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Technical Specialist - Natural Resources Management.(Laisamis)

Purpose of the Position:

To provide technical support in Sustainable Natural Resource Management (NRM), implementation, capacity building, coordination and monitoring functions of IMARA Program within the program sites in the County (operations will be in Marsabit and Laikipia hence either of the two). This is towards inspiring a sustainable natural resource management as part of the Kenya ASAL policy and Ending drought emergencies (EDE) framework aimed to support increased resilience of vulnerable communities in the ASAL counties of Kenya.

The incumbent will be instrumental in capacity building and coordination of key program stakeholders on IMARA Program efforts aimed at enhancing rangeland management and dry land forest management strengthening tree based value chains and Non Wood Forest products, increased access to and protection of water resources, promote sustainable and renewable energy options plus Disaster Risk Management. S/he will also be responsible for tracking program uptake, especially with respect to program targets, besides documentation, reporting, and performing other M&E functions as regards reaching the target beneficiaries.

The position Holder must be able to communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

Major Responsibilities:

Effective Technical Program design, Planning and Implementation , 40%

  • Work closely with the Program Manager to provide effective, innovative and technical leadership in the IMARA Program towards reaching the program goal.

  • Responsible for the in the implementation of the all activities in the IMARA program with focus on Rangeland/dry land forest management, Water access and protection, DRM and Renewable energy options in partnership with partners within the consortium

  • Work with relevant ministries, departments, private sector, civil society and partners to achieve program objective

  • Provision of technical skills in integrated natural resource management practices across communities and partners in targeted areas

  • Train the partners, selected farmer groups and partners on the various recommended focal areas (Community Based Natural Resource management, Dry land forestry, Climate smart agriculture, Sustainable energy options, soil and water conservation, Disaster Risk management, Advocacy and policy influence etc).

  • Support implementation of water access and protection for enhanced water supply in collaboration with relevant line ministries

  • Mobilization of smallholder farmers into Farmers Marketing groups geared to strengthen tree based value chains market systems enhancing increased production

  • Develop a program capacity building plan of action for partners, CBOs and Community Owned Resource Persons as per context with specific focus on the key objectives.

  • Ensure timely and efficient expenditure at acceptable levels as per donor requirements

  • Actively participate in the collection and collation of views from stakeholders for the development of program plans and budgets

  • Providing strategic leadership and supporting collaborative partnership engagements within the IMARA NRM focus areas across county.

  • Contribute to effective and timely implementation of all levels of interventions and initiatives with communities and partners;

  • Collaborate with Program manager, IMARA MEAL Coordinator, Program Director and the Technical Specialist – Environment and Climate Change to effectively support the program to carry out all measurements – baselines, assessments, designs, monitoring and evaluations in accordance with Consortium guidelines and donor requirements.

  • Support the program technically in relation to your expertise in the event of any disaster and/or crisis response when called upon to do so;

  • Monitor and support the timely and appropriate utilization of budgeted resources for all L&R program interventions as well as ensure effective and timely response plans.

  • Together with key partners conduct on site trainings and strengthening community groups in issues on integrated NRM in respect to climate change

Partnership, networking and resource acquisition, 35%

  • Ensures collaborative roles and partnerships with key partners in the leverage county partners including GoK line Ministries at the county and national, Community Based organization, NGO, Learning Research institutions and any relevant authorities

  • Gender and Youth integration in program activities through the implementation strategies.

  • Develop working agreements / MOUs with partners as per need.

  • Coordinate stakeholder / partner forums on IMARA counties strengthening strategic NRM alliances.

  • Coordinate reflection and learning forums for community and partners for purposes of providing forums for experiential learning & reflection.

  • In liaison with Partners, lead/support development of data collection and monitoring tools as required

  • Strengthen advocacy on prioritization and increased resource allocation for NRM related activities by county government and other CSOs.

  • Build capacity on community groups on advocacy to engage service providers and participate in forums to relating to sustainable NRM and related interventions

Quality Assurance, Monitoring, Reporting & Documentation, 20%

  • Participate/Support program assessments, planning, implementation, monitoring & evaluation, documentation and dissemination of promising practices

  • Develop a monitoring and evaluation framework that ensures that the targets from leveraging sites are tracked.

  • Coordinate joint monitoring visits with key partners to track and document program progress in the targetted leverage counties.

  • Ensure the feedback from monitoring exercises feed into the working of environment technical working group within the program counties.

  • Support the development and submission of program reports and core documents as per WVK guidelines and donor standards.

  • Develop context specific electronic and live media communications on NRM activities.

