • Keep record of weekly minutes of meeting

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor Degree in Sociology, social science and Education in emergency is needed for this position.

  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in community mobilization

  • Previous working experience in Child protection is mandatory requirement.

  • Fluent in Arabic (speaking and writing).

  • Computer literate mainly in Microsoft Office package.

  • Excellent communication skills with children of different age groups and adults (staff and community members)

  • Excellent communication skills with children of different age groups and adults (staff and community members)

  • Good interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity

  • Ability to work in difficult and high risk situations

  • Ability to cope and work under pressure

  • Well-organized, self-motivated and ability to work in a team

  • Familiar with Humanitarian Principles and standards

  • Familiar with sector minimum standards and guidelines such as INEE Minimum Standards; familiar with Kurdish and Iraqi education system and UN cluster system (high asset)

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

  • Work experience with humanitarian agencies.

Work Environment

Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

40 Per Cent travel required

Project Officer - Hamdaniyah / Kirkuk

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Project Officer - Hamdaniyah / Kirkuk

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This Purpose of Position will be used in the WVI or local Careers site, and if applicable, advertisements. Please describe the role in 2-3 concise sentences. Focus on the core of what this role is supposed to achieve. Describe the purpose of this position and how this position contributes to achieving department objectives and the management and performance of others.

The project officer will be responsible for implementation of the livelihood and social cohesion project and act as an expert for the project. The individual will be responsible for providing technical and organizational support and overseeing the contextualization and implementation of interventions in Hamdaniya and Kirkuk . Liaises and works closely with churches, stakeholders and community members and carries out day-to-day implementation of Social Cohesion ,livelihood , and training program. Deliverable project outcomes in compliance with Donors requirements. He/She will be represented as a local coach and ensure quality implementation of services.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Coordination and Project Implementation

  • In coordination with project coordinator and guidance of technical advisors implement project activities in accordance with the project guidelines and targets

  • Provide the project coordinator with continuous feedback on project activities conditions and all external factors that are likely to be relevant to it in the future; Spread the project identity and message into national stakeholders

  • Facilitate training and workshop for Community Mobilizers to facilitate community discussions on life skills, conflict dynamics, community mapping and planning, inter and intra group dialogue for youth (age 18-30 years), community and faith leaders.

  • Support beneficiary selection for livelihood and Social Cohesion sessions, and ensure organizational and documental aspect of the beneficiary data

  • Provide training, coaching and support to the Community Mobilizers in Hamdaniya and Kirkuk.

  • Support Life skills coach in organizing events and linking beneficiaries with existing services

  • Lead and facilitate sharing best practices within staff and stakeholders

  • Provide technical input and coordination of events in the community on promoting equitable access to resources, under the guidance of Project Coordinator.

2. Strengthening the community engagement and networks

  • Together with community mobilizers , organize monthly stakeholders meeting to share the achievements

3. Meet internal and external reporting requirements

  • Submit weekly, monthly, annual activity report to project coordinator

  • Based on the donor requirement, support project coordinator to submit required donor report

  • Support project coordinator to submit information and report to Inter-agency WGs

4. Project Filing

  • Ensure project documentation system is updated

  • The documents only need to be shared with the manager he/she will be reporting to.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Higher education

  • Proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse partners

  • Excellent organizational, analytical

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Proven ability to manage stakeholders

  • Fluency in Arabic, English languages

  • Two years of experience working experience in Livelihoods programs

  • Fluency in English and Arabic languages

  • Good understanding of the local Church community and the context with a solid established relationship with Church leaders/faith leader .

  • Bachelor degree in Social Science, Public Administration, International Relations or other Development Studies with minimum of 4 years of work experience in management and community level engagement for NGO is required.

  • Knowledge in peace and conflict management

  • Experience in training and facilitating workshops on sensitive cultural topics with community and faith leaders.

  • Experience in supervision of Community Mobilizers or other project staffs who directly engage with community.

