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Kenya: Project Officer- Education & Protection ( Short contract based in Orwa)

Organization: World Vision
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 06 Aug 2018

World Vision Kenya

Purpose of the position:

To ensure the successful implementation and monitoring of the education and protection project ensuring gender and disability integration for improved wellbeing of children.

In order to perform this role effectively, the Project Officer must be able to effectively communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others.

Major Responsibilities:

Project design, Planning and Implementation 30%

  • Provide effective, innovative and technical leadership in the education & protection (gender, child protection, disability) project management
  • Ensure sector programming with a focus on the Most Vulnerable Children (MVC) from the ADP community
  • Design appropriate strategies (specific sector interventions) that prioritize needy areas
  • Collaborate with relevant line ministries to implement education, gender, child protection and disability interventions within the ADP
  • Contextualize and adopt the national education, gender, child protection, and disability technical guidelines /designs at the ADP level
  • Ensure documentation of ADP education and protection (gender, child protection, disability) gaps, interventions and impacts
  • Ensure accurate and quality education and protection (gender, child protection, disability) PDDs
  • Develop quality education and protection (gender, child protection, and disability) project AoP’s and 4D matrix
  • Lead in timely mobilization and effective communication with communities and stakeholders during baselines, evaluations and other relevant education and protection (gender, child protection and disability) programming activities
  • Ensure equity in education and protection (gender, child protection, disability) by focusing on the Most Vulnerable Ensure effective integration of peace building and environment themes including appropriate linkage with other sector priorities
  • Provide technical guidance in enhancement of literacy skills for the targeted girls and boys including development of locally made reading materials.
  • Ensure gender responsiveness in all interventions including anti FGM campaigns, Alternative Rights Passage and End Violence Against Children
  • Ensure equity in education and protection by focusing on the Most Vulnerable Children (MVC) and particularly girls and boys.

Quality Assurance – Monitoring, Reporting and Documentation 25%

· Engage relevant education, gender, child protection and disability community leaders and partners in planning and monitoring activities

· Ensure alignment of all education and protection DME activities with the stipulated DME standards

· Guide the education, gender, child protection, disability, community leaders and other partners in monitoring education progress on a scheduled basis

· Analyze, share and appropriately utilize the education and protection ( gender, child protection, disability) information gathered in all ADP monitoring activities

· Facilitate regular reflection meetings to ensure action on all issues from the monitoring reports.

· Develop quality education and protection (gender, child protection, disability) reports whether Annual, Semi-annul or Monthly Management Reports in line with WV reporting guidelines.

· Identify best practices in education and protection at the ADP for documentation

· Facilitate the community in identification and responding to quality education and protection (gender, child protection, disability) needs

· Ensure effective integration of education and protection (gender, child protection, disability) interventions with other projects in the program.

Enhanced Empowerment & Capacity building 10%

  • Mobilize community members and facilitate empowerment programmes for ownership and sustainability of the education and protection( gender, child protection, disability) project activities
  • Build capacity of communities and partners on integration for synergy & community based monitoring for sustainability of education and protection interventions
  • Establish specific capacity building mechanisms for effective delivery & sustainability of project interventions
  • Build the capacity of education and protection partners (e.g PTAs,BoMs, CBOs, AACs) to enable them effectively intervene in education & Child Protection.
  • Take a lead in building ADP staff and community capacities in education & protection through trainings and other information sharing avenues to handle project activities effectively
  • Together with partners, conduct regular reflection and learning events
  • Facilitate mentorship, lifeskills and peer programme for boys and girls and especially the rescued girls
  • Facilitate Empowerment of girls, and women in the focus AP in order to break the cycle of poverty and discrimination.
  • Spiritual nurture of children – partners & institutions
  • Engage, empower and equip staff and partners to implement spiritual nurture of children and youth
  • Mobilise and empower the Church and other faith groups to implement Channels of Hope on Child Protection & gender.
  • Mobilise and empower the Church, other faith groups and Community based organization to integrate empowered World development in education & protection interventions

Advocacy, Engagement, Networking and Partnerships 10%

· Gather and provide quality feedback and data to be used to develop technical papers and recommendations on key issues for external engagement with decision makers

