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Health Technical Advisor

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Health Technical Advisor – Erbil

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Health Sector Technical Advisor will provide sector technical leadership and management in project and proposal design, staff capacity building, quality assurance, evaluation and documentation for multiple health projects in KRI/Iraq.

WV KRI Goal: To address immediate and longer-term humanitarian and recovery needs of Iraqi IDPs and Syrian refugees in KRI, WV will be addressing both immediate and longer term needs of displaced Iraqis as well as Syrian refugees. This work is primarily focused on Northern Iraq (KRI) but will spread to other locations as required. Key sectors of the program include: Food assistance, Non-Food Items, winterization, health - mobile clinics, Children in Emergencies, Child Protection, Economic Development and WASH. The project area covers camps, host communities and returnees.

Position Goal: Position Goal: To provide leadership for the WVI KRI mental and primary Health program. This includes the provision of technical input into assessments, program design, budgets, monitoring and evaluation. Developing sector approaches and strategy. Planning the designs and budgets and setting up of Health activities with the support of local team leaders and health and multi-sector project managers. Support the project implementation leads (project coordinators) and develop their understanding of the technical approaches. Building links with other stakeholders including Government representatives, other NGOs in Health and related sectors (e.g. child protection, Camp management, UN, health cluster and sub cluster, etc) to identify gaps. Provide technical leadship for in advocacy and effectiveness research related to health in emergencies in partnership with M&E and Advocacy colleagues.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assessment, Design and Acquisition Planning

  • Lead the technical approach design for new health projects

  • Under guidance of the programmes team and with support from field teams, write / co-develop WASH proposal technical section, budget, budget narratives, cross-cutting theme integration with WASH (gender, DNH, protection, WASH…).

  • Engage with MoH, WHO, health sub cluster, donors and program officers to identify gaps and needs for new programming

  • Work closely with the MEAL (M&E) team to select indicators and develop monitoring plans & assessments for WASH projects

  • In close collaboration with the Programmes Team, develop an acquisition plan and engage with donors to promote health funding

  • Lead the development of the health components of the response and strategy.

Assessment, Design and Acquisition Planning

  • At project startup train project staff on technical approach. Help project owner design a capacity building plan for project and or partner staff. Help facilitate startup workshops.

  • Provide support to project managers and Zonal Managers implementing health projects.

  • Assist in the formation of statistical reports on nutrition and health program operations, including morbidity data and pharmaceutical use

  • Establish and maintain World Vision and other best practice standards for health programs.

  • Monitor and assist in evaluating health and nutrition program.

  • Ensure that gender and protection mainstreamed in all activities and within the community.

  • Active participation with all stakeholders, including MoH, WHO, Cluster, other operating partners, community, and other health actors to ensure programme coherence and avoidance of service gaps and overlap

  • Engage in health cluster and sub cluster meetings. Demonstrate WV capacity to the clusters

Supervisory Responsibilities, Capacity Building/Training

  • To assess, design and implement appropriate training programs to equip and upgrade knowledge and skills of health staff, and MoH in conjunction with WHO.

  • Assist coordinators and team leaders in other sectors in development of appropriate to health, hygiene and nutrition promotion information.

  • Capacity build health teams with reference to community processes.

  • Document training program results

Humanitarian Accountability

  • Ensure the programs take into account local capacities of local personnel and local community groups, ensure open community participation and consultation

  • Orient and train staff, community and partners on international standards (eg. The Sphere Project etc.) and their application

  • Ensure the Program Accountability Framework is integrated in the health and nutrition.

  • Promote local capacities for peace by periodic analysis of program impact on and potential for conflict between beneficiaries and non-beneficiaries, and adjust program accordingly.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Essential: Medical qualification, such as MD/MBBS, Nurse, Midwife, Nutritionist and/or public health qualification (international health) such as BPH or MPH

  • A high level of diplomacy and networking skills is required.

  • Understanding of international standards, including SPHERE, IYCF, emergency management, security awareness etc.