  • Knowledge of the returnee profile in Ninewa.

  • Ability and willingness to learn new things and support new initiatives

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under pressure, efficient task prioritization and time management

  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with the community

  • Use reflective practice and promote its use for learning, Use critical thinking and analysis

  • Strategic, creative, and innovative thinking

  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with partners

  • Understanding of community mobilization and empowerment principles and approaches

  • Excellent coordination skills

  • Ability to engage in personal learning and development

  • Practice in community development

  • Training experience

  • Experience of communicating with Government, Non-Government, organizations and other related area stakeholders.

  • Management experience (especially managing the diverse team of staff/ volunteers).

Work Environment

Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

60-80% travel required

Program Manager - SAFCER, Mozambique

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

On 14 March 2019, Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall near Mozambique Beira City, leaving devastating loss of life and large-scale destruction of assets and infrastructure in its wake. In the following days, some entire villages were submerged as flood waters rose across the central region of the country in the provinces of Sofala, Zambezia, and Manica. An estimated 1.85 million people have been affected by the cyclone and the subsequent floods within the three provinces.

World Vision has established an Emergency Management Structure based in Beira (Sofala Province) for the Mozambique response in order to effectively coordinate efforts across multiple levels of the organization and through the UN Cluster system. The Mozambique Response Plan aims to reach 150,000 affected people through the provision of support in the following sectors: WASH, Child Protection, Health and Nutrition, Food and NFIs, Livelihoods, Protection and Education.

The Program Manager (PM) - Southern Africa Floods and Cyclone Emergency Response (SAFCER) oversees/leads the Sector Programming Team, including Program Officer(s), DME, Humanitarian Accountability and Information Management. The PM supports the Response Director and Operations Manager in designing the response strategy and operations plan.

The PM is responsible to manage grant acquisition, assessments, monitoring and humanitarian accountability and liaises with Support Offices, international donors.

PM is part of the Response Senior Leadership Team. PM will coordinate/advise with RD/SLT “go” or “no go” for proposals.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Establish, resource and staff the programmes unit to meet response needs

  • Determine Programmes organisational structure and staffing plan with P&C (HR).

  • Work with P&C to recruit and deploy Programmes staff and plan for capacity development.

  • Ensure Programmes’ staff handovers are conducted.

  • Develop Programmes budget in coordination with Finance.

  • Plan for Programmes Unit transition/ integration with National Office (NO).

Lead the programme planning process to ensure alignment with context, humanitarian needs, response strategy as well as operational feasibility and technical quality.

  • Support development of operational intent plan to align with funding allocations ensuring operational feasibility and technical quality.

  • Supports Sectors and Operations Manager to draft response plan.

  • Works with GAM to coordinate grant acquisition.

  • Write Operational Intent inclusive of targets.

  • Prepare project RACIs for new grants.

Oversee donor liaison and advocacy is undertaken to resource operations plan to address humanitarian needs

The Programmes Manager will ensure that the GAM team undertake the following activities:

  • Monitor and analyse donor opportunities to ensure they align with operational intent.

  • Communicate humanitarian needs identified through assessments, monitoring data and community feedback to in-country donors and Support Offices International Programmes Groups.

  • Represent WV with potential donors (ECHO, DFID, EU, OFDA etc) including bilateral, multilateral and corporates.

  • Collaborate with Advocacy to influence donor funding strategies when appropriate.

  • Liaises with SOs regarding donor priorities and opportunities for funding.

Support Finance in the allocation and tracking of response funding to ensure response strategic priorities are funded & effective leveraging of available funding

The Programmes Manager will ensure that the GAM team undertake the following activities:

  • Support mapping of all funding sources with Finance.

  • Support funding allocation process (Private Non Sponsorship & grant opportunities) in coordination with Finance, Response Manager and Operations to reflect response strategic priorities, operational realities and ensure compliance with

  • relevant funding regulations.

  • Support Finance to track donor funding allocation and commitments to ensure response strategic priorities are funded.

