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Education & Life Skills Quality Assurance Lead - Local

Purpose of Position

The Education & Life Skills Quality Assurance Lead is responsible to provide overall technical leadership and guidance of education, life skills, and education in emergencies programming in JWG. He/She ensures quality assurance of World Vision’s education-related project models, such as Learning Roots, in alignment with World Vision Jerusalem – West Bank – Gaza’s National Strategy and World Vision International’s Our Promise Strategy. This position will champion and support programming toward the desired education and life skills related outcomes for children. Technical leadership includes providing technical support, oversight and capacity building, to technical staff, project managers and support staff within the education program/technical team. Represent the organization to appropriate technical, coordination and advocacy bodies (including relevant UN clusters) on issues related to education, including for the purpose of growing WV’s grant revenue

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITES

% of time

Activity

50%

Education and Life Skills Technical Leadership, Learning & Quality Assurance

  • Lead the process for adaptation and contextualisation of education and life skills project model across all area programmes

  • Assure quality project model implementation by coaching and advising zonal Education staff and working closely to build zonal staff capacity to implement relevant project model

  • Promote evidence-based decision-making in education and life skills programming through review and use of baseline, end line and other impact data in coordination with the Evidence, Learning & Accountability team.

  • Assess project model activities to provide feedback to the zones, helping zonal managers ensure education and life skills related programmes are implemented with quality and on time. Provide recommendations for improvements to relevant field staff, zonal managers and Ops Director.

  • Lead a community of practice to promote a culture of lifelong learning, constructive engagement and honest discussion.

  • Have regular forum (e.g. monthly) to discuss issues and questions raised by the technical coordinators, share lessons-learned and best practices from field visits, provide further training and coaching, identify and promote innovation, identify advocacy related needs.

  • Actively contribute to annual planning cycles by advising and reviewing zonal and area programme budgets and plans as well as direct contributions to national reporting. Review budgets, plans and reports from the field as they relate to Education.

  • Supports meaningful participation of children in programme design/implementation/ evaluation processes, and decision-making opportunities inside and outside of WV processes.

  • Establish a regular cycle of documenting Education successes and impact in coordination with Evidence, Learning & Accountability team

  • Compile lessons learned from programmes to use to improve programme implementation, re-design, strategy revision, policy advocacy, and external publications.

  • Facilitate learning from education and life skills programme implementation with zonal and area programme Education staff

  • In coordination with Evidence, Learning & Accountability, share emerging trends and lessons learned with Operations, Impact & Results Team, and external networks/partners as needed

45%

External Engagement

  • Establish and maintain strong working relations and representation with relevant Palestinian National Authority (e.g., Ministry of Education) and other international and national partners within the scope of projects implemented.

  • Represent World Vision in relevant Education Cluster working groups and raise the profile of World Vision’s education-related programs by identifying and engaging with a diverse range of stakeholders.

  • Support establishment of networks and formal and informal coalitions of like-minded organization that promote Education in Palestine and actively pursuing opportunities for future collaboration and learning

  • Play an active role in leveraging external engagement to support increased funding acquisition by working closely with grant acquisition function, and providing key technical input during drafting of any education and life skills related project proposals. Provide technical support and review to related communications products

  • Provide technical support to the design and implementation of World Visions’ It Takes a World Campaign to end violence in and around schools, as requested.

  • Ensure good working relations with other Technical Leads, Zonal Offices and WV other departments, contributing to establishing a learning and sharing environment in the organization and amplify the scope of our external engagement (EE).

  • Provide support and review to communications staff regarding education and life skills related communications products (e.g., stories, social media posts, and capacity statements)

  • Active participation in the External engagement (EE) plan.

It is the responsibility of the technical lead to know the EE plan, attend periodic EE working group meetings as needed, and to increase their contribution in three main areas: advocacy/policy work, grant opportunity identification and grant design, review of communications products

  • Work in policy influence to either strengthen the design of a policy, add a new one, or reform an existing one.

5

Other

  • Be responsible for your own security and adhere to all security procedures

KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE

  • At least 5 years of work experience in areas closely related to education, lifeskills, and/or education in emergency programming with nongovernment and development organizations in Jerusalem, West Bank, and/or Gaza required.

  • At least 3 years of experience in a coordination position with a significant role of external representation/engagement as well as management of relations within complex large organizations.

