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World Vision Vacancies, October 2023

World Vision is a global humanitarian organization that focuses on helping children and their communities overcome poverty and injustice. Founded in 1950 by Dr. Bob Pierce, this organization has grown to become one of the largest and most well-respected non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the world. Its mission is to provide assistance to the most vulnerable populations, particularly children, in various parts of the world, striving to make a lasting impact on their lives.

Here are some key aspects of World Vision:

1. Child-Centered Approach: World Vision places a strong emphasis on children’s welfare. It believes that by investing in children’s well-being, it can create a ripple effect that improves the overall quality of life for entire communities. They work to ensure that children have access to education, healthcare, clean water, and a safe environment.

2. Global Reach: World Vision operates in nearly 100 countries and has a vast network of staff and volunteers. This global presence allows them to respond quickly to emergencies, whether they be natural disasters or conflicts, providing immediate relief and long-term recovery support.

3. Community Development: The organization takes a holistic approach to development, involving communities in the decision-making process and helping them identify and address their specific needs. Projects may include infrastructure development, economic empowerment, healthcare access, and educational programs.

4. Advocacy and Policy Work: In addition to direct field work, World Vision engages in advocacy and policy initiatives aimed at influencing government policies and international agreements to benefit vulnerable children and their communities. They also work to raise awareness about global issues such as child labor, child trafficking, and access to clean water.

5. Emergency Response: World Vision is often one of the first organizations to respond to emergencies and disasters, providing immediate relief such as food, clean water, shelter, and medical care. They also stay involved in these regions for the long term, helping communities rebuild and recover.

6. Partnerships: World Vision collaborates with various organizations, governments, and donors to maximize the impact of their work. They work with both public and private sectors to mobilize resources and expertise for the benefit of children and families in need.

7. Child Sponsorship: One of World Vision’s most well-known programs is child sponsorship, where individuals or groups can sponsor a child in need. Sponsors provide financial support, and in return, they receive updates on the child’s progress and the community’s development.

8. Financial Transparency: World Vision is known for its financial transparency, with a significant portion of donations going directly to programs and services. They are committed to using resources efficiently and effectively.

World Vision’s dedication to improving the lives of children and communities worldwide has earned it the trust and support of millions of people around the globe. It is an organization that exemplifies the power of collective action and the potential to bring about positive change in the world, one child and one community at a time.

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Project Officer at World Vision

World Vision · Tanga, Tanga Region, Tanzania

About the job

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Key Responsibilities

Project Direct Implementation (50%)

Achieve high quality project implementation and reporting of project interventions, track the targets and shared in a timely manner with Project Manager, DME and WVT Head Office
Innovatively collaborate with partners, allies, LGAs and like-minded stakeholders to influence policy and achieve the multiplied impact;
Maintain a tight understanding on all field activities, programme strategies, resources and actual responsibilities as necessary to ensure appropriate progress toward objectives;
Contribute to improved food security, resilience, and employment opportunities among targeted beneficiaries.
Identify and work with vulnerable and needy households in the assigned project location within District Council.
Work with project beneficiaries and partners to social cohesion between refugees and host communities through promotion of peace and stability.
Enhance gender equality & protection for project beneficiaries
Spearhead all day to day project operations.

End Results

Effective project implementation according to PDD and Logframe.
Inclusion of most-vulnerable households in the project interventions.

Project Budget and Resource Management (15%)

Participate in annual and multiyear budget plans, reviews and report preparation in collaboration with finance staff.
Ensure compliance with WVT finance policy and donor requirements in management and use of financial and non-financial resources;
Take part in management of project funds, including monitoring of monthly budget burn rates, budget re-alignments, and support internal and external auditing;
Creating synergies and resource leverage with local government and other actors through facilitating integrated district and local level planning and budgeting;

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End Results

Effective activity implementation according to the approved budget, WV and donor standards.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning (MEAL) and Reporting (20%)

Adapt in collaboration with project colleagues especially MEAL Officer, the project theory of change;
Participate in development and spearhead implementation of the programme’s impact measurement system, including: collection of baseline and periodic data for tracking programme performance and decision making;
Deliberately collaborate with other World Vision projects, ensure that project is well implemented and generate evidence for policy impact and contribute to World Vision and EU strategies.
Prepare and share quality project progress reports as per timelines and submit to the relevant authority;
Take part in annual programme review meeting to assess progress, adjust plans, and draw/disseminate lessons learned;
Participate to plan, organise and conduct reflective learning forums (quarterly reflection meetings, workshops, etc) internally and externally with project stakeholders including government.

End Results

Quality monitoring, evaluation and learning to enhance project progress towards goal and influence decision making

Networking, visibility and donor recognition (10%)

Establish and maintain good relations partners, LGAs and stakeholders and other consortium members with regards to the implementation and accountability.
Ensures project interventions and donor are recognized by the government, partners and communities through project branding, participation in different forums including national, zonal, regional and local events.
Develop and support effective linkages and collaboration with key public institutions in the relevant field.
Represent the project in various assigned learning and sharing meetings/workshops/conferences.
Facilitate documentation and sharing of processes, challenges, best practices and lessons learnt among partners in the consortium.