· Establish and sustain working relationships with Government Departments and Agencies relevant to the programme’s focus area at the Ward, Sub County and County levels

· Participate in the Annual County Government’s Planning and Budgeting process and influence resource allocation to the priority needs of the most vulnerable groups within the Programme Area

· Ensure that Program participants and partners are kept informed of all the Government laws and policies in respect to the Technical Program being implemented and any changes to government laws, policies and budgets

· Work with partners and coalitions to engage in advocacy activities with the government structures at the County level, to address the needs of local communities and inform national level advocacy initiatives

· Work with community groups to utilize advocacy approaches such as Citizen Voice and Action (CVA) and Child Protection Advocacy (CPA) to enable service users and local partners to engage directly with local government service providers to improve the quality of government services for children and to generate information and evidence for use in national level advocacy work.

· Ensure effective mobilisation of community groups, youth and children, empowering them to hold their governments to account

· Support communities groups, youth and children to engage constructively with duty bearers and

Resource Acquisition 10%

  • Provide information to inform fund raising initiatives for education, gender, child protection and disability at all levels
  • Develop timely and accurate funding proposals in line with donor requirements and WVK standards in collaboration with ADP Manager and other sector specialists
  • Mobilize the community for community contribution for project interventions

Sponsorship Management 10%

  • Ensuring Integrated Sponsorship monitoring

· Participate in Child Sponsorship Management

· Ensure appropriate programming for child wellbeing issues reflected in SingleSTEP

Others 5%

  • Effectively manage other assignments as may be delegated to you by the supervisor from time to time.

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 Bachelor’s degree in education, early childhood development, and special needs education or their or equivalent.

· Minimum of two years working experience in education sector initiatives at community level

· Experience in Advocacy, Child Rights and/or Community Development with strong partnership with GoK ministries and Churches

Other Competencies/Attributes

· Attend and participate in the leadership of daily devotions.

· Ability to take initiatives, team player who is able to work with minimum supervision

· Good computer skills in MS office (Excel, word, PowerPoint etc)

· Familiar with current education and protection sector programming

How to apply:

For more information on the job and application procedure, please visit: http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-africa and submit your online application including a detailed CV, current and expected salary, with names of three referees. Application deadline is August 6, 2018 at midnight. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted**.**

World Vision is a child focused organization and upholds the rights and wellbeing of children. Our recruitment and selection procedures include screening and background checking for child abuse related offenses. World Vision is an equal opportunity employer.

World Vision does not use employment agencies nor does it charge money for recruitment, interviews, or medical checks. More information about vacancies can be found on our official careers page https://careers.wvi.org/.

Kenya: Project Officer- Hygiene & Sanitation (Various Field locations in Kenya)

Organization: World Vision
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 03 Aug 2018

Purpose of the Position:

The position supports the WASH Engineer to successfully implement Area development Sanitation and Hygiene (S&H) activities and Interventions to contribute to child wellbeing outcomes.

Specifically the Sanitation and Hygiene Officer will guide and supervise implementation of S&H projects in the ADPs, support development of staff and community capacity building in S&H, participate in mobilization of S&H resources and ensure implementation is done in close collaboration with WV Kenya staff, the local community, the Kenyan government and other relevant agencies.

In order to successfully do so, the S&H Officer must be able to effectively communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others

Major Responsibilities:

Coordinate activity implementation in line with WVK standards and donor requirements 60%

· Identify and implement viable sanitation and Hygiene promotion technological options within the ADP

· Develop detailed implementation plans and monitor implementation of Sanitation and hygiene project activities in the ADP.

· Provide support in implementation of Sanitation and Hygiene projects to ensure quality, effectiveness and timely implementation.

· Ensure that business processes, standards and guidelines related to WASH initiatives developed in coordination with QA and NO-WASH are effectively implemented by staff within the ADP.

· Collaborate with QA and the National sanitation and hygiene coordinator to provide the ADP with the appropriate technical orientation needed to achieve proposed child and community wellbeing outcomes through sanitation and hygiene initiatives;

· Ensure that ADP staff monitor and support the timely and appropriate utilization of budgeted resources for S&H related project activities;

· Capacity building of staff and communities in programming and implementation of S&H activities.