  • Strong capacity building and facilitation skills

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical stamina

  • Ability to manage work life and work without supervision

  • Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment

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

  • Able to use a computer, with word-processing and spreadsheets, (e.g. Microsoft Office)

  • Understanding of internet and email

  • Experience in managing staff, partners and facilitating capacity building

  • Essential: 5 – 10 years years experience in a developing country in managing Disaster Response/Relief programs in public health involving strategy development, assessments, design, planning, implementation, budgeting, reporting, and evaluation and monitoring.

  • Proven ability in capacity building including training

  • Experience in working in culturally diverse setting

  • Experience in working in Humanitarian and/or development

  • Full commitment to World Vision’s core values and mission statement.

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

  • Full adherence to security protocols

  • Motivated and goal orientated

  • Excellent analytical/problem-solving skills and detail-orientation

  • Excellent English communication skills (oral and written)

  • Knowledge of Arabic and Kurdish an advantage

  • Proven organizational skills and time management

  • Excellent computer skills, familiarity with MS Word, Lotus Notes, MS Excel and Power Point would be an added advantage

PERSONAL SECURITY TRAINING

  • Essential: completed a recognized personal security course in the past 3 years.

Work Environment

Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically up to _50_% of the time

WVV AP Development Facilitator - Van Chan, Yen Bai

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

WVV’s Area Programs (AP) focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. APs are mainly funded by sponsorship funds, and are a phased approach to development, involving clear and consistent assessment, design, implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation and reflection phases. Each AP is tailored to the needs of a specific community in alignment with WVV’s strategic priorities. WVV works closely with district and commune local authorities and local partners to implement program activities. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis.

Under each AP, there will be 6-8 staff, including one AP manager, one Sponsorship Facilitator, one Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, one AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of the management of all projects (assessment & planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition), and community engagement for the assigned communes/wards in their AP. For each zone (6-8 APs), there are 4 Zonal technical staff, including three Technical Program Officers (Nutrition, Child Protection, Livelihoods) and one Zonal Program Effectiveness Officer. DFs will be coached by the AP manager programmatically and the Zonal staff technically. One of the strengths of this structure is to allow better integration of the program toward Child Well Being Outcomes.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

  • To manage the technical projects in assigned communes.

ROLE DIMENSIONS

I. Community Engagement and Sponsorship (Time spent: 50%)

Planning:

- Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children.

- Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based development approach

- Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in AP planning and annual community review and planning

- Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned communes

- Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned communes

- Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community-based disaster preparedness plans

Monitoring:

- Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring

- Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

- Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities

- Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community based groups self-review

Child participation and protection:

- Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

- Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the community

- Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned communes

MVC inclusion:

- Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

- Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

- Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical project interventions/ models

- Document best practices, lesion learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC and their families

Micro projects:

- Strengthen community based groups in the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

- Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

- Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

- Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

Sponsorship integration:

- Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

- Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes, as per sponsorship standards through the SR volunteer network

II.Program Management in assigned communes (Time spent: 50%)

Implementation of Technical Models

- Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools

- Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms) and tools

- Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models

- Mainstream CCT (CPPa, gender, disability, DRR, Faith and Development) in all project activities whenever appropriate

- Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project models to larger scale

Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually)

- Facilitate communities and partners to participate in the baseline survey and evaluation in assigned communes

Financial Management

- Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

- Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned communes

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

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

Education

- Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

Knowledge & Skills

- Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

- Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

- Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

- Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at commune level) and partnering among different development partners.

- Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

- Ability to think critically and reflect.

- Ability to lead own learning and development

- Fair English skill.

- Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

Experience

- At least 2 years of work experience in community development.

- Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach

- Experience in working with local stakeholders/partners.

- Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities.

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department – Ms. Nguyen Thu Huong

World Vision International - Vietnam

Address: No. 444 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi.

Tel: 024. 39439920 (Ext:114)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

Alaverdi Area Program Assistant

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

Area Program Assistant will maintain overall logistics of Area Program activities and events, including local level purchasing, administrative support, overall oversight to Area Program office and equipment maintenance and operations. He/ she will provide support related GIK (Gifts-in-Kind) recording, act as Contracting and People & Culture point person for Area Program staff.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Coordination:

  • Area Program event organization, including approved request receiving, scheduling venues and hotel arrangement, catering, problem solving,

  • Coordination of World Vision vehicle use and daily travel schedules of staff and car maintenance.