End Results

Build network and create a positive image about the project, WV and EU in general

Other duties as assigned by the employer (5%)

Knowledge/Qualifications For The Role

Required Professional Experience

Must have at least 2 years of experience in implementation of agriculture or rural development project.
Experience with INGOs, UE and UN Agencies projects management is an added advantage.
Must have an experience of working in and interacting with rural communities
Should have an experience and general understanding of inclusive and holistic programming such as though not limited to GESI responsive and transformative designs, Advocacy, clean energy, Financial Management, and related mainstreaming strategies and activities especially in livelihood sector
Experience in working with youth
Must be a Christian with good conduct.

Required Education, Training, License, Registration, And Certification

Should have a university degree in Forest, Environmental science, Rural Development, Natural Resource Management or related field.
Advanced degree in above fields is an added advantage

Preferred Knowledge And Qualifications

Report writing skills: Ability to write reports
Strong facilitation skills in the community
Basic understanding of advocacy approaches and advocacy issues at local and/or national level.
Excellent communication and presentation skills in English and Swahili
Proven experience in facilitating effective project documentation and dissemination of results to a wide range of audiences.
Ability to work on tight deadlines
Strong commitment to WV Values, Mission and Vision.

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement

Willing to work in rural areas

On call; 5%

Physical Requirements

Must be able to work in rural areas.

Language Requirements

Fluent in both Swahili and English languages.

KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Contact (within WV or outside WV)

Project Manager

Reason for contact

Direct reporting.

Frequency of contact

Daily

Contact (within WV or outside WV)

Cluster Management & Specialists

Reason for contact

For Technical support and any administrative support

Frequency of contact

Daily/Weekly

Contact (within WV or outside WV)

Local Government Authorities.

Reason for contact

Work together in project implementation including co-planning, review and reporting.

Frequency of contact

Weekly

Contact (within WV or outside WV)

Project Partners

Reason for contact

Collaboration

Frequency of contact

As required

DECISION MAKING

All decisions will be done with endorsement of the Project Manager

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Be Safe and Resilient
  • Deliver Results
  • Build Relationships
  • Be Accountable
  • Learn and Develo
  • Improve and Innovate
  • Partner and Collaborat
  • Embrace Change

Applicant Types Accepted

Local Applicants Only

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MEAL Officer at World Vision

World Vision · Tanga, Tanga Region, Tanzania

About the job

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

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Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Key Responsibilities

Activity

 Implement monitoring, evaluation, impact measurement, and reporting system in ARDHI project initiatives (30%)

Spearhead development, review and implementation of monitoring and evaluation plan in collaboration with project team and partners.
Test and adapt project theory of change in collaboration with other staffs and partners
Facilitate development of annual plans as per donor requirement and WVI guidelines and support the revision of work plans.
Take part in preparation, review and compilation of project’s monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual reports.
Take lead in monitoring and evaluation events such as baseline, mid-term reviews, and final evaluation exercises. Participate in the engagement of project hired consultants, including writing their Terms of Reference (TOR) and providing them with the logistical support they need as carry out their contracted duties.
Facilitate learning and reflection sessions with staff or partners for the purpose of exploring information and answers around projects learning agenda.
Formulate and Implement key performance indicators (KPI) and deliverables for the project and monitor them throughout the duration of the projects

End Results

Effective Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEAL) system for improved project performance

Implement project Learning, Information and Knowledge system (30%)

Leading project efforts to analyze and reflect on the data and information to determine the impacts it is making towards improved project achievements.
Maintain project database in WV’s Horizon platform and S4T data in MIS Savix/DreamSave.
Lead project efforts to document challenges/obstacles and lessons and best practices, including their application for improved project and organizational performance
Package and disseminate quality program initiative information to different audiences and for project quality purposes
Lead documentation of best practices and ensure most significant success stories are published and included in the reports and shared.
Establish status of implementation of operations audit/reviews recommendations for management action.

End Results

Lessons learned captured for review and adjustment of project design towards enhanced performance.

Build capacity of staffs, partners and community in MEAL (20%)

Develop and disseminate monitoring templates including tools to the project team
Train staffs, partners and community on project monitoring tools for effective and quality M&E system

End Results

Improved capacity of MEAL for project team and partners

Networking, visibility and donor recognition (15%)

Establish and maintain good relations partners, LGAs and stakeholders with regards to the implementation and accountability.
Ensures project interventions and donor are recognized by the government, partners and communities through project branding, participation in different forums including national, zonal, regional and local events.
Develop and support effective linkages and collaboration with key public institutions in the relevant field.
Represent the project in various assigned learning and sharing meetings/workshops/conferences.