  • Support development of technical papers and or policy breifs on key issues for external engagement with decision makers

Any Other 5%

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience:

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

  • The holder of this position must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from a recognized University preferably in Natural Resource Management, Environmental Science, Rangeland Management, Forestry, or Climate Change;

  • Minimum of four years’ experience in implementing sustainable natural resource management (SNRM) programs in ASAL/degraded parts of Kenya integrating livelihoods strengthening; with demonstrable competencies in designing, planning, implementation, documenting, record-keeping and reporting;

  • The holder of this position must be a results orientated person who can handle a heavy work load as well as manage and satisfy multiple and at times conflicting organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands and;

  • S/he must also have ample experience in public relations and be a strong team player

  • Must have skills and ability to provide training and mentorships;

  • S/he must be a self-starter, able to work under minimum supervision and maintain good relationships.

  • Experience working with private sector, local communities, institutions, governmental and traditional authorities in ASAL regions;

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, networking and representation skills;

  • Proven leadership qualities, problem-solving and negotiation skills, and evidence of successful team player;

WASH technician

Position Title: WASH technician

PURPOSE OF POSITION

To support WASH projects by adapting and applying Field techniques, conducting tests and inspections, preparing reports and calculations.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

I - Implementation

  • Collects field data for various types of WASH activities using manual or electronic survey devices and test equipment's

  • Monitor construction sites to ensure adherence to safety standards, building codes and specifications

  • Measure dimensions and verify level, alignment and elevation of structure and fixtures to ensure compliance to the design, building plans and codes

  • Monitor installation of plumbing, wiring, equipment, and appliances to ensure that installation is performed properly and is in compliance with applicable regulations

  • Assists the inspection, sampling, and/or testing of the construction materials, structures, fixtures and systems

  • Carries, sets, and operates all equipment's and survey related tools for assessment, monitoring maintenance and evaluation purposes

  • Maintain daily logs and supplement inspection records with photographs and marking the layout drawings

  • Performs general maintenance on equipment's, including calibration of instruments and inventory counts of all WASH items

I- Design

  • Support engineers to finalize the designs by providing the necessary information from practical and technical perspective

II – Capacity Building

  • Work closely with engineers to provide technical expertise (e.g. mentoring monitoring, water quality, assessments) related to the planned infrastructure works carried out at each site

  • Support WASH Assistants to utilize simple infrastructure monitoring tools (e.g. checklists).

IV - Information Management/Reporting:

  • Report the daily progress of works to supervisor

  • Submit regular reports related to the project’s WASH infrastructure to supervisor

V- Other Duties

Security management responsibilities:

  • Responsible of the day-to-day security management

  • Abide by the security procedures and policies and report any breaches

  • Participate in personal safety training as required

HEA responsibilities:

  • Be aware of emergency procedures in a response,

Other duties:

  • Attend and participate in capacity building trainings locally and internationally, if any

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

  • Perform other relevant tasks as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of basic arithmetic.

  • Knowledge of the practices and materials used in basic engineering work.

  • Knowledge of the practices and materials used in engineering work.

  • Knowledge of engineering terminology.

  • Ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written instructions.

  • Ability to use and maintain equipment.

  • Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.

  • Ability to maintain favorable public relations.

  • 2-3 years' experience in an infrastructure project (Fully aware of the technical details in order to get the work done)

  • Ability to travel across the country regularly for training, assessment, regular monitoring and evaluation

  • A high level of diplomacy and networking skills is required

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

  • 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

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

  • Full adherence to security protocols

  • Experience working collaboratively in a team Experience in working with NGOs.

  • Experience in construction of water supply, sanitation, road, drainage and housing construction.

  • 90% Field work; 10% Office work

FINANCE OFFICER

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We are a community of close to 40,000 staff working across the world to help change the lives of vulnerable children. Our supporters, partners and staff join forces with communities on the ground to help children enjoy good health, be educated for life, experience the love of God and their neighbors and be cared for, protected and participating in addressing issues that affect their lives. World Vision has been active in Zimbabwe since 1973. Our operations are spread across 9 out of 10 provinces, with a majority of over 1.75 million beneficiaries in rural areas. Our current programs focus on improving the well-being of boys and girls in three priority sectors: health and nutrition, livelihoods and education. We also focus on child protection, gender and disabilities, emergency assistance and resilience building as cross cutting priorities across our programs. If you share the same vision, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

POSITION TITLE: FINANCE OFFICER

LOCATION: BINDURA

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To assist the Grant Accountant in performing grant accounting and budgetary functions for assigned Grants ensuring conformity with World Vision International reporting requirements and the stringent compliance standards established by each donor or government or regulatory agency to minimize incidences of any disallowed costs and/or significant expenditure variances.

Major Accountabilities / Responsibilities:

  1. Financial Planning and Management

  1. Continuously analyse partner accounts reconciling their reports to the funding advanced to them and ensuring that the reports submitted by partners are in line with their approved budgets and donor regulations.

  2. Receive funding forecasts from partners and incorporating those into the grant funding forecast.

  3. Implement a spending tracking system to make sure all expenses are within budget before signing any requisition.

  4. Participate and take minutes during Financial Report review meetings with the Executive Officers and advise of any deviations from planned spending, with recommendations for corrective actions to avert variances that are outside of the donor flexibility rules.