  • Excellent understanding of Education-related best practices and life skills approaches in community development

  • Experience with program implementation at community level involving multiple stakeholders from local communities to governorate level, including village councils, local government.

  • Strong project management skills and good understanding of the project life cycle

  • Prior experience with working with the Ministry of Education preferred.

  • Strong experience in networking and developing local partnerships

  • Proficiency in English with excellent writing skills

  • Computer literacy; Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Integrity and strong identification with WV Core Values

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically across the West Bank on regular basis and international travel to conferences and regional meeting of up to 25 %of the time.

  • Position is based in Jerusalem

Required Education, and certification

  • University degree in relevant field, Master’s degree preferred

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Embrace Change

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Engage, Influence, Lead

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Run an Effective

and Agile Organisation

Develop the Organisation

for the Future

World Vision is committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children or vulnerable adults.

Project Officer - SAUTI Youth Project

JOB PURPOSE (Limit 750 characters)

The SAUTI YOUTH Project Officer, will be responsible of

  1. Formation and mobilizing CVA (Citizen Voice Action) Youth groups,

  2. To empowers the youth to have the capacity to engage with the communities and monitor relevant government services and policy influence to climate change trough CVA

  3. Preparation of Monthly and quarterly project report

  4. Monitoring of the groups, by mobilizing them to establish income-generating activities that are protecting the environment.

  5. Create awareness on climate change impacts to the communities collaborating with the youths

  6. Collaborate with districts in Handeni and Korogwe authorities on influencing them to implements the policy and National strategy on climate change.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITES

% of time

Activity

End Results

60

Fieldwork, formation and monitoring of the groups, conducting community initial planning, community gathering meetings, monitoring and scorecard s meetings, conducting interface meetings. Monitoring of CVA youth groups,

  • 40 youth groups formed. 800 Youth are involved in project implementations; 4000 youth are aware of the project goal. 23000 communities are informed about the project goal. 3 Action plans are developed by the communities and are followed and implemented.

  • The communities are protecting the environments and aware about the climate change issues and are taking actions

  • Youth has been empowered and are engaging in climate change actions.

  • Youth are able to influence policy on climate change implementations.

  • Both female and male youth are engaged equally in project implementations

30

Producing Project reports, quarterly, monthly reports

All reports required by the project

Attending meetings, online meetings, and other added responsibilities.

Facilitating payments collaborating with PFAOs, ensures payments are done timely.

Ensure activities planned are implemented timely.

Documents success stories and lesson learned

  • Quality reports are submitted timely

  • All payments are done timely

  • Activities planned are implemented as per standards.

  • Documented success stories

10

Attending different platforms with youth, cluster meetings

Travelling has to facilitate project activities.

  • Youth facilitated to attend different plat forms

KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE

Required Professional Experience

Bachelor degree in social science studies from any Institute or University in Tanzania

Added knowledge in environmental issues

Required Education,

training, license,

registration, and

certification

Bachelor degree in social science studies from any Institute or University in Tanzania

Added knowledge in environmental issues

Driving license for Motor cycle

Preferred Knowledge

and Qualifications

  1. Solution oriented, resourceful & performing well under pressure with minimum supervisor.

  2. Good interpersonal skills, Team player with ability to work with all levels of organizations & maintain effective working relations.

  3. Computer skills

Travel and/or

Work Environment

Requirement

Field work in villages in Tanga and Handeni District

Physical

Requirements

With ability to travel and riding motorcycle

Language

Requirements

English and Swahili

Public Relations and Communications Officer

Position: PR & Communication Officer

Town/City: National Office, Tirana

Application deadline date: 26 May 2021

Type: Fixed term, Full-time

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The purpose of this position is to contribute to the overall visibility component for World Vision Albania programs and projects. He/she is responsible for developing and implementing a project communication plan in accordance with the project implementation plan, and will work closely with the Public Relations & Communication Department of World Vision Albania. He/ she is responsible for producing high-quality communication and visibility products, including (but not limited to) TV documentaries, newsletters, success stories, leaflets, etc. He/ she is responsible for coordinating the necessary communication activities, this includes providing project support in the coordination, monitoring, reporting, and documentation of project activities as well as working with key people such as the Team Leaders and Project Managers. Acts as a communication focal point between all project parties.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Public – Community Connections:

Evidence-based content for resource generation. Sponsorship Transformation and ministry

Ensure outcome-focused quality production of visual and written content for defined donor segments and audiences reflecting programme objectives and evidence of impact.

