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Vacancy: Programme Officer
 
Reference: 175-14N09049
 
Location: Africa - South Sudan
 
Town / City: Juba

Category:
 Field Operations
 
Type: Fixed term, Full-time
 

International Role: Yes

Purpose of Position:
 World Vision South Sudan is seeking a Program Officer to facilitate program development and resource acquisition for emergency response (Cat III) with high standards of appropriateness, timeliness, and effectiveness. 

The purpose of the position is to assist the Senior Program Officer and Program Development and Resources Acquisition Director in developing and coordinating proposals for multi-sectoral relief and recovery programs; liaising with potential and current donors to establish relationships that promote fund acquisition and program collaboration; providing overall coordination in technical assistance, planning, implementing, monitoring, evaluating and reporting of assigned portfolios; and collaborating with other departments to develop integrated programming
Key Responsibilities
  • Work with field-based staff to develop concept papers and prepare proposals (including logical frameworks, draft budgets, budget narratives, and monitoring and evaluation plans) for major government, private and multi-lateral donors.
  • Work with field-based staff to prepare monthly, annual and end-of-project narrative reports and donor updates as required.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of baseline surveys, needs assessments, and impact evaluations as necessary.
  • Assist in preparation of the organizations operating plan and strategy.
  • Assist in development and implementation of systems that will support the organizations efforts to monitor and evaluate its programs, to track information on project implementation, to store vital program documentation, and to gather and store information vital to communicating project impact and promote pro-active learning.
  • Provide regular, positive, and productive communication with respective donor representatives, the field, and partners regarding the implementation of program activities.
  • Assist in monitoring program progress to ensure donor compliance and program quality and discuss/initiate, where necessary, adjustments to original plans in close coordination with the Senior Program Officer, SOs and external donors, based on sound impact analysis of proposed change.
  • Support Program Managers to ensure timely submission of high quality reports to donors.
  • Support Finance Officers to monitor grant implementation and resource/fund utilization rates in conjunction with the Finance Manager Grants.
  • Assist the Senior Program Officer with developing key relationships and partnerships with other INGOs, local NGOs and donors.
  • Identify funding gaps and seek new funding to support the program as needed.
  • Assist the Senior Program Officer on monthly financial reviews and quarterly project implementation and financial reviews, and follow up on budget adjustments (amendment requests) where necessary, according to donor requirements.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Required:
  • Bachelors degree in a related field from accredited university.
  • At least 3 years of previous experience in project design, proposal writing and donor relations for an INGO in a relief and / or development context. At least one year of field-based work in a similar, conflict-prone environment is required.
  • Experience negotiating with Government, Bi / Multi-lateral Agencies, private donors.
  • Experience working in a cross-cultural environment.
  • Willingness to work and travel to hardship locations.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the humanitarian industry (relief, development, and advocacy), including how INGOs operate in the global and local contexts. Good understanding of WVs current ministry and operations.
  • Good networking skills.
  • Broad understanding and in-depth knowledge of government and bi/multilateral agency funding requirements, systems and procedures.
  • Excellent skills in project design, budget preparation, evaluation and report writing.
  • Ability to independently develop log frames, monitoring and evaluation plans and indicator tracking tables for projects and programs.
  • Understanding of World Visions Child wellbeing indicators, LEAP processes and templates.
  • Excellent analytical/problem-solving skills and attention to detail in the development of written documents.
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical stamina.
  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically stressful environments, and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.
How to Apply

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 to apply online

Vacancy:Programme Officer
 
Reference: 175-14N09049
 
Location: Africa - South Sudan
 
Town / City: Juba

Category:
 Field Operations
 
Type: Fixed term, Full-time
 
International Role: Yes

Purpose of Position:
 World Vision South Sudan is seeking a Program Officer to facilitate program development and resource acquisition for emergency response (Cat III) with high standards of appropriateness, timeliness, and effectiveness. 

The purpose of the position is to assist the Senior Program Officer and Program Development and Resources Acquisition Director in developing and coordinating proposals for multi-sectoral relief and recovery programs; liaising with potential and current donors to establish relationships that promote fund acquisition and program collaboration; providing overall coordination in technical assistance, planning, implementing, monitoring, evaluating and reporting of assigned portfolios; and collaborating with other departments to develop integrated programming
Key Responsibilities