  5. Analyse and follow up for clearance, any balance sheet items (for example, employee150 accounts, sub grantee accounts, amounts in accruals account, prepayments/deposits and any program receivables) that relate to the assigned grants.

  1. Financial Reporting

  1. Prepare and/or review coding on vouchers (journals and payments vouchers) for valid account, cost center, donor combinations and if not the originator, recommend necessary adjustments to the originator.

  2. Assist in raising grant related journals, reviewing grant specific payments and ensuring that all expenses incurred are reported on.

  3. Keeping track of all tenders, reconciling part deliveries and part payments until a specific tender is fully paid and closed.

  4. Maintain grants specific asset Registers

  1. Donor Compliance Management

  1. Advise the Grant Accountant, program managers, officers and key stakeholders of key grant contractual clauses, and ensure that all transactions and business processes do not violate those clauses.

  2. Maintain a file of all key sub-grantee documents, and make sure they are easily accessible whenever needed.

  3. Facilitate internal and external audits and donor compliance visits/assessments as may be required in any grant agreement.

  4. Monitor sub grantees, if any, and ensure that they meet all conditions of the sub agreement and the general donor requirements, including timeliness of reports, quality of reports, sound business processes and adherence to own policies and procedures.

  5. Participant in National Office and Global Centre audits as may be required.

  1. Leadership, Personnel and Capacity Building

  1. Set performance objectives with subordinates and give regular feedback, with formal reviews every six months, or as may be prescribed by People & Culture (P&C/ HR) from time to time.

  2. Identify capacity building needs for staff, and recommend necessary trainings or studies, whether self-funded or by World Vision, in line with existing policies.

  3. Assist the Grant Accountant in conducting on the job grants financial management trainings for subordinates and non-Finance personnel working on assigned grants.

  4. Conduct grant compliance capacity building to sub-grantees through quarterly review visits and other structured capacity building activities.

  1. Administration, Supply Chain

  1. Maintain a program specific asset register, and ensure that it agrees with both the ledger and the master assets register maintained by the Administration Department. This can be achieved by doing quarterly asset reconciliations, which should be signed off by the Deputy Finance Director and filed.

  2. Participate in tender meetings and/or processes that relate to the assigned grants.

  3. Ensure compliance with World Vision Zimbabwe guidelines, and the Finance Field Manual (FFM) on grant start up and closeout procedures.

Knowledge and Skills:

  1. A first degree in Accounting or Finance. A professional qualification such as ACCA or CIMA will be an advantage.

  2. In-depth working knowledge of accounting software packages, especially Sun Systems, Vision XL and Vision Executive.

  3. Excellent computer literacy skills, especially in MS Excel.

  4. In-depth working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the World Vision International Finance Field Manual.

  5. In-depth working knowledge of grant accounting.

Knowledge of how to prepare, review, and present financial statements and financial reports.

Technical Director – Market Systems Development

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Technical Director – Market Systems Development

World Vision is an international Christian Humanitarian Organization working with the poor and oppressed to promote human transformation and seek justice. Our Cambodia Office is seeking for one (01) qualified candidate(s) to fill the vacant position of:

Position: Technical Director – Market Systems Development

Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Salary & Benefit Package: International accompanied package available dependent on professional experience and qualifications

I. THE PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

Purpose of position

The Technical Director - Market Systems Development will have overall responsibility for management and leadership of all USDA funded aquaculture project activities and staff related to World Visions role as partner lead for Expanded Trade of Agricultural Products. S/he will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of World Visions program, overseeing a $5M budget and 14 staff and will serve as the principal liaison for coordination of implementation with the award manager (ASA/WISH) and World Vision.

S/he will manage a team of World Vision project staff and engagement with stakeholders and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the grant related to World Visions role. The Technical Director is expected to have strong leadership qualities and depth and breadth of technical and management expertise.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Manage proactive and responsive relationship with project Chief of Party and Deputy Chief of Party in close collaboration with World Vision US and National Office staff

  2. Directly oversee grant implementation of a highly technically rigorous aquaculture national market system development project, ensuring that all strategic objectives are met through proper design, staffing, implementation and quality assurance

  3. Manage a diverse team of 14 project staff and 10 short term technical assistance consultants in the technical areas of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Standards, SME Business Development, National Marketing and Branding, Aquaculture Traceability and SME Financial Services to develop the aquaculture market system. Ensure proper technical capacity of staff to manage project activities. Lead short-term consultants and World Vision support staff.

  4. Establish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems. Submit timely accurate and professional reports that meet donor requirements.

  5. Manage grant/project budget within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to award manager and World Vision US staff.