Ensure that Sponsorship resources are passing quality check. Advise and build capacity upon need. Facilitate all other deliverables required through Sponsorship generated in field level.

Support the communication with sponsors through contributing to targeted materials. Support improving the dialogue between the sponsor and the community.

Contribute to quality and programme aligned website / online platforms updates posted regularly; find innovative methods to attract more visitors to online channels.

Ensure information on programme activities is bilingual.

Support the Partnership Office resource gathering visits/VIPs/ Media (acknowledged via Share).

Provide communications support during the organization of public events initiated by ADPs and programmes.

Understand the concept of the Community for Development for Community Voice and Casual Content. Identify, scan and upload produced casual content to the Casual Media Library. Facilitate and train children/ youth/ community people/ staff based on programmatic needs.

Be trained on emergency communications. Ensure effective and rapid provision of disaster response content for effective internal communications and marketing appeals that mobilize support during emergencies

Reputation & Influence: Organizational positioning in mainstream and social media to mobilize the public for social and policy change Contribute to Communications strategies and plans results in increased positive engagement of World Vision’s work in local and national media outlets.Local and national campaigns have an integrated website/content plan that secures positive public engagement coverage and improves visibility of key returnee issues. Ensure website content and engagement plan results are linked to World Vision, endorsing World Vision, and active in child well-being issues based discussion on World Vision - managed digital platforms.Ensure the external communication resources use correct World Vision identity.Ensure all the relevant information/content is archived and saved in the proper platforms/archives of World Vision Albania & Kosovo.

Staff Engagement:

Internal communications to mobilize staff for strategy, project execution and impact.

Contribute to internal communications plan development.

Ensure community voice content is used in internal communications platforms.

Together with the Communications Manager contribute to the capacity building annual plan and reflect it in the performance agreement.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

University Degree in journalism, communications, linguistic or marketing

Solid verbal and written communication skills in English and the local language;

Story writing, photography and videography skills.

Fluency in computer programs (Word, Power Point, and other editing programs).

Solid knowledge in traditional media relations and use of social media channels.

Knowledge of development work, understanding of reasons of poverty.

Video editing skills.

Previous experience in communications with international organizations, donor reporting and donor coordination would be considered an asset.

At least 4 years of experience in journalism/ communications/media.

Solid verbal and written communication skills in English and Albanian language.

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

B category driving license (Three years of active driving).

***While we appreciate all applications received, only those selected for the next phase of recruitment process will be contacted.

Project Manager-Nutrition

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview in case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Project Manager-Nutrition

Reporting to : Cluster Manager

Grade Level : 14

Work Location : Turkana, Kilifi & Kitui

Purpose of Position

To provide programmatic and technical management in successful implementation of the NICHE grant project, aimed at improving child wellbeing outcomes within the project area and effectively lead and communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos whilst demonstrating quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others

Major Responsibilities

Programmatic and technical support for nutrition projects -40%

  • Ensure proper planning and implementation of Nutrition grant project interventions in the project area in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and other partners

  • Ensure all grant nutrition interventions are implemented within schedule, plans and budgets and regularly review project status

  • Ensure that nutrition interventions are integrated with other projects in the programme

  • Ensure identification of local needs and resources and take appropriate programming measures

  • Ensure effective integration of gender, child protection, food security, disability, Christian commitment and advocacy into nutrition grant.

  • Ensure development of quality project, Annual work plans, budgets and Detailed Implementation Plan, 4D matrix

  • Ensure Integration of sustainability planning in the project design

Quality assurance for programmatic Designs, Assessments, Monitoring and Evaluation processes-25%

  • Lead the development of project design, work plans and ensure compliance to WVK, GoK, donor guidelines and standards

  • Ensure timely mobilization and effective communication with the relevant ministries, communities and other stakeholders during baselines and evaluations

  • Liaise with National Office Program Officer for the technical support of the project officers and technical aspects of the project design

  • Follow-up for timely approval of donor reports, budgets and plans for the project