Oversee development and submission of project proposals to donors to resource operations plan

The Programmes Manager will ensure that the GAM team undertake the following activities:

  • Develop project proposals with Operations, Advocacy, Finance and relevant Support functions and ensure stakeholders have the opportunity to review proposals and raise issues prior to submission to donors.

  • Ensure proposals are aligned with the operational plan, sector DADDs and standards.

  • Ensure proposals are aligned with accountability standards and basic DME requirements.

  • Maintain donor and SOs communications to facilitate funding acquisition.

  • Support Finance to ensure an up-to-date funding matrix.

Ensure support for Finance to establish grant management system to ensure fulfillment of donor requirements

The Programmes Manager will ensure that the GAM team undertake the following activities:

  • Support finance to conduct grant orientation or grant start-up workshops for relevant staff.

  • Plan and manage donor reporting to ensure that all donor requirements are met.

  • Support finance with monitoring of grants for compliance with grant requirements.

Oversee planning, implementation, analysis and sharing of findings from assessments and program monitoring

The Programmes Manager will ensure that the DME team undertake the following activities:

  • Plan the initial rapid assessment process and manage the data collection (including primary, secondary data, observational data and community feedback).

  • Manage or support ongoing community based assessments as agreed with sector and sub-function leads.

  • Incorporate baseline indicators into assessments.

  • Analyse assessment data and provide recommendations for strategy and programme design.

  • Map interagency assessment processes and participate in joint assessments as agreed with response management.

Design programme based on response strategy, context and humanitarian needs

  • Review NO Strategy, context analysis and assessment findings for design recommendations.

  • Facilitate the input of all EMS functions into the programme design process.

  • Ensure the overall programme design incorporates international humanitarian standards and WV guidance and standards and indicators (i.e. Sphere, DADDs, CWBOs, PAF, etc).

Oversee implementation of the programme monitoring system

The Programmes Manager will ensure that the DME team undertake the following activities:

  • Develop and implement the programme monitoring system which integrates programme and project requirements.

  • Prepare Indicator Tracking Table (ITT) monitoring reports and share with Operations on a monthly basis.

  • Collaborate with Information Management and Humanitarian Accountability (HA) to provide summaries of community based data and share with Operations and management to support programme adaptation and improvement.

Ensure implementation of baselines, evaluations, reviews and learning events for continuous improvement

The Programmes Manager will ensure that the DME and HA teams undertake the following activities:

  • Conduct real time evaluation (RTE) during the first phase of the response.

  • Plan and implement real time learning event (RT LE) with Region and H-LEARN and monitor implementation of resulting plan of action.

  • Plan and manage project/programme baselines, evaluations and reviews to meet donor and organisational requirements.

  • Communicate baseline, evaluation and review findings with response staff and communities.

  • Develop Plans of Action that address evaluation, review recommendations and monitor implementation.

Ensure establishment of response information management system to meet response needs

The Programmes Manager will ensure that the Information Management team undertake the following activities:

  • Assess programmatic information needs of internal and external stakeholders.

  • Design and maintain information management system with Information and Communication Technology.

  • Contextualise protocols for internal information sharing with relevant functions. Agree on common information sharing protocols with external stakeholders and RM.

  • Ensure compilation and analysis of relevant information to inform response design, programme management, operational improvement and promote learning.

  • Compile and analyse relevant information to inform response design, programme management, operational improvement and promote learning.

  • Share programme information with internal and external stakeholders on a regular basis to meet their information requirements.

Oversee development and implementation of community consultation and information provision mechanisms

The Programmes Manager will ensure that the HA team undertake the following activities:

  • Design and implement community consultation processes to ensure understanding of World Vision’s role and planned interventions and provide opportunities for input and feedback into programme and project designs.

  • Design and implement Information Provision plan to ensure that accurate and reliable information about the programme is made available and shared with communities in a timely and accessible manner.