  6. Ensure grant/project expenses are reasonable, allocated as per assigned budget, prudent and spent in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure low risk audits

  7. Liaise with local government officials, local communities, donor representatives, private sector, and other stakeholders as appropriate

  8. Consistently look for more effective and efficient implementation methods and opportunities to increase impact

    Participate and conduct on-going project research, review and lessons learned events with key staff and partners/sub-grantees

  9. Participate in appropriate forums to represent World Vision, the project, and seek cooperation for joint communication and advocacy opportunities

  10. Escalate grant management issues early and openly; resolve grant management issues quickly and fully.

  11. Provide vision and strategic technical leadership for the project.

  12. Close cooperation with National Office Grants lead for implementation of the Grants objectives as well as close collaboration within the National Office Grants Unit on donor positioning, lessons learned, grant health and quality improvements

  13. Establish clear and frequent communication regarding program progress and oversight management with the donor.

III. REQUIREMENTS

  • A Master's degree in related field or equivalent qualifications in grant management and a technical field in developing countries

  • 7+ years of international development experience managing grant-funded projects

  • Proven ability to manage technical assistance teams

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program requirements, preferably USDA and including other funding agencies (USAID, EU, DFID, etc.); their policies and regulations

  • Understanding of aquaculture market systems development approach and experience implementing market systems development related activities.

  • Ability to build and integrate teams of professionals around common goals

  • Demonstrated accomplishment in working with host-country professionals, ministries and with donor colleagues in country

  • Strong communication, presentation and report writing skills

PREFERRED

  • Experience in implementing aquaculture related projects and knowledge of fish market systems

  • Keen understanding of the unique political dynamics of the country and ability to work carefully and collaboratively to maintain productive relationships with the various government entities in (country of the grant)

  • Familiarity with USDA Food for Progress programs, their history and their development.

Work Environment

Be prepared to travel to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as May 1, 2019

INSTRUCTIONS

To apply for this position, visit our website www.worldvision.org.kh and APPLY ONLINE.

GO GREEN! SAVE THE TREES!

World Vision International is committed to the principles of workplace diversity. Qualified women and disabled people are encouraged to apply. Only short listed candidates will be notified. Applications and CVs will not be returned.

WVI is committed to the protection of children. We do not employ staff whose background is not aligned to our child protection practices. Hence employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Successful candidate shall include the following assurances for child protection in the course of the consultancy: a) submit a police check b) act in the best interest of children and uphold WVI-C Child Protection Policy and Behavior Protocols c) inform WVI-C immediately if he/she becomes aware of any harm or risk to children.

Closing date is <15 February 2019>, at 17:00

Economic Development Officer - Somaliland

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For Somaliland Residents Only

Project Officer I: Economic Development

The project holder is required to ensure the successful implementation and monitoring of Economic Development/Empowerment interventions aimed at contributing to improved children wellbeing outcomes within the Odweyne ANCP and DFAT funded projects. Work closely with farmer groups, village savings associations and relevant ministries to promote farming as a business, and facilitate entrepreneurship amongst project beneficiaries.

Major Responsibilities:

Project design, planning and implementation

  • Contextualize/adopt design guidelines and utilize at the ADP/Project level

  • Ensure accurate and quality in PDDs based on the partnership approved ED PMs (Savings Groups, Business Facilitation and Local Value Chains Development, Micro-Finance)

  • Develop quality project Annual work plans with clear targets, budgets and 4D matrices

  • Provide field-level technical implementation leadership on ED

  • Ensure proper and timely implementation of ED interventions in the Projects as per approved PDDs, WVS standards and donor requirements

  • Ensure effective integration of ED interventions with other projects in the program

  • Track, in liaison with project coordinator, project implementation expenditure levels and manage work plans and budgets;

M&E, Reporting & documentation

  • Engage community leaders and partners in the planning of the monitoring activities in an appropriate manner;

  • Develop monitoring plan with communities and partners agreeing on the required standards for monitoring, with support from the DME specialist;

  • Build the capacity of communities and partners on monitoring including using Savings Groups MIS, MFI, BF, Agribusiness and/or LVCD data collection forms;

  • Analyze and utilize ED PMs data including SGs MIS, MFI, BF and LVCD data and take appropriate programming measures as may apply;

  • Ensure participatory monthly data collection (involving community groups and partners);

  • Support the utilization of DME and ED PMs software for accurate data entry and analysis using the standardized tools;

  • Develop quality reports (CWB, Annual, Semi-annul and Monthly Management Reports) in-line with WV reporting guidelines;

  • Monthly monitor project expenditure and level of implementation and report on any variances to Project Manager and NO Technical advisor for decision making;

Advocacy, Engagement and Networking

  • Ensure that the key laws, polices, regulations and government service delivery standards in Economic Development/Empowerment are shared, interpreting and explained to communities

  • Effectively represent of WVS in Economic Development/Empowerment stakeholder meetings at county and sub-county levels.

  • Work with the Ministries of Agriculture, Trade, Social Services, Planning, and Enterprise Development for technical directions and leveraging of resources to support Economic Development/Empowerment interventions in the Project.

