Monitoring & Evaluation Project Manager JOB DESCRIPTION The Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Project Manager is responsible for ensuring that the Babati Pamoja Project monitoring and evaluation meets THRIVE, WVT, Partnership and industry standards. Key Roles and Responsibilities: Lead the development and execution of the project’s M&E system in line with WVT and THRIVE approach: Developing the M&E architecture for the project. Participating in and providing support to project design activities including development of project theories of change and strategic frameworks (Log Frame). Providing expertise in M&E planning and methodology. Determining and defining performance (output) and impact indicators and targets. Reviewing and ensuring the continued relevance of the M&E system for the project. Ensuring the functionality of the Project’s monitoring system: Implementing monitoring systems and designing/adapting THRIVE monitoring tools. Developing/adapting THRIVE data collection tools including collection protocols. Monitoring project activities, outputs and progress towards anticipated results. Working with data platforms, databases (including setting-up beneficiary database) and select technologies to capture and organize data. Training field staff in monitoring and evaluation processes and providing ongoing coaching. Conducting or providing support to data quality assessments. Providing quality analysis and reporting: Determining data analysis procedures and use of quantitative or qualitative analysis tools. Cleaning, sorting, categorizing and organizing data. Analyzing quantitative and/or qualitative data. Summarizing findings. Developing monthly, quarterly or annual reports depending on project requirements. Disseminating M&E findings and project results to stakeholders. Manage evaluations and special studies (value chain analysis, situational analysis etc): Conducting program analysis or special studies. Supporting or leading evaluation teams. Managing external evaluation consultants and draft terms of reference. Contribute to the Project’s knowledge management: Contributing to institutional learning processes. Convening communities of practice and other organizational learning practices. Tracking best practices in monitoring and evaluation. Any other tasks assigned by the project’s Chief Of Party. 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: Qualification required Bachelor Degree in Development Studies, Economics, or BSc Degree in Agriculture & BSc in Statistics or related field with experience of 5 years in programming Other Technical Skills & Abilities: Skills in research skills (qualitative and quantitative) and statistics. Good understanding of resilience and livelihood programming. Computer skills and statistical package eg. SAS, SPSS. Strong people skills; considerable experience of collaborative work; positive attitude. to working with non M&E specialists and appreciation of the contribution others can make. Good planning and organizational skills. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and public. Working Environment / Conditions: Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field. Travel: 20% Domestic/international travel is required. On call: 10%.
Application Deadline Date18-May-17 APPLY ONLINE ============ Training and Development Facilitator- Mbuguni JOB DESCRIPTION Purpose of the position: This position aims at strengthening local institutions (e.g. savings/producer groups, producer associations etc.) by using innovative low-cost and tailored training models (e.g. financial literacy, business skills, empowered worldview, nutrition, child protection etc.) to sustainably enhance the capacity of local institutions in Mwanzo Integrated Development Project. Main Duties/Responsibilities: Under the supervision of business development specialist, prepare, organize and deliver appropriate trainings to savings groups, producer groups and producer associations. Work closely with field project facilitators to build emerging entrepreneurs’ capacity by integrating market-driven approaches in projects. Support the development of sustainable livelihoods initiatives including the World Vision Savings group model. Facilitate the linkage of farmers to private sector engagements in the program and guide the field. Identify, follow up and mentor empowered worldview champions as agents of sustainable change. Promote WVT’s empowerment approach as opposed to service delivery approach through facilitation of empowered worldview and other related trainings. Facilitate the identification, documentation and sharing of impact stories from project beneficiaries. Work closely with VFT to mobilize, train, assess and appraise individuals and groups that are eligible for accessing different loan product. Any other tasks assigned by the supervisor. Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Livestock, Agriculture Economics or Agribusiness, Business Administration or related from an accredited University Minimum 1 year working experience in the area of local economic development /livelihood development, SME development and private sector engagement. Experienced in community mobilization and group formation In-depth practical knowledge of inter-disciplinary development issues A self-starter and able to inspire and influence action Report writing skills Computer literacy is essential Other Competencies/Attributes:
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities. Application Deadline Date18-May-17 APPLY ONLINE ============ Senior Accountant Disbursement- Arusha JOB DESCRIPTION Purpose of the position: Providing customer focused professional services for enhanced quality ministry in improving organizational culture and capacity for effectiveness and efficiency in achieving child wellbeing outcomes, by coordinating implementation of accounting activities in the area of cash disbursement and financial management. Communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others. Major Responsibilities: PAYMENT PROCESSING: Pre-audit of financial transaction and Posting (authenticity, source accuracy and completeness of raw accounting data before payment): Review the vouchers to ensure they have all relevant backups Ensure proper coding of vouchers before posting Ensure all vouchers posted in sun system are physically available All held journals for the month are posted before closure of monthly FFR. Ensure that all cash/bank payments and staff advances are within the internal control system and approved budgets: Review the staff advance requests and ensure are within the internal control system and approved budgets Review payment vouchers and ensure are within the internal control system and approved budgets Ensure credit advice notes / payment confirmation are sent to vendors timely Review the petty cash request and facilitate payment Review and facilitate disbursement of a monthly projects funding Ensure all vouchers in the systems are physically available, reviewed, approved, stamped “PAID&POSTED” and well filed and Audit Trail is conducted in a monthly basis CASH AND BANKING MANAGEMENT: Ensure GC Funding and Support Offices Direct Funds received are timely confirmed as required. Ensure all received cash/funds are receipted, deposited and Deposit Voucher are raised for approval and filling, and bank charges are booked accordingly Ensure all bank records & documents are kept safely and all banking correspondences are done in a timely manner Ensure that petty cash requests are within approval ceiling limit and that the amount requested are in agreement with supporting documents and ensure replenishment is done timely Ensure all vouchers are approved, stamped & filled for proper documentation, and available for audit trail. Ensure cash movement and Cash position Analysis is prepared to make sure the office is operating with real time balances and have sufficient cash balances at all time. Ensure that all Bank Accounts have updated signatories and Signature control list is in place. Ensure cash target low is maintained for the whole of the financial year. SA & PA Management All received SA are properly coded and booked, follow up is made on the implementation to the respective deportment / project for timely clearance and accounting for. All received pre-approvals (PA) are followed to the implementing projects/department, the cost incurred paid for and booked accordingly. All the PA expenses are SA’d timely and sent to the respective offices with correct and accurate backups for timely approval and clearance. Thorough reconciliation and timely cleanup of all accounts ( 240) associated with Settlement Advices (SAs) BALANCE SHEET MANAGEMENT: Ensure Balance sheet items are well managed, timely cleared and no hanging balances and should be monitored and validated on a monthly FFR Accounts Allocation for all balance sheet accounts should be monitored and validated monthly. Prepayment costs should be expensed timely, should be monitored and validated monthly. Manage and monitor Accounts Payables (AP), validate and clear them monthly and ensure all balances crossing the month are well analysed and communicated to SSC. Inter- office Payables & Receivables should be clean throughout the FY and used only at the year end and cleared in period one of every financial year. PAYROLL & STATUTORY REQUIREMENT MANAGEMENT: Ensure Payroll processing with all its schedules are accurately done in accordance with governing policies, rules & regulations and in a timely manner. Review payroll schedules to ensure its accurately done Ensure staff PAYE and NSSF are timely submitted. Process the payment of staff salaries and ensure timely deposit to their respective bank accounts. Ensure timely preparation and submission of semi-annual and annual taxi returns Ensure staff terminal benefits are correctly calculated, coded and timely paid STAFFING ISSUES MANAGEMENT: Ensure the performance management is practiced within the unit to enhance performance, smooth staff relation and accountability. Conduct capacity building to the Disbursement Team. Measurement of performance of the team reporting to youClose supervision and meetings to discuss monthly performance, challenges and put the way forward for enhanced Team performance. 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 Degree in Accounting or related fields. Experience: 2 years Preferred:, ACCA, CPA Technical Skills & Abilities: Excellent computer skills in Excel, Word & Sun-systems software. Demonstrated ability in supervision. Good planning and organizational skills. Tact and diplomacy in dealing with staff-related to work environment needs. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff. Other Competencies/Attributes: Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities. Perform other duties as required. Working Environment / Conditions: Work environment: Office-based. Travel: 5% Domestic/international travel is required.