9 Jan 2023

Project Facilitator at World Vision

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Job Description


With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Key Responsibilities:

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Activity

Project Planning and Implementation:50%

In Lagana AP, achieve high quality project implementation and reporting of project interventions, track the targets and shared in a timely manner with Project Coordinator, DME and WVT Head Office
Innovatively collaborate with partners, allies, LGAs and like-minded stakeholders to influence policy and achieve the multiplied impact.
Maintain a tight understanding on all field activities, programme strategies, resources and actual responsibilities as necessary to ensure appropriate progress toward objectives.
Contribute to improved and sustainable livelihoods, particularly for vulnerable/ female headed households, through nutrition sensitive climate smart approaches.
Work with project beneficiaries and partners to enhance consumption of nutritious and safe diets including improved capacity in target communities to post-harvest handling, storage and transport.
Strengthen the Disaster Risk Reduction and management strategies with appropriate climate mitigation and adaptation activities in target communities.
Enhance social and cultural empowerment for women and girls by meaningful participation of women and girls in decision making processes at household and community level as well as promoting Positive transformation in women, men, girls, boys in target households to prevent Violence against Women and Girls.
Spearhead day to day project implementation.

End Results

Effective project implementation according to PDD and Log frame.

Activity

Project Budget and Resource Management: 15%

Participate in annual and multiyear budget plans, reviews and report preparation in collaboration with finance staff.
Ensure compliance with WVT finance policy and donor requirements in management and use of financial and non-financial resources.
Take part in management of project funds, including monitoring of monthly budget burn rates, budget re-alignments, and support internal and external auditing;
Creating synergies and resource leverage with government and other actors through facilitating integrated district level planning and budgeting;

End Results

Effective budget management according to WV and donor standards

Activity

Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning (MEAL) and Reporting: 20%

Adapt in collaboration with project colleagues, the project theory of change;
Participate in development and spearhead implementation of the programme’s impact measurement system, including: collection of baseline and periodic data for tracking programme performance and decision making;
Deliberately collaborate with other World Vision’ Lagana AP, ensure that project is well implemented and generate evidence for policy impact and contribute to World Vision strategy.
Prepare and share quality project progress reports as per stakeholder timelines and submit to the relevant authority;
Take part in annual programme review meeting to assess progress, adjust plans, and draw/disseminate lessons learned;
Plan, organise and conduct reflective learning forums (quarterly reflection meetings, workshops, etc) internally and externally with project stakeholders including government.

End Results

Quality monitoring, evaluation and learning to enhance project progress towards goal and influence decision making

Activity

Networking, visibility and donor recognition: 10%

Establish and maintain good relations partners, LGAs and stakeholders and other consortium members with regards to the implementation and accountability.
Ensures project interventions and donor are recognized by the government, partners and communities through project branding, participation in different forums including national, zonal, regional and local events.
Develop and support effective linkages and collaboration with key public institutions in the evergreening field.
Represent the project in various assigned learning and sharing meetings/workshops/conferences.
Facilitate documentation and sharing of processes, challenges, best practices and lessons learnt among partners in the consortium.

End Results

Build network and create a positive image about the project and WV in general

Activity

Other duties as assigned by the employer: 5%

KNOWLEDGE /QUALIFICATION FOR THE ROLE

Required Professional Experience

Bachelor’s degree in rural economic empowerment related fields such as Rural Development, Agriculture, Business Studies, Development Studies etc.
Should have experience with similar projects.
Must possess a minimum experience of not less than 2 years in implementing grants projects.
Experience working in, or delivering, resilient agriculture, economic development, food & nutrition security and community-based climate adaptation.
Must possess experience on women economic empowerment
Must be a Christian with good conduct.

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

Having a prior experience with World Vision and/or similar international NGO’s will be an added advantage

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

Basic understanding of advocacy approaches and advocacy issues at local and/or national level.
Excellent communication and presentation skills in English and Swahili
Proven experience in facilitating effective project documentation and dissemination of results to a wide range of audiences.
Ability to work on tight deadlines
Strong commitment to WV Values, Mission and Vision.

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement

Willing to work in rural areas
On call; 5%

Physical Requirements

Must be able to work in rural areas.

Language Requirements

Fluent in both Swahili and English languages.

KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Contact (within WV or outside WV)

NOURISH Project Coordinator

Reason for contact

Direct reporting.

Frequency of contact

Daily

Contact (within WV or outside WV)

Cluster DM&E Officer

Reason for contact

Co-working in M&E areas.

Frequency of contact

Daily

Contact (within WV or outside WV)

LGA

Reason for contact

Work together to implement project activities

Frequency of contact

Weekly

Contact (within WV or outside WV)

Project Partners

Reason for contact

Collaboration

Frequency of contact

As required

DECISION MAKING

All decisions will be done with endorsement of the NOURISH Project Coordinator

CORE COMPETENCIES –.

☐ Be Safe and Resilient

☒ Deliver Results

☐ Build Relationships

☒ Be Accountable

☐ Learn and Develop

☐ Improve and Innovate

☒ Partner and Collaborate

Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only

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Closing Date : 15th January, 2023.







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