  • Ensure monthly monitoring of project indicators and facilitate regular reflections on monitoring practice to make improvements and share the report with relevant stakeholders

  • Contribute to evaluation planning, support nutrition surveys, support data collection, analysis and interpretation of nutrition data

  • Ensure the health information system for MOH and NICHE is updated regularly and can inform project implementation

  • Ensure timely submission of quality reports (weekly to biweekly sitreps, monthly management reports, Semi-annual Annual in line with WV/donor reporting guidelines

  • In collaboration with project team identify, document and disseminate promising practices on nutrition within the grant

Advocacy, Engagement, Coordination, Networking & Partnerships-15%

  • Represent WVK in nutrition stakeholder meetings county and sub-county levels key among them county

  • In liaison with county health team lead the county nutrition technical forum and county multi-stakeholder forums

  • Engaging with county executive, county legislature, ministry of health as sub-county or county level to influence resource allocation nutrition

  • Map resource mobilization opportunities at local level and develop concepts and proposals in collaboration with regional and national office teams

Enhanced Empowerment & Capacity building -10%

  • Identification and sharing of capacity building gaps among nutrition project staff and partners.

  • Lead the capacity building initiatives for staff, communities and partners to enable them effectively advocate for and implement project interventions.

  • Ensure ongoing coaching and mentoring of project staff and MoH staff to be able perform achieve results

Resource Acquisition-5%

  • Identify funding gaps related to health and nutrition and develop concepts for fundraising solicitation

Provide data and nutrition information that will aid in fundraising for available funding opportunities.

Others -5%

  • Attend and participate/ lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.

  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor

KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE

  • Minimum of five (5) years working experience of which three (3) should be in maternal infant and young child nutrition interventions

  • Good understanding of Ministry of health systems, Nutrition programming models, standards and guidelines, Ministries of Health structures at county and national levels

  • Knowledge of national Health and Nutrition policy and advocacy instruments and structures

  • First-hand experience in Health and Nutrition community resilience programming

  • Significant experience working with an NGO environment, community and peoples’ groups, state institutions etc.

  • Experience in project management and implementation

  • Experience in staff management/supervision

  • Working knowledge of child safeguarding policy

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent planning, coordination, and reporting skills.

  • High professional ethics and integrity

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

  • Must Have minimum of Bachelor degree in Nutrition, or related discipline from a recognized University.

  • MUST be registered with relevant health associations such e.g. Kenya Nutritionists and Dieticians Institute.

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement-30%

  • Travel: As required

  • Available and on call to serve on emergency and as appropriate

Response Director, WV Burkina Faso

*Please submit your CV in English.

BACKGROUND:

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa that covers an area of approximately 274,200 square kilometers. According to the July 2019 census. it has an estimated population of 20.3 million people. The country borders Mali to the northwest, Niger to the northeast, Benin to the southeast, Togo and Ghana to the south, and Ivory Coast to the southwest. In the last two years, rising insecurity due to armed violence, and population displacement in Central Sahel in general and specifically in Burkina Faso, has left 3.5 million people (61 per cent children below 18 years) in need of urgent humanitarian assistance. More than one million people are internally displaced, while more than 1.5 million people are in need of protection. In 2020, the country had 20,250 refugees. WVI intends to partner with local organizations, particularly church partners, to deliver lifesaving WASH, Protection and Food assistance.

Our goal is to alleviate immediate human suffering and strengthen the resilience and self-recovery capacity of 629,900 conflict and humanitarian crisis affected people in Burkina Faso from May 2021 to April 2023. To achieve this, the program will 1. respond to the immediate humanitarian needs of the most vulnerable populations affected by the complex crisis, 2. Strengthening the protection and rights of the most vulnerable children and 3. Work with local community to promote peace/social cohesion and address the root causes of vulnerabilities among the crisis affected population.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Ensures a timely, efficient, appropriate and effective response to meet humanitarian needs.

The Response Director (RD) has primary responsibility for directing the response from strategy to implementation, inclusive of performance and oversight of all aspects of the response. She/he should develop and maintain an efficient, cohesive team, whilst ensuring effective coordination and relationships with the other agencies, officials, beneficiaries, donors and all areas of the Partnership

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop and monitor implementation of response strategy that addresses WV strategic goals to meet humanitarian needs:

  • Lead response strategy development with Regional Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs Director (RHEAD), Senior Director of Operations (SDO), Regional Leader (RL), PET and other senior stakeholders.

