3 Positions of World Vision International Rwanda: (Deadline 7 February 2021)

3 Positions of World Vision International Rwanda: (Deadline 7 February 2021)

3 Positions of World Vision International Rwanda: (Deadline 7 February 2021)

Deputy Chief of Party (Deputy Program Director) at World Vision International Rwanda: (Deadline 7 February 2021)



DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY (DEPUTY PROGRAM DIRECTOR)

World Vision is a child-focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programmes in 28 Districts of Rwanda. Our interventions are currently reaching more than 1.5 million people.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly-qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the role of Deputy Chief of Party (Deputy Program Director). This critical position will be based at the Kigali Head Office and reporting to the Chief of Party.

Purpose of the position:

The Deputy Chief of Party (Deputy Program Director) is responsible for the management of the anticipated USAID-funded Homes and Communities Activity. This potential five-year award will improve home and community support for literacy learning. S/he ensures proper grant implementation, financial accountability, staffing, planning, and reporting as assigned by the Chief of Party. Please note that this position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

The Deputy Chief of Party (DCoP) will be responsible for providing technical input to guide planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting. S/he will also be responsible to liaise with counterparts and partners at the technical level, provide opinion on the soundness and feasibility of new approaches, train staff on key concepts and improve their technical competencies, and manage an effective learning process to make adjustments as needed.

The major responsibilities include:

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

25%

Direct and oversee World Vision’s work in an assigned grant, ensuring that all grant goals are met

grant goals are met on time and within the budget

5%

Research new funding opportunities and develop funding proposals

Funding is available for grant  implementation

10%

Organize and direct the work of grant staff and short-term advisors.

Provide supervision, training, and performance management.

Staff performance is at expected level, the staff is motivated, short-term advisors know what is expected, and are able to deliver outcomes.

Capable and engaged team.

15%

Establish and maintain effective reporting, evaluation, and internal communication.

Ensure timely and accurate reports that meet donor requirements.

Effective reporting and monitoring are in place.

Reports are accurate and submitted on time.

10%

Develop and update workforce planning.

Demonstrate strong staff management practices, consistent with WV policies, donor requirements, and local laws.

Ensure proper technical capacity of staff is available.

Strong people management practices, workforce planning is up to date and is implemented as required

10%

Manage grant budget within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donors and Support Office (SO) IPGs

Grant is implemented within allocated budget

Accurate and diligent financial reporting is in place

10%

Ensure grant expenses are reasonable, allocable, prudent, and spent in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure clean audits

Grant expenses are well managed

5%

Oversee supplies and equipment acquisition, disposition, and management in compliance with WV internal and donor requirements

Procurements plan is implemented in accordance with WV procurement systems and protocols

Supplies and equipment are available when required for grant implementation

10%

Liaise with host government officials, local communities, and other organizations as appropriate

Strong representation of grant on different level is established

Carry out additional responsibilities and projects as assigned by Chief of Party.

Attend and participate in weekly chapel services and daily devotional meetings

Spiritual nurture growth

Minimum education, training, and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • Master’s degree in the relevant field or equivalent experience in program management
  • At least seven (7) years of relevant working experience. Minimum of five (5) years of experience working in Rwanda is desirable
  • Proven ability to manage technical assistance teams
  • Demonstrated accomplishment in working with host-country professionals, ministries, and with donor colleagues in country
  • Experience in integrating gender and youth into complex programming (inclusive programming)
  • Strong interpersonal skills to maintain good relations with relevant partners including government, donors, and other partners
  • Familiarity with USAID requirements
  • Strong presentation and report writing skills
  • Well-organized, able to work independently, skilled at handling multiple tasks, diplomatic, and able to adhere to deadlines.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums
  • Understanding of education sector policies and strategies in Rwanda
  • Experience in fundraising
  • Experience in managing and/or supporting education programming, preferably at the Director or Deputy Director level.

Work Environment:

 Be prepared to travel to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.

Salary:

The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

NB: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process.

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on [email protected] (no applications will be accepted through this email).

The closing date for submission of applications is 7 February 2021; no late applications will be accepted.

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Finance Manager at World Vision International Rwanda: (Deadline 7 February 2021)

World Vision is a child-focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programmes in 28 Districts of Rwanda. Our interventions are currently reaching more than 1.5 million people.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly-qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the role of Finance Manager. This critical position will be based at the Kigali Head Office and reporting to the Chief of Party.