End Results

Build network and create a positive image about the project, WV and EU in general

Other duties as assigned by the employer (5%)

Knowledge/Qualifications For The Role

Required Professional Experience

Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in MEAL position.
Should be conversant with different impact measuring systems.
Prior experience with INGOs, EU and other UN Agencies projects is an added advantage.
Facilitation skills in training or facilitating staff DM&E issues.
Must be computer literate
A good team player
Good communication and good inter-personal skills
Needs excellent English language skills, both oral and written
Must be a good writer.

Required Education, Training, License, Registration, And Certification

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Minimum Qualification required: BA Rural Development, Community development, Statistics, sociology and other related fields.
Must have certification on academic or job training on MEAL related field.

Preferred Knowledge And Qualifications

Strong prior experience with online data management, data collection, use of mobile data systems, logical framework, data analysis and presentation, report writings.
Strong commitment to WV Values, Mission and Vision.
Programming Skills.
Computer skills and statistical package.
Skills in Research methodology
Analytical skills

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement

Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field.
Travel: 20% Domestic/international travel is required.
On call: 5%.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to work in rural areas.

Language Requirements

Fluent in both Swahili and English languages.

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Driver at World Vision

World Vision · Tanga, Tanga Region, Tanzania

About the job

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

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Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Key Responsibilities

10% To drive all WVT Project vehicles as planned

End Results

The safe arrival of passengers and goods
Timely arrival to the destination
Safe arrival of the vehicle
Safe drive to avoild causing acidents to others road users

10% To ensure that the general state of the vehicle has been regularly & timely checked (before and after use).

End Results

Vehicle is timely serviced
Well maintained vehicle
Well cleaned vehicle
To ensure the vehicle is always in good usable condition. The vehicle will be in roadworthy condition

5% Clerical services provision

End Results

Timely support to all project staff as legally planned
Support smooth and quick dispatch and delivery of documents between WVT and other stakeholders.
Timely delivery of payloads

10% Maintain Log Books

End Results

All mileage recorded should be those legally authorized
Mileage recording to the log book every time when refueling the vehicle
There will be a proper recording of mileage covered against fuel consumed
There will be a proper recording of mileage for normal service

10% To Ensure all required documents to the vehicle are valid and safely kept, Insurance, road safety stickers, availability of tool kit, triangles, reflectors, fire extinguisher & first Aid Kit.

End Results

Timely replacement of vehicle identified kits on its expirely (including first aid, fire extinguisher etc
There will be proper adherence to road traffic rules

5% Ensure all visitors sign the child protection forms as soon as they are picked up.

End Results

Explain the purpose of signing the child protection form to vistors before they sign
The timely signing of child protection forms for visitors on arrival

10% To ensure that the vehicle is not overloaded either by people or luggage

End Results

To increase the life span of the tires
Adherence to the traffic rules and regulations

10% Report any adverse observation of a vehicle to Senior Transport Officer

End Results

The vehicle will be in roadworthy condition
To reduce the risk of accidents

5% Remind/advise Senior Transport Officer to matters pertaining to services and repairs of vehicles

End Results

Adherence to the Planned Preventive Maintenance
The vehicles will be in roadworthy condition.

5% Other Duties As Assigned By The Employer

End Results

There will be smooth support on any other legally activities assigned to drivers

10% Ensure that the vehicles are serviced as per the Planned Preventive Maintenance.

End Results

There will be safe arrival of both passengers and goods
The vehicle will be in roadworthy condition always
The lifespan of the vehicle will be increased

10% Adhere to WVT’s Vehicle Policy all the time

End Results

There will be no picking people in the vehcile who are not authorized referring to the policy of the organization
There will be timely parking and allowed departure time of the WVT Project Vehicles unless legal permission is granted
There will be no over speeding and therefore reduction of accidents

Knowledge/Qualifications For The Role

Required Professional Experience

At least three years experience as a driver
Safe driving record
Must be well acquainted with basic knowledge on vehicle parts and be able to diagnose vehicle related faults at first place.
Long distance driving experience
Good oral communication ability.
Polite, easy going, ability to work with variety of different people and cultures.
Ability to work after normal working hours to transport staff/consultants to airport and other locations.
Strong language capability in both Kiswahili and English.
Must be honest and demonstrate the highest degree of integrity.
Ability to write a work-related report.

Required License, Registration, And Certification

Valid class C (C1, C2, C3) driving license
Form Four with NIT Advanced Driving Certificate or VETA Advanced Driving Certificate

Preferred Education, Knowledge And Qualifications

Certificate in logistics, administration/procurement are the added advantages
Experience working in NGOs will be added advantages (International NGOs)

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement

Work environment: Office-based with regular travel to the field
Travel:Domestic travel is required.

Physical Requirements

3 + years in driving
Tanga Region

Language Requirements

Ability to communicate in English and good command of Kiswahili
A good relationship with other staff

KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Contact (within WV or outside WV)

SupPort service staff and Project staff

Reason for contact

Working relationship

Frequency of contact

High level /always

DECISION MAKING

Should be able to make decision that does not affect/interfear others diginity and organisation ethical, regulation and policies

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