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World Vision International – Somalia Program wishes to invite applications from highly competent dynamic, self-driven and result oriented individual to fill the above mentioned position.

To learn and grow in World Vision Somalia’s internship program by providing multi-disciplinary support for the Somalia Resilience Program (SomReP) Technical Unit team in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

Intern - SomRep

Major responsibilities
  • Assisting the GIS officer in development of databases and data collection tools for a variety of purposes.
  • Assist in collection, evaluation and dissemination of programmatic information on a regular basis for analysis and reporting purposes.
  • Assist in planning, organizing and servicing conferences, seminars and training workshops- preparing presentations and facilitating ICT needs as required.
  • Assist in the planning, organizing and servicing conferences, seminars and training workshops.
  • Provide research assistance in identifying suitable research institutions for SomReP to partner with.
  • Conduct donor research via the Internet and other means to assist SomReP team in identifying and targeting donors and funding opportunities.
  • Update SomReP donor map and fundraising strategy documents as key milestones are met.
  • Create diagrams, charts and simple visuals for donor presentations, proposals and other communications.
  • Help schedule and organize quarterly SomReP donor coffees and other key presentations.
  • Assist in maintain register of equipment and other assets financed from each SomReP donor.
  • Assist the administrative Assistant on office administrative issues, particularly pertaining to records, payments and other key issues.
  • Take notes at SomReP technical and steering committee meetings.
  • Help confirm and arrange future meeting times.
  • Assist Consortium member agencies in retrieving and confirming key information for the smooth running of SomReP programs.
  • Assist M&E team in ensuring partners submit timely internal monitoring reports
  • Help maintain reporting schedules for SomReP grants, staying in contact with SOs and implementing partners to ensure deadlines are clear and met by all.
  • Format and proofread sub-recipient quarterly and bi-annual narrative reports and consolidated SomReP reports to donors.
  • Assisting in preparing monthly and quarterly M&E reports in time for team reflection meetings
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree with strong academic record. Academic focus is flexible, and could cover Social Sciences/Communications/Accounting/ Commerce/Finance /Economics/Statistics/Administration or other areas of study.
  • Recent graduate with at least one year of professional experience.
  • Should be Computer Literate, work well with MS Word and MS Excel and Internet research methods
  • Highly motivated to learn and work in a high-performance environment.
  • Willingness to tackle challenges and seek creative solutions in everyday assignments.
  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must be able to meet urgent and last-minute deadlines, work with grace under pressure, and function well in a high-performance team.

Design Monitoring and Evaluation Officer - SomRep

World Vision International – Somalia Program wishes to invite applications from highly competent dynamic, self-driven and result oriented individual to fill the above mentioned position.

The DM&E Officer will support in setting up and monitoring a joint M&E framework for the WV Somalia-led Somalia Resilience Program (SomReP) consortium. 

The Officer will also help develop and implement an organization-wide strategy in design, monitoring and evaluation, including quality program development and reporting. 

He/she will also provide capacity building and coaching to program staff within the 7 consortium member NGOs to help them move through the donor program/project cycle.