  • Work with field-based staff to develop concept papers and prepare proposals (including logical frameworks, draft budgets, budget narratives, and monitoring and evaluation plans) for major government, private and multi-lateral donors.
  • Work with field-based staff to prepare monthly, annual and end-of-project narrative reports and donor updates as required.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of baseline surveys, needs assessments, and impact evaluations as necessary.
  • Assist in preparation of the organizations operating plan and strategy.
  • Assist in development and implementation of systems that will support the organizations efforts to monitor and evaluate its programs, to track information on project implementation, to store vital program documentation, and to gather and store information vital to communicating project impact and promote pro-active learning.
  • Provide regular, positive, and productive communication with respective donor representatives, the field, and partners regarding the implementation of program activities.
  • Assist in monitoring program progress to ensure donor compliance and program quality and discuss/initiate, where necessary, adjustments to original plans in close coordination with the Senior Program Officer, SOs and external donors, based on sound impact analysis of proposed change.
  • Support Program Managers to ensure timely submission of high quality reports to donors.
  • Support Finance Officers to monitor grant implementation and resource/fund utilization rates in conjunction with the Finance Manager Grants.
  • Assist the Senior Program Officer with developing key relationships and partnerships with other INGOs, local NGOs and donors.
  • Identify funding gaps and seek new funding to support the program as needed.
  • Assist the Senior Program Officer on monthly financial reviews and quarterly project implementation and financial reviews, and follow up on budget adjustments (amendment requests) where necessary, according to donor requirements.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Required:
  • Bachelors degree in a related field from accredited university.
  • At least 3 years of previous experience in project design, proposal writing and donor relations for an INGO in a relief and / or development context. At least one year of field-based work in a similar, conflict-prone environment is required.
  • Experience negotiating with Government, Bi / Multi-lateral Agencies, private donors.
  • Experience working in a cross-cultural environment.
  • Willingness to work and travel to hardship locations.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the humanitarian industry (relief, development, and advocacy), including how INGOs operate in the global and local contexts. Good understanding of WVs current ministry and operations.
  • Good networking skills.
  • Broad understanding and in-depth knowledge of government and bi/multilateral agency funding requirements, systems and procedures.
  • Excellent skills in project design, budget preparation, evaluation and report writing.
  • Ability to independently develop log frames, monitoring and evaluation plans and indicator tracking tables for projects and programs.
  • Understanding of World Visions Child wellbeing indicators, LEAP processes and templates.
  • Excellent analytical/problem-solving skills and attention to detail in the development of written documents.
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical stamina.
  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically stressful environments, and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.
How to Apply

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 to apply online

Vacancy: Health Sector Specialist, Juba, World Vision South Sudan
 
Reference: 212-15N17136
 
Location: Africa - South Sudan

Town / City:
 Juba
 
Category: Health
 
Type: Fixed term, Full-time
 
International Role: Yes

Purpose of Position:
 The purpose of the post is to effectively implement and respond to the technical needs of the health component of the World Vision South Sudan country program. 

The Health Sector Specialist will identify, design, implement and monitor quality health programs for emergency, transitional and development situations, including strengthening coordination in the health sector at payam, county, state and national levels.
Key Responsibilities

Program Development and Management:


  • Ensure effective designing and implementation of WVSS health programming.
  • Routinely assess health programming opportunities including participating in interagency field assessments to potential programming locations and preparing written reports of findings to the WVSS Resource Acquisition Team and Operations Team leadership.
  • Ensure the preparation and timely submission of project implementation reports in partnership with the WVSS Resource Acquisition Team in accordance with donor requirements and World Vision standards.
  • Coordinate plans with government, partner NGOs, UN agencies, and Health Cluster to foster collaborative health responses.
  • Actively represent World Vision health programming in relevant technical foras, meetings and working groups.
  • Identify capacity needs within current health programming and support development of appropriate capacity building plans to address priority needs for effective implementation of high quality health programs.
  • Support the design and implementation of training programs in health for communities, program staff, and government partners as required.
  • Ensure the availability of necessary training and resource materials in health.
  • Develop clear short and long term strategies for health programming with mapping needs and project coverage.
  • Prepare monitoring and evaluation tool and guidelines to track health project activities.
  • Make sure documentation of signed files of WVSS Child Protection Policy compliance and code of conduct formats by Contractors and Consultants who work in activities of health in emergencies.
  • Ensure linkages and collaboration of health projects with other sectors at district level during planning and implementation.
  • Document the project implementation experiences and lessons learned of the health project activities.
Resource Management:
  • Adhere to the technical and financial policies and regulations of WVSS.
  • Monitor the effective utilization of program supplies and materials.
  • Develop proposals and concept papers on for identified health intervention opportunities.
  • Prepare periodic activity and financial reports on the implementation and challenges of health program interventions.
  • Propose the arrangement for procurement of supplies needed for use in health activities.
Partnership:
  • Work closely with the South Sudan Ministry of Health and other government counterparts as possible, NGOs and agencies involved in the Health Cluster to strengthen capacity and systems for the delivery of Health programming.
Monitoring and Evaluation:
  • Conduct regular visits to project sites to facilitate and monitor the implementation of program activities.
  • Submit monthly reports to the concerned bodies.
  • Participate in project evaluation with technical experts from government and INGOs.
Staff Supervision:
  • Manage day-to day activities of the assigned program activities.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Required:
  • Undergraduate degree in Health or Nursing required. Graduate degree on health or a medical degree preferred.
  • 2 - 5 years in health related position / 2 years in teaching, supervision and health personnel level.
Professional technical skill desired
  • Excellent English communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Has solid background in health in emergency particularly health in emergency curriculum packages and deliverables.
  • Approved knowledge in health planning.
  • Excellent training skills in defined health components.
  • Experience in health project management, monitoring and supervision.
  • Excellent knowledge in children in emergency context play space, play to learn and learning to learn, environment and personal hygiene, restoration, etc.
  • Enthusiastically and energetic to make a difference upon children health in emergency situation.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships, both within and outside the organizations, under stressful situations.
  • Excellent leadership, analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skill.
  • Excellent capacity in facilitating training and preparing user friendly manuals and toolkits.
  • Has strong networking, team spirit, partnership, coordination and harmony skills.
  • Willing to adapt with new working environment, new challenges, colleagues and work.
  • Proven knowledge on building the capacity of stakeholders in the area of child functional literacy, basic operation, school improvement options and leadership skills.
Working Environment / Conditions:
  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travels to the fields,
  • Travel: 30% domestic/international travels is required
  • On call: Available for communication with partners and colleagues from diverse time zones.
How to Apply

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Vacancy: Supply Chain Management Specialist
 
Reference: 126-15R28134
 
Location: Africa - Kenya
 
Town / City: Nairobi

Category:
 Supply Chain
 
Type: Fixed term, Full-time
 
International Role: No

Purpose of Position:
 Responsible for organizing, leading, contributing to and facilitating supply chain management (SCM) assessment and implementation programmes within each of the National Offices that will have the greatest impact on process improvement, simplification, standardization and cost containment.
Key Responsibilities
  • Providing supply chain expertise to ensure adequate integration of supply chain management in programme planning, design, and implementation.
  • Leading programme-supply chain integration and collaboration, providing the provision of technical advice and assistance to countries for product and service delivery innovation.
  • Ability to complete project-level SCM activities in a timely and professional manner with sufficient attention to detail in deliverables, and regular and thorough reporting and project communications.
  • Facilitate exchanges of best practices and work with partners and counterparts in the specific field and programme areas on supply chain issues for relief, development, and advocacy.
  • Development of supply chain planning, procurement (sourcing and buying), vendor management.
  • Influence the creation and development of a new or enhanced supply chain management organization at the National Office.
  • Manage Project team in the NO which include SCM Specialist I and the NO Staff dedicated to the project and drive the project team to deliver on the agreed workplan.
  • Lead the design of detailed supply chain management process flows and roles & responsibilities for each supply chain process step. Set overall direction for National Office SCM process team.
  • Advise on team functions and performance.
  • Drive sourcing and procurement process improvements through elimination of variation and waste, focusing on continuous process improvement.
  • Lead and manage significant standardization and categorization of WV supplies and commodity-specific projects towards achieving strategic buying within each of the country programs and looking for ways to collaborate at regional and global levels.
  • Implement key performance metrics process to be reported throughout the NO. Create and prioritize areas to be improved upon to drive National Office supply chain management into world-class performance.
  • Liaise with National Office Directors and Senior Management Teams to accept the project and drive the implementation as well as manage change.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Required:
  • University degree in business, science, engineering, technology or supply chain management or equivalent experience and professional qualification in supply chain management.
  • Minimum eight (8) years professional work experience with progressively more responsibility relevant to supply chain issues.
  • Minimum two (2) years working in cross-cultural environments and demonstrated ability to adapt to international project work.
  • Extended operational experience in global supply chain management, business process improvement, project management and team based organizational change management.
SCM technical skills required:
  • Current knowledge of the latest developments and technology in the supply chain management field, preferably in various global industries.
  • Experience with sourcing, material planning & forecasting, procurement, vendor management, contract negotiations and administration.
  • Experience overseeing daily internal/external warehouse and transport operations, inventory management and logistics support. Familiarity with basics of fleet management, customs clearance and third party logistics preferred.
  • Comprehension of supply chain performance measures in finance, operations and customer performance. Balanced scorecard experience preferred
Preferred:
  • Mutli-language proficiency. 
  • Project management. 
  • Experience in business and program analysis and possessing good analytical and negotiating skills.
  • Proven ability to conceptualize plan and execute ideas as well as transfer knowledge and skills. 
  • Ability to clearly and concisely express ideas and concepts in written and oral form 
  • Vocational or professional society membership (Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport or Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals) and certification desired.
How to Apply
 
