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JOBS AT WORLD VISION TANZANIA - 12/29/2016


Design,Monitoring and Evaluation Officer-Mbuguni Arusha

Purpose of the position:
Provide technical guidance and support to Mwanzo projects to comply with WV DM&E Management policy (LEAP/IPM) guidelines & standards, CWB initiatives and donor requirements.
Communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.
Roles and Responsibilities:

Design, adopt or update monitoring tools as per programme/project M&E plan and ensure use of appropriate tools in collection, compilation, analysis and utilization.

Facilitate and strengthen quality control mechanism for M&E processes and review of Mwanzo project documents (reports, PDD, Assessment, Evaluation, Baseline survey reports etc).

Prepare and submit periodic consolidated reports of ongoing M&E activities, progress against outcomes and outputs of Mwanzo project.

Support the Program Manager and technical team in the implementation of the project’s plans through training and other on-site support.

Facilitate project Baseline Survey, Assessment, evaluation and (re) design functions.

Establish status of implementation of operations audit/reviews recommendations for management action.

Identify and formulate lessons learned and document best practices from evaluations and studies to be integrated into project reports.

Facilitate programme reflection/learning, research, documentation of best practices and ensure most significant success stories are included in the reports and shared among the partners

Implement any other other assigned duties.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

Perform other duties as required.

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: BA/BSc Degree in Agric. Economics., Sociology & related field

Experience: 3 years in programming.

Technical skills and abilities:

o Skills in Programming.

o Computer skills and statistical package.

o Ability to work in teams.

o Skills in Research methodology.

o Analytical skills.

Working Environment / Conditions:

Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field.

Travel: 03% Domestic/international travel is required.

On call: 02%.

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Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist- Kigoma- Readvertisement

Purpose of the position:
The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will lead all monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities for the SUSTAIN MNCH - II program. In this capacity, s/he will establish systems for gathering, reporting and analyzing performance data for impact and sustainability of project implementation. S/he will coordinate and manage all monitoring, evaluation and research tasks and deliverables for the project and ensure that all required reports and documentation for the project’s internal management systems and for external reporting are produced according to GAC guidelines.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Lead the 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’s internal management systems and for external reporting are produced according to GAC and WV Canada guidelines.
Ensure timely preparation and submission of monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual progress reports on the status of project implementation.
Ensure timely communication with the project team and other relevant partners to ensure proper documentation and sharing of project best practices.
Develop the overall framework of the monitoring and evaluation activities; clarify the responsibilities and prepare the work plan and the detailed budget for the monitoring and evaluation activities and supervise the work of the Monitoring and Evaluation to project officer.
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.
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 and GAC guidelines.
Ensure that monitoring data are discussed in the appropriate forum such as the district and regional nutrition multi-sectorial 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:
Master’s 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.
Other skills 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.
Other Competencies/Attributes:
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Perform other duties as required.
Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: Willing to work in rural areas and travel extensively in the field.

On Call: During working hours unless there is an emergency.

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Administrative Assistant

PURPOSE OF POSITION:


The Evidence & Learning Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Team has over 10 staff spread across 6 countries on four continents. These staff members require Global Centre administrative and project management support. This position will provide intensive support to the Senior Director, M&E - Evidence & Learning including management of the Senior Director’s correspondence, schedule and logistical concerns, team work plan and reports.

The administrative specialist will be the single administrative point of contact for all the M&E Team members and is responsible to: engage with team members specific administrative questions, issues or problems, support them directly in tasks that can best be performed centrally, and provide clear guidance, in the form of brief ‘how-to’ guides and ‘help-desk’ style support, on tasks that can best be performed by individual staff members. The administrative specialist will also assist the team with drafting and formatting communication and results dissemination materials such as reports and Power-point presentations, DME data analysis, document review and drafting reports.



KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:


Manage e-mail and schedule for Senior Director, M&E:

Review and categorise e-mail involving high-level internal and external contacts and exposure to sensitive information, necessitating considerable use of tact, diplomacy, discretion and judgment.

Compose letters, reports and memos, including responding to routine mail using appropriate content and format. Compile, format, produce, sort and/or distribute mail/reports in an accurate and timely way.

Maintain calendar and assist in scheduling and coordinating meetings.

Maintain E&L M&E team calendar(s).

Manage team work plan, budget and follow up for timely completion.

Prepare contracts, MOU.


Administrative support to portfolio of M&E Team members:

Respond to specific administrative questions, issues or problems of global portfolio of assigned staff.

Available to assigned staff members by e-mail and phone during agreed upon hours.

Respond to administrative questions/issues with solution, plan or escalation to Finance and Support Manager, within 24 hours.

Classify administrative task requests as ‘central’ or ‘individual’ according to E&L administrative strategy and provide appropriate support (see below).


Central Tasks:

Perform complex and diverse administrative central tasks as described in the Sustainable Health administrative plan.

Process payments for consultants, vendors and purchases, as well as creating Pre-Approvals.

Perform key projects using initiative and judgment and/or coordinate assigned projects (including issues such as hiring, onboarding and orientation of staff).

Support in drafting and /or formatting presentations and reports; DME data analysis, literature and document review and drafting reports.

Others as defined by the Senior Director M&E.


Individual Tasks:

Provide clear guidance, in the form of brief knowledge guides and ‘help-desk’ style support – from central group knowledge base - on tasks that can best be performed by individual staff members.

Use initiative and judgment to connect assigned staff with resources to help them quickly and efficiently perform tasks.

Identify and report gaps in central group administrative knowledge base and processes and work collaboratively with team members to develop solutions and knowledge guides to fill those gaps.


Timekeeping Use P&C forms and systems to track vacation and sick balances of assigned staff.


Consultant contract & invoice processing Complete approved boilerplate contracts and amendments, process for signature, process payments ensuring proper coding, and track payments in accordance with contract terms.


Meeting Support - in person and virtual Coordinate virtual and face-to-face meetings for global staff, accommodating multiple time zones.



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:


BA degree in administration, human resources, public health, social science or other related fields preferred.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities may also be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training, though some college preferable.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; strong customer service skills and proven flexibility to work well with others with diverse personal styles.

Excellent personal task and time management skills.

Normal office software experience, e.g., Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, e-mail, web License, registration, or certification required to perform this position.

Effective in written and verbal communication in English.


Preferred:

Knowledge of M&E.

Knowledge of international development.

Additional software experience: Microsoft SharePoint, WebEx, other online collaboration and meeting software a plus.

Executive e-mail and scheduling experience.

Experience communicating with senior executives.

Experience in multi-cultural environment, accommodating for multiple time zones.


Working Environment / Conditions:


The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 5% of the time.

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People and Culture Director/ Human Resources Director - Arusha

