Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Job Opportunity at World Vision, Area Program Ministry Facilitator

Job Description

Purpose of the position:

Coordinate implementation of programme /project interventions and sponsorship operations that empower children, community and local institutions for sustainable transformation as per WV policies, donor standards and procedures. Communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

Major Responsibilities:

1. Strategic Engagement:
Ensure that communities are facilitated to plan (AOP, DIP, Budget), implement, monitor and evaluate the program activities for quality and sustainable development
Coordinate the proper implementation of programs /projects annual operation plans and other planning documents
Ensure that sponsorship and child protection standards are adhered to and they are adequately integrated into programming for community transformation
Ensure that communities are mobilized and sensitized to understand and improve their sensitivity to child development and vulnerability factors within the community.
Facilitate assessments, design/ redesign (PDD), evaluation exercises, learning and reflection session with partners and stakeholders within the community for quality assurance.
Facilitate advocacy work with partners to children and marginalized groups for their rights, protection and participation
Facilitate regular data collection, compilation, analysis and utilization based on project M&E plan
Facilitate integration of learning initiative (CC, CP and Food security) within the ADP

Team Performance Management
Enhance staff capacity & skills in performance management to ensure smooth staff relations and accountability in the ADP
Build staff capacity to live WVT values and mission as ambassadors of Christ in ADP communities.
Facilitate capacity building to volunteers and community owned resource person (Community Health Change Agents, Agriculture facilitators, education counselors, government extension officers etc) on various child focus development aspects.
Human, Financial and Non-financial Resources management
Enforce stewardship and accountability by ensuring that resources & assets are efficiently and effectively managed within the program/project.
ensure timely monthly funding, spending and reporting within acceptable standards
In coordination with Zonal People and Culture, facilitate HR function within the cluster

Business Networking
Act as a catalyst to community groups (CBO, TSACCOS, and CCC etc) to implement programs activities that contributes to achieving child wellbeing within the community.
Foster networking relationships with existing local government institutions, churches, faith based organization, NGO’s, CBO’s, leaders and other key partners at ADP level to archive the CWBO and especially for the most vulnerable children and their families.

Prepare quality and timely monthly, quarterly and bi –annual projects/programs narrative reports.

Audit recommendations
Prepare, support audit/review exercises, timely respond to and implement audit/review recommendations.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
Minimum Qualification required: BA/Bsc Degree in Economics, Agriculture, Business administration, Development studies/planning, Social Science or other related field
Experience: 3 years’ experience in community development work


Technical Skills & Abilities:
Computer skills.
Demonstrated ability in coordination
Experience in working with donor funds, sponsorship operations and grants funding.
Working knowledge of disaster management, emergency preparedness, monitoring and evaluation, sphere standards are added advantage.
Good planning and organizational skills
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and other stakeholders Willingness to live within community and build relationship with partners.

Other Competencies/Attributes:
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Perform other duties as required.

Other Competencies/Attributes:
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Perform other duties as required.

Duty station:
Dar es Salaam (Dar urban), Tanga (Mswaki ADP), Tabora (Isanga & Simbo ADP), Arusha (Kisongo Makuyuni).

Please indicate your preferred location.