Purpose of the position:

The Finance Manager is responsible for the financial management of the anticipated USAID-funded Homes and Communities Activity, from start-up through close-out. This potential five-year award will improve home and community support for literacy learning. S/he ensures proper financial management, accountability, planning, and reporting in alignment with the goals of the grant, World Vision financial procedures, USAID regulations, and the grant agreement. Please note that this position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

The major responsibilities include:

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

10%

Advise program teams on resource integration options to meet match requirements of grants and on recovery of indirect and field ministry service costs for grants and private funding

Well managed grant budget

Low risk audit reports

Positive feedback from donors

10%

Lead the development of the annual program team operating budget, monitor actual performance, and develop project projections

Well managed grant budget

Low risk audit reports

Positive feedback from donors

10%

Review and/or generate financial reports for compliance with grant and donor requirements

Timely and accurate financial reporting for grants

10%

Analyze spending trends and provide feedback and analysis to team leaders and field colleagues on areas with significant over-or under spending

Well managed grant budget

Good audit reports

Positive feedback from donors

10%

Prepare close-out documentation at end of funding cycles in compliance with government regulations

Low risk audit reports

Positive feedback from donors

5%

Support government and World Vision International audits, provide required information, and facilitate audit recommendations implementation

Strong compliance to all applicable regulations

Low risk audit reports

Positive feedback from donors

10%

Consult Chief of Party and Deputy Chief of Party on cost allocations, general accounting, and internal controls as required

Chief of Party and Deputy Chief of Party are equipped to make sound financial decisions

5%

Implement financial policies in accordance with World Vision Field Financial Manual, USAID Rules and Regulations, and local financial regulations

Strong compliance to all applicable regulations

5

Practice standard financial systems, including implementation of good internal controls, asset monitoring, and reconciliation of all funds accounts

Strong compliance to all applicable regulations

5

Oversee preparation of financial documents and ledgers

High quality financial reporting

5

Assure that all grant policies and regulations are adhered to in the charging of cost

Strong compliance to all applicable regulations

10

Assure that cash transactions are well planned, controlled, and reported

Low risk audit reports regarding cash management in grant

Positive feedback from donors

5

Liaise with appropriate partner offices regarding financial and accounting issues

Strong alignment and collaboration with donor representatives and NO finance manager

Minimum education, training, and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • Master’s degree in accounting, finance, or international business management
  • ACCA, CPA or other professional accreditation
  • At least seven (7) years of accounting and/or grants management experience
  • At least five (5) years of experience managing staff
  • Three (3) years USAID grant experience
  • Excellent command of Excel and SunSystem
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken
  • Must be able to work in a cross-cultural environment
  • Must be able to work with multiple deadlines and high demands
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with absolute discretion.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

  • Work in an international relief and development organization is preferred
  • Gateway to Grants certification is preferred
  • Knowledge of local taxation laws is preferred
  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums is preferred.

Salary:

The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

NB: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process.

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on [email protected] (no applications will be accepted through this email).

The closing date for submission of applications is 7 February 2021; no late applications will be accepted.

World Vision is committed to adult and child safeguarding and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children and vulnerable adults. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

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Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager at World Vision International Rwanda: (Deadline 7 February 2021)

World Vision is a child-focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programmes in 28 Districts of Rwanda. Our interventions are currently reaching more than 1.5 million people.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly-qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the role of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Manager. This critical position will be based at the Kigali Head Office and reporting to the Chief of Party.

Purpose of the position:

 The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager has overall responsibility for providing coordination and leadership for monitoring, evaluation, and learning, including both formative (pre-intervention) and summative research (post-intervention) of the anticipated USAID-funded Homes and Communities Activity. This potential five-year award will improve home and community support for literacy learning.