Purchasing:

  • Local level purchases for Area Program work scope.

Administrative Support:

  • Coordination of transporting goods to programs (including related paperwork), transportation coordination of beneficiaries to events on time.

Office Maintenance:

  • Overall coordination of maintenance of Area Program premises, minor repair of equipment and furniture.

GIK and Support Functions:

  • GIK warehouse keeping and software management, logistics coordination,

  • Prepare ToR (Terms of Reference) and contracts for local services, People & Culture paperwork for staff leaves and orders are prepared.

Support to Local Resource Development and Marketing:

  • Support in identifying and building relationships with potential donors in marzes and Yerevan,

  • Contribute to development of marketing products,

  • Promote products through different platforms of collaboration, channels of distribution and social networks, including sales of the product,

  • Promote World Vision fundraising efforts and events through personal networks and social media via arranging meetings, pitching sessions, presentations,

  • Prepare reports, if needed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Higher education degree, technical background is preferred,

  • At least 2 years’ experience in administration/ logistics related work,

  • Experience with national and international NGOs or similar organizations,

  • Driver’s licence and driving experience is an advantage,

  • Ability to establish and maintain relationship with partners, vendors, strong communication and negotiation skills,

  • Ability to work with documents and databases,

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under pressure,

  • Ability to think critically and reflect,

  • Commitment to continuous learning for self-development,

  • Strong interpersonal skills and problem solving skills,

  • Solid computer skills including: Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and email,

  • High sense of responsibility,

  • Politeness, honesty, transparency and accountability,

  • Experience with international NGOs or other similar organizations,

  • Willingness to be flexible with hours when necessary and ability to travel locally up to 70% of time.

Amasia Area Program Officer

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

Area Program Officer is responsible for implementation of activities of Technical Program and Projects in Area Program targeted communities and undertaking professional-sectorial responsibility for effective and proper implementation of assigned Detailed Implementation Plan activities. He/ she works with community members on daily basis for implementation of activities in specific sector, including capacity building of identified partners, networking with other stakeholders and making sure communities are willing to lead their own development processes. He/ she works on transition processes in Area Program (AP) based on the transition plan.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Program implementation:

  • Work closely with AP Coordinator and ensure quality implementation of technical program Detailed Implementation Plan at AP level agreed by AP Coordinator,

  • Implement activities that lead to transition of Area Program, based on the transition plan with supervision of AP coordinator and Marz Program Manager,

  • Implement grant and other projects’ piloting models and ensure their integration into overall Technical Program under supervision of AP Coordinator,

  • Ensure quality monitoring of all training/ capacity building events within the scope of Technical Program according to quality standards,

  • As AP team member, actively organize and participate in different meetings, events, initiatives, discussions, including feedback, reflection and learning related to or including the sector,

  • Ensure Sponsorship 2.0 integration in all programming, including local sponsorship quality implementation,

  • Support AP Coordinator in conducting local level advocacy actions in light of AP transition strategy,

  • Support AP Coordinator to administer relevant project budgets, discuss budget spending on monthly basis,

  • Work closely with AP Coordinator in designing and implementation of capacity building events for beneficiaries, stakeholders and partners,

  • Ensure complete preparation and timely submission of documentation related to his/ her tasks and activities at the assigned AP office location,

  • Actively participate in the Design/ Redesign processes of Area Program, team building and other organizational meetings.

Networking with stakeholders at AP level:

  • Build trustful relationship with community members and beneficiaries,

  • Support AP Coordinator in networking with stakeholders and potential actors in relevant sector in Area Program area,

  • Under the guidance of AP Coordinator conduct research on Technical Program priority issues and provide quality data for local level advocacy,

  • Raise the profile of World Vision Armenia at local level as key actor in child protection and social development area,

  • Under the guidance of AP Coordinator participate in formal and informal networks in respective sector to support ongoing and future collaboration and learning.