Purpose of the position:
To provide strategic direction in designing, developing and implementing strategies and systems in support of attracting, developing, and retaining a committed, competent and productive human resource to effectively deliver the World Vision Tanzania Strategy. This includes providing strategic leadership and technical support to the National Office in all matters related to Human Resource Management (HRM) and Organizational Development (OD). The position also provides support, counsel and overall technical advice to the National Director, and the entire World Vision Tanzania (WVT) Senior Leadership Team in the areas of Human Resource (HR) Management, Organizational Development, Leadership Development, and Strategic Planning.
Communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Divisional Leadership:
Strategic partnership with the WVT Senior Leadership to strengthen the OD and human resource function by providing guidance and counsel to the team.
Provide overall leadership and technical support to the People and Culture (P&C) team.
Coaching and mentoring the Division team through regular meetings, sharing and monitoring weekly, monthly and quarterly individual plans.
Strategic Business Partnering with the leadership team:
Participate in strategic planning sessions for organization effectiveness and individual business units to meet organizational goals.
Lead, plan and co-implement initiatives towards the realization of the organizational vision, mission and three-year strategic and annual operating plan.
Facilitate P&C budget guidelines for the various units to incorporate in their annual operational planning.
Provide technical expertise on business strategies, human resources processes and organizational policies and practices at the leadership level (including but not limited to Recruitment, Employment, Benefits/Medical, Compensation, Orientation, Staff and Leadership Development), and organizational policies and practices.
Design and implement the business partnering model with the line managers i.e. Lead and implement the P&C business partnering with line managers for effective delivery of HR&OD services.
Divisional Planning & Budgeting:
Develop, Implement, review and monitor the Divisional Annual Operational Plan.
Develop, implement & review Divisional monthly & Quarterly plans.
Develop, review & Monitor the Division Budget.
Facilitate P&C budget guidelines for the various units to incorporate in their annual operational planning.
Staff Motivation & Retention:
Design, review and implement HR policies, systems, guidelines in alignment with the Government labor law and the Partnership standards.
Provide leadership in conducting surveys and benchmarks that will ensure that WVT stay competitive within the labour market.
Sensitization of all staff on the current HR policies and guidelines.
Staff wellbeing:
Develop and implement a staff wellbeing strategy and initiatives for WVT.
Provide leadership in conducting periodic staff climate surveys to gauge the level of satisfaction in the organization.
Enhance the P&C service delivery and capacity:
Skills audit: identify the skills gaps within P&C and develop a strategy for capacity development.
Review the systems/processes to identify and address gaps for effective service delivery.
Quarterly performance reviews of the division in line with the Divisional strategy.
Organizational Development:
Review and develop appropriate organizational designs and effective structures.
Build Change Management capacity in the National Office as appropriate.
Contextualize, promote and support systems, services and programs for employee well-being.
Conduct organizational climate audits engaging leadership to implement corrective actions.
Administer Employee Relations policies and programs, and provide advice to staff and managers.
Networking and public relations building:
Establish strategic networks with key International NGOs and other supporting agencies at the national and international level to keep updated with changes in external environment.
Carry out benchmarks with other INGOs to identify best practices.
Attend Regional and Partnership networks .
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:
Qualification required: MBA/ Masters in Human Resources/ or related field.
Extensive experience in Human Resource Management at Senior Executive Management level for a minimum of 5 years.
Experience in managing large organizational change initiatives will be an advantage.
5-10 years’ experience at senior level in leadership
Knowledge of normal organizational policies, labor law and legal requirements of Tanzania.
Good skills in conflict resolution/problem solving, teamwork, crisis management, training facilitation and coaching.
Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical stamina.
Ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific local cultural context.
Other Competencies/Attributes:
HR Technical skills, influencing skills, conflict management skills, counseling skills and organization awareness skills.
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.
Perform other duties as required.
Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field offices or areas of operations of WVT.
Travel: 20% Domestic/international travel is required.

On call: 30%.

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Project Officer- Karatu Cluster

JOB DESCRIPTION

To provide technical support in designing, implementing and monitoring Livelihood/Agriculture, WASH and Education Private Non Sponsorship (PNS) projects.
Must provide technical and facilitative leadership to producer groups and ensure Dream Village Project (DVP) interventions are aligned to WVT strategy and relevant TPs implemented in Lake Eyasi AP in Integration and implementation of Tanzania Empowerment ADP Model (TEAM), by ensuring that allocated programs/project resources are used as per WV Strategy, WV policies, donor standards and procedures to attain the Child Well Being outcomes.
Must also communicate and observe World Vision's Christian ethos, core values and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.
Roles and Responsibilities:

Take part in designing, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of livelihood, WASH and education PNS Projects.

Assist the project coordinator to coordinate marketing activities (photos, video recording, donor visit preparation etc.

Collect and compile livelihood and education PNS project information for monthly, quarterly and annual accomplishment reports.

