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Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Job Opportunities at World Vision, Application Deadline: 12 Jul 2016

JOB TITLE:NUTRITION MANAGER

JOB DESCRIPTION

Purpose of the position:
Provide overall management and coordination of the Burundian Refugee Food Supplementary Project which aims at stabilizing and improving the nutritional status of Refugees in Nduta and Mtendeli Refugee Camps in Kigoma Region.
Strategic engagement:
Provide effective, innovative and strategic coordinating role in the Burundian Refugee Supplementary project implementation.
Support and implement the appropriate strategies for achieving maximal impact in the two camps and the districts of implementation.
Collaborate with WFP, UNHCR, UNICEF, WHO, other humanitarian local and international NGOs and local government leaders to support and implement the Supplementary Food Project (SFP) that contribute to improved indicators for Maternal and Child Nutrition in the refugee camps.
Work closely with the WVT Kigoma emergency response Team Leader, Health and Nutrition Team Leader and Nutrition Assistant in screening for nutritional status, categorization and distribution of the food rations to relevant groups including children under five and pregnant and lactating women.
Effectively guide the project to abide to relevant standard guidelines including that of WFP-UNHCR SFP Guidelines and other key guiding tools including CMAM Database throughout the implementation period.
Project Managementand Team Performance
Ensure a high performance management culture, open trustworthy relationships and integrity to enhance smooth staff relations and accountability.
Provide supervision and/or support to project staff working with the project and government health and nutrition staff working in the camps/project area
Provide guidance and supervision to the project staff to ensure that they have clear objectives and receive regular support and supervision.
Take a lead in strengthened capacity building of volunteers, health and nutrition workers on delivery of community based nutrition services including training and social behavior changing education.
Update detailed work plans of project staff with project implementation and ensure this is used by the whole project team to monitor project progress towards completion.
Provide technical guidance on community health systems strengthening for maximum behavior change and referrals to facilities in nutrition (for severely malnourished cases).
Technically oversee with the relevant project staff the M&E plan for the project.
Ensure quality of work by assisting project staff in the distribution of the food rations to the targeted refugees and making sure that they conform to the SFP guideline.
Reporting
Ensure quality and timely communication (including Reporting) with the project team, WFP and other involved partners.
Complete programmatic and financial reports (monthly and quarterly reporting) as required, ensuring these are of a required quality and submitted on time for sharing with the project team and donor (WFP & Support Offices) and IMAM guidelines and standards.
Business Relationships and Networking
Ensures collaborative roles and partnerships with the government and other humanitarian organizations operating in the Burundian refugee camps.
Represent WVT and Participate in networking meetings/workshops/conferences with GoT and other stakeholders at the camps, district, regional and national levels.
Facilitate documentation and sharing of processes, challenges, good practices and lessons learnt among partners including using the CMAM database for proper documentation.
Ensure that established protocols for communication and management arrangements are followed by the project team.

Financial and non Financial resource management
Manage the WVT material and financial resources to ensure Stewardship and accountability in the project.
Core values
Provide spiritual support to staff of the project and reinforce the Core Values to enable understanding of WV operations and culture.

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 degree in Nutrition, Food Science and any other relevant social science degree or their equivalent. A Master’s Degree in Nutrition, Food Science or Public Health is an added advantage

Experience: A minimum of 3 years working experience in Nutrition in Emergencies, Health, and/or Nutrition and/or HIV&AIDS projects at refugee camps or community level with Maternal and Child health and Nutrition.
Understanding and experience in refugee response interventions especially on Supplementary Feeding Programs targeting children under five, pregnant and lactating women and nutrition support to vulnerable such as PLWHA on ART.

Preferred:
Other skills
Basic understanding of nutrition interventions in emergency situation including screening/assessment of nutrition situation, approaches and interventions at National and Global level, IYCN-E, CMAM Database.
Excellent communication and presentation skills in English and Swahili
Significant experience of working with government officials including District Nutrition Officer (DNuOs), volunteers and communities.
Proven experience in facilitating effective project documentation and dissemination of results to a wide range of audiences.
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) and othere relevant programs like CMAM Database
Familiar with current SFP guideline used in nutrition emergencies.
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 be based at Kibondo or Kakonko Districts of Kigoma.
On call: During working hours unless there is an emergency.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Online application, Click HERE to Apply

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JOB TITLE:HEALTH AND HIV/AIDS ADVISOR POSITION 


Purpose of the position:

Provide technical leadership in Health, and HIV&AIDS programming including grant acquisition while ensuring that multisectoral approaches are deployed as per approved policies, systems, procedures and donor requirements.
Observe mission and core values of World Vision and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Technical support and grant Acquisition:
Provide technical oversight in the initiation, implementation and evaluation of Health, and HIV&AIDS programs.
Lead and support all aspects of health and HIV/AIDS programming to include, project proposal development and funding concepts that are accurate and professionally prepared.
Market potential health and HIV/AIDs projects among SOS and other donors.
Facilitate the development and use of a grant tracking system according to ensure that it meets WVT and donor standards.
Provide technical guidance to the integration and implementation of Health, Nutrition and HIV&AIDS programs and projects as per WV and donor standards.
Ensure effective management of the grants acquired through appropriate, timely reporting, participation of key stakeholders and regular communication with Donors/Support Offices.
Review and provide technical guidance in the development of the Health, Nutrition and HIV&AIDS strategy and Annual operation plans.
Support Grants project managers and the Health Specialist to Identify and develop best practices and share lessons learnt with WV entities, partners and donors.
Liaise with World Vision sub-region, regional and support offices for technical provision of Health and HIV/AIDS programming, documentation and sharing of best practices.
Provide technical guidance in Operations Research in the H&HIV field in WVT for greater relevance and impact in programming.
National Level policy influence on Health, Nutrition & HIV/AIDS:

Ensure participation of WVT to the National technical working groups (TWGs) and Forums on Health, & HIV/AIDS in the country for strategic positioning.
Facilitate collaboration with other strong national NGOs to advocate/influence police change /development of on Health, Nutrition & HIV/AIDS and ensure participation to the House of Parliaments.
Facilitate the MOHWS to frequently visits WVT Health ,Nutrition & HIV/AIDS programming in the ground
Team Performance management:
Works with the Program Development Director to ensure a high performance management culture, open trustworthy relationships and integrity to enhance smooth staff relations and accountability.
Prepare Manuals and guidelines for staff and community training in Health, Nutrition and HIV&AIDS programs to ensure compliance to the grant agreements.
Develop/support TOT/TOF training networks in Health and HIV&AIDS.

Reporting:
Reviews Health and HIV&AIDS grants progress reports to SOs and other donors to ensure compliance to the grant agreements
Prepare and submit monthly and quarterly activities reports

Networking:

Work with the Communications to develop effective donor-facing health and nutrition communication material to support the strategic engagement and grant acquisition efforts of WVT.
Work with senior leadership for Health, Nutrition and HIV&AIDS positioning, and innovative visioning for WVT programs.
Networking with other organizations to monitor and document best practices to promote WVT learning.
Work with other sector specialist within and outside WVT to implement a Health and HIV&AIDS learning system to document, assess, share and replicate.
Liaise with other organizations and WV N.O.s to collaborate in standard setting, , and learning activities.
Compliance assurance in Health and Nutrition Grants:
Support the efforts to improve the level of donor compliance of Health, Nutrition & HIV/AIDS grants projects within WVT.
Develop systems to ensure grants ccompliance of Health and Nutrition & HIV/AIDS.
Manage the WVT resources (material and financial) to ensure Stewardship and accountability in the Program Development Division.
Core values:
Provide spiritual support to staff of the division and reinforce the Core Values to enable understanding of WV operations and culture.

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:

Masters Degree in Medicine or other Health Sciences with 10 years practical experience in Public health including HIV/AIDS with a reputable organization
Experience: At least three years’ experience in program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Health and HIV&AIDS programs.

Preferred:

Other technical skills and abilities:
Training, facilitation and coordination skills
Proposal/concept papers development for fund raising
Research, monitoring and evaluation skills
Needs assessment and report writing skills
Experience in developing successful, community-based Health, Nutrition and HIV&AIDS programs
Ability to build partnerships/networks with other stake holders
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
A strong aptitude for organizational change, participatory and servant leadership, innovation, learning, team building
Keen sense of justice and gender equity
Working knowledge of child sponsorship as a programming and support mechanism.
Full ability to communicate cross-culturally and be cross-culturally sensitive.
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 with frequent travel to the field
Travel: ___ Domestic/international travel is required.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Online application, Click HERE to Apply

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JOB TITLE:TALLY CLERKS POSITION 