  • Facilitate community members to advocate on Economic Empowerment issues to relevant stakeholders;

  • Work with Private sector, other NGOs, MFIs, CBOs , FBOs, Committees and Groups with related objectives for synergy and sustainability and;

  • Support community, sub-county and county level forums that facilitate identification of hindrances to effective economic empowerment interventions.

  • Work with community groups and other CSOs to develop Memorandum and/or petitions for engagement.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of a degree in Agribusiness/ Agricultural Economics/Agricultural Marketing or related field

  • A minimum of 2 years working experience in Economic Development/Agricultural Development/Agribusiness/Agro-finance projects at community level

  • Experience in partnerships including Agriculture, Ministries of Trade, Cooperatives, Planning, Social Services and churches

  • Ha Must have good oral and written communications and relationship skills

  • Ability to take initiatives, team player who is able to work with minimum supervision

  • Good computer literate especially in Microsoft Office Suite and data analysis programs such as SPSS, Stata, EPI Info

  • Must have practical business knowledge with an emphasis on marketing and financial management.

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

All applications shall be received by 6th February, 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

WVV People & Culture Manager

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, World Vision’s (WV) work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 18,000,000 (FY18) with funding from 16 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and Private Non Sponsorship (PNS)/Grants (30%). World Vision International-Vietnam employs about 420 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In 2018, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programs (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh, Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Hung Yen, Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri, Quang Nam, Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s APs focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. 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. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

People and Culture (P&C) Department aims to attract, retain and develop committed talents as well as cultivate the organizational culture of agility and innovation to support the realization of WV Vietnam’s strategy FY18-22.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To manage the team of Senior PnC Offices and PnC Officers in undertaking all PnC functions including recruitment, employment, employee relations, compensation and benefits, performance management, staff care, employee engagement, HR information management.

  • To add values to the PnC Strategic Functions including Organizational Development and Culture, Leadership Development and Succession Planning, HR Policies and Procedures to ensure compliance with WV Partnership P&C standards and effectively support the implementation of LEADER Strategy and WVV’s national strategy.

ROLE DIMENSION/DESCRIPTION

1. Recruitment

Facilitate workforce planning (short term and long term) to support the implementation of WV national strategy, annual business plans within the approved admin costs (admin ratio).

Provide technical coaching and support to recruitment processes to ensure that qualified candidates are sourced, selected and hired through the standard recruitment process.

Facilitate recruitment processes and coordinate onboarding/ orientation for key roles.

2. Staffing, Employee Relations & Engagement

Facilitate staffing changes including job rotation, relocation, promotion, secondment, additional responsibilities, etc. in close cooperation and consultation with line managers and concerned department directors/heads, which enable staff professional growth and career development.

Support in strengthening WV’s Christian identity and values and improving employee engagement.

Supervise and support the team to ensure that all legal requirements and staff benefits including Personal Income Tax (PIT), compulsory social insurance, personal accident and life insurance, health check-up, leaves, trade union benefits, long-term service recognition, etc. are administered in a professional and timely manner, in compliance with relevant laws, regulations and WVV’s HR policies.

Handle staff grievances and disciplinary action processes in consultation with the P&C Director and line managers following Vietnam Labor Code, and WVV’s HR policy and principles.

Regularly track the legal changes including Labor Code and related laws (Insurance, PIT, Trade Union, etc.) to propose appropriate revision for WVV’s HR policy for National Staff/ Micro Finance Branches and expatriate staff.

Supervise the team to ensure that all P&C information including personal information/documents, contracts and appendices, policies sign-off, performance and training records, etc.is properly recorded both in personal files (hard copy) and on Our People (computerized automated HRIS).

Prepare reports and provide PnC information/statistics to internal and external stakeholders as requested.

Ensure the direct reports (senior officers and officers) are able to communicate effectively with line managers and staff on PnC related policies, procedures, practices and other P&C messages.

In collaboration with line managers, create and maintain a conducive working environment where staff enjoy wellbeing as well as are highly motivated to make valuable contribution to the organization.

Develop a follow up action plan to improve staff and organizational well being based on the results of Our Voice Survey (staff engagement survey). Implement the action plan in cooperation with the concerned directors.

3. Partnering for Performance

Provide ongoing support to line managers to implement the Partnering for Performance (WV’s performance management approach and process) for all staff, ensuring effective goal setting, quarterly check-ins, ongoing coaching and timely feedback are provided to employees by line managers.

Equip line managers with relevant skills to inspire high performance, support career development and address poor performance in a timely and professional manner.

Build the capacity of direct reports, develop their performance.

4. Learning and Development

Assess and identify competency gaps against competency frameworks for key roles.

Provide coaching/ support and tools to line managers to conduct talent review, identify second liners for key roles, develop/ update their talent profiles, conduct career conversations and facilitate their career development.