Establish and support implementation of complaint and feedback mechanisms

The Programmes Manager will ensure that the HA team undertake the following activities:

  • Inform communities regarding their right to be consulted, make complaints and provide feedback to World Vision.

  • Design complaint and feedback methods based on community preferences obtained through a consultation process.

  • Document, implement and monitor complaint and feedback systems to ensure timely responses to communities.

  • Consolidate and analyse community complaint information to inform Operations and response management of key issues raised by beneficiaries.

  • Coordinate Humanitarian Accountability planning and learning with other accountability focused INGOs and LNGOs.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years in leadership role in the humanitarian assistance and development sector, with a significant portion of this in INGOs.

  • 5 years’ experience in humanitarian assistance work.

  • Demonstrated understanding of key humanitarian principles, standards and best practices.

  • University degree in Humanitarian Studies or relevant field. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Experience in program management and implementation of multi-sectoral emergency response projects.

  • Intensive experience in leading a multi-cultural team of professionals.

  • Experience working in a cross-cultural environment.

  • Experience working in war zones / fragile contexts.

  • Experience in engaging with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies.

  • Experience in managing humanitarian operations that facilitate innovation and calculated risk taking.

  • Work experience as Program Officer at least for 1-3 years in a country other than the home country.

  • Understand Humanitarian Industry and have proven experience within a relief setting.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English. Portuguese or Spanish a plus.

  • Ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Previous experience working in complex emergency/rehabilitation settings.

  • Experience coordination with INGO’s and other key stakeholders-High degree of negotiation and persuasion skills.

  • Ability to work with a reasonable level of comfort in high tension and high security risk situations.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts psychologically stressful environs and physical hardships.

  • Ability to facilitate the creation of cross-functional project teams and the development of national strategies.

  • Excellent time-management and prioritization.

  • Demonstrates openness and transparency.

Chef de Projet RIMRAP

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POSITION : CHEF DU PROJET RIMRAP

GRADE: 15

LOCALISATION: Kiffa

NOMBRE : 1

But du Poste : Assurer le leadership du projet et la gestion du consortium d’ONGs chargé de la mise en œuvre du projet en s’assurant que les ressources allouées au projet sont utilisées en alignement avec les politiques, standards et procédures de World Vision et ses bailleurs du fonds pour atteindre une performance de qualité du projet

Responsabilité Majeurs :

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

2- S’assurer de l’encadrement et accompagnement de l’Unité de Gestion du Projet, des 3 ONGs sous-récipiendaires et de l’équipe de World Vision avec la mise en œuvre de leurs responsabilités du projet.

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

4- Contrôler l’assurance qualité de la mise en œuvre des activités du projet d’appui aux acteurs de l’agropastoralisme pour le renforcement de la résilience en Assaba

5- Créer et gérer les relations de partenariat avec le donateur (l’Union Européenne) et les autres partenaires impliqués dans le projet y inclus l’Unité de Gestion du Projet (UGP), les collectivités locales, les communautés, les services techniques, et les associations locales pour leur participation à la mise en œuvre, au suivi, à l’évaluation et à la dissémination des résultats

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

7 Organiser et participer aux réunions tenues avec les partenaires et/ou organisées par le bailleur de fonds

Autres Compétences/Attributs:

  • Effectuer les autres devoirs quand nécessaire

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

  • Qualification minimum nécessaires:

    • Licence ou diplôme équivalent (préférée Master ou diplôme équivalent), dans le domaine de gestion de projets, développement communautaire, technicien ou ingénieur d’agronomie ou autre domaine connexe.

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

  • Expérience:

    • Minimum 4 à 5 ans d’expérience dans le développement communautaire

    • Minimum 2 ans d’expérience dans la gestion de programmes/projets.