  • Ensure primary and secondary information on needs and context analysis inform strategy formulation/development and transition planning.

  • Consult with RL to ensure strategy and plans including Child Wellbeing (CWB) Objectives are taken into account in response.

  • Monitor appropriateness of strategy implementation and take adaptive measures to ensure impact on CWB.

  • Ensure Advocacy staff are empowered to integrate advocacy across sectors and to develop child-focused advocacy positions which are aligned with strategy and organizational priorities.

  • Facilitate the signing of MOUs and contracts, with donors, Support Offices and other relevant stakeholders.

  • Ensure appropriate waivers are in place to facilitate timely response implementation.

Ensure Response is staffed to meet response needs:

  • Determine response org structure with RL and Human Resources (HR).

  • Conduct high-level workforce planning with P&C and mobilize surge functions as required and oversee the recruitment of direct reports. Appointments of direct reports to be approved by RL.

  • Ensure defined accountabilities under the Emergency Management System (EMS) are clear for each function including JD, TOR objectives and quality criteria.

  • Ensure P&C develops performance planning and review processes that include quality criteria and capacity building planning.

  • Ensure P&C establishes a staff care function and mechanisms that support staff well-being.

  • Ensure adequate internal communications mechanisms are in place to ensure policies, information and decisions are shared with staff as appropriate.

  • Ensure that staff have access to appropriate office space/equipment, Information Communications Technology (ICT) systems/equipment and other facilities which enable them to carry out their responsibilities.

  • Where necessary, ensure that relevant staff have access to appropriate accommodation.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with humanitarian actors, government representatives, World Vision stakeholders, the media and general public:

  • Represent the response in internal coordination mechanisms such as Partnership Executive Team, Partnership Coordination Team (where activated), Advocacy Response Group, etc.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with strategic and operational partner organizations and churches.

  • Create an enabling environment for dialogue, information sharing, coordination and sharing of resources to reach sustainable impact on CWB.

  • In conjunction with partners, effectively advocate for adequate financing of the response, protection of civilians, changes in standards, policies and legislations based on insights and demands from targeted communities.

  • Create and maintain collaborative relations with government, other NGOs, UN agencies, civil society, churches, bi-lateral missions and donors.

  • Participate in consortium meetings and response related national coordination meetings.

  • Ensure WV is represented at relevant technical and coordination mechanisms in-country.

  • Serve as an organizational spokesperson for media interviews, advocacy initiatives and other public events.

Initiate resourcing mechanisms and ensure financial and material (in-kind) resources are managed according to WV standards, donor and Support Office (SO) agreement:

  • Provide oversight to funding acquisition and allocation to ensure alignment with strategy and address humanitarian needs.

  • Initiate response funding mechanisms with support of RL & RHEAD.

  • Ensure that funding is managed and accounted for in compliance with donors and Support Offices agreements and WV standards

  • Ensure that program and projects audits are planned and conducted as per WV audit regulations and donor government requirements

  • Ensure that audit reports are responded to and recommendations implemented

  • Ensure that supply chain management system (including international and local purchasing and contracting) and meeting WV quality standards, accountability and transparency.

Ensure response internal and external reporting requirements are met:

  • Liaise with Programs and Info Management to ensure internal and external reporting requirements are planned for and reports are prepared

  • Review and submit partnership program reports

  • Prepare and submit monthly management reports

  • Ensure internal response coordination & information sharing mechanisms are functioning.

Ensure that response meets WV minimum quality standards and supports program improvement, reflection, learning and innovation:

  • Ensure previous response learnings from Global learning are reviewed and used in program design.

  • Encourage the incorporation of best practice and innovation in program design.

  • Ensure all functions have quality planning sessions to meet quality CWB objectives and that they are monitored/reported monthly.

  • Ensure mechanisms are established to identify, document, & share lessons learned with Partnership.

  • Ensure that accessible and user friendly community accountability mechanisms are established and functioning.

  • Ensure that all projects are implemented, monitored and evaluated according to set plans and that agreements with donors, SOs and other stakeholders are adhered to.