Learning and capacity building:

  • Share personal insights and learning with others to support individual and team learning about the program and local context,

  • Participate in exchange learning trips to other Area Programs to understand successes and lessons learnt.

Performance quality and quality reporting:

  • Develop monthly activity planning with AP coordinator and Marz Program Manager to ensure monthly workload and clearness of activities/ budget,

  • Ensure reporting of ongoing challenges to AP Coordinator and discussion on relevant solutions,

  • Ensure and promote Christian value-based approach in daily life and work,

  • Provide monthly reports (in required templates) on performance of assigned Detailed Implementation Plan components, success stories, photos and inputs to semi-annual/ annual reports,

  • Provide support and coordinate the work of social workers, other Area Program staff.

Support to Local Resource Development and World Vision Armenia Marketing:

  • Support in identifying and building relationships with potential donors in marzes and Yerevan,

  • Contribute to development of marketing products,

  • Support in promotion of products through different platforms, channels, social networks, including sales of the product,

  • Promote World Vision fundraising efforts and events through personal networks and social media via arranging meetings, pitching sessions, presentations,

  • Prepare reports, if needed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Higher education, bachelor’s degree in relevant sector,

  • Two years’ work experience in humanitarian organization,

  • Experience in community development,

  • Good computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point,

  • Good knowledge of English and Russian,

  • Understanding education, social and health sector in Armenia,

  • Proven ability in coordination of integrated program/ project interventions,

  • Confidence and ability to deal effectively and diplomatically with senior management in partner organizations and local government officials,

  • Ability and willingness to learn and support new initiatives,

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

  • Good networking skills, ability to maintain relationships with partners,

  • Ability to use reflective practice and promote its use for learning,

  • Ability to use critical thinking and analysis,

  • Strong presentation and communication skills,

  • Creative and innovative thinking,

  • Understanding of community mobilization and empowerment principles and approaches,

  • Excellent coordination skills,

  • Driver’s license and driving experience is an advantage,

  • Willingness to be flexible with hours when necessary and ability to travel locally up to 80% of time,

  • Ability to move to relevant region during work week.

Gyumri Area Program Officer

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

Area Program Officer is responsible for implementation of activities of Technical Program and Projects in Area Program targeted communities and undertaking professional-sectorial responsibility for effective and proper implementation of assigned Detailed Implementation Plan activities. He/ she works with community members on daily basis for implementation of activities in specific sector, including capacity building of identified partners, networking with other stakeholders and making sure communities are willing to lead their own development processes. He/ she works on transition processes in Area Program (AP) based on the transition plan.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Program implementation:

  • Work closely with AP Coordinator and ensure quality implementation of technical program Detailed Implementation Plan at AP level agreed by AP Coordinator,

  • Implement activities that lead to transition of Area Program, based on the transition plan with supervision of AP coordinator and Marz Program Manager,

  • Implement grant and other projects’ piloting models and ensure their integration into overall Technical Program under supervision of AP Coordinator,

  • Ensure quality monitoring of all training/ capacity building events within the scope of Technical Program according to quality standards,

  • As AP team member, actively organize and participate in different meetings, events, initiatives, discussions, including feedback, reflection and learning related to or including the sector,

  • Ensure Sponsorship 2.0 integration in all programming, including local sponsorship quality implementation,

  • Support AP Coordinator in conducting local level advocacy actions in light of AP transition strategy,

  • Support AP Coordinator to administer relevant project budgets, discuss budget spending on monthly basis,

  • Work closely with AP Coordinator in designing and implementation of capacity building events for beneficiaries, stakeholders and partners,

  • Ensure complete preparation and timely submission of documentation related to his/ her tasks and activities at the assigned AP office location,

  • Actively participate in the Design/ Redesign processes of Area Program, team building and other organizational meetings.

Networking with stakeholders at AP level:

  • Build trustful relationship with community members and beneficiaries,

  • Support AP Coordinator in networking with stakeholders and potential actors in relevant sector in Area Program area,

  • Under the guidance of AP Coordinator conduct research on Technical Program priority issues and provide quality data for local level advocacy,

  • Raise the profile of World Vision Armenia at local level as key actor in child protection and social development area,

  • Under the guidance of AP Coordinator participate in formal and informal networks in respective sector to support ongoing and future collaboration and learning.