  • Connaissances et Compétences Techniques:

  • Compétences en informatique

  • Compétences interpersonnelles et de leadership

  • Capacité démontré de suivi et direction

  • Expériences dans la Gestion de Personnel

  • Connaissance des bailleurs publics, leur financement et leurs attentes

  • Compétences de planification et organisation

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

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

Environnement de Travail / Conditions:

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

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

  • À l’appel: 20%

Project Coordinator FFP (Somaliland)

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Project Coordinator – FFP (Hargeisa).

Purpose of the position:

Provide technical support and guidance to project teams and support partners during implementation, support capacity building of partner staff in commodities management and general programing and ensure that there is compliance to Donor and World Vision requirements /guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:

Coordination:

  • Liaise with district teams (Partners) where Food Assistance is being implemented to ensure smooth flow of activities.

  • Work closely with the other Relief and Development Agencies, Local Authorities and Government stakeholder in the District in ensuring that activities reach the appropriate target population.

  • Foster relations with other World Vision Programs in the district so as promote collaboration and sharing of resources.

Capacity building for Partner staff:

  • Facilitate the identification and implementing of appropriate training needs for Partner staff and to the local communities.

  • Supervise, facilitate, appraise and identify staff and partners’ training needs.

  • Induct partner project staff about the project(s) being implemented and WV policies.

  • Conduct and/or facilitate trainings to Community Implementation Committees, local community members among others about project objectives, sustainability methods etc.

Monitoring and reporting

  • Assist Project Manager and district teams to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate approved activities.

  • Compile and submit/share monitoring progress reports; including site progress reports, and other statistical/technical reports.

  • Participate in donor missions and visits by staff from the national office, Government and/or WFP.

  • Participate in periodic project reviews and reflection.

  • Initiate and /or participate in stakeholder networks and Government review meetings.

Reporting:

  • Prepare monthly donor reports; including the consolidated CP reports, consolidated distribution plans, the monthly narrative report and the MMRs; to be shared with the Commodities Officer for review on the scheduled dates.

  • Compile quarterly and end of project phase report and share with Project manager for reviewing.

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: A minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Community development, Developmental studies, Business Administration, Economics, Agriculture or any other related field.

  • Must demonstrate training in Commodities management, food security and commodities accountability.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in similar position.

  • Working with partners and conducting capacity building and trainings

  • Using food data bases and commodities managements.

  • Very good communication skills.

  • Past experience working with WFP would be an added advantage.

  • Must be good at using statistical data to generate reports.

  • Good report writing skills.

Other:

  • Fluent in English, and local language;

  • Computer literacy.

  • Have good mathematical and analytical skills

  • Good understanding of sphere standards.

  • Proven experience in use of WFP’s SCOPE system will be an added advantage.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Field based with close interaction with community volunteers and leaders

  • Travel: 100% Domestic travel is required

Kindly note: All academic certificates will be verified with the issuing academic institution.

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All applications shall be received by 22th April, 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Senior Program Manager (ANCP), DRC

BACKGROUND:

World Vision is present in 13 out of 26 provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The country is the 7th most fragile state in the World according to the Fragile States Index and ranked 176th on the 2015 Human Development Index out of 188 countries, in spite of its abundant natural resources.

To reflect the geographic scope and diversity of socio-economic contexts and needs, WV’s operations across the country are organized into five operational zones. The South, West and part of North-West zones host primarily long term development projects funded through sponsorship with a mix of non-sponsorship, gift-in-kind and grants, while the Eastern and Central (Kasai) zones are essentially emergency-focused.

The “Empowering Children and Communities in Tanganyika to Learn” project funded through the Australian NGO Collaboration Program (ANCP) will be based in the Province of Tanganyika in the Southern Zone and will be managed from World Vision’s base in Kalemie, located 850 Km from the zonal office. WV has a minimal presence in Tanganyika, but the WV National Office strategy has selected this area for grant growth to leverage wide investments of humanitarian and development donors, including DFID, USAID, WFP and other UN entities, etc. Apart from managing the ANCP project directly, the position of the Base Manager will also provide coordination of other WV interventions in the Tanganyika area.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Senior Program Manager will have overall responsibility for coordination of all activities of projects run from the Kalemie base. This includes networking and relationship building with local stakeholders and providing coordination and administrative supervision to staff of other projects who are stationed in the Tanganyika area while ensuring the security, accountability, and sustainability of the program and contribution to Child wellbeing outcomes.