Support the PnC Director in developing and delivering learning and development activities that help close employees competency and skill gaps as identified in Individual Development Plans and talent profiles.

Use all available resources (in house trainers, WVI regional office’s programs, WVI online learning, consultancy, etc.) as well as a blended learning approach including Webinar, simulation, coaching, mentoring, etc. to support the development of leaders and potential successors.

Track learning application and evaluate the effectiveness and impact of learning and development activities/ activities to justify the ROI.

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

- A bachelor degree in a relevant field.

- Degree in Human Resource Management

Knowledge and Skills

- Good knowledge and understanding of HR functions such as recruitment, employment, employee relations, performance management, employee engagement, learning and development, compensation and benefits, etc.

- Thorough understanding of Vietnamese labour law and practices

- Good understanding about humanitarian industry and INGO operation

- Good understanding of WVV’s operation and its programs

- Ability and skills to support the development of staff and leaders to meet and exceed the competencies required to achieve organizational goals and objectives.

- Good interpersonal skills.

- Good written and spoken communications skills in English and Vietnamese

- Well-organized work style including sound process management skills.

- Demonstrated judgment and discernment skills, maturity and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality of staff and organizational records.

- Ability to coach, mentor and manage staff’s performance

- Willingness to support/subscribe to the ethos and values of WV in its work with the poor in Vietnam.

Experience

- A minimum of 5 year’s relevant working experience.

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department- World Vision International – Vietnam- Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.118)

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.

Grant Accountants- Field Based

Purpose of the Position:

The purpose of this position is to promote financial stewardship and accountability in multiple donor funded projects

The Grants Accountant must be able to effectively communicate World Vision’s Christian ethics and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others.

Major Responsibilities:

Budget Monitoring 25%

  • Help Project staff in linking Grant Budget to Grant Work-plans, so that the activities to be undertaken in the projects matches to the budget

  • Ensure strict adherence to the approved budgets.

  • Monitor and review activities to ensure that only budgeted costs have been incurred.

Financial Reporting 20%

  • Prepare and submit timely, accurate and complete grants financial reports

  • Load grants reports in FFR database

  • Prepare management reports for decision making purposes

  • Support and participate in year- end processes

Monitoring and Compliance 20%

  • Monitor Project expenses against the approved budget.

  • Reconcile LDRs with payroll for the project staff under grants.

  • Ensure donor regulations are adhered to for the assigned projects.

  • Perform Vendor screening

  • Support and coordinate grants end closure processes

Risk Management 20%

  • Facilitate audit process for assigned grants both internal and external audits

  • Provide relevant information for audit responses

  • Follow up on implementation of audit recommendations

  • Review grants PRFs for budget availability and proper coding

  • Provide and maintain grants financial information for safe custody and access

  • Ensure assets purchased through donor funds are properly utilized and safe guarded

Administration: 10%

  • Attend program technical meetings and give feedback and updates on financial aspect of the assigned grants.

  • Ensure good storage of financial reports and records in line with the WVK and donor requirements

  • Ensure all copies of final signed Grant agreements documents between donors and WVK is available on file

Others 5%

  • Effectively manage other assignments as may be delegated to you by the supervisor from time to time.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

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

  • Bachelor of Commerce, Economics, Accounting or Finance , Business management/ Administration or related degree

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA K)

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience

  • Practical experience of using SUN system accounting Software is preferred

  • Post graduate qualification in Purchasing and Supplies Management from CIPS is an added advantage

  • Professional membership with a recognized body

Key Competencies/Attributes:

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

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, good interpersonal, organizational and management skills.

  • Ability to lead a multi-cultural team with an empowering and outcome oriented approach

  • Strong budgetary, financial management and analytical skills.

  • The person must be results oriented, able to handle public relations, able to satisfy stakeholders and commitment and respect for diversity.

  • Ability to solve complex problems and to exercise independent judgment.

  • Demonstrable ability to work with minimum supervision.

  • Computer literate.

AREA PROGRAM MANAGER

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We are a community of close to 40,000 staff working across the world to help change the lives of vulnerable children. Our supporters, partners and staff join forces with communities on the ground to help children enjoy good health, be educated for life, experience the love of God and their neighbors and be cared for, protected and participating in addressing issues that affect their lives. World Vision has been active in Zimbabwe since 1973. Our operations are spread across 9 out of 10 provinces, with a majority of over 1.75 million beneficiaries in rural areas. Our current programs focus on improving the well-being of boys and girls in three priority sectors: health and nutrition, livelihoods and education. We also focus on child protection, gender and disabilities, emergency assistance and resilience building as cross cutting priorities across our programs. If you share the same vision, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

POSITION TITLE: AREA PROGRAM MANAGER

LOCATION: NYANYADZI AREA PROGRAM (CHIMANIMANI DISTRICT)

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Start, lead and develop Area Program (AP) through planning, relationship building with local stakeholders, and ensuring staff team accountability and effectiveness, resulting in a community-based program/s that enhance children’s well-being, focused on the most vulnerable, and leads to sustainable change. AP managers ensure Technical Program (TP)s are implemented in a way that promotes sustainable results, ensuring the 5 drivers of sustainability are considered.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Team Leadership & Strategic Management

  • Communicate effectively in the AP, World Vision’s (WV) identity, mission, vision, values and our approach to coordinate and facilitate development processes towards the well-being of the children in the communities.