Major responsibilities
  • Lead assessments and baseline studies to prepare background information for the design of programs and projects.
  • Participate in the preparation of program and project design documents, proposals and the development of concept papers.
  • Work with the implementing partners to ensure quality programming and adherence to minimum standards including International DM&E standards, values and principles, HAP, SPHERE and other sector standards and protocols as well as the mainstreaming of cross-cutting issues (Gender, Environment, Protection, Peace Building, Disability)
  • Support partners to design effective Monitoring and Evaluation Plans and tools.
  • Support implementation of the DM&E systems through regular field monitoring visits.
  • Track and maintain a record of SomRep projects Key Performance Indicators.
  • Participate in periodic review meetings to facilitate dialogue and learning on Program and Project Implementation.
  • Coordinate reviews and evaluations and prepare reports in accordance with agreed upon standards.
  • Coordinate and provide technical guidance for External Project Evaluation Consultancies.
  • Understand Management information needs and assist in (re)designing and review of Project Management Information Systems.
  • Collect and prepare Consolidated Monthly Performance Reports based on partners’ submissions
  • Contribute to the writing of Semi-annual and Annual Management Reports as well as periodic Donor reports to ensure compliance with recommended guidelines, formats and standards
  • Review other agency, government and donor reports and interpret the information summarized and useful manner to inform management decision making.
  • Coordinate with the GIS Officer to store data in relevant formats and disseminate appropriate information among respective partners.
  • Train and mentor the partner agencies staff and interns on DME and other programming approaches such as RBM
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
  • A Bachelor’s Degree, preferably related to the science and practice of community development, program design, statistics or evaluation.
  • At least three years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation of development and humanitarian programs; experience working in Somalia or similar context preferred.
  • Experience building capacity in DM&E using training methods, facilitation and capacity building strategies.
  • Sound understanding of and ability to apply quantitative and qualitative data collection methods, including comparative random sampling, questionnaire and survey design, and data entry and analysis.
  • Experience working with a consortium programme, and/or complex programmes with multiple stakeholders preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including facilitation skills
  • Ability to communicate cross-culturally and be cross-culturally sensitive.
  • Strong computer and Internet skills including MS Office for word processing and graphic presentation

Grant Finance Officer - SomRep

World Vision International – Somalia Program wishes to invite applications from highly competent dynamic, self-driven and result oriented individual to fill the above mentioned position.

The Grant Finance officer will be actively involved in tracking and coding SomRep spending, processing sub recipients quarterly funding requests, preparation and participating in annual audits, monitoring bank balances and tracking internal spending records.

Major responsibilities
  • Data entry of SomReP Technical Unit payments to the interface, to be incorporated in the ledger after being reviewed by the Grant Analyst.
  • Ensure all transactions, both for Technical Unit and sub recipients, are correctly coded to enable accurate reporting.
  • Processing sub recipients quarterly funding requests.
  • Ensure all documents, including financial document files, contract files and scanned receipts and documentation from all sub-recipients are filed throughout the year, and files are available for annual external audits.
  • Assist auditors to receive required information for SomRep program from other departments, for example Supply Chain department, P&C and World Vision Somalia Finance Office and also from World Vision Somalia SR Program Managers on issues of implementation of SomRep activities on the ground.
  • Ensure PBAS numbers are set up in timely manner for new grants, track commitments on PBAS, and ensure all SomReP funds are accounted for in the system.
  • Work with World Vision Somalia Finance and Grants team to ensure that SomReP Technical Unit spending is charged to correct program and project numbers.
  • Review SR quarterly budget forecasts against their workplans to ensure likelihood of timely grant spending.
  • Maintain consistency across various SomReP donor budgets and reports and the SomReP master budget, including multiple currencies.
  • Ensure all copies of final signed Grant agreement documents with SomRep donors and with sub- recipients are available on file and copies shared with applicable World Vision Support Offices.
  • Ensure good storage of financial reports and records pertaining to the program in line with SomRep program and donor requirements.
  • Maintain register of equipment and other assets financed from each SomReP donor.
  • Work closely with the SomRep Administrative Assistant on office administrative issues, particularly pertaining to records, payments, spending, and other key issues.
  • Perform other duties as required.
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
  • B.A Degree Accounting/ Commerce/Finance Option and CPA or ACCA qualifications
  • At least 5 years of experience in Finance and Grants management.
  • Excellent computer skills in Excel & Sun-systems software.
  • Ability to work with different partners and INGOs, to develop and maintain positive relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability in supervision.
  • Experience in managing donor funds.
  • Good planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and public.
  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work with different partners, local authorities, local organizations and NGOs, to develop and maintain positive relationships.
  • Computer Literate in MS Office.
  • Working knowledge of grants operations, finance services and practices is an added advantage.
  • Must be a professional able to stand above denominational diversities.
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their detailed CV’s together with names and addresses of three referees to the address below clearly marking on the application ‘Job Title - SomRep’. 

Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. 

All applications should be received by May 13, 2013. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

People and Culture Manager
World Vision International – Somalia Program
P.O. Box 56527 – 00200
Nairobi, Kenya
Email: recruitsomo@wvi.org

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