Purpose of the position:
To receive, store and dispatch commodities in the warehouse. To account for all commodities received in the warehouse. To ensure that warehouse is well maintained and meets safety and health standards. Organize and coordinate loaders working at the warehouse.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Commodity management:
Checking of trucks on arrival at the warehouse and counting the commodities first on the truck and then during off-loading into the warehouse. If any shortages, damages or excess promptly advise the Warehouse keeper or his/her assistant to reflect such differences in all copies on the delivery note/ waybill.
Conduct truck inspection and prepare the respective TIR.
Assist store Keeper to ensure that after trucks have been loaded for dispatch ensure that they are covered with tarpaulins.
Assist store Keeper to ensure laborers and other visitors are not allowed to smoke inside the warehouse.
Ensure at all times commodities are stored on pallets / dunnage.
Assist store Keeper to ensure the warehouse is kept neat and clean at all times. The floor must be swept every day and general cleaning (roof, walls, between stacks and under the stacks) once a week.
Training of casual loaders on how to stack and handle commodities.
Make sure that all torn bags are reconstituted and repacked.
Do not allow laborers to miss-handle, throw bags, pails, and tins while loading or unloading.
Carry out any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Warehouse Keeper.
Ensure that sampling of commodities coming in the warehouse and leaving the warehouse is done and sampling form signed.

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:
Have two years’ experience in warehousing management and inventory control.
Possess a Diploma in warehousing or related field.
Ability to manage and organize issues related to transport and transporters.
Have good communication and public relations skills.
Have good mathematical and analytical skills.
Computer literacy is an added advantage.
Good understanding of World Vision and sphere standards.
Knowledge of and adherence of NGO Code of Conduct.
Cross-cultural sensitivity, emotional maturity and physical stamina.
Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment.
Ability to build strong relationships with local communities, partners and government authorities.
Good English and communication skills (oral and written).
Ability to maintain performance expectation in diverse cultural context, psychologically stressful environment and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.
Commitment to World Vision Core Values and Mission statement.
Other Competencies/Attributes:
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Perform other duties as required and assigned by supervisor/management.
Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: Office-based with travel to the field.
Travel: 00 % Domestic/international travel is required.
On call: 05%



APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Online application, Click HERE to Apply

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JOB TITLE:FOOD DISTRIBUTORS POSITION 


Purpose of the position:
To monitor the delivery, distribution, documentation and reporting associated with all commodities supported to refugees. Work hand in hand with relief committee members.

Major Responsibilities:

Commodity management:
Ensure that all commodities delivered at the FDP are properly accounted for.
Based on the approved distribution plan inform the relief committees on the quantities of food expected and ration scales.
Monitor commodity movements, including delivery of commodities at the FDP. Supervise receipt/offloading of food/nonfood commodities to ensure correctness of quantity, content and quality as per the waybill. Ascertain signatures on the waybills documents as well as losses and damages, and excesses. In case of damage arrange for reconstitution.
Oversee the distribution process in collaboration with the relief committees and ensure proper rations are distributed (sharing shelters). Ensure no damaged commodities are distributed to beneficiaries.
After distribution ensure empty containers are corrected and accounted for.
Liaison and beneficiary relations:
Facilitate the community to get organized and with the help of the relief committees. The composition of the relief committees should include at least 50% of women.
Facilitate card checking process by the relief committees before distribution.
Assist community to solve problems related to the food distribution process.
Coordinate and liaise with local authorities, NGOs and counterparts, provide information regarding beneficiary registration, commodity distribution, distribution plans.
Identify and recommend other needs such as health care, additional food needs, development activities, or any other rehabilitation and/or development activity.
Treat beneficiaries with respect and dignity.
Reporting:
Ensure documentation on commodity movements and distributions are properly maintained and submitted to distribution Centre supervisor
Scrutinize waybills, record underweight and lost quantities, if any.
Ensure proper documentation of reconstituted commodities.
Report on any incidences touching on security at the distribution centers.
Conduct training for the relief committees based on the food assistance program principles.
Submit report to each distribution cycle, which is gender segregated (obtained from group leaders)

Minimum Qualification required:

Diploma in Procurement and Logistics/Supplies Management, Business Administration and/or Accounting, education and other social science studies.
Secondary education with at least 5 years of experience in the role with strong mathematical/analytical skills.
Good understanding of World Vision and sphere standards.
Knowledge of and adherence of the NGO Code of Conduct.
Computer literate.
Good command of inter-personal skills.
Working knowledge of local language.

Other Competencies/Attributes:
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Ability to work in environment with limited social amenities and changing work schedules.
Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview emotional maturity and physical stamina.
Ability to build strong relationships with local communities, partners and government authorities.
Ability to maintain performance expectation in diverse cultural context, psychologically stressful environment and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.



APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Online application, Click HERE to Apply 


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