Learning and capacity building:

  • Share personal insights and learning with others to support individual and team learning about the program and local context,

  • Participate in exchange learning trips to other Area Programs to understand successes and lessons learnt.

Performance quality and quality reporting:

  • Develop monthly activity planning with AP coordinator and Marz Program Manager to ensure monthly workload and clearness of activities/ budget,

  • Ensure reporting of ongoing challenges to AP Coordinator and discussion on relevant solutions,

  • Ensure and promote Christian value-based approach in daily life and work,

  • Provide monthly reports (in required templates) on performance of assigned Detailed Implementation Plan components, success stories, photos and inputs to semi-annual/ annual reports,

  • Provide support and coordinate the work of social workers, other Area Program staff.

Support to Local Resource Development and World Vision Armenia Marketing:

  • Support in identifying and building relationships with potential donors in marzes and Yerevan,

  • Contribute to development of marketing products,

  • Support in promotion of products through different platforms, channels, social networks, including sales of the product,

  • Promote World Vision fundraising efforts and events through personal networks and social media via arranging meetings, pitching sessions, presentations,

  • Prepare reports, if needed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Higher education, bachelor’s degree in relevant sector,

  • Two years’ work experience in humanitarian organization,

  • Experience in community development,

  • Good computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point,

  • Good knowledge of English and Russian,

  • Understanding education, social and health sector in Armenia,

  • Proven ability in coordination of integrated program/ project interventions,

  • Confidence and ability to deal effectively and diplomatically with senior management in partner organizations and local government officials,

  • Ability and willingness to learn and support new initiatives,

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

  • Good networking skills, ability to maintain relationships with partners,

  • Ability to use reflective practice and promote its use for learning,

  • Ability to use critical thinking and analysis,

  • Strong presentation and communication skills,

  • Creative and innovative thinking,

  • Understanding of community mobilization and empowerment principles and approaches,

  • Excellent coordination skills,

  • Driver’s license and driving experience is an advantage,

  • Willingness to be flexible with hours when necessary and ability to travel locally up to 80% of time,

  • Ability to move to relevant region during work week.

Alaverdi Area Program Officer

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

Area Program Officer is responsible for implementation of activities of Technical Program and Projects in Area Program targeted communities and undertaking professional-sectorial responsibility for effective and proper implementation of assigned Detailed Implementation Plan activities. He/ she works with community members on daily basis for implementation of activities in specific sector, including capacity building of identified partners, networking with other stakeholders and making sure communities are willing to lead their own development processes. He/ she works on transition processes in Area Program (AP) based on the transition plan.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Program implementation:

  • Work closely with AP Coordinator and ensure quality implementation of technical program Detailed Implementation Plan at AP level agreed by AP Coordinator,

  • Implement activities that lead to transition of Area Program, based on the transition plan with supervision of AP coordinator and Marz Program Manager,

  • Implement grant and other projects’ piloting models and ensure their integration into overall Technical Program under supervision of AP Coordinator,

  • Ensure quality monitoring of all training/ capacity building events within the scope of Technical Program according to quality standards,

  • As AP team member, actively organize and participate in different meetings, events, initiatives, discussions, including feedback, reflection and learning related to or including the sector,

  • Ensure Sponsorship 2.0 integration in all programming, including local sponsorship quality implementation,

  • Support AP Coordinator in conducting local level advocacy actions in light of AP transition strategy,

  • Support AP Coordinator to administer relevant project budgets, discuss budget spending on monthly basis,

  • Work closely with AP Coordinator in designing and implementation of capacity building events for beneficiaries, stakeholders and partners,

  • Ensure complete preparation and timely submission of documentation related to his/ her tasks and activities at the assigned AP office location,

  • Actively participate in the Design/ Redesign processes of Area Program, team building and other organizational meetings.