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Vacancy: Regional Communications Advisor
 
Reference: 211-16R06062
 
Location: Africa - Kenya
 
Town / City: Karen

Category:Communications
 
Type: Fixed term, Full-time
 
International Role: Yes

Purpose of Position:
 Under the direction of the East Africa Region Communications Director, this advisor will manage or co-manage the planning, coordination and completion of regional plans, processes and projects for communications in East Africa. 

These communications should together serve to:
  • Position and enable the leadership of the Regional and National Offices for successful strategy execution, change management and overall leadership;
  • Influence positive understanding by regional, national and global staff of the regional strategy and cause;
  • Influence positive understanding by communities and supporters of EAR ministry at local, regional and global levels;
  • Help ensure that Regional and National staff are well informed, engaged and motivated for high performance; and
  • Reinforce the World Vision International brand, build trust and positively influence organisational culture.
Key Responsibilities

EAR Strategy:
  • Support the Regional Communications Director in the development and implementation of regional communications strategies and workplans, while assessing and building the communications strategies, plans, teams and performance of National Offices (NOs). These must be aligned to the global strategy.
  • Support the Regional Communications Director in the development and design of Advocacy, Public Engagement and GAM regional strategies, plans and tools for regional and national offices.
  • Work with the RCD to ensure communications is integrated in other EAR departments in order to grow profile, visibility, which builds an environment of awareness, understanding and trust for Influence, Income, programme / organizational effectiveness, and impact.
  • Foster a communicative culture by supporting initiatives to train and equip non communications staff for internal and public engagement that grows influence, income and impact.
Cause Communication:
  • Advise and support the EAR SMT on key areas of staff engagement communications as well as integration initiatives to support their successful change leadership, in line with strategy and cause.
  • Manage the scheduled planning and content delivery for EAR newsletter and EAR section on wvcentral.
Regional SHARE Management and Community Engagement Initiatives:
  • Champion the use of SHARE within the region as a strategic channel of communications amongst the partnership.
  • Highlight good editorial resources from the region.
  • Assist in building capacity with National Communicators.
  • Propose good content that can be posted on wvcentral or on wvi.org.
  • Support C4D, Community Voice for Action and community based communications capacity in NOs with the active participation of children and communities.
  • Guide the telling of our story, documentation with narrative evidence base.
Digital Communications Management:
  • Develop and implement communications strategies in East Africa for various World Vision social media channels.
  • Providing communications advice including crafting of relevant messages, use of the right media channels by critically developing strategic solutions to given communications challenges.
  • Update and maintenance of social media channels within the regional office (Twitter, Facebook, You tube).
  • Train and advise (as needed) national communicators in providing and managing content for these sites.
Media Relations:
  • Support the RCD with media relations at a regional and national level to position World Vision EAR and its different strategies, campaigns and products.
  • Prepare written materials; press releases, media briefings, questions and answers, training materials and other communications products.
  • Developing strong media relations with key local and international media.
Crisis Communications:
  • Assist NOs to deal with crisis.
  • Advise on strategy to curb crisis.
  • Provide technical expertise in drafting crisis communications products.
Humanitarian Emergency Affairs:
  • Support the RCD and NOs in responding to emergencies or disasters with timely and effective information for the Regional Office and Support Office. Support may require travel to the field.
  • Engage SOs and other internal stakeholders to assure coordinated and guided support to NOs during emergencies.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • A full commitment to World Visions core values and humanitarian mandate.
  • Perform other duties as required by the Regional Communications Director.
Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience:
  • Minimum requirement: Bachelors Degree in Journalism, public relations or related field.
  • Good understanding of East Africa region.
  • At least five years experience in communications in the development sector.
  • Advanced understanding of internet and latest communication trends/ technologies.
  • Extensive background in communications, journalism and web-based information management.
  • Extensive background in coordinating; producing written content for donor/ sponsor engagement, public advocacy and media relations purposes.
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills.
  • Experience with professional photography and video editing.
  • Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural communications skills.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills in English.
Working Environment / Conditions:
  • Work environment: Office-based with travel as required.

How to Apply

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