· Preparation of bills of quantities for projects e.g VIP latrines and pre – cast sanitation slabs

· Participate in development of timely and accurate funding proposals in line with donor requirements and WVK standards in collaboration with ADP technical staff and other sector specialists in WVK.

To facilitate community entry and mobilization for support in activity implementation. 15 %

· Provide support in community mobilization towards projects implementation within the ADP

· Liaise with the village health committees/community health workers in mobilizing the communities towards their participation and contribution toward the project goals and ensuring the same is achieved.

· Undertake awareness campaigns and carry out participatory training of stakeholders such as Water and Sanitation committees/communities/village health promoters in health aspects, hygiene and environmental sanitation

Facilitate networking and collaboration of the IPA with sector stakeholders 10%

· Collaborate with Ministry of Health and other relevant departments in implementing the S&H activities

· Liaise with consultants and government line ministries in providing relevant S&H technical advice to WASH project Manager and Community

· Promote advocacy on sanitation and Hygiene issues within the programme area*.*

· Participate in Sanitation and Hygiene coordination and other meetings as may be required in the programme area.

· Liaison with the County government in identification of projects

· Engage with key stakeholders, Community, government, church and other civil society representatives within the ADP in order to maximize the impact of ADP efforts.

· Any other relevant responsibility as may be assigned by the ADP leadership or other relating supervisors

Facilitate monitoring and evaluation of sanitation and hygiene activities and preparation of timely progress reports.10%

· Record number of people trained or reached by several hygiene promotion messages.

· To record all community contributions either in materials, cash form etc and estimate their local monetary value.

· Develop monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and end of projects reports on Sanitation & hygiene and ensure that the reports are prepared in a timely manner and in accordance with WV Kenya and Donor requirements.

· Document and disseminate best practices on sanitation & hygiene projects.

Others 5%

  • Effectively manage other assignments as may be delegated to you by the supervisor from time to time.

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:

  • Degree in Civil Engineering, Water Engineering or a related field.
  • Minimum two years proven experience in working/programming in either relief or development including managing a large scale Community based water project with evidence of successful implementation of similar projects
  • Experience in project design, proposal writing, needs assessments, surveys, and information management.
  • Experience in supervising, training, and coaching staff
  • Good understanding of SPHERE and other international standards.
  • Knowledge of MS Office, Lotus Notes and statistical program (e.g. SPSS).
  • Ability to conduct community WASH needs assessment, program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of WASH activities
  • Knowledge and application of auto/arch CAD and GIS will be an advantage.
  • Proposal/concept paper writing skills for fund raising.

Key Competencies/Attributes:

  • Excellent English communication skills (both oral and written).
  • A team player, capable of building staff and community capacity in Water, Sanitation and hygiene projects through training.
  • Ability to take initiative, a team leader able to work with minimum supervision
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity and emotional maturity

How to apply:

For more information on the job and application procedure, please visit: http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-africa and submit your online application including a detailed CV, current and expected salary, with names of three referees. Application deadline is August 3, 2018 at midnight. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted**.**

World Vision is a child focused organization and upholds the rights and wellbeing of children. Our recruitment and selection procedures include screening and background checking for child abuse related offenses. World Vision is an equal opportunity employer.

World Vision does not use employment agencies nor does it charge money for recruitment, interviews, or medical checks. More information about vacancies can be found on our official careers page https://careers.wvi.org/.

Kenya: Program Officer- WASH Grants

Organization: World Vision
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 20 Jun 2018

Purpose of the Position:

To coordinate and ensure the successful implementation of WASH grants activities and interventions that directly contributes to the attainment of child wellbeing aspirations. The incumbent will oversee implementation, documentation of WASH grants projects, mobilize appropriate resources for any new opportunity for a similar grant and undertake capacity building of the project staff

In order to successfully do so, the grant coordinator must be able to effectively communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others.

Major Responsibilities:

Supervision and timely implementation of WASH grants 40%

· Provide innovative and strategic leadership, effective management and timely administrative support for WASH grants interventions;

· Ensure that business processes, standards and guidelines related to initiatives developed in coordination with NO WASH team are effectively implemented by the relevant APs.