Networking with stakeholders at AP level:

  • Build trustful relationship with community members and beneficiaries,

  • Support AP Coordinator in networking with stakeholders and potential actors in relevant sector in Area Program area,

  • Under the guidance of AP Coordinator conduct research on Technical Program priority issues and provide quality data for local level advocacy,

  • Raise the profile of World Vision Armenia at local level as key actor in child protection and social development area,

  • Under the guidance of AP Coordinator participate in formal and informal networks in respective sector to support ongoing and future collaboration and learning.

Learning and capacity building:

  • Share personal insights and learning with others to support individual and team learning about the program and local context,

  • Participate in exchange learning trips to other Area Programs to understand successes and lessons learnt.

Performance quality and quality reporting:

  • Develop monthly activity planning with AP coordinator and Marz Program Manager to ensure monthly workload and clearness of activities/ budget,

  • Ensure reporting of ongoing challenges to AP Coordinator and discussion on relevant solutions,

  • Ensure and promote Christian value-based approach in daily life and work,

  • Provide monthly reports (in required templates) on performance of assigned Detailed Implementation Plan components, success stories, photos and inputs to semi-annual/ annual reports,

  • Provide support and coordinate the work of social workers, other Area Program staff.

Support to Local Resource Development and World Vision Armenia Marketing:

  • Support in identifying and building relationships with potential donors in marzes and Yerevan,

  • Contribute to development of marketing products,

  • Support in promotion of products through different platforms, channels, social networks, including sales of the product,

  • Promote World Vision fundraising efforts and events through personal networks and social media via arranging meetings, pitching sessions, presentations,

  • Prepare reports, if needed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Higher education, bachelor’s degree in relevant sector,

  • Two years’ work experience in humanitarian organization,

  • Experience in community development,

  • Good computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point,

  • Good knowledge of English and Russian,

  • Understanding education, social and health sector in Armenia,

  • Proven ability in coordination of integrated program/ project interventions,

  • Confidence and ability to deal effectively and diplomatically with senior management in partner organizations and local government officials,

  • Ability and willingness to learn and support new initiatives,

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

  • Good networking skills, ability to maintain relationships with partners,

  • Ability to use reflective practice and promote its use for learning,

  • Ability to use critical thinking and analysis,

  • Strong presentation and communication skills,

  • Creative and innovative thinking,

  • Understanding of community mobilization and empowerment principles and approaches,

  • Excellent coordination skills,

  • Driver’s license and driving experience is an advantage,

  • Willingness to be flexible with hours when necessary and ability to travel locally up to 80% of time,

  • Ability to move to relevant region during work week.

Media Specialist

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Design and develop visual and multimedia solutions by applying various techniques and software to produce visual communication materials for tools, training, reports, change management multimedia web-based education materials, etc. that meet the specific guidelines and brand standards of World Vision and the unique requirements of the team. This will require analyzing needs and requirements, programming, debugging, modification, testing and quality assurance.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and produce multimedia pieces for use on websites, multimedia presentations, and online courses.

  • Integrate audio, graphics, animation and video into presentations.

  • Collaborate and brainstorm with partners and SMEs to determine appropriate visual, textual and interactive elements of projects.

  • Supports the design process by contributing ideas from conception to production of graphics and other design deliverables.

  • Create and conceptualize information designs and concepts.

  • Meet and coordinate with partners to discuss briefs, requirements and project timelines.

  • Interpret the needs into graphic or multimedia designs.

  • Ensure that the visuals (graphics or multimedia web-based) developed are compatible with client’s learning management systems and can be replicated and reproduced by learners.

  • Advises trainers and clients on best options/alternatives that will meet their viewers/learners/recipients’ objectives.

  • Provide creative insights and ideas to improve and produce high quality and user-focused visual communications and materials.

  • Performs assigned tasks and projects in accordance with established quality standards and procedures.

  • Carry out additional responsibilities and projects that may be assigned.

  • Attend and participate in meetings, team events, conference that may be assigned.

  • Attend and participate in chapel services, daily and group devotions.

  • Promote World Vision’s values through example and hold self and others accountable for the same across the team.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s/College degree in Arts/Design/Creative, Multimedia, Advertising.