S/he will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of the program and will serve as the principal institutional liaison to the donor and local government entities. The Senior Program Manager shall have a keen understanding of the unique political and security dynamics in the area and work collaboratively with other WVDRC departments at zonal and national levels to ensure operations run smoothly and effectively.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Programme Management:

  • Ensure the assessment and design processes for the ANCP project are carried out successfully according to the timeframes agreed with the Support Office.

  • Work with People & Culture in the recruitment of competent staff for various approved positions of the ANCP project.

  • Conduct frequent conversations with ANCP project staff to support their performance and development, and ensure WV’s performance management processes are followed.

  • Ensure programmes in the area deliver on donor approved budgets, plans and key deliverables.

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

  • Plan and coordinate Disaster Management initiatives across the area programme.

  • Ensure an effective and efficient monitoring system is in place which includes community and stakeholders participation.

  • Manage World Vision assets according to approved policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate the work and interactions between teams of different projects in the area.

  • Communicate progress and challenges in implementation, including changes to the security and humanitarian situation, to the Zonal Director as frequently as necessary.

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

Base Coordination:

  • Coordinate work in the Kalemie base ensuring that World Vision operates as one organization in the area.

  • Lead the networking and development of positive relationships with other NGOs, local government officials, local churches, and community leaders in the area programme.

  • Engage in advocacy and represent the sub-zonal programme.

  • Ensure that competent and motivated staff are hired, nurtured and retained.

  • Ensure staff in the area work in ways consistent with WV values, policies and business procedures or those agreed with donors.

  • Support spiritual development of the entire area programme team.

  • Take a lead role in advocating/promoting the organisation to local officials and other organizations.

  • Ensure effective communication with the National Office and the donors on relevant issues.

Learning:

  • Facilitate adoption of best practice/approaches/models in the course of the implementation of the project.

  • Ensure that business processes, standards and guidelines related to Education are effectively applied in project implementation.

  • Ensure that lessons learnt are documented and are applied during the balance of the project life and incorporated into future proposal designs.

  • Monitor and review monthly expenditures in consultation with relevant stakeholder and ensure project expenditures are within budget.

Risk Management:

  • Ensures staff and partners understand WV’s child protection and safeguarding policy as well as other risk management policies and adhere to them in conducting WV business.

  • Ensure efforts are taken to respond promptly and appropriately to incidents.

  • Ensures all projects in the base support awareness raising for prevention and reporting of child protection incidents which occur across the base.

Security:

  • Coordinate with the Security Department to ensure staff wellbeing and security is supported and promoted.

  • Establish core security requirements are met in line with the specific context rating.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Minimum Qualification required: A university degree Education science, development studies, social science, Engineering or related field.

  • Experience: Minimum of 4 years of progressively responsible professional experience in Development programming in Emergency context, including experience in managing Education projects.

  • Preferred: Certificate in project management with working experience preferably in development or emergency.

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

  • Perform other duties as required.

Technical Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of project management cycle.

  • Knowledge of supply chain principles in humanitarian work.

  • Ability to conceptualize and logically document an intervention.

  • Ability to plan and conduct an assessment using conventional methodologies (i.e. SPHERE, Child protection policies, Do No Harm, etc.)

  • Ability to network and negotiate with partners.

  • Ability to monitor input and activity implementation.

  • Good report writing skills. Ability to summarize important information.

  • Analytical and experienced knowledge of the complex emergency context in DRC.

  • Being fluently in French (written and oral).

Working Environment/Travel:

  • Stressful fast paced environment in a high risk area. A team environment with cultural diversity. This position is non accompanied.