· Ensure that requisite monitoring tools (4D matrices, DIPs, ITTs and Log frames), donor guidelines are adhered to by the relevant ADPs.

· Coordinate in liaison with the National WASH coordinator to effectively support relevant ADP WASH staff to carry out assessments, designs, measurements of construction and in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures

· Review all engineering surveys, assessments, evaluations, studies, designs and terms of reference and bills of quantities from the relevant ADPs

· Collaborate with all line ministries and other relevant departments in providing technical support and assistance related to WASH projects

Quality Assurance, engagement with partners and provide technical support to staff 30%

· Oversee Implementation of WASH to ensure quality, effectiveness as per the project design and guidelines.

· Ensure that all WASH interventions of these projects meet or exceed planned outcomes and are implemented in full compliance with GOK, WHO, SPHERE and other relevant partnership and international standards and guidelines;

· Collaborate with the NO WASH to provide ADPs with the appropriate technical orientation needed to achieve child wellbeing outcomes;

· Ensure that all staff implementing these projects meet or exceed basic professional requirements and conduct themselves in accordance with WV policies and principals;

· Ensure that all staff implementing these projects are successfully engaging with key internal and external stakeholders, including other WVK entities (F, P&C) as well as Support Office, Community, government, church and other civil society representatives in order to maximize the impact of interventions

· Collaborate with NO WASH team to provide relevant ADPs with the appropriate technical orientation needed to achieve proposed child wellbeing outcomes.

Monitoring, Evaluation and budget Utilization 20%

· Coordinate in liaison with the NO WASH team to effectively support the relevant ADP WASH and Construction staff to carry out monitoring and evaluation activities in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures;

· Conduct field monitoring visits to ADPs implementing the relevant projects. He/she is also responsible for facilitating visiting delegations/donors

· Provide financial oversight and budget utilization for the projects

· Collaborate with Ministry of Water and Irrigation, Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation and other relevant departments in providing technical support and assistance to the projects

· Capacity building of staff and communities as stipulated in project designs and guidelines as well as promoting relevant advocacy on WASH issues

· Ensure that ADP staff monitor the timely and effective implementation of response plans to all financial and operational audit findings of the projects initiatives, and take the needed measures to prevent such findings from recurring in the future

· In liaison with the regional program enhancement officer and NO WASH team, develop TOR for projects evaluations.

Preparation of implementation reports, documentation of best practices and fundraising 10%

· Review and consolidated monthly, quarterly, semi- annual, annual, and end of projects reports and ensure that the reports are prepared in a timely manner and in accordance with donors and WV Kenya requirements.

· Ensure that appropriate donor engagement and proposal development activities are successfully carried out as appropriate

· Support timely development of funding proposals in line with donor requirements and WVK standards in collaboration with ADP leadership, NO WASH specialist and grant acquisition Group.

Document and disseminate best practices on completed initiatives and projects.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

· Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University

· Minimum 5 years’ experience with regards to the designing, planning, implementation, supervising and reporting on integrated development with bias in WASH and construction projects;

· Minimum least 2 years’ experience in leadership position

· Must be results orientated leader who can handle a heavy work load as well as manage and satisfy multiple and at times conflicting organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands and;

· Good public relations skills

· Must be a strong team player.

· Must be a committed Christian who is able to stand above denominational and cultural diversity challenges;

· Must be able to provide spiritual leadership within but not limited to chapel and daily devotions;

· Must have outstanding oral and written communications and relationship skills and;

· Must be willing to perform other duties as required.

How to apply:

For more information on the job and application procedure, please visit: http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-africa and submit your online application including a detailed CV, current and expected salary, with names of three referees. Application deadline is June 20, 2018 at midnight. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted**.**

World Vision is a child focused organization and upholds the rights and wellbeing of children. Our recruitment and selection procedures include screening and background checking for child abuse related offenses. World Vision is an equal opportunity employer.

World Vision does not use employment agencies nor does it charge money for recruitment, interviews, or medical checks. More information about vacancies can be found on our official careers page https://careers.wvi.org/.