  • Proficient in using digital technology, design and multimedia software (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite).

  • Must have a strong visual and creative sense.

  • Must have knowledge and experience in relevant software applications.

  • Must have knowledge and experience in video editing and motion graphics.

  • Ability to translate between business requirements and functional / technical specifications.

  • Has an eye for detail.

  • Is a good team player and can work under minimum supervision.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects in a fast-paced environment meeting time and quality requirements.

  • 3-5 years work experience as a multimedia designer/developer.

  • Has experience working in a multi-cultural environment.

  • Fluent in general and business English language - written and verbal.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Knowledge and training on developing e-learning using Captivate, Articulate or any similar software.

  • Training of Trainers (can be completed as part of onboarding).

  • Gateway to Grants (can be completed as part of onboarding).

  • HEAT Training (can be completed as part of onboarding).

  • Has experience in working with people from different levels and functions in the organization.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 5% (1-2 trips per year) of the time.

Accountant III

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Responsible for the more complex activities associated with maintaining ledger accounts and for developing financial statements and reports. Performs a wide variety of complex accounting functions including establishing accounting records, maintaining general accounting system, audit research and schedules, complete annual report or project as needed and recommending modifications based on new regulations or policies.

Help carry out our Christian organization’s mission, vision, and strategies. Personify the ministry of World Vision by witnessing to Christ and ministering to others through life, deed, word and sign.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish and maintain accounting records with appropriate supporting material.

  • Prepare and correct entries for general ledger reporting.

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and yearly accruals.

  • Ascertain whether company assets are properly accounted for and safeguarded from loss.

  • Reconcile more complex or difficult accounts that require in-depth analysis and research, including bank statements and inter-company general ledger accounts.

  • Periodically review internal controls.

  • Prepare and provide appropriate accounting information and reports.

  • Produce and analyze financial statements, reviewing for completeness and alignment with contracts, guidelines and/or policies and make adjustments.

  • Prepare information that feeds into information for tax forms and reports.

  • Prepare audit schedules and help in audit research.

  • Coordinate problem resolution and provide technical guidance/training to other finance staff and customers as necessary.

  • Research and recommend new systems and procedures to handle new areas where no procedures exist, and handle special accounting programs.

  • Remain current and increase knowledge in related areas utilizing self-study and/or continuing education efforts.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field.

  • Has sufficient knowledge and experience in finance and accounting especially complex bank reconciliation, general ledger, financial statements and government reports.

  • Demonstrates expertise in computer skills, including use of Microsoft Office Suite, Lotus Notes, intranet and Internet, and various software applications and databases used in work efforts, especially Microsoft Excel.

  • A minimum of 5 years of private/corporate accounting or 2-3 years of work experience where 1 year is in public accounting.

  • Demonstrates above average English communication skills (written and oral).

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Demonstrates and maintains a current working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), as determined by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), knowledge of nonprofit accounting, gift-in-kind accounting,

  • auditing standards, financial reporting and cash management.

  • Certified Public Accountant preferred.

  • At least 1 year of work experience in a non-profit or development organization is preferred.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 5% of the time.

Senior Accountant

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position's principle responsibility will be to design and coordinate with Audit Lead Accountant in preparing Year End Consolidated Financial Statement including but not limited to Cashflow Statement, Audit Schedules, coordinate and prepare the Global Audit Expense Testing. This position will also play a significant part in completing the WVI External audit report. In addition, this position will train and review of other accountant’s reports and entries.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with Audit Lead Accountant in preparing Year End Consolidated Financial Statement including but not limited to Cashflow Statement, Letter Items Schedules for all World Vision offices and subsidiaries, identifying necessary elimination and correcting entries.

  • Lead and prepare Global Audit Expense Testing. Actively participate in the consolidation and audit response for the WVI external audit.

  • Provide knowledge and expertise to arrive at solutions or discuss issues and initiatives. Initiate and ensure constant communication with stakeholders on all areas where expertise and knowledge are required.

