Wednesday, May 10, 2017

World Vision Internation,Technical Advisor, TSO (Livelihoods) Jobs in Rwanda



CLOSE:29/05/2017
Technical Advisor, TSO (Livelihoods)

Reference6492-16G34016




LocationGlobal



Application Deadline Date 29-May-17



CategoryExceptions



TypeFixed term, Full-time



International Role



No - Only National applicants will be considered.



Duration1-2 Years

    


JOB DESCRIPTION


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

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Position provides high quality technical assistance to NOs in programme design, execution, monitoring, evaluation and scale-up of core project models in alignment with WV’s strategy and help achieve child well-being impact. Develops proposals for grant donors, individuals, businesses, institutions and/or foundations as per requests from the NOs and SOs. Position is deployed for disaster response and other requests from the clients.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Policies, Standards and Guidance:

·         Reviews requests for technical services from the National offices, Regional offices, Support offices and global center and develops terms of reference for provision of such expertise.

·         Provides high quality technical assistance to National Offices for TA/TP and programme design, monitoring and evaluation. This would include level 1 or 2 or 3 services to the clients.

·         Co-creates and develops new project models in collaboration with and as per the requests from the GC Sector Lead.

·         Scale-up core project model implementation in NOs, in alignment with strategy.

·         Provides technical assistance NOs to contextualize and adapt partnership guidance in consideration of their contexts.

·         Conducts technical reviews and provides consulting in response to requests from NO, SO, RO or GC clients.

Staff Capability:

·         Work alongside National Office staff to build understanding of WV’s global sectoral approaches and core project models.

·         Provide training to clients as requested.

·         Mentors and coaches technical staff in NOs, and SOs.

Innovation/Research:

·         Identify innovative and promising approaches in field implementation as they provide technical services to the NOs.

·         Share learnings within team (sector and/or project model).

Resource Development:

·         Develops winning proposals for grant donors as per specific requests from clients.

·         Acts as Chief of Party or other technical staff of grant funded programmes of National offices during start-up phase.

·         Provides other services based on service requests from clients.

Programme Quality/Evidence of Impact:

·         Ensure NO TA and TP designs meet organizational standards.

·         Influence decision makers and technical specialists in the NOs and SOs for continuous quality improvement.

·         Participate in programme evaluations where requested by NO.

·         Undertake quality assessments based on requests from the line management and provide necessary advise.

Knowledge Management and Communications:

·         Document lessons learned.

·         Contributes to organizational learning through active engagement and leadership within CoPs.

·         Ensures personal ongoing professional development and growth.

Internal Relationships:

·         Work collaboratively with staff in other TSO sectors, and with GC sector and ministry teams.

·         Approach work with a commitment to client-service, that grows the capacity of NO clients.

External Engagement:

·         Engage with external agencies as needed in the provision of technical services to clients.

·         Based on requests from clients represent WV as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

·         Mid-level/junior technical specialist.

·         5 years (min) field lever experience.

·         Master’s degree in relevant technical area of specialization.

·         Donor experience necessary.

·         Practitioner/contributor Sector DME experience.

·         Language skills appropriate to geographic assignment’.

·         Training / adult learning as a required capability.

·         Strong experience in grants acquisition and management with bilateral and multilateral donors.

·         Experience both in programming, and revenue acquisition related areas.

Work Environment/Travel:

·         The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.

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