Take part in planning, facilitating and conducting trainings for Dream village project.

Take part in the documentation of best practices and lessons on livelihood and education project implementations.

Assist the coordinator in developing and updating monitoring and reporting formats.

Engage in the preparation of quality Information Education and Communication (IEC) materials in collaboration with Lake Eyasi AP team.

Participate in livelihood, education and WASH related workshops, trainings and meetings.

Promote major cross cutting themes including environment, gender, protection, disability, peace building and Christian commitment.

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. Agronomy, Bsc. Crop science and or Bsc. Horticulture, Bsc. Agriculture general
Experience: Minimum of 2 years related working experience in organic farming.
Preferred: Msc. Soil science , Msc. Crop science, Msc. Applied Agriculture Economics, Msc. Agricultural economics and relevant working experience in an International Organization

Other Competencies/Attributes/Skills:

Proposal writing and business planning.
Community mobilization and facilitation.
Demonstrated understanding of the leading agribusiness sector in Tanzania, value chain development and market systems.
Ability to work with farmers to improve depleted soil to qualify in good agricultural practices, to improve yields and households income.
Good interpersonal skills and ability to interact, maintain relationships with all levels of staffs, donors, colleagues and partners in a multi-cultural selling.
Problem solving and analytical skills.
Skills in programming and Experience with donor funded projects; experience with World vision is added advantage.
High integrity.
Networking and influencing skills essential for Partnering and engaging with stakeholders.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Report writing skills.
Highly reliable and dependable.
Passion for children.
Computer skills.
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Attend and participate in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.
Perform other duties as required.
Working Environment / Conditions:

Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field.
Travel: 40% Domestic/international travel is required.

On call: 15%

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Partnership Leader, Strategy Realisation

JOB DESCRIPTION

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate within a jurisdiction (Country or U.S. state) where WVI is registered to operate.



FULL POSITION TITLE: PARTNERSHIP LEADER, STRATEGY, REALISATION, COLLABORATION & INNOVATION



PURPOSE OF POSITION:


This position will provide leadership and act as a key focal point for the 2030 strategy adoption and alignment across World Vision Partnership and near-team strategy realisation to maximise impact for children and the poorest of the poor. Lead the Global Office of Strategy, Collaboration & Innovation (GOSCI) and the Strategy Realisation Office (SRO) and facilitate the network of strategy professionals within entities across the partnership.


This position, in collaboration with others will ensure the application of a consistent model for strategy implementation, appropriate high level content/focus, and the coordination of all entities efforts to both.


The Partnership Leader will also have oversight of the Partnership Planning Cycle and will work with the rest of the partnership. There is regional matrix reporting relationship into the position.


The Partnership Leader will continue to structure internal consulting response to meet the needs of Partnership entities in refining strategy, supporting critical business analysis, business planning, organisational strategy and their processes in collaboration with the Partnership senior leadership.


The Partnership Leader will enable and advance the organisation’s culture and competencies in collaboration and innovation and take on specific collaboration and innovation activites as agree with the Partnership senior leadership. This position will lead the scanning and engaging on external trends considering the implications and scenarios to WV, and formulating actions and changes to the Partnership strategy accordingly.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Overall accountabilities include integrating, facilitating, and realising the strategic initiative portfolio, proactively working with sponsors and initiative leads to manage interdependency of scope and delivery of initiative realisation, and proactively leading collaboration and communication across the strategic portfolio.

Key Responsibilities and Deliverables:

Ensure that each strategic initiative has a well-documented project plan designed to achieve both installation and realisation goals.

Establishes effective governance processes that actively engage relevant sponsors in oversight and decision-making.

Measures progress and tracks risks against installation and realisation goals across the portfolio of initiatives.

Proactively identifies potential issues or conflicts among the initiatives as well as opportunities to leverage resources or activities across initiatives.

Delivers value-adding status reports (dashboards) to the Steering Committee that provide clear visibility on progress and early elevation of issues and risks.