Establish and maintain relationships with churches as our indispensable partners as well as people of other faiths, as an expression of our emphasis to live our faith and demonstrate its value to work with boldness and humility:

  • Develop and maintain strategic and operational partnerships with churches in Burkina Faso.

  • Create an environment where staff live, articulate and celebrate their Christian faith in diverse, uniting and joyful ways, with deep respect for staff of other faiths and views as an expression of our Christian beliefs.

  • Ensure that our Christian faith guides our response to the most vulnerable children in our ministry and organizational practices.

  • Position World Vision as a thought leader and a compelling example of igniting positive and lasting change driven by faith convictions in Burkina Faso.

Provide Leadership to establish and maintain effective risk management (programmatic, security, financial, reputational and others) that is in line with World Vision’s policies and guidelines.

  • Maintain close oversight on risks for timely correction and work towards their mitigation through effective relationship building, coordination and communication with peers, government and partners.

  • Ensure Security Risk Assessments, Country Risk Ratings and Core Security Requirement standards, processes and procedures are completed in accordance with current Office of Corporate Security guidelines and training.

  • Collaborate with HR, Faith & Development, Risk Management and other stakeholders to promote a culture of accountability, truth telling and transparency internally within the organization where all staff and affiliates protect children and adult beneficiaries from abuse, exploitation and violence.

  • Ensure that all staff are trained, aware of, oriented on, sign and live by WVI safeguarding policy and protocols.

  • Monitor and ensure full compliance with the partnership Safeguarding Standards & Policies and continually update West Africa Regional (WAR) Leadership on emerging issues.

  • Review, identify and recommend the adoption of locally appropriate new tools, solutions and assets and to enhance the quality of safeguarding prevention and response.

  • Ensure that all incidents are reported in accordance with WV Policies.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • A minimum of 12 years in leadership role in the humanitarian assistance, with a significant portion of this with International NGOs.

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

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

  • 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.

  • Experience in serving as an organizational spokesperson to media and other external audiences.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English and in French.

Preferred:

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

  • Understanding of the international humanitarian system, particularly the systems, structures and key actors.

  • Understanding of the key accountabilities that must be maintained in a response (beneficiaries, donors, peers).

  • Ability to lead strategic planning processes.

  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) with ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders.

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

  • Ability to work in coordination with other humanitarian organizations.

  • Ability to analyse and make decisions in challenging situations in the absence of specific guidance and/or full information.

  • Ability to communicate and model to staff positive behaviours which help them remain resilient and effective in dynamic and high pressure environments.

  • Experience living and working West Africa preferable.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 40% of the time.

  • Work hours are often in excess of 12 hours per day during difficult periods of the response.

  • Responses are often mounted in insecure or natural disaster-prone contexts, which may disrupt normal work patterns and generate staff safety issues.

  • Work and housing environments may at times be well below normal standards in terms of facilities, equipment, food availability and hygiene.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Adaptation Specialist

MONITORING, EVALUATION, LEARNING AND ADAPTATION SPECIALIST

Maternal, Child Health and Nutrition

Profile open to national or international experts

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

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

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

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

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

Purpose

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

Major responsibilities

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

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

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

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

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

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

Qualification

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

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

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

  • Demonstrated data analysis and report writing skills;

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

  • Prior MEL and CLA experience in large and complex programs

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

  • Willingness to travel frequently within the country.

  • Preferred experience in Laos or South East Asia countries

Language

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

Work Location

Lao PDR, Vientiane with frequent travel.

Other

Position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

Encouragement

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

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

Application

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

Email: [email protected]

Code of Conduct

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

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

Learn more about us

www.wvi.org/laos

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Executive, Marketing Communications

Job Highlights

  • A purpose-driven job to better the lives of vulnerable children

  • Working hours 9am – 5pm, 5-day work week

  • Medical & dental insurance

  • Professional development

  • Accessibility (5-mins walk from Woodlands MRT)

  • Weekly devotions

Purpose of Position:

  • To develop and implement impactful strategies for World Vision’s campaigns with measurable results using digital, social, and traditional marketing communications, technology and analytics.

  • To ensure that the content shared is engaging for the target audience and is shared on the correct channels in order to ensure maximum exposure.

  • To develop and edit online materials and harness the power of new media to augment our marketing and communications efforts, raising World Vision's profile and branding as an international child-focused, community development agency.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Increase World Vision Singapore’s presence by enlarging our supporter base via digital and other platforms.