The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager would also be responsible for the evaluation that will sum up the grant’s accomplishments in accurate and objective way. Please note that this position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

The major responsibilities include:

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

40%

Monitoring & Evaluation and Reporting

  • Develop the overall framework for grant M&E in accordance to the design document and donor requirements
  • Prepare M&E plan and budget
  • Participate in development of the annual work plan, ensuring alignment with technical strategy
  • Identify the requirement for collecting baseline data, prepare terms-of-reference for and arrange the conduct of a baseline survey, as required.
  • Clarify and/or facilitate a process for monitoring and evaluations of sub-grantees
  •  Oversee and execute M&E activities with particular focus on results and impacts as well as in lesson learnt, and monitor the follow up on evaluation recommendations
  • Guide staff and executing partners in preparing their progress reports in accordance with approved reporting formats and ensure their timely submission.  This includes quarterly progress reports, annual project reports, inception reports, and ad-hoc technical reports.
  • Prepare consolidation progress reports for grant management including identification of problems, causes of potential bottlenecks in the project implementation, and providing specific recommendations
  • Undertake regular visits to the field to support implementation of M&E and to identify where adaptations might be needed
  • Identify the need and draw up the ToRs for specific studies; Recruit, guide, and supervise consultants or organizations that are contracted to implement special surveys and studies required for evaluating grant effects and impacts

  • Effective M&E framework is in place
  • M&E plan and budget are available on time
  • M&E is aligned to grant objectives
  • Baseline research report is available
  • Sub grantees demonstrate required M&E capacity and produce quality M&E reports
  • Strong M&E processes are applied
  •  M&E reports are available and include lessons learned
  • Evaluation recommendations are implemented
  • Well documented and targeted consultancy outcomes, if consultants are hired to support M&E

30%

Project/Program Learning

§ Establish a learning culture within the organization and among implementing partners to document learnings and best practices for ongoing and future programing.

 § Ensure timely dissemination and feedback of available data to appropriate users

 § Ensure effective scale up and depth in programming based on evidence

 § Support Deputy Chief of Party/Partners to document their successes and best practices into appropriate knowledge assets

§Ensure information sharing, consultation, and participation and feedback collection are integral part of the Project

§ Ensure all MEAL related data, reports, and records are clearly organized archived in a central location for future reference.

§  Identify the core information needs of grant management, partners, and funding agencies

§  Check that monitoring data are discussed in the appropriate forum and in a timely fashion in terms of implications of future action.  If necessary create such discussion forums to fill any gaps.

§  Organize (and provide) refresher training in M&E for grants staff, implementing partners, local organizations, and primary stakeholders with view of strengthening local M&E capacity.

§  Design and implement a system to identify, analyze, document, and disseminate lessons learned

§  Network with external and WV internal partners to promote learning and achieve M&E excellence

Lessons learnt and best practices documented and disseminated for the project learning and decision making

30%

People management, capacity building, and risk mitigation

  • Ensure all MEAL staff supervised by this position are guided, mentored and their capacities built in order to deliver high quality products
  •   Ensure M&E Officers are assisted in strengthening their understanding of MEAL concepts & competencies and are equipped with knowledge, tools, and resources to support MEAL functions at project  level
  •  Ensure partner capacity is built to comply and produce high quality M&E products in-line with WV Rwanda and donor standards & requirements.
  •    Ensure management of day-to-day M&E tasks are completed with appropriate resources, proper planning and to the highest standard required.
  •  Support other tasks as required by the Chief of Party
  • MEAL staff capacity needs assessment conducted and addressed.
  • MEAL staff performance effectively managed.
  • Project risks are mitigated
  •  A high performance culture and accountability maintained within the team to enhance effectiveness

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Social Sciences, Information Systems, or Development related field
  • Familiarity with USAID’s Collaborating, Learning and Adaption (CLA) approach
  • Seven (7) years relevant experience, with at least five (5) years USAID grant experience
  • Report writing, research, monitoring, and evaluation skills
  • Experience in People management
  • Ability to design and manage assessments, baselines, and evaluations
  • Excellent analytical, planning, organizing, and management skills
  • Must be able to work with multiple deadlines and high demands
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with absolute discretion
  • Proven experience in conducting research studies, baseline and impact evaluation surveys, preferably within multi-sector approaches
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

  • Work experience in an international relief and development organization is preferred
  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums is preferred
  • Proficient project management skills is preferred
  • Strong capacity building skills using different methodologies
  • Proven competence in Statistical package including but not limited to SPSS, STATA, ODK, etc.
  • Knowledge of various technologies that can leverage programming, such as GIS, Mobile solutions in research, etc.
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment.

Salary:

The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

NB: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process.

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on [email protected] (no applications will be accepted through this email).

The closing date for submission of applications is 7 February 2021; no late applications will be accepted.

World Vision is committed to adult and child safeguarding and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children and vulnerable adults. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

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