  • Provide strong and positive leadership to the AP ensuring competent and motivated staff are hired, developed and retained.

  • Ensure staff wellbeing and security is supported and promoted.

  • Participate in National Office strategy development, review and implementation

  • Ensure the integration of all World Vision Projects in the AP, especially between APs with grants and Humanitarian Emergency Affairs (HEA), as well within the AP projects.

  • Model Christian leadership, practice stewardship and provide spiritual guidance/development to staff.

  • Lead the programme team enabling them to focus on building and maintaining collaborative relationships with programme beneficiaries and partners.

  1. Programme Management, Community Engagement & Partnering

Program Management

  • Manages Technical Project implementation in AP with support of direct staff of TP as needed

  • Contribute to TP budget development; develops Sponsorship Integration & Development (SID) project budget, and works with TP Managers to finalize Technical Project budgets within the parameters of total funding available for the Area Programme.

  • Plan and coordinate Disaster Risk Reduction initiatives in the AP.

  • Ensure timely Gifts In Kind (GIK) planning, management & reporting as well as compliance to relevant GIK standards.

  • Lead TP assessments, baselines and evaluation processes in the AP.

  • Consolidate monthly, semi-annual and annual program reports for submission to Support Offices (SO) and Donors.

  • Manage AP operations and resources including financial resources.

Programme Planning, Monitoring and Reporting

  • Oversee and ensure locally owned plans are developed using WV’s development programme approach & incorporating technical programmes that are relevant to the programming area.

  • Support, as required, the technical specialists to develop the technical programme design

  • Negotiate with the Technical Programme Managers on a realistic local implementation plan, including budget and technical support as required.

  • Ensure an effective and efficient monitoring system is in place which is owned and used by community and local stakeholders and also provides information to meet WV requirements

  • Facilitate annual AP community wide planning, reflection/review sessions

  • Produce periodic monitoring reports including GIK impact stories

  • Contribute to technical programme evaluations as requested

  • Facilitate the incorporation of cross cutting themes in TP design and to ensure they are reflecting in all stages of programming.

Sponsorship

  • Working closely with the sponsorship team in the NO and APs, ensure sponsorship is integrated in programming

  • Work closely with the Sponsorship Manager and team on all aspects of sponsorship administration and multi-year plans ensuring all sponsorship Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are met in the AP.

Child Protection

  • Ensure staff and partners understand WV child protection policy

  • Ensure awareness raising for prevention and reporting of child protection incidents.

  • Participate in, & promote establishment of children rights networks, and support policy that seeks to change structures and systems that jeopardise the rights of children in coordination with advocacy.

Community Engagement & Partnering

  • Manage the development and strengthening of effective relationships in the AP

  • Network with various development partners in the AP

  • Ensure programme priorities & approaches are aligned with community, partners & NO strategies & standards

  • Coordinate and network within and outside of WV to secure necessary technical, human and financial resources to support program implementation.

Local Level Advocacy, Networking & Representation

  • Network and develop relationships with other NGOs, local government officials, local churches, Faith Based Organizations (FBOs), interest groups e.g. disability associations, commodity associations and community leaders in the AP to facilitate advocacy interventions including integration into the design documents for improved programming.

  • Represent World Vision in various community, district and any other relevant fora addressing issues affecting the well-being of children.

  • Ensure programme/s priorities and approaches are aligned with government policies and local authority plans.

  • The AP Manager will also work with partners and coalitions to engage in advocacy activities with local government structures, to address the needs of local communities and inform national level advocacy initiatives particularly in lobbying for alignment of laws which have an adverse effect on the well-being of children.

  • Facilitate and monitor effective roll out of the global campaign on ‘It takes a world to end violence against children’ with a specific focus on child sexual violence.

  • Assist in strengthening coordination and partnerships for evidence based Citizen Voice and Action (CVA) programming.

Accountability, Quality & Financial Management

  1. Quality Management [Monitoring & Evaluation]

  • Ensure that the AP complies with LEAP standards

  • Ensure that financial processes comply with relevant sections of the field financial manual, government grant provisions & other partnership standards

  • Consolidate semi and annual programme reports for all programs in the AP for submission to SO & donor according to LEAP and ensure high quality of reporting.

  1. Financial Management

  • Monitor funding commitments, project spending against budget, preparation and submission of required program progress and financial reports on a regular basis.

  • Ensure timely follow up & resolution of audit issues in the ADP.

