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World Vision Africa Programme Officer - APHIA Job Vacancy

Job Title: Programme Officer - APHIA Plus



Closing Date:
 November 26 2010

Purpose of the position:

The primary purpose of the Programme Officer for Aphia Plus is to lead processes that ensure alignment and compliance with WVK policies and USAID guidelines; ensure smooth coordination between WVK APHIA plus field team and the national office; and Representations in consortium meetings.

The holder of this position is also expected to Communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Ensuring that APHIA Plus interventions are implemented in alignment WVK three track ministry approach , GOK,USAID and other accepted norms and standards;
  • Coordinating and ensuring timely responses to queries, issues, requests that are raised by APHIA Teams from the field teams to NO.
  • Represent WVK in APHIA Plus consortium meetings, GOK fora and other partnership meetings
  • Compiling and sharing APHIA plus monthly, quarterly and annual reports with Branch one team
  • Coordination of key workshops/forums/meetings and subsequent compilation of required documents for initial start up of APHIA plus and their after.
  • Promoting integration between APHIA Plus interventions and other WVK ministry tracks within Sub branches and Integrated Programme Areas(IPAs)
  • Providing linkage between APHIA plus teams in the field and the national office
  • Monitoring, evaluating, documenting and sharing lessons and best practices from APHIA Plus.
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
  • Ensure that these interventions are implemented not only in alignment with a fully integrated three track ministry approach but also in compliance with WVI, GOK and other accepted norms and standards;
  • The Holder of this position must have a Bachelors Degree in Social sciences, preferable Community development, Sociology or, Development studies.
  • Technical Training qualifications required: Highly skilled in programming : designs, monitoring and evaluation and documentation l,
  • Experience: 3-5 years of experience in development in an International NGO of which one year must be in coordination of partnerships.
  • Good presentation and communication and facilitation skills.
  • A strong aptitude for organizational change, innovation, learning, team building
  • Language fluency in English and Kiswahili
  • Full ability to communicate cross-culturally and be cross-culturally sensitive.
  • Good understanding of transformational development
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How to Apply

All application letters and detailed CVs together with names of three referees, one of whom must be a church leader/priest/pastor, should be sent to reach the undersigned not later than November 26, 2010.

People and Culture
World Vision Kenya
P.O. Box 50816 - 00200 Nairobi, Kenya

Please indicate clearly on the envelope or on the subject line the position you are applying for.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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