  • Train and mentor other accountants like review monthly reports and reconciliation prepared by Cash and Investments accountants.

  • Complete audit planning and preparation activities including portions of the Year End Memo, and rolling forward our consolidation, while improving the process for future years.

  • Collaboration with Financial Reporting Service Centre (FRSC) on items of mutual interest/effort with Global Centre (GC) Accounting.

  • Other Duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferred in accounting.

  • Has an extensive knowledge and experience in all areas of finance and accounting.

  • Excellent multi-tasking and organization aptitudes.

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience preferably in public accounting.

  • Able to effectively communicate with all levels in the organization (verbally and in writing).

  • Can thrive in a multi-cultural, geographically dispersed work environment.

  • Certified Public Accountant (preferred but not required).

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong US GAAP or IFRS knowledge and experience.

  • Strong Audit experience.

  • Experience in public accounting working on financial statement audits.

  • Experience preparing consolidated financial statements.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time.

Senior Program Officer - IRDM

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and currently works through 34 development and relief programmes in 15 Districts across the country.

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

We are looking for dynamic individuals to join us on our journey of caring.

Senior Program Officer - IRDM

Location: Colombo

Job Profile

The Program Officer is responsible for managing new funding acquisition and contract management and reporting for a portfolio of multi/bi-lateral institutional and private non-sponsorship (from WVI Support Offices and private entities, such as foundations) donors to enable World Vision Lanka’s strategic objective to develop diversified and sustainable funding. Under the overall guidance of the Director – Grants Acquisition and Management, the Program Officer will be responsible for proactively managing four key areas within their assigned donor portfolio.

In order to be successful in this role, the ideal candidate would have demonstrated experience leading proposal development and PCM processes. The position follows the overall fund acquisition strategy of the GAM department and is embedded in the World Vision Lanka strategy. The Program Officer is expected to confidently communicate and represent the WVL grants strategy and may be required to take on additional tasks to ensure the smooth functioning of the Department.

Major Responsibilities

  • Develop and acquire new funding opportunities (50%). The Program Officer will proactively identify new, relevant funding opportunities for WVL, and will provide a clear ‘win strategy’ for WVL to compete for the funding. S/he will lead the internal Bid Team, SO and partners (where relevant) throughout the proposal development process, ensuring the delivery of a high quality and timely submission to the donor.

  • Effective Project Cycle Management (PCM) (30%). The Program Officer is responsible for deepening and strengthening a sustainable and impactful grant-funding base; as such, s/he will be the organizational focal point for coordinating PCM processes, from inception to final reporting, providing tailored advice to guide effective operationalization/implementation, monitoring the health and performance of projects through the development and utilization of appropriate grant management systems and close liaison with program teams.

  • Build and maintain effective professional relationships (10%). To be effective in this role, the Program Officer will be required to develop and maintain effective working relationships, both internal and external, including within other departments, with key SO focal points, donors, and partner organisations. The Program Officer will represent WVL and the GAM department professionally in all interactions.

  • Develop and strengthen internal processes for effective grant acquisition and management (10%). The Program Officer will have good working knowledge of WVL business systems and processes so as to work efficiently and effectively with other departments. S/he will proactively identify opportunities for improving GAM systems, tools and processes so as to contribute to overall department and organizational efficiencies and effectiveness and will provide periodic input into developing work flows, tools and processes for other departments where there is intersectionality with GAM.

Required Qualifications, Experience & Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g. international or development studies; economics; social science disciplines; etc)

  • Demonstrable at least 1- 2 years of experience in developing and designing successful proposals for institutional funding

  • Demonstrated understanding of project logic development

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

  • Experience in successfully managing communications and relationships with institutional donors

  • Demonstrable prior successes in Project Cycle Management (PCM) and overseeing grant processes through log frame, budget, progress monitoring

  • Demonstrable understanding of community development processes, inter/national frameworks and principles

  • Project planning and project team leadership

  • Management of complex government/institutionally funded programs/projects

  • PCM training or certification

  • Understanding of monitoring/evaluation frameworks

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time.

  • Commitment to World Vision Core Values and Mission Statement

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

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.