  • Convert web traffic into actual giving to increase total donations using web marketing.

  • Analyze and evaluate effectiveness of marketing tools (including interpreting web analytics data) and develop key insights and recommendations for future marketing efforts.

  • Ensure that marketing budgets are optimally spent for agreed results and effective management of agency and vendors to deliver on agreed scope of work.

  • Conduct online research to identify effective online marketing tools and methods.

  • Enhance engagement with our supporters by using appropriate communications channels.

  • Provide marketing communications support to the team.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with preferably 2-3 years of relevant work experience.

  • Familiarity with marketing analytics, tools, benchmark, best practices, and latest trends. Comfortable with metrics and targets.

  • Possession of traits: being strategic, excellent project management and implementation skills, observant, analytical, perceptive about online media consumption behaviour, sensitive to the changing digital and online media landscape.

  • Good understanding of SEO and web technologies.

  • Ability to understand and funnel online data into actionable insights for campaign improvements.

  • Effectively bilingual in both the English and Chinese languages (spoken and written). Proficiency in the Chinese language is required for managing Chinese content.

  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure.

  • Strong organizational and people skills.

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

For Children. For Change. For Life.

Please submit your application to [email protected]

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

(Note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.)

Executive/Senior Executive, Local Programmes

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

Key Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Requirements:

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree.

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

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

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

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

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

  • Patience and meticulousness for detail-oriented work.

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

For Children. For Change. For Life.

Please submit your application to [email protected]

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

(Note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.)

Outreach Facilitator (Bekaa)

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The purpose of the position is to contribute to the implementation of the Education and Children in Crisis projects through facilitating community engagement interventions and through mobilizing and sensitizing the community on issues pertaining to Child Protection (CP).

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

% Time

Major Activities

60%

Conduct community outreach tasks

  • Conduct meetings with key stakeholders to engage them about the project interventions and agree on their contributions in project activities.

  • Collect data for the mapping of available educational, health and protection services available.

  • Identify potential beneficiaries to the relevant projects as per the criteria set.

  • Disseminate information related to services for Syrian refugees based on the mapping.

  • Distribute leaflets with early learning, education, health and protection services available to Syrian and Lebanese children in the area.

  • Distribute CP and other related material as per the project plan.

  • Mobilize communities to participate in social cohesion events at the end of each project cycle

  • Participate and collaborate in other activities (recreational, psychosocial, awareness and non-formal education) conducted in the center when needed

  • Support committee members and parents to prepare peer to peer sessions and share their knowledge with other parents

  • Conduct Homeschooling and Positive parenting sessions targeting parents with support from refugee outreach volunteers

  • Establish community based groups jointly under the supervision of the team leader and monitor regular follow-up to strengthen their role at community level.

  • Support in the capacity building of community based groups and ensure smooth flow of information with world vision and provide them with the support needed to perform their role at community level.

  • Support in the successful organization of community engagement events under the guidance of the team leader and the project coordinator.

10%

Ensure children’s safety and protection

  • Identify referral cases following the set internal protocol.

  • Identify key protection issues or threats affecting children and communities and raise them according to the established protocols.

  • Identify children in need of tailored support to specific institutions/service providers (health services, other NFE programmes, PSS services) and refer the cases though the established protocols.

  • Report CP incidents as per the safeguarding policy guidelines.

25%

Handle tracking, reporting on activities and filing

  • File all project means of verifications (MOV) including attendance sheets, pre/post-tests, minutes of meetings, and evaluation documents are in place.

  • Enter project related MOV into the system.

  • File and archive specific forms for referrals.

  • Ensure weekly reporting are taking place while ensuring confidentiality, accuracy and timeliness.

  • File in the Referral Tracking sheet on a monthly basis

5%

Perform other duties as required

  • Attend trainings locally and nationally.

  • Attend and participate in WVL’s spiritual nurture and other organizational events.

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

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

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Line Manager.

100%

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor 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 of Arabic language is necessary.

  • Skills in working with people of all ages and social groups

  • High integrity in social interactions

  • Skilled at working with local communities and authorities

  • One year experience in a similar related job.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and a sense of responsibility

  • Understanding of policies concerning Child Protection

  • Willing to travel within the Area of intervention 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.

