Saturday, December 1, 2018

Career Opportunities in Kigoma, Arusha, Singida and Shinyanga at World Vision

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Nutrition Officer 
Location: Kigoma
Purpose of the position:
To facilitate effective implementation of Burundian Refugee Supplementary Program targeting children under five, Pregnant and Lactating Women (PWL) and vulnerable groups; the project aims to stabilize and improve the nutritional status of Nduta and Mtendeli refugee Camps.
The holder of the position should communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that district health management team, DNuOs, health care providers and community volunteers trained on nutritional activities for Supplementary Feeding Programs
  • Participatory action plans developed to address barriers to adoption of improved nutrition practices
  • Participate in providing nutrition education and counselling to pregnant and lactating women, people living with HIV aids, moderate malnourished cases children under two and children under five of age in collaboration with RNV’s
  • Collaborate with the WVT Kigoma emergency response Team including Project Manager, and Refugee Nutrition Volunteers and others such as DNuOs and nutrition stakeholders to implement the SFP towards the improvement of the nutritional status of the targeted beneficiaries
  • Conduct relevant nutrition information for children under five, pregnant and lactating women and other relevant groups, information management, reporting, and gender-responsive analysis
  • Supervise and support Refugee Nutrition Volunteers in delivering nutrition services in the implementation area.
  • Train communities and implement context-appropriate community-based strategies such as CMAM for prevention and rehabilitation of malnutrition.
  • Collaborate with regional and district health teams to ensure that Health workers trained on context appropriate for SFP and other services including referral for severely malnourished cases 
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  • Collaborate with regional and district health teams to ensure that Health workers trained on context appropriate for SFP and other services including referral for severely malnourished cases.
  • Ensure that Communities trained on good hygiene and environmental health techniques that positively affect nutrition status which include use potable and drinking water
  • Provide nutritional assessment, advice and ongoing support to clients, Nutritionists may be involved in coordinating community health initiatives, promoting nutritional education and researching population health.
  • Deliver presentations and workshops on areas such as health education/promotion, behavioral change and lifestyle change.
  • Collaborate with LGA to ensure that Government engaged in Burundian Refugee Emergency Response, strategies and protocols for improving nutrition policies and practices, to ensure that refugees in camps receive appropriate treatment for moderate acute malnutrition (MAM).
  • Create a nutritional plan; continue to monitor their client’s progress and any changes or improvements to their health through home visiting and mother care groups
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor 
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: Bachelor Degree in Human nutrition or Food Science or Advanced Diploma in clinical medicine, nursing with working experience of not less than 2 years in nutrition or related field.
Technical skills and abilities:
  • Skills in Programming.
  • Computer skills and statistical package.
  • Skills in report writing
  • Skills in community mobilization and facilitation
  • Analytical skills including CMAM Database

Working Environment / Conditions:
-Work environment: Refugee Camps in Kibondo or Kakonko Districts.
-Travel: 5% Domestic travel is required.
-On call: 3%
Deadline: 11th December, 2018
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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer-ENRICH 
Location: Singida and Shinyanga 
Deadline: 11th December, 2018
Purpose of the position:
The Monitoring and Evaluation officer will support the M&E specialist and the regional project coordinator in all monitoring and evaluation activities for the ENRICH program in the region. S/he will support establishment of systems for gathering, reporting and analyzing performance data for impact and sustainability of project implementation. 

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Major Responsibilities:
  • Work with project team to establish systems for gathering, reporting and analyzing performance data for impact and sustainability of project implementation.
  • Coordinate all monitoring, evaluation and research tasks and deliverables for the project and ensure that all required reports and documentation for the project in the region is timely submitted.
  • Ensure timely preparation and submission of monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual progress reports on the status of project implementation in the region.
  • Ensure timely communication with the project team and other relevant partners to ensure proper documentation and sharing of project best practices.
  • Support the M&E specialist to review and provide feedback to programs on the quality of methodologies established to collect monitoring data and document the protocol that are in place for collecting and aggregating of data.
  • Work with the M&E specialist to establish an effective system for assessing the validity of data through verification and appropriate technology.
  • Support program staff and other implementing partners in review of progress reports in accordance with approved reporting formats.
  • Ensure that monitoring data are discussed in the appropriate forum such as the district and regional nutrition multi-sectoral steering committee and partner meetings in a regular basis.
  • Facilitate key project evaluation exercise including baseline, mid-term evaluation and end of project evaluations while ensuring appropriate documentation and dissemination of the results.

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:
  • BSc in Public health, community development, statistics, social or development related studies.
Experience: A minimum of 3 years working experience in Health, and/or Nutrition projects in Monitoring and Evaluation.
Preferred:
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English and Swahili
  • Significant experience in working with government officials, donors and multi-partner programmes
  • Proven experience in facilitating effective project documentation and dissemination of results to a wide range of audiences.
  • Ability to take initiatives, team player who is able to work with minimum supervision
  • Good computer skills in MS office (Excel, word, PowerPoint etc), data processing packages(SPSS, Epi Info)
  • Basic understanding of advocacy approaches and advocacy issues at local and national level.

Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: Willing to work in rural areas and travel extensively in Singida and Shinyanga regions
On call: During working hours unless there is an emergency
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Grants Acquisition and Management Director – World Vision  
Location: Arusha 
Deadline: 8th December, 2018 
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Grants Acquisition Director is a member of the Senior Leadership Team, responsible for providing overall leadership to the Business Development Division with mandate to a) raise WV Tanzania’s grants portfolio, b) enhance WV Tanzania’s visibility and engagement with strategic stakeholders and c) strengthen grant compliance within the organization.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Raise and diversify Grant Portfolio:

• The GAM Director will provide leadership to increase the grant portfolio of WV Tanzania in order to reach the National Strategy, advance child wellbeing and meet funding mix proportions as defined in annual targets.
• Develop and maintain high quality working relationships with support offices, the Regional Resource Development Unit and in particular the Grant Acquisition and Management (GAM) Hub to support the process of proactively identifying and developing grant opportunities that will raise WV Tanzania profile.
• Work with Finance team to ensure budgeting and all necessary costs are correctly formatted.
• Ensure high quality concepts and proposals are prepared in line with World Vision and donor strategies.
• Mobilize Divisional teams to support the grants development process by leading the complete risk assessment processes and go/no-go decision for potential opportunitie.s
• Lead the process of preparing funding proposals, including Grants, Private Non Sponsorship Projects and Corporate Donors.
• Manage opportunity pipeline tracking planning based on country level donor mapping, strategic direction and areas of alignment prioritizing grant opportunities that are aligned with National Office strategic priorities.

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Visibility and Engagement with Strategic Stakeholders:
• Ensure an up-to-date donor-engagement plan exists and that relevant staff are equipped to adopt and implement the plan.
• Develop close relationships with donor agencies, particularly those with local missions in Tanzania to explore opportunities for deepening their engagement with WV Tanzania.
• Actively engage prioritized Support Offices to raise the visibility and credibility of WV Tanzania as a ‘National Office of Choice’ for support from private, bilateral and multi-lateral partners.
• Participate in hosting high profile donors and partners to WV Tanzania with a view to deepening their understanding and engagement of WVT programme.s
• Represent WV Tanzania at key national and international forums.

Grant Management Compliance on Donor and Partnership Standards:
• Ensure that the resource acquisition management system effectively standardizes processes for identifying and establishing priority sectors and opportunities, assessing risk and managing project cycle.
• Organize the development of staff and capacity for grants compliance (financial, contractual, programmatic and reporting) to increase program quality, credibility and marketability of WV Tanzania projects.
• Develop and sustain an effective grant performance dashboard across WV Tanzania’s grants portfolio that will support to identify risks and challenges in a timely way and to prepare effective management reports on overall grants performance.
• Actively engage support offices and East Africa Regional Office for regular support and capacity building of staff and partners in Monitoring & Evaluation, compliance management, and research and documentation.
• Ensure full and timely compliance of the Business Development Division on all required organizational dashboards and indicators.

Team Performance Management:
• Provide leadership in facilitating a high performance management culture, open trustworthy staff relationships and integrity to enhance smooth staff relations and accountability.
• Pursue meaningful opportunities for training and capacity building for staff to enhance their skills in experience.
• Purposefully promote a high level of collaboration and integration of Divisional objectives with other WV Tanzania Divisions.
• Actively manage staff performance and ensure staff job descriptions, contracts and performance reviews are up to date and submitted in a timely manner.

Lead Strategic Partneringthrough:
• Coordinating in close collaboration with the Divisional Directors the development innovative and meaningful partnerships and consortia with private, public and non-government partners.
• Managing end-to-end partner engagement processes for WV Tanzania i.e. tool development, identification, solicitation, vetting, selection, performance assessment and MoU signing.
• Liaising with Partnership stakeholders (GC, EAR and SOs) in engaging partners.
• Maintaining sound relationships with partners i.e. soliciting and providing feedback and exploring areas for growth.

Financial and non-Financial Resource Management:
• Ensure Stewardship and accountability of WV Tanzania material and financial resources that are managed by the Business Development Division.
• Through a high standard of personal and professional integrity, instill and promote a culture of total accountability and care with donors’ resources entrusted to WVT.

KNOWLEDGE, SKLILLS & ABILITIES:
Minimum qualification requires

• Masters degreeand/or professional qualification in International Development studies, Community Development or any Social Science related degree from a recognized University.
• Minimum of 10years’ experience in programming (designing, implementing, evaluating and monitoring) of integrated development, relief and/or advocacy of donor fundedprojects.
• Excellent knowledge and experience of grant management or backstopping and experience of grant compliance procedures and regulations for major bilateral and multilateral donors.
• Experience on influencing policy formulation, implementation, evaluation, mobilization for stakeholders engagement in the decision making process.
• Have at least 7 years’ experience at managerial level in an international NGO.
• Fluency in English

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Other technical skills and Abilities
• Be a results orientated leader with the ability to handle a heavy work load, manage and satisfy multiple conflicting organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands.
• Ability to provide spiritual leadership to the team.
• Ability to think strategically and innovatively, constantly pursuing new and better ways of working.
• Be committed to empowering others for transformation – both inside and outside of the organization.
• Be committed to pursuing tangible and lasting impact in the lives of the poor through an empowerment approach.
• Ability to inspire across a wide range of audiences and to communicate effectively.
• Working knowledge of programs/projects cycle management.
• Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all staff and other key partners.
• Demonstrate leadership and team building ability.
• Working knowledge of proposal writing and negotiation skills.

Working Environment:
• Office based environment with frequent travel to the field and National Office in Arusha
• Travel required: 35% domestic travel and occasional international travel (approximately 2 to 4 trips a year);
• On call: 20%
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