Ensures that implementation decisions for each initiative are in line with the 2030 strategic intent, and escalates issues appropriately when required.

Monitors the tension between burden or stress placed upon the organisation and the organisation’s capacity to absorb and adapt.

In addition to providing day to day leadership and direction to the initiative leaders for each of the Strategic Initiatives, the SRO Leader is responsible for providing leadership to the team of functional specialists in the areas of program/project management, communications, change management and financial measurement and control.

Strategy Alignment and Adoption:

The Partnership Leader draws the attention of leadership to the impact of issues and decisions on strategic intent. The strategic planning process provides a mechanism to ensure that the organisation moves forward in a consistent direction. The Partnership Leader must resolve the strategy – that is, clarify it for the GOSCI and for every business unit and function, ensuring that all employees understand the details of the strategic plan and how their work connects to corporate goals. This is crucial for building the federation necessary to enact change.

Ensure Capacity of Organisation to think and work Strategically, Collaboratively and Innovatively:

The GOSCI continues to develop capacity within the organisation to think and work strategically, collaboratively and innovatively in a consistent and effective manner. This capacity is built across the Partnership using a strong and well-functioning Partnership strategy, collaboration and innovation networks.

Improving ministry impact through innovation in core products and process innovation, as well as support Global Resource Development’s efforts to accelerate field based resource development via fund-raising, partnering and further diversification of the donor base. Enabling improved business process optimisation through more intentional collaboration and use of technology.

Oversight to Partnership Planning Cycle :

Our strategy process emphasises dialogue involving knowledge sharing and consensus building. This supports our widely diversified federal Partnership both from governance and a resourcing perspective. This dialogue of alignment, for all entities, is facilitated through the GOSCI’s oversight of the Partnership Planning Cycle. The Partnership Leader is responsible to highlight misalignment to the ExL and recommend solutions.

This position will have oversight of the Portfolio Management and Resource allocation methodology and will link the PMRA working group to the senior leadership of the Partnership. Investment guidelines bring consistency and transparency to the allocation of shared resources, which helps us to achieve the greatest impact and make the greatest difference through our ministry wherever we work.

Innovation, External Landscape and “Futurism”:

Create and implement a global approach to identifying and scaling innovative approaches that will benefit the entire partnership. Ensure appropriate funding is available to support and lead innovation in the marketplace. Ability to scan and interpret the external landscape and trends, and ability to translate into understandable implications for World Vision.

Leverage organisational capital through innovation, corporate and industry structures and assure that all of these are planned, filtered and executed against a continual review and updating of Global Mega Trends and Future Change.

Futurism is the ability to apply strategic foresight. By leveraging both qualitative and quantitative data, and continually scanning the macro-environment for mega- trends (i.e. where societal, technological, environmental, economic and political trends emerge and converge). Providing the tools to help the organisation make sense of emerging landscape, develop aspirational futures, and develop scenarios that guide strategic decision-making.


KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS & ABILITIES:


Required:

Master’s degree preferred in economics, business administration, public administration/management, international development or related field experience.

Extensive international experiences (minimum of 10 years) and comfort in working across cultures and within complex organisational structures.

Demonstrated breadth of business and organisation development experience and facilitation of processes.

Proven ability and successful track record in seeing the “big picture” in complex situations by linking information or applying theoretical frameworks, by taking a systems view, or by considering an abstract, innovative, broader or longer-term perspective.

Ability to perform strategic business planning including settling organisational objectives, overseeing competitive analysis, strategy implementation communication and opportunity/innovation recognition.

Experience working in a matrix environment highly desirable.

Apprenticeship in strategy development within World Vision and/or assigned roles in other

international organisations or strategy consulting firms.

Strength in building effective work relationships with both local and dispersed colleagues, and

manage and lead horizontally across the organisaiton.

Work Environment:


The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 40% of the time.

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