Coordinateur des Operations

WORLD VISION,

ONG INTERNATIONALE CENTREE SUR L’ENFANT

Lance un avis de recrutement pour :

Un Coordinateur des opérations (Réponse)

Localisation: : Maradi

Objectif du poste :

Coordonner les opérations de la réponse (Niger Conflict and Displacement Response) conformément aux objectifs spécifiques et apporter un appui efficient à l’équipe du programme Food & Cash

Responsabilités majeures

  • Assurer la soumission à temps des rapports, des plans de distribution et les demandes au Programme Alimentaire Mondial (PAM)

  • Coordonner avec le bureau national pour s’assurer de la disponibilité des fonds et du transfert des fonds à l’institution de micro finance pour la distribution aux bénéficiaires.

  • Assurer la fiabilité des enregistrements, de l’archivage des documents de FFW/CFA et de distribution ;

  • Établir un système de gestion des vivres (Food & Cash) au niveau de tous les sites.

  • Gérer les expéditions des produits alimentaires et, la soumission à temps des rapports de pertes et le rapportage de tout incident de sécurité au Manager de la réponse.

  • S’assurer que les communautés locales et les services techniques sont bien impliqués et informés sur les objectifs du projet, avant et pendant la mise en œuvre des activités.

  • Assurer une bonne gestion du ciblage, la validation, l’enregistrement des bénéficiaires avec la participation des communautés et des autorités.

  • Superviser l’équipe de Food & Cash, et garantir une distribution selon les standards, objectifs des donateurs et partenaires de World Vision,

  • Faciliter et préparer les rapports pour les donateurs et les bureaux de soutien.

  • Assurer la production à temps et la vérification des rapports CCTS ainsi que CSR, CSS, LSR, RSR, et du Cash.

Formation et Expérience

  • Avoir au moins un Diplôme universitaire de niveau Master : en gestion, développement économique, gestion de projet, affaires humanitaires, ou autre domaine pertinent ;

  • Avoir un minimum de trois (3) années d’expérience dans la mise en œuvre des projets humanitaires, la gestion des secours d’urgence et de crise, la réhabilitation, le développement ou d’autres domaines connexes (en zone rurale) sont nécessaires.

Connaissances, Aptitudes et compétences

  • Expérience de gestion de projet avec un volume important de distribution dans le cadre de réponse d’urgence ; gestion de programme et gestion budgétaire / financière ;

  • Avoir des compétences confirmées dans les domaines de la Protection de l’enfant, Sécurité Alimentaire, Nutrition, WASH, Cohésion sociale ;

  • Expérience des partenariats avec les agences des Nations Unies (PAM, UNHCR, UNICEF) ;

  • Aptitude démontrée à établir et entretenir des relations avec les donateurs, services techniques de l’Etat, les organisations locales et les partenaires.

  • Expérience de participation aux élaborations de plan stratégique, la préparation aux interventions d’urgence, plan de réponse ;

  • Etre familier avec les notions et approches de « Do no Harm », Genre & inclusion, redevabilité humanitaire

  • Maîtrise du français et excellente communication orale et écrite en anglais est un atout ;

  • Solides compétences informatiques et maîtrise de Microsoft Office, y compris et en particulier WORD, EXCEL, POWERPOINT, programmes de messagerie électronique et Internet.

  • Flexible, pratique, esprit d'apprentissage, esprit d'équipe et apte à effectuer d'autres tâches au besoin.

Les candidatures doivent se faire en ligne via le site des emplois de World Vision Niger http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-niger au plus tard le 24 mai 2021.

Composition du dossier : un CV à jour et une lettre de motivation

World Vision garantit l'égalité des chances à tous. Les candidatures féminines et celles des personnes en situation de handicap sont vivement encouragées.

Seuls les candidats retenus seront contactés.

NB: World Vision est une organisation focalisée sur l’enfant, par conséquent tout acte de candidature emporte engagement à respecter la politique de sauvegarde de l’enfant et l’adulte bénéficiaire adoptée par l’institution. Aussi tout antécédent (action, coaction, ou complicité) relatif à la violence sur enfant ou aux mauvais traitements infligés à un enfant est une cause de rejet systématique du dossier du candidat en question.

Niamey, le 11 mai 2021.