  • Ensure proper management of AP budget, project funding, expenditure and accomplishment of ministry objectives in line with WVI requirements

Experience, knowledge, skills and qualities required

  • At least a bachelor’s degree in Rural Development, Social Sciences, Social Work, Community development and any other relevant field.

  • Advanced Degree in Community Development, Social Sciences, Social work or other relevant field will be an added advantage.

  • At least 5 years’ experience in the relevant field

  • Ability to maintain strong links with other NGO’s, community structures and government agencies.

  • In-depth knowledge of project design, project management, project implementation and proposal writing.

  • In-depth knowledge of WV’s field operations in both relief and Development

  • Solid understanding on design, monitoring, and evaluation

  • Experience in management position is an added advantage

  • Valid driving license for Vehicle/motor- bike

DISTRICT COORDINATOR

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We are a community of close to 40,000 staff working across the world to help change the lives of vulnerable children. Our supporters, partners and staff join forces with communities on the ground to help children enjoy good health, be educated for life, experience the love of God and their neighbors and be cared for, protected and participating in addressing issues that affect their lives. World Vision has been active in Zimbabwe since 1973. Our operations are spread across 9 out of 10 provinces, with a majority of over 1.75 million beneficiaries in rural areas. Our current programs focus on improving the well-being of boys and girls in three priority sectors: health and nutrition, livelihoods and education. We also focus on child protection, gender and disabilities, emergency assistance and resilience building as cross cutting priorities across our programs. If you share the same vision, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

POSITION: DISTRICT COORDINATOR

Location: Mt Darwin District

Purpose of the Position

Ensure compliance to project implementation standards and guidelines, coordinate, account for, and lead the implementation of all project components ; agricultural extension , market development, nutrition , rural finance and gender mainstreaming at district of operation according to (UNFAO) and WV guidelines and policy standards. Responsible for district level coordination, stakeholder engagement, facilitating and coordinating the implementation of the programme.

Major Responsibilities.

  • Lead, develop and maintain professional district level contact and relationship with partners and stakeholders (WV projects and departments, consortium partners, Ministry of Lands and Agriculture (MOLA), and district authorities), ensuring acceptable project scope knowledge.

  • Ensure adherence to donor and to World Vision standards, guidelines, policies, and procedures.

  • Supervise and provide support to district project staff and oversee district project implementation.

  • Continuously assess the district’s performance against work plans, and theory of change, recommending any revisions/adjustments.

  • Manage day-to-day district level project related issues, working closely with the Technical Specialists, Project Partners, Finance, Administration, Human Resources, and any other support department.

  • Produce quality and timely district project reports and updates.

  • Periodically assess, inform, and advise on any district context changes and possible options to changing context.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Degree in Social Science, Development Studies, Agriculture, Economics.

  • Demonstrated +5 years coordination experience (project management, team leading, and stakeholder engagement) of a large project.

  • Good report and document production skill (quality, accurate, smart).

  • Problem solving analytical, multi-tasking, ability work under pressure, meet deadlines, team oriented, leadership, interpersonal, and decision making competencies are essential.

  • Class 4 driver’s license.

TECNICO INTEGRAL DE SALUD - MACHARETI

“Para cada niño y niña, vida en toda su plenitud”

Visión Mundial protege a las niñas, niños y adolescentes y no tolera ninguna forma de vulneración a sus derechos

Requerimiento de Personal

Sea parte del cambio de una Organización de Desarrollo Integral de la Niñez, basada en principios y valores cristianos, que requiere incorporar a su equipo de trabajo, los servicios de un profesional para el cargo de:

TECNICO INTEGRAL EN SALUD

Base de trabajo: MACHARETI

( PA- MACHARETI)

Propósito del puesto:

Ejecutar las actividades del programa al que pertenece en su área de acción

Requisitos

  1. Licenciatura o Técnico Superior en Ciencias de la Salud y Ciencias Sociales.

  2. Deseable con formación en Post Grado o Cursos de Especialización en Salud Publica, Atención Primaria de la Salud, Educación para la Salud, Salud familiar Comunitaria e intercultural, Nutrición, Agua, Saneamiento, higiene, SSR o temáticas afines.

  3. Experiencia de por lo menos 2 años para Licenciados y de 3 años para Técnicos Superiores.

  4. Experiencia específica en Implementación de Programas y Proyectos en Salud, Nutrición, Agua, Saneamiento, Desarrollo Infantil Temprano, Educación o Protección de la Niñez.

  5. Idioma Nativo local (deseable).

  6. Licencia de conducir motocicleta y/o vehículo.

Los (as) interesados (as) deben ingresar a la siguiente página web: https://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-boliviabuscar la vacante: TECNICO INTEGRAL EN SALUD PDA MACHARETI, la presente convocatoria estará abierta desde el 28 de enero 2019 (teléfono de contacto 71524770)

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